2013 IRB Award winners

IRB Player of the Year: Kieran Read (New Zealand)
- Announced 3 December 2013
IRB Team of the Year: New Zealand
- Announced 3 December 2013
IRB Coach of the Year: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)
- Announced 3 December 2013
IRB Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC: Tim Mikkelson (New Zealand) 
- Presented in Moscow on 30 June 2013
IRB Women's Sevens Player of the Year: Kayla McAlister (New Zealand) 
- Presented in Moscow on 30 June 2013
IRB Junior Player of the Year: Sam Davies (Wales)
- Presented in Vannes, France, on 23 June 2013
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Ian McIntosh
- Presented at IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in Dublin on 18 November 2013
IRB Special Development Award: Ange Guimera
- Presented at IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in Dublin on 18 November 2013
Spirit of Rugby Award: Yoshiharu Yamaguchi
- Presented at IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in Dublin on 18 November 2013
IRB Development Award: Robin Timmins
- Presented at IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in Dublin on 18 November 2013
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Michel Lamoulie
- Presented during the IRB Junior World Championship in France on 17 June 2013
IRPA Try of the Year: Beauden Barrett (New Zealand v France)
- Presented 20 February 2014
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: Thomas Lawton Snr., John Thornett, Ken Catchpole, Mark Ella, David Campese, George Gregan, Robert Seddon and the 1888 British team, David Bedell-Sivright, Bleddyn Williams and Jack Matthews, Ronnie Dawson and Gavin Hastings

2012 IRB Award winners
IRB Player of the Year: Dan Carter (New Zealand)
- Presented in London on 3 December 2012
IRB Team of the Year: New Zealand
- Presented in London on 3 December 2012
IRB Coach of the Year: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)
- Presented in London on 3 December 2012
IRB Sevens Player of the Year: Tomasi Cama (New Zealand)
- Presented in London on 13 May 2012
IRB Junior Player of the Year: Jan Serfontein (South Africa)
- Presented in Cape Town, South Africa, on 22 June 2012
IRB Women's Player of the Year: Michaela Staniford (England)
- Presented in London on 1 December 2012
IRB Development Award: South African Rugby Union
- Presented at the CAR AGM in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on 8 December 2012
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Paul Dobson
- Presented at the IRB Junior World Championship semi finals in South Africa, on 17 June 2012
Spirit of Rugby Award: Lindsay Hilton
- Presented in Nova Scotia, Canada, on 24 November 2012
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Viorel Morariu
- Presented in Bucharest, Romania, on 13 December 2012
IRPA Try of the Year: Bryan Habana (South Africa v New Zealand)
- Announced on 29 November 2012
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: Gordon Tietjens, Ian and Donald Campbell, Demi Sakata, 1924 Romanian Olympic team, 1920 and 1924 USA Olympic team, Richard and Kennedy Tsimba, Alfred St George Hamersley and Waisale Serevi.

2011 IRB Award winners - Auckland, New Zealand
Following New Zealand's crowning as Rugby World Cup winners in their home country, they were further honoured with the Team and Coach of the Year Awards, while Player of the Year was awarded to France captain Thierry Dusautoir.

IRB Player of the Year: Thierry Dusautoir (France)
IRB Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB Coach of the Year: Graham Henry (New Zealand)
IRB Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC: Cecil Afrika (South Africa) 
IRB Junior Player of the Year: George Ford (England)
IRB Women's Personality of the Year: Ruth Mitchell
IRB Development Award: Rookie Rugby
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Keith Lawrence
Spirit of Rugby Award: Wooden Spoon
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Jock Hobbs
IRPA Special Merit Award: George Smith (Australia)
IRPA Try of the Year: Radike Samo (Australia v New Zealand) 
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: Dr Roger Vanderfield, Richard Littlejohn, Sir Nicholas Shehadie, John Kendall-Carpenter, David Kirk, Sir Brian Lochore, Nick Farr-Jones, Bob Dwyer, Francois Pienaar, Kitch Christie, Rod Macqueen, Martin Johnson CBE, Sir Clive Woodward OBE, John Smit, Jake White, Gareth Rees, Agustín Pichot, Brian Lima and Jonah Lomu.

2010 IRB Award winners
IRB Player of the Year: Richie McCaw (New Zealand)
- Announced on 1 December 2010
IRB Team of the Year: New Zealand
- Announced on 1 December 2010
IRB Coach of the Year: Graham Henry (New Zealand)
- Announced on 1 December 2010
IRB Sevens Player of the Year: Mikaele Pesamino (Samoa)
- Presented in Edinburgh on 30 May 2010
IRB Junior Player of the Year: Julian Savea (New Zealand)
- Presented in Rosario, Argentina, on 21 June 2010
IRB Women's Personality of the Year: Carla Hohepa (New Zealand)
- Presented in London on 5 September 2010
IRB Development Award: Brian O'Shea
- Presented at John Eales Medal function in Sydney on 21 October 2010
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Colin High
- Presented at IRB High Performance Referees Conference on 8 November 2010
Spirit of Rugby Award: Virreyes Rugby Club
- Presented in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 27 November 2010
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Jean-Claude Baque
- Presented at FIRA-AER General Assembley in Paris on 4 December 2010
IRPA Try of the Year: Chris Ashton (England v Australia) 
- Presented at Twickenham on 12 February 2011

2009 IRB Award winners
IRB Player of the Year: Richie McCaw (New Zealand)
- Presented in Marseille on 28 November 2009
IRB Team of the Year: South Africa
- Presented in Dublin on 28 November 2009
IRB Coach of the Year: Declan Kidney (Ireland)
- Presented in Dublin on 28 November 2009
IRB Junior Player of the Year: Aaron Cruden (New Zealand)
- Presented in Tokyo on 21 June 2009
IRB Sevens Player of the Year: Ollie Phillips (England)
- Presented in Edinburgh on 31 May 2009
Spirit of Rugby Award: L'Aquila Rugby Club
- Presented in L'Aquila on 11 September 2009
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Noel Murphy
­ - Presented at IRB General Assembly in Dublin on 30 November 2009
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Francis Palmade
- Presented at IRB High Performance Referees Conference on 10 November 2009
IRB International Women's Personality of the Year: Debby Hodgkinson
- Presented in Apia, Samoa on 7 August 2009
IRB Development Award: Lin Chia-Sheng
- Presented at IRB General Assembly in Dublin on 30 November 2009
IRPA Try of the Year: Jaque Fourie (South Africa v British & Irish Lions)
- Presented in Cape Town on 6 March 2010
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: William E. Maclagan (Scotland and British), Barry H. Heatlie (South Africa), Benjamin L. Osler (South Africa), Clifford I. Morgan (Wales and Lions), Sir Anthony J.F. O'Reilly A.O (Ireland and Lions), Frederick C.H. du Preez (South Africa), Dr Sydney Millar CBE (Ireland and Lions), William J. McBride (Ireland and Lions), Ian R. McGeechan (Scotland and Lions).
- Inducted at Rugby School on 27 October 2009

2008 IRB Award winners, London, England

On an evening of celebration and reflection at Old Billingsgate, Shane Williams' was recognised for his success throughout the year by taking Player of the Year.  New Zealand reclaimed Team of the Year and Graham Henry was named IRB Coach of the Year.

IRB Player of the Year: Shane Williams (Wales)
IRB Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB Coach of the Year: Graham Henry (New Zealand)
IRB Junior Player of the Year: Luke Braid (New Zealand)
IRB Sevens Player of the Year: DJ Forbes (New Zealand)
Spirit of Rugby Award: Roelien Muller and Patrick Cotter
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Sir Nicholas Shehadie
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Andre Watson
IRB International Women's Personality of the Year: Carol Isherwood
IRB Development Award: Tag Rugby Development Trust and Martin Hansford
IRPA Special Merit Award: Agustin Pichot
IRPA Try of the Year: Brian O'Driscoll (Australia v Ireland)
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: 1888 Natives Team of New Zealand & Joe Warbrick, Melrose Club and Ned Haig, Dr Jack Kyle, Hugo Porta, Philippe Sella

2007 IRB Award winners, Paris, France
Following a successful and exciting Rugby World Cup in France which saw South Africa win the Webb Ellis Cup, they were further honoured at the IRB Awards taking out Player, Team and Coach of the Year.

IRB International Player of the Year: Bryan Habana (South Africa)
IRB International Team of the Year: South Africa
IRB International Coach of the Year: Jake White (South Africa)
IRB International U19 Player of the Year: Robert Fruean (New Zealand)
IRB International Sevens Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB International Sevens Player of the Year: Afeleke Pelenise (New Zealand)
Spirit of Rugby Award: Nicolas Pueta
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Jose Epalza
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Dick Byres
IRB International Women's Personality of the Year: Sarah Corrigan
IRB Development Award: Jacob Thompson
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: Baron Pierre de Coubertin, Wilson Whineray, Dr Danie Craven, Gareth Edwards, John Eales

2006 IRB Awards winners, Glasgow, Scotland
The IRB Awards 2006 saw the first induction into the IRB Hall of Fame with Rugby School and William Webb Ellis being recognised for their contribution to the Game.  The night also saw New Zealand receive the Player, Team and Coach of the Year.

IRB International Player of the Year: Richie McCaw (New Zealand)
IRB International Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB International Coach of the Year: Graham Henry (New Zealand)
IRB International U19 Player of the Year: Josh Holmes (Australia)
IRB International U21 Player of the Year: Lionel Beauxis (France)
IRB International Sevens Team of the Year: Fiji
IRB International Sevens Player of the Year: Uale Mai (Samoa)
Spirit of Rugby Award: Polly Miller
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Brian Lochore
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Peter Marshall
IRB International Women's Personality of the Year: Margaret Alphonsi
IRB Development Award: Mike Luke
IRB Hall of Fame inductees: William Webb Ellis and Rugby School

2005 IRB Awards winners, Paris, France
A memorable night for New Zealand at the IRB Awards 2005 receiving several Awards including the coveted Player, Team and Coach of the Year Awards.

IRB International Player of the Year: Daniel Carter (New Zealand)
IRB International Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB International Coach of the Year: Graham Henry (New Zealand)
IRB International U19 Player of the Year: Isaia Toeava (New Zealand)
IRB International U21 Player of the Year: Tatafu Polota-Nau (Australia)
IRB International Sevens Team of the Year: Fiji
IRB International Sevens Player of the Year: Orene Ai'i (New Zealand)
Spirit of Rugby Award: Jean Pierre Rives
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Peter Crittle
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Paddy O'Brien
IRB International Women's Personality of the Year: Farah Palmer
IRB Development Award: Robert Antonin
IRB Chairman's Award: Sir Tasker Watkins V.C., G.B.E, D.L

2004 IRB Awards winners, London, UK
South Africa enjoyed a clean sweep of Awards in 2004 as Schalk Burger picked up Player of the Year, Jake White was named Coach of the Year and South Africa won Team of the Year following their Tri Nations success.

IRB International Player of the Year: Schalk Burger (South Africa)
IRB International Team of the Year, in association with Sodexho: South Africa
IRB International Coach of the Year: Jake White (South Africa)
IRB International U19 Player of the Year: Jeremy Thrush (New Zealand)
IRB International U21 Player of the Year in assoc. with Waterford Crystal: Jerome Kaino (New Zealand)
IRB International Sevens Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB International Sevens Player of the Year: Simon Amor (England)
Spirit of Rugby Award: Jarrod Cunnningham
Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service: Ronnie Dawson
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Jim Fleming
IRB International Women's Personality of the Year: Donna Kennedy
IRB Development Award: Guedel Ndiaye
IRB Chairman's Award: Marcel Martin

2003 IRB Awards winners, Sydney, Australia
Newly crowned Rugby World Cup champions England walked away with the three top prizes; Player, Team and Coach of the Year at the IRB Awards 2003 at Sydney's Wharf 8.

IRB Player of the Year in assoc. with Heineken: Jonny Wilkinson (England)
IRB Team of the Year: England
IRB Coach of the Year: Clive Woodward (England)
IRB U19 Player of the Year: Jean Baptiste Payras (France)
IRB U21 Player of the Year in assoc. with Waterford Crystal: Ben Atiga (New Zealand)
IRB Sevens Team of the Year: New Zealand
Spirit of Rugby Award: Michael & Linda Collinson
IRB Award for Distinguished Service: Bob Stuart
IRB Referee Distinguished Service Award: Derek Bevan
IRB Women's Personality of the Year: Kathy Flores
IRB Development Award: Tan Theany & Philippe Monnin
IRB Chairman's Award: Vernon Pugh

2003 VISA RWC Fan-tastic XV, as voted by fans worldwide

1 - Jean Jacques Crenca (France)
2 - Keith Wood (Ireland)
3 - Phil Vickery (England)
4 - Martin Johnson (England)
5 - Chris Jack (New Zealand)
6 - George Smith (Australia)
7 - Richie McCaw (New Zealand)
8 - Lawrence Dallaglio (England)
9 - George Gregan (Australia)
10 - Jonny Wilkinson (England)
11 - Joe Rokocoko (New Zealand)
12 - Will Greenwood (England)
13 - Brian O'Driscoll (Ireland)
14 - Doug Howlett (New Zealand)
15 - Mils Muliaina (New Zealand)

2002 IRB Awards winners, London, UK
Fabien Galthié headed a prestigious list of winners at the IRB Awards 2002, on a memorable night for French rugby held at the Landmark Hotel in London.

IRB Player of the Year, in assoc. with Heineken: Fabien Galthié (France)
IRB Sevens Team of the Year: New Zealand
IRB Coach of the Year: Bernard Laporte (France)
IRB Team of the Year: France
IRB U19 Player of the Year: Luke McAlister (New Zealand)
U21 Player of the Year, in assoc. with Waterford: Pat Barnard (South Africa)
IRB Women's Player of the Year: Monique Hirovanaa (New Zealand)
IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Colin Hawke
IRB Development Award: John Broadfoot
IRB Distinguished Services Award: Allan Hosie
Chairman's Awards: Bill McLaren, George Pippos (posthumously)
IRB Spirit of Rugby Award: Old Christians Rugby Club

2001 IRB Awards winners, London, UK
Keith Wood was named the inaugural IRB Player of the Year in 2001 with Australia picking up the Team and Coach of the Year Awards at the Mayfair Theatre and hotel in London.

IRB Player of the Year, in assoc. with Heineken: Keith Wood (Ireland)
IRB Team of the Year: Australia
IRB Coach of the Year: Rod Macqueen (Australia)
IRB Young Player of the Year: Gavin Henson (Wales)
IRB Women's Player of the Year: Shelley Rae (England)
Referee Award for Distinguished Service: Ed Morrison
Spirit of Rugby Award: Tim Grandadge (India)
Chairman's Awards: Kath McLean, Sir Terry McLean, Albert Farasse, John Eales
Development Awards: Uruguay; Jorge Brasceras
IRB Distinguished Service Award: Tom Kiernan (Ireland)