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# editors-picks - Today’s News

How one of Dublin’s historic sites has been transformed into an international stadium Fortress Malahide This post contains images

How one of Dublin’s historic sites has been transformed into an international stadium

For the second time in two years, a 10,000 seater venue has been built from scratch for Ireland’s game against England.

‘My agent was looking at me like I was crazy but I signed on the back of a napkin’

Aidan McCullen tells The42 about a career that brought him from Dublin to Toulouse to London and back home.

5 talking points as Cork and Waterford chase a hurling league title

The showdown is in Semple Stadium tomorrow at 4pm.

# editors-picks - Yesterday’s News

From Wexford to New York – PJ Banville has taken his love of football across the Atlantic

The full-forward is one of six new faces in the New York side for Sunday’s Connacht SFC opener against Galway.

Bikram Yoga with Paul O’Connell is as good a cause of death as any

They thought it would be funny to send the fat bloke to yoga.

# editors-picks - Friday 1 May, 2015

‘A night at Turner’s Cross is special and that’s not an accident. Other clubs can learn’

Cork City are leading the way in terms of putting bums on seats, writes John O’Sullivan.

# editors-picks - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Power ranking the 10 Irish fighters most likely to be snapped up by the UFC

Who’ll be our next representative in the octagon?

With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, The42 selects…

With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, The42 selects…

The waiting is almost over for college football’s big names as tonight they’ll find out their new homes.

12 reasons why John O’Shea is a complete and utter legend

It’s the Ireland international defender’s 34th birthday today.

Roland Ratzenberger: the tragedy Formula 1 forgot, after Senna

The Austrian died less than 24 hours before the Brazilian legend on the same track in Imola.

Mark Pollock: Get involved and help in the quest to find a cure for paralysis

The inspirational adventurer explains why he is an ambassador for this weekend’s Wings for Life World Run.

Paul O’Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

‘The biggest myth about George Best is that drink brought an end to his football career’

It’s 50 years today since the late Northern Irishman won his first league title with Man United.

# editors-picks - Monday 27 April, 2015

Seven clubs are represented in our SSE Airtricity League team of the week

Do you agree with our selections?

# editors-picks - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Dublin looked nice all lit up for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Night Run

Running 10k along the quays isn’t the worst way to spend a Sunday evening.

6 talking points after another great league day for Dublin while Cork suffer setback

Dublin completed the three-in-a-row in style this afternoon in Croke Park.

The London-based Irish pub where pints are exchanged for Panini stickers

Sebastian O’Driscoll chats to us about the recently opened Six Yard Box bar.

A lifetime ago, the world fell in love with Bruce Jenner because of his determination and spirit

Before the operations and reality TV, he was already a hero.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Northern Soul: ‘He played a World Cup play-off game with one hand and one leg’

A new documentary film looks back on Northern Ireland’s remarkable World Cup quarter-final journey in 1958.

‘Ais Daly is among the UFC strawweight elite’ – John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42

The latest column from Ireland’s top mixed martial arts coach.

Is there a better SSE Airtricity League player than Richie Towell? Our midweek talking points

The Premier Division table is starting to take shape.

Analysis: Was Sean O’Brien justified in calling Armitage ‘completely illegal’?

We’ve broken down the Leinster and Toulon opensides’ turnovers on Sunday in Marseille.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Analysis: Why are we all talking about Jack Grealish?

The youngster’s performance in Aston Villa’s FA Cup semi-final was lauded but how good was it?

‘Who’d be a visionary genius?’ – Can Guardiola ignore the critics and stay on track?

After Bayern Munich’s 3-1 first leg defeat to Porto and the resignation of the club’s medical staff, Tommy Martin sees Pep Guardiola as a genius under pressure.

# editors-picks - Saturday 18 April, 2015

We sent one of our journalists to Dublin’s newest boxing gym to see how fit he really is

If you like full-body workouts, Underdog gym could be for you.

‘I think I’m the only Ireland international ever to play for Toulon’

Rob Henderson tells The42 about his memorable season with the European giants.

‘Cloning used to be for rich Americans trying to keep their kids’ favourite pony alive’

Earlier this year, Mary McCann unveiled Ireland’s first cloned show-jumping horses.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

This Irish woman is making all sorts of racing history at the moment

Dublin drift racer Danielle Murphy wants to be crowned Queen AND King of Europe this season.

Power ranking the 9 best Heineken Cup semi finals

Time for the Champions Cup to add to the list.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Bollocks and brains – Can Simeone make the big leap with Atletico?

TV3′s Tommy Martin wonders if Diego Simeone’s macho magic can take the Spanish champions to even greater heights.

# editors-picks - Sunday 12 April, 2015

‘Never mind play rugby, some days I couldn’t even get out of my bed’

Niall Breslin, better known as ‘Bressie,’ chats to The42 about sport, mental health and life as a teenager in Israel.

Reinvention or departure? What now for Van Persie at Manchester United?

The striker is fit again after an ankle injury, but Louis Van Gaal’s side have been much improved in his absence and he has just one year left on his contract.

# editors-picks - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From League of Ireland referee to Europe’s main man in the UFC

Dublin native Dave Allen is leading the expansion of MMA’s largest organisation in this part of the world.

# editors-picks - Friday 10 April, 2015

No sleep ’til Brooklyn: How Andy Lee can retain his title tomorrow night We Go Hard This post contains a poll This post contains videos

No sleep ’til Brooklyn: How Andy Lee can retain his title tomorrow night

The Limerick native is the big underdog against ‘Kid Chocolate’.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

# editors-picks - Monday 6 April, 2015

Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days?

We break down the Manawatu left wing’s contributions to a near miss against France in 1989.

# editors-picks - Sunday 5 April, 2015

10 of the best images from another busy week of sport

All the action through a lens.

Can we guess your age based on these Irish sporting memories?

60% of the time, it’ll work every time.

‘Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they’re not going to ruin our club’

Four years of hard work and €6,500 has gone up in smoke but Cabinteely Cricket Club are desperately shifting through the wreckage for salvation.

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