So, a horse and Niall Quinn walk into a bar... here's the best images from the world of sport this week

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

FROM GREAT PHOTOGRAPHERS to great moments to some just unbelievable images. Here are some of the stand-out snaps from the last week of sport.

Lizzie Lee, of the bronze-medal winning Ireland cross-country team, arrives home to her 18-month-old daughter Lucy

Lizzie Lee with her 18 month old daughter Lucy Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

LA Clippers’ Blake Criffin launches the big dunk across Giannis ‘The Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo

Bucks Clippers Basketball Source: AP/Press Association Images

Just an average day in the golf club. Oh hiiiii, Daniella Moyles, Niall Quinn and… erm, is this your neighbour?

Move along, nothing to see here.


Japan’s Satoko Miyahara performs at the Grand Prix Skating final in Barcelona

Spain Grand Prix Final Figure Skating Source: AP/Press Association Images

LaSean McCoy was back in Phillie

Bills Eagles Football

No mercy from Bernard Brogan, powering his shot past five-year-old Conn McCluskey

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Conn McCluskey and Bernard Brogan

Cincinnati’s Farad Cobb scrambles for a loose ball against Norfolk’s Jeff Short and Alex Long

Norfolk St Cincinnati Basketball

Niyi Adeolokun goes to work in the Connacht gym

Niyi Adeolokun Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Not the best of time of the year for a visit to the beach

Vereniki Goneva scores their second try Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

No words for Andy Lee 

Andy Lee Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

That winning feeling 

Luke Marshall celebrates winning Source: Presseye/Pascal Pavani/INPHO

So close for Eoghan Masterson

Eoghan Masterson scores an early try that was disallowed Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Courtside collision with LeBron leaves Jason Day’s wife Ellie in hospital

Great news for ex-Leinster man Ian McKinley as IRFU apply to goggles trial

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