Jordie Barrett is now the top ranked Barrett brother on Rugby Boss
2 successive weeks in the top 5 players of the week has seen Hurricanes full back Jordie Barrett make the biggest leap up the player rankings, in to 11th position and ahead of big brother Beauden (18th).
Jordie is looking increasingly assured and comfortable behind the Hurricanes dynamic backline. After starting off the season with 4 consecutive weeks of multiple missed tackles and/or turnovers, he’s committed just 1 turnover and 1 missed tackle the past 2 weeks. He’s a model of consistency in metres gained, with between 40 and 60 metres gained each week. That gives him a reasonably high floor, and he’s starting to push his ceiling ever higher.
The sky is the limit for this kid, he’s got the pedigree and he’s definitely got future All Black written all over him. For now he’s a current fantasy rugby superstar, who should be getting snapped up no later than the second round of drafts. Big brother Beauden will usually be waiting another round to hear his name called…