2019 The Wooden Spoon OG Draft Round 1

The OG League Draft Wooden Spoon play off is finally here! Our Wooden Spoon match-up runs over two consecutive weeks, with the combined scores deciding who our 2019 Wooden Spoon Loser is!

The finals Draft are not snake drafts like our initial season draft. Instead we pick 7th to 8th, then 7th to 8th again. Our season finished as follows:

This week the match-ups are:

(7) Otere is the new Black V Clan McKenzie (8)

The Draft Teams

The Wooden Spoon:

OG Draft League Semi-Final Highlights:

Best 1st Round Pick: Sevu Reece- The best player in the comp a full 11 points! It was never going to be anyone else.
Biggest Balls up: Larry let Nelson steal Richie Mo’unga to put on his bench, the clear 2nd best fly half in the 12th round.
Value Pick (Snuck through late): Ben Lam, Nelson picked him up with his 17th pick! Insane when you consider he could be a complete game breaker.
Best Smokie: There are no smokies in a two man battle with 8 teams!
Best Sub: Codie Taylor, it must be hard not to start the All Black against the Highlanders, but Folau Fainga’a is his first choice. Tough decision either way!

Average Points Value per team ranked

Looking at the starting lineups we found the total value of each team from 2019’s stats to see who should be favourite this year.

1st = 1st pick Nelson 608.1 point average
2nd = 4th pick Larry 600 point average

Our picks as per the Pick order was:

Here is our full 2019 draft order, hopefully it might give you some insight into how Rugby Union Super Idiots draft their finals.

Pick 1Otere is the new BlackSevu Reece (CRU)
Clan MckenzieAnton Lienert-Brown (CHI)
Pick 2Otere is the new BlackArdie Savea (HUR)
Clan MckenzieDan Du Preez (SHA)
Pick 3Otere is the new BlackBeauden Barrett (HUR)
Clan MckenzieNgani Laumape (HUR)
Pick 4Otere is the new BlackGeorge Bridge (CRU)
Clan MckenzieDavid Havili (CRU)
Pick 5Otere is the new BlackLizo Gqoboka (BUL)
Clan MckenzieAllan Alaalatoa (BRU)
Pick 6Otere is the new BlackLachlan Boshier (CHI)
Clan MckenzieFolau Fainga’a (BRU)
Pick 7Otere is the new BlackPita Gus Sowakula (CHI)
Clan MckenziePablo Matera (JAG)
Pick 8Otere is the new BlackRG Snyman (BUL)
Clan MckenzieJackson Hemopo (HIG)
Pick 9Otere is the new BlackRetallick (CHI)
Clan MckenzieSeb Cancelliere (JAG)
Pick 10Otere is the new BlackRob Thompson (HIG)
Clan MckenzieBen Smith (HIG)
Pick 11Otere is the new BlackJack Goodhue (CRU)
Clan MckenzieAngus Ta’avao (CHI)
Pick 12Otere is the new BlackRichie Mounga (CRU)
Clan MckenzieKieren Read (CRU)
Pick 13Otere is the new BlackBrad Weber (CHI)
Clan MckenzieAaron Smith (HIG)
Pick 14Otere is the new BlackDane Coles (HUR)
Clan MckenzieEmiliano Boffelli (JAG)
Pick 15Otere is the new BlackGudo Petti (JAG)
Clan MckenzieLuke Whitelock (HIG)
Pick 16Otere is the new BlackCoonie Oosthuizen (SHA)
Clan MckenzieJosh Ioane (HIG)
Pick 17Otere is the new BlackBen Lam (HUR)
Clan MckenzieRory Arnold (BRU)
Pick 18Otere is the new BlackSolomon Alaimalo (CHI)
Clan MckenzieHandre Pollard (BUL)
Pick 19Otere is the new BlackSam Cane (CHI)
Clan MckenzieCody Taylor (CRU)
Pick 20Otere is the new BlackTJ Perenara (HUR)
Clan MckenzieJesse Kriel (BUL)
Pick 21Otere is the new BlackMzamo Majoli (SHA)
Clan MckenzieOwen Franks (CRU)
Pick 22Otere is the new BlackLiam Coltman (HIG)
Clan MckenzieScott Barrett (CRU)
Pick 23Otere is the new BlackSio Tomkinson (HIG)
Clan MckenzieJoe Powell (BRU)

Written by Harrison Dale.

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