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# essential-viewing - Sunday 30 August, 2020

From The42 The film that will make you fall in love with sport again Essential Viewing This post contains videos

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

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

# essential-viewing - Sunday 26 April, 2020

From The42 10 of the best sports films you've (probably) never seen Essential Viewing This post contains videos

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

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

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

From The42 'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory Essential Viewing This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# essential-viewing - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The42 Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time Essential Viewing This post contains videos

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

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