Ewen Murray

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St Martin’s vs Oulart-The Ballagh at Wexford Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/©Inpho

There was something very comforting about switching on TG4 on Friday evening and seeing Oulart-The Ballagh manager Liam Dunne standing there in his “S(...)

 Shane Lowry celebrates with the Claret Jug on the 18th green after the final round at Royal Portrush. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A catastrophic piece of scheduling meant that for the purposes of TV criticism there was no one else left to watch a great Irish sporting story unfold(...)

 Max Faulkner holds the Claret Jug after finishing claiming the British Open in 1951 at Royal Portrush in Co Antrim. Photograph:  Bob Thomas Sports Photography via Getty Images

For 68 years, he has been the answer to one of golf’s greatest trivia questions: who is the only golfer in the history of the game to have won what so(...)

Jordan Spieth with Annie Verret and Phil Mickelson (right) after Europe won the Ryder Cup in Paris. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA

Between 2:37 and 2:59 there wouldn’t have been a bum on the continent of Europe that wasn’t squeaking, a comfy lead of four points dwindling to just t(...)

USA’s Jordan Spieth (left) and USA’s Xander Schauffele shake hands at the end of their rounds on the 18th during day four of the Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Could it have ever happened? Kevin Anderson winning Wimbledon. Kevin Kisner or Kevin Chappell winning the Open a week later. Three guys called “Kev”,(...)

USA’s Patrick Reed and Europe’s Rory McIlroy shake hands after their singles match.  Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

It only being golf, it’s never been easy to become emotionally invested in the Ryder Cup, although that tricolour in the crowd at the ninth, inscribe(...)

Andrew Johnston is the 27-year-old golfer from London who parties and likes his mates, actually has mates. Beef’s beard makes Shane Lowry’s look like a finely sculpted piece of artwork. His smile is a million dollars. Photograph: Craig Brough/Reuters

There is no getting away from it. Monty is a divisive figure. Every time you see him it’s not the rough that comes into play but an Alan Partridge dre(...)

Branden Grace watches his tee shot on the 10th hole as a structure fire burns outside of the golf course during the third round of the US Open at Chambers Bay. Photo: Matt York/AP

“Ah, it’s a duck-shoot at this stage, Marty,” Anthony Daly sighed as Kilkenny were racking up a score almost as high as Tiger Woods at the US Open, Da(...)

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus joined Ewen Murray in the Sky commentary box. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

With all the hi-tech wizardry on view at the Masters, Grand National and even the Boat Race over the last week, those old clips they kept playing in t(...)

One of the few things that Briege Corkery (above) hasn’t won is the ploughing championships,” said Daire O’Brien, at which point she commandeered a tractor. So, that’ll be next. Photograph: Alan Betson

Breathtaking. Simply breathtaking. The pride. The passion. The emotion. The crowd. The atmosphere. The colour. The leadership. The unity. The teamw(...)