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Fainga'a wins Rebels' top gong

Colby Fainga'a has capped a remarkable first year in Melbourne by being named the Rebels players' player at the Super Rugby club's awards night.

Colby is the younger brother of twins Saia and Anthony Fainga'a and also Vili Fainga'a

After joining the Rebels from the Brumbies, Fainga'a was the runaway winner in the voting by his team mates.

From 15 games the flanker polled 237 points, 64 votes ahead of centre Mitch Inman, with skipper Scott Higginbotham, who won the award last year, third.

The 23 year old is...


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