Trainer Michael Bell has spoken of his “distress” at the images on the front page of today’s Daily Mirror which show his stable star Wigmore Hall being euthanized.
It’s a mark of Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s leadership that, at least up until the team was released on Thursday night, nobody made a big deal of their being so many final debutants in his group.
FAI chief executive John Delaney has described the success of Dublin’s bid to host games at the Euro 2020 finals as "a holy grail" for Irish football.
Munster 31 Zebre 5
Failure to beat Zebre and pick up a bonus point in the process at Thomond Park last night would have been little short of disastrous for Anthony Foley and the new Munster coaching ticket.
Munster champions Tramore needed all their fighting spirit after six years of campaigning together to reach today’s AIG Senior Cup final at Carton House.
Tom Madden, so impressive when winning on Mahrajaan on Wednesday, did it again at Listowel yesterday when landing the featured Guinness Handicap on bottom weight Shalamzar for the Tony Martin yard.
There is no doubt that the inaugural Champions’ Weekend was a success and HRI, Leopardstown and the Curragh can be well pleased with their collective efforts.
Pastor Maldonado ended Mercedes’ run of seven consecutive one-two finishes at the conclusion of practice yesterday of a race weekend – although not with a time to trouble the all-conquering team.