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12 of Cork's best sporting moments in 2013

Sure, Cork are Cork.

1. The county’s ladies footballers won another All-Ireland

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Pic: INPHO/Donall Farmer

They beat Monaghan by a point in September.

2. Simon Zebo introduced himself to the world by doing this

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Gif: Gifbin

3. City legend John Caulfield was appointed boss at Turner’s Cross

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Pic: Cork City FC

4. Robert Heffernan claimed a long-overdue world title

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INPHO/Donall Farmer

5. Damien Delaney was part of a Crystal Palace team that clinched a playoff win at Wembley

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6. Roy Keane made a glorious comeback to the Ireland fold

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Pic: INPHO/Donall Farmer

It’s going to end fine, right?

7. Davy Russell claimed another champion jockey title

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8. Jimmy Barry-Murphy led his young side to an All-Ireland final

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The Rebels came out on the right side of a tense semi-final against the Dubs.

9. And the Rebels played their part in a thrilling September decider

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10. As well as a thrilling replay under lights

With moments of theatre like this patented Anthony Nash bullet…

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Gif: Balls.ie

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Admittedly, Liam headed for Clare rather than Leeside.

11. Donal Og Cusack upped the fashion stakes on The Sunday Game

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INPHO/Morgan Treacy

And, it has to be said, was a game-changer when it came to hurling punditry too.

12. Conor Lehane put in a ridiculous performance for Midleton in the county final

The young forward hit 2-10 as the East Cork side clinched the senior title.

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