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Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 IRFU warns fans about buying from touts after 144 Six Nations tickets go missing LOST IN TRANSIT

IRFU warns fans about buying from touts after 144 Six Nations tickets go missing

An Post is investigating the incident and supporters attempting to gain entry with the cancelled tickets will be turned away.

From The42 AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they’ve unveiled plans for a new stadium Blueprint

AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they’ve unveiled plans for a new stadium

The 48,000-seater will have a retractable roof and is expected to cost around €300m.

From The42 ‘Up and down’ McGeady will never be a top player, says Thompson Criticism

‘Up and down’ McGeady will never be a top player, says Thompson

Everton’s Irish winger needs to add consistency to his game.

From The42 ‘Sturridge goal encapsulated everything that Liverpool have been missing’ – Phil Thompson Redmen

‘Sturridge goal encapsulated everything that Liverpool have been missing’ – Phil Thompson

The ex-Reds caretaker manager is optimistic after a goalscoring return for their top striker.

Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The42 After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky Major News

After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky

The oldest of golf’s four majors won’t be broadcast live on free-to-air television from 2017.

From The42 If Aaron Lennon is over-the-moon to join Everton, he’s certainly not showing it Happy Chappy
From The42 ‘The club must now learn to live within its means’ – Limerick chairman addresses rumours Sustainability

‘The club must now learn to live within its means’ – Limerick chairman addresses rumours

Pat O’Sullivan says he is committed to the club but the level of financial backing will be decreased.

Monday 2 February, 2015

From The42 ‘It was something I couldn’t turn down’ – Ireland’s Eoin Doyle joins Cardiff for 7-figure fee Irish Eye
From The42 10 of the best bits from tonight’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary The Notorious

10 of the best bits from tonight’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary

RTÉ 2 showed the second installment of the current series tonight.

From The42 Francesco Molinari’s hole-in-one made it rain down beer cans over the weekend Scenes This post contains videos

Francesco Molinari’s hole-in-one made it rain down beer cans over the weekend

The groundskeepers at TPC Scottsdale were left with some cleaning up to do.

From The42 ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Moyes beats Liverpool to Ings, Everton eye up Januzaj Last Hurrah

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Moyes beats Liverpool to Ings, Everton eye up Januzaj

It’s the last one for awhile so you know we’ve got a rake of rumours to bring you.

Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The42 ‘Whether you like combat sport or not, people enjoy it’ – Dr Eanna Falvey MMA

‘Whether you like combat sport or not, people enjoy it’ – Dr Eanna Falvey

One of the country’s top sports doctors gave us his thoughts on the rise of MMA in Ireland.

From The42 ‘I went from just starting to ride a bike to the London Paralympics in two years’ An Ras

‘I went from just starting to ride a bike to the London Paralympics in two years’

Mullingar’s Damien Shaw talks his hopes for Rio 2016 and this year’s An Post Rás.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

From The42 10 steps to throwing the perfect Super Bowl party Super Bowl XLIX

10 steps to throwing the perfect Super Bowl party

The whole NFL season has been building up to this Sunday night. So what better reason to have the gang around to yours.

From The42 Carroll to score against Liverpool and our 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend Wager

Carroll to score against Liverpool and our 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also envisaging a win for Chelsea over Man City and Arsenal seeing off Aston Villa.

From The42 UFC should tackle drugs problem by joining WADA, says top Irish doctor MMA

UFC should tackle drugs problem by joining WADA, says top Irish doctor

We spoke to Dr Conor O’Brien, an expert on drugs in sport, about the UFC’s current position and Jon Bones’ positive test.

Friday 30 January, 2015

From The42 Get booking! Conor McGregor’s title fight with Jose Aldo will be on 11 July Notorious

Get booking! Conor McGregor’s title fight with Jose Aldo will be on 11 July

The pair are set to face off in Las Vegas at the main event of UFC 189.

From The42 Rock starts as Dublin name team to face Cork in league opener Line-up

Rock starts as Dublin name team to face Cork in league opener

The Ballymun Kickhams man will lead their attack at Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday.

From The42 Mayo have scrapped their red away colours for a new luminous jersey Get Shirty

Mayo have scrapped their red away colours for a new luminous jersey

‘This year is different’ goes the tagline. They’ll be certainly hoping so.

From The42 Shamrock Rovers have signed Aston Villa striker Mikey Drennan Hoops

Shamrock Rovers have signed Aston Villa striker Mikey Drennan

The Ireland U21 international has completed his move from the Premier League club.

Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 IT Sligo braved some seriously snowy conditions last to defeat Queen’s in the Sigerson Cup F-f-f-freezing

IT Sligo braved some seriously snowy conditions last to defeat Queen’s in the Sigerson Cup

Sligo will face UCC in the next round thanks to their win at the Dub last night.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Figo challenges Blatter, Mayweather meets Pacquiao and today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Figo challenges Blatter, Mayweather meets Pacquiao and today’s sport

There’s also Joe Schmidt on Sean O’Brien’s fitness and the newest League of Ireland club is formed in Cabinteely.

From The42 Totti rips it out of Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or celebration with the help of Dubsmash Bantz This post contains videos

Totti rips it out of Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or celebration with the help of Dubsmash

The Roma lads are obviously big fans of the lip-sync app.

Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The42 Sky Sports are banning fans from transfer deadline day after last year’s chaos Scrapped This post contains videos

Sky Sports are banning fans from transfer deadline day after last year’s chaos

The channel’s reporters had sex toys waved in their faces live on air back in September.

From The42 Super Bowl XLIX: Where are the best places to watch the game in Ireland? SB49

Super Bowl XLIX: Where are the best places to watch the game in Ireland?

We’ve found 20 parties around the country to attend this Sunday night.

From The42 ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Rodgers keen on Barca’s German keeper Gossip Column

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Rodgers keen on Barca’s German keeper

There’s also the latest on Andre Schurrle, Darren Fletcher and a potential striker for Arsenal.

From The42 Dubliner Mark Yeates: Mourinho’s visit to our dressing room shows the class of the man Giant-killing

Dubliner Mark Yeates: Mourinho’s visit to our dressing room shows the class of the man

The Bradford City midfielder believes Premier League opponents won’t fancy playing on their pitch.

Monday 26 January, 2015

From The42 8 of the best bits from the new Conor McGregor documentary Reality Bites

8 of the best bits from the new Conor McGregor documentary

The first of six episodes aired on RTÉ 2 tonight.

From The42 Arsenal, Man United and Liverpool all avoid each other in FA Cup fifth round draw Last 16

Arsenal, Man United and Liverpool all avoid each other in FA Cup fifth round draw

The holders face Middlesbrough while Liverpool will meet Crystal Palace and Man United are away to Preston or Sheffield United if they both come through their replays.

From The42 Senator Catherine Noone now backing MMA to be recognised by Irish Sports Council Support

Senator Catherine Noone now backing MMA to be recognised by Irish Sports Council

The Fine Gael senator was speaking at an injury prevention event at the Royal College of Surgeons over the weekend.

From The42 Look away now if you don’t want to know who won last night’s Royal Rumble Spoiler Alert This post contains videos

Look away now if you don’t want to know who won last night’s Royal Rumble

If you chose bed over staying up late and haven’t recorded it to watch later, however, step right this way.

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From The42 Phil Neville jokes that he would ‘two-foot’ Rosicky for no-look pass Tongue In Cheek This post contains videos

Phil Neville jokes that he would ‘two-foot’ Rosicky for no-look pass

The Match of the Day pundit has received some criticism for comments made last night.

Saturday 24 January, 2015

From The42 Wilfried Bony lights up the African Cup of Nations with ‘elastico’ nutmeg Chewing Gum Boots This post contains videos

Wilfried Bony lights up the African Cup of Nations with ‘elastico’ nutmeg

The Ivory Coast striker’s marker won’t enjoy watching this back.

From The42 Byrne hasn’t given up hope of breaking LOI all-time goalscoring record Evergreen

Byrne hasn’t given up hope of breaking LOI all-time goalscoring record

The 36-year-old Bohemians striker is hoping to be a positive influence in the dressing room this season.

Friday 23 January, 2015

From The42 ‘I bet Heskey and Gudjohnsen never thought they’d play at Anfield again’ – Ruddock Veterans

‘I bet Heskey and Gudjohnsen never thought they’d play at Anfield again’ – Ruddock

Bolton Wanderers are bringing an experienced strike duo to Anfield for tomorrow’s FA Cup fourth round tie.

Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad and today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad and today’s sport

Real Madrid have also signed a Norwegian teenage prodigy while the NFL’s ‘deflategate’ rumbles on.

From The42 Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match Put It Away This post contains videos

Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match

You wouldn’t see this type of messing down the park on a Sunday morning.

From The42 ‘We don’t have huge money to throw around but there’s still good value out there’ The New Guy

‘We don’t have huge money to throw around but there’s still good value out there’

New Bohemian manager Keith Long says he didn’t have to be asked twice to take over from Owen Heary.

Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 ‘He’s got two arms and two legs so he can be beaten’ – Joseph Duffy on McGregor Fighting Talk

‘He’s got two arms and two legs so he can be beaten’ – Joseph Duffy on McGregor

The Donegal lightweight has praised his former opponent but added that he is ‘only human’.

Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Chelsea, Capital One Cup semi-final first leg Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Chelsea, Capital One Cup semi-final first leg

All eyes were on Merseyside, where Brendan Rodgers and Jose Mourinho faced off this evening.