Friday 14 December 2018

Photos of the year

29 January 2017; Royal Caviar, with Ruby Walsh up, fall over the last while leading the field, in the Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Steeplechase during the Leopardstown Races at Leopardstown Racecourse in Dublin. Photo by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile
29 January 2017; Royal Caviar, with Ruby Walsh up, fall over the last while leading the field, in the Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Steeplechase during the Leopardstown Races at Leopardstown Racecourse in Dublin. Photo by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile
27 August 2017; Seán Cavanagh, right, of Tyrone is consoled by Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton after the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Dublin and Tyrone at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
26 August 2017; Conor McGregor, right, and Floyd Mayweather Jr during their super welterweight boxing match at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
21 May 2017; (EDITORS NOTE; This image contains graphic content) Diarmuid O'Connor of Mayo after receiving a cut to his face during the Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Mayo and Sligo at Elvery's MacHale Park in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
We could see the likes of Kieran Read in a Harlequins shirt
18 March 2017; Courtney Lawes of England wins a lineout from Peter O'Mahony of Ireland during the RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium in Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
18 November 2017; (EDITOR'S NOTE: Image has been converted to black & white) Carl Frampton, right, in action against Horacio Garcia during their featherweight bout at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
3 March 2017; Marcell Coetzee of Ulster is tackled by Andrea Buondonno of Benetton Treviso during the Guinness PRO12 Round 17 match between Ulster and Benetton Treviso at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
20 August 2017; (EDITOR'S NOTE Image has been converted to Black and White) Parkrun Ireland, in partnership with Vhi, expanded their range of junior events to ten with the introduction of the Oranmore Junior Parkrun on Sunday morning.
10 March 2017; Hugh Douglas of Bray Wanderers competes with Jamie Doyle of Bohemians for a high ball during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match between Bohemians and Bray Wanderers at Dalymount Park in Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile
19 November 2017; Johnny Coen of Galway has a shot on goal despite the best efforts of David McInerney of Clare during the AIG Super 11's Fenway Classic Final match between Clare and Galway at Fenway Park in Boston, MA, USA. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
17 September 2017; Paul Mannion of Dublin celebrates after the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Dublin and Mayo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
25 November 2017; Israel Kimazo of Athlone Town celebrates following the final whistle of the SSE Airtricity National Under 15 League Final match between Athlone Town and St Patrick's Athletic at Lisseywollen in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
13 August 2017; Waterford supporters Pat and Molly Murphy celebrate during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Cork and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
22 June 2017; Molly Dervan of Kildare & District Underage League in action against Ciara Rees of Wexford & District Women's League during the Fota Island Resort FAI u14 Gaynor Cup at University of Limerick in Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile
17 September 2017; Lee Keegan of Mayo celebrates after scoring his side's first goal in the 54th minute during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Dublin and Mayo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile
6 August 2017; Joe Canning of Galway celebrates scoring the winning point during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Galway and Tipperary at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile
9 October 2017; James McClean, second from right, of Republic of Ireland celebrates with team-mates after scoring his side's first goal during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Wales and Republic of Ireland at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
11 November 2017; Bundee Aki of Ireland takes a selfie with his daughter Adrianna, age 6, after the Guinness Series International match between Ireland and South Africa at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
31 July 2017; A detailed view of a punter studying his race card during the Galway Races Summer Festival 2017 at Ballybrit, in Galway. Photo by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile
21 May 2017; Damian Cahalane of Cork celebrates after the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Tipperary and Cork at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
17 March 2017; Colm Cooper of Dr. Crokes celebrates with manager Pat O'Shea at the final whistle of the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final match between Dr. Crokes and Slaughtneil at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
10 March 2017; Lewis Crocker celebrates defeating Ferenc Jarko in their welterweight bout in the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
28 October 2017; Referee Steve Gray raises Katie Taylor's hand in victory, as she is congratulated by her mother Bridget Taylor, following her vacant WBA World Female Lightweight Title bout with Anahi Sanchez at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
10 March 2017; Jamie Conlan, right, in action against Yarder Cardoza during their WBC International Silver super-flyweight bout in the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Galway manager Micheál Donoghue celebrates with his sons Niall, Con and Cian after the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
9 July 2017; Cork manager Kieran Kingston, right, and selector Diarmuid O'Sullivan watch the final moments of the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final match between Clare and Cork at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
12 August 2017; Usain Bolt, running the anchor leg for his Jamaica team, pulls up with an injury as Great Britain win the Men's 4x100m Relay event, from second place USA, during day nine of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships at the London Stadium in London, England. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
16 April 2017; Tudor City, with Davy Russell up, race ahead of Runforbob, with Sean Flanagan up, who fell over the last and did not finish, on their way to winning the Cusack Hotel Group Maiden Hurdle during the Fairyhouse Easter Festival at Fairyhouse Racecourse in Ratoath, Co Meath. Photo by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile
6 August 2017; Joe Canning of Galway is congratulated by his mother Josephine, following the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Galway and Tipperary at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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