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

1 John Drake, 2 John Black, 3 John Ashworth, 4 John Fleming, 5 John Callesen, 6 John Wells, 7 John Buxton, 8 John Graham, 9 Jon Preston, 10 John McCullough, 11 John Timu, 12 John Schuster, 13 John Tanner, 14 John Kirwan, 15 John Gallagher
Coach John Hart, Manager John Sturgeon, Commentator John McBeth

Common All Black Names

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What are the most common All Black first names and surnames? There have been about 850 capped All Blacks with 359 different first names (or commonly accepted first names). 

Amongst this great variety of first names only 12 names appear 10 times or more:

John 24, Bill 23, Jack 22, George 15, Jim 15, Mark 14, Ron 13, Ian 12, Charlie 11, Frank 11, Peter 11 and Kevin 10. 

And there are 19 other names that have appeared more than 5 times.

You couldn't select a single-named All Black XV with capped players in their predominant playing positions. The closest you can get is with the name JOHN. So we do...




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