Uzair Cassiem named in PRO14 top 10 chart

Rob Lloyd News

Scarlets back-rower Uzair Cassiem has been named as one of the top 10 performers in the Guinness PRO14 this season.

The Springbok has enjoyed an outstanding campaign in West Wales and leads the tournament charts for number of carries made (150) and successful carries (75).

Cassiem, in his second season with the Scarlets, has played in all 13 Championship matches this season, starting 11 of them and scoring one try — against Southern Kings.

Using Opta data — based on players’ total score — the other players in the top 10 are Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh), Taine Basham (Dragons), Paul Boyle (Connacht), Arno Botha (Munster), Max Deegan (Leinster), Pierre Schoeman (Edinburgh) Olly Cracknell (Ospreys), Giovanni Licata (Zebre) and Jarrad Butler (Connacht).

The Guinness PRO14 top 10 performers this season