It's Sunday so here are 12 of the best sports photos from the past week

Catch up with some of our favourite shots from the week that was.

1. Lucas Pouille celebrates after beating Rafael Nadal at the US Open

US Open Tennis Source: Adam Hunger

2. Perfect timing! Daryl Murphy equalises for Ireland in Serbia – his first senior international goal

Daryl Murphy celebrates scoring Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

3. Dublin’s Jonny Cooper meets the media ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland football final

Jonny Cooper Source: Gary Carr/INPHO

4. Marcia Malsar carries the Paralympic flame during the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Games

2016 Rio Paralympic Games - Opening Ceremony Source: Andrew Matthews

5. Wade Davis gets an ice bath after the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers

Tigers Royals Baseball Source: Charlie Riedel

6. Tipperary All-Ireland winner James Barry meets six-year-old Ronan Mulqueen from Maynooth

James Barry meets 6 year old Ronan Mulqueen Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

7. Golden Boys! Jason Smyth added a fifth Paralympic sprint title to his collection…

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games - Day 2 Source: Diarmuid Greene/SPORTSFILE

8. … while Michael McKillop collected his fourth gold on Sunday


9. Angelique Kerber beat Karolina Pliskova to add the US Open to her Australian Open title

US Open Tennis Source: Charles Krupa

10. Central Michigan defensive back Sean Bunting, right, watches as Oklahoma State running back Chris Carson gets airborne

Central Michigan Oklahoma St Football Source: AP/Press Association Images

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11. Conor Prunty commandeers a fire extinguisher to lead Waterford’s celebrations after the All-Ireland U21 hurling final

Conor Prunty celebrates with a fire extinguisher in the dressing room Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

12. Kilkenny camogie manager Ann Downey finally gets her hands on the O’Duffy Cup again, 22 years after she last won it as captain

Ann Downey celebrates with The O'Duffy Cup Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

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