Nominees for European Player of the Year 2018 announced

Owen Farrell has been nominated for European player of the year
Owen Farrell has been nominated for European player of the year
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Owen Farrell will be the only player from England and Aviva Premiership named in the 15-man nominations for the European Player of the Year 2018 Award.

Farrell, who is also the current holder of the award kicked 27 points in the recent European Champions Cup encounter against Northampton Saints that saw Saracens being the only Aviva Premiership side to make it to the play-off stage.

The list will be reduced to five players after the semi-finals in April before the winner is announced after the final on May 12.

Nominations for the European Player of the Year Award:

Tadhg Beirne (Scarlets), Levani Botia (La Rochelle), Gareth Davies (Scarlets), Scott Fardy (Leinster Rugby), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Tadhg Furlong (Leinster Rugby), Conor Murray (Munster Rugby), Isa Nacewa (Leinster Rugby), Leone Nakarawa (Racing 92), Morgan Parra (ASM Clermont Auvergne), Dany Priso (La Rochelle), Alivereti Raka (ASM Clermont Auvergne), Jonathan Sexton (Leinster Rugby), Josua Tuisova (RC Toulon), Victor Vito (La Rochelle).

 

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