SPORTS PORTFOLIO 2010

World silver medallist in Race Walking, Olive Loughnane, during winter training in Portugal. Henry Shefflin of Ballyhale, has his view of the ball obscured by defender Michael Ryan of Portumna, during the All-Ireland Club Final. Ma Nonu of New Zealand is tackled by Gordon D'Arcy of Ireland, during their November International. A long shadow is cast by the low winter sun as Pa Bourke, Thurles Sarsfields, shoots for a point despite the best efforts of Dean Twomey, De La Salle, during the Munster Club Hurling Final. Tipperary supporters Andy Moloney and his son Daniel look for their seats for the Kilkenny v Tipperary league game which was subsequently called off for the second time due to snow. Cora Hennessy, Tipperary, contests possession with Anna Geary, right, Cork, in the All-Ireland Camogie Championship. Russia's Aleksandr Kerzhakov, 2nd from left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal as Irish players look on in the European Championship Soccer Qualifier at Aviva Stadium. The Cusack Stand looks on as the All-Ireland Junior Ladies Football takes place in winter sunshine at Croke Park.