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Saturday 23 January, 2021

Four-time All-Star Higgins becomes the latest Mayo retirement
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Four-time All-Star Higgins becomes the latest Mayo retirement

Sat 5:34 PM 10,749 Views 22 Comments

Keith Higgins excelled in both attacking and defensive positions throughout an impressive inter-county career.

RTÉ unveil contenders for Young Sportsperson and Manager of the Year - who should win?
# Cream Of The Crop
# Cream Of The Crop

RTÉ unveil contenders for Young Sportsperson and Manager of the Year - who should win?

Sat 4:51 PM 35,408 Views 38 Comments

Five rising stars have been shortlisted for the award along with six top managers.

'Just a fearless guy... He was far more a friend than just a colleague'
# Memories
# Memories

'Just a fearless guy... He was far more a friend than just a colleague'

Sat 7:00 AM 31,611 Views 15 Comments

RTÉ’s Peter Collins and Greg Allen recall their time working with athletics legend Jerry Kiernan.

Friday 22 January, 2021

14 Irish players to feature as TG4 announce weekly matches and highlights of 2021 AFLW season
# On The Box
# On The Box

14 Irish players to feature as TG4 announce weekly matches and highlights of 2021 AFLW season

Fri 12:29 PM 5,619 Views 2 Comments

The Irish language station will show deferred coverage of the games.

Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'
# Thinking It Over
# Thinking It Over

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'

Tue 8:00 PM 18,778 Views 2 Comments

Sam Bennett says he’ll make a decision later on in 2021.

Monday 18 January, 2021

Ireland prop Kilcoyne returns to Munster training ahead of Leinster clash
# Status Report
# Status Report

Ireland prop Kilcoyne returns to Munster training ahead of Leinster clash

Jan 18th 2021, 7:09 PM 7,848 Views 9 Comments

Jack O’Donoghue has also resumed training as Saturday’s meeting draws near.

'When Mam and Dad died, we could never get them back. But sport is only sport'
# Family
# Family

'When Mam and Dad died, we could never get them back. But sport is only sport'

Jan 18th 2021, 3:54 PM 15,345 Views 0 Comments

Galway camogie legend Thérèse Maher will feature in this week’s episode of Laochra Gael.

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Saturday 16 January, 2021

Ireland international joins Birmingham City after Leicester departure
# On The Move
# On The Move

Ireland international joins Birmingham City after Leicester departure

Jan 16th 2021, 6:54 PM 5,034 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old’s deal with the Blues will run until the end of the season.

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''
# Tribute
# Tribute

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''

Updated Jan 16th 2021, 5:27 PM 23,947 Views 5 Comments

Shane Ronayne recalls working alongside Eamonn Ryan.

Tipp star McCarthy kicks three goals in impressive debut with new AFLW club
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

Tipp star McCarthy kicks three goals in impressive debut with new AFLW club

Jan 16th 2021, 4:08 PM 6,102 Views 0 Comments

Aisling McCarthy kicked all of her goals in the first quarter of a practice match against the Fremantle Dockers.

'It was an honour'- two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

'It was an honour'- two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career

Jan 16th 2021, 3:22 PM 11,089 Views 0 Comments

Ger Aylward follows on from Paul Murphy in stepping away from the Cats team.

Friday 15 January, 2021

Boost for Ireland players as Connacht's Pro14 clash with Ospreys gets new date
# Refixed
# Refixed

Boost for Ireland players as Connacht's Pro14 clash with Ospreys gets new date

Jan 15th 2021, 3:49 PM 5,298 Views 1 Comment

The rearranged game will now take place on 24 January at the Sportsground.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 11:59 AM 23,043 Views 18 Comments

There’s plenty of live action to keep you entertained over the next few days.

Thursday 14 January, 2021

'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin

Jan 14th 2021, 12:00 PM 24,355 Views 45 Comments

The St Brigid’s forward calls time on his Dublin career after 12 years of service.

Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'
# Fearless
# Fearless

'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 8:07 PM 25,653 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling pays tribute to Anne Dalton following her retirement from inter-county camogie.

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Cork GAA confirm Sports Direct as new sponsor but 'regret' deal being leaked to public
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Cork GAA confirm Sports Direct as new sponsor but 'regret' deal being leaked to public

Jan 13th 2021, 3:41 PM 6,711 Views 6 Comments

The sportswear company owned by Mike Ashley was reported to be coming on board with the Rebel county earlier this month.

Two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career

Jan 13th 2021, 12:25 PM 8,122 Views 4 Comments

Anne Dalton steps away with six All-Stars after helping the Cats to O’Duffy Cup glory last month.

Tuesday 12 January, 2021

'I'd be in her face giving out. I didn't know what I was doing' - Ex-Dublin star on recovery from brain injury
# Harrowing
# Harrowing

'I'd be in her face giving out. I didn't know what I was doing' - Ex-Dublin star on recovery from brain injury

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 8:05 PM 56,216 Views 3 Comments

Ryan O’Dwyer is the next GAA hero to feature on Laochra Gael.

Mayo Ladies boss Peter Leahy steps down as new role with Meath U20 footballers begins
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Mayo Ladies boss Peter Leahy steps down as new role with Meath U20 footballers begins

Jan 12th 2021, 3:17 PM 3,293 Views 0 Comments

The Westmeath native is linking up with manager Bernard Flynn in the Royal county.

Sunday 10 January, 2021

'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth

Jan 10th 2021, 10:00 AM 53,047 Views 14 Comments

The42 looks at how some of Ireland’s top athletes resumed their sporting career after having a baby.

Friday 8 January, 2021

'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father

Jan 8th 2021, 11:33 PM 10,736 Views 17 Comments

The Wexford boss was speaking on The Late Late Show.

Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds
# Player Movement
# Player Movement

Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 PM 5,081 Views 2 Comments

Jaze Kabia is heading over to Scotland as Yoyo Mahdy is going to Drumcondra.

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 8th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,155 Views 12 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cypriot club after just two months in charge
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cypriot club after just two months in charge

Jan 6th 2021, 10:23 AM 49,316 Views 55 Comments

Terry Connor has also departed from his role as assistant manager of Apoel, just hours after new signing Jack Byrne made his debut.

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Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Albanian keeper completes Dundalk transfer while McNulty pens new Cork City deal
# Signed Up
# Signed Up

Albanian keeper completes Dundalk transfer while McNulty pens new Cork City deal

Jan 5th 2021, 4:03 PM 5,605 Views 4 Comments

It’s been another busy day of transfer action in the League of Ireland.

Monday 4 January, 2021

'Alcohol got a grip on him and we just lost him' - Cassidy opens up about father's death
# Laochra Gael
# Laochra Gael

'Alcohol got a grip on him and we just lost him' - Cassidy opens up about father's death

Jan 4th 2021, 4:34 PM 63,215 Views 15 Comments

Former Donegal star Kevin Cassidy features in the first episode of the new series of Laochra Gael.

Ireland's Jack Byrne reunites with Mick McCarthy as Cypriot move is confirmed
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Ireland's Jack Byrne reunites with Mick McCarthy as Cypriot move is confirmed

Jan 4th 2021, 2:16 PM 32,002 Views 40 Comments

The 24-year-old playmaker has penned a deal with APOEL Nicosia that runs until 2023.

2012 All-Ireland winner Karl Lacey leaves Donegal backroom team - reports
# Departure
# Departure

2012 All-Ireland winner Karl Lacey leaves Donegal backroom team - reports

Jan 4th 2021, 1:50 PM 5,781 Views 1 Comment

The former Footballer of the Year has been involved in the set-up since 2017.

Sunday 3 January, 2021

Dundalk star Duffy signs new contract ahead of 2021 campaign
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Dundalk star Duffy signs new contract ahead of 2021 campaign

Jan 3rd 2021, 9:06 PM 3,639 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old has played a huge role in the club’s success since his arrival in 2017.

Monday 28 December, 2020

The strangers we meet along the way - sport is the one great leveller in life
# Ties That Bind
# Ties That Bind

The strangers we meet along the way - sport is the one great leveller in life

Dec 28th 2020, 3:00 PM 23,901 Views 3 Comments

There are divisions in so many things, but sport is about what you belong to.

Friday 25 December, 2020

What would your Camogie All-Star team of 2020 be?
# Top Tops
# Top Tops

What would your Camogie All-Star team of 2020 be?

Dec 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 13,796 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny lead the way with seven representatives in our selection.

Thursday 24 December, 2020

'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'
# Interview
# Interview

'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'

Dec 24th 2020, 8:00 AM 70,173 Views 25 Comments

Former Wexford goalkeeping coach Noel Considine speaks to The42 about his horrific journey to conquering alcoholism.

Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds
# Data
# Data

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,494 Views 15 Comments

The findings of the study were produced byTeneo Sport and Sponsorship Index.

Saturday 19 December, 2020

'Delighted to join such company' - Dublin's McCarthy rejoices with 8th All-Ireland title
# Honoured
# Honoured

'Delighted to join such company' - Dublin's McCarthy rejoices with 8th All-Ireland title

Dec 19th 2020, 7:56 PM 11,321 Views 19 Comments

The Ballymun Kickhams great has started in all of Dublin’s All-Ireland final wins since 2011.

Galway U20 star celebrates All-Ireland football win one day after Leinster hurling semi-final victory
# Double Joy
# Double Joy

Galway U20 star celebrates All-Ireland football win one day after Leinster hurling semi-final victory

Dec 19th 2020, 6:20 PM 12,028 Views 6 Comments

Conor Flaherty started in goals for the victorious footballers today after lining out for the hurlers last night.

Carlow native Lennon progresses to second round of World Darts Championship
# Onwards
# Onwards

Carlow native Lennon progresses to second round of World Darts Championship

Dec 19th 2020, 4:17 PM 4,030 Views 1 Comment

Steve Lennon will take on South Africa’s Devon Petersen in the second round on Tuesday.

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress
# Wrap
# Wrap

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress

Dec 19th 2020, 3:02 PM 8,415 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster minor football final will take place on 3 January.

Friday 18 December, 2020

'Just beautiful,' 'superb,' 'brilliant show' - tributes paid to Christy Ring documentary
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Just beautiful,' 'superb,' 'brilliant show' - tributes paid to Christy Ring documentary

Dec 18th 2020, 9:54 AM 6,232 Views 3 Comments

‘Christy Ring: Man And Ball’ was aired last night.

Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Shamrock Rovers snap up Bohs star Mandroiu and Dundalk full-back Gannon ahead of new season
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Shamrock Rovers snap up Bohs star Mandroiu and Dundalk full-back Gannon ahead of new season

Dec 16th 2020, 6:19 PM 6,210 Views 9 Comments

The pair have both signed for the Hoops, it has been announced today.

'It's very much a role that is shared' - Dubs captain on cusp of being first ladies four-in-a-row captain
# On The Verge Of History
# On The Verge Of History

'It's very much a role that is shared' - Dubs captain on cusp of being first ladies four-in-a-row captain

Dec 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 2,778 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad Aherne and Cork legend Juliet Murphy have both skippered their counties to three-in-a-row success.

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