Leona Maguire

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Jack Kennedy Horse racing Still only 16, the young Kerry man has been quicker making a name for himself as a jumps jockey than anyone in recent time(...)

Rena Buckley with Briege Corkery, overall joint winners of the Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswomen of the Year 2015 photographed at the awards ceremony in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley have been named as joint winners of the Irish Times/ Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year award for 2015. The dual(...)

Kylie Murphy of Wexford Youths lifts the FAI Cup at the Aviva Stadium after beating Shelbourne. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And so we have completed our list of contenders for the 2015 Sportswoman of the Year award, 14 names making the roll of honour, two of them – Katie T(...)

Katie Taylor (red)  has won the Sportswoman of the Year title in 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2014. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

What on earth are we all going to do when Katie Taylor hangs up her gloves? Last year Taylor was crowned The Irish Times/ Sports Council’s Sportswom(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley: have won ten All-Ireland football medals and six All-Ireland camogie medals each. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For anyone who has browsed through the history of Irish women in sport through the years, a name that always stood out was that of Kathleen Mills, he(...)

New Zealand’s Lydia Ko celebrates after winning the Evian Championship in the French Alps town of Evian-les-Bains. Photograph: Getty Images

Lydia Ko shot a stunning eight-under-par 63 to become the youngest ever winner of a major at the Evian Championship. The New Zealander — at the age o(...)

After becoming the first woman golfer from the Republic of Ireland to make the cut at a major championship, Leona Maguire slipped back somewhat today. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

A disastrous back nine saw Leona Maguire slip down the leaderboard on day three of the Evian Masters after the 20-year-old had made a promising start (...)

A late birdie was enough to see Leona Maguire make the cut at the Evian Championship in France today. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Three birdies in her last nine holes was enough to see Leona Maguire shoot a second round 73 at the Evian Championship, comfortably making the cut. Th(...)

Leona Maguire carded a 72 in her opening round of the Evian Championship. Photograph: Inpho

A bogey on the final hole meant Leona Maguire finished one over par for her opening round in the Evian Championship. On her competition debut 20-year-(...)

Jenny Egan endured more frustration when she was just two seconds off a medal at the World Sprint Championships in Milan, only 11 seconds separating the top six. Photograph:  Inpho

After missing out on qualifying for London 2012 by a single place Jenny Egan might have been forgiven for concluding sport was far too cruel and life(...)

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