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More-Johns-Than-A-Convention-For-Incontinent-Alcoholics XV

A celebration to the most popular first name in All Black history:

1 John Drake (test debut 1986, final year 1987, caps 8, era-adjusted caps 15.38)

2 John Black (1977-1980, 3, 6.82)

3 John Ashworth (1978-1985, 24, 54.55)

4 John Fleming (1979-1980, 5, 13.89)

5 John Callesen (1974-1975, 4, 20.00)

6 John Wells (1936, 2, 8.33)

7 John Buxton (1955-1956, 2, 7.14)

8 John Graham (1958-1964, 22, 66.38)

9 Jon Preston (1991-1997, 10, 9.28)

10 John McCullough (1959, 3, 9.38)

11 John Timu (1991-1994, 26, 40.63)

12 John Schuster (1988-1989, 10, 20.83)

13 John Tanner (1950-1953, 5, 25.00)

14 John Kirwan (1984-1994, 63, 115.67)

15 John Gallagher (1987-1989, 18, 35.53)

Coach John Hart

Manager John Sturgeon

Commentator John McBeth

Jon Preston is the outside selection at 9. The alternative could be an uncapped player - Baabaas style - such as John Lecky from 1884!

Of course, there are 10 Johns who miss out: McEldowney, Afoa, Major, Creighton, Schwalger, Irvine, Dougan, Hotop, Collins, Morrissey. 

But these are our preferred Johns, generally based on number of caps. 

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