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Tuesday 22 March, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Barcelona to play in Dublin, Leinster winger calls it a day and all today's sport
# Tuesday
# Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Barcelona to play in Dublin, Leinster winger calls it a day and all today's sport

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 15,775 Views 4 Comments

Plus, Harry Arter ruled out of Ireland friendlies and tennis boss resigns following sexism row.

Tuesday 16 February, 2016

As it happened: Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea, Champions League last 16
Live Feb 16th 2016, 8:30 PM

As it happened: Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea, Champions League last 16

We'll Leave It There So: Leinster confirm Henshaw deal, NZ Test locked in and all of today's sport
# Tuesday
# Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Leinster confirm Henshaw deal, NZ Test locked in and all of today's sport

Feb 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,702 Views 7 Comments

There was also action in the Fitzgibbon Cup, a new job for Nicky Butt and great news for Ulster fans.

Sunday 14 February, 2016

'It's taken a ton of work just to be able to walk on the leg again' - Ó Lionáird
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

'It's taken a ton of work just to be able to walk on the leg again' - Ó Lionáird

Feb 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,537 Views 4 Comments

One of Ireland’s most exciting track talents opens up on his injury struggles and his plans for redemption in Rio.

Saturday 13 February, 2016

'He was told he was too small for the Springboks, like me' - Former Ireland captain on Stander
# Interview
# Interview

'He was told he was too small for the Springboks, like me' - Former Ireland captain on Stander

Feb 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 24,833 Views 19 Comments

Dion O’Cuinneagain talks to The42 about the Munster back-rower, his days as Irish skipper and plans for the summer tour of South Africa.

Payback on Irish minds as they seek to break France hoodoo
# Up Against It
# Up Against It

Payback on Irish minds as they seek to break France hoodoo

Feb 13th 2016, 9:00 AM 2,510 Views 3 Comments

Fly-half Caughey putting Olympic dreams on hold with a Six Nations crown to defend.

Friday 12 February, 2016

No time to lick their wounds as U20s prepare for bruising France encounter
# Daunting
# Daunting

No time to lick their wounds as U20s prepare for bruising France encounter

Feb 12th 2016, 3:55 PM 5,441 Views 7 Comments

Forwards coach calls for major improvement tonight after opening defeat to Wales.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizziness Time
# It's Quizziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 12th 2016, 3:50 PM 29,032 Views 11 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines over the past seven days?

Thursday 11 February, 2016

McCloskey to start at centre as Henry returns to bench
# Big Boost
# Big Boost

McCloskey to start at centre as Henry returns to bench

Feb 11th 2016, 4:16 PM 7,709 Views 24 Comments

Fly-half Sam Windsor will also make his debut for the province against the Glasgow Warriors.

Irish women plotting inside job in French rugby heartland
# Familiar Territory
# Familiar Territory

Irish women plotting inside job in French rugby heartland

Feb 11th 2016, 6:45 AM 3,590 Views 0 Comments

Paula Fitzpatrick knows what to expect this weekend having played with Toulouse for the past three months.

Tuesday 9 February, 2016

As it happened: West Ham v Liverpool, FA Cup, fourth round replay
Live Feb 9th 2016, 6:45 PM

As it happened: West Ham v Liverpool, FA Cup, fourth round replay

Sunday 7 February, 2016

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations
Live Feb 7th 2016, 2:04 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

Williams in at fullback for Wales as Anscombe is ruled out
# Late Withdrawal
# Late Withdrawal

Williams in at fullback for Wales as Anscombe is ruled out

Feb 7th 2016, 1:50 PM 8,222 Views 16 Comments

Warren Gatland has had to shuffle his starting XV ahead of today’s match in Dublin.

Saturday 6 February, 2016

As it happened: Manchester City v Leicester City, Premier League
Live Feb 6th 2016, 12:00 PM

As it happened: Manchester City v Leicester City, Premier League

'There is a familiarity between Ireland and Wales and familiarity breeds contempt' - Ryan Jones
# Wales Watching
# Wales Watching

'There is a familiarity between Ireland and Wales and familiarity breeds contempt' - Ryan Jones

Feb 6th 2016, 7:30 AM 6,147 Views 5 Comments

The former Wales captain opens up to The42 on deep-seated rivalries, his love of the Six Nations and how much he misses the game.

Friday 5 February, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Shooting at boxing weigh-in, Ireland team named and today's sport
# Friday
# Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Shooting at boxing weigh-in, Ireland team named and today's sport

Feb 5th 2016, 8:03 PM 12,012 Views 2 Comments

There was also big news for Sonia O’Sullivan and reports that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may quit the club.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

Lowry tied for lead after outstanding first round in Arizona
# Not Wasting Time
# Not Wasting Time

Lowry tied for lead after outstanding first round in Arizona

Feb 4th 2016, 9:37 PM 7,462 Views 3 Comments

The Offaly man finished with a six-under-par 65 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

We’ll Leave It There So: Paddy Jackson left out of Ireland squad, rankings boost and today's sport
# Thursday
# Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Paddy Jackson left out of Ireland squad, rankings boost and today's sport

Feb 4th 2016, 8:19 PM 19,440 Views 2 Comments

There was also plenty of Fitzgibbon Cup action and a number of line-ups were confirmed for the opening weekend of Six Nations matches.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Luke Fitzgerald staying positive despite another injury setback
# Upbeat
# Upbeat

Luke Fitzgerald staying positive despite another injury setback

Feb 3rd 2016, 12:15 AM 4,546 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster back is targeting a return to his province in time for the business-end of the PRO12.

Monday 1 February, 2016

Five tech innovations we'd like to see in the Six Nations
# For The Fans
# For The Fans

Five tech innovations we'd like to see in the Six Nations

Feb 1st 2016, 5:55 AM 10,273 Views 10 Comments

It’s time Dylan Hartley got his own channel.

Sunday 31 January, 2016

'Those that have embraced it are the ones leading the way' - Canavan
# Game Changer?
# Game Changer?

'Those that have embraced it are the ones leading the way' - Canavan

Jan 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 8,411 Views 1 Comment

Performance analysis is changing elite sport and those refusing to keep up to speed are being left behind, according the Tyrone legend.

Saturday 30 January, 2016

Corruption expert warns Irish sport to 'wake up' to threat of match-fixing before it's too late
# Grave Concern
# Grave Concern

Corruption expert warns Irish sport to 'wake up' to threat of match-fixing before it's too late

Jan 30th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,583 Views 31 Comments

Declan Hill believes Ireland is not doing enough to tackle the issue.

What a star! Kieran Donaghy named MVP in national basketball final
# Star Quality
# Star Quality

What a star! Kieran Donaghy named MVP in national basketball final

Jan 30th 2016, 1:28 PM 15,034 Views 7 Comments

The Kerry full-forward bagged a triple double in an impressive performance.

Friday 29 January, 2016

Man Utd chasing CSKA striker, Swansea's big-money deal and more of today's transfer gossip
# Window Shopping
# Window Shopping

Man Utd chasing CSKA striker, Swansea's big-money deal and more of today's transfer gossip

Jan 29th 2016, 1:17 PM 9,704 Views 11 Comments

Elsewhere, Pato’s Chelsea move hits speedbump and Sunderland near deal for forward.

Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Canavan - 'Fixtures schedule needs drastic changes because club football is in disarray'
# Interview
# Interview

Canavan - 'Fixtures schedule needs drastic changes because club football is in disarray'

Jan 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 9,746 Views 5 Comments

The Tyrone legend also reveals that there is a buzz around the Red Hand County again after last year’s U21 success.

Monday 25 January, 2016

Chelsea closing in on deal for Brazilian striker and the rest of today's transfer gossip
# Window Shopping
# Window Shopping

Chelsea closing in on deal for Brazilian striker and the rest of today's transfer gossip

Jan 25th 2016, 1:31 PM 12,741 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, Teixeira move stalled by price negotiations and Scott Sinclair in demand.

Saturday 23 January, 2016

What a transformation - this 29-year-old has lost almost nine stone in 10 months
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

What a transformation - this 29-year-old has lost almost nine stone in 10 months

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:19 PM 73,391 Views 46 Comments

Ciarán Burns opens up to The42 about his weight struggles and the remarkable, life-changing journey he’s been on since last March.

As it happened: Ulster v Oyonnax, Champions Cup
Live Jan 23rd 2016, 12:34 PM

As it happened: Ulster v Oyonnax, Champions Cup

Friday 22 January, 2016

Sexton to captain Leinster for first time as Cullen rings changes
# Follow The Leader
# Follow The Leader

Sexton to captain Leinster for first time as Cullen rings changes

Jan 22nd 2016, 12:34 PM 10,481 Views 32 Comments

There have been 11 switches made from the side that defeated Bath last weekend.

Wednesday 20 January, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Best named Ireland skipper, Ashton hit with 10-week ban and all of today's sport
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Best named Ireland skipper, Ashton hit with 10-week ban and all of today's sport

Jan 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 16,895 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Conor O’Shea will leave his role as Harlequins director of rugby at the end of the season.

Monday 18 January, 2016

No stopping Cluxton - goalkeeper to captain Dubs again in 2016
# Captain Clucko
# Captain Clucko

No stopping Cluxton - goalkeeper to captain Dubs again in 2016

Jan 18th 2016, 5:20 PM 6,425 Views 8 Comments

Jim Gavin has asked the 34-year-old to lead his county for a fourth successive year.

Liverpool's Long bid rejected and all of today's transfer gossip
# Window Shopping
# Window Shopping

Liverpool's Long bid rejected and all of today's transfer gossip

Jan 18th 2016, 1:40 PM 15,040 Views 13 Comments

Elsewhere, Leicester sign a Ghana international while Sunderland and Newcastle are lining up big bids for midfielders.

'January tournaments provide vital funding for GAA members going through tough times'
# In Defence
# In Defence

'January tournaments provide vital funding for GAA members going through tough times'

Jan 18th 2016, 11:43 AM 6,142 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster chairman has responded to criticism of the Walsh, Kehoe and O’Byrne cups.

Sunday 17 January, 2016

Amazing cancer comeback, Bowie's influence and the unwanted Brazilian: it's the week's best sportswriting
# Sunday Treat
# Sunday Treat

Amazing cancer comeback, Bowie's influence and the unwanted Brazilian: it's the week's best sportswriting

Jan 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 7,533 Views 3 Comments

Sit back and be inspired.

Friday 15 January, 2016

Ladyball creators come clean after controversial ad campaign goes viral
# Game Is Up
# Game Is Up

Ladyball creators come clean after controversial ad campaign goes viral

Jan 15th 2016, 6:34 PM 33,328 Views 14 Comments

Lidl and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association teamed up to promote issues in women’s game.

Liverpool and Spurs chasing Shane Long and all the latest transfer rumours
# Window Shopping
# Window Shopping

Liverpool and Spurs chasing Shane Long and all the latest transfer rumours

Jan 15th 2016, 1:02 PM 13,774 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, both Milan giants are keen on Fellaini while Manchester City make their first signing of the transfer window.

Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Ireland legend Sheridan lands new management role
# Back In Charge
# Back In Charge

Ireland legend Sheridan lands new management role

Jan 13th 2016, 5:45 PM 7,583 Views 5 Comments

The 51-year-old returns to Oldham Athletic after they sacked David Dunn this week.

Chelsea chase two English strikers, Arsenal near deal for midfielder and all the latest transfer gossip
# Window Shopping
# Window Shopping

Chelsea chase two English strikers, Arsenal near deal for midfielder and all the latest transfer gossip

Jan 13th 2016, 12:32 PM 9,294 Views 4 Comments

Mignolet offered contract extension and Hibs seeking loan deal for Stokes.

Waterford to blood six debutants against Cork tonight
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Waterford to blood six debutants against Cork tonight

Jan 13th 2016, 11:10 AM 4,323 Views 1 Comment

Derek McGrath’s side will be without a number of their big names.

Sunday 10 January, 2016

14 of the best pictures from a thrilling week of sport
# Sports Pictures Of The Week
# Sports Pictures Of The Week

14 of the best pictures from a thrilling week of sport

Jan 10th 2016, 8:00 PM 3,722 Views 1 Comment

All the action from a different angle.

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