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World Rugby Awards Voting Panel


The following panel members vote on the respective World Rugby Awards:

World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Fiona Coghlan (IRE)
Thierry Dusautoir (FRA)
George Gregan (AUS)
Richie McCaw (NZL)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Melodie Robinson (NZL)
John Smit (RSA)
Clive Woodward (ENG)

World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard
Liza Burgess (WAL)
Lynne Cantwell (IRE)
Fiona Coghlan (IRE)
Stephen Jones (The Sunday Times)
Gaëlle Mignot (FRA)
Jillion Potter (USA)
Melodie Robinson (NZL)
Karl Tenana (NZL)
Danielle Waterman (ENG)

World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year in partnership with Capgemini
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Fiona Coghlan (IRE)
Thierry Dusautoir (FRA)
George Gregan (AUS)
Richie McCaw (NZL)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Melodie Robinson (NZL)
John Smit (RSA)
Clive Woodward (ENG)

World Rugby Women's 15s Dream Team of the Year in partnership with Capgemini
Liza Burgess (WAL)
Lynne Cantwell (IRE)
Fiona Coghlan (IRE)
Stephen Jones (ENG)
Gaelle Mignot (FRA)
Jillion Potter (USA)
Melodie Robinson (NZL)
Karl Tenana (NZL)
Danielle Waterman (ENG)

World Rugby Coach of the Year
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Nick Mallett (RSA)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Clive Woodward (ENG)

World Rugby Referee Award
Head of Match officials
High Performance Sevens Referee Manager
Chairman High Performance Rugby Committee
Chairman Professional Game Committee 

International Rugby Players Try of the Year
Conrad Smith (NZL, Chair)
Rachel Burford (ENG)
Thierry Dusautoir (FRA)
Fiao'o Faamausili (NZL)
Bryan Habana (RSA)
Jamie Heaslip (IRE)

World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year in partnership with Tudor
Felipe Contepomi (ARG)
Fiao'o Faamausili (NZL)
Bryan Habana (RSA)
Jamie Heaslip (IRE)

World Rugby Women's Sevens Player of the Year in partnership with HSBC
Humphrey Kayange (KEN)
Tiana Penitani (AUS)
Karl Te Nana (NZL)
Marika Vunibaka (FIJ)
Danielle Waterman (ENG)

World Rugby Men’s Sevens Player of the Year in partnership with HSBC
Humphrey Kayange (KEN)
Tiana Penitani (AUS)
Karl Te Nana (NZL)
Marika Vunibaka (FIJ)
Danielle Waterman (ENG)

Award for Character
Bill Beaumont (World Rugby Chairman)
David Carrigy (World Rugby Head of Development and International Relations)
Brett Gosper (World Rugby Chief Executive)

Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service
Bill Beaumont (World Rugby Chairman)
David Carrigy (World Rugby Head of Development and International Relations)
Brett Gosper (World Rugby Chief Executive)

International Rugby Players Special Merit
International Rugby Players representatives