World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious Men's and Women's 15s Player of the Year awards for 2017, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo on 26 November.
Who will be crowned World Player of the Year?
England duo Owen Farrell and Marro Itoje have been shortlisted for the second year in a row following outstanding displays for their country, the British and Irish Lions and Saracens.
The nominees for World Rugby Women's Player of the Year are Kelly Brazier (New Zealand), Romane Menager (France), Safi N'Diaye (France), Lydia Thompson (England), and Portia Woodman (New Zealand).
Phishing, keylogger : Google montre que les méthodes classiques de piratage restent efficaces
Si le chiffre des 3 milliards de comptes volés sur des applications tierces impressionne, Google relativise son importance. Sur 25 000 techniques de cybercriminalité étudiées par Google, le phishing est la plus rentable pour les pirates.
The new selection process will see fans, worldwide captains, coaches and media have their say before the panel considers the victor of the prestigious award. "I'd like to thank the panel for their expert consideration and look forward to the winners being announced at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco".
28-year-old Folau's nomination comes on the back of a sensational 2017.
The dual-code worldwide took out his third John Eales Medal (most ever) for Australian player of the year in 2017, and also broke fellow rugby league convert Lote Tuqiri's record for most Test tries in a calendar year by an Australian. In June he became the first Wallaby to score doubles in three consecutive Tests and finished joint top try scorer in the Rugby Championship.
- Female Dem says at least two current members engaged in sexual harassment
- Olly Murs and Melanie Skyes are dating
- Oil price drops more than US$1on IEA warning of shrinking demand
- Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary
- Rescuers rush to save 10 whales stranded on Indonesian beach
- Gopro Inc Cl A Cmn (GPRO) Valuation Review
- More and more stores are staying closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
- Louisville City FC wins USL Cup title
- TJX Companies sees shares drop as it announces flat store sales
- United Nations criticizes 'inhuman' European Union policy on migrants in Libya