Munster man nominated for Six Nations Player of the Championship

Munster’s Tadhg Beirne has been nominated for Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship.

Beirne, who started all five of Ireland’s games in this year’s competition is nominated alongside Robbie Henshaw.

The Munster man excelled in both the second row and back row.

Beirne won more turnovers (10) than anybody else in this year’s competition with Iain Henderson second on the list with six turnovers won.

The 29 year old won 13 lineouts across the Championship with only Henderson and French captain Charles Ollivon ahead of him on that statistic.

French scrum half Antoine Dupont, Scotland back rower Hamish Watson and Welsh pair Taulupe Faletau and Louis Rees-Zammit are the other nominees for the award.

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