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Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The42 Here are the jerseys Paul O’Connell will wear next season (including Toulon’s newly altered crest) Le Poc C'est Chic

Monday 15 June, 2015

From The42 Ireland U20s blown away by Wales, England set up World Cup final against New Zealand Wolfpuppies

Ireland U20s blown away by Wales, England set up World Cup final against New Zealand

Nigel Carolan’s men were 22 – 0 behind at half-time, but battled back with two second half tries.

From The42 Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line Baku
From The42 Serious slip ‘n’ slide accident as Stade Francais celebrate with Bouclier de Brennus Jocks This post contains videos

Serious slip ‘n’ slide accident as Stade Francais celebrate with Bouclier de Brennus

You wouldn’t catch Toulon at this craic.

From The42 Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland’s Italia 90 squad Italia 90 Week This post contains images

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland’s Italia 90 squad

Try not to weep with the intense nostalgia coming your way.

Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Aileen Reid got a ‘reality check’ at the European Games today Baku

Ireland’s Aileen Reid got a ‘reality check’ at the European Games today

The Derry woman fell in to a chasing pack that didn’t want to chase Olympic champ Nicola Sprig.

From The42 Rapid and steady progress continues for Irish 7s with 2nd place finish for Wolfhounds Dog Day Afternoon

Rapid and steady progress continues for Irish 7s with 2nd place finish for Wolfhounds

Reigning champions Samurai needed extra-time to see off the Irish challenge.

From The42 5 players who stood out in Emerging Ireland’s cruise over Italy Reaction

5 players who stood out in Emerging Ireland’s cruise over Italy

Four tries and a clean sheet. Ireland’s Tbilisi Cup opener wasn’t all bad.

From The42 JJ Hanrahan assists three tries as Ireland come out on top against Italy Tbilisi Cup

JJ Hanrahan assists three tries as Ireland come out on top against Italy

Scores from Eoin Griffin, Andrew Conway, Stuart McCloskey and Tiernan O’Halloran helped Ireland to a comfortable win.

From The42 Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals 7s

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals

Ireland weren’t dispirited by losses to Spain and France, bouncing back with a six-try win over Ukraine.

From The42 FAI shredded match programmes to remove Delaney comments on Fifa Binned

FAI shredded match programmes to remove Delaney comments on Fifa

Delaney ‘entirely unaware’ of decision, which is understood to have cost almost €7k.

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

As it happened: Emerging Ireland v Italy, Tbilisi Cup

The squad is in Georgia, but we were at home with minute-by-minute coverage of their exploits in the first of three games.

From The42 Smith smashed by SBW, but Hurricane skill helps them underline title credentials Brotherly Shove

Smith smashed by SBW, but Hurricane skill helps them underline title credentials

An out-of-this-world offload helped the ‘Canes bounce back from a 13 – 0 deficit.

From The42 Carter and McCaw bid farewell to Crusaders with a win, but Nadolo steals the show again Super Rugby

Carter and McCaw bid farewell to Crusaders with a win, but Nadolo steals the show again

He’ll never be as big a legend as Dan and Richie in south-east New Zealand, but he’s incredibly effective.

From The42 5 things we want to see from Ireland’s Emerging talent Georgia On My Mind

5 things we want to see from Ireland’s Emerging talent

Allen Clarke’s squad are in Tbilisi Cup action this weekend and, because it’s World Cup year, we have a list of demands for him.

Friday 12 June, 2015

From The42 Howler of a header lets Bale in to give Wales a monumental win over Belgium Danger Man
From The42 One Aussie out-half absolutely destroyed and 15 of the best tries from the U20 World Cup Strong As Ox This post contains videos

One Aussie out-half absolutely destroyed and 15 of the best tries from the U20 World Cup

Getting caught in possession by a prop is never good news.

From The42 It’s mid-June, so you better spend your weekend inside watching all this rugby Gameplan

It’s mid-June, so you better spend your weekend inside watching all this rugby

Here’s where, when and how you can watch an unhealthy amount of rugby tomorrow.

Thursday 11 June, 2015

From The42 5 French-based All Blacks performed a powerful roadside Haka where Jerry Collins died Ka Mate This post contains videos

5 French-based All Blacks performed a powerful roadside Haka where Jerry Collins died

‘Saying goodbye the way we were all brought together.’

From The42 Robbie isn’t coming home any time soon – he’s signed a new contract with LA Galaxy STOP IT

Robbie isn’t coming home any time soon – he’s signed a new contract with LA Galaxy

That’s another year in tandem with Steven Gerrard.

Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The42 6 U20s who impressed during Ireland v New Zealand Next Gen

6 U20s who impressed during Ireland v New Zealand

We’ve picked three Irish players who put in a promising shift against the best team in the world.

From The42 Ireland U20 suffer first loss of World Cup as New Zealand pull clear in second half Wolfpuppies

Ireland U20 suffer first loss of World Cup as New Zealand pull clear in second half

Ireland will now take on Wales for the right to contest the 4th/5th place play-off.

Wicklow footballer Mulhall captains Ireland Women 7s squad on Olympic quest

Here’s the Ireland Women’s 7s squad hoping to take an early Olympic place this month.

From The42 Gronk and David Ortiz singing on a tandem bike is the weirdest ad you’ll see Sunstroke This post contains videos

Gronk and David Ortiz singing on a tandem bike is the weirdest ad you’ll see

And now this stupid song is going to be in our heads until we get some cool, refreshing iced coffee.

From The42 John Oliver bought 4 minutes of Trinidadian TV ad space to get this message to Jack Warner Hi Jack
From The42 15 snap predictions with 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup Gone Til September

15 snap predictions with 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup

Can we just fast forward there right now?

Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Connacht promote from within to fill forwards coaching vacancy

The former Connacht back row replaces Dan McFarland who has moved on to Glasgow Warriors.

From The42 Here’s how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out Weakness This post contains videos

Here’s how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out

Ireland will have to lull them in to a false sense of security without conceding four brilliant tries tomorrow.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: FAI saga rumbles on, gymnast jumped and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: FAI saga rumbles on, gymnast jumped and all today’s sport

It was far too hot to be paying attention to sport all day long. Here’s what you missed.

From The42 Ireland U20s make four changes for World Cup test against New Zealand Consistent

Ireland U20s make four changes for World Cup test against New Zealand

10 of Nigel Carolan’s side will be starting their third game in eight days.

Sunday 7 June, 2015

From The42 ‘The simple things were going to win it’ — Ireland U20 star Ringrose Better Basics

‘The simple things were going to win it’ — Ireland U20 star Ringrose

The centre made his opportunities count on a day of dogged defence for the Wolfpuppies.

Saturday 6 June, 2015

From The42 Nobody was able to cope with the distressing images of Andrea Pirlo crying Bearded Gent
From The42 Morata’s equaliser created chaos in the Champions League final Bianconeri
From The42 Barcelona’s first attack of the night was a 16-pass masterpiece Barca At Their Best

Barcelona’s first attack of the night was a 16-pass masterpiece

Ivan Rakitic finished off a gorgeous move through the Juve defence.

From The42 4 talking points after Ireland U20s do it the hard way against Scotland Wolfpuppies

4 talking points after Ireland U20s do it the hard way against Scotland

Nigel Carolan’s squad are still unbeaten in Pool C of the Junior World Championship.

From The42 Ireland hang on for victory after delicious Dardis try Fun In The Sun

Ireland hang on for victory after delicious Dardis try

Scotland’s pack dominated the fixture for long stretches, but their handling errors let Ireland off the hook.

Friday 5 June, 2015

From The42 The42′s extra tough Leaving Cert Geography quiz Geog On

The42′s extra tough Leaving Cert Geography quiz

You know your igneous from your sedimentary, so here’s some amps for you to examine.

Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 ‘Chat’ and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup Wolfpuppies

‘Chat’ and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup

The foot won’t be coming off the pedal against Scotland on Saturday.

From The42 South Africa’s World Cup jersey is all style, science and very little Springbok Fashion Forwards

South Africa’s World Cup jersey is all style, science and very little Springbok

It’ll be the second nicest green jersey in England this autumn.

From The42 Beauden Barrett’s back! And that’s good news for NZ chances in two World Cups Killer B

Beauden Barrett’s back! And that’s good news for NZ chances in two World Cups

Otere Black will land in Italy in good time to face Ireland in the JWC.