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# Picture this
It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

1. Heartache: Mourneabbey’s Eimear Meaney following defeat in the All Ireland Ladies Club Football Final

Eimear Meaney dejected after the game Oisin Keniry / INPHO Oisin Keniry / INPHO / INPHO

2. Local lad: Wayne Rooney scores a penalty in the Merseyside derby at Anfield

Liverpool v Everton - Premier League - Anfield Peter Byrne Peter Byrne

3. Victorious: Michael Conlan punches Luis Fernando Molina during their WBO junior lightweight title fight

Conlan Molina Boxing Adam Hunger Adam Hunger

4. Pure joy: Kilmessan’s Ailbhe Lynch and Maeve O’Leary after winning the All-Ireland Junior Club Final

Ailbhe Lynch and Maeve O'Leary celebrate after the game Bryan Keane / INPHO Bryan Keane / INPHO / INPHO

5. Winter wonderland: Sehrou Guirassy and Salih Özcan try to find the penalty spot during Cologne’s Bundesliga meeting with Freiburg

Imago 20171210 Imago / PA Images Imago / PA Images / PA Images

6. Leader, legend: Peter O’Mahony celebrates scoring a try against Leicester Tigers

Peter O’Mahony celebrates scoring a try Dan Sheridan / INPHO Dan Sheridan / INPHO / INPHO

7. Mucky business: winning jockey Paul Townend pictured at Punchestown

Paul Townend after winning Lorraine O'Sullivan / INPHO Lorraine O'Sullivan / INPHO / INPHO

8. Unbeatable: Nicolas Otamendi celebrates scoring the winning goal in Sunday’s Manchester derby

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Manchester United v Manchester City - Premier League - Old Trafford Mike Egerton Mike Egerton

9. Disappointment: Fionnuala McCormack at the European Cross Country Championships on Sunday

Fionnuala McCormack Sasa Pahic Szabo / INPHO Sasa Pahic Szabo / INPHO / INPHO

10. Festive cheer: Participants take part in the 2017 Cork Santa Cycle 

Participants on the Cork Santa Cycle Bryan Keane / INPHO Bryan Keane / INPHO / INPHO

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