Things couldn’t be going much better for the Scarlets at the moment, and it’s starting to pay dividends at the ticket office.

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The Pro14 Champions hosted Toulon in their final pool match of Champions Cup on the weekend, and the French giants weren’t the only things to fall that night.

The 14,476 attendance at Parc y Scarlets for the dramatic win over Toulon sets a record for a European Cup game at the west Wales venue.

That wasn’t the only good news, with two Scarlets today nominated for the EPCR European Player of the Year 2018 award.

Lock Tadhg Beirne and Gareth Davies are included in the star-studded list which was selected by a panel of rugby experts.

EPCR European Player of the Year award 2018 nominees list is as follows:

Tadhg Beirne (Scarlets)
Levani Botia (La Rochelle)
Gareth Davies (Scarlets)
Scott Fardy (Leinster Rugby)
Owen Farrell (Saracens)
Tadhg Furlong (Leinster Rugby)
Conor Murray (Munster Rugby)
Isa Nacewa (Leinster Rugby)
Leone Nakarawa (Racing 92)
Morgan Parra (ASM Clermont Auvergne)
Dany Priso (La Rochelle)
Alivereti Raka (ASM Clermont Auvergne)
Jonathan Sexton (Leinster Rugby)
Josua Tuisova (RC Toulon)
Victor Vito (La Rochelle)

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The roll of honour of previous winners goes as follows:

Roll of Honour – 2017: Owen Farrell (Saracens); 2016: Maro Itoje (Saracens); 2015: Nick Abendanon (ASM Clermont Auvergne); 2014: Steffon Armitage (RC Toulon); 2013: Jonny Wilkinson (RC Toulon); 2012: Rob Kearney (Leinster Rugby); 2011: Sean O’Brien (Leinster Rugby); 2010: Ronan O’Gara (Munster Rugby – best player of first 15 years of European club competitions)

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