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10 of Kerry's best sporting moments in 2013

There was plenty of silverware, a rising star in horse racing, and a football legend who said farewell.

There was no All-Ireland but the senior footballers did collect a remarkable 75th Munster title

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INPHO/James Crombie

And Colm Cooper and James O’Donoghue were named on the All-Star team

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Sportsfile / Paul Mohan

In fact, it was a provincial double with the minor footballers beating Tipperary

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INPHO/James Crombie

And at club level, Killarney giants Dr Crokes matched Nemo Rangers’ record three Munster titles in a row

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INPHO/Donall Farmer

Michael Griffin’s Bergkamp-esque goal got more than 250,000 views on YouTube and put CSKA Tralee on the map

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Niamh Ball proved that she is one of Ireland’s up-and-coming talents by winning youth silver at the European Union Boxing Championships

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And this sensational sidestep was just one of many impressive moments from Munster out-half JJ Hanrahan

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A star was born as 20-year-old Bryan Cooper rode three winners at the Cheltenham Festival

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INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Waterville’s David Higgins had his best-ever week on the European Tour when he finished second at the Italian Open

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And last but not least, 2013 was the year when one of the Kingdom’s football greats, Tomás Ó Sé, hung up his boots to national acclaim

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INPHO/James Crombie

See more of our county-by-county sporting highlights here >

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