Benchmark this year = winning nowt.
Mens Rugby World Cup team got to a final......... not a single nomination yet owen farrell was top point scorer in the competition.
And let’s be clear here - THEY HAVENT YET.
This isn’t the shortlist. It’s the odds.
Bookies are rarely wrong. Be interesting to see the listThen perhaps he should have been in the mix, for being top point scorer alone, but you'd have to take that up with the judging panel.
It does seem odd how he's not in the mix though, I'll give you that.
Well that's somewhat important to the debate!
It’s a completely different sport to football though. Top try scorer is probably more relevant than top point scorer. A lot of Farrell’s points came from conversions.Earl agree but when you're top scorer in a competition you should be recognised. A footballer would be
They couldn't have had a much kinder draw.
Yes he would but those points generally come off the back of someone else doing well by scoring a try or winning a penalty. He did kick a couple of key drop goals but George Ford kicked three.