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Who should win the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award?

It’s been another big year of sport.

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RTÉ HAVE TODAY announced the nominees for their Sportsperson of the Year Award.

After another memorable year of Irish sport, the candidates range from All-Ireland winning hurlers in Joe Canning to world champions like Katie Taylor.

But who do you think should take the top prize?


Poll Results:

  Katie Taylor (2270)
  Joe Canning (1759)
  Conor Murray (1143)
  Paul O’Donovan (946)
  James McClean (800)
  Andy Moran (735)
Rena Buckley (578)
  Robbie Power (246)
  Jason Smyth (218)
  Noelle Healy (150)
  Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal (121)
 Ryan Burnett (116)
  Joe Ward (106)
 Michael McKillop (73)














The awards will be broadcast live on RTÉ One at 9.15pm on Saturday, 16 December.

Vote for your choice here.

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