George McGuigan named in BT Sport Dream Team

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Newcastle Falcons hooker George McGuigan has been named in the BT Sport Dream Team for 2021-22.

A stellar season saw the homegrown hooker scoring 18 tries in 27 games, across all competitions.

Fifteen of those tries came in the Gallagher Premiership, with McGuigan only pipped at the post for the league’s top try-scorer award after Max Malins scored in the final round of matches.

McGuigan’s form has been rewarded with a call-up to England’s training squad in London this week, where he is joined by fellow Falcons Jamie Blamire, Callum Chick, Trevor Davison and Adam Radwan.

BT Sport Dream Team 2021-22

15 Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers)

14 Max Malins (Saracens)

13 Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby)

12 André Esterhuizen (Harlequins)

11 Cadan Murley (Harlequins)

10 George Ford (Leicester Tigers)

9 Danny Care (Harlequins)

1 Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers)

2 George McGuigan (Newcastle Falcons)

3 Will Collier (Harlequins)

4 Jean-Luc du Preez (Sale Sharks)

5 Freddie Clarke (Gloucester Rugby)

6 Hanro Liebenberg (Leicester Tigers)

7 Ben Earl (Saracens)

8 Brad Shields (Wasps)

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