2016: A Year in Sport

It's been a packed year for sport with the European Championships, the Olympics, the All-Ireland Championships, the Ryder Cup and loads more.

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January

The outbreak of the Zika virus dominates world news as history is made in the GAA.

February

Peyton enjoys a perfect curtain call as rugby's bright young star heads east.

March

Conor McGregor crashes back to earth and sport loses an icon.

April

The Panama Papers leak has a global impact as Dublin is the venue for an MMA tragedy.

May

Leicester City and Connacht re-write the history books, while the GAA season cranks into gear.

June

The month when Britain votes to leave the EU is also a busy one in sport.

July

A terror attack in Nice throws a dark shadow over an intriguing Tour de France.

August

The Olympic carnival rolls into Rio and the wheels nearly fall off the wagon.

September

After a month of All-Ireland finals we still don’t know where Sam Maguire will spend the winter.

October

October brings the climax of both the All-Ireland football championship and the SSE Airtricity League season

November

Donald Trump shocks the world by winning the US presidential election but there were also several sporting surprises in store.

December

As Santa is busy rechecking his list, the curtain comes down on an epic sporting year.

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