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#Grand Slam

# grand-slam - Saturday 8 February, 2020

From The42 Sexton: ‘Our biggest challenge is up ahead’ The Fear

Sexton: ‘Our biggest challenge is up ahead’

Despite being on course to win another grand slam, Johnny Sexton is preaching caution ahead of the trip to Twickenham.

# grand-slam - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From The42 ‘I’m not going to try and over-egg it, we got lucky in 2009’ – BOD opens up about Ireland’s grand slam year Golden Years

‘I’m not going to try and over-egg it, we got lucky in 2009’ – BOD opens up about Ireland’s grand slam year

The former Irish captain outlined in an exclusive podcast with The Times of London how he was riddled with self-doubt in the run-in to that season.

# grand-slam - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win Triumph

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

# grand-slam - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Ireland U20s seeking right attitude as they launch defence of their title New START

Ireland U20s seeking right attitude as they launch defence of their title

Noel McNamara’s youngsters kick their campaign off against Scotland in Cork tonight.

# grand-slam - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo Grand Slam

38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo

Federer has only won the French Open once.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From The42 Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over NOT FINISHED YET

Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over

The former world number one is working his was back from hip surgery and has been confirmed for the Australian Open.

# grand-slam - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From The42 Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final Mixed Fortunes

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final

Bianca Andreescu won by default after just four games.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From The42 Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby Taking A Break

Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby

The 31-year-old tweeted that she is training for her emergency medicine qualification in Wales.

# grand-slam - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open Pairings

McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open

Graeme McDowell, meanwhile, returns to the scene of his 2010 major success when he touches down at Pebble Beach.

# grand-slam - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From The42 Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

# grand-slam - Sunday 26 May, 2019

From The42 'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory Welcome Return

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory

The 2009 champions will now meet German Oscar Otte for a place in the third round.

# grand-slam - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year' Georgia On My Mind

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'

Paul McGinley says the four-time major winner has the code to crack The Masters puzzle next week in Augusta.

# grand-slam - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray Halfbacks

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray

The Ireland boss only replaced his starting halfbacks in the closing 10 minutes in Cardiff.

From The42 Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

# grand-slam - Monday 11 March, 2019

From The42 Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play Bien Joue

Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play

The 18-year-old France number eight was clearly targeted by Noel McNamara’s charges.

# grand-slam - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action War Of Words

Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action

He also denied that he had threatened the Australian Davis Cup captain’s family.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump Emotional

Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss.

# grand-slam - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The42 'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes Novak Djokovic

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes

The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From The42 Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234 Grand Slam

Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234

Robert Whittaker will put his belt on the line at the home of the Australian Open next February.

# grand-slam - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Jordan Larmour nominated for World Rugby award after outstanding year for club and country Tuxedo Time

Jordan Larmour nominated for World Rugby award after outstanding year for club and country

The Ireland international is one of three in the running to win Breakthrough Player of the Year.

# grand-slam - Monday 24 September, 2018

From The42 Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do' A Thief And A Liar

Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do'

The fallout continues from the controversial US Open final but WIlliams is trying to move on.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From The42 Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign Backing

Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

“It’s their choice,” she said. “I think that’s one great thing God gave us, is the freedom of choice.”

# grand-slam - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From The42 Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios Take A Bow

Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios

The second set was a master class from 20-time Grand Slam winner.

# grand-slam - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt Starter

Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt

The 29-year-old played a part in the Grand Slam success and now starts against the Wallabies.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 'I'm going to get very greedy next year': World Cup and everything in between the target for Sean O'Brien Missing Man

'I'm going to get very greedy next year': World Cup and everything in between the target for Sean O'Brien

The back row is having to busy himself with rehab and racing before approaching a comeback in the new season.

# grand-slam - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The42 How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record Try Machine

How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record

The 22-year-old talks us through each of his tries during Ireland’s Grand Slam run.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The42 'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day' Great Expectations

'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day'

Rory McIlroy has reflected on his 2011 Masters collapse as he looks forward to this year’s event.

# grand-slam - Monday 26 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Fiji lock joins Cheika's Wallabies as forwards coach in time for summer Tests against Ireland Pack Leader

Ex-Fiji lock joins Cheika's Wallabies as forwards coach in time for summer Tests against Ireland

Simon Raiwalui helped Stade Francais claim their Bouclier in 2015 and is currently working with Biarritz.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam Player Welfare

Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam

The Ireland out-half believes the IRFU’s central contracting system is a key strength.

From The42 Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose Jono Gibbes

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes believes the All Blacks will be looking anxiously over their shoulders.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

From The42 The Rugby Show: Rating the Irish Grand Slam winners' performances Analysis

The Rugby Show: Rating the Irish Grand Slam winners' performances

Let us know what you made of the Irish team’s performance over the course of the five games.

# grand-slam - Monday 19 March, 2018

From The42 'I used to watch the Five Nations and think these places were on a whole different planet' Joe Show

'I used to watch the Five Nations and think these places were on a whole different planet'

Joe Schmidt was in reflective form after he added to his exceptional list of honours.

From The42 Johnny Sexton revels in Grand Slam glory after 'weird, horrible' build-up week The Master

Johnny Sexton revels in Grand Slam glory after 'weird, horrible' build-up week

The 32-year-old out-half found the pre-match days nerve-wracking.

# grand-slam - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From The42 'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team' Hotshot

'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team'

20-year-old Grand Slam winner Jordan Larmour has far exceeded his hopes for the season.

From The42 Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match SKILL

Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match

The Ireland wing recovered brilliantly to take down Elliot Daly early in the second half.

From The42 It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Aviva Stadium homecoming for Grand Slam winners cancelled due to snowfall It's Off

Aviva Stadium homecoming for Grand Slam winners cancelled due to snowfall

Adverse weather conditions means the free-entry event due to take place at 4.30pm has been cancelled.

From The Daily Edge It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try Detail

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

# grand-slam - Saturday 17 March, 2018

From The42 Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step Prolific

Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step

The 21-year-old has set a new bar for Irish tries in a single season.

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