Leinster’s Scott Penny has been voted in by the media because the Guinness PRO14 Subsequent-Gen Star of the Season for 2020/21.
The 21-year-old again rower, who missed final Saturday’s PRO14 ultimate by harm, performed a key half in Leinster’s title-winning marketing campaign.
He appeared in 11 video games for the Convention A winners, ending because the Championship’s joint prime try-scorer with 9 tries.
A pool of 75-plus media from throughout Eire, the UK, Italy and South Africa together with reporters, broadcasters, former gamers and coaches have been invited to vote for the Subsequent-Gen Star of the Season award.
Penny noticed off stiff competitors from Munster pair Gavin Coombes and Craig Casey, Glasgow Warriors’ Scott Dobie and Jac Morgan from the Scarlets.
Penny’s win caps a exceptional run for Leinster, who’ve claimed 4 of the earlier 5 Subsequent-Gen Star awards since 2017.
Guinness PRO14 Subsequent-Gen Stars – Earlier Winners:
2019/20: Caelan Doris (Leinster)
2018/19: Adam Hastings (Glasgow Warriors)
2017/18: Jordan Larmour (Leinster)
2016/17: Joey Carbery (Leinster)
2015/16: Sam Davies (Ospreys)
2014/15: Sam Hidalgo-Clyne (Edinburgh)
2013/14: Jonny Grey (Glasgow Warriors)
2012/13: Luke Marshall (Ulster)
2011/12: Stuart Hogg (Glasgow Warriors)
2010/11: Toby Faletau (Dragons)
2009/10: Tim Visser (Edinburgh)