Katie Taylor in Dublin  with her WBA lightweight belt. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

It was in 2007 that Katie Taylor won the first of her four Sportswoman of the Year awards, her sustained success since then making her a serious conte(...)

Leona Maguire: “To win it once was one thing, but to win it three times is quite a humbling feeling.” Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Ireland’s Leona Maguire has won the Mark H McCormack Medal for the third consecutive year as the leading women’s player in the World Amateur Golf Ran(...)

Leona Maguire of Slieve Russell hits an approach shot during the final day of the Ladies British Open Amateur Championship at Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club. Photograph:  Richard Martin-Roberts/Getty Images

Predictions are best left to Nostradamus or those fortune tellers you find down sidestreets. Let’s just say that you don’t need a crystal ball or taro(...)