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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 21 December, 2014

Golf - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Snooker’s scientific breakthrough and Robbie’s Pyongyang dream: the week’s best comments

Here are some of your best efforts from below the line.

Golf - Friday 5 December, 2014

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You’ll never guess which animal took a fancy to Luke Donald during his round in South Africa Rogue This post contains videos

You’ll never guess which animal took a fancy to Luke Donald during his round in South Africa

A word of warning: be vigilant down your local course this weekend.

Tiger Woods returns to golf, duffs four easy chip shots in awful round

Tiger is paddy last after an opening round of 77 at his Hero World Challenge.

Golf - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Three-year-old one-handed golfer meets Tiger Woods, thinks he’s ‘pretty good’ at golf

Tommy Morrissey started playing golf after watching videos of Woods online.

Golf - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: No bust up for Keane, Munster’s midfield worries and all today’s sport

Missed out on what went on today? Catch up on everything here.

Golf - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Padraig Harrington’s Movember effort is fairly spectacular

Harrington is rocking a sweet ‘stache.

Spieth secures Australian Open as defending champion McIlroy fails to recover

The 21-year-old American set a new course record to win by six shots this morning.

From wonder-catches to gravity-defying jumps, it’s the week’s best sports photography

From Odell’s magic to the high-intensity of the Superclasico, there were some terrific images this week.

Golf - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Rory McIlroy implodes as trio lead Australian Open

McIlroy’s round faltered with a triple-bogey seven at the ninth after finding the rough off the tee.

Golf - Friday 28 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland mourns Jack Kyle, Keane leaves Villa and all today’s sport

We also have updates on Rory McIlroy and the Pro12 team news.

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Rory McIlroy well in contention after second round at Australian Open

The Northern Irishman wore a black ribbon as a mark of respect for Philip Hughes.

Golf - Thursday 27 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Sport stunned by Hughes’ death, Pele in special care and all today’s sport

Also, Anna Krien wins Sports Book of the Year and Ireland international Sean St Ledger finally finds a club.

Golf - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Brian O’Driscoll’s ‘The Test’ is the Irish Sports Book of the Year

The autobiography overcame strong competition from other nominees, including Roy Keane’s memoir

Now among the world’s best, Shane Lowry feels he can go right to the top

Lowry was speaking on RTÉ Sport about his ascent into the world’s top 50.

We’ll Leave It There So: 3 more GAA retirements, a McGregor teaser and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on the Aviva dressing room and the National Athletics Awards.

McIlroy thinks of winning US Masters every day

‘It’s the next big career goal of mine, it would complete the career grand slam.’

Golf - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Women’s sport still doesn’t get the support it deserves. Here’s how we can change that Opinion This post contains videos

Women’s sport still doesn’t get the support it deserves. Here’s how we can change that

Sports PR executive Colm Woods has practical solutions to change the perception of women’s sport in Ireland.

McIlroy the clear favourite as 2014 SPOTY shortlist named

The golfer joins Gareth Bale, Lewis Hamilton and more on the list.

Golf - Monday 24 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Katie’s fifth world title, Herity retires and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, an Irish athlete picked up a European bronze medal and Ulster’s out-half was ruled out.

Golf - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Henrik Stenson played the golf of his life down the stretch to deny Rory McIlroy victory

The Swede’s putter got hot on 17 and 18 to hold off McIlroy’s charge.

Shane Long and Alan Quinlan are besties! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Brian O’Driscoll owns Rory McIlroy and Graham Norton befriends Paul Galvin.

Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.

Golf - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Golf - Friday 21 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Katie makes the world semis, Paulie’s staying put and all today’s sport

Also, Irish football will receive a €1.2 million funding boost.

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Shane Lowry just hit his first professional hole-in-one

It’s a landmark ace for the Offaly pro.

Phil Mickelson is losing a lot of weight by working out at 5:30am and cutting carbs, dairy, and sugar

Lefty’s laying off the cheeseburgers in favour of a paleo diet.

Golf - Thursday 20 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Tommy Walsh retires, Katie Taylor advances and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on Dave Whelan, the Ireland rugby team and more.

McIlroy and Lowry share the lead at the final European Tour event of the year

It wasn’t good news for the Irish at the Qualifying School, however.

Snapshot: Do you even lift, Rory…?

Yes. Yes he does.

From Cahill to Warne: These are our favourite Australian sports stars of the last 25 years

With the Wallabies in town, and our International Rules lads down under, we’ve been thinking about some old favourites.

Golf - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish supporters’ group angry, Declan O’Sullivan retires and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, England boss Roy Hodgson has expressed his disapproval of the England fans’ IRA chants last night.

‘I’ve got used to it’ – McIlroy won’t let upcoming court date impact on course performances

The world number one tees off at the Dubai World Tour Championship today.

Tiger isn’t happy with a top sports journalist who wrote a ‘make-believe magazine Q-and-A’ with him

“Journalistically and ethically, can you sink any lower?”

Golf - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Jared’s in pain, Henry delays his decision and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, Katie Taylor won her first fight at the world championship.

Stark new anti-doping ad shows cheating tars everyone involved in sport

The Irish Sports Council have launched a new campaign.