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Friday 12 January, 2018

'The biggest test of City's defence' - Liverpool still a threat despite Coutinho loss
# Oh Mane Mane
# Oh Mane Mane

'The biggest test of City's defence' - Liverpool still a threat despite Coutinho loss

Updated Jan 12th 2018, 1:28 PM 6,687 Views 51 Comments

We’re joined by ESPN’s Mark Ogden and Dermot Corrigan to preview this weekend’s match between Liverpool and Manchester City.

Monday 25 December, 2017

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,856 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?
# Eir Close Calls
# Eir Close Calls

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?

Updated Dec 21st 2017, 3:55 PM 4,745 Views 9 Comments

Madrid-based Dermot Corrigan joins Gavan and Ryan to preview one of the biggest games in football.

Monday 18 December, 2017

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man'
# Solidarity Sleepout
# Solidarity Sleepout

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man'

Dec 18th 2017, 2:26 PM 29,716 Views 21 Comments

Former Mayo footballer David Brady was one of the organisers of the Gaelic Voices for Change #SolidaritySleepout at the weekend.

Sunday 17 December, 2017

Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park
# Not A Hurling Stronghold
# Not A Hurling Stronghold

Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park

Dec 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 26,996 Views 29 Comments

The Leitrim forward is probably the best hurler to ever come out of Iraq.

Friday 8 December, 2017

'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma'
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma'

Updated Dec 8th 2017, 5:53 PM 4,823 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland head coach isn’t sure if the IRFU are taking all things into account when re-negotiating the Peter O’Mahony’s contract.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge?
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge?

Dec 1st 2017, 5:14 PM 7,785 Views 38 Comments

The Independent’s Jack Pitt-Brooke joins Gavan and Ryan on Close Calls to look at the weekend’s big Premier League fixture.

Monday 27 November, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks back on Ireland v Argentina
# The Rugby Show
# The Rugby Show

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks back on Ireland v Argentina

Nov 27th 2017, 2:10 PM 7,214 Views 1 Comment

The former Ireland head coach joins Gavan Casey to look at the final November international.

Friday 24 November, 2017

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan

Updated Nov 24th 2017, 7:07 PM 7,079 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland head coach is joining us on Close Calls to preview the last November international.

Friday 17 November, 2017

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer

Nov 17th 2017, 9:14 PM 4,483 Views 2 Comments

The 4-0 pro boxer confirmed the news to The42 on Close Calls earlier today.

Sunday 22 October, 2017

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Storm
# Tweet Storm

The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 4,883 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Home and Away’s biggest Cork City fan.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

Sam Bennett clinches fourth stage win of the week in Turkey
# Super Sam
# Super Sam

Sam Bennett clinches fourth stage win of the week in Turkey

Oct 14th 2017, 5:15 PM 3,311 Views 6 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir man has won four out of the five stages so far in the Tour of Turkey.

Klopp hits out at Mourinho's defensive approach to Liverpool game
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Klopp hits out at Mourinho's defensive approach to Liverpool game

Oct 14th 2017, 3:46 PM 5,013 Views 35 Comments

The Liverpool boss reckons it wouldn’t go down well if he adopted a similar approach.

Friday 13 October, 2017

'I do wonder if Man United are as good as the scorelines suggest'
# Big Numbers
# Big Numbers

'I do wonder if Man United are as good as the scorelines suggest'

Oct 13th 2017, 7:05 PM 12,666 Views 37 Comments

The numbers may be showing Man United in a good light, according to Miguel Delaney, after their favourable run of games in the early part of this year’s Premier League.

Friday 22 September, 2017

'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key'
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key'

Sep 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 14,908 Views 5 Comments

Dublin boss’ comments on Cora Staunton are an attempt to get under the Mayo star’s skin, says former Dublin player Lindsay Peat.

Friday 8 September, 2017

Anna Geary would 'give her right arm' if circumstances allowed her to play for Cork again
# Flat Out
# Flat Out

Anna Geary would 'give her right arm' if circumstances allowed her to play for Cork again

Sep 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,484 Views 9 Comments

The 2014 All-Ireland winning captain stepped back from the Cork senior camogie panel in 2015, aged 27.

Sunday 27 August, 2017

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story
# Lilywhite Lightning
From TheJournal.ie
# Lilywhite Lightning

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Aug 27th 2017, 5:00 PM 7,691 Views 2 Comments

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

Friday 25 August, 2017

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story
# Lilywhite Lightning
# Lilywhite Lightning

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Aug 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,347 Views 9 Comments

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one'
# Lilywhite Lightning
# Lilywhite Lightning

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one'

Aug 24th 2017, 6:12 PM 9,723 Views 0 Comments

Eric ‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan admits he ‘fell off the wagon a few times’, but will fight for his first title next month.

Wednesday 23 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Reflecting on a hard-fought, but disappointing World Cup for Ireland
# Drawing Board
# Drawing Board

The Rugby Show: Reflecting on a hard-fought, but disappointing World Cup for Ireland

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:30 PM 2,837 Views 0 Comments

Lynne Cantwell joined us to trace out the next steps for this team and women’s rugby in Ireland.

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over'
# Lilywhite Lightning
# Lilywhite Lightning

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over'

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:28 PM 8,565 Views 0 Comments

Eric Donovan never reached his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following him on the next step of his journey.

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test
# Insight
# Insight

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test

Aug 16th 2017, 4:12 PM 2,285 Views 1 Comment

The former Irish centre joined Gavan Casey to assess the performances ahead of tomorrow’s crucial game.

Sunday 16 July, 2017

'As the stars align it's surely gonna be Armagh!' - Kildare may meet old boss McGeeney
# Geezer
# Geezer

'As the stars align it's surely gonna be Armagh!' - Kildare may meet old boss McGeeney

Jul 16th 2017, 8:04 PM 4,207 Views 1 Comment

Former Kildare captain Johnny Doyle joined us for a live video after the final whistle in the Leinster SFC final today.

Carlow's championship has come to an end, but they have well and truly risen
# Carlow Rising
# Carlow Rising

Carlow's championship has come to an end, but they have well and truly risen

Jul 16th 2017, 12:43 PM 5,745 Views 3 Comments

Carlow’s longest championship run in 73 years ended yesterday evening, but there is a new grá for the senior team pulsing throughout the county.

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'He kicks like a donkey': When John Kavanagh met Chris Martin
# Nobody Said It Was Easy
# Nobody Said It Was Easy

'He kicks like a donkey': When John Kavanagh met Chris Martin

Jul 12th 2017, 5:51 PM 5,958 Views 1 Comment

The Coldplay singer called in to SBG in Dublin following the band’s gig in Croke Park.

Thursday 29 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: The winners and losers of the second test selections
# Big Calls
# Big Calls

The Rugby Show: The winners and losers of the second test selections

Jun 29th 2017, 3:00 PM 15,543 Views 14 Comments

Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the latest team selections made by Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen ahead of the big game on Saturday.

Tuesday 27 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks
# Analysis
# Analysis

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks

Jun 27th 2017, 3:06 PM 9,221 Views 1 Comment

Eddie O’Sullivan was one of the coaches the last time the Lions toured New Zealand, in 2005.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lions' last chance to shine before facing the All Blacks
# Do-or-die
# Do-or-die

The Rugby Show: Lions' last chance to shine before facing the All Blacks

Jun 20th 2017, 3:00 PM 15,220 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland now has some big decisions to make ahead of the first Test on Saturday.

Monday 19 June, 2017

'Completely mental' O'Mahony and O'Brien should be a cause of concern for All Blacks
# Screws Loose
# Screws Loose

'Completely mental' O'Mahony and O'Brien should be a cause of concern for All Blacks

Jun 19th 2017, 10:36 AM 18,490 Views 10 Comments

Lions back row James Haskell reckons the Irish pair offer something special to the team.

Sunday 18 June, 2017

'My parents were worried that I would just sit back and become a beach bum'
# Wake Me Up Before You Gogo
# Wake Me Up Before You Gogo

'My parents were worried that I would just sit back and become a beach bum'

Jun 18th 2017, 10:30 AM 5,862 Views 2 Comments

Dubliner David O’Caoimh left college to spend his time travelling the world as Ireland’s only full-time wakeboarder.

Saturday 17 June, 2017

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win
# That's A Wrap
# That's A Wrap

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win

Jun 17th 2017, 6:47 PM 11,653 Views 4 Comments

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

The Rugby Show: Controversial call-ups and reaction to Lions' victory
# One Week Out
# One Week Out

The Rugby Show: Controversial call-ups and reaction to Lions' victory

Jun 17th 2017, 1:22 PM 20,444 Views 7 Comments

Murray Kinsella joined Ryan Bailey from Rotorua, to discuss all the latest news from the Lions’ camp.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: Irish frustrations, test teams taking shape and Stuart Hogg's replacement
# Learning Curve
# Learning Curve

The42 Rugby Show: Irish frustrations, test teams taking shape and Stuart Hogg's replacement

Jun 13th 2017, 1:45 PM 12,337 Views 5 Comments

Murray Kinsella joined Sean Farrell from Dunedin with reaction to the Lions’ loss against the Highlanders.

Saturday 10 June, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10
# Lions 2017
# Lions 2017

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10

Jun 10th 2017, 3:00 PM 17,230 Views 4 Comments

Murray Kinsella joins Ryan Bailey live from Christchurch to look back at this morning’s victory.

Friday 9 June, 2017

How much of Richard Dunne's all-time Irish XI do you agree with?
# Honey Monster XI
# Honey Monster XI

How much of Richard Dunne's all-time Irish XI do you agree with?

Jun 9th 2017, 6:08 PM 13,452 Views 34 Comments

The former centre-half’s top team have 959 caps between them.

Friday 26 May, 2017

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer
# Lilywhite Lightning
# Lilywhite Lightning

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer

May 26th 2017, 3:52 PM 2,415 Views 1 Comment

Eric “Lilywhite Lightning” Donovan has set his sights on being European champion.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Antonio Conte gets top prize at League Managers Association awards
# The Gaffer
# The Gaffer

Antonio Conte gets top prize at League Managers Association awards

May 23rd 2017, 8:38 AM 2,033 Views 7 Comments

Former Irish international Chris Hughton was also recognised.

Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?
# How's She Cuttin'?
# How's She Cuttin'?

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?

May 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 4,365 Views 0 Comments

We caught up with Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, to find out the science behind the well-kept ground.

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Watch: Rugby World Cup pool draw live from Japan
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Watch: Rugby World Cup pool draw live from Japan

May 10th 2017, 8:58 AM 20,545 Views 10 Comments

Ireland will find out who they’ll be facing in the pool stages in 2019 this morning.

Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break
# Rocket
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

Apr 26th 2017, 5:15 PM 7,286 Views 2 Comments

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.