Northampton Saints lock Courtney Lawes has been named on a three-man shortlist for the RPA’s England Player of the Year Award for the second year running.
The 29-year-old joins Owen Farrell and Mako Vunipola in the running for the award, which is presented to the outstanding England player from the 2017-18 season as voted by the England elite playing squad.
The winner will be announced at the RPA Players’ Awards 2018 in association with England Rugby on Wednesday 9th May at Battersea Evolution in London.
“It’s a real pleasure to be selected in this England team and play alongside such a strong and committed group of lads,” Lawes said.
“I am extremely thankful for their support, and I am very proud to be nominated for this award for the second season in a row.”
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