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Leona Maguire On Social Distancing And Going Back To Golfing Basics

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One saving grace for Leona Maguire is that she lives in the countryside.  Surrounded by fields and nature, it’s easy to avoid people outside her immediate family and social distancing isn’t an issue. It also means that she can hit golf balls to her heart’s content without disturbing anyone else. “We’ve a field out the back so I’ve been hitting …

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Month-By-Month Guide To The 2020 Irish Sporting Calendar

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With the Summer Olympics, Euro Championships and the Ryder Cup, 2020 will be an incredible year for sport. To ensure you don’t miss a second of the action, we’ve compiled all the key dates into one essential guide. _____ January 2020 4th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship semi-finals 5th: All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-finals 19th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football …

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Rory McIlroy Confirms He Has Committed To Ireland For Tokyo 2020

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Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will represent Ireland at next year’s Olympic Games claiming it was an easy decision to make as soon as he stopped worrying about “trying not to upset anyone”. McIlroy, who is eligible to represent both the UK & Ireland, withdrew from the Rio Games in 2016 citing issues over the Zika virus. However, many …

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International Media React To Shane Lowry Major Victory In Portrush

Irish sporting fans at home and abroad rejoiced as Shane Lowry knocked in his final putt in Portrush on Sunday to win his first-ever major championship.  It was a sensational victory for the Offaly man after a strong performance across the four days saw him finish with a six-shot lead over his nearest challenger, Tommy Fleetwood. Lowry joins an illustrious …

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James McClean Leads Host Of Sports Stars In Well Wishes For Lowry

On Sunday, Shane Lowry will look to clinch his first-ever major championship when he takes to Royal Portrush in Co. Antrim for the final round of the Open Championship. After a sensational opening three rounds, which included a record-breaking Saturday, Lowry sits four shots clear of England’s Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the leaderboard. The Offaly man tees off at …

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Watch: ‘Olé Olé Olé’ Rings Round Portrush As Shane Lowry Leads

Shane Lowry’s superb Saturday in Portrush saw him garner a well-earned reception upon making his walk to the eighteenth and final hole.  Lowry will enter tomorrow’s final day of The Open with a strong lead over the competition after a record-breaking day on Royal Portrush’s new course – leaving the second-placed Tommy Fleetwood trailing by a comfortable four shots. His …

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Leona Maguire Claims Five-Stroke Victory At Symetra Classic

Leona Maguire has put herself in prime position to secure a full LPGA tour card for next season after claiming victory at the Symetra Classic. Fans of the 24-year-old were for sure uncertain but no doubt still confident about Maguire’s chances heading into the final round in North Carolina as she stood as one of four golfers tied for the …

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Leona Maguire Claims First Pro Victory Following Dramatic Playoff

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Cavan golfing sensation, Leona Maguire claimed her first professional victory at the Windsor Golf Classic in California overnight.  Currently, in her second year on tour following her graduation from Duke University last year, Maguire picked up her first win on the professional circuit following a dramatic playoff against Thailand’s Pajaree Anannarukarn. Maguire hit a final round of 65 but was …

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Paul McGinley: McIlroy Is The Form Player Heading Into Masters

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Irish golfing legend, Paul McGinley believes that based on form, it is hard to look past Rory McIlroy winning the Masters at Augusta next weekend. McIlroy recently won golf’s ‘fifth major’, the Players Championship, and is heading into next week’s most famous event rich in form. According to McGinley, guys are so used to playing the course that it is …

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