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RUCK’s Team of the Week: Burns, Kearney, Robshaw

The second weekend of 2016 had European and domestic action taking place with some incredible matches, particularly in the Aviva Premiership.

Saracens winning run came to a dramatic end against Harlequins, Leicester edged to the narrowest of victory’s over local rival’s Northampton late on and London Irish eased their relegation worries with a home win against Newcastle Falcons.

But who were the standout performers? Here are our selections after much debate around the RUCK office.

Fullback: HUGO BONNEVAL (Stade Francais)

Wing: ALEX LEWINGTON (London Irish)

Centre: GEORGE NORTH (Northampton)

Centre: ANDY SYMONS (Worcester)

Wing: DAVE KEARNEY (Leinster)

Fly-half: FREDDIE BURNS (Leicester Tigers)

Scrum-half: SAM HIDALGO-CLYAN (Edinburgh Rugby)

Prop: JOE MARLER (Harlequins)

Hooker: DIMITRI SZARZEWSKI (Racing Metro)

Prop: BEN FRANKS (London Irish)

Lock LUKE CHARTERIS (Racing Metro)

Lock: GEOFF PARLING (Exeter Chiefs)

Flanker: CHRIS ROBSHAW (Harlequins)

Flanker: VIKTOR KOLELISHVILI (Clermont)

Number 8: THOMAS WALDROM (Exeter Chiefs)