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Alone He Stands

By John_Humphreys
I'm frantically trying to organise and distribute photos I took last season of the boys playing rugby, football and GAA before the new season starts in earnest. As I do so, i'm posting some of my better shots to ephotozine.

I like this one. The title comes from a line in our club's anthem (Alone it stands) which was used as the title in a play about Munster rugby. The guy in blue and white (a Garryowen player) hasn't a chance against these 6 determined Richmond boys.

Tags: Sports and action

Voters: apabritabasu28, samknox, Briwooly and 8 more

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Briwooly Plus
12 452 5 England
28 Aug 2009 2:07PM
Some great expressions John

davidhu Plus
12 19 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2009 4:14PM
Another well timed action shot John. I'm not sure that the out of focus figure on the right works for me. I find that it keeps drawing my eye away from the main action. I know you'd have to change the title but would it work cropping him out ?
podgod Plus
13 513 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2009 7:08PM
He's going to take some stopping. I would have used a tighter crop and lost the two lads on the left, the chap on the right adds depth and context.
rowarrior Plus
10 4.4k 9 Scotland
28 Aug 2009 7:15PM
Don't think I'd like to meet the one with the ball on a dark night lol
28 Aug 2009 8:23PM
Thanks for the comments guys - all appreciated. If I was to crop the image, I think I'd be inclined to do it on the rhs. John
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
6 Sep 2009 4:16PM
love those expressions

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