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Saturday 13 January, 2018

'I thought I was never going to walk again and thought I'd be stuck in a wheelchair'

Amanda King lost part of her left leg as a result of a tumour, but amputee football gave her a new lease of life.

Sunday 31 December, 2017

Kammy on the Guinness and Paddy Barnes calls out Tyson Fury - it's the sporting tweets of the year

Also featuring James McClean, Simone Biles and Vinnie Jones.

Goal-scoring sensation Mohamed Salah a doubt for Liverpool on New Year's day

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah scored twice to help his side to victory over Leicester on Saturday.

Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017

It has been a progressive year for women’s sport in Ireland, but there were some low points.

Quiz: Can you name the Ireland rugby international from their club gear?

How well do you know the Ireland rugby players?

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Liverpool fans fuming as Nike name Philippe Coutinho in Barcelona kit advertisement

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Poll: Who was the Republic of Ireland's best player in 2017? 2018 World Cup This post contains a poll

Poll: Who was the Republic of Ireland's best player in 2017?

2017 ended up being one to forget for the Republic of Ireland.

Saturday 30 December, 2017

Hail Marys, Fake Punts and Superbowl miracle scores - Seven of the best NFL touchdowns in 2017 Clutch This post contains videos

Hail Marys, Fake Punts and Superbowl miracle scores - Seven of the best NFL touchdowns in 2017

We have seen some excellent touchdowns in the NFL this year.

Friday 29 December, 2017

'One of the greatest players to set foot on the playing field': Tributes pour in as Michael Fennelly retires

The eight-time All-Ireland winner announced his retirement from inter-county hurling on Friday.

Big upset at Leopardstown as Gordon Elliott's horse takes the Ryanair hurdle while Faugheen pulls up Wrap This post contains videos

Big upset at Leopardstown as Gordon Elliott's horse takes the Ryanair hurdle while Faugheen pulls up

Elliott also scored a one-two in the Neville Hotels Novice Chase on Friday.

The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship History Maker This post contains videos

The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship

26-year-old Jamie Lewis from Wales will meet either Phil Taylor or Gary Anderson in the last four after a 5-0 thrashing against Darren Webster.

Sean Maguire targeting comeback in early 2018 from a serious hamstring injury

The Republic of Ireland and Preston North End player has undergone surgery for the issue.

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18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave

The 17-year-old World Junior champion swimmer is a strong prospect for Ireland in 2018.

Wednesday 27 December, 2017

60,000 listens in over 80 countries! How a GAA podcast is promoting better conversations

“The most important thing I have in my life that keeps me well and has changed my life is having better conversations,” Alan O’Mara tells The42.

Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'I had been kind of having dangerous and negative thoughts and realised I needed to talk to someone'

All-Ireland winning Dublin footballer Nicole Owens talks to The42 about her experience with depression and her 2017 season with the Dublin Ladies.

Monday 25 December, 2017

What a hit! 10 of the best goals from 2017

Stick on the kettle and remind yourself of some of the best goals from 2017.

'I'm aware that she's not there. It's just the habit of after games I have to ring my Mam'

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Gemma O’Connor speaks to The42 about the loss of her mother and her All-Ireland winning 2017 with Cork camogie.

Sunday 24 December, 2017

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration - the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017

Here’s some of the best moments from the GAA’s flagship TV programme.

Friday 22 December, 2017

18 for 18: David Clifford still on course to sit on the throne of the Kingdom

The budding 18-year-old continues to turn heads in the world of GAA.

'I'm still young enough to fight, I'm still fit enough and I still believe I'm good enough to win a world title'

Andy Lee still has a strong ambition to be a world champion once again.

Former Leinster winning Dublin footballers part of new management for Kilmacud Crokes

Johnny Magee has been appointed as joint manager of the club while Paul Griffin will be one of the team selectors.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

Six last-minute gift suggestions for things to buy the rugby fan in your life

A selection of ideas to help make life easier when buying something for a rugby lover.

Carl Frampton to face former four-weight world champion on home soil next year

Carl Frampton to face former four-weight world champion on home soil next year

35-year-old Nonito Donaire has been named as ‘The Jackal’s’ next opponent.

Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Six things to buy the US sports fan in your life this Christmas

We’ve got y’all covered in this list.

Monday 18 December, 2017

Kerry teen sensation Clifford in line to make senior bow in 2018 National League

Kerry legend Jack O’Connor was speaking about the talented 18-year-old on Off The Ball AM.

Sunday 17 December, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

It’s been another exciting week in sport.

200/1 outsider romps home to victory in stunning upset at Thurles

Killahara Castle is now the biggest-priced winner in Irish horse racing history.

Ireland's Ferguson narrowly misses out on final place at European swimming championships

The 18-year-old broke his own record to finish 13th overall.

Ecstasy and agony - the best images from Moorefield's incredible Leinster final comeback

St Loman’s looked to have secured the title in the final stages of the game, but the Kildare outfit snatched an unlikely victory at the death.

As It Happened: Moorefield v St Loman's, Leinster senior football club final

Who’s going to be crowned provincial champions?

Friday 15 December, 2017

Watch: NBA star LeBron James makes young fan's day in hospital A Welcome Visitor This post contains videos

Watch: NBA star LeBron James makes young fan's day in hospital

The Cleveland Cavaliers player also made a special promise to the young boy which he delivered on.

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year

The horse trainer also won the Irish Gold Cup and Punchestown Gold Cup this year.

Man United defender ruled out for up to three months as he undergoes surgery

Man United manager Jose Mourinho confirmed the news.

Van der Flier gets the nod as Cullen makes one change for round two against Exeter

Josh van der Flier comes in to start for the injured Rhys Ruddock, while Andrew Porter could be in line to make his Champions Cup debut.

Thursday 14 December, 2017

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan caught snoozing between frames at Scottish Open Snooze Button This post contains videos

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan caught snoozing between frames at Scottish Open

O’Sullivan says his doctors advised him to catch up on rest wherever possible.

Wladimir Klitschko raises £160,000 by auctioning off robe from Joshua fight

The robe also contained a USB stick with Klitschko’s prediction for the fight.

Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Watch: Young marathon runner selflessly helps collapsed race leader get over the finish line Unity This post contains videos

Watch: Young marathon runner selflessly helps collapsed race leader get over the finish line

Dr Chandler Self collapsed several times on the way to victory but had some help from a young high school runner.

Philly McMahon's 'The Choice' named the 2017 winner for the eir Sports Book of the Year award

The autobiography was written by Niall Kelly of The42.

'I encouraged the players to celebrate victory:' Pep breaks silence on tunnel bust-up

Up to 20 players from Man United and Manchster City were reportedly involved in clashes after their Premier League match at the weekend.

Saturday 9 December, 2017

'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes'

Dublin Ladies’ kitman Willy O’Connor talks to The42 about his battle with gambling, and his road to recovery from a silent affliction.

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