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#Hard Luck

# hard-luck - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream
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From The42
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Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream

Jun 26th 2019, 9:58 AM 3,606 Views 1 Comment

Lieke Martens’ late spot-kick sent Japan crashing out of the Women’s World Cup at the hands of Netherlands.

# hard-luck - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot
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From The42
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'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot

Aug 6th 2017, 8:37 PM 5,142 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner finished in sixth place in the 400m semi-final.

# hard-luck - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships
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From The42
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Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships

Aug 5th 2017, 1:47 PM 4,433 Views 14 Comments

English finished in fifth place in heat five.

# hard-luck - Thursday 6 July, 2017

A superfan spent nearly €7,000 on Adele concerts... and they all got cancelled
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From The Daily Edge
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A superfan spent nearly €7,000 on Adele concerts... and they all got cancelled

Jul 6th 2017, 9:12 AM 5,667 Views 2 Comments

The universe does not want this woman to see Adele.

# hard-luck - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Toulon's owner paid a very classy gesture to Clermont fans after the Champions Cup final
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From The42
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Toulon's owner paid a very classy gesture to Clermont fans after the Champions Cup final

May 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 16,560 Views 16 Comments

See, Mourad Boudjellal isn’t completely evil.

# hard-luck - Sunday 15 February, 2015

The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip
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From The42
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The excruciating randomness of gambling on rugby summed up in one betting slip

Feb 15th 2015, 6:25 PM 20,050 Views 6 Comments

This slip proves that the bookies know more about rugby than everyone except Joe Schmidt.

# hard-luck - Saturday 25 October, 2014

The 10 players unlucky to miss out on a football or hurling Allstar
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From The42
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The 10 players unlucky to miss out on a football or hurling Allstar

Oct 25th 2014, 1:59 PM 9,943 Views 3 Comments

The 2014 hurling and football Allstar teams were officially announced last night in the capital.

# hard-luck - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Government set to overturn rejection of Labour senator from banking inquiry
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Government set to overturn rejection of Labour senator from banking inquiry

Jun 5th 2014, 9:30 AM 16,771 Views 51 Comments

Independent senator Seán Barrett and Fianna Fáil’s Marc Mac Sharry were both recommended to sit on the inquiry meaning the government lost its majority.

# hard-luck - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'
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Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'

Nov 11th 2012, 8:30 AM 12,485 Views 17 Comments

High-skilled – but high wage-earners – are among those most likely to be let go, finds Columbia University research.

# hard-luck - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Fourth place finish sees Puspure miss out on semi-finals
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From The42
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Fourth place finish sees Puspure miss out on semi-finals

Jul 31st 2012, 1:34 PM 441 Views 0 Comments

The rower came up short in her single sculls quarter-final this morning.