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Last month
October 2023
Bundee's remarkable turnaround completed by POTY nomination
The 33-year-old had a rocky start to 2023 but was spectacularly good in the World Cup.
This year
'It gives you a bit of confidence that I can play well at this level'
Ireland’s Josh van der Flier is the reigning World Rugby players of the year.
Haaland picks up Premier League player and young player prizes
The Norwegian was also named the football writers’ player of the year this week.
Munster's player of the season? Jean Kleyn but the competition is strong
The second row has been relentless, while wing pair Shane Daly and Calvin Nash have excelled.
Last year
'Two years ago, I wasn't getting picked for some Irish games' - World POTY van der Flier
Josh van der Flier is now the World Rugby men’s player of the year.
Van der Flier and Jones win Rugby Writers player of the year awards
Mick Galwey and Phillip Matthews were inducted into the hall of fame.
Six Nations star Sam Monaghan swaps Wasps for Gloucester-Hartpury
Ireland’s player of the year will team up with Sean Lynn’s women after making 18 appearances for Wasps since joining in 2020.
All time
Tipp, Cork and Limerick stars honoured in 2020 Munster Player of The Year awards
Cian Lynch picks up the Hurler of the Year award while Conor Sweeney accepts the football gong.
Do you agree with our Player of the Premier League season so far?
We are working off the assumption that the 2019/20 season restarts at some point.
Teen ace Kiernan: 'I very much appreciate them giving me the ball to score the goals!'
The 19-year-old was recently named FAI Senior Women’s Player of the Year.
Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award
She was named 2018 Irish Golf Writers’ Professional of the Year.
2018 the year when Johnny Sexton showed his permanent class
The Ireland and Leinster out-half was crowned World Rugby Player of the Year on Sunday evening.
'The next big thing is the Six Nations. We’re not thinking about the World Cup'
Johnny Sexton was named Guinness Rugby Writers Player of the Year last night.
World Player of the Year prize would be fitting reward for Sexton's incredible 2018
‘Where he stands out above a lot of the other players is his ability to see things on the pitch and pick the right options.’
Scottish fans vote 6-year old with cancer as their Player of the Year
Fair play St. Mirren.
Andrew Trimble voted the IRUPA Player of the Year
Robbie Henshaw has claimed his second Young Player of the Year award while a Rob Kearney finish has been nominated Try of the Year.
Robbie Keane named on three-man shortlist for MLS award
Former Italian international Marco Di Vaio and Chicago Fire’s Mike Magee are the other two players in the running for the MVP prize.