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Dublin: 4°C Tuesday 26 January 2021

Yesterday’s News

Tottenham need three late goals to eventually see off spirited Wycombe
# FA CUP
# FA CUP

Tottenham need three late goals to eventually see off spirited Wycombe

7 hours ago 3,369 Views 1 Comment

Spurs’ reward is a fifth-round visit to Everton.

'McGrath is particularly unlucky to miss out. He was impressive against Munster'
# Nines
# Nines

'McGrath is particularly unlucky to miss out. He was impressive against Munster'

7 hours ago 16,474 Views 39 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra breaks down Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.

Lampard: 'I am disappointed not to have had the time this season to take the club forward'
# Statement
# Statement

Lampard: 'I am disappointed not to have had the time this season to take the club forward'

7 hours ago 4,828 Views 10 Comments

‘Tuchel will be exposed to exactly the same rules as Frank,’ said Gary Neville. ‘We’ll be talking about him being let go in the next 18 months to two years…’

Murphy named new captain of Kerry senior footballers for 2021 season
# Kingdom Leader
# Kingdom Leader

Murphy named new captain of Kerry senior footballers for 2021 season

9 hours ago 6,794 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy takes over a position filled last year by David Clifford, while Daniel Collins will skipper The Kingdom’s hurlers for a second time.

Former Italy skipper Bortolami to take reins from Crowley at Benetton
# Succession
# Succession

Former Italy skipper Bortolami to take reins from Crowley at Benetton

9 hours ago 3,354 Views 0 Comments

The former Gloucester lock, who won 112 international caps between 2001 and 2015, will take up his new role on 1 July.

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster
# Drafted In
# Drafted In

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster

10 hours ago 23,219 Views 26 Comments

Leinster nine Paddy Patterson, who has made three first-team appearances for the eastern province, has headed south on a short-term basis.

Pep Guardiola believes Sam Allardyce is a genius
# High Praise
# High Praise

Pep Guardiola believes Sam Allardyce is a genius

11 hours ago 10,821 Views 8 Comments

The West Brom boss will be out to spring another surprise when his side face Manchester City on Tuesday.

Fixtures confirmed for conclusion of Pro14
# Mark The Dates
# Mark The Dates

Fixtures confirmed for conclusion of Pro14

11 hours ago 19,915 Views 16 Comments

29 games will take place in the final four rounds between 19 February and 22 March.

France centre Vakatawa ruled out of Six Nations clash with Ireland
# Key Player
# Key Player

France centre Vakatawa ruled out of Six Nations clash with Ireland

12 hours ago 2,287 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old is set to miss the opening two matches of this year’s tournament with knee ligament damage.

Ex-England winger Ashton joins Worcester
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Ex-England winger Ashton joins Worcester

12 hours ago 5,321 Views 3 Comments

He scored 20 times in his 44 Tests between 2010-2019 and was joint leading try-scorer at the 2011 World Cup.

Connacht secretary calls for county training to be capped at 3 times per week, plus other limits
# Runaway Train
# Runaway Train

Connacht secretary calls for county training to be capped at 3 times per week, plus other limits

12 hours ago 4,734 Views 2 Comments

John Prenty feels a number of the 2020 cost-saving measures should be retained going forward.

Cork City midfielder returns to English football, signing for Watford after stint on Leeside
# Moving On
# Moving On

Cork City midfielder returns to English football, signing for Watford after stint on Leeside

12 hours ago 6,514 Views 1 Comment

Henry Ochieng joins the Hornets’ U23s.

Three-time Clare county winning manager takes over Limerick side Patrickswell
# John O'Meara
# John O'Meara

Three-time Clare county winning manager takes over Limerick side Patrickswell

13 hours ago 8,849 Views 1 Comment

John O’Meara has had huge success with Sixmilebridge and now takes over Patrickswell.

Boost for Bohemians as highly-rated Irish underage international re-signs
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Boost for Bohemians as highly-rated Irish underage international re-signs

13 hours ago 4,554 Views 1 Comment

Andy Lyons had attracted interest from across the water, but commits his future to the Dubliners.

Ulster confirm new deals for Baloucoune, Marshall, Sexton and O'Connor
# Extension
# Extension

Ulster confirm new deals for Baloucoune, Marshall, Sexton and O'Connor

14 hours ago 4,817 Views 7 Comments

The 23-year-old is currently sidelined with a hamstring issue but previously trained with Ireland.

'What was put out to the general populous was basically that there was five troublemakers being let go'
# Cake
# Cake

'What was put out to the general populous was basically that there was five troublemakers being let go'

14 hours ago 11,636 Views 1 Comment

Shane Curran is the subject of this week’s episode of Laochra Gael.

Johnny Sexton suffers 'minor' injury but Tadhg Furlong 'very close' to return
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Johnny Sexton suffers 'minor' injury but Tadhg Furlong 'very close' to return

15 hours ago 4,644 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland captain was replaced in the second half at Thomond Park on Saturday.

England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons
# Family First
# Family First

England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons

15 hours ago 7,435 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Jones has also lost experienced lock Joe Launchbury to injury.

Mourinho explains what out-of-favour Bale must do if he wants to play regularly for Spurs
# Advice
# Advice

Mourinho explains what out-of-favour Bale must do if he wants to play regularly for Spurs

16 hours ago 10,391 Views 2 Comments

The Tottenham boss says the on-loan Real Madrid star needs to earn minutes with his work in training.

San Francisco 49ers increase ownership stake in Leeds United to 37%
# Collaboration
# Collaboration

San Francisco 49ers increase ownership stake in Leeds United to 37%

17 hours ago 6,058 Views 4 Comments

‘I have always been open to bringing partners on this journey with me, as long as these actions can benefit the long-term strategy of the club,’ said Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani.

Chelsea sack Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel expected to take over
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

Chelsea sack Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel expected to take over

Updated 18 hours ago 48,028 Views 87 Comments

Club great has been shown the door after 18 months in charge.

All-Star midfielder and Carnacon great open to Mayo return under new management
# Clean Slate
# Clean Slate

All-Star midfielder and Carnacon great open to Mayo return under new management

18 hours ago 8,159 Views 0 Comments

Fiona McHale has been absent from the set-up since 2018.

Former Bohemians striker signs for Scottish club Ayr United
# Andre Wright
# Andre Wright

Former Bohemians striker signs for Scottish club Ayr United

19 hours ago 4,104 Views 0 Comments

Andre Wright has signed until the end of the season with the Scottish Championship club.

Uncapped Casey and O'Toole included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Uncapped Casey and O'Toole included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

19 hours ago 38,080 Views 123 Comments

Jacob Stockdale is missing due to injury.

Practice makes perfect for Bruno as Solskjaer hails United's matchwinner
# Cup Hero
# Cup Hero

Practice makes perfect for Bruno as Solskjaer hails United's matchwinner

21 hours ago 6,356 Views 17 Comments

The Portuguese playmaker’s free-kick proved decisive in Manchester United’s win over Liverpool.

Chiefs beat Bills to reach second straight Super Bowl
# NFL
# NFL

Chiefs beat Bills to reach second straight Super Bowl

21 hours ago 7,710 Views 3 Comments

Patrick Mahomes finished with 325 passing yards with 29 completions from 38 attempts with no interceptions.

Van Graan: 'It hurts. Losing to Leinster is never good enough for Munster'
# The Hurt Locker
# The Hurt Locker

Van Graan: 'It hurts. Losing to Leinster is never good enough for Munster'

22 hours ago 12,483 Views 45 Comments

Munster have now lost nine out of their last 10 derbies against Leinster.

Sunday 24 January, 2021

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

Brady and Tampa Bay stun Packers to reach the Super Bowl

Sun 11:36 PM 14,164 Views 25 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

Sun 11:04 PM 9,332 Views 1 Comment

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while simultaneously supporting The42?

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 Sun 10:09 PM 7,423 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

Sun 10:00 PM 4,263 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

Sun 9:25 PM 76,954 Views 16 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

Sun 9:16 PM 8,851 Views 68 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 Sun 8:34 PM 4,862 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

Sun 8:29 PM 3,015 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

Sun 7:01 PM 41,334 Views 181 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?

Sun 6:35 PM 8,515 Views 15 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

Sun 5:27 PM 3,142 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

Sun 5:01 PM 4,742 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

Sun 4:57 PM 9,622 Views 29 Comments

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

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