The 2019 Irish Flat Racing season begins at Naas on Sunday where the €100,000 Tote Irish Lincolnshire is the most valuable event on the eight-race card. The season was launched on Wednesday afternoon at the stables of 2-time Epsom Derby winning trainer John Oxx.
The next step on the 2019 European Tour circuit brings the players from Kenya to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia for the $3m Maybank Championship. Making his first ever appearance in the event is the new European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington.
Leo Scullion will referee this year’s Betfred World Snooker Championship final for the first time, having successfully battled cancer.
The Cardiff Blues have swooped for RBS Six Nations Player of the Tournament nominee Josh Adams following his superb showing for Wales in their Grand Slam success.