LIVE BLOG: John Eales Medal

Follow the John Eales Medal live!

10:30pm - John Eales medallist

Israel Folau has become the first player to win back-to-back John Eales Medals, after a superb season for the Wallabies. Folau is in just his third season of elite rugby, after making the move to the Waratahs ahead of the 2013 season. The fullback has made 4000 linebreaks and scored 25 tries in his 10 Tests for the Wallabies since his 2013 debut against the British and Irish Lions. he becomes just the third p[layer to win the award twice - joining George Smith and Nathan Sharpe as dual winners.


Our golden Aussie Sevens women are looking sharp!


@aussie7s girls lighting up the gold carpet at the John Eales Medal. #JEM2015 #aussie7s #lookingpretty #scrubupwell

A photo posted by shan_parry (@shan_parry) on


6:20pm - Red Carpet

The players are arriving! 

James Slipper, Michael Hooper and Stephen Moore arrive at the John Eales Medal. Photo: Getty Images Quade Cooper and Laura Dundovic arrive at the John Eales Medal. Photo: Getty Images