4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
The Lansdowne Legends XV chosen by public poll in conjunction with a panel of rugby experts is: - Tom Kiernan; Tony O'Reilly, Brian O'Driscoll, Mike Gibson, Simon Geoghegan; Jack Kyle, Peter Stringer; Ray McLoughlin, Keith Wood, Phil Orr, Willie John McBride, Donal Lenihan; Fergus Slattery, John O'Driscoll, Willie Duggan.
Additional award category nominations were: Greatest Ever Irish Player: Jack Kyle. Greatest Ever Irish Captain: Karl Mullen. Greatest Ever Ireland Coach: Syd Millar. Greatest Ever Ireland Attacker: Mike Gibson. Greatest Ever Ireland Defender: Jerry Walsh. Greatest Ever Ireland Try: Trevor Ringland V. Scotland 1985. Greatest Ever Ireland Kicker: Ollie Campbell. Lifetime Achievement Award: Ronnie Dawson. Spirit of Irish Rugby: Ciaran Fitzgerald. Bravery Award: Philip Rainey, David Irwin, Nigel Carr.
The Celebration of the Lansdowne Legends is open to the public and you can be part of that unique evening of rugby at The Burlington Hotel by booking your table through The Hospitality Partnership (Tel: 01 - 6762728; e-mail: email@example.com). The IRFU's Charitable Trust for Injured Players will benefit from the occasion.