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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Monday 19 October, 2020

From The42 Louth captain criticises testing procedures and slams former players for 'driving' GAA to play games Speaking Out

Louth captain criticises testing procedures and slams former players for 'driving' GAA to play games

Bevan Duffy says it’s unfair to put amateur athletes under pressure to play matches.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

From The42 Arsene Wenger: Smaller clubs will die if no action is taken Speaking Out

Arsene Wenger: Smaller clubs will die if no action is taken

The former Arsenal manager was responding to Project Big Picture’s revolutionary plans.

# speaking-out - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From The42 'You're going to have GAA clubs preparing for a potential semi-final or final that may never be played' Speaking Out

'You're going to have GAA clubs preparing for a potential semi-final or final that may never be played'

Bart Gilmartin of the Old Leighlin Ladies team in Carlow explains how this decision impacts clubs around the country.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

From The42 Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott Trolling

Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott

The footballer-turned-pundit says she is taking the hit of online abuse in order to pave the way for others.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

From The42 'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well' Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well'

Micah Richards has defended fellow pundit Alex Scott for the ongoing abuse she receives online.

# speaking-out - Thursday 16 July, 2020

From The42 James McClean 'a little bit annoyed' about lack of public support from Irish team-mates Speaking Out

James McClean 'a little bit annoyed' about lack of public support from Irish team-mates

McClean spoke up this week about the abuse he has endured as a player in England for nine years.

# speaking-out - Monday 6 July, 2020

From The42 'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton Speaking Out

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

# speaking-out - Thursday 18 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism Speaking Out

Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism

Michael Cheika quit in October after Australia’s quarter-final exit against England.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From The42 Marcus Rashford refuses to give up on campaign to extend free school meals Speaking Out

Marcus Rashford refuses to give up on campaign to extend free school meals

The Manchester United and England striker wants the Government to extend the current food voucher scheme into the summer holidays.

# speaking-out - Monday 15 June, 2020

From The42 'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA Speaking Out

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA

Jason Sherlock and Boidu Sayeh both discussed the issue on The Sunday Game last night.

# speaking-out - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts Speaking Out

Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts

Rugby Players Ireland released a statement today.

# speaking-out - Monday 8 June, 2020

From The42 Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting Speaking Out

Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting

The Manchester City and England forward has given his backing to anti-racism protests.

# speaking-out - Monday 1 June, 2020

From The42 'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death Speaking Out

'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death

Lewis Hamilton also slammed Formula One for failing to speak out against racism.

# speaking-out - Monday 6 April, 2020

From The42 Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression Speaking Out

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

# speaking-out - Friday 6 March, 2020

From The42 'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism Speaking Out This post contains videos

'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism

The world number one says he’s loyal to the PGA.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 'No need to be introducing some other daft notion' - Limerick boss unhappy with GAA maor foirne plan Speaking Out

'No need to be introducing some other daft notion' - Limerick boss unhappy with GAA maor foirne plan

John Kiely is against the motion going forward to Congress this weekend.

# speaking-out - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Hurling hand passes under the spotlight, a day for free-takers and Cork-Limerick intensity Speaking Out

Hurling hand passes under the spotlight, a day for free-takers and Cork-Limerick intensity

Limerick’s John Kiely was left frustrated with the volume of frees awarded yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues Speaking Out This post contains videos

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues

The Welsh attacker has battled issues of his own and is using his experiences to help others in similar situations.

# speaking-out - Monday 3 February, 2020

From The42 'We don't blackguard them' - Limerick boss on hectic playing schedule and hits out at sin bin plan Speaking Out

'We don't blackguard them' - Limerick boss on hectic playing schedule and hits out at sin bin plan

John Kiely saw his side pick up their second league win against Galway yesterday.

# speaking-out - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 'No, it's not true' - Guardiola denies he has Manchester City break clause Speaking Out

'No, it's not true' - Guardiola denies he has Manchester City break clause

The Catalan signed a deal last year keeping him at the Etihad Stadium until 2021, but reports had suggested that it included an option allowing Guardiola to depart 12 months early.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

From The42 'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis' Speaking Out

'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis'

Niall Quinn says there is no place for the old ‘Banana Republic FAI’ if the game in this country is to recover from the crisis currently engulfing it.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 November, 2019

From The42 'It was hard for me to see Gomez get booed' - Sterling hits out at England fans Speaking Out

'It was hard for me to see Gomez get booed' - Sterling hits out at England fans

The Manchester City star was dropped from the English squad over a clash between the pair.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 Tipp boss: 'I think the President of the GAA wants to leave his own mark, this is being rushed' Speaking Out

Tipp boss: 'I think the President of the GAA wants to leave his own mark, this is being rushed'

David Power doesn’t believe the new football two-tier plans are the solution.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

From The42 'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status Speaking Out This post contains videos

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

# speaking-out - Friday 7 June, 2019

From The42 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Speaking Out

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

# speaking-out - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From The42 Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy Speaking Out

Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy

The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.

# speaking-out - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking Speaking Out

'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking

Rugby Australia have terminated the full-back’s contract over his homophobic comments on social media.

# speaking-out - Saturday 11 May, 2019

From The42 'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse

The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

'Titles? Forget it. As a group of players, I don't like them': Neville calls for Man United cleanse

Gary Neville has called for his former club to make massive changes after a frustrating season at Old Trafford.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From The42 'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps Speaking Out

'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps

Paraic Fanning is not happy with the GAA’s plans to clamp down on camps from next year.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From The42 'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics Speaking Out

'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics

Dublin’s three-time All-Ireland winner Noelle Healy balances her inter-county career with work as an anaesthetist.

# speaking-out - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Leigh Griffiths: 'I'm doing all I can to come back as soon as possible, a better and stronger person'

The Celtic striker has thanked fans for their support following his decision to take a break from football.

# speaking-out - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From The42 'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA' Speaking Out

'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA'

Laois boss John Sugrue has come out against the sanction brought down on their squad.

# speaking-out - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From The42 'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures Speaking Out

'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures

The Mayo Ladies senior football squad have fully backed manager Peter Leahy.

# speaking-out - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo Speaking Out

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From The42 GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues Speaking Out

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues

John Horan addressed the topic yesterday after the controversy over venues has flared up.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From The42 Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23 Speaking Out

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

# speaking-out - Monday 7 May, 2018

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education Speaking Out This post contains videos

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

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