New Zealand rugby scoops majority awards
November 1, 2015 11:12 pm
New Zealand rugby has scooped majority awards at the World Rugby awards function in England.
New Zealand first five Dan Carter has scooped the Player of the Year award with the All Blacks being named the Team of the Year.
All Blacks wing Julian Savea scooped the try of the year award for his touch down against France in the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Savea’s team mate, Nehe-Milner Skudder has been awarded with the Breakthrough Player of the Year award.
New Zealand’s Kendra Cocksedge received the Women’s Player of the year award.
Portia Woodman, also from New Zealand received the Women’s Sevens Player of the Year award.
Wallabies coach, Micheal Cheika has been named the Coach of the Year.
Welsh referee Nigel Owens, who controlled the World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand received the Referee of the Year award.
South African forward Werner Kok has won the World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year award.
Vodafone Fiji player Semi Kunatani with South African Seabelo Senatla was also nominated for the award