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QUIZ: Who should you really be cheering for at UFC 189?

Not convinced by Conor McGregor? Just don’t know one side of the octagon from the other? Here’s how to decide.

From The42 Aldo’s scared for his life, Mendes will be unconscious after 4 minutes – McGregor New Face This post contains videos

Aldo’s scared for his life, Mendes will be unconscious after 4 minutes – McGregor

‘The opponent is an illusion, it does not matter who is across from me on 11 July’.

Monday 29 June, 2015

From The42 World Records, Olympians and 2000 runners hit the streets for Waterford’s Viking Marathon Deise Dash

World Records, Olympians and 2000 runners hit the streets for Waterford’s Viking Marathon

Pauline Curley showed her class by taking gold in the women’s full distance race.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

From The42 A year has passed since James Rodriguez smashed in this gift to football Perfect 10

A year has passed since James Rodriguez smashed in this gift to football

Because in-off-the-bar goals are the best goals.

From The42 13 images of the unbridled joy after Westmeath’s momentous win at Croke Park Midlands Mirth
From The42 Ouch! Diarmuid Connolly got whacked full in the face by Bernard Brogan’s powerful volley Scarla

Ouch! Diarmuid Connolly got whacked full in the face by Bernard Brogan’s powerful volley

This is not how he imagined his day in front of Hill 16 going.

From The42 This flying one-handed rugby league try is simply outrageous Outside The Lines This post contains videos
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From The42 There were 3 brilliant goals in 5 mad minutes of Meath v Westmeath Double Tap

There were 3 brilliant goals in 5 mad minutes of Meath v Westmeath

Brian McMahon’s brace came hot on the heels of an excellent Westmeath goal.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

From The42 Cameos of Murphy brilliance enough to help Donegal squeeze past Derry in Ulster semi-final Sub Par

Cameos of Murphy brilliance enough to help Donegal squeeze past Derry in Ulster semi-final

Martin O’Reilly scored the goal that edged Donegal into another provincial decider against Monaghan.

From The42 As it happened: Donegal v Derry, Ulster SFC semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Donegal v Derry, Ulster SFC semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Rory Gallagher’s took on Derry for a place in the provincial final.

From The42 Flasks out, sandwiches ready: It’s a classic GAA Saturday scene Snapshot

Flasks out, sandwiches ready: It’s a classic GAA Saturday scene

Sure you’d only be wasting your time changing the sterling.

From The42 The Highlanders cashed in a chunk of luck in today’s Super XV semi-final win Super Semi-finals

The Highlanders cashed in a chunk of luck in today’s Super XV semi-final win

And they deserved every slice they got on the road to an all-New Zealand Super Rugby final.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

From The42 Before a high ball is launched, pick the back three players you would want in your Rugby World Cup squad 10 Into 5

Before a high ball is launched, pick the back three players you would want in your Rugby World Cup squad

Earls or Zebo, Trimble or Gilroy, Fitzgerald or McFadden. They’re all tough calls.

From The42 Spear tackle to ‘sook’: 10 years on from the O’Driscoll-Umaga debacle Gone In 44 Seconds

Spear tackle to ‘sook’: 10 years on from the O’Driscoll-Umaga debacle

It was an ugly scene when it happened and the aftermath did little to improve matters.

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The42 Wexford U21s turned on the style to set up this brilliant goal with one-touch hurling Purple Patch

Wexford U21s turned on the style to set up this brilliant goal with one-touch hurling

Conor McDonald’s deft touch is one of the finest assists you’ll see this year.

From The42 Conan, a comeback and more talking points as Joe Schmidt names his 1st World Cup squad Happy Campers
From The42 Uncapped Furlong and Conan make Ireland’s 45-man Rugby World Cup squad Long List

Uncapped Furlong and Conan make Ireland’s 45-man Rugby World Cup squad

Joe Schmidt will have to whittle this group down to 31 before the World Cup comes around.

From The42 19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku 1ST EUROPEAN GAMES

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku

Irvine is guaranteed a silver, but will have his eye on a different colour in tomorrow’s final.

From The42 5am starts in an Auckland gym leave Isa Nacewa hungry for medals on Leinster return Good As New

5am starts in an Auckland gym leave Isa Nacewa hungry for medals on Leinster return

The Kiwi has worked hard to get back in to shape, because he believes Jonathan Sexton makes anything possible.

From The42 ‘The carousel has to finish at some stage, the balloon has to pop’ Final Straght

‘The carousel has to finish at some stage, the balloon has to pop’

The end is in sight for Gordon D’Arcy, but he’s not slowing down.

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From The42 Lancaster waiting on police investigation to decide on Cipriani’s World Cup involvment D-cip

Lancaster waiting on police investigation to decide on Cipriani’s World Cup involvment

Plus, Corkman Dave Ryan has agreed a move to France.

From The42 Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail Sugar Sean

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail

However, Dean Walsh lost out in his light welterweight quarter-final.

Monday 22 June, 2015

From The42 Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland’s first medal at European Games BAKU WITH A BANG

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland’s first medal at European Games

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.

From The42 ‘We had three good halves in three games’ — Emerging Ireland head coach Clarke Take The Cup Home

‘We had three good halves in three games’ — Emerging Ireland head coach Clarke

The shadow international squad were unable to consistently stamp their authority of games.

From The42 VIDEO: Ugly scenes in Waterford club hurling as brawl brings two red cards Schemozzle This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ugly scenes in Waterford club hurling as brawl brings two red cards

Picking up roughly where Game of Thrones left off.

From The42 Shane Lowry wore black all week at the US Open in tribute to Berkeley victims Nice Touch

Shane Lowry wore black all week at the US Open in tribute to Berkeley victims

The Offaly man played his way to even par and a share of ninth on a tough Major course.

Friday 19 June, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Roy cleared of rage, Farah protests innocence and all today’s sport Tgif

We’ll Leave It There So: Roy cleared of rage, Farah protests innocence and all today’s sport

Here’s what you need to know before the golf ruins your weekend sleep pattern.

From The42 We dare you not to tap, rap, hum or Olé along with the Top 10 songs of Italia 90 Italia 90 Week

We dare you not to tap, rap, hum or Olé along with the Top 10 songs of Italia 90

Take off that Wolfhound head so we can hear your John Barnes impression properly.

‘I’ve never taken PEDs and I never will’ — Mo Farah

The double Olympic champ also says he was happy with the responses from coach Alberto Salazar after he travelled to Portland to ‘demand answers’.

From The42 Connacht have signed Ireland Rugby League convert Api Pewhairangi Codebreaker

Connacht have signed Ireland Rugby League convert Api Pewhairangi

The 23-year-old is Irish-qualified through his grandmother.

Thursday 18 June, 2015

From The42 Paul O’Connell wanted to retire, but Toulon just kept calling — Laporte Reluctant Hero

Paul O’Connell wanted to retire, but Toulon just kept calling — Laporte

Like the Mounties, Toulon always get their man.

From The42 The Webb Ellis Cup is in Ireland this weekend, here’s where you can gaze upon its glory Eye On The Prize

The Webb Ellis Cup is in Ireland this weekend, here’s where you can gaze upon its glory

Rugby’s hottest property is coming to Belfast, Galway and Limerick.

Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 World Cup looks to be over for Rhys Ruddock after recurrence of arm injury Luckless

World Cup looks to be over for Rhys Ruddock after recurrence of arm injury

The blindside was replaced by Jack Conan after 20 minutes today.

From The42 Emre Can showed the value of playing him in midfield tonight Playmaker

Emre Can showed the value of playing him in midfield tonight

The German showed his quality, creating space for a precise finish, for his country tonight.

From The42 4 men who stood out in a patchy Emerging Ireland display Reaction

4 men who stood out in a patchy Emerging Ireland display

20-year-old Cian Kelleher had a hand in two of Ireland’s best scores in an otherwise scrappy game.

From The42 Inexperienced Emerging Ireland side labour to victory over Uruguay Tbilisi Cup

Inexperienced Emerging Ireland side labour to victory over Uruguay

Captain Rhys Ruddock lasted only 20 minutes before being replaced due to injury.

From The42 As it happened: Emerging Ireland v Uruguay, Tbilisi Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Emerging Ireland v Uruguay, Tbilisi Cup

Rhys Ruddock captained the side in their second game in Georgia and we were there for every minute of it.

From The42 Analysis: Bonner’s bomb puts Sheedy in position for sublime equaliser against England Italia 90 Week

Analysis: Bonner’s bomb puts Sheedy in position for sublime equaliser against England

Here are the 10 crucial stages to one of the most important goals in Irish football history.

Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The42 Munster’s Scannell named at 10 as Emerging Ireland take on Uruguay Tbilisi Cup

Munster’s Scannell named at 10 as Emerging Ireland take on Uruguay

With fatal flooding hitting the Georgian capital this week, head coach Allen Clarke’s thoughts were for the local population.

From The42 How to avoid Toulon and all you need to know about the Champions Cup pool draw Explainer

How to avoid Toulon and all you need to know about the Champions Cup pool draw

Apart from Connacht being a tier one seed in the Challenge Cup, it’s all a bit complicated.

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