Gloucestershire in County Championship promotion hunt after beating Leicestershire

Ryan Higgins claimed five wickets as Gloucestershire moved into the Second Division promotion race with a thrilling six-wicket Specsavers County Championship win over Leicestershire at Cheltenham. SCORECARD | DIVISION TWO TABLE Hassan Azad’s battling last-day 121 helped Leicestershire extend their second innings total from an overnight 78-2 to 299 all out – Higgins returning figures of 5-71 – but that […]

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Laois manager Eddie Brennan turning focus to 2020

It’s been quite the year for Laois hurling. Finishing fourth in Division 1B, they won the Joe McDonagh Cup and shocked Dublin before exiting the championship with their heads held high after a credible performance against Tipperary. Eddie Brennan’s first year at the helm will go down as a resounding success. However, the Kilkenny native is in no mood to […]

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Vernon set to host first MMA event in 10 years

After lifting a ban on mixed martial arts fighting, Vernon will soon be hosting its first MMA event in 10 years. In September 2014, Vernon city council, citing perceived ties between the sport and organized crime, passed a bylaw that prohibited professional MMA events in the city. Four months ago, though, council tapped out on its concerns and decided to […]

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Motorcycle racer dies at Colorado race he had won 4 times

A prominent motorcycle racer died Sunday after he crashed near the finish line of an event he had won four times, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported . Carlin Dunne died at the 97th Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, officials said in a news release. Dunne, 36, who is from Santa Barbara, California, crashed his 2019 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype […]

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Qualifiers: Clare edge Westmeath and Laois beat Offaly

Clare and Laois came through their third-round ties in the All-Ireland Football Championship Qualifiers on Saturday, beating Westmeath and Offaly respectively. Westmeath 0-15 Clare 1-13 A second-half goal from David Tubridy proved the difference as Clare reached the fourth round of the qualifiers with a narrow victory over Westmeath in Mullingar. Colm Collins’ charges held on at the death, despite […]

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WWE SmackDown: This week’s highlights from Tuesday night’s show

SmackDown returned to action after Stomping Grounds with a typically chaotic and bone-crunching 120 minutes of mayhem. Some disputes were settled at Sunday’s pay-per-view, some rivalries continues and some new battle lines were drawn as the blue brand returned to action. Click on the video above to see the best bits and don’t forget to catch the repeat of SmackDown […]

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