Sporting Innovation of the Year


This award shall recognise the biggest innovation in Irish sport. This could be a product, service, new use of technology or even a rule change. This innovation has proven to be beneficial, and had positive impact to the sport.


  • Evidence that the innovation addresses a need, solves a problem and seizes an opportunity to create a new market or industry
  • Evidence of an effective communication strategy around the innovation
  • The immediate and likely longer-term impact the innovation has on sport and/or society as a whole

The winner of this category will be picked by the Federation of Irish Sport Judges.