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Golf - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Tiger Woods to make PGA Tour return at the course where he secured his last major win

The 14-time major champion has been plagued by back injuries in recent years.

Golf - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Golf - Monday 1 January, 2018

Can you identify these sports movies from one image?

Find out if you know your Coach Gordon Bombay from Coach Tony D’Amato.

Open thread: What are you most looking forward to in the 2018 sporting year?

There’s so much on the horizon including a Winter Olympics, a World Cup and a Ryder Cup.

Golf - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Kammy on the Guinness and Paddy Barnes calls out Tyson Fury - it's the sporting tweets of the year

Also featuring James McClean, Simone Biles and Vinnie Jones.

Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017

It has been a progressive year for women’s sport in Ireland, but there were some low points.

'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017

Featuring Wright Thompson, Marina Hyde, Paul Kimmage, Rory Smith and many more of the finest journalists out there.

Golf - Friday 29 December, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the sporting year?

It’s time to find out who’s been paying attention over the past 12 months.

Golf - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Dunne, McIlroy or Rahm? Here are the best golf shots of 2017 Mashed Potato This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Dunne, McIlroy or Rahm? Here are the best golf shots of 2017

There are 10 candidates up for the European Tour shot of the year.

Golf - Sunday 17 December, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

It’s been another exciting week in sport.

Republic of Ireland's James McClean named 2017 RTE Sportsperson of the Year

Elsewhere, Aidan O’Brien was voted Manager of the Year and there was a surprising result regarding Team of the Year.

Golf - Monday 11 December, 2017

Golf - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Golf - Thursday 7 December, 2017

It's official: David O'Leary's penalty at Italia '90 has been voted Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment

A winner was chosen by the public during tonight’s episode.

Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment? The Greatest This post contains a poll

Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment?

The final episode of RTÉ’s programme airs tonight.

Golf - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Louis Oosthuizen has added another entry to the list of bizarre sporting injuries

The golfer will miss this week’s Joburg Open.

Golf - Monday 4 December, 2017

This is your chance to prove you know more about sport than us...

Join The42 team in Coppers for a lot of trash talk and some delicious nibbles.

Golf - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Tiger Woods: Return a success regardless of outcome at Hero World Challenge

Woods believes his PGA Tour comeback has been successful heading into the final round at the Albany Golf Course.

From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

Golf - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Wayward Woods tumbles down the leaderboard in the Bahamas

A fairytale return is now looking unlikely.

Golf - Friday 1 December, 2017

Rolling back the years! Blistering start gives returning Woods share of the lead

Woods is making up for lost time early in his second round in the Bahamas, raising hopes of a sensational win on his return.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Golf - Thursday 30 November, 2017

He's back, baby! Tiger Woods shoots opening-round 69 in promising return

He’s been out of action since February.

Golf - Monday 27 November, 2017

Tiger Woods says lack of back pain ‘just remarkable’ ahead of his return

Woods is set to play in the Hero World Challenge this week after undergoing back surgery in April, and says he doesn’t have any pain.

Cavan's Leona Maguire named Global Golf Post Female Amateur of the Year

It’s yet another award for the Olympian.

Golf - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

Golf - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Paul Dunne moves up the leaderboard in Hong Kong after encouraging third round

Dunne carded a 66 on the second last day of the tournament.

Golf - Friday 24 November, 2017

'He looks fit and healthy. It's just great to see him back feeling good within himself'

Justin Rose reckons Tiger Woods is ready for his comeback to golf.

Golf - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'I'm chuffed with that': Shane Lowry pleased with brilliant final round in Dubai

Lowry shot a stunning final round 63 on Sunday to end the week on a high.

Shane Lowry in close contention on the final day of the DP World Tour Championship

Fellow Irishman Paul Dunne is just eight strokes further back in Dubai.

Golf - Friday 17 November, 2017

Superb eagle keeps Ireland's Dunne in the hunt at DP World Tour Championship Race To Dubai This post contains videos

Superb eagle keeps Ireland's Dunne in the hunt at DP World Tour Championship

Shane Lowry also performed well in today’s second round.

Golf - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Ireland's Gavin Moynihan lands European Tour card with clutch finish in Spain

The Dublin native secured his place at Final Stage of the Qualifying School in Tarragona.

Dunne gets off to flying start as Race to Dubai hots up, Lowry enjoys solid first round

After day one of the DP World Tour Championship, Patrick Reed sits top of the leaderboard.

Golf - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

The42's first book Behind The Lines is full of great Irish sports stories... and out now

If you like sportswriting, you’ll love this.

Golf - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Amazing Grace storms to Sun City title as Lowry and Dunne finish strongly

The home favourite produced a sensational final round to clinch a stunning victory.

Golf - Monday 6 November, 2017

Graeme McDowell had his best tournament in more than a year at the weekend

McDowell finished three shots behind winner Patrick Cantlay at the Shriners Open.

Golf - Sunday 5 November, 2017

No Turkish delight for Harrington, who falls just short after brilliant final round Strong Finish This post contains videos

No Turkish delight for Harrington, who falls just short after brilliant final round

The Dubliner hit four birdies and an eagle on Sunday.

Golf - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Shane Lowry holds a joint-lead in Turkey with Harrington following closely behind

Harrington hit eight birdies throughout the front and back nine.

Seamus Power slips back after encouraging start in Las Vegas

Play was suspended at the PGA Tour Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for a second consecutive day due to poor light.

Golf - Friday 3 November, 2017

Pádraig Harrington produced a memorable up-and-down in Turkey earlier

The Dubliner channelled his inner Seve.