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#Best of the best

# best-of-the-best - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
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# Best Of The Best

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Jan 21st 2021, 12:46 PM 5,127 Views 14 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny, Gearóid Hegarty, Sanita Puspure and Colin Keane are also in the running.

# best-of-the-best - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits
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# Best Of The Best

Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits

Dec 16th 2020, 9:49 AM 2,581 Views 0 Comments

The young player equivalent also has serious talent on the shortlist.

# best-of-the-best - Monday 24 August, 2020

Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings
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Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings

Aug 24th 2020, 1:56 PM 15,583 Views 1 Comment

Three-weight world champion Claressa Shields tops Ring Magazine’s list.

# best-of-the-best - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win?
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# Best Of The Best

Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win?

Dec 8th 2019, 6:35 PM 54,282 Views 92 Comments

The list has been whittled down from 26 to 10 ahead of the big night.

# best-of-the-best - Saturday 24 August, 2019

8 players who could light up tomorrow's All-Ireland semi-finals in Croke Park
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# Stars Align

8 players who could light up tomorrow's All-Ireland semi-finals in Croke Park

Aug 24th 2019, 7:45 AM 5,108 Views 0 Comments

Fierce rivalries will be renewed as Dublin face Cork and Mayo meet Galway.

# best-of-the-best - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'A little Jack Russell' and other stars who should light up the Women's World Cup
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# Best Of The Best

'A little Jack Russell' and other stars who should light up the Women's World Cup

Jun 6th 2019, 6:01 PM 2,705 Views 0 Comments

Irish internationals Louise Quinn, Stephanie Roche and Megan Campbell tell us who to keep an eye on.

# best-of-the-best - Monday 11 February, 2019

'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'
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# Best Of The Best

'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'

Feb 11th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,717 Views 8 Comments

England may be top of the Six Nations table after two bonus-point wins, but Eddie Jones is wary of a Wales team that has won 11 straight.

# best-of-the-best - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'
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Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:23 AM 4,888 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona legend has spoken about his duel with the former Real Madrid star, who joined Juventus in the summer

# best-of-the-best - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

That's a wrap: A look back at Ireland's stand-out XI of 2018
# Best Players Of 2018
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# Best Players Of 2018

That's a wrap: A look back at Ireland's stand-out XI of 2018

Dec 26th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,900 Views 5 Comments

Do you agree with our selections?

# best-of-the-best - Friday 21 December, 2018

World champion Kellie Harrington crowned 2018 Sportswoman of the Year
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World champion Kellie Harrington crowned 2018 Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 21st 2018, 4:15 PM 3,066 Views 6 Comments

An early Christmas present after an incredible year for the Dubliner.

# best-of-the-best - Sunday 4 November, 2018

7 for Cork, 5 for Kilkenny as All-Ireland champions lead the way at 2018 All-Stars
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From The42
# Best Of The Best

7 for Cork, 5 for Kilkenny as All-Ireland champions lead the way at 2018 All-Stars

Nov 4th 2018, 9:45 AM 5,270 Views 0 Comments

Galway, Tipperary and Waterford players made up the team selection.

# best-of-the-best - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Here are the 6 nominees for Premier League Player of the Year
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From The42
# Best Of The Best

Here are the 6 nominees for Premier League Player of the Year

Apr 14th 2018, 3:17 PM 29,162 Views 50 Comments

Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne lead the PFA nominations, with three Manchester City players in the running.

# best-of-the-best - Monday 25 December, 2017

Do you agree with The42's Hurling 2017 Team of the Year?
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From The42
# Best Of The Best

Do you agree with The42's Hurling 2017 Team of the Year?

Dec 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 14,481 Views 40 Comments

Choosing players not alone on the summer’s senior championship but also factoring in minor, U21, league and club action.

# best-of-the-best - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Haranguing, swearing and a run-in with Bertie - just some of Vincent Browne's best bits
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# Best Of The Best

Haranguing, swearing and a run-in with Bertie - just some of Vincent Browne's best bits

Jul 27th 2017, 9:27 AM 56,427 Views 66 Comments

He’s off, but what a decade it’s been.

# best-of-the-best - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Two blue ticks from Ronaldo and 'whatever the f**k you do, don't shut your eyes' - it's tweets of the week
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# Tweet Elite

Two blue ticks from Ronaldo and 'whatever the f**k you do, don't shut your eyes' - it's tweets of the week

Jul 23rd 2017, 10:30 AM 14,683 Views 1 Comment

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

# best-of-the-best - Friday 21 October, 2016

Cork legends Briege Corkery and Bríd Stack shortlisted for Player of the Year award
# Best Of The Best
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# Best Of The Best

Cork legends Briege Corkery and Bríd Stack shortlisted for Player of the Year award

Oct 21st 2016, 3:08 PM 3,084 Views 0 Comments

Dublin star forward Sinead Ahearne was also nominated for the honour.

# best-of-the-best - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Here's the line-up and seedings for today's Champions League draw
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From The42
# Best Of The Best

Here's the line-up and seedings for today's Champions League draw

Aug 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,761 Views 18 Comments

The draw will take place in Monaco this evening at 5pm Irish time.

# best-of-the-best - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final
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From The42
# Best Of The Best

We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final

Oct 28th 2015, 6:12 PM 11,147 Views 24 Comments

We pick our ultimate XV from this year’s World Cup final.

# best-of-the-best - Friday 9 October, 2015

An important ranking of Dublin city's McDonald's
# Best Of The Best
From The Daily Edge
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An important ranking of Dublin city's McDonald's

Oct 9th 2015, 6:15 PM 8,540 Views 10 Comments

From worst to best.

# best-of-the-best - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014
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# Best Of The Best

Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014

Dec 24th 2014, 6:18 PM 3,558 Views 5 Comments

2014 was another year in which racing fans gained some new favourites and said goodbye to some old ones.

# best-of-the-best - Sunday 20 February, 2011

The 50 best players in the world
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From The42
# Best Of The Best

The 50 best players in the world

Feb 20th 2011, 9:38 AM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

We’ve crunched the numbers. Here’s the top footballers in the world right now.