Christian Cullen during a celerity tsunami relief charity match between Samoa and American Samoa in 2009. Photo by Getty Images.
We asked you to help us select the Super Rugby All Stars side. There’s was a tremendous response when choosing the best players in their positions ever to have played Super Rugby.
We even had players such as the legendary Frenchman Serge Blanco and Philippe Sella were mentioned, a great as they were in the day, they were not considered because they never played Super Rugby. Players such a former Springbok and Sharks captain Gary Teichmann were mentioned and fared very well in the voting.
The side that was selected could almost be viewed as they greatest side ever to have played the game, however it wouldn’t be entirely the greatest side without players such as Gareth Williams, Danie Gerber, Colin Meads and the likes of.
The side selected is one with pace, attacking power, skill, super defence and brute strength…lots of it. It’s a side that would demolish any opposition on any field on any given day.
In a few of the positions the competition was tight and votes were neck-and-neck. The closest runners-up in various positions made the bench.
The Rugby15 Super Rugby All Stars side is as follows:
Rugby enthusiasts are fanatical in their support for their national, regional and local teams. They travel longs distances to attend matches, view broadcasts on television and also the re-broadcasts later in the week! They follow the discussions on television, radio, newspapers and the many rugby websites. They wish to know more and are hungry for information!