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#Top of the World

# top-of-the-world - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Dan Biggar makes his point against England as Wales go top of the world for the first time

George North scored the only try in a 13-6 win over England.

# top-of-the-world - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Former Ireland coach Craig Fulton celebrates Hockey World Cup win with Belgium

Fulton is Shane McLeod’s assistant coach with the Red Lions.

# top-of-the-world - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Golf has a new world number one as Koepka dethrones Johnson following CJ Cup win

The three-time major winner overtook Dustin Johnson in the world rankings after winning in South Korea on Sunday.

# top-of-the-world - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down'

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Dawson Stelfox reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Aoibhín Garrihy defended herself for climbing a mountain in Kerry while seven months pregnant Top Of The World

Aoibhín Garrihy defended herself for climbing a mountain in Kerry while seven months pregnant

Commenters thought that it was ‘irresponsible and silly’.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 27 November, 2017

Cavan's Leona Maguire named Global Golf Post Female Amateur of the Year

It’s yet another award for the Olympian.

# top-of-the-world - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'It's only going to get bigger and bigger': Katie says winning pro title would be as good as gold

Undefeated Taylor faces Anahi Esther Sanchez in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 28 October.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 27 March, 2017

Cavan's Leona Maguire cements world number one spot with another win

The 22-year-old picked up a sixth collegiate title over the weekend.

# top-of-the-world - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Britain's greatest ever sportsperson? Murray beats Djokovic to finish year as world number 1

The Scot claimed his maiden ATP Tour Finals title tonight to end 2016 top of the rankings.

# top-of-the-world - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Leona Maguire becomes first Irish golfer to win the prestigious Mark H. McCormack Medal

Cavan — and the world’s — best amateur golfer has been acknowledged.

# top-of-the-world - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Rory McIlroy has one main career target that guides everything else

Rory won’t burden himself by worrying about the number of Majors he has won.

# top-of-the-world - Saturday 16 May, 2015

It's a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world's number one amateur golfer

Leona and Lisa Maguire are taking the golf world by storm.

# top-of-the-world - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

# top-of-the-world - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Bale on target as Real Madrid are crowned Club World Cup champions

Sergio Ramos also scored to help the Champions League holders defeat San Lorenzo of Argentina.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 1 December, 2014

Neuer joins Ronaldo and Messi as three Ballon d'Or finalists

The Bayern Munich goalkeeper is up against the La Liga pair for world player of the year.

# top-of-the-world - Friday 5 September, 2014

You'll even find Tipperary fans at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

There is having pride in your county, and then there is this.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 26 May, 2014

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

# top-of-the-world - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From The42 Irishman's fantasy football team are top of the world Management

Irishman's fantasy football team are top of the world

Tubbercurry native Mark Burke is leading the overall Premier League table with his team ‘Honesty of Effort’.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 14 January, 2013

On the brink of eye-watering Nike deal, Rory McIlroy starts the year top of world rankings

And Tiger’s back up to second behind Luke Donald for some strange reason.

# top-of-the-world - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

McIlroy named European Golfer of the Year

The 23-year-old world number ended the year in style at an awards ceremony in London today.

# top-of-the-world - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics

We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…

# top-of-the-world - Sunday 8 July, 2012

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven

The Swiss maestro cherished the ‘great moment’ of his record-breaking 17th Grand Slam and praised Andy Murray.

# top-of-the-world - Monday 5 March, 2012

From The42 In pictures: The rise and rise of Rory McIlroy, world number one No 1 This post contains images

In pictures: The rise and rise of Rory McIlroy, world number one

Here’s how Rory reached his goal of becoming the best golfer in the world.