Rugby Union Weekly: End-of-season awards – Player of season, young star and breakthrough player

Wales won the Grand Slam and ruled the Six Nations. Leinster retained the Pro14 title, but were pushed by Glasgow. And Saracens were crowned champions of Europe and the Premiership for the second time in four seasons.

Another stellar season of rugby union has come to an end, but who deserves the individual awards? Which young players shone and who made an impression?

Just like the players, the BBC’s Rugby Union Weekly podcast is going on a summer break.

But before that, England scrum-half Danny Care, former England winger Ugo Monye and rugby union correspondent Chris Jones decide their end-of-season awards.

Player of the season – Liam Williams

Young player of the season – Damian Penaud

Breakthrough player of the season – Alex Dombrandt


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