Sadly, despite all this support, Ireland beat England 19 : 9. Next time!
This beautiful photomontage is by four time Sports Photographer of the Year Andy Hooper. It features English athletes on the way to Commonwealth Games glory.
Second from the left is Adam Gemili, 20. Athletics – 100m, 4x100m relay.
Vaulting Hadrian’s Wall on the right is Max Whitlock, 21. Artistic gymnastics – floor, pommel horse, all-round and team event.
Our friend Barry from the Ska Masters rocked his St George’s Cross kilt at their gig supporting the legendary Bad Manners in Bradford, England.
Check out the Ska Masters website.