No.8 Thomas Waldrom was named the Computacenter Players' Player of the Year and his team-mate Manu Tuilagi the Norman Broadbent Young Player of the Year.
Other players recognised on the night were retiring Bath lock Danny Grewcock, who won the HSBC Special Merit Award and former Wasps and England stalwart Lawrence Dallaglio, who was inducted into the LV Hall of Fame. Bath's Michael Claassens was awarded The Sunday Times Try of the Year for his try against Exeter Chiefs at The Rec on April 9, 2011, which was voted for by fans.
Leeds' James Tincknell received The Blyth Spirit Award following his inspiring progress after a life-threatening car crash. The award is a special presentation from the RPA members for outstanding courage in the face of adversity.