‘I was so scared of messing it up again’ – Shane Lowry reveals final day fears ahead of Open triumph

A mortal fear of failure drove Shane Lowry towards his Major breakthrough at Royal Portrush on Sunday. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

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By James Mackanzie On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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The coach, the management and the entourage – Inside the team that helped Shane Lowry triumph at the Open

Shane Lowry made history when he became the fifth Irishman to win The Open and the first to lift the Claret Jug on Irish soil. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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All-Ireland SFC semi finals shaping up: Here is how they stand and the remaining Super 8s fixtures

Dublin and Tyrone, both of whom won their opening two round-robin games, are through to the All-Ireland football semi-finals, where they will be joined by two from Donegal, Kerry and Mayo. Independent.ie – More...

By James Mackanzie On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Donegal and Kerry harden their cases as strong rivals for Dublin

Dublin weren’t even involved, but you sense their presence everywhere in this championship as the inevitable question arises all the time: who is best equipped to prevent them winning the five-in-a-row? Independent.ie More...

By James Mackanzie On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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‘My wife and my little girl, having them here is so special.’ – Shane Lowry hails family as he soaks in major glory

Ireland’s latest major winner, Shane Lowry has paid tribute to his family in an emotional interview at The Open’s presentation ceremony. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Shane Lowry clinches his first major with stunning performance to win Open Championship at Royal Portrush

Shane Lowry has become the fifth Irishman to win one of golf’s majors since Padraig Harrington’s breakthrough 12 years ago. And the first ever to win one on the island of Ireland. Independent.ie – More...

By James Mackanzie On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Kerry and Donegal can’t be separated after serving up Croker classic in Super 8s

Cool as ice, Michael Murphy landed a pressure free after five minutes of injury-time had elapsed to secure a draw for Donegal in a thrilling Super 8s match with Kerry in Croke Park. Both teams remain unbeaten heading More...

By James Mackanzie On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid: Race on for Welshman as Zinedine Zidane confirms his time at Bernabeu is up

Gareth Bale appears to be on the verge of leaving Real Madrid after coach Zinedine Zidane revealed the Spanish giants are in talks with an unnamed club about a transfer. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Charlie Redmond: ‘Some former Dublin players believe Diarmuid Connolly is only back to keep other forwards on their toes’

JIM GAVIN opted against using Diarmuid Connolly against Roscommon – but I remain hopeful that he will see game time this summer. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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FAI approve rule changes that will lead to major reforms at embattled Association

The FAI has approved rule changes that will facilitate the introduction of the reforms recommended in a wide-ranging review of the embattled Association’s power structures. Independent.ie – Sport RSS More...