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Shortlist For RTÉ Sportsperson Of The Year Trimmed From 23 To 13

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The RTÉ Sport Awards take place next Saturday night, and who will win Sportsperson of the Year is anyone’s guess. The sheer strength-in-depth of the 23 person ‘longlist’ released last week showcased just how great a year 2018 was for Irish sport across many codes. That list has since been shortened to 13, with the likes of boxer TJ Doheny, athlete …

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Irish World Cup Hockey Finalists Brought In Serious Viewing Numbers

The remarkable journey of a bunch of rank outsiders getting to a World Cup final captivated a nation. This is reflected in the viewing figures, as RTÉ have released those details, and they make for some impressive reading. Ireland’s quarter final against India last Thursday drew an average of over 121,000 viewers for 13% of the share (via The42.ie), despite …

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Ireland Women’s Team Beat England In Last 16 Of World Rugby Sevens

The Irish Women’s Sevens side were in action against England on Friday night. At the home of the San Francisco Giants, the Irish prevailed in a back-and-forth encounter in the round of 16. Result! Ireland Women’s 7s are into @WorldRugby7s World Cup Quarter-Finals with a 19-14 victory over England.#IreW7s #RWC7s pic.twitter.com/KkwU2Drage — Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) July 20, 2018 The impressive …

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