Scrum-half Antoine Dupont was voted the Six Nations Participant of the Championship on Friday, changing into the primary Frenchman to select up the award within the historical past of the competitors.
Dupont recorded one attempt to 4 assists as his blistering runs within the open discipline threatened defences all through the competitors.
The 23-year-old completed with a tournament-high 12 offloads and made 249 metres with ball in hand — greater than every other scrum-half within the competitors.
France fell agonisingly in need of the title, with England triumphing on points difference, however Dupont garnered 46% of the votes for the person honour.
Dupont topped a six-man shortlist that additionally included staff mates Gregory Alldritt, Romain Ntamack, England duo Maro Itoje and Ben Youngs and Eire’s CJ Stander.
“His expertise clearly transcended borders with followers from all six unions giving him their assist in large numbers,” chief govt of Six Nations Rugby Ben Morel stated.
“To win this award at such a younger age is sort of some accomplishment. Bravo Antoine!”
England centre Emily Scarratt was named the inaugural ladies’s Six Nations Participant of the Championship after she performed an influential position in her staff’s successful Grand Slam campaign.