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On This Day - Oct 13, 2013: Clonoe goals help them to Tyrone title

Paul Coney was one of Clonoe's goalscorers against Carrickmore  

BIRTHDAYS

Nancy Kerrigan (ice skating) - Silver medallist at 1994 Winter Olympics, born 1969.

Rob Howley (rugby union) - Former British Lion, Wales international and Wasps scrum-half, now Wales assistant coach, born 1970.

Terry O'Connor (rugby league) - Former Wigan prop, born 1971.        

Oisin McConville (Gaelic games) – legendary former Armagh forward, born 1975.

Gareth Batty (cricket) - Surrey spinner and former England international, born 1977.

Wes Brown (soccer) - Former Manchester United and Sunderland defender, born 1979.

David Haye (boxing) - Former WBA world heavyweight champion, born 1980.

Scott Parker (soccer) - Former Fulham and England midfielder, born 1980.

Ian Thorpe (swimming) - Retired Australian swimmer, winner of five Olympic gold medals, born 1982.

Gabriel Agbonlahor (soccer) - Former Aston Villa striker, born 1986.

ON THIS DAY

1894: Everton and Liverpool played the first Merseyside derby. Everton won 3-0 at Goodison Park.

1937: Benny Lynch retained his world flyweight title at Clyde's Shawfield Stadium with a 13th-round knockout of fellow British boxer Peter Kane. The contest is regarded as one of the finest flyweight bouts of all time.

1954: Britain's Chris Chataway knocked five seconds off the world 5,000 metres record, clocking 13 minutes 51.6 seconds in beating the Russian Vladimir Kuts at London's White City.

1984: John Lowe made the first nine-dart finish in a major championship. He did it in the quarter-finals of the British Open at Slough to collect a record prize of £102,000. His 501 was made up of six treble 20s, treble 17, treble 18 and double 18.

2002: Britain's Paula Radcliffe won the Chicago Marathon, setting a then world record time of two hours 17 minutes and 18 seconds.

2006: World triathlon champion Tim Don was suspended for three months by the British Triathlon Association after missing three out-of-competition drug tests.

2007: Leeds Rhinos beat St Helens 33-6 in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford to claim their second title in four years.

2010: British diver Tom Daley won gold in the 10-metre platform at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, the day after he claimed gold with team-mate Max Brick in the synchronised 10m platform competition.

2011: Former world heavyweight champion David Haye announced his retirement. He later came out of retirement to fight Dereck Chisora after the pair had come to blows during a press conference.

2013: Clonoe need goals from Paul Coney, Danny McNulty and PJ Lavery to seal for their 3-8 to 0-12 win over Carrickmore in the Tyrone county final.

2016: Former Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill announced her retirement from athletics aged 30.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1. Who scored Scotstown’s goal in their win over Ballybay?

2. Which football club play their home games at Turf Moor?

3. How many points do you get for a touchdown in American football?

4. Who won the women's singles title at the 2018 Australian Open?

5. Who will compete in the Donegal SFC final?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV

Today (Saturday, October 13)

SOCCER: Nations League, Republic of Ireland v Denmark - Sky Sports Main Event 2030; National League, Halifax v Chesterfield - BT Sport 1 1700.

CRICKET: Second one-day international, Sri Lanka v England - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket 0600.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League Grand Final, teams TBC - Sky Sports Main Event 1700.

RUGBY UNION: Champions Cup, Bath v Toulouse - Channel 4 and BT Sport 2 1230; Exeter v Munster - BT Sport 2 1500; Ulster v Leicester - BT Sport 2 1715; Principality Premiership, Ebbw Vale v Cross Keys - S4C 1700; Currie Cup, Griquas v Sharks and Blue Bulls v Western Province - Sky Sports Action 1355 and 1610; New Zealand Premiership, Counties Manukau v Canterbury - Sky Sports Action 0730.

GOLF: European Tour, British Masters - Sky Sports Golf 1130 and Sky Sports Main Event 1330; PGA Tour, CIMB Classic - Sky Sports Golf 0400 (Sun).

TENNIS: ATP, Shanghai Masters - Sky Sports Action 0930; WTA, Hong Kong Open - BT Sport 1 0700.

MOTOR CYCLING: World Superbikes from Argentina - Eurosport 2 1800; British Superbikes from Brands Hatch, qualifying and race one - Eurosport 2 1100 and 1530.

BASEBALL: MLB, League Championship Series, Boston Red Sox v Houston Astros - BT Sport 1 0100 (Sun).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Philadelphia Flyers v Vegas Golden Knights and Chicago Blackhawks v St Louis Blues - eir Sport 1 1800 and 0130 (Sun).

CYCLING: Tour of Lombardy - Eurosport 1 1500; Tour of Turkey - Eurosport 1300 and 1630.

NETBALL: Sunshine Series, Jamaica v England - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action 0000 (Sun).

BOXING: European Lightweight Championship, Lewis Ritson v Francesco Patera - Sky Sports Action 1900; Commonwealth Bantamweight title, Lee McGregor v Thomas Essomba - Channel 5 2230.

HORSE RACING: Newmarket - ITV 1330.

Tomorrow (Sunday, October 14)

GAELIC GAMES: Roscommon SFC final, St Brigid’s v Clan na Gael – TG4 1530; Cork SHC final, Midleton v Imokilly (deferred) – TG4 1645.

SOCCER: International friendly, Scotland v Portugal - Sky Sports Main Event 1730; Women's Super League, Chelsea Women v Arsenal Women - BT Sport 1 1345.

RUGBY UNION: Champions Cup, Gloucester v Castres and Glasgow v Saracens - BT Sport 2 1230 and 1500.

GOLF: European Tour, British Masters - Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports Main Event 1030; PGA Tour, CIMB Classic - Sky Sports Golf 0600.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: NFL, Oakland Raiders v Seattle Seahawks from Wembley - Sky Sports Action 1700, BBC Two England 1730, Sky Sports Main Event 1900; Tennessee Titans v Baltimore Ravens - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action 2100; New England Patriots v Kansas City Chiefs - Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Main Event 0110 (Mon).

TENNIS: ATP, Shanghai Masters - Sky Sports Action 0630 and 0930; WTA, Hong Kong Open - BT Sport 1 0900; WTA, Upper Austria Ladies Linz - Eurosport 1 1300.

CRICKET: Third one-day international, South Africa v Zimbabwe - Sky Sports Cricket 1325.

BASEBALL: MLB, American League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 0100 (Mon).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, New Jersey Devils v San Jose Sharks - eir Sport 1 1800.

MOTOR CYCLING: World Superbikes from Argentina - Eurosport 2 1800; British Superbikes from Brands Hatch - Eurosport 2 1300.

CYCLING: Tour of Turkey - Eurosport 1 1100.

NETBALL: Fast5 Netball and Basketball All-Stars Championship - Sky Sports Action 1300.

SPORT: Youth Olympics - Eurosport 1 1800.

QUICK QUIZ answers: 1 Conor McCarthy ; 2 Burnley; 3 Six; 4 Caroline Wozniacki; 5 Nsomh Conaill and Gweedore.

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