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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Today’s News

From The42 Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations? Game Plan

Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations?

Exiting, discipline, the halfbacks, and a solid set-piece were building blocks for an impressive win.

# editors-picks - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Analysis: Robbie Henshaw’s try built on foundation of Irish work rate Breakdown

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw’s try built on foundation of Irish work rate

We’ve picked apart the build-up to the Connacht man’s wonderful score against England.

# editors-picks - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The42 ‘I felt like a complete fraud’ – Being a World Cup hero was tough for Jonny Wilkinson Conflicted

‘I felt like a complete fraud’ – Being a World Cup hero was tough for Jonny Wilkinson

The former out-half spoke to us about injuries, THAT drop goal and whether he should have left Newcastle sooner.

From The42 How did she get on? One of our journalists took on the Crashed Ice Belfast track Ouch

How did she get on? One of our journalists took on the Crashed Ice Belfast track

There is lots of footage of falling. Lots of falling.

# editors-picks - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman Trailblazer

Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman

The Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe went on to make football history but his achievements are largely unknown.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 The forgotten story of the Irishman who helped save Barcelona from extinction Paddy Don Patricio

The forgotten story of the Irishman who helped save Barcelona from extinction

Without Patrick O’Connell, the Catalan giants, as we know them today, may not have existed.

# editors-picks - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I kind of ran away from it initially’ – Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue Head Injury

‘I kind of ran away from it initially’ – Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue

The former Leinster hooker says players are ‘never going to want to come off’ after knocks to the head.

# editors-picks - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 ‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’ Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

From The42 ‘I have to get back out there and redeem myself at the Olympics’ Seeking Redemption

‘I have to get back out there and redeem myself at the Olympics’

Even this far out, Ciarán O’Lionaird has Rio on his mind.

From The42 ‘After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan’ Slippery Slope

‘After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan’

Olympic skier Conor Lyne on lack of funding, lack of sponsorship & the relentless struggle of keeping it all together.

# editors-picks - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From Business ETC This is the story behind *those* Gaelic Football and Hurling games – Part 1 Cautionary Tale

This is the story behind *those* Gaelic Football and Hurling games – Part 1

One that goes back much further than you would expect.

# editors-picks - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 One of our journalists will race this terrifying Belfast ice track on Friday Crashed Ice

# editors-picks - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 9 reasons why we’re excited about Roy Keane’s return to punditry Beard

9 reasons why we’re excited about Roy Keane’s return to punditry

The Ireland assistant boss is set to be part of ITV’s coverage of Chelsea v PSG.

From The42 Tommy Martin column: Vainglorious, thuggish, mercenary – why I love Zlatan Ibra

Tommy Martin column: Vainglorious, thuggish, mercenary – why I love Zlatan

Ahead of tonight’s PSG v Chelsea Champions League tie, Tommy Martin looks at how the controversial Swedish striker has managed to make himself likeable, for all his many flaws.

# editors-picks - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I must have been aiming for someone in the crowd’ – Corkman’s dream FA Cup run continues Interview

‘I must have been aiming for someone in the crowd’ – Corkman’s dream FA Cup run continues

Billy Clarke’s deflected shot gave Bradford City the lead in yesterday’s win against Sunderland.

From The42 Analysis: Missed try-scoring chance the biggest frustration for Schmidt’s Ireland Error

Analysis: Missed try-scoring chance the biggest frustration for Schmidt’s Ireland

We break down the moment when Ireland should have crossed the tryline against the French.

From The42 6 talking points after the opening weekend of the Allianz Hurling Leagues Analysis

6 talking points after the opening weekend of the Allianz Hurling Leagues

Kilkenny show their strength, wasteful Tipp disappoint, and more to discuss from Saturday and Sunday’s action.

# editors-picks - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 It’s Sunday so here’s 7 of our favourite sports pictures from the past 7 days Picture That

It’s Sunday so here’s 7 of our favourite sports pictures from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

From The42 The Lansdowne Road Riot of 1995: an oral history Ireeng

The Lansdowne Road Riot of 1995: an oral history

When Ireland and England faced off on a football pitch in 1995 we didn’t make it to half-time. This is what happened on an infamous night in Dublin 4 in the words of players, media and fans.

From The42 Cool runnings: Why Irishman Gary Seery is taking on one of the world’s toughest marathons North Pole Marathon

Cool runnings: Why Irishman Gary Seery is taking on one of the world’s toughest marathons

The Dubliner is hoping to raise €42,000 for Habitat for Humanity.

From The42 He’s not Jerry Maguire but Niall Woods still fights to get the best deal for Irish rugby players Power Broker

He’s not Jerry Maguire but Niall Woods still fights to get the best deal for Irish rugby players

The former Ireland international represents some of the country’s brightest talents.

# editors-picks - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks last weekend? Battle Zone

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks last weekend?

The likes of Mike Ross, Paul O’Connell and Tommy O’Donnell were mightily busy at Stadio Olimpico.

# editors-picks - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The42 It started out as a move to the Pro D2 but James Coughlan might be part of rugby’s next galacticos Interview

It started out as a move to the Pro D2 but James Coughlan might be part of rugby’s next galacticos

Pau are recruiting heavily ahead of next season and Coughlan is playing as well as ever.

From The42 Fancy a gawk around Leinster’s gym? Come with us… Day In The Life

Fancy a gawk around Leinster’s gym? Come with us…

Leinster’s head of fitness Daniel Tobin talks us through a regular day under the roof of their shiny new facility.

# editors-picks - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The42 A University Limerick graduate is the driving force behind the Cayman Islands’ rugby evolution S And C
From The42 Analysis: Conor Murray’s score the epitome of a Joe Schmidt team try Details

Analysis: Conor Murray’s score the epitome of a Joe Schmidt team try

Using GIFs, screenshots and videos, we pick apart the first try of Ireland’s Six Nations title defence.

# editors-picks - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The42 How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world Inspiration

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world

Breifne Earley tells The42 about his extraordinary journey.

# editors-picks - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From The42 15 of the best images as Ireland complete a hat-trick of Six Nations wins over Italy Rome Sweet Rome

15 of the best images as Ireland complete a hat-trick of Six Nations wins over Italy

The men, women and under 20 sides all had a hard-fought win to start their campaigns.

From The42 ‘I wanted our son to see Peter as a man rather than as a Dad’ Interview

‘I wanted our son to see Peter as a man rather than as a Dad’

We chat to Anna Gibson-Steel — wife of the Munster and Ireland legend — about her new book on the former star.

# editors-picks - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The42 Who said it: McGregor or a Hollywood villain? Quotes Quiz

Who said it: McGregor or a Hollywood villain?

Test your knowledge of some of the UFC star’s best one-liners.

From The42 Shane Carthy’s depression battle – ‘I just had this constant dark shadow in my way’ Mental Health

Shane Carthy’s depression battle – ‘I just had this constant dark shadow in my way’

Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 Gearóid Morrissey is still on a high after last night’s ‘surreal’ debut at Old Trafford Dream Come True

Gearóid Morrissey is still on a high after last night’s ‘surreal’ debut at Old Trafford

The 23-year-old from Cork made a dream start to his Cambridge career at the home of Manchester United.

From The42 Simon Hick Column: There’s no show like a Joe Schmidt show Fear Factor

Simon Hick Column: There’s no show like a Joe Schmidt show

Many pundits are tipping Ireland to defend their 6 Nations title and our columnist says it’s all down to the man in charge.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The42 Breaking down the play that won the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots Coaches Film

Breaking down the play that won the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots

We break down the most important play of the Super Bowl

No line on the Horizon: How Ireland’s biggest sports star has ended up in the High Court

Rory McIlroy could face two weeks on the stand in the case which begins today.

# editors-picks - Monday 2 February, 2015

From The42 The story of two Irish fans sneaking into the Super Bowl is the best thing you’ll read tonight Audacious

The story of two Irish fans sneaking into the Super Bowl is the best thing you’ll read tonight

Richie Whelan and Paul McEvoy flew over without a ticket but that didn’t stop them getting in.

From The42 16 things that will definitely happen on Transfer Deadline Day Inevitable

16 things that will definitely happen on Transfer Deadline Day

Jim White being ridiculously over-the-top and other imminent clichés.

# editors-picks - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The42 How the Patriots pulled off the biggest steal in NFL Draft history and landed Tom Brady TB12
From The42 Stevie Collins Jr is fighting to step out of his father’s shadow The Celtic Cub This post contains videos

Stevie Collins Jr is fighting to step out of his father’s shadow

The son of Ireland’s two-weight world champion speaks to The42 ahead of his return to the ring this month.

From The42 ‘Whether you like combat sport or not, people enjoy it’ – Dr Eanna Falvey MMA

‘Whether you like combat sport or not, people enjoy it’ – Dr Eanna Falvey

One of the country’s top sports doctors gave us his thoughts on the rise of MMA in Ireland.

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