Scottish Rugby Writers’ Club Player of the Season shortlists announced

Winners to be announced at tomorrow night's Scottish Rugby Writers Dinner at Glaschu restaurant in Glasgow

THE shortlists for both the Scottish Rugby Writers Club Men’s and Club Women’s Player of the Season awards have been announced.

The winners – voted for by Scotland’s rugby journalists – will be unveiled at tomorrow [Thursday] night’s Scottish Rugby Writers Dinner at Glaschu restaurant in Glasgow.



The shortlist for the Club Men’s Player of the Season –  sponsored by Greenbelt Group – consists of:

    • Conor Bickerstaff (Marr) 

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    • DJ Innes (Currie Chieftains)

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    • Jae Linton (Hawick) 

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  • Pete McCallum (Ayr)

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  • Andrew Mitchell (Hawick) 

Andrew Mitchell scored his 11th try in 11 matches for Hawick so far this season against Marr on Saturday. Image: Malcolm Grant
Image: Malcolm Grant
  • Shawn Muir (Hawick)

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The shortlist for the Club Women’s Player of the Season – which is sponsored by Oak & Black premium suppliers of sustainable awards – consists of:


    • Ceitidh Ainsworth (Stirling County)

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    • Merryn Gunderson (Corstorphine Cougars)

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    • Roma Fraser (Hillhead Jordanhill)

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    • Briar McNamara (Watsonians)

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    • Rachel Phillips (Watsonians)

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David has worked as a freelance rugby journalist since 2004 covering every level of the game in Scotland for publications including he Herald/Sunday Herald, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday/Evening News, The Daily Record, The Daily Mail/Mail on Sunday and The Sun.


    • Who would you omit from the list instead then? All the guys on the list have been outstanding this season.

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