URC – Vodacom Bulls Dominate Team Of The Year


The selection is dominated by Vodacom Bulls players with no less than six players from the South African franchise making the cut.

Defending URC champions Munster have three players in the XV with Next-Gen Player of the Season Jack Crowley selected alongside fellow Ireland international Tadhg Beirne and Alex Nankivell.

Warrick Gelant, Jordan Larmour, Sione Tuipulotu, John Cooney, Ox Nche, and Turnover King, Jamie Ritchie, make up the rest of the XV.

URC Elite XV: 15. Warrick Gelant (DHL Stormers), 14. Jordan Larmour (Leinster Rugby), 13. Sione Tuipulotu (Glasgow Warriors), 12. Alex Nankivell (Munster Rugby), 11. Kurt-Lee Arendse (Vodacom Bulls), 10. Jack Crowley (Munster Rugby), 9. John Cooney (Ulster Rugby), 8. Cameron Hanekom (Vodacom Bulls), 7. Elrigh Louw (Vodacom Bulls), 6. Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh), 5. Ruan Nortjé (Vodacom Bulls), 4. Tadhg Beirne (Munster Rugby), 3. Wilco Louw (Vodacom Bulls), 2. Akker van der Merwe (Vodacom Bulls), 1. Ox Nche (Hollywoodbets Sharks).