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# history-maker - Saturday 26 December, 2020

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 2,769 Views 6 Comments

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

# history-maker - Thursday 24 September, 2020

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 30,827 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.

# history-maker - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

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 8,760 Views 2 Comments

An ACL blow has ended Ada Hegerberg’s season.

# history-maker - Sunday 12 January, 2020

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 32,210 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.

# history-maker - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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 5,964 Views 1 Comment

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

# history-maker - Saturday 30 November, 2019

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 7,885 Views 13 Comments

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

# history-maker - Sunday 24 November, 2019

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 6,083 Views 9 Comments

What a win for the Spaniard.

# history-maker - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

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 9,219 Views 4 Comments

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

# history-maker - Friday 11 October, 2019

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 2,895 Views 0 Comments

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

# history-maker - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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

Jul 28th 2019, 8:39 PM 7,816 Views 11 Comments

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

# history-maker - Friday 19 July, 2019

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 15,166 Views 12 Comments

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

# history-maker - Thursday 11 July, 2019

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 4,677 Views 0 Comments

Scoring sensation Beth Carton has been leading the Déise charge.

# history-maker - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

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 11,490 Views 17 Comments

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

# history-maker - Sunday 16 June, 2019

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 8,330 Views 1 Comment

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

# history-maker - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

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 96,179 Views 39 Comments

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

# history-maker - Saturday 6 April, 2019

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 9,160 Views 21 Comments

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

# history-maker - Friday 5 April, 2019

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 4,409 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.

# history-maker - Friday 29 March, 2019

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 8,619 Views 3 Comments

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

# history-maker - Saturday 29 December, 2018

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 5,647 Views 2 Comments

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

# history-maker - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

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 23,958 Views 6 Comments

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

# history-maker - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'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 32,399 Views 10 Comments

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

# history-maker - Thursday 13 December, 2018

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 6,519 Views 3 Comments

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

# history-maker - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

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 13,440 Views 5 Comments

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

# history-maker - Friday 30 November, 2018

First woman to ever score a point in Croke Park to be inducted into LGFA Hall of Fame
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First woman to ever score a point in Croke Park to be inducted into LGFA Hall of Fame

Nov 30th 2018, 4:16 PM 6,644 Views 0 Comments

Marie Crotty won five All-Ireland medals with Waterford and eight Munster titles during an illustrious career.

# history-maker - Friday 16 November, 2018

42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper
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42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper

Nov 16th 2018, 10:43 PM 17,134 Views 2 Comments

Bulgarian Georgi Petkov made a landmark appearance against Cyprus tonight.

# history-maker - Friday 21 September, 2018

England's Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history
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England's Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history

Sep 21st 2018, 2:53 PM 5,770 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old produced an incredible round at the Portugal Masters this morning.

# history-maker - Friday 7 September, 2018

Graduation, the Áras and Late Late Show - riding the crest of the World Cup wave
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Graduation, the Áras and Late Late Show - riding the crest of the World Cup wave

Sep 7th 2018, 6:45 AM 5,479 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a busy few weeks for Gillian Pinder and Emily Beatty, as the legacy of Ireland’s success at the Hockey World Cup grows.

# history-maker - Friday 8 June, 2018

The 'warm-up run' that ended up breaking a long-standing Irish sprinting record
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The 'warm-up run' that ended up breaking a long-standing Irish sprinting record

Jun 8th 2018, 8:00 PM 32,908 Views 5 Comments

Cork’s Phil Healy reflects on a memorable evening in Santry this week.

# history-maker - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Ex-England star and Neville's assistant set to manage first-ever United women's side
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Ex-England star and Neville's assistant set to manage first-ever United women's side

May 20th 2018, 11:00 AM 6,678 Views 0 Comments

If all goes to plan, Casey Stoney is set to be named manager.

# history-maker - Friday 2 March, 2018

'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot
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'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot

Mar 2nd 2018, 1:24 PM 3,303 Views 2 Comments

The Bandon runner finished 3rd in her heat with a time of 52.75.

# history-maker - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Irish Olympic rower Claire Lambe announces retirement at the age of 27
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Irish Olympic rower Claire Lambe announces retirement at the age of 27

Feb 14th 2018, 12:31 PM 4,988 Views 0 Comments

Herself and Sinead Lynch made history by reaching the lightweight women’s double sculls final in Rio.

# history-maker - Friday 29 December, 2017

The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship
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The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship

Dec 29th 2017, 5:56 PM 12,209 Views 4 Comments

26-year-old Jamie Lewis from Wales will meet either Phil Taylor or Gary Anderson in the last four after a 5-0 thrashing against Darren Webster.

# history-maker - Monday 11 December, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph
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Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph

Dec 11th 2017, 9:33 AM 7,682 Views 11 Comments

24 years on from his maiden UK Championship triumph, ‘The Rocket’ has won the tournament for a sixth time.

# history-maker - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Cork GAA set to elect their first female county board chairperson next month
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Cork GAA set to elect their first female county board chairperson next month

Nov 9th 2017, 9:54 AM 8,524 Views 6 Comments

Tracey Kennedy is the only candidate for the role.

# history-maker - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals
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Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals

Sep 10th 2017, 6:12 PM 29,008 Views 23 Comments

Rena Buckley also became the first woman to captain a county side to All-Ireland success in both camogie and football.

# history-maker - Friday 8 September, 2017

Bundesliga officially welcomes its first female referee this weekend
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Bundesliga officially welcomes its first female referee this weekend

Sep 8th 2017, 1:16 PM 4,478 Views 8 Comments

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee in the top flight of Germany, England, Spain, France or Italy.

# history-maker - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Ireland's Joe Ward wins silver at World Boxing Championships
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Ireland's Joe Ward wins silver at World Boxing Championships

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:12 PM 28,001 Views 20 Comments

The Westmeath boxer was beaten by Julio La Cruz in Germany this evening.

# history-maker - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory
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'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory

Jun 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 3,197 Views 1 Comment

It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.

# history-maker - Saturday 4 March, 2017

King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken
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King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken

Mar 4th 2017, 7:08 PM 10,606 Views 3 Comments

John Ross ran a blistering time of 4.22 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

# history-maker - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star
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Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star

Feb 7th 2017, 12:35 PM 6,950 Views 0 Comments

Laura Corrigan Duryea is making waves in the inaugural ‘professional’ women’s Australian Football League.

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