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# long-read - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The42 'Whether people believe it or not, professional rugby is a tough, tough sport' Long Read

'Whether people believe it or not, professional rugby is a tough, tough sport'

We spoke to Munster Academy Manager Peter Malone about what goes into producing a professional player.

# long-read - Saturday 21 December, 2013

‘Successful teams have a consistency of thought’ – George Gregan

The Australian World Cup winner provides some insight into how coaches set the standards for their players.

# long-read - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From The42 Interview: The 21-year-old Irish author who's written a book on Jose Mourinho Long Read

Interview: The 21-year-old Irish author who's written a book on Jose Mourinho

Galway native Ciaran Kelly speaks about his book on one of the world’s most famous sports personalities.

# long-read - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From The42 Graham Hunter on the greatest achievement in the history of international football and why England can dominate one day Interview

Graham Hunter on the greatest achievement in the history of international football and why England can dominate one day

We spoke to the Spanish-based Scottish journalist about his new book.

# long-read - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The42 Alan McLoughlin on the goal that sealed Ireland's World Cup place, 20 years ago today Long Read

Alan McLoughlin on the goal that sealed Ireland's World Cup place, 20 years ago today

It was a tense night at Windsor Park but Jack Chalton’s Boys in Green got out of Belfast with the point they needed on a dramatic night.

# long-read - Sunday 30 June, 2013

From The42 Jim McGuinness dreaming of Donegal dynasty Interview

Jim McGuinness dreaming of Donegal dynasty

The All Ireland winning manager takes his satisfaction from helping players make the most of their time in the Donegal shirt.

# long-read - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

I was there: Leinster's heartbreaking RaboDirect Pro12 final defeat

Gather round, for a tale of sunshine, scrums and Shane.