Sportstar Awards

Gallery: Stars turn out at Croke Park for Irish Independent Sportstar of the Year awards

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan with his girlfriend Charlotte Slater during the 2019 Irish Independent Sport Star Awards with The Croke Park at the Croke Park Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile Photos
Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan with his girlfriend Charlotte Slater during the 2019 Irish Independent Sport Star Awards with The Croke Park at the Croke Park Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile

The biggest names in Irish sport turned out at Croke Park tonight for the Irish Independent Sportstar of the Yea awards.

From the Irish women's hockey team to Ireland U-21 manager Stephen Kenny to Grand National-winning jockey Davy Russell, there was plenty of star power on show for one of the year's showpiece events.

Take a look at some of the Irish sporting heroes who attended the event in the gallery below: