The nominees list for the Men’s Golden Boot has been announced, including the likes of George Williams, Victor Radley and Joseph Suaalii.
A panel of leading journalists and commentators from Australia, England and New Zealand has been considering the best players throughout the ongoing World Cup. A long list was finalised after the pool matches.
Joining Williams and Radley from the England camp is Tom Burgess, who has scored four tries in four appearances under Shaun Wane.
Golden Cap recipients Cameron Smith, James Graham and Ruben Wiki will help select the winner of the 2022 Men’s IRL Golden Boot to be awarded to the international player of the year ahead of the upcoming World Cup final at Old Trafford.
Former international prop forward Adrian Morley will present the Men’s Golden Boot to the winner.
The current holder is former New Zealand star Roger Tuivasa-Sheck following his triumph in 2019.1, R
The IRL Women’s and Wheelchair Golden Boot trophies will also be presented at The Midland Hotel in Manchester on Tuesday, November 15.
Josh Addo-Carr, Ben Garcia and Edwin Ipape are also in the running the the prestigious award.
Golden Boot nominees
Josh Addo-Carr (Australia), Tom Burgess (England), Ben Garcia (France), Harry Grant (Australia), Jahrome Hughes (New Zealand), Edwin Ipape (Papua New Guinea), Keaon Koloamatangi (Tonga), Jarome Luai (Samoa), Joey Manu (New Zealand), Mitchell Moses (Lebanon), Cameron Munster (Australia), Victor Radley (England), Joran Schoenmaker (Netherlands), Brandon Smith (New Zealand), Jaydn Su’A (Samoa), Joseph Sua’ali’i (Samoa), Brian To’o (Samoa), Sunia Turuva (Fiji) and George Williams (England).
Schoenmaker has been recognised for his performances for the Netherlands in 2020 and 2021 when few other nations played international fixtures.