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Super Rugby Dream Team

Super Rugby Dream Team

Ten rounds into the Super Rugby competition it’s time to assess who the top players are so far.

The three top players so far are all back rowers which shows the dominance of the workhorses tackling each and every week.

The Hurricanes’ Brad Shields leads the way overall. The blonde bearded warrior has completed 92 tackles so far in ten rounds at an average of 10.2 per game but trails the overall tackling leader Warren Whitely on 121.

In the backs Waisake Nahalo leads the overall try scoring in the Super Rugby and is also the leading scorer on TheBench scoring 0.9 tries per game.


Super Rugby Dream Team after 10 Rounds

# Player Club Tries Workhorse Total Points
1.  Ben Alexander  Brumbies  3  –  16
2.  Keven Mealamu  Blues  2  –  11
3.  Reg Goodes  Hurriances  1  1  11
4.  Will Skelton  Waratahs  1  2  17
5.  Luke Jones  Rebels  –  3  16
6.  Marcell Coetzee  Sharks  5  1  34
7.  Boom Prinsloo  Cheetahs  4  4  41
8.  Brad Shields  Hurricanes  1  7  47
9.  TJ Perenara  Hurricanes  5  –  31
10.  Bernard Foley  Waratahs  2  –  20
11.  Waisake Nahalo  Highlanders  6  –  34
12.  Malaki Fekitoa  Highlanders  3  –  20
13.  Rob Horne  Waratahs  3  –  19
14.  James Lowe  Chiefs  5  –  31
15.  Nehe Milner-Skudder  Hurricanes  3  –  24


We hope you’re enjoying the inaugural season of Super Rugby on TheBench.

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A Founder of NRLCEO. Jamie spends far more time on running the NRLCEO site than his own team on TheBench and is therefore a perennial struggler, much the the delight of his mates. Like his team, the Raiders, he can pull off a big upset one week and then disappoint for the next three weeks. Once tackled (flopped on) Vic Mauro. Web Geek by day, Web Geek by night, pyromaniac, stats addict and failed cricketer.

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