Players Awards 2018 - BrightRock Players Choice Awards 2018

Sandton Convention Centre

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 @ 18:30


BrightRock Players Choice Awards 2018

BrightRock Players Choice Awards: For the players, by the players
With seven categories and seven winners, BrightRock and MyPlayers again join forces to honour the best of South Africa’s rugby talent.

Join BrightRock and MyPlayers on Tuesday, 11 December as they Players Choice Awards will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Hosted by BrightRock, provider of needs-matched life insurance, and MyPlayers, the South African rugby players’ organisation, the awards ceremony will see professional South African rugby players honour and acknowledge their peers for getting their game on over the past season.
The awards – held by the players, for the players – are the only of their kind in South Africa and have been designed by the players themselves to precisely match their needs and wants when it comes to recognising excellence on the rugby field. Awards will be given in seven categories, as voted by the players, and include the Fans’ Choice Award for South Africa’s favourite rugby player.?


Date:     11 December

Time:     18:30

Cost:      R380.00

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre


The BrightRock Players Choice Awards Categories
All nominations were compiled by the MyPlayers Board, their Trustees and player representatives.

Category: Defender of the year

Nominees:  1. Franco Mostert
                      2. Pieter-Steph du Toit
                      3. Siya Kolisi
                      4. Werner Kok

Category: Forward Player of the year

Nominees:  1. Kwagga Smith
                     2. Malcolm Marx
                     3. Pieter-Steph du Toit
                     4. Siya Kolisi

Category: Backline Player of the year

Nominees:  1. Aphiwe Dyantyi
                      2. Damian Willemse
                      3. Lukhanyo Am
                      4. Zenay Jordaan (Women’s 7s)

Category: Best off the bench

Nominees:  1. Akker van der Merwe
                      2. Marnus Schoeman
                      3. Steven Kitshoff
                      4. Zain Davids

Category:  The #LoveChange Award – for the most-improved player over the past year – a true change agent

Nominees:  1. Aphiwe Dyantyi
                      2. Damian Willemse
                      3. Lukhanyo Am
                      4. Selvyn Davids

Category:  The Fans’ Choice Award – as voted by the fans on
The winner will donate R50 000 to the charity of his choice.

Nominees:  1. Werner Kok
                      2. Damian Willemse
                      3. Hacjivah Dayimani
                      4. Warrick Gelant

Category: The Players’ Player of the Year – the flagship award of the evening for the player selected as the best player of the year, as chosen by his peers

Nominees:  1. Aphiwe Dyantyi
                      2. Kwagga Smith
                      3. Malcolm Marx
                      4. Siya Kolisi


Section Adult
General Seating R380.00

Address: 161 Maude St, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196

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