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Sports Action
2020

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Action 2020

WET IN WEXFORD

by Tommy Dickson

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game against Kilkenny

2ND PLACE
BEACH RACE

By Alan Betson

Bike riders participating in one of the 21 races in the Rockabill Off-road Racing inaugural beach race event at Balbriggan

3RD PLACE
DIVE RIGHT IN

By Dan Sheridan

Women’s one meter springboard diver Clare Cryan at the National Aquatic Centre

SHORTLISTED
TAKES JUDO TANGO

By Seb Daly

Amiran Papinashvili of Georgia (in white) in action against Daniel Ben David of Israel during their Men’s Judo Extra Lightweight preliminary round match at Chizhovka Arena on day two of the Minsk 2019 2nd European Games in Minsk, Belarus

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A DAY AT THE BEACH

By Oisin Keniry

Shane Kelly on “Ticks the Box” leading during Laytown Races, Laytown, Co. Meath

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LEFT JAB

By Jonathan Porter

Ireland’s Luke Keeler lands a punch on America’s Luis Arias during Féile an Phobail fight night at the Falls Park, west Belfast

SHORTLISTED
HANG TIME

By Sam Barnes

A surfer gets airborne off the crest of a wave during an afternoon session at Cascais beach in Portugal

SHORTLISTED
REACHING OUT

By Ramsey Cardy

Megan Dowdall of Westmeath in action against Laura Ward of Galway, during the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Final at Croke Park, Dublin

SHORTLISTED
DOHA DASH

By Sam Barnes

The Women’s 5000m heats during the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships, Doha 2019, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar

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EQUINE EXPRESS

By Morgan Treacy

Runners and riders clear “Ruby’s Double” during The Kildare Hunt Club Fr. Sean Breen Memorial Steeplechase for the Ladies Perpetual Cup, at the Punchestown Festival

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BATTLE INTENSITY

By Brendan Moran

John McGrath of Tipperary is tackled by Huw Lawlor of Kilkenny during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match at Croke Park

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WALLOP

By Piaras Ó Mídheach

Dublin v Kerry - GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final

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BARGING THROUGH

By Billy Stickland

Saracens’ Billy Vunipola scores a try despite James Lowe and Luke McGrath of Leinster during the Heineken Champions Cup Final

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UP, UP AND AWAY

By Sam Barnes

Nelvin Appiah of Longford A.C. soars over the bar whilst competing in the Junior Men’s High Jump event during the Irish Life Health Junior and U23 Indoors at AIT International Arena, Athlone