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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Today’s News

From The42 The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on Munster's attack and Leinster's regrets Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on Munster's attack and Leinster's regrets

The former Ireland head coach looks back on the Irish provinces’ semi-final defeat in Europe.

# editors-picks - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From The42 'I was 21 and doctors are saying you’re going to end up in a wheelchair if you continue to play' Legend

'I was 21 and doctors are saying you’re going to end up in a wheelchair if you continue to play'

We speak to Derry City’s favourite son and one of the League of Ireland’s all-time greats — Liam Coyle.

# editors-picks - Friday 21 April, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Lancaster leads shift in Leinster's unstructured attacking mindset Turnover

Analysis: Lancaster leads shift in Leinster's unstructured attacking mindset

The senior coach has encouraged the province to see turnovers as try-scoring opportunities.

From The42 Analysis: Saracens' rugby league traits are a major danger to Munster Screens

Analysis: Saracens' rugby league traits are a major danger to Munster

Mark McCall’s men use screen passes and grubber kicks to great effect.

From The42 'We don't know when we'll be asked to leave the houses. It's a massive shock' Interview

'We don't know when we'll be asked to leave the houses. It's a massive shock'

Ireland international Louise Quinn has been left in limbo after Notts County’s ladies team folded today.

From The42 Top two put title race aside for semi-final clash and the Premier League/FA Cup talking points Premier League

Top two put title race aside for semi-final clash and the Premier League/FA Cup talking points

Chelsea and Tottenham meet at Wembley on Saturday, before Arsenal and Manchester City battle it out for their last chance of silverware.

From The42 Managers moaning is exactly what the League of Ireland needs Opinion

Managers moaning is exactly what the League of Ireland needs

In his weekly column, John O’Sullivan makes the case for more off-the-field drama.

From The42 Will next season see English clubs finally stop being the Champions League's novelty act? No X-Factor

Will next season see English clubs finally stop being the Champions League's novelty act?

Tommy Martin asks what next after Leicester City, the Honey G of this year’s competition, took their final bow this week.

# editors-picks - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 Morrissey: The boy with the form in his side Mind Games

Morrissey: The boy with the form in his side

The Cork City midfielder has learned that satisfaction as a professional footballer doesn’t require living abroad.

From The42 Do you agree with our alternative Premier League Team of the Year? Stars

Do you agree with our alternative Premier League Team of the Year?

We highlight the players who were unlucky to miss out on the official PFA selection.

From The42 Forget The Gym, forget the office! Dropping her 9-5 to pursue a life immersed in running Fitness

Forget The Gym, forget the office! Dropping her 9-5 to pursue a life immersed in running

Forget The Gym’s Mary Jennings on her turbulent life and career, fitness and the Virgin Media Night Run.

# editors-picks - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 ‘I gave up my wedding to make my Irish debut - it may have been a once in a lifetime chance' Curtis Fleming

‘I gave up my wedding to make my Irish debut - it may have been a once in a lifetime chance'

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming speaks to The42 about his time with the cult Middlesbrough side of 96/97 and his move into coaching.

# editors-picks - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The42 'To say I could have had a great career in England, that's only b******s' Ssssshhh

'To say I could have had a great career in England, that's only b******s'

Life in the League of Ireland, as seen through the eyes of iconic ex-Cork City midfielder Patsy Freyne.

# editors-picks - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The42 'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down' Pain This post contains videos

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down'

Ex-Coventry player David Busst on adjusting to life after a horrific leg break prematurely ended his career in English football.

# editors-picks - Friday 14 April, 2017

From The42 The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA Offaly Talented

The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA

How Pat Burke went from Tullamore to play with some of the biggest names in basketball.

From The42 From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career Land Down Under

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career

Mark O’Connor has made the move to a new sport.

# editors-picks - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From The42 One of Ireland's greatest-ever athletes on 'never retiring' Addiction

One of Ireland's greatest-ever athletes on 'never retiring'

Catherina McKiernan tells The42 about how running has shaped her life since childhood.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The42 A behind-the-scenes look at the changes in Irish MMA a year since the death of Joao Carvalho Safety First This post contains videos

# editors-picks - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From The42 'To be told at the last minute that I wouldn't even be on the bench, it was a sickener' Geogho

'To be told at the last minute that I wouldn't even be on the bench, it was a sickener'

Stephen Geoghegan reflects on being the League of Ireland’s most prolific goalscorer in the 1990s and how it almost earned him an Ireland cap in a World Cup qualifier.

# editors-picks - Saturday 8 April, 2017

From The42 The story behind one of sport's biggest scandals Looking Back

The story behind one of sport's biggest scandals

Jamie Reid chats to The42 about his acclaimed book on gangsters, horse-racing and doping.

# editors-picks - Friday 7 April, 2017

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

# editors-picks - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 Teaching schoolkids and scoring 50-yard screamers - the busy life of Conan Byrne Conan The Destroyer

Teaching schoolkids and scoring 50-yard screamers - the busy life of Conan Byrne

Mr Byrne is enjoying his dual role as a footballer and primary school teacher after graduating from college last year.

From The42 'Talking to the kids on the phone asking them how their day was, and you say to yourself, I really should be at home' Moving On

'Talking to the kids on the phone asking them how their day was, and you say to yourself, I really should be at home'

It’s seven months since Peter Lawrie walked away from professional golf after falling out of love with life on tour.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From The42 Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football WNT

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football

Standing up and standing together, as the players demand improvement treatment from the FAI.

# editors-picks - Monday 3 April, 2017

From The42 'You look back and think 'F**k it, I underachieved a small bit - I don't have the medals I should have'' Out Of The Woods?

'You look back and think 'F**k it, I underachieved a small bit - I don't have the medals I should have''

League of Ireland legend Billy Woods discusses Kurt Cobain hair, the remarkable Arkaga years and his love for Cork City.

# editors-picks - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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From The42 'To say we're all just cheap imitations of Katie... to me that's disgusting' Taking Heat

'To say we're all just cheap imitations of Katie... to me that's disgusting'

Irish-American Heather Hardy wants you to know there’s plenty of room for great women boxers.

# editors-picks - Friday 31 March, 2017

From The42 From unprecedented loss to collective pride: The League of Ireland really is a true 'football family' Column

From unprecedented loss to collective pride: The League of Ireland really is a true 'football family'

‘Like any family, there are lows and highs and if we share in the loss, we also share in the good moments,’ writes John O’Sullivan.

# editors-picks - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 'I missed a penalty, we lost the game and Roy sent me home with my arse well reddened' Western Promise

'I missed a penalty, we lost the game and Roy sent me home with my arse well reddened'

Irish striker Ronan Murray is making a fresh start after nine years in England.

# editors-picks - Monday 27 March, 2017

'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'

Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.

# editors-picks - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From The42 ‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’ Interview

‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’

Keith Fahey on feeling homesick in England, thriving at St Pat’s and life with Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side.

# editors-picks - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The42 The quarterback, the President and the Divided States of America Job Search

The quarterback, the President and the Divided States of America

There are very few footballing reasons Colin Kaepernick should be unemployed and yet, five years after a Super Bowl appearance, he is.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From The42 ‘I was always opting for Ireland and it turned out to be the best decision I’ve ever made.’ IRewal

‘I was always opting for Ireland and it turned out to be the best decision I’ve ever made.’

Welsh-born Kevin Sheedy speaks to The42 about coaching, his golden period with Everton and becoming an Ireland legend, as well as overcoming bowel cancer.

From The42 WATCH: This Dublin GAA club operates completely through the Irish language Gaeilge This post contains videos

WATCH: This Dublin GAA club operates completely through the Irish language

We spoke with members of Na Gaeil Óga, who are finding new ways to use their cúpla focal.

# editors-picks - Monday 20 March, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Kerry's attacks and pressure on kickouts tests Dublin but decision making proves costly Expert View

Analysis: Kerry's attacks and pressure on kickouts tests Dublin but decision making proves costly

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll looks back at Saturday’s showdown.

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: derailing England and a mixed Six Nations for Ireland Analysis

The42 Rugby Show: derailing England and a mixed Six Nations for Ireland

Lynne Cantwell joined Murrray Kinsella for a live chat.

From The42 'It is my last chance' - Cork's Hurley faces battle to return after another hamstring rupture Road To Recovery

'It is my last chance' - Cork's Hurley faces battle to return after another hamstring rupture

The 24-year-old footballer is aiming to battle back again.

# editors-picks - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From The42 'I was in the Lansdowne Road dressing room getting sick I was so pumped for the game' Schools Rugby

'I was in the Lansdowne Road dressing room getting sick I was so pumped for the game'

Ian Keatley remembers the last time Belvedere and Blackrock met in the Leinster Senior Schools Cup final as the schools prepare to renew their rivalry at the RDS on St Patrick’s Day.

From The42 Analysis: Putting Colm Cooper on the back foot, the McKaigue factor, Slaughtneil's high press Expert View

Analysis: Putting Colm Cooper on the back foot, the McKaigue factor, Slaughtneil's high press

The42′s columnist takes a closer look at Chrissy McKaigue’s role for Slaughtneil.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From The42 Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes Expert View

Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at the Kerry senior attacking duo before the All-Ireland senior club final.

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