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Today’s News

‘It brings mortality to table’ – Jason Ferguson on father's brush with death
# Never Give In
# Never Give In

‘It brings mortality to table’ – Jason Ferguson on father's brush with death

1 hour ago 1,437 Views 0 Comments

Jason has directed a film charting Alex Ferguson’s road to recovery from a 2018 brain haemmorhage.

Amond fuelled by 2019 play-off disappointment in bid to go one better
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Amond fuelled by 2019 play-off disappointment in bid to go one better

2 hours ago 1,057 Views 0 Comments

The Carlow man hopes his nine-month-old son Eoghan will be among the 900 spectators at the first leg tomorrow night.

SFA condemns behaviour of Rangers fans in wake of Saturday’s title party
# Fitba
# Fitba

SFA condemns behaviour of Rangers fans in wake of Saturday’s title party

3 hours ago 2,986 Views 7 Comments

Five police officers were injured and 28 arrests made as the illegal mass gathering in George Square got out of hand.

Dan Crowley among trio of Irish youth internationals leaving Birmingham City
# Free Agency
# Free Agency

Dan Crowley among trio of Irish youth internationals leaving Birmingham City

3 hours ago 3,200 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old playmaker spent the second half of the 2020-21 season on loan at Hull City.

Spotlight

Stolen wheels: Cyclists and their bikes are targets across Ireland

Investigations by The Journal and Noteworthy show how the pandemic has led to an increase in violent thefts and anti-social behaviour.
How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives

Updated 4 hours ago 10,667 Views 7 Comments

Plenty to discuss after Dublin opened up their 2021 season with a nine-point win over Roscommon.

Former players want ‘decisive action’ in reform of English football’s governance
# Political Football
# Political Football

Former players want ‘decisive action’ in reform of English football’s governance

4 hours ago 1,826 Views 1 Comment

The European Super League breakaway attempt raised major concerns.

Ireland international Megan Campbell bids farewell to Manchester City
# Moving On
# Moving On

Ireland international Megan Campbell bids farewell to Manchester City

4 hours ago 2,648 Views 0 Comments

The injury-plagued defender from Drogheda has been sidelined since January of last year.

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity
# Warning
# Warning

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity

7 hours ago 33,113 Views 14 Comments

From heavyweights in the game to being ‘on the bones of its arse’, the story of rugby Down Under is a cautionary one.

Over 80% of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer
# Tokyo Rift
# Tokyo Rift

Over 80% of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer

7 hours ago 3,161 Views 5 Comments

There’s less than 10 weeks to go to the virus-postponed Tokyo Games.

Steph Curry’s 46 points clinch scoring title and eighth seed for Golden State
# NBA
# NBA

Steph Curry’s 46 points clinch scoring title and eighth seed for Golden State

8 hours ago 2,573 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old is the NBA’s oldest scoring champion since Michael Jordan achieved the feat aged 35 in 1998.

'There could be six, seven penalties next weekend' - Galvin and Cunningham unhappy with new cynicism rule
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

'There could be six, seven penalties next weekend' - Galvin and Cunningham unhappy with new cynicism rule

9 hours ago 4,523 Views 3 Comments

Dublin were awarded three spot-kicks against Roscommon, two of them under a new rule introduced for the 2021 season.

'He's probably been the form lock in the northern hemisphere over the last couple of seasons'
# Cheese
# Cheese

'He's probably been the form lock in the northern hemisphere over the last couple of seasons'

9 hours ago 11,506 Views 34 Comments

Leo Cullen was full of praise for James Ryan after the lock’s excellent display against Ulster.

'Last week was terrible...a bit of spirit there today' - A Clare setback but more promise in defeat
# Banner Challenge
# Banner Challenge

'Last week was terrible...a bit of spirit there today' - A Clare setback but more promise in defeat

10 hours ago 3,263 Views 0 Comments

Brian Lohan and Davy Fitzgerald reflected on yesterday’s game in Ennis.

Van Graan: ‘You have got to keep learning, we learned the hard way on Friday’
# Harsh Lessons
# Harsh Lessons

Van Graan: ‘You have got to keep learning, we learned the hard way on Friday’

10 hours ago 5,032 Views 15 Comments

Munster’s loss to Connacht on Friday leaves them relying on favours from elsewhere to reach the Rainbow Cup final.

Yesterday’s News

Late fade sees Seamus Power fall from contention at AT&T Byron Nelson
# Power Down
# Power Down

Late fade sees Seamus Power fall from contention at AT&T Byron Nelson

17 hours ago 4,515 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford man rose to second place but a double bogey-bogey run on the back nine saw him finish in a tie for ninth.

AC Milan complicate Champions League fate with Cagliari stalemate
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

AC Milan complicate Champions League fate with Cagliari stalemate

17 hours ago 5,423 Views 0 Comments

Their goalless draw with Cagliari hands Juventus somewhat of a reprieve in the top four race.

Lille wobble and Paris win to send Ligue Un title race to final weekend
# Finale
# Finale

Lille wobble and Paris win to send Ligue Un title race to final weekend

17 hours ago 5,748 Views 2 Comments

Lille must win on the final weekend to list the title after they were held by Saint Etienne.

Chelsea thrashed by brilliant Barcelona in Women’s Champions League final
# Femení Fenómeno
# Femení Fenómeno

Chelsea thrashed by brilliant Barcelona in Women’s Champions League final

18 hours ago 6,503 Views 2 Comments

Emma Hayes’ side were outclassed and 4-0 down at half-time in Gothenburg.

Dortmund secure Champions League spot with sixth-straight Bundesliga win
# Go Fourth And Conquer
# Go Fourth And Conquer

Dortmund secure Champions League spot with sixth-straight Bundesliga win

18 hours ago 4,268 Views 4 Comments

The club’s hopes of hanging on to Erling Haaland have received a significant boost.

‘It is impossible to play without him’ – Koeman hopes Messi hasn't played final game at Camp Nou
# A Nou Hope
# A Nou Hope

‘It is impossible to play without him’ – Koeman hopes Messi hasn't played final game at Camp Nou

18 hours ago 7,306 Views 1 Comment

Messi’s contract expires at the end of the season, and today Barcelona’s title challenge was officially ended.

Teenager Jebbinson makes history as Sheffield United win away to awful Everton
# Jeb Ambush
# Jeb Ambush

Teenager Jebbinson makes history as Sheffield United win away to awful Everton

19 hours ago 7,797 Views 8 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti’s side look likely to miss out on European football after a ninth home defeat of the season.

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation
# A Kiely Donnybrook
# A Kiely Donnybrook

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation

19 hours ago 65,003 Views 122 Comments

The Limerick boss was holding little back in the aftermath of his side’s defeat.

Suarez hits late winner to keep Atletico top of La Liga with one game left
# Out In Front
# Out In Front

Suarez hits late winner to keep Atletico top of La Liga with one game left

20 hours ago 8,274 Views 0 Comments

Atletico scored in the 82nd and 88th minutes to pull off a stunning turnaround win against Osasuna.

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

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

20 hours ago 1,377 Views 0 Comments

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while also supporting The42?

Tearful Alisson dedicates extraordinary winning goal to late father
# Emotion
# Emotion

Tearful Alisson dedicates extraordinary winning goal to late father

20 hours ago 12,494 Views 9 Comments

Jose Agostinho Becker drowned near his home in Brazil earlier this year, with Covid restrictions preventing Alisson from attending the funeral.

Katie McCabe on target as Joe Montemurro's Arsenal reign ends with 9-0 win
# WSL
# WSL

Katie McCabe on target as Joe Montemurro's Arsenal reign ends with 9-0 win

21 hours ago 4,723 Views 0 Comments

The hugely-successful boss has signed off by sealing a place in the Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals.

95th-minute winner from goalkeeper Alisson keeps Liverpool's Champions League hopes on track
# Alisson Wonderland
# Alisson Wonderland

95th-minute winner from goalkeeper Alisson keeps Liverpool's Champions League hopes on track

21 hours ago 47,210 Views 83 Comments

An astonishing moment saved Liverpool’s Champions League hopes in a come-from-behind 2-1 win.

Armagh make winning return to Division One against Monaghan
# Wrap
# Wrap

Armagh make winning return to Division One against Monaghan

22 hours ago 5,397 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, there were wins for Meath and Clare.

0-14 for Niland as Galway condemn Limerick to first league defeat in nearly two years
# Tribe Talk
# Tribe Talk

0-14 for Niland as Galway condemn Limerick to first league defeat in nearly two years

22 hours ago 25,539 Views 38 Comments

The action unfolded at Pearse Stadium.

Irish playmaker Connor Ronan set for lengthy spell on the sidelines
# Young Grasshopper
# Young Grasshopper

Irish playmaker Connor Ronan set for lengthy spell on the sidelines

22 hours ago 4,577 Views 0 Comments

The talented 23-year-old has returned to Wolverhampton Wanderers after breaking his metatarsal.

McGrath scoops Player of the Season award after Goodwin guides St Mirren to 32-year high
# Goodwin Hunting
# Goodwin Hunting

McGrath scoops Player of the Season award after Goodwin guides St Mirren to 32-year high

23 hours ago 6,077 Views 1 Comment

Irish eyes are smiling in Paisley.

Dan Martin finishes fifth on stage 9 of Giro as Bernal takes overall lead
# Cycling
# Cycling

Dan Martin finishes fifth on stage 9 of Giro as Bernal takes overall lead

23 hours ago 3,783 Views 2 Comments

Slovenia’s Matej Mohoric, meanwhile, was taken to hospital after a horror crash on a descent.

Double league win for Offaly as football and hurling sides triumph
# League Wrap
# League Wrap

Double league win for Offaly as football and hurling sides triumph

23 hours ago 7,555 Views 2 Comments

John Maughan’s football team ran out five-point winners over Wicklow.

Tottenham topple Wolves to boost Europa League qualification hopes
# Joy Of Top Six
# Joy Of Top Six

Tottenham topple Wolves to boost Europa League qualification hopes

Sun 4:09 PM 2,753 Views 0 Comments

Harry Kane was on target in a 2-0 win.

Irish international Simon Cox cuts his A-League spell short
# Wandering Free
# Wandering Free

Irish international Simon Cox cuts his A-League spell short

Sun 3:54 PM 7,088 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old striker is returning to his home in the UK following the recent birth of his child.

Two sin bins, three penalties and 1-13 for Costello as Dublin ease past Roscommon
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Two sin bins, three penalties and 1-13 for Costello as Dublin ease past Roscommon

Sun 3:41 PM 12,416 Views 7 Comments

The Sky Blues have Mick Galvin in charge for the league campaign.

Kilkenny and Waterford manage to hold off shock wins against Antrim and Westmeath
# Wrap
# Wrap

Kilkenny and Waterford manage to hold off shock wins against Antrim and Westmeath

Sun 3:41 PM 13,771 Views 14 Comments

There was plenty of drama in Division 1 of the hurling league.

O'Connor fires winner as Wexford edge out Clare with red cards on both sides in Ennis
# Model Revival
# Model Revival

O'Connor fires winner as Wexford edge out Clare with red cards on both sides in Ennis

Sun 2:30 PM 15,013 Views 6 Comments

Wexford trailed by eight points in the 60th minute but eventually won by one.

Second-half rally sees Crystal Palace edge out five-goal thriller
# Gol Gol Gol
# Gol Gol Gol

Second-half rally sees Crystal Palace edge out five-goal thriller

Sun 2:25 PM 4,790 Views 2 Comments

Roy Hodgson’s side secured victory after trailing twice at Selhurst Park.

Police warn 'many more arrests will follow' over disorder during Rangers celebrations
# Investigation
# Investigation

Police warn 'many more arrests will follow' over disorder during Rangers celebrations

Sun 2:02 PM 7,180 Views 8 Comments

Thousands defied Covid-19 and massed in George Square to celebrate Rangers winning the Premiership.

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