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Nominated for Sport award

Dan Biggar from Swansea has been chosen as a Finalist for the St David Award for Sport for his contribution to Wales’ success at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Dan was picked to play for Wales in 2008 and since then has gone on to become one of Wales’ best known rugby players.

Biggar began proving his abilities for his regional club the Ospreys, being named man of the match numerous times in the 2012 RaboDirect Pro 12 league as well as kicking the match winning conversion in the final.

Biggar finally got his chance in the Welsh number 10 shirt in the victorious 2013 RBS Six Nations Championship campaign, starting all 5 games and capping off the tournament with a drop goal conversion and penalty in the Championship decider against England.

In the 2015 Rugby World Cup Biggar took over the kicking duties after Leigh Halfpenny was ruled out of the whole tournament. Biggar kicked 56 points during the tournament including 23 points in Wales’ win over England, breaking 3 Welsh records in the process and also claimed the man of the match accolade.