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Dublin: 10°C Monday 10 May 2021

Yesterday’s News

Rory McIlroy ends long wait for PGA Tour success to win Wells Fargo Championship
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Rory McIlroy ends long wait for PGA Tour success to win Wells Fargo Championship

3 hours ago 10,489 Views 47 Comments

The four-time major winner was in his first event since missing the cut at the Masters.

Lille close in on Ligue 1 title as PSG held to a draw by Rennes
# Almost There
# Almost There

Lille close in on Ligue 1 title as PSG held to a draw by Rennes

4 hours ago 2,617 Views 4 Comments

PSG led at half-time after Neymar converted a penalty before Serhou Guirassy headed in the equaliser in the second half.

Real Madrid salvage draw with late equaliser as league title chances swing back to Atletico
# Tension
# Tension

Real Madrid salvage draw with late equaliser as league title chances swing back to Atletico

4 hours ago 2,951 Views 1 Comment

Zinedine Zidane’s side also had a penalty decision ruled out by VAR.

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve
# Cycling
# Cycling

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve

5 hours ago 2,904 Views 5 Comments

It was a good day for the Irish rider.

West Brom relegated from Premier League as Arsenal return to winning ways
# The Drop
# The Drop

West Brom relegated from Premier League as Arsenal return to winning ways

5 hours ago 4,222 Views 2 Comments

It finished 3-1 to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

'Cork will be boycotting the league next weekend if things aren't resolved'
# Standing Firm
# Standing Firm

'Cork will be boycotting the league next weekend if things aren't resolved'

Updated 6 hours ago 27,871 Views 24 Comments

Laura Treacy speaks to The42 about ongoing issues about the structure for the 2021 season.

Ireland's Kiernan returns for West Ham after six-month injury lay-off
# Back At It
# Back At It

Ireland's Kiernan returns for West Ham after six-month injury lay-off

6 hours ago 1,736 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan attacker was out of action with a hamstring injury.

David Moyes admits ‘defeat might be costly’ as Champions League hopes fade
# Hammer Blow
# Hammer Blow

David Moyes admits ‘defeat might be costly’ as Champions League hopes fade

6 hours ago 3,955 Views 2 Comments

West Ham were beaten 1-0 by Everton.

Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney
# Treble Winner
# Treble Winner

Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney

6 hours ago 3,198 Views 0 Comments

It was another successful day for the star jockey.

Roche and Martin in action again as Ganna holds leader's jersey at Giro d'Italia
# Day 2
# Day 2

Roche and Martin in action again as Ganna holds leader's jersey at Giro d'Italia

8 hours ago 2,732 Views 7 Comments

Tim Merlier won a sprint finish for the second stage of the event.

Irish duo combine for late goal but St Mirren suffer Scottish Cup semi-final heartbreak
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Irish duo combine for late goal but St Mirren suffer Scottish Cup semi-final heartbreak

9 hours ago 5,568 Views 0 Comments

Connor McCarthy applied the finish after receiving an assist from Jamie McGrath.

Cork strike five goals as they win high-scoring hurling league clash against Waterford

Cork strike five goals as they win high-scoring hurling league clash against Waterford

9 hours ago 22,064 Views 15 Comments

Three late goals pushed Cork clear for victory.

Chelsea thrash Reading to retain Women’s Super League title
# Champions
# Champions

Chelsea thrash Reading to retain Women’s Super League title

9 hours ago 3,189 Views 2 Comments

It was the quadruple-chasing Blues’ second piece of silverware this season.

Dubliner Niall Kearney finishes with blistering 61 to finish tied-fourth in Canaries
# European Tour
# European Tour

Dubliner Niall Kearney finishes with blistering 61 to finish tied-fourth in Canaries

10 hours ago 4,746 Views 4 Comments

Kearney takes home prize money of just under €55,000 after equalling Costa Adeje course record.

Offaly and Kerry enjoy big wins as Higgins captains Mayo hurlers to victory
# Wrap
# Wrap

Offaly and Kerry enjoy big wins as Higgins captains Mayo hurlers to victory

10 hours ago 9,380 Views 6 Comments

The Faithful and Kingdom coasted to double-digit wins.

Man City Premier League celebrations put on hold as Man United rally to defeat Aston Villa
# Hold On
# Hold On

Man City Premier League celebrations put on hold as Man United rally to defeat Aston Villa

10 hours ago 8,627 Views 12 Comments

Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani all found the net in a 3-1 victory.

Bolshoi Ballet powers to Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial demolition
# You Little Dancer
# You Little Dancer

Bolshoi Ballet powers to Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial demolition

10 hours ago 2,092 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien colt takes over clear favouritism for Epsom.

Brilliant Lewis Hamilton secures victory in thrilling Spanish Grand Prix
# Reign In Spain
# Reign In Spain

Brilliant Lewis Hamilton secures victory in thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

10 hours ago 4,713 Views 7 Comments

Hamilton passes Max Verstappen close to the end to extend his lead in the drivers’ championship.

Leamy and Tucker to assist head coach Richie Murphy for Ireland's U20 Six Nations campaign
# 20s Questions
# 20s Questions

Leamy and Tucker to assist head coach Richie Murphy for Ireland's U20 Six Nations campaign

10 hours ago 7,978 Views 8 Comments

The U20s championship is slated to take place over June and July.

Youthful Wexford romp to 19-point win over Laois
# Model Performance
# Model Performance

Youthful Wexford romp to 19-point win over Laois

11 hours ago 6,128 Views 6 Comments

Mikie Dwyer (2), Rory O’Connor and Conor Hearne hit the net for Davy Fitzgerald’s men.

Ireland's Shodipo scores to help Oxford clinch final League One play-off place
# Love U
# Love U

Ireland's Shodipo scores to help Oxford clinch final League One play-off place

11 hours ago 3,069 Views 0 Comments

Oxford leapfrog Portsmouth on a dramatic final day in League One.

Clarke goal propels Antrim to shock win over Clare
# Big Upset
# Big Upset

Clarke goal propels Antrim to shock win over Clare

11 hours ago 15,213 Views 26 Comments

The hosts held out for a two-point victory to get their league campaign off to a winning start.

Wolves hit back to beat Brighton after Lewis Dunk’s red card
# Wolves At The Door
# Wolves At The Door

Wolves hit back to beat Brighton after Lewis Dunk’s red card

12 hours ago 2,047 Views 0 Comments

Dunk’s second-half red card allowed Wolves to recover and claim a late win.

Sam Bennett set to leave Deceuninck–QuickStep at the end of the season
# Farewell To The Wolfpack
# Farewell To The Wolfpack

Sam Bennett set to leave Deceuninck–QuickStep at the end of the season

14 hours ago 10,342 Views 6 Comments

Belgian team say they can’t meet Bennett’s request for improved financial terms when his contract runs out later this year.

'The attitude really was the big question today, I think they passed that test' - Limerick start again
# New Season
# New Season

'The attitude really was the big question today, I think they passed that test' - Limerick start again

15 hours ago 9,662 Views 19 Comments

John Kiely on Limerick’s return to action in 2021.

Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets
# Business End
# Business End

Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets

16 hours ago 1,757 Views 0 Comments

A 16-point scoring spree from Blake Griffin sparked Brooklyn’s resurgence.

Friend: ‘Leinster came hard at us – we know Munster will come even harder’
# Battleground
# Battleground

Friend: ‘Leinster came hard at us – we know Munster will come even harder’

16 hours ago 6,914 Views 10 Comments

Connacht coach, Andy Friend, has identified the areas he needs to fix ahead of Friday’s clash with Munster.

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
# Breaking The Taboo
# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

16 hours ago 36,973 Views 1 Comment

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

Canelo stops Saunders to unify super middleweight titles in front of 73,126 Texas crowd
# Better Call Saul
# Better Call Saul

Canelo stops Saunders to unify super middleweight titles in front of 73,126 Texas crowd

17 hours ago 17,018 Views 25 Comments

Attendance was the largest US crowd in history to watch an indoor boxing event.

The educations of Alex Ferguson and ROG along with the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Stick The Kettle On
# Stick The Kettle On

The educations of Alex Ferguson and ROG along with the rest of the week's best sportswriting

18 hours ago 4,188 Views 0 Comments

Kick back and enjoy some quality pieces.

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'
# Pride
# Pride

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'

18 hours ago 22,084 Views 12 Comments

Bryce Evans and Terry Phelan pay tribute to the late Alan McLoughlin.

Jamie McGrath: Mastering penalties, Stephen Kenny, and St Mirren’s Scottish Cup semi-final date
# On The Up
# On The Up

Jamie McGrath: Mastering penalties, Stephen Kenny, and St Mirren’s Scottish Cup semi-final date

19 hours ago 3,349 Views 0 Comments

The former St Patrick’s Athletic and Dundalk man has played a key role for the Scottish side this season.

'That goal was special, I haven’t seen a goal like that in this country'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'That goal was special, I haven’t seen a goal like that in this country'

19 hours ago 8,296 Views 5 Comments

Danny Mandroiu scored a terrific individual goal in stoppage time of yesterday’s top-of-the-table clash with Saint Pat’s.

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''
# Long Read
# Long Read

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''

19 hours ago 36,517 Views 4 Comments

Tony Griffin’s 2010 autobiography helped break the mould as an Irish sports star discussing his mental health. Now his new book is aimed at teenagers.

'It's just great to be out there' - you could tell Brian Cody missed it
# Good To Be Back
# Good To Be Back

'It's just great to be out there' - you could tell Brian Cody missed it

20 hours ago 4,292 Views 4 Comments

As he starts Year 23, it’s clear the Kilkenny manager’s fire still burns bright.

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool need to improve in bid for top-four finish
# Must Do Better
# Must Do Better

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool need to improve in bid for top-four finish

Sun 12:11 AM 4,263 Views 4 Comments

The Reds beat the Saints for only a second league win at Anfield in 2021.

Saturday 8 May, 2021

McIlroy two back of PGA leader Mitchell at Quail Hollow
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

McIlroy two back of PGA leader Mitchell at Quail Hollow

Sat 11:59 PM 3,491 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old American’s bogey-free round left him on nine-under 204 after 54 holes.

Disappointment for Ireland's Hendrick as he just misses out on Olympic spot
# Frustration
# Frustration

Disappointment for Ireland's Hendrick as he just misses out on Olympic spot

Sat 11:36 PM 4,788 Views 3 Comments

A 24th-place finish with a time of 88.58 at the event saw him just fall short.

The Premier League’s second youngest ever player has no regrets about leaving West Ham
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

The Premier League’s second youngest ever player has no regrets about leaving West Ham

Sat 10:50 PM 14,322 Views 1 Comment

Reece Oxford signed a bumper contract on his 18th birthday, but things did not work out at the Hammers.

Jack Conan leaves field with head injury and will follow return to play protocol
# Anxious Wait
# Anxious Wait

Jack Conan leaves field with head injury and will follow return to play protocol

Sat 10:29 PM 10,799 Views 13 Comments

Conan has been named in Warren Gatland’s Lions squad to tour South Africa.

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