PPAI

Sports Action
2009

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Action 2009

LEGLESS...

by John C Kelly

Horse goes down, but jockey wants to keep on going, at Bellharbour Point To Point races in Clare.

2ND PLACE
READY, STEADY...

By Barry Cronin

Orla Brady from Clare taking part in the U12 Girls Relay in the 2009 HSE Community Games in Athlone.

3RD PLACE
SNOW SCREEN

By John D Kelly

The hare gives the dogs the slip during a snow storm at the National Coursing Meeting in Clonmel

Shortlisted
GOAL!

By Richard Mills

Cork City's Denis Behan celebrating his goal against Drogheda United in the League game at Turner's Cross.

Shortlisted
DANGER HERE

By Eamonn Keogh

Jockey Andrew McNamara survives the passing danger after falling from his horse 'Hazeymm' at Listowel Races

SHORTLISTED
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

By Ray McManus

Eoin Kelly, Tipperary, 2008 All-Stars, is tackled unconventionally by his Waterford namesake Eoin Kelly, 2009 All-Stars. GAA Hurling All-Stars Tour 2009, Hurlingham Hurling Club, Hurlingham, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

SHORTLISTED
TAMING THE WARRIOR

By TAMING THE WARRIOR

Tim Barker, Glasgow Warriors, is tackled by Ulster players David Pollock, left, and Chris Henry. Magners League, Ulster v Glasgow Warriors, Ravenhill Park, Belfast, Co. Antrim

SHORTLISTED
TRACK CRASH

By Stephen McCarthy

A general view of a track cycling crash at the UEC European Cycling Track Championships in Minsk, Belarus

SHORTLISTED
SPOT THE BALL

By Donall Farmer

Alexander Iashvili of Georgia and Stephen Kelly of Ireland contest a header during a World Cup qualifier

SHORTLISTED
I WON, I WON, I WON, I WON

By Barry Cronin

Kim Garrigan from Brannockstown, Trim, winning the Girls Under 10 100 metres race at the Boardsmill Community Games.