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For more information on the criteria used for the World Rugby Awards 2017, click here.

The following panels vote on the respective World Rugby Awards: 

World Rugby Player of the Year
John Smit (RSA)
George Gregan (AUS)
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Clive Woodward (ENG)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Agustin Pichot (ARG)
Richie McCaw (NZL)
Fabien Galthie (FRA)

World Rugby Women’s Player of the Year 
John Smit (RSA)
George Gregan (AUS)
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Clive Woodward (ENG)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Agustin Pichot (ARG)
Richie McCaw (NZL)
Fabien Galthie (FRA)

World Rugby Team of the Year
John Smit (RSA)
George Gregan (AUS)
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Clive Woodward (ENG)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Agustin Pichot (ARG)
Richie McCaw (NZL)
Fabien Galthie (FRA)

World Rugby Coach of the Year
John Smit (RSA)
George Gregan (AUS)
Maggie Alphonsi (ENG)
Clive Woodward (ENG)
Brian O’Driscoll (IRE)
Agustin Pichot (ARG)
Richie McCaw (NZL)
Fabien Galthie (FRA)

World Rugby Referee Award
Fifteens referee selection panel
Sevens referee selection panel

IRPA Try of the Year panel
Isaac Boss (Irish Players Association. NZL)
Andries Pretorius (Welsh Players Association. RSA)
Hale T-Pole (Pacific Players Association. TON)
Stefan Terblanche (South African Rugby Players Association. RSA)

World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year
Felipe Contepomi (ARG)
Stephen Jones (The Sunday Times)
Sarah Mockford (Rugby World)
Jim Kayes (TV3)
Melodie Robinson (Sky NZ)

World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC
Participating team managers
Commentators
Series referees

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year in association with HSBC
Participating team managers
Commentators
Series referees

Award for Character
Bill Beaumont (World Rugby Chairman)
Agustin Pichot (World Rugby Vice-Chairman)
Brett Gosper (World Rugby Chief Executive)
David Carrigy (World Rugby Head of Development and International Relations)

Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service
Bill Beaumont (World Rugby Chairman)
Agustin Pichot (World Rugby Vice-Chairman)
Brett Gosper (World Rugby Chief Executive)
David Carrigy (World Rugby Head of Development and International Relations)

IRPA Special Merit
IRPA representatives