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Today’s News

From The42 Who has the hardest start to the SSE Airtricity League season? We crunched the numbers Science Bitch

Who has the hardest start to the SSE Airtricity League season? We crunched the numbers

And who should be top the league by the end of March?

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Hands off! Andrew Trimble is staying at Ulster 'Andyman

Hands off! Andrew Trimble is staying at Ulster

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora hails Trimble as “a model professional.”

From The42 Pascal Papé’s appeal for kneeing Heaslip was today – and it didn’t go well for the Frenchman Banned And Deliver

Pascal Papé’s appeal for kneeing Heaslip was today – and it didn’t go well for the Frenchman

Papé appealed punishment following France’s Six Nations defeat in Dublin last month.

From The42 JJ Delaney relives THAT hook and explains why he had no second thoughts about retiring Top Cat This post contains videos

JJ Delaney relives THAT hook and explains why he had no second thoughts about retiring

Tipp win “justified my decision more than anything,” says the nine-time All-Ireland winner.

Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Pádraig Harrington wins $1m playoff after a rollercoaster finish at the Honda Classic Lazarus

Pádraig Harrington wins $1m playoff after a rollercoaster finish at the Honda Classic

Harrington beat the rookie Daniel Berger in a tense Monday playoff in Florida.

Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The42 Barry McGuigan: ‘Greed’ is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now The Jackal

Barry McGuigan: ‘Greed’ is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now

Terrestrial TV showdown between the undefeated super-bantamweights would be this generation’s Eubank v Benn, says McGuigan.

Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title And Still...

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title

The win represents the 20th consecutive victory of the Belfast native’s career.

Friday 27 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I want to be a legend in Irish sport’: Carl Frampton is ready to take over your television Night Of The Jackal

‘I want to be a legend in Irish sport’: Carl Frampton is ready to take over your television

The Pride of Tiger’s Bay defends his IBF world title against Chris Avalos in Belfast tomorrow evening.

Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Carl Frampton’s opponent is making bold predictions ahead of Saturday’s title fight The Jackal

Carl Frampton’s opponent is making bold predictions ahead of Saturday’s title fight

Ireland’s Carl Frampton makes his first title defence in Belfast this Saturday night.

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland coach Phil Simmons: ‘We don’t seem to want to make it easy’ 2 Out Of 2

Ireland coach Phil Simmons: ‘We don’t seem to want to make it easy’

Room to improve as Ireland prepare to face South Africa next Tuesday.

From The42 Cork selector returns to Cuthbert’s backroom six months after stepping down Rebel Return

Cork selector returns to Cuthbert’s backroom six months after stepping down

Ronan McCarthy is back with the Cork footballers.

From The42 Tyrrell cleared, Carolan sticks to winning plans – Here are the Ireland Women and U20 teams Best Of Enemies

Tyrrell cleared, Carolan sticks to winning plans – Here are the Ireland Women and U20 teams

The Women and the Wolfpuppies will hope to get the weekend off to a perfect start.

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 ‘No one reacts’ – Burnley boss defends Barnes tackle in 10-minute video analysis Facts This post contains videos

‘No one reacts’ – Burnley boss defends Barnes tackle in 10-minute video analysis

Sean Dyche has hit back at Jose Mourinho’s criticism.

From The42 Missing your fix of McGregor? Here’s the trailer for the next episode of ‘The Notorious’ Small Screen This post contains videos

Missing your fix of McGregor? Here’s the trailer for the next episode of ‘The Notorious’

What was that Oscars rubbish on the telly last night?

From The42 Kevin Kilbane reports West Ham fans for ‘disgusting’ Harry Kane chant Zinedine

Kevin Kilbane reports West Ham fans for ‘disgusting’ Harry Kane chant

Chant “insults everyone who has a disability along with their families,” Kilbane said.

Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 Time’s up, Johnny! Sexton caught out by the Top 14 ‘kicking clock’ Clock Up This post contains videos

Time’s up, Johnny! Sexton caught out by the Top 14 ‘kicking clock’

Ireland out-half scored eight points in Racing’s Top 14 draw against Clermont.

Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men

Grab the popcorn and settle in to enjoy this week’s pick.

From The42 ‘There’s no point avenging yourself in a league game in February. We’ll save that motivation’ Forward Thinking

‘There’s no point avenging yourself in a league game in February. We’ll save that motivation’

Liam Rushe and the Dubs hoping to make it two from two when they face champions Kilkenny this weekend.

Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The42 Four changes for Tipp, two for Dublin, one for Kilkenny – Here’s the Division 1A team news Starting XV

Four changes for Tipp, two for Dublin, one for Kilkenny – Here’s the Division 1A team news

Tipp host Galway on Sunday while Kilkenny welcome the Dubs to Nowlan Park.

Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 This. Is. Happening – Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao confirmed for 2 May Money V Manny
From The42 Bearded gent Andrea Pirlo makes Friday night a little bit better Woof This post contains videos

Bearded gent Andrea Pirlo makes Friday night a little bit better

Juventus lead Atalanta 2-1 thanks to this long-ranger from the bearded one.

From The42 British snooker player forced to explain the ‘Isis’ sponsor logo on his waistcoat Not That Isis

British snooker player forced to explain the ‘Isis’ sponsor logo on his waistcoat

“It’s about being loyal to [a company] that has been loyal to me,” says Rory McLeod.

From The42 School rugby team bust some funky lineout dance moves before scoring a try Messers This post contains videos
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From The42 Brendan Rodgers has a simple explanation for the Balotelli-Henderson-Sturridge ‘kerfuffle’ Super Mario's World

Brendan Rodgers has a simple explanation for the Balotelli-Henderson-Sturridge ‘kerfuffle’

There was no issue last night as far as the Liverpool boss is concerned.

From The42 Johnny Sexton will start Racing’s Top 14 showdown against Clermont tomorrow Fingers Crossed

Johnny Sexton will start Racing’s Top 14 showdown against Clermont tomorrow

Come back in one piece Johnny, you hear us?

Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 The Connacht veteran with the Celtic League / Pro12 appearance record is retiring Time's Up

The Connacht veteran with the Celtic League / Pro12 appearance record is retiring

Michael Swift is calling it a day at the end of the season.

From The42 AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup Cheltenham 2015

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup

It’s 10/1 if you fancy the champ to bow out with a third Gold Cup.

From The42 Cian Healy is back in Leinster colours – Here’s the team to face Zebre tomorrow Take Me To Church

Cian Healy is back in Leinster colours – Here’s the team to face Zebre tomorrow

Healy named among the replacements after more than five months out with hamstring tear.

From The42 Woah! The UFC has announced a blockbuster card for Las Vegas in May UFC 187

Woah! The UFC has announced a blockbuster card for Las Vegas in May

Jones, Johnson, Weidman, Belfort, Nurmagomedov, Cerrone and more…

Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 League of Ireland refs won’t be using the vanishing free-kick spray this season Don't Spray It

League of Ireland refs won’t be using the vanishing free-kick spray this season

FAI “wish to carry out more research into its effectiveness.”

From The42 Robbie Keane and the LA Galaxy got suited and booted for a reception with President Higgins today Scrapbook

Robbie Keane and the LA Galaxy got suited and booted for a reception with President Higgins today

The Ireland captain and his team-mates were welcomed to the Aras with fitting speech from President Higgins.

From The42 Robbie Keane and the LA Galaxy have made a generous donation to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Hollywood Stars

Robbie Keane and the LA Galaxy have made a generous donation to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

Keane was joined by some of his Galaxy team-mates for a visit to Crumlin today.

From The42 Darren Clarke will captain Europe at the 2016 Ryder Cup Ryder Cup 2016

Darren Clarke will captain Europe at the 2016 Ryder Cup

Clarke “extremely proud” to be asked to lead Europe’s bid for a fourth straight win in the match.

From The42 Peter O’Mahony has committed his future to Munster and to Irish rugby Here To Stay

Peter O’Mahony has committed his future to Munster and to Irish rugby

Back-row agrees new deal until at least summer 2018.

Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 Slaughtneil player broke his collarbone in that thunderous collision with Kieran Donaghy The Toughest
From The42 Damien Varley has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 31 Blow

Damien Varley has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 31

Munster centurion hangs up his boots following medical advice.

From The42 Scotland have lost one of their most important players for the rest of the Six Nations Lock Out

Scotland have lost one of their most important players for the rest of the Six Nations

Richie Gray is expected to be out for “three to four months” with an arm injury.

Monday 16 February, 2015

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat

Darren Sammy and Ireland’s John Mooney have been fined by the ICC.

From The42 Peter Stringer on the move again as Bath confirm scrum-half is to leave On The Move

Peter Stringer on the move again as Bath confirm scrum-half is to leave

Ireland legend “disappointed” not to be staying with the Premiership club.

From The42 Former England international footballer set for ‘swap’ to Ulster GAA giants Life Swap

Former England international footballer set for ‘swap’ to Ulster GAA giants

It looks like David Bentley is going to lace up his boots again.

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