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# editors-picks - Monday 21 August, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Sweeper conundrum, Moran's movement, and Mayo's big gamble Second Thoughts

Analysis: Sweeper conundrum, Moran's movement, and Mayo's big gamble

The42′s football analyst Rob Carroll breaks down Sunday’s enthralling draw between Kerry and Mayo in Croke Park.

From The42 'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice Fighter For Life

'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice

Six months after ‘injuring’ Mayweather in Vegas, Gorman found himself on a Balbriggan beach contemplating suicide.

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# editors-picks - Monday 14 August, 2017

From The42 'Would it happen in the men's game? Not a hope. It's actually embarrassing' Dual Clash

'Would it happen in the men's game? Not a hope. It's actually embarrassing'

Briege Corkery and James Masters share their thoughts on Cork dual star Libby Coppinger’s dilemma – potentially lining out in two All-Ireland championship games on Saturday.

From The42 Analysis: Waterford's homework done, Cork's strengths nullified, game-changing moments A Closer Look

Analysis: Waterford's homework done, Cork's strengths nullified, game-changing moments

Waterford showed composure and maturity to kill off the challenge of 14-man Cork.

# editors-picks - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 'Pat hands me the phone and it was Kenny Dalglish. He goes ‘We really want you to sign’' LOI Legends

'Pat hands me the phone and it was Kenny Dalglish. He goes ‘We really want you to sign’'

Eddie Gormley tells us all about his time in England, returning to the League of Ireland and falling into management.

From The42 Scott Evans is angry Madminton

Scott Evans is angry

The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.

From gutted she couldn't 'be like Sonia' to finding her niche and flying the flag worldwide

Irish high jump record-holder and Olympian Deirdre Ryan spoke to The42 about her own experiences and the importance of sport.

# editors-picks - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From The42 The world's best jockey wants his riding to do the talking Moore The Merrier

The world's best jockey wants his riding to do the talking

Ryan Moore tells The42 why he’s more comfortable in the saddle than the spotlight.

# editors-picks - Monday 7 August, 2017

From The42 How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes Growing The Game

How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes

Under Su Carty’s watch, women went from comprising 4% of the world’s rugby playing population to 25%

# editors-picks - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From The42 How a lack of English camogie clubs led Fiona Steed to play in 3 Rugby World Cups Steedy As She Goes

How a lack of English camogie clubs led Fiona Steed to play in 3 Rugby World Cups

The 62-times capped Ireland international chats to The42 about her rugby career.

# editors-picks - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From The42 Calm, cool, ruthless, ballistic: 3 years on from Ireland's momentous win over the Black Ferns History In The Making This post contains videos

Calm, cool, ruthless, ballistic: 3 years on from Ireland's momentous win over the Black Ferns

How Ireland Women shocked everyone but themselves to beat New Zealand 14 – 17 and end their run of four straight World Cup titles.

# editors-picks - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From The42 London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships London Calling

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.

# editors-picks - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From The42 Two titles, Michel Platini and a 'devastating' goodbye: Liam Brady and The Old Lady The Italian Job

Two titles, Michel Platini and a 'devastating' goodbye: Liam Brady and The Old Lady

It’s 35 years since the Dubliner left Juventus in dramatic fashion after a thrilling two-year spell in Turin.

# editors-picks - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From The42 More camps, variation and the 200 kilo club: Prepping Ireland for the Women's Rugby World Cup Physicality

More camps, variation and the 200 kilo club: Prepping Ireland for the Women's Rugby World Cup

Strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is keeping an eye on the ever-changing fitness programmes for Tom Tierney’s squad.

From The42 'I'm very thankful for all the help' - The Rossies and a football passion after battling cancer Cian Smith

'I'm very thankful for all the help' - The Rossies and a football passion after battling cancer

Cian Smith will be cheering on his brothers Enda and Donie in Croke Park tomorrow.

# editors-picks - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From The42 'I'd given everything to Cork, but there's always that tinge - that little bit of regret' UNSUNG HERO

'I'd given everything to Cork, but there's always that tinge - that little bit of regret'

The current Republic of Ireland U-17 boss on a potential porn career, leaving GAA behind, the Rebel Army and regrets.

From The42 A year has made all the difference for the professional boxing scene in Ireland Rebirth

A year has made all the difference for the professional boxing scene in Ireland

Following the Regency shooting in 2016, professional boxing in Ireland had ground to a halt. The sport’s protagonists were left to pick up the pieces.

# editors-picks - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From The42 'Their drive was serious. There was no hurling in Kilcar but they won a county title in national school' Boys In The Hood

'Their drive was serious. There was no hurling in Kilcar but they won a county title in national school'

How Ryan McHugh and Paddy McBrearty made it from a small village in south west Donegal to the top of Gaelic football.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The42 Going back to basics: 10 of the most important things to get right in your diet Fitness

Going back to basics: 10 of the most important things to get right in your diet

Personal trainer David Last has 10 nutrition tips you should take on board.

# editors-picks - Monday 17 July, 2017

From The42 Analysis: How Stephen Cluxton has completely changed the role of a goalkeeper in the game All-Ireland SFC

Analysis: How Stephen Cluxton has completely changed the role of a goalkeeper in the game

A closer look at the influence of Dublin’s brilliant leader.

# editors-picks - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From The42 'It was weeks before I realised that it was actually Eusebio' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'It was weeks before I realised that it was actually Eusebio'

Brendan Bradley on his remarkable League of Ireland legacy and playing alongside a footballing icon.

# editors-picks - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The42 The road from Waterford hurling and English soccer to becoming Kildare's midfield general Lilywhite Leader

The road from Waterford hurling and English soccer to becoming Kildare's midfield general

Kevin Feely’s unlikely journey to being a key player in tomorrow’s Leinster final.

From The42 Seery's swansong provides welcome respite from theatrics elsewhere The Last Word

Seery's swansong provides welcome respite from theatrics elsewhere

The veteran Dubliner will hang up his gloves after tomorrow evening’s UFC bout in Glasgow.

# editors-picks - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 "I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya" Interview This post contains videos

"I hated football and was contemplating getting a 'real job'... Then I got called up by Libya"

Eamon Zayed chats to The42 about a remarkable career in the League of Ireland and beyond.

From The42 Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series Epic

Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series

Warren Gatland’s men will leave New Zealand feeling that they achieved success.

From The42 'I felt like I wanted to give up... I rang my ma and told her I was done with football' Revival

'I felt like I wanted to give up... I rang my ma and told her I was done with football'

Eighteen months since he considered quitting, Sean Maguire’s being hailed as Cork City’s greatest ever player.

From The42 An ode to Niall McCarthy, the Rebel wildman whose points were worth two Clutch

An ode to Niall McCarthy, the Rebel wildman whose points were worth two

‘He fist-pumped with more snarling, come-on-to-f*ck savagery than I’ve ever seen in another hurler’.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From The42 'He's still as obsessed now as he was as a kid' - Horgan closing in on Ring in scoring charts Hurling Hotshots

'He's still as obsessed now as he was as a kid' - Horgan closing in on Ring in scoring charts

Four points separate the two Glen Rovers men.

# editors-picks - Monday 3 July, 2017

From The42 Analysis: The defensive passage that drove the Lions to their Wellington win Big Hits

Analysis: The defensive passage that drove the Lions to their Wellington win

The likes of Jamie George, Jack McGrath, Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler all fronted up.

# editors-picks - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From The42 'You were against Pele and Beckenbauer. It was like going to play in Hollywood' LOI Legends

'You were against Pele and Beckenbauer. It was like going to play in Hollywood'

Pat Byrne recalls growing up with Kevin Moran, success at Shamrock Rovers, managing Shelbourne, playing in the US and ending Liverpool’s 85-game unbeaten run with Leicester.

From The42 Sex, lies and videotape: Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump and freedom of the press Nobody Speak

Sex, lies and videotape: Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump and freedom of the press

A new documentary delves into the murky world of how the powerful silence the media, with the former wrestler’s sex-tape at the centre of it.

From The42 'Nickey Rackard sensed Wexford could win an All-Ireland and he could be the catalyst. So he quit drinking' Nostalgia

'Nickey Rackard sensed Wexford could win an All-Ireland and he could be the catalyst. So he quit drinking'

The remarkable story of Nickey Rackard and Wexford’s All-Ireland final victory over Galway in 1955.

# editors-picks - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 ‘It was horrific for me and it was horrific for my family, but I’m very lucky’ Sticky Toffee

‘It was horrific for me and it was horrific for my family, but I’m very lucky’

Former Everton midfielder Gareth Farrelly on the goal that saved the Toffees from relegation, his troubled League of Ireland spell, and beating the odds to survive a life-threatening illness.

# editors-picks - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 'We used to kick the s**t out of each other in training but the bond was incredible' Talk To Joe

'We used to kick the s**t out of each other in training but the bond was incredible'

Joe Gamble, the last domestic player to represent Ireland, reflects on an eventful career at home and abroad.

From The42 'I saw everyone talking about me and thought, 'Yeah, I probably don't look like the average U21 hurler' Almost Famous

'I saw everyone talking about me and thought, 'Yeah, I probably don't look like the average U21 hurler'

Westmeath U21 hurler Sean Maher received huge plaudits for his performance against Kilkenny during the week.

From The42 'When you know what he went through to get the green jersey, words can't describe the emotions' Family Affair

'When you know what he went through to get the green jersey, words can't describe the emotions'

The summer of 2017 is one the Longs won’t forget in a hurry.

# editors-picks - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 'If I win the Irish title it's a f*** you to all the naysayers': Steve Collins Jr In The Blood

'If I win the Irish title it's a f*** you to all the naysayers': Steve Collins Jr

The unbeaten 27-year-old takes on Westmeath southpaw Paddy McDonagh at the National Stadium tonight.

# editors-picks - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 'We were barely finished the Junior Cert and Pete had us in on our summer holidays doing line-outs' BUILT FOR THIS

'We were barely finished the Junior Cert and Pete had us in on our summer holidays doing line-outs'

Peter O’Mahony’s Lions captaincy might have come as a surprise, but he’s been building towards Saturday since he was a child.

# editors-picks - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds Inside The Camp

This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds

John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42 ahead of Conor McGregor’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From The42 'It would probably be bad for boxing if McGregor won, but f**k it, I'm an Irishman!' Fighting Irish

'It would probably be bad for boxing if McGregor won, but f**k it, I'm an Irishman!'

Michael Conlan will join Conor McGregor’s camp ahead of the Mayweather fight, but remains realistic about his chances.

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