Maro Itoje

Whatever the criteria, Maro Itoje makes my best XV

WORLD Rugby’s much heralded team of the decade – which spans 2010-2019 – hasn’t met with universal approval but then these composite All-Star teams rarely do because the criteria is always a bit hazy.
Are we looking at quality of performance through the entire decade or the best player to perform at some stage during that decade?
Brian O’Driscoll, unquestionably the best 13 of the noughties, controversially gets the nod at outside centre ahead of Jonathan Davies and Conrad Smith despite playing no rugby whatsoever since 2014.
George North’s inclusion seems very much based on the first part o...

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