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Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup May 2012

England In Sri Lanka ENGLAND opened their tour of Sri Lanka, March 15-April 17, with an innings and 15 run win over a Sri Lankan Board XI, and then beat a Sri Lanka Development XI at Columbo, by four wickets in another three day match. SLD XI 431(Chamara Silva 163)-6 dec and 199-4 dec. England […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup April 2012

England Conclude Pakistan Series, Commence Sri Lankan Tour ENGLAND concluded their series in Abu Dhabi against Pakistan, losing the Test series 3-0, but winning the ODIs series 4-0. The tour finished with three Twenty20 matches which England won 2-1. Pakistan won the first game by eight runs. Pakistan 144-6 at 20 overs. England 136-6 at […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup January 2012

Two For Westwood, Accolades For McIlroy, Donald, And Poulter LEE WESTWOOD turned in some spectacular golf at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa, that concluded December 4. Westwood broke the course record with a 10 under 62, during the third round and went on to claim victory with a 15 under 273, […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup December 2011

A Nose Thwarts Ed Dunlop Of Historic Win THE MELBOURNE Cup is the biggest horse race in Australia, and the nation grinds to a halt as the one-mile-seven-furlong course at Fremington, becomes a national focus. November 1, saw the race run for the 151st time with a record of only four foreign horses ever winning […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup November 2011

Indycar Finale Claims Life Of British Driver Dan Wheldon THE FINAL race of the 2011 IndyCar Racing League at Las Vegas, October 16, was supposed to decide the championship between front-runners, Dario Franchitti and Will Power, but an horrendous pile up of 15 cars on the thirteenth lap brought about the ultimate tragedy in a […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup October 2011

England Beats India In ODI Series ENGLAND beat India by an innings and eight runs at the Oval in the fourth and final Test match to win the series 4-0. England (Ian Bell 235, Kevin Pietersen 175)-6 dec. India 300 (Rahul Dravid 146 not out) and 283. They then beat India by six wickets in […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup September 2011

England Win India Test Series After winning the first Test by 196 runs, England went 2-0 up over India, at Trent Bridge with a 319 run victory. England 221 and 544 (Ian Bell 159). India 288 (Rahul Dravid 117) and 158 all out. India had a two day game at Northampton, that turned into the […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup August 2011

Darren Clarke Wins The British Open IT’S BEEN a great thirteen months for Northern Ireland’s golfers with Graeme McDowell winning the 2010, US Open, and Rory McIIroy winning the 2011, US Open. Last month, Darren Clarke, made it an Irish threesome, when he claimed his very first Major with victory in The British Open. The […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup May 2011

WORLD CRICKET INDIA WON the ICC World Cricket Cup at Mumbai, April 2, beating Sri Lanka by four wickets in the final. Sri Lanka 274 (Mahela Jayawardene 103 not out)-6 at 50 overs. India 277-4 at close. After the tournament, the ICC announced that the 2015 World Cricket Cup would be cut down to ten […]

Union Jack’s Sporting Roundup July 2010

FRANCHITTI IS INDY 500 CHAMPION THE Memorial Day Weekend running of the Indianapolis 500, had a distinctive British feel to it as three Brits filled the first four places. Reigning IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti ran an almost perfect race, leading 155 of the 200 laps, to win his second Indianapolis 500 in grand style. The […]

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