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  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Pieter-Steph Du Toit of South Africa, winner of the World Rugby Men's 15's Player of the Year in association with Mastercard receives his trophy during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Emily Scarratt of England, winner of the World Rugby Women's 15's Player of the Year in association with Mastercard receives her trophy during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: South African captain Siya Kolisi poses with the World Rugby Team of the Year Award during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Rassie Erasmus of South Africa winner of the World Rugby Coach of the Year Award receives his trophy during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Wayne Barnes of England, winner of the World Rugby Referee Award receives his trophy during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: TJ Perenara of New Zealand, winner of the International Rugby Players Try of the Year Award receives his award during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Pieter-Steph Du Toit of South Africa(L) and Emily Scarratt of England Women poses after being named the Men's and Women's 15s Player of the Year during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: John Smit, teammate of World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Os du Randt collects the cap during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Bernard Laporte collects the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Award in association with Tudor on behalf of Romain Ntamack of France during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Hideki Yamazaki, Rui Horaguchi and Yoshihiko Sakuraba representing the town of Kamaishi, collect the Award for Character in association with Land Rover during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Richie McCaw is presented with his cap during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Masashi Konno, son of World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Shiggy Konno collects the cap during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Anne Fatialofa, wife of World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Peter Fatialofa collects the cap during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Graham Henry is presented with his cap during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Diego Ormaecha is presented with his cap during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Masashi Konno poses for a photo on behalf of his father Shiggy Konno as he is inducted into the Hall of Fame during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards - Winners Studio TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Anne Fatialofa, wife of World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Peter Fatialofa poses for a portrait during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards - Winners Studio TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Richie McCaw poses for a portrait during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards - Winners Studio TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Diego Ormaecha poses for a portrait during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards - Winners Studio TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee Graham Henry poses for a portrait during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Michael Leitch, Captain of Japan poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Diego Ormaechea, Former Uruguay Captain and Head Coach poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Anne Fatialofa, wife of the late Peter Fatialofa poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: New Inductees into the Hall of Fame pose for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Bernard Lapasset of France, winner of the Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service is presented with his award by Sir Bill Beaumont during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Jerry Tuwai of Fiji, winner of the World Rugby Men's Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC is presented with his award by Brian O'Driscoll during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Jamie Heaslip of Ireland, winner of the International Rugby Players Special Merit Award is presented his award by Rachael Burford during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: John Smit, poses on behalf of Os du Randt as he is inducted into the Hall of Fame during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Ruby Tui of New Zealand, winner of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC is presented with her award by Danielle Waterman during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Richie McCaw poses after being inducted into the Hall of Fame during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Bernard Lapasset poses with the Vernon Pugh Award during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Hideki Yamazaki, Rui Horaguchi and Yoshihiko Sakuraba pose for a photo as Rui Horaguchi holds the Award for Character award during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Jamie Heaslip poses after receiving the International Rugby Players Special Merit award during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Bernard Laporte poses with the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Season Award, collecting on behalf of Romain Ntamack during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Jerry Tuwai of Fiji poses after being named Rugby Sevens Player of the Year during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Ruby Tui of New Zealand Women poses after being named Rugby Sevens Player of the Year during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Sir Bill Beaumont, Chairman of World Rugby addresses the guests during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: New World Champion South African captain Siya Kolisi with the Webb Ellis Cup during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: New World Champion South African captain Siya Kolisi with the Webb Ellis Cup during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: A view of the Webb Ellis Cup with the new World Champions, South Africa engraved during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: A view of the Webb Ellis Cup with the new World Champions, South Africa engraved during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: 1995 winning South African Captain Francois Pienaar congratulates new World Champion South African captain Siya Kolisi during the World Rugby Awards 2019 at the Prince Park Tower Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Bernard Lapasset, Former Chairman of World Rugby(R) poses with his wife Jacqueline and son Sebastian during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Lynne Cantwell and Fiona Coughlan, Former Ireland Women Internationals pose for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Gerald Davies, Former Wales International poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Fabien Galthié, Former France Captain(L) poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Seilala Mapusua, Former Samoa International poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Tyla Nathan Wong of New Zealand Women Sevens poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Yoshiro Mori and Kensuke Iwabuchi pose for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
  • World Rugby Awards TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 03: Thierry Dusautoir, Former France International poses for a photo during the World Rugby Awards on November 03, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)