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1 March 2013, 10:20am

Vote Heathcote for LV= Breakthrough Player

Get your votes in for Tom Heathcote in the LV= Breakthrough Player Award!

All you need to do is visit www.LV.com/rugby before midnight on Sunday 10th March to register your vote.

Tom was nominated after a superb display in Round 1 of this year's tournament against Newport Gwent Dragons. He is up against the likes of Jamie Elliott (Northampton Saints), Marland Yarde (London Irish) and Luke Wallace (Harlequins) so really needs your votes!

Following in the footsteps of last year's victor Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby), the 2012-13 LV= Cup Breakthrough Player will donate £1,000 to a grassroots rugby initiative of his choice, as well as taking home the LV= Breakthrough Player trophy.

Tom Heathcote's stats from Round 1

Position: Fly Half

Carries – 10

Metres- 36

Try Assists – 2

Clean Breaks – 1

Kicks at goal – 8 from 8

The 20-year-old landed eight goals from eight attempts in his side's Round 1 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons, recording a personal 21-point haul. Furthermore, Heathcote's two try assists in the match meant he directly contributed to 31 of the 36 points the Premiership outfit scored. Throwing in a clean break, Heathcote displayed the complete array of talents that the modern day outside-half requires

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