# Support
'You never want to see that' - Ireland rally around Dane after brain haemorrhage
The Ireland scrum-half revealed news of her health scare in February.
23rd March 2023
# Round 1
'A talented player with a big ceiling' - Excitement for Ireland's teen debutant
The Ireland women’s team commence their Six Nations championship with a trip away to Wales on Saturday.
# Looking Back
'You're thinking, 'This is where Michael Collins was interned. I felt I could hear the echoes'
A new sports documentary on TG4 will take a look at different sports stadiums around the world.
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We’ve teamed up with An Post to help you plan your trip to the US.
This week
19th March 2023 - 24th March 2023
# Not good enough
'Not good enough' - Cavan Ladies hit out at county board over player treatment
The issues relate to expenses, gear and player welfare.
# The Possibilities
The future of rugby bursting with potential after Ireland U20's back-to-back Grand Slam glory
Richie Murphy’s side is packed with talent that could make the breakthrough with the Ireland senior team.
# pushing on
'We want to be World Cup champions' - The Tipp GAA player dreaming big in rugby
Brian Gleeson is already looking to the next target after his man-of-the-match display for the Ireland U20s.
# Permutations
Explainer - Here's what's at stake for final round of GAA football leagues
There is still plenty at stake across all four divisions.
# Green shoots
'Lads were singing in the room' - Ireland U20s drew inspiration from senior Grand Slam success
This was an incredible weekend for Irish rugby.
# Champions Again
Six-try Ireland U20s make history with back-to-back Grand Slam titles
Richie Murphy’s held off the challenge from England to retain their crown.
Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Family ties
'We probably drove my sister insane. We were always fighting, playing rugby'
Jonathan and Mark Sexton will be involved in Grand Slam tilts this weekend. Their brother Jerry travelled the world as a rugby player.
# The Possibilities
Explainer: Here is what's at stake for teams in final round of hurling leagues
There is still plenty to play for across all of the divisions heading into the final round.
'A leader and a gentleman' - GAA community honours the life of Liam Kearns
The Kerry native and accomplished Gaelic football manager died suddenly over the weekend.
Tipperary's hat-trick hero and Cork's comeback: Allianz Hurling League talking points
A big weekend of hurling action unfolded.
'A leader and a gentleman' - GAA community honours the life of Liam Kearns
The Kerry native and accomplished Gaelic football manager died suddenly over the weekend.
This month
March 2023
# Bad Note
'It was comical but infuriating' - O'Mahony on slow Ireland's Call before Italy clash
The anthem was played a slow pace before Ireland’s bonus-point win in Rome.
# local rivalry
Tipperary natives in managerial fight to stave off hurling league relegation
Darren Gleeson will face Willie Maher as the Laois and Antrim hurlers collide in Division 1 on Sunday.
# wee giants
Louth's rise: Mickey Harte's team overcome the odds to shine in second tier
Last year’s Division 3 champions have all but preserved their league status for 2024.
Tyrone come good and Mayo's big step: Allianz Football League talking points
We review the main talking points from round five of the Allianz Football League, including Mayo’s big step towards the Division 1 final and Tyrone finding form to defeat Kerry.
# Probe
Garda inquiry launched following alleged assault at abandoned minor hurling match
The alleged incident occurred at a game in Dublin.
# Century
Reaching 100 inter-county games, captain for Connacht title and family rivalry
Ciarán Murtagh reached a significant milestone with Roscommon last weekend.
# the road not taken
'You come across very few fellas like Paul in your life' - Kildare GAA roots to the Oscars
The former Kildare underage star has been nominated for an Oscar later this month.
# in the spotlight
Aidan O'Shea continues to defy criticism and lead Mayo's charge in rebirth under McStay
The Breaffy star is in resurgent form under Kevin McStay.
Last month
February 2023
# memory lane
'Croke Park was rare for Clare footballers' - A famous All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin
Tonight’s Division 2 clash of Clare and Dublin brings up memories of the 1992 All-Ireland semi-final between the counties.
# reformation
'Kerry is very like home in Crimea' - From Ukraine to restarting Valentia's GAA club
Shevket Dzaparow from the Ukraine is helping the Valentia Young Islanders get their club up and running again.
# Off the Mark
Second-half surges key as counties earn first league wins to ease relegation fears
Round 3 of the Allianz Football leagues concluded at the weekend.
# Rebel Rouser
'He can command respect without demanding it' - Billy Morgan still soaring at 78
On the back of UCC’s Sigerson Cup success this week, The42 takes a closer look at Billy Morgan’s exceptional career in management.
# new dawn
'During my time in UL, being a Clare footballer was almost a negative'
Clare will be well represented in the 2023 Sigerson Cup final.
# Still On Track
The out-half with shades of Johnny Sexton and prepping for 'tougher and bigger' Italians
The Ireland U20s are two wins from two in their Six Nations title defence.
# Thriller
Heroic Prendergast kicks Ireland to epic win over France as U20 Six Nations defence rolls on
The sides squared off at Musgrave Park this evening.
# Up And Comer
The talented brother of an Ireland international who is admired by Sonny Bill Williams
Sam Prendergast is leading the line for the Ireland U20 Six Nations title defence.
# The Infirmary
Setback - The stars hit with injury in early stages of the GAA leagues
Galway, Cork and Tipperary are among the sides who have been rocked by significant injuries.
# Preview
'There's not a hotel room available' - Wexford ready for Galway with silverware on the line
The two sides will meet in round one of the Allianz hurling league that will double up as the Walsh Cup final.
# much to ponder
New order in Kilkenny, Tipp aim to recover and Waterford begin title defence
What could be coming up in Division 1B of the Allianz hurling league this year?
January 2023
# Status Report
How the four new Division 1 managers fared in their league bows
For some mentors, they had their first day at big school this weekend.
# Eye Catchers
Five emerging talents that sparkled on Allianz football league opening weekend
There were plenty of impressive performances to pour over at the weekend.
# Rebel Pair
Athletics rivals, a 20-year friendship and 12 All-Ireland medals with Cork
Orlagh Farmer and Orla Finn both retired from the Cork Ladies recently.
# Answers To Follow
Kerry injuries, Galway reaction and Mayo-Donegal icons depart
What can we expect from the top division this year?
# response
'Croke Park looks tired but we now know what it can and can't take' - GAA reacts to criticism
It’s hoped that the condition of the surface will return to normal when the schedule of events eases and the weather improves.
# Target
After four All-Ireland losses, the Antrim club aiming to take down Kilkenny giants
Dunloy will be hoping to make history against Ballyhale Shamrocks
# Gearing Up
Ireland set for first-ever meeting with China as World Cup preparations continue
The game will take place in Marbella next month.
# Looking Back
'Everybody wished me well' - A transfer to Kilmacud Crokes that ended in All-Ireland glory
Former Longford footballer Brian Kavanagh played in the 2009 final against Crossmaglen.
# The Climb
'We have no shop and no pub' - The clubs from Mayo and Sligo chasing All-Ireland hurling glory
Tooreen and Easkey will be marching on Croke Park this weekend.