nirl


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nirl

(nɜːl; Scottish nɪrl)
n
a lump or nodulea small person
vb
to shrivel or shrink
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The F-35 NIRL will utilize the A2PATS' unique capabilities to develop and validate aircraft software requirements.
216 - F Molinari (Ita) 74 73 69, G McDowell (NIrl) 70 75 71, S Flesch 74 73 69, D Thoms 69 75 72.
216 Rory McIlroy (NIrl) 72 73 71, Ken Duke 71 72 73, Luke Donald (Eng) 73 71 72, |Henrik Stenson (Swe) 71 70 75, Stuart Appleby (Aus) 72 73 71
FIRST-ROUND DRAW: K Doherty (Irl) v S James (Eng); M King (Eng) v D Morgan (Wal); J Wattana (Tha) v M Fu (Hkg); J Higgins (Sco) v G Greene (NIrl); M Williams (Wal) v I McCulloch (Eng); P Ebdon (Eng) v M Stevens (Wal); T Drago (Mlt) v F O'Brien (Irl); A Hamilton (Eng) v C Small (Sco); A McManus (Sco) v J White (Eng); A Robidoux (Can) v N Walker (Eng); S Hendry (Sco) v P Hunter (Eng); R O'Sullivan (Eng) v L Fernandez (Irl); J Parrott (Eng) v T Murphy (NIrl); S Davis (Eng) v J Perry (Eng); N Bond (Eng) v D Dale (Wal); S Lee (Eng) v J Lardner (Sco).
3.21 Graeme McDowell (Nirl), Fabian Gomez (Arg), Scott Piercy
Selected first round results: Mark Allen (NIrl) bt Alex Ursenbache (Swi) 4-1, Jamie Jones (Wal) bt Chris Norbury (Eng) 4-0, Mark Williams (Wal) bt Lyu Haotian (Chn) 4-0, Ben Woollaston (Eng) bt T Tirapongpaiboon (Tha) 4-2, Shaun Murphy (Eng) bt Steven Hallworth (Eng) 4-3, Ashley Carty (Eng) bt Michael Holt (Eng) 4-2, Michael Wasley (Eng) bt Dominic Dale (Wal) 4-3, Ken Doherty (Irl) bt Zhou Yuelong (Chn) 4-3, Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) bt Vinnie Calabrese (Aus) 4-1, Xiao Guodong (Chn) bt Joe Swail (NIrl) 4-1, Rory McLeod (Eng) bt Andrew Pagett (Wal) 4-2, Matthew Stevens (Wal) bt Oliver Lines (Eng) 4-3, Neil Robertson (Aus) bt James Cahill (Eng) 4-0, Marco Fu (Hkg) bt Ian Glover (Eng) 4-2, Ally Carter (Eng) bt Fraser Patrick (Sco) 4-1, Judd Trump (Eng) bt James Wattana (Tha) 4-2.
WORLD RANKINGS 1 Rory McIlroy (Nirl) 10.73, 2 Henrik Stenson (Swe) 7.87, 3 Adam Scott (Aus) 7.41, 4 Bubba Watson (USA) 7.21, 5 Sergio Garcia (Spa) 6.47, 6 Justin Rose (Eng) 6.44, 7 Jim Furyk (USA) 6.39, 8 Jason Day (Aus) 5.78, 9 Jordan Spieth (USA) 5.59, 10 Rickie Fowler (USA) 5.31, 11 Matt Kuchar (USA) 4.95, 12 Martin Kaymer (Ger) 4.73, 13 Billy Horschel (USA) 4.38, 14 Patrick Reed (USA) 4.29, 15 Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn) 4.28, 16 Phil Mickelson (USA) 4.21, 17 Jimmy Walker (USA) 4.11, 18 Graeme McDowell (Nirl) 3.99, 19 Victor Dubuisson (Fra) 3.91, 20 Zach Johnson (USA) 3.82, 21 Dustin Johnson (USA) 3.79, 22 Chris Kirk (USA) 3.74, 23 Hunter Mahan (USA) 3.54, 24 Jamie Donaldson (Wal) 3.31, 25 Kevin Na (USA) 3.31
Pablo Larrazabal (Spa), Bryden Macpherson (Aus) 1221 Charley Hoffman, George Coetzee (Rsa), Michael Hoey (Nirl) 1232 Brendon De Jonge (Zim), Kevin Streelman, Brendon Todd 1243 Gary Woodland, Sandy Lyle (Sco), Kevin Stadler 1254 Graham Delaet (Can), Brandt Snedeker, Cheng-tsung Pan (Chn) 1305 Boo Weekley, Danny Willett (Eng), Ashun Wu (Chn) 1316 J.B.
Vogel 0939 Charl Schwartzel (Rsa), Webb Simpson, Peter Hanson (Swe) 0950 Zach Johnson, K J Choi (Kor), Graeme McDowell (NIrl) 1012 Michael Thompson, John Huh, John Senden (Aus) 1023 Stewart Cink, Nicolas Colsaerts (Bel), Thaworn Wiratchant (Tha) 1034 Bubba Watson, Ian Poulter (Eng), (x) Steven Fox 1045 Tiger Woods, Luke Donald (Eng), Scott Piercy 1056 Jason Day (Aus), Rickie Fowler, Padraig Harrington (Irl) 1107 John Merrick, Thorbjorn Olesen (Den), D.A.
EUROPEAN Tour Race to Dubai after the US PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Georgia, United States of America Prize money in Euros: 1 Luke Donald (Eng) 3778199.00, 2 Charl Schwartzel (Rsa) 2023252.00, 3 Rory McIlroy (NIrl) 1935461.00, 4 Lee Westwood (Eng) 1777431.00, 5 Martin Kaymer (Ger) 1650895.00, 6 Anders Hansen (Den) 1588340.00, 7 Darren Clarke (NIrl) 1332960.00, 8 Alexander Noren (Swe) 973313.00, 9 Simon Dyson (Eng) 950080.00, 10 Alvaro Quiros (Spa) 879937.00, 11 Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spa) 852747.00, 12 Nicolas Colsaerts (Bel) 839071.00, 13 Pablo Larrazabal (Spa) 820400.00, 14 Ian Poulter (Eng) 805369.00, 15 Thomas Bjorn (Den) 781486.00, 16 Y.E.
SNOOKER 2011 CHINA OPEN QUALIFIERS, SHEFFIELD, 1ST RD: Joe Delaney (Irl) bt Andrew Pagett (Wal) 5-2, Liam Highfield (Eng) bt Jamie O'neill (Eng) 5-2, Liu Song (Chn) bt Noppon Saengkham (Tha) 5-1, Kurt Maflin (Nor) bt Simon Bedford (Eng) 5-2, Zhang Anda (Chn) bt Patrick Wallace (NIrl) 5-2, Xiao Guodong (Chn) bt Dermot Mcglinchey (NIrl) 5-2, David Gilbert (Eng) bt David Morris (Irl) 5-4, Liu Chuang (Chn) bt Jak Jones (Wal) 5-3, Kuldesh Johal (Eng) bt Igor Figueiredo (Bra) 5-2, Issara Kachaiwong (Tha) bt Thanawat Thirapongpa (Tha) 5-1.
SNOOKER Welsh Open 2011, Newport, second round: Mark J Williams (Wal) bt Jamie Cope (Eng) 4-0, Allister Carter (Eng) bt Peter Ebdon (Eng) 4-1, Matthew Stevens (Wal) bt Ryan Day (Wal) 4-3, Ding Junhui (Chn) bt Mark Allen (NIrl) 4-3, Graeme Dott (Sco) bt Neil Robertson (Aus) 4-1, Stephen Maguire (Sco) bt Stephen Hendry (Sco) 4-2.