HOW ENGLAND COULD OWE CRICKET WORLD CUP VICTORY TO A CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADEA SOLDIER

BUT IF THE ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM LIFT THE WORLD CUP ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON, IT SHOULD PERHAPS GO DOWN AS SIR ROGER PALMER'S GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT.

BUT IF THE ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM LIFT THE WORLD CUP ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON, IT SHOULD PERHAPS GO DOWN AS SIR ROGER PALMERS GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT.

But if the England cricket team lift the World Cup on Sunday afternoon, it should perhaps go down as Sir Roger Palmera??s greatest achievement.
The 32-year-old, who switched international allegiance to England 10 years ago, hails from Rush, a windswept seaside town in Co Dublin where - perhaps surprisingly - cricket is king.
The sport was introduced to the area as Sir Roger, fresh from the horrors of the Crimean War, returned to take...

He died more than a century ago and his chief contribution to history was as one of the last survivors of the Charge of the Light Brigade. But if the England cricket team lift the World Cup on Sunday afternoon, it should...

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