Rugby

WP salute Luke Watson

2009-11-03 22:17
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

 

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