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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 25 April, 2015

Other - Today’s News

‘Legend is an overused term but AP fits the bill’ – Tributes pour in as McCoy bows out

Arsenal, Ulster rugby and Ian Rush all pay tribute to the champion jockey.

No fairytale ending for AP McCoy on emotional day as curtain falls on glittering career

The legendary jockey finished third in his final race.

Some of the biggest names in Irish athletics are all under one roof this weekend

Irish triathlete Kevin Thornton chats to The42 about Swim Bike Run Eat Expo’ organised in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

The front page of today’s Racing Post is an absolute gem

Well played everyone, well played.

How Rajon Rondo, the NBA’s unique star, is being left behind amid basketball’s evolution

The point guard and four-time All-Star will leave the Dallas Mavericks after a disastrous trade from Boston.

Is there room for Tom Brady and Lionel Messi at Toulon? It’s our Comments of the Week!

Our readers produced the goods over the past seven days.

Lewis Hamilton remains richest sportsman in Britain but Rory McIlroy enjoys lucrative year

The Sunday Times’ annual list sees the Formula 1 driver well ahead of the rest of the field.

Alan Pardew has slapped a ridiculous price tag on one of Liverpool’s transfer targets

€56 million for Yannick Bolasie? We’re not sure, Alan.

Other - Yesterday’s News

Opinion: There’s still a future for American football games in Ireland

Despite yesterday’s news about the 2016 Croke Park Classic, Steve O’Rourke says more will come.

(Almost) anyone can run a marathon… this is what you need to know

A life goal that’s all about effort, effort, effort.

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Rugby rubbish criticisms, Pep’s going home & all today’s sport

Also, AP McCoy prepares to say farewell and one Irish pundit wants Jack Grealish to feature against Scotland.

Tickets for Mayweather v Pacquiao sell out instantly, now going for up to €129,000

Still, you can get to the weigh-in for just $10.

Say farewell to AP McCoy by reliving these memorable moments from his career Legend This post contains videos

Say farewell to AP McCoy by reliving these memorable moments from his career

The 20-time Champions jockey will bow out this weekend.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines.

‘I really like Roy Keane. He seems as mad as I am’ – AP McCoy

“He’s right. That footballer’s getting paid 200 f**king grand a week…”

From ‘Looking back at photos of Frank, there’s sadness in his eyes’ Back In The Ring

Other - Thursday 23 April, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Croke Park Classic scrapped, McGrath’s good deed and today’s sport

It was a day of bad news on the injury front for Davy Condron, Evan Regan, Ciaran Clark and Marty Moore.

An ex-World Champion sprinter on what can be done to solve Ireland’s obesity problem

Colin Jackson chats to The42 about the importance of keeping active and his involvement in the Wings for Life World Run.

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

There was a cracking finish at Canterbury today after one jockey bared his arse Full Moon This post contains videos

There was a cracking finish at Canterbury today after one jockey bared his arse

Blake Shinn lost his pants mid-race but didn’t let it prevent him from pushing the winner right to the finish line.


Spinal injury forces one of Ireland’s top jockeys to retire

A statement issued today by Dr Adrian McGoldrick confirmed the news today.

Here’s how the Eagles can land the player they REALLY want in this year’s NFL Draft

And don’t be at all surprised if it actually happens.

Tickets finally go on sale for Mayweather-Pacquiao but you’ll have to pay eye-watering prices

With just nine days to go until the biggest fight in the history of boxing, organisers have announced that a limited amount will be available for public purchase.

7 Irish sporting moments we can enjoy over and over again thanks to YouTube

Everyone’s favourite video sharing platform turns 10 today.

Blow for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after promising start to AFL career

There’s better news for Zach Tuohy though.

A blind kid who once inspired a college football team may end up playing for them

Jake Olson’s story shows that maybe anything is possible.

Other - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Ronnie O’Sullivan has responded to shoes-gate

The player thanked World Snooker Championship director Mike Ganley for his assistance.

We’ll Leave It There So: Jamie gets nominated, Irish hooker almost loses an ear and all today’s sport

Also, Ronnie O’Sullivan had some shoe-related issues at the World Championship.

‘I’m in great spirits, no negative thoughts’ – The latest update on Robbie McNamara’s recovery

Jockey needed spinal surgery following a horrific racing accident at Wexford.

Has there ever been a stranger hole-in-one prize in world golf?

Top marks to the China Open for this unique offering.

Other - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Norwegian golfer nails an over-the-shoulder trick shot

We don’t know why Mathias Schjoelberg is doing this, but we like it.

The 18 year-old Irish cyclist who met Eddy Merckx after a heroic race … and what he said Fast Eddie This post contains videos
The cast for the new ‘Battle of the Sexes’ tennis film looks great Battle Of The Sexes This post contains videos

The cast for the new ‘Battle of the Sexes’ tennis film looks great

Emma Stone and Steve Carell? We’re sold.

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