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Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.
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Limerick’s Aaron Gillane celebrates with supporters after the Treaty ended a six-year Munster Championship drought by beating Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds.

aaron-gillane-celebrates-with-fans Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Richard Keogh is late to the party as his Ireland team-mates celebrate a David McGoldrick goal against Switzerland.

david-mcgoldrick-celebrates-scoring-a-goal-with-team-mates Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Dublin Jockey Jody McGarvey at Leopardstown.

jody-mcgarvey Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

Munster’s Jean Kleyn in a maul against Connacht during their Guinness Pro14 game at the Sportsground in January.

jean-kleyn-in-a-maul Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

Roisin Upton celebrates with her family after the Ireland Women’s Hockey team qualified for the 2020 Olympics.

rosin-upton-celebrates-qualifying-for-the-2020-tokyo-olympics-with-her-family Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Liam Cahill reacts to a late goal as Tipperary beat Cork to win the All-Ireland U20 Championship final.

liam-cahill-celebrates-a-late-goal Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

Munster’s Chris Farrell can’t stop James Lowe getting over for a Leinster try in their Guinness Pro14 semi-final at the RDS last May. 

james-lowe-scores-a-try-despite-chris-farrell Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

Lachlan Stack 2019 during the Irish Open Diving Championships at the National Aquatic Centre.

lachlan-stack Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

Ireland players react after a 1-1 draw with Denmark at the Aviva Stadium in November.

danish-players-celebrate-the-final-whistle-as-republic-of-ireland-players-fall-to-the-ground-around-them Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Kerry’s David Clifford greets supporters following the Kingdom’s Super 8s win against Mayo in July. 

david-clifford-with-fans-after-the-game Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Shane Lowry parades the Claret Jug in his hometown of Clara alongside his grandmother Emily Scanlon.

shane-lowry-and-emily-scanlon-2372019 Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Rory Best leaves the field with his three children following Ireland’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final loss to New Zealand, his last game before retiring.

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rory-best-with-his-three-children-richie-penny-and-ben-after-the-game Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

The St Patrick’s Athletic team form a huddle before their League of Ireland Premier Division game against Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght. 

st-patricks-athletic-huddle-before-the-game Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Dougin Walker is cheered on by spectators down a back street in Youghal during the Cork Ironman.

dougin-walker-is-cheered-on-by-spectators-down-the-youghal-back-street Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Dundalk’s Michael Duffy celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game against Shamrock Rovers.

michael-duffy-celebrates-scoring-his-sides-third-goal-with-his-teammates Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Eamon Dillon of Dublin goes full stretch to try gather the sliothar after beating the tackle of Laois’ Padraig Delaney. 

padraig-delaney-and-eamon-dillon Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

An emotional Katie Taylor after winning the WBO World Super-Lightweight Championship.


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