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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Yesterday’s News

From The42 It’s 27 years since Galway won the All-Ireland hurling title…but where are they now? Nostalgia

It’s 27 years since Galway won the All-Ireland hurling title…but where are they now?

The Tribesmen last tasted Liam MacCarthy Cup success in 1988.

# editors-picks - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The42 6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad Opinion

6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad

Bolters, no third nine and Ulster’s record try-scorer left out. Joe Schmidt made some controversial calls today.

From The42 Analysis: Should this have been a penalty against Paul O’Connell? You're The Ref

Analysis: Should this have been a penalty against Paul O’Connell?

The Ireland captain was penalised for clearing Justin Tipuric out around the neck.

# editors-picks - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The42 ‘Eddie’s shown a huge amount of courage and bravery, he’s been an inspiration’ Worthy Cause

‘Eddie’s shown a huge amount of courage and bravery, he’s been an inspiration’

Former Ireland international rugby star Denis Leamy is in awe of his first cousin Eddie Connolly, who is battling cancer.

From The42 ‘I don’t care what place Gatlin came, everything is not okay and athletics needs to accept that’ Doping

‘I don’t care what place Gatlin came, everything is not okay and athletics needs to accept that’

We spoke to The Sports Gene author David Epstein about doping in sport.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 The42 writers pick their 31-man Ireland Rugby World Cup squad Joe's Job

# editors-picks - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 Balotelli, Soldado and 11 more of the worst signings in Premier League history Flops

Balotelli, Soldado and 11 more of the worst signings in Premier League history

At £16 million, he has been a pretty costly mistake for Liverpool.

From The42 How did 2 key Ireland players fare against the Premier League’s in-form team? Analysis

How did 2 key Ireland players fare against the Premier League’s in-form team?

Everton were beaten 2-0 by Man City, but how did Martin O’Neill’s players do?

From The42 ‘Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive’ Athletics

‘Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive’

We spoke to The Bolt Supremacy author Richard Moore.

# editors-picks - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The42 Can you spare 15 minutes? Our new 6-week fitness programme will kick-start your Autumn Fitness

# editors-picks - Friday 21 August, 2015

From The42 ‘The ambition is to get to the final’ – Thomas Barr on his Worlds hopes and drifting Need For Speed This post contains videos

‘The ambition is to get to the final’ – Thomas Barr on his Worlds hopes and drifting

We spoke to the Irish athlete about life on and off the track.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From The42 Why Damien Duff is Ireland’s most underappreciated sports person Opinion

Why Damien Duff is Ireland’s most underappreciated sports person

The winger, who made his Shamrock Rovers debut last night, doesn’t always get the credit he deserves, writes Paul Fennessy.

From The42 Will standards drop in Tipperary hurling again following Eamon O’Shea’s departure? Comment

Will standards drop in Tipperary hurling again following Eamon O’Shea’s departure?

Premier County stars must ensure that progress on the field of play is matched by good discipline off it.

# editors-picks - Monday 17 August, 2015

From The42 Bitten by dogs in Bosnia, hit by a car in Bulgaria – this Irishman completed an epic adventure race Transcontinental

Bitten by dogs in Bosnia, hit by a car in Bulgaria – this Irishman completed an epic adventure race

Some people lie on a beach for a holiday; not Ultan Coyle.

# editors-picks - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From The42 ‘Some day I’d love to coach in Ireland’ – Jackman driving Grenoble forward Irish Abroad

‘Some day I’d love to coach in Ireland’ – Jackman driving Grenoble forward

The former Ireland and Leinster hooker tells us about his coaching philosophy.

From The42 Mike Tyson wanted to know what this ‘white mother**ker’ was doing in his house Long Read

Mike Tyson wanted to know what this ‘white mother**ker’ was doing in his house

Brin-Jonathan Butler chats to The42 about his new book, meeting ‘Iron Mike’ and hooking up with Fidel Castro’s granddaughter.

From The42 Breaking the ice: ‘This sport was tailor-made for this country’ Face Off

Breaking the ice: ‘This sport was tailor-made for this country’

Can ice-hockey build on a small but hardcore fan-base and flourish in Ireland?

# editors-picks - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From The42 Did Wayne Rooney play his worst-ever game for Manchester United last night? Hard To Watch

Did Wayne Rooney play his worst-ever game for Manchester United last night?

The attacker struggled to impose himself and looked weary, offering little from beginning to end.

# editors-picks - Friday 14 August, 2015

From The42 Analysis: McCaw’s All Blacks with breakdown score to settle against Wallabies Bledisloe II

Analysis: McCaw’s All Blacks with breakdown score to settle against Wallabies

Michael Cheika’s Australia won the battle on the ground in Sydney last weekend.

From The42 ‘A Celtic league would only tether more boats to the Titanic and allow them to be dragged under’ League Of Ireland

‘A Celtic league would only tether more boats to the Titanic and allow them to be dragged under’

If we couldn’t make the Setanta Cup work, what chance has a cross-jurisdictional league, asks John O’Sullivan.

From The42 Analysis: Bledisloe Cup incident showed up World Rugby’s attitude to the scrum Scrum Analysis

Analysis: Bledisloe Cup incident showed up World Rugby’s attitude to the scrum

A fascinating exchange between Wayne Barnes and Stephen Moore.

From The42 How Aston Villa squandered the 1992/93 Premier League title & history changed forever Heroes And Villains

How Aston Villa squandered the 1992/93 Premier League title & history changed forever

Ron Atkinson’s side looked set to claim the championship but fell away in the second half of the season.

# editors-picks - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From The42 Hertha Berlin, Yerevan and the best moments from Keith Fahey’s career Fats This post contains videos

Hertha Berlin, Yerevan and the best moments from Keith Fahey’s career

The former Ireland midfielder announced his retirement from the game this afternoon.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From The42 Irish American footballer broke his hand, then arm but still finished the season’s biggest game Iron Man

Irish American footballer broke his hand, then arm but still finished the season’s biggest game

Rick Duffield had a very poignant reason to help the Belfast Trojans to a fourth Shamrock Bowl title in a row.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From The42 A day in the life: Behind the scenes with Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble Training Day

A day in the life: Behind the scenes with Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble

The42 spent the day with the Top 14 side as they prepare to face Munster.

# editors-picks - Monday 10 August, 2015

From The42 John Gardiner: Relentless Kilkenny march on but Waterford can still be proud after 2015 Expert View

John Gardiner: Relentless Kilkenny march on but Waterford can still be proud after 2015

The42.ie’s hurling columnist reviews today’s Croke Park showdown.

# editors-picks - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland’s 13 shirt against Wales Pace Merchant

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland’s 13 shirt against Wales

The Munster man made his return to the international game after a break of more than two years.

From The42 How an ex-Garda went from the depths of depression to Winter Olympics hopeful Interview

How an ex-Garda went from the depths of depression to Winter Olympics hopeful

Dublin-based skeleton (bobsleigh) athlete, Brendan Doyle, chats to The42 about his future ambitions.

From The42 ‘What they’re doing is consciously controlling brain activity, which is incredible!’ Marginal Gains

‘What they’re doing is consciously controlling brain activity, which is incredible!’

Dr. Michael Keane of Actualise explains how neurofeedback training can benefit rugby players.

# editors-picks - Friday 7 August, 2015

From The42 ‘I woke up 3 hours later covered in ice, down my pants, I’ve no recollection of it’ Badwater

‘I woke up 3 hours later covered in ice, down my pants, I’ve no recollection of it’

Cork native Pádraig Mullins took on one of the world’s toughest endurance races and lived to tell us the amazing tale.

From The42 Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV? Feature

Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV?

John Hartson and Connor Morris of Setanta Sports give their takes on this oft-discussed topic.

# editors-picks - Monday 3 August, 2015

From The42 Pumas, side-stepping, and dealing with the end: Keith Wood’s stand-out RWC memories Captain Fantastic This post contains videos

Pumas, side-stepping, and dealing with the end: Keith Wood’s stand-out RWC memories

“I was ready to cry I was so tired.”

From The42 The former Cork hurler who swapped All-Ireland medals for 100-mile trail runs Rebel Runner

The former Cork hurler who swapped All-Ireland medals for 100-mile trail runs

Paul Tierney walked away from hurling as an All-Ireland winner at 22.

# editors-picks - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From The42 John Kavanagh to link up with likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov to form new MMA team A-Team

John Kavanagh to link up with likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov to form new MMA team Exclusive

The venture is being backed by the fifth son of the King of Bahrain.

From The42 ‘The president in Pau said it’s probably the best signing he’s ever made’ Irish Abroad

‘The president in Pau said it’s probably the best signing he’s ever made’

Niall Woods of Navy Blue has a number of clients based in England and France.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw’s contentious winning try Classic

Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw’s contentious winning try

We’ve taken an in-depth look at the three second-half tries in South Africa’s defeat to the All Blacks.

From The42 ‘In the name of maintaining the rule book, they will break all promises made to treasure the game’ Camogie

‘In the name of maintaining the rule book, they will break all promises made to treasure the game’

This latest fiasco underlines the need for change in camogie, writes Sinead O’Carroll.

# editors-picks - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The42 What I think about when I think about thinking about running Fitness

What I think about when I think about thinking about running

Slow and steady wins the race for Aoife Barry, who took up running 18 months ago. Here’s what she’s learned.

# editors-picks - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The42 ‘Not only does Conor Lehane lift the piano, he cracks his knuckles and belts out Beethoven’ Con Artist

‘Not only does Conor Lehane lift the piano, he cracks his knuckles and belts out Beethoven’

Jamie Wall traces the ‘not-quite-professional’ development of one of Cork hurling’s biggest talents.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Analysis: South African scrum control ruined by poor game management Front Row Union

Analysis: South African scrum control ruined by poor game management

South Africa lost control of the scrum by making too many subs, too early in the game.

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