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From The42 The All Blacks haven’t sprung any surprises with their World Cup jersey Traditional

The All Blacks haven’t sprung any surprises with their World Cup jersey

The new shirt includes a homage to the Originals, who were led by Donegal man Dave Gallaher.

# world-cup - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things people were wearing 25 years ago Nation Holds Its Breath

11 things people were wearing 25 years ago

We did well at the World Cup, but how did we look?

# world-cup - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The42 Uncapped Furlong and Conan make Ireland’s 45-man Rugby World Cup squad Long List

Uncapped Furlong and Conan make Ireland’s 45-man Rugby World Cup squad

Joe Schmidt will have to whittle this group down to 31 before the World Cup comes around.

# world-cup - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The42 ‘We watched the Italy game on a big screen at my sister’s wedding reception’ Italia 90 Week

# world-cup - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From The42 Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era? Italia 90 Week

Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era?

The former World Cup winner with England is the most successful manager in the history of the Irish national team.

From The42 ‘I was more nervous in training than in games’ — Alan McLoughlin on Italia 90 Italia 90 Week

‘I was more nervous in training than in games’ — Alan McLoughlin on Italia 90

The former Irish international chats to The42 about his memories of the tournament.

# world-cup - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From The42 It’s the 20-year anniversary of this unforgettable Jonah Lomu try Steamroller

It’s the 20-year anniversary of this unforgettable Jonah Lomu try

The gigantic New Zealand wing went on the rampage against England in Cape Town.

# world-cup - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 Inexperienced Emerging Ireland side labour to victory over Uruguay Tbilisi Cup

Inexperienced Emerging Ireland side labour to victory over Uruguay

Captain Rhys Ruddock lasted only 20 minutes before being replaced due to injury.

# world-cup - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The42 A definitive ranking of the 10 best jerseys at Italia 90 Italia 90 Week

A definitive ranking of the 10 best jerseys at Italia 90

Adidas reigned supreme in the summer of 1990.

# world-cup - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

No prizes for guessing who Jonny Wilkinson reckons will win the World Cup

England’s drop-goal hero thinks the four previous winners will be on two apiece come November.

# world-cup - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

# world-cup - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The42 This is how the FAI was handed €5million by Fifa, according to a new Association statement FAI

This is how the FAI was handed €5million by Fifa, according to a new Association statement

The Association insist ‘at all times in the best interests of Irish football, and in full compliance with Irish company law’.

# world-cup - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 Beauden Barrett’s back! And that’s good news for NZ chances in two World Cups Killer B

Beauden Barrett’s back! And that’s good news for NZ chances in two World Cups

Otere Black will land in Italy in good time to face Ireland in the JWC.

# world-cup - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The42 What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events? Hit The Books

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?

With the Leaving Cert starting today, our writers recall the plethora of distractions that threatened to undermine their study.

# world-cup - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Qatar isn’t happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

# world-cup - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From The42 ‘Still hurting’: Ireland U20s out to put 6 Nations behind them in high-tempo JWC Wolfpuppies

‘Still hurting’: Ireland U20s out to put 6 Nations behind them in high-tempo JWC

Nigel Carolan’s side slipped to three consecutive defeats in Spring, but on a fast pitch they’re ready to take on New Zealand.

From The42 What would happen if teams decided to boycott the World Cup? FIFA

What would happen if teams decided to boycott the World Cup?

England would back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup in protest at the re-election of Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, says Greg Dyke.

# world-cup - Friday 29 May, 2015

From The42 Hartley axed from England’s World Cup squad after headbutt ban Hothead

Hartley axed from England’s World Cup squad after headbutt ban

The Northampton hooker says he is ‘devastated with what has happened’.

From The42 ‘I’ll get a few things wrong’ – Schmidt ponders Ireland’s World Cup squad Conundrum

‘I’ll get a few things wrong’ – Schmidt ponders Ireland’s World Cup squad

The Kiwi head coach admitted the process of picking 31 players is proving hugely difficult.

From The42 Henry, Strauss and Gilroy emerge from Barbarians defeat with credit STANDOUT

Henry, Strauss and Gilroy emerge from Barbarians defeat with credit

While Ireland’s team performance was sloppy, there were some solid displays at Thomond Park.

# world-cup - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The42 Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals Closure

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

# world-cup - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?

Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?

From The42 Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup – Robbie Deans Contenders

Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup – Robbie Deans

The man being linked to Leinster reckons Joe Schmidt’s side have the quality to compete.

# world-cup - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The42 Missing out on Pro12 play-offs is ‘unacceptable’ for Leinster – Madigan Season Over

Missing out on Pro12 play-offs is ‘unacceptable’ for Leinster – Madigan

The Leinster out-half says Matt O’Connor’s men will take positives from the season too.

# world-cup - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The42 Bad news if your name is Maxime as France select World Cup training squad Omissions

Bad news if your name is Maxime as France select World Cup training squad

Michalak and Trinh-Duc are in ahead of Camille Lopez.

# world-cup - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup success for Ireland, Brennan says ‘No’ and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup success for Ireland, Brennan says ‘No’ and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of doping in GAA and Ireland’s U-17s.

# world-cup - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The42 Former England captain says Steffon Armitage is ‘not worth breaking the rules for’ Overseas Aid

Former England captain says Steffon Armitage is ‘not worth breaking the rules for’

Martin Corry: “I’d say, ‘this is the ruling’ and stick to it.”

# world-cup - Friday 8 May, 2015

10 ways to live your life like birthday boy Jack Charlton

Big Jack turns 80 today.

# world-cup - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 O’Connell confident in Ireland’s ‘outside chance’ of World Cup glory Expectation

O’Connell confident in Ireland’s ‘outside chance’ of World Cup glory

Joe Schmidt’s policy of short-term focus is the right approach for the Ireland captain.

# world-cup - Thursday 23 April, 2015

‘To wear the All Black jersey you have to play in New Zealand’ — NZRU not following Australian lead

New Zealand won’t copy the Wallabies’ eligibility policy change, according to NZRU chief.

# world-cup - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The42 Conor O’Shea: ‘I want to see Mike Brown right when he’s in his 50s’ Concussion

Conor O’Shea: ‘I want to see Mike Brown right when he’s in his 50s’

The fullback suffered his initial concussion on 14 February and is unlikely to feature for his club again this season.

# world-cup - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Poll: Do you care more about rugby now than before? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care more about rugby now than before?

Recent victories has helped boost the sport’s popularity.

# world-cup - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The42 Here are the 12 venues Japan will use to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup DEADLY DOZEN

Here are the 12 venues Japan will use to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup

How would Ireland match up if the 2023 bid was successful?

# world-cup - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio’s jail sentence and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio’s jail sentence and all today’s sport

Here’s all the sport Wednesday had to offer.

From The42 ‘A chance to get some revenge’ – Murphy and Ireland riled up for England Old Enemy

‘A chance to get some revenge’ – Murphy and Ireland riled up for England

The Old Belvedere centre was involved in the World Cup semi-final defeat to the English last year.

From The42 Italian football legend Fabio Cannavaro given 10-month jail sentence Problems

Italian football legend Fabio Cannavaro given 10-month jail sentence

The former international captain is under investigation for tax evasion.

# world-cup - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 It looks like the 2022 World Cup final will be played two days before Christmas Festive Final

It looks like the 2022 World Cup final will be played two days before Christmas

A 23 December final is on the cards for Qatar.

# world-cup - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland take silver at modern pentathlon World Cup in Florida Late Charge

Ireland take silver at modern pentathlon World Cup in Florida

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle made a late charge on Sunday.

# world-cup - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 Luis Figo will expand the World Cup to over 40 teams if he becomes FIFA president JUST FOR MEN

Luis Figo will expand the World Cup to over 40 teams if he becomes FIFA president

So Ireland might well be the 33rd team some day.

# world-cup - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s still one of the greatest moments in my life, and I think, in most Irish people’s lives’ Interview

‘It’s still one of the greatest moments in my life, and I think, in most Irish people’s lives’

Got any Italia 90 memories? RTÉ’s Aidan Power needs your help.

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