LV= Young Player of the Year Nominees


The RPA today confirmed the nominees for the LV= Young Player of the Year Award 2013 as voted for by Aviva Premiership players based on performances in domestic rugby this season.

To qualify for the LV= Young Player of the Year Award players must have been 23 or under as of 1st September 2012.

London Wasps have a strong showing in the list of nominees for the title with four of the clubs’ rising stars making the shortlist of six.

Christian Wade, Billy Vunipola, Joe Launchbury and Elliot Daly face competition from Saracens prop Mako Vunipola and Exeter Chiefs’ full back / wing Jack Nowell.

The winners will be announced in front of a host of stars from the world of rugby at The RPA Computacenter Players’ Awards 2013, to be held at Battersea Evolution, London on Wednesday 22nd May. The Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Sky Sports’ Rugby Club on Thursday 23rd May.

The nominations in full are:


Elliot Daly – London Wasps
Joe Launchbury – London Wasps

Jack Nowell – Exeter Chiefs

Billy Vunipola – London Wasps
Mako Vunipola – Saracens
Christian Wade – London Wasps

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