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Six Nations Combined Team Of The Tournament

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Post by bsando Wed 23 Mar 2022, 8:43 am

Who would make up your XXIII? Post below.


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Post by mountain man Wed 23 Mar 2022, 8:53 am

France. Very Happy

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Post by bsando Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9:08 am

1. Genge
2. Marchand
3. Atonio
4. Beirne
5. Willemse
6. Doris
7. Basham
8. Aldritt
9. Dupont
10. Ntmack
11. Penaud
12. Danty
13. Fickou
14. Hansen
15. Villière

16. Turner 17. Baille 18. Sinkler 19. Woki 20. Simmonds 21. Gibson-Park, 22. Sexton 23. Capuzzo

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Post by Oakdene Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9:20 am

For me the only Welsh player to be in the conversation is Will Rowlands, possibly Faletau but Aldritt was a level above in terms of 8.

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Post by mountain man Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9:27 am

Didn't Basham miss last 2 or 3 games as he was dropped? As you say Oakdene, Faletau only Welsh contender but for me Aldritt was player of tournament so mute point.

There were outstanding players on other teams like Doris, Beirne, Gibson-Parke for Ireland, Itoje, Lawes, George for England, Faletau for Wales but trouble is you have to ask purely on this 6N would they displace any of the French team?

My comment of France for combined team was tongue in cheek but also really not far off.


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Post by WELL-PAST-IT Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9:28 am

Very Very surprised that Itoje is not even on the subs bench, but Simmons is. Itoje had a great tournament whilst Simmons proved he is up to international standard, but no more than that.


Oh, how come Youngs is not there but that young upstart Dupont is?
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Post by No 7&1/2 Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9:53 am

You can't have 115 caps experience missing can you?

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Post by No 7&1/2 Wed 23 Mar 2022, 10:08 am

I'd be more optimistic from an England perspective, I thought in general our pack was very good. Genge, George, Itoje would be high up the list along with Steward. Injuries and illness to Curry and Dombrandt probably stopped them short.

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Post by bsando Wed 23 Mar 2022, 10:26 am

WELL-PAST-IT wrote:Very Very surprised that Itoje is not even on the subs bench, but Simmons is. Itoje had a great tournament whilst Simmons proved he is up to international standard, but no more than that.


Oh, how come Youngs is not there but that young upstart Dupont is?  

It's not an official team of the tournament, just my own selection of players who i thought contributed well during their time on the field during this 6N championship. Heavily French influenced therefore. Itoje would be a very good selection as a sub or even starting but I opted for Willemse, Beirne and Woki who all had very good tournaments as well.

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Post by geoff999rugby Sat 26 Mar 2022, 10:07 am

11 Frenchmen, 3 Irishmen, ! Englishman

Dupont player of the tournament.


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Post by TJ Sat 26 Mar 2022, 2:22 pm

Its France with a few irishmen.  Of the others?  Itoje maybe.  No welsh no scots ( although I have seen Darge given a place at 7 by some pundits)

think of it this way - who from other sides would strengthen the french?  Precious few

Edit : I suppose you could argue for Josh Adams

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Post by Collapse2005 Sat 26 Mar 2022, 5:51 pm

Aldritt and Dupont are the only Frenchmen in my view that are way ahead of their counterparts. All the rest of their players are obviously class but you could replace them with players from elsewhere and lose no quality. I also think Sexton is still the best 10 in the six nations, followed by Ntamak and then Garbisi, Biggar and Smith. Russell had a fairly forgettable year.

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Post by Sgt_Pooly Mon 28 Mar 2022, 9:15 pm

My effort....

1. Genge
2. George
3. Atonio
4. Itoje
5. Woki
6. Alldritt
7. Doris
8. Faletau

9. Dupont
10. Ntmack
11. Penaud
12. Danty
13. Fickou
14. Capuozzo
15. Keenan


I cheated a little in the backrow....

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Post by MichaelT Wed 30 Mar 2022, 8:23 am

Collapse2005 wrote:Aldritt and Dupont are the only Frenchmen in my view that are way ahead of their counterparts. All the rest of their players are obviously class but you could replace them with players from elsewhere and lose no quality. I also think Sexton is still the best 10 in the six nations, followed by Ntamak and then Garbisi, Biggar and Smith. Russell had a fairly forgettable year.

I would put Fickou in there definitely. Not sure any other centre in the six nations come close at the minute in both defence and attack. Very smart player.

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Post by Collapse2005 Tue 05 Apr 2022, 12:33 pm

Yeah he is great and you might be right. Id suggest Ringrose isnt far off, maybe a touch less physical but has a great array of skills too.

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