Who do you think should be the 2016 RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

September 19, 2021 0 By HearthstoneYarns

12 NOMINEES FROM across a wide-range of sports are in the hunt to pick up the RTÉ Sports Person of the Year award.

The winner, which has been chosen by a public vote, will be announced on 17 December when the RTÉ Sport Awards take place.

All-Ireland winners Seamus Callanan, Brian Fenton, Denise Gaule and Bríd Stack have all been nominated from GAA, while world champion boxer Carl Frampton and MMA fighter Conor McGregor are also in the running.

Olympic and Paralympic heroes Annalise Murphy, Paul O’Donovan, Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal, and Eoghan Clifford are all nominated too.

World Rugby Player of the Year nominee Jamie Heaslip completes the shortlist.

Who do you think should be the 2016 RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?
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  • Seamus Callanan with the Liam McCarthy Cup
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  • Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal with family
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  • Brian Fenton celebrates
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  • Denise Gaule
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  • Conor McGregor celebrates winning
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Who do you think deserves to win the RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

Poll Results:

 Conor McGregor (3109)

 Paul O’Donovan (1050)

 Carl Frampton (431)

Seamus Callanan (361)

 Annalise Murphy (346)

 Jamie Heaslip (340)

 Daryl Horgan (202)

 Bríd Stack (85)

 Brian Fenton (72)

 Eoghan Clifford (24)

 Denise Gaule (23)

 Katie George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal (22)

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