BACK IN THE DAY

The Irish Information, November 12 2009: Ryan Cup quarter-final: College of Ulster, Jordanstown 2-10 College Faculty, Dublin 1-9

College of Ulster, Jordanstown grew to become in an excellent show to conquer College Faculty, Dublin in ultimate night time’s Ryan Cup quarter-final in St Patrick’s Park, Mayobridge. Performed in atrocious stipulations, with a robust breeze and heavy rain falling all over, the sport completed with water mendacity at the pitch, and it used to be a tribute to each groups that a thrilling come upon came about.

UUJ received this sport the onerous manner. For 40 mins they performed with best 14 avid gamers after Armagh full-forward Stefan Forker won a directly purple card.

However in a legitimate UUJ defence, Colm Murney, Gerard McCartan and Monaghan’s Donal Morgan have been exceptional. At midfield, the Monaghan duo of Shane Mulligan and Darren Hughes performed their hearts out, particularly in the second one 1/2 after they confronted the sleeting rain and robust breeze.

The Jordanstown assault performed some pleasant soccer within the stipulations, however deficient completing value them necessary ratings, particularly in the second one 1/2.

The Tyrone trio of Kieran Donnelly, Peter Hughes and Jason McAnulla gave the UCD defence a trying out time, and McAnulla’s two objectives have been the deciding ratings within the sport.

UUJ: M McAllister; A Girvan, C Murney, G McCartan; Okay McGinley, D Morgan (0-1), C Bayne; S Mulligan, D Hughes (0-3); Okay Donnelly (0-4), M Gottchie, P Hughes (0-1); D McNulty, S Forker, J McAnulla (2-1)

Crimson card: S Forker (20)

UCD: M Savage; P Kelly, R O’Carroll, M Fitzsimons; R Maloney, D Curran, J Fitzpatrick; N Higgins (0-1), Okay O’Sullivan (0-2); N Corkery (0-1), F Magee (0-2), R Mallon (0-1); N Murray (0-1), J O’Loughlin, P Brady (1-1)

Referee: P Hughes (Armagh)

BIRTHDAYS

Nadia Comaneci (gymnastics) – Romanian five-time Olympic champion, born 1961.

Sammy Sosa (baseball) – former main league megastar, born 1968.

Tonya Harding (ice skating) – former United States Olympic group member, born 1970.

Jason Lezak (swimming) – 4-time Olympic and three-time global relay champion for the United States, born 1975.

Charlie Hodgson (rugby union) – former England fly-half, born 1980.

Nedum Onuoha (football) – Former QPR’s and Manchester Town defender, now with MLS aspect Actual Salt Lake, born 1986.

Jason Day (golfing) – Australian former global primary, born 1987.

Russell Westbrook (basketball) – Houston Rockets level guard, received 2012 Olympic gold with the USA, born 1988.

QUICK QUIZ

1. What used to be the ring-name of Belfast fighter Martin Lindsay?

2. Who used to be taken off on a stretcher after struggling an ankle damage in Manchester United’s 3-1 defeat of Brighton on Sunday?

3. Which nation has simply received the Fed Cup in tennis?

4. Which membership received the 2018/19 Ulster GAA Hurling Membership Championship identify?

5. Baseball’s International Collection-winning Washington Nationals have been up to now primarily based through which North American town?

(See quiz solutions under)

ON THIS DAY

1990: The Soccer Affiliation disciplinary fee made up our minds to tremendous Arsenal and Manchester United £50,000 each and every as punishment for the brawl involving 21 avid gamers at Outdated Trafford on October 20. Along with the tremendous, two league issues have been deducted from Arsenal and one from United.

2004: John Toshack signed a five-year contract to turn into the brand new supervisor of Wales.

2009: Premier League golf equipment rejected an offer to simply accept Celtic and Rangers within the English most sensible flight.

2009: Manchester United supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson used to be given a four-match touchline ban – two of which have been suspended – fined £20,000 and warned as to his long run behavior by means of the FA following feedback about referee Alan Wiley.

2015: Former Sunderland goalkeeper Marton Fulop died from most cancers on the age of 32.

2016: England ended a 10-year look forward to victory over South Africa with a 37-21 Check luck at Twickenham which prolonged Eddie Jones’ 100 in keeping with cent report as head trainer to 10 suits.

2017: Northern Eire did not qualify for the International Cup after a 0-Zero draw with Switzerland in Basel, dropping 1-Zero on mixture.

SPORT ON TV

As of late (Tuesday, November 12)

SOCCER: Ladies’s world pleasant, Czech Republic v England – BBC 4 1900.

TENNIS: ATP International Excursion Finals – BBC Two 1400.

DARTS: Grand Slam of Darts – Sky Sports activities Major Tournament and Sky Sports activities Motion 1900.

SNOOKER: Northern Eire Open – Eurosport 1 1245 & 1845.

The following day (Wednesday, November 13)

TENNIS: ATP International Excursion Finals – BBC Two 1400.

DARTS: Grand Slam of Darts – Sky Sports activities Major Tournament and Sky Sports activities Motion 1900.

SNOOKER: Northern Eire Open – Eurosport 1 1245 & 1845.

BASKETBALL: NBA, Los Angeles Clippers v Golden State Warriors – Sky Sports activities Major Tournament 0300 (Thur).

QUICK QUIZ solutions: 1. ‘Mac Guy’; 2. Scott McTominay; 3. France; 4. Ruairí Óg, Cushendall (beating Ballycran 1-15 to 0-10) 5. Montreal.



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