The 2022 Guinness Six Nations Fantasy Rugby game has launched, so it’s time to plan your squad with the opening player values released now.
It’s no surprise that the most expensive fullback in the game is Scotland’s record scorer and captain, Stuart Hogg.
The flying No. 15 scored two championship tries last year, as well as six conversions, making him the sixth leading scorer in the championship. However, if you want to select Hogg, he will set you back a whopping 18 stars.
And if you’re on the hunt for bargains, look no further than England’s incredibly talented Freddie Steward, who, despite not yet playing in a Guinness Six Nations game, scored twice in the Autumn Nations Series and took 13 stars looks good.
Again, it’s no surprise to see that the most expensive wingers in the game this year are some of the best performing players from a year ago.
Often one of the hardest positions to pick due to the number of quality centers in the Guinness Six Nations, the midfielders are brimming with raw talent this year.
He costs just over a whole group of 16 star centers, Welshman Jonathan Davies, French duo Virimi Vakatawa and Gael Fickou and Irish Gary Ringrose.
With Owen Farrell injured and Manu Tuilagi not fit yet, it looks like Joe Marchant could be a bargain at 13 stars unless you believe his young Harlequins teammate Luke Northmore (9 stars) will be Eddie Jones’ pick at 13.
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Another position that is extremely difficult to pick, fly halves can often be the key position in fantasy because of those extra kick points.
Reigning World Rugby Player of the Year and Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship 2020, Antoine Dupont, is unsurprisingly the most expensive player in the world. fantasy Guinness Six Nations Rugby 2022.
In the forwards, and another unsurprisingly most expensive option in the back row is Hamish Watson, last year’s Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship.
Maro Itoje is the second most expensive player in the game at 18 stars and his unparalleled scoring potential from lock could make him a very popular choice again.
Props often placed last can cause selection headaches, especially when it comes to a decision between players only one or two stars apart.
And last but not least is the hooker selection. Jamie George is the most expensive whore in the game this year, giving you 14 stars back, but a slew of men who will don the No. 2 jersey will come in with just one less.
If you look at the Azzurri, you can find a novice hooker for just eight stars, in the form of Hame Faiva or Gianmarco Lucchesi – depending on who gets the wink against France in Round 1.
So now you are being judged on the most important values, but if you suffer from selection headaches, fear not. We will be providing helpful hints and tips for Fantasy Rugby during the match, so stay tuned www.sixnationsrugby.com to steal a march on your friends!
The person who comes out on top overall and follows in the footsteps of Thomas The Bantengine in 2021 will win the ultimate prize: two tickets for a competition of your choice in 2023, flights within Europe and a hotel stay (for two people).
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