14 May 2009

Mapusua wins English rugby award

8:01 am on 14 May 2009

The former Highlander Seilala Mapusua has been named Players' Player of the Year by the English Professional Rugby Players Association.

Samoan born Mapusua, whose Premiership club London Irish will play in their first grand final against Leicester next weekend, beat Tom May of Newcastle Falcons and Sale's Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe to the award.