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On This Day - April 13 2008: Derry booked their place in the National Football League final

Paddy Bradley helped himself to 0-6 (3f) as Derry travelled to Letterkenny and beat Donegal on a 0-15 to 0-10 score line. They would go on to beat Kerry in the final
PA and Sean O'Neill

ON THIS DAY

1936: Joe Payne set a Football League record by scoring 10 goals for Luton in a Division Three (South) match against Bristol Rovers.

1980: Seve Ballesteros became the youngest winner of the Masters at the age of 23 years and four days.

1986: Ayrton Senna, in a Lotus, beat Britain's Nigel Mansell to win the Spanish Grand Prix by just 14 hundredths of a second.

1997: Tiger Woods secured his first major by winning the Masters at Augusta by 12 shots.

2000: Shaun Edwards, the most decorated player in rugby league history, announced his retirement after a 17-year career with Wigan and Great Britain following a succession of knee and head injuries.

2002: First Division champions Manchester City announced the signing of former Denmark and Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel from Aston Villa.

2003: Paula Radcliffe smashed the women's marathon record - becoming the first woman to run under two hours 16 minutes - with a successful defence of her London Marathon title.

2004: Roy Keane announced he would return to play for the Republic of Ireland - having quit international football after his highly-publicised bust-up with former international manager Mick McCarthy at the 2002 World Cup finals.

2014: American Bubba Watson claimed his second Masters title in three years as he carded a closing 69 to finish three shots clear.

2015: Ian Bell scored 143 for England against the West Indies in the first Test in Antigua - his last Test hundred before being dropped later in the year.

2016: Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his final NBA game before retirement as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 101-96.

BIRTHDAYS

Donal Keogan (GAA) - captain of the Meath senior footballers, born 1991.

Jonjo O'Neill (racing) - former jockey, now a trainer, born 1952.

Mo Johnston (soccer) - former Rangers, Celtic and Scotland striker, born 1963.

Davis Love III (golf) - 1997 US PGA champion who captained the United States Ryder Cup team in 2012 and 2016, born 1964.

Andy Goram (soccer) - former Oldham, Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper, born 1964.

Gary Charles (soccer) - ex-Nottingham Forest, Derby and Aston Villa defender, born 1970.

Carles Puyol (soccer) - former Barcelona and Spain defender, born 1978.

Jason Maguire (racing) - Irish national hunt jockey who won the 2011 Grand National on Ballabriggs, born 1980.

Schalk Burger (rugby union) - South Africa and Saracens flanker, born 1983.

Claudio Bravo (soccer) - Manchester City and Chile goalkeeper, born 1983.

Michael Bingham (athletics) - Great Britain sprinter who was part of winning 4x400m teams at European Championships and Commonwealth Games in 2014, born 1986.

Kyle Walker-Peters (soccer) - Tottenham and England Under-21 defender, born 1997.

QUICK QUIZ

1. Which former Manchester United player was the first to win the PFA Players' Player of the Year award for a second time?

2. Name the two brothers who won an All-Ireland hurling title with Cork in 1986?

3. Name the hurler who hit 7-74 in 10 All-Ireland final appearances?

4. Which League One side play their home games at Roots Hall?

5. In which US sport would the Capitals face the Bruins?

SPORT ON TV

Today (Saturday, April 13)

GAA: GAA Beo: Na Fianna v Sylvesters (throw-in 5.15pm). Coverage of the Dublin Senior Football Championship match - TG4 1710.

GAA: GAA Beo: Kilmacud Crokes v Ballymun Kickhams (throw-in 7pm). Coverage of the Dublin Senior Football Championship match - TG4 1855.

SOCCER: Premier League, Tottenham v Huddersfield - Sky Sports Premier League 1130, Sky Sports Main Event 1200; Man Utd v West Ham - BT Sport 1 1700; Vanarama National League, Salford v Maidenhead - BT Sport 1 1215; Sky Bet Championship, Leeds v Sheff Wed - Sky Sports Main Event 1715; LaLiga, Atletico Madrid v Celta Vigo - ITV4 1715

RUGBY LEAGUE: Betfred Super League, Catalans Dragons v Hull FC - Sky Sports Arena 1700

RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Chiefs v Blues - Sky Sports Action 0830; Brumbies v Lions - Sky Sports Action 1040; Sharks v Jaguares - Sky Sports Action 1400; Bulls v Reds - Sky Sports Action 1610; Gallagher Premiership, TBC - Channel 5 1445; Top 14, TBC - Sky Sports Action 1940; Rugby 7s, TBC - Sky Sports Action 0150 (Sun), Sky Sports Main Event 0200 (Sun), Sky Sports Action 0520 (Sun)

CRICKET: IPL, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals - BT Sport/ESPN 1115, Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore - BT Sport/ESPN 1530

TENNIS: WTA, Lugano - BT Sport 2 1000; Bogota - BT Sport/ESPN 1930

GOLF: The Masters - Sky Sports Golf 1500, 1900, BBC Two England 1930, Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Golf 2000

MOTOR RACING: Formula One, Chinese Grand Prix qualifying - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports F1 0655

MOTORCYCLING: World Superbikes - Eurosport 2 0930; MotoGP, The Americas third free practice session - BT Sport 2 1500, qualifying - BT Sport 2 1800

BASEBALL: MLB, San Francisco Giants v Colorado Rockies - BT Sport/ESPN 2100; Cincinnati Reds v St Louis Cardinals - BT Sport 2 0000 (Sun)

CYCLING: Six Days of Brisbane - Eurosport 1 0800; Basque Tour - Eurosport 1 1430

GYMNASTICS: European Championships - BBC One 1415

RACING: Ayr/Newbury - ITV 1300

UFC: Max Holloway v Dustin Poirier - BT Sport 1 0300 (Sun).

Tomorrow

(Sunday, April 14)

GAA: GAA Beo: Deon v Patrickswell (throw-in 2.30pm). Micheal O Domhnaill presents coverage of the match in the Limerick Hurling Championship - TG4 1415.

GAA: Laochra Gael: Profile of Rena Buckley, who won 18 All-Irelands between camogie and the ladies football, more than any other player male or female. She won 10 All Stars and when she lifted the Brendan Martin Cup in 2017, became the first person to captain an All-Ireland winning team in two codes - TG4 1610.

SOCCER: A-League, Melbourne Victory v Central Coast Mariners - BT Sport 2 0800; Perth Glory v Newcastle Jets - BT Sport 2 1000; Sky Bet Championship, Wigan v Norwich - Sky Sports Main Event 1130; Bundesliga, Hoffenheim v Hertha Berlin - BT Sport/ESPN 1230; Fortuna Dusseldorf v Bayern Munich - BT Sport/ESPN 1430; Eintracht Frankfurt v Augsburg - BT Sport/ESPN 1645; Premier League, Crystal Palace v Man City - Sky Sports Premier League 1300, Sky Sports Main Event 1400; Liverpool v Chelsea - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1600; Women's FA Cup semi-final, Man City v Chelsea - BBC Two England 1515; Ligue 1, Lille v Paris St Germain - BT Sport 1 1945

RUGBY UNION: Rugby 7s Sky Sports Action 0600, 0850, 0150 (Mon), Sky Sports Main Event 0200 (Mon), Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 0535 (Mon); Gallagher Premiership, Exeter v Wasps - BT Sport 1 1430; Top 14, Toulouse v Clermont Auvergne - Sky Sports Action 1545

TENNIS: WTA, Lugano - BT Sport 1 1030; Bogota - BT Sport 1 1715

GOLF: The Masters - Sky Sports Golf 1500, 1800, BBC Two England 1830, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Golf 1900

MOTORSPORT: Formula One, Chinese Grand Prix - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports F1 0705

MOTORCYCLING: World Superbikes - Eurosport 2 0930; MotoGP, The Americas warm-ups - BT Sport 2 1430; Moto3 race - BT Sport 2 1615; Moto2 race - BT Sport 2 1800; MotoGP race - BT Sport 2 1930

BASEBALL: MLB, Cincinnati Reds v St Louis Cardinals - BT Sport/ESPN 2100; Atlanta Braves v New York Mets - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Mon)

CYCLING: Six Days of Brisbane - Eurosport 1 0700; Paris-Roubaix - Eurosport 1 1000

GYMNASTICS: European Championships - BBC Two England 1230

Quick Quiz answers: 1. Mark Hughes; 2. Tom and Jim Cashman; 3. Eddie Keher ; 4. Southend; 5. Ice hockey.

 

 

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