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#man of the match

# man-of-the-match - Monday 21 January, 2019

Henderson's man-of-the-match return for Ulster bodes well ahead of Six Nations

The second row made his comeback from a thumb injury as Ulster secured a quarter-final.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 10 December, 2018

'You feel a bit guilty stealing man-of-the-match from someone like that'

Ulster’s Will Addison was superb once again as they beat Scarlets in Wales.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 26 November, 2018

Out-half Frawley's favoured position, but he'd 'play anywhere in the blue jersey'

The 20-year-old starred for Leinster in their big win over Ospreys on Friday night.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 16 November, 2018

'They're the nights you want every time you play' - Man of the match Randolph comes to Ireland's rescue

The Middlesbrough goalkeeper made a couple of top-class saves to keep a clean sheet against Northern Ireland.

# man-of-the-match - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'Outstanding. Man of the match by a million miles'

Ryan Giggs reserved high praise for skipper Ashley Williams after he helped Wales beat Ireland 1-0.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'I have obviously got a lot of faith in him as a player' - O'Neill on Ireland's man of the match

The Ireland boss reserved high praise for makeshift midfielder Cyrus Christie last night.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 23 July, 2018

Dortmund star banned from winning Man of the Match due to American alcohol laws

Christian Pulisic scored two second-half goals against Liverpool.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 2 July, 2018

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match award winners from this weekend's GAA action?

There were plenty of star performances during a busy weekend of championship games across hurling and football.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'He's really deserving of that man-of-the-match award' - Furlong on fire

The Ireland tighthead was superb in the set-piece and in the loose against the Wallabies.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Rice shows maturity beyond his years with man-of-the-match performance

At just 19, the West Ham youngster was composed on the ball throughout Ireland’s win over the US.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 12 May, 2018

James Ryan is already one of the best in the world at the age of 21

The second row was magnificent once again as Leinster overcame Racing in Bilbao.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Cullen hails record-breaking Sexton as Leinster build momentum ahead of Montpellier

The Leinster out-half become the province’s all-time leading points scorer at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better' Man Of The Match This post contains videos

'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better'

David McMillan scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday’s EA Sports Cup final during a man of the match performance.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 28 July, 2017

'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July'

Enda Smith discusses Roscommon’s Connacht Football Championship final win over Galway and what lies in wait against Mayo this weekend.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'Conor is pretty much his own man and he's very easy to play with'

Joe Schmidt wasn’t surprised to see Johnny Sexton make an impact on his return from injury.

# man-of-the-match - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Simon Zebo was trying to make jokes about it, saying that I pay someone!'

CJ Stander continues to earn awards but he’s more focused on maintaining Munster’s momentum.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Man City star Toure charged with drink driving

Despite the controversy, the Ivory Coast international played in the club’s 3-1 defeat earlier.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award? Star Man This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award?

Dublin drew with Mayo in an enthralling encounter at Croke Park today.

Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final? STANDOUT This post contains a poll

Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final?

Fans were treated to an enthralling game at Croke Park today.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's football man-of-the-match award? Poll This post contains a poll

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's football man-of-the-match award?

Dublin edged Kerry this afternoon in a match that is being hailed as a classic.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 25 July, 2016

Do you agree with the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final man-of-the-match winners?

Good news for Waterford and Galway players.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 27 May, 2016

'Best is yet to come' - Man-of-the-match Arter pleased after making case for Euro 2016 inclusion

The Bournemouth midfielder put in a fine display in tonight’s draw with the Netherlands.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Thierry Henry reserves high praise for 'man-of-the-match' Shane Long

The Ireland striker earned plenty of plaudits for his performance this afternoon.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 25 March, 2016

'I got goosebumps out there' - Man-of-the-match Duffy gives O'Neill something to think about

The Blackburn Rovers defender was a stand-out performer at centre-half in Ireland’s win over Switzerland tonight.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 16 January, 2016

CJ Stander: 'The physicality and passion for the jersey came through for us'

Munster’s number eight was outstanding once again at Thomond Park.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Son shines on Spurs as €30m man bags his first Premier League goal

The South Korean put in a man-of-the-match performance to help see off Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 4 September, 2015

6 All-Ireland hurling final man of the match contenders that could win you BIG money

Here are the outside bets you should keep an eye on, outside of the usual suspects.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 16 August, 2015

The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match was on the losing side at Croke Park Man Of The Match This post contains a poll

# man-of-the-match - Monday 10 August, 2015

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's Man of the Match selection?

Did the experts get it right?

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's Man-of-the-Match selections?

Did Shefflin and Donal Óg get it right?

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selections?

TJ Reid and Alan O’Connor got the nod.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selection? Star Man This post contains a poll

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selection?

His big brother would have been proud of that display.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 11 May, 2015

Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer

The powerful back row was man of the match for the sixth time in the league this season.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Reid stands out as Leinster's attack progresses in win over Connacht

The 24-year-old centre was named man of the match after the inter-pro clash at the RDS.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Sexton: It wasn't perfect but we're building towards the World Cup

The Ireland fly-half insists that improvements can be made on this evening’s display against the Sprinboks.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 20 October, 2014

'We were lucky' - Man of the match Heaslip wants more from Leinster

The Ireland No. 8 gave an open and accurate analysis of his side’s performance at the RDS.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Here's the fantastic De Gea save that denied Everton a last-minute point today

The goalkeeper made a string of important saves, including stopping Leighton Baines’ penalty.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Kerry's Paul Murphy wins All-Ireland football final man of the match award

Murphy beat out Kieran Donaghy and Peter Crowley for The Sunday Game award.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 1 September, 2014

Ryan McHugh: 'We know we have the players and the game system to claw back'

The Man of the Match was in jubilant form after helping to guide his side to victory yesterday.

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