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# Top 50

Last year
# list
Who are Ireland's top 50 players? The IRFU wants to know for sure
IRFU performance director David Nucifora says the Emerging Ireland tour was a big success.
# On the up
'It's new territory for me' - Seamus Power on cracking top 50 in the world for the first time
The Waterford native had a third-place finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
# Top 50
Tyrone-Mayo the most watched sporting event of 2021, followed by England's Euro final defeat
Sport made for nine of the 12 most viewed programmes on Irish television last year, and almost half of the top 50 overall.
All time
# Top 50
Now among the world's best, Shane Lowry feels he can go right to the top
Lowry was speaking on RTÉ Sport about his ascent into the world’s top 50.
# Countdown
26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?
Most of us can remember that Paul McGrath hit the post with a header but can you recall Aldo’s fresh air follow-up?
# Euro Countdown
40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets?
Franz Beckenbauer lifted the cup for West Germany in 1972 but the real winner that day was fashion.
# Euro 2012
41 days to Euro 2012: Italy revive the art of catenaccio but France triumph
If you thought Chelsea’s rearguard action against Barcelona was a thing of horrendous beauty, you would have loved Maldini and the slick Italian defence crew.
# Top 50
48 of the world’s best stadia (and Tolka Park)
From the Allianz Arena to the Yoyogi National Gymnasium, we give you 48 of the world’s best sporting structures and two that we chose for sentimental reasons.