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Aussie Super Rugby team of the week round 13

Aussie Super Rugby team of the week round 13

Here it is – the G&GR writers’ Super Rugby team of the week for round 13.

Two victories and two close losses. Who deserves to make the lineup?

benn robinson profile1. Benn Robinson

Add to his resume massive hits in defence. Ask Frans Malherbe

2013 NSW Waratahs Headshots2. Tatafu Polota-Nau

Was critical in smashing through the Stormers white wall

james slipper profile3. James Slipper

Another massive effort around the park.

hugh pyle4. Hugh Pyle

Is now looking like a senior member of the team. Manages wide running with hard work.

2013 NSW Waratahs Headshots5. Kane Douglas

Didn’t look out of place against two of South Africa’s best locks.

ed quirk profile6. Ed Quirk

Part of a Reds back row that didn’t let the Sharks get comfortable at the breakdown.

gill profile7. Liam Gill

Another mountain of work. He ruled the tackle contest for the Reds.

scott higginbotham rebels8. Scott Higginbotham

Worth it just to see the fend on Ali Williams while scoring his try.

will genia profile9. Will Genia

Had the mojo working with Cooper. Also some key tactical kicking.

quade cooper profile10. Quade Cooper

Close to his best on Saturday. The pass that made Saia’s try was vintage

digby loane reds11. Digby Ioane

Made metres, made tackles, didn’t stop.

2013 NSW Waratahs Headshots12. Rob Horne

His first team of the week this year! Great direct running at 12.

chris f sautia13. Chris F Sautia

The mature way he played his role in the 100m try shows the class beyond his years.

rod davies profile14. Rod Davies

Brought his usual pace, but with a more ruthless execution.

israel folou profile15. Israel Folau

Would be interesting to see just how many of the Tahs tries he has a hand in. Both on Sat.

We can’t choose a man of the week – you tell us!

Aussie Player of Round 13

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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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