Few people believe that Pádraig Harrington can win a fourth major but averaging 25 putts per day and shooting the lowest winning aggregate of his 21-year professional career to claim the Portugal Masters, writing him off now would be the height of folly.
Described simply as “a genius” by Jonny Wilkinson, Dave Alred stands among the world’s top coaches in a variety of sports, including rugby, golf, cricket and soccer. He has been involved in Rugby World Cup success with England and Ryder Cup victory with Team Europe.
Munster head coach Anthony Foley was advising staff, players, and public alike in UL yesterday that it will take a concerted effort by all concerned if the team’s morale and well-being are to be restored after a bitterly disappointing run of bad results.
A number of England’s World Cup players were “more focused on money than getting the rugby right”, it was reported today in three leaked reports that lay bare the inside story behind the country's worst-ever World Cup performance in New Zealand.
FORMER Irish international Conor O’Shea has been promoted by the RFU in England to the position of national academy director in a backroom re-shuffle yesterday which saw Andy Robinson retain his position as England coach, but a host of his lieutenants get the chop.