England playmaker Owen Farrell has been voted the game's best player by Rugby World magazine.

Farrell is joined in the top 10 by international and Saracens colleague Maro Itoje with Courtney Lawes the next highest-placed member of Eddie Jones' squad at 17th.

New Zealand fly-half Beauden Barrett - the reigning world player of the year - is second and Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa third.

Top 10: 1) Owen Farrell, 2) Beauden Barrett, 3) Leone Nakarawa, 4) Maro Itoje, 5) Israel Folau, 6) Stuart Hogg, 7) Jonathan Davies, 8) Michael Hooper, 9) Tadhg Furlong, 10) Brodie Retallick.