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Monday 22 February, 2021

'He was an incredible man' - Hegarty dedicates Hurler of the Year award to late Limerick physio
# Tribute
# Tribute

'He was an incredible man' - Hegarty dedicates Hurler of the Year award to late Limerick physio

Feb 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 9,136 Views 7 Comments

He also admits he was disappointed with his own display in the 2018 final after struggling to deal with the media spotlight.

Max Homa secures dramatic play-off win at the Genesis Invitational
# Glad Max
# Glad Max

Max Homa secures dramatic play-off win at the Genesis Invitational

Feb 22nd 2021, 12:04 AM 3,275 Views 0 Comments

The American won on the second play-off hole after Tony Finau’s brave effort came to a painful end.

Sunday 21 February, 2021

PSG's title hopes dented with shock defeat to Monaco
# European Hangover
# European Hangover

PSG's title hopes dented with shock defeat to Monaco

Feb 21st 2021, 10:41 PM 7,012 Views 3 Comments

The champions suffered a European hangover with a 2-0 defeat at the Parc Des Princes.

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Spot On
# Spot On

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan

Feb 21st 2021, 10:19 PM 31,932 Views 15 Comments

Brown, a 750-1 outsider for the title, held his nerve to clinch a 9-8 victory.

Celtic's dire season sinks to new low with defeat to Ross County
# Humiliation
# Humiliation

Celtic's dire season sinks to new low with defeat to Ross County

Feb 21st 2021, 9:42 PM 8,894 Views 6 Comments

Neil Lennon’s team go down 1-0 to lowly Ross County.

Fernandes and Rashford on target as Man United see off struggling Newcastle

Fernandes and Rashford on target as Man United see off struggling Newcastle

Feb 21st 2021, 9:11 PM 23,133 Views 29 Comments

It finished 3-1 at Old Trafford.

Pep Guardiola impressed with Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal after Man City win again
# Mentor
# Mentor

Pep Guardiola impressed with Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal after Man City win again

Feb 21st 2021, 9:02 PM 4,603 Views 5 Comments

The Gunners pushed City hard but lost to a Raheem Sterling goal.

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

We go again…

Man City win 18th straight game as Sterling header defeats Arsenal
# Winning Run
# Winning Run

Man City win 18th straight game as Sterling header defeats Arsenal

Updated Feb 21st 2021, 6:44 PM 13,820 Views 18 Comments

The Premier League leaders held on for a 1-0 victory.

Phil Healy and Leon Reid impress on day two of Elite Micro Meet
# Athletics
# Athletics

Phil Healy and Leon Reid impress on day two of Elite Micro Meet

Feb 21st 2021, 6:15 PM 6,272 Views 1 Comment

Healy clocked a new PB on the way to winning the women’s 400 metres.

Irish Winter Olympics hopeful seals top 25 finish at Skiing World Championships
# Skiing
# Skiing

Irish Winter Olympics hopeful seals top 25 finish at Skiing World Championships

Feb 21st 2021, 6:10 PM 4,711 Views 7 Comments

Cormac Comerford finished in 23rd place at the the Cortina d’Ampezzo Alpine Skiing World Championships.

Harry's game but Farrell was right to ignore Byrne ultimatum
# Andy Farrell
# Andy Farrell

Harry's game but Farrell was right to ignore Byrne ultimatum

Updated Feb 21st 2021, 5:34 PM 42,188 Views 39 Comments

Ireland ignore Harry Byrne, provinces dominate while national team flounders and the old unsung hero in Munster red. We look at all the weekend’s talking points.

Rangers continue march towards title with win over Dundee United
# Relentless
# Relentless

Rangers continue march towards title with win over Dundee United

Feb 21st 2021, 5:19 PM 2,847 Views 0 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s side maintained their 100% home record with a 4-1 win.

Leipzig brush past Hertha Berlin to close in on Bayern
# The Race Is On
# The Race Is On

Leipzig brush past Hertha Berlin to close in on Bayern

Feb 21st 2021, 5:07 PM 2,193 Views 0 Comments

A 3-0 win narrowed Bayern Munich’s lead at the top of the Bundesliga table to just two points.

Inter down AC Milan to extend Serie A lead
# Champions Elect
# Champions Elect

Inter down AC Milan to extend Serie A lead

Feb 21st 2021, 4:51 PM 4,729 Views 0 Comments

Lukaku scored his 17th goal in the league this season to move top of the Serie A scorers’ chart.

Sexton, Ryan, Murray included for Italy game but Harry Byrne misses out
# Italian Job
# Italian Job

Sexton, Ryan, Murray included for Italy game but Harry Byrne misses out

Feb 21st 2021, 4:36 PM 21,749 Views 51 Comments

Uncapped trio Tom O’Toole, Craig Casey and Ryan Baird are also named in the 36-man panel.

Leicester continue Champions League push with win at Aston Villa
# Fantastic Foxes
# Fantastic Foxes

Leicester continue Champions League push with win at Aston Villa

Feb 21st 2021, 4:29 PM 2,705 Views 1 Comment

James Maddison and Harvey Barnes struck for Leicester as they won at Villa Park.

'It’s still all systems go for Cheltenham': Elliott unconcerned as Tiger Roll fades in Boyne Hurdle
# Roll On Cheltenham
# Roll On Cheltenham

'It’s still all systems go for Cheltenham': Elliott unconcerned as Tiger Roll fades in Boyne Hurdle

Feb 21st 2021, 4:03 PM 2,721 Views 2 Comments

Beacon Edge won today’s Grade 2 feature at Navan.

Mourinho says his methods are 'second to nobody in the world' after another Spurs defeat
# Still Special
# Still Special

Mourinho says his methods are 'second to nobody in the world' after another Spurs defeat

Feb 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 8,294 Views 3 Comments

Defeat to West Ham today means Spurs have won just three of their last 13 games.

Secret Investor springs Denman Chase surprise
# Top Secret
# Top Secret

Secret Investor springs Denman Chase surprise

Feb 21st 2021, 3:16 PM 1,718 Views 0 Comments

14-1 chance fends off stablemate Clan Des Obeaux – while Sceau Royal prevailed in the Betfair Game Spirit Chase at Newbury.

Barcelona undone by last-gasp penalty as they drop points again
# Out Of Form
# Out Of Form

Barcelona undone by last-gasp penalty as they drop points again

Feb 21st 2021, 3:11 PM 3,217 Views 0 Comments

The Catalans were held 1-1 by Cadiz.

West Ham up to fourth as Mourinho's troubled Spurs crash again
# J Lingz
# J Lingz

West Ham up to fourth as Mourinho's troubled Spurs crash again

Feb 21st 2021, 2:18 PM 5,626 Views 9 Comments

Lingard’s winner sees Spurs slump to a fifth defeat in their last six league games.

France star Dupont ruled out of Scotland clash following Covid positive

France star Dupont ruled out of Scotland clash following Covid positive

Feb 21st 2021, 1:48 PM 4,255 Views 2 Comments

Nine Covid cases in French camp with Julien Marchand and Arthur Vincent the latest to test positive.

Swansea City youngster joins Waterford FC on season-long loan
# Cameron Evans
# Cameron Evans

Swansea City youngster joins Waterford FC on season-long loan

Feb 21st 2021, 1:03 PM 5,335 Views 0 Comments

Cameron Evans ‘has everything in his locker to make a huge impact’, according to Kevin Sheedy.

Uefa still set on 12-city Euros following reports of English offer to host tournament
# Euro 2021
# Euro 2021

Uefa still set on 12-city Euros following reports of English offer to host tournament

Feb 21st 2021, 12:24 PM 4,304 Views 0 Comments

Wembley Stadium is scheduled to host the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final in July.

Butt to join Solskjaer on Manchester United sideline as coaches forced to isolate
# Pick Nick
# Pick Nick

Butt to join Solskjaer on Manchester United sideline as coaches forced to isolate

Feb 21st 2021, 12:13 PM 8,630 Views 0 Comments

United have not identified the staff in self-isolation ahead of Sunday evening’s meeting with Newcastle.

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title
# King Of Melbourne Park
# King Of Melbourne Park

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title

Feb 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 14,601 Views 12 Comments

Djokovic’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory brought him an 18th grand slam title.

Cora Staunton hits the headlines with four goals as Giants fight off Eagles
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Cora Staunton hits the headlines with four goals as Giants fight off Eagles

Feb 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 10,752 Views 7 Comments

Blow for the Eagles as Tipp’s Aisling McCarthy helped from the field with a suspected knee injury.

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO
# Valdez Vidi Vici
# Valdez Vidi Vici

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO

Feb 21st 2021, 10:23 AM 9,332 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Valdez takes Miguel Berchelt’s WBC super-featherweight crown in Vegas showdown.

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film
# Breaking Boundaries
# Breaking Boundaries

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film

Feb 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 29,132 Views 7 Comments

‘Seven Feet Nine and a Quarter Inches’ maps the meteoric rise of Katie Sheldon as she makes waves on the darts scene.

Terry Rozier’s buzzer-beater edges Charlotte past Golden State 102-100
# NBA
# NBA

Terry Rozier’s buzzer-beater edges Charlotte past Golden State 102-100

Feb 21st 2021, 9:41 AM 1,691 Views 0 Comments

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was hit with two technical fouls for a late outburst at an official.

Burns tries to hold off the chasing pack as light goes down at Riviera
# Genesis Invitational
# Genesis Invitational

Burns tries to hold off the chasing pack as light goes down at Riviera

Feb 21st 2021, 9:35 AM 2,098 Views 0 Comments

World number 149 Burns leads Matt Fitzpatrick by two shots at the Genesis Invitational.

'Suddenly, Liverpool was having a pint. Even more of a pint than normal'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'Suddenly, Liverpool was having a pint. Even more of a pint than normal'

Feb 21st 2021, 9:00 AM 11,513 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from the book ‘From the Jaws of Victory: A History of Football’s Nearly Men.’

Pele, Serena and Bellaghy: It's the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

Pele, Serena and Bellaghy: It's the week's best sportswriting

Feb 21st 2021, 8:30 AM 3,046 Views 0 Comments

It’s a lockdown Sunday in Lent, treat yourself to some great sports stories.

'You're naive if you think you can win without kicking well. Often, kicking decides games'
# Expert
# Expert

'You're naive if you think you can win without kicking well. Often, kicking decides games'

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 19,610 Views 1 Comment

Dave Alred helped England to the World Cup in 2003 and remains obsessed with kicking.

When a Liverpool legend lined out for Shelbourne amid the '90s heyday of PL-LOI crossovers
# Unfamiliar Territory
# Unfamiliar Territory

When a Liverpool legend lined out for Shelbourne amid the '90s heyday of PL-LOI crossovers

Feb 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 8,954 Views 1 Comment

Mick Neville on how Ian Rush ended up playing for the Irish side against Brondby.

The latest reminder of Limerick's dominance as hurling Allstars round off 2020 campaign
# Stars Of The Show
# Stars Of The Show

The latest reminder of Limerick's dominance as hurling Allstars round off 2020 campaign

Feb 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 14,441 Views 14 Comments

John Kiely’s side finished with nine winners after last night’s ceremony.

Saturday 20 February, 2021

Star duo out of contract in the summer, and Pep admits Man City players could leave
# Doubt
# Doubt

Star duo out of contract in the summer, and Pep admits Man City players could leave

Feb 20th 2021, 11:23 PM 13,581 Views 7 Comments

Fernandinho and Sergio Aguero face uncertain futures.

PGA play resumes at Riviera after high winds, safety issues
# Inconvenient
# Inconvenient

PGA play resumes at Riviera after high winds, safety issues

Feb 20th 2021, 11:14 PM 2,923 Views 1 Comment

World number one Dustin Johnson was on the fringe at the first, looking at 16 feet for eagle, when proceedings came to a halt.

Former Liverpool player lifts Lazio before Bayern clash
# In Form
# In Form

Former Liverpool player lifts Lazio before Bayern clash

Feb 20th 2021, 10:59 PM 9,862 Views 2 Comments

Luis Alberto scored the only goal as his side battled past Sampdoria 1-0 to move fourth in Serie A .

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