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# comment - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From The42 5 talking points as Cork break Kilkenny hearts and move to the top of camogie's roll of honour Comment

5 talking points as Cork break Kilkenny hearts and move to the top of camogie's roll of honour

Gemma O’Connor’s recovery from injury and Julia White’s fairytale winner feature.

# comment - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From The42 Limerick hurling on the rise, Gillane’s impressive scoring form and disappointing Kilkenny challenge Comment

Limerick hurling on the rise, Gillane’s impressive scoring form and disappointing Kilkenny challenge

5 talking points after Limerick saw off Kilkenny to seal the All-Ireland U21 crown.

# comment - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away Comment

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland final victory over Waterford.

# comment - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From The42 Cavanagh bows out, Dubs close in on three-in-a-row and Connolly makes his return Comment

Cavanagh bows out, Dubs close in on three-in-a-row and Connolly makes his return

We run through the 5 big talking points after Dublin dismantled Tyrone in the All-Ireland semi-final.

# comment - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From The42 Stephen Rochford answers 'donkey' jibe, Kerry's breakdown in discipline and Mayo dominate midfield Comment

Stephen Rochford answers 'donkey' jibe, Kerry's breakdown in discipline and Mayo dominate midfield

5 talking points after Mayo blow Kerry away to reach another All-Ireland final.

# comment - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From The42 5 talking points after Kerry and Mayo finish deadlocked in gripping All-Ireland semi-final Comment

# comment - Monday 14 August, 2017

From The42 Waterford a bridge too far for Cork but they can reflect on plenty good work in 2017 Comment

Waterford a bridge too far for Cork but they can reflect on plenty good work in 2017

The Rebels have bowed out but can reflect on major progress.

# comment - Monday 7 August, 2017

From The42 5 talking points as Mayo discover their best form by returning to the running game Comment

5 talking points as Mayo discover their best form by returning to the running game

Stephen Rochford’s men are hitting form at the right time as they prepare for a titanic semi-final against Kerry.

# comment - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From The42 5 talking points after Tyrone swatted aside Armagh to book Dublin showdown Comment

5 talking points after Tyrone swatted aside Armagh to book Dublin showdown

Here’s what we learned from the Red Hand’s big victory over Armagh today.

# comment - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From The42 The return to form of Donaghy, Galway's missed chances and selection issues for Kerry Comment

The return to form of Donaghy, Galway's missed chances and selection issues for Kerry

5 talking points after Kerry’s eight-point victory over the Tribesmen earlier today.

# comment - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

From The42 Poor Cork start denies them triple crown, massive boost for Limerick and the absence of key Rebels Comment

Poor Cork start denies them triple crown, massive boost for Limerick and the absence of key Rebels

5 key talking points after Limerick’s Munster U21 hurling victory.

# comment - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From The42 Crucial Moran goal, Waterford's red card cloud and future Wexford promise Comment

Crucial Moran goal, Waterford's red card cloud and future Wexford promise

A third successive All-Ireland semi-final beckons for Waterford.

# comment - Monday 17 July, 2017

From The42 Brace yourselves for a thunderous All-Ireland football semi-final between Dublin and Tyrone Collision Course

Brace yourselves for a thunderous All-Ireland football semi-final between Dublin and Tyrone

Both counties are on the same side of the championship draw – and flexed their muscles with comprehensive provincial final wins on Sunday.

From The42 The McGeeney derby, Monaghan seek revenge and the U2 question - football qualifier talking points Comment

The McGeeney derby, Monaghan seek revenge and the U2 question - football qualifier talking points

We run through 5 talking points after this morning’s All-Ireland SFC Round 4B qualifier draw.

# comment - Monday 10 July, 2017

From The42 Step back in time for Tipp and Clare as they prepare to renew hostilities at Páirc Uí Chaoimh Comment

Step back in time for Tipp and Clare as they prepare to renew hostilities at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

A former rivalry is set to be renewed when the two counties clash in senior championship hurling for the first time since 2011.

From The42 Burning issue: Where to now for Kilkenny and Brian Cody? Comment

Burning issue: Where to now for Kilkenny and Brian Cody?

The legendary manager faces arguably his most difficult task in rebuilding this team.

# comment - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 5 big questions for Galway ahead of today's Connacht SFC final Comment

5 big questions for Galway ahead of today's Connacht SFC final

Is the full-back line vulnerable, will they go long from kick-outs and who’ll take the frees in Armstrong’s absence?

# comment - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From The42 Galway convince the doubters, their incredible scoring-rate and the first big loss of Davy Fitz's reign Comment

Galway convince the doubters, their incredible scoring-rate and the first big loss of Davy Fitz's reign

We run through 5 major talking points after Galway picked up the second Leinster SHC title in their history.

# comment - Friday 30 June, 2017

From The42 Homeward bound Erasmus still has time to leave a legacy behind at Munster Comment

Homeward bound Erasmus still has time to leave a legacy behind at Munster

There’s another transitional period ahead for Munster with Erasmus returning to South Africa at the end of the year, but he can make lasting changes in this pre-season.

# comment - Monday 26 June, 2017

From The42 Waterford and Tipperary to take first steps of recovery, tough task for Limerick and the delayed draw Comment

Waterford and Tipperary to take first steps of recovery, tough task for Limerick and the delayed draw

We take a look at the 5 main talking points from today’s All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier draw.

# comment - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 Dublin's movement in attack, Westmeath's use of one sweeper and the task facing Kildare Comment

Dublin's movement in attack, Westmeath's use of one sweeper and the task facing Kildare

We run through 5 talking points after Dublin’s 4-29 to 0-10 victory over Westmeath in the Leinster semi-final

# comment - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 Kevin McStay and Roscommon continue to fall victim to false narratives Comment

Kevin McStay and Roscommon continue to fall victim to false narratives

Win today and the Rossies will appear in back-to-back Connacht finals for just the second time in the last 25 years.

# comment - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Ex-professionals impress for Kildare, strength of Cian O'Neill's bench and Meath head for the backdoor Analysis

Ex-professionals impress for Kildare, strength of Cian O'Neill's bench and Meath head for the backdoor

We run through 5 talking points after Kildare’s Leinster semi-final win over Meath today.

# comment - Sunday 11 June, 2017

From The42 5 talking points after Cork recover to get past Tipperary in dramatic finale Comment

5 talking points after Cork recover to get past Tipperary in dramatic finale

Plenty to digest after the Páirc Uí Rinn encounter.

# comment - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From The42 Davy Fitzgerald, Jim McGuinness and where it all went wrong for the Dublin hurlers Comment

Davy Fitzgerald, Jim McGuinness and where it all went wrong for the Dublin hurlers

Fitzgerald and McGuinness have shown the importance of good man-management in the past.

# comment - Monday 29 May, 2017

Smooth 'dry run' primes Davy Fitz's Wexford hurlers for a massive crack at Cody's Kilkenny

The Slaneysiders are in a good place ahead of the mammoth Leinster SHC semi-final on 10 June.

# comment - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The42 Controversial red card, Galway's red-hot attack and Dublin drop into the backdoor Comment

Controversial red card, Galway's red-hot attack and Dublin drop into the backdoor

We take a run through the major talking points as Galway swat Dublin aside in Leinster.

# comment - Monday 24 April, 2017

From The42 Chinks exposed in Tipperary's armour but this is no time for Premier County panic Comment

Chinks exposed in Tipperary's armour but this is no time for Premier County panic

Tipperary have been here before, with questions to answer after suffering defeat at a crucial stage in the season.

# comment - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The42 Magic McGraths, Galway's efficiency and who needs a league title more? — Sunday hurling talking points Comment

Magic McGraths, Galway's efficiency and who needs a league title more? — Sunday hurling talking points

Plus, we take a closer look at Tipperary’s devastating six-minute blitz which put the game to bed.

# comment - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From The42 5 talking points as Kerry inflict a 7th competitive defeat on the Jim Gavin regime Comment

5 talking points as Kerry inflict a 7th competitive defeat on the Jim Gavin regime

It was only a second post-St Patrick’s Day defeat for Dublin under Gavin.

# comment - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Humiliating defeat leaves Ireland's golden generation facing into make-or-break summer Worrying Times

Humiliating defeat leaves Ireland's golden generation facing into make-or-break summer

Head coach John Bracewell is coming under increased pressure after a disappointing two years in charge.

# comment - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 5 talking points after Tipperary and Kilkenny finish level in pulsating clash in Thurles Comment

5 talking points after Tipperary and Kilkenny finish level in pulsating clash in Thurles

Steven O’Brien’s late point grabbed a draw for the Premier against the Cats.

# comment - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The42 Kilkenny off the mark, Banner stun Cork and Division 1B's gulf in class — Sunday GAA talking points Comment

Kilkenny off the mark, Banner stun Cork and Division 1B's gulf in class — Sunday GAA talking points

Plus, we take a closer look at the battle for survival in hurling’s top tier.

# comment - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 Those were the days, my friend - surprise All-Ireland football semi-finalists a thing of the past Comment

Those were the days, my friend - surprise All-Ireland football semi-finalists a thing of the past

Saturday’s GAA Congress vote to bring in the ‘super 8′ quarter-final format has ended the chances of another Fermanagh, Wexford or Tipperary fairytale summer run.

# comment - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From The42 Anything is possible if a broken heart can be mended on a miserable Monday at Tolka Park Comment

Anything is possible if a broken heart can be mended on a miserable Monday at Tolka Park

It’s time for football to put the League of Ireland in perspective.

# comment - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The42 New year, same old Dubs while Kerry make the right noises in Donegal — Sunday GAA talking points Comment

New year, same old Dubs while Kerry make the right noises in Donegal — Sunday GAA talking points

Plus, Kildare put their defeat to Dublin’s third string behind them and Cork show signs of life.

# comment - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Ballyea dream, Hogan and Comerford still lead O'Loughlins — Club GAA talking points Comment

Ballyea dream, Hogan and Comerford still lead O'Loughlins — Club GAA talking points

We also discuss Tony Kelly’s outstanding five-point display, plus Oulart The Ballagh’s latest Leinster exit.

# comment - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The42 Corofin's sweet revenge, unwanted history for O'Rourkes — Sunday GAA talking points Comment

Corofin's sweet revenge, unwanted history for O'Rourkes — Sunday GAA talking points

We also discuss Slaughtneil’s step towards a historic treble plus The Nire’s stunning upset.

# comment - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Brennan's red card, another bumper year for Connolly and more Dublin football final talking points Comment

Brennan's red card, another bumper year for Connolly and more Dublin football final talking points

Newly crowned All-Star Connolly hasn’t lost a championship game on the football field for club or county in 2016.

# comment - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From The42 5 talking points as Mayo force a replay after enthralling encounter with Dublin Comment

5 talking points as Mayo force a replay after enthralling encounter with Dublin

Did Mayo blow their chance at an All-Ireland?

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