IRB Junior World Cup Set For Kick-Off

2016 IRB Junior World Championship Trophy
IRB Junior World Cup Trophy

The 2016 version of the IRB Junior World Championships kick-off tomorrow as England host the competition for the first time. New Zealand and England have dominated this competition since its inception in 2008, with the Kiwi’s winning the trophy on five occasions and England twice. Continue reading “IRB Junior World Cup Set For Kick-Off”

McGirt Claims Maiden PGA Tour Victory

2016 Memorial Champion William McGirt
William McGirt and Jack Niclaus

After 165 attempts, 36 year-old Lumberton, North Carolina native William McGirt finally won on the PGA Tour. And when he did, it was in a tournament hosted by the legend Jack Nicklaus. The field also included the top three golfers in the World rankings.Continue reading “McGirt Claims Maiden PGA Tour Victory”

Nordea Masters Victory For Fitzpatrick 


21 year-old English golfer Matthew Fitzpatrick added to his burgeoning reputation with a 3-shot victory in the Nordea Masters in Sweden.

The Englisman has been playing very well of late on the PGA Tour, which included a very impressive 7th placed finish at this year’s Master in Augusta behind fellow-Englishman Danny Willett. Continue reading “Nordea Masters Victory For Fitzpatrick “

Derby Success For Weld

Harzand Investec Derby 2016
Harzand winning the Investec Derby at Epsom

The ‘Master of Rosewell House’, Dermot Weld finally won the Epsom Derby. His Harzand, owned by the Aga Khan and ridden by his stable jockey Pat Smullen took the honours in style. He beat two Aidan O’Brien trained horses, favourite US Army Ranger and Idaho, in an Irish 1-2-3.Continue reading “Derby Success For Weld”

Brilliant Minding Wins Oaks

Aidan O'Brien's Minding and jockey Ryan Moore
Minding and jockey Ryan Moore

Newmarket 1000 Guineas heroine Minding showed her true class in winning the Investec Oaks at Epsom by 1 3/4 lengths from Architecture in second, with Harlequeen a further 8 lengths back in third.

The 10/11 favourite found trouble in running on a couple of occasions, but jockey Ryan Moore eventually found room, and wore down Architecture on the run to the line. It was a superb run from Aidan O’Brien’s filly, coming only 12 days after failing to win the Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh. On that occasion she finish 2nd to Jet Setting, after hitting her face off the stalls while trying to anticipate the start.Continue reading “Brilliant Minding Wins Oaks”