IRB Player of the Year Award 2011 - Thierry Dusautoir (France)

Thierry Dusautoir 

Thierry Dusautoir receives the IRB Player of the Year 2011 Award at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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IRB Team of the Year Award 2011 - New Zealand

 Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw receives the IRB Team of the Year Award 2011 on behalf of New Zealand at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images
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IRB Coach of the Year Award 2011 - Graham Henry (New Zealand) 

Graham Henry

Graham Henry receives the IRB Coach of the Year Award 2011 at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images
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IRB Sevens Player of the Year Award 2011 - Cecil Afrika (South Africa)

Cecil Afrika

Cecil Afrika receives the IRB Sevens Player of the Year Award 2011 at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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IRB Junior Player of the Year Award 2011 - George Ford (England)

George Ford

George Ford receives the IRB Junior Player of the Year Award 2011.  George was not able to attend the IRB Awards and was presented with the trophy by Rory Underwood in England.
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Women's Personality Award 2011 - Ruth Mitchell

Ruth Mitchell

Ruth Mitchell receives the IRB Women's Personality Award 2011 at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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IRB Development Award 2011 - Bob Latham - Rookie Rugby USA

Bob Latham

Bob Latham receives the IRB Development Award 2011 on behalf of Rookie Rugby USA at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service - Keith Lawrence

Keith Lawrence

Keith Lawrence receives the IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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Spirit of Rugby Award 2011 - Wooden Spoon

Peter Scott & Bill Hill

Peter Scott and Bill Hill receive the Spirit of Rugby Award 2011 on behalf of Wooden Spoon at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service - Jock Hobbs

Jock Hobbs

Jock Hobbs receives the Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images.
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IRPA Special Merit Award - George Smith

George Smith

George receives the IRPA Special Merit Award.  George was not able to attend the IRB Awards and was presented with the trophy during a recent visit to New Zealand.
 
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IRPA Try of the Year Award 2011 - Radike Samo (Australia v New Zealand) 

Radike Samo

Australian Radike Samo receives the IRPA Try of the Year Award 2011 at the IRB Awards in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo: Getty Images. 
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