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

It’s been another exciting week in sport.


A delighted Ciara Griffin after Munster winning The Women’s Interprovincial Series.

Ciara Griffin is over come with emotion after winning The Women's Interprovincial Series Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The style of it

Kyle Anderson wearing a very interesting shirt while competing at the World Darts Championship.

William Hill World Darts Championship - Day Four - Alexandra Palace Source: Adam Davy


Katie Taylor celebrates with her mother Bridget after her first successful title defence as WBA World lightweight champion.

Katie Taylor celebrates with her mother Bridget after the fight Source: James Crombie/INPHO


Moorefield’s  Ronan Sweeney looks up to the sky in disbelief after his side staged an amazing comeback against St Loman’s to win the Leinster Club SFC final.

Ronan Sweeney celebrates after the game 17/12/2017 Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Ireland’s Mona McSharry on the way to a fifth-place finish in the women’s 100m Breaststroke semi-final at the European Short Course Swimming Championships.

Mona McSharry on her way to qualifying for the final Source: Andrea Staccioli/INPHO

Still on top

Billy Joe Saunders celebrates retaining the WBO middleweight boxing title in Quebec following his victory over David Lemieux.

Saunders Douglas Boxing Source: Ryan Remiorz

Number 1 supporter

Everton fan Speedo Mick attending the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 - Live Show Source: David Davies

All smiles

Munster’s Billy Holland and Simon Zebo celebrate their win over Leicester that strengthens their chances of getting to the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

Billy Holland and Simon Zebo celebrate after the game 17/12/2017 Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Champions again

Real Madrid celebrate retaining the FIFA Club World Cup, and bringing their trophy haul for a single calendar year to five for the first time ever.

Emirates Soccer Club World Cup Source: Hassan Ammar

Peek a boo

Jesse Lingard celebrates after scoring United’s second goal against West Brom on Sunday.

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League - The Hawthorns Source: Tim Goode

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