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Nakarawa named in Rugby World magazine's best team 2018

December 7, 2018 4:10 pm
Leone Nakarawa [Source: Planet Rugby]

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians lock Leone Nakarawa has been named in the Rugby World magazine’s best team of 2018.

The Off-load King is the only Pacific Island player who has named among other 14 players.

Nakarawa was named the 2018 European player of the Year.

The 30-year-old continues to excel in his Racing 92’s team in France’s Top 14 league and he played a pivotal role in Fiji’s shock 21-14 triumph against France in Paris last month.

Rugby World’s 2018 team of the year: Leone Nakarawa(Fiji), Beauden Barrett (All Blacks), Ben Smith (All Blacks), Jonathan Davies (Wales), Owen Farrell (England), Rieko Ioane (All Blacks), Johnny Sexton (Ireland), Conor Murray (Ireland); Kieran Read (All Blacks), David Pocock (Australia), Peter O’Mahony (Ireland), Brodie Retallick (All Blacks), Tadgh Furlong (Ireland), Malcolm Marx (South Africa), Mako Vunipola (England).