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# Best of the best

This year
Aki and Fryday the big winners at Rugby Writers Ireland awards
Last year
Ferguson, Forrester and McCabe among winners at PFAI Awards
Peamount United trio nominated for top gong as PFAI name Team of the Year
Waterford's Beth Carton named Player of the Year as Cork dominate Camogie All Star awards
Waterford's Beth Carton named Player of the Year as Cork dominate Camogie All Star awards
Do you agree with our Rugby World Cup team of the tournament?
13 for finalists Kerry, 12 for champions Dublin - 2023 LGFA All-Star nominees revealed
All time
All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the way with eight All-Star awards
Donegal's Niamh McLaughlin scoops LGFA Player of the Year award
Johnny Sexton and Josh van der Flier nominated for World Rugby Player of the Year
England and New Zealand set up Women's Rugby World Cup final showdown
David Clifford and Diarmaid Byrnes named 2022 Footballer and Hurler of the Year
'Genuine world-class superstar footballers' - 8 Players to Watch at Euro 2022
Galway, Limerick, Leitrim and Kilkenny stars win Player of the Month awards
Eight All-Stars for champions Galway as Donohue named Player of the Year
All-Ireland champions Tyrone win eight football All-Star awards, three each for Mayo and Kerry
Two top stars go head-to-head, and a Battle Royale in store — the 2021 All-Star awards
Galway All-Ireland winning duo and Cork star shortlisted for Player of the Year award
Ballon d’Or shortlist released as 14 Premier League players make the cut
All-Ireland champions Limerick dominate Sunday Game Team of the Year
Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits
Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings
Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win?
8 players who could light up tomorrow's All-Ireland semi-finals in Croke Park
'A little Jack Russell' and other stars who should light up the Women's World Cup
'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'
Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'
That's a wrap: A look back at Ireland's stand-out XI of 2018
World champion Kellie Harrington crowned 2018 Sportswoman of the Year
7 for Cork, 5 for Kilkenny as All-Ireland champions lead the way at 2018 All-Stars
Here are the 6 nominees for Premier League Player of the Year
Do you agree with The42's Hurling 2017 Team of the Year?
Haranguing, swearing and a run-in with Bertie - just some of Vincent Browne's best bits
Two blue ticks from Ronaldo and 'whatever the f**k you do, don't shut your eyes' - it's tweets of the week
Cork legends Briege Corkery and Bríd Stack shortlisted for Player of the Year award
Here's the line-up and seedings for today's Champions League draw
We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final
An important ranking of Dublin city's McDonald's
Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014