Footballing royalty take to Twitter to hail Rooney the record-breaker

first_img Wayne Rooney 1 It’s been quite a night for Wayne Rooney.The England captain became his nation’s all-time leading goalscorer after netting a penalty in the 2-0 win over Switzerland, duly surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton’s longstanding record.The strike was his 50th for his country – an incredible feat – and the 29-year-old appeared overwhelmed by emotion after dispatching the spotkick.Harry Kane also scored on a memorable night for the Three Lions as they maintained their 100 per cent record in Euro 2016 qualifying.But the night belonged to Rooney, and a host of current and ex-professionals took to Twitter to praise their record breaker.last_img read more

BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES: STORM WITH 110KMH WINDS BATTER DONEGAL

first_imgDONEGAL is being lashed with a storm this Saturday night – with winds of up to 110kmh.Forecasters say a deluge of rain is accompanying the storm which will ease on Sunday before picking up again on Monday and Tuesday.On Monday, says forecaster Peter O’Donnell from The Meteo Times which specialises in Irish forecasts, winds may gust up to 130 kmh. And Met Eireann has issued a gale warning for tonight and the next three days.There is the potential for storm damage and spot flooding as the storm brings up to 40mm of rain over the next 24 hours.Mr O’Donnell says high tides brought by the current full moon have the potential to be even higher, causing problems on the coast.“So be prepared,” he said.  BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES: STORM WITH 110KMH WINDS BATTER DONEGAL was last modified: January 26th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES: STORM WITH 110KMH WINDS BATTER DONEGALDonegal Dailydonegal weatherlast_img read more