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Saturday 17 April, 2021

'We're better than the scoreline reflects' - Ireland looking to third-place play-off after 41-point defeat
# Reflection
# Reflection

'We're better than the scoreline reflects' - Ireland looking to third-place play-off after 41-point defeat

Sat 7:45 PM 4,623 Views 5 Comments

Adam Griggs says his side will refocus to chase down a third-place finish in the Six Nations next weekend.

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England
# French Class
# French Class

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England

Sat 4:18 PM 32,802 Views 48 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side hosted proceedings in Donnybrook this afternoon.

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
# Ireland V France
# Ireland V France

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Sat 8:35 AM 2,124 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'
# BOD
# BOD

'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'

Sat 8:25 AM 10,233 Views 10 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll reflects on Ireland’s performance against Wales and looks ahead to the challenge that France will pose.

Friday 16 April, 2021

'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'
# Adam Griggs
# Adam Griggs

'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'

Fri 5:29 PM 512 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs pays tribute to the Ireland out-half who impressed against Wales after her nuptials were postponed.

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
# Preview
# Preview

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Fri 5:08 PM 60 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'
# Brian O'Driscoll
# Brian O'Driscoll

'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'

Fri 5:05 PM 423 Views 0 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll reflects on Ireland’s performance against Wales and looks ahead to the challenge that France will pose.

Ulster out-half joins English championship outfit on short-term loan
# Movement
# Movement

Ulster out-half joins English championship outfit on short-term loan

Apr 16th 2021, 12:14 PM 15,445 Views 17 Comments

Bill Johnston joins the side as injury cover for their next block of games.

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Thursday 15 April, 2021

'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'
# Put A Ring On It
# Put A Ring On It

'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'

Apr 15th 2021, 5:56 PM 4,712 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs pays tribute to the Ireland out-half who impressed against Wales after her nuptials were postponed.

Tuesday 13 April, 2021

'Feels like yesterday making my first' - 50th Irish cap for Arsenal star as World Cup qualifiers loom
# Milestone
# Milestone

'Feels like yesterday making my first' - 50th Irish cap for Arsenal star as World Cup qualifiers loom

Apr 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 2,304 Views 1 Comment

Katie McCabe reached the half century mark against Belgium on Sunday.

Monday 12 April, 2021

'It's time that we scored, that we win... We're getting closer' - Ireland boss Pauw
# Getting There
# Getting There

'It's time that we scored, that we win... We're getting closer' - Ireland boss Pauw

Apr 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

The women’s national team lost out to Belgium this weekend but are showing plenty of promise.

Sunday 11 April, 2021

Early goal defeats Ireland again but more encouraging signs ahead of World Cup qualifiers
# WNT
# WNT

Early goal defeats Ireland again but more encouraging signs ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Apr 11th 2021, 9:02 PM 17,972 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side suffered a 1-0 loss against Belgium.

As it happened: Belgium v Republic of Ireland, International Friendly
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Belgium v Republic of Ireland, International Friendly

Apr 11th 2021, 5:50 PM 25,324 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side suffered another defeat at the hands of Belgium.

Friday 9 April, 2021

Kilkenny 8-time All-Ireland winner Larkin joins Wicklow hurling backroom team
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Kilkenny 8-time All-Ireland winner Larkin joins Wicklow hurling backroom team

Apr 9th 2021, 9:39 PM 5,979 Views 1 Comment

The James Stephens clubman joins Eamonn Scallan’s set-up in a coaching and advisory role.

Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team

Apr 9th 2021, 6:56 PM 4,009 Views 0 Comments

Therese Maher is expected to link up with the squad when Cathal Murray’s backroom team is ratified at a County Board meeting.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 9th 2021, 5:10 PM 27,199 Views 8 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Thursday 8 April, 2021

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Denmark, International friendly
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Denmark, International friendly

Apr 8th 2021, 6:05 PM 24,863 Views 5 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side took on the Danes at Tallaght Stadium as preparations for the 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign ramp up.

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'We're only one rule away from the game becoming like Australian Rules' - Jim Gavin
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

'We're only one rule away from the game becoming like Australian Rules' - Jim Gavin

Apr 8th 2021, 5:38 PM 19,067 Views 6 Comments

The former Dublin boss was speaking on the JC DC Am Seo Podcast.

Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait

Apr 6th 2021, 6:54 PM 2,730 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

Cora Staunton included in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Cora Staunton included in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year

Apr 6th 2021, 11:28 AM 27,851 Views 9 Comments

The four-time All-Ireland winner is named among the forwards in the shortlist.

Sunday 4 April, 2021

'I was happy enough to slip away' - 18-time All-Ireland winner on retiring, regrets and an incredible career
# Interview
# Interview

'I was happy enough to slip away' - 18-time All-Ireland winner on retiring, regrets and an incredible career

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 24,338 Views 3 Comments

Briege Corkery chats to the The42 about her inter-county career ahead of her Laochra Gael episode.

Saturday 3 April, 2021

Dublin, Mayo and Cavan stars help Collingwood and Melbourne book AFLW preliminary final spots
# Wrap
# Wrap

Dublin, Mayo and Cavan stars help Collingwood and Melbourne book AFLW preliminary final spots

Apr 3rd 2021, 10:23 AM 4,561 Views 2 Comments

The Brisbane Lions and Adelaide Crows await next weekend.

Thursday 1 April, 2021

'One of the all-time greats in Cork' - saluting the career of a nine-time All-Ireland winner
# Gemma
# Gemma

'One of the all-time greats in Cork' - saluting the career of a nine-time All-Ireland winner

Apr 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 21,959 Views 4 Comments

The42 looks back on the inter-county career of Cork legend Gemma O’Connor.

GAA express 'frustration and extreme disappointment' after Dublin training breaches Covid-19 rules
# Statement
# Statement

GAA express 'frustration and extreme disappointment' after Dublin training breaches Covid-19 rules

Updated Apr 1st 2021, 11:25 AM 70,587 Views 130 Comments

Members of the six-in-a-row winners were reported to have gathered for a training session.

Monday 29 March, 2021

Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France

Mar 29th 2021, 8:28 PM 7,622 Views 9 Comments

The out-half was dismissed late in the second half at the Stade de France.

Sunday 28 March, 2021

'One of the hardest things is loneliness for patients. We're used to seeing a relative hold their hand'
# Interview
# Interview

'One of the hardest things is loneliness for patients. We're used to seeing a relative hold their hand'

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 10:30 AM 28,239 Views 2 Comments

Claire Molloy speaks to The42 about working as a doctor during the Covid-19 pandemic and the prospect of a women’s Lions team.

Friday 26 March, 2021

Shamrock Rovers defender makes competitive international debut in vital win over Cameroon
# Ireland's Eye
# Ireland's Eye

Shamrock Rovers defender makes competitive international debut in vital win over Cameroon

Mar 26th 2021, 8:08 PM 12,602 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Lopes’ Cape Verde are closing in on qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Thursday 25 March, 2021

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues
# Team News
# Team News

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues

Mar 25th 2021, 9:21 AM 3,450 Views 1 Comment

The Laois native missed his side’s opening round defeat to Adelaide last weekend.

Dubs star Goldrick ruled out of AFLW Finals with hamstring injury
# Huge Blow
# Huge Blow

Dubs star Goldrick ruled out of AFLW Finals with hamstring injury

Mar 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 3,260 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick has undergone surgery for the injury which she picked up against Fremantle last weekend.

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Ireland U20 Head Coach to depart role at end of the season
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Ireland U20 Head Coach to depart role at end of the season

Mar 23rd 2021, 3:45 PM 8,662 Views 6 Comments

The IRFU has announced that Kieran Campbell is set to ‘take up a new challenge.’

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Five uncapped players named in Ireland squad as Six Nations fixtures released
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

Five uncapped players named in Ireland squad as Six Nations fixtures released

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:40 PM 42,398 Views 3 Comments

The competition begins on 3 April.

Monday 22 March, 2021

Tipp, Cork and Limerick stars honoured in 2020 Munster Player of The Year awards
# POTY
# POTY

Tipp, Cork and Limerick stars honoured in 2020 Munster Player of The Year awards

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:14 PM 5,576 Views 0 Comments

Cian Lynch picks up the Hurler of the Year award while Conor Sweeney accepts the football gong.

Linking up with Ireland 'will be good' for under-fire Aaron Connolly
# Support
# Support

Linking up with Ireland 'will be good' for under-fire Aaron Connolly

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 7,343 Views 6 Comments

The 21-year-old was recently disciplined by the club for a breach of coronavirus restrictions.

Sunday 21 March, 2021

Dublin trio heading to AFLW finals with Melbourne as Kelly sisters shine in defeat
# Wrap
# Wrap

Dublin trio heading to AFLW finals with Melbourne as Kelly sisters shine in defeat

Mar 21st 2021, 10:40 AM 5,696 Views 0 Comments

There were three more AFLW games down for decision on Sunday.

Friday 19 March, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Mar 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,803 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty of action in store.

Thursday 18 March, 2021

Six more GAA icons announced to feature in Laohcra Gael series
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Six more GAA icons announced to feature in Laohcra Gael series

Mar 18th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,639 Views 5 Comments

The series will continue on 25 March and will run until 29 April.

Cigarettes and All-Stars, escaping a ban over Corona headband, and Kerry's washing machine deal
# Backers
# Backers

Cigarettes and All-Stars, escaping a ban over Corona headband, and Kerry's washing machine deal

Mar 18th 2021, 11:21 AM 17,676 Views 0 Comments

The42 looks back at the evolution of sponsorship in the GAA.

Monday 15 March, 2021

Burke signs three-year deal to join Shamrock Rovers when Preston contract expires
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Burke signs three-year deal to join Shamrock Rovers when Preston contract expires

Mar 15th 2021, 7:03 PM 9,211 Views 13 Comments

The pre-contract agreement will activate in May.

Friday 12 March, 2021

'A lot of players taking painkillers' - Physio and ex-Dubs hurler reports injury increases in 2020
# Body Talk
# Body Talk

'A lot of players taking painkillers' - Physio and ex-Dubs hurler reports injury increases in 2020

Mar 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,217 Views 0 Comments

Joey Boland says he has seen a lot of players present with hamstring and ankle injuries.

Thursday 11 March, 2021

McIlroy title defence off to rough start after quadruple bogey at Players Championship
# Struggling
# Struggling

McIlroy title defence off to rough start after quadruple bogey at Players Championship

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 6:31 PM 5,943 Views 8 Comments

The four-time major winner is 14 shots off the pace.

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