Anthony Martial joined Manchester United, while elsewhere there were a number of centre-backs on the move.
Two years ago, we reviewed the Dublin-Mayo All-Ireland final after Jim Gavin contended Joe McQuillan was a 16th man against them. The foul count read 33-12 against them at the end. Our study found five of the 33 fouls against Dublin were contentious but only one of those conceded by Mayo was dubious.
It was a little like the first day at new school yesterday for the Ireland players, as they made their debut at the National Training Centre by FAI headquarters in Abbotstown.
London Irish intends making more of its roots in tandem with the responsibility of a Premiership club to generate young English talent.
So, the king’s tenure is dead — though long live JBM. Above all, long lives the kingmaker.
Jason Day had made a habit of getting close to the big victory, but now that the Australian is closing the deal on the golf course, he has joined Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth at the top of the game.
Willie Mullins hailed Hurricane Fly a “legend of a horse” after announcing the retirement of one of the greatest hurdlers of all time.
Nicolas Roche had a day he’s unlikely to forget on stage 10 of the Vuelta a Espana yesterday when he came down in a crash and was forced into a frantic chase to preserve fourth overall on the general classification.