England 4 Lithuania 0
Harry Kane took just 80 seconds to make his mark on international football as he enjoyed a fairytale debut in England’s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley.
As one foxy-headed supremo bowed out from the inter-county fray this week, another is about to make his eagerly-awaited return.
Euro 2016 Group D
Rep of Ireland v Poland
Tomorrow night: Aviva Stadium, 7.45pm
TV: RTE 2, Sky Sports 5
Munster v Connacht
Today: Thomond Park, 5.15pm
TV: Sky Sports 1
Betting: Munster 1/7, Connacht 4/1, Draw 25/1
Andy Townsend might struggle to remember Ireland’s 3-3 draw away to Poland in 1991 – the last competitive meeting between the two countries – but it’s a game which is lodged firmly in your humble correspondent’s memory banks.
Graeme McDowell remains confident of taking his place in next fortnight’s Masters despite withdrawing with a lower left ankle injury after nine holes of the Valero Texas Open.
Progressive grey Togoville struck again for Georgios Pakidis and Gary Carroll in the featured At The Races Price Rush On Facebook Handicap as Dundalk’s winter season closed last night.
Winning a world championship was a dream for Andy Lee, all the more so after two major career-threatening defeats and then the passing of his legendary mentor Emanuel ‘Manny’ Steward.