Tuwai misses top award to Baker
November 26, 2017 8:56 pm
Fiji Airways national team captain Jerry Tuwai missed out on the World Rugby Sevens play of the year award in Monaco.
USA speedster Perry Baker, who had an outstanding performance last season has won the award.
Baker becomes the first player from USA to win the prestigious award.
Meanwhile, New Zealand’s Michaela Blyde won the World Rugby Women’s Sevens player of the year award and Rieko Ioane grabbed the Breakthrough Player of the year award.
Other award winners:
World Rugby Men’s Player of the Year – Beauden Barrett
World Rugby Women’s Player of the Year – Portia Woodman
World Rugby Team of the Year – Blacks Ferns 15s side
Coach of the Year – Eddie Jones
World Rugby Referee of the Year – Joy Neville