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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The42 Goonmysson, young Johnny Giles and Beyonce: It's our Iceland-dominated Comments of the Week Below The Belt

Friday 1 July, 2016

From The42 World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry to link up with Leinster as consultant this month TED Talks

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry to link up with Leinster as consultant this month

The man who brought the All Blacks to glory on home soil will pitch in with Leinster’s pre-season efforts.

From The42 Connacht sign new 3-year sponsorship deal with Elverys The West's Awake

Connacht sign new 3-year sponsorship deal with Elverys

The champions will release their new kit later this month.

From The42 Day and Spieth in the hunt, but defending champ Lowry gets a flat at Bridgestone Ohio

Day and Spieth in the hunt, but defending champ Lowry gets a flat at Bridgestone

William McGirt leads by three shots, a tournament record after round one.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland U20 star Daly one of 7 new faces in Munster academy Ins And Outs

Ireland U20 star Daly one of 7 new faces in Munster academy

Lock Sean O’Connor and hooker Vincent O’Brien are also among the year one recruits.

From The42 Ex-Munster wing Luke O'Dea named in Ireland 7s squad for Prague trip Trophy Trail

Ex-Munster wing Luke O'Dea named in Ireland 7s squad for Prague trip

Anthony Eddy’s side can take another big step towards the Rugby Europe Grand Prix this weekend.

From The42 Bath-linked Ryan leaves role at Worcester Warriors Upheaval

Bath-linked Ryan leaves role at Worcester Warriors

Donncha O’Callaghan and team-mates will have a new man in charge this season.

Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The42 Rassie v ROG, nothing to fear for Connacht and more talking points after the Champions Cup draw European Cup

Rassie v ROG, nothing to fear for Connacht and more talking points after the Champions Cup draw

The draw was more favourable to Irish provinces than last season.

From The42 ROG's Racing to take on Munster in Champions Cup, Connacht and Toulouse meet again Provincial

ROG's Racing to take on Munster in Champions Cup, Connacht and Toulouse meet again

Here’s what the cornerstones of your province’s season will look like.

From The42 All Black Franks eager 'to work hard' as he sticks with relegated London Irish About The Benjamins

All Black Franks eager 'to work hard' as he sticks with relegated London Irish

The highly-rated, highly-paid prop won’t be following coach Tom Coventry through the exit door.

Monday 27 June, 2016

From The42 Dunphy's prophecy comes to pass while he grinds shiny new axe TV Guide

Dunphy's prophecy comes to pass while he grinds shiny new axe

Things would have been different with John O’Shea in the team, but different enough to win?

From The42 4 Irish forwards named in U20 Team of the Championship Wolfpup Pack

4 Irish forwards named in U20 Team of the Championship

Finalists Ireland and England both had four representatives in the dream team, with only one New Zealander making the cut.

From The42 Canadian fighter Jimmo, 34, dies after hit-and-run RIP

Canadian fighter Jimmo, 34, dies after hit-and-run

Edmonton police say a dark pick-up truck hit Jimmo after he had been involved in an altercation.

Sunday 26 June, 2016

From The42 Boateng strike has Germany in control, but Özil misses chance to double lead over Slovakia Terrible Pen
From The42 Quick-fire Griezmann goals tear Irish hopes to shreds Sickened

Quick-fire Griezmann goals tear Irish hopes to shreds

Ireland are behind and down to 10 men.

From The42 Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran Too Little Too Late

Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran

The fullback was fortunate not to be issued a red card in the first half of yesterday’s Test.

From The42 What a start! Robbie Brady's inch-perfect penalty gives Ireland the lead in Lyon COYBIG

Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The42 5 huge positives Ireland U20s can carry forward from this tournament Silver Medallists

5 huge positives Ireland U20s can carry forward from this tournament

The final final was a low point after some dizzying highs.

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

As it happened: England v Ireland, World Rugby U20 Championship final

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland took on the home favourites in Manchester.

From The42 As it happened: South Africa v Ireland, Summer Tour Final Test Liveblog

As it happened: South Africa v Ireland, Summer Tour Final Test

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland target another piece of history in Port Elizabeth.

From The42 The 12-year cycle omen, Frexit and all your Comments of the Week Below The Belt

The 12-year cycle omen, Frexit and all your Comments of the Week

And in other news, Ballyhahill for the World Cup!

Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 ROG's Racing defence produces stunning 14-man effort to beat Toulon in Nou Camp final Top 14 Final

ROG's Racing defence produces stunning 14-man effort to beat Toulon in Nou Camp final

The Bouclier de Brennus is staying in Paris.

From The42 Controversial red card gives Racing a mountain to climb against Toulon in Barcelona Top 14 Final

Controversial red card gives Racing a mountain to climb against Toulon in Barcelona

You all remember Mathieu Raynal, right?

From The42 Carolan able to name unchanged 23 for Ireland's U20 World Championship final clash with England Final Hurdle

Carolan able to name unchanged 23 for Ireland's U20 World Championship final clash with England

Carolan has had to deal with his fair share of injuries in this tournament, but there’s a familiar look to the side taking on England.

Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland's next game on home soil will be a friendly against Oman in August Homecoming
From The42 Cullen pays tribute to 'immense', 'brilliant athlete' Reddan ahead of final bow Serial Winner

Cullen pays tribute to 'immense', 'brilliant athlete' Reddan ahead of final bow

‘When he came off the bench, you could feel the intensity going up,’ says Keith Earls.

Monday 20 June, 2016

From The42 5 U20 stars who made a Championship semi-final look ridiculously easy today Men Against Boys

5 U20 stars who made a Championship semi-final look ridiculously easy today

The Wolfpups with the big paws.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as the Wolfpups tried to sniff out a route to their first final.

From The42 'It's never as simple as putting players on and saying, 'He'll freshen things up'' - Joe Schmidt This post contains videos

'It's never as simple as putting players on and saying, 'He'll freshen things up'' - Joe Schmidt

The Kiwi explains his thought process behind delaying the introduction of his replacement backs as Ireland faded in Jo’burg.

From The42 LeBron's devastating block in the final minutes paved the way for his crowning moment You Shall Not Pass

LeBron's devastating block in the final minutes paved the way for his crowning moment

Never forget, defence wins Championships.

From The42 Argentina boast flair and pace to burn, but Ireland have all the tools to break into U20 final Semi-final This post contains videos

Argentina boast flair and pace to burn, but Ireland have all the tools to break into U20 final

Nigel Carolan’s men meet another side who are getting a taste for history.

Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 Here are some of the best sports pictures from a week of highs and lows Snap Happy

Here are some of the best sports pictures from a week of highs and lows

It’s Sunday, so here’s some pretty pictures to feast your eyes on.

Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 Iniesta pulls the strings as Morata fires Spain into the last 16 Turkey Shoot

Iniesta pulls the strings as Morata fires Spain into the last 16

Turkey were nowhere near a match for the reigning champions in Nice.

From The42 As it happened: Spain v Turkey, Euro 2016 Liveblog

As it happened: Spain v Turkey, Euro 2016

We went minute-by-minute as one of the tournament favourites aimed to tighten their grip on Group D.

From The42 Lovely Lowry touches see him thrive at US Open as McIlroy completes nightmare 1st round Going Gets Tough

Lovely Lowry touches see him thrive at US Open as McIlroy completes nightmare 1st round

Graeme McDowell has just started the rain-delayed major.

Thursday 16 June, 2016

From The42 'Clunky, wooden' Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks as Israel Dagg returns DAGGER

'Clunky, wooden' Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks as Israel Dagg returns

The world player of the year-nominated Hurricanes wing won’t play on his home turf this weekend.

Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 So we meet again: Ireland will face Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final Volver

So we meet again: Ireland will face Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final

Victory over New Zealand on Saturday helped Ireland make themselves second seeds while the reigning champions crashed out.

From The42 5 Ireland U20s who impressed in a tough pool finale against Georgia Futureisgreen

5 Ireland U20s who impressed in a tough pool finale against Georgia

From Munster men who were central to a potent maul to an openside back from a year in Australia.

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

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

We went minute-by-minute as Nigel Carolan’s men looked to cap a terrific pool stage with a third win.

From The42 One word from Mike Ross and this cheetah would tear you limb from limb Cool Cat

One word from Mike Ross and this cheetah would tear you limb from limb

Or at least that’s how much of a boss the prop looks on this trip to a Joburg wildlife park.