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#SPOTY 2016

From The42 'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY Historic

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY

The result was never in doubt as the Scot finished well ahead of Alistair Brownlee.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Conor McGregor deserves his place on the shortlist You'll Do Nothing
From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Denise Gaule deserves her place on the shortlist Kilkenny

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Denise Gaule deserves her place on the shortlist

The best camogie player in the country was key to Kilkenny’s 2016 success.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Jamie Heaslip deserves his place on the shortlist SPOTY 2016
From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Carl Frampton deserves his place on the shortlist SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Carl Frampton deserves his place on the shortlist

The Belfast boxer has had a 2016 to remember.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Bríd Stack deserves her place on the shortlist SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Bríd Stack deserves her place on the shortlist

The 2016 Player of the Year won her 11th All-Ireland title this year, having played every minute of each triumph.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Daryl Horgan deserves his place on the shortlist SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Daryl Horgan deserves his place on the shortlist

The winger was the star of Dundalk’s remarkable European run.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Seamus Callanan deserves his place on the shortlist SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Seamus Callanan deserves his place on the shortlist

Callanan scored 13 points in one of the greatest ever All-Ireland hurling final performances.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal deserve their nomination SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal deserve their nomination

Three years after two strangers took a leap of faith together, they made Irish Paralympic history in September.

From The42 Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Paul O'Donovan deserves his place on the shortlist SPOTY 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Paul O'Donovan deserves his place on the shortlist

The 22-year-old Corkman won medals at the Olympics, the Europeans and the Worlds in 2016.