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Leona Maguire shoots stunning 61 to equal lowest round in major history
# Hot Streak
# Hot Streak

Leona Maguire shoots stunning 61 to equal lowest round in major history

8 minutes ago 774 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan golfer hit 10 birdies on the final day at the Amundi Evian Championship.

LIVE: Kerry v Cork, Munster SFC final
Live 1 hour ago

LIVE: Kerry v Cork, Munster SFC final

Mayo storm back to beat Galway in Connacht final after trailing by five at half-time
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

Mayo storm back to beat Galway in Connacht final after trailing by five at half-time

1 hour ago 9,977 Views 20 Comments

James Horan’s side outscored Galway by 2-8 to 0-3 in the second-half.

Champions Brazil held as Gignac rescues France in Olympic football
# Wrap
# Wrap

Champions Brazil held as Gignac rescues France in Olympic football

1 hour ago 2,664 Views 0 Comments

France would have been staring at an early exit with a slip-up against South Africa.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
# Confusion
# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

2 hours ago 6,519 Views 3 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov
# Boxing
# Boxing

'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov

3 hours ago 7,054 Views 8 Comments

Brennan lost to the Uzbekistan fighter by unanimous decision.

Four-time Irish Olympian Holstein and Sambuca produce spectacular Dressage routine but fall short
# Equestrian
# Equestrian

Four-time Irish Olympian Holstein and Sambuca produce spectacular Dressage routine but fall short

Updated 3 hours ago 7,072 Views 2 Comments

An emotional tribute was also paid to the late Tiggy Hancock.

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final
Live 3 hours ago

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final

Lions and Boks will both consider changes ahead of Test two
# Selection
# Selection

Lions and Boks will both consider changes ahead of Test two

4 hours ago 7,457 Views 2 Comments

The hosts struggled up front in the first Test last night.

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill

5 hours ago 3,538 Views 1 Comment

Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.

Irish international Jason Knight ruled out of World Cup qualifiers through injury
# Blow
# Blow

Irish international Jason Knight ruled out of World Cup qualifiers through injury

6 hours ago 5,648 Views 10 Comments

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has confirmed that the 20-year-old will be out for ‘eight to 12 weeks’ with an ankle injury.

'She didn't realise she was that talented' - how a Cork bullet became Ireland's fastest woman
# Balineen Bullet
# Balineen Bullet

'She didn't realise she was that talented' - how a Cork bullet became Ireland's fastest woman

6 hours ago 27,425 Views 10 Comments

Phil Healy is ready for her first Olympic Games. This is how she got on track.

'To officially be an Olympian is just amazing, it’s surreal' - 19-year-old Cork star delighted with debut
# Mystic Meg
# Mystic Meg

'To officially be an Olympian is just amazing, it’s surreal' - 19-year-old Cork star delighted with debut

6 hours ago 3,859 Views 1 Comment

From the Leaving Cert to Tokyo, gymnast Meg Ryan has wrapped up her Olympic qualification competition.

John Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau test positive for Covid-19, out of the Olympic Games
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

John Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau test positive for Covid-19, out of the Olympic Games

Updated 8 hours ago 11,504 Views 12 Comments

Patrick Reed has been called up as a replacement for DeChambeau.

Olympic rowing schedule disrupted by incoming storm
# Brewing
# Brewing

Olympic rowing schedule disrupted by incoming storm

8 hours ago 3,040 Views 0 Comments

Sanita Puspure’s semifinal has been rescheduled as a result.

A brilliant column from Tokyo, the career of Ger Canning and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

A brilliant column from Tokyo, the career of Ger Canning and the week's best sportswriting

8 hours ago 3,129 Views 2 Comments

Plus, an interesting read on cheating in sport, which was shared in our The42 Members’ Behind The Lines WhatsApp group.

Jegou bounces back from nightmare first run to qualify for canoe slalom semi-finals
# Recovery
# Recovery

Jegou bounces back from nightmare first run to qualify for canoe slalom semi-finals

8 hours ago 4,143 Views 0 Comments

He has progressed despite finding himself bottom of the rankings after the first run.

'Even though Craig wasn't around, he was very much part of their journey to ensure they got there'
# Legacy
# Legacy

'Even though Craig wasn't around, he was very much part of their journey to ensure they got there'

8 hours ago 17,222 Views 1 Comment

Two of Jeremy Lyons’ athletes at Dublin Sprint Club, Sophie Becker and Cillín Greene, are at the Olympic Games. The late Craig Lynch’s legacy will always live on in the group.

Annalise Murphy improves in second race after slow start in Laser Radial sailing
# Laser Focus
# Laser Focus

Annalise Murphy improves in second race after slow start in Laser Radial sailing

Updated 9 hours ago 5,265 Views 0 Comments

The still conditions made it a tricky start for the Rio medalist.

'Refreshed' Osaka wins on return, Barty shocked in first round in Tokyo, Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles
# Tennis
# Tennis

'Refreshed' Osaka wins on return, Barty shocked in first round in Tokyo, Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles

Updated 9 hours ago 6,888 Views 1 Comment

World number one Barty was beaten by Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo.

5 talking points ahead of today's Connacht final between Mayo and Galway
# Comment
# Comment

5 talking points ahead of today's Connacht final between Mayo and Galway

9 hours ago 6,700 Views 10 Comments

The big game at Croke Park today throws-in at 1.30pm.

Olympics Breakfast: Mixed results for Ireland in the early hours of the second day at Tokyo 2020
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Olympics Breakfast: Mixed results for Ireland in the early hours of the second day at Tokyo 2020

10 hours ago 48,651 Views 4 Comments

All you need to know about the overnight action on day two of the Olympic Games.

No medal race for Irish pair Byrne and Doyle as they finish last in semi-final
# Out Of Contention
# Out Of Contention

No medal race for Irish pair Byrne and Doyle as they finish last in semi-final

11 hours ago 4,323 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair were tipped as medal contenders in Tokyo.

Medal hopes remain on course as Sanita Puspure eases to Olympic semi-finals
# Dominant
# Dominant

Medal hopes remain on course as Sanita Puspure eases to Olympic semi-finals

13 hours ago 4,517 Views 1 Comment

Puspure won her quarter-final in the women’s single sculls in Tokyo this morning.

Fine Irish rowing form continues with double repechage success
# Progress
# Progress

Fine Irish rowing form continues with double repechage success

Updated 14 hours ago 3,896 Views 0 Comments

The women’s pair Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley and the lightweight duo of Aoife Casey and Margret Cremen delivered the results they needed.

Yesterday’s News

Scully hits a record score as Laois come from behind to beat Westmeath
# Battle For Survival
# Battle For Survival

Scully hits a record score as Laois come from behind to beat Westmeath

18 hours ago 11,019 Views 3 Comments

PJ Scully scored 17 points – the most by a Laois hurler in a league match – as Laois stay up in Division 1 of the Allianz HL.

Wijnaldum: Social media abuse reason for Liverpool exit
# DISAPPOINTED
# DISAPPOINTED

Wijnaldum: Social media abuse reason for Liverpool exit

19 hours ago 21,567 Views 29 Comments

The midfielder joined Paris Saint-Germain this summer after leaving Liverpool on a free transfer.

Lawes, Itoje, and Conan to the fore as Lions pull off comeback win
# Standouts
# Standouts

Lawes, Itoje, and Conan to the fore as Lions pull off comeback win

19 hours ago 19,971 Views 19 Comments

The England lock was named player of the match.

'I 100% agree with the TMO call' - Springboks refuse to lay blame with officials
# Win Some Lose Some
# Win Some Lose Some

'I 100% agree with the TMO call' - Springboks refuse to lay blame with officials

19 hours ago 18,064 Views 8 Comments

Jacques Nienaber said he had no complaints despite seeing his team fall on the wrong side of a number of tight calls.

Kilkenny survive scare from Westmeath thanks to key goal from Miriam Walsh
# Cats
# Cats

Kilkenny survive scare from Westmeath thanks to key goal from Miriam Walsh

19 hours ago 4,724 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere there were wins for Galway, Wexford, Waterford and Cork.

Ireland well beaten by South Africa in third T20 international
# Outclassed
# Outclassed

Ireland well beaten by South Africa in third T20 international

20 hours ago 2,322 Views 3 Comments

An opening stand of 127 left Ireland with a mountain to climb in final game of the series.

'Next week is going to be even bigger and tougher' - Gatland
# Next Job
# Next Job

'Next week is going to be even bigger and tougher' - Gatland

20 hours ago 10,194 Views 18 Comments

The Lions can wrap up a series success in the second Test against the Boks.

Brilliant Ireland reach European Championship decider with final quarter flourish
# Late Show
# Late Show

Brilliant Ireland reach European Championship decider with final quarter flourish

21 hours ago 7,771 Views 2 Comments

Ireland will play in the final of the FIBA European Championship for Small Countries tomorrow after beating Kosovo 86-72 earlier today.

Donegal book All-Ireland quarter-final showdown with five-in-a-row chasing Dublin after win over Kerry
# Report
# Report

Donegal book All-Ireland quarter-final showdown with five-in-a-row chasing Dublin after win over Kerry

21 hours ago 10,073 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Monaghan defeated Cavan to preserve their senior status for 2022 and condemn their Ulster rivals to a relegation play-off

'Cork hurling needed to win and this group needed to win' - relief for Rebels
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Cork hurling needed to win and this group needed to win' - relief for Rebels

21 hours ago 12,809 Views 13 Comments

Cork boss Kieran Kingston was relieved to see his side triumph over Clare.

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory
# One Up
# One Up

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory

21 hours ago 46,063 Views 53 Comments

The Boks led 12-3 at the break but the tourists were outstanding in the second half.

3-6 for magic Mackin as Armagh see off Mayo to reach All-Ireland quarter-finals
# Baller
# Baller

3-6 for magic Mackin as Armagh see off Mayo to reach All-Ireland quarter-finals

21 hours ago 4,921 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere today, Katie Murray hit 2-3 as Waterford booked a last-eight date with Cork.

13-man Cork survive Clare test in dramatic finish to All-Ireland hurling qualifier
# Close Call
# Close Call

13-man Cork survive Clare test in dramatic finish to All-Ireland hurling qualifier

22 hours ago 42,597 Views 42 Comments

The LIT Gaelic Grounds hosted today’s game.

Derry beat 9-man Drogheda United on penalties to advance in FAI Cup
# Candystripes
# Candystripes

Derry beat 9-man Drogheda United on penalties to advance in FAI Cup

22 hours ago 2,598 Views 0 Comments

Drogheda’s Dane Massey, James Brown and manager Tim Clancy were all given their marching orders.

Celtic hit for six by West Ham at Parkhead
# Friendly
# Friendly

Celtic hit for six by West Ham at Parkhead

23 hours ago 13,527 Views 20 Comments

Callum McGregor had opened the scoring for Ange Postecoglou’s side.

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