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#1 thirteenthman

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 07:05 AM

Cameron Smith wins 'International Player of the Year'.

http://www.nrl.com/c...58/default.aspx

The main awards are a bit of a waste of time in my opinion, but here are the individual competing nations players of the year:-

Canada: Tony Felix
Cook Islands: Tinirau Arona
Czech Republic: David Lahr
Fiji: Sisa Waqa
France: Vincent Duport
Germany: Mawuli Amefia
Ireland: Liam Finn
Italy: Fabrizio Ciaurro
Jamaica: Fabion Turner
Japan: Noriyuki Tainaka
Malta: Clifford Debattista
Morocco: Souhail Ait Alla
Lebanon: Danny Barakat
Papua New Guinea: Dion Aye
Russia: Sergey Konstantinov
Samoa: Tony Puletua
Scotland: John Duffy
Serbia: Stefan Nedeljkovic
South Africa: Stevie Meyer
Sweden: Tobias Rorstam
Tonga: Brent Kite
USA: Michael Garvey
Wales: Rhodri Lloydd

#2 nadera78

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:11 AM

Since when was Ben Barba an international?
What internationals has Ben Cummins refereed?
Why don't Norway or Denmark have players named?
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#3 roughyedspud

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 10:05 AM

no kiwis lol

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#4 deluded pom?

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:15 AM

So they make these awards as the international season just begins for the UK sides! They also choose their international player of the year based on two matches played six months apart! Who was the selection panel, the same one that chooses the Australian team? More Australian arrogance.

Edited by deluded pom?, 17 October 2012 - 11:18 AM.

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#5 thirteenthman

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 02:45 PM

So they make these awards as the international season just begins for the UK sides! They also choose their international player of the year based on two matches played six months apart! Who was the selection panel, the same one that chooses the Australian team? More Australian arrogance.


According to this week's League Weekly, Danny Lockwood had a vote for player of the year, so the judging panel wasn't exclusively Australian. However, there are so many flaws in these awards it's not funny. How have they managed to find a Japanese player of the year? And the Tongan player of the year is Brent Kite? Seriously!!!

#6 Evil Homer

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 03:51 PM

These awards are about as credible as the organization itself.

#7 Bob8

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 02:34 PM

Since when was Ben Barba an international?
What internationals has Ben Cummins refereed?
Why don't Norway or Denmark have players named?


The DRLF will name the Danish players of the year at teh end of the year.

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