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Yesterday’s News

From The42 As it happened: Treviso v Connacht, Munster v Edinburgh - Pro12 match tracker Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Treviso v Connacht, Munster v Edinburgh - Pro12 match tracker

It was a big night for the Irish provinces in the Pro12. Catch up on all of the action from Italy and Cork.

Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The42 Going for Gold? Mullins considers Cheltenham options after Douvan exhibition Punchestown 2016

Going for Gold? Mullins considers Cheltenham options after Douvan exhibition

Superstar chaser caps perfect season by winning the Ryanair Novice Chase.

From The42 Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow Badminton

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow

Magees set for medal battle against Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen of Denmark.

From The42 Dele Alli's season is over as FA hit him with 3-match ban

Dele Alli's season is over as FA hit him with 3-match ban

Alli was caught striking Claudio Yacob during Monday’s draw with West Brom.

From The42 Former Ireland international Liam O'Brien is the new Bray assistant manager Coach's Corner

Former Ireland international Liam O'Brien is the new Bray assistant manager

O’Brien set to join Harry Kenny in the dugout when Bray travel to Tallaght tomorrow.

From The42 'Irish boxing is where it is now because of Zaur Antia, and that's a fact' Road To Rio

'Irish boxing is where it is now because of Zaur Antia, and that's a fact'

Barnes will carry the Irish flag at the Olympics opening ceremony on 5 August.

Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 Carlingford Lough lands Punchestown Gold Cup on a day of shocks Punchestown 2016

Carlingford Lough lands Punchestown Gold Cup on a day of shocks

Three more winners for Willie Mullins as racing continues in Co Kildare.

Tuesday 26 April, 2016

From The42 'This has been the greatest miscarriage of justice of our times. But, finally, it is over' Reaction

'This has been the greatest miscarriage of justice of our times. But, finally, it is over'

British Prime Minister David Cameron joins those welcoming the landmark Hillsborough inquest verdicts.

From The42 Watch: Hillsborough families greet inquest verdicts with emotional 'You'll Never Walk Alone' Hillsborough Disaster This post contains videos

Watch: Hillsborough families greet inquest verdicts with emotional 'You'll Never Walk Alone'

Landmark inquest verdicts delivered after a 27-year fight for justice.

From The42 Hillsborough verdicts: Crown Prosecution will now consider bringing criminal charges JFT96

Hillsborough verdicts: Crown Prosecution will now consider bringing criminal charges

Two criminal investigations set to report to Crown Prosecution Service by the end of the year.

From The42 Here are the 3 races you can't afford to miss at Punchestown on Tuesday Mark Your Card

Here are the 3 races you can't afford to miss at Punchestown on Tuesday

Yorkhill, Vautour, Outlander and more in action with three Grade 1s down for decision on day one of the festival.

Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year Brilliant Orange

My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year

Today would have marked the Dutch master’s 69th birthday.

From The42 Confirmed: Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus is the new Munster Director of Rugby The Director

Confirmed: Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus is the new Munster Director of Rugby

Former Springbok international signs three-year deal to fill new Munster post.

From The42 'He doesn't get frees': Dubs allowed to manhandle Donaghy, claims Fitzmaurice Star Treatment

'He doesn't get frees': Dubs allowed to manhandle Donaghy, claims Fitzmaurice

Late Kerry penalty claim waved off in 11-point league final defeat.

From The42 'We believe that we're good enough, but we have to prove that time and time again' Summer Plans

'We believe that we're good enough, but we have to prove that time and time again'

No point in getting carried away with unbeaten league campaign, says Tyrone boss Mickey Harte.

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From The42 Jim Gavin: Dubs were starting to take control before O'Mahony red Blue Sunday

Jim Gavin: Dubs were starting to take control before O'Mahony red

League is only third priority, reiterates Gavin, as Dubs set their sights on a Leinster and All-Ireland repeat.

Sunday 24 April, 2016

From The42 A league of their own! Dublin punish 14-man Kerry to claim four-in-a-row Fab Four

A league of their own! Dublin punish 14-man Kerry to claim four-in-a-row

Dublin collect ninth title of the Jim Gavin era as they warm up for All-Ireland defence in style.

From The42 O'Neill goal clinches Division 2 title for impressive Tyrone Harte Breakers

O'Neill goal clinches Division 2 title for impressive Tyrone

Mickey Harte’s side had five points to spare over their Ulster rivals in Croke Park.

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From The42 The best goal Padraig Amond has ever scored? Irish striker says it just might be Conference Call This post contains videos

The best goal Padraig Amond has ever scored? Irish striker says it just might be

Amond continues to fire Grimsby promotion push as he takes his league haul to 30.

From The42 Conor McGregor has been pulled from his upcoming fight at UFC 200 Trouble

Conor McGregor has been pulled from his upcoming fight at UFC 200

Row between UFC and McGregor as star refuses to promote Diaz rematch.

Tuesday 19 April, 2016

From The42 Conor McGregor tweet sparks furious speculation about early retirement Rumour Mill

Conor McGregor tweet sparks furious speculation about early retirement

Is the UFC superstar ready to call it quits – or is this all part of a bigger game?

Monday 18 April, 2016

From The42 Semple Stadium to host hurling league final, U21 football set for Ennis Trip To Tipp

Semple Stadium to host hurling league final, U21 football set for Ennis

Waterford and Clare are heading back to Thurles in a fortnight’s time.

From The42 Armagh slam 'total incompetence' as five-way tie for Ladies Football semis causes confusion What A Mess

Armagh slam 'total incompetence' as five-way tie for Ladies Football semis causes confusion

Controversy as Kerry progress to final four at Armagh’s expense.

From The42 TJ Ryan: 'I’m entitled to plenty of criticism now, I knew that after the last day' Regrets

TJ Ryan: 'I’m entitled to plenty of criticism now, I knew that after the last day'

Limerick boss under more pressure after 11-point defeat to Waterford.

Sunday 17 April, 2016

From The42 Start spreading the news, Shane! It's the sporting tweets of the week On The Internet

Start spreading the news, Shane! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Your favourite sports stars had a lot to say for themselves (again) this week.

Saturday 16 April, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Cork v Monaghan, EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Cork v Monaghan, EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

Who would join Mayo in this year’s U21 football final? We had live coverage of this afternoon’s second semi in Tullamore.

From The42 As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final Final Four

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

Relive an absorbing U21 football semi-final in our minute-by-minute report.

Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The42 Leinster welcome back Rob Kearney as Cullen makes wholesale changes Eyes On The Prize

Leinster welcome back Rob Kearney as Cullen makes wholesale changes

Twelve changes to the Leinster team for Friday’s game against Edinburgh.

Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 Strong start leaves Ken Doherty with Crucible fate in his own hands Crafty Ken

Strong start leaves Ken Doherty with Crucible fate in his own hands

Doherty resumes this evening with a 5-4 lead over Ryan Day.

From The42 'We're trying to manage the talk about it' - Derek McGrath on Waterford's goal drought Short Supply

'We're trying to manage the talk about it' - Derek McGrath on Waterford's goal drought

Déise face Limerick on Sunday as they bid for back-to-back hurling league titles.

Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From The42 Shock as Ireland's Michael O'Reilly crashes out in Olympic boxing qualifier Road To Rio

Shock as Ireland's Michael O'Reilly crashes out in Olympic boxing qualifier

David Oliver Joyce into the lightwieght quarter-finals in Turkey as O’Reilly suffers defeat.

From The42 'I want to know what the fans feel': Martinez plays down video of stand 'confrontation' Fan Mail This post contains videos

'I want to know what the fans feel': Martinez plays down video of stand 'confrontation'

Everton boss asked about fan incident ahead of trip to Crystal Palace.

From The42 'It is starting to click for us' - Christy Fagan wins March Player of the Month award Sharp Shooter

'It is starting to click for us' - Christy Fagan wins March Player of the Month award

Pat’s striker kicked off the new season with four goals in four games.

From The42 'I guarantee we'll be ready for Ireland,' promises new Springboks coach Coetzee Boks Clever

'I guarantee we'll be ready for Ireland,' promises new Springboks coach Coetzee

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland kick off three-Test summer tour in Cape Town on 11 June.

From The42 Here's the comedy own goal from Finn Harps v St Pat's last night Face Time
From The42 D-Day for Ken Doherty as he needs one more win to book Crucible place Snooker

D-Day for Ken Doherty as he needs one more win to book Crucible place

Dubliner faces world number 20 Ryan Day in final World Championship qualifier.

From The42 Lough Erne aren't one bit happy as European Tour backtracks on Irish Open U-turn

Lough Erne aren't one bit happy as European Tour backtracks on Irish Open

Portstewart Golf Club in Derry thought to be leading alternative for 2017 renewal.

Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers Road To Rio

Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers

Four Irish fighters took a step closer to Rio today.

From The42 Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!' Busted This post contains videos

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'

Willett savours special evening after winning green jacket in unlikely circumstances.

From The42 The Masters green jacket ceremony was unbearably awkward Painful This post contains videos

The Masters green jacket ceremony was unbearably awkward

Poor Jordan Spieth.

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