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#curtain raiser

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 League champions Dundalk draw first blood as Finn stars in President’s Cup win Curtain Raiser

League champions Dundalk draw first blood as Finn stars in President’s Cup win

The domestic season got under-way this afternoon.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The42 Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup Preseason

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup

The Kehoe Cup also got under way today.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Community Shield Curtain Raiser

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Community Shield

Arsene Wenger’s Gunners face the title winners hoping to claim the first piece of silverware of the season.

From The42 Arsenal v Man City: Five questions to ponder ahead of the the Community Shield Curtain Raiser

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The42 5 most memorable moments in Community Shield History Curtain Raiser

5 most memorable moments in Community Shield History

Keegan vs Bremner and the secret history of the Charity Shield

# curtain-raiser - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The42 Gay rugby team to play in Super Rugby curtain raiser this weekend Pride

Gay rugby team to play in Super Rugby curtain raiser this weekend

The Sydney Convicts are out to discredit stereotypes that gay people ‘can’t play tough sports like rugby’.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From The42 Cork hold off Limerick to book place in Munster junior football final Curtain Raiser

Cork hold off Limerick to book place in Munster junior football final

The sides met in this evening’s curtain-raiser in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Six goals served up as Cork get the better of Clare in Munster intermediate semi final Curtain Raiser

Six goals served up as Cork get the better of Clare in Munster intermediate semi final

Cork will now face Tipperary in the decider on June 27th.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 43 scores served up as Tipperary win Munster intermediate battle against Limerick Curtain Raiser

43 scores served up as Tipperary win Munster intermediate battle against Limerick

Extra-time was needed in today’s opening game in Semple Stadium.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From The42 O’Brien the scoring star as Cork defeat Waterford in Munster intermediate opener Curtain Raiser

O’Brien the scoring star as Cork defeat Waterford in Munster intermediate opener

The teams met in today’s first game at Semple Stadium.

# curtain-raiser - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The42 Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland Curtain Raiser

Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland

There is no place in the squad for Dan Biggar.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 11 October, 2013

From The42 Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys Team News

Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys

Jamie Heaslip will once again captain the side, but Brian O’Driscoll’s calf has kept him out of contention.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 11 August, 2013

From The42 4 reasons we can’t wait for the Community Shield Wembley Way

4 reasons we can’t wait for the Community Shield

The first silverware of the new English season is up for grabs today, and we’re stoked about it.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 1 September, 2012

From The42 Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win Rugby

Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win

Rob Penney’s side showed a little glimpse of the style that Munster fans can look forward to.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Manchester City, Community Shield Curtain Raiser This post contains videos

As it happened: Chelsea v Manchester City, Community Shield

The league winners did battle with the FA Cup holders at Villa Park in the traditional season opener.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 27 July, 2012

From The42 Olympics 2012: All eyes on London ahead of opening ceremony Curtain Raiser

Olympics 2012: All eyes on London ahead of opening ceremony

The finishing touches are being put to tonight’s extravagant spectacle.

# curtain-raiser - Monday 7 May, 2012

From The42 Bronx tale: no slip up for Sligo in New York Curtain Raiser

Bronx tale: no slip up for Sligo in New York

Stephen Coen was the star of the Sligo roadshow as they got the Connacht Championship underway in style.