QUOTES OF THE WEEK

“But what’s the point in worrying about that? It’s like worrying if you’re sitting on a rocket. It’s going to get you nowhere.”

Limerick’s Stephen Lavin on his side’s injury problems.

“I’ll probably stuff my face and go to bed at about 10 – and try not to drink too much. And tomorrow morning I’ll probably get up and stuff my face again.”

Darren Clarke reflecting on how he would fill his time between the third and final rounds at Royal St George’s.

“I’m on Weight Watchers tomorrow. I’ll probably get bored with it in a week and give up. I think every time there’s five points in a pint of Guinness, I think it’s a bad week for me to start.”

Clarke admits diet plans could be put on hold as he celebrates his Open win.

“I will be in Killarney. I may not be sober for the Irish Open, but I will be in Killarney.”

Clarke confirms his next tournament will be an appearance, of sorts, at the Irish Open from July 28-31.

“If you sat back and thought about it, I suppose you would consider how much of my life it is but it doesn’t really bother me too much.”

Alex Ferguson prepares to celebrate 25 years at Manchester United.

“I felt a bit like Lady Gaga.”

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott’s head seems to have swelled a bit since the club’s meeting with adoring Malaysian fans.

“On his day he can be the best player on the pitch and on his day he can be a liability.”

Shaun Derry admits QPR teammate Adel Taarabt can be a tad temperamental.

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