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# shock - Saturday 28 November, 2020

From The42 'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset Belief

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset

Armagh face the three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions in today’s semi-final – and the underdog tag suits them just fine.

# shock - Sunday 22 November, 2020

From The42 Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster Shock

Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster

Mickey Graham’s side won by four points in the Athletic Grounds.

# shock - Saturday 14 November, 2020

From The42 Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks Shock

Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks

Nicolas Sanchez scored all of the Pumas’ points in a 25-15 win in Sydney.

# shock - Sunday 23 August, 2020

From The42 Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final Shock

Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final

They’ll play Cuala in the Dublin SHC semi-final.

# shock - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit Shock

'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit

The legendary quarterback has signed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

# shock - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22 Shock

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22

The Bray man cited financial reasons, and his not being selected for March’s Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, as cause to hang up his gloves.

# shock - Sunday 26 January, 2020

From The42 Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup Shock

Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup

They scored two tries at the death to steal a famous victory.

# shock - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open Stunned This post contains videos

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open

The teen sensation won in straight sets to reach the last 16.

# shock - Sunday 12 January, 2020

From The42 Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore Shock

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore

The New England Patriots one week, the Baltimore Ravens the next. The Tennessee Titans caused another upset on Saturday.

# shock - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From The42 10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season Shock

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season

Real Madrid had Alvaro Odriozola sent off in the second half during their 1-0 defeat.

# shock - Sunday 6 October, 2019

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat

Rangers will have the chance to go top of the Scottish Premiership later today.

# shock - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From The42 'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside' Regrets

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'

Ireland played into Japan’s hands in their shock 19-12 defeat to Japan.

# shock - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock Upset

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock

The Brave Blossoms took some motivation from the Irish focus on a possible quarter-final.

# shock - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From The42 'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in' Shock

'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'

Irishman Dean Lester was part of Uruguay’s S&C team in their preparation for the World Cup.

# shock - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From The42 Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj Shock

Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj

Neil Lennon’s side side lost 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.

# shock - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart Gigi

Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart

The legendary Italian goalkeeper recently announced his intention to leave PSG after one season.

# shock - Friday 19 April, 2019

From The42 Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road Shock

Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road

Marcelo Bielsa’s men suffered a surprising 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic at home on Friday.

# shock - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out Upset

Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out

Tiger was left hurting after a surprise defeat to Lucas Bjerregaard in Austin.

# shock - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell

Buveur D’Air’s reign ended when he fell early in the race.

# shock - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The42 Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat Upset

Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat

The Blancos’ seven-game unbeaten run came to an end after an abysmal performance as Ramos saw red.

# shock - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

From The42 World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success Shock

World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success

The Australian Open champion enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 alongside Sascha Bajin but the two have parted ways.

# shock - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers' Shock

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers'

The devices were found in Darren Weir’s bedroom.

# shock - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game Shock

Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game

The European champions were beaten 3-0 by Eibar.

# shock - Sunday 28 October, 2018

From The42 Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic Scotland

Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic

Lewis Ferguson’s 79th-minute goal saw Rangers dumped out of the Scottish League Cup on Sunday.

# shock - Thursday 25 October, 2018

From The42 'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis Shock

'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

The world number three said it is a condition she will have to deal with daily.

# shock - Monday 6 August, 2018

From The42 Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot Giant-killing This post contains videos

Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot

Chris Hull’s goal with 15 minutes to go booked Cobh Ramblers’ place in their first ever senior cup final.

# shock - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack Shock

Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack

Joachim Low’s decision to leave Leroy Sane out of his Germany squad surprised Michael Ballack.

# shock - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From The42 British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open Upset

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open

23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.

# shock - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way

A US company has conducted research on young children.

# shock - Sunday 7 January, 2018

FA Cup holders dumped out in third round as Nottingham Forest stun Arsenal

Eric Lichaj hit two goals for the winners, one of them a stunning volley.

# shock - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From The42 Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition Shock

Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition

A memorable result for Coventry City, who were captained by Irish midfielder Michael Doyle.

# shock - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Shock

Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Anthony Joshua didn’t even feature in the top-three despite having been the red-hot favourite.

# shock - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The42 Dundalk's Conor Clifford handed six-month worldwide ban for 'betting offences' Shock

Dundalk's Conor Clifford handed six-month worldwide ban for 'betting offences'

All 112 offences took place in the UK.

# shock - Monday 18 September, 2017

From The42 Senna helped me to shock win, says Hamilton Tribute

Senna helped me to shock win, says Hamilton

The British driver had to hold his nerve during three safety cars and the first wet conditions ever seen in Singapore.

# shock - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From The42 PFAI claim Athlone ruling based on 'half-baked innuendo', club brands it 'outrageous' Statement

PFAI claim Athlone ruling based on 'half-baked innuendo', club brands it 'outrageous'

It was announced earlier today that Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan would face 12-month bans for ‘manipulating matches’.

# shock - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From The42 Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland Shock

Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland

The Cavs have traded to a direct Eastern Conference rival and could prove the difference in getting the Celtics back to a Finals.

# shock - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The42 Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy Shock

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy

Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.

# shock - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The42 Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims Claim

Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims

The former Team Sky rider added he would have “a lot to say” when UK Anti-Doping finished its investigation.

# shock - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Leicester City sack Claudio Ranieri just 9 months after winning Premier League

The Foxes are currently just one point above the relegation zone.

# shock - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From The42 Many Clouds collapses and dies moments after beating Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack Shock This post contains videos

Many Clouds collapses and dies moments after beating Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack

Death of 2015 Grand National winner stuns racing community at Cheltenham.

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