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Daily Archives: June 27, 2017

Tampa Bay Rays draft choice Brendan McKay gets record bonus

University of Louisville pitcher-first baseman Brendan McKay, the fourth overall pick in the MLB first-year-player draft, has signed with the Tampa Bay Rays for a record-setting bonus of $7,007,500. McKay’s bonus is the highest since baseball’s current draft signing system went into effect in 2012.

We have senior, inter & junior at club, why not county?

The Sunday Game was obviously anticipating what was going to happen in the Dublin-Westmeath match at the weekend because they were advertising their discussion on a tiered football Championship long before throw-in. And in that game we got exactly what we expected – a dominant

Former Ireland Under-21 takes over at Longford Town

Longford Town have appointed former Ireland Under-21 international Neale Fenn as their new manager. Fenn, who has worked as assistant manager with Drogheda United and Leyton Orient, takes over from Alan Mathews, who left the club recently by ‘mutual consent’. Fenn takes over with Town

Football becoming hard to watch

Cavan forward Seanie Johnson admits that Gaelic football is becoming hard to watch. Although both Dublin and Down produced some memorable scores and plays in their respective championship wins over Westmeath and Monaghan at the weekend, open and attacking football is becoming less and less

Warwickshire v Lancashire: Andy Umeed century offers Bears hope at Edgbaston

Andy Umeed surpassed his maiden first-class century, 101 against Durham, also at Edgbaston, in 2016 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Edgbaston (day two): Lancashire 273: Chanderpaul 117; Panayi 3-41, Barker 3-59 Warwickshire 259-7: Umeed 103*, Trott 56, Patel 36*; Clark 3-72 Warwickshire 5 pts, Lancashire