Impressive final round sees Bubba Watson win Travelers Championship

Bubba Watson shot a final round of 63 to win the Travelers Championship by three strokes.

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RFU chairman Andy Cosslett: We think Eddie Jones is still right man for England

Cosslett cannot guarantee that Jones will be in charge when the 2019 World Cup comes around.

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England fan told to take down LGBT England flag in Russian stadium

A steward ordered Joe White to remove his Three Lions Pride St George’s Cross.

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How many of the Cork walk-ups will become walk-aways?

THE problem for the Cork footballers and those burdened with making the repayments on Páirc Uí Chaoimh was not the sight of thousands streaming out before the end of Saturday’s lopsided Munster final. It was the percentage of them who won’t be back.

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Super 8s take shape with four places left

Another three of the Super 8 teams were confirmed yesterday with the remaining four to be revealed the weekend after next.

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Páirc mauling an advert for tiered championship

Here’s five talking points from this weekend’s Senior Football Championship.

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An England team in perfect harmony against Panama

England 6 Panama 1
England have flattered to deceive in so many tournaments and over-sold themselves in so many others, but the 2018 Harry Kane version is dragging even the biggest cynics to the point of no return.

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Was this the moment that changed Germany's World Cup?

Germany 2 Sweden 1
After so much criticism, so much abuse, and the very unusual feeling of actually losing a match, Germany’s last-gasp victory over Sweden has suddenly re-ignited belief within Joachim Low’s squad that they might actually defend their title in Russia.

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Can Mo Salah finish with a flourish for Pharaohs?

Here’s your round-up of what’s on today and tomorrow at the World Cup.

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Joe Schmidt’s mission statement: You’ve got to try to get better

If Ireland were not quite so driven to succeed, every member of the camp from Joe Schmidt down might take a moment’s pause to appreciate all they have achieved this season.

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Series claimed by Ireland after stress test at the death

Australia 16 Ireland 20
Absent captains, last-minute injury withdrawals, even a delayed arrival at the ground. Ireland’s end-of-season tour to Australia and its dramatic series finale on Saturday had all the ingredients of a thorough examination in advance of next year’s World Cup.

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Michael Cheika fumes over ref justice

Wallabies boss Michael Cheika was left fuming by the performance of match referee Pascal Gauzere, revealing he had invited the French official to attend his post-match press conference to explain his decisions for himself.

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Positive start for Pádraig Harrington at Travelers Championship

Pádraig Harrington made an encouraging start to the Travelers Championship yesterday, posting a four-under par round of 66 to lie just three behind early leader Zach Johnson.

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Robin Dawson and John Murphy gear up for all-Ireland battle

Robin Dawson and John Murphy go head-to-head at Royal Aberdeen this morning in an all-Irish showdown for a place in the semi-finals of the 123rd Amateur Championship.

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ILGU CEO Sinead Heraty: Phil Mickelson would be thrown out by us

Phil Mickelson can count himself lucky he wasn’t playing in an ILGU event when he had his 13th green meltdown at Shinnecock Hills.

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Alpha Centauri gives Jessica Harrington first Royal Ascot winner in terrific style

National Hunt stalwart Jessica Harrington lapped up her first Royal Ascot winner when Alpha Centauri romped home in the Coronation Stakes in record time.

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Ascot preview: Ideal conditions for Sioux Nation

On good-to-firm ground Sioux Nation’s form reads 2111 and the Aidan O’Brien-trained Scat Daddy colt can enhance that record by landing the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup, set to be run on his ideal conditions, on the penultimate day of Royal Ascot 2018.

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Galway return ‘no problem’ for Ruby Walsh

Ruby Walsh is targeting the Galway Festival as he continues to recover from the broken leg he sustained at Cheltenham in March.

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Keith Cronin deflated after misfortune at Ypres Rally

With maximum points from the Prestone British Rally championship category of the Renties Ypres Rally in view, there was final stage agony for the Cork-Kerry duo of Keith Cronin/Mikie Galvin (Hyundai i20 R5) — a puncture that relegated them to third of the BRC contenders.

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Taiwo Badmus takes centre stage in friendly win

Ireland 82 Luxembourg 67

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Michael Carruth: Joe Ward has Julio La Cruz’s number

Olympic champion Michael Carruth believes that three-time European champion Joe Ward has Julio La Cruz’s number on the road to Tokyo 2020.

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