Politicians hit the rugby field

Politicians hit the rugby field

It's been called the junket to end all junkets – a waste of time and taxpayers' money. It's the Parliamentary World Cup, where politicians and media from around the world meet up to play a few games of rugby and get to go to the World Cup.

But not a cent of actual taxpayer money went into it; sponsors and the players foot the bill.

How do we know? Story's own Duncan Garner used to play for them.

Story caught up with the 2015 edition of the team in their final match to see if they could defend their world champions' title. Go Billy Weepu!

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