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28 pictures that sum up the drama and colour of club Gaelic football in 2016

Dr Crokes, Corofin, Slaughtneil and St Vincent’s were some of the Gaelic football teams celebrating.

NO SHORTAGE OF DRAMA, success or disappointment.

2016 was packed with standout club football moments, here are some of the pictures that capture it.

28 pictures that sum up the drama and colour of club Gaelic football in 2016
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  • All-Ireland junior final

    Templenoe captain Tadgh Morley is a winner in the Hogan Stand.Source: Tommy Grealy/INPHO
  • All-Ireland intermediate final

    One of the greats of Kerry football sees his club St Mary's crowned champions in Croke Park. Maurice Fitzgerald with his Hollymount-Carramore colleague Tom Connolly.Source: Tommy Grealy/INPHO
  • All-Ireland senior semi-final

    The scars of battle worn by Castlebar Mitchels Aidan Walsh but he can celebrate a win over Crossmaglen.Source: Tommy Grealy/INPHO
  • All-Ireland senior semi-final

    Ballyboden's Declan O'Mahony with Clonmel's Michael Quinlivan rise for the ball in Portlaoise.Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • All-Ireland senior final

    Conal Keaney becomes a champion in Croke Park with Ballyboden.Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
  • Dublin senior championship round two

    Ballymun's Carl Connolly clashing for the ball with St Brigid's Paddy Andrews.Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO
  • Tyrone senior final replay

    The heavens opened and left Healy Park in Omagh unplayable.Source: Presseye/Andrew Paton/INPHO
  • Derry senior final

    Shane McGuigan punches home a goal for Slaughtneil against The Loup.Source: Presseye/Kevin Scott/INPHO
  • Kerry senior final

    Head to head between Kenmare's Paul O'Connor and Dr Crokes John Payne.Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
  • Cork senior final

    Dressing-room mania as Carbery Rangers players are senior kingpins for the first time.Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO
  • Armagh senior final

    A special family day for Maghery's James, Jack and David Lavery.Source: Presseye/INPHO
  • Donegal senior final

    Michael Murphy leaps for joy after Glenswilly come out on top.Source: Kieran Murray/INPHO
  • Cavan senior final replay

    Damien Barkey leads out Ramor United in the Cavan final replay.Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO
  • Roscommon senior final

    Ian Kilbride's goal caps off a victory for St Brigid's.Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO
  • Galway senior final

    County final day for ex-Ireland and Connacht rugby player Gavin Duffy with Salthill-Knocknacarra.Source: Tommy Grealy/INPHO
  • Dublin senior semi-final

    Dublin teammates Ciaran Kilkenny and Kevin Mcmanamon embrace after the clash of Castleknock and St Judes.Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO
  • Mayo senior final

    Castlebar Mitchels Rory Byrne grasps the silverware as Enda Kenny watches on.Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO
  • Ulster senior quarter-final

    Bodies collide in the clash of Cargin and Killyclogher.Source: Presseye/Andrew Paton/INPHO
  • Dublin senior final

    Lucy Quinn and Kate Finnegan with the main prize in Parnell Park before throw-in.Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO
  • Munster senior semi-final

    A steward at Clonakilty attempts to retrieve the ball over a stream during the Carbery Rangers-The Nire warm up.Source: Ken Sutton/INPHO
  • Leinster senior quarter-final

    Down and out as Palatine's Paul Reid is injured against St Vincent's.Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • Munster senior semi-final

    The Killarney view as Dr Crokes face Loughmore-Castleiney on Lewis Road.Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
  • Connacht senior semi-final

    Corofin's Ian Burke helps out Castlebar Mitchels Donie Newcombe.Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • Leinster senior semi-final

    St Vincent's netminder Michael Savage warms up in Longford.Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • Connacht senior final

    Jason Leonard celebrates hitting the net for champions Corofin.Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • Ulster senior final

    A second provincial title in three years for Slaughtneil's Meehaul McGrath.Source: Presseye//INPHO
  • Munster senior final

    Brian Looney just stays on the pitch as Dr Crokes go on to defeat The Nire.Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
  • Leinster senior final

    Diarmuid Connolly rounds off the year with a goal in St Vincent's win over Rhode.Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

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