All Blacks wings Sevu Reece and Will Jordan combined for three tries as the Crusaders overhauled the Highlanders in the Super Rugby Pacific clash in Dunedin on Friday.
In the final of a six-part series, SA Rugby magazine’s writers pick their world team of the year, based on performances throughout 2021.
Will Jordan has included two senior Springboks among the five toughest opponents he faced while playing for the All Blacks this year.
All Black wing Will Jordan has been voted as World Rugby’s Breakthrough Player of the Year for 2021.
Aaron Smith is the only All Black player that has been nominated in more than one category for the 2021 New Zealand Rugby awards.
Will Jordan scored three tries as the All Blacks thrashed the United States 104-14 on Saturday to launch their five-match northern hemisphere tour.
Crusaders fullback Will Jordan crossed for two tries in a scrappy 29-21 win against the Western Force in a Super Rugby Trans-Tasman match in Christchurch on Friday.
The Crusaders sealed their place at the top of the Super Rugby Aotearoa table by claiming a 29-6 victory over the Blues in Christchurch on Sunday.