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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Saturday 4 October, 2014

‘Maradona would be our dream guest’ – Second Captains’ Eoin McDevitt

The new series of Second Captains Live starts next week on RTÉ

# editors-picks - Friday 3 October, 2014

Jamie Wall – ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude’

Last June, Cork GAA player Jamie Wall lined out for his county but a freak incident has left him facing a big battle since.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ireland’s adopted son Nelson ‘honoured’ to headline UFC Stockholm

Having trained in Dublin since he was 18, the Icelandic welterweight has strong connections with the country he calls his ‘second home’.

Coaches Film: How the Texans tricked the Bills into throwing right to JJ Watt

We break down our favourite play from the weekend’s NFL action.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Analysis: Ben Te’o shows Leinster his explosive power in NRL finals

The 27-year-old was a central figure in the Rabbitoh’s win over the Roosters on Friday night.

# editors-picks - Monday 29 September, 2014

16 moments to remember from The Sunday Game this season

It finished up on TV last night but here’s a recap of the major incidents from throughout the summer.

# editors-picks - Saturday 27 September, 2014

5 talking points for Tipperary ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling final replay

Paying the penalty, mind games and other issues for the Premier men to ponder.

Analysis: How THAT Leicester-United game was won and lost by wing play

We take an in-depth look at what’s gone wrong for Louis van Gaal’s side.

# editors-picks - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Analysis: Connacht’s defence drives strong start to Pro12 season

We take a look at the mindset and understanding that helped the western province to beat Leinster.

Coaches Film: How Russell Wilson went back to college on that trick play

We break down our favourite play from the weekend’s NFL action.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

What’s the worst thing that could happen to you during the Dublin Marathon?

It ain’t pretty but Aidan Curran has some advice for preventing, and dealing with, a mid-race toilet break.

# editors-picks - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From Celebrating a sister: ‘It’s about remembering what she was good at – not her death’ Cancer

Brian Clough and his effect on the Irish management team

On the 10th anniversary of his death, we examine the iconic manager’s influence on Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.

Johnny Doyle column: Donegal’s experience should just shade it

However, our columnist only sees the bounce of a ball between the two sides.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Analysis: Madigan provides promising performance as Leinster’s playmaking 12

The 25-year-old showed glimpses of what he could bring to the mix as a centre for Matt O’Connor’s side against the Scarlets.

# editors-picks - Sunday 14 September, 2014

‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’

We chat to Irish-based Czech athlete Tamara Maxantova about competing in the World Championships next month.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Training is the time to road-test anything new, you don’t want any surprises on Marathon Monday

This week Aidan Curran is even willing to talk to strangers in the pursuit of a solid running routine.

# editors-picks - Monday 8 September, 2014

Would Ireland get better use out of McGeady as a number 10?

The Everton winger proved the match-winner in Tbilisi but Ireland lacked a creative outlet behind the striker.

Sky Sports throw everything they have at Pro12 coverage, and hit the mark

They had good source material, but the broadcaster nailed their first outing in the four-nation league.

# editors-picks - Friday 5 September, 2014

Which RTÉ football pundit are you?

Are you the controversial one or the stoic ex-player who gives nothing away?

# editors-picks - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Carl Frampton: Belfast’s great unifier not only fighting for a world title – but for his city

The stakes couldn’t be higher as Frampton prepares for Saturday’s world title showdown with Kiko Martinez.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The son of a Monaghan footballer will start his first NFL game this Sunday

Patrick Murray has won the kicking job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

# editors-picks - Monday 1 September, 2014

The story of Kerry and Mayo’s replay in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts

What were the key stats from last Saturday’s game in the Gaelic Grounds?

# editors-picks - Sunday 31 August, 2014

‘Hunch down and drive up through your marker’- Vinny Murphy on the art of the perfect shoulder

The former Dublin hardman talks about Dublin’s golden generation and his days as an enforcer.

# editors-picks - Saturday 30 August, 2014

James McGee: Ireland’s top tennis player relives his US Open dream come true Ace

James McGee: Ireland’s top tennis player relives his US Open dream come true

27-year-old Dubliner qualified for the main draw at the US Open in New York this week.

# editors-picks - Friday 29 August, 2014

KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game

Saturday’s game won’t be the first time Croke Pak has hosted an American football game.

QUIZ: Can you name these GAA grounds? GAA

QUIZ: Can you name these GAA grounds?

Mayo and Kerry will face off in Limerick this weekend but can you name these grounds throughout the country?

# editors-picks - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Analysis: How Mayo handled O’Donoghue in the draw and what they’ll do for Kerry replay

Kerry’s danger man hit 1-3 last Sunday and will have a key role in Saturday’s replay.

How our writer fared on his 10-week fitness challenge

With the help of Maxinutrition, Ben Blake trained like he never trained before over the past couple of months.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

The story of Mayo and Kerry’s draw in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts

What were the key stats from last Sunday’s game in Croke Park?

# editors-picks - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Jonny Wilkinson’s kicking guru tries to teach a thing or two

Dave Alred was in Dublin this week — and Niall Kelly went along to learn from one of the world’s best kicking coaches.

Football in Colombia: what happened next when the drug money dried up?

Colombia charmed us at the World Cup but Liga Postobon is “a graveyard of unfulfilled promise,” writes Mikey Stafford from Medellin.

# editors-picks - Friday 22 August, 2014

Attacked in New York, Gaelic football has helped Alisha Jordan rebuild her life

And she plays in a an All-Ireland semi-final this weekend.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Analysis: Why Marcos Rojo deal says so much about United’s transfer problems

Making such a modest signing shouldn’t prove so tough for such an imposing sports organisation.

# editors-picks - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do?

How useful are role models if we never get to see them?

A day in the life: Behind the scenes in Ireland’s World Cup camp tagged along with Philip Doyle’s squad as they prepare to face France for third place.

# editors-picks - Friday 15 August, 2014

Tipp v Cork: 7 classic moments from one of hurling’s great rivalries

The Munster rivals meet in an historic Croke Park showdown on Sunday.

‘I’d need a day to go through what I’ve learned’ – Ronan O’Gara

The Racing Métro coach is gradually growing comfortable with life off the pitch, he tells in Paris.