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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 8 August, 2020

Today’s News

'It's been a long time coming' - Passion burns on and off the field as Bohs braced for WNL bow

The history-making side’s captain, Niamh Kenna, is back in the top-flight after a six-year hiatus.

Yesterday’s News

'It gave me a real appreciation when football was kind of taken away'

Shelbourne captain and Ireland U17 coach Pearl Slattery is raring to go in the new season.

Wednesday 5 August, 2020

A new midweek GAA show - featuring top former players - is coming to Sky Sports

‘Inside The Game’ will air weekly from Wednesday, 19 August.

Some counties may struggle to field teams next year due to Covid crisis, says Laois chairman GAA

Some counties may struggle to field teams next year due to Covid crisis, says Laois chairman

Concerns are growing in GAA circles with the loss of gate receipts.

Five-star reigning champions Ballyboden beat Vins to win clash of Dublin heavyweights

The win propels ‘Boden into the driving seat in Group 3 while Clontarf, Na Fianna and Ballymun Kickhams were among tonight’s other winners.

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle

Mags Carville (née McAlinden) is an inspiration to one and all.

Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'She’s played just 12 games of football in her life and is now being touted as one of the best midfielders in the league'

History-making Tipperary ace Aisling McCarthy is looking to build on two impressive AFLW seasons at a new club.

'It is very alien' - Tipperary star McCarthy completes historic switch between Aussie Rules sides

Aisling McCarthy joins West Coast Eagles from Western Bulldogs. Here, she speaks to The42 about the move.

Ireland star ready for new challenge in 'the home of defensive football' after Arsenal exit The Mighty Quinn This post contains videos

Ireland star ready for new challenge in 'the home of defensive football' after Arsenal exit

Louise Quinn recently joined Italian side Fiorentina.

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Wright's early goal helps Bohs close the gap at the top as Cork City left rooted to the bottom Loi Restart This post contains videos

Wright's early goal helps Bohs close the gap at the top as Cork City left rooted to the bottom

Meanwhile, Shamrock Rovers II and Drogheda United drew in the First Division – and Hoops starlet Kevin Zefi made his League of Ireland debut at 15.

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Mayo star O'Connor sees red as reigning champions Ballintubber held to draw in opener

A look at today’s football action in Mayo and Galway, which threw up some shock results.

Sublime Jack Byrne free-kick a highlight as leaders Rovers go five points clear Back At It This post contains videos

Sublime Jack Byrne free-kick a highlight as leaders Rovers go five points clear

A first-half blitz saw the Hoops pick up where they left off as they were 3-1 winners over Finn Harps.

Double boost for Shamrock Rovers as Burke extends stay and Bolger returns

The club confirmed the loan deals today.

Monday 27 July, 2020

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style Finish On A High This post contains videos

Ireland and Brighton youngster Connolly delighted after ending goal drought in style

‘It will help me a lot going into the new season. It would have been tough not to have scored since the Tottenham game so I’m delighted.’

Sunday 26 July, 2020

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne

Sinéad Goldrick on all things Foxrock-Cabinteely, Dublin and Melbourne FC, their similar cultures and her rollercoaster experience over the past few months.

Friday 24 July, 2020

A new documentary exploring the life of Meath legend Seán Boylan is coming to RTÉ soon

‘Seán’ will air on Thursday, 6 August.

'Ireland will do all they can to take points from us' - Details confirmed for Pauw's charges' crunch Euro qualifier

The Girls in Green are facing into a massive clash against Germany in September.

Bohemians to play at Aviva Stadium if drawn at home in Europa League

The north Dublin club confirmed the news this afternoon.

Ciara Mageean becomes first Irishwoman to break two-minute mark over 800m

The 28-year-old produced a blistering run in Bern.

Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'I'm just happy to be back playing football' - Dublin star's uncertainty over Aussie Rules return

Sinéad Goldrick has been offered a second year at Melbourne – the question is whether she will go again.

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed

The senior and intermediate deciders will take place at HQ, with the junior showpiece to be played elsewhere two weeks earlier.

Liverpool's Premier League trophy lift details confirmed as Henderson pens heartfelt tribute to fans

The Reds will officially be crowned 2019/20 champions at Anfield tomorrow night.

Monday 20 July, 2020

Stoke City confirm departure of veteran Irish defender Stephen Ward

The Dubliner leaves the Potters after a one-season stay.

'You'll miss his personality, his energy and his leadership, but you have to respect Jack's decision'

Dublin star Ciarán Kilkenny on Jack McCaffrey’s exit, fears on the GAA season shutting down and his excitement to be back.

Sunday 12 July, 2020

'This is something for me to give back' - Cork dual star's unique coaching venture through her own rise

Saoirse Noonan is now balancing coaching sessions for kids with her own hectic schedule as her star rises further.

Saturday 11 July, 2020

'The game is the game and we shouldn't be judged by gender' - A life in football from playing to coaching

Shelbourne captain Pearl Slattery is making huge strides in coaching.

Friday 10 July, 2020

'We're at a disadvantage when we come to play teams in Ireland because we just don't have that playing experience'

The London ladies football team are hoping to be included in the 2021 Lidl Ladies National Football League.

Three Cork GAA clubs call a halt to all activities as Covid-19 precaution

Some Argideen Rangers members told the club they may have been in contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus.

United star Bruno Fernandes wins another Premier League Player of the Month award

The Portuguese midfielder has enjoyed a dream start at Old Trafford.

No Rás Tailteann again this year as iconic cycling race postponed until 2021

One of Ireland’s longest running sporting events will return next year.

Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'Two in two, prolific now so!' - Ireland defender Egan basks in glory after late, great winner

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder claims he pulled his calf celebrating the Corkman’s all-important goal.

'It's not a manager's role to talk a player in or out of anything' - Jim Gavin on McCaffrey's Dublin exit

The former Sky Blues boss expects the Clontarf flyer to thrive as he concentrates on club football.

Sunday 5 July, 2020

'We want to promote confidence in fans as they return' - the Irish app leading the way in GAA post-Covid-19

ClubSpot will deliver digital ticketing for club matches as sport returns. Here, founder John Hyland maps its journey.

Saturday 4 July, 2020

Ireland's Seamus Power remains firmly in the hunt ahead of Sunday showdown in Detroit

Round of 69 leaves Waterford man joint-fourth at Rocket Mortgage Classic.

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'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years

Daniel St Ledger is retiring from inter-county football, his club Kildavin/Clonegal say.

Thursday 2 July, 2020

Derry City sign Scottish midfielder and extend loan of Irish U21 international from Sheffield United

Former Celtic player Joe Thomson joins the Candystripes, who have also tied down Stephen Mallon until the end of the season.

'The best premarital course you can get,' revising wedding plans in lockdown and inter-county uncertainty Same But Different This post contains videos

'The best premarital course you can get,' revising wedding plans in lockdown and inter-county uncertainty

Both teachers who have had to rejig massive plans, Galway’s Sinéad Burke and Tipperary’s Samantha Lambert have been drawn in the same group for the 2020 All-Ireland championship.

'Deflating,' 'disappointing' and 'step backward' - London hit out after All-Ireland championship exclusion

Exiles boss Paddy Bowles and player Niamh Lister discuss the situation with The42 as they call on the LGFA to ‘reconsider the decision.’

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