LUKE Packer rates the class of 2016 as the best Tiger premiership side he has played in

Reliable Lavington backman Jono Spina drives the Panthers into attack against reigning premier Albury at Lavington Oval.

Reliable Lavington backman Jono Spina drives the Panthers into attack against reigning premier Albury at Lavington Oval.

LUKE Packer believes the class of 2016 is the best Tiger premiership side he has played in.

Albury co-coach Shaun Daly paints a clear message to his players during his three-quarter-time address at Lavington Oval.

Albury co-coach Shaun Daly paints a clear message to his players during his three-quarter-time address at Lavington Oval.

Packer, who collected his sixth medallion for the club, turned in another faultless performance in defence as the champs motored clear after half-time.

UNTOUCHABLE: Daniel Cross dominated the clearances for Albury in the Tigers' 40-point victory over Lavington on Sunday. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

UNTOUCHABLE: Daniel Cross dominated the clearances for Albury in the Tigers' 40-point victory over Lavington on Sunday. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

“I reckon this is probably the best team I have played in,” Packer said.

“I feel like that.

PARTY TIME: Albury's Shaun Daly, Daniel Cross, Brayden O'Hara and Luke Packer celebrate their win after the final siren.

PARTY TIME: Albury's Shaun Daly, Daniel Cross, Brayden O'Hara and Luke Packer celebrate their win after the final siren.

“With Crossy in there, I think it’s slightly our best group.”

Packer said he wasn’t overly concerned by the rain which tumbled down in the lead-up to the match.

“I suppose you don’t play in it every week so it changes things a bit but we knew in any conditions we were the better side,” he said.

“It’s sensational to win like this.”

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