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As it happened: Marx, Dyantyi win big at BrightRock Players Choice Awards

2018-12-11 16:00
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11 Dec 20:58

Thanks for joining us! 

Congratulations to all the winners at this year's BrightRock Players Choice Awards!

11 Dec 20:54

The PLAYERS' PLAYER OF THE YEAR winner is ... 

MALCOLM MARX! 

That's Marx's second award of the evening!

11 Dec 20:52

Now for the major award of the night ... it's the PLAYERS' PLAYER OF THE YEAR

The nominees are:

1. Aphiwe Dyantyi 

2. Kwagga Smith 

3. Malcolm Marx 

4. Siya Kolisi

11 Dec 20:50

And the Fans' Choice Award winner is ...

HACJIVAH DAYIMANI!

11 Dec 20:45

The FANS' CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEES:

1. Werner Kok 

2. Damian Willemse 

3. Hacjivah Dayimani 

4. Warrick Gelant

11 Dec 20:37
11 Dec 20:37

And the Backline Player of the Year award goes to ...

APHIWE DYANTYI! 

That's Dyantyi's second award of the night!

11 Dec 20:36

BACKLINE PLAYER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

1. Aphiwe Dyantyi 

2. Damian Willemse 

3. Lukhanyo Am 

4. Zenay Jordaan (Women's 7s)

11 Dec 20:25

And the Forward of the Year winner is ... 

MALCOLM MARX!

11 Dec 20:25

FORWARD OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

1. Kwagga Smith

2. Malcolm Marx

3. Pieter-Steph du Toit

4. Siya Kolisi

11 Dec 20:17

And the Defender of the Year award goes to ...

PIETER-STEPH DU TOIT!

11 Dec 20:17

DEFENDER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES:

1. Franco Mostert 

2. Pieter-Steph du Toit 

3. Siya Kolisi

4. Werner Kok

11 Dec 20:07
11 Dec 20:06

The #LoveChange Award goes to ...

APHIWE DYANTYI!

11 Dec 20:06

The #LoveChange Award (For the most-improved player over the past year - a true change agent on his way up) nominees:

1. Aphiwe Dyantyi 

2. Damian Willemse 

3. Lukhanyo Am 

4. Selvyn Davids

11 Dec 19:55

And the winner for Best Off The Bench is ... 

ZAIN DAVIDS!

11 Dec 19:55

BEST OFF THE BENCH NOMINEES:

Akker van der Merwe, Steven Kitshoff, Marnus Schoeman, Zain Davids 

11 Dec 19:11
Welcome to our live coverage of the first ever BrightRock Players Choice Awards in Johannesburg ....
05 Dec 12:55

CO-HOST SIV NGESI

05 Dec 12:54

ALL THE CATEGORIES AND NOMINEES

Defender of the year

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

Forward Player of the year

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

Backline Player of the year

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

Best off the bench

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

The #LoveChange Award (For the most-improved player over the past year - a true change agent on his way up)

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

The Fans' Choice Award (as voted by the fans)

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

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)

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

05 Dec 12:50

TOP AWARD

This year's flagship award will again be the coveted Players' Player of the Year award, won last year by Springbok captain Siya Kolisi who is in the running for it again this year - along with Aphiwe Dyantyi, Kwagga Smith and Malcolm Marx.

05 Dec 12:49

ABOUT THE AWARDS

The awards - held by the players, for the players - are the only of their kind in South Africa and sees professional rugby players from SA's 14 unions vote for their top players across six awards categories.

The seventh is a Fans' Choice category where SA rugby fans vote.

05 Dec 12:48

WELCOME!

Welcome to LIVE streaming coverage of the 2018 BrightRock Players Choice Awards exclusive to Sport24!

The show is due to start at 19:30.

 

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