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Sunday 18 April, 2021

Japan's golf superstar, football's online prison, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Japan's golf superstar, football's online prison, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Sun 8:30 AM 3,767 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on…

Saturday 17 April, 2021

Italy prove too strong for Scotland at Scotstoun
# Brava
# Brava

Italy prove too strong for Scotland at Scotstoun

Sat 8:37 PM 6,073 Views 6 Comments

A hat-trick by captain Manuela Furlan and a brace by Player of the Match Beatrice Rigoni set up a clash with Ireland next week.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene
# Raw Materials
# Raw Materials

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene

Thu 8:34 PM 3,348 Views 0 Comments

Look no further than Ballinasloe RFC to see signs of Béibhinn Parsons’ potential influence on women’s rugby, and indeed women’s sport.

Monday 12 April, 2021

Super Bowl-winning wide receiver retires after brilliant career with New England Patriots
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Super Bowl-winning wide receiver retires after brilliant career with New England Patriots

Apr 12th 2021, 11:22 PM 10,833 Views 4 Comments

Julian Edelman won three Super Bowls in his 12 seasons with the Patriots.

Cricket Ireland temporarily suspend elite men's training after positive test for Covid-19
# Precaution
# Precaution

Cricket Ireland temporarily suspend elite men's training after positive test for Covid-19

Apr 12th 2021, 6:04 PM 1,902 Views 0 Comments

The player has used only one training hub but has close contacts who have trained at other locations.

Friday 9 April, 2021

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,647 Views 2 Comments

Rob Baxter and co. have put the weight on their players to beat Leinster this weekend.

Thursday 8 April, 2021

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them

Apr 8th 2021, 7:02 PM 3,878 Views 2 Comments

‘There’s no doubt about what’s being put in by individuals and how they’re maximising every resource they have, but you can always have more support.’

Lanigan-O'Keeffe rediscovers form to cruise into Sofia final
# Timely
# Timely

Lanigan-O'Keeffe rediscovers form to cruise into Sofia final

Apr 8th 2021, 5:21 PM 4,609 Views 0 Comments

With valuable Olympic qualification points at stake this month, the Kilkenny man began to hit his stride.

Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2021 Masters at Augusta?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2021 Masters at Augusta?

Apr 7th 2021, 5:10 PM 10,928 Views 16 Comments

The tournament returns to a traditional spring setting.

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Monday 5 April, 2021

Maguire finishes on a high at ANA Inspiration as Tavatanakit lands first major
# Mission Hills
# Mission Hills

Maguire finishes on a high at ANA Inspiration as Tavatanakit lands first major

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 8:00 AM 18,274 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Antrim’s Stephanie Meadow shot an excellent five-under round of 67.

Friday 2 April, 2021

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
# Somebody Think Of Limerick
# Somebody Think Of Limerick

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:58 PM 50,482 Views 60 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.

Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'I just hope this doesn't become a fixation for him, that he can filter out the outside noise'
# Goldfish Bowl
# Goldfish Bowl

'I just hope this doesn't become a fixation for him, that he can filter out the outside noise'

Mar 31st 2021, 7:34 PM 6,536 Views 2 Comments

David Sneyd, Gavin Cooney and Paul Dollery reconvened for a ‘Football Family’ special to pick the bones from Ireland’s international window.

Sunday 21 March, 2021

Deaths of our heroes, the footballer who stole The Scream, and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Deaths of our heroes, the footballer who stole The Scream, and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 21st 2021, 8:30 AM 5,051 Views 2 Comments

Stick the kettle on…

Saturday 20 March, 2021

Staunton stands out again for Giants as O'Dwyer helps Brisbane secure finals spot
# AFLW
# AFLW

Staunton stands out again for Giants as O'Dwyer helps Brisbane secure finals spot

Mar 20th 2021, 3:16 PM 9,383 Views 2 Comments

Brisbane’s giant-killing spree continued against North Melbourne, for whom Aileen Gilroy was instrumental despite defeat.

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Thursday 18 March, 2021

'I think Mike Catt and Andy Farrell have misjudged the way the game is going'
# Rugby Weekly
# Rugby Weekly

'I think Mike Catt and Andy Farrell have misjudged the way the game is going'

Mar 18th 2021, 7:47 PM 37,347 Views 23 Comments

Murray Kinsella explored the problems with Ireland’s attack on today’s rugby pod, which is available wherever you listen to yours.

Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Cullen, Lancaster, Contepomi and McBryde extend contracts at Leinster
# Signed And Sealed
# Signed And Sealed

Cullen, Lancaster, Contepomi and McBryde extend contracts at Leinster

Mar 16th 2021, 6:03 PM 9,803 Views 37 Comments

Head coach Cullen has opted for a one-year rolling contract for personal reasons, while his trio of colleagues have signed on for two further seasons.

Sunday 14 March, 2021

Dawson own goal the difference as Man United move back into second
# Red DEvils
# Red DEvils

Dawson own goal the difference as Man United move back into second

Mar 14th 2021, 9:38 PM 7,434 Views 10 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side claimed a hard-fought win over West Ham to close back to within 14 points of Manchester City.

Saturday 13 March, 2021

Wycherley discharged from hospital after avoiding spinal damage, Munster confirm
# Relief
# Relief

Wycherley discharged from hospital after avoiding spinal damage, Munster confirm

Mar 13th 2021, 9:01 PM 15,325 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old will be further assessed on Monday.

Friday 12 March, 2021

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down  in Florida
# The Players Championship
# The Players Championship

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down in Florida

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 11:25 PM 5,631 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is two under through two rounds after a Friday 74 at TPC Sawgrass.

Monday 8 March, 2021

Carty's Ireland chances and the catch technique that made Haley's wonder-try possible
# The42 Rugby Weekly Extra
# The42 Rugby Weekly Extra

Carty's Ireland chances and the catch technique that made Haley's wonder-try possible

Mar 8th 2021, 9:31 PM 28,577 Views 5 Comments

The Munster fullback’s landing was something Eoin Toolan works on every day with his Kintetsu Liners players.

Saturday 6 March, 2021

Maguire six off the lead heading into the weekend in Florida
# Drive On
# Drive On

Maguire six off the lead heading into the weekend in Florida

Mar 6th 2021, 12:21 AM 2,181 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan woman is tied for sixth, while Antrim’s Stephanie Meadow finished her second round just inside the cut mark.

Thursday 4 March, 2021

Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend

Mar 4th 2021, 7:31 PM 30,407 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland head coach has a serious task on his hands as part of his recently broadened World Rugby role.

Saturday 27 February, 2021

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton

Feb 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,252 Views 24 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discussed the Munster man’s positional future ahead of his return to action last night.

Friday 26 February, 2021

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

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 26th 2021, 5:24 PM 25,606 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Dundalk add former LOI Premier Division top scorer Ogedi-Uzokwe to their ranks
# Depth
# Depth

Dundalk add former LOI Premier Division top scorer Ogedi-Uzokwe to their ranks

Feb 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 4,217 Views 1 Comment

The Londoner arrives at Oriel Park after recent stints with Derry and Sligo, with a brief spell in Israel sandwiched between.

Saturday 20 February, 2021

English steals the show as Irish national records fall at Elite Micro Meet
# Athletics
# Athletics

English steals the show as Irish national records fall at Elite Micro Meet

Feb 20th 2021, 10:30 PM 4,884 Views 2 Comments

The men’s 800m saw sensational, record-breaking performances by both first and second-placed finishers.

Thursday 18 February, 2021

Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play

Feb 18th 2021, 7:23 PM 16,198 Views 9 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey dissected Ireland’s defeat to France in what turned out to be a bumper pod.

Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Norwich and Swansea win in promotion chase, setback for Brentford and Sunderland going to Wembley
# Championship
# Championship

Norwich and Swansea win in promotion chase, setback for Brentford and Sunderland going to Wembley

Feb 17th 2021, 10:34 PM 3,817 Views 0 Comments

Aiden McGeady and Ireland U21 international Anthony Scully were in opposition in the Papa John’s Trophy semi-final.

Pandemic prevents college football fixture from taking place in Dublin for second year in a row
# Aer Lingus Classic
# Aer Lingus Classic

Pandemic prevents college football fixture from taking place in Dublin for second year in a row

Feb 17th 2021, 10:30 PM 3,520 Views 1 Comment

Illinois and Nebraska will remain Stateside for the fixture, with talks ongoing regarding future editions in Dublin.

Power's incredible season continues as she smashes her own Irish indoor 800m record in Poland
# Born Torun
# Born Torun

Power's incredible season continues as she smashes her own Irish indoor 800m record in Poland

Feb 17th 2021, 6:44 PM 6,217 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner has clocked three of her fastest ever times during the 2021 season, and this evening broke a record she set just over a fortnight ago.

Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Path to Tokyo changes for Irish boxers as global Olympic qualifier is cancelled
# Pandemic Games
# Pandemic Games

Path to Tokyo changes for Irish boxers as global Olympic qualifier is cancelled

Feb 16th 2021, 4:22 PM 2,238 Views 0 Comments

Kurt Walker appears all but qualified, Kellie Harrington finds herself on the verge, but the door seems to have closed on Christina Desmond.

Thursday 11 February, 2021

'It’s a real headache for the GAA now' - Waterford boss frustrated by elite sport change
# Liam Cahill
# Liam Cahill

'It’s a real headache for the GAA now' - Waterford boss frustrated by elite sport change

Feb 11th 2021, 9:24 PM 8,524 Views 3 Comments

The Deise manager was unaware of the change in elite status.

Saturday 6 February, 2021

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net

Feb 6th 2021, 6:42 PM 11,937 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of today’s Championship action.

Saturday 30 January, 2021

Good night in Vienna as Nadia Power sets new Irish record
# More Power To Her
# More Power To Her

Good night in Vienna as Nadia Power sets new Irish record

Jan 30th 2021, 7:55 PM 9,178 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner smashed her previous indoor best of 2:05.62

Thursday 28 January, 2021

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'

Jan 28th 2021, 2:43 PM 48,510 Views 42 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed Irish rugby’s contractual bottleneck on Thursday’s rugby pod.

Sunday 24 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 24th 2021, 11:04 PM 9,663 Views 1 Comment

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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

Jan 24th 2021, 5:01 PM 4,845 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

Jan 23rd 2021, 6:53 PM 6,309 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 13,466 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 19,179 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.

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