Chelsea gained revenge for that 5-3 defeat in January – here’s how it played out.
Kerry 0-15 Dublin 1-10
Strange how Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s first victory as Kerry manager over Dublin was achieved by snuffing out the one area where Jim Gavin’s charges have enjoyed near-total dominance in recent years.
Liverpool 2, Man City 1:
Brendan Rodgers knew what a special talent he had on his hands when he parted with £8.5m to sign Philippe Coutinho from Inter Milan in January 2013. And how that faith has been repaid.
Ireland 19 England 9
It says much about the satisfaction which can be derived by the thoroughly good execution of a game plan that even the workaholic Joe Schmidt felt justified in taking today off following the biggest victory of his Ireland tenure.
In the context of where Irish rugby is heading over the next nine months, this Six Nations triumph was a hugely significant result, writes Donal Linehan.
Padraig Harrington breathed a huge sigh of relief having holed a testing par putt at the last after moments earlier losing a ball in the third round of the rain-affected Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Willie Mullins singled out JLT Novices’ Chase hopeful Vautour for special praise after a post-racing workout after racing at Leopardstown on Saturday.
When Ireland attempt to make it three wins from three Cricket World Cup games against South Africa in the early hours of tomorrow morning (3.30am Irish time), they will come across a man who did much to lift Ireland to their position today.