Ireland and England dominate the team of the championship with seven and five players respectively; the consistency of the championship’s top two teams meaning they make up the bulk of the squad.

Two Welshman make the team, and one Frenchman completes the XV.

The Italians and the Scots miss out altogether, although David Denton wasn’t too far away from making the back row.

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