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#In Contention

# in-contention - Sunday 28 July, 2019

McIlroy leads after brilliant 62 at WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational featuring three straight birdies

The four-time major winner fired an eight-under par 62 to stand on 12-under.

# in-contention - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Harrington rolls back the years in Prague to sniff first victory in two years

The three-time Major winner produced some sensational golf as he carded seven birdies on Saturday afternoon.

# in-contention - Friday 24 August, 2018

Harrington rebounds from loss of Tour card to mount challenge at Czech Masters

Meanwhile, there’s a four-way tie for the lead at the first FedEx Cup event in New Jersey.

# in-contention - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie

The 30-year-old win will return to training with Munster tomorrow.

# in-contention - Friday 26 January, 2018

McIlroy moving through the gears to stay in touch with leaders in Dubai

Jamie Donaldson has maintained his advantage but McIlroy is closing in.

# in-contention - Sunday 10 December, 2017

# in-contention - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Paul Dunne, Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy all in the hunt at the British Masters

Paul Dunne is in a five-way tie for second place heading into the final round.

# in-contention - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Defending champion Harrington makes solid start in Portugal as he eyes history

In the ten-year history of the Portugal Masters, the title has never been successfully defended

# in-contention - Friday 15 January, 2016

Alan Judge showing once more why he should be in contention for Euro 2016

The Irish midfielder has been in flying form for Brentford.

# in-contention - Sunday 21 June, 2015

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix

The Irishman charged into contention on moving day at Chambers Bay.

# in-contention - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Wasps' bonus point win in Castres could make life difficult for Leinster next month

The Coventry-bound side are back in contention in pool two.

# in-contention - Saturday 8 November, 2014

McDowell, Poulter angry at 'ridiculous' pace of play

McDowell has a slender one-shot advantage with one round to play.

# in-contention - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Lowry two behind Luiten going into Welsh Open final day

Lowry carded a three under par 68 to leave him on 12 under.

# in-contention - Saturday 3 March, 2012

McIlroy one shot off the lead at Honda Classic

The Northern Irishman narrowly trails Justin Rose and Tom Gillis going into the weekend.

# in-contention - Thursday 6 October, 2011

McIlroy just one shot off the lead at Kolon Korea Open

Rory McIlroy lies just a single shot behind leaders YE Yang and Rickie Fowler at the Woo Jeong Hills Country Club.

# in-contention - Friday 9 September, 2011

Second-round 65 gives McIlroy a chance at KLM Open

The Northern Irishman could make it a week to remember for him and girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.

# in-contention - Saturday 6 August, 2011

McIlroy shoots impressive round to stay in touch in Akron

Rory McIlroy’s three-under round of 67 left him just five shots off leader Adam Scott at the Bridgestone Invitational.