O'Connor a Super Rugby fan favourite

James O'Connor has been voted Super Rugby AU's most valuable player in a vote by fans, followed by his Queensland teammates Taniela Tupou and Hunter Paisami.

JAMES O'CONNOR.
JAMES O'CONNOR. Picture: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Queensland Reds playmaker James O'Connor has been voted Super Rugby AU MVP by fans.

More than 8000 supporters voted for their favourite player, with O'Connor capturing 30 per cent of all fan votes.

He was followed by Reds teammates Taniela Tupou and Hunter Paisami, who came second and third respectively.

O'Connor starred as interim captain while Liam Wright was out with injury, leading the Reds into Saturday's title decider at Suncorp Stadium against the Brumbies.

The 30-year-old finished the regular season as joint top point scorer, alongside Melbourne Rebels playmaker Matt To'omua.