Brown on 16-man shortlist for Player of the Championship
March 17, 2014
Mike Brown is up for the Six Nations honour © Getty Images
England's Mike Brown is up for Player of the Championship as he makes the final 16-man shortlist.
Champions Ireland have six representatives with Cian Healy, Jamie Heaslip, Rob Kearney, Brian O'Driscoll, Jonathan Sexton and Andrew Trimble featuring.
England have four players on the list with Mike Brown, Danny Care, Owen Farrell and Chris Robshaw featuring with Wales getting two nominations - Taulupe Faletau and Sam Warburton.
France also have two players on the list - Brice Dulin and Yoann Huget - with Italy's Leonardo Ghiraldini and Scotland's David Denton completing the line-up.
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