PPAI

Sports Feature
2014

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Feature 2014

ONLY A FEW LAPS TO GO

by ONLY A FEW LAPS TO GO

Linda Byrne, DSD A.C., in action during the Senior Women’s 8,000m, at the 2013 Woodies DIY AAI Inter Club Cross Country Championships

2ND PLACE
FULL STEAM AHEAD

By Cathal Noonan

Clontarf players Ian Hirst, Simon Crawford and Cian Culleton look on during a penalty kick.

3RD PLACE
GALWAY GIRL

By Paul Mohan

Galway's Emer Haverty celebrates with the O'Duffy Cup after winning the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final against Kilkenny

Shortlisted
DOWNPOUR

By William Cherry

Linfield’s Jamie Mulgrew in heavy rain during a Danske Bank Premiership game at Windsor Park

Shortlisted
BAD COP AND BAD, BAD COP!

By Brendan Moran

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant manager Roy Keane celebrate a goal during their first match in charge of the Irish football team

SHORTLISTED
THE JOY OF WINNING

By Ray McManus

Milford players Elaine O’Riordan, Orlaith O’Mahony, Ashling Thompson and Anna Geary celebrate at the final whistle

SHORTLISTED
FINAL PREPARATIONS

By Stephen McCarthy

Boxer Katie Taylor has her headgear strapped-up ahead of her bout with Bulgaria’s Denista Eliseeva

SHORTLISTED
TEARS FOR SOUVENIRS

By Lorraine O’Sullivan

Lee Keegan distraught after Mayo is defeated in another All-Ireland Final

SHORTLISTED
THE CLARE SHOUT.

By John C Kelly

Young Ennis lad Kayden Moloney gives off his best at the Clare Senior Hurlers open evening in Cusack Park

SHORTLISTED
RONAN'S FINAL BOW

By James Crombie

Ronan O’Gara after Munster had lost the Heineken Cup Semi-Final to ASM Clermont Auvergne. This was to be his last game before retirement

SHORTLISTED
EYE OPENER

By Dan Sheridan

Leinster’s Jamie Heaslip with an eye injury

SHORTLISTED
FINAL MINUTE

By Brian Lawless

Dublin ladies footballers watch on anxiously in the last minute of the final which they lost to a last minute goal.

SHORTLISTED
EXHALE

By Alan Place

World top ten open water swimmer Chris Bryan training at Swim Ireland’s UL Sport Performance Centre

SHORTLISTED
ME, MYSELF AND I

By Alan Place

“It gets a little lonely out there”… Irish open water swimmer Chris Bryan at Swim Ireland's UL Sport Performance Centre