Super Rugby Team of the Season
July 30, 2014
The Chiefs' Liam Messam was the standout blindside of the season © Getty Images
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So here's a tough ask: "Just name your Super Rugby Team of the Season, and we'll run it in the lead-up to the final," my editor suggests to me. Note the leading 'just' before the real killer, 'name you Team of the Season'; classic case of trying to downplay an obvious difficulty. Well played, Ed ...
Nevertheless, after several weeks of serious thought, I have come up with 15 players who really impressed me this year. In most positions there was a standout candidate; but in a few others - namely inside centre, No.8, and the props - it was a genuinely difficult choice, and I would imagine these will be the source of most debate. In all positions, though, there were many worthy names and there will be notable mentions along the way.
Who have you have selected in your Super Rugby Team of the Season? Leave a comment in the field at the bottom of the page to give your line-up to the world. Click on the link below to view our team, and discuss in the comments field Brett's worth as a selector.
Sharks skipper Bismarck du Plessis might be the Super Rugby player of the year © Getty Images
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