Top 14. Dupont, Guirado, Woki… The type XV of the season has been presented and it weighs!

Antoine Dupont, Guilhem Guirado and Cameron Woki were named in the xv type of the season. (© Icon Sports)

How difficult was the choice! On MyRugby, rugby fans and fans voted their typical XV of the season for Top 14. Dupont, wok, turneddiscover the type XV of the season!

15. Thomas Ramos, all-time starter

With 225 points this season, Thomas Ramos he became the 3rd best manager in the Top 14. But mostly, in his 18 chips, the back has started… 18 times. A true testament to his consistency this season and his importance. He even did a few freelances as an opener, brilliantly.

14. Damian Penaud, as obvious

Certainly, the ASM has not been successful in its season. But, Damian Penaud he survived, despite his numerous absences due to the selection. With seven Top 14 tries in 14 games played, the French side’s three-quarter winger has often unlocked situations and will once again be a dangerous element of Clermont’s forward line next season.

13. Waisea Nayacalevu, the X factor

It’s hard to hold back a great moment from the season French Stadium in Parisif not a player: the Fijian Waisea Nayakalevu. 4th top scorer in the Championship with nine tries, the centre-back or full-back has been excellent this season. Every time the Fijian touched a ball, something happened. The future RCT player has been set up 25 times in 27 match sheets. He will leave an indelible memory in Paris, after 11 years spent in the capital.

12. Jonathan Danty, successful first season

Jonathan Danty he had left the Stade Français with great emotion. Arriving at La Rochelle at the start of last season, the French international only featured in 12 matches in the Top 14. However, he has always been decisive, bringing punch and power to the center of Les Marítimes’ midfield.

11. Gabin Villière, the permanent danger

Impressive desire and talent, Gabin Villière was one of the big players in RCT’s crazy rise at the end of the season. With 10 starters in 10 games, the ex-Rouen winger has chained high-flying performances. He was also excellent with the French national team and in the Challenge Cup.

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10. Romain Ntamack, not a scorer but a scorer

Yes, Internet users have made a good choice. Instead of Leo Berdeu (LOU), Paolo Garbisi (MHR) or the best manager of the championship, Antoine Hastoy (Peace), the fans chose Romain Ntamack. It must be said that this season, the premiere has made a full season between the national team and his club. Scored six Top 14 tries in 18 match sheets.

9. Antoine Dupont, again and again

Her absence was greatly missed Stadium of Toulouse. Author of an excellent start to the season, Antoine Dupont left his club to shine with the French selection. Returning around the 20th round, the best player in the world got his team back on track after a very difficult winter. In 14 starts, he will have scored 6 tries. Mention also by Baptiste Couilloud who finished the season’s top scorer (11 tries).

8. Zach Mercer, the alien

But how Eddie Jones can he eliminate Zach Mercer for so many years? Arriving from Bath last season, the third line central did not take long to establish himself in the XV of the Cists. A versatile, technical, speedy and serial tackler, Mercer is arguably the best recruit from last season. With 26 games out of a possible 28, the Englishman is ahead of the very good Yoan Tangathe excellent Gregory Alldritt or even the overwhelming Jordan Taufua.

7. Cameron Woki, versatility above all else

Undoubtedly, UBB fans will regret it. Selected for the position of 7 when he has only played once precisely in this position, Cameron Woki is the manetista of the Girondin club. His absence was often felt, and his presence on the second or third line was reassuring. Lined up 18 times this season in the Top 14, the French international will join Racing 92.

6. François Cros, the key element

Often called “the shadow man”, François Cros is much more than that. Unstoppable at the club, the helmeted third line rarely fails in its offensive and especially defensive actions. Despite this, Cros has not always been a starter (12 starters in 16 cards) but he has always fought all over the field. Good mention for the CO Aussie too Nick Champion of Crespigny and Montpellier, Alexandre Becognee.

5. Tom Staniforth, the man of all fights

Top tackler with over 280 tackles in a single season, Tom Staniforth went on a monster killing spree with Castres Olympique. A great craftsman of gelding domination in the phases of conquest, the Australian mule has multiplied on all lawns. Exciting and powerful, Staniforth is now one of the best in his position.

4. Florian Verhaeghe, ultra regular

He may not have the most impressive physique on the second line. But he too, what a slaughter! In the final against the CO and with his friend Bastien Chalureau, he completely extinguished the Vanverberghe-Staniforth pair. Mobile, a jumper and an excellent tackler, the former Toulousain had a full season (23 games in the Top 14).

3. Uini Atonio, rarely caught

Although La Rochelle did not reach the Top 14 final, their group has been impressive this season. And Uini Atonio is one of the great architects of this success. Rarely undermined in the closed scrum sector, the France international (44 caps) had a huge season for both club and country.

2. Guilhem Guirado, an end in apotheosis

Guilhem Guirado has only started 8 times in 14 match sheets this season at MHR. However, the former France XV captain was decisive at the end of the season to lead his troops to the Top 14 crown. A playmaker and outstanding leader, the Catalan had an excellent end to the season and he can leave peacefully.

1. Cyril Baille, obviously

He too missed a good chunk of the championship when he defeated his opponents one by one during the 6 Nations Tournament. And it must be said that his absence will have lost the group of forwards of Toulouse. Cyril Baille will have made 18 match sheets this season, never disappointing. More than ever, the left-back is now one of the best players in the world in his position.

The XV type of Actu Rugby

15. Julien Dumora (Castres)

14. Damian Penaud (Clermont)
13. Vilimoni Botitu (Castres)
12. Jan Serfontein (Montpellier)
11. Gabin Villiere (Toulon)

10. Paolo Garbisi (Montpellier)
9. Antoine Dupont (Toulouse)

8. Zach Mercer (Montpellier)
7. Cameron Woki (Union Bordeaux-Bègles)
6. François Cros (Toulouse)

5. Tom Staniforth (Castres)
4. Florian Verhaeghe (Montpellier)

3. Wilfrid Hounkpatin (Castres)
2. Pierre Bourgarit (La Rochelle)
1. Cyril Baille (Toulouse)

It was difficult for us too… But sometimes you have to know how to make decisions!

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