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#as it stands

# as-it-stands - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Woods one-over in rollercoaster return to Riviera, McIlroy recovers from three bogeys

The American hit some wild drives and ultimately signed for a one-over 72.

# as-it-stands - Monday 29 January, 2018

Tiger Woods exits stage right as drama unfolds at Torrey Pines

Alex Noren and Jason Day were locked in a playoff duel as darkness fell.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Mixed start for Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines

The 42-year-old superstar is playing his first Tour event since missing the cut at the same competition last year.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Here's how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

A big day of European rugby awaits tomorrow.

# as-it-stands - Monday 27 November, 2017

A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft cemented a crushing 10-wicket victory.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 21 October, 2017

At home Sergio Garcia takes one-shot lead at Valderrama

Shane Lowry remains the best placed of the Irish stars.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Leishman in command at BMW Championship, McIlroy out of the picture

The Northern Irish golfer can no longer make the Fedex Cup after another disappointing day.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Spieth rides hot putter to share lead, McIlroy seven shots off him

World number one Dustin Johnson, Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas and Rickie Fowler are also going well.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Nicholas Roche moves up a place while Froome maintains Vuelta lead

Poland’s Tomasz Marczynski claimed stage six.

# as-it-stands - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Trentin wins fourth stage, Nicolas Roche still third at Vuelta

Meanwhile, Britain’s Chris Froome has maintained the overall lead.

# as-it-stands - Friday 11 August, 2017

Kisner surges clear as McIlroy struggles at US PGA Championship

The American star moved into a four-shot lead at Quail Hollow midway through day two.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Graeme McDowell two shots off the lead in Texas

Meanwhile, Danny Lee and red-hot Kevin Kisner are in a four-way tie for the lead halfway through

# as-it-stands - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance As It Stands This post contains videos

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance

A potentially disastrous day at the office ended with the defending champion trailing by just three frames.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Rory McIlroy charges but US duo lead at Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman curled in the shot of the tournament at the US PGA event.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Rory McIlroy trails leader Storm by three in SA Open

Meanwhile, South African Jbe Kruger carded a 69 and Englishman Jordan Smith a 66 to share third place.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Brambilla at the double as Dumoulin struggles on Giro

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan finished in 51st and 147th place respectively.

# as-it-stands - Friday 6 May, 2016

Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco

Italy’s Francesco Laporta a one-shot lead at the Trophee Hassan II.

# as-it-stands - Monday 2 May, 2016

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final

The 29-year-old is bidding to become the first Asian to win the world title.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy grabs WGC Doral lead with bogey-free 68

The 26-year-old Irish golfer is seeking to claim his 12th US PGA Tour title.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Disappointment for Shane Lowry at Phoenix Open, as Danny Lee leads

The Irish golfer struggled on the back nine this evening

# as-it-stands - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Here's how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

The runners and riders in contention for the knock-out stages of this year’s competition.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Leicester's 10-match unbeaten run comes to an end at Anfield

Substitute Christian Benteke earned his side all three points.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Northern Ireland and Wales on brink of history - here's who can qualify for Euro 2016

There’s plenty of football still to be played as the stakes are raised.

# as-it-stands - Monday 31 August, 2015

Ireland's Nicolas Roche had to recover from a bad crash at the Vuelta today

Meanwhile, Italian Kristian Sbaragli claimed his first Grand Tour victory in a sprint finish.

# as-it-stands - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta's top 4 as it stands

Meanwhile, Caleb Ewan celebrated the biggest win of his career.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 19 July, 2015

With one round left, Ireland's Paul Dunne is joint-leader of the Open at St Andrews

What an incredible day of golf it’s been.

# as-it-stands - Friday 17 July, 2015

Ireland's Paul Dunne inside the top 10, but Dustin leads the way at St Andrews

Paul Dunne is just four off the lead at St Andrews.

# as-it-stands - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'Pure happiness' for Martin* as he triumphs at Tour de France stage 4

*Not the one you’re thinking of.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Texan duo lead US Open as Tiger Woods crashes out

World number one Rory McIlroy and six-time US Open runner-up Phil Mickelson both punched their tickets into the weekend.

# as-it-stands - Friday 29 May, 2015

Sepp Blatter elected for fifth term as Fifa president after Prince Ali concedes

The 79-year-old has vowed to lead the organisation out of the corruption “storm” it has become embroiled in.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 21 May, 2015

McIlroy left frustrated at Wentworth, Harrington walks off after two holes

Italy’s Francesco Molinari headed the leaderboard at the end of the first day.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend

The semi-final pairings weren’t known until the last moments of today’s games.

# as-it-stands - Monday 30 March, 2015

Halfway through the campaign, where does last night's draw leave Ireland in Group D?

France 2016 seems a long way off but the Boys in Green are just about still in the hunt.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Two from two - where does yesterday's Cricket World Cup win leave Ireland in Pool B?

How many more wins do we need to reach the knock-out stages?

# as-it-stands - Friday 3 October, 2014

Jacquelin one shot ahead of Lowry and Harrington at Dunhill Links

11 of the top 12 scores came from players who were at Kingsbarns on Friday and Carnoustie on Thursday.

# as-it-stands - Friday 12 September, 2014

Aussie Hansen wins Vuelta 19th stage, Dan Martin still sixth overall

The 33-year-old Lotto-Belisol rider took off with just over 4km remaining.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Roller-coaster Day, steady Furyk share PGA lead, McIlroy five shots back

Hunter Mahan is third on 205 with seven US compatriots another stroke adrift.

# as-it-stands - Friday 22 August, 2014

Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead

The Northern Irish golfer fired a three-over par 74 in the first round of the opening event

# as-it-stands - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Garcia takes lead but McIlroy lurks at Akron WGC

The Spaniard holds a three-stroke lead over the Northern Irish golfer.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Scott, McIlroy begin chasing Kaymer at US Open

The Irish golfer put himself in the reckoning as third-round scores soared in the afternoon heat.

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