Philips Manager of the Year Joe Schmidt with his award following the ceremony at the Shelbourne Hotel: “It’s humbling because of the competition that is here today.”

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Mount Leinster Rangers’ Paul Coady holds off the challenge of Lar Prendergast of Oulart-The Ballagh during yesterday’s Leinster club hurling final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/inpho

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