The Polly family then let me commentate
on their race at Downpatrick in May 2000, Neville Ring then kindly allowed me to take up the mantle at that track and Dessie let me do two races at Listowel in the September.
Should Niall Quinn be allowed to commentate
on the Wear Tyne derby?
"Both teams have been playing really well so it should be a great game and there's nowhere better to commentate
on a match in England than Old Trafford," he says.
Even from an early age, Pete, from Northumberland, used to tell his parents that one day he would commentate
for Newcastle United.
The 34-year-old, who rewrote the record books by winning the Wimbledon title in 1985 at the age of just 17, will be joining John McEnroe and Pat Cash, who already commentate
for the BBC.
"Here was the most influential, charismatic and greatest driver of his generation being killed and I had to commentate
on that for people in Britain.
The sports broadcaster is best known for becoming the first female to commentate
on BBC One'sMatch of the Dayprogramme, as well as covering the Euro 2016 tournament for ITV.
the retained rider to alan and ann Potts is recovering from fractured vertebrae - he is tartgeting a mid-July return - but so impressed was tramore manager Sue Phelan when she heard him commentate
at a point-to-point at inchydoney last Sunday that she snapped him up to commentate
at her own track on Friday.
THERE'S only one person in the world lucky enough to get to sit next to Reds legend John Aldridge and commentate
on every Liverpool FC match - home and away - and that's Steve Hothersall.
Brent Pope, below, will commentate
on the Winter Olympics' ice hockey competitions
SIR Ian Botham refused to commentate
for Sky Television on England's second one - day international against New Zealand because of fears over the 100ft high television studio.
FOOTBALL fans were divided today over the success of Jacqui Oatley, from Codsall, who is the first woman to ever commentate
for Match of the Day.