RUGBY: Bath duo up for Premiership award

First published in Sport

BATH George Ford and Anthony Watson have been shortlisted for the Land Rover Discovery of the Season award.

Premiership Rugby today confirmed the nominees – which also include one player each from Northampton Saints, Saracens, Leicester Tigers and Gloucester – who have emerged in the race to find the best U23 player in the Aviva Premiership.

Bath is the only side to have more than one player included in the shortlist, with Ford and Watson rewarded for their stellar campaigns.

The winner will be announced at the Aviva Premiership Rugby Awards at the London Hilton, Park Lane on May 15.

Shortlist: Jamie Elliott (Northampton Saints), George Ford (Bath), Elliott Stooke (Gloucester), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Anthony Watson (Bath), Owen Williams (Leicester Tigers).


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