Cork Ladies show the way - Cork's 2014 sporting highlights

They sported and played hard.

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1. First the camogie team got the job done

Anna Geary and the Cork players with the O'Duffy cup Anna Geary and the Cork players with the O'Duffy cup. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

They beat Kilkenny 2-12 to 1-9.

2. And the footballers continued to add to their remarkable story

Eamon Ryan celebrates with his team after the game Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The staged a remarkable late comeback to pip Dublin on a scoreline of 2-13 to 2-12 at Croker.

3. And this was after camogie skipper Anna Geary represented the county behind enemy lines


The Milford star didn’t win the Rose of Tralee unfortunately.

4. Zeebs may have missed the Six Nations but he’s forced his way into Joe’s plans.

And he gave us this weight-room dance in April. Daps.


5.Peter O’Mahony was the turnover king of Europe

Peter O'Mahony Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Some man for the anthems too.

6. Colin Healy scored this belter

Source: IrishRisingFilms/YouTube

Unbelievable, Jeff.

7. John Caulfield’s men went on to contest a title showdown in Dundalk

Corty City supporters Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

They headed back down the road without the cup but the season was nonetheless a remarkable effort.

8. Before that Brian Lenihan left the Cross for Hull and then earned a senior Ireland call-up

Brian Lenihan Source: Steve Langan/Inpho

9. Roy Keane made plenty of headlines throughout the past 12 months

Roy Keane Source: James Crombie/INPHO

But his beard goes into the Irish Sports Hall Of Fame.

He also did this jig (Waterford’s John O’Shea may have scored):

Source: Declan Tonge/YouTube

10. Bandon’s Sean Galvin won the Fiesta Bowl with UCF in Cork


11. These young lads won a schools All-Ireland

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Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig players celebrate with the trophy Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Coláiste Choilm Ballincollig players celebrate with the trophy.

12. UCC won the Sigerson Cup

The UCC team celebrate winning Source: Presseye/Russell Pritchard/INPHO

12. We said goodbye to this place…

General view of Pairc Ui ChaoimhSource: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

13. Gary 'Spike O'Sullivan won again

But then had to dodge a missile from the crowd after his Anthony Fitzgerald vixctory. The Flying Stool would be a good name for a pub if he ever opens one.

Source: Carlo Choruk/YouTube

Here's the knockout after less than two minutes:


14. This legend said farewell after a wonderful career


15. But not before Jimmy Barry-Murphy won yet more silverware

Jimmy Barry Murphy celebrates after the game Source: James Crombie/INPHO

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