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Today’s News

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

31 minutes ago 1,169 Views 3 Comments

The centre says Andy Farrell’s team are determined to develop their offloading game.

Jurgen Klopp refusing to blame his Liverpool players for poor run of form
# Collective Responsibility
# Collective Responsibility

Jurgen Klopp refusing to blame his Liverpool players for poor run of form

40 minutes ago 325 Views 2 Comments

The champions are 19 points off Premier League leaders Manchester City.

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'
# Back At It
# Back At It

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'

55 minutes ago 622 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon footballer Alice Kelly has returned to the county panel after becoming a mother for the first time last August.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

1 hour ago 7,625 Views 7 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

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Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight
# All-stars Align
# All-stars Align

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight

3 hours ago 1,334 Views 1 Comment

The best of the best ladies football talent will be honoured in a very different awards show tonight.

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision

3 hours ago 8,173 Views 12 Comments

Jonathan Hill is the FAI’s first permanent CEO since John Delaney, and yesterday he explained how he plans to drag Irish football from its miserable recent past.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

4 hours ago 8,191 Views 6 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton

4 hours ago 5,637 Views 19 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discussed the Munster man’s positional future ahead of his return to action last night.

Yesterday’s News

Brooks Koepka well placed for second win in three events, Rory McIlroy six shots off lead
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Brooks Koepka well placed for second win in three events, Rory McIlroy six shots off lead

10 hours ago 1,225 Views 0 Comments

The four-time major winner is on 11 under par.

Thomas Tuchel reveals Man United defeat left him in a 'dark place'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Thomas Tuchel reveals Man United defeat left him in a 'dark place'

10 hours ago 4,453 Views 2 Comments

The German did not speak to anybody for two days after.

Gareth Bale looks happier than ever – Jose Mourinho
# Rejuvenated
# Rejuvenated

Gareth Bale looks happier than ever – Jose Mourinho

10 hours ago 2,470 Views 1 Comment

The Wales international is starting to show there is still life in his legs with a string of positive performances.

Patrick Bamford urges Aston Villa fans to forget his ‘stupid dive’
# Regret
# Regret

Patrick Bamford urges Aston Villa fans to forget his ‘stupid dive’

10 hours ago 5,020 Views 2 Comments

Dean Smith’s side will be back at Elland Road on Saturday for the first time since April 2019.

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Tiger Woods moved to new hospital as he continues recovery
# Update
# Update

Tiger Woods moved to new hospital as he continues recovery

11 hours ago 2,316 Views 0 Comments

The 15-time major winner suffered multiple injuries in the accident.

On-loan Man United teenager on target as Forest left frustrated by Derby
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

On-loan Man United teenager on target as Forest left frustrated by Derby

11 hours ago 5,680 Views 2 Comments

James Garner scored his maiden league goal to give Chris Hughton’s side a first-half lead.

Ulster overcome Ospreys but miss out on bonus point
# Report
# Report

Ulster overcome Ospreys but miss out on bonus point

12 hours ago 7,613 Views 33 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were nearly kept scoreless at half-time on home soil.

Joey Carbery makes first appearance in over a year as Munster prevail
# Return
# Return

Joey Carbery makes first appearance in over a year as Munster prevail

12 hours ago 18,222 Views 27 Comments

The Irish side edged past Cardiff Blues in the Guinness Pro14.

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'
# Premier League
# Premier League

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'

12 hours ago 17,057 Views 8 Comments

Miguel Delaney, David Sneyd and Johnny Ward are our latest guests on The Punt — discussing the major topics in the Premier League this week before we look ahead to Cheltenham.

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor
# Barrys Team
# Barrys Team

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor

13 hours ago 29,273 Views 20 Comments

Anthony Barry will continue working on Thomas Tuchel’s staff at Stamford Bridge.

Bundee Aki's last minute try seals victory for Connacht in Treviso
# Just In Time
# Just In Time

Bundee Aki's last minute try seals victory for Connacht in Treviso

14 hours ago 11,490 Views 14 Comments

Connacht beat Benetton Treviso 19-17 to keep the pressure on Munster in Conference B.

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'
# Irish Down Under
# Irish Down Under

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'

15 hours ago 4,168 Views 0 Comments

TG4 is showing two full games this weekend, along with Monday evening’s highlights show.

From 'the biggest fool in Manchester' to manager-of-the-season contender
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

From 'the biggest fool in Manchester' to manager-of-the-season contender

16 hours ago 8,953 Views 15 Comments

Seven years on from the United debacle, David Moyes is helping West Ham reach new heights.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

17 hours ago 22,940 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

'It's headlines, medals, performances, records - and right now, we have that in abundance'
# On The Up
# On The Up

'It's headlines, medals, performances, records - and right now, we have that in abundance'

17 hours ago 9,588 Views 6 Comments

David Gillick on the air of excitement around Irish athletics and his belief that the Olympic Games will go ahead this summer.

Son of ex-Scotland midfielder Barry Ferguson joins Waterford
# New Recruit
# New Recruit

Son of ex-Scotland midfielder Barry Ferguson joins Waterford

17 hours ago 7,643 Views 4 Comments

21-year-old Kyle Ferguson has spent time in Sweden and the US but joins up with Kevin Sheedy’s squad for the 2021 campaign.

'Make sure no players are caught out' - Anti-doping motion explained ahead of GAA Congress
# Education
# Education

'Make sure no players are caught out' - Anti-doping motion explained ahead of GAA Congress

18 hours ago 2,356 Views 1 Comment

The GPA is proposing that players must complete online education about anti-doping or face a one-match ban.

New FAI boss yet to meet Robbie Keane to resolve his future
# Still On The Sidelines
# Still On The Sidelines

New FAI boss yet to meet Robbie Keane to resolve his future

19 hours ago 7,084 Views 10 Comments

New CEO Jonathan Hill spoke to the Irish press today, where he revealed the FAI are saying no to a gambling sponsor, and that he has yet to read Champagne Football.

Moyes responds to reports linking him to vacant Celtic job
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Moyes responds to reports linking him to vacant Celtic job

19 hours ago 9,843 Views 10 Comments

The West Ham boss says he has no intention of leaving to replace Neil Lennon in Glasgow.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

19 hours ago 16,689 Views 5 Comments

Ireland fans will be focused on tomorrow’s meeting with Italy in the Six Nations.

Ireland U21 attacker earns new contract with League One high-flyers
# Forward Thinking
# Forward Thinking

Ireland U21 attacker earns new contract with League One high-flyers

20 hours ago 4,582 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Scully has scored 12 goals across all competitions for Lincoln City this season.

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour

21 hours ago 4,281 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is aiming for a hat-trick of victories in tomorrow’s seventh and final stage.

Ibrahimovic set for Old Trafford return as Man United draw Milan in Europa League last 16
# Familiar Faces
# Familiar Faces

Ibrahimovic set for Old Trafford return as Man United draw Milan in Europa League last 16

21 hours ago 20,321 Views 24 Comments

Tottenham will face Dinamo Zagreb, while Arsenal are once again paired with Olympiakos in Europe.

England dealt major blow as Lawes is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations
# Setback
# Setback

England dealt major blow as Lawes is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations

21 hours ago 3,441 Views 1 Comment

The Northampton Saints player sustained a chest injury in training.

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow
# Team News
# Team News

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow

22 hours ago 9,804 Views 11 Comments

20-year-old academy back row Alex Soroka has been included on the bench for Sunday’s game.

Smith plays down drama over fantasy football leak of Jack Grealish’s injury
# Fpl
# Fpl

Smith plays down drama over fantasy football leak of Jack Grealish’s injury

22 hours ago 3,289 Views 3 Comments

Grealish is expected to return to action next week.

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed
# RWC2023
# RWC2023

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed

22 hours ago 10,821 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s fixtures see them finish with games against South Africa and Scotland.

Henderson has surgery as Liverpool's injury crisis deepens
# Luckless
# Luckless

Henderson has surgery as Liverpool's injury crisis deepens

Fri 9:57 AM 6,199 Views 10 Comments

The captain is out until at least April with a groin injury.

Garbisi urges Italy to seize day against Ireland and avoid 30th straight loss
# Azzurri
# Azzurri

Garbisi urges Italy to seize day against Ireland and avoid 30th straight loss

Fri 8:58 AM 3,320 Views 5 Comments

The hosts haven’t beaten Ireland since the Six Nations in March 2013 in Rome.

Alisson Becker grateful for support following death of his father in Brazil
# Ynwa
# Ynwa

Alisson Becker grateful for support following death of his father in Brazil

Fri 8:42 AM 4,308 Views 1 Comment

Jose Agostinho Becker is understood to have drowned when swimming on his property on Wednesday.

Giannis Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks over dogged Pelicans
# Hoops
# Hoops

Giannis Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks over dogged Pelicans

Fri 8:07 AM 1,608 Views 0 Comments

The reigning MVP scored 38 points as Milwaukee beat New Orleans in a thriller.

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Fri 8:07 AM 12,831 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

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