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On This Day - Feb 22, 2015: Campbell goal not enough as Limerick beat Antrim

 Eoghan Campbell found the net against Limerick

BIRTHDAYS

Niki Lauda (motor sport) - Austria's three-time Formula One world champion, born 1949.

Devon Malcolm (cricket) - former England paceman, born 1963.

Vijay Singh (golf) - former world number one from Fiji, born 1963.

Brian Laudrup (soccer) - former Rangers and Denmark winger, born 1969.

Shaka Hislop (soccer) - former Reading, Newcastle, West Ham and Portsmouth goalkeeper, born 1969.

Michael Chang (tennis) - American former French Open winner, born 1972.

Juninho (soccer) - former Middlesbrough and Brazil midfielder, born 1973.

Shaun Tait (cricket) - Australian fast bowler, born 1983.

Branislav Ivanovic (soccer) - Ex-Chelsea defender, now at Zenit St Petersburg, born 1984.

Tommy Bowe (rugby union) - Former Ulster, Ireland and Lions wing, born 1984.

Sergio Romero (soccer) - Manchester United and Argentina goalkeeper, born 1987.

ON THIS DAY

1964: Rugby league great Brian Bevan played his last match. He spent 17 years with Warrington before moving to Blackpool Borough. From 1946 onwards he scored a record 796 tries. He died in 1991.

1979: Inverness Thistle and Falkirk's Scottish FA Cup tie was finally played - after being postponed a British record 29 times because of the weather. Falkirk won the second-round tie 4-0.

1991: Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish announced his unexpected resignation after his team's 4-4 FA Cup draw with Everton. Dalglish was to return to football a few months later, taking charge of Blackburn.

2003: Shane Warne was banned from cricket for a year - ruling him out of the World Cup - after he tested positive for banned diuretics.

2010: Former Great Britain hooker Terry Newton had his contract terminated by Wakefield after admitting using human growth hormone, and was banned from all rugby for two years by UK Anti-Doping. In September 2010 Newton was found hanged at his home.

2014: Jordanstown’s Sigerson Cup hopes came to an end as they lost to UCC by a point in the final at the Dub.

2015: Antrim put in a battling display at home to Limerick but Eoghan Campbell’s goal wasn’t enough to prevent a 0-23 to 1-12 loss.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1 Who made his senior debut for Liverpool against Wigan in March 2012 at the age of 17?

2 Who was the captain of the St Mary’s side that lost the Sigerson final to UCC?

3 What is typically between 16 and 22ft long, made of wood and thrown in the air during competitions?

4 Which former Scotland player took charge of Leeds in the 1980s and 2000s?

5 What injury is clinically known as lateral epicondylitis?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV

Today (Friday, February 22)

SOCCER: Premier League, West Ham v Fulham - Sky Sports Main Event 1900, Sky Sports Premier League 1900; Scottish Premiership, Dundee v Hibernian - BT Sport 2 1915; Ligue 1, Strasbourg v Lille - BT Sport/ESPN 1945; Irish Premiership, Crusaders v Glenavon - BBC Two Northern Ireland 1930; A-League, Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar - BT Sport 1 0845, Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC - BT Sport 1 0430 (Sun).

CRICKET: One-day international, West Indies v England - Sky Sports Main Event 1430 and 2200, Sky Sports Cricket 1430; Test, South Africa v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Cricket 0755, Sky Sports Main Event 0800.

RUGBY UNION: Gallagher Premiership, Gloucester v Saracens - BT Sport 1 1900; Super Rugby, Highlanders v Reds - Sky Sports Action 0630; PRO14, Leinster v Southern Kings - eir Sport 1 1955.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, St Helens v Leeds - Sky Sports Mix 1900, Sky Sports Arena 1900.

TENNIS: WTA, Dubai Tennis Championships - BT Sport 1 1300, Hungarian Open - BT Sport 2 1200.

GOLF: PGA Tour & European Tour, WGC-Mexico Championship - Sky Sports Golf 1700.

SNOOKER: Shoot-Out - Eurosport 1 1245 and 1845.

BOXING: Fight Night Live - Sky Sports Action 0100 (Sat), Sky Sports Main Event 0230 (Sat).

MOTORCYCLING: World Superbikes - Eurosport 1 0100 (Sat).

BASKETBALL: NBA, San Antonio Spurs v Toronto Raptors - Sky Sports Main Event 0000 (Sat).

Tomorrow (Saturday, February 23)

GAELIC GAMES: Ladies’ NFL, Dublin v Mayo – eir Sport 1 1700; NFL, Dublin v Mayo – eir Sport 1 1900; NFL, Tyrone v Mayo – eir Sport 2 1900.

SOCCER: Premier League, Burnley v Tottenham - Sky Sports Main Event 1130, Sky Sports Premier League 1130, Leicester v Crystal Palace - BT Sport 1 1700; Championship, West Brom v Sheffield United - Sky Sports Main Event 1715; Women's Super League Continental Cup, Arsenal v Manchester City - BT Sport 1 1200; A-League, Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City - BT Sport 1 0845.

CRICKET: Test, South Africa v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Cricket 0755, Sky Sports Main Event 0800.

RUGBY UNION: Six Nations, France v Scotland - BBC One 1345, Wales v England - S4C 1600, BBC One 1615; PRO14, Benetton v Dragons - S4C 1245, eir Sport 1 1255; Super Rugby, Crusaders v Hurricanes - Sky Sports Action 0630, Brumbies v Chiefs - Sky Sports Action 0840, Sharks v Blues - Sky Sports Action 1300, Stormers v Lions - Sky Sports Main Event 1515.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, London Broncos v Castleford - Sky Sports Arena 1700.

GOLF: PGA Tour & European Tour, WGC-Mexico Championship - Sky Sports Golf 1700, Sky Sports Main Event 2000.

TENNIS: WTA, Dubai Tennis Championships - BT Sport 2 1500, Hungarian Open - BT Sport/ESPN 1600.

SNOOKER: Shoot-Out - Eurosport 1 1245 and 1845.

HOCKEY: China v Great Britain - BT Sport 2 0600 (Sun).

HORSE RACING: Live from Kempton - ITV4 1330.

BOXING: The Big Fight Live - ITV4 1800; Fight Night Live including Anthony Yarde v Travis Reeves - BT Sport 1 2000.

MMA: Bellator - Sky Sports Action 2100.

BASKETBALL: NBA, Philadelphia 76ers v Portland Trailblazers - Sky Sports Action 1800.

QUICK QUIZ answers: 1 Raheem Sterling; 2 Stephen McConville; 3 A caber; 4 Eddie Gray; 5 Tennis elbow.

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