PPAI

Sports Action
2011

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Action 2011

JUMP FOR JOY

by Jonathan Porter

Adam McBurney celebrates after winning his fight against Philip McClelland in Antrim Intermediate Championships at the Dockers Club, Belfast.

2ND PLACE
WE ARE IN SUPPORT

By James Crombie

Ireland's David Wallace supported by Jonathan Sexton, Keith Earls and Jamie Heaslip during RBS Six Nations Championship game against Wales

3RD PLACE
KICKING AND SPLASHING!

By David Farrell

Young players from Breaffy and Carras GAA Clubs battle the elements during the Mayo U-16 football championship in Breaffy.

Shortlisted
JOE SHERIDAN, GOAL, CHAOS, AND CONTROVERSY ENSUE.JPG

By David Maher

Joe Sheridan, Meath, on his way to scoring the most controversial goal of the year to win the Leinster title. Croke Park, Dublin.

Shortlisted
BALL WATCHING

By Brendan Moran

Conor O'Mahony, 6, Tipperary, gains possession ahead of team-mate Michael Cahill and Kilkenny's Michael Rice and T.J Reid during the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final

Shortlisted
WINNER ALRIGHT

By Brendan Moran

Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates winning the Men's 10000m Final in the European Athletics Championships

SHORTLISTED
EYE OF THE STORM

By Ray McManus

Padraic Maher, Tipperary, tries to block a clearance by Stephen Molumphy, Waterford during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final between Waterford and Tipperary at Croke Park, Dublin

SHORTLISTED
DOWN BUT NOT OUT

By DOWN BUT NOT OUT

Eamonn Callaghan, Kildare, in action against Daniel McCartan and Kevin McKernan, Down, during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final.

SHORTLISTED
HEADING FOR VICTORY

By Oliver McVeigh

Paul McCloskey celebrates retaining his European Light Welterweight title following victory over Brian Morrison the referee stopped the fight in 7th round, Co. Donegal.

SHORTLISTED
YOU TRIP 'EM UP...AND I'LL RACE AHEAD!..

By John C Kelly

Jockey BJ Foley parts company with his mount in the first race during the County Clare Hunt's Point To Point at Quakerstown Boston, Co. Clare.

SHORTLISTED
HAVING A SWINGING TIME!

By David Farrell

Ballina United's Alex Reddington swings from the crossbar in celebration of their defeat over close rivals Moy Villa during the Mayo F.A. McHale Agri Stores Cup semi-final.

SHORTLISTED
HOP SKIP AND A PUTT

By Cathal Noonan

Manuel de los Santos of the Dominican Republic celebrates making a birdie putt on the 7th green during the JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am.