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#man of the match

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Ireland's man of the match rediscovers his love of football
# Rejuvenation
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# Rejuvenation

Ireland's man of the match rediscovers his love of football

Sep 24th 2022, 12:00 PM 30,398 Views 11 Comments

Aaron Connolly made an impact on his first appearance in over three years for the U21s.

# man-of-the-match - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Ireland's oft-overlooked man of the match revels in starring role
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

Ireland's oft-overlooked man of the match revels in starring role

Jun 7th 2022, 1:00 PM 8,422 Views 0 Comments

Liam Kerrigan made a big impact on just his second U21s cap, scoring in the win over Montenegro.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 29 August, 2020

'He’s that second pair of hands' - Ciarán Frawley shines at 12 for Leinster
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'He’s that second pair of hands' - Ciarán Frawley shines at 12 for Leinster

Aug 29th 2020, 10:08 PM 14,108 Views 12 Comments

The 22-year-old Skerries man was excellent in Leinster’s victory over Ulster.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Ireland's man of the match says they 'dug deep' to earn point
# Solid
From The42
# Solid

Ireland's man of the match says they 'dug deep' to earn point

Oct 12th 2019, 5:39 PM 9,143 Views 12 Comments

John Egan acquitted himself well amid a difficult day for his side in Tbilisi.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 29 July, 2019

Do you agree with The Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards from this weekend's hurling action?
# MVP
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# MVP

Do you agree with The Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards from this weekend's hurling action?

Jul 29th 2019, 1:36 PM 7,988 Views 13 Comments

Star players from Kilkenny and Tipperary were given the nod this week.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 17 June, 2019

Do you agree with the selections for the Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards?
# MVP
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# MVP

Do you agree with the selections for the Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards?

Jun 17th 2019, 12:12 PM 8,707 Views 8 Comments

Star players from Roscommon and Tipperary were both honoured.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 10 June, 2019

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match awards from this weekend's GAA action?
# TOP TOP PLAYERS
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# TOP TOP PLAYERS

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match awards from this weekend's GAA action?

Jun 10th 2019, 3:16 PM 8,394 Views 11 Comments

Star performers from Donegal, Galway and Limerick got the nod this week.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 21 January, 2019

Henderson's man-of-the-match return for Ulster bodes well ahead of Six Nations
# Llama
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# Llama

Henderson's man-of-the-match return for Ulster bodes well ahead of Six Nations

Jan 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 4,936 Views 1 Comment

The second row made his comeback from a thumb injury as Ulster secured a quarter-final.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 10 December, 2018

'You feel a bit guilty stealing man-of-the-match from someone like that'
# MOTM
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# MOTM

'You feel a bit guilty stealing man-of-the-match from someone like that'

Dec 10th 2018, 12:33 PM 30,280 Views 9 Comments

Ulster’s Will Addison was superb once again as they beat Scarlets in Wales.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 26 November, 2018

Out-half Frawley's favoured position, but he'd 'play anywhere in the blue jersey'
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Out-half Frawley's favoured position, but he'd 'play anywhere in the blue jersey'

Nov 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,705 Views 8 Comments

The 20-year-old starred for Leinster in their big win over Ospreys on Friday night.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 16 November, 2018

'They're the nights you want every time you play' - Man of the match Randolph comes to Ireland's rescue
# Safe Pair Of Hands
From The42
# Safe Pair Of Hands

'They're the nights you want every time you play' - Man of the match Randolph comes to Ireland's rescue

Nov 16th 2018, 10:57 AM 3,212 Views 3 Comments

The Middlesbrough goalkeeper made a couple of top-class saves to keep a clean sheet against Northern Ireland.

# man-of-the-match - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'Outstanding. Man of the match by a million miles'
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

'Outstanding. Man of the match by a million miles'

Oct 17th 2018, 4:35 PM 14,934 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Giggs reserved high praise for skipper Ashley Williams after he helped Wales beat Ireland 1-0.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'I have obviously got a lot of faith in him as a player' - O'Neill on Ireland's man of the match
# Loyalty
From The42
# Loyalty

'I have obviously got a lot of faith in him as a player' - O'Neill on Ireland's man of the match

Oct 14th 2018, 8:14 PM 33,069 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland boss reserved high praise for makeshift midfielder Cyrus Christie last night.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 23 July, 2018

Dortmund star banned from winning Man of the Match due to American alcohol laws
# Technicality
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# Technicality

Dortmund star banned from winning Man of the Match due to American alcohol laws

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:26 PM 18,717 Views 8 Comments

Christian Pulisic scored two second-half goals against Liverpool.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 2 July, 2018

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match award winners from this weekend's GAA action?
# Top Performers
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# Top Performers

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match award winners from this weekend's GAA action?

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:40 PM 8,706 Views 7 Comments

There were plenty of star performances during a busy weekend of championship games across hurling and football.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'He's really deserving of that man-of-the-match award' - Furlong on fire
# Jukebox
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# Jukebox

'He's really deserving of that man-of-the-match award' - Furlong on fire

Jun 16th 2018, 4:26 PM 15,691 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland tighthead was superb in the set-piece and in the loose against the Wallabies.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Rice shows maturity beyond his years with man-of-the-match performance
# A Proper Talent
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# A Proper Talent

Rice shows maturity beyond his years with man-of-the-match performance

Jun 3rd 2018, 12:33 AM 10,606 Views 5 Comments

At just 19, the West Ham youngster was composed on the ball throughout Ireland’s win over the US.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 12 May, 2018

James Ryan is already one of the best in the world at the age of 21
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

James Ryan is already one of the best in the world at the age of 21

May 12th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,161 Views 41 Comments

The second row was magnificent once again as Leinster overcame Racing in Bilbao.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Cullen hails record-breaking Sexton as Leinster build momentum ahead of Montpellier
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

Cullen hails record-breaking Sexton as Leinster build momentum ahead of Montpellier

Oct 7th 2017, 4:56 PM 7,717 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster out-half become the province’s all-time leading points scorer at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better'
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

'I was delighted for my 20th to come in a cup final — I'm 28 and can still get better'

Sep 16th 2017, 9:35 PM 6,028 Views 0 Comments

David McMillan scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday’s EA Sports Cup final during a man of the match performance.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 28 July, 2017

'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July'
# Rossies
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# Rossies

'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July'

Jul 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 6,670 Views 13 Comments

Enda Smith discusses Roscommon’s Connacht Football Championship final win over Galway and what lies in wait against Mayo this weekend.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'Conor is pretty much his own man and he's very easy to play with'
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

'Conor is pretty much his own man and he's very easy to play with'

Feb 25th 2017, 9:29 PM 16,431 Views 9 Comments

Joe Schmidt wasn’t surprised to see Johnny Sexton make an impact on his return from injury.

# man-of-the-match - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Simon Zebo was trying to make jokes about it, saying that I pay someone!'
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

'Simon Zebo was trying to make jokes about it, saying that I pay someone!'

Jan 11th 2017, 11:30 AM 36,405 Views 42 Comments

CJ Stander continues to earn awards but he’s more focused on maintaining Munster’s momentum.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Man City star Toure charged with drink driving
# Trouble
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# Trouble

Man City star Toure charged with drink driving

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:47 PM 24,654 Views 0 Comments

Despite the controversy, the Ivory Coast international played in the club’s 3-1 defeat earlier.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award?
# Star Man
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# Star Man

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award?

Sep 18th 2016, 10:50 PM 51,904 Views 34 Comments

Dublin drew with Mayo in an enthralling encounter at Croke Park today.

Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final?
# STANDOUT
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# STANDOUT

Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final?

Sep 18th 2016, 6:46 PM 17,521 Views 37 Comments

Fans were treated to an enthralling game at Croke Park today.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's football man-of-the-match award?
# Poll
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# Poll

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's football man-of-the-match award?

Aug 28th 2016, 11:00 PM 15,480 Views 13 Comments

Dublin edged Kerry this afternoon in a match that is being hailed as a classic.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 25 July, 2016

Do you agree with the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final man-of-the-match winners?
# Leading Lights
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# Leading Lights

Do you agree with the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final man-of-the-match winners?

Jul 25th 2016, 5:30 PM 8,371 Views 7 Comments

Good news for Waterford and Galway players.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 27 May, 2016

'Best is yet to come' - Man-of-the-match Arter pleased after making case for Euro 2016 inclusion
# Staking A Claim
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# Staking A Claim

'Best is yet to come' - Man-of-the-match Arter pleased after making case for Euro 2016 inclusion

May 27th 2016, 11:17 PM 7,033 Views 11 Comments

The Bournemouth midfielder put in a fine display in tonight’s draw with the Netherlands.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Thierry Henry reserves high praise for 'man-of-the-match' Shane Long
# Catching The Eye
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# Catching The Eye

Thierry Henry reserves high praise for 'man-of-the-match' Shane Long

May 1st 2016, 8:50 PM 18,129 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland striker earned plenty of plaudits for his performance this afternoon.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 25 March, 2016

'I got goosebumps out there' - Man-of-the-match Duffy gives O'Neill something to think about
# Putting His Hands Up
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# Putting His Hands Up

'I got goosebumps out there' - Man-of-the-match Duffy gives O'Neill something to think about

Mar 25th 2016, 11:28 PM 8,122 Views 2 Comments

The Blackburn Rovers defender was a stand-out performer at centre-half in Ireland’s win over Switzerland tonight.

# man-of-the-match - Saturday 16 January, 2016

CJ Stander: 'The physicality and passion for the jersey came through for us'
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

CJ Stander: 'The physicality and passion for the jersey came through for us'

Jan 16th 2016, 4:20 PM 11,818 Views 34 Comments

Munster’s number eight was outstanding once again at Thomond Park.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Son shines on Spurs as €30m man bags his first Premier League goal
# London Derby
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# London Derby

Son shines on Spurs as €30m man bags his first Premier League goal

Sep 20th 2015, 3:41 PM 5,941 Views 4 Comments

The South Korean put in a man-of-the-match performance to help see off Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane.

# man-of-the-match - Friday 4 September, 2015

6 All-Ireland hurling final man of the match contenders that could win you BIG money
# Man Of The Match
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# Man Of The Match

6 All-Ireland hurling final man of the match contenders that could win you BIG money

Sep 4th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,860 Views 23 Comments

Here are the outside bets you should keep an eye on, outside of the usual suspects.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 16 August, 2015

The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match was on the losing side at Croke Park
# Man Of The Match
From The42
# Man Of The Match

The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match was on the losing side at Croke Park

Aug 16th 2015, 10:04 PM 13,631 Views 21 Comments

Do you agree?

# man-of-the-match - Monday 10 August, 2015

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's Man of the Match selection?
# Man Of The Match
From The42
# Man Of The Match

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's Man of the Match selection?

Aug 10th 2015, 12:30 AM 9,335 Views 10 Comments

Did the experts get it right?

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's Man-of-the-Match selections?
# Man Of The Match
From The42
# Man Of The Match

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's Man-of-the-Match selections?

Jul 26th 2015, 10:53 PM 9,910 Views 5 Comments

Did Shefflin and Donal Óg get it right?

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selections?
# You Decide
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# You Decide

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

Jul 5th 2015, 10:54 PM 9,929 Views 10 Comments

TJ Reid and Alan O’Connor got the nod.

# man-of-the-match - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Do you agree with the Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selection?
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

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

Jun 7th 2015, 10:19 PM 8,275 Views 17 Comments

His big brother would have been proud of that display.

# man-of-the-match - Monday 11 May, 2015

Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer
# Schmidt Watch
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# Schmidt Watch

Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer

May 11th 2015, 11:12 AM 8,090 Views 33 Comments

The powerful back row was man of the match for the sixth time in the league this season.

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