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11 of Derry's best sporting moments in 2013

What sort of year was it for the Oak Leaf County?

1. Kilrea’s Martin O’Neill took charge of Ireland and got off to a winning start


Credit: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

2. Ballinderry won the Ulster senior club football title


Credit: INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

3. Jason Smyth won gold in both the 100m and 200m at the IPC World Championships in Lyon


Credit: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

4. Derry won the Division 2 Allianz football league final


Credit: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

5. Andrew Trimble may not have felt the love of Ireland coaches Kidney and Schmidt but his Ulster team-mates voted him as their best player of 2012/13


Credit: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

6. Paddy McCourt is still scoring goals like this

YouTube credit: Barnsley FC

7. Rainey Old Boys won Division 2B in the All-Ireland League


Credit: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

8. Joe Brolly was inspiring on RTE documentary Perfect Match

YouTube credit: RTÉ

10. Derry City got themselves a new manager in the shape of Roddy Collins


Credit: INPHO/Presseye

Aileen Reid claimed a fantastic silver medal at the World Triathlon grand final


The triathlete’s rigorous training regime in Australia is clearly paying off. INPHO/Photosport/Fiona Goodall

Can you think of others?

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