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Ireland’s Garry Ringrose in full flight against the USA at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 54 USA 17 When you know how to win, you know how to win. Ireland haven’t always had it easy this November, but invariably have found way(...)

Ireland’s Sam Arnold during training ahead of the Guinness Series meeting with the USA in Dublin on Saturday. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Joe Schmidt is expected to name an entirely new starting XV at lunchtime on Thursday for the final game of this month’s Guinness Series and, indeed, t(...)

A general view of Ireland training ahead of the final Guinness Series meeting with the USA. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

One of the healthiest aspects of this Irish squad, in addition to its winning habit and much else besides, is that it has never looked more difficult (...)

Finlay Bealham, Niall Scannell and Dave Kilcoyne during Ireland training ahead of the Guinness Series clash with the USA. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

This week Niall Scannell’s head is in the USA, his soul is in Munster and his heart beats with Ireland. That’s just the natural lie of the land for th(...)

Ireland’s Jack Conan during training ahead of the Guinness Series clash with the USA. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jack Conan is far from self pity. But you can feel his pain. He’s been doing what he can, doing a fine job. But sometimes the rugby life deals you a h(...)

 Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Brooke Koepka attend the press conference of the losing USA team after Europe won the Ryder Cup  at Le Golf National in Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris. Photograph: Alastair Grant/AP

When the USA hit the ground on a final day of falling to earth after trailing 10-6 into the singles, the impact was hard and the debris scattered far(...)

Europe’s Thorbjorn Olesen checking out  the 15th green at Le Golf National in Paris prior to  the Ryder Cup. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Of all of the statistics about the course set-up, one stands out above all else. It is the speed of the greens. Where players on the PGA Tour are accu(...)

Tiger Woods of USA at Le Golf National in Paris  ahead of the Ryder Cup. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Tiger Woods’s feet have returned to terra firma, a new challenge ahead. He’s not one to keep his head in the clouds. Tuesday’s first venture onto the (...)

 Europe team captain Paul McGinley celebrates winning the 2014 Ryder Cup with his team  at the Gleneagles Hotel in  Scotland. Photograph:   Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The piped music beats out of the speaker system built into the ceiling above Paul McGinley’s head. He is seated on a cosy armchair in the Westbury Hot(...)

Ireland forward Katie Mullan

Ireland have launched their run-in to the women’s hockey World Cup, which takes place in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next month. They hav(...)

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