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Dublin: 5°C Monday 18 January 2021

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'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
# No Sympathy
# No Sympathy

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints

15 minutes ago 364 Views 0 Comments

72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
# Giant
# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

52 minutes ago 9,001 Views 1 Comment

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

Former Ireland captain Rory Best takes on 'mentoring role' with Ulster
# Experience
# Experience

Former Ireland captain Rory Best takes on 'mentoring role' with Ulster

1 hour ago 1,769 Views 2 Comments

The 38-year-old was with the Ulster A coaching team for Friday night’s win over Leinster.

Na birdies final hole for one-shot win at US PGA Tour Sony Open
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Na birdies final hole for one-shot win at US PGA Tour Sony Open

2 hours ago 882 Views 1 Comment

He finished one stroke in front of Chris Kirk

Jurgen Klopp says qualifying for Champions League is ‘most important thing’
# Managing Expectations
# Managing Expectations

Jurgen Klopp says qualifying for Champions League is ‘most important thing’

2 hours ago 2,479 Views 3 Comments

The Merseysiders’ goalless run was extended to three games on Sunday with a 0-0 draw against Manchester United.

Saints quarterback Brees says he'll mull retirement after playoff loss
# NFL
# NFL

Saints quarterback Brees says he'll mull retirement after playoff loss

2 hours ago 3,810 Views 1 Comment

The Saints lost 30-20 to a Tampa Bay Buccaneers team led by Tom Brady.

‘I’m keen to get my elbows dirty’ - Vunipola plots his own path towards Six Nations fitness
# Playing On
# Playing On

‘I’m keen to get my elbows dirty’ - Vunipola plots his own path towards Six Nations fitness

3 hours ago 1,902 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere yesterday, the Springboks’ ‘very good’ Eben Etzebeth returned in Toulon’s win at Racing.

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title

10 hours ago 4,566 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese star became the youngest Masters champion since Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1995.

NFL champions Chiefs overcome Mahomes injury to advance
# One Step Closer
# One Step Closer

NFL champions Chiefs overcome Mahomes injury to advance

10 hours ago 3,776 Views 6 Comments

A dramatic ending as Andy Reid’s Kansas City saw off the Browns and moved one victory from a Super Bowl return.

Yesterday’s News

Barcelona stunned by Bilbao in Spanish Super Cup showpiece as Messi sees red
# Scenes
# Scenes

Barcelona stunned by Bilbao in Spanish Super Cup showpiece as Messi sees red

11 hours ago 7,121 Views 2 Comments

Bilbao dramatically came from behind and won in extra time.

Inter beat champions Juventus to move level with Serie A leaders Milan
# Boost
# Boost

Inter beat champions Juventus to move level with Serie A leaders Milan

Updated 11 hours ago 4,930 Views 2 Comments

And in France, Metz ended Lyon’s run and PSG took the Ligue 1 lead.

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist
# Rising Star
# Rising Star

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist

11 hours ago 10,188 Views 14 Comments

Have a watch…

Klopp seeks quick response after Liverpool fail to score for third successive game
# Frustration
# Frustration

Klopp seeks quick response after Liverpool fail to score for third successive game

12 hours ago 4,038 Views 6 Comments

The English champions needed some late heroics from goalkeeper Alisson Becker to preserve their unbeaten Premier League run at Anfield.

Real Madrid's €60 million outcast scores twice on Bundesliga return
# Comeback
# Comeback

Real Madrid's €60 million outcast scores twice on Bundesliga return

12 hours ago 8,650 Views 4 Comments

Luka Jovic made the move on loan to Frankfurt earlier in the week.

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack

13 hours ago 31,150 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.

'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'

13 hours ago 8,588 Views 2 Comments

Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan opens up on his terrifying experience with Covid-19.

Man City win sees them leapfrog Liverpool and go second
# In Form
# In Form

Man City win sees them leapfrog Liverpool and go second

13 hours ago 4,770 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s James McCarthy made his first Premier League start since October, but he could not prevent a Crystal Palace loss.

Man United ‘didn’t pounce’ on Liverpool’s injury problems
# Reaction
# Reaction

Man United ‘didn’t pounce’ on Liverpool’s injury problems

13 hours ago 5,597 Views 14 Comments

The Reds had midfielders Fabinho and Jordan Henderson in the middle of their defence.

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player

14 hours ago 32,896 Views 13 Comments

Will it continue? The42 speaks to some of the country’s top stars who combine camogie and ladies football at the top level.

Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week

14 hours ago 1,279 Views 0 Comments

Another busy week lies ahead…

6 months after being out in the cold, Spurs' record signing praised for revival
# Rejuvenated
# Rejuvenated

6 months after being out in the cold, Spurs' record signing praised for revival

15 hours ago 7,575 Views 3 Comments

Tanguy Ndombele struck a brilliant goal to seal victory for the visitors at Bramall Lane.

Man United hold Liverpool to maintain top spot
# Report
# Report

Man United hold Liverpool to maintain top spot

16 hours ago 35,884 Views 164 Comments

A tight and tense affair saw few clear-cut chances, as both sides had to be content with a point ultimately.

Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight
# WSL
# WSL

Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight

16 hours ago 2,731 Views 0 Comments

Six Irish internationals featured, with Ruesha Littlejohn making her Birmingham City debut after signing for the club yesterday.

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal

17 hours ago 12,235 Views 9 Comments

The German midfielder says he is joining Fenerbahce.

Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga

17 hours ago 3,987 Views 2 Comments

The striker netted his 21st league goal of the season but the champions were again lethargic-looking in victory.

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72
# Mess
# Mess

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72

Updated 17 hours ago 8,105 Views 2 Comments

47 players had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days, with Australian Open director saying players knew the isolation risk.

As it happened: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League

18 hours ago 64,430 Views 46 Comments

Liverpool faced Man United, in one of the season’s most-anticipated matches so far.

Audacious Ndombele goal seals Spurs win at Sheffield United
# Tanguy For The Big Occasion
# Tanguy For The Big Occasion

Audacious Ndombele goal seals Spurs win at Sheffield United

18 hours ago 5,151 Views 6 Comments

The midfielder’s fantastic goal crowned a 3-1 win for Jose Mourinho’s side against the doomed-looking Blades.

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues

18 hours ago 3,750 Views 0 Comments

Two wins, two draws and one defeat is a strong return against the world and European bronze medalists.

Jack Byrne makes first appearance since McCarthy's sacking in crucial Apoel win
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Jack Byrne makes first appearance since McCarthy's sacking in crucial Apoel win

18 hours ago 13,860 Views 5 Comments

The Cypriot side are in good form under new manager Savvas Poursaitidis.

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29
# Premature End
# Premature End

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29

19 hours ago 9,895 Views 4 Comments

The striker has called it a day having been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match
# Best Wishes
# Best Wishes

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match

Updated 19 hours ago 45,884 Views 9 Comments

Cork LGFA say there’s positive news coming from Australia, and the Giants player will make a full recovery.

Envoi Allen continues his relentless march as Dreal Deal points McNally towards Cheltenham
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Envoi Allen continues his relentless march as Dreal Deal points McNally towards Cheltenham

20 hours ago 2,465 Views 1 Comment

Asterion Forlonge crashes out at the first in eagerly-anticipated Punchestown clash.

Stubborn Motherwell earn point against Rangers
# Momentum Checked
# Momentum Checked

Stubborn Motherwell earn point against Rangers

20 hours ago 2,020 Views 0 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s runaway leaders were held 1-1 at Fir Park.

Ireland's One Day International with UAE tomorrow given go-ahead by Emirates board
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

Ireland's One Day International with UAE tomorrow given go-ahead by Emirates board

20 hours ago 1,015 Views 0 Comments

Graham Ford’s men will get another run-out before squaring off with Afghanistan in a three-match series later this month.

Hartson: Lennon's time at Celtic is up, but players have 'gotten away with murder'
# Rip It Up
# Rip It Up

Hartson: Lennon's time at Celtic is up, but players have 'gotten away with murder'

21 hours ago 9,167 Views 4 Comments

‘I do genuinely think, with the situation in the league, a change is needed from the bottom to the top.’

Harden makes seamless debut with 'super-team' Nets
# Triple Double To Start
# Triple Double To Start

Harden makes seamless debut with 'super-team' Nets

23 hours ago 3,915 Views 0 Comments

The former Houston star scored 32 as Brooklyn overcame Orlando.

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend
# Audition Time
# Audition Time

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend

Sun 10:03 AM 33,696 Views 56 Comments

With the Six Nations kicking off in just three weeks, the Ireland coach has some tough decisions to make. Saturday’s clash between Munster and Leinster should help him do so.

Last year's runner-up Steele fires 61 to snatch lead at Sony Open
# Nerves Of What
# Nerves Of What

Last year's runner-up Steele fires 61 to snatch lead at Sony Open

Sun 10:01 AM 1,710 Views 0 Comments

The American has a two-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round in Honolulu.

Rodgers-led Packers, gritty Bills advance in NFL playoffs
# Two To Go
# Two To Go

Rodgers-led Packers, gritty Bills advance in NFL playoffs

Sun 9:23 AM 4,918 Views 5 Comments

The Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 32-18, while the Bills beat the Baltimore Ravens 17-3.

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