Rugby

Nonu lands top New Zealand award

2015-12-11 11:46
Ma'a Nonu (File)

Cape Town - Ma'a Nonu, who was once unwanted by any New Zealand franchise, has added to his list of incredible achievements in 2015 by being named New Zealand's Player of the Year.

According to the NZ Herald website, the block-busting midfielder, who returned to the Hurricanes in February before playing an integral role for the All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup, also won his 100th cap this year.

His competition for the Kelvin Tremain award came from fellow All Blacks Daniel Carter, Dane Coles and Ben Smith.

Nonu, who is now in France with French club Toulon, has never previously been named New Zealand's Player of the Year.

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