PPAI

Sports Action
2008

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Action 2008

SPLASH-PROOF

by Darren Kidd

A competitor ploughs through the course at the Belfast International Cross Country, at Stormont Estate

2ND PLACE
CLASH OF THE ASH

By Darren Kidd

Antrim's Cormac Donnelly and Joe Canning of Galway clash in the first round of the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

3RD PLACE
WINNING EMBRACE

By Brian Lawless

Australia’s Heath Francis is congratulated by second place Francis Kompaon, of Papua New Guinea, while he keeps an eye on his time, after he won the Men’s 100m-T46 Final at the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008.

SHORTLISTED
TYRONE INVASION

By Steve Humphreys

The Tyrone Team prepare to invade the pitch from the sideline after beating Kerry in the All-Ireland Football Final, at Croke Park

SHORTLISTED
HIT THE GROUND RUNNING

By Lorraine O’Sullivan

Ian Power on First Down Jets comes unstuck on ‘Ruby’s Bank’, at the Punchestown Races.

SHORTLISTED
BREAKING POINT

By Kerry Kennelly

"Wicklow and Kerry contest the smash of the ash "

SHORTLISTED
WITH GREAT EXPECTATIONS

By John D Kelly

Action from the National Coursing Meeting in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, as the greyhound makes eye contact with the hare.

SHORTLISTED
STYLISH RETURN

By Gerry Mooney

Jean Daly taking part in the third National Wheelchair Tennis Open Championships, in Riverview Health and Fitness Club, Clonskeagh.

SHORTLISTED
A WORD IN YOUR EAR

By Eric Luke

Tyrone’s Joseph McMahon puts Kerry’s Tommy Walsh under pressure during the All-Ireland Senior Football Final at Croke Park

SHORTLISTED
EYE ON THE PRIZE

By Cathal Noonan

Cork’s Seán Óg O’hAilpín and Pat Kerwick of Tipperary contest a loose ball.

SHORTLISTED
RACING REFLECTIONS

By Brian Lawless

China’s Fang Wang races ahead of the field on her way to winning the Women’s 100m-T36 final in a world record time of 13.82 seconds at the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008.