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Clarke turns to rugby union great for Cup motivation

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CHASKA, Minnesota As part of Europe captain Darren Clarke's emphasis on 'shoulder to shoulder' unity at this week's Ryder Cup, he has asked former Ireland rugby union great Paul O'Connell to address his team on Tuesday.

Golf-Clarke turns to rugby union great for Cup motivation 27 Sep 2016

CHASKA, Minnesota, Sept 27 As part of Europe captain Darren Clarke's emphasis on 'shoulder to shoulder' unity at this week's Ryder Cup, he has asked former Ireland rugby union great Paul O'Connell to address his team on Tuesday.

Smith and Khawaja ease Australia to win over Ireland 27 Sep 2016

BENONI, South Africa A century stand from Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja propelled Australia to a nine-wicket victory over Ireland in their one-off One-Day International played at Willowmoore Park on Tuesday.

Cricket-Smith and Khawaja ease Australia to win over Ireland 27 Sep 2016

BENONI, South Africa, Sept 27 A century stand from Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja propelled Australia to a nine-wicket victory over Ireland in their one-off One-Day International played at Willowmoore Park on Tuesday.

McGregor to fight Alvarez for lightweight title at UFC 205 27 Sep 2016

NEW YORK Ireland's featherweight champion Conor McGregor will get thechance to become the first fighter to hold two UFC belts at the same time when he takes on Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title in Madison Square Gardens on Nov. 12.

Rugby-Lambie ready to play after three months of headaches 26 Sep 2016

PRETORIA, Sept 26 South Africa flyhalf Pat Lambie, who woke up with a headache every day for three months after being knocked out against Ireland in June, said he was ready to return against Australia on Saturday.

Worrall to get Australian ODI debut 26 Sep 2016

JOHANNESBURG Australia fast bowler Daniel Worrall will make his one-day international debut in Tuesday's one-off match against Ireland at Willowmore Park in Benoni, South Africa, captain Steve Smith said on Monday.

Cricket-Worrall to get Australian ODI debut 26 Sep 2016

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 26 Australia fast bowler Daniel Worrall will make his one-day international debut in Tuesday's one-off match against Ireland at Willowmore Park in Benoni, South Africa, captain Steve Smith said on Monday.

South Africa thrash Ireland by 206 runs in ODI 25 Sep 2016

A century on his One Day International debut from Temba Bavuma and four wickets from part-time spinner JP Duminy helped South Africa secure a one-sided 206-run victory over Ireland at Willowmore Park on Sunday.

Cricket-South Africa thrash Ireland by 206 runs in ODI 25 Sep 2016

Sept 25 A century on his One Day International debut from Temba Bavuma and four wickets from part-time spinner JP Duminy helped South Africa secure a one-sided 206-run victory over Ireland at Willowmore Park on Sunday.

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South Sudan rebels say govt troops attack base in north, threaten retaliation

JUBA Rebel forces in South Sudan said government troops attacked their garrison in a town in the north on Tuesday, and they threatened swift retaliation, stoking fears of another full-blown military confrontation in the young nation.