PPAI

Sports Feature
2016

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Feature 2016

MELTING STATUES

by Ryan Byrne

Competitors gather ahead of the Super Series Race at the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon

3RD PLACE
2015 RAS

By Paul Mohan

A general view of the peloton during Stage 5 of the 2015 An Post Ras between Newport and Ballina.

3RD PLACE
GOLDEN MOMENT

By Stephen McCarthy

Supporter Charlie Line receives a Rugby World Cup winners medal from Sonny Bill Williams, New Zealand, following the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham Stadium

SHORTLISTED
NINE LIVES

By Paul Nicholls

Rory O'Connor from Ashbourne , doing a GAA before Kilkenny V Galway Hurling MatchSketch , When a Cat jumps for its live

SHORTLISTED
IN THE PINK

By Morgan Treacy

A general view of competitors during the swim leg of the TriAthy in Athlone.

SHORTLISTED
CURTAIN CALL

By Morgan Treacy

Hurler Henry Shefflin walks through a door in Langtons Hotel, Kilkenny where he announced his inter-county retirement.

SHORTLISTED
POC

By Seán Curtin

Irish sculptor Paddy Campbell unveils a sculpture of sporting legend Paul O'Connell At Shannon Airport

SHORTLISTED
CORNER MEN

By Stephen McCarthy

Ireland coaches Zaur Antia, Billy Walsh and Gerry Storey react during the Light Fly Final between Brendan Irvine and Bator Sagaluev at the 2015 European Games in Baku

SHORTLISTED
KEEPING WARM

By James Crombie

Connacht's Finlay Bealham, Bundee Aki, Shane Delahunt, Ian Porter, John Muldoon, Denis Buckley and Aly Muldowney during their European Challenge Cup game against Enisei-STM in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

SHORTLISTED
CHAMP

By Gary Ashe

Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor after winning his featherweight title bout against Jose Aldo in Las Vegas

SHORTLISTED
HEAD OVER HEELS

By Eric Luke

Cork players celebrate winning the Senior Camogie Final at Croke Park.

SHORTLISTED
KATIE'S DREAM

By Cyril Byrne

Katie Walsh winner of the Irish Grand National on Thunder and Roses at Fairyhouse with her father Ted.

SHORTLISTED
THE JOCKEY

By Cathal Noonan

Jockey Adrian Heskin covered in mud after competing in The Cardinal Capital Handicap Hurdle at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival.