HAVE you heard the one about the South African, the Barbadian, the New Zealander, and the Irishman? With an Aussie coach… Or the old one about how an England team winning the World Cup in a less popular sport is going to turn millions of kids away from soccer? (Turn back to my 2003 columns collection for another version of that rib-tickler).
Motorcycling Ballyclare rider Jonathan Rea produced a hat-trick of World Superbike race wins at the Prosecco British Round of the World Championships at Donington Park at the weekend, leap-frogging Spain's Alvaro Bautista for the lead in the world standings.
THE Ireland road bowls team met teams from Germany and Holland for the mini internationals last weekend and the representation from Armagh included eight-time Senior All-Ireland champion Kelly Mallon, Thomas Mackle, multiple King of the road Champion and former All-Ireland senior champion as well as Shannon McGuire and Eugene McVeigh.