Marx dominates Lions awards

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:29
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx walked away with four accolades at the Lions award ceremony for 2017.

Marx was crowned the Lions Player of the Year, Super Rugby Player of the Year, Players' Player of the Year and Supporters' Player of the Year.

The 23-year-old had an impressive season for the Lions.

Springboks scrumhalf Ross Cronje was elected Super Rugby Backline Player of the Year.

While for the second consecutive year lock Franco Mostert received the Super Rugby Forward of the Year award.

BlitzBoks star Albertus 'Kwagga' Smith was named Currie Cup Player of the Year, while the Forward of the Year went to Marvin Orie and the Backline player of the Year was handed to Ashlon Davids in the same competition.

Currie Cup winners:

Golden Lions Forward of the Year
Marvin Orie
 
Golden Lions Backline Player of the Year
Ashlon Davids
                         
Golden Lions Player of the Year
Albertus Smith
 
Lions Super Rugby winners
 
Lions Super Rugby Forward of the Year
Franco Mostert
 
Lions Super Rugby Backline Player of the Year
Ross Cronje
 
Lions Super Rugby Player of the Year
Malcolm Marx
 
Supporters Player of the Year
Malcolm Marx
 
Players Player of the Year
Malcolm Marx
 
Player of the year
Malcolm Marx

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