Launchbury nominated for England's Player of the Year award

Date: 11 Apr 2017

Joe Launchbury has been nominated alongside Owen Farrell and Courtney Lawes for England's Player of the Year award, with the winner announced at the RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby, on Wednesday, May 10 at Battersea Evolution, London.

The trio played key roles in a November series clean sweep while also helping England retain the Six Nations earlier this year.

On news of the nomination, Joe Launchbury said "It’s a special feeling to be nominated by your peers and I have really enjoyed being part of the team this year.

"We’ve had a very successful 12 months and it’s a privilege to play with such talented players."