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#Behind The Lines

# behind-the-lines - Monday 22 June, 2020

Sidestep by Eimear Ryan, coach Carsley and an American sportswriting great: this week for The42 members

We’ve failed to socially distance these podcasts and newsletters.

# behind-the-lines - Monday 18 May, 2020

The Bylines project, covering MJ and everything you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Sam Smith will discuss covering Michael Jordan and the Bulls on tomorrow’s sportswriting podcast.

# behind-the-lines - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Now That’s What I Call Behind The Lines, Vol 2 - listen to the best bits from our sportswriting podcast

We’ve put together a highlights reel of some of the show’s best bits.

# behind-the-lines - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

'There's a generation of sportswriters in Ireland from the '90s who were massively influenced by American sports journalism'

Episode 15 of the Behind The Lines podcast – featuring Dave Hannigan – is out now.

# behind-the-lines - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Chasing Lance, and writing the definitive Liverpool v Barcelona report: the best bits from Behind The Lines

Catch up on the bits you might have missed from our fortnightly sportswriting podcast.

# behind-the-lines - Monday 23 December, 2019

27 of our favourite sports books from 2019

Donald McRae’s In Sunshine or in Shadow and some of the other standouts from the past 12 months.

# behind-the-lines - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Episode 12 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Ewan MacKenna - is out now

Host Gavin Cooney is joined by the author and journalist to talk sportswashing, social media, his criticism of the Irish rugby team and more.

# behind-the-lines - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Episode 11 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Kieran Shannon - is out now

The much-respected journalist and author joins Gavin Cooney.

# behind-the-lines - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Episode 10 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring David Goldblatt - is out now

The renowned author and journalist joins Gavin Cooney for an in-depth chat.

# behind-the-lines - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Episode 9 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Donald McRae - is out now

The award-winning author is this week’s guest.

# behind-the-lines - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Listen: Episode 2 of Behind The Lines with Rory Smith of The New York Times

Rory shared some great insights and stories from his career – beginning with his days as a showbiz writer in London.

# behind-the-lines - Monday 29 July, 2019

Introducing Behind The Lines - a brand new podcast about sportswriting for The42 members

Our first guest is the brilliant Malachy Clerkin of The Irish Times.

# behind-the-lines - Monday 4 December, 2017

This is your chance to prove you know more about sport than us...

Join The42 team in Coppers for a lot of trash talk and some delicious nibbles.

# behind-the-lines - Monday 20 November, 2017

Our book launch is on this Thursday - and we'd love to see you there

We’ll be in Eason’s, O’Connell St, from 6.30pm.