With the Aviva Premiership reaching the finishing line, you will tend to see many ‘Team Of The Season’ pieces published by various rugby journalists and publications.
With the Exeter Chiefs, Saracens, Wasps and Newcastle Falcons already confirmed as the semi-finalists with one round of games remaining, it’s likely that most teams will be littered with players from these four clubs.
Of course, you’re always going to get one or two outstanding individuals from other teams in the league and Will Greenwood has named his best Premiership XV of the season in his column in The Telegraph.
The club representation is as follows – Saracens (2), Exeter Chiefs (3), Wasps (3), Newcastle Falcons (3), Sale Sharks (3), Worcester Warriors (1).
Will Greenwood’s Premiership Team Of The Season:
15. Willie Le Roux – Wasps
14. Vereniki Goneva – Newcastle Falcons
13. Henry Slade – Exeter Chiefs
12. Brad Barritt – Saracens
11. Josh Adams – Worcester Warriors
10. Danny Cipriani – Wasps
9. Faf de Klerk – Sale Sharks
1. Ross Harrison – Sale Sharks
2. Kyle Cooper – Newcastle Falcons
3. Juan Figallo – Saracens
4. Calum Green – Newcastle Falcons
5. Jonny Hill – Exeter Chiefs
6. Jono Ross – Sale Sharks
7. Thomas Young – Wasps
8. Sam Simmonds – Exeter Chiefs
Check out Greenwood’s column here where you can read about the reasoning behind some of his choices.
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