Biggar wins Wales Sport award

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Wales rugby actor Dan Biggar is BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality 2015.

The Ospreys fly-half succeeds cyclist Geraint Thomas, who won in 2014.

Results of a open opinion were suggested during a Wales Sport Awards in Cardiff where BBC Cymru Wales and Sport Wales distinguished Welsh sporting success.

The Wales football organisation were named organisation of a year endowment after subordinate for a Euro 2016 finals and their manager Chris Coleman is a selected manager of a year.

Biggar reacted to a endowment by saying: “I’m so anxious to pieces that adequate people voted.

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“I’m very, really absolved to accept this and appreciate we everybody for voting.

“There are some good names on there and it’s frightful to consider that cave name is on there with them.

“It doesn’t feel right though I’m very, really pleased.”

Biggar gave superb performances for Wales during a Rugby World Cup, a Six Nations and for informal side Ospreys.

The 26-year-old scored 23 points in a man-of-the-match opening in a 28-25 win over England in a pool theatre during a World Cup, including a long-range winning penalty.

In sum he scored 56 points in 4 matches as Wales were knocked out in a quarter-finals opposite South Africa.

Chris Coleman was allocated manager of Wales in 2012

In a 2015 Six Nations, he scored 26 points in 5 games as Wales missed out on a Championship on points disproportion with 4 wins from five. He also helped Ospreys to a semi-finals in a Pro12.

Biggar cumulative a open opinion forward of second-placed Geraint Thomas and universe flyweight fighting champion Lee Selby.

Thomas became a initial British supplement to win a challenging E3 Harelbeke competition in Belgium in Mar and as a pivotal member of Team Sky helped Chris Froome explain his second Tour de France title.

Selby became a 12th Welsh universe fighting champion by violence Russia’s Evgeny Gradovich to explain a IBF featherweight pretension and shielded his climax opposite Mexican Fernando Montiel in a USA.

The other nominees selected by an consultant quarrel for BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality 2015 had been footballers Gareth Bale and Ashley Williams, triathlete Non Stanford, taekwondo aspirant Jade Jones and para-athlete Aled Sion Davies.

Wales applaud subordinate for a Euro 2016 finals

Wales’ footballers finished a 57-year wait when they competent for a final stages of a vital contest for a initial time given a 1958 World Cup.

Under manager Coleman, and desirous by on a margin by Bale, Wales finished second behind Belgium in their subordinate group.

Legendary rugby actor Sir Gareth Edwards perceived a lifetime feat award.

Edwards played 53 uninterrupted Test matches for Wales between 1967 and 1978, winning 3 Five Nations Grand Slams.

He desirous a British and Irish Lions to Test array wins opposite New Zealand in 1971 and South Africa in 1974 and scored a many famous try in story for a Barbarians opposite a All Blacks in 1973.

The Carwyn James Award for a best immature sportswoman was won by competitor Hannah Brier. The 17-year-old Swansea Harrier won a 100m and 200m during a 2015 Welsh Championships and afterwards equalled a Welsh 100m record of 11.39 seconds during a World Youth Championships.

The best immature diver endowment went to tennis actor Matt Story, who won a Welsh National Junior Championship Under-18 pretension for a third year in a row.

Other winners

Volunteer of a Year: Wendy Pressdee

Community Coach of a Year: Angeline Tshiyane

Young Coach of a Year: Lowri Haf Barker

Young Volunteer of a Year: Elan Môn Gilford

Coach to Disabled People of a Year: John Wilson

Lifetime Achievement Award (Community): Dorothy Neyland MBE

The Unsung Hero endowment has already been given to Jane Roberts and Nerys Ellis for their work during Llanrwst Swimming Club. They were during a rite to collect a endowment and will go on to paint Wales during a UK BBC Sports Personality of a Year eventuality in Belfast on Sunday, 20 December.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup final arbitrate Nigel Owens was recognized during Monday’s eventuality for his achievements and grant to a worldwide game.

A examination of a sporting year will be promote on BBC Cymru Wales radio on Friday, 18 Dec during 21:00 GMT.

Please note a eventuality is not connected with a UK Sports Personality of a Year and is for a Wales endowment only.

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