Super Rugby Pacific Team of the Week: 'Legendary' All Black rewarded for record-breaking feat as Wallabies hopefuls impress Joe Schmidt
2024/04/01

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After another thrilling weekend in Super Rugby Pacific, the team of the week has been chosen by Planet Rugby, with players from the Fijian Drua and Australian teams being recognized for their performances.

Full-back Max Jorgensen from the Waratahs stood out with an impressive display, making almost 100 meters with the ball, scoring a try, and beating four defenders. Selestino Ravutaumada of the Fijian Drua also made his mark, making over 100 meters, beating seven defenders, and scoring a try.

In the midfield, Iosefo Masi proved to be a key player for the Fijian Drua, making close to 100 meters and beating seven defenders.

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Julian Savea of Moana Pasifika made history by becoming the all-time leading try scorer in Super Rugby Pacific with his 61st try.

On the wings, Andrew Kellaway of the Melbourne Rebels and Josh Moorby of the Hurricanes were in fine form, scoring tries and causing problems for the opposition. In the fly-half position, Rhys Patchell of the Highlanders continues to shine, scoring his second try for the club.

At scrum-half, Frank Lomani of the Fijian Drua was instrumental in his team's victory, scoring and assisting while showing his class and experience. In the pack, Brayden Iose of the Hurricanes led the way with an impressive 21 tackles, while Fraser McReight of the Reds showed his quality with 20 tackles and a try.

Samipeni Finau of the Chiefs, Isaia Walker-Leawere and Mesake Vocevoce of the Fijian Drua were also standout performers in the forward pack. In the front row, Jerome Ainsley of the Highlanders, Matthew Faessler of the Reds, and Aidan Ross of the Chiefs were solid in the set-piece and made significant contributions around the park.

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