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# fighter - This year 2022

Stephanie Roche fights back from abyss to earn another shot at making Irish history
# Fighter
From The42
# Fighter

Stephanie Roche fights back from abyss to earn another shot at making Irish history

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 12:32 PM 5,990 Views 3 Comments

“I kind of had the conversation as a player where you nearly get fed up and think ‘it’s not going to happen’.”

# fighter - All time

Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize
# Accolade
From The42
# Accolade

Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize

Sep 24th 2019, 10:35 AM 6,111 Views 10 Comments

‘In Sunshine or in Shadow: How Boxing Brought Hope in the Troubles’ by Donald McRae also makes the cut.

Wrestling legend King Kong Bundy dies aged 61
# Fighter
# Fighter

Wrestling legend King Kong Bundy dies aged 61

Mar 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 31,759 Views 21 Comments

Bundy famously wrestled Hulk Hogan in a steel cage at Wrestlemania 2.

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'
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From The42
# Fighter

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'

Jan 26th 2019, 9:00 AM 4,491 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s teen sensation Jordan Doran chats to The42 about her many impressive achievements.

Here are the three books shortlisted for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year
# Whittled Down
From The42
# Whittled Down

Here are the three books shortlisted for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

Nov 29th 2018, 12:30 PM 19,693 Views 8 Comments

After a GAA book winning every year, there’s none on the shortlist.

Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

Nov 7th 2018, 1:17 PM 9,275 Views 10 Comments

You can vote for your favourite sports book of the year now.

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho
# Tragic
# Tragic

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho

Apr 13th 2016, 12:09 PM 32,812 Views 116 Comments

The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

Nov 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,193 Views 121 Comments

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

Former UFC champion Jon Jones has avoided jail time by pleading guilty
# Bones
From The42
# Bones

Former UFC champion Jon Jones has avoided jail time by pleading guilty

Sep 29th 2015, 6:21 PM 4,830 Views 8 Comments

The fighter was arrested in April on hit-and-run charges.

This 17-year-old became 'Britain's youngest suicide bomber' yesterday
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

This 17-year-old became 'Britain's youngest suicide bomber' yesterday

Jun 14th 2015, 7:46 PM 29,760 Views 193 Comments

His family say they are “devastated and heartbroken” at his death.

Monaghan's Christina McMahon wants to put women's professional boxing on the map
# Boxing Clever
From The42
# Boxing Clever

Monaghan's Christina McMahon wants to put women's professional boxing on the map

Feb 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 15,428 Views 14 Comments

The only female professional boxer fighting out of Ireland is one bout away from a world title fight.

America's new $150 million* fighter jet is making its debut against ISIS
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

America's new $150 million* fighter jet is making its debut against ISIS

Sep 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,977 Views 57 Comments

*That’s per plane.

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'
# Failed Truce
# Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'

Jul 1st 2014, 1:40 PM 4,873 Views 107 Comments

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

Seriously sleepy kitten fights to stay awake
# Nodding Off
From The Daily Edge
# Nodding Off

Seriously sleepy kitten fights to stay awake

Mar 19th 2014, 10:00 PM 2,898 Views 0 Comments

This little cat is feline the effects of a long day.

The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer
# Stay Strong
From The Daily Edge
# Stay Strong

The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer

Mar 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,779 Views 3 Comments

Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout
# Judgement Day
From The42
# Judgement Day

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout

Jul 20th 2012, 12:07 PM 703 Views 3 Comments

The man who stole the Clondalkin gaelgoir’s bantamweight boxing crown in 86 ghastly seconds will fight Carl Frampton in September.

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'
# Dark Knight Rises
From The Daily Edge
# Dark Knight Rises

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'

Jul 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 18,759 Views 41 Comments

Actor Tom Hardy said he was inspired by the self-styled ‘King of the Gypsies’ for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.

Jim Stynes planning Christmas getaway following latest brain op
# Fighter
From The42
# Fighter

Jim Stynes planning Christmas getaway following latest brain op

Dec 13th 2011, 2:56 PM 3,955 Views 13 Comments

The Dublin-born footballer is hoping to travel to South America after getting an eleventh-hour reprieve in his fight against cancer.

Nadal battles illness, Fish to win opening Finals match
# Fighter
From The42
# Fighter

Nadal battles illness, Fish to win opening Finals match

Nov 21st 2011, 11:56 AM 247 Views 0 Comments

The world number two was not at his best but still survived the challenge of his American opponent at the ATP Tour Finals.