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Streather named RFU Championship Player of the Year

DEPARTING Nottingham Rugby ace Tim Streather has been named the RFU Championship Player of the Year.

Streather Awards

The 24-year-old centre picked up the award in London last night, beating off competition from Leeds Carnegie's Stevie McColl and Jersey's Guy Thompson.

It caps a great season for Streather, who has already been named in the Championship Dream XV and sealed a move to top Premiership club Saracens.

"It really doesn't get any better than this," he told the Nottingham Post.

"I was shocked and thrilled just to be shortlisted, so to win it is an incredible feeling.

"It's such a huge honour - I'm really chuffed to get it ahead of the two other guys who played so well for their clubs this season.

"There are a lot of people I have to thank, starting with everyone at Nottingham."

He was a key player as Nottingham achieved their highest-ever finish in the Championship of second place to reach the semi-finals of the play-offs for promotion into the Premiership for the first time.

More is available at the Nottingham Post here.

 

The RPA Computacenter Players' Awards 2013 winners:

Computacenter Players' Player of the Year 2013
1. Christian Wade - London Wasps
2. Julian Salvi - Leicester Tigers
3. Mako Vunipola - Saracens

LV= Young Player of the Year 2013
1. Christian Wade - London Wasps
2. Mako Vunipola - Saracens
3. Billy Vunipola - London Wasps

Monitise England Player of the Year 2013
Joe Launchbury - London Wasps

HSBC England Sevens Player of the Year 2013
Dan Norton

England Women's Player of the Year in association with 15 Magazine
Emily Scarratt

RFU Championship Player of the Year 2013
Tim Streather - Nottingham Rugby

The RPA Hall of Fame Induction in association with KPMG
Ieuan Evans (Wales and British & Irish Lions)

TAG Heuer Special Merit Award
Geordan Murphy ( Leicester Tigers, Ireland and British & Irish Lions)

RPA Blyth Spirit Award in association with Towergate Insurance
Michael Lynagh (Saracens and Australia)

The Sunday Times Try of the Year as voted for by fans online at www.skysports.com/rugbyclub following Stuart Barnes' shortlist of six Aviva Premiership tries.

Ben Youngs - Bath Rugby v Leicester Tigers, Round 21, 20th April 2013

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