# top gong

Last year
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Ireland's Josh van der Flier named World Rugby men's player of the year
Johnny Sexton, van der Flier, Tadhg Furlong, and Tadhg Beirne made the men’s dream team.
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Mack Hansen named player of the year at Connacht awards night
Matthew Devine is academy player of the year after helping the Ireland U20s to their Grand Slam.
All time
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France's Antoine Dupont named World Rugby player of the year
Meanwhile, England’s Zoe Aldcroft has won the women’s player of the year award.
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Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony
Meanwhile, his Leinster and Ireland team-mate Caelan Doris is the Nevin Spence Young Player of the Year.
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Cork's 21-year-old dual diamond lands league's monthly award after impressive winning run
Saoirse Noonan is the Women’s National League Player of the Month for September.
# Going Well
United star Bruno Fernandes wins another Premier League Player of the Month award
The Portuguese midfielder has enjoyed a dream start at Old Trafford.
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'A world-class performer' - Arsenal's Dutch superstar lands Player of the Year award
Vivianne Miedema named Football Writers’ Association Women’s Footballer of the Year.
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Another long Limerick wait ends as Cian Lynch is named 2018 Hurler of the Year
The Patrickswell man saw off stiff competition to land the award.
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Top class Keith Earls voted Players' Player of the Year after Grand Slam season
Meanwhile, the record-breaking Jacob Stockdale managed to beat James Ryan to the Young Player of the Year award.