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#George Hook

# george-hook - Saturday 26 November, 2011

From The42 Stop me if you've heard this one before: here are our 30 favourite soccer clichés Shop Talk

Stop me if you've heard this one before: here are our 30 favourite soccer clichés

Don’t you just hate it when a commentator utters a phrase you’ve heard a zillion times before? Well, here’s some of the worst offenders for your sins.

# george-hook - Friday 4 November, 2011

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war Spat

Dunphy, Hook, Smyth, O'Brien and Byrne - the Twitter war

Well-known personalities have taken to Twitter to trade insults and rumours about the departures of Eamon Dunphy and Sam Smyth from their Sunday morning radio shows.

# george-hook - Sunday 23 October, 2011

From The42 Sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Sporting tweets of the week

Find out what Jerry Flannery has to say about Dana, what digusting image Bernard Berrian recently conjured and which Brian O’Driscoll tweet provoked George Hook’s ire.

# george-hook - Saturday 22 October, 2011

From The42 You said what? Here’s our 16 favourite Rugby World Cup quotes Shop Talk This post contains images

You said what? Here’s our 16 favourite Rugby World Cup quotes

From #seanobrienfacts to Marc Lievremont’s penchant for pessimism, we round up the memorable words of wisdom from some of the sport’s most eminent figures… And George Hook.

# george-hook - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth

Labour senator John Whelan criticises members of the media for not offering public support to Today FM’s Sam Smyth.

# george-hook - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Martin McGuinness: 'I know nothing about the Northern Bank robbery'

The presidential candidate insists he “condemns absolutely” the robbery of Northern Bank, and denies knowing the perpetrators.

# george-hook - Friday 7 October, 2011

From The42 Poll: are you going to stay up all night or go to bed early? Game Management This post contains a poll

Poll: are you going to stay up all night or go to bed early?

Apart from that whole out-half argument, it’s the biggest question of the week ahead of tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand.

# george-hook - Sunday 18 September, 2011

From The42 Sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Sporting tweets of the week

George Hook responds to his critics, Joey Barton has some unkind words for Mick McCarthy and Usain Bolt tells it like it is.

# george-hook - Saturday 17 September, 2011

From The42 Twitter reaction: Ireland stun Australia in Auckland Reaction This post contains images

Twitter reaction: Ireland stun Australia in Auckland

Twitter exploded as Ireland scored a memorable win over the Wallabies. Here are some of our favourites.

# george-hook - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

From The42 Poll: has Kidney got his team selection right? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: has Kidney got his team selection right?

Eoin Reddan has been brought in for Ireland, while Jonny Sexton has retained his place in the starting line-up.

# george-hook - Sunday 11 September, 2011

From The42 Poll: How do you feel about Ireland's prospects now? Reaction This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Ireland's prospects now?

Are Declan Kidney and co better off packing their bags now? Or is everybody overreacting massively? Have your say in our poll.

# george-hook - Friday 9 September, 2011

From The42 George Hook and Brent Pope make breakfast; prepare for Rugby World Cup Cringe This post contains videos

George Hook and Brent Pope make breakfast; prepare for Rugby World Cup

The rugby pundits appear in an ad as you’ve never seen them before – throwing food around the place in their dressing gowns.

# george-hook - Thursday 8 September, 2011

From The42 The casting couch - part 2: who’d play the Irish rugby team in a movie? The Reel Deal This post contains images

The casting couch - part 2: who’d play the Irish rugby team in a movie?

Today’s casting couch features Rob Kearney, Eoin Reddan and George Hook.

# george-hook - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Is George Hook turning into Andy Rooney? George Hook This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Is George Hook turning into Andy Rooney?

George indulges in his “two cents’ worth” in online videos in the style of CBS veteran’s A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney…

# george-hook - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

From The42 Presidential material: 8 other sports personalities who could run for the Áras Moving Up This post contains images

Presidential material: 8 other sports personalities who could run for the Áras

After Eamon Dunphy and Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh were linked with the position, we take a look at some other possible candidates.

# george-hook - Thursday 19 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI Broadcasting

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.

# george-hook - Monday 14 February, 2011

From The42 Couch potato: an afternoon of proud disappointment for McGurk, Popey and co. On The Box

Couch potato: an afternoon of proud disappointment for McGurk, Popey and co.

Mark Corcoran picks through the best bits of yesterday’s TV coverage as the RTE panel wonder what might have been.

# george-hook - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday The Morning Score This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Munster lodge an appeal against Paul O’Connell ban, the axe is set to fall in Cork again and Rafa is out of a job.

# george-hook - Monday 30 August, 2010

From The42 RTE launch Magners League coverage Broadcasting

RTE launch Magners League coverage

RTE, now with added Hook and Popey.

# george-hook - Wednesday 25 August, 2010

GEORGE HOOK has previously tweeted about his bowel movements – now he’s toned it town to his eating.

Still, though, we think the medium has reached its peak.

# george-hook - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

HAVE YOU EVER dreamed of holidaying with a legendary Rugby commentator?

No? Well someone must have because American Holidays are offering cruise holidays with the famous Cork broadcaster.

The tour operator says this is the first time ever for such an opportunity – to think it took the recession for them to package together such an offer? “You’ll get enjoy seven nights on the high seas in the company of the outspoken  George Hook. Listen to George give seminars on ‘How to beat the recession’ and ‘Irish Rugby to the World Cup 2010′ as well as enjoying his usual craic and repartee,” according to American Holidays.

No doubt George will also be lauding the benefits of Sky plus as well as giving you regular updates on his bowel movements.

And what could someone expect to pay for this unique privilege? Prices start from €1169.

In insight into a night with Hookey