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Sunday 2 August, 2015

From The42 Cech up against his old club and the talking points ahead of today’s Community Shield It's Back

Cech up against his old club and the talking points ahead of today’s Community Shield

Premier League champions Chelsea take on FA Cup winners Arsenal at Wembley this afternoon.

Saturday 1 August, 2015

From The42 Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway Day 6

Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway

It was the champion trainer’s seventh win of the festival.

From The42 Jose Aldo says his ribs are healed and he’s ready to finally face McGregor

Jose Aldo says his ribs are healed and he’s ready to finally face McGregor

The Brazilian featherweight wants his title fight with the Irish interim champion pencilled in as soon as possible.

From The42 Niamh Fahey becomes the first 1st Irish woman to win the FA Cup at Wembley History Books

Niamh Fahey becomes the first 1st Irish woman to win the FA Cup at Wembley

The Galway native played 90 minutes as the Blues saw off Notts County in front of a 30,000-strong crowd.

From The42 ‘Thank you for the name’ – Rousey dedicating UFC title fight to ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Respect

‘Thank you for the name’ – Rousey dedicating UFC title fight to ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

The women’s bantamweight champion faces Bethe Correia in Brazil tonight.

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You won’t believe why the Cabinteely manager wasn’t in the dug-out last night

Eddie Gormley was nowhere to be seen as his side lost out to UCD at Stradbrook.

Friday 31 July, 2015

From The42 Know your sport? Prove it by taking our big weekly quiz Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Prove it by taking our big weekly quiz

Have you been paying attention over the past seven days?

From The42 Katie Taylor added to the undercard for Andy Lee’s title fight at Thomond Park Ireland's Best

Katie Taylor added to the undercard for Andy Lee’s title fight at Thomond Park

The top female boxer in the world will fight at the home of Munster rugby on 19 September.

From The42 Anthony Stokes’ days at Celtic appear to be numbered Unwanted

Anthony Stokes’ days at Celtic appear to be numbered

The Ireland striker has reportedly been told he can find a new club by Hoops boss Ronny Delia.

From The42 Kane Douglas’ return to Australia confirmed after release from Leinster Homeward Bound

Kane Douglas’ return to Australia confirmed after release from Leinster

The Wallabies lock has secured a three-year contract with Queensland Reds.

Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The42 Quick Jack takes the Galway Hurdle as ladies turn up the style Day 4

Quick Jack takes the Galway Hurdle as ladies turn up the style

Trainer Tony Martin made it consecutive wins in the race on Ladies Day at Ballybrit.

From The42 ‘It’s one of those things that you’d love to do’ – Philly McMahon on fascination with MMA Changing Codes

‘It’s one of those things that you’d love to do’ – Philly McMahon on fascination with MMA

The Dubliner footballer would like to try his hand at the combat sport but only when his days in Gaelic footballer are over.

From The42 Who needs De Gea? Real Madrid keeper gets the better of Milan in marathon shootout Safe Hands This post contains videos

Who needs De Gea? Real Madrid keeper gets the better of Milan in marathon shootout

Kiko Casilla proved the match-winner in today’s International Champions Cup game in China.

From The42 14 of the shrewdest Premier League signings this summer New Arrivals

14 of the shrewdest Premier League signings this summer

These may not be the biggest transfer deals of this window, but they represent good value for money.

Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Robbie Brady will be back in the Premier League this season Canaries

Ireland’s Robbie Brady will be back in the Premier League this season

The 23-year-old wideman has agreed a three-year deal with new boys Norwich City.

From The42 Blow for Kilkenny as Jackie Tyrrell will miss All-Ireland semi-final Ruled Out

Blow for Kilkenny as Jackie Tyrrell will miss All-Ireland semi-final

Manager Brian Cody reportedly confirmed the news today.

From The42 Clare and Dublin offered play-off after withdrawing from controversial coin toss Camogie

Clare and Dublin offered play-off after withdrawing from controversial coin toss

The teams are due to meet in Thurles this Saturday, with the winner playing Wexford 48 hours later.

From The42 It wouldn’t be pre-season without some outrageous showboating from Ronaldo No Look This post contains videos

It wouldn’t be pre-season without some outrageous showboating from Ronaldo

Could he be anymore nonchalant about it…?

Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Duffer is a Hoop, Sterling’s big money move and today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave it There So: Duffer is a Hoop, Sterling’s big money move and today’s sport

There’s also news on Davy Fitzgerald’s future, while the Irish rugby team unveil their new jersey.

From The42 Davy Fitzgerald receives backing to stay on with Clare hurlers for another year Banner

Davy Fitzgerald receives backing to stay on with Clare hurlers for another year

The Banner’s senior football manager Colm Collins will also be in charge for 2016.

From The42 As RVP’s departure is confirmed, we remember his best Premier League goals Legend This post contains videos

As RVP’s departure is confirmed, we remember his best Premier League goals

Fenerbahce have announced the signing of the Dutchman this afternoon.

From The42 Irish wrestler Becky Lynch made her WWE Raw debut last night The Big Time This post contains videos

Irish wrestler Becky Lynch made her WWE Raw debut last night

WWE fans can look forward to hearing that Dublin accent of hers on a regular basis.

Monday 13 July, 2015

From The42 O’Neill going nowhere as Leicester announce Ranieri as new manager Staying Put

O’Neill going nowhere as Leicester announce Ranieri as new manager

The former Chelsea boss has agreed a three-year deal with the Foxes.

From The42 Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt On Top Of The World

Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt

The Notorious celebrated his win over Chad Mendes with friends, family and a band of merry Irish fans.

From The42 ‘I’m repulsed by it’ – Kimmage questions credibility of MMA Critical

‘I’m repulsed by it’ – Kimmage questions credibility of MMA

The Sunday Independent journalist believes there is a lot of “pantomime” involved in the sport.

From The42 Begovic agrees to replace Cech and warm Chelsea’s bench Second Choice

Begovic agrees to replace Cech and warm Chelsea’s bench

The Bosnia and Herzegovina goalkeeper has been handed a four-year deal by the Blues.

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From The42 Rory MacDonald’s face is seriously messed up after his epic UFC 189 rematch Gruesome

Rory MacDonald’s face is seriously messed up after his epic UFC 189 rematch

The Canadian welterweight tweeted a graphic picture of his broken nose, while opponent Robbie Lawler had his lip ripped open in the bloody battle.

From The42 Reds to swap one Mario for another, Chicharito joining the MLS and today’s transfers Tittle-tattle

Reds to swap one Mario for another, Chicharito joining the MLS and today’s transfers

Chelsea want Pedro, while West Ham are after an Italian international and Gunners are set to loan Yaya Sanogo to Ajax.

From The42 ‘Maybe they were winding me up?’ – McCarthy unhappy with ‘ridiculous’ bids for Irish striker Miserly

‘Maybe they were winding me up?’ – McCarthy unhappy with ‘ridiculous’ bids for Irish striker

Ipswich Town’s top scorer Daryl Murphy is wanted by their Championship rivals.

Saturday 11 July, 2015

From The42 ‘I heard cracks as I was falling and knew then that there was something wrong’ This Is Major This post contains videos

‘I heard cracks as I was falling and knew then that there was something wrong’

Cork minor hurling captain Shane Kingston talks about his injury setback and receiving guidance from his father growing up.

Friday 10 July, 2015

From The42 McCarthy in for Dublin as Gavin names team for Leinster final Starting XV

McCarthy in for Dublin as Gavin names team for Leinster final

The Ballymun Kickhams defender replaces John Small for Sunday’s showdown with Westmeath.

From The42 Shay Given has found himself a new Premier League club Potter

Shay Given has found himself a new Premier League club

The 39-year-old is joining Stoke City after agreeing a two-year deal today.

From The42 8 contenders who could take over from Martin O’Neill as Ireland manager Filling The Hotseat

8 contenders who could take over from Martin O’Neill as Ireland manager

The Derryman is reportedly wanted to replace Nigel Pearson at his old Premier League club Leicester City.

From The42 Just when Jordan Henderson thought his day couldn’t get any better… Winning

Just when Jordan Henderson thought his day couldn’t get any better…

The new Liverpool skipper has only been named alongside Lionel Messi on the front of Fifa 16.

Thursday 9 July, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s heartbreaking’ – McGregor breaks down over Irish fan’s tragic passing RIP

‘It’s heartbreaking’ – McGregor breaks down over Irish fan’s tragic passing

The UFC fighter gave an emotional interview remembering his conversation with 14-year-old Brendan McGlone.

From The42 Sterling pulls another sickie from Liverpool training ahead of Asia trip Uncertainty

Sterling pulls another sickie from Liverpool training ahead of Asia trip

The Reds winger has been missed the past two days after his agent spoke of a “breakdown in trust”.

From The42 Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Mendes in Ireland? Countdown Is On

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Mendes in Ireland?

A small number of pubs and nightclubs are staying open into the early hours of Sunday morning for UFC 189.

From The42 Norwich bids for Robbie Brady are embarrassing – Bruce Miserly

Norwich bids for Robbie Brady are embarrassing – Bruce

The Hull City boss is disgusted at the Canaries’ valuation of the Ireland international.

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From The42 Stoke swoop in for Given, RvP off to Turkey and today’s transfer gossip Rumour Mill

Stoke swoop in for Given, RvP off to Turkey and today’s transfer gossip

Yohan Cabaye is also closing in on a return to the Premier League, while La Galaxy are about to land another major coup.

Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The42 Blow for Dublin as Carton quits the senior hurling panel I'm Out

Blow for Dublin as Carton quits the senior hurling panel

The 30-year-old defender has withdrawn from Ger Cunningham’s squad.