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#History Maker

# history-maker - This week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Ronaldo makes World Cup history as Portugal hold off Ghana in opener
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Ronaldo makes World Cup history as Portugal hold off Ghana in opener

Updated Thu 6:27 PM 15,686 Views 23 Comments

He overtakes Pele and Germans Uwe Seeler and Miroslav Klose, who all scored in four World Cups.

# history-maker - This month November 2022

Tears of joy for McClenaghan as he becomes first Irish gymnastics world champ
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Tears of joy for McClenaghan as he becomes first Irish gymnastics world champ

Nov 5th 2022, 4:53 PM 8,926 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old put to bed a difficult 15 months and made more history for Irish gymnastics in Liverpool.

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15-year-old becomes youngest-ever Premier League player
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15-year-old becomes youngest-ever Premier League player

Sep 18th 2022, 2:58 PM 88,889 Views 42 Comments

Ethan Nwaneri came on for the final moments of Arsenal’s win over Brentford.

'My grandma from Cobh, she's not here with us but is definitely watching over me'
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'My grandma from Cobh, she's not here with us but is definitely watching over me'

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:30 AM 9,325 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s English-born goal-scoring hero Lily Agg reflects on a ‘surreal’ night with a World Cup play-off secured.

Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final
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Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final

Jul 30th 2022, 11:59 PM 5,475 Views 0 Comments

The Larne athlete broke the Irish 50m Freestyle Record, clocking 25.15.

Rybakina eases past Halep to set up Wimbledon final against Jabeur
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Rybakina eases past Halep to set up Wimbledon final against Jabeur

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 5:57 PM 5,217 Views 0 Comments

Jabeur became the first African woman in the Open era to reach a Grand Slam singles final, after ending the run of close friend Tatjana Maria.

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final
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Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final

Jan 27th 2022, 10:31 AM 3,883 Views 1 Comment

Barty is aiming to become the first Australian winner of the tournament since Chris O’Neil in 1978.

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Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record
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Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record

Dec 15th 2021, 7:53 AM 4,281 Views 0 Comments

Curry hit five three-pointers as the Warriors pulled away late to beat the Knicks 105-96.

Phil Healy narrowly misses out on advancing to 400m semi-finals
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Phil Healy narrowly misses out on advancing to 400m semi-finals

Aug 3rd 2021, 2:40 AM 5,418 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old missed the time qualifier spots by just 0.07 of a second.

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
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Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

Jul 26th 2021, 6:29 AM 40,932 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut
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American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut

Jul 18th 2021, 7:03 PM 28,712 Views 16 Comments

Defending champion Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 12th.

Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon
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Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon

Updated Jul 3rd 2021, 8:32 PM 11,263 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile teenager Coco Gauff matched her feat of two years ago by reaching the fourth round.

Ireland's Watson makes history in Tokyo and qualifies for this summer's Olympics
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Ireland's Watson makes history in Tokyo and qualifies for this summer's Olympics

May 4th 2021, 10:43 AM 3,760 Views 1 Comment

The 19-year-old became Ireland’s first female diver to qualify for the Games.

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics
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Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics

Apr 14th 2021, 7:45 PM 5,050 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s still hard to process it all, to be honest. It’s been unbelievable.’

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'
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'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,730 Views 2 Comments

Irish Olympic hopeful Jack Woolley is an impressive guy on and off the mat, and his journey has been a rollercoaster so far.

Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record
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Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record

Mar 19th 2021, 6:09 AM 4,975 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster lock will make his 261st appearance for his home province this evening.

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'
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'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'

Mar 18th 2021, 3:36 PM 2,950 Views 2 Comments

Irish taekwondo athlete Jack Woolley has already written history, but he’s eyeing more – and the biggest prize in the world.

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Byrony Frost becomes the first female jockey to win King George
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Byrony Frost becomes the first female jockey to win King George

Dec 26th 2020, 3:40 PM 2,817 Views 6 Comments

Big-race success for Bryony Frost as Paul Nicholls strikes for 12th time in St Stephen’s Day spectacular.

A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more
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A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more

Sep 24th 2020, 7:47 PM 30,926 Views 21 Comments

Rob Kearney is on his way out of Leinster and Irish rugby but he leaves with a glittering CV and the knowledge he got the most out of his talent.

Ballon d'Or winner and Lyon superstar Hegerberg suffers devastating knee injury
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Ballon d'Or winner and Lyon superstar Hegerberg suffers devastating knee injury

Jan 28th 2020, 7:22 PM 8,808 Views 2 Comments

An ACL blow has ended Ada Hegerberg’s season.

Poitín, Prohibition, Hitler and Gold – the story of Ireland’s first Olympic champion
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Poitín, Prohibition, Hitler and Gold – the story of Ireland’s first Olympic champion

Updated Jan 12th 2020, 9:42 AM 32,903 Views 10 Comments

As the clock ticks down to Tokyo, The42 revisits the extraordinary adventures of Cork’s double Olympic champion Dr Pat O’Callaghan.

Michael Thomas breaks 17-year single-season record for catches in NFL
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Michael Thomas breaks 17-year single-season record for catches in NFL

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 PM 5,995 Views 1 Comment

The New Orleans Saints wide receiver starred against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Quiet man Gavin leaves a legacy that will echo for years
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Quiet man Gavin leaves a legacy that will echo for years

Nov 30th 2019, 3:37 PM 7,928 Views 13 Comments

The outgoing Dublin manager has transformed expectations within the county and beyond.

Rahm resists Fleetwood surge to win golf's Race to Dubai as McIlroy fades on day four
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Rahm resists Fleetwood surge to win golf's Race to Dubai as McIlroy fades on day four

Nov 24th 2019, 1:20 PM 6,125 Views 9 Comments

What a win for the Spaniard.

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague
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Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague

Oct 23rd 2019, 10:25 PM 9,248 Views 4 Comments

Messi became the first player ever to score at least once in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.

Homework first for 15-year-old sensation Gauff before maiden WTA semi-final
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Homework first for 15-year-old sensation Gauff before maiden WTA semi-final

Oct 11th 2019, 8:31 PM 2,935 Views 0 Comments

More history for the American teen, who upended the top seed to become the youngest semi-finalist in 15 years.

Bernal seals historic Tour de France title
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Bernal seals historic Tour de France title

Jul 28th 2019, 8:39 PM 7,852 Views 11 Comments

The Team Ineos rider becomes the first Colombian to win the cycling’s greatest race.

18-year-old O'Connor wins Ireland's first heptathlon medal with brilliant silver in Sweden
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18-year-old O'Connor wins Ireland's first heptathlon medal with brilliant silver in Sweden

Jul 19th 2019, 6:28 PM 15,485 Views 12 Comments

What an incredible performance from Dundalk’s Kate O’Connor at the European U20 Athletics Championships.

A first camogie All-Star for Waterford to cap an historic 2018, but bigger and better on the cards
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A first camogie All-Star for Waterford to cap an historic 2018, but bigger and better on the cards

Jul 11th 2019, 4:37 PM 4,850 Views 0 Comments

Scoring sensation Beth Carton has been leading the Déise charge.

A Wexford win next Sunday would complete a novel set of hurling titles for Davy Fitzgerald
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A Wexford win next Sunday would complete a novel set of hurling titles for Davy Fitzgerald

Jun 25th 2019, 5:43 PM 11,517 Views 17 Comments

After Munster, All-Ireland and league glory, Leinster is the last title the Clare man seeks.

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16
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USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16

Jun 16th 2019, 7:52 PM 8,360 Views 1 Comment

Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches in comprehensive win over Chile.

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history
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Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history

Apr 23rd 2019, 8:04 PM 96,243 Views 39 Comments

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record
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Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record

Apr 6th 2019, 11:06 AM 9,206 Views 21 Comments

The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.

One of women's football's all-time greats scores landmark goal
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One of women's football's all-time greats scores landmark goal

Apr 5th 2019, 9:55 AM 4,445 Views 4 Comments

Alex Morgan found the net for the 100th time at international level, as the US beat Australia in an eight-goal thriller.

Chinese sensation set to face off against Messi in Barcelona derby
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Chinese sensation set to face off against Messi in Barcelona derby

Mar 29th 2019, 3:19 PM 8,675 Views 3 Comments

Wu Lei arrived at Espanyol in January and became the first player from his nation to score in La Liga.

Fermanagh's Dolan comes up short in World Championship quarter-final
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Fermanagh's Dolan comes up short in World Championship quarter-final

Dec 29th 2018, 3:14 PM 5,677 Views 2 Comments

England’s Nathan Aspinall has advanced to the last four at the Alexandra Palace thanks to a 5-1 win.

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year
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The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Dec 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 25,279 Views 6 Comments

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'
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'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'

Dec 22nd 2018, 9:35 AM 32,721 Views 10 Comments

Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.

Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award
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Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award

Dec 13th 2018, 10:08 PM 6,546 Views 3 Comments

She was named 2018 Irish Golf Writers’ Professional of the Year.

14-year-old United starlet becomes youngest-ever Uefa Youth League player
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14-year-old United starlet becomes youngest-ever Uefa Youth League player

Dec 12th 2018, 4:06 PM 13,520 Views 4 Comments

Shola Shoretire came off the bench this afternoon as Nicky Butt’s side beat Valencia.

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