Foreign players are often the extra class in a team that guides them to Super League glory.

Each team can have up to seven foreign players in their squads thanks to quota rules and, as far as English teams are concerned, only the Salford Red Devils have a quota place available for 2023.

Now, all England teams have confirmed their squad numbers for 2023 and thereafter their best 13 on paper at least.

Based on this, we looked at which 13 are most dominated by foreign stars.

Unsurprisingly, St Helens have the fewest with just two foreign players in their first 13.

Meanwhile, Leeds Rhinos and Huddersfield Giants have the most with six each, with only Seb Ikahihifo and Sam Lisone not included in their first 13.

Castleford Tigers: 4
Mahé Fonua, Bureta Pharaon, Jacob Miller, Kenny Edwards

Huddersfield Giants: 6
Esan Marsters, Kavin Naiqama, Tui Lolohea, Nathan Peats, Chris McQueen, Luke Yates

FC Hull: 4
Tex Hoy, Charles Tuimave, Jake Clifford, Sao League, Chris Satae

Hole KR: 5
Lachlan Coote, Tom Opacic, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Sauaso Sue, Kane Linnett

Leeds Rhino: 6
David Fusitu’a, Nene MacDonald, Blake Austin, Aidan Sezer, Zane Tetevano, Rhyse Martin

Leigh Leopards: 4
Ricky Leutele, Tom Amone, Edwin Ipape, John Asiata

Salford Red Devils: 5
Ken Sio, Tim Lafai, Brodie Croft, King Vuniyayawa, Sam Stone

Saint Helena: 2
Will Hopoate, terrible Zion

Trinity of Wakefield: 4
Jorge Taufua, Mason Lino, Jai Whitbread, Kelepi Tanginoa

Warrington Wolves: 5
Matt Dufty, Peter Mata’utia, Josh Drinkwater, Paul Vaughan, Josh McGuire

Wigan Warriors: 4
Jai Field, Bevan French, Cade Cust, Willie Isa




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