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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

#close but no cigar

# close-but-no-cigar - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Rory McIlroy moves to number two in the world but falls short on final day at Bay Hill

Marc Leishman took victory as the Northern Irishman finished two shots further back.

# close-but-no-cigar - Thursday 3 November, 2016

7 players who were unlucky to miss out on a football All-Star this year

These footballers were close but missed out on individual honours.

# close-but-no-cigar - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Derek McGrath: 'It was heroic. It was epic. They gave everything inside their soul.'

The Waterford manager nearly saw his side claim a momentous win.

# close-but-no-cigar - Monday 6 May, 2013

120 of 121 voters decide LeBron James is the NBA MVP So Near This post contains videos

120 of 121 voters decide LeBron James is the NBA MVP

The Miami Heat star thinks the missing vote must have been ‘a writer out of New York.’