The Rugby Championship Round 1 is here based on statistics from fantasy rugby website www.testrugby.com using their definitions and analysis. Who would be in your team of the round?
The Player of the Rugby Championship Round 1 was Agustin Creevy from Argentina who was helped by scoring two tries, but also throwing 10 successful lineouts and making 11 go forwards.
Other standout players were Israel Folau, Tevita Kuridrani, Kieran Read and Damian de Allende.
Before you go out and buy any players, check that they are playing first, given the resting, rotating and injuries.
The Rugby Championship Team of Round 1 by country
South Africa 5
New Zealand 3
The team is below, for further details, go to www.testrugby.com
The Rugby Championship Round 1 Team of the Round - Do You Agree?
Agustin Creevy (Argentina)
James Slipper (Australia)
Owen Franks (New Zealand)
Eben Etzebeth (South Africa)
Lood de Jager (South Africa)
Kieran Read (New Zealand)
Micheal Hooper (Australia)
Schalk Burger (South Africa)
Nick Phipps (Australia)
First five eighth
Handre Pollard (South Africa)
Damian de Allende (South Africa)
Tevita Kuridrani (Australia)
Charles Piutau (New Zealand)
Adam Ashley-Cooper (Australia)
Israel Folau (Australia)
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