England trio shortlisted for player of RBS 6 Nations

  • Itoje, Farrell and Launchbury make shortlist
  • Vote for your Player of the Championship here 

Three England players have ben shortlisted for the RBS 6 Nations player of the championship award, with voting now open. 

Maro Itoje, Owen Farrell and Joe Launchbury all feature on the list of 12 players from all six nations.

All three players started in every match with Farrell ending the competition as the second highest points scorer with 63.

England secured back-to-back RBS 6 Nations titles but were denied a Grand Slam by Ireland in Dublin in their final fixture. 

The winner will be chosen by a public vote with voting set to close at noon on Tuesday, 21 March. You can vote by tweeting @SixNationsRugby with your reason or by visiting the RBS 6 Nations website here. 

Player of the Championship Shortlist 

1 Louis Picamoles France
2 CJ Stander Ireland
3 Finn Russell Scotland
4 Camille Lopez France
5 Maro Itoje England
6 Owen Farrell England
7 Joe Launchbury England
8 Stuart Hogg Scotland
9 Conor Murray Ireland
10 Sergio Parisse Italy
11 Rhys Webb Wales
12 Ken Owens Wales