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Bula and Togatuki shortlisted for RLPA Awards

Wests Tigers stars Jahream Bula and Sarah Togatuki are both finalists in this year’ Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) awards.

Both players were named Player of the Year for Wests Tigers in the NRL and NRLW competitions, respectively.

Bula is one of five players on the Players’ Champion Rookie of the Year shortlist, while Togatuki is one of five finalists for the NRLW Players’ Champion Award.

Finalists for the 2023 Players’ Champion from the NRL:

Addin Fonua-Blake (NZ Warriors)

Payne Haas (Brisbane Broncos)

Shaun Johnson (NZ Warriors)

Adam Reynolds (Brisbane Broncos)

Reece Walsh (Brisbane Broncos)

Finalists for the 2023 Players’ Champion from the NRLW:

Tarryn Aiken (Sydney Roosters)

Teagan Berry (St George Illawarra Dragons)

Zahara Temara (Canberra Raiders)

Sarah Togatuki (Wests Tigers)

Tamika Upton (Newcastle Knights)

The Players’ Rookie of the Year Finalists (NRL):

Jahream Bula (Wests Tigers)

Zac Hosking (Penrith Panthers)

Jacob Preston (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)

Sunia Turuva (Penrith Panthers)

Will Warbrick (Melbourne Storm)

The Players’ Rookie of the Year Finalists (NRLW):

Annessa Biddle (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)

Sheridan Gallagher (Newcastle Knights)

Grace Kemp (Canberra Raiders)

Chantay Kiria Ratu (Gold Coast Titans)

Cheyelle Robins-Reti (Canberra Raiders)

The winners of both the 2023 Players’ Champion awards from the NRL and NRLW will be announced during Channel Nine’s Grand Final coverage on October 1.

The two Rookie of the Year winners will be announced this Sunday September 24 on Channel Nine’s Sunday Footy Show.

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