The most wonderful time of year is fast approaching and it’s time to pick up presents for your friends and family. With The Late Late Toy Show revealing all of the most popular gifts for the year, O'Neills have everything you need to stuff their stockings with gifts they’ll truly love this Christmas. 

If you’re struggling to decide what to gift someone who loves sports or looking for gifts for the obsessed sport fans in your life, our Christmas gift guide is here to help make it the best Christmas yet!


Stocking fillers

There’s nothing quite like waking up on Christmas morning to find full, fat stockings to open. O'Neills is the perfect place to pick up all those extra stocking fillers to make your loved one’s eyes light up on Christmas morning. 

Bobble hats make a great gift for anyone to keep their ears toasty and warm during the chilly wind and weather. For the GAA fans in your life, a bobble hat that proudly shows off their love for their club or county is an ideal gift, because let's be honest the die hard fans will be out, rain or hail! 

Everyone always jokes about getting socks for Christmas but who can really say no to cosy toes? Treat any sports fan in your life to a comfortable pair of socks. From simple and functional sports socks to brightly coloured premium styles, treat them to the cosiest Christmas ever. 

No one can have enough pairs of shorts. Our Mourne and Nelson shorts make an excellent stocking stuffer, made from lightweight and breathable fabric they are perfect for any sporting activities! Not just for sport though, our GAA shorts have become a fashion must have, after Paul Mescal was spotted wearing them in 20202. If you don’t believe us, take it from GQ. Available in a variety of colours and sizes, they make the perfect token gift for any sports fan come fashionista in your life. 

Unique Guinness gifts are the perfect present to slip into someone’s stocking. From cosy sweatshirts to stylish t-shirts, and even backpacks to flat caps, these are the ideal gifts to give to any Guinness lover. 


Sports equipment

What better gift for a sports fan than some quality gear to get them on their way? Check out our recommendations for sporting equipment to gift your friends and family.

Personalised hurling gifts make the perfect present for hurling fanatics that can be kept, used, or treasured for years to come. Pick up one of our personalised hurling sticks and have any message you like with a county crest printed onto it.

For the budding basketball player in your life, the Midwest basketball stand won’t go amiss. Perfect for setting up in the garage or back garden, this basketball hoop boasts a wheeled base for easy storage as well as an adjustable pole that grows as your youngsters do. 

Instill the love of hurling at a young age with the Murphy’s Hurley gift set, perfect for beginners to develop hurling skills. This hurl is the perfect gift for children who love hurling and camogie. It helps them learn the basics while building confidence, hand-eye coordination, and strength. It’s the ideal gift set to play in the garden or park on Boxing day!

When on the lookout for golf gift ideas, the Precision Launch Pad 2 in 1 practise mat makes the perfect gift for golf lovers. Let any golf fan practice their swing on this practise mat with two different textures - smooth fairway or rough green. The set comes with a rubber tee as well as holes to insert it in and hold it stable while the hard-wearing rubber base keeps it from slipping while they swing. 

Finding gifts for football fans or enthusiasts, or any other sports, can be tough but you can’t go wrong with the Multi-sport steel goal. From football to rugby and beyond, this is the perfect gift for those who love to play more than one sport. Set up in the garden for the perfect home game and what better to kick into the goal other than an All Ireland football.


We hope this gift guide has helped you find the perfect present for the sports fan in your life. For even more gift inspiration, check out our Christmas Gifts page.