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10 of Westmeath’s best sporting moments in 2013

Robbie Henshaw, John Joe Nevin and John Heslin all caught the eye this year.

1. Robbie Henshaw wins his first Irish senior cap against the USA in June

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Pic: INPHO/Billy Stickland

2. And his old school Marist College Athlone won the Connacht Senior Schools Cup title back in March

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Pic: INPHO/James Crombie

3. John Joe Nevin won a gold medal at the European Boxing Championships in Minsk in June

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Pic: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

4. While Joe Ward won a bronze medal at the World Boxing Championships in October

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Pic: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

5. Athlone Town were celebrating as they claimed the Airtricity League 1st Division title

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Pic: INPHO/Donall Farmer

6. Mark Rohan triumphed at the Para-cycling World Championships as he won a silver and bronze medal

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Pic: INPHO/James Crombie

7. Star attacker Dessie Dolan returned to the Westmeath senior football ranks

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Pic: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

8. And Westmeath have cause for cheer as they won promotion to Division 1 in the Allianz football league

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Pic: INPHO/James Crombie

9. St Loman’s win their first Westmeath senior football crown in 50 years with John Heslin hitting a stunning 2-16 in the semi-final

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Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

10. Michael O’Leary is the winning owner as Sir Des Champs takes the Punchestown Gold Cup

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Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

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