WP salute Luke Watson
Luke Watson in action for WP. (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Luke Watson was on Tuesday night honoured for his excellent season at Western Province when he was named as the rugby union’s best forward and players’ player of the year at their annual prize giving.
Watson has already joined up with English club side Bath. On Monday night he was named as South Africa's Currie Cup player of the year.
Province's new Springbok centre, Juan de Jongh, was named as the most promising senior player, while fullback Joe Pietersen was named best back of the season.The award-winners:
Women’s player of the year: Chantel Siechers
Best under-19 back: Louis Schreuder
Best under-19 forward: Nizaam Carr
Best under-21 back: Tim Whitehead
Best under-21 forward: Martin Muller
Most promising senior player: Juan de Jongh
Best forward: Luke Watson
Best back: Joe Pietersen
Club player of the year: Clinton van Rensburg
Players’ player of the year: Luke Watson