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The team of the year has been picked – and it includes one England star

Planet Rugby have selected their ‘team of the year’ with one unexpected England star earning selection to the XV.

Three players keep their places from their 2020 selection, unlike last year where they didn’t play a match, there is plenty of South African representation.

Planet Rugby’s Team of the Year

BACK-THREE:

  • 15 Jordie Barrett (New Zealand and Hurricanes)
  • 14 Will Jordan (New Zealand and Crusaders)
  • 11 Makazole Mapimpi (South Africa and Sharks)
Tom Curry of England on the break into Makazole Mapimpi of South Africa during the Autumn Nations Match between England and South Africa at Twickenham Stadium on 20 November 2021. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK

CENTRES:

  • 13 Lukhanyo Am (South Africa and Sharks)
  • 12 Samu Kerevi (Australia and Suntory Sungoliath)

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