As Exeter Chiefs and Saracens prepare to face off in the Gallagher Premiership final, BTSport asked six-time winner Ben Kay to pick his standout XV from the English top flight.
Here is his selection. Read the full article on BTSport.com HERE.
15. Alex Goode (Saracens)
“I think everyone’s surprised he’s not in Eddie Jones’ England plans.”
No matter how difficult the situation may seem, there’s always a solution if you keep your cool.— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) May 27, 2019
Alex Goode handing out life lessons 🙌pic.twitter.com/NNg6zLlMLp
14. Santiago Cordero (Exeter Chiefs)
“He’s beaten more defenders than anyone else this season.”
13. Rory Hutchinson (Northampton Saints)
“As that playmaker at outside centre he’s been able to facilitate Northampton playing the wide game that Chris Boyd wants them to implement.”
12. Mark Atkinson (Gloucester Rugby)
“Atkinson has been such a threat in close it’s held defenders in tight.”
11. Ollie Thorley (Gloucester)
“They call him ‘110’ because whatever he’s doing he’s always giving 110 per cent. He’s all action.”
Young Player of the Season is….— Gloucester Rugby (@gloucesterrugby) May 4, 2019
Ollie Thorley pic.twitter.com/8gAuYuwfPK