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Golf - Friday 26 December, 2014

How well do you remember this year’s Ryder Cup?

Europe made it three in a row but how much do you remember about that week in September and the competition itself?

QUIZ: which type of Irish sports fan are you?

Are you a hardcore fan or a casual pub supporter?

QUIZ: Can you spot the odd one out from the 2014 sporting year?

One of these things is not like the others…


Golf - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Up close and personal with the world’s best at Valhalla – My 2014 sporting moment

Niall Kelly recalls being there when Rory McIlroy won his fourth Major … well, sort of.

What’s the big deal about McGregor? It’s’s 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 2)

Also featuring Cork GAA player Jamie Wall, the stray dogs of Sochi and the perils of the Irish national football team.

Open thread: what was the best sports Christmas present you got as a kid?

Wrestling rings, goalposts or table football, what did you get?

Clubs fly high in both codes and Lowry’s success – Offaly’s 2014 sporting highlights

From the county Championship to the Open Championship and beyond.

Golf - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Sheasy’s heroics, beating New Zealand & a legend’s final act – I wish I was there in 2014

Our writers on the sporting events they would have loved to witness this year.

From Scotstown to San Francisco – Fergus Connolly is one of the most wanted men in sports

He’s worked with the likes of Liverpool and Dublin GAA but now he’s enjoying a new challenge in the NFL.

Stephen O’Neill retires and Darren Clarke is ripped – Tyrone’s sporting moments of 2014

Rock won the Ulster JFC while Omagh St Enda’s reached the senior final.

Golf - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Get in the hole! – Here are the best golf shots of the year

And Rory McIlroy makes the cut.

From the Premier League to the Ryder Cup – Donegal’s 2014 sporting moments

No Sam for the Hills but plenty of cheer nonetheless.

Golf - Monday 22 December, 2014

Who said it: Tony Soprano or Roddy Collins?

Both TV stars in their own right, how well do you know the League of Ireland loud-mouth and the Mob heavyweight?

10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts

‘Night Games,’ ‘The Test,’ ‘The Race to Truth and more of this year’s most memorable work.

Golf - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Rory McIlroy named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Meanwhile, Joe Schmidt was named Manager of the Year and Brian O’Driscoll entered the Hall of Fame.

20 of the best Inpho sports photographs from the last year

All the eye-pleasing viewing you need.

Andy Lee’s tequila and Devin Toner’s an elf! It’s the best sporting tweets of the week

Ronan O’Gara’s banter with DC10 also featured.

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year prize tonight? Contenders This post contains a poll

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year prize tonight?

Katie Tayor, Jonathan Sexton and Rory McIlroy are all up for the big prize.

World champions and Man United debuts – Antrim’s 2014 sporting highlights

It was also a very good year for Paddy Barnes, Tony McCoy and cycling enthusiasts.

It’s Sunday so here’s 9 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

Golf - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Paulie leads Ireland and the minor Munster title – Limerick’s 2014 sporting highlights

Memorable days in Thomond Park, camogie champions and beating the Black Ferns.

Lance Armstrong hates it when you cheat at golf

In an interview with Golf Digest, the 43-year-old insisted the sport was vastly different to cycling.

John Delaney is cool, Clare hurlers love brown shoes and the rest of the week’s best comments

Also, someone was scarily accurate in their pre-match prediction for Man United vs Liverpool.

Golf - Friday 19 December, 2014

The athletes who became successful politicians

We look at some of the top athletes Bernard Brogan might follow into politics.

BOD retires, Keane’s goals and the UFC – Dublin’s 2014 sporting highlights

It was also a good year for James McGee, St Vincent’s and Stephanie Roche.

Know your sport? Then take our weekly quiz

You better have been paying attention this week.

Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize?

The 10 nominees include Joe Schmidt, Brian Cody and Peter Taylor.

Golf - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Lory Meagher and Airtricity division one glory – Longford’s sporting highlights of 2014

Longford Town and their hurlers brought home silverware in 2014.

Rory’s dominance and dual-code GAA glory – Down’s 2014 sporting highlights North Stars This post contains videos

Rory’s dominance and dual-code GAA glory – Down’s 2014 sporting highlights

The Mourne men and ladies had plenty to smile about over the past 12 months.

Golf - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

We’ll Leave it There So: Kimmage on BOD’s book, McGregor’s RTÉ documentary and all today’s sport

Also, Andy Lee returns home and Alan Brogan contemplates his Dublin future.

Golf - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Bowe’s tries and promotion to Division 1 – Monaghan’s 2014 sporting highlights

An NFL kicker, McGuigan’s management of Frampton and an Allstar for Cora Courtney.

Torrance: Faldo’s Garcia criticism was pathetic

The former Ryder Cup skipper was not impressed by Faldo’s dig at the Spaniard.

Katie Taylor’s Jeju triumph ranked as greatest Irish sporting achievement of 2014

The Bray boxer’s popularity continues to soar as she’s also voted Ireland’s most admired sports star.

Here’s one award Lewis Hamilton can’t steal from Rory McIlroy

The world number one has rightly been recognised as the best golfer in Europe.

Golf - Monday 15 December, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Tough draw for City, Rugby World Cup bid hit and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on another injury set-back for Leinster.

Golf - Sunday 14 December, 2014

‘Next year, Rory, bring your goldfish’: Twitter can’t believe Hamilton beat McIlroy to SPOTY

That dog shouldn’t even have been allowed on the carpet.

Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards

Rory McIlroy finished second in the main event.