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Shane Lowry Shoots Brilliant 67 With Brother As Caddy

during the first round of the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club on July 19, 2018 in Carnoustie, Scotland.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry has given himself a huge boost in his bid to keep his PGA Tour Card. The Offaly man shot a fine round of 67 (-5) at the RBC Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday, jumping more than 55 places for a share of 12th place after the second round. The need for Lowry to have a strong tournament …

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Some Mixed Fortunes For The Irish At The Open Championship

The Open at Carnoustie has seen some of the top players in the world flourish, while offering a few surprises. Zach Johnson, Tommy Fleetwood and Jordan Spieth are at the business end of proceedings, but Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama and Branden Grace won’t be here for the weekend. The Irish contingent are also facing mixed results at the difficult links …

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Rory McIlroy And Shane Lowry Faring Well In The Early Stages Of Irish Open

Ballyliffin Golf Club in Donegal is playing host to the 2018 Irish Open, and the first round is well underway. While Aussie Ryan Fox leads the field after a -5 round of 67, massive interest revolves around the home favourites, including 2007 champion Padraig Harrington who’s just one shot behind after his morning round. See Also: Irish Open: Harrington Just One Behind After …

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Padraig Harrington’s Refreshing Approach To Social Media Is Something Every Professional Athlete Can Learn From

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Day 5, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10/8/2016 Golf Ireland's Padraig Harrington

Padraig Harrington has a very blunt response to those who he feels spend too much time reacting to what other people say about them on social media. Unfortunately, negative comments and even abuse have become part and parcel of being a professional sportsperson on social media, and most of them have their own ways of blocking that out. Harrington gave …

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Players To Opt For Other Nations Having Represented Ireland

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Bacary Sagna of Manchester City (L) attempts to black Lynden Gooch of Sunderland (R) shot during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Sunderland at Etihad Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Irish football has been long associated with the famous ‘granny rule’. FIFA regulations have served Ireland well with many recruits becoming key players in the past. However, in recent years some players have jumped back to the country of their birth with some Ireland born and raised players even opting to represent other nations. High profile players like Michael Keane, Patrick Bamford …

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Shane Lowry Brilliantly Trolls Leicester City Players

Shane Lowry Leicester

Shane Lowry loves a good laugh… Leicester City aren’t exactly flavour of the month amongst general football fans after the departure of Claudio Ranieri. Last season’s Cinderella Story has flipped on its head, and they have turned into the villains after the players’ role in the Italian manager’s sacking. The Foxes are in free-fall and are in a scrap for Premier …

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Shane Lowry Gives His Take On Rory McIlroy’s Infamous Round Of Golf With Donald Trump

Shane Lowry Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy caused ructions last week when it emerged that he had played a round of golf with US President Donald Trump in Florida the weekend previous. The 27-year-old’s subsequent attempts to defend himself and his actions, via a Guardian interview and Twitter statement, have only served to earn him more criticism from those appalled by the incident and perceived …

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Shane Lowry’s Tweet To Sam Allardyce Is Simply Fantastic

AALBORG, DENMARK - AUGUST 24: Shane Lowry of Ireland plays to the cameras after a fine second shot on the 18th hole during the Pro Am prior to the start of Made In Denmark at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort on August 24, 2016 in Aalborg, Denmark. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has this evening been sacked as England manager, after a sting operation last night revealed him talking ill of his predecessor Roy Hodgson, and advising businessmen on how to get around FA rules regarding player transfers. Irish golfer Shane Lowry, who hails from the Faithful County, is never one to be quiet on Twitter. Nor is he one …

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