Alun Wyn Jones Springboks flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit wins World Rugby Player of the Year as Rassie Erasmus claims coach award

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Alun Wyn Jones World Rugby Mens 15s Player of the Year award winner Pieter-Steph du Toit of South Africa poses with the trophy following the World Rugby Awards 2019 ceremony in Tokyo on November 3, 2019. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP) (Photo by KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images)
World Rugby Mens 15s Player of the Year award winner Pieter-Steph du Toit of South Africa poses with the trophy following the World Rugby Awards 2019 ceremony in Tokyo on November 3, 2019. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP) (Photo by KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images)

Flanker Pieter-Steph Du Toit won the men’s world player of the year title, becoming the third Springbok to land the award after Schalk Burger and Bryan Habana.

Du Toit has been in outstanding form all year, culminating in a memorable display during Saturday’s World Cup final when South Africa beat England 32-12.

The other nominations were Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones, England flanker Tom Curry, Springboks wing Cheslin Kolbe, New Zealand flanker Ardie Savea and USA forward Joe Taufete’e.

A keenly-contested coach of the year award went to Rassie Erasmus, who masterminded the World Cup triumph, with his Springboks side named team of the year.

Erasmus prevailed

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