Rory, the T-Rex, the Kaiser, the goose, the gander and the golden egg

Rory, the T-Rex, the Kaiser, the goose, the gander and the golden egg

Who could have imagined that the signing of a $100 million, five-year endorsement deal with Nike in January 2013 would coincide with an acrimonious management break up just months later that is now the subject of a multimillion euro legal case.

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Poll — McIlroy's 2014 third behind Katie Taylor and Six Nations rugby; golf not in top 5 popular sports

Poll — McIlroy's 2014 third behind Katie Taylor and Six Nations rugby; golf not in top 5 popular sports

Never mind the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, Rory McIlroy's double major winning season has been clobbered to the canvas by Katie Taylor's latest win and tackled into touch by the Irish rugby team's Six Nations triumph in a new poll of the greatest Irish sporting achievements of 2014.

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McIlroy named The Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year

McIlroy named The Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year

Rory McIlroy has been named The 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year, collecting the prestigious award for the second time in three years following an extraordinary season, writes the European Tour.

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McGinley's Midas touch can bring Rio gold (and don't write off Padraig)

McGinley's Midas touch can bring Rio gold (and don't write off Padraig)

Rory McIlroy is the massive favourite for Olympic gold in 2016 but newly named Irish golf Team Leader Paul McGinley insists we shouldn’t write off Shane Lowry or a resurgent Padraig Harrington doing the samba on the winner's rostrum in Brazil.
 

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McIlroy-Horizon battle promises plenty of courtroom drama

McIlroy-Horizon battle promises plenty of courtroom drama

It wasn't in the grand setting of James Gandon's Four Courts but in a tiny third floor room nearby that the latest chapter in the Rory McIlroy v Horizon Sports Management drama played out to a handful of court scribes and a quarrel of lawyers.

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Royal County Down promises sellout Irish Open but "uncertainty" looms over Irish government golf strategy

Royal County Down promises sellout Irish Open but "uncertainty" looms over Irish government golf strategy

Rory McIlroy might be box office but the Irish Open still needs a commitment from the Irish Government to ensure that event builds on the momentum of what promises to be an 80,000 sell out at Royal County Down next May.

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