Sunday 17 December 2017

Not one Leinster player makes the Pro12 Dream Team

Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Ulster’s Chris Henry, left, and Paddy Jackson
Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Ulster’s Chris Henry, left, and Paddy Jackson

Leinster's misery was compounded today when the Pro12 Dream Team was announced with not one player form Matt O'Connor's team making the grade.

Seven Irish-based players were selected - Connacht's Robbie Henshaw and Denis Buckley, Ulster's Rory Best, Craig Gilroy and Franco van der Merwe while Tommy O'Donnell and CJ Stander from Munster made the 15.

The Dream 15 was selected by journalists from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Italy.

Guinness PRO12 stats in 2014/15 (including round 21):

15 – Liam Williams – Scarlets

11 starts, 6 tries, 800 mins played

14 – Tommy Seymour – Glasgow Warriors

11 starts, 1 rep, 4 tries, 888 mins

13 – Robbie Henshaw – Connacht

11 starts, 1 try, 874 mins

12 – Peter Horne – Glasgow Warriors

19 starts, 6 tries, 15 conv, 13 pens, 99 pts, 1274 mins

11 – Craig Gilroy – Ulster

15 starts, 2 reps, 11 tries, 1258 mins

10 – Dan Biggar – Ospreys

13 starts, 1 rep, 3 tries, 29 conv, 27 pens, 154 pts, 945 mins

9 – Rhys Webb – Ospreys

11 starts, 2 reps, 10 tries, 804 mins

1- Denis Buckley - Connacht

20 starts, 1 rep, 1 try, 1443 mins

2- Rory Best – Ulster

11 starts,1 rep, 2 tries, 822 mins

3 – WP Nel  - Edinburgh

13 starts, 8 rep, 1 try, 1159 pts

4- Alun Wyn Jones – Ospreys

11 starts, 2 reps, 902 mins

5- Franco van der Merwe – Ulster

19 starts, 1 rep, 2 tries, 1459 mins

6- CJ Stander – Munster

17 starts, 1 rep, 8 tries, 1350 mins

7- Tommy O'Donnell – Munster

11 starts, 2 reps, 1 try, 770 mins

8- Josh Strauss – Glasgow Warriors

16 starts, 4 reps, 3 tries, 1297 mins

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