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World Rugby Awards

Awards Roll of Honour

Awards winners 2017

World Rugby Awards 2017

Held in Monte Carlo

World Rugby Men’s Player of the Year in association with Mastercard
Beauden Barrett (New Zealand)

World Rugby Women’s Player of the Year in association with Mastercard
Portia Woodman (New Zealand)

World Rugby Team of the Year
New Zealand Women’s 15s

World Rugby Coach of the Year
Eddie Jones (England)

World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year in association with TUDOR
Rieko Ioane (New Zealand)

World Rugby Men’s Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC
Perry Baker (USA)

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC
Michaela Blyde (New Zealand)

World Rugby Referee Award
Joy Neville (Ireland)

Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service
Marcel Martin (France)

Award for Character
Eduardo Oderigo (Argentina)

IRPA Special Merit Award
Richie McCaw (New Zealand) and Rachael Burford (England)

IRPA Try of the Year
Joaquin Tuculet (Argentina, v England) 

World Rugby Hall of Fame inductees:
Felipe Contepomi (Argentina), Al Charron (Canada), Rob Andrew (England), Fabien Pelous (France) and Phaidra Knight (USA)