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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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5th June 2023
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'Don't give a damn' Heat pull level against Nuggets in NBA Finals
On Sunday, they handed Western Conference top seeds Denver their first home defeat of this post-season.
Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
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Five-star Tongue strikes as England down gutsy Ireland
Their win was built on an imposing first-innings total of 524-4 declared featuring player of the match Ollie Pope’s 205 and Ben Duckett’s 182.
Last month
May 2023
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Journeyman Hall surges clear at Charles Schwab Challenge
The 25-year-old from Cornwall in southwest England rattled off five birdies on the front nine.
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Rubio takes maiden win in shortened Giro stage 13, Dunbar finishes 8th
The Movistar rider, who was part of an early breakaway, was dropped multiple times on the final climb but dug deep.
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Denz wins from Giro breakaway as Crans Montana looms
Meanwhile, Eddie Dunbar is seventh overall after today’s 46th-place finish.
This year
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Karunaratne, Mendis make Ireland toil in Sri Lanka Test
At stumps in hot and humid conditions in the sides’ first Test series, the hosts were 386 for four with Dinesh Chandimal unbeaten on 18.
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Patrick Rodgers leads Texas Open, Padraig Harrington 5 shots off lead
An improvement on Saturday left the Irishman well placed for a top 10 finish.
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Rory McIlroy in danger of missing cut at storm-hit Players Championship
He dropped two more shots in his opening 10 holes of the second round.
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Maguire 8 shots off the lead as Ko takes charge in Singapore
World number two Nelly Korda of the United States trailed the defending champion by two shots.
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Scheffler and Rahm threaten McIlroy's number one status at Phoenix Open
Darkness halted play in the US PGA Tour event at TPC Scottsdale, which has been in catch-up mode since a morning frost delay on Thursday.
Last year
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Shane Lowry five shots off the lead at Hero World Challenge
Kim Joo-hyung, Sepp Straka, Collin Morikawa and Viktor Hovland currently share first place.
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Roglic leads Vuelta after stage four victory, Bennett retains green jersey
Mads Pedersen claimed second place on a stage for the third time.
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Shane Lowry best placed of the Irish in Memphis, Rory McIlroy misses the cut
It was also a bad day for Waterford’s Seamus Power.
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Im, Wu share PGA lead at weather-hit Wyndham Championship
Meanwhile, after just making the cut on Friday, Ireland’s Shane Lowry is currently tied for 66th on one-under.
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Van Aert wins Tour de France stage eight, Pogacar holds lead
The Belgian rider won on a late incline ahead of Australia’s pre-stage favourite Michael Matthews.
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'Second life' Jakobsen wins Tour second stage
Denmark’s Mads Pederson was third to give local fans double reason to celebrate.
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Stephanie Meadow just outside top 10 at PGA Championship
Meanwhile, Leona Maguire is facing an uphill task.
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Australia's Smith leads PGA Memorial by one, McIlroy three shots off the lead
The 28-year-old world number three from Queensland is chasing his third win of the year.
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Aussie Lee grabs lead at LPGA Founders Cup, frustration for Leona Maguire
Meanwhile, Stephanie Meadow is on -1.
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Bouwman leads Dutch 1-2 in Giro seventh stage as Lopez stays in pink
Challengers Simon Yates and Richard Carapaz finished at the same time as the other title pretenders 2min 59sec adrift of the winner.
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Cantlay, Schauffle maintain Zurich Classic lead, Lowry and Poulter tied for 8th
Meanwhile, Graeme McDowell and Seamus Power missed the cut.
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Shane Lowry one shot off lead at PGA Heritage
Harold Varner, chasing his first US PGA Tour title, fired a bogey-free eight-under par 63 to seize control.
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Ben Martin seizes Dominican PGA lead with Graeme McDowell in hunt
The world number 565′s only PGA victory came eight years ago in Las Vegas.
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Ian Poulter’s Masters fate out of his hands, Seamus Power closes in on Augusta National spot
Meanwhile, Shane Lowry lost 2 and 1 against Harold Varner III.
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Van Aert wins Paris-Nice time trial to take race lead
Irish duo Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett finished 65th and 119th respectively.
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Jumbo rampage delivers Paris-Nice surprise for rookie
Meanwhile, Irish pair Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett finished 84th and 85th respectively.
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Daniel Berger in control at Honda Classic, Shane Lowry moves into contention
The Irishman registered a three-under-par 67, the lowest score of the day.
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Cameroon held but Roberto Lopes' Cape Verde made to wait for last-16 spot
Meanwhile, Burkina Faso qualified for the knockout stages this evening.
All time
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Niall Kearney two off the lead at Dutch Open
The 33-year-old led overnight, and is currently on 10 under overall.
# Blow
Lewis Hamilton suffers title setback in Monza sprint race
Valtteri Bottas took the victory, while Max Verstappen will start Sunday’s grand prix from pole position.
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Leona Maguire 6 shots off the lead as Jutanugarn pegged back by Hull, O'Toole
The Cavan native carded a 70, which left her tied for 15th on three under.
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Ireland's Dan Martin finishes 8th as American Sepp Kuss wins stage 15
Meanwhile, Tadej Pogacar retains the overall Tour de France lead.
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Matt Fitzpatrick shares Scottish Open lead with Thomas Detry, Padraig Harrington trails by four
World number one Jon Rahm was ominously poised a shot off the pace.
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Martin still 8th overall as Sagan prevails on stage 10
Fernando Gaviria was in second place with Italian Davide Cimolai in third.
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Dan Martin still 9th overall in Giro after stage 7
It means the Irish star is currently 47 seconds off race leader Attila Valter.
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Three-way tie for British Masters lead, while Ireland's Dunne 4 shots behind
Robert MacIntyre justified his position as pre-tournament favourite alongside fellow Scot Calum Hill and English veteran Richard Bland on seven under par.
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McIlroy two back of PGA leader Mitchell at Quail Hollow
The 29-year-old American’s bogey-free round left him on nine-under 204 after 54 holes.
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Mark Selby takes control in World Championship final
He won seven out of nine frames against Shaun Murphy at the Crucible.
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Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead
Defending champion Dustin Johnson also made an early exit at Augusta National.
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Brooks Koepka well placed for second win in three events, Rory McIlroy six shots off lead
The four-time major winner is on 11 under par.