Six Nations 2020: Round 1 Team of the Week

RUCK picks their team of the week from Round 1 of the 2020 Six Nations.

15. Leigh Halfpenny (Wales): There was a scoring pass to Josh Adams, a wonderful take in the air, a number of incisive runs and plenty more besides.  Looked back to his best.

14. Jonny May (England): Made amends for defensive brain fade with two majestic tries to give England late hope.

13. Nick Tompkins (Wales): Came up with a turnover and a telling pass in first spell on field. Then came back to finish superbly, scoring a wondeful try.

12. Gael Fickou (France): Led by example as Shaun Edwards’ defensive captain, getting into the faces of England’s playmakers all match, making 18 tackles.

11. Josh Adams (Wales): Three tries hoisted his tally to 14 in 22 Tests. Best finisher in the world at the moment.

10. Johnny Sexton (Ireland): It had been seven weeks since the out-half last laced a boot. He is an old hand at playing ‘fresh’ and relished the new strategy of moving the ball. Kept Ireland in front, kicking five out of six

9. Antoine Dupont (France): Spoilt an immaculate performance with a late brain fart. His snipes created two tries and iced the game with tackle on Willi Heinz. 

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