RTÉ Announce Sports Person Of The Year Nominees

RTÉ Announce Sports Person Of The Year Nominees
By Gary Reilly
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RTÉ have announced their annual list of nominees for the RTÉ Sports Person Of The Year award. The award was last won by Tony McCoy in 2013 with Katie Taylor and Rory McIlroy having won it in 2012 and 2011 respectively. The winner will be announced live on RTÉ One on Sunday, 21 December at 9.30pm

Full list of 12 nominees in alphabetical order:

Niamh Briggs

Seamus Coleman

Briege Corkery

Mark English

Carl Frampton


Rory McIlroy

Michael McKillop

James O’Donoghue


Jonathan Sexton

Jason Smyth

Richie Hogan


Katie Taylor

The nominees for Coach of the Year and Team of the Year have also been announced.

Coach of the Year nominees:


Brian Cody

Jim Culloty

Éamonn Fitzmaurice


Stephen Kenny

Paul McGinley

Aidan O’Brien


Joe Schmidt

Éamonn Ryan

Shane McGuigan

Pete Taylor

Team of the Year nominees:

Cork Ladies Football

Cork Camogie

Dundalk FC 

Ireland Rugby

Kerry Senior Football 

Kilkenny Senior Hurling

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