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15 of our favourite sporting pictures of the week

Some classic shots from the week in sport

15 of our favourite sporting pictures of the week
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  • Mayhem

    Kevin McManaman's goal wasn't pretty, but for a few minutes it looked like it was going to beat Mayo today.
  • Blue wall

    Five Dublin defenders surround Mayo's Co Boyle resulting in their late penalty.
  • That feeling

    Mayo fans had their hearts in their mouths during the final moments.
  • Told you!

    Usain Bolt storms to the second of three gold medals at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
  • The two Jimmys

    Jimmy Barry-Murphy and Jimmy Keaveney chat as they were inducted to the GAA Museum all of fame on Friday.
  • Sky high

    Ireland's Tori Pena in action during the pole vault at the World Athletics Championships.
  • Cringe...

    We love this photo from the Pro12 launch, but it's seriously naff.
  • A thousand words

    Pictures can say more than words ever could.
  • Falling out of contention

    Team GB's Tiffany Porter has a brutal landing as she falls during the women's 100m hurdles in Beijing.
  • Just in time

    Australia's Steve Smith narrowly misses being run out during their defeat of Ireland in Belfast on Thursday.
  • Foul?

    Shrewsbury's Mark Ellis gets to know Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace during their League Cup meeting on Tuesday.
  • When it's not your day

    Javier Hernandez slips up just as he hits a penalty during the Champions League qualifier in Bruges,
  • Calm before the storm

    Johnny Sexton takes kicking practice during Ireland's captain's run on Friday.
  • Wrecking Ball

    Iain Henderson bulldozes over the tryline against Wales.
  • The long goodbye

    Paul O'Connell waves goodbye to the Aviva Stadium for the last time, with his son Paddy.

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