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50 Brilliant Images From A Great Year Of Club GAA

50 Brilliant Images From A Great Year Of Club GAA

From the junior and intermediate club finals way back in February, through the county finals of September and October, and the ladies football finals of November, to the provincial finals, Sportsfile have travelled the land to capture some brilliant images of the club game.

Former GAA President Seán Kelly in conversation with his clubmate, Kilcummin captain Brendan Kealy, before presenting him with the cup after the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Football Championship Final against Naomh Éanna at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Kilkenny legend and Dunnamaggin full-back Noel Hickey celebrates with his children Aimee and Eoin after the All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Championship final match against Castleblayney at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Aidan McElligott of Mullinalaghta St Columba's is consoled by a supporter following his side's defeat to Dr Crokes in the All-Ireland semi-final at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Tipperary. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

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Liam Comer, aged 1, son of Corofin selector Dave Comer watches the team celebrate the All-Ireland final win against Dr Crokes at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Kevin Cassidy of Gaoth Dobhair celebrates with Eamonn Colum after the Donegal County Senior Club Football Championship semi-final. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

Diarmuid Byrnes of Patrickswell celebrates with supporter Anthony Carmody after the Limerick County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

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Sixmilebridge legend Niall Gilligan celebrates with his children Michael, aged 5, Ellie, aged 3, and Anna, aged 8, after the Clare County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final against Cratloe. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Sixmilebridge manager Tim Crowe and coach Davy Fitzgerald embrace after during the Clare County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Cratloe and Sixmilebridge at Cusack Park in Ennis, Clare. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Brian Carey of Sixmilebridge and coach Timmy Crowe celebrate after the Clare County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Cratloe and Sixmilebridge at Cusack Park in Ennis, Clare. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

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Wayne Hutchinson of Ballygunner celebrates after the Waterford County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Ballygunner and De La Salle at Walsh Park in Waterford. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Kieran Lillis of Portlaoise celebrates with his nephew Daniel O'Connor, age 2, following the Laois County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Portlaoise and Killeshin at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise, Laois. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Niall Finneran of Padraig Pearses celebrates with supporters following the Roscommon County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Padraig Pearses and Roscommon Gaels at Dr Hyde Park in Roscommon. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Ryan Lynch of Ballaghaderreen in action against Ruaidhri O'Connor of Ballintubber during the Mayo County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Ballaghaderreen and Ballintubber at Elvery's MacHale Park in Castlebar, Mayo. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Young Moorefield supporters during the Kildare County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Moorefield and Sarsfields at St Conleth's Park in Newbridge, Kildare. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Éanna O'Connor of Moorefield scores his side's second goal of the game during the Kildare County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Moorefield and Sarsfields at St Conleth's Park in Newbridge, Kildare. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

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St Rynagh's players, from left, Stephen Wynne, Stephen Quirke and Ronan Hughes celebrate following the Offaly County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Birr and St Rynaghs at O'Connor Park in Tullamore, Offaly. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Rian O'Neill, left, of Crossmaglen Rangers celebrates with team-mate and brother Oisin O'Neill following the Armagh County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Ballymacnab and Crossmaglen Rangers at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Photo by Ben McShane/Sportsfile

Clontribet O'Neills Secretary Frank McManus celebrates during the Monaghan County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Clontibret O'Neills and Scotstown at St Tiernach's Park in Clones, Monaghan. Photo by Philip Fitzpatrick/Sportsfile

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Seamus Harnedy of Imokilly celebrates after scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Cork County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Glen Rovers and Imokilly at Pairc Ui Rinn in Cork. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Seamus Harnedy of Imokilly with his mother Cathy following the Cork County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Glen Rovers and Imokilly at Pairc Ui Rinn in Cork. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Gary Sice of Corofin is greeted by supporters following the drawn Galway County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Corofin and Tuam Stars at Tuam Stadium in Galway. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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Ballyboden St Endas players, from left, Warren Egan, Tom Hayes and Darragh Nelson celebrate following the Dublin County Senior Club Football Championship semi-final match between Ballyboden St Endas and St Judes at Parnell Park, Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Thomas Davis players, from left, Sean Kennedy, David Keogh and Mark Nolan celebrate following the Dublin County Senior Club Football Championship semi-final match between Thomas Davis and Kilmacud Crokes at Parnell Park, Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Referee Paul Hayes throws in the ball to restart the game during the Kerry County Senior Club Football Championship semi-final match between South Kerry and Dr Crokes at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney, Kerry. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

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Gareth, left, and Conor Rooney of Ratoath with their father Diarmuid with the trophy following the Meath County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Ratoath and Summerhill at Páirc Tailteann in Navan, Co Meath. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Tullaroan's former inter county star Tommy Walsh celebrates, winning his first medal at senior level, after the Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling Club Championship Final match between Thomastown v Tullaroan at UPMC Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Ray Cahill of Sarsfields celebrates as his team make their way up the steps to collect the cup following the Kildare County Senior Club Football Championship Final Replay match between Moorefield and Sarsfields at St Conleth's Park in Newbridge, Kildare. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

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Jack Kavanagh of St Mullins celebrates after the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship Quarter-Final between St Mullins and Cuala at Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Corofin captain Micheál Lundy celebrates with his mother Helen after the Galway County Senior Club Football Championship Final Replay match between Corofin and Tuam Stars at Tuam Stadium in Galway. Photo by Daire Brennan/Sportsfile

Borris-Ileigh manager Johnny Kelly is congratulated by selector Philip Haher after the Tipperary County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Borris-Ileigh and Kiladangan at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Tipperary. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

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Brendan Maher of Borris-Ileigh celebrates with supporters after the Tipperary County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final match between Borris-Ileigh and Kiladangan at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Tipperary. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Doireann O'Sullivan of Mourneabbey celebrates following the All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Final match between Mourneabbey and Donaghmoyne at Clyda Rovers GAA Club in Mourneabbey, Co Cork. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Derek Hayden of Éire Óg shouts in the face of Ciaran McEnerney Aspell of Sarsfields during the AIB Leinster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Quarter-Final match between Éire Óg and Sarsfields at Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Olivia Divilly of Kilkerrin - Clonberne celebrates after the All-Ireland Ladies Football Senior Club Championship Semi-Final match between Kilkerrin - Clonberne and Foxrock - Cabinteely at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Claremorris, Co Mayo. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

David Clifford of East Kerry, right, celebrates with team-mate Darragh Roche after scoring their side's first goal during the Kerry County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between East Kerry and Dr. Crokes at Austin Stack Park in Tralee, Kerry. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Kevin Fahey, left, and Ross Peters of Clonmel Commercials, celebrate with Clonmel Commercials supporter Joe McNamara, right, following the AIB Munster GAA Football Senior Club Championship semi-final match between St. Joseph’s Miltown Malbay and Clonmel Commercials at Hennessy Memorial Park in Miltown Malbay, Clare. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Marty Kavanagh of St Mullins celebrates with supporters after the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship semi-final match between St Mullins and Rathdowney Errill at Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Naomh Ciaran players, including Amy Gavin Mangan, centre, celebrate following the All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate Club Championship Final match between Naomh Ciaran and Naomh Pól at Kingspan Breffni in Cavan. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Kathryn Coakley, left, and Doireann O’Sullivan of Mourneabbey following the All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Championship Final match between Kilkerrin-Clonberne and Mourneabbey at LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

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Éire Óg players Jordan Morrissey and Brendan Kavanagh, right, celebrate as Brian Glynn of Portlaoise looks on after the AIB Leinster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Semi-Final match between Portlaoise and Éire Óg at MW Hire O’Moore Park in Portlaoise, Co Laois. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Paul McElligott of Éire Óg celebrates with Cian Clancy, left, after the AIB Leinster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Semi-Final match between Portlaoise and Éire Óg at MW Hire O’Moore Park in Portlaoise, Co Laois. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Michelle Dilworth and Niamh Lohan of Donoughmore, left, celebrate at the full-time whistle during the All-Ireland Ladies Junior Club Championship Final match between Donoughmore and MacHale Rovers at Duggan Park in Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

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Rena Buckley of Donoughmore receives the Player of the Match award from Marie Hickey, LGFA President, following the All-Ireland Ladies Junior Club Championship Final match between Donoughmore and MacHale Rovers at Duggan Park in Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Corofin supporter Tomás McLoughlin, age 9, celebrates with the players in the dressing room after the AIB Connacht GAA Football Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Corofin and Pádraig Pearses at Tuam Stadium in Tuam, Galway. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Michael Darragh Macauley of Ballyboden St Endas with Dessie Dolan of Garrycastle after the AIB Leinster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Semi-Final match between Garrycastle and Ballyboden St Endas at TEG Cusack Park in Mullingar, Westmeath. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

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Dessie Dolan of Garrycastle leaves the field after the AIB Leinster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Semi-Final match between Garrycastle and Ballyboden St Endas at TEG Cusack Park in Mullingar, Westmeath. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Jerry Kelly of Boris-Ileigh celebrates after winning a free for his side during the AIB Munster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship Final match between Ballygunner and Borris-Ileigh at Páirc Ui Rinn in Cork. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Kilcoo brothers Aaron, Darryl, Aidan, Eugene, and Niall Brannigan along with their parents, Bridie and Eugene Brannigan celebrate with the Seamus McFerran Cup after the AIB Ulster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Final match between Kilcoo and Naomh Conaill at Healy Park in Omagh, Tyrone. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

Ballyhale Shamrocks player Richie Reid, who his currently in Lebanon on Peacekeeping duty with the Irish Army, is shown on facetime on the phone held by teammate Conor Walsh during the celebrations after the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship Final match between Ballyhale Shamrocks and St Mullin's at MW Hire O'Moore Park in Portlaoise, Co Laois. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Ballyboden St Endas players, Tom Hayes, bottom, Warren Egan, top and Darren O'Reilly celebrate following the AIB Leinster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Final between Eire Óg Carlow and Ballyboden St. Enda's GAA at MW Hire O'Moore Park in Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

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