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Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

BGE_Mark_4c_VertNo nation revels in its sporting culture more than the Irish. We also love to write about it and to read about it and every year, whether it’s GAA or soccer, rugby or horse racing, a terrific crop of finely-written sports books hits the Irish bookstores. Past winners have included Irish sporting greats such as Ronan O’Gara, Johnny Giles and Paul McGrath.

Previous Winners:

  • 2014 The Test by Brian O’Driscoll
  • 2013 Seven Deadly Sins by David Walsh
  • 2012 My Olympic Dream by Katie Taylor
  • 2011 Inside the Peloton by Nicolas Roche
  • 2010 A Football Man – My Autobiography by John Giles
  • 2009 Ronan O’Gara – My Autobiography by Ronan O’Gara
  • 2008 Trevor Brennan: Heart and Soul with Gerry Thornley
  • 2007 Back from the Brink by Paul McGrath

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