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On This Day - June 5 2005: Paddy Bradley scored 1-10 as Derry beat Monaghan to advance to the Ulster SFC semi-final

Paddy Bradley, who is the all time leading scorer in the Ulster Senior Football Championship, registered 1-8 of his magnificent total against the Farney men from play. The Oak Leafers won the game 1-17 to 2-8, but then lost their semi-final clash against Armagh, who went on to lift the Anglo Celt cup that year 
PA and Sean O'Neill

ON THIS DAY

1938: Two players, Leonidas for Brazil and Ernst Wilimowski for Poland, scored four goals each in the World Cup match at Strasbourg's Stade de la Meinau. The final score was 6-5 to the South Americans.

1968: Alan Mullery became the first man to be sent off in a full international for England in a European Championship match in Florence, which Yugoslavia won 1-0.

1999: Britain's Joe Calzaghe retained his WBO super-middleweight title with a unanimous points verdict over Australia's Rick Thornberry in Cardiff.

2000: England drew the second Test with Zimbabwe at Trent Bridge and won the two-Test series 1-0 - their first home series triumph in two years.

2011: Rafael Nadal won his sixth French Open crown by beating Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 (7/3) 5-7 6-1.

2013: England won the final NatWest Series match against New Zealand at Trent Bridge by 34 runs but lost the series 2-1.

2016: Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray in four sets to win the French Open for the first time.

2016: Mo Farah broke the 34-year-old British 3,000 metres record at the Birmingham Diamond League when he clocked seven minutes 32.62 seconds.

BIRTHDAYS

Colman Corrigan (GAA) - former Cork footballer, and winner of two All-Ireland medals, born 1962.

Richard Fox (canoeing) - winner of a record five world titles for canoe slalom in K1 class (1981, 1983, 1985, 1989 and 1993), born 1960.

Joe DeLoach (athletics) - 200m gold medallist at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, born 1967.

Marc Rieper (soccer) - former Denmark defender who had spells with West Ham and Celtic, born 1968.

Fraser Watts (cricket) - former Scotland international, born 1979.

Junior Hoilett (soccer) - Cardiff winger, born 1990.

Emily Seebohm (swimming) - Australian double Olympic champion, born 1992.

Kieran Tierney (soccer) - Celtic left-back, born 1997.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1 Former Louth player Stefan White also played with which other county?

2 Which Scottish team play home games at Ochilview Park?

3 Who finished second in the 2016 RBS 6 Nations?

4 Sean Ervine plays cricket for which county?

5 Name the Armagh player who hit 0-10 in the 2005 National Football League final?

(See answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV

Today (Monday, June 5)

GAA: Classic GAA, Dublin v Kerry. Action from the 2011 Senior Football Championship final - eir Sport 1 2130.

CRICKET: ICC Champions Trophy, Australia v Bangladesh - Sky Sports 2 1325.

TENNIS: French Open - Eurosport 1 & ITV4 0930; Eurosport 2 1530.

SOCCER: FIFA Under-20 World Cup, quarter-finals - Eurosport 2 0845 and 1145.

CYCLING: Criterium du Dauphine - Eurosport 2 1400.

BASEBALL: MLB, Los Angeles Dodgers v Washington - BT Sport/ESPN 0300 (Tue).

Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 6)

GAA: Off the Ball, an offbeat look at recent football developments - eir Sport 1 1900.

CRICKET: ICC Champions Trophy, England v New Zealand - Sky Sports 2 1000.

TENNIS: French Open - Eurosport 1 & ITV4 1230, Eurosport 2 & eir Sports 1 1300.

SAILING: America's Cup play-offs - BT Sport 1 1800.

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Quick Quiz Blitz answers: 1 Monaghan; 2 Stenhousemuir; 3 Wales; 4 Hampshire; 5 Steven McDonnell.

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