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RTE Announce Nominees For Sports Person Of The Year

RTE Announce Nominees For Sports Person Of The Year

After a truly incredible year for almost all of Irish sport (We're looking at you, Martin O'Neil), RTE have announced the longlist of nominees for this 2018's Sports Person of the Year.

There are 24 athletes named overall, and are listed below in alphabetical order.

SINÉAD AHERNE (Gaelic football) 

THOMAS BARR (Athletics) 

TJ DOHENY (Boxing)

KATIE-GEORGE DUNLEVY & EVE McCRYSTAL (Cycling) 

BRIAN FENTON (Gaelic football) 

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KELLIE HARRINGTON (Boxing) 

PHIL HEALY (Athletics) 

PATRICK HOBAN (Soccer) 

ELLEN KEANE (Swimming) 

CIAN LYNCH (Hurling) 

ARTHUR LANIGAN-O’KEEFFE (Modern Pentathlon) 

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DAN MARTIN (Cycling) 

PADRAIG McCARTHY (Equestrian) 

RHYS McCLENAGHAN (Gymnastics) 

AYEISHA McFERRAN (Hockey) 

SANITA DOMINANT PUSPURE (Rowing) 

JONATHAN REA (Motor Cycling) 

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DAVY RUSSELL (Horse Racing) 

SHANE RYAN (Swimming) 

JOHNNY SEXTON (Rugby) 

CHLOE SIGERSON (Camogie) 

JASON SMYTH (Athletics) 

KATIE TAYLOR (Boxing)

A final shortlist of 13 will be announced on Sunday, December 9th, ahead of the award ceremony at RTE studios on December 15th.

Gavin Cooney
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Changed the spelling of his name upon pressure from Michael Owen.

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