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Robinson, Browne and Scales called up to Ireland squad
# Back In The Mix
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# Back In The Mix

Robinson, Browne and Scales called up to Ireland squad

Sep 3rd 2021, 11:53 AM 6,304 Views 11 Comments

Defenders Dara O’Shea and Nathan Collins will both miss the games against Azerbaijan and Serbia through injury.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Serbia?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Serbia?

Sep 6th 2021, 5:34 PM 33,775 Views 35 Comments

Stephen Kenny faces some tough calls ahead of tomorrow night’s match.

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test
# Team News
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# Team News

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:59 AM 56,188 Views 57 Comments

Ali Price, Liam Williams, Josh Adams, Ken Owens, and Wyn Jones all start too.

Kenny's Ireland must avoid the failings of Luxembourg debacle in tricky Azerbaijan tie
# Preview
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# Preview

Kenny's Ireland must avoid the failings of Luxembourg debacle in tricky Azerbaijan tie

Sep 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,031 Views 20 Comments

A first competitive win is in sight at Lansdowne Road tonight, but the manager is stressing the need for intensity.

Gatland's Lions have shot at emulating 1997 crew in final Boks Test
# Decider
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# Decider

Gatland's Lions have shot at emulating 1997 crew in final Boks Test

Aug 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,678 Views 10 Comments

The South Africans finished the second Test with huge momentum.

'I’ve loved my time with the Lions... I haven't got any long-term plans'
# Lion Man
From The42
# Lion Man

'I’ve loved my time with the Lions... I haven't got any long-term plans'

Aug 7th 2021, 8:44 PM 13,592 Views 21 Comments

Warren Gatland is uncertain whether he will be involved again in four years’ time.

History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions
# Last Gasp
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# Last Gasp

History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions

Aug 7th 2021, 7:10 PM 48,343 Views 128 Comments

The replacement out-half slotted two late penalties to win it for the Boks.

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
# Awj
From The42
# Awj

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'

Aug 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,596 Views 4 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.

Thomson nets stunner as Derry win at Sligo
# Pick That Out
From The42
# Pick That Out

Thomson nets stunner as Derry win at Sligo

Aug 21st 2021, 9:53 PM 2,404 Views 3 Comments

The Bit O’Red have now suffered six consecutive defeats in all competitions.

Covid issues hit Ireland squad once again as Kenny confirms some players have opted against vaccine
# Squad Announcement
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# Squad Announcement

Covid issues hit Ireland squad once again as Kenny confirms some players have opted against vaccine

Aug 26th 2021, 3:37 PM 10,660 Views 3 Comments

‘In an ideal world we’d prefer to have everyone vaccinated but we have to respect the individual wishes’, said the Ireland boss.

Lots of Lions regrets but Boks deserving winners of strange series
# Bokke
From The42
# Bokke

Lots of Lions regrets but Boks deserving winners of strange series

Aug 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,718 Views 13 Comments

A tense and dramatic finale in Cape Town saw the 2021 tour end on a high.

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test

Aug 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 4,691 Views 1 Comment

With the sides tied at one win apiece, the series will be decided in Cape Town on Saturday.

Shelbourne stretch First Division lead to 10 points after scoreless draw against UCD
# Top Of The Tree
From The42
# Top Of The Tree

Shelbourne stretch First Division lead to 10 points after scoreless draw against UCD

Aug 6th 2021, 10:15 PM 3,185 Views 3 Comments

It was a huge result for the Reds who came into the game with several players unavailable this week.

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw
# Combination
From The42
# Combination

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 34,326 Views 55 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland has explained his selection decisions for the third Test.

Bohs rebound from European exit with vital win over struggling Sligo Rovers
# Gypsy Kings
From The42
# Gypsy Kings

Bohs rebound from European exit with vital win over struggling Sligo Rovers

Aug 15th 2021, 5:13 PM 3,297 Views 9 Comments

Keith Buckley scored the only goal of the game and delivered a man-of-the-match display for the hosts.

Lions and Springboks will name teams tomorrow ahead of second Test From The42

Lions and Springboks will name teams tomorrow ahead of second Test

Jul 26th 2021, 10:09 PM 6,012 Views 2 Comments

Both camps will have weighed up changes to their starting XVs.

Ex-Barcelona youngster Zak Gilsenan among players named in latest Irish U19s squad
# Next Generation
From The42
# Next Generation

Ex-Barcelona youngster Zak Gilsenan among players named in latest Irish U19s squad

Aug 9th 2021, 4:07 PM 15,950 Views 7 Comments

The Blackburn teenager is also eligible to represent Australia.

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test
# Team News
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# Team News

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 34,667 Views 37 Comments

Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne have been included on the bench.

6 of Galway's All-Ireland winners included in Minor Hurling Team of the Year
# Top Picks
From The42
# Top Picks

6 of Galway's All-Ireland winners included in Minor Hurling Team of the Year

Jul 20th 2021, 3:44 PM 5,000 Views 2 Comments

The Tribesmen completed a historic four-in-a-row earlier this month.

Cork book All-Ireland final place with Leahy shooting 0-11 in Munster title success over Waterford
# Minor Matter
From The42
# Minor Matter

Cork book All-Ireland final place with Leahy shooting 0-11 in Munster title success over Waterford

Aug 9th 2021, 9:04 PM 12,170 Views 0 Comments

Galway or Kilkenny await in the decider on the weekend of 21-22 August.

Vegas trip with Furlong chief among Watson's fond Lions memories
# Back Three
From The42
# Back Three

Vegas trip with Furlong chief among Watson's fond Lions memories

Jul 20th 2021, 3:40 PM 11,829 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old started all three Tests last time

Ex-Shels midfielder returns from England to aid Sligo Rovers' title challenge
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

Ex-Shels midfielder returns from England to aid Sligo Rovers' title challenge

Jul 11th 2021, 3:07 PM 5,789 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland youth international Adam McDonnell was brought to Ipswich Town by Mick McCarthy in 2014.

Roscommon crowned Connacht U20 champions after impressive win over Mayo
# Oh To Be A Rossie
From The42
# Oh To Be A Rossie

Roscommon crowned Connacht U20 champions after impressive win over Mayo

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 10:45 PM 12,316 Views 7 Comments

The Rossies were 2-11 to 1-7 winners at MacHale Park.

Gatland looks certain to mix up Lions selection for third Test decider
# Options
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# Options

Gatland looks certain to mix up Lions selection for third Test decider

Aug 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 13,897 Views 12 Comments

The back three looks set for changes after a tough night against the Springboks.

Star forward hits 2-4 as Offaly see off Cork to reach All-Ireland U20 final
# Keeping The Faith
From The42
# Keeping The Faith

Star forward hits 2-4 as Offaly see off Cork to reach All-Ireland U20 final

Jul 31st 2021, 7:01 PM 24,873 Views 10 Comments

The Offaly football revival continues.

Local lad Lynch the hero as Treaty United's fairytale First Division campaign continues
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Local lad Lynch the hero as Treaty United's fairytale First Division campaign continues

Jul 16th 2021, 10:21 PM 6,761 Views 2 Comments

The Limerick side beat UCD 2-1 at Markets Fields, while elsewhere, leaders Shelbourne saw off Athlone Town.

Galway hit 4-18 against Limerick to reach All-Ireland final, Derry lift Ulster title
# Minor Matters
From The42
# Minor Matters

Galway hit 4-18 against Limerick to reach All-Ireland final, Derry lift Ulster title

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:47 PM 11,268 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere tonight in Ulster, Donegal won their U20 football opener and Armagh senior ladies booked their provincial final spot.

Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23

Jul 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,378 Views 22 Comments

There are big calls to confirm across the starting XV.

English the man of the hour as Limerick have 13 points to spare over Clare
# Munster U20 Hurling
From The42
# Munster U20 Hurling

English the man of the hour as Limerick have 13 points to spare over Clare

Jul 19th 2021, 10:10 PM 14,363 Views 12 Comments

He and senior panelist Cathal O’Neill registered 1-17 between them as The Treaty marched on.

Lions confirm that Ireland's Rónan Kelleher will join the squad tomorrow
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Lions confirm that Ireland's Rónan Kelleher will join the squad tomorrow

Jul 14th 2021, 6:48 PM 8,009 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old is linking up with Warren Gatland’s tourists.

Gatland includes six Irish players in Lions' starting XV against Japan
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Gatland includes six Irish players in Lions' starting XV against Japan

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:14 AM 36,389 Views 24 Comments

Henshaw, Aki, Murray, Beirne, Henderson, and Conan all get a start.

Price, Van der Merwe and Conan bolt their way into the Lions' starting Test XV
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Price, Van der Merwe and Conan bolt their way into the Lions' starting Test XV

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:06 PM 24,273 Views 11 Comments

Warren Gatland has never been afraid to make bold selection calls.

Galway overcome Kilkenny to set up decider with Dublin
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Galway overcome Kilkenny to set up decider with Dublin

Jul 20th 2021, 9:32 PM 12,536 Views 5 Comments

A super first-half showing from Jeffrey Lynskey’s men meant that, try as they might, Kilkenny were just unable to recover.

Galway defeat Kilkenny to seal historic win
# Four In A Row
From The42
# Four In A Row

Galway defeat Kilkenny to seal historic win

Jul 10th 2021, 7:02 PM 21,930 Views 17 Comments

It was the Tribesmen’s third successive victory over the Cats in as many years.

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over

Jun 26th 2021, 4:58 PM 47,596 Views 58 Comments

Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.

Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class
# Test
From The42
# Test

Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class

Jul 14th 2021, 9:00 PM 46,616 Views 23 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men were second best in an enthralling encounter in Cape Town.

Furlong and Henshaw are nailed on Test starters - rest of Irish have to prove themselves
# Audition Time
From The42
# Audition Time

Furlong and Henshaw are nailed on Test starters - rest of Irish have to prove themselves

Jun 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,723 Views 8 Comments

Today’s game provides an opportunity for outsiders like Bundee Aki and Jack Conan to sneak into the Test reckoning.

Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa

Jul 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 7,678 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland lock led Warren Gatland’s side to their big win over the Sharks.

Sligo Rovers crash out of Europe at the first hurdle
# Eliminated
From The42
# Eliminated

Sligo Rovers crash out of Europe at the first hurdle

Jul 15th 2021, 8:14 PM 5,544 Views 1 Comment

Liam Buckley’s side were beaten 3-1 on aggregate by Icelandic side FH.

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson

Jun 24th 2021, 1:00 PM 14,879 Views 13 Comments

The Scotland prop has been ruled out of Saturday’s game due to a back spasm.