Sex­ton crowned player of the year

The Rugby Paper - - Results -

IRE­LAND swept the board at the World Rugby awards in Monaco.

Fly-half Johnny Sex­ton, 33, won the player of the year award, while boss Joe Sch­midt, who will be leav­ing his role af­ter the next World Cup, won coach of the year.

The Six Na­tions cham­pi­ons were also named team of the year.

France’s Jessy Tre­mouliere was named women’s player of the year.

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