2012 Photo Contest, Sports, Singles, 2nd prize

Scrum half

Photographer

Ray McManus

<em>Sportsfile</em>

05 February, 2011

Blackrock College scrum-half Conor Crowley releases the ball after a ruck, during a Division 1A All-Ireland League rugby union match against Old Belvedere.

About

Ray McManus

Ray McManus is a photographer living in Dublin, Ireland. He began his career in 1975, and in 1980 set up the Sportsfile agency, which specializes in sports photography. McManus h...

Background story

Dublin, Ireland

Blackrock College scrum-half Conor Crowley releases the ball after a ruck, during a Division 1A All-Ireland League rugby union match against Old Belvedere, in heavy rain on 5 February, at Anglesea Road, Old Belvedere’s home stadium. Both rugby union clubs are based in Dublin, Ireland. They were originally formed as teams of former pupils of two of the city’s schools, but are now open. Old Belvedere won the match 10-9, and went on to become league champions.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/800 sec
Focal length
600 mm
F-Stop
f/4.0
ISO
8000
Camera
Nikon D3S

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