Northampton Saints captain Dylan Hartley has been named the Aviva Premiership Player of the Month for January.
The 27-year-old, who's currently on international duty with England, beat his Saints teammate George North to the accolade.
Bath youngster Anthony Watson, Saracens pair David Strettle and Alex Goode, and Gloucester winger Jonny May were also shortlisted.
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