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#Player of the Year

# player-of-the-year - Friday 14 February, 2020

Jordan Henderson 'the leading candidate' for Player of the Year award

Andy Robertson believes his Liverpool team-mate deserves the accolade.

# player-of-the-year - Friday 27 December, 2019

Poll: The best Irish rugby player of 2019 Voting Time This post contains a poll

Poll: The best Irish rugby player of 2019

Have your say on who was the best Irish rugby player over the past 12 months.

# player-of-the-year - Friday 1 November, 2019

Dublin's Cluxton and Tipperary's Callanan are crowned 2019 GAA Player of the Year winners

This year’s All-Ireland winning captains were honoured tonight.

21-year-old Tom Curry among nominees for World Rugby Player of the Year

Ardie Savea, Alun Wyn Jones, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Cheslin Kolbe, and Joe Taufete’e are also up for the award.

# player-of-the-year - Saturday 19 October, 2019

How Bray's local hero fell in love with football again

One year on from having to pay for his own knee operation, Hugh Douglas is thriving.

# player-of-the-year - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish defender lands Celtic's 2018/19 Player of the Year award

Dubliner Keeva Keenan was rewarded for her excellent form last night.

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'The next big thing is the Six Nations. We’re not thinking about the World Cup'

Johnny Sexton was named Guinness Rugby Writers Player of the Year last night.

# player-of-the-year - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Dundalk trio will battle it out for PFAI Player of the Year

Pat Hoban, Chris Shields and Michael Duffy have been named on the three-man shortlist, while the Premier Division Team of the Year has also been revealed.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

No room for Neymar as Fifa name 10 Player of the Year contenders

Don’t worry, Kylian Mbappe, Mo Salah and Raphael Varane all made the cut this time.

# player-of-the-year - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year

The 32-times capped out-half was instrumental as Pat Lam’s Bristol earned promotion.

# player-of-the-year - Monday 13 November, 2017

Beauden Barrett and Owen Farrell among 5 nominees for World Rugby player of the year

The New Zealand fly-half, given the award in 2016, is looking to emulate flanker McCaw’s feat of 2009 and 2010.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Buffon sandwiched between Ronaldo and Messi on three-man Uefa Player of the Year shortlist

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made it into the top 10, meanwhile.

# player-of-the-year - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Former England international and 2011 Player of the Year retires

Scott Parker is ending an illustrious career in football.

# player-of-the-year - Monday 8 May, 2017

Tyler Bleyendaal emerges as a doubt for Munster's Pro12 semi-final

Meanwhile, Rassie Erasmus paid tribute to his backroom staff after winning Pro12 coach of the season.

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Here are the 6 players in the running for the PFA Player of the Year award Star Men This post contains a poll

Here are the 6 players in the running for the PFA Player of the Year award

Who’ll follow in the footsteps of last year’s winner Riyad Mahrez?

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Shels pair cap memorable 12 months with Player of the Year double

The superb form of Noelle Murray and Leanne Kiernan has been recognised by the WNL.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

O’Neill and Coleman had different views on Ronaldo in their Fifa award votes

The Portuguese star walked away with another award in Zurich last night.

# player-of-the-year - Friday 23 December, 2016

Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal

Despite rumoured interest from elsewhere, Stephen O’Donnell has committed to the Lilywhites for the 2017 and 2018 campaigns.

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 10 November, 2016

'I wished I had never played Ronaldo against Man United'

The former Sporting boss, now in charge of Portugal, put the Real Madrid forward on the road to Old Trafford.

# player-of-the-year - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett named U21 player of the year

Meanwhile, Meath’s Gavin McGowan claimed the Player of the Year award for the ‘B’ championship.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

'I had a rubbish year at Chelsea but I never wanted Mourinho fired'

The Belgium international says he has bounced back well after a poor season with the Blue.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Chris Forrester and 10 other Irish footballers named as their clubs' player of the year

Alan Judge is also among the individuals who have impressed during this campaign.

# player-of-the-year - Sunday 15 May, 2016

England lock Itoje named European player of year after incredible season

Capped four times by England, the youngster was an essential part of the national team that claimed the Six Nations Grand Slam.

# player-of-the-year - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Do you agree with our 6 alternative choices for PFA Player of the Year?

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld and other players who have made a big impression this season.

Doomed Aston Villa have been so bad they've cancelled their Player of the Year awards

The Championship-bound club will have no end-of-season prizes after an abysmal campaign.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Opinion: Philly McMahon's indiscipline cost him Player of the Year award

Dublin corner back polarises opinion but there is no doubting the role he played in march to All-Ireland title.

# player-of-the-year - Friday 6 November, 2015

Reid and McCaffrey scoop GAA/GPA hurler and footballer of the year awards

Individual honours went to Kilkenny hurler TJ Reid and Dublin footballer Jack McCaffrey at this evening’s gala bash.

# player-of-the-year - Friday 30 October, 2015

World Rugby Player of the Year nominees revealed

However, no Irish player makes the shortlist.

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Dundalk dominate PFAI Premier Division Team of the Year

Stephen Kenny’s men dominate proceedings.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Sterling booed at Liverpool awards night as he picks up Young Player of the Year

The 20-year-old was heckled after winning the prize at the Echo Arena this evening.

# player-of-the-year - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Robbie Henshaw can't stop winning Player of the Year awards

The 21-year-old collected two more prizes at Connacht’s awards ball last night.

# player-of-the-year - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Van Gaal: De Gea's replacement is already lined up

The Spanish goalkeeper has only a year left on his contract with Manchester United, with Real Madrid understood to be keen.

# player-of-the-year - Thursday 7 May, 2015

# player-of-the-year - Monday 27 April, 2015

It was a good night for Eden Hazard and Harry Kane at the PFA awards

Meanwhile, Tottenham’s Harry Kane received the young player prize.

# player-of-the-year - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The Championship Player of the Year has hinted he'd consider playing for Ireland

Joe Garner, Jack Grealish and Mark Noble are not the only English-born players being linked with the Boys in Green.

# player-of-the-year - Saturday 18 April, 2015

You might be surprised at how Coutinho's stats compare with Di Maria's this season

Most football critics appear to agree that the Man United player has had a poor campaign.

# player-of-the-year - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

O'Shea, Walters, Grealish and all the other nominees for the FAI Awards

Finalists for the 25th edition of the awards have been revealed today.

# player-of-the-year - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Sexton misses out as Retallick named World Rugby Player of the Year

The New Zealand second row becomes the fourth man from his country to win the trophy.

# player-of-the-year - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'Johnny's a poster boy for being a professional' - Sexton up for IRB award

The Ireland camp are unsurprised that their out-half has been nominated alongside four Southern Hemisphere players.

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