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Six Munster players honoured in awards list

(Pictured, Gerald Davies, chairman of the PRO12 Championship)
SIX Munster players, Jaco Taute, Rory Scannell, Tyler Bleyendaal, John Ryan, Dave Kilcoyne and Billy Holland have been named in the Guinness PRO12 Championship Dream Team. The awards will be made next Sunday. To be eligable for an award players must have made at least ten appearances in this season’s Guinness PRO12 Championship
Rory Sheridan, Head of Sponsorship for Diageo Europe, was Chairman of the media panel, which comprised of journalists and broadcasters from across Italy, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, who voted for the Dream Team.
Munster Rugby lead the way with six players, while Ulster Rugby, Leinster Rugby and Scarlets see two players each make the team. Edinburgh Rugby, Connacht Rugby and Glasgow Warriors each see one player selected.
2016/17 Guinness PRO12 Dream Team:
15 Tiernan O’Halloran (Connacht Rugby)
14 Tommy Seymour (Glasgow Warriors)
13 Jaco Taute (Munster Rugby)
12 Rory Scannell (Munster Rugby)
11 Charles Piutau (Ulster Rugby)
10 Tyler Bleyendaal (Munster Rugby)
9 Ruan Pienaar (Ulster Rugby)
8 Jack Conan (Leinster Rugby)
7 James Davies (Scarlets)
6 Dan Leavy (Leinster Rugby)
5 Billy Holland (Munster Rugby)
4 Ben Toolis (Edinburgh Rugby)
3 John Ryan (Munster Rugby)
2 Ken Owens (Scarlets)
1 Dave Kilcoyne (Munster Rugby)
The Guinness PRO12 Awards will take place at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin on Sunday night, May 7. The following awards will be presented:
Specsavers Fair Play Award
Top Try Scorer
Rhino Golden Boot
Young Player of the Season Try of the Season
Dream Team captain
Coach of the Season
Guinness PRO12 Player’s Player of the Season
Guinness PRO12 Chairman’s Award

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