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The Football Family: Finland v Ireland debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Football Family: Finland v Ireland debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

1 hour ago 118 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

Six uncapped players named in Ireland women's squad for November Tests
# New Faces
# New Faces

Six uncapped players named in Ireland women's squad for November Tests

7 hours ago 5,419 Views 3 Comments

A 33-player panel has been announced to face the USA and Japan at the RDS next month.

Yesterday’s News

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'

Updated 22 hours ago 23,930 Views 4 Comments

Noel McNamara is thriving in his new role with the Sharks after joining from Leinster.

Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships
# Sucker Punch
# Sucker Punch

Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships

Tue 5:12 PM 4,840 Views 0 Comments

Irish captain Sean Mari and Brandon McCarthy both lost in Belgrade on Tuesday.

Sold-out Aviva Stadium crowd set to welcome Ronaldo and Portugal next month
# The Boys In Green
# The Boys In Green

Sold-out Aviva Stadium crowd set to welcome Ronaldo and Portugal next month

Tue 12:47 PM 7,933 Views 12 Comments

It will be the first full home crowd at a Republic of Ireland fixture since Covid struck.

Sunday 24 October, 2021

'A huge moment' - Ireland secure World Cup spot after beating Wales
# Success
# Success

'A huge moment' - Ireland secure World Cup spot after beating Wales

Sun 9:16 PM 39,940 Views 9 Comments

Anna O’Flanagan was the hero on the day.

Ireland midfielder Connor Ronan scores superb solo goal as Rangers overcome St Mirren
# Pick That Out
# Pick That Out

Ireland midfielder Connor Ronan scores superb solo goal as Rangers overcome St Mirren

Sun 2:33 PM 5,227 Views 3 Comments

There was bad news for fellow Irish midfielder Jamie McGrath who pulled up in the 83rd minute and had to be taken off on a stretcher.

A former Liverpool defender's redemption and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
# Recommended

A former Liverpool defender's redemption and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sun 8:21 AM 8,446 Views 2 Comments

A selection of some of our favourite reads published elsewhere over the past seven days.

Saturday 23 October, 2021

Caldwell drops back in Majorca as Maguire does likewise in South Korea
# Golf
# Golf

Caldwell drops back in Majorca as Maguire does likewise in South Korea

Sat 11:01 PM 1,699 Views 0 Comments

Leona Maguire and Jonathan Caldwell were the best of the Irish in action today.

'Brilliant' Obafemi scores first Swansea goal, James McClean also on target across the water
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

'Brilliant' Obafemi scores first Swansea goal, James McClean also on target across the water

Sat 8:29 PM 11,738 Views 5 Comments

There was plenty of Irish involvement in the Championship and further down the English leagues today.

Late drama all round as Dublin champions bow out and Mayo holders march on at the death
# Club Call
# Club Call

Late drama all round as Dublin champions bow out and Mayo holders march on at the death

Sat 6:58 PM 28,023 Views 4 Comments

A wrap of today’s club football action from across the country, as Ballymun crashed out in the capital.

Ireland denied World Cup spot in shoot-out by Wales in Cardiff
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Ireland denied World Cup spot in shoot-out by Wales in Cardiff

Sat 5:06 PM 5,905 Views 0 Comments

The Green Machine miss out on the 2023 showpiece in India.

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cardiff City after disastrous run
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cardiff City after disastrous run

Sat 3:54 PM 9,231 Views 8 Comments

McCarthy and assistant manager Terry Connor depart after today’s 2-0 home defeat to Middlesborough.

Bohs boss hails 'absolutely outstanding' Kelly after dramatic FAI Cup semi-final win
# Georgie Boy
# Georgie Boy

Bohs boss hails 'absolutely outstanding' Kelly after dramatic FAI Cup semi-final win

Sat 1:32 PM 4,712 Views 14 Comments

The Gypsies are into the final for the first time since 2008.

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus
# One More To Go
# One More To Go

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus

Sat 1:28 PM 5,121 Views 2 Comments

The Green Army will take on Scotland or Wales tomorrow.

St Vincent's and Plunkett's relegated from top flight of Dublin Championship
# Club Scene
# Club Scene

St Vincent's and Plunkett's relegated from top flight of Dublin Championship

Sat 10:04 AM 18,470 Views 1 Comment

The 2014 All-Ireland club champions will play in senior 2 for 2022 just four years after their last county title.

Friday 22 October, 2021

Midleton overcome Erin's Own, Trillick too good for Killyclogher
# Wrap
# Wrap

Midleton overcome Erin's Own, Trillick too good for Killyclogher

Fri 11:08 PM 4,295 Views 0 Comments

The Cork Premier SHC and Tyrone SFC quarter-finals took place this evening.

A 'sizeable challenge' awaits in a game Ireland can ill afford to lose
# The Football Family
# The Football Family

A 'sizeable challenge' awaits in a game Ireland can ill afford to lose

Fri 7:14 PM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

Tuesday’s clash with Finland is vital to Ireland’s prospects of making the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Marks Out Of 10
# Marks Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:10 PM 27,782 Views 8 Comments

How well have you been paying attention over these past seven days then?

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Fri 4:45 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

'It's fantastic that it's come to ladies football': Underdogs is back with a new season on TG4
# David V Goliath
# David V Goliath

'It's fantastic that it's come to ladies football': Underdogs is back with a new season on TG4

Fri 4:01 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

Former Waterford footballer Michelle Ryan has joined the management team for the latest series.

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce
# Reopening
# Reopening

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce

Updated Fri 3:04 PM 14,138 Views 4 Comments

Fully-vaccinated panels can again use the locker-rooms.

The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now
# Booked
# Booked

The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now

Updated Fri 1:21 PM 5,657 Views 1 Comment

Priced at €12, Behind the Lines contains 18 more great Irish sports stories from The42.

El Clasico, Derby d'Italia and can Man United contain Salah? John Brewin's unmissable matches
# William Hill
# William Hill

El Clasico, Derby d'Italia and can Man United contain Salah? John Brewin's unmissable matches

Fri 9:30 AM 2,909 Views 0 Comments

We preview a bumper weekend of club football in the latest edition of European Eye.

Thursday 21 October, 2021

Ephie Fitzgerald to take charge of Waterford footballers
# Trading Places
# Trading Places

Ephie Fitzgerald to take charge of Waterford footballers

Thu 8:34 PM 4,422 Views 0 Comments

The former Cork ladies football manager replaces Shane Royane, who has stepped into Fitzgerald’s shoes with Cork.

Ireland women's hockey team take step towards World Cup qualification with victory over France
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland women's hockey team take step towards World Cup qualification with victory over France

Oct 21st 2021, 3:08 PM 4,904 Views 0 Comments

Next up is a semi-final with Belarus on Saturday, following this morning’s 4-1 win in Pisa.

Rugby Weekly: Ireland's squad, women's rugby reviews, Beirne onside?
# Podcast
# Podcast

Rugby Weekly: Ireland's squad, women's rugby reviews, Beirne onside?

Oct 21st 2021, 2:22 PM 1,555 Views 0 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly digs into Andy Farrell’s latest Ireland squad.

'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships

Oct 21st 2021, 2:20 PM 3,133 Views 1 Comment

The Galway native made history earlier this week in Japan.

Adam Griggs to step down as Ireland coach, Greg McWilliams confirmed as successor
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Adam Griggs to step down as Ireland coach, Greg McWilliams confirmed as successor

Oct 21st 2021, 11:06 AM 15,012 Views 6 Comments

The change will take place following November’s Autumn Test matches.

Wednesday 20 October, 2021

St Patrick's Athletic suffer Uefa Youth League exit
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

St Patrick's Athletic suffer Uefa Youth League exit

Oct 20th 2021, 7:13 PM 2,724 Views 0 Comments

The youngsters from Inchicore were unable to overturn their first-leg deficit against Red Star Belgrade.

IRFU release findings of investigation into 'unacceptable' facilities at women's interpros
# Substandard
# Substandard

IRFU release findings of investigation into 'unacceptable' facilities at women's interpros

Updated Oct 20th 2021, 5:01 PM 14,486 Views 8 Comments

Irish rugby’s governing body also announced an independent review into the Ireland women’s failed 2021 Rugby World Cup qualifying campaign.

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

World Cup qualification would be 'transformative' for Irish women's football
# Pauw Patrol
# Pauw Patrol

World Cup qualification would be 'transformative' for Irish women's football

Oct 19th 2021, 7:37 PM 2,823 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s bid to reach the 2023 tournament in Australia & New Zealand begins this week in Dublin.

Bohemians to block Dublin derby tickets for away fans in response to Shamrock Rovers
# Hitting Back
# Hitting Back

Bohemians to block Dublin derby tickets for away fans in response to Shamrock Rovers

Oct 19th 2021, 7:36 PM 8,684 Views 16 Comments

The teams drew 1-1 last night at Tallaght Stadium.

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden preview, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden preview, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Oct 19th 2021, 4:15 PM 782 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

Monday 18 October, 2021

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps

Oct 18th 2021, 2:30 PM 3,519 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old has confirmed she is calling it a day.

'Addison is probably unparalleled in Irish rugby in terms of that ability'
# Luckless
# Luckless

'Addison is probably unparalleled in Irish rugby in terms of that ability'

Oct 18th 2021, 1:16 PM 8,548 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster fullback’s misfortune was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Basketball Ireland appoint former Six Nations boss Feehan as new chief executive
# Announcement
# Announcement

Basketball Ireland appoint former Six Nations boss Feehan as new chief executive

Oct 18th 2021, 12:36 PM 3,289 Views 2 Comments

‘There is huge scope for growth,’ says Bernard O’Byrne’s successor.

Sunday 17 October, 2021

Austin Stacks crowned Kerry club champions as Mayo quarter-final line-up confirmed
# Wrap
# Wrap

Austin Stacks crowned Kerry club champions as Mayo quarter-final line-up confirmed

Oct 17th 2021, 7:01 PM 12,832 Views 4 Comments

Rhode sealed a return to the Offaly SFC final with a win over Durrow.

Douglas taste sweet revenge in Cork by dethroning Nemo Rangers
# Noisy Neighbours
# Noisy Neighbours

Douglas taste sweet revenge in Cork by dethroning Nemo Rangers

Oct 17th 2021, 4:58 PM 11,608 Views 1 Comment

A late goal by Daniel Harte was the difference in a game between the two local rivals on Leeside.

Shelbourne earn emphatic 6-0 win

Shelbourne earn emphatic 6-0 win

Oct 17th 2021, 4:41 PM 2,528 Views 0 Comments

Pearl Slattery and Saoirse Noonan were among the scorers against Treaty United.

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