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Yesterday’s News

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Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 'I think all the juice is used up after that half': Schmidt hails Ireland character after deep dig in Sydney Tank Emptied
From The42 Lacey the latest under fire as All Blacks scorch in for 7 tries against France Lawful

Lacey the latest under fire as All Blacks scorch in for 7 tries against France

The Irish referee was in the spotlight for the third Kiwi try of the day as he stuck by the letter of the law.

From The42 As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June Series Deciding Test Liveblog

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June Series Deciding Test

Joe Schmidt’s men are in Sydney to sniff out their first series win Down Under since 1979.

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Friday 22 June, 2018

From The42 Coyle just misses out on podium place at WC final Modern Pentathlon

Coyle just misses out on podium place at WC final

The Meath woman put in a strong performance in Astana, but slipped to fourth in tough conditions.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

From The42 Coyle and Lanigan-O'Keeffe fight their way to early top 5 spot in Modern Pentathlon WC final En Garde

Coyle and Lanigan-O'Keeffe fight their way to early top 5 spot in Modern Pentathlon WC final

The in-form duo will also be bidding for a third straight mixed relay title this weekend.

From The42 Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss Wildcard

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss

The mercurial talent was just 21 the last time he started a Test for England.

Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From The42 Cullen looking forward to reunion with Girvan Dempsey and Bath Back So Soon

Cullen looking forward to reunion with Girvan Dempsey and Bath

The Leinster coach will have familiar rivals throughout the pool.

From The42 Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup Pool Draw

Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup

Ulster will meet Simon Zebo’s Racing 92 and Scarlets while, in the Challenge Cup, Connacht have been pitted against Sale, Bordeaux and Perpignan.

From The42 Wales' Moriarty gets 4-week ban for choke-hold as committee note 'mitigating factors' Crime And Punishment This post contains videos

Wales' Moriarty gets 4-week ban for choke-hold as committee note 'mitigating factors'

The back row will miss only one Pro14 match after sustaining a hold on the neck of Argentina out-half Nicolas Sanchez.

From The42 A little luck could go a long way for Irish provinces as Champions Cup draw sets stall for the season ahead Euro Zone

A little luck could go a long way for Irish provinces as Champions Cup draw sets stall for the season ahead

To avoid another clash with Racing 92, Munster will hope the seedings fall their way ahead of this afternoon’s draw.

Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 7 senior players in Cork side while Waterford field All-Ireland winners for Munster U21 semi-final Go Again

7 senior players in Cork side while Waterford field All-Ireland winners for Munster U21 semi-final

The sides meet in Páirc Uí Rinn tomorrow night.

Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 'This team will be forever ingrained in my heart': Derek McGrath steps down as Déise hurling boss Gach Rud Gach La

'This team will be forever ingrained in my heart': Derek McGrath steps down as Déise hurling boss

‘After five thoroughly enjoyable years working with the most committed, dedicated, honest and genuine players to represent our county’.

From The42 Thurles confirmed for Clare v Cork Munster hurling final Trip To Tipp

Thurles confirmed for Clare v Cork Munster hurling final

The 1 July clash is a repeat of last year’s Munster SHC decider.

From The42 Dubliner Willo Flood moves to Dunfermline on one-year deal The Pars

Dubliner Willo Flood moves to Dunfermline on one-year deal

The former Manchester City man moves to Fife and Scotland’s second tier after his latest spell with Dundee United.

Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 Schmidt hails 'super line-breaks' and breakdown work as Ireland bite back against Australia Leveller

Schmidt hails 'super line-breaks' and breakdown work as Ireland bite back against Australia

The Kiwi was pleased Ireland made use of the pressure they created in Melbourne, but felt there were more chances left untaken.

From The42 As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test Liveblog

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s men set out to avoid a second straight defeat and keep their series alive against the Wallabies.

From The42 France limit damage against New Zealand after early red card Hard Fall

France limit damage against New Zealand after early red card

The All Blacks scored four tries against the 14 men, but wound up winning by just 13 points.

Friday 15 June, 2018

From The42 'Only Tadhg could have told you how good Tadhg could be': Beirne built for international rugby after testing road to the top Different Animal

'Only Tadhg could have told you how good Tadhg could be': Beirne built for international rugby after testing road to the top

Ahead of his Ireland debut, we spoke to some of the people who moulded Tadhg Beirne and first put his athleticism to work.

Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From The42 A warning, but no further sanction for New Zealand pair after Grosso clash Black Ops

A warning, but no further sanction for New Zealand pair after Grosso clash

The citing commissioner decided that Ofa Tu’ungafasi’s shoulder-leading tackle was “just short of” a red card.

Sunday 10 June, 2018

From The42 'We've just got to get better': Long-term goals will keep Ireland's plan in place despite defeat Stay The Course

'We've just got to get better': Long-term goals will keep Ireland's plan in place despite defeat

The Kiwi cut a frustrated but not panicked figure after a rare loss yesterday.

From The42 Ex-Munster prop Mullen makes Test debut for USA in a rout against Russia Capped

Ex-Munster prop Mullen makes Test debut for USA in a rout against Russia

AJ MacGinty and John Quill were among the scorers in the nine-try win over Ireland’s World Cup pool opponent.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Murphy Crowe strikes twice to deliver Challenge Trophy for Ireland at Paris 7s Pace And Power

Murphy Crowe strikes twice to deliver Challenge Trophy for Ireland at Paris 7s

Ireland remained calm under pressure to finish on a high note at the World Series event.

From The42 Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

From The42 Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s Sevens Heaven

Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s

Australia went into this weekend as the fourth-ranked team in the World Series, but were 10-points off the in-form invitational side.

From The42 Controversial yellow the turning point as 8-try New Zealand rout France Black And Bleu

Controversial yellow the turning point as 8-try New Zealand rout France

The All Blacks racked up 41 points in the final half hour with France unable to recover from the setback.

Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 Ulster CEO Logan to stand down ahead of next season Vacancy

Ulster CEO Logan to stand down ahead of next season

CEO since 2010, Logan counts Kingspan Stadium as his major achievement as the province’s figurehead.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

From The42 Harte makes four changes as Tyrone bid to bounce back against Meath Qualifiers

Harte makes four changes as Tyrone bid to bounce back against Meath

Richard Donnelly joins his brother in the forward line as Tyrone head for Navan.

From The42 Katie Taylor 'appalled' at use of her name and image in reporting around Bray shooting Bray

Katie Taylor 'appalled' at use of her name and image in reporting around Bray shooting

‘I urge the media to leave me, my Mum and other family members out of this story.’

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From The42 Kerry's Jack Daly set for U20 debut as Ireland bid to end losing run against Georgia Currow Kid

Kerry's Jack Daly set for U20 debut as Ireland bid to end losing run against Georgia

The Munster man is one of six changes to the side who lost to South Africa.

From The42 2019 RWC qualifying appeals fail, World Rugby vows to take tighter control Governance

2019 RWC qualifying appeals fail, World Rugby vows to take tighter control

The governing body promises to undertake a full review and possibly build a database to help avoid a repeat of the debacle which leaves Russia in Ireland’s Rugby World Cup pool.

Sunday 3 June, 2018

From The42 76ers social media storm, white rage and the 'big nothing' of Liverpool's Champions League final defeat Well Read

Friday 1 June, 2018

From The42 In-form Wexford and Galway name unchanged teams for Leinster SHC clash Settled

In-form Wexford and Galway name unchanged teams for Leinster SHC clash

Wexford Park will witness a clash of form teams in the Leinster Hurling Championship tomorrow.

From The42 David Clifford among Kerry's championship debutants against unchanged Clare Munster SFC

David Clifford among Kerry's championship debutants against unchanged Clare

Last year’s minor sensation is one of seven Championship debutants in the Kerry side.

From The42 'He's been coaching for two years in our environment': Schmidt excited to bring Payne's influence to Oz The Natural

'He's been coaching for two years in our environment': Schmidt excited to bring Payne's influence to Oz

The head coach has long viewed the Ulster man as an invaluable presence on the field, so his off-field presence will be more than welcome approaching the first Test against the Wallabies.

Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The42 Carbery saga reaches an end, but loose ends remain for Irish provinces Knock-on Effects

Carbery saga reaches an end, but loose ends remain for Irish provinces

Ulster remain without a senior out-half, while Munster carry five play-makers into the new season.

From The42 Stander hopes Carbery's grace under pressure can push Munster to final step Jc

Stander hopes Carbery's grace under pressure can push Munster to final step

The number eight also underlined that hard work and a full buy-in is required to settle in the southern province.

From The42 Schmidt on Carbery move: 'If you're not playing in the position it's hard to develop' Due South

Schmidt on Carbery move: 'If you're not playing in the position it's hard to develop'

The Kiwi has often cited the need for Carbery to play more often at 10, but stressed that he had little to do with the 22-year-old’s move to Leinster’s great rivals.

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v France, World Rugby U20 Championship Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v France, World Rugby U20 Championship

We went minute-by-minute as Noel McNamara’s men began their tough Pool C schedule against the hosts in Perpignan.

From The42 Egypt say Salah won't be sidelined for more than three weeks with shoulder injury Prognosis

Egypt say Salah won't be sidelined for more than three weeks with shoulder injury

Egypt’s World Cup opener falls 20 days after Salah’s tussle with Sergio Ramos.

Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks Groundbreaker

Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks

However, the Springbok coach admits: ‘we are trying to fix all the wrong things that we did in the past’.

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