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New Zealand's Top 10 Tries of the Year.

New Zealand's finest: The top 10 tries shortlisted for Fan's Try of the Year Award 2018

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As 2018 draws to a close, it's that time of year again when New Zealand hosts the ASB Rugby Awards.  

As part of the celebrations, it will be up to supporters to pick from a shortlist of 10 candidates for their winner of the Fan's Try of the Year.  

The nominees have been carefully selected by a joint panel from Sky TV and New Zealand and features tries from all levels of the game including; men's, women's, school, domestic, provincial and Test rugby.  

Posted on YouTube is a video package of all 10 tries, which now leaves it up to the fans to decide which one wins.

The shortlist of the 10 best tries are as follows:

TRY 1: Michaela Blyde - Black Ferns Sevens v England
TRY 2: Richie Mo’unga - Crusaders v Highlanders
TRY 3: Chris Halaufia - St Peter’s College v Napier Boys High
TRY 4: Renee Wickliffe - Blacks Ferns v USA Eagles
TRY 5: Ngani Laumape - All Blacks v France
TRY 6: Alana Bremner - Canterbury v Manawatu Cyclones
TRY 7: Brad Weber - Hawke’s Bay v Waikato
TRY 8: Jordan Hyland - Northland v Bay of Plenty
TRY 9: Kelly Brazier - Black Fern Sevens v Australia
TRY 10: Beauden Barrett - All Blacks v Australia

Sky Director of Sport Richard Last said: “It’s been another sensational year of rugby and at Sky Sport we’ve been lucky enough to be right in the thick of it, up and down the country, rain or shine, capturing some of the best tries you’ll ever see.

“From 1st XV rugby to the All Blacks and Black Ferns, this list of tries is just superb. It’s going to be tough picking a favourite, and that’s why we’re leaving it up to you! Good luck to all of the try scorers.”

Voting is open here and closes at 5pm on Friday November 30.

The winner will be announced next month at the ASB Rugby Awards.  

New Zeland Rugby
Rugby Union

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