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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.

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.

Beirne bags brace as Lions rack up 71 points after earlier Sharks scare
# Rampant
From The42
# Rampant

Beirne bags brace as Lions rack up 71 points after earlier Sharks scare

Jul 10th 2021, 7:51 PM 26,076 Views 7 Comments

Jaden Hendrikse’s red card allowed Warren Gatland’s men to storm home.

Here is the full, 116-athlete Irish team heading to the Olympic Games
# Meet Team Ireland
From The42
# Meet Team Ireland

Here is the full, 116-athlete Irish team heading to the Olympic Games

Jul 14th 2021, 11:49 AM 14,218 Views 4 Comments

Meet the biggest Irish team ever sent to an Olympic Games.

Lions lose Itoje and Russell for Sharks game, Aki added to replacements
# Late Changes
From The42
# Late Changes

Lions lose Itoje and Russell for Sharks game, Aki added to replacements

Jul 10th 2021, 3:38 PM 6,928 Views 3 Comments

Courtney Lawes will start in place of his England teammate Itoje.

Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire
# Eleventh Night
# Eleventh Night

Sinn Féin and SDLP ministers fail in legal bid to force police to help remove loyalist bonfire

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 10:10 PM 23,160 Views 29 Comments

The bonfire is now set to be lit as planned this weekend as part of traditional “Eleventh Night” events.

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court
# Tiger's Bay
# Tiger's Bay

DUP says Belfast bonfire row should never have gone to court

Jul 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 30,650 Views 34 Comments

A legal bid to force police to intervene on the bonfire in the loyalist area of Tiger’s Bay in north Belfast failed yesterday.

Lions confirm another Covid case as much-changed 23 named for Sharks game
# Third Wave
From The42
# Third Wave

Lions confirm another Covid case as much-changed 23 named for Sharks game

Jul 7th 2021, 6:21 PM 10,373 Views 4 Comments

A player has tested positive, while the Lions have identified 12 close contacts.

Unionist leaders criticise burning of Irish tricolour flags on Eleventh Night bonfires
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

Unionist leaders criticise burning of Irish tricolour flags on Eleventh Night bonfires

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 12:45 PM 46,571 Views 45 Comments

More than 230 Eleventh Night bonfires were lit across Northern Ireland between Friday night and last night.

Being watched by Roy Keane, Gary Neville's hands-on approach and the reasons for moving back to Ireland
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Being watched by Roy Keane, Gary Neville's hands-on approach and the reasons for moving back to Ireland

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 8:32 AM 41,642 Views 9 Comments

Richie Towell is keen to push on with Shamrock Rovers after five and a half ‘amazing’ years in England.

Lions look to sink teeth into Sharks after a day of Covid chaos in SA
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Lions look to sink teeth into Sharks after a day of Covid chaos in SA

Jul 7th 2021, 6:45 AM 4,800 Views 1 Comment

Warren Gatland is sending out an exciting team this evening.

Ireland's Iain Henderson to captain the Lions in clash with the Sharks
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ireland's Iain Henderson to captain the Lions in clash with the Sharks

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 11:50 AM 26,920 Views 33 Comments

The 29-year-old Ulsterman will lead a completely changed starting XV on Wednesday.

Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline
# Options
From The42
# Options

Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline

Jun 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,850 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Louis Rees-Zammit has been included among the Lions’ back three options.

Stunning Wilson free kick and Kelly's 12th of the season help Bohs overcome Pat's
# Report
From The42
# Report

Stunning Wilson free kick and Kelly's 12th of the season help Bohs overcome Pat's

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:51 PM 2,613 Views 1 Comment

An impressive individual effort from Liam Burt also contributed to the win.

Lions have opportunity to ease themselves into tour against South African namesakes
# Ready To Roar
From The42
# Ready To Roar

Lions have opportunity to ease themselves into tour against South African namesakes

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,177 Views 0 Comments

The Gauteng Lions could be in for a difficult evening against an experienced touring team.

Conan and Beirne step up to showcase their skills in Lions back row
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Conan and Beirne step up to showcase their skills in Lions back row

Jun 28th 2021, 7:33 PM 10,165 Views 6 Comments

The Irish pair were impressive as Warren Gatland’s side beat Japan.

Bray Wanderers bag four goals as they hammer UCD to end losing run
# Bray Brilliance
From The42
# Bray Brilliance

Bray Wanderers bag four goals as they hammer UCD to end losing run

Jun 18th 2021, 9:37 PM 1,757 Views 0 Comments

Substitute Joe Doyle netted a late brace to seal the deal for the Seagulls.

Dublin U20s outlast Galway to land long-awaited 2020 Leinster hurling title
# Worth The Wait
From The42
# Worth The Wait

Dublin U20s outlast Galway to land long-awaited 2020 Leinster hurling title

Jun 23rd 2021, 9:35 PM 12,112 Views 6 Comments

Bord na Mona O’Connor Park was the venue for tonight’s provincial decider.

Beers, songs, Josh Adams starring at Fifa and the Aki/Henshaw bromance
# Smells Like Team Spirit
From The42
# Smells Like Team Spirit

Beers, songs, Josh Adams starring at Fifa and the Aki/Henshaw bromance

Updated Jun 24th 2021, 8:02 PM 18,551 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland is delving into his box of tricks to build team-spirit in the Lions set-up.

Shelbourne move five points clear after top-of-the-table win over UCD
# First Division
From The42
# First Division

Shelbourne move five points clear after top-of-the-table win over UCD

May 21st 2021, 10:23 PM 2,321 Views 0 Comments

A Ryan Brennan brace proved to be the difference at Tolka Park.

Ireland's Ronan Kelleher called to train with Lions
# Late Addition
From The42
# Late Addition

Ireland's Ronan Kelleher called to train with Lions

Jun 13th 2021, 8:03 PM 18,823 Views 10 Comments

A statement added that while the Leinster player will train with the squad this week, he has not been formally added to the 37-man touring squad.

The teams, storylines and pundits set to dominate as the Euros finally kick off
# Get Up To Speed
From The42
# Get Up To Speed

The teams, storylines and pundits set to dominate as the Euros finally kick off

Jun 11th 2021, 3:30 PM 10,728 Views 8 Comments

The craziest iteration of the tournament for the craziest of times, and it all kicks off tonight.

1,000 fans watch on as Shamrock Rovers held by Finn Harps
# Return
From The42
# Return

1,000 fans watch on as Shamrock Rovers held by Finn Harps

Jun 11th 2021, 11:19 PM 4,122 Views 1 Comment

The result means the Hoops go level on points with table toppers Sligo Rovers, though Liam Buckley’s side will go three points clear if they win their game in hand

Munster win crazy match on CJ's final home game at Thomond Park
# Cj
From The42
# Cj

Munster win crazy match on CJ's final home game at Thomond Park

May 28th 2021, 9:40 PM 47,912 Views 63 Comments

Munster beat Cardiff 31-27 at Thomond Park to save their season.

David Meyler: Spanish camp can be good for Irish players as Kenny chases elusive first win
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

David Meyler: Spanish camp can be good for Irish players as Kenny chases elusive first win

Jun 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 2,274 Views 0 Comments

This week, the former midfielder looks at a week of international friendly matches involving the Boys in Green.

Depleted Scotland claim encouraging draw against Holland
# Positive Step
From The42
# Positive Step

Depleted Scotland claim encouraging draw against Holland

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:07 PM 3,619 Views 0 Comments

Memphis Depay scored a late equaliser to deny Steve Clarke’s side.

Ireland underage trio on target, as Bohemians' resurgence continues
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Ireland underage trio on target, as Bohemians' resurgence continues

May 29th 2021, 7:41 PM 4,623 Views 2 Comments

Dawson Devoy, Ross Tierney and Andy Lyons were all on target as the Gypsies beat Waterford.

Stander, O'Donnell and Cronin set for emotional farewell tomorrow
# CJ's Last Stand
From The42
# CJ's Last Stand

Stander, O'Donnell and Cronin set for emotional farewell tomorrow

May 27th 2021, 12:06 PM 7,962 Views 24 Comments

CJ Stander, James Cronin and Tommy O’Donnell will make their final appearance at Thomond Park against Cardiff tomorrow.

Munster are a frustrating team but they'll still reach Rainbow Cup final
# Rainbow Cup
From The42
# Rainbow Cup

Munster are a frustrating team but they'll still reach Rainbow Cup final

May 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,025 Views 20 Comments

Munster face Cardiff at Thomond Park tonight in the Rainbow Cup.

Whelan and Higgins combine to help UCD record thumping win
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Whelan and Higgins combine to help UCD record thumping win

Apr 16th 2021, 10:11 PM 4,291 Views 0 Comments

Students prove too strong for Cabinteely while elsewhere there were wins for Athlone, Cobh and Shels. Galway drew 1-1 with Treaty United.

Ten-man Sligo beat neighbours Harps to move four points clear at summit
# Bit O'Red
From The42
# Bit O'Red

Ten-man Sligo beat neighbours Harps to move four points clear at summit

May 28th 2021, 8:10 PM 3,748 Views 1 Comment

Goals by Romeo Parkes, who was later sent off, and Lewis Banks saw the leaders over the line in Ballybofey.

Bohemians' hat-trick hero admits he had a point to prove
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Bohemians' hat-trick hero admits he had a point to prove

May 25th 2021, 12:01 AM 4,653 Views 0 Comments

Georgie Kelly starred against former club Dundalk on Monday evening.

Newport survive seven-goal thriller and Morecambe see off Tranmere to reach League Two play-off final
# League Two
From The42
# League Two

Newport survive seven-goal thriller and Morecambe see off Tranmere to reach League Two play-off final

May 23rd 2021, 10:06 PM 3,705 Views 1 Comment

The two sides will now meet at Wembley on 31 May.

Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him
# We Meet Again
From The42
# We Meet Again

Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him

May 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 39,376 Views 4 Comments

Barnsley have finally recovered from losing their talismanic captain to Aston Villa in 2017.

Bohemians ease past Finn Harps to record first home win of the season From The42

Bohemians ease past Finn Harps to record first home win of the season

May 8th 2021, 8:31 PM 2,295 Views 1 Comment

Ali Coote netted a brace on a comfortable evening at Dalymount Park.

Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season

May 14th 2021, 9:57 PM 3,050 Views 2 Comments

The Students move a point clear of second-placed Shelbourne, for now anyway.

Rovers leave it late at Harps but keep winning run going
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Rovers leave it late at Harps but keep winning run going

Apr 30th 2021, 10:05 PM 2,842 Views 3 Comments

Rory Gaffney and Sean Hoare were the matchwinners for Stephen Bradley’s team.

Eight Irishmen named in Lions squad as Sexton and Ryan miss out
# Johnny Sexton
From The42
# Johnny Sexton

Eight Irishmen named in Lions squad as Sexton and Ryan miss out

May 6th 2021, 12:50 PM 101,878 Views 199 Comments

Tadhg Furlong, Tadhg Beirne, Conor Murray, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Andrew Porter and Iain Henderson make the plane.

Shamrock Rovers extend unbeaten run to all-time record of 31 games with facile Waterford win
# Invincibles
From The42
# Invincibles

Shamrock Rovers extend unbeaten run to all-time record of 31 games with facile Waterford win

May 3rd 2021, 4:15 PM 5,004 Views 1 Comment

The Hoops are history makers thanks to a 3-0 win at Tallaght Stadium.

Rob Cornwall goal secures victory for Bohs in Waterford
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Rob Cornwall goal secures victory for Bohs in Waterford

Apr 16th 2021, 7:57 PM 2,390 Views 1 Comment

Cornwall’s 43rd minute strike was the only goal at the RSC.