Leigh Halfpenny is announced as a nominee for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013

  British & Irish Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny has capped a remarkable 2013 by being named on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist. Halfpenny scooped Player of the Six Nations and also Man of the Series for his performances on the Lions tour to Australia in the summer. The nomination follows up a […]

Leigh Halfpenny shortlisted for BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2013

Five contenders have been shortlisted as BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2013. The five nominees chosen by an expert panel are: Footballer Gareth Bale, who became the world’s most expensive player when he joined Real Madrid after scoring 26 goals for Tottenham during a season in which he was won numerous player […]

Halfpenny wins world player of the year award in France

LEIGH HALFPENNY’S SUPERB form over the last year has been recognised by the French rugby community. The Lions and Wales fullback last night received the award of ‘Best Player in the World’ at the annual Oscars Midi Olympique in Paris, organised by the rugby newspaper and voted for by experts and fans across France. This […]