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'Ireland’s answer to Elvis': Tributes paid to singer Brendan Bowyer who has died aged 81 RIP

'Ireland’s answer to Elvis': Tributes paid to singer Brendan Bowyer who has died aged 81

Bowyer died at his home in Las Vegas yesterday evening.

From The42 'Those two guys are world-class and they give Munster a better chance' Big Signings

'Those two guys are world-class and they give Munster a better chance'

Johne Murphy believes the South African World Cup winners can also be an influence on young players.

From The42 How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season BALANCING ACT

How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season

Max Deegan, James Lowe, and Scott Fardy have racked up the most minutes in the squad.

From The42 Faloon's Armagh stage thrilling comeback to see off RBAI in Ulster Schools Cup semi Schools Rugby

Faloon's Armagh stage thrilling comeback to see off RBAI in Ulster Schools Cup semi

They await the winners of tomorrow’s semi-final between Wallace and Methody.

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From The42 Doyle hits 1-14 for Westmeath as Carlow relegated from Division 1 Play-off

Doyle hits 1-14 for Westmeath as Carlow relegated from Division 1

Colm Bonnar’s side suffered a six-point defeat to bring their losing streak to 13 games.

From The42 Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead Cardiff Encounter

Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead

The Six Nations fixture is due to take place in Cardiff on Saturday.

From The42 All-Ireland underage winners in Cork and Kerry teams with AFL signing on bench for Kingdom U20

All-Ireland underage winners in Cork and Kerry teams with AFL signing on bench for Kingdom

Cork joint captains Mark Cronin and Blake Murphy are amongst those who started in last year’s final victory over Dublin.

From The42 Vital win for Jack O'Connor's Kildare side as they defeat Laois to end losing streak Lilywhites

Vital win for Jack O'Connor's Kildare side as they defeat Laois to end losing streak

A vital five-point win in Portlaoise for Kildare.

From The42 Galway and Roscommon unveil teams for Connacht U20 decider Decider

Galway and Roscommon unveil teams for Connacht U20 decider

The Tribesmen are hoping to retain their crown.

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From The42 Limerick put to the test by Westmeath before advancing to knockout stages Hard Fought

Limerick put to the test by Westmeath before advancing to knockout stages

Four wins out of four for the defending champions.

From The42 Sugrue's Kerry team defeat Limerick to set up Munster final at home to Cork The Kingdom

Sugrue's Kerry team defeat Limerick to set up Munster final at home to Cork

A 0-14 to 0-7 victory for the Kingdom tonight in Rathkeale.

From The42 Prolific Welsh wing Adams ruled out for three months after suffering ankle injury against France Latest Blow

Prolific Welsh wing Adams ruled out for three months after suffering ankle injury against France

The 24-year-old may return for the latter stages of the Cardiff Blues’ Guinness Pro14 campaign, per the WRU.

From The42 Wexford man Horan called up as Ireland Sevens pitch up in Vancouver Canada Try

Wexford man Horan called up as Ireland Sevens pitch up in Vancouver

The men’s side are ranked ninth in their debut season on the World Series.

From The42 Table-toppers Cork Con whitewash Dublin University as Young Munster win Limerick derby Wrap

Table-toppers Cork Con whitewash Dublin University as Young Munster win Limerick derby

Elsewhere, UCD edged out Clontarf as Storm Jorge made its presence felt around the AIL.

From The42 Biggar emerges as injury doubt for Wales after limping out of Northampton loss to Saracens Waiting Game

Biggar emerges as injury doubt for Wales after limping out of Northampton loss to Saracens

The 30-year-old lasted just 20 minutes into the Saints’ 27-21 defeat by the English champions.

From The42 Champions Christians see off Rockwell challenge to return to Munster showpiece Schools Rugby

Champions Christians see off Rockwell challenge to return to Munster showpiece

CBC Cork await the winners of Wednesday’s semi-final between their cross-town rivals PBC and Limerick’s St Munchin’s.

From The42 Leaders Cork Con extend their 100% campaign, and the rest of the weekend's AIL action All-Ireland League

Leaders Cork Con extend their 100% campaign, and the rest of the weekend's AIL action

Wins for Dublin University, Garryowen, Young Munster and UCD in Division 1A this weekend.

From The42 0-14 for Forde as Tipperary shoot 3-27 in victory over 14-man Westmeath Forde Focus

0-14 for Forde as Tipperary shoot 3-27 in victory over 14-man Westmeath

Jake Morris, Cian Darcy and Seamus Callanan bagged the goals in Tipperary’s victory.

From The42 Prendergast holds his nerve to kick Newbridge into Leinster senior cup semis Final Four This post contains videos

Prendergast holds his nerve to kick Newbridge into Leinster senior cup semis

Johne Murphy’s side bounce back after trailing Kilkenny College 8-0 at the break.

From The42 Goals from Archer and O'Dell lead Dublin past Meath into Leinster U20 final Sky Blues

Goals from Archer and O'Dell lead Dublin past Meath into Leinster U20 final

The pair bagged 1-2 apiece in Parnell Park.

From The42 Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies' Unimpressed

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'

The Welsh coaching staff are irked at the refereeing of the set-piece, and have shone a spotlight on the Irish prop.

From The42 Impressive Westmeath make Rebels work for victory in tough conditions Rebels

Impressive Westmeath make Rebels work for victory in tough conditions

Patrick Horgan scored 2-8 for Kieran Kingston’s side.

From The42 Ruthless Rockwell power into Munster Schools semis at expense of Crescent Tippin' Away

Ruthless Rockwell power into Munster Schools semis at expense of Crescent

The Tipp school outscored their Limerick opponents by four tries to one in an impressive display at Markets Field.

From The42 Roscommon too strong for Sligo but have to wait on final opponents as Galway v Leitrim postponed Rossies

Roscommon too strong for Sligo but have to wait on final opponents as Galway v Leitrim postponed

The Rossies advanced but today’s other semi-final fell foul of Storm Dennis.

From The42 Armagh revive promotion push with win over Kildare despite Jamie Clarke sending-off Orchard Thieves

Armagh revive promotion push with win over Kildare despite Jamie Clarke sending-off

Kieran McGeeney again triumphed against his former side.

From The42 Keith Wood's son Alexander to the fore as Munchin's book semi-final date with PBC Munster Senior Cup

Keith Wood's son Alexander to the fore as Munchin's book semi-final date with PBC

They were 27-24 winners over Castletroy at Market’s Field today.

'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films

The Dublin International Film Festival takes place at the end of this month.

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

Good night for Irish contingent while another Casilla error sees Leeds stumble again

Darragh Lenihan and Scott Hogan scored key goals in wins for their respective clubs, while Aiden McGeady debuted in a shock victory for Charlton.

From The42 IT Carlow smash five goals past Mary I to book Fitzgibbon Cup final spot with 14-point win Onwards

IT Carlow smash five goals past Mary I to book Fitzgibbon Cup final spot with 14-point win

Wexford’s Cathal Dunbar bagged a brace on the way to a comfortable win.

From The42 Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin Showtime

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin

Conditions could be testing at the Aviva Stadium today.

From The42 Clongowes signal intent with 20-point win over Terenure Leinster Senior Cup

Clongowes signal intent with 20-point win over Terenure

Calum Dowling scored two tries as Clongowes eased into the quarter-finals.

From The42 Brilliant free kick from ex-Ireland U21 international not enough, as Newcastle break Oxford hearts Impact This post contains videos

Brilliant free kick from ex-Ireland U21 international not enough, as Newcastle break Oxford hearts

Liam Kelly caught the eye while Wayne Rooney helped set up a reunion with former club Man United, as Derby beat Northampton.

From The42 It's all about building momentum and Ireland are up and hobbling Mixed Bag

It's all about building momentum and Ireland are up and hobbling

A superb defensive display from Ireland yesterday was key to the victory. But injuries may take their toll ahead of this Saturday’s game against Wales.

From The42 'I'm a better person now even though I've had setbacks and lost everything in terms of football' Grieving A Career

'I'm a better person now even though I've had setbacks and lost everything in terms of football'

Luke Keaney chats with The42 about the mental challenges of his retirement at 24, how counselling helped him and what comes next.

From The42 Pres start Munster Senior Cup campaign with win over Crescent College Over The Moon

Pres start Munster Senior Cup campaign with win over Crescent College

The 29-times winners were comfortable winners at Musgrave Park today.

From The42 Bennett hits 2-8 and Fagan nets to power Waterford to victory over Westmeath On The Up

Bennett hits 2-8 and Fagan nets to power Waterford to victory over Westmeath

The visitors went into half time with a 3-10 to 0-6 lead.

From The42 26-time champions Rockwell march into Munster Schools Senior Cup quarter-finals Report

26-time champions Rockwell march into Munster Schools Senior Cup quarter-finals

The 2015 winners kept Bandon Grammar School at bay to book their place in the last eight.

From The42 Con fight back from 20-5 down to break UCD hearts and extend win streak to 11 AIL Round-up

Con fight back from 20-5 down to break UCD hearts and extend win streak to 11

The league leaders were outscored by five tries to four but headed back down the M50 with maximum points.

From The42 Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis Centre Stage

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis

There is also a recall for Taulupe Faletau and a debut for Johnny McNicholl ahead of opening game against Italy.

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