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#New Challenge

# new-challenge - Friday 8 January, 2021

Massey makes move to newly-promoted Drogheda after leaving rivals Dundalk
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Massey makes move to newly-promoted Drogheda after leaving rivals Dundalk

Jan 8th 2021, 4:25 PM 3,684 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old full-back will be a welcome addition to Tim Clancy’s squad.

# new-challenge - Sunday 18 October, 2020

One of the country's top ladies football stars is also playing inter-county camogie this year
# Dual Diamond's Debut
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# Dual Diamond's Debut

One of the country's top ladies football stars is also playing inter-county camogie this year

Oct 18th 2020, 4:22 PM 10,019 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary ace Aishling Moloney told The42 it’s something she’s ‘wanted to do for a few years’ – though her debut was certainly a mixed one.

# new-challenge - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Japan women's football great joins men's team
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Japan women's football great joins men's team

Sep 10th 2020, 1:34 PM 11,171 Views 6 Comments

Yuki Nagasato, who will return to the Red Stars for the 2021 season, will play as a professional with Hayabusa Eleven.

# new-challenge - Friday 7 August, 2020

Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster
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# New Challenge

Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster

Aug 7th 2020, 3:13 PM 11,654 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old has signed on for the rest of the 2019/20 Premiership season.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'There are times you're going to lose motivation. It’s normal to have those bad days'
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'There are times you're going to lose motivation. It’s normal to have those bad days'

Apr 7th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,155 Views 4 Comments

James McCarthy discusses life under lockdown and how he’s balancing trying to get fitter and stronger, while also staying fresh.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood becomes board member at non-league side Cheadle Town
# Boardroom
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# Boardroom

Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood becomes board member at non-league side Cheadle Town

Oct 16th 2019, 11:47 AM 5,101 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old Sheffield Wednesday shot-stopper has joined the Manchester club’s executive board.

# new-challenge - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'In my head, I'd finish my career at Leinster but you've to do what's best for you'
# An Italian Job
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# An Italian Job

'In my head, I'd finish my career at Leinster but you've to do what's best for you'

Jul 14th 2019, 8:00 AM 35,633 Views 13 Comments

The opportunity to start a new chapter in Italy and play more rugby was one too good to turn down for Mick Kearney.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Apr 24th 2019, 6:01 PM 12,287 Views 7 Comments

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Former Munster man Buckley on the move in English Championship
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Former Munster man Buckley on the move in English Championship

Apr 10th 2019, 2:38 PM 8,711 Views 1 Comment

The number eight has signed a deal with the Ealing Trailfinders ahead of the 2019/20 season.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Former NRL star Holmes the latest to cross codes and signs deal with NY Jets
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Former NRL star Holmes the latest to cross codes and signs deal with NY Jets

Apr 9th 2019, 1:56 PM 4,660 Views 0 Comments

Australian Valentine Holmes, 23, follows former rugby union player Christian Wade to the States.

# new-challenge - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'I wouldn't change one thing about my time at Munster. It has made me a better person'
# Keats
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# Keats

'I wouldn't change one thing about my time at Munster. It has made me a better person'

Mar 2nd 2019, 8:00 AM 41,763 Views 41 Comments

In his first interview since ending his eight-year stay with Munster, Ian Keatley tells The42 why he had to make the difficult decision to leave Limerick.

# new-challenge - Friday 11 January, 2019

'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion'
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion'

Jan 11th 2019, 3:02 PM 28,335 Views 10 Comments

Gráinne Dywer has linked up with her assistant coach-player sister Niamh as Fr Mathews chase Cup history.

# new-challenge - Thursday 29 November, 2018

'I need the sea to live': France captain Guirado leaves Toulon for Top14 rivals
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'I need the sea to live': France captain Guirado leaves Toulon for Top14 rivals

Nov 29th 2018, 1:04 PM 13,915 Views 15 Comments

The hooker will join Montpellier on a three-year deal.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues

Sep 11th 2018, 8:42 AM 5,884 Views 6 Comments

The Argentine great replaced Francisco Gomez at Dorados last week.

# new-challenge - Friday 6 July, 2018

Irish defender O'Connor drops down to League One in search of regular first-team football
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Irish defender O'Connor drops down to League One in search of regular first-team football

Jul 6th 2018, 1:33 PM 8,599 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old signed a new deal with Leeds United last week, but will spend next season on loan at Blackpool.

# new-challenge - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

Jun 28th 2018, 9:26 AM 3,592 Views 9 Comments

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

James McClean on the verge of €6 million move to Stoke
# On The Move
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# On The Move

James McClean on the verge of €6 million move to Stoke

Jun 26th 2018, 4:58 PM 9,692 Views 14 Comments

Former Ireland international Rory Delap has also been appointed to the club’s backroom team.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

One of the stars of Fulham's play-off win becomes Pellegrini's first Hammers signing
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

One of the stars of Fulham's play-off win becomes Pellegrini's first Hammers signing

Jun 5th 2018, 9:21 PM 10,472 Views 4 Comments

Ryan Fredericks has decided to move to West Ham after helping Fulham to top-flight promotion.

# new-challenge - Monday 14 May, 2018

Girvan Dempsey to leave Leinster for new attack coach role at Bath
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Girvan Dempsey to leave Leinster for new attack coach role at Bath

May 14th 2018, 2:26 PM 10,857 Views 26 Comments

‘We will miss him greatly but wish him the very best for the future.’

# new-challenge - Friday 30 March, 2018

Sale announce departure of Irish-qualified centre to Ulster
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Sale announce departure of Irish-qualified centre to Ulster

Mar 30th 2018, 1:28 PM 18,932 Views 30 Comments

Will Addison, who represented England at U20 level, is moving to the northern province next season.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'It’s good to run around that dirty pitch': Aki more than happy to ground himself after Slam success
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'It’s good to run around that dirty pitch': Aki more than happy to ground himself after Slam success

Mar 28th 2018, 8:32 AM 9,895 Views 16 Comments

‘At the moment it feels like I’m the new player in the squad,’ says the centre ahead of Saturday’s European quarter-final clash with Gloucester.

# new-challenge - Monday 29 January, 2018

Ronda Rousey joins WWE, refuses to say she's retired from MMA
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Ronda Rousey joins WWE, refuses to say she's retired from MMA

Jan 29th 2018, 8:11 AM 9,741 Views 21 Comments

The athlete confirmed she has signed a full-time deal with the organisation after making a surprise appearance during Sunday’s Royal Rumble.

# new-challenge - Friday 26 January, 2018

Munster hooker Casey leaves home province to join French club
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Munster hooker Casey leaves home province to join French club

Jan 26th 2018, 2:19 PM 9,030 Views 14 Comments

The 27-year-old hasn’t played for Van Graan’s side this season.

# new-challenge - Friday 12 January, 2018

Highly-rated Irish midfielder secures loan move to Championship club
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Highly-rated Irish midfielder secures loan move to Championship club

Jan 12th 2018, 4:40 PM 9,881 Views 7 Comments

Harry Charsley could make his Bolton debut at Brentford tomorrow.

# new-challenge - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018

Dec 31st 2017, 2:21 PM 4,179 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons will lead the country into Test cricket.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Scotland out-half Russell says Dan Carter exit played no part in Racing move
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Scotland out-half Russell says Dan Carter exit played no part in Racing move

Nov 29th 2017, 2:52 PM 3,851 Views 5 Comments

The Glasgow 10 will move to France at the end of this season.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'An exciting next step in my coaching career and one my family and I are ready to make'
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'An exciting next step in my coaching career and one my family and I are ready to make'

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:26 PM 17,458 Views 10 Comments

Ronan O’Gara has been confirmed as the Crusaders backs coach.

# new-challenge - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Wesley Sneijder is on the move again as he heads for France
# Nice Signing
From The42
# Nice Signing

Wesley Sneijder is on the move again as he heads for France

Aug 6th 2017, 7:01 PM 10,906 Views 9 Comments

The Dutch midfielder is on the brink of signing for Nice.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Man United announce permanent departure of Adnan Januzaj
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Man United announce permanent departure of Adnan Januzaj

Jul 12th 2017, 8:34 PM 11,978 Views 12 Comments

The Belgian winger has completed a move to Real Sociedad.

# new-challenge - Friday 7 July, 2017

Mertesacker to retire in 2018 to become Arsenal's academy manager
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Mertesacker to retire in 2018 to become Arsenal's academy manager

Jul 7th 2017, 12:39 PM 4,126 Views 6 Comments

The German will hang up his boots at the end of next season.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

No regrets as Mo Farah calls time on track racing career
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

No regrets as Mo Farah calls time on track racing career

Jun 27th 2017, 3:00 PM 9,683 Views 10 Comments

The British distance running star will now focus on road racing.

# new-challenge - Monday 12 June, 2017

Bernard Jackman has Lions coach to thank after landing head coach role with Dragons
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Bernard Jackman has Lions coach to thank after landing head coach role with Dragons

Jun 12th 2017, 3:31 PM 11,444 Views 8 Comments

The former hooker arrives in Wales with the ‘highest recommendations’ of Warren Gatland.

# new-challenge - Monday 27 February, 2017

Former Wexford hurling boss takes reins at Dublin club
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Former Wexford hurling boss takes reins at Dublin club

Feb 27th 2017, 4:48 PM 9,137 Views 2 Comments

Liam Dunne has teamed up with Ballinteer St John’s for the coming season.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ireland U21 international Jack Byrne leaves Man City to join Wigan
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Ireland U21 international Jack Byrne leaves Man City to join Wigan

Feb 1st 2017, 1:22 AM 8,146 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner has ended his five-year association with the Eastlands outfit.

# new-challenge - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Connacht legend George Naoupu signs for Harlequins
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

Connacht legend George Naoupu signs for Harlequins

Jul 28th 2016, 12:20 PM 8,465 Views 10 Comments

The 32-year-old was released by the Pro12 champions this summer.

# new-challenge - Monday 2 May, 2016

Freddie Michalak is leaving Toulon for Top 14's newest side
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Freddie Michalak is leaving Toulon for Top 14's newest side

May 2nd 2016, 10:21 AM 12,707 Views 3 Comments

The veteran out-half will join Lyon ahead of next season.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

‘I would have felt like a fraud if I'd done another year at Munster’ -- Donncha O'Callaghan
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

‘I would have felt like a fraud if I'd done another year at Munster’ -- Donncha O'Callaghan

Oct 20th 2015, 12:09 PM 37,910 Views 7 Comments

The Corkman explains why he hasn’t called Paul O’Connell since his injury and why he thinks the Toulon lock can still tour New Zealand.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

The identity of Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent has been revealed
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

The identity of Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent has been revealed

Aug 4th 2015, 11:36 PM 9,819 Views 24 Comments

The news was announced amid claims it could be the boxer’s final fight.

# new-challenge - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

'My mum thinks I look good in blue' - Sterling on his move from Liverpool to Man City
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'My mum thinks I look good in blue' - Sterling on his move from Liverpool to Man City

Jul 15th 2015, 12:15 AM 10,796 Views 17 Comments

The winger did thank Brendan Rodgers for putting faith in him as a teenager.

# new-challenge - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A Kildare legend is taking charge of Maynooth University
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

A Kildare legend is taking charge of Maynooth University

Jul 7th 2015, 10:34 PM 6,086 Views 2 Comments

Noel Mooney will join as selector, while the rest of the backroom team will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

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