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Aussie Super Rugby Team of the Week: Round 11

Aussie Super Rugby Team of the Week: Round 11

Here it is – the G&GR writers’ Super Rugby team of the week for round 11.


benn robinson profile1. Benn Robinson

He’s smashing all comers in the scrum now as well as being busy around the park.

ged robinson profile2. Ged Robinson

The nuggety little bugger enjoyed sticking it to his compatriots. Bagged a nice meatie

james slipper profile3. James Slipper

Made life hell for poor Tom McCartney, the Blues LHP.

hugh pyle4. Hugh Pyle

The dynamism of another back row around the park. Key to bossing the ‘Saders

cadeyrn neville5. Cadeyrn Neville

A standout. Scrum went wonky on the tight head side when he left the field.

jarrod saffy profile6. Jarrod Saffy

Just did not stop tackling, and then ran the most metres of all the Rebels forwards.

474936-george-smith7. George Smith

Yet another cracker – answered the Force’s back-row threat with ease. Next.

scott higginbotham rebels8. Scott Higginbotham

Captaincy has hardened, but not taken away the freakish skills (huge left footed punt anyone?).

will genia profile9. Will Genia

When the Reds ran out of attacking ideas, he took it on himself – literally.

Matt+Toomua+deDc4GE5jHWm10. Matt Toomua

As good as Quade was, Matt made it happen for the Brumbies, both in attack and defence. G&GR MoTW

tomane profile11. Joe Tomane

Read Toomua perfectly to time his pass and put on the gas in tight space like a good blind side winger.

lealiifano profile12. Christian Leali’ifano

Injected pace, straightened, kicked, tackled. An all round performance

Tevita+Kuridrani+profile13. Tevita Kuridrani

The ying to Leali’ifano’s yang. Showed more than just battering ram this weekend.  

henry speight14. Henry Speight

Must be the best finisher in Australian rugby right now, as he proved with both his tries.

israel folou profile15. Israel Folau

Just give him the ball 15m out and you’ve got yourself a try, as he proved again this weekend


Aussie Player of Round 11

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Matt started G&GR just before the 2007 Rugby World Cup and has been enslaved ever since. Follow him on twitter: @MattRowley

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