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# 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.

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# 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.

# editors-picks - Monday 19 June, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Kildare's physicality and pace key as Meath's lack of tackling and aggression prove costly Expert View

Analysis: Kildare's physicality and pace key as Meath's lack of tackling and aggression prove costly

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday’s game.

# editors-picks - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 'The youth teams seemed a bit of a shambles - I wanted to give it the respect it deserved' National Treasure

'The youth teams seemed a bit of a shambles - I wanted to give it the respect it deserved'

In the final part of our Boys of Summer series, Brian Kerr looks back on before, during and after Malaysia twenty years ago.

From The42 'He said 'there’s no f***ing way you’re leaving this room until you sign the contract!'' Long Read

'He said 'there’s no f***ing way you’re leaving this room until you sign the contract!''

We chat to Pat Scully about his career in England, representing his country at every level and success in the League of Ireland — both as a player and a manager.

From The42 'People still remember me for marking Ronaldo in the FA Cup final and it's quite nice to tell my kid' Boys Of Summer

'People still remember me for marking Ronaldo in the FA Cup final and it's quite nice to tell my kid'

Robbie Ryan was part of Brian Kerr’s team who reached dazzling heights at the Fifa Youth Championships but he will always be remembered for his role in Millwall’s remarkable FA Cup adventure.

# editors-picks - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 'ROG said in his Cork accent, ‘Ah boy, we’re down south, we’re the rebels boy!’ Munster Man

'ROG said in his Cork accent, ‘Ah boy, we’re down south, we’re the rebels boy!’

Rua Tipoki has pride in his Māori blood and his time with Munster.

# editors-picks - Monday 12 June, 2017

From The42 Mars bars, diarrhoea, Connect 4 and a once in a lifetime triumph: an oral history of Malaysia '97 Boys Of Summer

Mars bars, diarrhoea, Connect 4 and a once in a lifetime triumph: an oral history of Malaysia '97

Players, staff and journalists recount the finer details of the Republic of Ireland U20s’ historic journey 20 years ago.

# editors-picks - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne The Cat In Oz

Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne

St Kilda’s Darragh Joyce has taken a different route.

# editors-picks - Monday 5 June, 2017

From The42 ‘I knew I was a good player but the manager didn’t believe me’ LOI Legends

‘I knew I was a good player but the manager didn’t believe me’

Dismissed as a youngster, Jason Byrne tells The42 how he went on to become a League of Ireland legend.

From The42 Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful House Of Cards

Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful

In his latest book, The Fall of the House of Fifa, David Conn shows that not everything is black and white at the top of world football.

# editors-picks - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From The42 ‘I used to get comments about not being born in Ireland, but I didn’t feel the need to justify myself’ Net Gain

‘I used to get comments about not being born in Ireland, but I didn’t feel the need to justify myself’

Former Ireland goalkeeper Alan Kelly speaks to The42 about his playing career, his move into coaching and his father’s legacy at Preston North End.

From The42 I wouldn't be involved in preparing Conor for this fight if I didn't think he could win Inside The Camp

I wouldn't be involved in preparing Conor for this fight if I didn't think he could win

John Kavanagh discusses Conor McGregor’s potential clash with Floyd Mayweather in his latest column.

# editors-picks - Friday 2 June, 2017

From The42 GAA players are a special case - so they should be drug tested even more Opinion

GAA players are a special case - so they should be drug tested even more

Tommy Martin believes drug testing of GAA players should be increased.

# editors-picks - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The42 'Players who travel away, they might have loads of money but they don't have the memories I have' No Regrets This post contains videos

'Players who travel away, they might have loads of money but they don't have the memories I have'

Paul Doolin chats to The42 about a distinguished career as a player and coach in the League of Ireland.

From The42 'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you' Opening Up

'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'

Kildare captain Erica Burke shares her story.

# editors-picks - Friday 26 May, 2017

From The42 From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer

Eric “Lilywhite Lightning” Donovan has set his sights on being European champion.

From The42 'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret' Munch

'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret'

He should look back on it with a huge sense of pride but Shane Byrne’s memories of the 2005 Lions tour are skewed by the disappointment of a series defeat.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From The42 The iconic Irish international and the unmitigated disaster of signing for Johan Cruyff's Ajax Double Dutch

The iconic Irish international and the unmitigated disaster of signing for Johan Cruyff's Ajax

Frank Stapleton swapped Manchester for Amsterdam in 1987, played alongside Frank Rijkaard and kept Dennis Bergkamp out of the team.

# editors-picks - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 'He was like, 'You n***er' and I thought, 'Wow - really?'': Wes Charles on Ireland and abuse Prince Charles

'He was like, 'You n***er' and I thought, 'Wow - really?'': Wes Charles on Ireland and abuse

From the Caribbean to Galway, via Sligo Rovers, Bray and Russia, the imposing centre-back has had quite the journey.

From The42 John Gardiner: Cork needed to do something drastic after last year, but nobody saw this coming Expert View

John Gardiner: Cork needed to do something drastic after last year, but nobody saw this coming

The42.ie’s columnist reflects on Cork’s brilliant victory over All-Ireland champions Tipperary in Thurles.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The42 10 young footballers to watch out for in this summer's senior championship Young Guns

10 young footballers to watch out for in this summer's senior championship

Keep an eye out for this lot during the summer months.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 The Clare lads who taught Brazilian children how to hurl on Ipanema beach Samba This post contains videos

The Clare lads who taught Brazilian children how to hurl on Ipanema beach

Two Ennis natives travelled 9,000km to teach disadvantaged children living in favelas the traditions of Gaelic games.

From The42 Do you agree with our Premier League team of the season? Stars

Do you agree with our Premier League team of the season?

David de Gea and other individuals who have stood out this campaign.

# editors-picks - Monday 15 May, 2017

From The42 'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it' Doc

'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it'

Donncha O’Callaghan talks to The42 about his season with Worcester, why he decided to play on for another year and the influence Jim Williams had on his career.

From The42 Quiz: Test your All-Ireland SFC knowledge ahead of the 2017 season Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Test your All-Ireland SFC knowledge ahead of the 2017 season

There’s six games on the agenda this weekend.

# editors-picks - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From The42 'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma' Passion This post contains videos

'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma'

Trevor Molloy chats to The42 about representing Ireland at the 1997 World Youth Championships and starring in the League of Ireland.

From The42 'You’re always pushing yourself to your very limits, which is very tough to do every day' Ireland's Fittest Man This post contains videos

'You’re always pushing yourself to your very limits, which is very tough to do every day'

Jamie Headon is just the third Irish man to qualify for the Regionals of the Crossfit Games.

# editors-picks - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL Interview

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL

Six months after making the move to Melbourne, Conor Nash is delighted he decided to join Hawthorn.

From The42 'From a young age I've had dark thoughts. One day, I had enough, abandoned hope and was going to end the pain' Interview

'From a young age I've had dark thoughts. One day, I had enough, abandoned hope and was going to end the pain'

Irish hockey international Paul Gleghorne opens up to The42 on the mental health illness which saw him sink to the depths of despair. This is his journey back from the brink.

# editors-picks - Friday 12 May, 2017

From The42 'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football' Athlone

'Every League of Ireland club is a couple of bad decisions away from going out of football'

Athlone investigation turns the spotlight back on the league’s financial pressures, writes John O’Sullivan.

# editors-picks - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 Fear-driven Man United stumble over the line and other Europa League talking points Analysis This post contains videos

Fear-driven Man United stumble over the line and other Europa League talking points

Plus, why the Red Devils should be wary of 19-year-old Ajax starlet Kasper Dolberg.

From The42 'When the surgeon told me I'd never play again I didn't think I'd go on to have the career I did' Legend

'When the surgeon told me I'd never play again I didn't think I'd go on to have the career I did'

Alan Keane will be remembered as one of the finest right backs in League of Ireland football. A week after his retirement, he looks back on a decorated career.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 The fall and rise of an Irish footballing prodigy turned overnight hero in south-east Wales Interview

The fall and rise of an Irish footballing prodigy turned overnight hero in south-east Wales

Mark O’Brien chats to The42 about dealing with setbacks and scoring the most important goal of his career.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2016-17 season? Challenge

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2016-17 season?

As the campaign draws to a close, we test how closely you’ve been paying attention.

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