IRELAND'S GRAND SLAM WINNING TRIO OF Caelan Doris, Hugo Keenan, and Mack Hansen have all been nominated for 2023 Guinness Six Nations Player of The Championship.
Andy Farrell's side clinched their fourth Grand Slam and their first on home soil last weekend after beating England 29-16 on St. Patrick's weekend.
Doris, Keenan, and Hansen were all instrumental in the statement championship win for the Irish.
The remaining three places n the six-man nominee shortlist went to French players.
Scrum half Antoine Dupont is nominated again for the third time and could complete the hat-trick with a win.
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𝐏𝐋𝐀𝐘𝐄𝐑 𝐎𝐅 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐌𝐏𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐒𝐇𝐈𝐏 / NOMINEES
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Thomas Ramos, the France full back, and winger Damian Penaud complete the list.
The 2023 Guinness Six Nations Player of The Championship shortlist is based on nominations from international media, spanning each of the six nations competing in the Championship, as well as factoring in votes from fans for the players they want to see in the Team of The Championship, which closed voting on the Sunday following round five concluding.
Fans are now asked to vote for their Guinness Six Nations Player of The Championship, with voting open across Six Nations Rugby social and digital channels.
Voting will be open from Monday 20th March, until 18:00 (GMT) on Wednesday 22nd March.
The winner of the Guinness Six Nations Player of The Championship will be announced on Friday 24th March, alongside the Team of The Championship.
Nominees for the 2023 Guinness Six Nations Player of The Championship.
Caelan Doris. (Ire) Back row
Hugo Keenan (Ire) Full back
Mack Hansen (Ire) Winger
Antoine Dupont (Fra) Scrum half
Thomas Ramos (Fra) Fullback
Damian Penaud (Fra) Winger