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Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Mixed update from Ulster as Izuchukwu to undergo scan and Henderson to be 'monitored'
# Suftum
# Suftum

Mixed update from Ulster as Izuchukwu to undergo scan and Henderson to be 'monitored'

Apr 6th 2021, 6:47 PM 6,739 Views 4 Comments

The northern province face Northampton Saints in Saturday’s Challenge Cup quarter-final.

'One of the greatest footballers of all time' - tributes paid after death of Leitrim GAA legend
# Packy McGarty
# Packy McGarty

'One of the greatest footballers of all time' - tributes paid after death of Leitrim GAA legend

Apr 6th 2021, 6:23 PM 7,181 Views 1 Comment

Packy McGarty is widely regarded as the best player ever from the county.

Saturday 3 April, 2021

'In a good place' - Dublin's Covid breach won't impact inter-county return, says GAA President
# Onwards
# Onwards

'In a good place' - Dublin's Covid breach won't impact inter-county return, says GAA President

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:49 PM 23,432 Views 47 Comments

Another incident may, Larry McCarthy said – while stressing how important the return of club is.

'He worries about us as people first and then as players second. I think that's very important'
# More Than Football
# More Than Football

'He worries about us as people first and then as players second. I think that's very important'

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 5,667 Views 0 Comments

Katie Burdis and DLR Waves are targeting a top-four finish this season under the watchful eye of Graham Kelly.

Friday 2 April, 2021

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,092 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

Thursday 1 April, 2021

There are some outrageous efforts in the running for WNL Goal of the Week
# Have A Look
# Have A Look

There are some outrageous efforts in the running for WNL Goal of the Week

Apr 1st 2021, 12:49 PM 3,860 Views 4 Comments

Kearns, Cassin, Slattery, Ryan-Doyle – which is your favourite?

Johnny Sexton returns to captain Leinster against Toulon in Champions Cup
# BIG GUNS
# BIG GUNS

Johnny Sexton returns to captain Leinster against Toulon in Champions Cup

Apr 1st 2021, 12:27 PM 13,997 Views 27 Comments

Leo Cullen makes four changes to his XV, with James Lowe, Tadhg Furlong and Ryan Baird also starting.

Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies
# Summer Camp
# Summer Camp

Details confirmed as Stephen Kenny's Ireland to return to action with June friendlies

Apr 1st 2021, 12:07 PM 5,306 Views 9 Comments

The Boys In Green will face Andorra and Hungary in early June as Kenny looks for his first win at the helm.

Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
# Green Army
# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,176 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

'I don't feel like myself yet coming back from it, but it's slowly getting better'
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I don't feel like myself yet coming back from it, but it's slowly getting better'

Mar 31st 2021, 4:15 PM 20,734 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen on his experience with Covid-19, his Olympic journey and his ambitions for Tokyo 2021.

Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland

Mar 30th 2021, 3:53 PM 1,673 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn was also on the scoresheet in Italy over the weekend.

Early Goal of the Season contenders and endless positives as Ireland's top-flight kicks off
# Wnl Review
# Wnl Review

Early Goal of the Season contenders and endless positives as Ireland's top-flight kicks off

Mar 30th 2021, 11:52 AM 3,550 Views 0 Comments

Goals – 17 to be precise – late drama and talent galore on show in the Women’s National League so far.

Saturday 27 March, 2021

'I had a panic attack on the pitch, but I didn't know what it was at the time'
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'I had a panic attack on the pitch, but I didn't know what it was at the time'

Mar 27th 2021, 8:30 AM 8,351 Views 5 Comments

DLR Waves star Katie Burdis delves deeper into her mental health struggles, and stresses the importance of speaking up.

'It made me realise that for all those things I couldn't do, there was a lot that I could do'
# No Limits
# No Limits

'It made me realise that for all those things I couldn't do, there was a lot that I could do'

Mar 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,883 Views 2 Comments

Colin Judge is on the cusp of qualifying for the Paralympic Games, having overcome many setbacks and much adversity along the way.

Friday 26 March, 2021

The nine clubs and their star players chasing glory in Ireland's top-flight this season
# WNL
# WNL

The nine clubs and their star players chasing glory in Ireland's top-flight this season

Mar 26th 2021, 8:00 PM 3,670 Views 0 Comments

Holders Peamount United open their title defence at Wexford Youths tomorrow. Here’s The42′s season preview.

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury
# Good News
# Good News

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury

Mar 26th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,138 Views 0 Comments

‘There is no better feeling than seeing my favourite little man giving me a big clap at the end of training.’

After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season
# Loss
# Loss

After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season

Mar 26th 2021, 1:21 PM 9,321 Views 12 Comments

Nigel Carolan: ‘I’m at the stage of my coaching career where I need to challenge myself in a new environment and gain new perspectives.’

Thursday 25 March, 2021

Finn Harps launch new jersey in association with Donegal Down Syndrome
# Good Cause
# Good Cause

Finn Harps launch new jersey in association with Donegal Down Syndrome

Mar 25th 2021, 9:53 PM 3,021 Views 3 Comments

€10 from every jersey sold will go directly to helping local services.

'The engine room, architect, inspiration and leader' - Ireland star extends stay at US champions
# Midfield Maestro
# Midfield Maestro

'The engine room, architect, inspiration and leader' - Ireland star extends stay at US champions

Mar 25th 2021, 8:50 PM 4,318 Views 1 Comment

Cork’s Denise O’Sullivan has re-signed with North Carolina Courage.

Bottling hurt from 'disappointing' end to 2020, saluting big departures and chasing glory under new boss
# Tribe Talk
# Tribe Talk

Bottling hurt from 'disappointing' end to 2020, saluting big departures and chasing glory under new boss

Mar 25th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,056 Views 0 Comments

Galway star Áine McDonagh on Tim Rabbitt’s departure, Gerry Fahy’s arrival and Sinéad Burke’s retirement.

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond
# Journey
# Journey

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond

Mar 24th 2021, 5:12 PM 9,237 Views 0 Comments

Áine McDonagh is best known for her exploits with the Galway ladies footballers, but she’s always been a hugely talented basketball player.

Returning faces and domestic representation aplenty as Ireland gear up for next chapter
# Pauw Patrol
# Pauw Patrol

Returning faces and domestic representation aplenty as Ireland gear up for next chapter

Mar 24th 2021, 12:41 PM 6,993 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side will play a friendly double-header next month with focus switching to the 2023 World Cup qualification campaign.

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,441 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

'We all dream of medals' - from Mizen to Malin charity cycle to the verge of Tokyo qualification
# The Next Level
# The Next Level

'We all dream of medals' - from Mizen to Malin charity cycle to the verge of Tokyo qualification

Mar 23rd 2021, 3:00 PM 2,830 Views 0 Comments

Irish Paralympic hopeful Martin Gordon has come a long way over the past few years – and is determined to reach the pinnacle.

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW
# Expert's View
# Expert's View

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:51 AM 7,615 Views 0 Comments

A review of the latest round of action Down Under as the season hits the business end.

Monday 22 March, 2021

'There's been too many hard luck stories' - no regrets over retirement U-turn as Ireland eye next level
# Coygig
# Coygig

'There's been too many hard luck stories' - no regrets over retirement U-turn as Ireland eye next level

Mar 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 19,392 Views 0 Comments

Qualification for a first major tournament is ‘long overdue,’ says Áine O’Gorman.

'We are in disarray' - Ger Loughnane calls for Clare fans to help at a time of crisis
# Club Clare
# Club Clare

'We are in disarray' - Ger Loughnane calls for Clare fans to help at a time of crisis

Mar 22nd 2021, 5:00 PM 52,365 Views 21 Comments

‘The big worry now is that this gap will develop into a chasm through which we will topple into hurling irrelevance.’

O'Gorman: Onus on players to perform after 'landmark' developments in WNL off-season
# Positive Push
# Positive Push

O'Gorman: Onus on players to perform after 'landmark' developments in WNL off-season

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:12 PM 1,778 Views 0 Comments

‘It kind of feels like we’re only just getting started,’ says the Peamount United and Ireland star.

Sunday 21 March, 2021

'Ultimately we let him down' - Preston boss departs, leaving Irish international gutted
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

'Ultimately we let him down' - Preston boss departs, leaving Irish international gutted

Mar 21st 2021, 7:57 PM 10,586 Views 0 Comments

Alan Browne was one of many Irishmen to play under Alex Neil’s stewardship.

Man City and Chelsea to face off after FA Cup semi-final draw made
# Magic Of The Cup
# Magic Of The Cup

Man City and Chelsea to face off after FA Cup semi-final draw made

Mar 21st 2021, 6:16 PM 7,431 Views 1 Comment

It’s Southampton next up for Leicester City.

Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany

Mar 21st 2021, 4:16 PM 5,646 Views 1 Comment

Amber Barrett was in impressive form earlier today.

'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top

Mar 21st 2021, 7:45 AM 5,889 Views 1 Comment

As a teenager, the Waterford ace was diagnosed with arthritis and told she would be in a wheelchair by the age of 30.

Saturday 20 March, 2021

'We often joke that we literally feel like full-time professionals without getting paid'
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

'We often joke that we literally feel like full-time professionals without getting paid'

Updated Mar 20th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,775 Views 19 Comments

Wexford Youths great Kylie Murphy reflects on 10 years of the Women’s National League, and the strides made this off-season.

Friday 19 March, 2021

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 PM 10,330 Views 2 Comments

Irish Olympic hopeful Jack Woolley is an impressive guy on and off the mat, and his journey has been a rollercoaster so far.

'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week
# Insane
# Insane

'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week

Mar 19th 2021, 1:49 PM 5,509 Views 3 Comments

The Tipperary jockey has stolen the show across the water.

Thursday 18 March, 2021

The dynamic duo fronting European football coverage and inspiring the next generation
# Can't See Can't Be
# Can't See Can't Be

The dynamic duo fronting European football coverage and inspiring the next generation

Mar 18th 2021, 5:52 PM 11,680 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Kinsella and Ann-Marie Keegan are front and centre of Virgin Media Sport’s Europa League offerings.

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'

Mar 18th 2021, 3:36 PM 2,804 Views 2 Comments

Irish taekwondo athlete Jack Woolley has already written history, but he’s eyeing more – and the biggest prize in the world.

Waterford demand U-turn on GAA's move to 'pause' loss of wages cover on player injury fund
# Call
# Call

Waterford demand U-turn on GAA's move to 'pause' loss of wages cover on player injury fund

Mar 18th 2021, 10:27 AM 3,738 Views 2 Comments

The county released a statement this morning calling for a ‘resolution’ before the return to play.

Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Verbal abuse and body image in Gaelic games - 'More conversation and awareness is a good thing'
# Delving Deeper
# Delving Deeper

Verbal abuse and body image in Gaelic games - 'More conversation and awareness is a good thing'

Mar 17th 2021, 7:15 AM 10,592 Views 1 Comment

Meath All-Ireland winner Vikki Wall recently opened up about the regular abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.

Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Scottish-qualified former Ireland U20 switches from Ulster to Edinburgh
# Crossing The Water
# Crossing The Water

Scottish-qualified former Ireland U20 switches from Ulster to Edinburgh

Mar 16th 2021, 11:38 AM 10,311 Views 11 Comments

Richard Cockerill on new signing Adam McBurney: ‘He’s a tough and dynamic competitor with a lot of scope for development.’