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Dublin: -1°C Monday 25 January 2021

Yesterday’s News

Brady and Tampa Bay stun Packers to reach the Super Bowl
# Ageless
# Ageless

Brady and Tampa Bay stun Packers to reach the Super Bowl

4 hours ago 3,997 Views 20 Comments

The Buccaneers will become the first team to play in a home-turf Super Bowl after a 31-26 win at Lambeau Field.

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

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

5 hours ago 3,196 Views 1 Comment

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Suarez strikes again for leaders Atletico and De Jong steers Barcelona to much-needed win
# Boost
# Boost

Suarez strikes again for leaders Atletico and De Jong steers Barcelona to much-needed win

Updated 6 hours ago 4,523 Views 1 Comment

Ronald Koeman’s side beat Elche 2-0 in La Liga.

Calvert-Lewin makes his mark as Everton ease past Sheffield Wednesday in FA Cup
# Top Toffees
# Top Toffees

Calvert-Lewin makes his mark as Everton ease past Sheffield Wednesday in FA Cup

6 hours ago 2,450 Views 0 Comments

Calvert-Lewin scored his first goal in 50 days after returning from injury.

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title

6 hours ago 45,874 Views 11 Comments

The 2011 Open champion won again in Hualalai.

Klopp tries to find the positives as Liverpool's winless run goes on
# Reaction
# Reaction

Klopp tries to find the positives as Liverpool's winless run goes on

7 hours ago 6,014 Views 67 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskajer praised Bruno Fernandes after United ran out 3-2 winners against their old rivals.

Napoli lose at Verona as Juve move into top four
# Championship Chase
# Championship Chase

Napoli lose at Verona as Juve move into top four

Updated 7 hours ago 4,085 Views 0 Comments

The champions bounced back from their defeat to Inter by getting the better of Bologna.

Disappointment for St Mirren's Irish contingent as they lose Scottish League Cup semi-final to Livingston
# Falling Short
# Falling Short

Disappointment for St Mirren's Irish contingent as they lose Scottish League Cup semi-final to Livingston

7 hours ago 1,959 Views 0 Comments

Jim Goodwin’s side were beaten 1-0 in today’s encounter at Hampden Park.

Fernandes makes the difference as United win thrilling cup tie with Liverpool
# FA CUP
# FA CUP

Fernandes makes the difference as United win thrilling cup tie with Liverpool

9 hours ago 34,591 Views 177 Comments

It finished 3-2 to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at Old Trafford.

A defensive star for 16 seasons, was Higgins the best Mayo produced in modern era?
# Keith Higgins
# Keith Higgins

A defensive star for 16 seasons, was Higgins the best Mayo produced in modern era?

9 hours ago 5,969 Views 14 Comments

The Mayo defensive great retired yesterday.

Jarrett on target, but all Irish internationals who feature in snow-hit English top tier suffer defeat
# Difficult Day
# Difficult Day

Jarrett on target, but all Irish internationals who feature in snow-hit English top tier suffer defeat

10 hours ago 2,488 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United returned to the top of the Women’s Super League on a day where three fixtures were postponed.

Ireland international Long scores as Burnley and Leicester both progress in FA Cup
# Fourth Round
# Fourth Round

Ireland international Long scores as Burnley and Leicester both progress in FA Cup

11 hours ago 3,979 Views 12 Comments

Long hit the third goal in Burnley’s 3-0 win over Fulham.

Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys
# Frustration
# Frustration

Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys

11 hours ago 8,295 Views 28 Comments

Andy Friend’s men were second best as the Ospreys won in Ireland for the first time in more than four years.

Mueller scores twice as Bayern Munich go seven points clear after thrashing Schalke

Mueller scores twice as Bayern Munich go seven points clear after thrashing Schalke

11 hours ago 2,274 Views 3 Comments

A 4-0 win at bottom side Schalke for the champions today.

As it happened: Manchester United vs Liverpool, FA Cup fourth round
# Live Blog
# Live Blog

As it happened: Manchester United vs Liverpool, FA Cup fourth round

12 hours ago 43,489 Views 51 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side were beaten again in a thrilling tie at Old Trafford.

Özil finally completes move away from Arsenal after 'amazing journey'
# The Longest Goodbye
# The Longest Goodbye

Özil finally completes move away from Arsenal after 'amazing journey'

12 hours ago 5,360 Views 4 Comments

The former Germany international has joined Fenerbahce after seven-and-a-half years with the Gunners.

Afghanistan outclass Ireland in second ODI as World Cup qualification hopes dented
# Well Beaten
# Well Beaten

Afghanistan outclass Ireland in second ODI as World Cup qualification hopes dented

13 hours ago 1,879 Views 2 Comments

Rahmat Shah smashed an unbeaten century to guide Afghanistan to a seven-wicket victory in Abu Dhabi.

Full steam ahead: Munster and Leinster to dominate Irish team selection
# Audition Winners
# Audition Winners

Full steam ahead: Munster and Leinster to dominate Irish team selection

Updated 13 hours ago 26,510 Views 54 Comments

There could be as many as 13 players from the two provinces in Ireland’s side for the Six Nations opener on 7 February.

FA Cup hat-trick for Abraham eases pressure on Lampard
# Into The Hat
# Into The Hat

FA Cup hat-trick for Abraham eases pressure on Lampard

13 hours ago 2,987 Views 1 Comment

Chelsea saw off Luton Town this afternoon to advance to the last 16 of the competition.

Analysis: Leinster take their chance with superb set-piece score to break Munster
# Clinical
# Clinical

Analysis: Leinster take their chance with superb set-piece score to break Munster

14 hours ago 5,827 Views 22 Comments

Ross Byrne had an impressive involvement as some of Leinster’s bench players made a late impact.

Blow for France ahead of Six Nations as Vakatawa suffers knee injury
# Key Man
# Key Man

Blow for France ahead of Six Nations as Vakatawa suffers knee injury

14 hours ago 3,014 Views 0 Comments

The elusive centre was forced off during Racing 92′s defeat to Bordeaux yesterday.

McIlroy relinquishes final-round lead as Hatton claims victory in Abu Dhabi
# Tyrrell's Pass
# Tyrrell's Pass

McIlroy relinquishes final-round lead as Hatton claims victory in Abu Dhabi

15 hours ago 5,669 Views 10 Comments

Tyrrell Hatton carded a closing 66 to finish 18 under par and secure a sixth European Tour title.

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'
# Reaction
# Reaction

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'

16 hours ago 10,959 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old Dubliner suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in the Abu Dhabi rematch.

'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'

Updated 16 hours ago 25,814 Views 0 Comments

Collingwood’s Irish duo, Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan, are gearing up for another big season in Australia.

Irish striker's 50th A-League goal seals Newcastle Jets' first win of the season
# Jet Setter
# Jet Setter

Irish striker's 50th A-League goal seals Newcastle Jets' first win of the season

17 hours ago 8,421 Views 0 Comments

Former Cork City and Sunderland man Roy O’Donovan found the net against Wellington Phoenix.

Klopp: 'Sometimes you need a really low point to change things properly'
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

Klopp: 'Sometimes you need a really low point to change things properly'

18 hours ago 4,543 Views 8 Comments

Liverpool will aim to improve on their recent poor in today’s FA Cup clash with Manchester United.

Swansea City boss impressed by 'excellent' Hourihane in 5-1 debut victory
# First Impressions
# First Impressions

Swansea City boss impressed by 'excellent' Hourihane in 5-1 debut victory

19 hours ago 7,866 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland midfielder, playing for the first time in eight weeks, helped Swansea advance in the FA Cup.

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys
# Pro14
# Pro14

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys

19 hours ago 5,600 Views 2 Comments

With a dearth of fixtures about, there is a sense of delight among players just to have a game.

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'

20 hours ago 29,747 Views 5 Comments

Brendan Macken has retired at the age of 29 after a career with Leinster, Wasps, and London Irish.

Brooklyn Nets inspired by 'three of the best in this business' with return to winning ways
# Heat-seeking Missiles
# Heat-seeking Missiles

Brooklyn Nets inspired by 'three of the best in this business' with return to winning ways

20 hours ago 3,084 Views 0 Comments

Durant, Irving and Harden shone against Miami Heat.

The many sides of Jerry Kiernan and the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

The many sides of Jerry Kiernan and the week's best sportswriting

20 hours ago 4,431 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into our picks from the past seven days.

'He became a yoga instructor. That's the level of detail he would have gone into to try maximise his career'
# MDMA
# MDMA

'He became a yoga instructor. That's the level of detail he would have gone into to try maximise his career'

21 hours ago 34,204 Views 12 Comments

Reflecting on the trophy-laden Dublin career of Michael Darragh Macauley.

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch
# Running It Back
# Running It Back

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch

21 hours ago 149,033 Views 208 Comments

Dustin Poirier got the better of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 main event in Abu Dhabi.

Saturday 23 January, 2021

Sexton to be assessed on Monday after hamstring scare forces him off
# Johnny Be Good
# Johnny Be Good

Sexton to be assessed on Monday after hamstring scare forces him off

Sat 10:44 PM 11,727 Views 64 Comments

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign begins in two weeks against Wales.

Watkins ends drought to give Villa win over Newcastle
# Premier League
# Premier League

Watkins ends drought to give Villa win over Newcastle

Sat 10:28 PM 6,199 Views 8 Comments

Villa move into the top half thanks to a comfortable win over the Magpies.

Benzema brace helps Madrid bounce back

Benzema brace helps Madrid bounce back

Sat 10:12 PM 2,516 Views 0 Comments

Los Blancos put four past Alaves, but remain four points off Athletico Madrid.

AC Milan stay top of Serie A despite 3-0 defeat but lead on Inter reduced to two points
# No Change
# No Change

AC Milan stay top of Serie A despite 3-0 defeat but lead on Inter reduced to two points

Sat 9:59 PM 4,102 Views 1 Comment

Stefano Pioli’s side lost out to Atalanta.

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again
# Grudge Game
# Grudge Game

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again

Sat 9:45 PM 46,289 Views 198 Comments

Leinster win 13-10 at Thomond Park. Johnny Sexton was taken off in the second half.

Rooney's Derby win again at QPR
# Bounce
# Bounce

Rooney's Derby win again at QPR

Sat 9:28 PM 9,171 Views 2 Comments

Republic of Ireland international Jason Knight continued as Derby captain at Loftus Road.

Three goals in final nine minutes rescues Manchester City from shock FA Cup exit
# Phew
# Phew

Three goals in final nine minutes rescues Manchester City from shock FA Cup exit

Sat 8:51 PM 6,354 Views 0 Comments

Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres were on target against League Two side Cheltenham.

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