The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 2 °C Thursday 11 February, 2016

#Rory McIlroy

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 7 February, 2016

A brilliant final round from Rory McIlroy but he still falls short in Dubai

Danny Willett kept his nerve to claim victory in the Middle East.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

McIlroy goes low on the home straight to give himself fighting chance in Dubai

But he trails leader Danny Willett by eight shots ahead of the final round.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Hat-trick chasing McIlroy kicks off with promising start in Dubai

World number two sits two shots off the pace despite shaky start.

‘I’d still love to have a crack at him’ – McIlroy yearns for Masters glory and Tiger return

The Irishman hopes to challenge his old rival a major upon his return from injury, while an elusive Masters title is high on his agenda.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Inspired McIlroy sets his sights on claiming Olympic gold for Ireland

The Holywood golfer was stunned by Novak Djokovic’s performances as the Serb retained his Australian Open tennis title last week.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 24 January, 2016

This superb putt secured third place for Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi

Rickie Fowler prevailed at the HSBC Championship to go fourth in the world rankings.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Late birdies boost Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi

“I said, let’s finish 3-3 and I was able to that,” said McIlroy.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Jordan Spieth has treated himself to a multi-million dollar mansion

The world number one will go head to head with Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi this week.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 4 January, 2016

Here’s the miracle wedge that’s just earned Shane Lowry the European shot of the year award

The public voted for the Offaly native ahead of the likes of Rory McIlroy, Miguel Ángel Jiménez and Patrick Reed.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

McIlroy explains why next year will be ‘completely different’ for Jordan Spieth

“If you look at the stats at how those who have had a double-major season have performed the next year… it’s hard to back up.”

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year? They're All Winners... This post contains a poll

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

Should McIlroy retain his crown….have your say?

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 12 December, 2015

McIlroy believes surgery will make him even better

Northern Irishman has gone under the knife and expects it will take his game to a new level.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 22 November, 2015

McIlroy wins in Dubai to top European Tour order of merit

Rory McIlroy shot a round of 66 to finish one clear of Andy Sullivan and claim the DP World Tour Championship and Race to Dubai titles.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Rory McIlroy one shot off lead going into Dubai final round

Can the Holywood native end his season strongly?

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

This chancer asked Rory McIlroy for his old golf club, and he responded

Ask, and you will maybe receive.

‘Who’d have thought the eel would be safer!?’ Dodgy sandwich puts McIlroy in WGC doubt

World number three pulls out of this morning’s pro-am in Shanghai.

From The Daily Edge This chancer asked Rory McIlroy for his old golf club, and he responded Ask And Receive

This chancer asked Rory McIlroy for his old golf club, and he responded

Ask, and you will maybe receive.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Victor Dubuisson reduced to tears as he holds off Rory McIlroy to claim emotional win

Shane Lowry also finished strongly to finish inside the top ten.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Turkey shoot! Rory McIlroy on the charge in pursuit of €1m win

The world number three is a shot off the lead ahead of the final round.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 29 October, 2015

McIlroy fires from the off to work his way into the mix in Turkey

Shane Lowry also made a steady start to the final stretch of the season.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 12 October, 2015

In pics: Luke Fitzgerald seriously embarrassed himself in front of Rory McIlroy this morning Masterclass This post contains videos

In pics: Luke Fitzgerald seriously embarrassed himself in front of Rory McIlroy this morning

Fitzgerald sent his driver further than the ball.

Huge prize money boost will make Irish Open one of the richest events on the Race to Dubai

The Irish Open’s prize fund is increasing by 60% to €4m.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 5 October, 2015

We’ll Leave it There So: Cunningham set to stay, Roy Keane’s crossbar challenge and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Ger Brennan retires and Jose Mourinho given a vote of confidence.

Rory McIlroy has considered quitting hectic European tour

And he will consider it again whenever he starts a family.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Devin Toner’s size 16 feet and Jason Flynn needs a date. It’s your sporting tweets of the week

Plus Jack McCaffrey roams the streets of Dublin with his new friend.

# rory-mcilroy - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Jordan Spieth has just won $10m after claiming the Tour Championship

Spieth is also back to number one in the world.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 25 September, 2015

Great start for McIlroy as Stenson sets pace at Tour Championship

The Irish star is three off the lead after a four-under-par 66.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 24 September, 2015

‘That amount of money doesn’t mean much to me any more’: McIlroy not motivated by €10m prize

The world number two tees off today at the Tour Championship.

‘If Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth had a baby… it would be me’ – Jason Day

Jason Day delivered a new take on being regularly compared to fellow stars Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth.

# rory-mcilroy - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Rory McIlroy set to be golf’s world number one again

Jordan Spieth’s reign at the top came to an abrupt end on Friday.

# rory-mcilroy - Monday 17 August, 2015

Rory McIlroy: Spieth deserves top ranking

The Holywood native was replaced by the American last night.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 14 August, 2015

Australian pair leading the bunched PGA Championship leaderboard

Spieth has shot into a share of the lead.

This stat helps to put Rory McIlroy’s opening round into perspective

There weren’t many better scores than McIlroy’s on Thursday afternoon.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Rory McIlroy played his ball from the water to the green to brilliantly save par

He’s back from injury for the PGA Championship.

‘I looked down and 30 seconds later it got the size of a tennis ball’ – McIlroy on ligament injury

The golfer says he was ultimately “lucky” that the damage wasn’t worse.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

‘To play golf, it’s 100%. To go back on a soccer pitch, it wouldn’t be quite ready.’

The World Number One has declared himself ready for this week’s PGA Championship.

# rory-mcilroy - Friday 7 August, 2015

Rory McIlroy paired with Jordan Spieth for likely return to PGA Championship

Stay away from those Astro pitches, Rors.

# rory-mcilroy - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Grim photo of Rory McIlroy’s ankle explains exactly why he missed the Open

The world’s number one golfer is on the mend, however.

# rory-mcilroy - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Video: Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury looks to be well on the mend

The world number could still defend his PGA Championship title.

# rory-mcilroy - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Could Rory McIlroy be set for dramatic return to action at next week’s US PGA?

McIlroy hasn’t played since injuring his ankle last month.

1 2 3 4 5