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# legend - Yesterday’s News

Tributes pour in as ‘this generation’s Arkle’ — Kauto Star — dies following a fall RIP

Tributes pour in as ‘this generation’s Arkle’ — Kauto Star — dies following a fall

The 15-year old suffered a complex fracture to his pelvis.

# legend - Saturday 27 June, 2015

16 reasons why Ireland’s golden girl Katie Taylor is a legend

The Bray boxer won Ireland’s first ever European Games gold medal this afternoon.

# legend - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Former Ireland international who won a record number of FAI Cups has passed away RIP

Former Ireland international who won a record number of FAI Cups has passed away

Tributes are being paid to Johnny Fullam.

# legend - Monday 8 June, 2015

A legend of the UFC set a new KO record on Saturday night

Dan Henderson rolled back the years in New Orleans.

# legend - Friday 5 June, 2015

‘The flame of rugby flickers on’ – Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins

The 34-year-old former All Black lost his life this morning in the south of France.

# legend - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Slimline Lionel Messi back on top of the world

For the first time in six years he went trophyless at club level with Barcelona last season.

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

# legend - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

The hugely successful All Black partners Samu Manoa in a blockbusting second row.

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O’Connell

The 35-year-old plays for Munster for the final time at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

Were these 3 games Paul O’Connell’s best-ever performances for Munster? Legend This post contains videos

Were these 3 games Paul O’Connell’s best-ever performances for Munster?

The Munster legend will bow out after Saturday’s Pro12 final with Glasgow.

# legend - Friday 29 May, 2015

A tribute to Munster legend Paul O’Connell in 38 epic pictures

The natural-born leader has enjoyed 14 incredible years with his native province.

# legend - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

O’Connell refusing the fanfare ahead of final ever Munster appearance

The legendary lock is set for his last cap in the famous red jersey in this weekend’s Pro12 final.

# legend - Monday 25 May, 2015

13 reasons why we loved Bill O’Herlihy

His memorable role on the RTÉ panel and other reasons he has been dubbed a broadcasting great.

10 of our favourite pics from Bill O’Herlihy’s career

The legendary RTÉ presenter has passed away.

# legend - Saturday 23 May, 2015

‘I owe him everything’ – Stander pays emotional tribute to legend O’Connell

Munster’s powerful number eight said playing alongside POC is ‘one of the highest points in my career.’

# legend - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Barcelona’s longest-serving and most decorated player is off to Qatar

35-year-old Xavi Hernandez is set to join Al Sadd in the summer.

# legend - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Gordon D’Arcy just might have played his last game for Leinster

The centre is hoping to travel to the World Cup with Ireland and will sit out this weekend’s trip to Edinburgh,

# legend - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Old dog, same trick! 37-year-old Jason Byrne was Bohs’ supersub

Bohs move third with a 2-1 win against Limerick.

# legend - Friday 8 May, 2015

Leinster legend Gordon D’Arcy got a rousing reception at the RDS

Gordon D’Arcy and Shane Jennings have earned the respect of the Leinster faithful.

An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa

Tony Adams is part of a group aiming to take control of the club from Randy Lerner.

# legend - Thursday 7 May, 2015

15 reasons why Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer ever

Even Eamon Dunphy, who believes football is ‘dying’ and that Michel Platini was overrated, thinks he’s a genius.

# legend - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

BOD replaced one Munster sporting legend with another on the Good Wall tonight

The former Leinster player also spoke candidly about finishing his career in rugby.

# legend - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Juventus’ majestic shot-stopper reflects the best of Italian football

Ahead of the semi-final against Real Madrid, Tommy Martin looks at how Gianluigi Buffon has survived the travails of club and country for another tilt at Champions League glory.

# legend - Thursday 30 April, 2015

12 reasons why John O’Shea is a complete and utter legend

It’s the Ireland international defender’s 34th birthday today.

He may be retiring, but Brad Thorn won’t be leaving the training field any time soon

The 40-year-old second row will reportedly make an immediate switch to coaching after he leaves Leicester.

# legend - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

A former Ireland lock has been handed a lengthy contract extension in France

Jeremy Davidson has been working wonders on a low budget at Aurillac in the Pro D2.

# legend - Monday 27 April, 2015

The Godfather of European rugby might take the job he has always been destined for

Guy Noves said he was flattered to be one of the people considered to be the next French rugby coach.

11 reasons why Ronnie O’Sullivan is one of the world’s most eccentric sportspeople

The snooker legend is truly one of a kind.

# legend - Saturday 25 April, 2015

No fairytale ending for AP McCoy on emotional day as curtain falls on glittering career

The legendary jockey finished third in his final race.

# legend - Friday 24 April, 2015

Say farewell to AP McCoy by reliving these memorable moments from his career Legend This post contains videos

Say farewell to AP McCoy by reliving these memorable moments from his career

The 20-time Champions jockey will bow out this weekend.

# legend - Saturday 18 April, 2015

‘I think I’m the only Ireland international ever to play for Toulon’

Rob Henderson tells The42 about his memorable season with the European giants.

# legend - Thursday 16 April, 2015

5 of the best quotes from everyone’s favourite football hipster

“Finishing the first half of the season in 17th place felt like how going on holiday and sleeping on a bed of nails must feel.”

# legend - Saturday 11 April, 2015

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

Ahead of his fight tonight, we outline the reasons the Limerick native deserves respect.

# legend - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This Munster cult hero will be coaching in Super Rugby from next year

Jason Holland will be working alongside John Plumtree at the Hurricanes.

# legend - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Double delight for McCoy as Gilgamboa wins Gold Cup at Fairyhouse

The 7/1 shot got the better of favourite Gitane Du Berlais and The Tullow Tank in the Grade One feature this afternoon.

# legend - Thursday 2 April, 2015

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# legend - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Relive the moments that made Paul O’Connell the Six Nations Player of the Championship

The captain played an integral role as Joe Schmidt’s side secured back-to-back titles last week.

# legend - Saturday 28 March, 2015

# legend - Friday 27 March, 2015

One of rugby’s biggest cult heroes might be playing on into his 41st year

Brad Thorn won’t ever not be playing professional rugby.

# legend - Saturday 21 March, 2015

POC: ‘It was like Robbie Henshaw’s 21st birthday with the ’80s hits!’

The Ireland captain explains exactly how nerve-wracking the last few hours have been.

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