Rugby

High French praise for Bok lock Lood

2016-01-04 08:32
Lood de Jager (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Springbok lock Lood de Jager has been included in French rugby newspaper Midi Olympique’s international team of the year for 2015.

De Jager is the only South African representative in the side, which includes nine players from world champions New Zealand.

The Springboks endured a difficult 2015, finishing third in the World Cup and last in the Rugby Championship.

‘Midi Olympique’s World Team of 2015:

15 Ben Smith (New Zealand), 14 Santiago Cordero (Argentina), 13 Conrad Smith (New Zealand), 12 Ma’a Nonu (New Zealand), 11 Julian Savea (New Zealand), 10 Dan Carter (New Zealand), 9 Aaron Smith (New Zealand), 8 David Pocock (Australia), 7 Richie McCaw (New Zealand), 6 Jerome Kaino (New Zealand), 5 Lood de Jager (South Africa), 4 Brodie Retallick (New Zealand), 3 Sekope Kepu (Australia), 2 Shota Horie (Japan), 1 Marcos Ayerza (Argentina)

 

 

Read more on:    springboks  |  lood de jager  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Following their failed bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, should SA Rugby consider bidding in future?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.