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Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
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# Join The Club

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

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There’s plenty more exclusive content on the way for our members.

Saracens clinch promotion to end Premiership exile
# Sarrie We Missed You
# Sarrie We Missed You

Saracens clinch promotion to end Premiership exile

57 minutes ago 3,015 Views 1 Comment

Sarries seal top-flight return with 117-15 aggregate win over Ealing Trailfinders.

Gareth Southgate says Harry Kane will start for England against Czech Republic
# Kane Is Able
# Kane Is Able

Gareth Southgate says Harry Kane will start for England against Czech Republic

1 hour ago 1,109 Views 0 Comments

England’s skipper has failed to have a shot on target in the opening two Group D games.

Italy stretch unbeaten run to 30 as they top Group A with victory over Wales
# Euro 2020
# Euro 2020

Italy stretch unbeaten run to 30 as they top Group A with victory over Wales

1 hour ago 2,821 Views 1 Comment

Wales qualify for the last 16 as Group A runners-up, while Switzerland must wait to see if they are one of the best third-placed team.

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Next Stop Tokyo
# Next Stop Tokyo

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics

2 hours ago 22,271 Views 37 Comments

Ireland beat France 28-19 in the final of the Olympic qualification repechage.

Joan Of Arc scores brave victory for Aidan O'Brien in French Oaks
# Chantilly Cream
# Chantilly Cream

Joan Of Arc scores brave victory for Aidan O'Brien in French Oaks

3 hours ago 2,021 Views 2 Comments

Chantilly victory is first Prix de Diane success for O’Brien.

Tyrone's goal spree relegates Wexford to Division 3, Wicklow send Fermanagh down
# Ladies Football
# Ladies Football

Tyrone's goal spree relegates Wexford to Division 3, Wicklow send Fermanagh down

3 hours ago 1,778 Views 0 Comments

Tyrone fired in 11 goals for a comfortable victory over Wexford in Dunleer.

Ireland just one win away from historic Olympic qualification at Monaco Sevens repechage
# On Fire
# On Fire

Ireland just one win away from historic Olympic qualification at Monaco Sevens repechage

Updated 4 hours ago 14,754 Views 19 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side beat Hong Kong in the semi-final to set up a golden ticket decider date with France.

Verstappen beats Hamilton to French Grand Prix glory and extends title lead
# Late Drama
# Late Drama

Verstappen beats Hamilton to French Grand Prix glory and extends title lead

4 hours ago 4,914 Views 5 Comments

There was late drama in Le Castellet.

Oisin Murphy crowned top jockey at Royal Ascot, pays moving tribute to Tiggy Hancock
# More Than Sport
# More Than Sport

Oisin Murphy crowned top jockey at Royal Ascot, pays moving tribute to Tiggy Hancock

6 hours ago 2,918 Views 0 Comments

‘It really puts life in perspective. We’re all thinking about her and her family.’

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw
# Luis Enrique
# Luis Enrique

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw

8 hours ago 3,925 Views 9 Comments

Spain still have qualification in their own hands, needing to beat Slovakia, who were beaten by Sweden on Friday night.

Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football

8 hours ago 7,423 Views 2 Comments

The former AFL player has struggled with persistent knee injuries of late.

Ireland seal Davis Cup promotion after play-off victory over Georgia
# Warriors
# Warriors

Ireland seal Davis Cup promotion after play-off victory over Georgia

9 hours ago 3,550 Views 3 Comments

The side progressed into Group II.

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names
# Making Their Mark
# Making Their Mark

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names

10 hours ago 26,264 Views 2 Comments

The original Tom Markham risked his life for Irish freedom before his work as a GAA activist resulted in the All-Ireland MFC trophy being named in his honour. A century on, his great-grandson is brokering major deals in English football.

Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles
# Monster
# Monster

Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles

10 hours ago 2,944 Views 1 Comment

Inoue knocked Dasmarinas down three times in three rounds to easily retain his WBA and IBF belts.

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
# Pipeline

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

10 hours ago 14,080 Views 9 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open
# Catching Fire
# Catching Fire

Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open

Updated 11 hours ago 16,997 Views 14 Comments

He’s just two behind leaders Louis Oosthuizen, Mackenzie Hughes and Russell Henley at Torrey Pines.

Giannis Antetokounmpo outduels Durant as Bucks oust Nets to reach East finals
# Greek Freak
# Greek Freak

Giannis Antetokounmpo outduels Durant as Bucks oust Nets to reach East finals

11 hours ago 3,197 Views 7 Comments

The Bucks will now play either the Atlanta Hawks or the Philadelphia 76ers.

Memphis Depay, the most famous Kia in NBA history, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Memphis Depay, the most famous Kia in NBA history, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

12 hours ago 2,946 Views 0 Comments

Sit back and enjoy some of our favourite reads from the last seven days.

'Four years ago I was 24 and had played very few games of rugby'
# Older And Wiser
# Older And Wiser

'Four years ago I was 24 and had played very few games of rugby'

12 hours ago 9,435 Views 1 Comment

Tadhg Furlong is ready to embrace the challenge of his second Lions tour.

'His performance tonight was exceptional' - The West Ham youngster having a big impact in Irish football
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

'His performance tonight was exceptional' - The West Ham youngster having a big impact in Irish football

13 hours ago 10,319 Views 0 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic are hoping to extend Alfie Lewis’ loan stay at the club.

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
# Preview
# Preview

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider

13 hours ago 11,338 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.

Yesterday’s News

Superb run in Madrid puts Sarah Lavin in frame for Tokyo Olympics
# Leap Forward
# Leap Forward

Superb run in Madrid puts Sarah Lavin in frame for Tokyo Olympics

21 hours ago 9,797 Views 2 Comments

The Limerick athlete became only the second Irish woman to ever run the 100m hurdles in less than 13 seconds.

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid

21 hours ago 11,004 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old, who is barred from defending her Olympic 800m title, finished fourth in Saturday’s race.

'The only difference now is my reasons for thinking England won't win the Euros have changed'
# Podcast
# Podcast

'The only difference now is my reasons for thinking England won't win the Euros have changed'

22 hours ago 11,151 Views 4 Comments

The Football Family podcast look back on England’s wretched draw with Scotland and the rest of the Euro 2020 action.

Toulouse set up clash with Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle after beating Bordeaux-Begles
# Progression
# Progression

Toulouse set up clash with Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle after beating Bordeaux-Begles

22 hours ago 8,641 Views 12 Comments

The Top 14 final takes place at the Stade de France in Paris on 25 June.

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

22 hours ago 27,222 Views 18 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

Nelly Korda shoots 62 to steal Leona Maguire's lead on LPGA tour
# LPGA
# LPGA

Nelly Korda shoots 62 to steal Leona Maguire's lead on LPGA tour

23 hours ago 11,759 Views 4 Comments

Maguire is in second place in the $2.3m Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids – three shots adrift of Korda.

Shane Jennings’ wonder try evokes memories of mentor Mannion’s score in ‘89
# Under 20s
# Under 20s

Shane Jennings’ wonder try evokes memories of mentor Mannion’s score in ‘89

Sat 8:41 PM 12,631 Views 3 Comments

The Ballinasloe-born centre is the latest rugby star to emerge from the Galway town.

Shane Lowry shoots 72 on another difficult day at Torrey Pines
# US Open
# US Open

Shane Lowry shoots 72 on another difficult day at Torrey Pines

Sat 8:35 PM 3,746 Views 1 Comment

Richard Bland and Russell Henley were the joint leaders.

Derry cruise to victory over Offaly as over 2,000 fans watch on in Croke Park
# Division Three
# Division Three

Derry cruise to victory over Offaly as over 2,000 fans watch on in Croke Park

Sat 7:46 PM 8,592 Views 7 Comments

The Ulster side were comfortable winners in today’s Division 3 National League final.

Benetton beat the Bulls to become the first Italian club to win a major trophy
# History Makers
# History Makers

Benetton beat the Bulls to become the first Italian club to win a major trophy

Sat 7:30 PM 16,809 Views 24 Comments

The Treviso club scored five tries to defeat South Africa’s Bulls 35-8 and win the inaugural Rainbow Cup.

Down beat Antrim to Division 2 title, Wexford see off Armagh in Division 3 decider
# Wrap
# Wrap

Down beat Antrim to Division 2 title, Wexford see off Armagh in Division 3 decider

Updated Sat 7:11 PM 4,629 Views 0 Comments

Wexford came out on top of a tight game at the Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA complex.

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal
# Never Write Them Off
# Never Write Them Off

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal

Sat 6:58 PM 35,295 Views 26 Comments

The Germans came from behind to win the best game of the tournament thus far.

Mullins and Moore again the perfect combination at Royal Ascot
# Stratum
# Stratum

Mullins and Moore again the perfect combination at Royal Ascot

Sat 6:47 PM 4,240 Views 0 Comments

The duo teamed up for victory with Stratum in the Queen Alexandra Stakes.

Harry Kane's England place in question after Scotland flop
# Misfiring
# Misfiring

Harry Kane's England place in question after Scotland flop

Sat 6:27 PM 6,806 Views 16 Comments

Gareth Southgate’s side missed a chance to book their place in the last 16.

Barcelona sign Memphis Depay on free transfer
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Barcelona sign Memphis Depay on free transfer

Sat 6:17 PM 6,738 Views 0 Comments

Barca have agreed a two-year deal with the Netherlands star.

The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

The second-most decorated male swimmer in history's Olympic career looks over

Sat 6:04 PM 11,700 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Lochte’s bid to make a fifth Games ended in an emotional 200m medley defeat.

Czech star says goal celebration a tribute to MMA fighter
# Imitation
# Imitation

Czech star says goal celebration a tribute to MMA fighter

Sat 5:38 PM 9,283 Views 1 Comment

Patrik Schick is a big fan of Nate Diaz.

Flanagan hits late winner as Dublin survive and relegate Waterford
# Camogie
# Camogie

Flanagan hits late winner as Dublin survive and relegate Waterford

Sat 5:18 PM 4,316 Views 0 Comments

It finished 1-11 to 1-10 in favour of Dublin in Birr.

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