On This Day: July 30 2011 - Sean Cavanagh scored 2-3 as Tyrone routed Roscommon to reach the All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals

Sean Cavanagh posted a man-of-the-match display against the Rossies as Tyrone cruised into the last eight of the All-Ireland. Their drive for Sam ended a week later, however, as they came unstuck against eventual champions Dublin
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1884: Jack Dempsey beat George Fulljames by a knockout in the 22nd round at Staten Island, New York to win the world middleweight title - the first fight under Queensberry Rules.

1930: The first football World Cup came to a close with hosts Uruguay beating rivals Argentina 4-2 in the final in Montevideo.

1966: England beat West Germany 4-2 after extra-time in the World Cup final at Wembley, with Geoff Hurst scoring a hat-trick.

1990: England captain Graham Gooch finished with 456 runs in the match against India at Lord's, hitting 123 in his second innings having scored 333 in the first.

2006: World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound revealed Olympic 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin's B sample, for prohibited levels of testosterone, was positive.

2011: Stuart Broad took a hat-trick for England in the second Test against India at Trent Bridge. England won the four-Test series 4-0.

2012: Great Britain won their first men's Olympic gymnastics team medal in a century when they claimed bronze in London. Louis Smith, Max Whitlock, Daniel Purvis, Sam Oldham and Kristian Thomas had initially been awarded silver but an inquiry into the score of Kohei Uchimura's pommel horse routine saw Japan claim silver and Britain downgraded to bronze.

2014: Everton signed Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea for a club-record fee of £28million.

2015: UK Athletics' investigation into Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar found "no evidence of impropriety" on the part of the double Olympic champion distance runner.

2017: Jodie Taylor was on target as England defied decades of history to reach the Women's Euro 2017 semi-finals with a 1-0 victory over France in Deventer.


Conor Lehane (GAA) - Cork hurler and three time Munster Senior Hurling Championship winner, born 1992.

Seán Powter (GAA) - Cork footballer and winner of a Munster U21 Football Championship medal in 2016, born 1997.

Daley Thompson (athletics) - Britain's 1980 and 1984 Olympic decathlon champion, born 1958.

Jurgen Klinsmann (soccer) - former Germany striker and coach who had two successful spells at Tottenham in the 1990s, born 1964.

Tim Munton (cricket) - former England, Warwickshire and Derbyshire seamer, born 1965.

Allan Langer (rugby league) - former Australia and Warrington scrum-half, born 1966.

Jason Robinson (rugby union/league) - former England and Lions winger, once of Wigan Warriors, born 1974.

Graeme McDowell (golf) - Northern Ireland's 2010 US Open winner, born 1979.

Justin Rose (golf) - England's 2013 US Open winner, born 1980.

James Anderson (cricket) - England's record Test wicket-taker, born 1982.

Wayne Parnell (cricket) - South Africa's left-arm pace bowler, born 1989.

Corry Evans (soccer) - Blackburn's Northern Ireland international midfielder, born 1990.


1. Which club contested All-Ireland club football and hurling finals in 1981?

2. Rugby Union's Northampton Saints play their home games at which stadium?

3. Which batsman holds the record for the highest score in the County Championship?

4. Who did Leeds Rhinos beat to retain the Challenge Cup in 2015?

5. Who was Armagh's first All-Star?

(See answers at bottom)


Today (Monday, July 30)

GAA: GAA 2018, weekly GAA highlights series - TG4 2000.

TENNIS: WTA, Citi Open - BT Sport/ESPN 1930.

HORSE RACING: Meetings at Windsor, Wolverhampton and Galway - Sky Sports Action 1900.

BASEBALL: MLB, game TBC - BT Sport 1 0100 (Tue), game TBC - BT Sport/ESPN 0300 (Tue).

Tomorrow (Tuesday, July 31)

GAA: Classic GAA, Cork v Waterford from 2004 - eir Sport 1 2000.

GAA: Classic GAA, Galway v Kilkenny. Another chance to see the memorable match from 2012 - eir Sport 1 2130.

SOCCER: International Champions Cup, Barcelona v Roma - eir Sport 1 0255 (Wed).

CRICKET: Kia Super League, Surrey Stars v Lancashire Thunder - Sky Sports Cricket 1425 & Sky Sports Main Event 1430; Vitality T20 Blast, Surrey v Glamorgan - Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Cricket 1800.

TENNIS: WTA, Silicon Valley Classic - BT Sport 2 1800; ATP, Citi Open - Sky Sports Main Event 1015.

CYCLING: Tour de Wallonie - Eurosport 1 1415.

HORSE RACING: Glorious Goodwood - ITV & STV 1330; Meetings at Worcester and Galway.

BASEBALL: MLB, San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants - BT Sport/ESPN 2100, game TBC - BT Sport 1 0000 (Wed).

Quick quiz answers: 1. St Finbarr's (Cork); 2. Franklin's Gardens; 3. Brian Lara (501 not out) 4. Hull KR 5. Paddy Moriarty (1972).

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