Tag Archives: Defence

Tiger Woods’ Masters defence in doubt after Players Championship withdrawal | Sport

Jaon Day of Australia plays his shot from the third tee at Bay Hill before withdrawing from the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

The ability of Tiger Woods to defend the Masters successfully has been thrown into doubt after a lingering back problem ruled the 15-times major champion out of next week’s Players Championship. Ordinarily the PGA Tour’s marquee event at Sawgrass would constitute a key part of Woods’s Masters build-up. The first …

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Ellyse Perry ruled out of T20 World Cup as rain threatens Australia’s title defence | Sport

Australia’s bid to win a fifth Women’s Twenty20 World Cup has suffered a blow with all-rounder Ellyse Perry ruled out of the remainder of the tournament due to a serious hamstring injury. Perry hobbled off the pitch during the host nation’s win over New Zealand on Monday after sustaining the …

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England keep title hopes alive as George Ford outwits Ireland defence | Sport

Elliot Daly

England are back in Six Nations title contention after a convincing victory over a below-par and overly generous Ireland. In their first home fixture of the tournament the hosts successfully capitalised on a 17-0 first-half lead and now sit second in the table, four points behind unbeaten France with two …

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Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can breach Shaun Edwards’ defence | Sport

Shaun Edwards is now France’s defence coach.

One of the characteristics that made Wales successful under Warren Gatland was their power of recovery. In the 12 years the New Zealander was in charge they suffered successive defeats in a Six Nations campaign three times and an early test for his successor, Wayne Pivac, is how the champions …

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Global Defence Firms Line Up As Government Goes Shopping To Update Ageing Fleet

Global Defence Firms Line Up As Government Goes Shopping To Update Ageing Fleet

Military is also looking to buy submarines, warships and battlefield communication systems. LUCKNOW: US and European defence firms backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s military modernisation drive at a defence exhibition on Friday, despite a lengthy procurement process running into years and limited funds. Airbus SE and US-based Lockheed Martin Corp …

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