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Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously...Harry Hawkins, of Belfast, Northern Ireland, coach of the four-man...Paul Johnston, coach of the Northern Ireland team, said he's confident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/boxers-adjusting-slo
Big names running out of time to lock up spots in Ryder Cup

...England, won at Congressional. Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, won the British Open and Sergio Garcia, of Spain...one? Bringing The Open back to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for only the second time in history, of course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-22/big-names-running-out-time-l
Rory McIlroy builds six-shot lead at British Open

...ahead of Rickie Fowler in just over an hour.And suddenly, the biggest challenge facing the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland was reminding himself that he had one more round left.McIlroy can't afford to picture his name etched on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-19/rory-mcilroy-builds-six-shot
Tiger Woods shows his rust on rough day at Hoylake

...McIlroy, usually considered the most likely player to succeed Woods as the face of the game.The Boy Wonder from Northern Ireland made his second straight 66 look downright easy, barely breaking a sweat on the sticky day."He plays pretty aggressively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-18/tiger-woods-shows-his-rust-r
The Royal & Ancient is expected to allow postal voting on female members issue

...it around the green for the benefit of spectators. DIVOTS: The R&A has not decided whether Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland will become a permanent addition to the British Open rotation, but it will not remove one of the nine existing clubs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-16/royal-ancient-expected-allow
Uruguay's Luis Suarez banned for four months by FIFA

...that behavior of this type will not be tolerated under any circumstances," said FIFA vice president Jim Boyce of Northern Ireland.The ban includes Liverpool's first three Champions League games in the five-time European champion's return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-26/uruguays-luis-suarez
Graeme McDowell wins French Open

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France - Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland came from eight shots back to retain his French Open title Sunday, shooting 4-under-par 67 in pouring rain to win by one shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-06/graeme-mcdowell-wins-french-
Women take spotlight at Pinehurst No. 2 as closing act

...qualifies.The 25-year-old McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland, was eligible to play for either Ireland or Team...would be very proud to do it again."Citizens of Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, can hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-18/women-take-spotlight-pinehur
Alan Dunbar | The Masters

April 8-142013 Alan Dunbar (93) Alan Dunbar profile scores & stats Birthplace: Bailymoney, Northern Ireland photos See more Alan Dunbar photos Hole By Hole Scores Round 2 2X Bogeys Masters Record First Masters Augusta Guide Welcome...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Alan_Dunbar.shtml
Rory McIlroy takes lead at Honda Classic

...great place," McIlroy said. "I couldn't be happier."The finish didn't hurt. The 24-year-old from Northern Ireland took aim at the flag over the water on the par-3 17th and made a 12-foot birdie putt. He finished with a fairway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-02-27/rory-mcilroy-takes-lead-hond