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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Yesterday’s News

Analysis: What can Munster expect from new lock Jean Kleyn?

The 22-year-old joins the province from the Stormers next month.

# editors-picks - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Francie Barrett: 'If I had the facilities they have today, I would have won a silver medal'

Twenty years on from being Ireland’s flag-bearer at the Olympics, the Galway native talks about his memories from Atlanta, his early retirement from boxing, and the portrayal of Tyson Fury.

# editors-picks - Monday 18 July, 2016

Analysis: How Tyrone finally wrestled back their Ulster crown from Donegal

GAA analyst Rob Carroll talks us through a tactically-absorbing Ulster SFC final.

# editors-picks - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'I was 29, I was supposedly going to be in my prime and all of a sudden my career was being taken away'

Former Ireland international Stephen Elliott discusses his career as he faces a new challenge with League of Ireland side Shelbourne.

# editors-picks - Thursday 7 July, 2016

# editors-picks - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'I was scared s**tless but I needed to do something about it and sport was the only option'

It’s four years since David Gillick retired from professional athletics. Next week he will represent Ireland at the European Championships. This is his journey back from depression.

# editors-picks - Monday 27 June, 2016

The disappearance of 'The Ghost', the first Irish winner of the Wimbledon men's singles title

The man from Monasterevin who became the world’s best player.

# editors-picks - Sunday 26 June, 2016

The Likely Lads: 'Robbie always stood out while Jeff relishes the big occasion'

Gillingham’s John Egan has played alongside Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick in various underage teams.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'There were mistakes made and, as the coach, I’ll take ownership of them' Exclusive

The exclusive first extract from ‘Win or Learn’, John Kavanagh’s autobiography, which is released this week.

# editors-picks - Friday 17 June, 2016

Our reputation is keeping thousands of Irish fans safe - even if we never realise it

Irish football fans aren’t perfect but don’t underestimate the power of goodwill, writes John O’Sullivan.

'It might be a fluke' - The Irish footballer who had a first-hand view of the Belgian revolution

Dominic Foley spent seven years of his career in Belgium.

7 Days of Euro 2016: Keeping Up With The On-The-Lashians

Tommy Martin channels his inner Craig David to reflect on a hectic opening week at the Euros.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Analysis: Are diamonds forever for Martin O'Neill and Ireland? Analysis This post contains videos

Analysis: Are diamonds forever for Martin O'Neill and Ireland?

The team didn’t fully embrace the system while certain players seemed uncomfortable with new responsibilities.

The42 Rugby Show: Stander's red, playmaking Marshall and Ireland without Sexton Tactics This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Stander's red, playmaking Marshall and Ireland without Sexton

Johne Murphy joined Murray Kinsella to look back on an historic weekend for Irish rugby.

# editors-picks - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Hugs, hurling (and €7.50 pints): Our Saturday night out with the Irish fans in Paris Party In Paris This post contains videos

Hugs, hurling (and €7.50 pints): Our Saturday night out with the Irish fans in Paris

The Irish invasion is well and truly underway, as Niall Kelly discovered on the streets of Montmartre last night.

# editors-picks - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Analysis: 5 key points on how Ireland can beat Sweden at Euro 2016 Rivals This post contains videos

Analysis: 5 key points on how Ireland can beat Sweden at Euro 2016

How to stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic and more challenges for Martin O’Neill’s side.

# editors-picks - Friday 10 June, 2016

Analysis: How Ireland managed to pull off one of the greatest results in their history Retro This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland managed to pull off one of the greatest results in their history

The unforgettable encounter against England in Stuttgart is 28 years old this weekend.

Analysis: New Springbok faces Mapoe and de Klerk a danger to Schmidt's Ireland

We’ve taken a close look at what the Lions pair bring to the party for South Africa.

# editors-picks - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'Not alone was he the Ireland physio, but he was an agony aunt to the players as well'

Mick Byrne and Charlie O’Leary played important roles in the Ireland set-up for many years.

The retro Euro teams we loved: Croatia, 1996

Davor Suker’s moment of magic against Denmark made us all fall in love with a magnificent side.

From Killybegs to Saint-Denis: charting Seamus Coleman's rise to the top

In the second of a three-part series, we track the Everton defender’s rise from humble beginnings at St Catherine’s in Donegal.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to preview Ireland's South Africa tour On Tour This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to preview Ireland's South Africa tour

He’s the last Ireland head coach to take on the Boks in their own backyard.

From Gortnahoe to the Stade de France: charting Shane Long's incredible rise

In the first of a three-part series, we track the Southampton hitman’s rise from humble beginnings at Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s in Tipperary.

# editors-picks - Monday 6 June, 2016

'Better than Senna' - Tommy Byrne was the greatest racing driver you've probably never heard of Crash And Byrne This post contains videos

'Better than Senna' - Tommy Byrne was the greatest racing driver you've probably never heard of

The life story of the enigmatic Irishman has been turned into a documentary.

Behind the scenes at the Rás, an international sporting event that remains quintessentially Irish

Away from the doping scandals and negativity, this is sport at its captivating best.

Analysis: Better width, ineffective Laois kickouts and areas to exploit Dublin

Rob Carroll breaks down Saturday’s Leinster SFC quarter-final clash at Nowlan Park.

# editors-picks - Friday 3 June, 2016

'Using my son as a proxy, the Euro 2016 album marks my return to the sticker collection game'

Tommy Martin is opening packets of stickers and a world of memories.

# editors-picks - Thursday 2 June, 2016

WWE superstar Sheamus on the first time he met Vince McMahon and Conor McGregor rumours Interview This post contains videos

WWE superstar Sheamus on the first time he met Vince McMahon and Conor McGregor rumours

The 38-year-old Dubliner also chatted to The42 about his new movie.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

The retro Euro teams we loved: Portugal, 2000

God, Figo was great.

# editors-picks - Monday 30 May, 2016

Analysis: Bundee's brilliant hit on Sexton brought about by clever tweak

Pat Lam’s men have been pushing their scrum defence to get even greater linespeed.

# editors-picks - Sunday 29 May, 2016

One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio

Six short weeks in the summer of 2009 saw Paul Keogan’s life change forever. He now has his sights set on the Paralympic games in September.

# editors-picks - Friday 27 May, 2016

'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again'

Which is the better way to hire a manager, asks Tommy Martin.

# editors-picks - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Expert view: 'Jose Mourinho walking into a situation like this is perfect...for him'

Mike Forde, who was Director of Football Operations at Chelsea for six years, gives his take on the signing of the season.

Video analysis: Connacht's intelligent attack means they can be history makers

Pat Lam’s side bring their superb attacking form into the Pro12 final against Leinster in Edinburgh.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Madi-gone, Roux's awakening and more talking points on Ireland's squad for South Africa

Will the surprise inclusions mean a change of tactic, or will we just see new faces in familiar circumstances?

# editors-picks - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Analysis: How Cork were the architects of their own downfall against Tipperary

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne starts his new column by taking a closer look at how his native Tipp got the better of Cork.

# editors-picks - Monday 23 May, 2016

Analysis: Teams talk about fast counter-attacks - but Tyrone are walking the walk

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down yesterday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final in Celtic Park.

# editors-picks - Sunday 22 May, 2016

'I closed the door, turned to the missus and said 'What the f**k has just happened?''

Richie Ryan has just signed a lucrative and life-changing deal in North American soccer.

# editors-picks - Saturday 21 May, 2016

'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home,' but now Louth star is living his AFL dream

Ciarán Byrne has put his injury nightmare behind him and today plays his seventh successive game for a rejuvenated Carlton side who have won four in a row.

# editors-picks - Friday 20 May, 2016

5 steps to becoming your own personal trainer

Ireland hockey international and owner of SMART Training, Jonny Bruton, on how you can avoid spending fortunes in the gym.

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