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Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

36 minutes ago 3,536 Views 1 Comment

Clare Shine’s book, Scoring Goals In The Dark, is among the contenders.

'The match-going stadium fans are still 100% behind Stephen Kenny'
# Fans Favourite
# Fans Favourite

'The match-going stadium fans are still 100% behind Stephen Kenny'

1 hour ago 998 Views 1 Comment

Football Family podcast hears that Ireland’s hardcore support is united in its backing of the manager.

Bundee Aki handed eight-week ban following Connacht red card
# Heavy Suspension
# Heavy Suspension

Bundee Aki handed eight-week ban following Connacht red card

1 hour ago 3,191 Views 12 Comments

The centre was sent off for a dangerous clearout during last weekend’s URC defeat to the Stormers.

'I think I changed Joe Schmidt's mind, which is hard to do'
# Sliding Doors
# Sliding Doors

'I think I changed Joe Schmidt's mind, which is hard to do'

2 hours ago 13,470 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Hagan told The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast about his ‘sliding doors moment’ at Leinster.

Birthday boy Verstappen rates himself 'long shot' to clinch F1 title in Singapore
# Closing In
# Closing In

Birthday boy Verstappen rates himself 'long shot' to clinch F1 title in Singapore

2 hours ago 977 Views 0 Comments

The Dutchman, who turns 25 tomorrow, can potentially wrap up back-to-back world championships on Sunday.

'We don’t want to see them too excited, we want them nice and calm'
# Leaders
# Leaders

'We don’t want to see them too excited, we want them nice and calm'

2 hours ago 3,106 Views 1 Comment

The Emerging Ireland coaches are hoping for a decisive performance from their halfbacks.

Dublin star forward suffers another significant knee injury
# Nicole Owens
# Nicole Owens

Dublin star forward suffers another significant knee injury

3 hours ago 3,491 Views 0 Comments

Nicole Owens is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Emile Smith Rowe set for spell on sidelines after surgery on groin issue
# Setback
# Setback

Emile Smith Rowe set for spell on sidelines after surgery on groin issue

4 hours ago 1,310 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old has managed just 48 minutes of football across four substitute appearances so far this season.

Ireland hit by injury as Pauw prepares to name squad for World Cup play-off
# Coygig
# Coygig

Ireland hit by injury as Pauw prepares to name squad for World Cup play-off

4 hours ago 1,733 Views 0 Comments

The Girls In Green face Scotland or Austria away on 11 October.

Connacht hand Hawkshaw first start at out-half
# Team News
# Team News

Connacht hand Hawkshaw first start at out-half

5 hours ago 4,700 Views 3 Comments

The province have named their team to take on the Bulls in Pretoria on Friday.

Sexton and Ryan set for season debuts off the bench as Leinster gear up for derby
# Titanic Clash
# Titanic Clash

Sexton and Ryan set for season debuts off the bench as Leinster gear up for derby

5 hours ago 4,757 Views 16 Comments

Garry Ringrose captains Leinster as they take on the URC leaders in Belfast.

Three former Irish rugby players have initiated legal actions against the IRFU
# Irish Rugby
# Irish Rugby

Three former Irish rugby players have initiated legal actions against the IRFU

5 hours ago 37,607 Views 0 Comments

It is believed the cases are related to concussion injuries the players suffered during their rugby careers.

Doak and Crowley at 9 and 10 in exciting Emerging Ireland side
# Team News
# Team News

Doak and Crowley at 9 and 10 in exciting Emerging Ireland side

5 hours ago 7,656 Views 12 Comments

Max Deegan captains the team for tomorrow’s clash with the Griquas in South Africa.

Gamers to bid farewell to FIFA franchise after 30 years
# EA Sports
# EA Sports

Gamers to bid farewell to FIFA franchise after 30 years

6 hours ago 6,180 Views 3 Comments

For the final version, EA has included women’s club teams for the first time.

Neil McGee calls time on Donegal career
# Retirement
# Retirement

Neil McGee calls time on Donegal career

8 hours ago 3,975 Views 1 Comment

The 36-year-old goes down as one of Donegal’s most successful footballers.

'I’m thankful that he had my back... I’m glad that he said what he said'
# Protection
# Protection

'I’m thankful that he had my back... I’m glad that he said what he said'

Updated 9 hours ago 27,787 Views 5 Comments

Michael Obafemi praises Stephen Kenny for support as he looks to draw a line under club issues at Swansea City.

Europe’s top clubs paid record-high price for injuries last season
# Study
# Study

Europe’s top clubs paid record-high price for injuries last season

9 hours ago 3,610 Views 1 Comment

Injury costs surpassed the half a billion pound mark for the first time last season.

What can the Emerging Ireland team expect from the Griquas challenge in South Africa?
# The Opposition
# The Opposition

What can the Emerging Ireland team expect from the Griquas challenge in South Africa?

10 hours ago 5,949 Views 12 Comments

The Griquas have named seven debutants in their match-23 for the friendly game that forms part of the Toyota Challenge.

Sheehan: Leinster aiming 'to take every point available' in URC this season
# High Standards
# High Standards

Sheehan: Leinster aiming 'to take every point available' in URC this season

10 hours ago 2,526 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster hooker has made a strong start to the new campaign, scoring four tries against Benetton last week.

Munster won't look for centre cover despite losing Chris Farrell
# Squad Depth
# Squad Depth

Munster won't look for centre cover despite losing Chris Farrell

11 hours ago 6,613 Views 0 Comments

Graham Rowntree also confirmed that RG Snyman is ‘not quite ready yet.’

5 Ireland U21 players who could soon graduate to the senior team
# Potential
# Potential

5 Ireland U21 players who could soon graduate to the senior team

17 hours ago 8,510 Views 10 Comments

Will Smallbone and others that Stephen Kenny might be tempted to call upon.

Yesterday's News

Neymar gets swept up in election campaign after posting video thanking Brazil President
# Whoopsie
# Whoopsie

Neymar gets swept up in election campaign after posting video thanking Brazil President

18 hours ago 5,882 Views 3 Comments

The Paris Saint-Germain thanked Jair Bolsonaro for visiting the player’s charitable children’s foundation.

Chelsea rally from behind to claim back-to-back Women's Super League wins
# In Form
# In Form

Chelsea rally from behind to claim back-to-back Women's Super League wins

19 hours ago 2,255 Views 1 Comment

Sam Kerr, Fran Kirby and Millie Bright were all on target in a 3-1 victory over West Ham.

VAR 'not quick enough' with making decisions - Henry
# Frustration
# Frustration

VAR 'not quick enough' with making decisions - Henry

20 hours ago 5,459 Views 6 Comments

The World Cup winner is not against the technology, but is concerned by the speed of the reviews.

McCabe's Arsenal advance to Champions League group stages after win over Ajax
# Onwards
# Onwards

McCabe's Arsenal advance to Champions League group stages after win over Ajax

21 hours ago 2,716 Views 0 Comments

Vivianne Miedema scored the decisive goal to send the Gunners through with a 3-2 aggregate victory.

McIlroy confident about finding solutions after 'ugly year' for men's professional golf
# Looking Forward
# Looking Forward

McIlroy confident about finding solutions after 'ugly year' for men's professional golf

22 hours ago 2,969 Views 0 Comments

The Saudi-backed LIV has caused turmoil in the sport since its June debut.

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international window
# Opinion
# Opinion

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international window

22 hours ago 15,226 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Kenny has plenty to contemplate after an eventful last few days.

After over 200 appearance and two Premier League title wins, Fabian Delph retires at 32
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

After over 200 appearance and two Premier League title wins, Fabian Delph retires at 32

23 hours ago 8,997 Views 5 Comments

The player also appeared in the FA Cup and League Cup finals with Villa, finishing as a runner-up on both occasions.

'He’s 19 but he’s got the body of a 28-year-old' - Rice hails midfield partner
# Praise
# Praise

'He’s 19 but he’s got the body of a 28-year-old' - Rice hails midfield partner

23 hours ago 11,937 Views 3 Comments

The West Ham star has heaped praise on Jude Bellingham.

Hummel protest against Qatar World Cup with plain Denmark jersey
# Plain Speaking
# Plain Speaking

Hummel protest against Qatar World Cup with plain Denmark jersey

Wed 5:10 PM 13,350 Views 5 Comments

‘We don’t wish to be visible during a tournament that has cost thousands of people their lives.’

'Keyboard warriors have no understanding that what they say can affect somebody'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Keyboard warriors have no understanding that what they say can affect somebody'

Wed 5:04 PM 25,143 Views 9 Comments

Jamie Hagan spoke with disarming honesty on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast.

Police constable who hit Dalian Atkinson with her baton cleared of assault
# Trial
# Trial

Police constable who hit Dalian Atkinson with her baton cleared of assault

Wed 4:27 PM 4,966 Views 0 Comments

Jurors said officer did not act unlawfully when she struck the ex-footballer three times before his death in 2016.

'We’ve had a disappointing start, I’m not going to shy away from that'
# The Boss
# The Boss

'We’ve had a disappointing start, I’m not going to shy away from that'

Wed 4:08 PM 6,200 Views 7 Comments

Graham Rowntree believes Munster’s issues can be fixed very quickly.

Former Ireland out-half takes over as new Munster senior women's coach
# Niamh Briggs
# Niamh Briggs

Former Ireland out-half takes over as new Munster senior women's coach

Wed 3:21 PM 9,192 Views 3 Comments

Niamh Briggs will combine the role with that of assistant coach of Ireland.

How 23 seconds of apathy was catalyst for a fragile Ireland meltdown
# Analysis
# Analysis

How 23 seconds of apathy was catalyst for a fragile Ireland meltdown

Wed 2:46 PM 18,494 Views 22 Comments

Examining the build-up to a reckless two-minute spell that has raised yet more questions about this side.

Door open for Coleman at Everton as Patterson faces five weeks out with injury
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Door open for Coleman at Everton as Patterson faces five weeks out with injury

Wed 2:45 PM 4,297 Views 1 Comment

The in-form right-back sustained the problem playing for Scotland.

Sam Simmonds ‘goes with our blessing’, says Exeter boss Rob Baxter
# Salary Cap
# Salary Cap

Sam Simmonds ‘goes with our blessing’, says Exeter boss Rob Baxter

Wed 1:33 PM 8,997 Views 0 Comments

The England forward will head to France’s Top 14 next year.

Ex-Celtic midfielder and Hertha Berlin assistant named Huddersfield's new manager
# Terriers
# Terriers

Ex-Celtic midfielder and Hertha Berlin assistant named Huddersfield's new manager

Wed 1:07 PM 7,873 Views 1 Comment

38-year-old Mark Fotheringham replaces Danny Schofield, who was sacked earlier this month after just 69 days in charge.

'I couldn't be more proud of the players out there'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I couldn't be more proud of the players out there'

Wed 12:58 PM 5,251 Views 3 Comments

Jim Crawford and Conor Coventry praised the Ireland U21 side after an agonising penalty shootout defeat in Israel.

County final rematch the stand-out tie in Galway football quarter-final draw
# Galway GAA
# Galway GAA

County final rematch the stand-out tie in Galway football quarter-final draw

Wed 12:11 PM 6,161 Views 0 Comments

All the games will be played on the weekend of 8-9 October.

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