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Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

Best and Kearney extend Ireland contracts

Rory Best and Rob Kearney enjoyed a second Grand Slam success with Ireland on Saturday Grand Slam winners Rory Best and Rob Kearney have signed IRFU contract extensions to the end of the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Ulster hooker Best and Leinster full-back Kearney are the only two Ireland players to feature in both the 2009 and 2018 Grand ...

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Rory McIlroy targets Masters triumph after clinching first title in 18 months

The three-shot victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, delivered with a vintage final-round 64 on Sunday, ended a drought stretching back 18 tournaments and primed McIlroy for a meaningful assault on Augusta. It is the only Major to have eluded the 28-year-old Northern Irishman but, buoyed by the confidence of his performance at Bay Hill, he feels he can beat ...

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Koepka out of Masters with wrist injury

2:38 PM ET Reigning U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka says he will not play at the Masters due to a wrist injury that has kept him out since January. Koepka, who is ranked ninth in the world and has not played since the Sentry Tournament of Champions in the first week of January, … www.espn.com – GOLF

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Leishman saves best till last

Defending a PGA TOUR title for just the second time in his career Marc Leishman made a brave Sunday charge that will have boosted his confidence with the year’s first major just two weeks away. A final round of 5-under 67, his best of the week at the Bay Hill course, jumped Leishman 28 places up the Arnold Palmer Invitational ...

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