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Dublin: 5°C Monday 18 January 2021

Yesterday’s News

'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'

7 hours ago 5,133 Views 1 Comment

Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan opens up on his terrifying experience with Covid-19.

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player

8 hours ago 26,253 Views 11 Comments

Will it continue? The42 speaks to some of the country’s top stars who combine camogie and ladies football at the top level.

Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight
# WSL
# WSL

Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight

10 hours ago 2,541 Views 0 Comments

Six Irish internationals featured, with Ruesha Littlejohn making her Birmingham City debut after signing for the club yesterday.

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues

12 hours ago 3,582 Views 0 Comments

Two wins, two draws and one defeat is a strong return against the world and European bronze medalists.

Friday 15 January, 2021

All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire

Fri 2:53 PM 8,349 Views 8 Comments

The Belmullet native has called time on his 13-year senior career.

Wayne Rooney retires from football after being named permanent Derby boss
# Moving On
# Moving On

Wayne Rooney retires from football after being named permanent Derby boss

Fri 2:05 PM 7,470 Views 15 Comments

Former Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given moves to first-team coach at the Rams.

'Everyone starts from scratch' - managerial changes aplenty as 2021 season takes shape
# Ladies Football
# Ladies Football

'Everyone starts from scratch' - managerial changes aplenty as 2021 season takes shape

Fri 8:00 AM 3,584 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe, Aishling Moloney and Aishling Sheridan are facing into new set-ups in Mayo, Tipperary and Cavan respectively.

Thursday 14 January, 2021

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
# The Master
# The Master

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

Thu 9:28 PM 17,976 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

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Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team
# Rossies Rising
# Rossies Rising

Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team

Wed 11:47 PM 7,573 Views 4 Comments

The Down man joins the Rossies’ set-up for 2021.

Cobh Ramblers announce plans to field women's team again after lengthy absence
# Boost
# Boost

Cobh Ramblers announce plans to field women's team again after lengthy absence

Wed 9:32 PM 3,010 Views 0 Comments

The Leeside outfit are hoping to play Women’s National League football in 2022.

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again
# Cruel
# Cruel

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again

Wed 4:32 PM 5,360 Views 0 Comments

Fremantle are ‘devastated’ for Áine Tighe, who is unlikely to feature in 2021 after suffering a medial meniscus tear.

Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Seamus O'Shea the latest Mayo footballer to call time on inter-county career
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Seamus O'Shea the latest Mayo footballer to call time on inter-county career

Jan 6th 2021, 12:00 PM 25,099 Views 35 Comments

‘I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have played for Mayo alongside an extraordinary group of players. I’ve loved every minute of it.’

Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Bohs announce signing of versatile former Pat's and Waterford defender Feely
# Rory's Story
# Rory's Story

Bohs announce signing of versatile former Pat's and Waterford defender Feely

Jan 5th 2021, 9:35 AM 3,853 Views 1 Comment

The former Kildare minor footballer follows in the footsteps of his older brother, Kevin, at Dalymount.

Monday 4 January, 2021

Galway ladies footballers on the hunt for new manager after Rabbitt steps down
# Tribe Transition
# Tribe Transition

Galway ladies footballers on the hunt for new manager after Rabbitt steps down

Jan 4th 2021, 1:45 PM 3,008 Views 0 Comments

Tim Rabbitt was in charge for two years, leading the Tribe to their first All-Ireland senior final appearance since 2005.

Sunday 3 January, 2021

Mayo veteran Donal Vaughan calls time on inter-county football career
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Mayo veteran Donal Vaughan calls time on inter-county football career

Jan 3rd 2021, 2:35 PM 10,807 Views 14 Comments

‘It has been an honour and a privilege to wear the green and red with pride.’

Another AFL departure as Armagh star leaves Essendon after one year
# Orchard Delight
# Orchard Delight

Another AFL departure as Armagh star leaves Essendon after one year

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:45 PM 11,073 Views 3 Comments

Ross McQuillan has called it a day.

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to become new sponsor of Cork GAA - report
# Deal
# Deal

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to become new sponsor of Cork GAA - report

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:04 PM 14,959 Views 33 Comments

The Sunday Times reports that the deal is worth €2 million over five years.

Friday 1 January, 2021

'It's scandalous that lads don't feel comfortable in those jerseys' - body image in GAA
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'It's scandalous that lads don't feel comfortable in those jerseys' - body image in GAA

Jan 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 125,144 Views 8 Comments

Johnny McMahon – or Johnny Smacks of The 2 Johnnies – delves deeper into a brilliant podcast discussion with The42.

Wednesday 30 December, 2020

What would your ladies football All-Star team of 2020 be?
# MVPs
# MVPs

What would your ladies football All-Star team of 2020 be?

Dec 30th 2020, 10:00 PM 8,810 Views 1 Comment

Four-in-a-row champions Dublin dominated our selection.

Saturday 26 December, 2020

'It was nearly a full-time job trying to mask what was going on behind the scenes'
# Mental Health Matters
# Mental Health Matters

'It was nearly a full-time job trying to mask what was going on behind the scenes'

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 9:44 PM 57,354 Views 3 Comments

Cavan’s Rónán Patterson launched ‘Need To Talk?’ to raise awareness about mental health after his own struggles.

Thursday 24 December, 2020

Irish striker Adam Idah commits his future to Norwich City
# Teenage Dreams
# Teenage Dreams

Irish striker Adam Idah commits his future to Norwich City

Dec 24th 2020, 5:55 PM 9,420 Views 2 Comments

‘Since I’ve come here, I’ve loved every moment of it,’ the Cork star said after signing a new deal.

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'Not acceptable in any circumstance' - FAI condemn comments on Women's U17 league final livestream
# Response
# Response

'Not acceptable in any circumstance' - FAI condemn comments on Women's U17 league final livestream

Dec 24th 2020, 3:59 PM 55,462 Views 30 Comments

A player’s post containing screenshots of several comments has been shared widely on social media.

Monday 21 December, 2020

'Seeing how upset she was pulled at my heartstrings' - Royal family celebrate long-awaited All-Ireland success
# Sister Act
# Sister Act

'Seeing how upset she was pulled at my heartstrings' - Royal family celebrate long-awaited All-Ireland success

Dec 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 6,274 Views 0 Comments

Third time lucky for Meath, as Vikki Wall had a simply unforgettable day.

Sunday 20 December, 2020

Peamount stalwart and Wexford teenage sensation win big at end-of-season awards
# Cats Get The Cream
# Cats Get The Cream

Peamount stalwart and Wexford teenage sensation win big at end-of-season awards

Dec 20th 2020, 10:17 PM 6,204 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny pair Karen Duggan and Ellen Molloy claimed the Player and Young Player of the Season awards respectively.

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 PM 4,193 Views 0 Comments

An All-Ireland four-in-a-row for Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues after a second-half surge against Cork.

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland senior ladies football final
# Rivalry Renewed
# Rivalry Renewed

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland senior ladies football final

Dec 20th 2020, 2:33 PM 45,878 Views 10 Comments

It was Dublin who lifted the Brendan Martin Cup once again.

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'
# Down Memory Lane
# Down Memory Lane

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 12,916 Views 0 Comments

Family and football are two cornerstones of Ciara O’Sullivan’s life — and the promised land is in sight once again after 13 years of highs and lows with Cork.

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?
# Christmas Crackers
# Christmas Crackers

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,638 Views 0 Comments

There’s two mouth-watering showdowns in store between Dublin and Cork, and Meath and Westmeath.

Saturday 19 December, 2020

'We grew up together. It's a win-win' - rounding off 20 great years of ladies football coverage on TG4
# Peil Na MBan Beo
# Peil Na MBan Beo

'We grew up together. It's a win-win' - rounding off 20 great years of ladies football coverage on TG4

Dec 19th 2020, 7:45 AM 2,184 Views 0 Comments

Head of Sport Rónán Ó Coisdealbha and long-time commentator Brian Tyers map the remarkable journey.

Friday 18 December, 2020

Another Irish absentee as Donegal star withdraws from 2021 AFLW season due to husband's travel issues
# Complications
# Complications

Another Irish absentee as Donegal star withdraws from 2021 AFLW season due to husband's travel issues

Dec 18th 2020, 7:44 PM 8,678 Views 2 Comments

Yvonne Bonner has been placed on Greater Western Sydney Giants’ inactive list.

Old foes Dublin and Mayo show their hand for tomorrow's All-Ireland final showdown
# The Teams Are In
# The Teams Are In

Old foes Dublin and Mayo show their hand for tomorrow's All-Ireland final showdown

Dec 18th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,989 Views 30 Comments

No changes, as of yet anyway…

Expecting an All-Ireland final Christmas cracker, going again with Donegal and comparisons with Oz
# Outsider's View
# Outsider's View

Expecting an All-Ireland final Christmas cracker, going again with Donegal and comparisons with Oz

Dec 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 2,219 Views 0 Comments

‘It’ll go right down to the dying minutes to split the teams,’ predicts Katy Herron.

Thursday 17 December, 2020

All-Ireland return caps 17th season - 'I've kept going because I'm enjoying it, that's simply the reason why'
# Colourful Career
# Colourful Career

All-Ireland return caps 17th season - 'I've kept going because I'm enjoying it, that's simply the reason why'

Dec 17th 2020, 7:30 PM 5,513 Views 0 Comments

Full circle: Westmeath captain Fiona Claffey leads her side back to Croke Park nine years after tasting intermediate success.

Kerry legend Donaghy explains how work situation allows for new Armagh coaching role
# North Star
# North Star

Kerry legend Donaghy explains how work situation allows for new Armagh coaching role

Dec 17th 2020, 4:57 PM 14,301 Views 3 Comments

‘I’m hoping I can go up and add a different voice, a different viewpoint, and a fresh set of eyes.’

'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars
# Rebels Rise
# Rebels Rise

'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars

Dec 17th 2020, 12:55 PM 11,143 Views 2 Comments

Libby Coppinger maps her colourful sporting journey ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin.

Wednesday 16 December, 2020

'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'
# Perspective
# Perspective

'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'

Dec 16th 2020, 7:00 PM 6,736 Views 0 Comments

Meath’s bid to make it third time lucky in the All-Ireland final is put firmly into perspective by captain Máire O’Shaughnessy’s work off the pitch.

Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits
# Best Of The Best
# Best Of The Best

Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits

Dec 16th 2020, 9:49 AM 2,578 Views 0 Comments

The young player equivalent also has serious talent on the shortlist.

'Dublin have taken football to a new level, men and women. They're at the top of the hill, we're climbing it'
# Respect And Rivalry
# Respect And Rivalry

'Dublin have taken football to a new level, men and women. They're at the top of the hill, we're climbing it'

Dec 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 4,477 Views 0 Comments

Doireann O’Sullivan captains Cork as the ladies football heavyweights face off once again in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Bohan braced for 'great festival' of Dublin football as old foes stand in the way of four-in-a-row
# Christmas Cracker
# Christmas Cracker

Bohan braced for 'great festival' of Dublin football as old foes stand in the way of four-in-a-row

Dec 15th 2020, 7:32 PM 3,371 Views 0 Comments

‘This group have nothing but respect for Cork. It will be two groups of footballers going at it to the nth degree and the best team will win.’

Historic players' association merger 'a huge step forward' insists Cork captain
# Rebels Reaction
# Rebels Reaction

Historic players' association merger 'a huge step forward' insists Cork captain

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 3:00 PM 16,884 Views 7 Comments

Doireann O’Sullivan is hopeful it will pave the way for amalgamation at the top level.

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