RTÉ have announced the nominees for their Team of the Year and Manager of the Year awards.
The winners of both, along with their Sportsperson of the Year, will be announced during a ceremony broadcast on RTÉ One at 9pm on Saturday, December 17th.
The Team of the Year winner will be decided by a public vote on the night.
Manager of the Year voted for by the RTÉ editorial staff.
Nominees for RTÉ Team of the Year
Connacht - Pro-12 Champions
Cork - All-Ireland Ladies Football champions
Dublin - All Ireland Men’s Football champions
Dundalk - League of Ireland Premier Division champions
Ireland’s Paralympic Cycling team - Winners of five medals at the Rio Games
Ireland’s Paralympic Athletics team - Winners of five medals in Rio
Irish rugby team - For beating the All Blacks for the first time in their history
Kilkenny - All Ireland Camogie champions
Northern Ireland football team - Qualified for last 16 of the European Championships
Gary and Paul O'Donovan - Olympic rowing silver medalists
Republic of Ireland soccer team - Qualified for last 16 of the European Championships
Tipperary - All Ireland hurling champions
Nominees for RTÉ Manager of the Year
Dominic Casey - Coach of Olympic silver medalists Gary and Paul O'Donovan
Ann Downey - Manager of Camogie All-Ireland winners Kilkenny
Ephie Fitzgerald - Manager of All-Ireland Ladies Football champions Cork
Stephen Kenny - Manager of League of Ireland winners Dundalk
Jim Gavin - Manager of All-Ireland Football champions Dublin
Pat Lam - Head coach of PRO12 champions Connacht
Aidan O’Brien - Trainer of Arc de Triomphe 1,2,3 Found, Highland Reel and Order Of St George
Willie Mullins - Trainer of seven Cheltenham winners, plus another 34 Grade 1 wins worldwide
Martin O’Neill - Republic of Ireland football manager
Michael O’Neill - Northern Ireland football manager
Michael Ryan - Manager of All-Ireland Hurling champions Tipperary