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Poll: Who should be the RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

A galaxy of stars are up for the most prestigious award in Irish sports tonight.

Annalise Murphy is one of the nominees for the Sports Person of the Year award.
Annalise Murphy is one of the nominees for the Sports Person of the Year award.
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THE RTÉ SPORTS Awards take place tonight with three categories — Sports Manager, Team and Person of the Year — up for grabs.

Ahead of the ceremony, we’d like to hear who you think deserves each prize, today focusing on Sports Person of the Year.

The nominees, chosen by RTÉ, for the 2013 award are are:


Poll Results:

Martyn Irvine - Gold and silver at Track World Championships (536)
Michael McKillop - Double gold medal at Paralympic World Championships (261)
Rob Heffernan - World 50k walk champion (163)
Michael Darragh MacCauley - Footballer of the Year (158)
Tony McCoy - Rode his 4,000th winner this year (99)
Jason Smyth - Double gold medal at Paralympic World Championships (67)
Tony Kelly - Hurler and Young Hurler of the Year (63)
Joseph O'Brien - A record 128 winners on the flat this year (34)
Annalise Murphy - Gold at European Sailing Championships (33)
Jason Quigley - Silver medal at World Boxing Championships (24)
Jonathan Sexton - Rugby writers Player of the Year (23)











So which star do you think deserves the award or, if you think there’s someone missing, let us know in the comments below.

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