The Zurich Irish Rugby Player’s Awards were held last night at The Clayton Hotel Burlington Road. Mason Alexander were delighted to be sponsoring the Supports Player of the Year Award. It has been a phenomenal year so far for Irish rugby winning the Grand Slam and Champions Cup and the Mason Alexander team were excited to be attending one of the biggest nights in Irish sport.
Mason Alexander Director and Irish Rugby Player Rob Kearney took to the stage to address the crowd.
The nominees for The Mason Alexander Supporters’ Player of the Year 2018 Award, as voted by the public, was presented to Connacht’s Bundee Aki by Mason Alexander CEO, Andrew Lynch. A well-deserved award, Bundee had an outstanding season putting in top class performances for both Connacht and Ireland. The other nominees up for the award were Iain Henderson, Keith Earls, Tadhg Furlong, Dan Leavy, Conor Murray, Johnny Sexton and Jacob Stockdale.
Keith Earls was awarded the Irish Players’ Player of the Year for 2018 by his fellow players at the Zurich Irish Rugby Awards ceremony in Dublin after a superb season for province and country.
Tune into TV3 at 10pm on Friday to see all the highlights from this event.
Congratulations to Rugby Players Ireland on another fantastic event. The work they do in relation to player welfare is outstanding particularly the support of the Tackle Your Feelings campaign which is a very worthy cause.