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Keith Earls Named The 2018 Zurich Players' Player Of The Year

Keith Earls Named The 2018 Zurich Players' Player Of The Year

Munster and Ireland's Keith Earls has been named this year's Zurich Players' Player of the Year.

Overcoming the likes of Leinster's Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton, Earls' club-mate, and the winner of the 2017 award, Conor Murray was also amongst the nominees.

An integral part of Ireland's Grand Slam success, Earls was also a star performer during Munster's run to the Champions Cup semi-final.

Keith Earls

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An award voted for by the players themselves, Earls joins the likes of Paul O'Connell, Brian O'Driscoll and Tommy Bowe as winners of the prestigious award.

Ulster's Jacob Stockdale was named as the Nevin Spence Young Player of the Year 2018. In his breakthrough year with Ireland, Stockdale enjoyed a record breaking season becoming the top try-scorer in a Six Nations campaign.

See Also: Quiz: Name The Starting Teams From Leinster V Munster 2009 Semi-Final

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