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By John_Humphreys
Some of you may recognise Cathal from other pictures in my portfolio. He usually looks like an angel (!!) but here is a shot of him in action for his rugby team last Sunday morning. It was a terrible morning with driving rain and low light. It was so cold that one of the kids on the opposing team put a hoodie on over his strip. Around these parts, we're dedicated to our rugby and photography!

1/1500 sec @ f/3.2, ISO 800

Tags: Sport Rugby Ireland Boys Limerick Munster Shannon St senans Sports and action

Voters: Briwooly, IFIMAGE, lonely_oryx and 18 more

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Briwooly 12 452 5 England
25 Nov 2008 7:36PM
Just love that expression well caught


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IFIMAGE 10 143 Wales
25 Nov 2008 7:41PM
Great image, how old is he? because here they have to play tag rugby, non contact and no kicking out of hand until high school,
and they wonder why we get stuffed by the blacks! lol

it looks like a big hand off is coming, is that the next shot?

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
25 Nov 2008 7:56PM
Love the expressions
25 Nov 2008 7:58PM
Nicely taken action shot,super expressions. Bill
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
25 Nov 2008 8:00PM
love your action always you have captured great expressions
lesgoodey 12 5 1 England
25 Nov 2008 8:08PM
Nice shot, one for the family album.
AlanBW 12 20 England
25 Nov 2008 8:29PM
Wonderful capture of actions and emotions - love the determination shown here
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 9:48PM
A rare moment in sport these days - the sight of any emotion other than the victory smirk or the we-wuz-robbed scowl. Mind you, I'm not sure quite what we have here - fear, elation, I'd-rather-be-doing-my-homework - but it all looks so genuine and you have captured the moment perfectly.
Good to see you on the site again!
John_Humphreys 12 69 2 Ireland
25 Nov 2008 9:54PM
Whatever it is it isn't 'I'd-rather-be-doing-my homework'. Can you believe it he is still up, homework not finished yet, sitting at the same table as me - I'll kill him!!!
BURNSIE 9 25 4 England
25 Nov 2008 9:59PM
Great image and one for ever in the history of his childhood.
Great sport to get him involved in.
davidhu 12 19 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 9:05PM
Long time , no post John. Good action shot with some determined expressions.
pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2008 4:11PM
He has such determination on his face and it has a real sense of the cold, the guy in the hoode really looks as if he wants to be somewhere else.
imagio 11 12 1 England
29 Nov 2008 12:20AM
Great action shot with fab expressions

GeorgeRusky 12 1 4
30 Nov 2008 1:52PM
Hi John
I've thought about you today and wanted to go to the archives to find the link with your name.
Thank you for clicking my latest image and helping me to visit your great photos
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
30 Nov 2008 7:14PM
A great capture of movement . Wonderful and determined exprasions . Smile xx
oppo 12 6 2 Scotland
5 Dec 2008 9:23PM
Perfect timing John. I like the look of determination you have captured in Cathal's face.

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
8 Dec 2008 8:51PM
You've captured the determination and his total commitment to the cause perfectly here

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