Sport highlights 2016

A few of my favourite sport pictures from 2016

January

Stoke City's Philipp Wollscheid collides with Doncaster Rovers' manager Darren Ferguson on the touchline during the Emirates FA Cup, third round game at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster. 

Fans walk by skips containing debris from flooded homes in Warwick Road ahead of the Sky Bet League Two match at Brunton Park, Carlisle. 

 

February

Tradewinds and jockey Grant Cockburn are covered in mud in the heavy going during the Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle at Haydock Racecourse.

 

March

Jockey Lucy Alexander falls from Rocklim during the grand-national2016.co.uk Handicap Hurdle at Doncaster Racecourse. 

 

April

Rule The World ridden by David Mullins clears Becher's Brook before going on to win the Grand National, Aintree Racecourse.

 

May

Middlesbrough's Albert Adomah celebrates their promotion after the Sky Bet Championship match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough. 

 

June

Oliver Townend suffering a cut face riding Note Worthy in action in the Event Rider Masters CIC*** Cross Country event during day three of the Bramham Horse trials at Bramham Park. 

 

July

Hull FC's Chris Green (right, facing) celebrates with his teammates after their victory during the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup, semi-final match at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster.

 

August

Postponed ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the Juddmonte International Stakes during day one of the 2016 Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse.

Apprentice jockey Adam McNamara celebrates as he rides Heartbreak City to victory in the Betfred Ebor during day four of the 2016 Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse. 

Hull FC's Mahe Fonua passes the ball under pressure from Warrington Wolves' Ben Currie and Kurt Gidley (right) during the Challenge Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium, London. 

Hull FC's Gareth Ellis lifts the trophy as they celebrate victory during the Challenge Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium, London. 

 

September

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee with competitors before the swim during the Brownlee Triathlon at Harewood House, Leeds. 

Rebecca Gallantree and Bryony Page celebrate during the homecoming event in Leeds City Centre. 

Bryony Page, Nile Wilson, Lois Toulson and Rebecca Gallantree celebrate during the homecoming event in Leeds City Centre.

 

October

Salford Red Devils' Gareth O'Brien celebrates after scoring a drop goal in extra time during of the First Utility Super League, Million Pound Game at Craven Park, Hull. 

Wigan's Josh Charnley catches the ball as he goes over to score a try during the Super League Grand Final, Old Trafford, Manchester.

.. and then celebrates with Sam Powell.

Andrea Atzeni celebrates after riding Rivet to win the Racing Post Trophy the fourth time he has won the race at Doncaster Racecourse. 

A competitor sports some interesting face paint during the National County Team Championships 2016 at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, England.

 

November

Cue Card ridden by Paddy Brennan clears a fence on his way to winning the Betfair Steeple Chase during Betfair Chase day at Haydock Racecourse.

 

December

Mark Selby studies the table in his semi final match at the Betway UK Championships 2016, at the York Barbican. 

Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta (left) and Sunderland's Adnan Januzaj battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.