18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
**Munster coach Alan Gaffney has been handed the good news that Anthony Horgan has been given the all clear to resume full training following a visit to a specialist in Edinburgh.
**Scotland coach Ian McGeechan has drafted Edinburgh's Nathan Hines into his squad as cover for locks Jason White and Scott Murray.
Hines was originally included in the Scotland A squad, but will now join up with the senior squad tomorrow for the first autumn Test against Romania at Murrayfield on Saturday.