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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 28 March, 2015


# preview - Today’s News

Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# preview - Yesterday’s News

Leinster looking for kick start with dangerous Glasgow in town

Matt O’Connor has a handful of international players back for this evening’s clash at the RDS.

5 talking points ahead of the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers

There’s a lot more to look forward to in the coming days aside from Ireland-Poland encounter.

# preview - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Ireland Women ‘keeping it between the ditches’ to reel in 6 Nations title

Niamh Briggs’ side must beat Scotland by a 27-point margin to claim the Six Nations title tomorrow.

# preview - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Ireland look to build on historic England win against ruck-hungry Wales

Tania Rosser explains that the Irish camp are focused on further improvement.

# preview - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Here’s all the info you need to watch Ireland’s Joseph Duffy in UFC action tonight

Two UFC title bouts headline a very exciting line-up.

Schmidt’s focus on ‘the small jobs’ to get Ireland through Cardiff test

Paul O’Connell says his side still haven’t wasted time thinking about a potential Grand Slam.

# preview - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

‘They get such a buzz out of it that they want more and more’ – The life of an Irish extreme athlete

Kipper Maguire, the show’s presenter, chats to The42 about these unique individuals.

# preview - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Cyclone has hit preparations but Ireland can’t afford to be blown off course by UAE

Phil Simmons’ side play their second World Cup game tonight.

# preview - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will ‘mean nothing’ if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

# preview - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Ireland out to gatecrash the World Cup party once again

Phil Simmons’ side open their campaign against West Indies tonight.

# preview - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Know your enemy: English expectancy dips before big opening night

We asked the Blood and Mud blog to preview the Six Nations from England’s perspective. Here’s what he had to say.

# preview - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between – The42′s Super Bowl preview

This is one of the tougher Super Bowls in recent memory to call.

# preview - Friday 30 January, 2015

Schmidt’s Wolfhounds XV leaves more Six Nations questions than answers

A number of positions remain unclear for the trip to Rome in two weekends.

# preview - Sunday 25 January, 2015

O’Mahony would probably reimburse Munster fans if he could but beating Sale will have to do

O’Mahony feels his side let the fans down against Saracens last weekend.

The Leinster Schools Senior Cup begins today and there are several fascinating ties this week

Sixteen schools from around the province set off on their road to glory.

# preview - Saturday 24 January, 2015

‘It’s what European rugby’s all about’: Heaslip relishing intensity of pool decider with Wasps

Jamie Heaslip speaks briefly about his shoulder (and breakfast plans) before today’s crunch tie.

# preview - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Exciting Leinster team can take advantage of Castres’ lack of confidence

We’ve looked at four key areas of this evening’s Champions Cup clash at the RDS.

Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens

A little earlier than planned, but Munster won’t shirk the need to play knockout cup rugby in England today.

# preview - Saturday 10 January, 2015

5 things to watch out for in this weekend’s Premier League matches

Can Southampton pull off a first league victory at Old Trafford since 1988 and more talking points.

Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’ fixtures

Like the province, back row Dave O’Callaghan is out to make a fresh start on the trip to Italy.

# preview - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 upcoming book releases to get stuck into in 2015 Bookworms

13 upcoming book releases to get stuck into in 2015

Having fun aint hard when you’ve got a library card.

# preview - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Chris Henry happy with watching brief (for now) as Ulster take on Leinster

The Ulster flanker never thought he’d be in this situation and is looking forward to a possible return to play this season.

# preview - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Munster look to Hanrahan and co. to maintain European positives in Glasgow

Gregor Townsend’s side are a formidable proposition in Scotstoun.

# preview - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Everything you need to know ahead of the PDC World Darts Championship

The magical fortnight that is Christmas darts gets under way tomorrow.

# preview - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Resurgent Man United stalk hurting Liverpool

Hostilities resume this afternoon between two sides desperately seeking to return to former glories.

# preview - Saturday 13 December, 2014

LVG will rely on Giggsy to fire up United stars with pre-Liverpool game team talk

The Old Trafford assistant has presented analysis of Liverpool to the squad.

Leinster win over Quins will do, but all involved are demanding performance

Jamie Heaslip insists the only pressure on the province comes from within.

# preview - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Leinster look to ‘heartbeat of the team’ Ian Madigan for spark against ‘Quins

The versatile back will be tasked with jump-starting Leinster’s attack this afternoon.

# preview - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Ireland look to forward power to make the difference against Australia this time around

It’s the one we’ve all been waiting for, but can Ireland exact some revenge for last year’s no-show?

# preview - Friday 21 November, 2014

RTÉ sent Tom McGuirk out to the Bush and he came back with this brilliant Ireland v Australia promo Fire And Ice This post contains videos

# preview - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Can Ireland’s Stephanie Roche beat Van Persie and Ibramihovic to the Puskas Award?

With the winner decided by public vote, there is no reason why she can’t prevail.

# preview - Friday 14 November, 2014

Like Ireland, Scotland have never beaten the All Blacks… can they make history this weekend?

It’s the Boys in Green in Glasgow for Scotland, and then the All Blacks tomorrow in Edinburgh.

# preview - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

5 things to look out for in tonight’s Champions League

Will Jose Mourinho follow Brendan Rodgers’ lead, can Luis Suarez score and more questions.

# preview - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Schmidt needs a good second season bounce in the cold November rain

Here’s Whiff of Cordite’s take on the lay of the land as a depleted Ireland face up to Tests against South Africa and Australia.

# preview - Monday 3 November, 2014

From Business ETC Heading to the Web Summit tomorrow? Here’s how to prepare Preview

Heading to the Web Summit tomorrow? Here’s how to prepare

If you’re heading to the Web Summit and haven’t put any plans together yet, here’s what to keep in mind.

# preview - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

‘Tell these guys they’re going against the odds’: Giants battling Royals momentum in World Series decider

San Francisco may be chasing a third championship in five years, but they’ve always got the job done before game seven.

# preview - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Good start half the work for Leinster in Castres

It’s a big day for Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy as the eastern province tries to keep the winning rhythm going.

# preview - Friday 24 October, 2014

All-rounders Saracens resemble Munster teams of the past – O’Mahony

Despite going into Friday’s game on the back of three successive victories, the Munster skipper insists his side are the underdogs.

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