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Sexton and Ryan named on shortlist

Updated: Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 17:50

Jonathan Sexton has been named on the RBS 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist
Jonathan Sexton has been named on the RBS 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist

Two Ireland players, Jonathan Sexton and Donnacha Ryan, have been shortlisted for the 2012 RBS 6 Nations Player of the Tournament.

The shortlist is comprised of all the players who were named as man-of-the-match in all matches across the first four weekends of the RBS 6 Nations.

Sexton was named man-of-the-match against Italy. Ryan was named man-of-the-match against Scotland.

Italy's Andrea Masi received the accolade in last year's Six Nations tournament.

RBS 6 NATIONS PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT SHORTLIST:

Sam Warburton (Wales)
Dan Lydiate (Wales)
Alex Cuthbert (Wales)
Mike Phillips (Wales)
Julien Malzieu (France)
Yoann Maestri (France)
Imanol Harinordoquy (France)
David Denton (Scotland)
Ross Rennie (Scotland)
Sergio Parisse (Italy)
Jonathan Sexton (Ireland)
Donnacha Ryan (Ireland)