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World Rugby Awards

Awards Roll of Honour

Awards winners 2018

World Rugby Awards 2018

Held in Monte Carlo

World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in association with Mastercard
Johnny Sexton (Ireland)

World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year in association with Mastercard
Jessy Trémoulière (France)

World Rugby Team of the Year
Ireland

World Rugby Coach of the Year
Joe Schmidt (Ireland)

World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year in association with TUDOR
Aphiwe Dyantyi (South Africa)

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
Angus Gardner (Australia)

Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service
Yoshiro Mori (Japan)

Award for Character in association with Land Rover
Doddie Weir (Scotland)

Spirit of Rugby Award in association with Dove Men+Care
Jamie Armstrong, The Clan (Scotland)

IRP Special Merit Award
Stephen Moore (Australia) and DJ Forbes (New Zealand)

IRP Try of the Year
Brodie Retallick (New Zealand v Australia)

World Rugby Hall of Fame inductees:
Stephen Larkham (Australia), Ronan O'Gara (Ireland), Liza Burgess (Wales), Pierre Villepreux (France) and Bryan Williams (New Zealand)