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#In Contention

# in-contention - Saturday 29 January, 2022

'I'm excited' - McIlroy two shots off the lead and closing in on third Dubai Desert Classic
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'I'm excited' - McIlroy two shots off the lead and closing in on third Dubai Desert Classic

Jan 29th 2022, 2:02 PM 3,274 Views 0 Comments

Pádraig Harrington is in a tie for 11th heading into the final day, while Shane Lowry is four shots further back.

# in-contention - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Dickson and Waddilove eye medal after an impressive day at World Championships
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Dickson and Waddilove eye medal after an impressive day at World Championships

Nov 20th 2021, 5:57 PM 1,716 Views 0 Comments

Dubliners are in fifth place after producing two exceptional performances today.

# in-contention - Sunday 17 October, 2021

McIlroy dazzles in Las Vegas to tee up Sunday showdown with resurgent Fowler
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McIlroy dazzles in Las Vegas to tee up Sunday showdown with resurgent Fowler

Oct 17th 2021, 9:23 AM 8,362 Views 4 Comments

The Irish golfer is the leading challenger to Rickie Fowler, who has a two-stroke buffer at the CJ Cup.

# in-contention - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Connolly back in the Brighton fold after personal issue is 'resolved'
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Connolly back in the Brighton fold after personal issue is 'resolved'

Aug 19th 2021, 3:34 PM 16,266 Views 6 Comments

Having missed the win over Burnley, the Ireland forward is available again ahead of Saturday’s Premier League fixture with Watford.

# in-contention - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Leona Maguire battles back from difficult start to day two to stay one off the lead in California
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Leona Maguire battles back from difficult start to day two to stay one off the lead in California

Jun 12th 2021, 9:43 AM 2,679 Views 1 Comment

‘Really proud of how I hung in there and battled back,’ the Cavan woman said. ‘Kept myself in the tournament.’

# in-contention - Saturday 15 February, 2020

McIlroy fires six birdies to sit two shots off lead at halfway mark in California
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McIlroy fires six birdies to sit two shots off lead at halfway mark in California

Feb 15th 2020, 10:58 AM 5,239 Views 1 Comment

American Matt Kuchar continues to lead at the Genesis Invitational.

# in-contention - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Stephanie Meadow makes strong start at Australian Open
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Stephanie Meadow makes strong start at Australian Open

Feb 13th 2020, 2:45 PM 1,686 Views 0 Comments

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, was slower out of the blocks.

# in-contention - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Sane ‘close’ to Man City return after five months out with knee ligament damage
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Sane ‘close’ to Man City return after five months out with knee ligament damage

Jan 7th 2020, 8:46 AM 3,320 Views 0 Comments

The winger has been absent since sustaining injury against Liverpool in August.

# in-contention - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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

Jul 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,961 Views 14 Comments

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

Aug 25th 2018, 5:49 PM 13,565 Views 4 Comments

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

Aug 24th 2018, 1:48 PM 7,510 Views 1 Comment

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

Apr 17th 2018, 2:25 PM 7,899 Views 21 Comments

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

Jan 26th 2018, 4:56 PM 4,801 Views 0 Comments

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

# in-contention - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Lowry and McDowell take share of the lead into final round in Florida
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Lowry and McDowell take share of the lead into final round in Florida

Dec 10th 2017, 9:26 AM 7,459 Views 1 Comment

“Hopefully the weather’s a little better and we can give ourselves a chance,” said McDowell.

# in-contention - Saturday 30 September, 2017

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

Sep 30th 2017, 7:12 PM 5,757 Views 1 Comment

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

Sep 21st 2017, 9:15 PM 5,341 Views 3 Comments

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

Jan 15th 2016, 9:43 PM 9,650 Views 8 Comments

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

Jun 21st 2015, 8:55 AM 10,420 Views 8 Comments

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

Dec 7th 2014, 3:43 PM 3,742 Views 0 Comments

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
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McDowell, Poulter angry at 'ridiculous' pace of play

Nov 8th 2014, 3:20 PM 7,305 Views 0 Comments

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
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Lowry two behind Luiten going into Welsh Open final day

Sep 20th 2014, 8:14 PM 2,164 Views 1 Comment

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
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McIlroy one shot off the lead at Honda Classic

Mar 3rd 2012, 11:01 AM 236 Views 0 Comments

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
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McIlroy just one shot off the lead at Kolon Korea Open

Oct 6th 2011, 2:33 PM 519 Views 0 Comments

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
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Second-round 65 gives McIlroy a chance at KLM Open

Sep 9th 2011, 8:36 PM 361 Views 0 Comments

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
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McIlroy shoots impressive round to stay in touch in Akron

Aug 6th 2011, 7:28 PM 234 Views 0 Comments

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