Real Madrid Star Gareth Bale Beaten To Wales Player Of The Year For A Fifth Time By This Footballer (Photo)

Reading defender Chris Gunter has been named 2017 Wales Player of the Year, ending Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale’s four-year run of success.

Bale was named players’ player of the year, with Stoke midfielder Joe Allen the fans’ player of the year.

Laura O’Sullivan was named women’s player of the year, with Angharad James the players’ player, and Jess Fishlock fans’ player of the year.

Ben Woodburn and Peyton Vincze were named young players of the year.

Elsewhere at the Football Association of Wales annual awards in the Vale of Glamorgan, former striker Ian Rush was presented with a special accolade.

Newtown’s Craig Williams was named the Welsh Premier League clubman of the year.

Reading midfielder David Edwards won the media choice award.