Former French referee Michel Lamoulie becomes the latest recipient of the IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service.
South Africa's Brian Habana is presented with his Award for scoring the IRPA Try of the Year 2012.
Fijian Sevens maestro Waisale Serevi is the latest inductee into the IRB Hall of Fame after a presentation in Hong Kong.
The late Vladimir Ilyushin, a legend of Russian Rugby and aviation, becomes the latest inductee to the IRB Hall of Fame.
The late Alfred St. George Hamersley, one of Rugby’s first internationals, is inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame.
Former Romania captain, coach and manager Viorel Morariu is presented with the Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service in Bucharest.
The South African Rugby Union's Capital Works Project has been recognised with the IRB Development Award for 2012.
Dan Carter is named IRB Player of the Year as the All Blacks are named Team of the Year and Steve Hansen the Coach of the Year.
Michaela Staniford receives the IRB Women's Player of the Year 2012 after England's victory over New Zealand at Twickenham.
Bryan Habana's spectacular score against New Zealand in The Rugby Championship is named as the IRPA Try of the Year 2012.