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#Talking Points

# talking-points - Sunday 16 September, 2018

5 talking points as Dublin exact sweet revenge on Cork on All-Ireland final day
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

5 talking points as Dublin exact sweet revenge on Cork on All-Ireland final day

Sep 16th 2018, 7:27 PM 7,401 Views 7 Comments

The Sky Blues came out on top in an intriguing battle as 50,141 watched on in Croke Park.

# talking-points - Friday 14 September, 2018

Why do managers care what pundits think?
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Why do managers care what pundits think?

Sep 14th 2018, 4:04 PM 4,390 Views 2 Comments

The likes of Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp are becoming increasingly concerned about what the opinion makers say.

# talking-points - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Dublin's historic feat, Tyrone hit by goals and McCaffrey's day to savour
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Dublin's historic feat, Tyrone hit by goals and McCaffrey's day to savour

Sep 2nd 2018, 8:19 PM 6,733 Views 12 Comments

The 2018 championship drew to a close today.

# talking-points - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Injury-time drama, major boost for Tipperary and more Cork underage woes
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Injury-time drama, major boost for Tipperary and more Cork underage woes

Aug 26th 2018, 8:44 PM 12,130 Views 20 Comments

Tipperary claimed the All-Ireland U21 hurling title at the Gaelic Grounds this evening.

# talking-points - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Goals win games, Dublin's first-half storm and a mouth-watering All-Ireland final set
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Goals win games, Dublin's first-half storm and a mouth-watering All-Ireland final set

Aug 25th 2018, 9:27 PM 5,865 Views 2 Comments

Holders Dublin and Munster champions Cork booked their All-Ireland final spots today.

# talking-points - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Limerick's heroic defensive display, their impressive run to All-Ireland glory and below-par Galway
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Limerick's heroic defensive display, their impressive run to All-Ireland glory and below-par Galway

Aug 19th 2018, 9:07 PM 13,606 Views 17 Comments

5 talking points after Limerick ended a 45-year wait for an All-Ireland title.

# talking-points - Thursday 16 August, 2018

The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Limerick and Galway
# Final Day
From The42
# Final Day

The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Limerick and Galway

Aug 16th 2018, 4:31 PM 8,001 Views 9 Comments

The climax of the All-Ireland hurling championship is upon us.

# talking-points - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Dublin's second-half storm, Galway's early regrets and the four-in-a-row bid
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Dublin's second-half storm, Galway's early regrets and the four-in-a-row bid

Aug 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,074 Views 81 Comments

Dublin surged into another final as Galway bowed out last evening.

# talking-points - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Extra-time epic, Limerick's brilliant subs and Cork's semi-final regrets
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Extra-time epic, Limerick's brilliant subs and Cork's semi-final regrets

Jul 29th 2018, 7:56 PM 13,647 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty to digest after another thriller in Croke Park.

Cork's semi-final record, Limerick on Croke Park stage and inside danger men
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Cork's semi-final record, Limerick on Croke Park stage and inside danger men

Jul 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 27,000 Views 4 Comments

5 talking points ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Cork and Limerick.

# talking-points - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Clare's long-awaited return to Croker, Galway's attacking riches and key match-ups
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Clare's long-awaited return to Croker, Galway's attacking riches and key match-ups

Jul 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 20,655 Views 11 Comments

5 talking points ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Galway and Clare.

# talking-points - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Kerry's late saviour, Monaghan miss golden chance and McManus stars
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Kerry's late saviour, Monaghan miss golden chance and McManus stars

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 7,904 Views 11 Comments

There was plenty to digest after the action in Clones.

# talking-points - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Will Davy Fitz stay with Wexford, Dublin-Tyrone similarities and Roscommon's dilemma
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Will Davy Fitz stay with Wexford, Dublin-Tyrone similarities and Roscommon's dilemma

Jul 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 8,155 Views 15 Comments

We take a look back at some interesting aspects from the weekend’s GAA action.

# talking-points - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Galway's attack dazzles, Kilkenny's remarkable spirit and All-Ireland challenges await
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Galway's attack dazzles, Kilkenny's remarkable spirit and All-Ireland challenges await

Jul 8th 2018, 6:32 PM 11,893 Views 6 Comments

Galway march on as Leinster champions while Kilkenny head to the All-Ireland quarter-final stage.

Roscommon and Tyrone march on in style, Armagh and Cork reach end of the road
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Roscommon and Tyrone march on in style, Armagh and Cork reach end of the road

Jul 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,047 Views 1 Comment

It was a defining day in the 2018 season in Portlaoise for the four counties.

The power of momentum, dominant Daniel Flynn and Galway coming to Newbridge
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

The power of momentum, dominant Daniel Flynn and Galway coming to Newbridge

Jul 8th 2018, 12:04 AM 9,848 Views 3 Comments

5 talking points after Kildare sealed their place in the Super 8s with a convincing win over Fermanagh.

# talking-points - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Who'll fall at the last Super 8s hurdle, can Kildare back-up Newbridge and will Cork show up?
# Then There Were 12
From The42
# Then There Were 12

Who'll fall at the last Super 8s hurdle, can Kildare back-up Newbridge and will Cork show up?

Updated Jul 7th 2018, 12:00 PM 21,100 Views 13 Comments

5 key questions ahead of the weekend’s All-Ireland football qualifier round 4 action.

# talking-points - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Did Burke's 'fear' comments rile up the Cats, Kilkenny's late fightback and replay venue controversy
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Did Burke's 'fear' comments rile up the Cats, Kilkenny's late fightback and replay venue controversy

Jul 1st 2018, 7:40 PM 14,908 Views 22 Comments

5 talking points after Galway and Kilkenny played out an entertaining Leinster SHC final draw.

Cork's comeback, Horgan and Harnedy shine, Clare's barren Munster spell continues
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Cork's comeback, Horgan and Harnedy shine, Clare's barren Munster spell continues

Jul 1st 2018, 6:01 PM 10,523 Views 17 Comments

For the second year on the bounce, Cork saw off Clare in a Munster decider.

Famous Newbridge football night, Kildare claim scalp, Mayo run out of steam
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Famous Newbridge football night, Kildare claim scalp, Mayo run out of steam

Jul 1st 2018, 8:56 AM 11,661 Views 11 Comments

A pulsating qualifier tie saw Kildare emerge victorious last night.

# talking-points - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Munster mismatch, Kerry's attacking class and Cork's qualifier challenge
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Munster mismatch, Kerry's attacking class and Cork's qualifier challenge

Jun 24th 2018, 11:02 AM 9,495 Views 10 Comments

Kerry routed the home side in Páirc Uí Chaoimh last night.

# talking-points - Saturday 23 June, 2018

The return of Lee Keegan, Durcan's epic battle with Quinlivan and Tipperary wilt in final quarter
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

The return of Lee Keegan, Durcan's epic battle with Quinlivan and Tipperary wilt in final quarter

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:14 PM 10,896 Views 10 Comments

5 talking points after Mayo’s 1-18 to 1-11 round 2 qualifier win over Tipperary at Semple Stadium.

# talking-points - Sunday 17 June, 2018

A game that never ignited, Clare's 2018 revival and Limerick hit a speed bump
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

A game that never ignited, Clare's 2018 revival and Limerick hit a speed bump

Jun 17th 2018, 7:46 PM 7,915 Views 0 Comments

There was plenty to digest after today’s encounter in Ennis.

Galway heading to Super 8s, Shane Walsh shows his class and Roscommon rue missed chances
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Galway heading to Super 8s, Shane Walsh shows his class and Roscommon rue missed chances

Jun 17th 2018, 7:38 PM 9,369 Views 12 Comments

5 talking points after Galway defeated Roscommon by four points to lift the Connacht crown.

# talking-points - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The 22-year-old attracting Premier League interest who lit up today's World Cup opener
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The 22-year-old attracting Premier League interest who lit up today's World Cup opener

Jun 14th 2018, 8:05 PM 35,318 Views 23 Comments

Aleksandr Golovin has the potential to be a star of the tournament.

# talking-points - Sunday 10 June, 2018

More late Munster drama, Tipp reach end of the 2018 road and Clare take major step forward
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

More late Munster drama, Tipp reach end of the 2018 road and Clare take major step forward

Jun 10th 2018, 6:45 PM 11,627 Views 8 Comments

The Banner’s 2018 hopes live on after today.

# talking-points - Sunday 3 June, 2018

After 637 days of pain and heartache, Ireland's match-winner got his just rewards last night
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

After 637 days of pain and heartache, Ireland's match-winner got his just rewards last night

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:50 AM 12,422 Views 2 Comments

Having contemplated quitting football not so long ago, Alan Judge enjoyed a moment to savour at the Aviva.

# talking-points - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Do Ireland have a gameplan? Talking points ahead of tonight's friendly with the US
# Summer Soccer
From The42
# Summer Soccer

Do Ireland have a gameplan? Talking points ahead of tonight's friendly with the US

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 12,251 Views 30 Comments

We say goodbye to a great servant, while the new players will be eager to impress against a youthful American team tonight.

# talking-points - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

A bleak reminder of where Ireland are at and more talking points from Paris friendly
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

A bleak reminder of where Ireland are at and more talking points from Paris friendly

May 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 20,262 Views 21 Comments

The Boys in Green were outclassed by a far superior team at the Stade de France.

# talking-points - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Teenager makes his mark, Tipp keep season alive and win slips from Cork's grasp
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Teenager makes his mark, Tipp keep season alive and win slips from Cork's grasp

May 27th 2018, 5:54 PM 12,443 Views 9 Comments

There was plenty to digest after today’s battle in Thurles.

# talking-points - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Liverpool's flaws exposed and more Champions League final talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Liverpool's flaws exposed and more Champions League final talking points

May 26th 2018, 11:02 PM 44,394 Views 111 Comments

Plus, Gareth Bale emphatically silences the critics.

Leinster's perfect season, genius from Larmour and more Pro14 final talking points
# On The Double
From The42
# On The Double

Leinster's perfect season, genius from Larmour and more Pro14 final talking points

May 26th 2018, 8:40 PM 12,413 Views 18 Comments

The good days keeping rolling for the eastern province, as they thumped Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium.

# talking-points - Friday 25 May, 2018

Can Madrid cope with Liverpool's pressing and more Champions League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Can Madrid cope with Liverpool's pressing and more Champions League talking points

May 25th 2018, 8:01 PM 4,450 Views 7 Comments

Plus, there’s the Ballon d’Or subplot involving Mo Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo.

# talking-points - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Leinster's double dream is on, semi-final pain for Munster and more RDS talking points
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Leinster's double dream is on, semi-final pain for Munster and more RDS talking points

May 19th 2018, 5:45 PM 12,125 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side booked their place in next weekend’s Pro14 final with a thrilling inter-pro win.

# talking-points - Friday 18 May, 2018

Jose Mourinho's extraordinary finals record and more FA Cup talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Jose Mourinho's extraordinary finals record and more FA Cup talking points

May 18th 2018, 3:37 PM 4,680 Views 7 Comments

Plus, the Portuguese coach and Antonio Conte let bygones be bygones.

# talking-points - Friday 11 May, 2018

The improbable 10-goal swing needed to save Swansea and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The improbable 10-goal swing needed to save Swansea and more Premier League talking points

May 11th 2018, 5:22 PM 5,660 Views 2 Comments

Plus, Chelsea require a minor miracle to deny Liverpool a Champions League spot.

# talking-points - Thursday 10 May, 2018

An extraordinary achievement and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

An extraordinary achievement and more Premier League talking points

May 10th 2018, 12:01 AM 10,789 Views 3 Comments

Huddersfield guaranteed their Premier League survival on Wednesday night.

# talking-points - Friday 4 May, 2018

Why Liverpool could be competing for more than just a trophy in the Champions League final
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Why Liverpool could be competing for more than just a trophy in the Champions League final

May 4th 2018, 5:22 PM 18,305 Views 7 Comments

Plus, Man City close in on multiple records and more Premier League talking points.

# talking-points - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Big calls go Liverpool's way and more Champions League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Big calls go Liverpool's way and more Champions League talking points

May 2nd 2018, 10:56 PM 12,512 Views 30 Comments

Plus, why it’s time to recognise Zinedine Zidane as a top manager.

# talking-points - Friday 27 April, 2018

Did Mourinho want to sell Salah and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Did Mourinho want to sell Salah and more Premier League talking points

Apr 27th 2018, 1:11 PM 5,787 Views 6 Comments

Plus, why Man United-Arsenal fixtures are lacking the allure of old.