Sport Rory McIlroy four shots off lead in Florida

16:56  28 february  2021
16:56  28 february  2021 Source:   newsletter.co.uk

Handball: PSG continues against Meshkov Brest

 Handball: PSG continues against Meshkov Brest © Supplied by Sports.fr Handball - Champions League (M / D12): PSG continues against Meshkov Brest PSG is indeed launched in the Champions League. While the pressure of a possible elimination from the group stage is definitely removed, players Raul Gonzalez Gutierrez used the reception of Meshkov Brest to continue their winning streak on the European stage.

The Northern Ireland player trails Collin Morikawa, who takes a two-shot lead into the final round as the American goes in search of a first World Golf Championships title at The Concession.

a little girl standing next to a tree © Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot from a bunker on the second hole during the third roun...

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka and 2014 FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel were at 13 under, a shot clear of 2012 US Open champion Webb Simpson and two ahead of former world number one McIlroy and 2018 Masters winner Patrick Reed.

McIlroy signed for an eventful 66, the highlight of which came when he eagled the 13th to cancel out a double-bogey on the second.

Champions League: Nantes caught on the wire by Kiel

 Champions League: Nantes caught on the wire by Kiel © Supplied by Sports.fr Handball - Champions League (H / D13): Nantes caught on the wire by Kiel After having made FC Barcelona doubt, Nantes has yet another feat. On the occasion of the reception of Kiel, crowned European champion last December, the players of Alberto Entrerrios once again put in a very good performance but were not paid in terms of the result. If Hendrik Pekeler (2 goals on 4 shots) opened the scoring, it was the Nantes side who took control of the scoreboard.

“It’s OK,” he said. “It’s nowhere near what I feel like I can play. I feel like I’m sort of piecing it around. I’m getting it around, put it that way.

“I don’t feel like I’m flushing it by any means but it’s a work in progress and I’m seeing some good signs, which I guess is encouraging.”

Morikawa and Horschel were playing together but they were worlds apart on the leaderboard when the former made five birdies in a row to lead by three at the turn and then made two more on the 11th and 12th to lead by five.

Horschel had birdied the seventh and eighth but was back level for the day after consecutive bogeys from the 13th left him six shots off the lead.

A gain on the 16th was followed by a remarkable eagle from just 10 feet on the next and with Morikawa’s late stumble, Horschel too was in the mix for a first WGC win.

Fitzpatrick, Simpson share lead at WGC-Workday Championship

  Fitzpatrick, Simpson share lead at WGC-Workday Championship England's Matt Fitzpatrick posted a flawless round to take a share of the WCG-Workday Championship lead alongside American Webb Simpson.World number 16 Fitzpatrick carded a six-under 66 without dropping a shot on day one at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida.

Morikawa told europeantour.com: “Everything still feels great about my game. It was a struggle coming down the last few holes but I still feel like I’m driving it well, still feel like I’m hitting my iron shots so, come tomorrow, I’ll get some good rest and we’ll be right there.

“Anything can happen. I know all the guys behind me, they’re very capable of going low, if not having a start like I had today. That’s why I’ve got to be ready from hole one and be ready all the way through the round tomorrow.”

Koepka recovered from a bogey-bogey start with four birdies, while Simpson carded a 69.

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Martin Laird on tail of leader Corey Conners at Bay Hill .
The Scot, who won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2011, is one shot off the lead at halfway.Conners added a 69 to his opening 66 for a halfway total of nine under par, a shot ahead of 2011 champion Laird, with McIlroy another stroke back alongside Norway’s Viktor Hovland and American Lanto Griffin.

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