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Rhinos Most Valuable - Part 5 of 6
Posted by southstander on October 17 2006 - 16:21:10

Highly Rated

In the penultimate part of our countdown of your players of the season, we look at those Rhinos placed from eighth to fifth.

These players positions are worked out from your Man of the Match votes divided by the number of appearances and this list therefore contains three players who were underexposed by Tony Smith in 2006 but who you thought performed well when they did get a game.

Here are four players well inside your top ten.

8th - Ashley Gibson - 2.80

Despite only making nine starts, and one substitute appearance, SouthStander.com sponsored Ashley Gibson managed twenty-eight points and came in with an average of 2.80 eclipsing many of his more esteemed colleagues.

Ash sored four Superleague XI tries and kicked three goals (one try and all three goals against Castleford). Playing at wing and centre, many thought that Mathers injury would allow Ash a long stint at full-back but the coach knew better.

This lad has a lot of potential and hopefully we'll see alot more of him next season as he continues the tradition of bringing the youngsters through.

7th - Jordan Tansey - 3.25

Many will be surprised that Jordan Tansey features at a lofty seventh in our countdown, but Rhinos supporters appreciate class and effort when they see it.

Jordan had six starts and two substitute appearances but scored an impressive twenty-six POS points returning an average of 3.25. This meant that on average you voted him in the top six players in every game where he featured.

Jordan notched up five Superleague tries including a debut try in Perpignan and a hat-trick in the final home regular rounds fixture against the same opposition. Another ray of sunshine in an otherwise mostly dark season.

6th - Danny MGuire - 3.71

A player of Dannys talent was always going to figure in the top ten, but some will be shocked that he is not higher than sixth in this seasons table.

Winner in 2004, Danny has struggled with injury and failed to live up to pre-season expectations despite scoring ninety-seven Superleague XI points (26 tries and a drop goal) at an average of more than a try a game. This included several braces and a four try haul away at the Broncos.

Danny scored seventy-six POS points and averaged 3.71, almost making the top five in every game that he played. No disgrace this season, but plenty of room for 2007 improvement.

5th - Jamie Thackray - 4.33

You lot thought that the late season signature of Jamie Thackray was a Hetherington masterstroke as you voted him into fifth place in your Player of the Season poll with a total of twenty-six and an average of 4.33

Arriving from Hull FC at the end of July he made his debut against his old club at the start of August and despite a shaky start soon established himself as a SouthStand favourite.

Two tries, both in the home game against Warrington, showed what we have got, and next season expect him to be a revelation.

Next - The Top Four

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