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Saturday 9 April, 2016

From The42 Retirement plans put on hold as Matthew Macklin edges out Brian Rose on points Hard Fought

Retirement plans put on hold as Matthew Macklin edges out Brian Rose on points

The Tipperary Tornado battled hard to claim victory in London tonight.

From The42 'He's doing overtime for me up above' - Mouse Morris pays tribute to late son after Grand National win Emotional This post contains videos

'He's doing overtime for me up above' - Mouse Morris pays tribute to late son after Grand National win

Rule The World’s trainer was nearly speechless after today’s win at Aintree.

Friday 8 April, 2016

From The42 Liverpool captain Henderson out for the season after suffering knee ligament damage Sidelined

Liverpool captain Henderson out for the season after suffering knee ligament damage

The England midfielder may also miss Euro 2016.

From The42 SBG fighter gets title shot as BAMMA returns to the 3Arena this June Irish MMA

SBG fighter gets title shot as BAMMA returns to the 3Arena this June

Chris Fields will take on Scot Paul Craig for the light heavyweight title.

From The42 Who's Shane McLowry? ESPN reporter gets his Irish golfers mixed up during Masters interview Confusion This post contains videos

Who's Shane McLowry? ESPN reporter gets his Irish golfers mixed up during Masters interview

The Offaly man appeared to take it well.

From The42 Unbeaten Khabib handed a new opponent after UFC main event is called off Replacement

Unbeaten Khabib handed a new opponent after UFC main event is called off

Newcomer Darrell Horcher will step in next weekend after the injury to Tony Ferguson.

Dublin's Conal Keaney announces his retirement from the inter-county game

The dual star has called time on his career with the Dubs.

Thursday 7 April, 2016

From The42 Clinical Ireland put 5 past Montenegro to earn biggest win in 12 years Coygig This post contains videos

Clinical Ireland put 5 past Montenegro to earn biggest win in 12 years

Louise Quinn, Aine O’Gorman, Ruesha Littlejohn, Denis O’Sullivan and Stephanie Roche were on all the scoresheet in Petrovac.

From The42 Freak accident could rob Glenn Whelan of 100% Premier League record BACK PROBLEMS

Freak accident could rob Glenn Whelan of 100% Premier League record

The Ireland midfielder is a doubt for Stoke’s meeting with Liverpool this weekend after injuring his back getting out of the car.

From The42 After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend Long Awaited

After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend

The 21-year-old is over his hamstring injury and starts against the Gold Coast Suns in the AFL on Saturday.

From The42 Ireland oddly down in the latest Fifa rankings despite a win and a draw last week Movers And Shakers

Ireland oddly down in the latest Fifa rankings despite a win and a draw last week

The Boys in Green have lost ground on Northern Ireland after falling two places to 31st.

From The42 Miesha Tate will defend her belt for the first time at UFC 200 Title Fight

Miesha Tate will defend her belt for the first time at UFC 200

Amanda Nunes has been confirmed as the opponent for 9 July.

Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From The42 ‘Shane has made himself an important part of this squad’ – O’Neill lauds ‘confident’ Long Post-Match

‘Shane has made himself an important part of this squad’ – O’Neill lauds ‘confident’ Long

The Ireland manager also spoke about giving away poor goals and the performance of Eunan O’Kane in his post-match press conference.

Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From The42 Hoolahan, Christie and O’Kane shine and other thoughts from Ireland’s draw with Slovakia Reaction

Hoolahan, Christie and O’Kane shine and other thoughts from Ireland’s draw with Slovakia

Rob Elliot’s chances of heading to Euro 2016 were also dealt a significant blow tonight.

From The42 Long and McClean strike from the spot as Ireland put in positive performance against Slovakia Euro 2016 Warm Up

Long and McClean strike from the spot as Ireland put in positive performance against Slovakia

Martin O’Neill’s side drew 2-2 at Lansdowne Road this evening.

From The42 Ireland win two penalties in as many minutes during action-packed first half All Square This post contains videos

Ireland win two penalties in as many minutes during action-packed first half

The Boys in Green fell behind to Slovakia but goals from Shane Long and James McClean saw them come away with a draw.

Monday 28 March, 2016

‘It’s a different atmosphere’ – Clark glad to put relegation woes to one side and focus on Ireland

The defender is happy to get a break away from life at the Premier League’s basement club Aston Villa.

Given can boost Euro 2016 chances thanks to Butland injury – O’Neill

The Ireland boss also spoke about the uncertainty around the fitness issue that has kept Robbie Keane out of this week’s friendlies.

From The42 Turner’s Cross will host Ireland’s final Euro 2016 warm-up game COYBIG

Turner’s Cross will host Ireland’s final Euro 2016 warm-up game

The Boys in Green take on Belarus at Cork City’s home ground on 31 May.

From The42 Ireland set to turn to McClean with just one fit striker for Slovakia Versatile

Ireland set to turn to McClean with just one fit striker for Slovakia

Martin O’Neill hinted that the West Brom winger could be in line for a different role tomorrow evening.

Saturday 26 March, 2016

From The42 Ireland running out of strikers as Walters and Murphy return to their clubs Depleted Squad

Ireland running out of strikers as Walters and Murphy return to their clubs

Neither player will feature against Slovakia on Tuesday.

From The42 St Kevin’s Boys get the better of Barcelona in the Academy Cup Giant-killing

St Kevin’s Boys get the better of Barcelona in the Academy Cup

The Dublin schoolboy club defeated the Catalan giants in this weekend’s U13s tournament.

From The42 Brogan and Andrews return to Dublin team for Donegal meeting Starting XV

Brogan and Andrews return to Dublin team for Donegal meeting

Croke Park hosts the Allianz Football League Division 1 fixture this evening.

Friday 25 March, 2016

‘I got goosebumps out there’ – Man-of-the-match Duffy gives O’Neill something to think about

The Blackburn Rovers defender was a stand-out performer at centre-half in Ireland’s win over Switzerland tonight.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly

There was live football on Good Friday as the Aviva Stadium hosted the Boys in Green in a Euro 2016 warm-up game.

From The42 Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test Chance To Impress

Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test

The Brentford midfielder starts in tonight’s international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 18 years ago today, 2 of Ireland’s greatest ever players made their international debuts Memory Lane

18 years ago today, 2 of Ireland’s greatest ever players made their international debuts

Robbie Keane and Damien Duff both earned their first senior caps away to the Czech Republic in March 1998.

Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 Elliot handed golden opportunity to stake his claim for Ireland number 1 shirt Big Chance

Elliot handed golden opportunity to stake his claim for Ireland number 1 shirt

Newcastle United’s goalkeeper will start one of this week’s friendlies thanks to his performances in the Premier League this season.

From The42 Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban In Hot Water

Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban

The FAI have sanctioned the Waterford United boss for critical comments made about the SSE Airtricity League.

From The42 ‘It’s not ideal. People have paid a lot of money for tickets’ – O’Neill on prospect of playing behind closed doors Security Concerns

‘It’s not ideal. People have paid a lot of money for tickets’ – O’Neill on prospect of playing behind closed doors

The Ireland boss admits they will have no alternative but to comply with the extreme measures if they are taken at Euro 2016.

From The42 Walters and Hendrick ruled out for Ireland’s Euro 2016 warm-up with Switzerland Injury List

Walters and Hendrick ruled out for Ireland’s Euro 2016 warm-up with Switzerland

The pair have left the squad in Dublin but Walters could feature against Slovakia next Tuesday.

From The42 Judge: ‘If I do what I’ve been doing at my club then I’ll give myself every chance for the summer’ Making His Bow

Judge: ‘If I do what I’ve been doing at my club then I’ll give myself every chance for the summer’

Brentford’s in-form midfielder is planning to force his way into Martin O’Neill’s Euro 2016 plans by flourishing in his debut.

Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From The42 ‘I never stopped believing in myself’ – Gleeson back in the Ireland fold 9 years on from last cap Remember Him?

‘I never stopped believing in myself’ – Gleeson back in the Ireland fold 9 years on from last cap

At 27, the Birmingham City midfielder could be set for a long-awaited return against Switzerland or Slovakia.

From The42 ‘It would have been the ideal opportunity for him’ – Keane reveals Arter ruled out for Ireland Achilles Heel

‘It would have been the ideal opportunity for him’ – Keane reveals Arter ruled out for Ireland

The Bournemouth midfielder is set to miss out on this week’s friendly games, while a number of other players are doubts.

Monday 21 March, 2016

From The42 ‘In the first few minutes we had a knockabout with Roy Keane and Steve Guppy. That set the tone’ New Man

‘In the first few minutes we had a knockabout with Roy Keane and Steve Guppy. That set the tone’

Winger Jonny Hayes is keen to make the most of his first call-up to the Ireland squad this week.

From The42 Man City’s Jack Byrne trained with the Ireland senior team for the first time today One For The Future

Man City’s Jack Byrne trained with the Ireland senior team for the first time today

The teenager got his first taste of the international set-up at the National Sports Campus in Dublin.

Sunday 20 March, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League Derby Day This post contains a poll

As it happened: Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League

It was over to the Etihad Stadium where the city rivals battled it out in a bid to finish in the Premier League’s top four.

Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 Westwood unfairly overlooked and other thoughts on the Ireland squad announcement Talking Points

Westwood unfairly overlooked and other thoughts on the Ireland squad announcement

Martin O’Neill gave further indications about the make-up of his final Euro 2016 panel today.

From The42 No place for Forrester but Judge, Gleeson and Doherty remain as O’Neill trims Ireland squad Double-header

No place for Forrester but Judge, Gleeson and Doherty remain as O’Neill trims Ireland squad

The Aviva Stadium hosts two friendlies against Swizterland and Slovakia later this month.

From The42 Ireland international O’Sullivan earns big move to the US Coygig

Ireland international O’Sullivan earns big move to the US

The 22-year-old is joining Houston Dash from Glasgow City.