Wasps fly-half Jimmy Gopperth capped off an extraordinary season by being named the Players' Player of the the Year at the 19th annual RPA Players’ Awards 2017 in association with England Rugby.

On a night where All Blacks legend Dan Carter became the latest inductee into the RPA Hall of Fame in association with KPMG, Gopperth polled the most number of votes from his fellow players to complete a memorable season for the 33-year-old.

Other notable award winners on the night included Zach Mercer as the RPA Young Player of the Year, Owen Farrell as The England Player of the Year in association with Beats, Tamara Taylor as the O2 England Women’s Player of the Year and Harlequins great Nick Easter was named the 2017 recipient of the RPA Special Merit Award in association with Premiership Rugby.


The RPA Players' Player of the Year in association with England Rugby 

Jimmy Gopperth

The RPA Young Player of the Year 

Zach Mercer

The England Player of the Year in association with Beats 

Owen Farrell

The Secure Trading England Sevens Player of the Year 

Richard de Carpentier

The 02 England Women's Player of the Year 

Tamara Taylor

The Greene King IPA Championship Player of the Year 

Mark Bright

The Personal Development Programme Award 

Nick de Luca

The RPA Special Merit Award in association with Premiership Rugby 

Nick Easter  

The RPA Blyth Spirit Award in association with Towergate Insurance 

Paul Van-Zandvliet  

The RPA Hall of Fame Induction in association with KPMG 

Dan Carter

2017 Photo Gallery