The 2014-2015 Race 4 Eight Tours Powered by ESPN and EDTL Handball featured six stops in six handball-crazed cities, with each stop featuring spectacular individual performances, comeback players and rookies making huge impacts. The World Players of Handball is proud to announce these season-ending awards.
R48 Player of the Year: Paul Brady
Through the R48 IV’s five regular season events, Paul Brady complied an astounding 20-0 record, winning all five of his regular season starts with alarming ease against the world’s best players. Brady lost just one game in 41 games played, outscoring his opponents by a combined 650-257 (2.5:1) in 20 matches. Aiming for the first perfect season in Race 4 Eight history, Brady was forced to withdraw from his opening round match at the WPH Aces Player’s Championship with a quad injury. Brady’s five regular season victories and 50.5 R48 IV ranking points placed him 15.5 points ahead of his nearest competitor, making him the runaway R48 IV Player of the Year