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Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
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# Join The Club

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

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Ireland international Long scores as Burnley and Leicester both progress in FA Cup
# Fourth Round
# Fourth Round

Ireland international Long scores as Burnley and Leicester both progress in FA Cup

9 hours ago 3,910 Views 12 Comments

Long hit the third goal in Burnley’s 3-0 win over Fulham.

Saturday 23 January, 2021

Former Déise defender Feeney joins Cahill's backroom team as selector
# Drafted In
# Drafted In

Former Déise defender Feeney joins Cahill's backroom team as selector

Sat 6:53 PM 6,138 Views 1 Comment

The former full-back was part of a 2019 panel that appointed Liam Cahill as Waterford boss.

Friday 8 January, 2021

Ulster must play the territory to avoid suffocation of inevitable Leinster backlash
# Summit Meeting
# Summit Meeting

Ulster must play the territory to avoid suffocation of inevitable Leinster backlash

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 8:30 AM 13,416 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey looked ahead to tonight’s top-of-the-table clash on our Rugby Weekly podcast.

Thursday 7 January, 2021

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues
# Game Of Throw-ins
# Game Of Throw-ins

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:01 PM 19,123 Views 16 Comments

‘I know the Stade Francais players who worked with him — the forwards — thought he was world-class,’ said Bernard Jackman of O’Connell on The42 Rugby Weekly.

McFarland commits to Ulster for a further two years
# Extension
# Extension

McFarland commits to Ulster for a further two years

Jan 7th 2021, 3:29 PM 3,413 Views 5 Comments

The new deal will keep the Englishman at the helm until the end of the 2022/23 season.

Saturday 2 January, 2021

Aaron Connolly hits the net and goes off injured during six-goal draw between Brighton and Wolves
# In The Action
# In The Action

Aaron Connolly hits the net and goes off injured during six-goal draw between Brighton and Wolves

Updated Jan 2nd 2021, 7:27 PM 11,229 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland striker had an eventful first-half against Wolves.

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Saturday 26 December, 2020

Walsh goal decisive as Roscommon minors claim final GAA honours of 2020 in biblical conditions
# Young Kings Of Connacht
# Young Kings Of Connacht

Walsh goal decisive as Roscommon minors claim final GAA honours of 2020 in biblical conditions

Dec 26th 2020, 8:36 PM 10,996 Views 2 Comments

Amid Storm Bella, Roscommon held Sligo scoreless for 55 minutes and fended off a late fightback to claim provincial honours.

Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Cliftonville confirm signing of McCarey, meaning there are currently no senior goalkeepers at Dundalk
# Moving North
# Moving North

Cliftonville confirm signing of McCarey, meaning there are currently no senior goalkeepers at Dundalk

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:07 PM 6,828 Views 9 Comments

The 28-year-old former Republic of Ireland underage international will ply his trade in the Danske Bank Premiership.

Friday 18 December, 2020

Goalkeeper hits the net and Murphy scores 0-10 in Dublin win over Wexford in Leinster semi-final
# Dominant Dubs
# Dominant Dubs

Goalkeeper hits the net and Murphy scores 0-10 in Dublin win over Wexford in Leinster semi-final

Dec 18th 2020, 9:50 PM 7,993 Views 2 Comments

Dublin advance to face Galway in the final on 3 January.

Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Kerry finish strong to overturn Cork and win brilliant Munster minor football contest
# Kingdom Rule
# Kingdom Rule

Kerry finish strong to overturn Cork and win brilliant Munster minor football contest

Dec 15th 2020, 9:28 PM 16,768 Views 3 Comments

A three-point win for the home side in Tralee after extra-time.

Saturday 12 December, 2020

Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories
# Rising Stars
# Rising Stars

Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories

Dec 12th 2020, 7:29 PM 7,840 Views 0 Comments

Limerick saw off Cork in Thurles while Tipperary defeated Waterford in Páirc Uí Rinn.

Friday 11 December, 2020

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Dec 11th 2020, 5:48 PM 25,706 Views 14 Comments

The average score among The42′s team of ‘sports journalists’ was…6.

Friday 4 December, 2020

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Dec 4th 2020, 11:20 AM 14,220 Views 17 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Wednesday 2 December, 2020

WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79
# Pioneer
# Pioneer

WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:47 PM 5,818 Views 0 Comments

Patterson’s career was associated with many firsts, including the first ever Intercontinental Title reign and the creation of the Royal Rumble.

Monday 30 November, 2020

'Richie Hogan going off: that's a huge boost for Waterford. I think things were done the wrong way around'
# Finish As You Mean To Start
# Finish As You Mean To Start

'Richie Hogan going off: that's a huge boost for Waterford. I think things were done the wrong way around'

Nov 30th 2020, 10:04 PM 38,171 Views 19 Comments

Shane Dowling believes Brian Cody and Kilkenny got a key selection decision wrong in their All-Ireland semi-final defeat to The Déise.

Saturday 28 November, 2020

Midfielder McNamee re-signs with Harps for 2021
# Barrying On
# Barrying On

Midfielder McNamee re-signs with Harps for 2021

Nov 28th 2020, 5:22 PM 2,737 Views 0 Comments

‘Barry is a great player and was very good for us on that run to end the season,’ said boss Ollie Horgan.

Friday 27 November, 2020

Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes
# Sport At Christmas
# Sport At Christmas

Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes

Nov 27th 2020, 7:21 PM 31,254 Views 18 Comments

Players will be able to play at golf clubs outside of their own county from 18 December, in line with the general easing of travel restrictions from the same date.

Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'
# Fast Eddie
# Fast Eddie

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'

Nov 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 38,218 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey picked up the pieces – all of them — from Ireland’s defeat at Twickenham on Thursday’s ‘The42 Rugby Weekly’.

Monday 23 November, 2020

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change

Nov 23rd 2020, 12:06 PM 53,578 Views 100 Comments

Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.

Sunday 22 November, 2020

Seven-try Connacht cruise to win over Zebre despite second-half red card for Papali'i
# Grazie
# Grazie

Seven-try Connacht cruise to win over Zebre despite second-half red card for Papali'i

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:51 PM 13,076 Views 16 Comments

Sean O’Brien scored on his return but Connacht will be concerned by the withdrawal of Tom Farrell through injury in the second half.

Saturday 21 November, 2020

Kerry to take on Antrim in McDonagh Cup final after dramatic win over Carlow
# Second Tier
# Second Tier

Kerry to take on Antrim in McDonagh Cup final after dramatic win over Carlow

Nov 21st 2020, 3:11 PM 7,884 Views 2 Comments

Kerry defeated Carlow in a cracking encounter, while Antrim had a bye-week.

Friday 20 November, 2020

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Nov 20th 2020, 8:54 PM 29,097 Views 13 Comments

Better late than never…

Monday 16 November, 2020

Jackson included in Kidney's leadership group as Irish settle into new home for 2020/21 season

Jackson included in Kidney's leadership group as Irish settle into new home for 2020/21 season

Nov 16th 2020, 9:48 PM 14,459 Views 15 Comments

The 28-year-old former Ulster and Ireland out-half is one of four players assigned to a leadership role in Declan Kidney’s squad.

Saturday 14 November, 2020

Peamount win as title race heats up
# WNL
# WNL

Peamount win as title race heats up

Nov 14th 2020, 9:20 PM 4,480 Views 0 Comments

Peamount United ensured the 2020 Women’s National League title race remains interesting as they closed the gap on leaders Shelbourne today.

Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'He is doing good' - Meath legend Geraghty on road to recovery after operation
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

'He is doing good' - Meath legend Geraghty on road to recovery after operation

Nov 11th 2020, 12:00 PM 38,715 Views 11 Comments

His wife Amanda spoke to the Meath Chronicle as the All-Ireland winning captain continues to recover.

Monday 9 November, 2020

Ireland missing a trick from nine to exploit gaps in high-linespeed defences
# Rugby Weekly Extra
# Rugby Weekly Extra

Ireland missing a trick from nine to exploit gaps in high-linespeed defences

Nov 9th 2020, 6:16 PM 12,533 Views 16 Comments

Eoin Toolan and Gavan Casey discuss Ireland’s lack of sniping threat around the ruck and Conor Murray’s future in green.

Sunday 8 November, 2020

Hat-trick for Morris as dominant Meath hit seven goals in Leinster win over Wicklow
# Royal Rule
# Royal Rule

Hat-trick for Morris as dominant Meath hit seven goals in Leinster win over Wicklow

Nov 8th 2020, 3:13 PM 9,765 Views 3 Comments

Aughrim hosted today’s game.

Saturday 7 November, 2020

Tipperary edge past Limerick and into Munster final after clutch equaliser and extra-time winner
# Drama
# Drama

Tipperary edge past Limerick and into Munster final after clutch equaliser and extra-time winner

Nov 7th 2020, 3:54 PM 11,231 Views 13 Comments

They will meet Cork or Kerry in the final on 22 November.

Sarah Rowe hits 2-9 for Mayo on a day when Tyrone crash out of the championship
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

Sarah Rowe hits 2-9 for Mayo on a day when Tyrone crash out of the championship

Nov 7th 2020, 3:39 PM 9,311 Views 0 Comments

The Green and Red were 4-17 to 0-4 winners.

Lowry and Harrington still in the hunt in Houston after solid second rounds
# PGA Houston Open
# PGA Houston Open

Lowry and Harrington still in the hunt in Houston after solid second rounds

Nov 7th 2020, 12:37 AM 4,261 Views 1 Comment

Lowry is five shots off the lead, with Harrington a shot further back, after American Sam Burns produced a second-round 65 to gain the ascendancy.

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system

Nov 5th 2020, 6:36 PM 7,922 Views 8 Comments

‘All of our back three have had really difficult moments, and they’re moments that don’t show up as much in high-pressure games for their provinces.’

Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Irish Masters 40 cycling champion suspended for 4 years after testing positive for banned substances
# Stripped
# Stripped

Irish Masters 40 cycling champion suspended for 4 years after testing positive for banned substances

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 3:24 PM 10,339 Views 2 Comments

Dale Walker tested positive for four separate banned substances after his victory in September 2019.

Sunday 1 November, 2020

Sweeney and Maher goals key as Tipperary claim Munster senior win over Clare
# Premier Power
# Premier Power

Sweeney and Maher goals key as Tipperary claim Munster senior win over Clare

Nov 1st 2020, 2:47 PM 9,017 Views 1 Comment

The semi-final wll take place next Saturday.

Saturday 31 October, 2020

Early goals take Limerick past Waterford and set up Munster semi-final against Clare or Tipp
# Last Four
# Last Four

Early goals take Limerick past Waterford and set up Munster semi-final against Clare or Tipp

Oct 31st 2020, 9:16 PM 9,801 Views 2 Comments

An 11-point victory for Limerick in Dungarvan tonight.

Nugent seals draw for Antrim with brilliant last-second goal while Conway inspires Kerry to big win in Westmeath
# Thriller
# Thriller

Nugent seals draw for Antrim with brilliant last-second goal while Conway inspires Kerry to big win in Westmeath

Oct 31st 2020, 6:26 PM 8,765 Views 0 Comments

Conway scored 1-12 in Kerry’s 11-point win over 14-man Westmeath, while Carlow and Antrim produced another classic at Netwatch Cullen Park.

Thursday 29 October, 2020

'All the coaches used to look away when he came out because invariably someone would end up injured'
# Black 'n' Bleu
# Black 'n' Bleu

'All the coaches used to look away when he came out because invariably someone would end up injured'

Oct 29th 2020, 6:36 PM 16,486 Views 3 Comments

On Thursday’s The42 Rugby Weekly France-v-Ireland preview special, Bernard Jackman provided some chilling insight into one particular French forward.

Tuesday 27 October, 2020

'The idea that the football family will look after each other is nonsense' - MNF picks apart Project Big Picture
# Changes Needed
# Changes Needed

'The idea that the football family will look after each other is nonsense' - MNF picks apart Project Big Picture

Oct 27th 2020, 1:15 PM 6,934 Views 2 Comments

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher discussed the proposals on Monday Night Football.

Monday 26 October, 2020

Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff
# Five-Star
# Five-Star

Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff

Oct 26th 2020, 10:13 PM 42,597 Views 34 Comments

It finished 38-27 in Munster’s favour at Thomond Park.

Saturday 24 October, 2020

Drogheda go top in push for Premier Division promotion as Bray slip up against Galway
# First Division
# First Division

Drogheda go top in push for Premier Division promotion as Bray slip up against Galway

Oct 24th 2020, 9:43 PM 6,521 Views 0 Comments

Drogheda are a point clear going into the final round of games on Tuesday night.

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