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Scotland's Billy Gilmour tests positive for Covid-19 and ruled out of Croatia clash
# Blow
# Blow

Scotland's Billy Gilmour tests positive for Covid-19 and ruled out of Croatia clash

23 minutes ago 732 Views 1 Comment

Gilmour picked up the man-of-the-match award in Friday’s 0-0 draw against England.

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian
# Olympics
# Olympics

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian

1 hour ago 1,930 Views 6 Comments

Kiwi officials made a groundbreaking call on ‘a highly sensitive and complex issue.’

Four new faces in All Blacks squad to face Tonga, Fiji
# Experiment
# Experiment

Four new faces in All Blacks squad to face Tonga, Fiji

1 hour ago 1,602 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand are facing into a 15-game schedule.

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal

1 hour ago 1,825 Views 1 Comment

Competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge though.

Rory McIlroy looking on the bright side despite extending winless run in majors
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

Rory McIlroy looking on the bright side despite extending winless run in majors

2 hours ago 2,591 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old finished tied for seventh in San Diego.

Victorious Rahm credits Harrington for inspiring phone call after Memorial disappointment
# Numero Uno
# Numero Uno

Victorious Rahm credits Harrington for inspiring phone call after Memorial disappointment

3 hours ago 3,771 Views 0 Comments

Rahm became the first Spanish player to lift the US Open title.

Atlanta Hawks stun Philadelphia 76ers to advance to Eastern Conference finals

Atlanta Hawks stun Philadelphia 76ers to advance to Eastern Conference finals

3 hours ago 1,410 Views 0 Comments

The Hawks face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.

'If you create goal-scoring chances against Kilkenny and don't take them, you're not going to win'
# Inches
# Inches

'If you create goal-scoring chances against Kilkenny and don't take them, you're not going to win'

3 hours ago 2,232 Views 0 Comments

Galway manager Cathal Murray lamented the number of chances they failed to convert in the league final.

'It was a big move in my career. I wasn't playing week in, week out over in Scotland so I took the leap'
# Change Of Scenery
# Change Of Scenery

'It was a big move in my career. I wasn't playing week in, week out over in Scotland so I took the leap'

4 hours ago 5,331 Views 0 Comments

Matty Smith has been key to St Patrick’s Athletic’s excellent start to the season.

'Alex Kendellen is an incredible player - his will to win is second to none'
# Rising Star
# Rising Star

'Alex Kendellen is an incredible player - his will to win is second to none'

4 hours ago 6,464 Views 7 Comments

Irish Under 20 captain, Alex Kendellen, excelled on Saturday as Ireland began their Six Nations campaign with a big win over Scotland.

Here are the games live on TV and GAA GO this week as the 2021 championship begins
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here are the games live on TV and GAA GO this week as the 2021 championship begins

5 hours ago 5,592 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open
# US Open
# US Open

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open

10 hours ago 31,676 Views 14 Comments

Rahm finished a shot clear of Louis Oosthuizen after a dramatic final day at Torrey Pines.

Last gasp Hernandez snatches Copa draw for Venezuela against Ecuador
# Copa America
# Copa America

Last gasp Hernandez snatches Copa draw for Venezuela against Ecuador

10 hours ago 2,616 Views 0 Comments

Venezuela move up to third place in the group with a last-gasp point.

Booker's 40-point triple-double gives Suns edge over Clippers
# Best Of The West
# Best Of The West

Booker's 40-point triple-double gives Suns edge over Clippers

10 hours ago 1,295 Views 0 Comments

The Suns beat the Clippers 120-114 in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

Yesterday’s News

Rory McIlroy one off the lead as stacked US Open leaderboard enters back nine
# Major Business
# Major Business

Rory McIlroy one off the lead as stacked US Open leaderboard enters back nine

12 hours ago 11,509 Views 8 Comments

Bryson DeChambeau and Louis Oosthuizen are out in front on five-under par.

'The girls really upped the ante in the second half... We showed huge character there'
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

'The girls really upped the ante in the second half... We showed huge character there'

12 hours ago 2,751 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling was delighted with his side’s comeback victory.

Leona Maguire finishes second after ding-dong Sunday battle with Korda
# LPGA Tour
# LPGA Tour

Leona Maguire finishes second after ding-dong Sunday battle with Korda

13 hours ago 7,326 Views 2 Comments

Maguire shot a bogey-free 66 on Sunday, but Korda held on to win by two shots.

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours
# Cats Get The Cream
# Cats Get The Cream

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours

14 hours ago 16,742 Views 6 Comments

The old foes contested for the top tier crown at Croke Park.

Uefa drop disciplinary investigation into Manuel Neuer's rainbow armband
# Pride Month
# Pride Month

Uefa drop disciplinary investigation into Manuel Neuer's rainbow armband

14 hours ago 9,202 Views 5 Comments

German goalkeeper has donned the armband for matches against France and Portugal to show his support for the LGBTQ+ community.

Ireland captain Billy Dardis marks Olympic qualification with pitch-perfect interview
# Sevens Heaven
# Sevens Heaven

Ireland captain Billy Dardis marks Olympic qualification with pitch-perfect interview

14 hours ago 10,536 Views 7 Comments

‘To be an Olympian, no one can take that away from you.’

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

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

15 hours ago 1,165 Views 0 Comments

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

15 hours ago 11,033 Views 15 Comments

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

15 hours ago 3,616 Views 2 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

16 hours ago 6,700 Views 3 Comments

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

16 hours ago 46,911 Views 40 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

18 hours ago 3,541 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

18 hours ago 2,929 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 19 hours ago 16,373 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

19 hours ago 7,032 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

21 hours ago 4,291 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

22 hours ago 4,888 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

23 hours ago 9,178 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

Sun 11:11 AM 4,232 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

Sun 10:03 AM 32,946 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

Sun 9:50 AM 3,428 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

Sun 9:47 AM 17,591 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 Sun 9:30 AM 17,784 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

Sun 9:21 AM 3,623 Views 8 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

Sun 8:30 AM 3,438 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'

Sun 8:00 AM 10,731 Views 1 Comment

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

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