Five Premiership stars have been nominated for the 2017/18 Premiership Player of the Season award.
Three out of four of this season's semi-finalists are represented with Don Armand (Exeter), Danny Cipriani (Wasps) and Vereniki Goneva (Newcastle) all amongst the nominees.
Sale Sharks' Springbok star Faf de Klerk and Northampton Saints' ever-impressive Jamie Gibson complete the list of nominees.
The Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season shortlist:
The winner will be announced on Wednesday the 16th of May at the Aviva Premiership Rugby Awards and will take the crown from last season’s winner, Jimmy Gopperth.
The shortlist was compiled by the following panel – Alastair Eykyn (BT Sport), Nick Mullins (BT Sport), Sonja McLaughlan (BBC Radio), Sarah Mockford (Rugby World), Mick Cleary (Telegraph), Stephen Jones (The Times), Jonny Fordham (The Sun), Dave Rogers (Getty Images) and Chris Jones (BBC Radio). Paul Morgan (Premiership Rugby’s Communications Director) chaired the panel.
In addition to the Player of the Season, the following awards will also be announced.
Aviva Community Player of the Season, BT Sport Dream Team, Citizen Try of the Season, Gilbert Golden Boot, Land Rover Discovery of the Season, Ricoh Director of Rugby of the Season, Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Player of the Season, Top Try Scorer of the Season.