Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has been named the Welsh Player of the Year for the fifth time at the Football Association of Wales (FAW) awards.
The former Tottenham Hotspurs man was crowned at the FAW gala held on Monday night.
He was also named the Players’ Player of the Year and Fans’ Player of the Year completing a hat trick of awards at the gala.
Bale just returned from injury to play a part in Real Madrid’s 1 – 1 draw with Atletico Madrid but his recovery is more vital for Wales as the nation edges closer to qualification for the 2016 Euro Championships in France.
He has scored six goals for Wales in the qualifiers putting the nation in line for a first appearance at a major tournament in over 50 years.
Player of the Year: Gareth Bale
Players’ Player of the Year: Gareth Bale
Fans’ Player of the Year : Gareth Bale
Young Player of the Year: Tommy O’Sullivan
Media Choice Award: Chris Coleman
FAW Long Service Award: Alan Curtis
Welsh Premier League Clubman of the Year: Sion Edwards (Bangor City FC)
Player of the Year: Kylie Davies
Players’ Player of the Year: Helen Ward
Fans’ Favourite of 2015: Natasha Harding
Young Player of the Year: Charlie Estcourt