Munster coach Anthony Foley: “I don’t think there’s ever been a score between Munster and Saracens, they’ve always between tight encounters.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) weekend of the new European Champions Cup and victory on Friday against last year’s finalists would leave(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam: “We cannot afford to be carrying niggles going into Ospreys, which is our bread and butter.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Fresh from Connacht’s bonus point European Challenge Cup win over La Rochelle, coach Pat Lam(...)

Rory McIlroy:    ‘I’m going to need time away from tournament golf to prepare for the trial over my legal dispute with Horizon Sports Management.’ Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

European Tour’s “Final Series” - or the following week’s megabucks WGC-HSBC Champions tournament, also in(...)

Peter Lawrie needs to win in Perth to secure his Tour card. Photograph: Reuters
Irish trio up against it Down Under
  • Golf
  • October 20, 2014, 19:41

(...) regular season event on the European Tour.With tour cards on the line, the trio of Irish players go into(...)

 Chris Henry of Ulster breaks towards Leicester’s Owen Williams at welford Road last weekend. Photograph: Andrew Fosker / Presseye / Inpho

Ulster flanker Chris Henry admits the side are hurting after their seven-point European Champions(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Internazionale, and won the German Cup as well. Van Gaal had a sticky start at Bayern, much as he has endured(...)

 Saracens hooker Schalk Brits will not return until “well into the new year” after sustaining a knee ligament injury, the club have announced.Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Auvergne in the Champions Cup on Saturday with reports suggesting the influential hooker may be out for the(...)

 Brian O’Driscoll, the former Ireland centre now BT Sport rugby pundit looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster and Wasps at the RDS Arena. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

European Champions Cup clash with Wasps, a claim that might not have been entirely accurate, unless you(...)

Darragh Fanning scores a try for Leinster as they come back to beat Wasps in their  European  Champions Cup clash at the RDS. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster 25 Wasps 20 Leinster merely won a must-win match to launch their latest European(...)

Nick Faldo: said Sergio Garcia was “useless” during Europe’s  2008 Ryder Cup defeat at Valhalla.

(...)” during their Ryder Cup victory over the United States at Gleneagles, Europe’s talisman Ian Poulter has(...)