Brits, Mujati in line for top award

Schalk Brits and Brian Mujati have been shortlisted for the English Premiership Player of the Season award.

Brits has been outstanding for Saracens this season, while Mujati has been the anchor of the Northampton scrum. The Bok duo are among five players to be nominated, the other three being Thomas Waldrom (Leicester), Chris Ashton (Northampton) and Tom Wood (Northampton).

Brits has also been nominated for the Try of the Season accolade for his effort against Gloucester last Sunday.

Other South Africans in line for awards include Bath’s Luke Watson and Leeds’ Hendre Fourie. The pair has been nominated for Performance of the Season.