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Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports

It wasn’t all about Brazil this week.

Every Sunday heads for the dark room to find a selection of the week’s best photography. Here you go…

Alan McCrabbe takes a sideline cut at Wexford Park

Alan McCrabbe takes a sideline cut Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Liam Messam leads the Haka before New Zealand’s win over England

The All Blacks perform the Haka before the game Source: Photosport/Dianne Manson/INPHO

Pablo Armero introduces everbody’s new favourite World Cup dance as Colombia take the lead

Brazil Soccer WCup Colombia Greece Source: Andrew Medichini

Ana Ivanovic preps for Wimbledon with a win in Birmingham

Tennis - AEGON Classic 2014 - Day Six - Edgbaston Priory Club Source: EMPICS Sport

The goal that sealed the LA Kings’ second ever Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Rangers Kings Hockey

Colorado Rockies’ Drew Stubbs hits the wall

Rockies Giants Baseball


Arjen Robben consoles Iker Casillas (after he had humiliated him in scoring Holland’s fifth against Spain)

Brazil Soccer WCup Spain Netherlands

The setting for Ireland’s second Test against Argentina in Tucuman

Jonathan Sexton during today's captain's run Source: Inpho/Billy Stickland

The captain.

Paul O'Connell wins a line-out Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Connacht athletes hit Limerick for the Special Olympics Ireland Games

Connacht athletes in the parade

Herkus Sviglinskas lifts the trophy for Scoil Mhurie at Cumann na mBunscol in Croke Park

Herkus Sviglinskas lifts the trophy

LVG approves

Brazil Soccer WCup Spain Netherlands

Martin Kaymer is happy to look upon the US Open scoreboard

US Open Golf

The aerial view of England’s incredible training base in Brazil

Brazil Soccer WCup England

Ireland’s under 20s await a decision on their way into this morning’s World Championship semi-final

Ireland players wait for a referee decision 10/6/2014 Source: Andrew Cornaga/

Ken Oman reacts to being shown a red card by Neil Doyle

St. Patrick's Athletic's Ken Oman argues with referee Neil Doyle after being shown a red card

Hooperman alone with his thoughts

'Hooperman' keeps his eye on the game

Brazilian boys in Salvador play on in bare feet

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group B - Spain v Netherlands - Arena Fonte Nova


A flag seller shows his wares

Brazil Soccer WCup

Note to streakers: You run onto a New Zealand rugby pitch, you get smashed in a big way

One of our writers has been given an 8-week challenge to get in shape

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