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# Top man

Last year
Mane wins second African Player of the Year award
The Senegal forward first won the honour in 2019 while he was at Liverpool.
All time
'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.
Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus
Meanwhile, Dan Biggar is on track to be fit for tomorrow’s second Test.
Shamrock Rovers' Alan Mannus wins prestigious soccer writers' Goalkeeper award
He finished ahead of Sligo’s Ed McGinty and Drogheda’s David Odumoso.
Conan Byrne undertakes 42km marathon walk to Dublin's football grounds
The former winger is out raising funds for the Irish Cancer Society today.
Van Dijk's Uefa award 'for all of us' - Klopp
Virgil van Dijk may have scooped up the Men’s Player of the Year prize, but Jurgen Klopp insists it was a prize for all of Liverpool.
17 seasons and two All-Stars: Moran still proving his worth for Mayo at 35
The Ballaghaderreen forward continues to deliver for James Horan’s men.
New Ulster CEO keen to move on from 'old wounds' and take province forward
Jonny Petrie is eager to keep the focus on rugby in Ulster.
'There was a fear' - Murray relieved Rassie is staying as Munster build
Now a senior player in the squad, the scrum-half is positive about the province’s future.
'We want whole people; we don't just want obsessive robots'
Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss tells The42 about being the boss.
Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selection?
All three nominees from yesterday’s Munster SHC semi-final were Waterford players.
Munster will miss financial targets as CEO Fitzgerald looks to future
The Cork man is hopeful of retaining his position into next season.
Towell named PFAI Player of the Year
The Dundalk midfielder picked up the trophy for the league’s best performer, while Lilywhites boss Stephen Kenny was also recognised.
Leinster confirm Leo Cullen as permanent head coach on two-year deal
Defence coach Kurt McQuilkin has also extended his contract to two years.
A former Ireland international has been appointed CEO of London Irish
Bob Casey has accepted the top position at the Exiles.
8 times Sepp Blatter was so cringeworthy he made us ashamed to be football fans
These are just the tip of the iceberg.
O'Connor relieved but praises Leinster for 'a pretty good job' against Bath
The Leinster head coach said he’d like to see his side ‘get over the paint,’ but kicking penalties was the natural choice.
In pics: Ireland's top cyclist Dan Martin pulls up at Temple Street Children's Hospital
Cycling’s world number nine stopped in to check on the progress of a new ultrasound suite.
Munster can give Foley a major boost with derby win over Leinster
The former No. 8 has not had the easiest ride in his opening months as Munster head coach.
Former Leinster lock Louis Magee elected new IRFU president
The Bective Rangers clubman continues a long-standing tradition by taking over from Pat Fitzgerald.
One of their own: Connacht appoint ex-fullback Willie Ruane as new CEO
Ruane, who represented his province and Galwegians in the 1990s, will take over in the summer after 15 years in the banking sector.
Tiger Woods' top ranking under threat at Doral
The 14-time major winner withdrew from the Honda Classic on Sunday with back spasms.
We never panicked, insists Blues' mastermind Jim Gavin
The Dubs face Mayo in the All-Ireland decider later this month.
VIDEO: Marty Morrissey is a demon for a game of penny push
In your face, Liam Rushe!
Conor O'Shea dismisses Harlequins exit talk
The former Ireland international and RTÉ pundit is constantly talked of as a replacement for Declan Kidney.
9 reasons Paul McGinley should get the Ryder Cup captain's job ahead of Monty
Not that we’re biased.
File under obvious: Messi favourite for record fourth Ballon d'Or
FIFA and France Football announce the three finalists for the prestigious award in Sao Paulo today.
King Zlatan of Ibrahimovic donates England boots to team-mate for charity auction
These boots scored one of the best goals ever — and now they can be yours.
November internationals: Chris Robshaw confirmed as England captain
The ‘honoured’ Harlequins captain has previously skippered Stuart Lancaster’s side.
McIlroy leads world rankings, Woods in second
The Holywood man is on a roll and he’s opened up a bit of a lead at the top of the world rankings.
Doug Howlett named as the new captain of Munster
The 33-year-old Kiwi replaces Paul O’Connell, and is just the second overseas player to captain the province.
Dominant McIlroy revels in 'special' win
“I don’t think I’ve let it sunk in yet … I’m speechless,” McIlroy said of his remarkable win.
Munster appoint Niall O'Donovan as new manager
The Shannon man takes over from Shaun Payne who is returning to his native South Africa.
Pocock to lead Australia from the front against Scotland
The game in Newcastle will be the first time the Western Force captain has led Australia at full international level.
Luke Donald back at No 1, Rory drops to second
The two have been duelling for the top spot for the past three months with the position changing hands several times.
Donald wins PGA Championship, takes world top spot
Donald deposed Irishman Rory McIlroy who held the top ranking since 6 May.
Back on top: Rory returns to No 1 without getting off the couch
Luke Donald’s slip-up at the Heritage tournament means the Holywood native wakes up as the world’s top golfer again.
Rory McIlroy hangs on to No 1 as Rose breaks top 10
The 22-year-old finished third at the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Sunday thanks to a late surge.
In the swing: for Rory, this one's been coming
The great Jack Nicklaus essentially told McIlroy that par golf would probably be enough to win on Sunday. It was.
Opinion: Facing injury set-back, Joe Canning still to live up to billing
Precocious star Canning has been touted as the next big thing for years but Galway fans are arguably yet to see the best of him in a maroon shirt.