NI sporting weekend in photos

Sheffield Steelers coach Doug Christiansen and Paul Adey of the Belfast Giants shake hands prior to the Elite League match at the Odyssey
Sheffield Steelers coach Doug Christiansen and Paul Adey of the Belfast Giants shake hands prior to the Elite League match at the Odyssey
The Belfast Giants beat the Sheffield Steelers 4-2 in Saturday night's Elite League game
Adam Keefe scores as the Belfast Giants beat the Sheffield Steelers 4-2 in Saturday night's Elite League game
Substitute Ballinamallard goalkeeper Feargal Murphy in action against Joe Gormley during Cliftonville's 2-0 win at Ferney Park
Substitute Ballinamallard goalkeeper Feargal Murphy in action against Joe Gormley during Cliftonville's 2-0 win at Ferney Park
Jason Hill and Liam Bagnall contend for possession as Glentoran defeat Warrenpoint Town 1-0 at Stangmore Park
Jason Hill and Liam Bagnall contend for possession as Glentoran defeat Warrenpoint Town 1-0 at Stangmore Park
Chris Morrow scored one of Crusaders' goals in their 4-2 win over Ards in the Irish Premiership
Chris Morrow scored one of Crusaders' goals in their 4-2 win over Ards in the Irish Premiership
Johnny Taylor scored twice to earn Ballymena a 2-2 draw in their derby game against Coleraine
Johnny Taylor scored twice to earn Ballymena a 2-2 draw in their derby game against Coleraine
Matt Hazley challenges Linfield's Andrew Waterworth, who scored both goals in his side's 2-0 victory over Dungannon Swifts
Matt Hazley challenges Linfield's Andrew Waterworth, who scored both goals in his side's 2-0 victory over Dungannon Swifts
South African duo Johann Muller and Ruan Pienaar in action during Ulster's Heineken Cup pool win over Leicester Tigers
South African duo Johann Muller and Ruan Pienaar in action during Ulster's Heineken Cup pool win over Leicester Tigers
Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick in action during Ulster's 22-16 success over Leicester at Ravenhill
Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick prepares to make a tackle during Ulster's 22-16 success over Leicester at Ravenhill
NI striker Martin Paterson and Israel's Mahir Sukurov battle for possession during the World Cup qualifier in Baku
NI striker Martin Paterson and Israel's Mahir Sukurov battle for possession during the World Cup qualifier in Baku
Northern Ireland players Oliver Norwood and Gareth McAuley trudge off the pitch after the 2-0 defeat by Azerbaijan
Northern Ireland players Oliver Norwood and Gareth McAuley trudge off the pitch after the 2-0 defeat by Azerbaijan
Anthony Stokes and Jerome Boateng in aerial action during the Republic of Ireland's 3-0 defeat by Germany
Anthony Stokes and Jerome Boateng in aerial action during the Republic of Ireland's 3-0 defeat by Germany
Paul Coney escapes the clutches of Ronan Mullan during Clonoe's 3-8 to 0-12 win over Carrickmore in the Tyrone SFC final
Paul Coney escapes the clutches of Ronan Mullan during Clonoe's 3-8 to 0-12 win over Carrickmore in the Tyrone SFC final