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Cricket stars leave IPL as India virus toll grows
# Show Goes On
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# Show Goes On

Cricket stars leave IPL as India virus toll grows

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 3:00 PM 19,572 Views 1 Comment

One leading Indian newspaper group has suspended its coverage of the league, calling its continuation ‘commercialism gone crass’.

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading

Apr 16th 2021, 8:50 PM 7,021 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Rooney’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat

Feb 27th 2021, 9:40 PM 11,765 Views 23 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side lifted the Triple Crown after amassing their highest Test score against England.

17-year-old Leaving Cert student's first senior goal sees Sligo Rovers past Finn Harps
# Teenage Kicks
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# Teenage Kicks

17-year-old Leaving Cert student's first senior goal sees Sligo Rovers past Finn Harps

Apr 17th 2021, 8:08 PM 7,536 Views 11 Comments

The unbeaten Bit O’Red overcame the previously unbeaten Donegal men at The Showgrounds.

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
# On Track
From The42
# On Track

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy

Mar 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,618 Views 48 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.

Mick McCarthy's Cardiff team stunned by five-goal defeat to Sheffield Wednesday
# Championship
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# Championship

Mick McCarthy's Cardiff team stunned by five-goal defeat to Sheffield Wednesday

Apr 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 10,737 Views 3 Comments

Three of the goals came in the first 23 minutes.

Parkes and Gibson on target as Sligo Rovers rally from behind to defeat Waterford
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Parkes and Gibson on target as Sligo Rovers rally from behind to defeat Waterford

Mar 26th 2021, 10:06 PM 3,487 Views 2 Comments

Cian Kavanagh had Waterford in front after five minutes but it was the visitors who took all three points.

Foley the Harps hero again as Bohemians falter at Finn Park
# Oliver's Army
From The42
# Oliver's Army

Foley the Harps hero again as Bohemians falter at Finn Park

Mar 20th 2021, 8:47 PM 3,853 Views 4 Comments

Adam Foley took advantage of James Finnerty’s backpass to score the winner for the Donegal side.

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 5:21 PM 46,135 Views 143 Comments
  • No charges to be brought in relation to the funeral
  • NI's DPP says Covid-19 regulations at the time of the funeral had become 'inconsistent'
  • O'Neill apologises for what she said was the hurt caused to families as a result of the incident
  • Foster has claimed the PSNI 'facilitated a breach of the law'
Wayne Pivac reveals his Wales team to play Italy two days early
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Wayne Pivac reveals his Wales team to play Italy two days early

Mar 9th 2021, 3:06 PM 6,413 Views 11 Comments

The Wales head coach has made two changes to his starting team for Saturday’s game.

Wayne Pivac welcomes ‘form player’ Dan Lydiate back into the Wales fold
# Return
From The42
# Return

Wayne Pivac welcomes ‘form player’ Dan Lydiate back into the Wales fold

Feb 5th 2021, 7:59 PM 3,301 Views 0 Comments

The Ospreys flanker will feature as Wales launch their Six Nations campaign against Ireland in Cardiff.

Dulin's late try breaks Welsh hearts and kills their Grand Slam dream
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Dulin's late try breaks Welsh hearts and kills their Grand Slam dream

Mar 20th 2021, 10:13 PM 19,200 Views 73 Comments

France lock Paul Willemse is red carded but Brice Dulin scores at the death to seal two-point win for Les Bleus.

Preston boss hails Irish defender Cunningham
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Preston boss hails Irish defender Cunningham

Feb 12th 2021, 11:59 PM 6,458 Views 4 Comments

The Galway native helped Alex Neil’s side earn an important 2-1 win over Blackburn.

Irish international marks full debut with superb goal in Preston victory
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Irish international marks full debut with superb goal in Preston victory

Feb 12th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,711 Views 3 Comments

Greg Cunningham was making his first start since re-joining the club.

Eddie Jones makes two changes in experienced England team to play Wales
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Eddie Jones makes two changes in experienced England team to play Wales

Feb 25th 2021, 11:24 AM 7,754 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Pivac has also named his side, with George North set to make a 100th appearance for his country.

Tipp, Cork and Limerick stars honoured in 2020 Munster Player of The Year awards
# POTY
From The42
# POTY

Tipp, Cork and Limerick stars honoured in 2020 Munster Player of The Year awards

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:14 PM 5,597 Views 0 Comments

Cian Lynch picks up the Hurler of the Year award while Conor Sweeney accepts the football gong.

Former England U20 striker Che Adams set to make Scotland debut
# Switch
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# Switch

Former England U20 striker Che Adams set to make Scotland debut

Mar 16th 2021, 1:57 PM 4,273 Views 2 Comments

The Southampton player has been named in Steve Clarke’s squad for the World Cup qualifiers.

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 9,195 Views 2 Comments

We look at the big issues as Andy Farrell’s Ireland kick off their 2021 campaign in Cardiff.

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game

Feb 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,803 Views 63 Comments

The 25-year-old has been named on the bench for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

England opt against making official complaint over Pascal Gauzere’s display
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

England opt against making official complaint over Pascal Gauzere’s display

Feb 28th 2021, 8:52 PM 6,944 Views 9 Comments

The French official awarded Wales two highly-dubious tries in their 40-24 win.

Referee admits to blunders during Wales-England clash
# Human Error
From The42
# Human Error

Referee admits to blunders during Wales-England clash

Mar 1st 2021, 6:11 PM 15,508 Views 29 Comments

Pascal Gauzere made two crucial decisions in the first half in Cardiff.

Patrick Bamford scores 13th goal of the season in Leeds win
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Patrick Bamford scores 13th goal of the season in Leeds win

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:52 PM 7,131 Views 5 Comments

Stuart Dallas and Raphinha were also on target in the victory over Southampton.

Man (24) who caused pub-goer to sustain brain injury after one-punch attack given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man (24) who caused pub-goer to sustain brain injury after one-punch attack given suspended sentence

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:31 PM 39,224 Views 35 Comments

The victim has since made a good recovery.

Redpath picks Scotland over England as Wales recall experienced Lydiate
# Squad Lists
From The42
# Squad Lists

Redpath picks Scotland over England as Wales recall experienced Lydiate

Jan 20th 2021, 1:10 PM 9,636 Views 5 Comments

Gregor Townsend and Wayne Pivac have named their 35-man Six Nations squads.

Long breaks goal duck, Hourihane strikes again, and McCarthy's impressive start continues
# Irish In Efl
From The42
# Irish In Efl

Long breaks goal duck, Hourihane strikes again, and McCarthy's impressive start continues

Feb 20th 2021, 6:29 PM 9,325 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Scott Hogan scored a crucial winner for Birmingham, while youngster Gavin Bazunu had a 19th birthday to remember.

Steele goes from zero to hero as Brighton need penalties to beat League Two Newport
# Showed His Mettle
From The42
# Showed His Mettle

Steele goes from zero to hero as Brighton need penalties to beat League Two Newport

Jan 10th 2021, 11:08 PM 6,065 Views 0 Comments

The Seagulls’ keeper was at fault for the minnows’ equaliser – but then saved four spot-kicks in the shoot-out.

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster

Jan 15th 2021, 4:49 PM 16,204 Views 19 Comments

Aaron Sexton scored two tries from fullback, while captain David McCann was superb for Ulster.

'The nicest fellas you can meet, their potential is huge' - Mayo's rising stars from schools to senior level
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

'The nicest fellas you can meet, their potential is huge' - Mayo's rising stars from schools to senior level

Dec 18th 2020, 6:15 AM 9,226 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Mullin and Tommy Conroy hope to replicate their 2017 victory with Ballinrobe in Croke Park tomorrow.

3 All-Ireland club winners in Kilkenny team, one change for Galway and Tipperary make two switches
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

3 All-Ireland club winners in Kilkenny team, one change for Galway and Tipperary make two switches

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 9:53 PM 19,270 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny and Galway meet in the Leinster U20 hurling semi-final tomorrow night while Tipperary are in the Munster final on Sunday.

11 Irish players aiming to cause major FA Cup shocks this weekend
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

11 Irish players aiming to cause major FA Cup shocks this weekend

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 8:06 PM 16,175 Views 4 Comments

These Irishmen will be hoping to pull off a third-round giant-killing over the coming days.

Keenan excited to link with Lowe and Stockdale in Ireland's new-look back three
# Show Time
From The42
# Show Time

Keenan excited to link with Lowe and Stockdale in Ireland's new-look back three

Nov 13th 2020, 1:01 AM 5,535 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster man will win his third cap against Wales in Dublin this evening.

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 9,062 Views 12 Comments

The northern province have made 11 changes for the meeting at Kingspan Stadium.

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience

Jan 1st 2021, 12:18 PM 14,298 Views 34 Comments

Johann van Graan makes 14 changes to the Munster starting XV, while Dan McFarland makes 10 for Ulster.

Ulster sustain streak with drab inter-pro win over Munster
# 10 Out Of 10
From The42
# 10 Out Of 10

Ulster sustain streak with drab inter-pro win over Munster

Jan 2nd 2021, 7:23 PM 31,800 Views 72 Comments

Ulster scored two first-half tries, but were unable to build their way to a bonus point. Instead, Munster grabbed a late losing bonus.

It hasn't been a year to remember - but here are ten good things that happened in 2020
# Good News
# Good News

It hasn't been a year to remember - but here are ten good things that happened in 2020

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 PM 45,916 Views 0 Comments

Have a momentary distraction from the world and remember the good things in what’s been a year to forget.

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress

Dec 19th 2020, 3:02 PM 8,644 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster minor football final will take place on 3 January.

3 penalties in 5 minutes help Shamrock Rovers survive scare
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

3 penalties in 5 minutes help Shamrock Rovers survive scare

Nov 20th 2020, 8:14 PM 7,561 Views 12 Comments

The Hoops narrowly overcame Finn Harps in the FAI Cup quarter-final today.

Lowe and Roux tries help Ireland to winning start in the Autumn Nations Cup
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Lowe and Roux tries help Ireland to winning start in the Autumn Nations Cup

Nov 13th 2020, 8:59 PM 44,742 Views 97 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men came out on top but captain Johnny Sexton is an injury concern ahead of the England clash.

Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories
# Rising Stars
From The42
# Rising Stars

Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories

Dec 12th 2020, 7:29 PM 7,879 Views 0 Comments

Limerick saw off Cork in Thurles while Tipperary defeated Waterford in Páirc Uí Rinn.

Four senior panellists named on Galway U20 side while Laois also show hand for quarter-final clash
# And The Team Is...
From The42
# And The Team Is...

Four senior panellists named on Galway U20 side while Laois also show hand for quarter-final clash

Dec 10th 2020, 12:30 PM 8,646 Views 1 Comment

The sides will do battle on Friday at O’Moore Park.