Ciara Griffin Shortlisted For Ireland Women’s Rugby Player of the Year

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin is in the running for the Irish Women’s Rugby Player of the Year Award.

The Ballymac-woman, who was recently named as the Munster Player of the Year is shortlisted alongside Eimear Considine and Anna Caplice for the national accolade.

Connacht out-half Jack Carty is on a four-man shortlist for the Men’s Players’ Player of the Year Award.

Carty became Connacht’s record point scorer this season and also enjoyed a breakthrough year at international level, winning three caps in the Six Nations.

Leinster second-row James Ryan and Munster forwards Tadhg Beirne and Peter O’Mahony are also in contention to win the prize.

Ryan is also shortlisted for the Nevin Spence Young Player of the Year Award, alongside his Leinster teammate Jordan Larmour and Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale.