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#Damp squib

# damp-squib - Friday 20 September, 2019

From The42 Cork closer to safety and Finn Harps leave with precious point after forgettable stalemate Damp Squib

Cork closer to safety and Finn Harps leave with precious point after forgettable stalemate

Turner’s Cross hosted the clash, which ended 0-0.

# damp-squib - Monday 8 April, 2019

From The42 Arum frustrated that 1/100 favourite Lomachenko must face Crolla in title defence Damp Squib

Arum frustrated that 1/100 favourite Lomachenko must face Crolla in title defence

The two-time Olympic gold medallist faces Manchester’s ‘Million Dolla’ Crolla on Friday.

# damp-squib - Friday 11 May, 2018

From The42 Rain puts Ireland's historic Test debut on hold as opening day washed out Rain Pain

Rain puts Ireland's historic Test debut on hold as opening day washed out

Play was officially abandoned on the opening day of Ireland’s maiden Test just after 3pm.

# damp-squib - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

The US Navy's brand new $4.4bn destroyer has broken down

Not the best of starts for the USS Zumwalt.

# damp-squib - Friday 13 November, 2015

From The42 There are some great photos that show just why Argentina's clash with Brazil was postponed Damp Squib This post contains images

There are some great photos that show just why Argentina's clash with Brazil was postponed

Heavy rain forced the mouth-watering clash to be postponed.

# damp-squib - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The42 Rain sweeps over sold-out Malahide as showcase fixture washed out Damp Squib

Rain sweeps over sold-out Malahide as showcase fixture washed out

Just 18 overs were possible before play was halted in North Dublin.

# damp-squib - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The42 Ronaldo's showdown with Messi proves damp squib Disappointing

Ronaldo's showdown with Messi proves damp squib

Portugal claimed only their second win over Argentina, and their first since 1972.

# damp-squib - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The42 Emerging Ireland beat Russia 66-0 despite playing just 45 minutes Thunderstruck

Emerging Ireland beat Russia 66-0 despite playing just 45 minutes

The game was abandoned with Ireland well on top.

# damp-squib - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades

Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.

# damp-squib - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From The42 Report: Nerveless Laidlaw kicks Scotland to victory Damp Squib

Report: Nerveless Laidlaw kicks Scotland to victory

The 9-6 win over a shadow Australia XV is Scotland’s first away win over Wallabies since 1982.

# damp-squib - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The42 Thorpedoed: Aussie swimming great's pool comeback all but over Damp Squib

Thorpedoed: Aussie swimming great's pool comeback all but over

“The fairytale has descended into a nightmare,” said the Australian swimming legend.

# damp-squib - Thursday 8 September, 2011

From The42 Rain washes out all matches at US Open Damp Squib

Rain washes out all matches at US Open

Players like Nadal and Murray air safety concerns as organisers attempt to squeeze matches in.