Monday 23 October 2017

Two Irish make shortlist for Six Nations Player of the Tournament

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton and Conor Murray. Photo: Sportsfile
Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton and Conor Murray. Photo: Sportsfile

Conor Murray and CJ Stander have made the shortlist for the Six Nations Player of the Tournament.

Six Nations organisers today revealed the 12-man list with players awarded or deducted points based upon several different performance categories which cover all aspects of the game.

As expected, England top the list with three nominations while Wales, Scotland and France also have two and Italy one.

The decision on who is crowned Player of the Tournament is now down to the public who can vote here.

The full list is:

1 Louis Picamoles (France)

2 CJ Stander (Ireland)

3 Finn Russell (Scotland)

4 Camille Lopez (France)

5 Maro Itoje (England)

6 Owen Farrell (England)

7 Joe Launchbury (England)

8 Stuart Hogg (Scotland)

9 Conor Murray (Ireland)

10 Sergio Parisse (Italy)

11 Rhys Webb (Wales)

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