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#Sportswriting

# sportswriting - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting Read The Game

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# sportswriting - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From The42 Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

# sportswriting - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From The42 NFL civil war, entering free Derry and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

NFL civil war, entering free Derry and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Get the kettle on reflect on a huge week of sport.

# sportswriting - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 The42's first book Behind The Lines is full of great Irish sports stories... and out now The42book

The42's first book Behind The Lines is full of great Irish sports stories... and out now

If you like sportswriting, you’ll love this.

# sportswriting - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From The42 Overcoming addiction to reach the top again, Ireland's rebel without a pause and the week's best sportswriting Read The Game

Overcoming addiction to reach the top again, Ireland's rebel without a pause and the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# sportswriting - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From The42 The day a non-league defender marked Aubameyang and the week's best sportswriting Sunday Reads

# sportswriting - Sunday 22 October, 2017

From The42 Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Five of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from the week that was.

# sportswriting - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From The42 A good word for Premiership Rugby, Cleveland worship Jobu and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

A good word for Premiership Rugby, Cleveland worship Jobu and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a word on Trump v sports and the man who lifts the roof off the San Paolo.

# sportswriting - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From The42 Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, we have Ronan O’Gara writing a tribute piece in memory of Ex-Munster and Leinster Rugby media official Pat Geraghty.

# sportswriting - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From The42 The tragic legacy of Darren Sutherland, doping for a documentary and the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

The tragic legacy of Darren Sutherland, doping for a documentary and the week's best sportswriting

Plus we have Jemele Hill on the controversy surrounding ESPN after comments she made about President Trump.

# sportswriting - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 Controversial portrait of McGregor's Dublin, booing Gatlin and the week's best sportswriting Essential Reading

Controversial portrait of McGregor's Dublin, booing Gatlin and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, an interview with Irish international Lindsay Peat and a piece on the legacy of the 2007 New England Patriots.

# sportswriting - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From The42 How to write GAA articles like Jim McGuinness and the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

How to write GAA articles like Jim McGuinness and the week's best sportswriting

Also, an Olympian’s struggles with retirement and has football in London lost its soul?

# sportswriting - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From The42 Roberto Baggio's career, the dangers of being a jockey and the week's best sportswriting Well Read

# sportswriting - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From The42 The right-wing revolt against 'liberal' ESPN and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Cream Of The Crop

The right-wing revolt against 'liberal' ESPN and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Boil the kettle. It’s time for your weekly dose of the good stuff.

# sportswriting - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 Boycotting Aston Villa after 30 years following the signing of John Terry and the week's best sportswriting Sunday Reads

Boycotting Aston Villa after 30 years following the signing of John Terry and the week's best sportswriting

Browse this week’s offerings over a morning coffee.

# sportswriting - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From The42 The wonderful life of an umpire, a triumph over adversity and the week's best sportswriting Sunday Reads

The wonderful life of an umpire, a triumph over adversity and the week's best sportswriting

There’s also a candid interview with a former Tottenham and Liverpool defender.

# sportswriting - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 Harry Arter's 'waves' and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Harry Arter's 'waves' and more of the week's best sportswriting

You’ll need to sit down for this.

# sportswriting - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan and politics, Tupac and high school football - it's the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

Ronnie O'Sullivan and politics, Tupac and high school football - it's the week's best sportswriting

Plus, the story of the most successful underage team in Irish football’s history.

# sportswriting - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 The glory days of the Cork-Tipp rivalry and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The glory days of the Cork-Tipp rivalry and more of the week's best sportswriting

A selection of our favourite reads from the past seven days to help you ease your way into Sunday.

# sportswriting - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From The42 The careless reporting on Aaron Hernandez, the Steph-KD dynamic and the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

The careless reporting on Aaron Hernandez, the Steph-KD dynamic and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Dele Alli, Twitter loneliness and the cautionary tale of Renato Sanches.

# sportswriting - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From The42 What happens when soccer bans heading and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

What happens when soccer bans heading and more of the week's best sportswriting

Take your pick from this lot but make sure that kettle is boiled first.

# sportswriting - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From The42 Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting Read The Game

Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, the last days of Aaron Hernandez’s life before his death this week.

# sportswriting - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From The42 A football interview with a difference, the rise of Tiger and the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

A football interview with a difference, the rise of Tiger and the week's best sportswriting

Wrestlemania, doping in football and the loss of the Oakland Raiders’ ‘Black Hole’ were also the subject of excellent journalism.

# sportswriting - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From The42 The 'Tinderization' of the NBA, the racial implications of Mayweather-McGregor and the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

The 'Tinderization' of the NBA, the racial implications of Mayweather-McGregor and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, an emotional tribute to late Derry skipper Ryan McBride.

# sportswriting - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From The42 The troubled life of Pele's son, the driving force of Russell Westbrook and the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The troubled life of Pele's son, the driving force of Russell Westbrook and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, James McCarthy on the moment he’ll take to the grave.

# sportswriting - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 Barca build something beautiful, the Warriors in Tralee and the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Barca build something beautiful, the Warriors in Tralee and the week's best sportswriting

Stan Bowles, Russell Westbrook and Diego Simeone also feature.

# sportswriting - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From The42 Ronaldinho's letter, Darren Fletcher on Roy Keane and more of this week's best sportswriting Well Read

Ronaldinho's letter, Darren Fletcher on Roy Keane and more of this week's best sportswriting

Also, Serena Williams’ path to greatness.

# sportswriting - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From The42 Lapira remembers his unlikely Ireland cap and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Lapira remembers his unlikely Ireland cap and more of the week's best sportswriting

Put the kettle on, pour yourself a brew and savour some of the pieces we’ve enjoyed over the past seven days.

# sportswriting - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The42 Obama the ageing athlete, LeBron keeps his promise: The best US sportswriting of 2016 The Write Stuff

Obama the ageing athlete, LeBron keeps his promise: The best US sportswriting of 2016

Lots of great reads here to get stuck into over the Christmas.

# sportswriting - Sunday 18 December, 2016

From The42 When Michael Owen ruled the world, the legend of Francesco Totti and all the week's best sportswriting Long Reads

When Michael Owen ruled the world, the legend of Francesco Totti and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how Jerry Maguire ruined the sports agency industry.

# sportswriting - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Leicester v Munster, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Leicester v Munster, Champions Cup

Welford Road Stadium is the venue for today’s round 4 clash.

# sportswriting - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 Finding Ali Dia, Ireland's new hero Conor McGregor and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Finding Ali Dia, Ireland's new hero Conor McGregor and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Sports Illustrated’s True Crime series investigates Randall Woodfield, the I-5 Killer.

# sportswriting - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The42 McGregor's comparison to Ali, the joy of the club championship and all the week's best sportswriting Well Read

McGregor's comparison to Ali, the joy of the club championship and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how golf should treat the USA’s president-elect, Donald Trump.

# sportswriting - Sunday 6 November, 2016

From The42 Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting

The Chicago Cubs, homophobia in soccer and an interesting Ray Allen letter also feature this week.

# sportswriting - Sunday 16 October, 2016

From The42 The man who provides the Premier League lifestyle and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The man who provides the Premier League lifestyle and more of the week's best sportswriting

Put the kettle on, get out the jaffa cakes and enjoy this lot.

# sportswriting - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From The42 The greatness and gaffes of David Luiz and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The greatness and gaffes of David Luiz and more of the week's best sportswriting

Get the kettle on and sink your teeth into this lot.

# sportswriting - Sunday 17 July, 2016

From The42 The little-known boycott that changed the World Cup forever and more of the week's sportswriting Well Read

The little-known boycott that changed the World Cup forever and more of the week's sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# sportswriting - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From The42 The evolution of Lionel Messi into a great and more of the week's best sportswriting Sitdown Sunday

The evolution of Lionel Messi into a great and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a profile of Eamon Dunphy ahead of his 71st birthday.

# sportswriting - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 The myth of the English hooligan and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The myth of the English hooligan and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sink your teeth into these quality pieces.

# sportswriting - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 Next-gen basketball, soccer for white kids and more of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Next-gen basketball, soccer for white kids and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a step-by-step look back at the finest minutes in the Graham Taylor documentary.