Here’s Who The Bookies’ Favourite Is To Win World Player Of The Year

Jason Hennessy

Jason Hennessy

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Ireland and Leinster outhalf Johnny Sexton has emerged as the favourite to win the 2018 World Rugby Player of the Year award, with odds of just 7/4 with Boylesports.

Sexton was nominated for the award alongside four other players – Beauden Barrett (New Zealand), Faf de Klerk (South Africa), Rieko Ioane (New Zealand) and Malcolm Marx (South Africa).

Barrett, who has won the award for the last two years in-a-row, isn’t far behind and got be got at odds of just 2/1. De Klerk and Ioane are out at 4/1, while Marx is the outside shot at 16/1.

The award ceremony takes place in Monte Carlo on November 25.