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#History makers

# history-makers - Sunday 26 November, 2017

St Loman's progress to first Leinster senior final where boss Dempsey prepares to face former side

The Westmeath champions scored a narrow victory over Simonstown.

# history-makers - Friday 17 November, 2017

'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland

They’ll make their bow next Wednesday week.

# history-makers - Monday 9 October, 2017

Iceland qualify for World Cup for first time

It was only two years ago that the side qualified for a major finals for the first time.

# history-makers - Thursday 28 September, 2017

World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division

The Chicago Cubs continued their fine form to seal a spot in the MLB playoffs once again.

# history-makers - Sunday 2 July, 2017

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

# history-makers - Friday 23 June, 2017

Memories of '71 live on as Lions and All Blacks face into a thrilling series

Warren Gatland has picked an exciting team for the first Test in Auckland.

# history-makers - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'They'll never be forgotten, the 1971 boys will remain unique in the Lions story'

A new book explores the achievement in defeated New Zealand 46 years ago.

# history-makers - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'This is what we've been pushing for' - Staunton ready to showcase her talents at Croke Park

Mayo star Cora Staunton hasn’t played at GAA HQ since 2008.

# history-makers - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Sitting on the bus, I watched it and nearly broke down in tears'

Cuala became the first Dublin club yesterday to win the All-Ireland senior hurling title.

# history-makers - Thursday 16 March, 2017

The journey of two Kerry hurlers to take centre stage in All-Ireland club final

Cuala’s Darragh O’Connell and Ballyea’s Pat Joe Connolly will fly the flag for the Kingdom at Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day.

# history-makers - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

DJ Carey's IT Carlow bag four goals as they stun UL to reach first Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final

The Kilkenny legend saw his side triumph away from home today.

# history-makers - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Unbeaten Celtic smash 50-year-old 'Lisbon Lions' record

And they did it in style, beating Hearts 4-0 at Parkhead.

# history-makers - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Real Madrid set Spanish record 40-game unbeaten run after late drama

Holding a 3-0 first leg lead, a Cristiano Ronaldo-less side looked set for defeat.

# history-makers - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

# history-makers - Sunday 6 November, 2016

'It's kind of daunting' - Schmidt's Ireland set a new world-class marker

The Ireland head coach is already thinking about the meeting with the All Blacks in Dublin.

# history-makers - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Indians on cusp of World Series glory after blitzing Cubs

Victory in game five on Sunday would see the Cleveland Indians crowned MLB champions.

# history-makers - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Slaughtneil have become the first Derry club to win Ulster senior hurling title

Loughgiel Shamrocks were defeated by the Derry champions today.

# history-makers - Thursday 11 August, 2016

A first Olympic medal for Fiji and it's gold after they hammer Britain in rugby sevens final

A 43-7 win for Fiji tonight in Rio de Janeiro.

# history-makers - Friday 5 August, 2016

Legia Warsaw stand in the way of Dundalk reaching the Champions League group stages

Stephen Kenny’s side are on the cusp of making Irish football history.

# history-makers - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'Hopefully the wider public gets involved' - Dundalk boss wants Champions League play-off at Aviva Stadium

The Louth club are set to learn who their opponents will be in this Friday’s draw.

# history-makers - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'This is for everyone that plays in the league. We're not just a laughing stock, we can compete'

A famous night for Dundalk, a famous night for Irish football.

# history-makers - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Tipperary into first-ever All-Ireland senior football quarter-final after heroic comeback

The Premier County have secured a trip to Croke Park to face Galway after late drama against Derry this evening.

# history-makers - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Dublin blitz Westmeath and make history by claiming Leinster 6-in-a-row

It was a landmark victory for the Sky Blues at Croke Park.

# history-makers - Friday 1 July, 2016

Robson-Kanu the hero as Wales stun Belgium to reach Euro 2016 semi-finals

Belgian coach Marc Wilmots will face difficult questions about his failure to achieve more.

# history-makers - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Analysis: Intelligent Ireland U20s dominant on way to World Championship final

Murray Kinsella examines the brilliant win against Argentina in the semi-final.

# history-makers - Saturday 11 June, 2016

History makers, Schmidt's greatest win, and more Ireland talking points

Andy Farrell’s impact on Ireland has been impressive and immediate.

Carolan and his U20s mark out their rich potential in landmark win

The likes of James Ryan and Andrew Porter look built for professional rugby.

Hail the heroes! U20s become first-ever Irish men's team to beat New Zealand

Nigel Carolan’s men dealt with everything that was throw at them and gave it back to the Baby Blacks.

# history-makers - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Lam's brilliant Connacht earn first-ever trophy with stunning win over Leinster

The western province were sensational in the Pro12 final at Murrayfield.

# history-makers - Thursday 26 May, 2016

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.

5 facts that capture how stunning Westmeath's U21 hurling win over Kilkenny was

The 14/1 outsiders caused a major shock in Mullingar last night.

# history-makers - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Steph Curry and the Warriors smash the Bulls' 20-year NBA record

The Golden State Warriors made history when beating Orlando Magic last night.

# history-makers - Sunday 17 January, 2016

'It was just meant to be a college project' - The rise and rise of FootGolf in Ireland

Ronan Cunningham chats to The42 about travelling to Buenos Aires with the rest of the Irish side.

# history-makers - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Kearney stars as Milltown claim historic victory

Intermediate crown the first club title for Westmeath in any adult grade.

# history-makers - Sunday 25 October, 2015

History makers! Ireland qualify for first Olympic Games in 107 years

It is the first time an Irish team from any sport has qualified for the Games since 1948.

# history-makers - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

7 of football's most incredible unbeaten runs

Pep Guardiola’s team are looking to continue their impressive start to the season against Arsenal tonight.

# history-makers - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'The greatest win of my career' - Georgia celebrate like they've just won the World Cup

A record-breaking day for the eastern Europeans.

# history-makers - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Incredible Westmeath comeback to beat Meath and reach Leinster final

Tom Cribbin’s Westmeath came from ten points down to beat Meath at Croke Park this afternoon.

# history-makers - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Dnipro best Rafa's Napoli to meet Sevilla in Europa League final

The Ukrainian side have reached their first ever European final.

# history-makers - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Toulon just became the best club team ever as success eludes Clermont in another heartbreaker

The galacticos became the first team to ever win three straight European Cups.

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