# Sport Review 2014

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Power ranking our 12 favourite football pundits of 2014
Ranked by knowledge, entertainment value, originality and several other key traits.
Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2014?
Featuring Seamus Coleman, John Terry, Luis Suarez and more standout players.
What was your 2014 hurling moment of the year? Here's what The Sunday Game lads chose
Hawkeye? JJ’s hook? Wexford’s qualifier run? Let us know what you thought.
Joey Barton on hurling, Sheamus at Craggy Island and 36 more sporting tweets of the year
Also, ‘Bunk’ from The Wire reveals his love of St Pat’s, Gary Lineker takes Robbie Keane’s ‘unidentified fan’ crown and more.
From the Aviva to Zurich -- It's our A to Z of the sporting year
Katie Taylor, Odell Beckham Jr and Joe Brolly all make our list too.
Brolly v Hunt and 5 more of 2014's most tedious stories
Good riddance to the news cycle with these lads in it.
Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year
“Are you ready to give up, or are you thirsty for more?”
After years of graft, Irish MMA finally got recognition in 2014
‘We’re not here to take part, we’re here to take over.’
Realising a boyhood dream - My 2014 sporting moment
Eoin O’Callaghan recalls how a football hero from his youth provided him with a huge personal highlight earlier this year.
Lebron meets Hozier, and A Game of (Sochi) Thrones: The sports ads we loved in 2014
Beats and Guinness led the way with some stellar efforts this year.
Free-kicks and clever flicks: These were Luis Suarez's best goals in 2014
When he wasn’t chewing the shoulder off Italian defenders, Suarez was scoring some pretty decent goals.
The Top 10: Here's what you were reading on in 2014
Thanks for reading – here’s to an even bigger and better year in 2015.
'It’s easy to be down when you’re in so much pain': Dan Martin mentally stronger after testing 2014
After crashing out of the Giro D’Italia in Belfast, Ireland’s premier cyclist refocused to turn 2014 into a very good year indeed.
QUIZ: Can you spot the odd one out from the 2014 sporting year?
One of these things is not like the others…
Our Christmas gift to you - 6 great goals scored by Zlatan in 2014
Tis the season.
‘We were getting phone calls from every news channel’ – How a young Irish boy took Greece by storm
Jay Beatty from Armagh had a year he’ll never forget.
18 incredible rugby players who retired this year
It’s almost enough to fill a squad for the greatest charity match ever.
Sometimes you forget how good Leo Messi was in 2014. Remind yourself.
Happy Christmas, Leo – thanks for all of the joy you brought us this year.
'They went ballistic': The perfect moment captured when Ireland Women beat the Black Ferns
Photographer Dan Sheridan tells about his unique view of one of the greatest ever moments in women’s rugby.
Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014
2014 was another year in which racing fans gained some new favourites and said goodbye to some old ones.
The 10 best Premier League goals of 2014
From Wayne Rooney’s lob to Tomas Rosicky’s gorgeous dink, there have been some terrific top-flight strikes this year.
Sheasy's heroics, beating New Zealand & a legend's final act - I wish I was there in 2014
Our writers on the sporting events they would have loved to witness this year.
He's class, isn't he? The best bits from Sergio Aguero's brilliant 2014
It’s only December but Aguero has already set out a convincing case to be Premier League Player of the Year.
The 10 most memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup
Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez and Tim Howard all created their unique storylines at what was a wonderful tournament.
An evening of footballing inspiration -- my sporting moment of 2014
An evening of watching football like I’d never seen it before.
The story behind this euphoric picture of Brian O'Driscoll retiring a champion
We spoke the man who captured the iconic moment.
Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 highlight reel is an irrefutable case for the Ballon d'Or
Even by his exalted standards, Ronaldo has had a sublime individual year.
3 LOI players who made the big move to England in 2014 and 3 who could be next
Brian Lenihan’s move to Hull and more of the league’s brightest prospects.
Kimmage, Dunphy, Hunt and 8 other sports pundits who took 2014 by storm
Paul Kimmage, Stephen Hunt, Jerry Kiernan and others whose comments sparked controversy.
Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the 'big' year ahead and her love of sleep
After enjoying an encouraging 2014, the Meath woman is confident of qualifying for Brazil.
'If you have an obsession with Roy Keane, he hasn't disappointed you in 2014'
The Ireland manager showed some of his customary wit at the RTÉ Sport Awards last night.
Brian O'Driscoll held back tears after receiving a surprise Hall of Fame award last night
The rugby legend was commended for his fantastic year.
Keano, Rio and Pirlo - 13 of the best football books to read this Christmas
In case you’re in need of a last-minute Christmas gift, one of these fine reads should do the trick.
10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts
‘Night Games,’ ‘The Test,’ ‘The Race to Truth and more of this year’s most memorable work.
Was there a better point than Shane Walsh's in the 2014 Championship? Here's the top five
Donegal captain Michael Murphy features twice in the football “best of” list. TWICE.