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#Take a Bow

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Rafa Nadal hit an outrageous between-the-legs winner at the French Open Genius This post contains videos

Rafa Nadal hit an outrageous between-the-legs winner at the French Open

The nine-time French Open champion has produced one of the shots of the year.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Stunning 40-yard strike seals hard-fought Galway win

Marc Ludden sealed the points with an out-of-the-blue 40-yard strike that completely caught out the Seagulls goalkeeper .

# take-a-bow - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Ireland's Jack Byrne scored another stunning goal in Holland today Take A Bow This post contains videos

Ireland's Jack Byrne scored another stunning goal in Holland today

The young on-loan Man City midfielder has impressed at Cambuur this season.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 30 April, 2016

VIDEO: Outside contender for Ireland's Euros squad scores brilliant goal

Meanwhile, defender Shane Duffy was on target for Blackburn today.

# take-a-bow - Friday 22 April, 2016

This brilliant goal was the highlight of the FAI Junior Cup semi-final Take A Bow This post contains videos

This brilliant goal was the highlight of the FAI Junior Cup semi-final

John Connery put the icing on the cake with a superb strike in injury time.

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

VIDEO: James McClean's brother scores with a stunning strike Take A Bow This post contains videos

VIDEO: James McClean's brother scores with a stunning strike

The teenager earned Derry a point against Longford at the weekend.

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Vintage Cristiano Ronaldo display puts Real in Champions League semis Take A Bow This post contains videos

Vintage Cristiano Ronaldo display puts Real in Champions League semis

A hat-trick from the Portuguese star guided his side to a place in the final four.

# take-a-bow - Monday 4 April, 2016

Rory McIlroy hits hole-in-one at Augusta

The impressive effort came on the 16th hole from a distance of 170 yards.

# take-a-bow - Monday 28 March, 2016

West Ham keeper scores classic Fifa goal in real life

Plenty of fun was had during Mark Noble’s testimonial this afternoon.

# take-a-bow - Sunday 27 March, 2016

VIDEO: Former League of Ireland striker scores stunning goal Down Under Take A Bow This post contains videos

VIDEO: Former League of Ireland striker scores stunning goal Down Under

Bruce Djite and Stefan Mauk shone to help Adelaide United to a 4-2 home win over Central Coast Mariners.

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

History-maker Gianluigi Buffon wrote a fantastic open letter to the goal he protects

The 38-year-old has 154 Italy caps and has appeared over 400 times for Juventus.

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

This brilliant strike from Ireland’s Daryl Murphy boosted Ipswich’s promotion bid tonight

The Waterford native is showing some encouraging form ahead of Euro 2016.

# take-a-bow - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne

Byrne’s wonder individual strike came while in action for the Northern Blues.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Stunning free kick from last season’s Young Player of the Year helps Shamrock Rovers win

Meanwhile, Kieran Sadlier was sent for an early shower for a nasty challenge on Killian Brennan.

# take-a-bow - Friday 4 March, 2016

New signing Maguire lights up Leeside as debut brace earns Cork City three points against Bohs

The 21-year-old proved the difference as the Rebel Army got their season off to a great start.

# take-a-bow - Friday 12 February, 2016

Tennis player hits behind-the-back volley that’s being called the ‘Shot of the Year’

The number 133 in the world is best known for defeating Rafa Nadal.

# take-a-bow - Monday 8 February, 2016

This stunning Luka Modric goal earned Real Madrid a late win last night

Zinedine Zidane wants to see more such efforts in future from the former Tottenham man.

# take-a-bow - Sunday 24 January, 2016

This superb putt secured third place for Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi

Rickie Fowler prevailed at the HSBC Championship to go fourth in the world rankings.

# take-a-bow - Monday 11 January, 2016

Here’s the goal that upset Lionel Messi to win the Puskas Award

The Brazilian journeyman, who was playing for Goianesia at the time, also overcame competition from Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi.

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Xabi Alonso scored a stunning goal in the German Cup tonight

The Spanish midfielder’s half-volley shortly before half-time broke down a stern away resistance.

# take-a-bow - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Ireland’s Rob Elliot stars as Tottenham’s record Premier League run comes to an end

The Irish international performed superbly, as his side secured an unlikely three points.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Coutinho and Firmino inspire Liverpool to stunning win over City

The duo exposed some shoddy defending to record a thrilling away victory.

# take-a-bow - Friday 13 November, 2015

Here’s the classy Robbie Brady strike that put Ireland ahead tonight

You may have missed this goal the first time around.

# take-a-bow - Sunday 8 November, 2015

This glorious Sergio Ramos bicycle kick couldn’t stop Real losing tonight

At the Camp Nou, Neymar and Luis Suarez once again shone in Lionel Messi’s absence.

All the goals from this afternoon’s thrilling Women’s Cup final

Shelbourne and Wexford Youths went the distance and produced an absolute classic.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Ireland’s Rob Elliot inspires Newcastle to unlikely victory

Ayoze Pérez’s clinical finish on 27 minutes was enough to earn his side a victory.

# take-a-bow - Monday 26 October, 2015

Robbie Keane’s 17th goal in 14 games couldn’t stop LA Galaxy losing last night

The Ireland striker garnered plenty of praise for his performance on Sunday.

# take-a-bow - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

This superb volley from Ireland’s David Meyler helped lift Hull into the play-off spots

The ex-Cork City player recently came off the bench in Ireland’s historic win over Germany.

# take-a-bow - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Manuel Neuer showed why he’s the best goalkeeper in the world tonight

The Bayern Munich stopper kept the score at 0-0 in impressive fashion at the Emirates.

# take-a-bow - Friday 11 September, 2015

A Dundalk player gave his best Zlatan impression in their 4-0 win over Sligo tonight

Further second-half goals from Daryl Horgan, Ronan Finn and Sean Maguire ensured a victory.

# take-a-bow - Monday 24 August, 2015

Two Irish riders put in encouraging performances at stage two of the Vuelta

Colombian Esteban Chaves claimed first place as Tour de France champion Chris Froome lost four seconds to Nairo Quintana.

# take-a-bow - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

‘It’s kind of unconscious at this stage’ – Conor McDonald on that brilliant Wexford U21 goal

McDonald helped light up the Leinster U21 semi-final against Offaly.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 8 August, 2015

One of the most consistent Irish players in the Premier League was on target today

Crystal Palace beat Premier League new boys Norwich at Carrow Road.

# take-a-bow - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Roger Federer’s unbelievable ‘hot dog’ lob has been a highlight of Day 4 at Wimbledon

Andy Murray swept into the third round earlier.

# take-a-bow - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Sean St Ledger earning plenty of plaudits after making ‘the save of the year’

The Irish defender has impressed since moving to the MLS.

# take-a-bow - Monday 29 June, 2015

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# take-a-bow - Thursday 18 June, 2015

‘The king is back’ – Robbie Keane hits hat-trick for LA Galaxy

The Ireland international was making his second start for the club after being out injured for a period.

# take-a-bow - Sunday 14 June, 2015

A Jack Wilshere thunderbolt was the highlight of England’s win over Slovenia

Roy Hodgson’s side inched closer to qualification thanks to a 3-2 away victory.

# take-a-bow - Saturday 13 June, 2015

This 35-yard screamer was not enough for Armenia to beat Portugal

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helped his side prevail ultimately.

# take-a-bow - Monday 25 May, 2015

The winner of The42′s Fantasy Football League is…

A tight finish saw one player earn a dramatic one-point victory.

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