ROG has hailed the "massive comfort" of the emotional Thomond Park farewell to Axel.
Ballygunner 4-20 Passage 1-12: The memory of the late Pat Flynn was honoured in style by his Ballygunner clubmen as they claimed a thoroughly convincing third consecutive senior county title in front of a disappointing 3,811 Walsh Park crowd.
Chelsea 4 Manchester United 0: There was something about the way Jose Mourinho stood on the touchline, two minutes from the end of this deeply embarrassing defeat, which summed up perhaps the most miserable ‘return’ in Premier League history.
Munster 38 Glasgow Warriors 17: Life will begin again for Munster Rugby this morning, the terrible limbo of the last seven days at an end, in some senses. The players provided their own, emphatic punctuation mark at Thomond Park on Saturday delivering a performance that will live long in the memory for the remarkable circumstances in which it was forged.
Never before did Thomond Park radiate such an emotionally-charged atmosphere for a game which, in advance at least, the outcome wasn’t the most important issue on the day. Some harboured a fear that, with little or no preparation over the course of a draining week, Munster were vulnerable and exposed to a very good Glasgow Warriors side.
Few people believe that Pádraig Harrington can win a fourth major but averaging 25 putts per day and shooting the lowest winning aggregate of his 21-year professional career to claim the Portugal Masters, writing him off now would be the height of folly.
I’ll ride far more horses on the gallops this weekend than I will on the track, as I have just one mount, which comes today at Punchestown aboard Myles Ahead, trained by my father.
Lewis Hamilton turned in a commanding display to win the United States Grand Prix and complete the first leg of what would be a remarkable fightback in the Formula One world championship race.