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Gaelic Football

By John_Humphreys
This is an under 12s Gaelic Football game. In Gaelic Football, the players can handle the ball as well as kick it. It is quite a physical game but a little less so than rugby.

I recently decided to stop shooting jpegs and move over to raw. This is the first such image I have uploaded here.

1/3000 sec, f/3.2, ISO 400

Tags: Sport Ireland Boys Limerick Gaelic football Na piarsaigh Monaleen Sports and action

Voters: jkcuddihy, Moj_o, Scaramanga and 11 more

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jkcuddihy 12 72 1 Ireland
28 May 2008 11:07PM
You certainly have an eye for it, John. Did you play it yourself?

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28 May 2008 11:10PM
Great capture, was in Dublin last year and loved this game and the other dangerous one.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1499 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 9:57AM
Great timing, and two good expressions. I wouldn't normally mess about with a sports shot but in this instance I think I'd clone out the dark blurs at the top because I find them a bit of a distraction.
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
29 May 2008 12:51PM those expressions..well done my friend
GeorgeRusky 10 1 4
29 May 2008 6:00PM
Hi John
Interesting moment caught!
John_Humphreys 10 69 2 Ireland
29 May 2008 10:07PM
Moira - thanks for the comment about the blurs. I was so engaged in tweaking the sliders with my raw image that I hadn't noticed these blurs.

Johnny - yes I played this at school.

Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
2 Jun 2008 8:41PM
A great action shot, love the expressions of determination you've captured on these young lads faces
stevebostock 11 244 England
5 Jun 2008 12:56PM
niceky timed john, great work
sbphoto 12 19 Ireland
5 Jul 2008 1:10AM
See your action shots are as good as ever John, love this one, has everything including the expressions.
annefromleo 11 11 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 7:34AM
Wow love it

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