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#Friendly

# friendly - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start Sweets

Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start

The Cork man scored a brace of tries in Waterford.

# friendly - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game Rassie's XV

Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game

Local man Jack O’Donoghue is at number eight for the Waterford-hosted friendly.

# friendly - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Two Irish cities voted among the top six friendliest cities in the world

Dublin came in in third position, with Galway in sixth place.

# friendly - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash Experimental

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash

Barry Daly, Rory O’Loughlin and Niall Morris all start in an exciting backline.

# friendly - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 Pat Lam's Connacht slip to narrow defeat to Montpellier in first pre-season outing On Tour

Pat Lam's Connacht slip to narrow defeat to Montpellier in first pre-season outing

The Pro12 champions enjoyed a useful run out in France this evening.

# friendly - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The42 Cullen includes 7 internationals in first Leinster squad of the season Pre-Season

Cullen includes 7 internationals in first Leinster squad of the season

The eastern province face Ulster in Navan this Saturday.

# friendly - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From The42 47,000 fans turn up to watch Barcelona ease to victory over Celtic in Dublin Friendly

47,000 fans turn up to watch Barcelona ease to victory over Celtic in Dublin

The Catalan giants won their opening pre-season match 3-1 at Lansdowne Road tonight.

# friendly - Friday 29 July, 2016

From The42 Bastian Schweinsteiger among United players to be axed by Mourinho - reports Out Of Favour

Bastian Schweinsteiger among United players to be axed by Mourinho - reports

Meanwhile, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in line for his Manchester United debut against Galatasaray.

# friendly - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From The42 Zidane's son features as Real Madrid outclassed by PSG in Ohio Friendly This post contains videos

Zidane's son features as Real Madrid outclassed by PSG in Ohio

The European champions kicked off their pre-season tour of the United States with a 3-1 loss.

# friendly - Monday 25 July, 2016

From The42 Messi named in Barcelona squad for Aviva Stadium meeting with Celtic Friendly

Messi named in Barcelona squad for Aviva Stadium meeting with Celtic

The Spanish champions play the Scottish title winners in Dublin on Saturday.

# friendly - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The42 Pep Guardiola's first match as Man City manager ends in defeat Early Impressions This post contains videos

Pep Guardiola's first match as Man City manager ends in defeat

Belgian international Vincent Kompany was an unused substitute for the Etihad outfit.

# friendly - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From The42 Cork City secure date with Fulham at Turner's Cross Cottage Tie

Cork City secure date with Fulham at Turner's Cross

John Caulfield’s side are currently on a mid-season break in Portugal.

# friendly - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The42 Sturridge explains why he used his phone on the bench Hotline Bling

Sturridge explains why he used his phone on the bench

The Liverpool striker was spotted using his phone during England’s friendly win over Australia.

# friendly - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Alves apologises for horror head-high challenge on Kane Bruno Barred

Alves apologises for horror head-high challenge on Kane

Harry Kane was lucky to walk away with just a few scratches following the tackle.

# friendly - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The42 Bruno Alves looked like Ken in Street Fighter with this flying kick to Harry Kane's head Over Eager

Bruno Alves looked like Ken in Street Fighter with this flying kick to Harry Kane's head

How do you say pre-tournament friendly in Portuguese?

# friendly - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From The42 'Third place in the group can be enough' - Dutch boss on Ireland's Euro hopes Looking Ahead

'Third place in the group can be enough' - Dutch boss on Ireland's Euro hopes

Danny Blind said his side took 60 minutes to reach “an acceptable level” at the Aviva Stadium.

# friendly - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 'Sheffield Wednesday looked ideal for him' - O'Neill on McGeady's woes Interview

'Sheffield Wednesday looked ideal for him' - O'Neill on McGeady's woes

The manager also had praise for Harry Arter and Shane Duffy — both of whom are currently on the periphery of the Ireland squad.

# friendly - Monday 4 April, 2016

From The42 The highly anticipated Muse v Cabinteely friendly took place tonight Novelty

The highly anticipated Muse v Cabinteely friendly took place tonight

Muse bass player Chris Wolstenholme was among the famous faces at Stradbrook.

# friendly - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From The42 Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Slovakia should be Have Your Say

Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Slovakia should be

Martin O’Neill is set to field another experimental side for Tuesday’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

# friendly - Saturday 26 March, 2016

From The42 The experiment failed -- time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch 4-4-2 Opinion

The experiment failed -- time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch 4-4-2

The Boys in Green earned a 1-0 win over Switzerland in last night’s friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

# friendly - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 'Roy said at half-time: This is where you show what you can do off the ball' Reaction

'Roy said at half-time: This is where you show what you can do off the ball'

It was a frustrating evening for the Brentford midfielder at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

From The42 This close-up of Kevin Doyle's leg injury is not for the faint-hearted Graphic

This close-up of Kevin Doyle's leg injury is not for the faint-hearted

Injury update better than first feared as Doyle stretchered off against Switzerland.

From The42 Matuidi wins it in frantic finish as Amsterdam remembers Cruyff Late Late Show

Matuidi wins it in frantic finish as Amsterdam remembers Cruyff

France have now tasted victory in six of their last seven international matches.

From The42 Big blow to Kevin Doyle's Euro 2016 hopes as he's stretchered off Setback

Big blow to Kevin Doyle's Euro 2016 hopes as he's stretchered off

The 32-year-old forward was one of the players considered a doubt for the 23-man Euros squad before tonight.

From The42 VIDEO: Ireland's central defensive pairing combine to give them the lead Duo This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ireland's central defensive pairing combine to give them the lead

The Boys in Green got off to the perfect start tonight

# friendly - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Insigne goal gives Italians major lift as De Gea's unbeaten run comes to an end On The Rise

Insigne goal gives Italians major lift as De Gea's unbeaten run comes to an end

The result should give Ireland’s Group E opponents a confidence boost ahead of Euro 2016.

From The42 John O'Shea backs future Ireland stars Shane Duffy and Jack Byrne to shine Looking Ahead

John O'Shea backs future Ireland stars Shane Duffy and Jack Byrne to shine

The Sunderland defender expects the pair to play a big part in the Irish team in the coming years.

From The42 'After Germany, the players feel as if they're capable of beating anyone' Interview

'After Germany, the players feel as if they're capable of beating anyone'

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill says his side can take heart from Leicester’s unlikely Premier League success.

# friendly - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From The42 Ireland face world champions the US in front of 20,000 fans tonight Coygig

Ireland face world champions the US in front of 20,000 fans tonight

The Girls in Green are Stateside for two games over the next three days.

# friendly - Monday 7 December, 2015

From The42 Second pre-Euro 2016 Ireland friendly announced for March Bonus

Second pre-Euro 2016 Ireland friendly announced for March

The game will be free to all season ticket holders.

# friendly - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From The42 Liverpool plan Gerrard reunion but the midfielder won't be wearing red Comeback

Liverpool plan Gerrard reunion but the midfielder won't be wearing red

LA Galaxy’s Steven Gerrard could face his former club for the first time next summer.

# friendly - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The42 Ireland to host Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium (hopefully as a Euro 2016 warm-up) Planning Ahead

Ireland to host Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium (hopefully as a Euro 2016 warm-up)

It will be the first meeting between the teams for 11 years.

# friendly - Monday 7 September, 2015

Ireland has three of the world's top five friendliest cities

Including the top spot. Ah go ‘way.

# friendly - Friday 21 August, 2015

From The42 Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster Youth

Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster

Dominic Ryan captains Leo Cullen’s first XV of the 2015/16 campaign.

# friendly - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The42 Sherry to make first Munster start in two years, All Black Saili set for debut Team News

Sherry to make first Munster start in two years, All Black Saili set for debut

Munster and Connacht have named their teams for Friday’s pre-season friendly at Thomond Park.

# friendly - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 little reasons why Dubliners are seriously sound Sound Out

# friendly - Monday 17 August, 2015

Dublin is the world's second friendliest city, but Sydney is sounder

The capital is “Barcelona, without the sunstroke”, apparently.

# friendly - Friday 14 August, 2015

From The42 'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!' Captain O'Brien

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.

# friendly - Thursday 6 August, 2015

From The42 Connacht's Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble Code Hopper

Connacht's Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble

Api Pewhairangi partners Bundee Aki in the midfield tomorrow in Galway.

# friendly - Saturday 1 August, 2015

From The42 Coutinho makes goalscoring return, Origi also on target as Liverpool win in Finland Pre-Season

Coutinho makes goalscoring return, Origi also on target as Liverpool win in Finland

The Reds have just one more pre-season game.