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#Second chance

# second-chance - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'I got an opportunity to come to Connacht and I haven’t looked back'

Conor Fitzgerald is thriving at The Sportsground having been released by the Munster Academy 18 months ago.

# second-chance - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies

Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.

# second-chance - Sunday 31 March, 2019

'Thinking of my donor made me really determined to achieve': How a double lung transplant changed this DCU lecturer's life Second Chance This post contains videos

'Thinking of my donor made me really determined to achieve': How a double lung transplant changed this DCU lecturer's life

Greg Foley had to get a double lung transplant after complications from his Cystic Fibrosis.

# second-chance - Friday 1 February, 2019

From The42 Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance Column

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance

The 26-year-old has had to deal with losing the Gigginstown job but retirements will leave a gap to fill and he’s as good as anyone else left, writes Johnny Ward.

# second-chance - Monday 21 January, 2019

Wallaby Hunt handed rugby lifeline after drug scandal

The 32-year-old has been given a one-year deal by Super Rugby outfit the Waratahs.

# second-chance - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'I understand people can relapse, but you have to be honest': Inside Dublin's drug treatment court

More than 1,000 people were referred to the service so far this year.

# second-chance - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'I got a phone call two days before the World Cup saying I was due to travel'

Ireland U20s hooker Diarmuid Barron is enjoying working with Paul O’Connell.

# second-chance - Friday 12 January, 2018

Deontay Wilder will defend his WBC World heavyweight title versus Luis Ortiz in March

Luis Ortiz will get his chance to take Deontay Wilder’s WBC belt on 3 March.

# second-chance - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 Non-league footballer who tweeted about Harry Arter's dead daughter given a 'second chance' Offensive

Non-league footballer who tweeted about Harry Arter's dead daughter given a 'second chance'

Alfie Barker has found himself a new club after his seven-month FA ban ended.

# second-chance - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Isaac Makwala given permission to run solo time-trial after being denied entry

The Botswana runner was barred from Monday’s heats at the World Athletics Championships, having fallen victim to a norovirus outbreak.

# second-chance - Friday 26 May, 2017

O'Donovan brothers make European Rowing Championships semi-finals after repechage

The pair took take their second chance this afternoon to reach the semi-finals.

# second-chance - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'It took me nearly a year to go to a game of rugby:' Ian McKinley making the most of a second coming

The former Leinster player suffered an eye injury that appeared to have ended his career.

# second-chance - Monday 8 May, 2017

Ched Evans completes return to Sheffield United after being found not guilty of rape

The striker will be playing in the Championship next season.

# second-chance - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route

Justin O’Halloran’s charges are hoping to claim a maiden championship victory at Gaelic Park against Sligo on Sunday.

# second-chance - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Relegated Bristol could be handed Premiership lifeline

Pat Lam and Ian Madigan might be heading to a Premiership club after all.

# second-chance - Friday 26 August, 2016

From The42 'Testing positive for cocaine saved my career' - Livermore Opening Up

'Testing positive for cocaine saved my career' - Livermore

The Hull midfielder has opened up to the BBC about a dark time in his life.

# second-chance - Monday 20 June, 2016

Ched Evans to return to professional football after signing contract with Chesterfield

The 27-year-old is facing a retrial over a rape allegation later this year.

# second-chance - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Rehabilitation services: What exactly is being offered and how many prisoners are using them

“Prison is about network-building and if those on the inside aren’t educated, this will foster more crime on the outside.”

# second-chance - Thursday 8 October, 2015

You've an extra two weeks to apply for the water conservation grant

Irish Water was receiving 1,000% more calls than normal today.

# second-chance - Friday 3 July, 2015

Chelsea have signed Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan

José Mourinho has handed the Colombian a second chance in the Premier League.

# second-chance - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ex-Newcastle midfielder spurred on to rebuild his career by the birth of daughter

Having been knocked back by the Premier League club, Brandon Miele is adjusting to life at Shamrock Rovers.

# second-chance - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Nani's return could cost Manchester United £17m in wages

Louis Van Gaal could be forced to find a place for Nani after he returns from his season-long loan at Sporting Lisbon.

# second-chance - Friday 3 April, 2015

Hoops new man Drennan out to prove himself after disappointing end to life at Villa

The Ireland U21 striker is planning to get his career back on track in the SSE Airtricity League.

# second-chance - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief

Gordon Taylor told BBC Radio 5 Live that the convicted rapist is in discussions to make a return to football.

# second-chance - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Paul McShane might be staying at Hull after all despite Twitter controversy

Steve Bruce has indicated that the Ireland international still could have a future at the club.

# second-chance - Monday 24 November, 2014

Beale ready to sign new deal after putting 'silly, stupid, schoolboy prank' behind him

Beale’s cameo off the bench against Ireland was his first appearance since Whatsappgate.

# second-chance - Thursday 20 November, 2014

We'll delete all those PPS numbers by January --- Irish Water chief

The ‘big sell’ of Irish Water is well under way… Ministers have also been out today talking up the “€1.15 a week” figure.

# second-chance - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Disgraced Malky Mackay is a candidate for the vacant Wigan job

Malky Mackay is set to be interviewed for the vacant managerial position at Championship strugglers Wigan Athletic.

# second-chance - Friday 7 November, 2014

Van Gaal wants Nani back at Manchester United in shock January U-turn

The 27-year-old winger has impressed since his loan return to Sporting.

# second-chance - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The42 Ched Evans wants a second chance in football after his release from jail Statement

Ched Evans wants a second chance in football after his release from jail

The former Sheffield United striker has appeared in a video with his girlfriend and insists he wants to clear his name.

# second-chance - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

You'll want to watch 'A Sporting Chance' - Limerick's answer to 'School of Hard Knocks'

A group of Limerick youths try to turn their lives around with the help of sport.

# second-chance - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The42 O'Connor gets 'second chance' as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture JOC

O'Connor gets 'second chance' as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture

The ARU have revealed their financial assistance to the Reds in securing the former AFL and NRL player.

# second-chance - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'We hadn't planned for Plan B' - Tipp selector on losing to Limerick and comparisons with 2010

Tipperary selector Michael Ryan says his team were hurt after losing to Limerick in the Munster championship.

# second-chance - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Belgian outcast Fellaini determined to prove his worth at Man United

The Belgium international arrived at Old Trafford as David Moyes’ first marquee signing in September 2013.

# second-chance - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Much the same for Offaly as they name their team for the trip to Aughrim

Offaly face Wicklow on Saturday evening in Round 1 of the qualifiers.

# second-chance - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

The qualifiers kick off on Saturday - here are the 12 key GAA fixtures this week

There are four football qualifiers taking place while Kilkenny and Galway do battle in the Leinster hurling semi-final.

# second-chance - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Cork too strong for Waterford in Munster senior hurling replay

It was a much easier day at the office for the Leesiders today.

# second-chance - Friday 6 June, 2014

Rob Hennelly: 'I regretted it hugely and it did look like I was never going to get back in'

Mayo’s goalkeeper on leaving the panel in 2012, and how ‘fate’ has brought him back.

# second-chance - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

A month after its one day sale, Google Glass is now on sale to all in the US

Although they’re in limited supply, and will still set you back $1,500.

# second-chance - Friday 14 March, 2014

Hull accept Alan Pardew's head-butt apology

The Newcastle boss is seeking “management counselling” as a result of his indiscretion.

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