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16 of the best pics from the weekend's GAA action

Mickey Newman’s goal for Meath from the penalty spot and other highlights from a hectic programme of Gaelic football and hurling games.

IT WAS A hectic weekend of GAA action.

The last round of the Allianz football league took place yesterday afternoon.

On Saturday Dublin won the Division 1B hurling final against Limerick, the All-Ireland colleges finals took place in Thurles while Galway won the Connacht U21 football title.

Here’s some of the best pictures from the weekend’s action.

16. Dungarvan captain Tom Devine lifts the All-Ireland Colleges SAHC trophy on Saturday

INPHO/Donall Farmer

15. Damien Comer of Galway in action against Enda Smith of Roscommon

INPHO/Mike Shaughnessy

14. Anthony Daly celebrates after Dublin’s Division 1B league final win

INPHO/Donall Farmer

13. Limerick’s Seamus Hickey dejected after their defeat to Dublin

INPHO/Donall Farmer

12. Meath’s Paddy O’Rourke saves a penalty and rebound from Fermanagh’s Tomas Corrigan

INPHO/Morgan Treacy

11. Meath’s Mickey Newman watches his penalty hit the post and into the net past Fermanagh’s Chris Snow

INPHO/Morgan Treacy

10. Westmeath’s Damien Dolan concedes a penalty against Derry

INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

9. Westmeath’s Kevin Maguire and Derry’s Lee Kennedy

INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

8. Armagh’s James Lavery and Greg Higgins of Galway

INPHO/Ryan Byrne

7. Mayo captain and goalkeeper David Clarke leads his team out against Cork

INPHO/Donall Farmer

6. Shane McHale of Mayo with Graham Canty and Mark Collins of Cork

INPHO/Donall Farmer

5. Down’s Peter Turley and Brendan McArdle with Kildare’s John Doyle

INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry

4. Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh and Kerry’s Anthony Maher

INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

3. Tyrone’s Martin Penrose takes a shot on goal

INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

2. Donegal’s Michael Murphy is challenged by Dublin’s Paul Flynn

INPHO/Presseye/Donna McBride

1. Referee Padraig Hughes is attended to by Donegal team doctor Charlie McManus

INPHO/Presseye/Donna McBride

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