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Limerick Golf Club’s   (from left) Ciaran Vaughan, Michael Redden, Justin Kehoe, Owen O’Brien and Sean Enright celebrating victory in the Barton Shield at Westport Golf Club. Photograph:   Pat Cashman

Limerick remained on course for a famous double when they ended their 43-year wait for AIG Barton Shield glory with a resounding seven-hole victory ov(...)

 Andy Ogletree of the United States team plays his tee shot on the 14th hole in his match with John Augenstein against Euan Walker and Sandy Scott of the Great Britain and Ireland team during the morning foursomes matches on the final day of the 2019 Walker Cup. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Great Britain and Ireland captain Craig Watson admitted his side had been “outplayed” as the United States staged a superb fightback to retain the Wal(...)

Conor Purcell of the Great Britain and Ireland team plays his third shot on the 16th hole in his match with Alex Fitzpatrick against John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images
GB & Ireland take Walker Cup lead
  • Golf
  • September 7, 2019, 19:28

England’s Alex Fitzpatrick led from the front by beating world number one Cole Hammer as Great Britain and Ireland claimed a two-point lead heading in(...)

Cormac Sharvin’s second round of 69 leaves him firmly in contention at the halfway stage of the Irish Open. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A nod is as good as a wink in most cases and, as Shane Lowry moved through the recording zone with his young daughter Iris on his shoulders, headed fo(...)

Mallow’s James Sugrue  celebrates victory in the British Amateur Championship  at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph:  Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

James Sugrue punched his ticket to the big time – with exemptions into next month’s British Open at Royal Portrush, along with next year’s US Masters (...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Paul McBride: was pipped in the quarter-final of the British Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s. Photo: Pat Cashman

Paul McBride’s hopes of British Amateur Championship glory were dashed yesterday with defeat by two holes at the hands of Englishman Harry Ellis in th(...)

Carl Frampton will be  in action against Leo Santa Cruz again at the end of January. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho
Sports Diary 2017 - Key Dates
  • Sport
  • January 10, 2017, 13:41

January 14-5.2 - Soccer, African Cup of Nations 16-29 - Tennis, Australian Open 13,14,15 - Rugby, Champions Cup Round 5 20, 21, 22 - Rugby, C(...)

A view of the seating area around the 13th green during the pro-am event prior to the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

US Masters champion Danny Willett hopes the prospect of successfully defending a title for the first time in his career can inspire a return to the t(...)

Colin Campbell’s Irish Amateur Open victory earns him a place in next week’s Irish Open at The K Club

With Royal Dublin at her Sunday best, the Flogas Irish Amateur Open produced one of the most entertaining final afternoons since it was first staged (...)

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