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#Rory's story

# rorys-story - Monday 20 June, 2022

Another major near-miss leaves McIlroy longing for St Andrews
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Another major near-miss leaves McIlroy longing for St Andrews

Jun 20th 2022, 12:02 PM 24,333 Views 34 Comments

The four-time major winner still yearns for his first major victory since 2014.

# rorys-story - Saturday 28 May, 2022

'The man is just a complete obsessive about football'
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'The man is just a complete obsessive about football'

May 28th 2022, 8:15 AM 6,146 Views 3 Comments

Derry boss Rory Gallagher faces his former Donegal side in tomorrow’s Ulster final.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

McIlroy to draw on memories of 'best golf ever played' to defend Wells Fargo Championship
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McIlroy to draw on memories of 'best golf ever played' to defend Wells Fargo Championship

May 4th 2022, 6:33 PM 3,249 Views 0 Comments

‘The ball was on a string that week and you wish you could bottle that every single week that you play.’

# rorys-story - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

'Good memories' - McIlroy relishing return to familiar surroundings for Dubai Desert Classic
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'Good memories' - McIlroy relishing return to familiar surroundings for Dubai Desert Classic

Jan 26th 2022, 11:29 AM 1,925 Views 0 Comments

The four-time major winner lived in Dubai for four years and has a superb overall record at Emirates Golf Club.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

McIlroy buoyed by Olympics display as he looks to play with 'more freedom and fun'
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# Next Stop Memphis

McIlroy buoyed by Olympics display as he looks to play with 'more freedom and fun'

Aug 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 5,721 Views 6 Comments

The 32-year-old missed out in a seven-man play-off for a bronze medal on Sunday.

# rorys-story - Friday 16 July, 2021

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65
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# Flying The Flag

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:29 PM 11,077 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m just trying to play my own game and not even look at the board,’ says McIlroy.

# rorys-story - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Bohs announce signing of versatile former Pat's and Waterford defender Feely
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Bohs announce signing of versatile former Pat's and Waterford defender Feely

Jan 5th 2021, 9:35 AM 3,908 Views 1 Comment

The former Kildare minor footballer follows in the footsteps of his older brother, Kevin, at Dalymount.

# rorys-story - Friday 17 April, 2020

From the Premier League to Trinity College: the untold story of Rory Ginty
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From the Premier League to Trinity College: the untold story of Rory Ginty

Apr 17th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,681 Views 8 Comments

The winger who became the first player from Galway to experience English football’s rebranded top flight.

# rorys-story - Monday 21 October, 2019

Rory McIlroy: Koepka 'wasn't wrong' when he said we're not rivals
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# By The Brooks

Rory McIlroy: Koepka 'wasn't wrong' when he said we're not rivals

Oct 21st 2019, 5:06 PM 7,289 Views 9 Comments

World number one Brooks Koepka said he doesn’t view him as a rival, a comment McIlroy took no issue with.

# rorys-story - Monday 26 August, 2019

High-flying McIlroy delighted to join Tiger Woods on two FedEx Cup titles
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High-flying McIlroy delighted to join Tiger Woods on two FedEx Cup titles

Aug 26th 2019, 7:43 AM 8,881 Views 11 Comments

‘Any time you can do something that only Tiger has done, you’re doing something right,’ the Holywood man said.

# rorys-story - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Rory McIlroy wins Canadian Open after stunning display
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# On Fire

Rory McIlroy wins Canadian Open after stunning display

Updated Jun 9th 2019, 11:54 PM 25,211 Views 16 Comments

Offaly man Shane Lowry finished second.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'I admire the bloody-mindedness about him' - McGinley on McIlroy's Irish Open absence
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'I admire the bloody-mindedness about him' - McGinley on McIlroy's Irish Open absence

Feb 27th 2019, 10:19 AM 7,079 Views 1 Comment

He added that ‘last week was as good as I’ve seen Rory play for a number of years – if not ever.’

# rorys-story - Friday 21 December, 2018

Towering Australia lock to join Toulouse
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Towering Australia lock to join Toulouse

Dec 21st 2018, 10:05 AM 8,965 Views 5 Comments

Rory Arnold will link up with the Top 14 club at the end of next year’s Rugby World Cup.

# rorys-story - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Rory Beggan kicks 65th-minute free to send Scotstown into Ulster SFC final
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Rory Beggan kicks 65th-minute free to send Scotstown into Ulster SFC final

Nov 18th 2018, 4:10 PM 6,906 Views 5 Comments

Coleraine denied at the death after leading Monaghan champions for most of their Ulster football semi-final.

# rorys-story - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Bordeaux-Begles hand 32-year-old Englishman Rory Teague his first head coach's role
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Bordeaux-Begles hand 32-year-old Englishman Rory Teague his first head coach's role

Jan 4th 2018, 2:16 PM 6,254 Views 7 Comments

The ex-Gloucester player had been the club’s backs coach.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Waterford snap up highly-rated ex-Kildare footballer for Premier Division return
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Waterford snap up highly-rated ex-Kildare footballer for Premier Division return

Jan 3rd 2018, 11:47 AM 9,804 Views 2 Comments

Versatile 21-year-old Rory Feely has joined the Blues from St Patrick’s Athletic for the 2018 season.

# rorys-story - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Connacht snap up former Ulster winger from Edinburgh
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Connacht snap up former Ulster winger from Edinburgh

Aug 8th 2017, 4:50 PM 8,758 Views 16 Comments

After a year in Scotland, Rory Scholes is returning to Ireland to spend the 2017-18 season at the Sportsground.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'To preserve a personal relationship, you sacrifice a professional one': McIlroy confirms JP split
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'To preserve a personal relationship, you sacrifice a professional one': McIlroy confirms JP split

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:43 PM 46,322 Views 48 Comments

Close friend Harry Diamond will be on the world number four’s bag this week.

# rorys-story - Friday 16 June, 2017

Nightmare for McIlroy as Rickie Fowler conjures history-equalling opening round at US Open
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Nightmare for McIlroy as Rickie Fowler conjures history-equalling opening round at US Open

Jun 16th 2017, 4:40 AM 7,280 Views 12 Comments

The 28-year-old sits on six-over par, a whopping 13 shots behind the impressive leader.

# rorys-story - Monday 5 September, 2016

Stunning final round sees McIlroy end victory drought on PGA Tour
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# Putting Things Right

Stunning final round sees McIlroy end victory drought on PGA Tour

Sep 5th 2016, 6:49 PM 17,324 Views 10 Comments

The world number five was back to his best today.

# rorys-story - Friday 22 July, 2016

Derry take all 3 points from Dalymount and close the gap on Cork
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Derry take all 3 points from Dalymount and close the gap on Cork

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:18 PM 3,501 Views 2 Comments

Rory Patterson scored the only goal as Derry beat Bohs.

# rorys-story - Friday 15 July, 2016

Report: Rory MacDonald in talks to leave the UFC as discussions with other promotions begin
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Report: Rory MacDonald in talks to leave the UFC as discussions with other promotions begin

Jul 15th 2016, 7:06 PM 8,490 Views 8 Comments

Bellator and ONE are keen on MMA’s most valuable free agent.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

What started as a hobby is now his full-time career: here's Rory's story
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What started as a hobby is now his full-time career: here's Rory's story

Jun 1st 2016, 5:24 PM 30,910 Views 12 Comments

You probably recognise his face but do you know how it all started?

# rorys-story - Friday 20 May, 2016

McIlroy moves to within a shot of the lead to tee up exciting weekend at the Irish Open
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McIlroy moves to within a shot of the lead to tee up exciting weekend at the Irish Open

May 20th 2016, 1:30 PM 18,825 Views 24 Comments

Marc Warren and Masters champion Danny Willett lead the way at the K Club.

# rorys-story - Friday 13 May, 2016

Rory McIlroy just misses out on course record with stunning 64 at The Players
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# TPC Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy just misses out on course record with stunning 64 at The Players

May 13th 2016, 7:39 PM 8,954 Views 4 Comments

McIlroy sits two off the lead after a red-hot afternoon at Sawgrass.

# rorys-story - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I was kept in the dark': Ex-Limerick striker Gaffney relieved after sealing Bristol switch
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'I was kept in the dark': Ex-Limerick striker Gaffney relieved after sealing Bristol switch

Jan 16th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,360 Views 2 Comments

Rory Gaffney hoping to continue his red-hot form for Bristol Rovers.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

MacDonald describes brutal UFC 189 loss as 'the greatest moment of my life'
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MacDonald describes brutal UFC 189 loss as 'the greatest moment of my life'

Aug 12th 2015, 12:05 AM 9,011 Views 4 Comments

No regrets for the beaten welterweight title contender.

# rorys-story - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rory McIlroy is making golf look far too easy this week
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Rory McIlroy is making golf look far too easy this week

Jan 30th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,153 Views 3 Comments

Friday 64 takes McIlroy into the lead at the Dubai Desert Classic.

# rorys-story - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Westwood pips McIlroy in end of season rankings
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Westwood pips McIlroy in end of season rankings

Dec 21st 2011, 6:25 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

Lee Westwood finishes the year as golf’s world number two following his win at the Thailand Golf Open.

# rorys-story - Sunday 3 July, 2011

How to become US president... thanks to Rory McIlroy
# Mcilroy Effect
# Mcilroy Effect

How to become US president... thanks to Rory McIlroy

Jul 3rd 2011, 2:22 PM 2,150 Views 9 Comments

The Republican Party says their 2012 candidates can learn lessons from Rory McIlroy’s US Open-winning strategy.