Thursday, April 28, 2005

English Rugby Gears up for Annual Awards

The nominations have been announced for the various awards for English Rugby Union's domestic league players. Leading the awards, which will be presented at an awards dinner on May 4th, is the Zurich Player of the Season Award. Finance group Zurich is the lead sponsor of the Zurich Premiership, the leading club competition within English rugby. Other sponsors of the Zurich A League (the competition for the second teams of the 12 Premiership clubs) are: O2, Gillette, Powergen, Land Rover and The Times newspaper. Many of these sponsors have their own awards to announced at the May 4th event, including: O2 Director of Rugby of the Season; Land Rover Discovery of the Season; and the Gillette M3Power Try of the Season.

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