Munster duo nominated for European Player of the Year award

Munster's Peter O'Mahony has been nominated for the ERC player of the year award
TWO Munster players, Paul O’Connell and Peter O’Mahony, have been nominated for the ERC European Player of the Year award for 2014.

TWO Munster players, Paul O’Connell and Peter O’Mahony, have been nominated for the ERC European Player of the Year award for 2014.

O’Connell and O’Mahony are among 15 players on the long-list, with the overall winner named revealed after the ERC European club finals in Cardiff in May. Leinster’s Limerick-born hooker Sean Cronin has also been nominated along with Cian Healy and Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar.

ERC European Player of the Year 2014 longlist

- Steffon Armitage (Toulon)

- Miles Benjamin (Leicester Tigers)

- Sean Cronin (Leinster Rugby)

- Jean-Marc Doussain (Toulouse)

- Matt Giteau (Toulon)

- Alex Goode (Saracens)

- Cian Healy (Leinster Rugby)

- Fritz Lee (ASM Clermont Auvergne)

- George North (Northampton Saints)

- Paul O’Connell (Munster Rugby)

- Peter O’Mahony (Munster Rugby)

- Louis Picamoles (Toulouse)

- Ruan Pienaar (Ulster Rugby)

- Sitiveni Sivivatu (ASM Clermont Auvergne)

- Jonny Wilkinson (Toulon)