RTÉ Sports Team of the Year Award

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The RTÉ Sports Team of the Year Award is given on an annual basis to the sporting team or partnership considered to have made the most substantative contribution to sport in that year.

List of winners[edit]

Year Winner Sport Achievement
2004 Ireland Rugby Union Rugby Union Winners of the Triple Crown in the 2004 Six Nations Championship
2005 Tyrone Gaelic Football Gaelic Football Winners of the 2005 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
2006 Munster Rugby Rugby Union Winners of the 2005–06 Heineken Cup
2007 Ireland Cricket Cricket Qualified for the Super 8 stages in their first ever World Cup
2008 Munster Rugby Rugby Union Winners of the Heineken Cup for the second time in three years
2009 Ireland Rugby Union Rugby Union Winners of the Six Nations Grand Slam for first time in sixty-one years
2010 Irish Amateur Boxing Team Boxing Winners of 5 medals at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships
2011 Leinster Rugby Rugby Union 2008-09 & 2010-11 Heineken Cup Champions - Heineken Cup for the second time in three years
2012 Donegal Gaelic Football[1] Gaelic Football Blew every opponent away using "The System" on their way to Championship glory
2013 Clare Hurling Hurling Emerged to win the 2013 All-Ireland after only winning one championship match over the previous four campaigns.
2014 Cork Ladies' Football Ladies' Gaelic Football Won their 9th All-Ireland title in 10 years.
2015 Dundalk F.C. Association football Won the double of League of Ireland and FAI Cup
2016 Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan Rowing Won the silver medal in the Men's lightweight double sculls at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Shortlists[edit]

The winner is in bold.

2010[edit]

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2011[edit]

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2012[edit]

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2014[edit]

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2015[edit]

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  • Dublin footballers,
  • Kilkenny hurlers,
  • Cork camogie,
  • Cork Ladies football,
  • Dundalk F.C.
  • Ireland women’s cricket team,
  • Ireland men’s rugby team,
  • Ireland men’s hockey team,
  • Irish boxing team,
  • Northern Ireland soccer team,
  • Republic of Ireland soccer team
  • Special Olympics team.

2016[edit]

[7][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Donegal are Team of the Year". Hogan Stand. 24 December 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Shortlist for RTÉ awards named". The Irish Times. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "RTÉ Sports Awards shortlist revealed". RTÉ Sport. 8 December 2011. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Nominees for RTÉ Sports Awards". RTÉ Sport. 10 December 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Nominees for RTÉ Sports Awards 2014". RTÉ Sport. 8 December 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "The nominees for the 2015 RTÉ Sports Awards have been announced". The 42. 12 December 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "12 nominees in contention for the 2016 RTÉ Sports Team of the Year award". The 42. 11 December 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "O'Donovan brothers and Stephen Kenny honoured at RTÉ Sports Awards". The 42. 17 December 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016.