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Lester resists Power surge to win Connacht Stroke Play

Rowan Lester (Hermitage) on the 3rd tee during Round 3 of the Connacht Stroke Play Championship at the Portumna Golf Club, Portumna, Galway, Ireland on Sunday 20th September 2020. Picture: Thos Caffrey / Golffile Hermitage’s Rowan Lester held off a late challenge by Kilkenny’s Mark Power to claim a two-shot win in the Connacht Stroke Play Championship...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Power, Aig, Golf, Dubai, Shane Lowry, Illinois, Wake Forest, Galway, Connacht, Malone, Byrne, Lester, Kilkenny, Athlone


Murphy and Egan set the pace as young guns lurk in Munster Stroke Play

Eoin Murphy (Dundalk) on the 2nd tee during Round 1 of the Munster Stroke Play Championship 2020, Cork Golf Club, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland. 05/09/2020 Picture: Golffile | Thos Caffrey Some of Ireland's up and coming young players are starting to strut their stuff at senior level and a new face may join the championship winners and claim the Munster Str...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Connacht, Murphy, Ryan, Warrenpoint, Enniscorthy, Keating, Whelan, Lahinch, Keith Egan, Egan, Portmarnock, Geraghty, Dun Laoghaire


Pro14: Munster into semi-finals after thrashing 13-man Connacht in 49-12 win

Munster will meet Leinster in a Pro14 semi-final next weekend having booked their last four place with a thumping win over 13-man Connacht.
Tags: News, Leinster, Munster, Connacht


Pro14: Munster into semi-finals after thrashing 13-man Connacht

Munster will meet Leinster in a Pro14 semi-final next weekend having booked their last four place with a thumping win over 13-man Connacht.
Tags: News, Leinster, Munster, Connacht


Pro14: Connacht overcome Ulster on Pro14 return with 26-20 win

A brilliant start helps Connacht get the better of Ulster as both sides returned to action in an entertaining Pro14 encounter in Dublin.
Tags: News, Connacht


O'Neill lifts Irish Under 16 title thanks to closing birdie hat-trick

Gavin O'Neill (Malahide) winner of the 2020 Irish Boys Under 16 Amateur Open Championship at Lurgan Golf Club today (20/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Malahide's Gavin O'Neill birdied his last three holes to win the Irish Under 16 Boys Championship at Lurgan.The 16-year-old, who led the Irish U18 Championship after the opening round at Thurles last ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Connacht, Neill, Strang, Clare, Lurgan, Ashbourne, Thurles, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Faithlegg, Galway Bay, Lurgan Golf Club, Brady Co Sligo


Tony Cleary leads into final day at Ulster Seniors

Woodstock’s Tony Cleary shows off the Connacht Seniors Open Championship trophy last year. Woodstock's Tony Cleary eagled the last to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Ulster Seniors Open Championship at the Slieve Russell Hotel & Golf Club. The reigning Connacht Seniors champion turned for home in one-under-par after following a boge...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Connacht, Woodstock, John Mitchell, Lurgan, Amateur golf, Garth McGimpsey, Fota Island, Adrian Morrow, Jim Carvill, Tony Cleary, Liam Halpin, Gary Clarke, Douglas Karl Bornemann


Malahide ace O'Neill sets the pace in Irish Boys at Thurles

Gavin O'Neill (Malahide) driving at the 17th tee in the first round of the 2020 Irish Boys Under 18 Amateur Close Championship at Thurles Golf Club today (10/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Malahide's Gavin O'Neill birdied two of his last three holes to card a three-under 69 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Irish Boys Champion...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Connacht, Neill, Ashbourne, Thurles, O'Neill, Portmarnock, Malahide, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Galway Bay, Gavin O Neill, Belvoir Park, Thurles Golf Club, Luke Kelly


Flogas to sponsor Connacht champions CBS Roscommon at Irish Schools Finals

At the photocall to announce the Flogas sponsorship of CBS Roscommon, representing Connacht, at the upcoming GUI 2020 Senior Schools Championship were Ms Fiona Gallagher, principal, CBS Roscommon and Flogas representative Donal Moran with team members l/r: Cian O’Connor (17), Simon Walker (19), Kevin Connaughton (17) and Alan Connaughton, Thomas Higgins (17), Fionn Hoare (17) and Michael Corcoran (18). Photo: ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Belfast, Munster, Connacht, Ty, Roscommon, Michael Corcoran, Cian O'Connor, Simon Walker, Amateur golf, Fred Daly, Flogas, Kevin Connaughton, Mark Hodgins


Gillivan and Shellard on top in TaylorMade Summer Series

Connacht’s Harry Gillivan tosses a coin to see who putts first with Rowan Lester and Robert Brazill (Leinster) during the final day of the 2019 Interprovincial Matches at Tullamore. Picture by Pat Cashman Lisburn's Jack Shellard shot a best of the day 70 to win the nett as Harry Gillivan's 72 sent him back to Westport with the best gross in the Taylor...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Westport, Galway, Connacht, Brien, Louth, Taylormade, Portmarnock, Bernhard Langer, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Rowan Lester, Cathal Butler, Pat Cashman Lisburn


Joe Maksymiw: Dragons sign Wales-qualified lock from Connacht

Dragons sign Wales-qualified second-row Joe Maksymiw from Connacht on a long-term contract.
Tags: News, Wales, Connacht, Joe Maksymiw


Revised GUI fixtures as 2020 Championships and Inter-Club events resume

Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock) bunkered at the 9th hole in the final round of the 2016 Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship at Tralee Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The Golfing Union of Ireland has issued a number of revisions to its fixtures for 2020 as plans continue for the resumption of championship and inter-club activity at the end of July. ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Leinster, Connacht, Killeen, Killarney, Donegal, Mahony, Amateur golf, Millicent, Pat Cashman, Golfing Union of Ireland, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, Fermoy


GUI green lights inter-club events; Jimmy Bruen and Pierce Purcell run as fourballs

Castlebar's Dave Walsh leads the charge at the 18th green after victory in the final of the AIG Jimmy Bruen at Carton House. Picture by Pat Cashman GUI clubs have voted in favour of a limited schedule of inter-club competitions and events in 2020 though it remains to be seen if All-Ireland competitions will run to completion or concluded at provincial...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, GUI, Connacht, Donegal, All Ireland, Dave Walsh, Amateur golf, K Club, Carton House, Castlebar, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield


GUI revises schedule - cancels Irish Amateur and four provincial championships; Irish Close in October

Rosapenna will host the reschedule AIG Irish Amateur Close from October 9-11 The GUI has cancelled the Flogas Irish Amateur Open and the four provincial championships and pieced together a limited Bridgestone Order of Merit series with a 54-hole strokeplay AIG Irish Close at Rosapenna to finalise the season in October.The Union is also finalising a pa...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Cork, Connacht, BRIDGESTONE, Malone, Louth, Roscommon, TBC, Sligo, Lurgan, Ashbourne, Roscrea


COVID-19: GUI events postponed or cancelled

The 2020 West of Ireland Amateur Open is one of many events postponed All GUI championship and inter-club competitions that were due to commence between now and the end of May are indefinitely postponed, with the exception of underage boys championships that were due to be held at Easter (these will not be rescheduled and are therefore cancelled).  The R&A 9 Hol...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Belfast, Connacht, Sutton, Shannon, Louth, Sligo, Fred Perry, Amateur golf, Jimmy Bruen, Slieve Russell, AIG Pierce Purcell, Connacht Section


List of sports events affected by the new coronavirus

ARCHERYISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed.World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 cancelled.ATHLETICSWorld indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021.World half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland on March 29 postponed to Oct. 17.Hong Kong Marathon on Feb. 9 cancelled.Asian indoor championships in Hangzhou from Feb. 12-13 cancelled.Asian cross-country championships in Hong Kong on March 29 postponed.Tokyo Mara...


Pro14: Connacht see off Southern Kings with 29-19 win despite Peter Robb red card

Connacht claim a bonus point win over Southern Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium despite Peter Robb's 15th minute red card.
Tags: Rugby, Connacht, Peter Robb, Southern Kings, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium


Top 4 in Bridgestone Order of Merit to win Home Internationals caps

Reigning Bridgestone Order of Merit champion, Rob Brazill (Naas). Picture by Pat Cashman The GUI has announced its team selection and coaching selection criteria for 2020 and increased the number of automatic qualifiers from the Bridgestone Order of Merit for the Home Internationals team from three to four. The top three players in the World Amateur Golf Ranking will also be picke...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Connacht, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Tom Montgomery, Galway Bay, Jimmy Duggan Kevin Raftery Peter, Robbie Cannon, Robert Brazill, Bridgestone Order of Merit, Rob Brazill Naas Picture, Selection Committee GUI High Performance Programme, Bridgestone Order of Merit Men Bridgestone, Michael J Murphy


Pro14: Edinburgh 41-14 Connacht: hosts secure bonus-point win to stay top

Edinburgh stay top of Pro14 Conference B with a comfortable bonus-point win against Connacht at a sodden Murrayfield.
Tags: News, Edinburgh, Connacht


Pro14: Connacht 29-0 Cardiff Blues

Connacht ease past Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground to secure a 29-0 Pro14 bonus point win.
Tags: News, Cardiff Blues, Connacht, Sportsground


Connacht ease past Cardiff

Connacht ease past Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground to secure a 29-0 Pro14 bonus point win.
Tags: Cardiff, Rugby, Cardiff Blues, Connacht, Sportsground


Hallam Amos: Wales back makes Cardiff Blues return at Connacht

Versatile Wales back Hallam Amos returns from injury when Cardiff Blues face Connacht in the Pro14 on Saturday.
Tags: Wales, Rugby, Cardiff Blues, Connacht, Hallam Amos


Connacht v Blues (Sat)

Versatile Wales back Hallam Amos returns from injury when Cardiff Blues face Connacht in the Pro14 on Saturday.
Tags: Wales, Rugby, Cardiff Blues, Connacht, Hallam Amos, Blues Sat


Hallam Amos: Wales back set for Blues return at Connacht

Versatile Wales back Hallam Amos will return from injury when Cardiff Blues face Connacht in the Pro14 on Saturday.
Tags: News, Wales, Cardiff Blues, Connacht, Hallam Amos


Heineken Champions Cup: Connacht fall to narrow 35-29 defeat by Montpellier

Connacht lose out to a late Yvan Reilhac try as Montpellier edged a pulsating European Champions Cup dead-rubber in France.
Tags: Heineken, Rugby, Montpellier, Connacht, Yvan Reilhac


Heineken Champions Cup: Montpellier v Connacht (Sun)

Kieran Marmion returns from a back injury for Connacht's final Champions Cup pool game against Montpellier.
Tags: Heineken, Rugby, Montpellier, Connacht, Connacht Sun, Kieran Marmion


Heineken Champions Cup: Toulouse beat Connacht 21-7 to knock out Irish province

Toulouse secure top spot in Pool 5 of the Champions Cup and prevent Connacht from progressing by earning an away win in Galway.
Tags: Heineken, Rugby, Toulouse, Connacht


Connacht v Toulouse (Sat)

Connacht are close to full strength for their must-win European Champions Cup home game against four-time winners Toulouse.
Tags: Rugby, Connacht, Toulouse Sat


Pro14: Sublime Leinster overwhelm Connacht in 54-7 win

Reigning Pro14 champions Leinster flex their muscles in a resounding 54-7 win over Connacht at the RDS.
Tags: Rugby, Leinster, Connacht


Pro14: Rampant Ulster surge past off-colour Munster with 38-17 win

Ulster back up last week's win over Connacht with an even more impressive five-try victory over a disappointing Munster.
Tags: News, Munster, Connacht