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# showdown - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The42 This brilliant promo for Sunday’s Dublin-Mayo game will get you psyched Showdown

This brilliant promo for Sunday’s Dublin-Mayo game will get you psyched

The battle lines are being drawn ahead of next Sunday’s Croke Park battle.

# showdown - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The42 Friends reunited as Laois and Kildare set to face off again… for All-Ireland glory Showdown

Friends reunited as Laois and Kildare set to face off again… for All-Ireland glory

The Leinster rivals face off in the Premier Junior camogie decider on Sunday.

# showdown - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From The42 As it happened: Kerry v Cavan, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Showdown

As it happened: Kerry v Cavan, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final

Who would prevail in the first of today’s games in Croke Park? Join us to see how it all unfolded.

# showdown - Friday 2 August, 2013

From The42 This promo for Sunday’s Mayo-Donegal game will get you psyched GAA This post contains videos

# showdown - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From The42 As it happened: Limerick v Cork, Munster senior hurling final Showdown

As it happened: Limerick v Cork, Munster senior hurling final

Who was going to win today’s battle at the Gaelic Grounds? Join us to see how it unfolded.

# showdown - Friday 21 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Dog has fight of his life. With a dandelion Showdown This post contains videos

Dog has fight of his life. With a dandelion

Talk about picking your battles.

# showdown - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From The42 Rodgers grilled by 9-year-old, admits Suarez is 'most naughtiest' player Interview This post contains videos

Rodgers grilled by 9-year-old, admits Suarez is 'most naughtiest' player

He also claimed that managing the Anfield club was the “best job ever”.

# showdown - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The42 As it happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Munster SHC semi-final Showdown

As it happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Munster SHC semi-final

The two counties faced off in the Gaelic Grounds this afternoon.

# showdown - Friday 31 May, 2013

From The42 9 things to know about the Tipperary and Limerick U21 hurlers Showdown

9 things to know about the Tipperary and Limerick U21 hurlers

The two teams meet tonight in the quarter-final of the Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling championship.

# showdown - Friday 24 May, 2013

From The42 Infographic: How do Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund match up? Ze Germans

Infographic: How do Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund match up?

A nation holds its breath.

# showdown - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The42 Dortmund book place in Champions League final despite late Real rally Showdown This post contains videos

Dortmund book place in Champions League final despite late Real rally

The Germans lost 2-0 on the night but they got away with it.

# showdown - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From The42 Bayern thrash Barca in semi-final first leg thanks to these goals Showdown This post contains videos

Bayern thrash Barca in semi-final first leg thanks to these goals

Messi and co struggled in Germany tonight.

# showdown - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From The42 Messi passed fit for Bayern semi-final Showdown

Messi passed fit for Bayern semi-final

The 25-year-old was told at training today he would be ready to play against the Bavarians next week with his hamstring problem a thing of the past.

# showdown - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From The42 5 key questions for Cork and Clare relegation decider Showdown

5 key questions for Cork and Clare relegation decider

The battle to avoid the drop takes place tomorrow afternoon in the Gaelic Grounds.

# showdown - Sunday 11 November, 2012

From The42 Preview: Chelsea prepare for 'bogey team' Liverpool Showdown

Preview: Chelsea prepare for 'bogey team' Liverpool

Roberto di Matteo is expecting Liverpool to put it up to his side at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

# showdown - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

From The42 Champions League Group D preview: Dortmund primed to qualify as City on the brink Showdown

Champions League Group D preview: Dortmund primed to qualify as City on the brink

City need a win against Ajax this evening.

# showdown - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From The42 Clare v Tipperary - Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC final match guide Preview

Clare v Tipperary - Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC final match guide

There is a huge crowd expected in Ennis tonight for the all-ticket clash between Clare and Tipperary with provincial U21 hurling honors up for grabs.

# showdown - Saturday 28 July, 2012

From The42 Super 15: Sharks hold on to secure final against Chiefs Showdown

Super 15: Sharks hold on to secure final against Chiefs

A battling performance saw them see of their South African rivals the Stormers in a tight semi-final at Newlands.

# showdown - Friday 27 July, 2012

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides

“The world does not forget or forgive crimes like these,” Navi Pillay said of reported atrocities against Syrian civilians.

# showdown - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The42 As It Happened: Kerry v Tyrone, All-Ireland SFC round three qualifier Liveblog

As It Happened: Kerry v Tyrone, All-Ireland SFC round three qualifier

They have won seven of the last nine All-Ireland senior football titles between them but for either Kerry or Tyrone, today would represent the end of the 2012 championship road. Here’s how it all unfolded.

# showdown - Friday 20 July, 2012

From The42 Kerry v Tyrone - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round three match guide Preview

Kerry v Tyrone - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round three match guide

Has there ever been a All-Ireland football round three qualifier clash to whet the appetite as much as the meeting of Kerry and Tyrone tomorrow? Here’s the lowdown on a fascinating clash.

# showdown - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

As It Happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC semi-final

Both Limerick and Tipperary experienced hurling highs last weekend with All-Ireland SHC qualifier and Munster SHC final victories respectively. Tonight the focus was on U21 action as they squared off in the Gaelic Grounds.

# showdown - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

From The42 'Defeat to Royals in 2010 helped us win Sam' - Alan Brogan Showdown

'Defeat to Royals in 2010 helped us win Sam' - Alan Brogan

The Dublin forward has called that Leinster SFC semi-final loss “a watershed moment”.

From The42 Blake: Friendship with Bolt will endure, despite Olympic rivalry Showdown

Blake: Friendship with Bolt will endure, despite Olympic rivalry

The pair go head-to-head in London next month for the title of ‘fastest man in the world.’

# showdown - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The42 Clare v Limerick - All-Ireland SHC phase three qualifier match guide Preview

Clare v Limerick - All-Ireland SHC phase three qualifier match guide

Once again Clare and Limerick cross paths in a hurling clash tonight but the stakes are raised considerably for this All-Ireland qualifier tie.

# showdown - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From The42 Rossies unchanged for showdown with Tyrone Starting XV

Rossies unchanged for showdown with Tyrone

The Roscommon side that claimed a famous victory over Armagh last time out have been entrusted with the task of repeating the feat against Tyrone on Saturday.

# showdown - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

From The42 Kilkenny v Laois - Leinster U21HC final match guide Preview

Kilkenny v Laois - Leinster U21HC final match guide

The Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21HC trophy is on offer in O’Moore Park in Portlaoise tonight at 7.30pm.

# showdown - Monday 2 July, 2012

From The42 Cavan confident of incident-free qualifier clash with Kildare Showdown

Cavan confident of incident-free qualifier clash with Kildare

Despite the huge interest that will surround the game, it will be business as normal for the Breffni County in staging the round two tie.

# showdown - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

From The42 Ryan wary of potency and physicality of Rebels challenge Showdown

Ryan wary of potency and physicality of Rebels challenge

They have a Munster SHC quarter-final win over Limerick under their belts but Tipperary boss Declan Ryan is on his guard ahead of Sunday’s journey south to face Cork.

# showdown - Friday 18 May, 2012

From The42 Slow and steady wins the race for 'humble' Heynckes, he hopes Showdown

Slow and steady wins the race for 'humble' Heynckes, he hopes

Miguel Delaney is just out of a Bayern Munich press conference in which he found the manager less optimistic than the mood around the Bavarian capital.

# showdown - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

From The42 Europa League preview: Falcao targets second medal Showdown

Europa League preview: Falcao targets second medal

The Colombian striker knows the importance of scoring first in a European final, having won the trophy with Porto last season.

# showdown - Monday 30 April, 2012

From The42 Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish Showdown

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt revealed that Jonny Sexton set the tone at half-time before his side went on to win 19-15.

# showdown - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Greek crisis: EU leaders ratchet up pressure over controversial referendum

Greek leader George Papandreou has been summoned for emergency talks with French and German leaders amid fears an EU deal could be derailed.

# showdown - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The42 New Zealand name unchanged line-up, as Henry seeks 'internal peace' Showdown

New Zealand name unchanged line-up, as Henry seeks 'internal peace'

The coach spoke about what a World Cup final win would mean to him ahead of Sunday’s game.

# showdown - Saturday 15 October, 2011

From The42 Simpson chasing happy ending at Disney Showdown

Simpson chasing happy ending at Disney

Further good play from Webb Simpson should see him go head-to-head with Luke Donald at the PGA Tour’s final event next week.

# showdown - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The42 FedEx Cup: Bradley, Dufner again atop an Atlanta leaderboard Showdown

FedEx Cup: Bradley, Dufner again atop an Atlanta leaderboard

The pair are two shots clear of the field after the first day of the Tour Championship.

# showdown - Thursday 14 July, 2011

From The42 Almost there: USA to face Japan in Women's World Cup final Showdown

Almost there: USA to face Japan in Women's World Cup final

The USA and Japan both recorded 3-1 semi-final wins over France and Sweden respectively to reach Sunday’s decider in Hamburg.

# showdown - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

From The42 Save the date: Federer sets up showdown with Djokovic Aces This post contains videos

Save the date: Federer sets up showdown with Djokovic

The Fed Express set up a mouth-watering clash with the Serb on Friday while it’s another intriguing schedule at Roland Garros today.

# showdown - Saturday 2 April, 2011

From The42 Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize Showdown

Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize

Two sporting giants collide at Wankhede Stadium today when India take on Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup final.