Bok duo up for another English gong
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Just weeks after their highly rated nomination by the Rugby Players Association (RPA, Springbok scrumhalves Faf de Klerk and Cobus Reinach are again up for another top award in England.
The pair are part of six world-class players, who are in contention to be crowned Premiership Rugby Player of the Season at next week’s star-studded awards ceremony.
The other names on the list are Danny Cipriani (Gloucester Rugby), Alex Goode (Saracens), Matt Kvesic (Exeter Chiefs) and Steven Luatua (Bristol Bears).
Cipriani and De Klerk have continued their impressive form from last season as they appear on the shortlist for a second successive year.
Along with the winner of the Player of the Season, the winners of the following awards will also be announced at the 2019 Premiership Rugby Awards:
-Director of Rugby of the Season
-Discovery of the Season
-Try of the Season
-Community Player of the Season
-Premiership Rugby 7s Player of the Season
-Top Try Scorer of the Season