Rory McIlroy admitted frustration had got the better of him as he damaged one of his clubs in the final round of the US Open at Merion.
Dawn Approach got his career back on track with victory in a thrilling finish to the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Flying The Flag drops back to Listed level from Classic class as he tackles Thursday's Glencairn Stakes at Leopardstown.
Duntle won at Royal Ascot for the second successive year when coming out on top in a tight finish to the Duke of Cambridge Stakes.
Gale Force Ten provided Aidan and Joseph O'Brien with their third winner of this year's Royal Ascot when battling back to beat Montiridge in the Jersey Stakes.
Ireland interim coach Les Kiss paid tribute to hat-trick hero Fergus McFadden after his crucial role in the tourists' 40-14 win over Canada in Toronto.
Declaration Of War swept to victory for the Aidan O'Brien team in the opening Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Australia A ended the third day of their tour match against Ireland in the ascendancy after a dramatic day featuring three declarations and two centuries.
British and Irish Lions lock Geoff Parling admitted the first tour defeat Down Under "hurts like hell" after Warren Gatland's side were edged out by the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium.
Paul Deegan believes star mare Midnight Soprano could take her game to another level this season ahead of her return to action in the Cork Racecourse Mallow Noblesse Stakes.
Sean Kelly has hit out at Pat McQuaid's critics as the Irish cycling chief prepares for a crucial vote that could determine whether he stays on as UCI president.
Mako Vunipola looks set to complete a remarkable eight-month rise from international rookie to British and Irish Lions Test prop next week.
Paul O'Connell believes there is "savage competition" for places in the British and Irish Lions squad as the countdown continues towards next Saturday's first Test against Australia.
Warren Gatland saluted his players for their "absolutely fantastic" discipline after the British and Lions warmed up for next week's first Test showdown against Australia with another crushing win.
Seamus Coleman is desperate for a chance to erase his Euro 2012 disappointment by lining up against Spain in New York.
Giovanni Trapattoni will renew acquaintances with Spain on Wednesday wishing he could start the Euro 2012 finals all over again.
Robbie Keane has his sights set on a career in management - but not just yet.
Ireland's Ryan Seaton and Matthew McGovern mastered the blustery conditions in Weymouth to move into pole position in the 49er category at the Sail for Gold Regatta.
Frankel's jockey Tom Queally has paid a personal tribute to Sir Henry Cecil after the death of the Newmarket trainer at the age of 70.
Mossey Joe could go for a big prize next month if he recovers from his successful exertions at Stratford.
Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy are back to being the best of friends, but also back to hoping for two different types of US Open at Merion.
The British and Irish Lions romped to a predictably emphatic 64-0 success against a Combined Country XV as they ran in 10 tries at Hunter Stadium.
Robbie Henshaw found the step up to Test level a real challenge, but Ireland's newest international relished his first cap against the US Eagles and is now hoping his side can build on their narrow victory when they face Canada next weekend.
Sugar Boy looks set to take his chance in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on June 29 regardless of conditions, although connections are hoping for some cut in the ground.
Kilkenny survived an Offaly goal rush to score a 0-26 to 4-9 Leinster SHC win at Tullamore.
UEFA has stepped in to help the Football Association of Ireland meet its debt repayments for the Aviva Stadium.
Solwhit is to have a well-deserved holiday following his fine effort in the French Champion Hurdle at Auteuil on Sunday, with a repeat success in the World Hurdle pencilled in as his long-range target for 2014.
Robbie Keane is already looking towards September's crucial World Cup qualifiers as he targets a trip to another major tournament.
Derby midfielder Jeff Hendrick will make his first start for Ireland in their friendly against Spain in New York.
Giovanni Trapattoni has challenged James McCarthy to step up his football education by pitting his wits against Spain's superstars in New York.
Ireland captain Peter O'Mahony paid tribute to five new faces after the boot of Ian Madigan saw them seal a 15-12 win over the US Eagles in Houston.
Giovanni Trapattoni labelled Robbie Keane the best Irish player he has seen in 30 years after the striker's hat-trick earned Ireland a World Cup qualifying victory over the Faroe Islands.
There was double joy for Ireland at the European Amateur Championships as both Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin and middleweight Jason Quigley were crowned champions.
Conor Sammon is relishing the chance to test himself against World and European champions Spain in New York.
Pale Mimosa made a successful seasonal debut when landing a hard-fought success in the Seamus & Rosemary McGrath Memorial Saval Beg Stakes at Leopardstown and is on standby as a possible Ascot Gold Cup 'substitute'.
Reigning champion Andrew Selby stands on the verge of making history after booking his place in the flyweight final at the European Amateur Championships in Minsk.
Willie Mullins believes less testing conditions will bring out the best in Thousand Stars as he aims to clinch a French Champion Hurdle hat-trick at Auteuil on Sunday.
Ireland interim coach Les Kiss has handed debuts to Robbie Henshaw and Stuart Olding for the match against the United States Eagles - with three new faces ready to win their first caps off the bench.
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Fountain Of Youth appears to have a bright future after getting off the mark at the second time of asking in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at Tipperary.
Munster openside Tommy O'Donnell believes the presence of new coach Joe Schmidt at Ireland's clash with the US Eagles on Saturday night will be a positive for the players.
Robbie Keane celebrated his record-breaking 126th cap with a hat-trick as Ireland eased past the Faroe Islands 3-0 to bank three priceless World Cup points.
Giovanni Trapattoni could be forgiven for allowing himself a wry smile as he prepares for Friday night's World Cup qualifier against the Faroe Islands.
Robbie Keane is confident Ireland have answered their critics after bouncing back from their debacle against Germany.
Northampton will face reigning Amlin Challenge Cup champions and three-time European champions Leinster in the pool stages of next season's Heineken Cup.
Alan Kelly has tipped Robbie Keane to go on to win 150 caps for Ireland.
Alive Alive Oh is in line to make her next appearance in the Ribblesdale Stakes.
Tipperary is the setting for a decent mixed fixture on Thursday evening, with the Follow Tipperary On Facebook Handicap the pick of four contests run on the Flat.
Robbie Keane will win a record 126th Ireland cap on Friday night confident he still has another five or six years in his legs.
Ireland captain Peter O'Mahony has admitted that he is finding the hot Houston climate tough going ahead of Saturday's meeting with the United States.
Alan Kelly has put Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood on red alert ahead of Friday night's World Cup qualifier against the Faroe Islands.
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