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# essential-viewing - Sunday 30 August, 2020

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
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From The42
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The film that will make you fall in love with sport again

Aug 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 8,522 Views 1 Comment

The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.

# essential-viewing - Sunday 26 April, 2020

10 of the best sports films you've (probably) never seen
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From The42
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10 of the best sports films you've (probably) never seen

Updated Apr 26th 2020, 12:37 PM 67,073 Views 52 Comments

Featuring ‘Next Goal Wins’ and ‘The Harder They Fall.’

# essential-viewing - Sunday 15 March, 2020

10 of the best sports films to watch on Netflix
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From The42
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10 of the best sports films to watch on Netflix

Mar 15th 2020, 9:31 PM 62,030 Views 30 Comments

With the Coronavirus outbreak causing people to stay in doors, catching up with great movies and documentaries is one recommended way to kill the time.

# essential-viewing - Thursday 16 February, 2017

'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory
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From The42
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'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory

Feb 16th 2017, 3:01 PM 34,385 Views 31 Comments

A documentary on the life of Tommy Byrne is showing on RTÉ One tonight.

# essential-viewing - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant
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From The42
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Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant

Feb 14th 2017, 10:39 AM 5,698 Views 6 Comments

The TV channel and WWE have partnered for the first time on the documentary.

# essential-viewing - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016
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From The42
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9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016

Dec 20th 2016, 7:50 AM 17,784 Views 12 Comments

These are well worth watching all over again.

# essential-viewing - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

8 reasons why Monday Night Football is the best sports show on TV
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From The42
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8 reasons why Monday Night Football is the best sports show on TV

May 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 28,067 Views 29 Comments

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher waved goodbye to their tactics gadgets for another season last night.

# essential-viewing - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
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Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

May 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 29,735 Views 120 Comments

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

# essential-viewing - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Sports film of the week: Cristiano Ronaldo - A Golden Year
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From The42
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Sports film of the week: Cristiano Ronaldo - A Golden Year

Mar 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 5,548 Views 3 Comments

This week, we focus on a documentary depicting the Portuguese star’s phenomenal 12 months.

# essential-viewing - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows
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From The42
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Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows

Jan 12th 2014, 10:07 PM 9,169 Views 12 Comments

Wrestler Bret Hart’s painstaking journey to the top of his profession is recounted in comprehensive detail.

# essential-viewing - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time
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From The42
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Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time

Jun 8th 2011, 5:39 PM 15,273 Views 8 Comments

From films in which we live with Lions to those where we feel every punch in the jungle, here’s some of our favourites.