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All-Ireland champs and Cillian Sheridan playing Barca - Cavan's 2014 sporting highlights

The Breffni County had plenty to celebrate on the GAA, soccer, handball and athletics fronts.

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1. The Cavan junior footballers landed the county’s first All-Ireland title since 1952 when they defeated Kerry in August

2. Cavan’s U21′s completed four-in-a-row in the Ulster championship

Conor Moynagh lifts the cup 9/4/2014 Captain Conor Moynagh lifts the cup after April's win over Donegal. ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye / Presseye

3. Paul Brady and Michael Finnegan won their 10th All-Ireland senior doubles title

Ryan Byrne / INPHO Ryan Byrne / INPHO / INPHO

4. Cillian Sheridan played in the Champions League against Barcelona with Apoel Nicosia


5. Clodagh O’Reilly finished second in the All-Ireland senior schools cross-country championship

Aviva All-Ireland Schools Cross Country Championships Clodagh O'Reilly (right) in action. Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE / SPORTSFILE

6. John Joe Nevin triumphed in the WBC Middleweight Title Eliminator

Nevin fought for Cavan Boxing Club as an amateur and Cavan native Brian McKeown is still in his corner.

Ryan Byrne / INPHO Ryan Byrne / INPHO / INPHO

7. The Cavan senior side claimed promotion to Division 2 of the football league

Donall Farmer / INPHO Donall Farmer / INPHO / INPHO

8. The county’s minor hurlers won the the Ulster Division 2 championship final against Tyrone

Donall Farmer / INPHO Donall Farmer / INPHO / INPHO

9. Cavan Gaels won their 8th county senior football title in 12 years

Peter Canavan Peter Canavan was the Cavan Gaels manager this year Presseye / Russell Pritchard/INPHO Presseye / Russell Pritchard/INPHO / Russell Pritchard/INPHO

10. The Cavan ladies footballers won the Ulster minor A title for the first time

James Crombie / INPHO James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

11. Killian Clarke and Martin Dunne both played in Boston for the Allstars football team

Martin Dunne is presented with a medal by GAA President Liam O'Neill.

2013 All Stars v 2014 All Stars - GAA GPA All Star Tour 2014, sponsored by Opel Killian Clarke is presented with a medal by GAA President Liam O'Neill.

12. Aogan O Fearghail was elected the new GAA President elect at Congress

Tommy Grealy / INPHO Tommy Grealy / INPHO / INPHO

13. Nicholas Walsh was part of the Irish International Rules coaching team

Cathal Noonan / INPHO Cathal Noonan / INPHO / INPHO

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