Fantasy Rugby wrap - Round 12

Steven Luatua had a hard earned 25 points. Photo / Getty Images
Steven Luatua had a hard earned 25 points. Photo / Getty Images

A look back on all the Fantasy studs and duds from the weekend's Super 15 action.

Blues 18 Stormers 17
The star: Jean De Villiers was the star for the Stormers scoring two tries but it wasn't enough to get the win. Instead Steven Luatua gets the nod after stirring defence throughout the entire game. A hard earned 25 points for the youngster.
The dud: Gio Aplon - $9,970,000 for a back who scored just one point. No thanks.
Value pick: Blues front rower Angus Ta'avao produced a 22-point performance with 19 tackles at $2,130,000.

Rebels 33 Chiefs 39
The star: He may have missed three kicks but Gareth Anscombe still couldn't put a foot wrong for the Chiefs ending the game with three tries and four kicks to collect 35 points. Sam Cane wasn't far behind on 32 points while Hugh Pyle of the Rebels deserves a mention with 29 in a losing cause.
The dud: Jason Woodward - The Rebels' fullback was subbed off shortly after halftime and ended the game with -5 points.
Value pick: Pyle was priced at $3,720,000 before the game which remains a very cheap price.

Highlanders 25 Sharks 22
The star: Finally a win for the Highlanders and a win for anyone who stuck with Colin Slade. The Highlanders first-five had 22 points to lead all scorers along with Shaun Treeby.
The dud: J.P Pietersen - The Sharks back didn't help his cause with a sin-binning as he ended the game with one point - the same amount his side left Dunedin with.
Value pick: Highlanders backrower John Hardie was priced at 4,510,000 before the game and ended the match with 21 points.

Force 11 Reds 11
The star: Ben McCalman of the Force was one of only two players to crack 20 points, finishing with 25 courtesy of his first try of 2013. It's the first time this season he's made double figures.
The dud: Will Genia - Just one point for the Reds and Wallabies number nine.
Value pick: Force backrower Matt Hodgson had 21 points thanks to 23 tackles. The second straight week he's had 20+ points at $4,540,000.

Kings 10 Waratahs 72
The star: As you'd expect when a team cracks the 70-point mark there was plenty of Fantasy points on offer. David Dennis and Cam Crawford led all scorers with 32.
The dud: The Kings.
Value pick: Crawford was priced at $7,600,000 before the game and that was lifted by $120,000 after his 32 point game. The Waratahs winger had a huge debut two weeks ago with 24 against the Chiefs before scoring just six a week later.

Bulls 48 Hurricanes 14
The star: Deon Stegmann led all scorers with 27 points including a try and 13 tackles. Morne Steyn (26) and JJ Engelbrecht (25) weren't too far behind.
The dud: Tusi Pusi - Finished the game with -4. Ouch. Meanwhile Conrad Smith ended up with a concussion and -1 points. Double ouch.
Value pick: Has to be Stegmann. At just $5,650,000, 27 points is a steal.

Brumbies 23 Crusaders 30
The stars: Luke Romano, Dan Carter, Zac Guildford and Matt Todd were all equal top scorers for the Crusaders with 19 points which fits the team mantra that no one player is bigger than the team. Front rowers Corey Flynn (14), Wyatt Crockett (14) and Owen Franks (15) also had strong games.
The dud: Jesse Mogg - The Brumbies fullback started the season as one of the best backs in Fantasy but took a backward step on Sunday with -2 points thanks mainly to a missed penalty at the end of the first half.
Value pick: Brumbies first-five Matt Toomua was the top scorer for the match with 21 points at $7,060,000. Carter scored two less points for $2m more.
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