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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Match Play

This week
28th May 2023 - 2nd June 2023
# Disappointment
Leona Maguire suffers defeat in Match-Play semi-final
Japan’s Ayaka Furue, last year’s runner-up, ousted the Irish star.
This year
# Take a Bow
Rory McIlroy through in Austin after rolling back years to outwit Keegan Bradley
The Holywood native eased to a 3&2 victory to win group three with a 100% record.
# Winning
Shane Lowry resists fightback to knock Jordan Spieth out of WGC-Dell Match Play
The Irish star had already been eliminated following defeats by Taylor Montgomery and Mackenzie Hughes.
All time
# PGA Tour
Lowry and McIlroy discover opening groups after draw for this week's WGC Match Play
The action begins in Austin on Wednesday.
# Match Play
Tiger Woods rallies in Texas to set up mouthwatering clash with Rory McIlroy
The pair will face each other tomorrow in the round of 16 at the WGC-Match Play Championship.
# Discipline
Connacht's red/orange/green penalties and 'match play' training drills
The western province’s head coach, Andy Friend, is happy to see his team making progress.
# Early Exit
McIlroy and Mickelson out of WGC Match Play after group stage defeats
Both suffered losses at Austin Country Club in Texas today.
# Mixed Fortunes
McIlroy stays alive as Johnson crashes out at WGC Match Play
The defending champion was beaten 4&3 by Canada’s Adam Hadwin at the Austin Country Club in Texas.
# Loss
Rory McIlroy crashes out of Match Play, McDowell still in the hunt
There are now no top seeds among the final 16 players in the Championship.
# Review
Analysis: McIlroy another no-show on the weekend
With the Masters just more than a month away, the Irish golfer has played only 80 holes this year.
# On the horizon
Shane Lowry set to face Tiger, not Rory, as Snedeker pulls out of Match Play
The $8.5m shootout tees off in Dove Mountain, Arizona next Wednesday.
# Match Play
McIlroy and Westwood on course for duel in the desert
The world numbers two and three drew a step closer to a semi-final meeting with third-round victories over Miguel Angel Jiménez and Nick Watney.
# Match Play
McIlroy continues quest for world number one spot in Tucson
Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood are both in with a chance of becoming the world’s top golfer on Sunday, but Tiger Woods is out of the Accenture Match Play Championship.
# Shock
McIlroy eyeing top spot as Donald's departure a surprise at Match Play
For the first time since he first qualified for this World Golf Championship in 2005, the world’s No 1 player was beaten in the first round.
# Match Play
More surprises at World Match Play as Rory sets unwelcome record
It was contrasting fortunes for Rory and G-Mac at Dove Mountain.