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Your Guide To A Stacked Weekend Of Irish Sport

Irish Sport

We’re set for another packed weekend of Irish sport with GAA action dominating the headlines.  Both the Leinster and Munster hurling championships reach a crucial stage this weekend as the respective provincial finals will be confirmed in addition to those teams whose involvement in this year’s championship will come to an end. There is also excitement surrounding the US Open …

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Tee Times & Pairings Announced For US Open At Pebble Beach

US Open Tee Times

The tee times and pairings for the opening two rounds of the US Open have been announced.  Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will be the Irish representatives at the picturesque Pebble Beach course in California. First Round Thursday (All times Irish): Starting on the first hole 14:45 Sam Saunders, Carlos Ortiz (Mex, Marcus Fraser (Aus) 14:56 Scott Piercy, …

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Serena Williams Outburst Taints Osaka Win After Bizarre Final

Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final “a thief”. Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in the match marred by Williams’s second set outburst, the American enraged by umpire Carlos Ramos’s warning for receiving coaching from her …

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Sevastova Topples Champion Stephens To Reach US Open Semi-Finals

Anastasija Sevastova ended Sloane Stephens’s US Open title defence on Tuesday, toppling the world number three 6-2, 6-3 to reach a first Grand Slam semi-final. Stephens refused to blame the punishing heat and humidity on Arthur Ashe Stadium, where her inability to convert any of seven break chances in the opening set paved the way for her defeat. “When you …

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Federer Crashes Out Of US Open After Shock Defeat To 55th Seed

Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarter-final clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic. Millman’s 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) triumph scuppered a blockbuster last-four meeting between Federer and two-time US Open champion Djokovic, who had advanced with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Joao …

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Watch: Roger Federer Nails Stunning Wonder-Shot In US Open

Five-time champion Roger Federer found a new way to amaze Saturday as he reached the US Open last 16 with a 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 victory over Nick Kyrgios. The second-seeded Swiss withstood an early onslaught from the unpredictable Aussie, firing 51 winners that included an unlikely forehand flicked around the net post that Kyrgios couldn’t believe. 37yo Roger Federer with …

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US Open Regret Cornet Shirt Change Warning In ‘Sexism’ Row

US Open chiefs on Wednesday said they were wrong to sanction French player Alize Cornet for removing her shirt on court, a bizarre warning which saw the tournament accused of sexism. Cornet slipped off her shirt, revealing a black sports bra, after realising she had put it on back to front while off court during a 10-minute heat break before …

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‘It’s A Nightmare’: Players Melt In US Open Extreme Heat

For Caroline Wozniacki, it was like “drinking a margarita on a beach” but for tearful Alize Cornet it was a “nightmare” as temperatures nudged towards the 40-degree mark at the US Open on Tuesday. Four of eight early men’s first round matches ended in retirements. Temperatures were expected to soar to 38 degrees (100 farenheit) by mid-afternoon, the effect made …

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Woods ‘Absolutely’ Expects To Win Another Major

A gutsy birdie-birdie finish wasn’t enough to put Tiger Woods through to the weekend at the US Open, but the US superstar “absolutely” believes he’ll win another major title. Woods, playing the US Open for the first since he missed the cut in an injury-plagued 2015, was clearly heading for an early exit after a bogey at his 15th hole …

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World No. 1 Johnson Edges Ahead At US Open

World number one Dustin Johnson fired two birdies in his first nine holes Friday to edge ahead of the pack at the US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Johnson, one of just four players to emerge from a punishing first round under par, teed off on 10 and picked up shots with birdies at the 11th and 16th to move to …

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The Forecast: Your Guide To This Weekend’s Sporting Action

We have another packed weekend of excellent sporting action coming up so let’s take a look at what’s ahead and what you should be tuning in to over the coming days, in association with RNLI.  Friday:  What? 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B: Portugal v Spain When?  Kick off time is 7 pm. Where? Fisht Stadium, Sochi. Where to watch? …

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Dustin Johnson Shares Lead As Unforgiving Shinnecock Slaughters Field

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson fired a one-under-par 69 to head a group of four players sharing the first-round on Thursday as a wind-whipped Shinnecock Hills offered a classic US Open test. As Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson saw their hopes of milestone major victories suffer serious setbacks, it was England’s Ian Poulter, and Americans Scott Piercy and Russell Henley who stood …

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