Dublin: 16°C Saturday 25 September 2021

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

From schools rugby to another Katie Taylor win, there were some magnificent photos captured over the last seven days.

The bitter taste of defeat…

Garbally College’s Iarla Muldoon is dejected after his side lost to Summerhill College in the Top Oil Connacht Schools Senior Cup Semi-Final last Thursday.

Iarla Muldoon dejected Source: Ryan Byrne; ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Spot the ball…

It was a mud-bath at the Sportsground on Friday as Connacht took on Zebre in the Guinness Pro12.

Tommaso Castello and Lloyd Greeff with Kieran Marmion Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Stuck in a moment…

Germany’s Eric Frenzel competes in the men’s nordic combined team sprint at the 2017 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Lahti, Finland.

Finland Nordic Skiing Worlds Source: Matthias Schrader

In the wars…

Darren O’Gorman sports a cut during his Cage Warriors fight with Blaine O’Driscoll at Dublin’s 3 Arena on Saturday night.

Darren O'Gorman sports a cut during the fight Source: Gary Carr; ©INPHO/Gary Carr/INPHO

Hand/eye coordination…

Dublin’s Dean Rock gets in a tussle with Diarmuid O’Connor of Mayo during their Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at Croke Park on Saturday.

Dean Rock gets in a tussle with Diarmuid O’Connor Source: Tommy Dickson; ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson/INPHO

Knock down, drag out…

Katie gets the business done against Monica Gentili at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday night.

Katie Taylor knocks down Monica Gentili in the fifth round to win the fight Source: Lawrence Lustig; ©INPHO/Lawrence Lustig/INPHO

Sucker punch…

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Tony Bellew finds the sweet spot during his high-profile heavyweight bout with David Haye on Saturday.

David Haye v Tony Bellew - The O2 Source: Nick Potts

The quick getaway…

A Tipperary supporter finds a novel way of beating the full-time crowds at Semple Stadium.

A Tipperary supporter watches the match from the terrace Source: Cathal Noonan; ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan/INPHO

The sweet smell of success…

Serbia’s Ivana Spanovic celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women’s long jump final during the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on Sunday.

Serbia Athletics Indoor Europeans Source: Marko Drobnjakovic

I will raise you up…

Some of the Slaughtneil team celebrate their AIB All-Ireland Camogie Senior Club Championship Final victory over Sarsfield at Croke Park.

Chantelle McEldowney, Josie McMullan, Olivia Rafferty, Bridin McAllister and Olivia Rafferty celebrates after the game Source: Tommy Dickson; ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson/INPHO

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Eoin O'Callaghan

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