Rugby Union: Three Leinster players nominated for top award
Three Leinster players are among five short-listed for the European Player of the Year award, the ERC said on Monday.
Ireland pair Jamie Heaslip and Sean O'Brien and New Zealand fly-half Isa Nacewa were nominated along with Italian captain Sergio Parisse a flanker who plays for Stade Francais and Tongan prop Soane Tonga'uiha of Northampton Saints.
Irish province Leinster face England's Northampton at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on May 21 in the European Cup final.
The winner of the award will be announced on May 24.
Date published : 16 May 201114:00:10