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Cora Staunton explains how the Aussie Rules opponent who broke her nose only got a one-match ban Tough Break This post contains videos

Cora Staunton explains how the Aussie Rules opponent who broke her nose only got a one-match ban

The AFLW discipline system looks mainly at how injured the player is.

Sunday 18 February, 2018

'He was in hospital for 55 days. I wanted to pull out of the fight but my wife said to do it for him' Boom Boom Basil This post contains videos

'He was in hospital for 55 days. I wanted to pull out of the fight but my wife said to do it for him'

Last September, Garda Niall Kennedy became the New England heavyweight champion, while his newborn son was fighting his own fight at home.

Friday 9 February, 2018

The Rugby Show: Six Nations preview with Stephen Ferris Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Six Nations preview with Stephen Ferris

We look ahead to this weekend’s Six Nations action, along with in-depth analysis from Murray Kinsella.

Friday 2 February, 2018

The Rugby Show: Ireland v France preview with Mike Ross Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Ireland v France preview with Mike Ross

Former Ireland prop Mike Ross joins Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey to preview the 2018 Six Nations.

Friday 26 January, 2018

Live: Johnny Doyle previews the GAA league openers this weekend Eir Close Calls This post contains videos

Live: Johnny Doyle previews the GAA league openers this weekend

The former Kildare captain joins Gavan Casey and Kevin O’Brien to look at the big talking points as the league gets underway.

Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Live: Reaction to Ireland's Nations League draw Old Friends This post contains videos

Live: Reaction to Ireland's Nations League draw

Ben Blake and Gavan Casey look ahead to the games against Wales and Denmark.

Friday 19 January, 2018

Ulster need to "build momentum" this weekend before losing key players during Six Nations Eir Close Calls This post contains videos

Ulster need to "build momentum" this weekend before losing key players during Six Nations

It’s a big weekend for Munster and Ulster as they attempt to clinch quarter-final spots.

Friday 12 January, 2018

'The biggest test of City's defence' - Liverpool still a threat despite Coutinho loss Oh Mane Mane This post contains videos

'The biggest test of City's defence' - Liverpool still a threat despite Coutinho loss

We’re joined by ESPN’s Mark Ogden and Dermot Corrigan to preview this weekend’s match between Liverpool and Manchester City.

Monday 25 December, 2017

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then' Inspiring This post contains videos

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?

Madrid-based Dermot Corrigan joins Gavan and Ryan to preview one of the biggest games in football.

Monday 18 December, 2017

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man' Solidarity Sleepout This post contains videos

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man'

Former Mayo footballer David Brady was one of the organisers of the Gaelic Voices for Change #SolidaritySleepout at the weekend.

Sunday 17 December, 2017

Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park Not A Hurling Stronghold This post contains videos

Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park

The Leitrim forward is probably the best hurler to ever come out of Iraq.

Friday 8 December, 2017

'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma' Close Calls This post contains videos

'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma'

The former Ireland head coach isn’t sure if the IRFU are taking all things into account when re-negotiating the Peter O’Mahony’s contract.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge? Close Calls This post contains videos

Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge?

The Independent’s Jack Pitt-Brooke joins Gavan and Ryan on Close Calls to look at the weekend’s big Premier League fixture.

Monday 27 November, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks back on Ireland v Argentina

The former Ireland head coach joins Gavan Casey to look at the final November international.

Friday 24 November, 2017

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan Close Calls This post contains videos

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan

The former Ireland head coach is joining us on Close Calls to preview the last November international.

Friday 17 November, 2017

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer Close Calls This post contains videos

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer

The 4-0 pro boxer confirmed the news to The42 on Close Calls earlier today.

Sunday 22 October, 2017

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Home and Away’s biggest Cork City fan.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

Sam Bennett clinches fourth stage win of the week in Turkey

The Carrick-On-Suir man has won four out of the five stages so far in the Tour of Turkey.

Klopp hits out at Mourinho's defensive approach to Liverpool game

The Liverpool boss reckons it wouldn’t go down well if he adopted a similar approach.

Friday 13 October, 2017

'I do wonder if Man United are as good as the scorelines suggest' Big Numbers This post contains videos

'I do wonder if Man United are as good as the scorelines suggest'

The numbers may be showing Man United in a good light, according to Miguel Delaney, after their favourable run of games in the early part of this year’s Premier League.

Friday 22 September, 2017

'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key' Close Calls This post contains videos

'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key'

Dublin boss’ comments on Cora Staunton are an attempt to get under the Mayo star’s skin, says former Dublin player Lindsay Peat.

Friday 8 September, 2017

Anna Geary would 'give her right arm' if circumstances allowed her to play for Cork again Flat Out This post contains videos

Anna Geary would 'give her right arm' if circumstances allowed her to play for Cork again

The 2014 All-Ireland winning captain stepped back from the Cork senior camogie panel in 2015, aged 27.

Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story Lilywhite Lightning

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

Friday 25 August, 2017

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one'

Eric ‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan admits he ‘fell off the wagon a few times’, but will fight for his first title next month.

Wednesday 23 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Reflecting on a hard-fought, but disappointing World Cup for Ireland

Lynne Cantwell joined us to trace out the next steps for this team and women’s rugby in Ireland.

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over'

Eric Donovan never reached his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following him on the next step of his journey.

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test Insight This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test

The former Irish centre joined Gavan Casey to assess the performances ahead of tomorrow’s crucial game.

Sunday 16 July, 2017

'As the stars align it's surely gonna be Armagh!' - Kildare may meet old boss McGeeney Geezer This post contains videos

'As the stars align it's surely gonna be Armagh!' - Kildare may meet old boss McGeeney

Former Kildare captain Johnny Doyle joined us for a live video after the final whistle in the Leinster SFC final today.

Carlow's championship has come to an end, but they have well and truly risen Carlow Rising This post contains videos

Carlow's championship has come to an end, but they have well and truly risen

Carlow’s longest championship run in 73 years ended yesterday evening, but there is a new grá for the senior team pulsing throughout the county.

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'He kicks like a donkey': When John Kavanagh met Chris Martin

The Coldplay singer called in to SBG in Dublin following the band’s gig in Croke Park.

Thursday 29 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: The winners and losers of the second test selections Big Calls This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: The winners and losers of the second test selections

Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the latest team selections made by Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen ahead of the big game on Saturday.

Tuesday 27 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks

Eddie O’Sullivan was one of the coaches the last time the Lions toured New Zealand, in 2005.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lions' last chance to shine before facing the All Blacks Do-or-die This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Lions' last chance to shine before facing the All Blacks

Warren Gatland now has some big decisions to make ahead of the first Test on Saturday.

Monday 19 June, 2017

'Completely mental' O'Mahony and O'Brien should be a cause of concern for All Blacks

Lions back row James Haskell reckons the Irish pair offer something special to the team.

Sunday 18 June, 2017

'My parents were worried that I would just sit back and become a beach bum' Wake Me Up Before You Gogo This post contains videos

'My parents were worried that I would just sit back and become a beach bum'

Dubliner David O’Caoimh left college to spend his time travelling the world as Ireland’s only full-time wakeboarder.

Saturday 17 June, 2017

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

The Rugby Show: Controversial call-ups and reaction to Lions' victory One Week Out This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Controversial call-ups and reaction to Lions' victory

Murray Kinsella joined Ryan Bailey from Rotorua, to discuss all the latest news from the Lions’ camp.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: Irish frustrations, test teams taking shape and Stuart Hogg's replacement Learning Curve This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Irish frustrations, test teams taking shape and Stuart Hogg's replacement

Murray Kinsella joined Sean Farrell from Dunedin with reaction to the Lions’ loss against the Highlanders.

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