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RPA Players’ Awards 20th Anniversary – Book Now!

The RPA celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2018 and you could be there as we mark the occasion in style at the 20th RPA Players’ Awards, in association with England Rugby. Taking place on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at Battersea Evolution, London, the awards are set to be the biggest yet as we welcome back a host […]

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Five shortlisted for RPA Players’ Player of the Year

Five players have today been shortlisted for the RPA Players’ Player of the Year in association with England Rugby. This prestigious award is voted for by all Aviva Premiership players and recognises the outstanding talent in English rugby. The winner will be announced at the RPA Players’ Awards 2017 on Wednesday 10th May in London. […]

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The RPA Players’ Awards 2017 Nominees

Congratulations to all our nominees for The RPA Players’ Awards 2017 in association with England Rugby. The winners will be announced during our awards ceremony on Wednesday 10th May at Battersea Evolution in London.   The RPA Players’ Player of the Year in association with England Rugby Elliot Daly – Wasps Owen Farrell – Saracens […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 10: Nick Easter of Harlequins looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Leicester Tigers at the Twickenham Stoop on January 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Nick Easter Honoured with RPA Special Merit Award

Former Harlequins and England number eight, Nick Easter, has been named as the 2017 recipient of the RPA Special Merit Award to be presented at the RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby, on Wednesday 10th May at Battersea Evolution, London.  The RPA Special Merit Award recognises an outstanding contribution to rugby in England […]

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Rugby hero Paul Van-Zandvliet to receive RPA honour

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) has today announced it will honour former Newcastle Falcon Paul Van-Zandvliet at the 2017 RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby, which takes place on Wednesday 10th May at Battersea Evolution, London. Paul has been confirmed as the recipient of this year’s RPA Blyth Spirit Award in association with […]

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Career Moves: Lee Mears

We catch up with former England, British & Irish Lions and Bath hooker, Lee Mears, to find out exactly what the 37-year-old has been up to since his playing days. Firstly Lee, how do you make your living? I’m an Executive Coach for Preston Associates in London, working with both individuals and teams covering everything […]

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RPA CAREER INSIGHT – Ricoh

Name: Oliver Wren Position: Manager of Strategic Japanese Accounts Years spent at the company: 6 months (UK) Previous work experience: Ricoh Canada Government sales Hobbies / passions: Sport, Food   How did you get started in your chosen career? After my ice hockey career I decided to get involved in sales, it seemed like a […]

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Smith Crowned Players’ Player of the Year

Wasps’ flanker, George Smith, added to an already memorable season by being crowned the RPA Players’ Player of the Year in association with England Rugby, at the 18th annual RPA Players’ Awards 2016 in association with England Rugby. The evening played host to some of the biggest names in the game and honoured the outstanding […]