Pics of the Week

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From the Champions League semi-finals to Oompa Loompas at the Belfast City Marathon and everything in between.

St. Louis Blues’ Troy Brouwer puts one past Dallas Stars goalie Antti Niemi in the Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals

Stars Blues Hockey Jeff Roberson Jeff Roberson

Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Manchester City in the Champions League semi-final

Spain Soccer Champions League Francisco Seco Francisco Seco

St Louis Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright is splashed with water after hitting a three-run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies Cardinals Baseball Billy Hurst Billy Hurst

Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard drives past two Golden State Warriors players in the NBA basketball playoffs

Trail Blazers Warriors Basketball Marcio Jose Sanchez Marcio Jose Sanchez

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Justin Turner is forced out at second against the San Diego Padres

Padres Dodgers Baseball Mark J. Terrill Mark J. Terrill

Mona McSharry racing at the Irish Open Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre

Mona McSharry Morgan Treacy / INPHO Morgan Treacy / INPHO / INPHO

Zane Kirchner under pressure at Leinster training during the week

Zane Kirchner Ryan Byrne / INPHO Ryan Byrne / INPHO / INPHO

Fancy dress runners at the Belfast City Marathon on Monday

A view of the runners Presseye / Darren Kidd/INPHO Presseye / Darren Kidd/INPHO / Darren Kidd/INPHO

Bayern’s Xabi Alonso celebrates scoring the opening goal against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semis

Germany Soccer Champions League Matthias Schrader Matthias Schrader

Ricky Fowler plays out of the bunker during the pro-am of the Wells Fargo Championship

Wells Fargo Championship Golf Chuck Burton Chuck Burton

Conor Murray freestyles at Munster training in Thomond Park on Tuesday

Conor Murray Donall Farmer / INPHO Donall Farmer / INPHO / INPHO

Andrew Conway, CJ Stander and Dave Kilcoyne launch the Munster Rugby Camps with kids

Launch of The Bank of Ireland Munster Rugby Camps Donall Farmer / INPHO Donall Farmer / INPHO / INPHO

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