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# editors-picks - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Brendan Cummins: ‘It’s time for Clare to deliver again, 2014 was a write-off’

Our new hurling columnist looks ahead to today’s Thurles showdown.

The 6 key factors that will decide Clare and Limerick’s Munster hurling clash

The two counties will battle it out at Semple Stadium.

‘59% win ratio is second to none’ – Our writers review this year’s Premier League season

We discuss Tim Sherwood, John Carver, Chelsea’s unstoppable march to glory and more big talking points.

# editors-picks - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Our tips for the top in this year’s All-Ireland Hurling Championship

Here’s what The42′s writers saw when they gazed into our crystal ball.

# editors-picks - Friday 22 May, 2015

Analysis: Inventive Ulster and Glasgow primed for Pro12 play-off thriller

We’ve taken a look at some of the factors that could lead to an exhilarating match at Scotstoun today.

2 brave adventurers are attempting to swim the whole way around Ireland in under 4 months

Irish adventurers David Burns and Maghnus Collins are set to spend 3-4 months swimming around Ireland.

# editors-picks - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Best for both parties as O’Connor heads for the Leinster exit door

The Australian is likely to head back to his native land for his next job.

# editors-picks - Monday 18 May, 2015

Analysis: Leinster’s World Cup cast show O’Connor their value

The likes of Noel Reid, Jack Conan and Luke McGrath will be asked to step up next season.

# editors-picks - Thursday 14 May, 2015

VIDEO: Aileen Reid shows The42 what it takes to be one of the world’s best triathletes

We spent a day with the Irish Olympics hopeful as she gears up for Rio.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback

We look back on one of the most legendary games in the history of European rugby.

# editors-picks - Monday 11 May, 2015

RTÉ won’t be bidding for the rights to show Conor McGregor’s UFC title bout

The Dubliner fights Jose Aldo in Las Vegas on 11 July.

Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score

Munster will look at their defensive shortcomings in the lead-up to Ulster’s first-half try.

# editors-picks - Sunday 10 May, 2015

‘I want to evolve what you’re doing here and take Ireland to the next level’

We sat down with new Ireland head coach John Bracewell this week to talk about his ambition to bring Test cricket to these shores.

# editors-picks - Thursday 7 May, 2015

# editors-picks - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Being too strict with your diet is a recipe for failure, says UFC star Cathal Pendred

The cold-turkey approach to carbs is rarely successful.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Power ranking the 8 greatest Premier League champions

Chelsea won the title at the weekend, but where do they rank in comparison with other champions?

Can anyone stop Dundalk? This weekend’s SSE Airtricity League talking points

Plus, more contentious refereeing decisions and Sligo’s struggles.

Boxing and MMA should address their own problems instead of turning on each other

Are the two sports really in opposite corners?

# editors-picks - Sunday 3 May, 2015

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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 - Saturday 2 May, 2015

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

Everybody loves Draymond & 5 more reasons to hop on the Warriors bandwagon

Meet your new favourite NBA team.

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.