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Kolinisau, Ryan And Fiji 7s team Shortlisted for Top World Rugby Awards

The Fiji 7s team  has been shortlisted in the annual World Rugby Awards to take place next week in London. Olympic gold winning team captain Osea Kolinisau is in the running
02 Nov 2016 09:14
Kolinisau, Ryan And Fiji 7s team Shortlisted for Top World Rugby Awards
The Fiji Rugby 7s team after winning gold in Rio. Photo: ZoomFiji

The Fiji 7s team  has been shortlisted in the annual World Rugby Awards to take place next week in London.

Olympic gold winning team captain Osea Kolinisau is in the running for  the award alongside fellow Fijian, Virimi Vakatawa of France.

Fiji Sevens coach to the Olympic games, Ben Ryan has been shortlisted alongside New Zealand’s Steve Hansen and England’s Eddie Jones for the World Rugby Coach of the Year. Their respective teams have also made the cut for the World Rugby Team of the Year.

Here are the World Rugby Awards shortlists:

World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC

Osea Kolinisau (Fiji)

Seabelo Senatla (South Africa)

Virimi Vakatawa (France)

 

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC

Charlotte Caslick (Australia)

Emily Scarratt (England)

Portial Woodman (New Zealand)

 

World Rugby Team of the Year

England

Fiji Sevens

New Zealand

 

World Rugby Coach of the Year

Steve Hansen (New Zealand)

Eddie Jones (England)

Ben Ryan (Fiji Sevens)

 

World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year

Maro Itoje (England)

Anton Lienert-Brown (New Zealand)

Ardie Savea (New Zealand)

 

IRPA Try of the Year

Jamie Heaslip (Ireland, v France)

Kaito Shigeno (Japan, v Scotland)

TJ Perenara (New Zealand, v Argentina)

 

World Rugby Referee Award

Jérôme Garcès (France)

Alhambra Nievas (Spain)

Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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