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'It was a case of working even harder' - Irish Bournemouth midfielder continues to impress
# Bright Prospect
# Bright Prospect

'It was a case of working even harder' - Irish Bournemouth midfielder continues to impress

35 minutes ago 1,092 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Kilkenny played a starring role as The Cherries moved six points clear at the top of the Championship.

Stunning eagle lands Matsuyama coveted PGA Tour win in Japan
# On Home Soil
# On Home Soil

Stunning eagle lands Matsuyama coveted PGA Tour win in Japan

1 hour ago 985 Views 0 Comments

The US Masters champion sealed victory with the shot of the week.

A former Liverpool defender's redemption and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
# Recommended

A former Liverpool defender's redemption and more of the week's best sportswriting

1 hour ago 2,506 Views 2 Comments

A selection of some of our favourite reads published elsewhere over the past seven days.

A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour
# No Compromise
# No Compromise

A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour

2 hours ago 11,703 Views 1 Comment

Maurice Brosnan speaks to some of the Aussies who made up one of the most controversial and eventful International Rules series ever.

UCD prop battling Hodgkin Lymphoma raises over €35,000 with '10 tonne challenge'
# Emmet Burns
# Emmet Burns

UCD prop battling Hodgkin Lymphoma raises over €35,000 with '10 tonne challenge'

3 hours ago 3,143 Views 1 Comment

Emmet Burns, who was diagnosed with the cancer in May, will lift a total of 10 tonnes this Bank Holiday Monday.

Bucks bounce back to beat Spurs in Texas
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

Bucks bounce back to beat Spurs in Texas

3 hours ago 584 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Cleveland Cavaliers posted their first win of the new season.

‘They were the better team and that hurts. Players are gutted in that dressing room’

‘They were the better team and that hurts. Players are gutted in that dressing room’

4 hours ago 3,917 Views 0 Comments

Ulster coach Dan McFarland reacts to last night’s thumping by Connacht.

Yesterday’s News

Lewis Hamilton sixth in final practice for United States GP
# F1
# F1

Lewis Hamilton sixth in final practice for United States GP

11 hours ago 3,176 Views 1 Comment

Hamilton trails Max Verstappen by six points in the championship standings.

Caldwell drops back in Majorca as Maguire does likewise in South Korea
# Golf
# Golf

Caldwell drops back in Majorca as Maguire does likewise in South Korea

11 hours ago 1,067 Views 0 Comments

Leona Maguire and Jonathan Caldwell were the best of the Irish in action today.

Lewandowski scores to keep Bayern Munich top of Bundesliga, while Bellingham scores stunner
# Leaders
# Leaders

Lewandowski scores to keep Bayern Munich top of Bundesliga, while Bellingham scores stunner

11 hours ago 2,079 Views 0 Comments

The Polish striker scored his 10th goal in nine games this season for Bayern.

Finn Harps hit two late goals to grab draw against Sligo
# Drama
# Drama

Finn Harps hit two late goals to grab draw against Sligo

12 hours ago 1,660 Views 1 Comment

Late goals from Sean Boyd and Karl O’Sullivan stole victory from Sligo Rovers.

Graham Burke hits winner off bench as Rovers move one game away from title
# LOI
# LOI

Graham Burke hits winner off bench as Rovers move one game away from title

12 hours ago 2,473 Views 0 Comments

The striker took just three minutes to score following his second-half introduction.

Munster suffer first URC loss of season to Opsreys
# Outmuscled
# Outmuscled

Munster suffer first URC loss of season to Opsreys

12 hours ago 22,453 Views 38 Comments

The Ospreys were full value for the win over Johann van Graan’s side.

Andy Friend: 'I said at half-time that if we get 14 more Conor Olivers we will win this game'
# Oliver's Twist
# Oliver's Twist

Andy Friend: 'I said at half-time that if we get 14 more Conor Olivers we will win this game'

13 hours ago 10,696 Views 12 Comments

Connacht coach hails his side after their superb victory over Ulster tonight.

'Two months ago I was training with Wexford. How am I now surrounded by Premier League footballers?'
# Road Less Travelled
# Road Less Travelled

'Two months ago I was training with Wexford. How am I now surrounded by Premier League footballers?'

Updated 13 hours ago 64,310 Views 6 Comments

Darragh O’Connor talks to The42 about his unusual journey to Motherwell, via Leicester City.

'Brilliant' Obafemi scores first Swansea goal, James McClean also on target across the water
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

'Brilliant' Obafemi scores first Swansea goal, James McClean also on target across the water

13 hours ago 8,420 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty of Irish involvement in the Championship and further down the English leagues today.

Phil Foden double steers masterful Man City to facile win at Brighton
# Flex
# Flex

Phil Foden double steers masterful Man City to facile win at Brighton

14 hours ago 3,778 Views 3 Comments

The Seagulls responded in the second half but were swept aside 4-1 by the Premier League champions.

Super-sub hits hat-trick as England beat Northern Ireland in Wembley World Cup qualifier
# Lionesses
# Lionesses

Super-sub hits hat-trick as England beat Northern Ireland in Wembley World Cup qualifier

14 hours ago 3,439 Views 0 Comments

Beth Mead and Bethany England did the damage in a 4-0 win.

Mack the Knife scores twice as Connacht nail bonus-point win over Ulster at the Aviva
# Mack The Knife
# Mack The Knife

Mack the Knife scores twice as Connacht nail bonus-point win over Ulster at the Aviva

15 hours ago 25,921 Views 49 Comments

Two tries from Mack Hansen helped Connacht defeat Ulster at the Aviva Stadium in the URC championship.

Late drama all round as Dublin champions bow out and Mayo holders march on at the death
# Club Call
# Club Call

Late drama all round as Dublin champions bow out and Mayo holders march on at the death

15 hours ago 16,754 Views 3 Comments

A wrap of today’s club football action from across the country, as Ballymun crashed out in the capital.

King nets hat-trick against former club as Ranieri's five-star Watford stun Everton
# Wrap
# Wrap

King nets hat-trick against former club as Ranieri's five-star Watford stun Everton

16 hours ago 6,087 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Maxwel Cornet hit the right notes to rescue a point for Burnley at Southampton.

Leeds deny Wolves as Rodrigo’s late penalty earns dramatic draw, Wilson hits wondergoal for Newcastle
# Premier League
# Premier League

Leeds deny Wolves as Rodrigo’s late penalty earns dramatic draw, Wilson hits wondergoal for Newcastle

16 hours ago 2,944 Views 0 Comments

The manager-less Magpies also earned a draw at Crystal Palace.

Greek striker nets first Celtic goal in Premiership win over St Johnstone
# Paradise
# Paradise

Greek striker nets first Celtic goal in Premiership win over St Johnstone

16 hours ago 3,808 Views 1 Comment

Georgios Giakoumakis and Josip Juranovic were on target as the Hoops extended their winning run to four games in all competitions.

Record-breaking Rachael Blackmore pleased to be back in action at Galway
# Return
# Return

Record-breaking Rachael Blackmore pleased to be back in action at Galway

17 hours ago 2,539 Views 0 Comments

Blackmore made her comeback aboard Balko Des Flos.

Ireland denied World Cup spot in shoot-out by Wales in Cardiff
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Ireland denied World Cup spot in shoot-out by Wales in Cardiff

17 hours ago 5,399 Views 0 Comments

The Green Machine miss out on the 2023 showpiece in India.

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cardiff City after disastrous run
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cardiff City after disastrous run

18 hours ago 8,323 Views 8 Comments

McCarthy and assistant manager Terry Connor depart after today’s 2-0 home defeat to Middlesborough.

PSG's Pochettino wants Marseille rivalry 'only on the field' after crowd issues
# Ligue 1
# Ligue 1

PSG's Pochettino wants Marseille rivalry 'only on the field' after crowd issues

19 hours ago 2,196 Views 0 Comments

PSG head to the Velodrome on Sunday in a French top-flight season marred by crowd trouble.

GAA to revisit football restructure 'very quickly' but February's Congress may come too soon
# Back To The Drawing Board
# Back To The Drawing Board

GAA to revisit football restructure 'very quickly' but February's Congress may come too soon

19 hours ago 4,435 Views 2 Comments

The GAA haven’t ruled out the prospect of a new structure being put in place for the 2023 season.

Seventh heaven as leaders Chelsea run riot against hapless 10-man Norwich
# Top V Bottom
# Top V Bottom

Seventh heaven as leaders Chelsea run riot against hapless 10-man Norwich

19 hours ago 4,838 Views 10 Comments

Mason Mount scored a hat-trick in Stamford Bridge clash.

Bohs boss hails 'absolutely outstanding' Kelly after dramatic FAI Cup semi-final win
# Georgie Boy
# Georgie Boy

Bohs boss hails 'absolutely outstanding' Kelly after dramatic FAI Cup semi-final win

20 hours ago 4,288 Views 12 Comments

The Gypsies are into the final for the first time since 2008.

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus
# One More To Go
# One More To Go

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus

20 hours ago 4,686 Views 2 Comments

The Green Army will take on Scotland or Wales tomorrow.

No revamp for football championship as Proposal B is defeated at Special Congress

No revamp for football championship as Proposal B is defeated at Special Congress

21 hours ago 36,514 Views 58 Comments

It received just 50.6% support, well short of the 60% required.

Rennie takes positives as Wallabies edge Japan
# Five In A Row
# Five In A Row

Rennie takes positives as Wallabies edge Japan

22 hours ago 4,951 Views 0 Comments

Australia have won five games in a row for the first time since 2015.

'It is a tough place to come, a niggly team that try to get under your skin'
# Leo Cullen
# Leo Cullen

'It is a tough place to come, a niggly team that try to get under your skin'

23 hours ago 6,872 Views 13 Comments

Leo Cullen is taking nothing for granted as Leinster came away with all five points from Glasgow.

State Of Rest takes dramatic Cox Plate for Joseph O’Brien
# Irish Raider
# Irish Raider

State Of Rest takes dramatic Cox Plate for Joseph O’Brien

Sat 10:16 AM 3,187 Views 0 Comments

Partnered by John Allen, State Of Rest triumphed in a dramatic finish.

St Vincent's and Plunkett's relegated from top flight of Dublin Championship
# Club Scene
# Club Scene

St Vincent's and Plunkett's relegated from top flight of Dublin Championship

Sat 10:04 AM 15,325 Views 1 Comment

The 2014 All-Ireland club champions will play in senior 2 for 2022 just four years after their last county title.

Ireland and Birmingham star Jamie Finn reaping rewards of full-time football
# Rise
# Rise

Ireland and Birmingham star Jamie Finn reaping rewards of full-time football

Sat 9:00 AM 2,497 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old is on an upward trajectory for club and country.

'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'
# Pride Of Skerries
# Pride Of Skerries

'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'

Sat 8:30 AM 18,230 Views 3 Comments

Ireland call-up Ciarán Frawley was part of a talented Skerries team before advancing into pro rugby.

Davy Fitzgerald confirms he thought he had the Galway job
# Surprise Appointment
# Surprise Appointment

Davy Fitzgerald confirms he thought he had the Galway job

Sat 8:18 AM 13,979 Views 3 Comments

“Maybe I thought I was going to go at one stage,” the Clareman told the Late Late Show.

Friday 22 October, 2021

The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now
# Booked
# Booked

The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now

Updated Fri 1:21 PM 3,934 Views 1 Comment

Priced at €12, Behind the Lines contains 18 more great Irish sports stories from The42.

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