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Australia named unchanged side for 2nd test against Ireland

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Australia has named an unchanged 23 for the second rugby test against Ireland after winning the first match 18-9 last weekend in Brisbane. Rugby Australia said Thursday that coach Michael Cheika resisted the urge to change a winning formula despite the return of flanker Ned Hanigan (knee injury) and lock Rory Arnold (suspension). It marked the first ...

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These Irish Castles Have Golf Courses Too: Western Ireland

[unable to retrieve full-text content]While the castle-owning crowd wasn’t initially keen on golf—James II and James III banned the game in Scotland in the 1400s—other  sovereigns like Mary, Queen of Scots and Charles I didn’t hesitate to hit the links. Even though British monarchs have anointed golf clubs with “Royal” status since the 19th century, castles with their own courses ...

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GolfSixes: Ireland beat France to win title as English teams lose in last eight

Paul Dunne (left) and Gavin Moynihan celebrated their victory with their mascot Ireland’s Gavin Moynihan and Paul Dunne won the second GolfSixes title at Centurion Club in St Albans. They beat France’s Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel 2-0 in the final. Moynihan, 23, who has not made a cut in eight European Tour events this season, earlier birdied the first ...

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