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Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 Mark Pollock: Get involved and help in the quest to find a cure for paralysis Unbreakable

Mark Pollock: Get involved and help in the quest to find a cure for paralysis

The inspirational adventurer explains why he is an ambassador for this weekend’s Wings for Life World Run.

Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: O’Leary has reason to be happy, UFC champ stripped of title and today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: O’Leary has reason to be happy, UFC champ stripped of title and today’s sport

An Ireland and Leinster hooker’s season appears to be over while Ireland’s cricketers have a new head coach.

Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The42 Marty jumping for joy, McCoy begins life out of the saddle and Mullins off to a flyer at Punchestown Day 1

Marty jumping for joy, McCoy begins life out of the saddle and Mullins off to a flyer at Punchestown

Douvan, Felix Yonger and Valseur Lido were the first Grade One winners on the opening day of this year’s festival.

From The42 As it happened: Hull City v Liverpool, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Hull City v Liverpool, Premier League

The Reds needed a win against the relegation-threatened Tigers if were to keep their slim hopes of Champions League qualification alive.

Monday 27 April, 2015

From The42 FAI announces summer game with Northern Ireland… but you won’t be able to watch it O'Neill V O'Neill

FAI announces summer game with Northern Ireland… but you won’t be able to watch it

The Boys in Green will face Michael O’Neill’s men behind closed doors on 4 June.

From The42 ‘I threw it for a laugh’ – St Mirren captain spears team-mate with a spiked pole Bizarre

‘I threw it for a laugh’ – St Mirren captain spears team-mate with a spiked pole

Steven Thompson admits he is ‘mortified’ after leaving a one centimetre puncture in the thigh of John McGinn.

Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Everton v Manchester United, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Everton v Manchester United, Premier League

United could have overtaken Arsenal with an away win but they did not have it easy against Roberto Martinez and his team.

From The42 Chelsea dominate the Premier League Team of the Year Awards Season

Chelsea dominate the Premier League Team of the Year

Cesc Fabregas has missed out, however. What do you make of the selections?

Saturday 25 April, 2015

From The42 Cork City apologise to fans who were locked out of Turner’s Cross Mix-up

Cork City apologise to fans who were locked out of Turner’s Cross

A number of supporters missed last night’s SSE Airtricity League game with Dundalk after the gates were shut temporarily.

From The42 Fergie: Ronaldo would score a hat-trick at Millwall or Doncaster, I’m not sure Messi could Debate

Fergie: Ronaldo would score a hat-trick at Millwall or Doncaster, I’m not sure Messi could

The ex-Man United manager discussed the best two players in the world over a couple of games of snooker with John Parrott.

From The42 ‘A true gentleman taken before his time’ – Tributes paid after inter-county hurler dies RIP

‘A true gentleman taken before his time’ – Tributes paid after inter-county hurler dies

27-year-old Shane Mulholland was killed in a road accident last night.

From The42 Wenger won’t end winless run against Mourinho and 5 Premier League bets to consider Wager

Wenger won’t end winless run against Mourinho and 5 Premier League bets to consider

We’re also backing Danny Ings to end his drought and Marouane Fellaini to see red on his return to Goodison Park.

Friday 24 April, 2015

From The42 Hartlepool fans warned not to ‘black up’ and wear Bob Marley costumes Kick It Out

Hartlepool fans warned not to ‘black up’ and wear Bob Marley costumes

Supporters of the League Two outfit were planning to travel to Carlisle in fancy dress, but Kick It Out have warned them against it.

Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Croke Park Classic scrapped, McGrath’s good deed and today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Croke Park Classic scrapped, McGrath’s good deed and today’s sport

It was a day of bad news on the injury front for Davy Condron, Evan Regan, Ciaran Clark and Marty Moore.

From The42 GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year Breaking

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

From The42 There was a cracking finish at Canterbury today after one jockey bared his arse Full Moon This post contains videos

There was a cracking finish at Canterbury today after one jockey bared his arse

Blake Shinn lost his pants mid-race but didn’t let it prevent him from pushing the winner right to the finish line.

From The42 Heartbreak as Ireland defender set to miss FA Cup final and possibly Euro 2016 qualifier Major Blow

Heartbreak as Ireland defender set to miss FA Cup final and possibly Euro 2016 qualifier

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says Ciaran Clark is likely to be out for the rest of the season.

Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The42 Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals Flying The Flag

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals

Michelle O’Neill will represent the country at this summer’s tournament in Canada.

Friday 17 April, 2015

From The42 ‘We’re playing as a proper team this season’ – Murphy relishing new role with high-flying Bohs Gypsies

‘We’re playing as a proper team this season’ – Murphy relishing new role with high-flying Bohs

After 7 games, Keith Long’s men have surprised a few by climbing to second in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table.

From The42 ‘If we went out with a whimper, I would have to look at myself’ – O’Neill Looking Ahead

‘If we went out with a whimper, I would have to look at myself’ – O’Neill

The Ireland boss admits he would consider his future if they performed poorly while missing out on a place at Euro 2016.

Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Martin O’Neill planning to ‘keep an eye’ on one of the LOI’s top full-backs Homegrown

Martin O’Neill planning to ‘keep an eye’ on one of the LOI’s top full-backs

Stuey Byrne might get his wish after all.

From The42 A left-field choice on the Good Wall and people left mystified by Shane Lowry’s glittery beard Male Grooming

A left-field choice on the Good Wall and people left mystified by Shane Lowry’s glittery beard

Andy Lee opted for a fellow Irish boxer while Maurice Fitzgerald lost out on tonight’s Second Captains Live.

Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Hernandez handed life sentence, Keane sings Boy George and today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Hernandez handed life sentence, Keane sings Boy George and today’s sport

There are also tributes for a Dublin GAA stalwart and disappointment for Ken Doherty.

From The42 ‘It’s in the hands of the Gods’ – Euro qualification hopes in the balance for Ireland U17s Fingers Crossed

‘It’s in the hands of the Gods’ – Euro qualification hopes in the balance for Ireland U17s

After yesterday’s 0-0 draw against Hungary, Dave Connell’s girls won’t know if the have done enough until tomorrow.

From The42 Two former Liverpool stars have teamed up to perform a hip-hop classic Rappers Delight This post contains videos

Two former Liverpool stars have teamed up to perform a hip-hop classic

‘Hotel, motel… Holiday Inn!’

Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The42 Dublin media would see the real Cork City if they visited Turner’s Cross, says Dave Barry Soccer Republic

Dublin media would see the real Cork City if they visited Turner’s Cross, says Dave Barry

The former Rebels forward was responding to criticism from Brian Kerr.

From The42 As it happened: Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid, Champions League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid, Champions League

The La Liga rivals met at the Vicente Calderon in a repeat of last season’s final while Juventus faced Monaco in Turin.

From The42 Is Charles N’Zogbia the Premier League’s worst dresser? MY EYES!

Is Charles N’Zogbia the Premier League’s worst dresser?

Shay Given thinks so and we’re inclined to agree.

Monday 13 April, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Newcastle, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Newcastle, Premier League

The Reds hosted the Magpies in the hope of making up lost ground on the top four.

Sunday 12 April, 2015

From The42 Sports Film Of The Week: The Crazy Gang The Dons

Sports Film Of The Week: The Crazy Gang

Watch the recent BT Sport documentary about the Wimbledon team who loved to be hated.

From The42 Chelsea coach goes out of his way to rub Chris Ramsey’s nose in it after late winner Uncalled For
From The42 The Goat, Kanchelskis and other unlikely heroes from past Manchester derbies Noisy Neighbours

The Goat, Kanchelskis and other unlikely heroes from past Manchester derbies

Who could prove to be this afternoon’s match-winner…?

From The42 ‘Both of us enhanced our reputations’ – Lee open to rematch after ‘weird’ non-title fight STill Champ

‘Both of us enhanced our reputations’ – Lee open to rematch after ‘weird’ non-title fight

The WBO champion says a draw was the fair result.

From The42 Ireland goalkeeper David Forde takes out Millwall team-mate with a kick-out to the head Get Out The Way This post contains videos

Ireland goalkeeper David Forde takes out Millwall team-mate with a kick-out to the head

Comical stuff but neither player was laughing afterwards.

From The42 Jordan Spieth was hell-bent on winning the Masters even as a 14-year-old PREDICTION

Jordan Spieth was hell-bent on winning the Masters even as a 14-year-old

Here’s footage of the US golfer discussing his Augusta ambitions as a teenager.

Saturday 11 April, 2015

From The42 Hazard to be first off the mark and 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend Wager

Hazard to be first off the mark and 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’ve gone for Liverpool to win by one and plenty of goals in the Manchester derby.

From The42 McDonald’s ‘razor sharp tin opener on the baby toe of that left peg’! It’s Comments of the Week They Said What?

McDonald’s ‘razor sharp tin opener on the baby toe of that left peg’! It’s Comments of the Week

Also, Charlie Adam’s goal predicted, haters gonna hate (hate, hate, hate, hate) on St Ledger and welcoming Isa Nacewa back.

Friday 10 April, 2015

From The42 Liverpool have launched their shiny new home strip for next season Kitted Out

Liverpool have launched their shiny new home strip for next season

Warrior is out, New Balance is in. And Raheem Sterling is even wearing it.

From The42 Things are finally looking up for one of the great Irish centre-backs Early Comeback

Things are finally looking up for one of the great Irish centre-backs

QPR centre-half Dunne has declared himself fit after featuring for their U21s yesterday.

From The42 Sheamus told the the people of Ireland to pay their water charges at WWE Dublin last night Turning Heel

Sheamus told the the people of Ireland to pay their water charges at WWE Dublin last night

That’s one way to make sure you’re booed.