It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From Galway’s shock win in the Hurling league final, to the World Snooker Championship, there were some fascinating sports pictures taken this week.

Family portrait…

Galway captain David Burke celebrates winning the Division 1 trophy with his young niece and nephew.

Galway captain David Burke celebrate winning the Division 1 trophy with  his neice, 7 month old Thea Burke and nephew, 3 year old Freddie Burke Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Reaching highest…

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony wins a lineout against Saracens during their Champions Cup Semi-Final.

Peter O’Mahony wins a lineout ahead of George Kruis Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO


A Man City fan shows his disappointment after his side concedes in extra-time of today’s FA Cup Semi-Final.

Arsenal v Manchester City - Emirates FA Cup - Semi Final - Wembley Stadium Source: Nick Potts

The Sweet spot…

Martin Murray lands a stinging shot on Gabriel Rosado during their WBA Inter-Continental Middleweight Title fight at Liverpool Echo Arena.

Martin Murray v Gabriel Rosado - Liverpool Echo Arena Source: Peter Byrne

Perfect technique…

Philippe Coutinho scores a stunning free-kick for Liverpool during their Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace.

Liverpool v Crystal Palace - Premier League - Anfield Source: Peter Byrne

Total concentration…

Stephen Maguire during his match against Rory McLeod at the Betfred Snooker World Championship.

Betfred Snooker World Championships 2017 - Day Eight - Crucible Theatre Source: Rui Vieira

But first, let me take a selfie…

Munster ‘A’ players celebrate in the dressing room after their British & Irish Cup Final victory over Jersey Reds.

Kevin O’Byrne, Rory Burke and Peter McCabe celebrate Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Good hands…

St. Patrick’s Conor O’Malley gathers possession under pressure against Cork City.

Conor O'Malley claims a high ball Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO


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Participants passing the Tower Bridge during the London Marathon.

2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Source: Steven Paston


Clontarf’s Mark Sutton scores a try against Young Munster during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Semi-Final.

Mark Sutton scores a try Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

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