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# top-man - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Shamrock Rovers' Alan Mannus wins prestigious soccer writers' Goalkeeper award
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Shamrock Rovers' Alan Mannus wins prestigious soccer writers' Goalkeeper award

Dec 17th 2020, 12:02 PM 3,413 Views 1 Comment

He finished ahead of Sligo’s Ed McGinty and Drogheda’s David Odumoso.

# top-man - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Conan Byrne undertakes 42km marathon walk to Dublin's football grounds
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Conan Byrne undertakes 42km marathon walk to Dublin's football grounds

Mar 18th 2020, 2:33 PM 6,991 Views 3 Comments

The former winger is out raising funds for the Irish Cancer Society today.

# top-man - Friday 30 August, 2019

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

Aug 30th 2019, 7:56 AM 4,018 Views 5 Comments

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

Aug 10th 2019, 9:00 AM 6,254 Views 4 Comments

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

Feb 7th 2019, 8:00 AM 4,987 Views 3 Comments

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

May 5th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,922 Views 7 Comments

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

Aug 31st 2016, 8:00 PM 9,751 Views 3 Comments

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

Jun 6th 2016, 11:03 AM 9,991 Views 8 Comments

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
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Munster will miss financial targets as CEO Fitzgerald looks to future

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 9,131 Views 29 Comments

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
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Towell named PFAI Player of the Year

Nov 21st 2015, 10:52 AM 3,303 Views 9 Comments

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

Aug 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 14,274 Views 57 Comments

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
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A former Ireland international has been appointed CEO of London Irish

Jun 16th 2015, 1:02 PM 8,404 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Sepp Up 2 The Streets

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

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:07 PM 7,353 Views 9 Comments

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

Apr 4th 2015, 7:11 PM 6,347 Views 25 Comments

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

Nov 12th 2014, 10:43 PM 2,972 Views 2 Comments

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

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 2,715 Views 2 Comments

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
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Former Leinster lock Louis Magee elected new IRFU president

Jul 18th 2014, 6:10 PM 4,805 Views 9 Comments

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

May 8th 2014, 3:28 PM 3,947 Views 12 Comments

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
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Tiger Woods' top ranking under threat at Doral

Mar 4th 2014, 11:05 PM 5,004 Views 2 Comments

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
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We never panicked, insists Blues' mastermind Jim Gavin

Sep 1st 2013, 6:28 PM 1,887 Views 3 Comments

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

Jul 6th 2013, 12:05 AM 2,082 Views 0 Comments

In your face, Liam Rushe!

# top-man - Friday 29 March, 2013

Conor O'Shea dismisses Harlequins exit talk
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Conor O'Shea dismisses Harlequins exit talk

Mar 29th 2013, 4:10 PM 3,261 Views 9 Comments

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

# top-man - Monday 14 January, 2013

9 reasons Paul McGinley should get the Ryder Cup captain's job ahead of Monty
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9 reasons Paul McGinley should get the Ryder Cup captain's job ahead of Monty

Jan 14th 2013, 1:51 PM 2,602 Views 6 Comments

Not that we’re biased.

# top-man - Thursday 29 November, 2012

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

Nov 29th 2012, 6:35 AM 874 Views 2 Comments

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

Nov 16th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,826 Views 0 Comments

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
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November internationals: Chris Robshaw confirmed as England captain

Oct 30th 2012, 5:56 PM 440 Views 0 Comments

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

# top-man - Monday 10 September, 2012

McIlroy leads world rankings, Woods in second
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McIlroy leads world rankings, Woods in second

Sep 10th 2012, 4:06 PM 1,122 Views 2 Comments

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
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Doug Howlett named as the new captain of Munster

Aug 24th 2012, 1:05 PM 976 Views 3 Comments

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
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Dominant McIlroy revels in 'special' win

Aug 13th 2012, 9:58 AM 566 Views 0 Comments

“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
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Munster appoint Niall O'Donovan as new manager

Jun 12th 2012, 2:35 PM 636 Views 2 Comments

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
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Pocock to lead Australia from the front against Scotland

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:41 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

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
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Luke Donald back at No 1, Rory drops to second

May 28th 2012, 9:52 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

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
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Donald wins PGA Championship, takes world top spot

May 27th 2012, 5:40 PM 235 Views 0 Comments

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

Apr 16th 2012, 7:58 AM 3,462 Views 3 Comments

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

Mar 12th 2012, 1:03 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

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

Mar 6th 2012, 7:15 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:08 PM 1,092 Views 1 Comment

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
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Vintage Federer defeats Tsonga, sets down marker for 2012

Nov 27th 2011, 8:13 PM 359 Views 1 Comment

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

Aug 24th 2011, 9:10 AM 1,240 Views 0 Comments

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
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How Djokovic reached the pinnacle of world tennis

Jul 4th 2011, 10:03 AM 248 Views 0 Comments

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?

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