Glasgow Warriors’ winger Tommy Seymour and Edinburgh Rugby’s second-row Ben Toolis have been named in the Guinness PRO12 Dream Team for the 2016/17 season.
Ahead of the PRO12 Awards on Sunday in Dublin, the team was revealed on Friday morning.
Rory Sheridan, Head of Sponsorship for Diageo Europe, was Chairman of the media panel, which comprised of journalists and broadcasters from across Italy, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, who voted for the Dream Team.
Munster Rugby lead the way with six players, while Ulster Rugby, Leinster Rugby and Scarlets see two players each make the team. Edinburgh Rugby, Connacht Rugby and Glasgow Warriors each see one player selected.
2016/17 Guinness PRO12 Dream Team
15 Tiernan O’Halloran (Connacht Rugby)
14 Tommy Seymour (Glasgow Warriors)
13 Jaco Taute (Munster Rugby)
12 Rory Scannell (Munster Rugby)
11 Charles Piutau (Ulster Rugby)
10 Tyler Bleyendaal (Munster Rugby)
9 Ruan Pienaar (Ulster Rugby)
8 Jack Conan (Leinster Rugby)
7 James Davies (Scarlets)
6 Dan Leavy (Leinster Rugby)
5 Billy Holland (Munster Rugby)
4 Ben Toolis (Edinburgh Rugby)
3 John Ryan (Munster Rugby)
2 Ken Owens (Scarlets)
1 Dave Kilcoyne (Munster Rugby)
The following awards will be presented at the awards on Sunday:
- Specsavers Fair Play Award
- Top Try Scorer
- Rhino Golden Boot
- Young Player of the Season
- Independent.ie Try of the Season
- Dream Team captain
- Coach of the Season
- Guinness PRO12 Player’s Player of the Season
- Guinness PRO12 Chairman’s Award
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