The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 18 April, 2015

Today’s News

Floyd Mayweather has responded to Conor McGregor’s provocative comments

The Irishman claimed he could “kill” the boxer in less than 30 seconds

Yesterday’s News

Here’s why Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan is getting plenty of abuse tonight

Borwich’s automatic promotion hopes took a blow tonight, as they were beaten by Middlesbrough.

A former Crystal Palace winger helped Cork edge past Drogheda this evening

John Caulfield’s men’s away-day strengths were put to the test this evening.

How many points do Chelsea need to win the league? Can United still triumph?

As the Premier League approaches its climax, we assess how it could turn out.

10-man Derry disappoint as Bray remain unbeaten under Magic Maciej LOI

10-man Derry disappoint as Bray remain unbeaten under Magic Maciej

Paul Tuite gave the defender his marching orders for a robust challenge on Bray substitute, Chris Lyons.

Galway end four-game losing streak to leave Limerick rock bottom

A late Gary Shanahan effort sealed his side’s victory.

Drennan the Hoops hero as Rovers deny Dundalk in an early-season classic

Shamrock Rovers came from two down to take a point against champions Dundalk in Tallaght Stadium.

Two glorious goals lit up Longford v Sligo

David Cawley also hit a wonder strike this evening at the City Calling Stadium.

St Pat’s clinched a vital victory tonight at Dalymount Park

Six games unbeaten in all competitions for the Saints.

Seamus Callanan named in Tipperary side, Waterford make two changes

The two sides meet in the Allianz Hurling League semi-finals on Sunday.

The Cork and Dublin teams for Sunday’s semi-final have been named

Alan Cadogan is among those to return for Jimmy Barry-Murphy.

‘Leinster preparing for as big a battle as we’ve ever had’

The Australian says the champions are capable of stepping their game up by 40% for the arrival of Leinster.

It has not been a good day for one of Ireland’s most promising defenders

Republic of Ireland defender damaged his medial knee ligament against Tottenham last week and will miss FA Cup tie with Liverpool on Sunday.

Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup set to be challenged

The race is hotting up for the right to host the Rugby World Cup.

Balotelli most-targeted player for racist messages on social media

A survey has found that Mario Balotelli is the Premier League player most targeted by discrimination on social media.

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland poised for World Cup success, Leinster XV named and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on injury problems for Manchester United and some good news for the Tipperary hurlers.

Flashback: Is this the best FA Cup semi-final goal we’ve ever seen?

For the weekend that’s in it, we revisit a classic strike from a magnificent player.

3 Irish rugby fans got serious comeuppance for trolling Neil Back in this great prank

Neil Back’s been retired for ten years but he is still a very scary man.

5 talking points ahead of the weekend’s Premier League action

For Chelsea, it’s a case of how do you solve a problem like Marouane?

Zebre might sneakily be plotting a Toulon-style world domination after adding another import

A 38-times capped Aussie scrum-half is a good coup for Zebre.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Were you paying attention this week?

8 key players as Dublin, Tipperary, Roscommon and Tyrone chase All-Ireland U21 glory

The Eirgrid All-Ireland U21 semi-final clashes take place tomorrow in Tullamore and Sligo.

No prizes for guessing who BOD thinks will reach the Champions Cup final

He thinks Clermont are “the best team that have never won the European Cup” and the strongest of the four remaining sides.

John Giles says ‘resentment’ stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers

The Leeds legend and RTÉ pundit recalled his time at the helm of the Irish side on Off the Ball.

‘We’re playing as a proper team this season’ – Murphy relishing new role with high-flying Bohs

After 7 games, Keith Long’s men have surprised a few by climbing to second in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table.

The League of Ireland needs to focus on bringing home players like Damien Duff

In his latest column, John O’Sullivan argues we should adopt something of an MLS approach to player recruitment.

Louth parents fly 16,000km to see their son make his AFL debut in Melbourne tomorrow

Ciaran ‘Casey’ Byrne will line out for Carlton in the early hours of tomorrow morning against Essendon.

A marathon ‘winner’ has been disqualified for not running the entire course

Kendall Schler cheated to win the St Louis Marathon.

If you are an easily frightened Leinster fan, best not to look at Toulon’s team for Sunday

If you are an easily frightened Leinster fan, best not to look at Toulon’s team for Sunday

Every galactico Leinster didn’t want to face is fit and ready to go.

Injury headache for Manchester United ahead of Chelsea clash

Louis van Gaal has a defensive headache while Wayne Rooney may be handed a midfield role

It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn’t even close

The Chiefs were too good for the Crusaders in Christchurch earlier.

Is this Leinster team good enough to slay Europe’s most formidable giant?

Matt O’Connor has made one change to the 23 from the squad that faced Bath.

One of Dublin’s senior football attacking stars broke his silence yesterday

Diarmuid Connolly gave a rare media interview yesterday.

Guardiola will join Manchester City after Bayern contract ends, claims Scholes Pep

Guardiola will join Manchester City after Bayern contract ends, claims Scholes

The ex-Manchester United midfielder expects the Spaniard to move to the Eithad Stadium in 2016, while he also feels Jurgen Klopp would be a success in the Premier League.

Irish teenager leads the show-jumping World Cup final

Bertram Allen is the man to catch after round one.

We don’t know what to call this dunk but it’s one of the best we’ve seen

Angelo Sharpless turns his defender inside out.

Carlo Ancelotti hints at potential Real Madrid exit

The Italian is under pressure at the Bernabeu despite winning the Champions League with the Spanish club last season.

A world of Kurt: Could Zouma be used to stop Marouane Fellaini?

Can Mourinho out-fox his old mentor this weekend?

Shanghai podium girl plays down Hamilton incident

The model was sprayed with champagne by Lewis Hamilton following his Chinese Grand Prix victory.

1 2 3 4 5