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# showdown - Monday 1 February, 2021

Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season
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# Showdown

Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 5:24 PM 3,967 Views 3 Comments

The fixture list for the 2021 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division was revealed on Friday evening.

# showdown - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
# Showdown
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# Showdown

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'

Jan 5th 2021, 6:31 AM 8,072 Views 11 Comments

Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.

# showdown - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park
# Inside Track
From The42
# Inside Track

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park

Dec 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,349 Views 1 Comment

The Premiership side have been impressed by some of the province’s young players.

# showdown - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment
# Super Saturday
From The42
# Super Saturday

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment

Oct 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 42,855 Views 25 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.

# showdown - Saturday 19 September, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

Sep 19th 2020, 2:15 PM 100,147 Views 74 Comments

Two of the game’s great rivals faced off in Dublin.

# showdown - Friday 4 September, 2020

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster

Sep 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 26,103 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.

# showdown - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign
# Showdown
# Showdown

Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 52,234 Views 24 Comments

As Democrats rally against Trump, the race for Massachusetts’ Senate seat is also worth watching, Larry Donnelly writes.

# showdown - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'
# Anticipation
From The42
# Anticipation

Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'

Aug 19th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,253 Views 6 Comments

Scrum-half Luke McGrath hopes his team can find their cohesion again quickly as rugby restarts.

# showdown - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand

Aug 18th 2020, 11:43 AM 10,026 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.

# showdown - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett

Mar 11th 2020, 1:03 PM 3,153 Views 1 Comment

The Belfast native will take on the popular Liverpudlian at Cage Warriors 113 in London.

# showdown - Monday 10 February, 2020

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Feb 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,508 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

# showdown - Friday 22 November, 2019

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown
# Saturday Night Lights
From The42
# Saturday Night Lights

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:27 PM 4,882 Views 1 Comment

Mourneabbey defend their crown against Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Limerick tomorrow.

'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 13,474 Views 1 Comment

Padraig Pearses face four-in-a-row chasing Corofin in Sunday’s Connacht club SFC final.

# showdown - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

Oct 13th 2019, 1:41 PM 80,239 Views 160 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side will take on the number one team in the world in Tokyo next Saturday.

# showdown - Sunday 25 August, 2019

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory

Aug 25th 2019, 4:49 PM 5,501 Views 1 Comment

The pair duelled it out at last month’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Tennessee, with the American emerging victorious.

# showdown - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing

Aug 11th 2019, 5:36 PM 9,994 Views 23 Comments

Tyrone and Mayo lost out at the semi-final stage.

# showdown - Monday 15 April, 2019

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

Apr 15th 2019, 6:47 PM 3,336 Views 1 Comment

The deal should be done in the coming days though.

# showdown - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia
# Showdown
# Showdown

Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia

Updated Feb 23rd 2019, 2:01 PM 14,245 Views 42 Comments

Last night, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of all four bridges linking Tachira to Colombia.

Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 6,164 Views 4 Comments

A riveting Six Nations clash takes place this evening at Principality Stadium.

# showdown - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Spying, Connect 4, Vunipolas and kicks - Ireland and England prep for a rugby war
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Spying, Connect 4, Vunipolas and kicks - Ireland and England prep for a rugby war

Jan 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,074 Views 15 Comments

Ireland are keen to avoid looking towards the World Cup before a big game in Dublin on 2 February.

# showdown - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Vibrant new boys versus hipster darlings: MLS decider a snapshot of league's progress
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Vibrant new boys versus hipster darlings: MLS decider a snapshot of league's progress

Dec 8th 2018, 8:06 AM 8,271 Views 2 Comments

Later today, Atlanta United take on the Portland Timbers.

# showdown - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)
# Showdown
# Showdown

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)

Nov 28th 2018, 4:19 PM 84,837 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar broke Dáil rules today by holding up a poster in the chamber.

# showdown - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension
# Showdown
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May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

Oct 17th 2018, 8:51 AM 8,786 Views 35 Comments

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

# showdown - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Leinster braced for 'assault on the senses' away to proud Toulouse
# Old Gods And The New
From The42
# Old Gods And The New

Leinster braced for 'assault on the senses' away to proud Toulouse

Oct 16th 2018, 6:40 AM 9,696 Views 23 Comments

Leinster are brimming with respect for their fellow four-time champions.

# showdown - Saturday 1 September, 2018

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?
# Showdown
# Showdown

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 10,913 Views 46 Comments

Alan Kelly has thrown his leader down the gauntlet and called for a change of leadership.

# showdown - Monday 13 August, 2018

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Aug 13th 2018, 4:54 PM 5,906 Views 2 Comments

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

# showdown - Saturday 28 July, 2018

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland hurling semi-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland hurling semi-final

Jul 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 97,805 Views 51 Comments

There’s a place in the final at stake as last year’s champions face the Banner.

# showdown - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final

Jul 21st 2018, 11:53 AM 7,387 Views 24 Comments

The last two champions of Super Rugby will meet in the semi-finals after the Crusaders made light work of the Sharks.

# showdown - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September
# Showdown
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Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September

Jul 10th 2018, 6:58 AM 8,413 Views 40 Comments

Theresa May has convened her Cabinet today in desperate bid to quell rebellion within her party.

# showdown - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'It's a huge challenge' - Wexford gearing up for star-studded Leinster U21 final with Galway
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

'It's a huge challenge' - Wexford gearing up for star-studded Leinster U21 final with Galway

Jun 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 5,874 Views 2 Comments

Both squads are littered with senior players.

# showdown - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Leinster look to complete historic double against ever-dangerous Scarlets
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Leinster look to complete historic double against ever-dangerous Scarlets

May 26th 2018, 6:45 AM 6,379 Views 9 Comments

The Welsh region have focused on bringing far more physicality to bear this time around.

# showdown - Monday 21 May, 2018

Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate
# Showdown
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Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate

May 21st 2018, 9:11 PM 22,314 Views 141 Comments

The debates come with just days left in the campaign.

# showdown - Thursday 3 May, 2018

RTÉ to host two live debates on the Eighth
# Showdown
# Showdown

RTÉ to host two live debates on the Eighth

May 3rd 2018, 8:55 AM 22,156 Views 242 Comments

The debates will take place over the coming weeks.

# showdown - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'They’re all talking about Cora coming to town and it’s created a massive buzz'
# Rivalries Renewed
From The42
# Rivalries Renewed

'They’re all talking about Cora coming to town and it’s created a massive buzz'

Nov 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,300 Views 1 Comment

Ryan McMenamin’s St Macartan’s side face Carnacon in the All-Ireland club semi-final on Sunday.

# showdown - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'

Oct 31st 2017, 12:59 PM 18,900 Views 79 Comments

Facing charges of rebellion following his region’s vote for independence, Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont has turned up in Brussels

# showdown - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement

Oct 12th 2017, 7:03 AM 11,023 Views 33 Comments

“We did it out of weakness when actually, we have great strength.”

# showdown - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Spain gives Catalonian leader five days to clarify if he is declaring independence
# Catalan Among The Pigeons
# Catalan Among The Pigeons

Spain gives Catalonian leader five days to clarify if he is declaring independence

Oct 11th 2017, 7:08 PM 21,013 Views 57 Comments

Spain has sought clarification on the suspended declaration by the Catalan leader.

# showdown - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'
# Showdown
# Showdown

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:46 AM 13,364 Views 97 Comments

Angry protesters rallied outside Catalan hotels where state security forces were lodged yesterday.

# showdown - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team
# Two On Two
From The42
# Two On Two

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team

Aug 29th 2017, 7:30 AM 4,968 Views 3 Comments

Jamie Barron and Kevin Moran have starred for Galway this summer.

# showdown - Sunday 27 August, 2017

As it happened: the Dubs savage Tyrone with awesome semi-final display
# Easy Work
From The42
# Easy Work

As it happened: the Dubs savage Tyrone with awesome semi-final display

Aug 27th 2017, 5:35 PM 71,198 Views 81 Comments

It’s do or die for Tyrone and the all-conquering All-Ireland champs. Follow the big one live here.

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