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Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 Gibraltar score their first ever competitive goal to give the Scots an almighty scare SHock Of Gibraltar

Gibraltar score their first ever competitive goal to give the Scots an almighty scare

Ireland fans were watching this one closely.

From The42 Ireland’s Olympic heroes Barnes and Conlan one fight away from Rio qualification Road To Brazil

Ireland’s Olympic heroes Barnes and Conlan one fight away from Rio qualification

The pair recorded victories at last night’s World Series of Boxing in Milan.

From The42 ‘Lewandowski is a top player but Poland aren’t a one-man team’ – O’Neill Danger Man

‘Lewandowski is a top player but Poland aren’t a one-man team’ – O’Neill

The Ireland boss says it would be foolish to get carried away worrying about the Bayern Munich striker.

From The42 ‘I’ll stop playing and stop scoring goals when I can hardly walk’ – Keane ready for Poles Evergreen

‘I’ll stop playing and stop scoring goals when I can hardly walk’ – Keane ready for Poles

Ireland’s captain accepts that he may not start tomorrow but insists that he will lead by example whatever Martin O’Neill decides.

Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The42 O’Neill reiterates importance of home victories and calls for ‘one fantastic performance’ IrlPol

O’Neill reiterates importance of home victories and calls for ‘one fantastic performance’

The Ireland manager says defeat to Poland would put a ‘dent’ in their chances of Euro 2016 qualification.

From The42 ‘I’ve no need to question anyone’s passion’ – O’Neill defends McCarthy after Brady criticism Commitment

‘I’ve no need to question anyone’s passion’ – O’Neill defends McCarthy after Brady criticism

The Everton midfielder may not be as committed as he should be, according to ex-international Brady.

From The42 Goalkeepers beware! Never attempt clearances when Zlatan is around Improvisation This post contains videos

Goalkeepers beware! Never attempt clearances when Zlatan is around

Care to guess what happened next?

Friday 27 March, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s not as bizarre as everyone thinks’ – Brady on early recovery from fall ‘down a hole’ Wingman

‘It’s not as bizarre as everyone thinks’ – Brady on early recovery from fall ‘down a hole’

The Hull City winger says he is ready to give ’110%’ if called upon by Martin O’Neill this weekend.

From The42 Sheppard: John Caulfied’s honesty and the passion of the fans sold Cork to me Rebels

Sheppard: John Caulfied’s honesty and the passion of the fans sold Cork to me

The Cork City striker is hoping to hit top form for the Leesiders after scoring his first goal this week.

From The42 Welcome boost adds to selection headache for O’Neill as injured pair return to training IrlPol

Welcome boost adds to selection headache for O’Neill as injured pair return to training

James McClean and Stephen Ward were back involved as the squad was put through its paces this afternoon.

From The42 Kerry and Mayo name teams for penultimate round of the Allianz Football League Starting XV

Kerry and Mayo name teams for penultimate round of the Allianz Football League

The All-Ireland champions face Monaghan while Mayo play Cork this weekend.

Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Quinn: O’Neill hasn’t left one stone unturned in video research of Poland Fail To Prepare...

Quinn: O’Neill hasn’t left one stone unturned in video research of Poland

The Ireland players have been studying up on the Group D leaders, according to Hull City midfielder Quinn.

From The42 Ireland’s U17s have qualified for the European finals after a dramatic final day COYBIG

Ireland’s U17s have qualified for the European finals after a dramatic final day

Tom Mohan’s men are into this year’s tournament in Bulgaria despite losing 1-0 to Poland.

From The42 Watch an excellent documentary about Ireland and Man City rising star Jack Byrne Next Generation This post contains videos

Watch an excellent documentary about Ireland and Man City rising star Jack Byrne

The Ireland U21 international has come along way since his days at St Kevin’s Boys.

Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 ‘There are places up for grabs. It’s not chess we’re playing’ – Keane IrePol

‘There are places up for grabs. It’s not chess we’re playing’ – Keane

Ireland’s No2 believes it is up to the players to get the Aviva Stadium going when Poland come to town on Sunday.

Friday 20 March, 2015

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

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Thursday 19 March, 2015

From The42 Want to know how to get your hands on free tickets for the McGregor/Aldo event in Dublin? In Demand

Want to know how to get your hands on free tickets for the McGregor/Aldo event in Dublin?

You will be able to register for the UFC 189 World Tour tomorrow morning.

From The42 Barcelona’s mosaic for this weekend’s El Clasico will be something special Mes Que Un Club

Barcelona’s mosaic for this weekend’s El Clasico will be something special

98,000 cards will be handed out to fans as Barca welcome rivals Real Madrid to the Camp Nou.

From The42 ‘They are champions and have top players so you want to come in and do well’ The Town

‘They are champions and have top players so you want to come in and do well’

The midfielder has made an instant impression after his recent move to Dundalk by providing the two assists in their opening two league victories.

Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Barcelona v Man City, Champions League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Barcelona v Man City, Champions League

Manuel Pellegrini’s men trailed the Catalan giants 2-1 going into this evening’s last-16 second leg.

From The42 Jon Walters undergoes surgery on fractured cheek, pokes fun at Robert Huth’s chin Bantz

Jon Walters undergoes surgery on fractured cheek, pokes fun at Robert Huth’s chin

The Stoke City man is an injury worry for Ireland’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The42 Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign A Bloody Good Cause

Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign

Longford Town’s Stephen Rice and a number of League of Ireland footballers have pulled together to promote platelet donating.

From The42 4 talking points ahead of this week’s Champions League games Second Legs

4 talking points ahead of this week’s Champions League games

Manchester City and Arsenal will have to make up for first leg defeats if they are to remain in this year’s competition.

Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Poyet sacked, McIlroy gets his own video game and today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Poyet sacked, McIlroy gets his own video game and today’s sport

There is also an update on the International Rule series and sad news about an Australian boxer.

Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The42 QPR’s Matt Phillips with a 45-yard goal of the season contender You Don't Stop Those This post contains videos

QPR’s Matt Phillips with a 45-yard goal of the season contender

The Rs winger hit an unstoppable long-distance effort in their 3-1 loss at Selhurst Park.

From The42 If Paul O’Connell made sandwiches they’d be the best in the world! It’s comments of the week They Said What?

If Paul O’Connell made sandwiches they’d be the best in the world! It’s comments of the week

Before going on to become one of Ireland’s greatest rugby players, Paulie worked behind a deli counter as a young lad.

From The42 Ireland are ‘Kings of the Kick’ in RTÉ’s latest 6 Nations promo Anticipation This post contains videos

Ireland are ‘Kings of the Kick’ in RTÉ’s latest 6 Nations promo

Joe Schmidt’s men have scored 48 of their 63 points from the boot in this year’s tournament.

Friday 13 March, 2015

From The42 ‘Young players not ready to step up at this critical stage’ – O’Neill Road To France

‘Young players not ready to step up at this critical stage’ – O’Neill

The Ireland manager has also emphasised the importance of getting three points against Poland later this month.

Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The42 Stop everything! Stephanie Roche has scored another brilliant volley Top Drawer This post contains videos

Stop everything! Stephanie Roche has scored another brilliant volley

The Ireland striker was on target in their 2-1 win over Costa Rica yesterday.

From The42 Who is Ireland’s new midfielder Harry Arter? Welcome Aboard

Who is Ireland’s new midfielder Harry Arter?

We give you the lowdown on the latest player to be named in Martin O’Neill’s squad.

Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The42 Kilbane: Ireland shouldn’t fear Poland but Keane has to start Make Or Break

Kilbane: Ireland shouldn’t fear Poland but Keane has to start

The ex-Ireland international gave his thoughts on the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier and which players he would bring back into the team.

From The42 O’Shea, Walters, Grealish and all the other nominees for the FAI Awards Awards Night

O’Shea, Walters, Grealish and all the other nominees for the FAI Awards

Finalists for the 25th edition of the awards have been revealed today.

From The42 Alex Ferguson is bringing out yet another book Post-football

Alex Ferguson is bringing out yet another book

The ex-Man United boss has plenty of time on his hands since retiring and has announced details of his latest work.

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The42 Rory McIlroy is topless in a kilt on the front of this month’s Golf Digest Chiseled

Rory McIlroy is topless in a kilt on the front of this month’s Golf Digest

The magazine depicts the world number one as Michelangelo’s David for their April issue.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Ruby and Mullins big winners on Day 1 and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Ruby and Mullins big winners on Day 1 and all today’s sport

The opening day of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival didn’t disappoint, while Ireland lost out at the Cricket World Cup.

From The42 ‘Show your kids that football isn’t a TV show and get down to Dalymount’ Revolutionaries

‘Show your kids that football isn’t a TV show and get down to Dalymount’

Bohemians have produced a series of posters to entice fans to their games.

From The42 Keane: A lot of fans don’t understand the game. Van Gaal needs 2-3 years to rebuild Backing Louis This post contains videos

Keane: A lot of fans don’t understand the game. Van Gaal needs 2-3 years to rebuild

The ex-Manchester United captain believes their current manager should be given a chance.

Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 12 of the best bits from the final episode of the Conor McGregor documentary Irish Invasion

12 of the best bits from the final episode of the Conor McGregor documentary

The six-part series of The Notorious ended this evening.

From The42 Hero’s welcome for John Aldridge on his return to Real Sociedad Aldo This post contains videos

Hero’s welcome for John Aldridge on his return to Real Sociedad

The Basque club, these days managed by David Moyes, won 1-0 in front of their former player.

Sunday 8 March, 2015

From The42 Former Man United and Ireland youth player thriving as a coach in New York Interview

Former Man United and Ireland youth player thriving as a coach in New York

Dubliner Kevin Grogan has spent the past four years developing young footballers in the US.