Ulster’s James Hume and Nick Timoney have been named in a 2021-22 United Rugby Championship [URC] Dream Workforce dominated by South African gamers.
Fly-half Ross Byrne is the only real Leinster participant within the competitors’s staff of the yr with Munster’s Jean Kleyn and Craig Casey additionally included.
Leinster’s illustration is scant with their frontline Eire stars having restricted URC motion this season.
The opposite 10 gamers all come from South African groups.
These embrace former Ulster flanker Marcell Coetzee, who has had a formidable marketing campaign for the Bulls.
Again row Timoney’s type for Ulster this season noticed him earn a second Eire cap towards Argentina in November when he got here on as a alternative and he was additionally a part of Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad.
Centre Hume made his Eire debut towards Wales in February and earned a second cap within the win over Italy.
Like Timoney, Hume will likely be hoping to be named within the worldwide squad for the summer season tour of New Zealand.
Each excelled in Ulster’s 36-17 hammering of Munster final weekend which arrange Saturday’s semi-final towards the Stormers in Cape City.
The URC Dream Workforce was voted for by a media panel.
URC Dream Workforce: W Gelant (Stormers); S Senatla (Stormers), J Hume (Ulster), D Willemse (Stormers), L Zas (Stormers); R Byrne (Leinster), C Casey (Munster); O Nche (Sharks), J Grobbelaar (Bulls), T du Toit (Sharks); J Kleyn (Munster), R Nortje (Bulls); M Coetzee (Bulls), N Timoney (Ulster), E Roos (Stormers).