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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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.