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# statement - Friday 20 October, 2017

From The42 IRFU denies it has downgraded women's head coach role and 'regrets any upset caused' Statement

IRFU denies it has downgraded women's head coach role and 'regrets any upset caused'

The union has released a statement this afternoon.

# statement - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Dublin girl left 'afraid to leave the house' following 'horrific' attack by teen she met on Facebook

The then 16-year-old boy assaulted the girl in Dublin’s city centre after meeting her online via Facebook in 2014.

# statement - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein apologises after sex harassment claims

According to the New York Times, Weinstein’s allegedly inappropriate behaviour goes back nearly three decades.

# statement - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From The42 Sinckler apologises for 'act of recklessness' as he faces seven-week ban for eye-gouging Statement

Sinckler apologises for 'act of recklessness' as he faces seven-week ban for eye-gouging

The Lions prop is effectively ruled out of England’s autumn series.

# statement - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Ireland striker Kevin Doyle announces retirement from football on medical advice

The 34-year-old had been included in Martin O’Neill’s extended squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.

# statement - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From The42 More 'exclusive club weekends' to come into GAA calendar in time for 2018 season Change Is Coming

More 'exclusive club weekends' to come into GAA calendar in time for 2018 season

The GAA have given ‘verbal assurance’ they’ll produce National Master Fixtures Plan by the end of October.

# statement - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From The42 'An administrative oversight on our part': Leinster accept responsibility for visa mix-up Statement

'An administrative oversight on our part': Leinster accept responsibility for visa mix-up

The province’s head of rugby operations, Guy Easterby, has released a statement.

# statement - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Paul Hollywood 'absolutely devastated' after a photograph emerges of him in Nazi uniform

The Great British Bake Off star issued a statement this afternoon.

# statement - 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’.

# statement - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Any government worth its salt has done this' - senior figures exult in Leo's new 'strategic communications unit'

The establishment of a new media relations unit has been something of a pet project for Leo Varadkar since he took up office in June.

From The42 'A longer ban would have been more appropriate' Statement

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'

The ISPCA have released a statement in relation to Davy Russell’s ban for striking a horse.

# statement - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From The42 Club Players Association hits out at Croke Park over 'inadequate' special congress motions Statement

Club Players Association hits out at Croke Park over 'inadequate' special congress motions

“Is it arrogance, a lack of concern for club players, or fear of real meaningful change…”

# statement - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From The42 New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident Statement

New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident

Smith was suspended last October after he entered a toilet cubicle with a woman at Christchurch Airport.

From The42 'I must return to Atletico Madrid' - AWOL Costa says he's not going back to Chelsea Insistent

'I must return to Atletico Madrid' - AWOL Costa says he's not going back to Chelsea

The striker, who is at home in Brazil, has released a statement reiterating his desire to sign for the La Liga club.

# statement - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Their daddy is vindicated' - Jason Corbett's sister thanks public for their support

“It does not matter what the Martens say now. They are convicted killers and liars.”

# statement - Friday 14 July, 2017

From The42 Lengthy Athlone statement heavily criticises 'flawed and unfair' match-fixing probe Probe

Lengthy Athlone statement heavily criticises 'flawed and unfair' match-fixing probe

The club says it “does not respect the members human rights, natural rights, and indeed constitutional rights.”

# statement - Friday 7 July, 2017

From The42 'I've known I was different since I was five' - British cycling great reveals gender transition Opening Up

'I've known I was different since I was five' - British cycling great reveals gender transition

58-year-old Scot Robert Millar is now known as Philippa York.

# statement - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From The42 Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk and apologise after row with Southampton Sorry

Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk and apologise after row with Southampton

The Netherlands international won’t be moving to Anfield.

# statement - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From The42 Banned substance MHA not among ingredients in supplement taken by Kerry footballer Statement

Banned substance MHA not among ingredients in supplement taken by Kerry footballer

Sport Ireland have released another statement regarding Brendan O’Sullivan’s failed drugs test.

# statement - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From The42 Tiger Woods sorry after arrest, says alcohol not involved Statement

Tiger Woods sorry after arrest, says alcohol not involved

The 14-time Major championship winner was arrested on a DUI charge early Monday.

# statement - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence' Statement

Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence'

Matthew Fitzpatrick is expected to appeal the ruling.

# statement - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 Confirmed: Roddy Collins is named Athlone Town manager for a second time He's Back

Confirmed: Roddy Collins is named Athlone Town manager for a second time

The Dubliner is expected to take charge after tomorrow’s clash against Shelbourne.

# statement - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From The42 Ospreys defend controversial handling of Dan Biggar's head injury Statement

Ospreys defend controversial handling of Dan Biggar's head injury

The out-half sustained the injury during his side’s Pro12 meeting with Leinster yesterday.

# statement - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From The42 Sublime Suarez bicycle kick and brace for Messi as Barca make light work of Sevilla Statement Of Intent This post contains videos

Sublime Suarez bicycle kick and brace for Messi as Barca make light work of Sevilla

The visitors couldn’t live with Luis Enrique’s side at the Nou Camp tonight.

# statement - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From The42 West Ham board give Bilic dreaded vote of confidence Hammering

West Ham board give Bilic dreaded vote of confidence

The club have released a statement saying they have ’100 per cent faith’ in him.

# statement - Friday 24 March, 2017

From The42 Athlone Town confirm club is 'most certainly not in crisis' following speculation Statement

Athlone Town confirm club is 'most certainly not in crisis' following speculation

There were reports that the dressing room had split following an incident involving the captain and manager.

# statement - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From The42 Team Sky boss accepts mistakes were made with Wiggins package Statement

Team Sky boss accepts mistakes were made with Wiggins package

But Dave Brailsford says he is confident they will be cleared of any wrongdoing by an anti-doping investigation.

# statement - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble

The software was unveiled in a New York Times report and Uber said it was only used in areas where it was not banned.

# statement - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# statement - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Rise in deportations 'worrying and stressful' as department denies official crackdown policy

Asylum seekers also say they are confused about a new refugee application process.

From The42 Furious Mo Farah releases statement following allegations of doping against his coach Statement

Furious Mo Farah releases statement following allegations of doping against his coach

USADA confirmed it had compiled a dossier on controversial coach Alberto Salazar.

# statement - Friday 24 February, 2017

From The42 McIlroy: To be called a fascist and bigot because I spent time in someone's company is ridiculous Statement

McIlroy: To be called a fascist and bigot because I spent time in someone's company is ridiculous

The Northern Irishman has responded to criticism after he was pictured during a round with US President Donald Trump.

# statement - Monday 13 February, 2017

'We are entitled to the truth today': Kenny to discuss McCabe public inquiry with Micheál Martin

Maurice McCabe and his wife, Lorraine, have called for the government to answer a number of questions.

# statement - Monday 6 February, 2017

From The42 Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president Statement

Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president

The 71-year-old formally left his role today.

# statement - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From The42 Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night Statement

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night

He wore a ‘F**k Donald Trump’ top after beating Rafael Nadal.

# statement - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud' Controversy

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

# statement - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From The42 Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission' Statement

Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'

The New York Times article was published yesterday.

# statement - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From The42 UFC star Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino gets potential Anti-Doping Policy violation Problems

UFC star Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino gets potential Anti-Doping Policy violation

A statement from the organisation confirmed the news earlier this evening.

# statement - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 Wasps fear referee error in Galway could cost them qualification Statement

Wasps fear referee error in Galway could cost them qualification

Mathieu Raynal’s error gave Connacht the platform to maul their way to victory.

# statement - Friday 16 December, 2016

'Many parents struggle like I did': Bernadette Scully speaks out after court verdict

The 58-year-old was found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter earlier today.