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James Crombie/INPHO Barry John Keane celebrates Kerry's All-Ireland success.
# Kingdom
30 pictures that sum up Kerry's brilliant football year
From January through to September, it was a year to remember for the Kingdom

January

1. Kerry’s Mark Griffin and Donal Og Hodnett of CIT in the McGrath Cup semi-final

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2. Days like this are a long way from Croke Park in September

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3. Aidan O’Mahony is shown a black card near the end of the McGrath Cup final with Cork

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4. John Hayes of Cork scores a crucial goal to deny Kerry McGrath Cup success

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February

5. Kerry and Dublin open their Division 1 campaign under floodlights in Croke Park

Dan Sheridan / INPHO Dan Sheridan / INPHO / INPHO

6. Though the points would go the way of the hosts thanks to this late Jack McCaffrey score

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March

7. Donnchadh Walsh fields a high ball against Mayo in the league

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8. James O’Donoghue scores a goal against Tyrone in miserable conditions in the League

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April

9. Darran O’Sullivan pulls up with an injury in the Division 1 encounter with Cork

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10. PS Chorca Dhuibhne players celebrate with their All Ireland Colleges Senior Football Hogan Cup win

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June

11. Kerry get their Munster SFC campaign under way against Clare

Ryan Byrne / INPHO Ryan Byrne / INPHO / INPHO

12. And they say the art of fielding the high ball has died with the short kick-out 

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13. Eoin Cadogan and Kieran Donaghy say hello in the Munster SFC final

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14. Everyone else doesn’t get along so well

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15. Fionn Fitzgerald and Kieran O’Leary lift the Munster championship trophy

Cathal Noonan / INPHO Cathal Noonan / INPHO / INPHO

August

16. Kerry’s Anthony Maher and Damien Comer contest possession 

Cathal Noonan / INPHO Cathal Noonan / INPHO / INPHO

17. James O’Donoghue celebrates scoring Kerry’s only goal in their All-Ireland SFC quarter-final win over Galway

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18. Donnchadh Walsh watches a point sail over

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19. What’s the football equivalent of ground hurling?

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20. Kieran O’Leary and Kieran Donaghy forget they’re on the same team 

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21. James O’Donoghue nets a crucial goal

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22. David Moran and Johnny Buckley contest a high ball in the All-Ireland SFC replay

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23. A pitch invader is removed from the field in Limerick

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24. ‘Star’ is surrounded by Kerry fans after Kerry finally get the win

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September

25.  Barry O’Sullivan celebrates winning the Minor football title

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26. The Kerry minors celebrate

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27. Paul Geaney celebrates his goal in the All-Ireland SFC final

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28. Kieran Donaghy celebrates his goal

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29. The Kerry management are overjoyed

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30. Barry John Keane celebrates at the final whistle

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Declan O’Sullivan calls it a day after glittering Kerry career

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