PPAI

Sports Feature
2007

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Feature 2007

MIXED EMOTIONS

by Denis Minihane

An emotional Darragh McGarry as Kilkenny captain Henry Shefflin is about to be presented with the Liam MacCarthy Cup after winning the All-Ireland Final

2ND PLACE
"NUMBERS UP"

By Eamon Ward

Flan McNamara, scorekeeper, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare. Plans are underway to develop Cusack Park commercially and build a new GAA grounds outside the town

3RD PLACE
"THE LINE UP"

By Cathal Noonan

David Wallace, John Hayes and Alan Quinlan see the funny side of Shane Horgan as he has his portrait taken.

Shortlisted
LOCK STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS

By LOCK STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS

A Republic of Ireland supporter after the team's defeat to the Czech Republic in Prague.

Shortlisted
EVENING TRAINING

By Brendan Moran

Members of the Tyrone team do some warm-up exercises before their national league game against Kerry in Tralee.

Shortlisted
WHAT WILL BE THE NEXT SCORE?

By WHAT WILL BE THE NEXT SCORE?

Young rugby fans behind the scoreboard during a rugby match in Nenagh.

Shortlisted
OPEN VICTORY

By OPEN VICTORY

Ireland's Padraig Harrington lifts The Open Trophy after victory in Carnoustie.

SHORTLISTED
CELEBRATING WITH A SPLASHDOWN

By Bryan O’Brien

A young rugby player celebrates his school side's win by sliding across a puddle on the field.

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LIMERICK FANS YOUNG AND OLD

By Ray McManus

Limerick supporters Brendan Carr, five years, from Pallasgreen and Ger Pigott and his terrier before the Munster Semi Final.

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NOOOOOO

By Niall Carson

Republic of Ireland manager Steve Staunton reacts to the referee's assistant during the UEFA European Championship qualifying match with Slovakia at Croke Park.

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WHO NEEDS HORSES?

By Niall Carson

Members of the Dublin Phoenix Bicycle Polo team practice at the Phoenix Park in Dublin.

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GOAL HEROES

By Niall Carson

Republic of Ireland's Damien Duff celebrates with teammate Kevin Doyle after he scored against Slovakia during the UEFA European Championship qualifying match at Croke Park.

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FINAL FURLONG

By Niall Carson

A view of the runners and riders taking part in the opening Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown Racecourse in Dublin

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MILKING THE MOMENT

By William Cherry

Fluminense, captain of the Brazilian Team, celebrates winning the Milk Cup.

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MUD PACK

By William Cherry

A dejected player whose team was knocked out of the Schools' Cup Rugby tournament.

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RIDERS TO THE SEA

By Henry Wills

Doulough Beach Races, Geesala, Co. Mayo.

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STILL SMILING

By Garry O’Neill

Arklow Rugby Club's Barry O'Neill looks forward to a hot shower.