Peter Lawrie   tees off on the second hole during day two of the Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. Photograph: by Matt King/Getty Images

Ireland’s Peter Lawrie (70) and David Higgins (72) are both reasonably placed going into the weekend of the Perth International as they try and secure(...)

 Chris Whittle, Course Manager,Royal Birkdale GC, Mike Gilyeat, Secretary, Royal Birkdale GC, Christine Rostron, Lady Captain, Royal Birkdale GC, Jonathan Seal, Captain and Chairman of Championship, Royal Birkdale GC, Bernhard Langer of Germany, Mark Wiebe of United States, Chip Lutz (A) of United States, Jean-Noel Bioul, Rolex Senior Advisor, Martin Ebert, Championship Committee, The R&A, Andy Stubbs, Managing Director, European Senior Tour, Brian Claar of Champions Tour, Michael Petch, Tournament Director, European Senior Tour. Photograph: Phil Inglis/Gatty Images

A truly great links shot helped American Mark Wiebe claim a dramatic victory in the British Senior Open Championship following the resumption of his(...)

Ulster fullback Jared Payne has been named in the Barbarians squad.  Photograph:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster fullback Jared Payne has signed a new three-year deal with Ulster, on the day he was named alongside Munster prop BJ Botha in the Barbar(...)

Paul Marshall comes in at scrumhalf for Ulster against the Newport Dragons as Ruan Pienaar moves to 10. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perhaps it’s a good thing for Ulster this weekend that the Dragons are struggling near the foot of the table. With coach Mark (...)