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Sports Non Action
2021

1ST PLACE WINNER
Sports Non Action 2021

CUP UP AND AWAY

by Bryan Keane

Corofin players celebrate with the Andy Merrigan Cup after winning the All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final in Croke Park, Dublin.

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HE IS RISEN

By James Crombie

A fan watches from a graveyard as St. Brigid’s play Boyle behind closed doors in the Roscommon GAA Senior Football Championship semi-final.

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RIDER ON THE STORM

By Garry O’Neill

As a southerly storm batters the country, a surfer on the pier in Courtown, Co. Wexford waits for a drop in the swell before taking the plunge.

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CATWALK

By Oisin Keniry

A stray cat ignores the action on the driving range at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai as players warm up for The DP World Tour Championship.

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BACKYARD IRONMAN

By Keith Heneghan

Ironman Stephen Donnelly preparing for a virtual triathlon by swimming in an industrial skip at his home in Ballina, Co. Mayo. Several of Stephen’s international Ironman events were cancelled due to the pandemic.

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ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

By Gerry Mooney

Lifelong Dublin GAA fan Gerry Gowran, aka Dublin Gerry, was forced to watch his beloved team from outside Croke Park winning their historic six-in-a-row All Ireland Final.

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LOCKDOWN LEAP

By Sam Barnes

Irish long-jumper Shane Howard of Bandon AC, Co. Cork was forced by Covid-19 restrictions to train at the family farm in Rathcormac, Co. Cork.

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VICTORY SPRAY

By David Fitzgerald

The crowd throw drinks at boxer Gary Cully as he and his trainer celebrate following his defeat of Joe Fitzpatrick in their BUI Irish lightweight title bout at the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

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THE FIELD

By James Crombie

The GAA Offaly Senior Football Championship match between Clara and Cappincur takes place at Naomh Brid GAA Club at the foot of Croghan Hill without a crowd due to the pandemic.

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HORSE MAN

By James Crombie

Horse racing trainer Ken Condon on the gallops with his horses.

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MIRROR IMAGE

By Bryan Keane

Irish swimmer Darragh Greene catches a glimpse of himself from the bottom of the pool during a training session in Longford.

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REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS

By Brendan Moran

On Hill 16, torches burn in remembrance of the victims of the 1920 Bloody Sunday massacre in Croke Park. On the pitch, Dublin play Meath in Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Final.

Brendan Moran

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RIDERS ON THE WING

By Morgan Treacy

Race horses out training on a chilly morning on the Curragh, Co. Kildare.

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HARE WE GO

By Morgan Treacy

A hare follows the horses up the track in The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden at The Curragh races.

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JUMPING FOR JOY

By Piaras Ó Mídheach

Meighan Farrell flings off her helmet in celebration of Kilkenny beating Galway in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final at Croke Park.