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Late eagle lifts Hend into the lead after Danny Willett endures a nightmare day at the office

An exciting final day is in store with no fewer than 17 players just five shots off the lead.

Golf - Friday 27 May, 2016

Willett fades after record-breaking front nine to sit in three-way tie for lead

The Masters champion is joined at the top of the leaderboard by Scott Hend and Y E Yang on a day to forget for Shane Lowry.

We'll Leave It There So: Mourinho confirmed, silver medal for Ireland and all today's sport

Meanwhile, two changes for Leinster ahead of Saturday’s Pro12 final against Connacht and some good news for Padraig Harrington.

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Darren Clarke names Pádraig Harrington as Ryder Cup vice-captain for Hazeltine

Paul Lawrie and Thomas Bjorn also announced as assistants.

Golf - Thursday 26 May, 2016

McDowell joins Lowry in making solid start at PGA Championship

There’s a three-way lead at Wentworth.

A cart path very nearly derailed Shane Lowry's opening round at Wentworth

The 29-year-old bounced back to put himself in a good position at the PGA Championship.

Golf - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland's squad for South Africa, Rafa signs while Mourinho waits and all today's sport

Here’s all you need to catch up before hitting the downhill run to the weekend.

Golf - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

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Rory McIlroy could snub the Olympics due to Zika fears

However, as of now, he says he’s going.

Golf - Monday 23 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: United sack van Gaal, Connacht mind games and all today's sport

Also, Marc Wilson has been ruled out of this summer’s European Championship due to injury.

Golf - Sunday 22 May, 2016

McIlroy tastes Irish Open success for the first time as final round goes down to the wire

Scot Russell Knox pushed the world number three all the way as the weather continued to disrupt play at the K Club on Sunday.

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Golf - Saturday 21 May, 2016

McIlroy says common sense prevailed as weather wreaks havoc at the Irish Open

Two lengthy suspensions at the K Club means McIlroy will complete his third round tomorrow.

McIlroy hits the front at the Irish Open as play suspended for the second time

The world number three leads on nine-under par.

'You made winning majors look easy' - Trump accidentally, but perfectly, trolls Monty

The Scot is considered one of the greatest golfers never to win a major.

Golf - Friday 20 May, 2016

Snapshot: Rory McIlroy takes a break from the Irish Open to attend Leinster-Ulster

One Direction star and Leinster fan Niall Horan joined the golfer at tonight’s game.

Relief for Shane Lowry as he scrambles to keep Irish Open challenge alive

An exciting weekend is in store with Rory McIlroy just one shot off the lead.

We'll Leave It There So: Rodgers takes Celtic job, McIlroy in contention and today's sport

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McIlroy moves to within a shot of the lead to tee up exciting weekend at the Irish Open

Marc Warren and Masters champion Danny Willett lead the way at the K Club.

McIlroy blasts 'stuffy' Muirfield's men-only vote

The former world number one says the R&A were right to strip the venue of their Open status.

Golf - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Willett sets pace at Irish Open but McIlroy is in close pursuit

The late starters made the most of improving conditions after a wet start to day one.

Lowry two shots back as Irish Open tees off in miserable conditions

Rain at the K Club has eased off for now but is expected to return this afternoon.

Muirfield still won't let women in so loses right to host The Open

R&A remove Scottish course from rotation following controversial vote.

12 players who will make a trip to the K Club worthwhile

No Day or Spieth but the field still packs a punch.

Golf - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy eager to succeed at The K Club, Liverpool's big night and today's sport

Pat Lam answers questions about his future, while Celtic eye up Brendan Rodgers.

'It's one tournament that's missing from my CV' - McIlroy desperate to end Irish Open hoodoo

His record on home soil is less than impressive but there would be no better week to end that poor run.

Heading to the Irish Open this week? Here are 5 groups you should keep an eye on

There a number of interesting pairings for the opening two rounds.

Golf - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

'It's completely different to other tournaments': How Rory McIlroy reinvented the Irish Open

Excitement is building ahead of this week’s Irish Open at The K Club – but it hasn’t always been the case.

Darren Clarke wants 'livewire' Jurgen Klopp to help Europe's Ryder Cup defence

The European captain also hopes Kenny Dalglish and Sir Alex Ferguson will speak to his team in the build-up.

Tiger Woods hit some golf balls in public for the first time in months - it did not go well Rusty This post contains videos

Tiger Woods hit some golf balls in public for the first time in months - it did not go well

The American golfer hasn’t played a competitive tournament since August.

Golf - Monday 16 May, 2016

McIlroy, Lowry and Willett - some of golf's biggest names are in town for the Irish Open

The eyes of the golfing world is on the K Club this week for the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

Golf - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Day leads from the front to seal Players Championship, G-Mac makes surge into top 10

Bogeys at the tail end of the front and back nine forced Shane Lowry to drop to a share of 16th place.

The happiest man in Sawgrass! Shane Lowry enjoyed Offaly's win more than anyone

Forget about the final round preparations, there was more important business in Tullamore.

Lowry's challenge collapses as 'crazy' greens wreak havoc at The Players

Jason Day battled brutal conditions to take a four-shot lead into the final day at Sawgrass.

Golf - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Irish golf icon Christy O'Connor Sr has passed away aged 91

The Galway native was a Ryder Cup legend.

McIlroy curses final hole after hunting course record

The world number three was left fuming after he missed a chance to beat the course record in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Shane Lowry takes 36-hole lead at The Players - and this eagle certainly helped Super Shane This post contains videos

Shane Lowry takes 36-hole lead at The Players - and this eagle certainly helped

Jason Day leads the field by three shots, but Lowry is hot on the world number one’s heels.

Golf - Friday 13 May, 2016

Dustin Johnson's brother jumps into water hazard to save two-shot penalty

You’ve gotta do what you’ve gotta do.

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