Habana's try against All Blacks wins award

Last updated 07:04 30/11/2012
Bryan Habana
Getty Images
TRY OF THE YEAR: Bryan Habana runs in for his award winning try against the All Blacks.

Relevant offers

International

Eddie Jones' England turn to MMA as they bid to supplant the All Blacks as No 1 Five rugby players who have gone missing from their teams Try of the day: Wing scores 'wonder try' Dylan Hartley sharpens rugby tackling technique Eddie Jones says England need more leaders Marty Banks working on 'next steps' having yet to turn up to his Italian club England want rugby residency rule extended from three to five years Eddie Jones: from overcoming Australian racism to beating the All Blacks to win RWC 2019 Olympics gold medal sevens coach Ben Ryan signs with Wales New Zealand-born Simon Berghan, Cornell Du Preez called up by Scotland

Bryan Habana's try for South Africa against the All Blacks in September has been picked as the try of the year by the International Rugby Players' Association.

"Winning this award is very special," Habana said, "and hopefully I can continue scoring tries for the Springboks for a very long time."

For the award-winning try, the winger burst onto a pass from flanker Francois Louw, darted between two All Blacks, chipped over opposite Julian Savea, caught the ball on the bounce and slid over the line in Dunedin.

However, the Springboks lost the Rugby Championship contest 21-11.

Habana is the second South African to win the award, after Jaque Fourie in 2009.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who was the better Springboks lock?

Bakkies Botha

Victor Matfield

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content