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World Rugby Awards

Awards Roll of Honour

Awards winners 2019

World Rugby Awards 2019

Held in Tokyo, Japan

World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in association with Mastercard
Pieter-Steph du Toit (South Africa)

World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year in association with Mastercard
Emily Scarratt (England)

World Rugby Team of the Year
South Africa

World Rugby Coach of the Year
Rassie Erasmus (South Africa)

World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year in association with Tudor
Romain Ntamack (France)

World Rugby Men’s Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC
Jerry Tuwai (Fiji)

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

World Rugby Referee Award
Wayne Barnes (England)

Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service
Bernard Lapasset (France)

Award for Character in association with Land Rover
The city of Kamaishi

IRP Special Merit Award
Jamie Heaslip (Ireland)

IRP Try of the Year
TJ Perenara (New Zealand, v Namibia)

World Rugby Hall of Fame inductees:
Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Shiggy Konno (Japan), Os du Randt (South Africa), Peter Fatialofa (Samoa), Graham Henry (New Zealand) and Diego Ormaechea (Uruguay)