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Try of the Season nomination for Abendanon

7 May 2014

Nick Abendanon's stunning solo effort against Exeter Chiefs back in February has been nominated for the ITV Sport Try of the Season.

Six different players are up for the award, with forwards and backs and teams and individual scores equally represented. The winner will be announced at the Premiership Awards on Thursday 15th May.

"Stunning one man finishes and tries that travelled through a dozen pair of hands stand side by side on this so I know how hard it was to decide on the winner," said Phil Winstanley the Rugby Director at Premiership Rugby. "Looking at them, any of the top six would be a worthy winner."

To watch Nick's try again, along with the other nominations, click here.

The shortlist is:

• Christian Wade v Gloucester Rugby
• Nick Abendanon v Exeter Chiefs
• Kelly Brown v Northampton Saints
• Jamie Elliott v Gloucester Rugby
• Logo Mulipola v Exeter Chiefs
• Dean Mumm v Worcester Warriors

The shortlist was compiled by a panel of media professionals – Stephen Jones (Sunday Times), Chris Hewett (The Independent), Nick Mullins (BT Sport), Ben Coles (Planet Rugby), Mick Cleary (Daily Telegraph), Jill Douglas (ITV Sport), Duncan Bech (Press Association), Alastair Eykyn (BT Sport) and David Rogers (Getty Images). They were joined by Phil Winstanley (Rugby Director at Premiership Rugby) and Paul Morgan (Premiership Rugby's Communication Director) who chaired the panel.

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