Rob Vickers

Falcons pair named in Opta Team of the Season

Monday 6 June 2016

Newcastle Falcons pair Rob Vickers and Mark Wilson have been named in Opta's Aviva Premiership Team of the Season.

Vickers, the loose-head prop who this season celebrated his 200th appearance for the club, earns his place in the side after a season in which he dotted down five league tries, more than any other tight-five forward in the division.

Wilson takes his place in the team after a stellar season in which he made 230 tackles, more than any other Premiership player.

Opta team of the season: Alex Goode (Saracens), Jack Nowell (Exeter), Peter Betham (Leicester), Ollie Devoto (Bath), Telusa Veainu (Leicester), Jimmy Gopperth (Wasps), Will Chudley (Exeter); Rob Vickers (Newcastle Falcons), Tommy Taylor (Sale), Jake Cooper-Woolley (Wasps), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons), James Horwill (Harlequins), Don Armand (Exeter), George Smith (Wasps), Nathan Hughes (Wasps).

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