Mike Brown is the favourite among a 16-man shortlist to win the Six Nations Player of the Championship award for 2014.
Brown is one of four English representatives on the shortlist alongside Danny Care, Owen Farrell and Chris Robshaw.
Champions Ireland have six players on the list, including Cian Healy, Jamie Heaslip, Rob Kearney, Brian O'Driscoll, Jonathan Sexton and Andrew Trimble.
David Denton is the sole pick from Scotland, while Leonardo Ghiraldini represents Italy.
France, who finished fourth, have two players on the list in full-back Brice Dulin and winger Yoann Huget.
Wales captain Sam Warburton also is nominated, alongside his back-row colleague Taulupe Faletau.