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RUGBY LEAGUE: St Helens-born back rower Paul Clough was in dreamland after getting the nod to play in today's Carnegie Challenge Cup final at Wembley.
The 46-year-old South African was the preferred choice of the committee, getting the nod ahead of former England spinner John Emburey after both men presented their case in Chennai.
And it seems as if Piers will face Champions League heartbreak as he looks set to miss out with Jose Antonio Reyes getting the nod for the final showdown.
And it seems as if Pires will face Champions League heartbreak as he looks set to miss out with Jose Antonio Reyes getting the nod for the final showdown.
The Frenchman has been getting the nod over his Dutch colleague in recent games, but van Nistelrooy has kept the pressure on by scoring goals even when coming off the bench.
Ballymac Returns, Legal Moment and Lughill Angel clash in the opening heat, with Legal Moment getting the nod.