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Sunday 28 April, 2019

The X Factor of Derry club football, Gary Neville's punditry shortfall and the week's best sportswriting

Time reading these will be time well spent.

Friday 26 April, 2019

Louth man makes Australia debut in U20 Oceania Championships

Michael McDonald came off the bench during the second half of the Junior Wallabies’ 64-14 win.

Bolton players threaten to boycott final two Championship fixtures over unpaid wages

The Lancashire side have been relegated to League One after a campaign of struggle, during which there has been ownership issues.

Donegal club given appeal hearing date over proposed eight-week ban for hosting soccer charity event

Naomh Colmcille have been cited by the Donegal county management for permitting a fundraising soccer tournament to be played on their grounds.

'I thought Keane was brilliant in his analysis and actually tore Neville to bits'

John Giles has also questioned Paul Pogba’s inclusion in the PFA Team of the Season.

'They're not like Paul Pogba waiting for their Rolls Royces instead of going on the bus'

Kieran Donaghy says the lack of pre-championship expectation will help Kerry as they bid to stop Dublin’s ‘drive for five’.

Kilkenny legend tips 2019 All-Ireland final rematch, but says Clare need to get to the decider

JJ Delaney predicts another meeting of Limerick and Galway in this year’s All-Ireland final.

Thursday 25 April, 2019

Dublin can learn from Kilkenny's failed 'drive-for-five' bid, says Delaney

Nine-time All-Ireland winner JJ Delaney has warned Dublin of the challenges they’ll face as they aim to make history.

'This championship, more than any championship over the last decade, is the most important for Meath'

Senan Connell reckons the Royals must reach the Super 8s, says Donegal can be contenders, and feels Mayo must win Connacht.

Canning could yet return to help Galway's Leinster three-in-a-row bid

The Tribesman went under the knife on the injury he sustained in the league semi-final defeat to Waterford.

Sunday 21 April, 2019

Tiger's tale of revenge, more John Delaney and the week's best sportswriting

Chill, and take a read over these.

Saturday 20 April, 2019

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'

Former professional rugby player Damian Browne is attempting to climb the seven summits of the world.

Friday 19 April, 2019

Irish star on the scoresheet as Sheffield United maintain promotion push

Enda Stevens hit the Blades’ second in today’s 2-0 win at home to Nottingham Forest.

Waterford to lodge appeal against Europa League expulsion

Blues owner Lee Power issued a statement today, saying the club feel ‘misled’ by the FAI.

'I think what Rovers have at the moment is a team of men' - Fenlon feels leaders can maintain strong form

Finishing in European places should be Derry’s aim, says the Candystripes former boss.

Thursday 18 April, 2019

Fleetwood boss Barton 'emphatically' denies Barnsley allegations

The former Manchester City and QPR player took to Twitter this morning.

Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut

Rafael van der Vaart will compete at next month’s Denmark Open.

Saturday 13 April, 2019

'Let's be havin you' - Norwich the latest all-star cast in one of football's most romantic leagues

Canaries’ rise to the Championship summit entails hallmarks of Wolves, Bournemouth and Huddersfield promotion campaigns.

Friday 12 April, 2019

Cycling Ireland appoint former Triathlon chief as new CEO

Australian Matt McKerrow returns to Ireland following six years away.

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI

Sport Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were to cease providing grants to Irish football.

'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board

Leinster Senior League chairman David Moran has called on the FAI to restore the public’s confidence in the organisation.

Thursday 11 April, 2019

Supporters' group calls for anti-John Delaney protest at League of Ireland match

The Bit O’ Red Supporters Trust, the Dublin Supporters Club and Forza Rovers issued a statement today.

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin

Colin O’Brien’s charges face Greece, Czech Republic and Belgium in next month’s tournament.

Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award

The midfielder scored three times across March and was included in Mick McCarthy’s Ireland squad.

Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches

The Villa captain’s goal was his first since the Second City derby against Birmingham

Louth man named in Australia U20 squad ahead of World Cup meeting with Ireland

Michael McDonald has been included in the Junior Wallabies squad for the Oceania Championships.

Sunday 7 April, 2019

Substitute teaching by day, League of Ireland career at night for Kilduff after US spell

Dundalk’s Europa League hero talks to The42 about signing for Shels, life outside the game and this season’s First Division.

Saturday 6 April, 2019

'It was just blown up to say that I wanted to declare for Northern Ireland'

Dundalk native Michael O’Connor made his Republic of Ireland U21 debut against Luxembourg last month.

'It must be a trait of Kerry men because Micko seemed to have the same ability' - Laois benefit from Kingdom leader

Fergal Byron was on the selection committee that appointed John Sugrue.

Friday 5 April, 2019

Laois name team to take on Westmeath in Division 3 final

Manager John Sugrue has made three changes from the round seven defeat of Carlow, while his opposite number, Jack Cooney, has kept faith with the side that drew with Louth

Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination

Robbie Keane is the last Irishman to claim the prize back in 2007.

Thursday 4 April, 2019

Gerrard and Brown charged for involvement in hot-tempered Old Firm derby

The pair are now facing bans as the Scottish Football Association takes action.

Sunday 31 March, 2019

'We used to kick lumps out of each other in training and Pat Fenlon would just sit back and laugh'

Former Dundalk and Shelbourne defender David Crawley looks back on his playing days.

Saturday 30 March, 2019

Westmeath secure promotion and book Division 3 final berth with late draw against Louth

Jack Cooney’s side scored four of the game’s final six points to complete the comeback.

Mayo seeking to end an extraordinary losing sequence at Croke Park

James Horan’s men take on Kerry looking for a first league title since 2001.

Friday 29 March, 2019

'It wasn't that popular playing for Meath' - Royals legend on their turnaround in fortunes

Mattie Kerrigan thinks the county is starting to reap the rewards of its underage set-up, ahead of tomorrow’s Division Two final.

Ex-Dundalk and Shelbourne midfielder forced to retire at 22 making waves in management

Stephen McDonnell is aiming to guide Warrenpoint Town into the Irish Cup final tomorrow.

Former Dundalk fitness coach making his mark with promotion-chasing Louth

Wee County star Andy McDonnell has singled out the Dubliner for praise.

Thursday 28 March, 2019

Provincial football associations back Delaney by acknowledging his 'contribution to the grassroots game'

The former FAI chief executive has received support via a statement released today.

'He'd move hell or high water to get to this one' - the Derry family links for Leitrim player

Shane Quinn plays for Leitrim in the Division 4 final on Saturday.

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