Katie Taylor’s gold and odds-defying cricketers – Wicklow’s 2014 sporting highlights

Katie Taylor’s gold and odds-defying cricketers – Wicklow’s 2014 sporting highlights

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1. Paul McShane playing at Wembley in the FA Cup final

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2. Katie Taylor continuing to excel and winning gold at the Europeans and Worlds

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3. Leo Cullen retiring after a glittering career in rugby

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4. Fionnuala Britton earning a top-10 finish in her maiden marathon at the European Track and Field Championships and also helping Ireland to earn a bronze medal at the European Cross Country Championships 

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5. Bray Wanderers securing another season in the top flight, with a number of excellent results, including a 1-1 draw with eventual champions Dundalk

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6. Isobel Joyce earning the player-of-the-match award, as Ireland Women stunned Pakistan in cricket, while twin sister Cecelia also featured in that memorable victory

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7. And brother Ed was man-of-the-match as Ireland toppled the West Indies and UAE

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8. Darren Randolph featuring in every minute of Birmingham’s 2013-14 campaign, playing a vital role as they ultimately successfully avoided relegation, while he was also a regular presence in Ireland squads 

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9. Conor McGraynor’s two goals in DCU’s Ryan Cup title win

10. Fergal Devitt signing with the WWE

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