Lesley Vainikolo: Playing what for whom?

- Hey, pal, heard the new about Vainikolo?
- The tongan league wing who had previously played rugby for Auckland?
- Well, he might kind of been born in Tonga, but he played for the All Golds.
- How come?
- His family lives in New Zealand, he's bound to New Zealand.
- Ah, I see, so what's the new thing about the New Zealand league wing?
- Well, he's not a league player anymore, he's playing for Gloucester Rugby.
- Oh, hah, I see. So he finally changed back to rugby? It's going to be hard work for the Rokocokoes, Sivivatus and Nacewas...
- No, pal, he's been sidelined for the 6 Nations for England.
- So, let's resume... this guy was playing what for whom?
Just let me ask you a question: Which is sillier? a split between league and rugby or the fact that a player can play for different national teams at different sports?

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