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Goneva grabs top award

Arin Kumar
Saturday, May 24, 2014

FLYING Fijian Vereniki Goneva was named the 2014 Players' Player of the Year at the Rugby Players Association awards dinner in London on Wednesday.

The Leicester Tigers winger scored 12 tries in 18 Aviva Premiership matches in his second season and has recently signed a new two-year contract with the Tigers.

Goneva helped the Tigers win the Premiership title last year when he scored five tries in 11 games but his side lost in the semi-final earlier last week 20-21 to Northampton Saints.

He said it was an honour to win the award.

"This means a lot and I'm really very happy," Goneva was quoted as saying on sky.com.

"It's an honour to win this award because a lot of players have done very well this season.

"To be voted by other players is something very special.

"A lot of players fight for this award, so to be recognised like this is great."

The flying winger has also been named in the Flying Fijians team for the June Tests.








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