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Dublin: 12°C Tuesday 24 November 2020

Today’s News

'He’s put me on the ropes, and just about as I’m about to verbally swing back…'Anyway son, it’s great to see you'

Andy Mitten grants an insight into how Alex Ferguson operated on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

Rams move top of NFC West with narrow victory over Buccaneers

Tom Brady’s Bucs will struggle to catch the conference-leading New Orleans Saints.

'I was just so down. It was the most upsetting part of my career, to be totally honest'

Having put the Ukraine heartbreak behind her, Ireland star Denise O’Sullivan feels ‘anything can happen’ against Germany.

'I just put in an emotional plea to them' - From Sydney approval to a Tipperary Munster champion

Colin O’Riordan on going from AFL to a Tipperary football triumph.

Stockdale hoping for return to Ireland XV after first replacement outing

The 24-year-old scored off the bench against England last weekend.

Yesterday’s News

Coombes on the mark again as Munster battle to bonus point win in Glasgow

The southern province’s impressive winning start to the new season goes on.

Walcott scores first goal of second stint, but Saints held by Wolves

The game’s opener bridged a 15-year gap between Walcott’s goals for Southampton.

Magic. Special. What it's all about: Cavan's fairytale Ulster triumph just means more

The42′s Emma Duffy reflects on a day that will live long in the memory of Cavan people.

Mickey Harte takes on role as Louth manager

The Tyrone legend has been confirmed in the role on a three-year term.

'I was an absolute emotional wreck, from laughing to nearly breaking down in tears' - Tipperary's day of glory

Tipperary football’s long-serving stalwart on finally getting a Munster senior title win.

Decision on Tipperary's jersey for All-Ireland semi-finals to be made this week

The Premier will retain the white and green strip for the 2021 season.

Wood's early strike gives Burnley first win of the season

The Kiwi latched on to a delicate through-ball from Jay Rodriguez.

'I watched the Brendan Gleeson piece and it hit home' - the making of the 1920 commemoration

Michael Foley and Robert Smith look back at what was a stunning tribute to Bloody Sunday at the weekend.

The English video is a non-issue - Stephen Kenny's real problem is that the story went public

The FAI consider the matter dealt with, but the leaking of dressing room details undermines Kenny’s work as manager.

Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier

One Megan in, one Megan out as Vera Pauw puts together a squad of 27 for next Tuesday’s likely pivotal clash.

Fans set to return to sports stadiums in England from December

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed into grounds in low-risk areas.

Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83

‘Maurice played a key role in the success of the Irish team in the 1980s and 1990s,’ reads an FAI statement.

Twice-capped ex-Ireland international Alex Bruce retires from football

The 36-year-old defender played in two friendlies before switching allegiance to Northern Ireland.

Alan Pardew back in football after landing role at Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia

The 59-year-old former Newcastle United boss has been appointed technical director of the club.

'We know we’ll have to pull off something spectacular' - Ireland's Celtic star back fit and firing for Germany

Still haunted by Kiev, the Girls In Green must ‘throw the kitchen sink’ at their final Euro 2022 qualifier next week, says Keeva Keenan.

Bath prop hopes new Amazon Prime documentary will 'change the perception of rugby'

‘I think rugby has traditionally been a sport played and watched by middle-class white people.’

Ireland Sevens 'original' McNulty leaves for LA

Harry and Sean McNulty have signed for the new Major League Rugby side, but the Sevens star suggests he may return to the short form of the game.

Failing miserably to master the balancing act amid a deluge of live sport

In a duel between parenting responsibly and satisfying one’s appetite for sport, there can be only one winner.

'10 out of 10' - Henderson's talented prospect Shishkin strolls to victory in eagerly-awaited debut over fences Looks The Part This post contains videos

'10 out of 10' - Henderson's talented prospect Shishkin strolls to victory in eagerly-awaited debut over fences

The six-year-old put in a near flawless display in the Beginners’ Chase at Kempton.

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change

Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.

'It just goes to show the passion of the man that he wants to play with Tipperary'

Sydney Swan Colin O’Riordan played a major role in Tipperary’s Munster final success.

Arteta labels Pepe behaviour 'unacceptable'

The Arsenal boss also admitted his side’s lack of goals are a concern having gone almost two months without a league goal from open play.

'Would you say Donegal were complacent? Quite possibly they were, because we were all talking them up'

Marc Ó Sé discusses Cavan’s Ulster final upset on this week’s edition of The42 GAA Weekly.

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This Donegal man is aiming to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland

The security consultant started his marathon swim at Carrickfin beach in Co Donegal in September.

Greatest day of shocks in football history? How Tipperary and Cavan upset odds to taste provincial glory

A season that started with a spate of players dropping off both squads, has seen the counties advance to the All-Ireland semi-finals.

Super Bowl MVP Mahomes shines as Chiefs avenge loss to Raiders

Meanwhile, Taysom Hill led New Orleans Saints to victory.

Ireland's new-look combinations learn about top-level Test rugby in Twickenham

The inexperienced halfback pairing didn’t get anything like an armchair ride.

‘I still can’t believe it, it’s like waking up from a dream. That’s all we wanted when we were younger’

Listening to Tipp’s Munster final win on the way to Armagh gave Padraig Faulkner extra faith in a potential Cavan upset.

Scannell rates this Munster squad the best he has played in

Munster centre excited by talent coming through as the province heads to Glasgow tonight seeking a sixth straight win this season.

'Maybe I’m just protecting my teammates but I thought it was a lot better'

Conor Murray feels Ireland closed the gap on England despite a fourth consecutive defeat.

Tipperary's forward stars, the Premier experience is key and how big a setback is this for Cork?

A look at a few key areas that settled yesterday’s Munster football final.

Streb holds off Kisner in playoff to win RSM Classic

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell finished T50 and T59 respectively.

Antrim's Meadow finishes third as Kim follows up major breakthrough with LGPA title

The Northern Irishwoman pocketed over €85,000 for her standalone third-placed finish, five shots off the winning world no.2.

Henry powers Titans to come-from-behind overtime win over Ravens

Elsewhere, Ben Roethlisberger threw for two touchdowns and 267 yards as the Steelrs continued their unbeaten season.

Ibrahimovic scores twice as Milan beat Napoli to stay top

The Rossoneri are two clear at the summit, and four clear of champions Juventus.

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