Your verdict and how Will Genia saw it

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We’ve asked you to rate each Wallabies player out of 10 after their audacious 33-30 win over France over the weekend, in which they claimed the three-Test series.

His praises have been sung all week, especially by local expert Nick Bishop, so it’s no surprise that skipper Michael Hooper also comes out on top in the polls.

He was the only member of the run-on XV to average north of eight out of ten – and he did it emphatically, scoring 8.61.

Taniela Tupou also crept north of eight – 8.03 – with another excellent cameo off the bench, while Darcy Swain’s 7.72 was good enough for bronze.

Will Genia once again called Michael Hooper his man of the match in conversation with the roar.

“You are no longer allowed to pass the skipper. He was damn good. His pace of work, his will to go on and be involved and have an impact on the game.

“He makes such a difference to the team with his leadership and composure, and when you look at someone like that he just keeps going. In my experience, because I’ve played with him and I’m sure it’s the same with the others , it just inspires you to want to go that extra distance too,” he said.

Here are Wallabies’ full player ratings from the third Test against France.

Wallaby’s First Player Ratings Test

1. James Slipper
Average score: 6.60
Most common rating: 7 (37.8%)

2. Brandon Paenga-Amosa
Average score: 7.15
Most frequent rating: 7 (42.3%)

3. Allan Alaalatoa
Average score: 6.56
Most common rating: 7 (40.3%)

4. Darcy Swain
Average score: 7.72
Most frequent rating: 8 (42.7%)

5. Lukhan Salakaia-Loto
Average score: 6.62
Most common rating: 7 (39.5%)

6. Lachie Swinton
Average score: 6.80
Most common rating: 7 (39.9%)

7. Michael Hooper
Average score: 8.61
Most common rating: 9 (45.6%)

8. Isi Naisaranic
Average score: 7.06
Most common rating: 7 (39.4%)

9. Tate McDermott
Average score: 7.47
Most frequent rating: 8 (37%)

10. Noah Lolesio
Average score: 7.62
Most frequent rating: 8 (35.5%)

11. Marika Koroibete
Average score: 5.08
Most frequent rating: 5 (25.7%)

12. Hunter Paisami
Average score: 6.05
Most common rating: 6 (37.1%)

13. Len Ikitau
Average score: 6.26
Most common rating: 6 (40.2%)

14. Philip Daugunu
Average score: 3.85
Most frequent rating: 5 (37.8%)

15. Tom Banks
Average score: 5.67
Most frequent rating: 6 (31.3%)

16. Jordan Ulese
Average score: 5.47
Most frequent rating: 5 (35.4%)

17. Angus Bell
Average score: 6.39
Most common rating: 6 (36.3%)

18. Taniela Tupou
Average score: 8.03
Most frequent rating: 8 (40.6%)

19. Matt Philip
Average score: 6.18
Most common rating: 6 (40.6%)

20. Rob Valetini
Average score: 6.13
Most common rating: 6 (38.7%)

21. Jake Gordon
Average score: 5.12
Most frequent rating: 5 (39.9%)

22. Matt To’omua
Average score: 4.85
Most frequent rating: 5 (45.4%)

23. Reece Hodge
Average score: 6.75
Most frequent rating: 7 (37.4%)

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