BARCELONA 3 BAYERN MUNICH 0 Lionel Messi’s late brace ensured it was a miserable return to the Nou Camp for Pep Guardiola.
Revenge could well be a dish best served cold to Cork’s minor hurlers by Leo O’Connor’s Limerick on July 1.
1. Messi was somehow capable of getting even better
BJ Botha was an established South African Test prop when he chose to ply his trade in Ireland but the Springbok World Cup winner believes there is more to switching countries than a mere residency rule.
On several occasions last week, I listened to avid sports fans agonising over how they would watch the so-called ‘Fight of the Century’ between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is not the least interested in talk of a new golfing rivalry with Masters Champion Jordan Spieth.
Ed Dunlop’s “strange entry” for Trip To Paris in the Betway Chester Cup yielded a princely sum as the emerging stayer delivered a show-stopping performance on the Roodee.
New Ireland head coach John Bracewell will seek a meeting with Boyd Rankin in a bid to persuade the England fast bowler to play for Ireland again.