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#Top man

# top-man - Friday 30 August, 2019

Van Dijk's Uefa award 'for all of us' - Klopp MVP

Van Dijk's Uefa award 'for all of us' - Klopp

Virgil van Dijk may have scooped up the Men’s Player of the Year prize, but Jurgen Klopp insists it was a prize for all of Liverpool.

# top-man - Saturday 10 August, 2019

17 seasons and two All-Stars: Moran still proving his worth for Mayo at 35

The Ballaghaderreen forward continues to deliver for James Horan’s men.

# top-man - Thursday 7 February, 2019

New Ulster CEO keen to move on from 'old wounds' and take province forward

Jonny Petrie is eager to keep the focus on rugby in Ulster.

# top-man - Friday 5 May, 2017

'There was a fear' - Murray relieved Rassie is staying as Munster build

Now a senior player in the squad, the scrum-half is positive about the province’s future.

# top-man - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

'We want whole people; we don't just want obsessive robots'

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss tells The42 about being the boss.

# top-man - Monday 6 June, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selection?

All three nominees from yesterday’s Munster SHC semi-final were Waterford players.

# top-man - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Munster will miss financial targets as CEO Fitzgerald looks to future

The Cork man is hopeful of retaining his position into next season.

# top-man - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Towell named PFAI Player of the Year

The Dundalk midfielder picked up the trophy for the league’s best performer, while Lilywhites boss Stephen Kenny was also recognised.

# top-man - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Leinster confirm Leo Cullen as permanent head coach on two-year deal

Defence coach Kurt McQuilkin has also extended his contract to two years.

# top-man - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

A former Ireland international has been appointed CEO of London Irish

Bob Casey has accepted the top position at the Exiles.

# top-man - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

8 times Sepp Blatter was so cringeworthy he made us ashamed to be football fans

These are just the tip of the iceberg.

# top-man - Saturday 4 April, 2015

O'Connor relieved but praises Leinster for 'a pretty good job' against Bath

The Leinster head coach said he’d like to see his side ‘get over the paint,’ but kicking penalties was the natural choice.

# top-man - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In pics: Ireland's top cyclist Dan Martin pulls up at Temple Street Children's Hospital

Cycling’s world number nine stopped in to check on the progress of a new ultrasound suite.

# top-man - Friday 3 October, 2014

Munster can give Foley a major boost with derby win over Leinster

The former No. 8 has not had the easiest ride in his opening months as Munster head coach.

# top-man - Friday 18 July, 2014

Former Leinster lock Louis Magee elected new IRFU president

The Bective Rangers clubman continues a long-standing tradition by taking over from Pat Fitzgerald.

# top-man - Thursday 8 May, 2014

One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO

Ruane, who represented his province and Galwegians in the 1990s, will take over in the summer after 15 years in the banking sector.

# top-man - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Tiger Woods' top ranking under threat at Doral

The 14-time major winner withdrew from the Honda Classic on Sunday with back spasms.

# top-man - Sunday 1 September, 2013

We never panicked, insists Blues' mastermind Jim Gavin

The Dubs face Mayo in the All-Ireland decider later this month.

# top-man - Saturday 6 July, 2013

VIDEO: Marty Morrissey is a demon for a game of penny push Top Man This post contains videos

VIDEO: Marty Morrissey is a demon for a game of penny push

In your face, Liam Rushe!

# top-man - Friday 29 March, 2013

Conor O'Shea dismisses Harlequins exit talk

The former Ireland international and RTÉ pundit is constantly talked of as a replacement for Declan Kidney.

# top-man - Monday 14 January, 2013

# top-man - Thursday 29 November, 2012

File under obvious: Messi favourite for record fourth Ballon d'Or

FIFA and France Football announce the three finalists for the prestigious award in Sao Paulo today.

# top-man - Friday 16 November, 2012

King Zlatan of Ibrahimovic donates England boots to team-mate for charity auction

These boots scored one of the best goals ever — and now they can be yours.

# top-man - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

November internationals: Chris Robshaw confirmed as England captain

The ‘honoured’ Harlequins captain has previously skippered Stuart Lancaster’s side.

# top-man - Monday 10 September, 2012

McIlroy leads world rankings, Woods in second

The Holywood man is on a roll and he’s opened up a bit of a lead at the top of the world rankings.

# top-man - Friday 24 August, 2012

Doug Howlett named as the new captain of Munster

The 33-year-old Kiwi replaces Paul O’Connell, and is just the second overseas player to captain the province.

# top-man - Monday 13 August, 2012

Dominant McIlroy revels in 'special' win

“I don’t think I’ve let it sunk in yet … I’m speechless,” McIlroy said of his remarkable win.

# top-man - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Munster appoint Niall O'Donovan as new manager

The Shannon man takes over from Shaun Payne who is returning to his native South Africa.

# top-man - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Pocock to lead Australia from the front against Scotland

The game in Newcastle will be the first time the Western Force captain has led Australia at full international level.

# top-man - Monday 28 May, 2012

Luke Donald back at No 1, Rory drops to second

The two have been duelling for the top spot for the past three months with the position changing hands several times.

# top-man - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Donald wins PGA Championship, takes world top spot

Donald deposed Irishman Rory McIlroy who held the top ranking since 6 May.

# top-man - Monday 16 April, 2012

Back on top: Rory returns to No 1 without getting off the couch

Luke Donald’s slip-up at the Heritage tournament means the Holywood native wakes up as the world’s top golfer again.

# top-man - Monday 12 March, 2012

Rory McIlroy hangs on to No 1 as Rose breaks top 10

The 22-year-old finished third at the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Sunday thanks to a late surge.

# top-man - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

In the swing: for Rory, this one's been coming

The great Jack Nicklaus essentially told McIlroy that par golf would probably be enough to win on Sunday. It was.

# top-man - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Opinion: Facing injury set-back, Joe Canning still to live up to billing

Precocious star Canning has been touted as the next big thing for years but Galway fans are arguably yet to see the best of him in a maroon shirt.

# top-man - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Vintage Federer defeats Tsonga, sets down marker for 2012

When he’s good, he’s really good. Roger Federer claimed his sixth end-of-tour Championship on Sunday – a new record in tennis.

# top-man - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Rooney's team-mates think his hair transplant makes him a better player

Old Trafford stars are said to be ‘excited’ about their striker’s new look. Really?

# top-man - Monday 4 July, 2011

How Djokovic reached the pinnacle of world tennis

The world has a new No 1 this morning, in the wake of the Serb star’s latest grand slam victory. But how did he get here?

# top-man - Saturday 4 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge 278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick Top Man

278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick

Matt Loughrey has climbed Croagh Patrick every day for the last 364 days. Today he finishes a mammoth charity climb.

From The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Aer Lingus talks break down, water supplies could be hit by hot weather, and one man’s year-long battle with Croagh Patrick nears an end.

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