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'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.

Saturday 10 June, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10 Lions 2017 This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10

Murray Kinsella joins Ryan Bailey live from Christchurch to look back at this morning’s victory.

Friday 9 June, 2017

How much of Richard Dunne's all-time Irish XI do you agree with? Honey Monster XI This post contains videos

How much of Richard Dunne's all-time Irish XI do you agree with?

The former centre-half’s top team have 959 caps between them.

Friday 26 May, 2017

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer

Eric “Lilywhite Lightning” Donovan has set his sights on being European champion.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Antonio Conte gets top prize at League Managers Association awards

Former Irish international Chris Hughton was also recognised.

Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home? How's She Cuttin'? This post contains videos

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?

We caught up with Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, to find out the science behind the well-kept ground.

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Watch: Rugby World Cup pool draw live from Japan

Ireland will find out who they’ll be facing in the pool stages in 2019 this morning.

Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night Flying High This post contains videos

One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night

Chris Coghlan of the Blue Jays made one of the plays of the season.

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on Munster's attack and Leinster's regrets Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on Munster's attack and Leinster's regrets

The former Ireland head coach looks back on the Irish provinces’ semi-final defeat in Europe.

Monday 24 April, 2017

Could the Liam MacCarthy Cup be heading west this year? The West Is Alive This post contains videos

Could the Liam MacCarthy Cup be heading west this year?

Galway convincingly beat the reigning champs in yesterday’s league final.

Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What are your Lions squad predictions? Have Your Say This post contains videos

What are your Lions squad predictions?

Recent history looks good for English players.

Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's why Sean Maguire is being linked with an Ireland call-up Danger Man This post contains videos

Here's why Sean Maguire is being linked with an Ireland call-up

Cork City’s danger man is in ridiculous form at the moment.

Sunday 9 April, 2017

Dublin aim to win fifth consecutive league title and get closer to Mayo's 80-year-old record Jimmy's Winning Matches This post contains videos

Dublin aim to win fifth consecutive league title and get closer to Mayo's 80-year-old record

Jim Gavin hasn’t lost a league since he took over as Dublin manager.

Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Chasing first win at Croke Park and aiming to end Galway's wretched recent record at GAA HQ Tribesmen This post contains videos

Chasing first win at Croke Park and aiming to end Galway's wretched recent record at GAA HQ

Shane Walsh will be hoping that this Sunday’s final can the county’s first senior football win in Croke Park since 2001.

How do Ireland's hopefuls compare with the other Masters contenders? Augusta This post contains videos

How do Ireland's hopefuls compare with the other Masters contenders?

It’s hard to argue with Dustin Johnson’s stats, but Rory McIlroy isn’t too far off him.

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