Best of the Best: Premiership, Top 14 & Pro 14

Best of the Best: Premiership, Top 14 & Pro 14

With the European competition a matter of weeks away we take a look at the legues top performers after this weeknd:


Tries:

There are 4 players currently on 5 tries each for the season.

Simon Zebo (Racing 92)

The Irishman has beaten 14 defenders on his way to 293 running meters as he has settled easily in Paris and at Racing 92

Gael Fickou (Stade Francais)

The rejuvinated star has enjoyed some good form under Heyneke Meyer and has scored 2 tries against Pau and his old side Toulon along with 1 try against Clermont.

Alex Lewington (Saracens)

9 clean breaks for his 5 tries and is enjoying his time at Saracens on his way to his 25 points for the season so far.

Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs)

40 Carries and 32 Tackles is what you expect from the man on the fringe of the England team but it is his 3 clean breaks for 130m, beating 7 defenders that is most impressive

Top Tacklers:

69 Jono Ross - Sale Sharks:

Ross has long been known as a hard worker on defence but he tops the Premiership tackle numbers as well as being the most prolific tackler in Europe 

68 Sekou Macalou - Stade Francais:

Another player enjoying his time under new coach Heyneke Meyer. Macalou is the 2nd best tackler in Europe and boasts a 92% tackle completion

67 - Bobby de Wee & Will Welch

 

This Weekends Big Performers:

Louis Picamoles - Montpellier: The huge ball carrying 8th man showed a different side as he scored 4 tries in one game as they beat Toulouse.

Top Tacklers: Bobby de Wee - Kings & Josh van der Flier - Leinster: Both de Wee and van der Flier made 23 tackles in their victories this weekend 

Defenders Beaten: Bundee Aki - Connacht & James Lowe - Leinster: Deadly with ball in hand Aki and Lowe beat 8 defenders each this weekend

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