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#Semi-final

# semi-final - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Stoke City v Liverpool, Capital One Cup semi-final first leg Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Stoke City v Liverpool, Capital One Cup semi-final first leg

We’re down to the last four in the competition as the Potters welcomed the Reds to the Britannia Stadium this evening.

# semi-final - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From The42 Alan Quinlan: Sport's attitude to mental health is changing Interview

Alan Quinlan: Sport's attitude to mental health is changing

The former Ireland rugby international tells The42 that there is less of a stigma among athletes now.

# semi-final - Sunday 25 October, 2015

From The42 Ashley-Cooper's hat-trick helps Cheika's Wallabies sink daring Argentina Into The Final

Ashley-Cooper's hat-trick helps Cheika's Wallabies sink daring Argentina

Michael Cheika’s men outscored the Pumas four tries to nil.

From The42 Cheika calls on knock-out experience to prep Wallabies for Pumas Old Pro

Cheika calls on knock-out experience to prep Wallabies for Pumas

The ex-Leinster coach says he never imagined coaching in the World Cup semi-finals.

From The42 Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter No Elbow

Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter

The New Zealand captain has unfairly been the target of headlines since last night’s World Cup semi-final.

# semi-final - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The42 2013 win over Ireland helped build this self belief - All Blacks coach Hansen Grit

2013 win over Ireland helped build this self belief - All Blacks coach Hansen

The Kiwi boss says he hopes Australia and Argentina ‘bash each other’ tomorrow.

# semi-final - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The42 Pocock and Folau fit enough to start for Wallabies' World Cup semi-final BIG GUNS

Pocock and Folau fit enough to start for Wallabies' World Cup semi-final

Scott Sio, Kurtley Beale, and Ben McCalman drop out of the starting XV that scraped past Scotland.

# semi-final - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The42 'He said: listen, I know how you feel... Just have a beer with me' Interview

'He said: listen, I know how you feel... Just have a beer with me'

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer gives an insight into his special relationship with All Blacks boss Steve Hansen.

From The42 Veteran Kiwis Smith and Nonu set for tussle with Boks' midfield upstarts Centre Collision

Veteran Kiwis Smith and Nonu set for tussle with Boks' midfield upstarts

Saturday’s World Cup semi-final in Twickenham sees youth pitted against experience in the midfield.

From The42 Boks clash with the All Blacks is all mental, says 'machine' Vermeulen Psychology

Boks clash with the All Blacks is all mental, says 'machine' Vermeulen

‘We’re going to bash each other for 80 minutes.’

# semi-final - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The42 Dundalk overcome Longford to reach FAI Cup final Report

Dundalk overcome Longford to reach FAI Cup final

13 years after their last cup triumph, Dundalk are back in Irish football’s showpiece event.

# semi-final - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The42 Sharapova was accused of 'gamesmanship' by her opponent at Wimbledon today Claim

Sharapova was accused of 'gamesmanship' by her opponent at Wimbledon today

The star will meet world number one Serena Williams in the semi-finals of the competition

# semi-final - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From The42 '70 minutes away from an All-Ireland final, but the work only starts now' -- TJ Reid Magician

'70 minutes away from an All-Ireland final, but the work only starts now' -- TJ Reid

The Cats have five weeks to recharge their intensity levels for an All-Ireland semi-final.

# semi-final - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The42 Lionel Messi's glorious piece of skill was the highlight of last night's Copa semi Genius

Lionel Messi's glorious piece of skill was the highlight of last night's Copa semi

The Barcelona superstar was at his influential best against Paraguay.

# semi-final - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From The42 There were 3 brilliant goals in 5 mad minutes of Meath v Westmeath Double Tap

There were 3 brilliant goals in 5 mad minutes of Meath v Westmeath

Brian McMahon’s brace came hot on the heels of an excellent Westmeath goal.

# semi-final - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From The42 5 talking points after Munster come through Pro12 semi-final thriller High Drama

5 talking points after Munster come through Pro12 semi-final thriller

Paulie’s goodbye, Keatley’s wobbles and more of the big issues from Thomond Park.

From The42 Foley's Munster survive madcap finish to squeeze into Pro12 final Nail Biting

Foley's Munster survive madcap finish to squeeze into Pro12 final

The southern province move on to face Glasgow in the decider next weekend in Belfast.

From The42 Analysis: Offloading Ospreys likely to push Munster all the way Total Rugby

Analysis: Offloading Ospreys likely to push Munster all the way

Steve Tandy’s squad has undergone a regeneration in recent seasons but has emerged as an attacking force.

# semi-final - Friday 22 May, 2015

Stormer of a semi-final ends in heartbreak for Ulster

Finn Russell’s nerveless late conversion sent Glasgow into a second consecutive final.

From The42 Missing grunt and more talking points before Ulster's Pro12 semi in Glasgow Suftum

Missing grunt and more talking points before Ulster's Pro12 semi in Glasgow

This has the makings to be the best Pro12 play-off ever.

From The42 Analysis: Inventive Ulster and Glasgow primed for Pro12 play-off thriller Aesthetics

Analysis: Inventive Ulster and Glasgow primed for Pro12 play-off thriller

We’ve taken a look at some of the factors that could lead to an exhilarating match at Scotstoun today.

# semi-final - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The42 Evolution not revolution has brought about Munster's attacking improvement Foley Grip

Evolution not revolution has brought about Munster's attacking improvement

The new head coach is determined to show how far his side have come when the Ospreys visit Thomond Park.

# semi-final - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The42 Joy for Ireland's Rodgers as Swindon reach League One playoff final after 10-goal thriller Goals Galore

Joy for Ireland's Rodgers as Swindon reach League One playoff final after 10-goal thriller

The club will face Preston in the final after drawing 5-5 in a thrilling second-leg this evening.

# semi-final - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The42 Sexton alone not enough to restore Leinster to right side of 'the fine margins' Opinion

Sexton alone not enough to restore Leinster to right side of 'the fine margins'

The eastern province are becoming accustomed to dogfights, but have the pedigree to be so much better.

From The42 'Leinster had no intention of playing' - The French papers react to Toulon's win Media Review

'Leinster had no intention of playing' - The French papers react to Toulon's win

Leinster left Marseille ‘alive, standing, and always ambitious,’ says one paper.

# semi-final - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 'A lot of people had written us off' - O'Connor proud of Leinster effort MOC

'A lot of people had written us off' - O'Connor proud of Leinster effort

The head coach says Leinster ‘would back ourselves to go anywhere and beat anybody with our best lads.’

From The42 Yellow for Ali and more talking points after Leinster lose to Toulon Narrow Margins

Yellow for Ali and more talking points after Leinster lose to Toulon

Leinster’s concession of 10 points when Toulon were down to 14 men was costly.

From The42 Extra-time heartbreak for Leinster as Habana try wins it for Toulon Nail Biting

Extra-time heartbreak for Leinster as Habana try wins it for Toulon

Bryan Habana intercepted an Ian Madigan pass to send Toulon on to face Clermont in the final.

From The42 'You couldn't have scripted it better' - Leinster ready for Toulon test Litmus Test

'You couldn't have scripted it better' - Leinster ready for Toulon test

Head coach Matt O’Connor is backing his blokes to get the job done in Marseille.

# semi-final - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The42 Gibbes lies in wait for former club Leinster in Champions Cup final Old Boy

Gibbes lies in wait for former club Leinster in Champions Cup final

The ex-Leinster forwards coach has guided Clermont into their second European final.

From The42 King James and more talking points as Saracens fall short against Clermont Plus Fort

King James and more talking points as Saracens fall short against Clermont

Vunipola’s power, Clermont frailties, the Saracens counter attack and an atmosphere for the ages.

# semi-final - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The42 Facing Cork - 'I just think Ger has that in his mind that he can't get emotionally attached to it' Familiar Foes

Facing Cork - 'I just think Ger has that in his mind that he can't get emotionally attached to it'

Dublin’s Ryan O’Dwyer believes their manager will park his emotions next Sunday in Nowlan Park.

# semi-final - Monday 13 April, 2015

From The42 Now two of Tipperary's defenders will miss league semi-final with Waterford Sidelined

Now two of Tipperary's defenders will miss league semi-final with Waterford

The Premier take on the Deise in Nowlan Park.

# semi-final - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The42 Dublin make three changes, Monaghan same again for rematch Reacquainted

Dublin make three changes, Monaghan same again for rematch

The teams meet in Croke Park on Sunday.

# semi-final - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The42 This swinging arm got Saracens flanker Burger suspended for just one week Scot Free

This swinging arm got Saracens flanker Burger suspended for just one week

Jacques Burger is now free to play in the club’s Champions Cup semi-final against Clermont.

# semi-final - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From The42 O'Connor relieved but praises Leinster for 'a pretty good job' against Bath Boss Man

O'Connor relieved but praises Leinster for 'a pretty good job' against Bath

The Leinster head coach said he’d like to see his side ‘get over the paint,’ but kicking penalties was the natural choice.

# semi-final - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 Cork clinch league semi-final place as Galway, Dublin and Kerry bag vital wins Ladies Football

Cork clinch league semi-final place as Galway, Dublin and Kerry bag vital wins

The picture is becoming clearer in the ladies football league.

# semi-final - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 Reading are in the FA Cup semi-final after a resounding win tonight Success

Reading are in the FA Cup semi-final after a resounding win tonight

Steve Clarke’s Championship side had been held to a goalless draw by their third tier opponents in the first meeting at Valley Parade.

# semi-final - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From The42 Roscrea and Newbridge go to replay after Leinster Schools semi-final draw All Level

Roscrea and Newbridge go to replay after Leinster Schools semi-final draw

Belvedere will have to wait to learn who their opponents in the final will be.

# semi-final - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 Galway's Corofin topple All-Ireland club champions St Vincent's at semi-final stage Knockout Blow

Galway's Corofin topple All-Ireland club champions St Vincent's at semi-final stage

Michael Lundy and Ian Burke starred in Corofin’s victory today.