Last-Gasp Plunkett Saves England

With the last ball of the game, and England needing a six to draw, Yorkshire all-rounder Liam Plunkett faced Sri Lankan Nuwan Pradeep. Pradeep had bowled four brilliant balls in the final over, including three superb yorkers, but Plunkett stepped up to belt a huge six over long-off to send the Trent Bridge crowd intoContinue reading “Last-Gasp Plunkett Saves England”

Ireland Face England In IRB Junior World Cup Final

After today’s semi-finals Ireland will face tournament hosts England in the final of the IRB Junior World Cup in the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford this Saturday.

Pumas Beat France

Argentina beat a very much under-strength French side 30-19 in the Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro in Tucuman. With the Top 14 semi-finals being played this weekend, France coach Guy Noves had to do without many of his best players, while Argentina played with a full-strength squad. 

Sri Lanka Win Series 2-0 Over Ireland

It was a day of records at the Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin as Sri Lanka cruised to a massive 136 run victory in the second One-Day International. It was a day of huge disappointment for Irish sport, following Ireland’s 3-0 defeat to Belgium in Euro 2016, and the Irish Rugby teams second-half capitulation inContinue reading “Sri Lanka Win Series 2-0 Over Ireland”