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Major boost for Connacht with Buckley set to return from injury this weekend
# Comeback
# Comeback

Major boost for Connacht with Buckley set to return from injury this weekend

11 minutes ago 250 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old loosehead has been sidelined with a long-term ACL injury.

James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement
# Over And Out
# Over And Out

James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement

Updated 48 minutes ago 6,407 Views 2 Comments

The 2014 Footballer of the Year and two-time All-Star has struggled with injury issues in recent years.

Former Celtic manager Wim Jansen dies aged 75
# RIP
# RIP

Former Celtic manager Wim Jansen dies aged 75

48 minutes ago 1,295 Views 2 Comments

The former Feyenoord and Holland player had been living with dementia.

Austin Stacks midfielder set to be named Kerry senior football captain for 2022
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

Austin Stacks midfielder set to be named Kerry senior football captain for 2022

52 minutes ago 2,186 Views 1 Comment

Joe O’Connor is in line for the role.

Tactics Board: Ziyech flourishes for Chelsea as Spurs' change in shape fails to deliver
# Xs And Os
# Xs And Os

Tactics Board: Ziyech flourishes for Chelsea as Spurs' change in shape fails to deliver

55 minutes ago 445 Views 0 Comments

Mason Mount and Mateo Kovacic had joy as two number eights at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, writes Shane Keegan.

Paul Doolin lands management role two months after Athlone Town departure
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Paul Doolin lands management role two months after Athlone Town departure

56 minutes ago 911 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner will take over Portadown as interim boss.

Ulster and Wales hooker Roberts to join Dragons on long-term contract
# Moving On
# Moving On

Ulster and Wales hooker Roberts to join Dragons on long-term contract

1 hour ago 1,995 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old will be heading back to Wales this summer.

Irish international O'Connor makes permanent move from Celtic to League Two side
# Here To Stay
# Here To Stay

Irish international O'Connor makes permanent move from Celtic to League Two side

2 hours ago 2,939 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old has signed for Tranmere Rovers on a two-and-a-half year deal.

Shapovalov slams Nadal time tactics after 'corrupt' umpire jibe
# Hitting Out
# Hitting Out

Shapovalov slams Nadal time tactics after 'corrupt' umpire jibe

2 hours ago 3,572 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish great battled to a five-set victory in a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final.

'Officially hanging up the boots' - Gary Dicker calls time on his playing career
# Retirement
# Retirement

'Officially hanging up the boots' - Gary Dicker calls time on his playing career

2 hours ago 2,265 Views 0 Comments

The experienced Dubliner, currently on the books of Brighton as a player-coach, says he has ‘lived the dream’.

Top seed Barty crushes Pegula to make Australian Open semis
# Fun And Games
# Fun And Games

Top seed Barty crushes Pegula to make Australian Open semis

3 hours ago 1,163 Views 0 Comments

The home favourite ‘had a lot of fun’ as she marched on in Melbourne.

Egan Bernal in intensive care after undergoing surgery following training crash
# Recovering
# Recovering

Egan Bernal in intensive care after undergoing surgery following training crash

5 hours ago 3,716 Views 2 Comments

The 25-year-old underwent several rounds of surgery following the accident in his native Colombia.

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film
# Incomplete
# Incomplete

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film

Updated 5 hours ago 17,236 Views 7 Comments

Remembering his work on ‘Miracle of the Magyars’ and other soccer-related projects.

Ailing Nadal outlasts Denis Shapovalov in dramatic Australian Open quarter-final
# Down Under
# Down Under

Ailing Nadal outlasts Denis Shapovalov in dramatic Australian Open quarter-final

5 hours ago 3,962 Views 2 Comments

Madison Keys pulled off another big upset with a straight-sets, last-eight victory.

Garland helps Cavaliers hold off Knicks, Suns roll over Jazz
# On Court
# On Court

Garland helps Cavaliers hold off Knicks, Suns roll over Jazz

5 hours ago 784 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of the latest NBA action.

Australian Open director says supporters are ‘welcome’ to wear Peng Shuai T-shirts
# Statement
# Statement

Australian Open director says supporters are ‘welcome’ to wear Peng Shuai T-shirts

6 hours ago 1,257 Views 0 Comments

Tennis Australia had been accused of prioritising commercial interests in China.

'He's in a really good place' - Leinster pleased with Frawley's development
# Kicking On
# Kicking On

'He's in a really good place' - Leinster pleased with Frawley's development

6 hours ago 5,264 Views 22 Comments

The Leinster centre missed out on Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad last week.

Ballygunner prove they have the mettle to go with skill in bid for All-Ireland glory
# Dogfight
# Dogfight

Ballygunner prove they have the mettle to go with skill in bid for All-Ireland glory

6 hours ago 1,980 Views 0 Comments

Centre-back Philip Mahony was pleased with how they stood up to Slaughtneil’s physicality in the semi-final win.

Healy: Larkham has helped teach me 'to break the rules'
# Master And Apprentice
# Master And Apprentice

Healy: Larkham has helped teach me 'to break the rules'

7 hours ago 5,647 Views 0 Comments

The out-half says Munster’s attack coach has helped him take his game to a new level.

Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush
# Stampede
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# Stampede

Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush

Updated 7 hours ago 48,342 Views 27 Comments

A baby was also reportedly trampled by the crowd but survived.

Lancaster: Ireland can benefit from stability in Six Nations
# Cohesion
# Cohesion

Lancaster: Ireland can benefit from stability in Six Nations

7 hours ago 3,748 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell included 16 Leinster players in his 37-man squad for the tournament.

Shamrock Rovers' Roberto Lopes subject to interest from European clubs after AFCON performances
# In Demand
# In Demand

Shamrock Rovers' Roberto Lopes subject to interest from European clubs after AFCON performances

8 hours ago 4,924 Views 2 Comments

Lopes and Cape Verde face Sadio Mane’s Senegal in the last-16 later today.

Yesterday’s News

Ireland defender Lenihan helps Blackburn up to second after win over Middlesbrough
# Championship
# Championship

Ireland defender Lenihan helps Blackburn up to second after win over Middlesbrough

15 hours ago 4,130 Views 1 Comment

The game was held up in the second half by a medical emergency in the stand at Ewood Park.

AFCON hosts Cameroon labour to beat Comoros side deprived of goalkeeper
# Fly Goalie
# Fly Goalie

AFCON hosts Cameroon labour to beat Comoros side deprived of goalkeeper

Updated 16 hours ago 7,491 Views 1 Comment

Two of their goalkeepers are ruled out due to Covid-19, while another is missing because of injury.

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'
# Attack
# Attack

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'

16 hours ago 23,852 Views 13 Comments

The province’s big win over Wasps was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Balotelli gets Italy recall ahead of World Cup play-offs
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

Balotelli gets Italy recall ahead of World Cup play-offs

17 hours ago 8,742 Views 0 Comments

Italy face off in late-March against North Macedonia and, in the case of victory, either Portugal or Turkey.

England recall Ford to Six Nations squad for injured captain Farrell
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

England recall Ford to Six Nations squad for injured captain Farrell

17 hours ago 4,274 Views 2 Comments

Jones named Farrell, a childhood friend of Ford, as England skipper last week.

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'
# New Face
# New Face

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'

18 hours ago 31,170 Views 9 Comments

Darragh Egan has recruited the former Leinster and Ireland rugby player.

Claudio Ranieri sacked by relegation-threatened Watford after 14 games
# Ciao
# Ciao

Claudio Ranieri sacked by relegation-threatened Watford after 14 games

19 hours ago 7,790 Views 4 Comments

The Italian’s reign at the club was typically brief, lasting just three-and-a-half months.

Gambia capitalise on Naby Keita's absence as Guinea crash out of AFCON
# Report
# Report

Gambia capitalise on Naby Keita's absence as Guinea crash out of AFCON

19 hours ago 4,986 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool midfielder was suspended for his side’s stunning loss to the lowest-ranked team remaining.

GAA confirm fixture details for All-Ireland club finals in Croke Park next month
# Croker Calling
# Croker Calling

GAA confirm fixture details for All-Ireland club finals in Croke Park next month

20 hours ago 10,355 Views 0 Comments

Six finals are down for decision in February.

6 GAA games live on TV next weekend as inter-county league action starts
# Tune In
# Tune In

6 GAA games live on TV next weekend as inter-county league action starts

20 hours ago 16,728 Views 2 Comments

Plenty action to look forward to.

Join Squidge and The42 Rugby Weekly crew for our members' Six Nations preview
# Crossover Of The Century
# Crossover Of The Century

Join Squidge and The42 Rugby Weekly crew for our members' Six Nations preview

Updated 20 hours ago 7,657 Views 3 Comments

Exclusive to The42 members, the crossover preview show will look ahead in depth to Ireland-Wales and the competition as a whole.

Sligo Rovers sign 'top-class' former Ireland U21 striker from Scottish side
# New Bit O'red
# New Bit O'red

Sligo Rovers sign 'top-class' former Ireland U21 striker from Scottish side

21 hours ago 4,984 Views 0 Comments

Aidan Keena is on board for 2022 after making the move home from Falkirk.

Dara O'Shea completes cameo return for West Brom U23s as injury comeback ramps up
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Dara O'Shea completes cameo return for West Brom U23s as injury comeback ramps up

22 hours ago 3,147 Views 0 Comments

A boost for the Baggies and of course, for the Republic of Ireland.

Ireland's Jamie McGrath urged to focus on St Mirren amid speculation over future
# Head Down
# Head Down

Ireland's Jamie McGrath urged to focus on St Mirren amid speculation over future

22 hours ago 5,438 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old has reportedly attracted the interest of clubs from England.

Wasps thank Munster and University Hospital Limerick as Young discharged
# Good News
# Good News

Wasps thank Munster and University Hospital Limerick as Young discharged

22 hours ago 15,422 Views 2 Comments

The Wales international was brought to hospital after sustaining an injury in yesterday’s Champions Cup clash.

Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics
# On The Plane
# On The Plane

Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics

23 hours ago 15,117 Views 9 Comments

The Games take place from 4-20 February in Beijing.

Van der Flier picks up groin injury as Furlong and Ryan make 'good progress'
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Van der Flier picks up groin injury as Furlong and Ryan make 'good progress'

23 hours ago 7,219 Views 6 Comments

The openside flanker was replaced at half-time of Leinster’s win over Bath.

Kurtley Beale to leave Racing 92 and return to Australia
# Heading Home
# Heading Home

Kurtley Beale to leave Racing 92 and return to Australia

23 hours ago 7,017 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old has made no secret of his desire to play in the 2023 World Cup.

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