2019/20 Player of the Season shortlist unveiled
The nominees for the 2019/20 McCrea Financial Services Player of the Season award have been revealed, with seven Glasgow Warriors in the running for the club’s most prestigious award.
by the club’s coaching team for their consistent excellence over the course of
the season so far, each nominee has caught the eye with a series of impressive
displays in a Glasgow jersey.
will be decided by a supporters’ vote, allowing the Warrior Nation to choose
the player they feel to be the club’s outstanding performer over the course of
the 2019/20 campaign to date.
can find out who will be walking away with the prize exclusively live on the
club’s official social media channels, with the winner to be revealed on
Saturday 6 June at the culmination of the 2019/20 Awards Week, sponsored by
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The nominees are:
A key member
of the club’s leadership group, 30-year-old Brown has been a dynamic presence
in a Glasgow shirt since returning from the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
has made nine appearances so far this season, touching down for tries in the
Heineken Champions Cup matches at home to La Rochelle and away at Sale Sharks.
defender in addition to his strength at the lineout, his ability to win back
possession at the breakdown has been a hallmark of his performances this
Cummings picked up where he left off when returning from the Rugby World Cup
with Scotland, turning in a series of impressive performances upon his return
to club duty.
6’6”, the 23-year-old blends dynamic ball-carrying with a natural ability in
the lineout, fast becoming a key component of the Warriors pack.
23, the Glasgow native touched down for a try in December’s clash with
Edinburgh at BT Murrayfield
prop Fagerson has continued to show why he’s rated as one of the best young
props in the business over the 2019/20 season to date.
try-scoring return to Glasgow action against the Southern Kings in November was
the first of 10 appearances across all competitions so far this season, as
Fagerson played a key role in both the Guinness PRO14 and Heineken Champions Cup.
three times in succession for the McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the
Month award, the 24-year-old took home the monthly prize at the third time of
asking back in January.
Hastings has continued to impress the Warrior Nation over the course of the
2019/20 campaign so far, mixing clever kicking and incisive running to great
24-year-old has racked up 87 points from his 10 appearances to date this
season, including a try away to Zebre back in November.
in Europe earned him a brace of man-of-the-match awards, taking home the honour
following the meetings with Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs at Scotstoun.
winner of the McCrea Financial Services Player of the Season award having taken
home the trophy in 2017/18, Horne has once again excited the Warrior Nation
both at home and away.
around the base of the ruck, the scrum-half’s trademark support lines have seen
him finish off some crucial scores over the season to date.
His tally of
seven Guinness PRO14 tries so far sees him sit joint third in the league, four
clear of any other Warrior.
It’s been an
impressive debut campaign in Glasgow colours for loose-head prop Seiuli, who
has made a significant impression since his November arrival from the
27-year-old has brought his dynamic style of play to the Glasgow front-row, making
11 appearances in his first season with the club.
consistency was recognised by the Warrior Nation, who voted him as their McCrea
Financial Services Warrior of the Month for February.
co-captain Wilson has led from the front in 2019/20 so far, bringing his
physicality and big-game experience to every outing in a Glasgow shirt.
back-rower has been involved in every Warriors matchday squad since returning
from the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, making 14 appearances across all competitions.
performances in both domestic and European competition have been hailed as some
of the best rugby of his career so far, with the centurion always giving
everything to the jersey.