Ireland International Among Nominees For World Rugby Player Of The Decade

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2018 World Player of the Year, Johnny Sexton, is among the nominees for World Rugby Player of the Decade.

In a special edition virtual show on 7 December, the World Rugby Awards’ will celebrate the players and teams who have starred over the last decade (2010-19).

A very special British & Irish Lions House of Rugby show – fronted by Sean O'Brien and Alex Goode – is available now and will run for the duration of the tour. Follow and subscribe to it HERE

From Thursday 15 until Sunday 25 October, fans can have their say in determining the winners in six new categories online.

Nominees in each category will consist of previous World Rugby Awards winners over the last decade, with the exception of the Women’s 15s Try of the Decade for which nominees have been selected by International Rugby Players.

Nominees for World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Decade in association with Tudor

Richie McCaw (NZL), Thierry Dusautoir (FRA), Dan Carter (NZL), Kieran Read (NZL), Brodie Retallick (NZL), Beauden Barrett (NZL), Johnny Sexton (IRE), Pieter-Steph du Toit (RSA)

Nominees for World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Decade in association with Tudor

Carla Hohepa (NZL), Michaela Staniford (ENG), Magali Harvey (CAN), Kendra Cocksedge (NZL), Sarah Hunter (ENG), Jessy Trémoulière (FRA), Emily Scarratt (ENG), Portia Woodman (NZL)

Nominees for World Rugby Men’s Sevens Player of the Decade in association with HSBC

Mikaele Pesamino (SAM), Cecil Afrika (RSA), Tomasi Cama (NZL), Tim Mikkelson (NZL), Samisoni Viriviri (FJI), Werner Kok (RSA), Seabelo Senatla (RSA), Perry Baker (USA), Jerry Tuwai (FJI)

Nominees for World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Decade in association with HSBC

Kayla McAlister (NZL), Emilee Cherry (AUS), Portia Woodman (NZL), Charlotte Caslick (AUS), Michaela Bylde (NZL), Ruby Tui (NZL)

Nominees for International Rugby Players Men’s 15s Try of the Decade

Chris Ashton v Australia, 2010 (ENG), Radike Samo v New Zealand, 2011 (AUS), Bryan Habana v New Zealand, 2012 (RSA), Beauden Barrett v France, 2013 (NZL), Francois Hougaard v New Zealand, 2014 (RSA), Julian Savea v France, 2015 (NZL), Jamie Heaslip v Italy, 2016 (IRE), Joaquin Tuculet v England, 2017 (ARG), Brodie Retallick v Australia, 2018 (NZL), TJ Perenara v Namibia, 2019 (NZL)

Nominees for International Rugby Players Women’s 15s Try of the Decade

Alison Miller v New Zealand, 2014 (IRE), Magali Harvey v France, 2014 (CAN), Megan York v France, 2016 (WAL), Danielle Waterman v Canada, 2016 (ENG), Portia Woodman v USA, 2017 (NZL)

You can cast your votes for the awards here.