Scotland’s Stuart Hogg named player of the Six Nations

first_imgScotland’s Stuart Hogg has been voted the Six Nations player of the championship.The award was decided by a combination of an online poll, which the 23-year-old full-back won with over 30 per cent of the vote, and a panel of former rugby players.Hogg, who made his 43rd appearance in a Scottish shirt during the Championship, said: “I’m honoured to receive the RBS player of the championship trophy and join the list of the esteemed players that have won in the past.“I’m extremely grateful for all the supporters who voted for me.”England’s Billy Vunipola came a close second with 27 per cent of the vote, with third place awarded to the tournament’s top-try scorer George North.Ireland’s scrum-half Conor Murray came fourth.Hogg returns to club duty this week with Glasgow Warriors against Ulster at a sell-out Scotstoun on Friday night. Scotland’s Stuart Hogg 1last_img read more