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17 brilliant images from another busy week of sport

All the action through a lens.

Ireland Women’s captain Niamh Briggs is greeted by fans at Dublin Airport after her side won the Six Nations

Niamh Briggs Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

At full stretch – Novak Djokovic in action at Indian Wells

Indian Wells Tennis Source: Mark J. Terrill

South Africa’s Faf du Plessis puts his head down during the dramatic World Cup semi-final against New Zealand

Cricket WCup New Zealand South Africa Source: Ross Setford

Dave O’Callaghan clings onto a line-out as the Pro12 returned this week

Dave O'Callaghan Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Dane Massey celebrates Dundalk’s convincing win at Bohs on Tuesday

Dane Massey celebrates his side's first goal Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim of the United States perform in the World Figure Skating Championship

China World Figure Skating Source: Ng Han Guan

Media scrum! All the attention is on Roy Keane as the build-up to Ireland’s game with Poland continued

Roy Keane Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Bowing out – The King announced his inter-county retirement this week

Henry Shefflin Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Ireland U17s celebrate qualification for the European Championships this summer

The Ireland players celebrate at the end of the game 26/3/2015 Source: fot. Adam Jastrzebowski/Foto Olimpik

Lewis Hamilton was in reflective mood during the Malaysian Grand Prix

Malaysia F1 GP Auto Racing Source: Andy Wong

A welcome return – Chris Henry plays his first game since undergoing heart surgery in November

Chris Henry after the game Source: Presseye/Darren Kidd/INPHO

The Women’s All Ireland Plate Final was a keenly contested affair

Gillian Lynch and Maureen Dowling Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Michael Darragh Macauley and John Small of Dublin with Benny Heron of Derry during Saturday’s clash at GAA HQ

Michael Darragh Macauley and John Small with Benny Heron Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Australian captain Michael Clarke is held aloft by team mates after guiding his side to World Cup glory

Michael Clarke celebrates winning Source: Photosport/Andrew Cornaga/INPHO

Jack Auty goes airborne just a few turns into the men’s slalom ski race at the U.S. Alpine Championships

US Alpine Championships Skiing Source: AP/Press Association Images

Banbridge players celebrate winning the Irish Senior Cup at a sunny UCD on Sunday

Banbridge celebrate winning the Irish Senior Cup Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Despite David Clarke’s best efforts, Brian Hurley scored a last-gasp winner for Cork

Brian Hurley scores a late goal to win the game Source: James Crombie/INPHO

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