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Rory Murphy

Rory Murphy
Lover of all sports with a particular interest in golf, football and rugby union. Very mild obsessions with Ji-Sung Park and Patrice Evra.

Sky Sports’ Guillem Balague Claims Both Man United And Liverpool Are Interested In Real Madrid Superstar

MAN UNITED FILE PHOTO (EDITORS NOTE: GRADIENT ADDED - COMPOSITE OF TWO IMAGES - Image numbers (L) 630799888 and 619016290) In this composite image a comparision has been made between Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United and Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool. Manchester United and Liverpool meet in a Premier League match on January 15,2017 at Old Trafford in Manchester. ***LEFT IMAGE*** STRATFORD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at London Stadium on January 2, 2017 in Stratford, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on October 29, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Manchester United, despite having Juan Mata, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on their books, continue to struggle for goals. Thirteenth-placed Bournemouth have scored more than the Reds despite Jose Mourinho’s side creating more chances this term than all but Liverpool and Spurs. Nine home draws in 16, all of which they could and probably should have won, …

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Golf Fans Were Absolutely Loving Padraig Harrington’s Commentary At The Masters Last Night

VILAMOURA, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 23: Padraig Harrington of Ireland poses with the trophy and a bottle of beer following his victory during day four of the Portugal Masters at Victoria Clube de Golfe on October 23, 2016 in Vilamoura, Portugal. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images) MASTERS

The 81st Masters Tournament is all set up for a thrilling weekend with the world’s top players, minus Dustin Johnson, all contending for the lead. There are narratives aplenty at Augusta with Jordan Spieth looking to avenge last year’s disaster, Sergio Garcia aiming to finally to fall over the line at a major championship and Phil Mickelson trying to emulate …

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Watch: Rory, Day And Tiger All Star In Hilarious, If Slightly Cringey, New Nike Ad

Rory McIlroy Golf

It’s every golf fan’s favourite week with the Masters starting, weather permitting, this Thursday in Augusta National. Rory McIlroy is coming in unusually under the radar despite once again aiming for a career Grand Slam with the genuinely ridiculous form of Dustin Johnson dominating the headlines along with Jordan Spieth. The Texan is returning to the site of his shocking …

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Watch: Howard Webb Brilliantly Explains Why We Need VAR As He Examines Zlatan Offside vs Everton

Zlatan

Manchester United thought they had pegged Everton back last night with plenty of time left to go in search of a winner after Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home.  The Swede just about managed to meet Ander Herrera’s superb cross and his header squeezed past goalkeeper Joel Robles. The referee’s assistant flagged and, in doing so, seemed to suck the last air …

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Ties And Venues Confirmed For The Champions Cup Semi-Finals

Munster, Leinster, Saracens and Clermont Auvergne all secured passage to the Champions Cup last four this weekend. Munster powered past Toulouse in Thomond Park on Saturday after Leinster had eased past Wasps. Saracens ran out 38-13 winners against Glasgow Warriors earlier today while Clermont edged an all-French affair against Toulon in the final game of the weekend. The semi-finals have …

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Watch: Owen Farrell Could Be In Trouble After Getting Involved In Scrap During Glasgow Win

Farrell Munster Saracens

Saracens continued their fine form on Sunday afternoon with a comfortable win over Glasgow to seal a place in European Champions Cup semi-final where they’ll meet Munster in 20 days time. Owen Farrell kicked 18 points in the 38-13 win and was crowned man of the match after the game for another imperious performance from out-half. However, his involvement in …

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Rugby Fans In Awe As Munster Turn In Vintage Performance To Beat Toulouse

European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter-Final, Thomond Park, Limerick 1/4/2017 Munster vs Toulouse Munster's Darren Sweetnam celebrates his try with Tyler Bleyendaal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Munster secured their spot in the last four of the European Champions Cup at Thomond Park in a vintage home performance. Rassie Erasmus’ men followed Leinster into the semi-finals with an impressive 41-16 win over Toulouse. They led for almost the whole game after John Ryan crossed in just the fifth minute. They could have been further after Tyler Bleyendaal dotted …

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