The so-called "Victory Internationals" is a list of rugby union matches played in Europe from 1945 to 1946 between British, New-Zealand and French rugby union representatives.
During the Second World War, the international was suspended, with exception of some matches between Italy, Germany and Romania.
Before, In June 1939, France was re-admitted to play in 1940 international match against British teams, but the so-called "Five Nations" championship could start only in 1947.
All the international matches, weren't recognized as "official" ("capped match") by British unions. They did not recognize as official any of the matches due to the absence of many players still in the armed forces in Europe and Pacific ocean areas. France however did award full caps for each of these games.
The New-Zealand selection called the "Kiwis" (also known as the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force Rugby Team, a group of New Zealand soldiers), like it's British counterparts, did not award any notional cap. But this team eventually became widely recognized in its country and more than half of the kiwi players ended up also playing for the All Blacks.
The activity restart in 1 January 1945, with a match between France and a British Army selection, played in Colombes, followed by a match played at Richmond on 28 April, between a "British Empire XV" and France.
More regular matches were played between December 1945 and April 1946 between .
In 2013 Welsh Rugby Union finally decided to award a cap for all the otherwise uncapped welsh players who took part in the 1945 and 1946 matches against France.