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#On the brink

# on-the-brink - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Vingegaard shows sportsmanship before beating Pogacar to put one hand on Tour de France title
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Vingegaard shows sportsmanship before beating Pogacar to put one hand on Tour de France title

Jul 21st 2022, 5:41 PM 8,894 Views 6 Comments

The Dane showed class when he waited for defending champion after a fall before going on to beat Pogacar by over a minute.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Boris 'the greased piglet' is 'on the brink': Here's what the UK papers look like this morning
# Endgame
# Endgame

Boris 'the greased piglet' is 'on the brink': Here's what the UK papers look like this morning

Jul 6th 2022, 6:50 AM 31,522 Views 12 Comments

Time appears to be running out for Boris Johnson.

# on-the-brink - Thursday 17 March, 2022

'Some lads were saying it might be the only chance you get to do this'
# Irleand Under 20s
From The42
# Irleand Under 20s

'Some lads were saying it might be the only chance you get to do this'

Mar 17th 2022, 11:23 AM 6,088 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s Under 20s are one game away from winning a grand slam and their title-chasing coach is challenging them to remain focused on the job in hand.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'embarrassed’ by Man Utd form but not drawn on his future
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'embarrassed’ by Man Utd form but not drawn on his future

Nov 20th 2021, 6:42 PM 9,618 Views 10 Comments

This heavy defeat only piled more misery on the beleaguered Norwegian.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Ross County shock Celtic to pile pressure on Neil Lennon
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Ross County shock Celtic to pile pressure on Neil Lennon

Nov 29th 2020, 4:15 PM 10,543 Views 14 Comments

The Hoops have won just two of their last 10 games and have now been knocked out of the Betfred Cup.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years

Oct 10th 2020, 4:43 PM 8,326 Views 3 Comments

It was Wasps’ 12th victory in their last 13 Premiership games under head coach Lee Blackett and a huge blow for former Connacht coach, Pat Lam.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Obafemi with assist as Southampton push Bournemouth closer to relegation
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Obafemi with assist as Southampton push Bournemouth closer to relegation

Jul 19th 2020, 4:29 PM 6,733 Views 3 Comments

Danny Ings and Che Adams scored the goals for Southampton.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 7 September, 2019

England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow

Sep 7th 2019, 7:14 PM 5,775 Views 1 Comment

Australia need just eight wickets to retain the Ashes.

# on-the-brink - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Valverde: Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Valverde: Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 3,771 Views 1 Comment

Barcelona will have one hand on the trophy if they beat Alaves this evening.

# on-the-brink - Friday 18 January, 2019

'I just started laughing when I birdied 15': Relaxed Shane Lowry ready for final stretch in Abu Dhabi
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

'I just started laughing when I birdied 15': Relaxed Shane Lowry ready for final stretch in Abu Dhabi

Jan 18th 2019, 8:28 PM 7,505 Views 6 Comments

The Offaly man leads the way heading into the final round of the HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi.

# on-the-brink - Monday 29 October, 2018

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation
# Santiago Bernabeu
From The42
# Santiago Bernabeu

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation

Oct 29th 2018, 2:08 PM 6,505 Views 6 Comments

The Italian is set to take over from Julen Lopetegui following yesterday’s 5-1 defeat to rivals Barcelona.

# on-the-brink - Monday 15 October, 2018

Edin Dzeko double leaves Northern Ireland on the brink of Nations League relegation
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Edin Dzeko double leaves Northern Ireland on the brink of Nations League relegation

Oct 15th 2018, 10:35 PM 5,472 Views 4 Comments

The AS Roma striker scored twice as Bosnia-Herzegovina saw off a wasteful Northern Ireland 2-0 on Monday.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

State of emergency declared as US east coast braces itself for Hurricane Florence's arrival
# On The Brink
# On The Brink

State of emergency declared as US east coast braces itself for Hurricane Florence's arrival

Sep 12th 2018, 9:44 PM 17,361 Views 14 Comments

Up to 1.7 million people are under voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend

Sep 5th 2018, 1:52 PM 5,538 Views 0 Comments

Skerries RFC’s Hugo Lennox is set to win his first international sevens cap.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

May 26th 2018, 4:38 PM 3,691 Views 13 Comments

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# on-the-brink - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'There's no grey there' - It's Europe or bust for Kieran Keane's Connacht
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

'There's no grey there' - It's Europe or bust for Kieran Keane's Connacht

Mar 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,363 Views 3 Comments

He feels his side are on the cusp of a major breakthrough.

# on-the-brink - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:00 PM 16,948 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.

# on-the-brink - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'I am not worried about my job' - 'Winner' Conte unconcerned about Chelsea future
# Feeling The Heat
From The42
# Feeling The Heat

'I am not worried about my job' - 'Winner' Conte unconcerned about Chelsea future

Feb 6th 2018, 7:51 AM 3,379 Views 8 Comments

The Italian has rejected suggestions that player power could hold the key to his future at Stamford Bridge.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'We always said of Gary - he woke up angry'
# Passion
From The42
# Passion

'We always said of Gary - he woke up angry'

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 12,330 Views 2 Comments

In this extract from ‘On the Brink,’ Gary Neville talks about the progress made by himself and fellow ‘Class of 92′ members since their takeover of Salford City.

# on-the-brink - Friday 22 December, 2017

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017

Dec 22nd 2017, 11:00 AM 12,070 Views 9 Comments

From autobiographies of Jackie Tyrrell to books on Bob Paisley, it’s been a good year for lovers of sporting yarns.

# on-the-brink - Friday 24 November, 2017

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?
# On The Brink
# On The Brink

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?

Nov 24th 2017, 8:35 AM 44,957 Views 219 Comments

A return to the polls is looking increasingly likely with neither Fine Gael nor Fianna Fáil apparently willing to cede ground over the Frances Fitzgerald email controversy.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction
# 99 Problems
# 99 Problems

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction

Apr 30th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,812 Views 5 Comments

From Norwegians to Native Americans, people are using rap music to keep indigenous language alive.

# on-the-brink - Monday 17 April, 2017

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'

Apr 17th 2017, 6:45 PM 30,896 Views 50 Comments

When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.

# on-the-brink - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Quarter-final return beckons for Munster ahead of demanding Glasgow clash
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Quarter-final return beckons for Munster ahead of demanding Glasgow clash

Jan 10th 2017, 8:01 AM 17,434 Views 19 Comments

The southern province can secure a knock-out place this weekend in Glasgow.

# on-the-brink - Friday 1 July, 2016

Djokovic saved by rain as Querrey takes two-set lead
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Djokovic saved by rain as Querrey takes two-set lead

Jul 1st 2016, 8:46 PM 7,520 Views 5 Comments

The Serb has a big day’s work ahead of him tomorrow.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Barca run riot in the Catalan derby to leave themselves needing 1 more win
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Barca run riot in the Catalan derby to leave themselves needing 1 more win

May 8th 2016, 6:41 PM 9,849 Views 7 Comments

Luis Suarez, Messi, Neymar and Rafinha all chipped in with goals as Luis Enrique’s men recorded a 5-0 win against Espanyol.

# on-the-brink - Friday 25 March, 2016

Mayo make 3 changes as they look to avoid potential relegation against Roscommon
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Mayo make 3 changes as they look to avoid potential relegation against Roscommon

Mar 25th 2016, 9:20 PM 7,901 Views 2 Comments

Manager Stephen Rochford has shuffled his pack ahead of a must-win clash with the high-flying Rossies.

# on-the-brink - Monday 23 November, 2015

'The carrot of managing your own county is a huge thing' - Rochford on Mayo post
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

'The carrot of managing your own county is a huge thing' - Rochford on Mayo post

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:45 PM 8,293 Views 8 Comments

Stephen Rochford hopes to hear from Mayo county board chiefs in the coming days.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 8 November, 2015

David Moyes set to be sacked for second time in eighteen months
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

David Moyes set to be sacked for second time in eighteen months

Nov 8th 2015, 9:11 PM 12,212 Views 19 Comments

The former Manchester United boss has found the going tough at Real Sociedad.

# on-the-brink - Monday 26 October, 2015

Fox Sports releases new mini-doc with behind-the-scenes footage from McGregor-Mendes
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Fox Sports releases new mini-doc with behind-the-scenes footage from McGregor-Mendes

Oct 26th 2015, 3:32 PM 11,783 Views 8 Comments

The two-part series follows the Irish MMA star during fight week of UFC 189.

# on-the-brink - Friday 18 October, 2013

Besieged Conor O'Shea desperate to break Clermont's historic home run
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

Besieged Conor O'Shea desperate to break Clermont's historic home run

Oct 18th 2013, 4:18 PM 2,609 Views 6 Comments

Harlequins lie on the brink of Heineken Cup disaster if they cannot fashion a win in France.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Waterford United hoping to avoid High Court date after wind-up petition
# Bitter Dispute
From The42
# Bitter Dispute

Waterford United hoping to avoid High Court date after wind-up petition

Jun 19th 2013, 9:52 PM 1,886 Views 5 Comments

It was reported earlier today that former United manager Stephen Henderson had filed the petition over outstanding wages.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 23 March, 2013

How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island
# On The Brink
# On The Brink

How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island

Mar 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,043 Views 56 Comments

“We cannot buy, we cannot sell.”

# on-the-brink - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Column: Labour faces the same fate as the Greens after reneging on promises
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Labour faces the same fate as the Greens after reneging on promises

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:15 AM 103 Views 116 Comments

Labour will be the casualty of this government because it secured votes by promising things the party could never deliver, writes Adrian Grant.

# on-the-brink - Monday 7 May, 2012

O'Sullivan stretches lead to 15-10 in World Championship final
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

O'Sullivan stretches lead to 15-10 in World Championship final

May 7th 2012, 5:47 PM 353 Views 1 Comment

The Rocket needs only three more frames if he is to claim his fourth title at the Crucible in Sheffield.

When we were Kings: LA reach NHL's western conference final
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

When we were Kings: LA reach NHL's western conference final

May 7th 2012, 2:00 PM 151 Views 1 Comment

Eight seed have now defeated top two seeds in west in unlikely post-season run.