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Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani caps outstanding campaign by being named Premiership Player of the Season to seal awards double Cipriani named Gallagher Premiership player of the season on Wednesday The 31-year-old had already won Rugby Players Association's annual award The fly-half is only the second player to win both awards in the same season

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Published: 23:25 BST, 22 May 2019 | Updated: 23:27 BST, 22 May 2019

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Danny Cipriani has continued an outstanding debut year at Gloucester by being named Gallagher Premiership player of the season.

Cipriani becomes only the second individual after former Wasps team-mate Jimmy Gopperth to scoop the award in the same year as being recognised as Rugby Players' Association player of the year.

The 31-year-old fly-half has masterminded Gloucester's march into the play-offs and they face Saracens at Allianz Park on Saturday in their first appearance in the semi-finals since 2011.

Danny Cipriani was named Gallagher Premiership player of the season on Wednesday night

Danny Cipriani was named Gallagher Premiership player of the season on Wednesday night

'I'm so proud of him - it's always a big thing when a player joins a club and there's a bit of pressure on you to perform,' Gloucester head coach Johan Ackermann said.

'I can only speak highly of Danny's commitment to the team. He's set up into the culture and he's open. We have a good relationship where we're

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