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Today’s News

Late penalty miss helps Bayern stay four points clear at top of Bundesliga
# Still On Top
# Still On Top

Late penalty miss helps Bayern stay four points clear at top of Bundesliga

8 minutes ago 139 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, second-placed RB Leipzig overcame Union Berlin.

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield
# Wrap
# Wrap

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield

Updated 28 minutes ago 2,095 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy night in England’s second-tier.

Aintree hero David Mullins announces retirement at age of 24
# Getting Out Early
# Getting Out Early

Aintree hero David Mullins announces retirement at age of 24

31 minutes ago 1,521 Views 1 Comment

Mullins, who rode primarily for his champion trainer uncle Willie and father Tom, steered Rule The World to the 2016 Grand National.

Man City's late show sees off determined Villa
# Silva Lining
# Silva Lining

Man City's late show sees off determined Villa

2 hours ago 4,753 Views 11 Comments

Late goals from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan gave City a 2-0 win on a rain-soaked night in Manchester.

O'Gorman hopes new sponsorship can end 'pay to play' culture in Women's National League
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

O'Gorman hopes new sponsorship can end 'pay to play' culture in Women's National League

2 hours ago 1,295 Views 0 Comments

The domestic league is amateur, with many players having to cover some of their own costs to represent their clubs.

Johnny Ward: 'At Tramore, an unknown human being did a despicable thing to an innocent animal'
# Viking Hoard
# Viking Hoard

Johnny Ward: 'At Tramore, an unknown human being did a despicable thing to an innocent animal'

Updated 2 hours ago 30,551 Views 20 Comments

Trainer Charles Byrnes is set to appeal an IHRB decision to suspend his licence for six months following an investigation into a 2018 race.

Thomas 'upset' by Ralph Lauren decision to part company over homophobic slur
# Moving On
# Moving On

Thomas 'upset' by Ralph Lauren decision to part company over homophobic slur

3 hours ago 4,048 Views 13 Comments

Golf’s world number three also says he is planning to undergo a training programme to ‘become a better person.’

Conor Hourihane joins Championship promotion chasers on loan
# On The Move
# On The Move

Conor Hourihane joins Championship promotion chasers on loan

4 hours ago 6,570 Views 5 Comments

The Aston Villa and Ireland midfielder has signed for Swansea City until the end of the season.

'You recognised his talent from day one' - Rovers captain Finn backs Inter-bound Zefi for international cap
# One To Watch
# One To Watch

'You recognised his talent from day one' - Rovers captain Finn backs Inter-bound Zefi for international cap

4 hours ago 5,504 Views 1 Comment

15-year-old Kevin Zefi is expected to seal a move from Shamrock Rovers to Inter Milan next month.

New deal at Newcastle United for 'talented' Ireland international Clark
# Commitment
# Commitment

New deal at Newcastle United for 'talented' Ireland international Clark

4 hours ago 3,815 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old defender has committed the next two years of his career to the Premier League club.

'Don't be caught up too much in science or lecturing when you're on the sideline or in the dressing room'
# How To Win At Dominoes
# How To Win At Dominoes

'Don't be caught up too much in science or lecturing when you're on the sideline or in the dressing room'

Updated 5 hours ago 11,147 Views 0 Comments

Keith Ricken is Shane Keegan’s second guest on season two of How To Win At Dominoes podcast, exclusive to The42 Members.

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount
# Head First
# Head First

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount

5 hours ago 1,584 Views 1 Comment

The move comes with Wolves striker Raul Jimenez still working his way back from a fractured skull.

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'
# Shaken Vak
# Shaken Vak

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'

6 hours ago 3,942 Views 3 Comments

Nick Kyrgios called the world number one a ‘tool’.

'Devastated but counting my blessings' - Brid Stack looking forward to recovery after neck injury
# Update
# Update

'Devastated but counting my blessings' - Brid Stack looking forward to recovery after neck injury

7 hours ago 42,584 Views 2 Comments

The All-Ireland winner suffered a neck fracture in a game in Adelaide on Sunday.

Former All-Ireland senior winner joins Cody's Kilkenny management team for 2021
# Conor Phelan
# Conor Phelan

Former All-Ireland senior winner joins Cody's Kilkenny management team for 2021

7 hours ago 8,254 Views 0 Comments

Conor Phelan won an All-Ireland senior medal under Brian Cody back in 2003.

All-Ireland champions Galway lead the way with 6 players landing U20 football awards
# Rising Stars
# Rising Stars

All-Ireland champions Galway lead the way with 6 players landing U20 football awards

8 hours ago 3,994 Views 0 Comments

Jack Glynn won the Player of the Year award with Donal Ó Fátharta claiming the Manager of the Year award.

Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Out-of-favour defender leaves Arsenal after contract cancelled

8 hours ago 9,234 Views 7 Comments

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is on the lookout for a new club.

Watch: Leicester's MOTM gives refreshingly frank interview after inspiring their climb to top of the table
# Reaction
# Reaction

Watch: Leicester's MOTM gives refreshingly frank interview after inspiring their climb to top of the table

9 hours ago 6,523 Views 2 Comments

James Maddison scored in last night’s win over Chelsea.

Redpath picks Scotland over England as Wales recall experienced Lydiate
# Squad Lists
# Squad Lists

Redpath picks Scotland over England as Wales recall experienced Lydiate

9 hours ago 7,888 Views 3 Comments

Gregor Townsend and Wayne Pivac have named their 35-man Six Nations squads.

Inter Milan front-runners to sign highly rated Irish underage international
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

Inter Milan front-runners to sign highly rated Irish underage international

9 hours ago 24,934 Views 13 Comments

Kevin Zefi has already made his senior debut with Shamrock Rovers II.

Major boost for Irish football as title sponsor commits to League of Ireland and Women's National League
# Welcome News
# Welcome News

Major boost for Irish football as title sponsor commits to League of Ireland and Women's National League

10 hours ago 8,609 Views 10 Comments

SSE Airtricity’s new deal runs for two years and it will be the first time that the men’s and women’s elite leagues have shared a sponsor.

Eddie Jones self-isolating after England forwards coach tests positive for Covid-19
# Setback
# Setback

Eddie Jones self-isolating after England forwards coach tests positive for Covid-19

10 hours ago 3,850 Views 5 Comments

England are due to gather for their pre-Six Nations camp next week.

Brendan Rodgers plays down title talk but relishing challenge
# Brodge
# Brodge

Brendan Rodgers plays down title talk but relishing challenge

11 hours ago 3,034 Views 12 Comments

Leicester are top of the Premier League by a point after beating Chelsea.

'Grossly disproportionate': Crows to appeal three-match ban for tackle on Bríd Stack
# Appeal
# Appeal

'Grossly disproportionate': Crows to appeal three-match ban for tackle on Bríd Stack

13 hours ago 6,518 Views 3 Comments

Ebony Marinoff set to miss one third of AFL season following tackle on Cork All-Ireland winner.

Nikola Jokic leads Denver Nuggets to win over Oklahoma City Thunder
# Golden Nugget
# Golden Nugget

Nikola Jokic leads Denver Nuggets to win over Oklahoma City Thunder

14 hours ago 1,431 Views 1 Comment

The Jazz continued their hot streak with a win over Zion Williamson and the Pelicans.

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open

14 hours ago 2,166 Views 1 Comment

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said the safety of the Victorian community will not be compromised.

Rare win over Leinster would be momentous for van Graan's Munster
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

Rare win over Leinster would be momentous for van Graan's Munster

15 hours ago 7,700 Views 54 Comments

The South African has only tasted victory in this fixture once before.

'We can’t just roll it out for the inter-pros': Connacht intent on showing their 'New Us'
# Consistency
# Consistency

'We can’t just roll it out for the inter-pros': Connacht intent on showing their 'New Us'

15 hours ago 3,653 Views 0 Comments

Hitting their stride for derbies and stuttering overseas isn’t acceptable for Andy Friend.

Munster hopeful of holding onto 'majority' of players as contract talks continue
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Munster hopeful of holding onto 'majority' of players as contract talks continue

16 hours ago 9,817 Views 11 Comments

A raft of senior players’ contracts are due to expire at the end of the current season.

Yesterday’s News

Tiger Woods facing another spell out after undergoing fifth back operation
# Under The Knife
# Under The Knife

Tiger Woods facing another spell out after undergoing fifth back operation

23 hours ago 3,070 Views 1 Comment

The 45-year-old will miss the Farmers Insurance Open and the Genesis Invitational.

NFL official Sarah Thomas makes history with Super Bowl appointment
# Landmark
# Landmark

NFL official Sarah Thomas makes history with Super Bowl appointment

23 hours ago 5,428 Views 2 Comments

Thomas will become the first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl.

Colin Fennelly opts out of Kilkenny panel for 2021 — reports
# Blow
# Blow

Colin Fennelly opts out of Kilkenny panel for 2021 — reports

23 hours ago 10,934 Views 3 Comments

The Ballyhale man captained the county last year.

French winger Diaby and 17-year-old star down Dortmund and send Leverkusen second
# Bundesliga Battle
# Bundesliga Battle

French winger Diaby and 17-year-old star down Dortmund and send Leverkusen second

23 hours ago 3,341 Views 3 Comments

The victory was Leverkusen’s first in five league games, and a fresh blow to Dortmund’s title hopes.

Shane Long's Southampton see off Shrewsbury in rearranged FA Cup tie
# Saints March On
# Saints March On

Shane Long's Southampton see off Shrewsbury in rearranged FA Cup tie

23 hours ago 6,867 Views 0 Comments

The Saints will face Arsenal next in the competition.

Leicester go top as defeat piles more pressure on Chelsea manager Frank Lampard
# Foxes On Fire
# Foxes On Fire

Leicester go top as defeat piles more pressure on Chelsea manager Frank Lampard

23 hours ago 25,207 Views 26 Comments

Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison scored to send Leicester top of the Premier League.

'He's a manager's dream' - Knight captain again, as Rooney bags first win as permanent Derby boss
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

'He's a manager's dream' - Knight captain again, as Rooney bags first win as permanent Derby boss

Updated Tue 10:23 PM 11,346 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere in the Championship tonight, James McClean popped up with an assist two minutes after coming off the Stoke bench.

Premier League examining Robert Snodgrass agreement between Baggies and West Ham
# Legal Issue
# Legal Issue

Premier League examining Robert Snodgrass agreement between Baggies and West Ham

Tue 9:58 PM 7,946 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish midfielder was surprisingly omitted from the West Brom squad on his return to the London Stadium.

Will the delayed Tokyo Olympics go ahead this summer?
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Will the delayed Tokyo Olympics go ahead this summer?

Tue 9:46 PM 1,829 Views 1 Comment

A London 2012 chief reckons it’s ‘unlikely,’ while the World Athletics president believes a very different Games will take place.

'Lot of family and personal stuff going on' - Kyrie returns to Nets after missing 7 games
# Comeback
# Comeback

'Lot of family and personal stuff going on' - Kyrie returns to Nets after missing 7 games

Tue 9:41 PM 2,509 Views 0 Comments

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving said his absence was because he “just needed a pause”.

Dublin's four-in-a-row All-Ireland winning boss staying on for 2021 season
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

Dublin's four-in-a-row All-Ireland winning boss staying on for 2021 season

Tue 9:04 PM 2,962 Views 0 Comments

Mick Bohan has brought plenty of success to the capital since taking charge for the second time in 2017.

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