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.
Meanwhile, Scotland head coach Andy Robinson paid tribute the winger.
"On behalf of the Scotland management and players I want to wish Thom all the very best," he said.
"Thom is a talented and resilient lad, and whatever challenges he decides to take on, he does so with our full backing and knowing that the rugby family will always be there to support and encourage him."