Pictured above, Manchester United celebrate Javier Hernandez’s goal which wrapped up a 2-0 first leg win over Ajax in Amsterdam last night in the Europa league.
James ‘Cha’ Fitzpatrick last night announced his retirement from inter-county hurling. What has come as a massive surprise to the both Kilkenny and hurling supporters in general, the Ballyhale Shamrocks clubman cited the commitment required and the changing nature of the game as reasons for his decision to step away from the Cats senior fold. At 26 years of age, the primary school teacher is still relatively young in hurling terms but stated on RTE that one of his weaknesses “was the lack of speed” and this has gone against him in recent years. “I remember during the year, doing
Today’s Irish Times depicts a humorous photo of a taxi man posing for a photo with Javier Mascherano. Nothing strange there… however on closer inspection the photo takes new light when the photographer of the photo is considered – none other than Lionel Messi.
Last night was a momentous day for Irish football as the ‘Boys in Green’ qualified for their first major tournament since 2002. Today’s Irish Independent depicts a number of the Irish team during the National Anthem before the match last night. Damien Duff on the end of the line is oblivious to the fast that he’s facing in a different direction to his team mates as he sings his heart out.
It was a case of head over heels for Clare Gent yesterday in the Martinstown Handicap Chase as jockey Rob Jones is desaddled. Neither horse or jockey were injured.