I reckon that Umaga is fine where he is, so is Lomu. Like you pointed out,
Lomu is great in the final stages of the game with his speed and power to
crush a tiring opposition. Strategy I see it. Play with your food, then
when the moment comes, bite it, chew it and spit it out.
My 2c worth of thoughts
> There seems to be a growing opinion that Lomu should be starting ahead of
> Umaga. This is all very well but is Lomu an 80 minute player? Surely his
> worth is as an impact player. Yes, he has speed, but that and his power
> his only real assets and are perfectly suited to crushing a tiring England
> or South Africa in the final stages of a match. Umaga on the other hand
> some great ball skills, speed to rival Lomu, excellent defence and a huge
> step (off both feet). As far as his running is concerned I believe he is
> more explosive in the area where if you want a player to sythe through the
> middle, then Umaga's your man but if you want a player to beat the man one
> on one, close to the line then you go for Lomu.