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# player-watch - Monday 19 August, 2019

From The42 The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny Player Watch

The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny

Both aged 23, Ronan Maher and Barry Heffernan enjoyed vastly different career trajectories but shone on the big stage yesterday.

# player-watch - Monday 12 August, 2019

From The42 Breaking down Paul Mannion's masterclass for Dublin against Mayo Player Watch

Breaking down Paul Mannion's masterclass for Dublin against Mayo

The Kilmacud Crokes forward scored five points and was heavily involved in Dublin’s spell of dominance after half-time.

# player-watch - Monday 29 July, 2019

From The42 Sheedy's mid-game switch of McGrath that turned the tide in Tipperary's favour Player Watch

Sheedy's mid-game switch of McGrath that turned the tide in Tipperary's favour

Man-of-the-match Noel McGrath gave a brilliant mix of style and substance following his move to midfield.

# player-watch - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From The42 How the irrepressible Ryan McHugh torched the Kerry defence from deep Player Watch

How the irrepressible Ryan McHugh torched the Kerry defence from deep

The Kilcar flyer was directly responsible for 1-8 in one of his greatest ever displays in the Donegal jersey.

# player-watch - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team Player Watch

Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team

The heir to Colm Cooper’s throne, Clifford shone on the big stage once again.

# player-watch - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 Michael Murphy's influence on Donegal runs far deeper than scores and assists Murphy's Law

Michael Murphy's influence on Donegal runs far deeper than scores and assists

We take a closer look at Murphy’s impact in yesterday’s Ulster final.

# player-watch - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 'My family were all here today. I saw them out there after - all delighted, all mad Rossies' Kingdom Come

'My family were all here today. I saw them out there after - all delighted, all mad Rossies'

Conor Cox has scored 1-40 for Roscommon this season after transferring from Kerry.

# player-watch - Monday 10 June, 2019

From The42 Even in defeat, TJ Reid gave one of his greatest ever displays yesterday Player Watch

Even in defeat, TJ Reid gave one of his greatest ever displays yesterday

Kilkenny’s talisman almost dragged his team over the line with a sublime haul of 2-11 against Galway at Nowlan Park.

# player-watch - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 'He is as talented as there has been in the last 20 years in hurling' - The reinvention of Bubbles O'Dwyer Player Watch

'He is as talented as there has been in the last 20 years in hurling' - The reinvention of Bubbles O'Dwyer

A closer look at how Tipperary boss Liam Sheedy has gotten the best out of mercurial forward John O’Dwyer.

# player-watch - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane Player Watch

Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane

Mayo’s centre-field pair were hugely influential in their Division 1 final defeat of Kerry.

# player-watch - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From The42 Player Watch: How Tyrone turned McShane into full-forward wrecking ball Analysis

Player Watch: How Tyrone turned McShane into full-forward wrecking ball

Cathal McShane has scored 1-11 in his last four games but his contribution runs far deeper than that.

# player-watch - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

From The42 Player Watch: Davy Fitz converts former Wexford forward into brilliantly effective sweeper Closer Look

Player Watch: Davy Fitz converts former Wexford forward into brilliantly effective sweeper

Kevin Foley has assumed the key position in defence this season.

# player-watch - Monday 4 March, 2019

From The42 Player Watch: How Kerry made a reborn Tommy Walsh the focal point of their attack Closer Look

Player Watch: How Kerry made a reborn Tommy Walsh the focal point of their attack

The former AFL player scored four points against Monaghan to continue his strong start to the season.

# player-watch - Monday 25 February, 2019

From The42 Player Watch: Inside Padraig Walsh's superb performance at midfield against Tipperary Shackles Off

Player Watch: Inside Padraig Walsh's superb performance at midfield against Tipperary

We take a closer look at Walsh’s impact yesterday during Kilkenny’s Division 1A victory in Semple Stadium.

# player-watch - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The42 O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat Analysis

O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat

The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.

# player-watch - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The42 What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier? SCOIRL

What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier?

Martin O’Neill will be keeping a close eye on this weekend’s matches ahead of another huge fixture.

# player-watch - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The42 Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement Player Watch

Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement

The veteran manager is at Goodison Park today.