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#Champion

# champion - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 Tiger Woods rolls back the years to claim stunning Masters victory Champion

Tiger Woods rolls back the years to claim stunning Masters victory

The 43-year-old started the day two shots off the lead but battled hard to see off Francesco Molinari, Dustin Johnson and Xander Schauffele.

# champion - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida Champion This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida

The 29-year-old secured the unofficial ‘fifth major’ for the first time following an excellent display at Sawgrass.

# champion - Saturday 20 October, 2018

From The42 'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion' High Praise

'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion'

Man United boss Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on his former player.

# champion - Friday 21 September, 2018

From The42 Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin The Bigger Man This post contains videos

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin

The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion returns to the ring at Wembley tomorrow evening.

# champion - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Britain's Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain Champion This post contains videos

Britain's Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain

The former track racer’s road racing talents took him to the brink of victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia.

# champion - Monday 7 May, 2018

From The42 Mark Williams lands third world snooker title after defeating John Higgins Champion This post contains videos

Mark Williams lands third world snooker title after defeating John Higgins

Williams became the oldest champion since 45-year-old Ray Reardon triumphed in 1978.

# champion - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From The42 'Wilder, where you at?' - Whyte produces devastating KO and calls out WBC heavyweight champion Boxing This post contains videos

'Wilder, where you at?' - Whyte produces devastating KO and calls out WBC heavyweight champion

Lucas Browne was no match for the British fighter, who claimed a sixth-round stoppage.

# champion - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From The42 Best in the West: John Muldoon will retire at the end of the season Champion

Best in the West: John Muldoon will retire at the end of the season

The pride of Portumna will ride off into the sunset in May.

# champion - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From The42 'I'll gladly fight him' - Holloway open to McGregor rematch after defending UFC featherweight title Champion This post contains videos

'I'll gladly fight him' - Holloway open to McGregor rematch after defending UFC featherweight title

Holloway defeated Jose Aldo for the second time this year via TKO in the third round to reclaim his title.

# champion - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From The42 Lewis Hamilton lands fourth F1 world title despite crash at Mexican GP Champion

Lewis Hamilton lands fourth F1 world title despite crash at Mexican GP

Hamilton joins Sebastian Vettel and Alain Prost as a four-time world champion.

# champion - Sunday 22 October, 2017

From The42 Garcia edges out Luiten for another Valderrama victory in Andalucia Champion

Garcia edges out Luiten for another Valderrama victory in Andalucia

Joost Luiten put up a superb fight on Sunday, but he could not prevent Sergio Garcia claiming another European Tour title at Valderrama.

# champion - Monday 2 October, 2017

From The42 'I'll never forget it. Holding off the likes of Rory for my first win is pretty memorable' A Job Well Dunne This post contains videos

'I'll never forget it. Holding off the likes of Rory for my first win is pretty memorable'

Paul Dunne is basking in the glory of his British Masters win, and maiden Tour title.

# champion - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From The42 After 11-month injury, 83rd seed Sloane Stephens completes remarkable comeback US Open

After 11-month injury, 83rd seed Sloane Stephens completes remarkable comeback

She swept aside the challenge of Madison Keys – one of her closest friends – and claimed the $3.7 million prize.

# champion - Monday 24 July, 2017

From The42 'To see her on the podium, the Irish flag going up and the anthem being played was just amazing' Proud Day

'To see her on the podium, the Irish flag going up and the anthem being played was just amazing'

European U20 100m champion Gina Akpe-Moses’ former coach at St Gerard’s AC reacts to her remarkable win.

# champion - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 Luke Keeler edges Irish middleweight title while fighting with a broken hand Cool Hand

Luke Keeler edges Irish middleweight title while fighting with a broken hand

He was victorious over Darren Cruise at the National Stadium.

# champion - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From The42 Willie Mullins lands trainers' championship crown on final day of Punchestown Champion

Willie Mullins lands trainers' championship crown on final day of Punchestown

It was a dramatic final day at Punchestown.

# champion - Monday 10 April, 2017

From The42 He's finally done it! Sergio Garcia has won his first major after thriller at Augusta Champion

# champion - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From The42 'It's kind of odd getting a Chinese goalkeeper in Donegal': GMIT's All-Ireland star Ladies Football This post contains videos

'It's kind of odd getting a Chinese goalkeeper in Donegal': GMIT's All-Ireland star

Donegal’s Rosa Kelly helped her side to Lagan Cup glory at the O’Connor Cup weekend.

# champion - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From The42 Carl Frampton tops off remarkable 2016 as he's crowned ESPN Fighter of the Year Awards Season

Carl Frampton tops off remarkable 2016 as he's crowned ESPN Fighter of the Year

The 29-year-old became only the second European boxer to win the award.

# champion - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The42 17-time All-Ireland senior winner to reconsider inter-county future Decisions

17-time All-Ireland senior winner to reconsider inter-county future

Briege Corkery may have won her tenth All-Star last night but she’s already weighing up her plans for 2017.

# champion - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The42 A fan was spotted in a Mayo GAA jersey losing it at WWE Summerslam last night Pandemonium

A fan was spotted in a Mayo GAA jersey losing it at WWE Summerslam last night

Meanwhile, Wicklow wrestler Finn Bálor as he became the first ever WWE Universal champion.

# champion - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Lionel Messi topped off a bravura performance with this classy finish last night Champion This post contains videos

Lionel Messi topped off a bravura performance with this classy finish last night

Sevilla — bar an early flurry of chances — were on the receiving end of a Barcelona football master class.

# champion - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Stunning Phelps secures historic 22nd gold medal as China drawn into doping storm Champion

Stunning Phelps secures historic 22nd gold medal as China drawn into doping storm

Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi is under fire after a failed test.

# champion - Saturday 9 July, 2016

From The42 'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage Champion This post contains videos

'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage

The American tennis star won her seventh Wimbledon title this afternoon.

# champion - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 Anthony Joshua to make first defence of IBF title in June Back In The Ring

Anthony Joshua to make first defence of IBF title in June

The newly-crowned champion will fight at London’s O2 Arena this summer.

# champion - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From The42 'Shane is just an amazing fella - he was very emotional beforehand' Champion

'Shane is just an amazing fella - he was very emotional beforehand'

There was a poignancy after Abbey CBS won yesterday in Thurles.

# champion - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From The42 6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence 6Nations

6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence

Ireland’s captain and world player of the year nominee are among the most important components of the squad in this campaign.

# champion - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The42 Third national title in a row keeps Olympic dream alive Back On Track

Third national title in a row keeps Olympic dream alive

O’Reilly puts controversial box-off loss behind him at National Stadium.

# champion - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The42 Katie Taylor makes no mistake to win her first national final Champion

Katie Taylor makes no mistake to win her first national final

She defeated Shauna O’Keeffe tonight at the National Stadium.

# champion - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

From The42 Thomas Barr is named Irish Athlete of the Year Champion

Thomas Barr is named Irish Athlete of the Year

Barr won the 400m gold at the World University Games earlier this year.

# champion - Monday 10 August, 2015

From The42 'I can't believe I am standing here as champion' - Shane Lowry basks in WGC glory Champion

'I can't believe I am standing here as champion' - Shane Lowry basks in WGC glory

Lowry came from behind to win the tournament at Firestone.

From The42 Irish sports stars salute Shane Lowry after brilliant win at Firestone Proud Night

Irish sports stars salute Shane Lowry after brilliant win at Firestone

The Offaly man won the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.

# champion - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From The42 Carl Frampton is heading to Texas to fight a Mexican in the defence of his world title Stateside

# champion - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From The42 'Get your s*** together, Jon Jones. I'm waiting for you' - Cormier claims vacant UFC belt DC

'Get your s*** together, Jon Jones. I'm waiting for you' - Cormier claims vacant UFC belt

A second round submission of Anthony Johnson earned Cormier the light heavyweight title at the MGM Grand last night.

# champion - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From The42 How Ronda Rousey became 2015's most dominant athlete Tough Enough

How Ronda Rousey became 2015's most dominant athlete

She’s good you know.

# champion - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 Ireland's Leona Maguire wins major US college golf title Champion

Ireland's Leona Maguire wins major US college golf title

The 20-year old from Cavan continues to make waves in the States

# champion - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The42 What happens in Vegas... gets taken back to Ireland - Twitter reacts to Andy Lee's famous win Winning
From The42 Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title Champ

Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title

The Irish fighter stopped his opponent Matt Korobov

# champion - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The42 Robbie Keane won the MLS Cup for LA Galaxy with this late goal Champion

Robbie Keane won the MLS Cup for LA Galaxy with this late goal

As the Americans would say, he’s clutch.

# champion - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin sprints to Tour of Lombardy win Champion

Ireland's Dan Martin sprints to Tour of Lombardy win

The Birmingham-born athlete surprised his breakaway rivals in the final kilometre to secure a victory.

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