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# challenge - Friday 9 October, 2020

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland

New Grasshopper loan signing Connor Ronan is hoping to help Jim Crawford’s side overcome Italy.

# challenge - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Former Manchester United midfielder Ravel Morrison finds new club

The 27-year-old has signed for Dutch side ADO Den Haag until the end of the Eredivisie season.

# challenge - Sunday 23 August, 2020

'We do support the dual player, but we can't design an entire fixtures programme around a player'

The dual player concept and trial rules were two topics Camogie Association CEO Sinéad McNulty recently discussed with The42.

# challenge - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

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Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court

Elijah Burke said the State’s decision means he cannot advance to third-level education for another year.

# challenge - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Pacific Rugby campaigners want 'comprehensive review' of Beaumont’s World Rugby re-election

World Rugby say the election for chairman was ‘fairly contested’.

# challenge - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Former Ireland international set for managerial stint in India

Curtis Fleming has a new role with Punjab FC.

# challenge - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

# challenge - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

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Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters launch High Court proceedings claiming Covid-19 laws are unconstitutional

They are seeking to have various pieces or recently enacted legislation declared null and void by a judge of the High Court.

# challenge - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Can Ireland overcome an England team recovering from the 'burden of defeat'?

Losing a World Cup final can ‘twist your thinking,’ according to the 60-year-old Australian.

# challenge - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

After eye-catching spell in Irish football, former Derry striker set for stint in League Two

David Parkhouse will be looking to build on a successful season in the League of Ireland.

# challenge - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Flamengo boss confident Brazilians will prove they're better than Liverpool

Jorge Jesus is optimistic his side can overcome the Reds, but first they face his former employers Al Hilal.

# challenge - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Munster take on daunting task of beating reinforced Saracens away from home

The English side have welcomed back a raft of big names for the Allianz Park clash.

# challenge - Friday 8 November, 2019

Southgate wants 'high-performance, low-maintenance' Maddison

James Maddison must be focused to cement an England spot, manager Gareth Southgate said.

# challenge - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'They earn a sh*tload of money, so they're able to pay the fines'

The All Blacks insist they had no issues with England’s response to their haka last weekend.

England fined for crossing halfway line in haka response to All Blacks

Kiwi boss Steve Hansen praised the English challenge to his team’s war dance.

# challenge - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Liverpool not favourites against 'cheeky b*******' Napoli, says Klopp

The Premier League giants begin the defence of their European title at the Stadio San Paolo tonight.

# challenge - Thursday 5 September, 2019

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Landmark High Court challenge against State over peat regulations opens before High Court

The action has been taken by the environmental group Friends of the Irish Environment.

# challenge - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Irish sides must improve mentally in Europe, says Dundalk boss

Vinny Perth admitted his men were beaten by the better team in Tallaght last night.

# challenge - Sunday 7 July, 2019

'Pochettino looked me in the eyes' - Tottenham's record-breaking signing

Tanguy Ndombele joined from Lyon for a fee which could rise to €70 million.

# challenge - Sunday 30 June, 2019

A Kerryman's 36-day, 5,000km coast-to-coast trek Stateside for a cause close to his heart

‘What I went through for 36 days was nothing compared to what they’re going through. My cousin Mary has been battling through for over 36 years, never mind 36 days.’

# challenge - Friday 21 June, 2019

The French coach seeking an Africa Cup of Nations hat-trick, an AC Milan legend and others bidding for glory

Herve Renard is one of the most high-profile managers at this year’s tournament.

# challenge - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'We have to say congratulations to Liverpool and thank you so much'

Pep Guardiola says Man City’s triumph was the ‘toughest title’ of his career.

# challenge - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Big differences': Former Serie A star struggling to adapt to Chinese football

Marek Hamsik was dropped for Sunday’s 4-1 defeat at top-of-the-table Beijing Guoan.

# challenge - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'There's so much competition here and I'm not getting what I want'

Chiedozie Ogbene on his difficult start to life at Brentford since moving over from Ireland.

# challenge - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Chris Ashton to make return against Connacht after pre-season suspension

The prolific try-scorer was slapped with a seven-week ban for a tip tackle against Castres.

# challenge - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Onus on defence as misfiring Ireland prepare for a Denmark side deprived of their main man

Christian Eriksen’s absence will give the hosts hope that they can deliver a much-improved display from last year’s mismatch at the Aviva.

# challenge - Friday 20 July, 2018

Diving school! Neymar teaches kids to fall and roll in tongue-in-cheek video

The Brazilian superstar was widely lambasted at the World Cup for his theatrical reactions to challenges.

# challenge - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'We’ll see what the good old-fashioned Irish ticker's about, won’t we?'

Ireland assistant coach Andy Farrell wants to see what the players are made of in Melbourne.

# challenge - Sunday 3 June, 2018

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Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result

It is not yet known on what grounds Jordan is appealing the result of the referendum.

Has Graham Burke done enough to become a regular in the Ireland squad?

Martin O’Neill praised the Shamrock Rovers star after he scored his first international goal tonight.

# challenge - Friday 25 May, 2018

Luiz: Salah can win Ballon d'Or with Champions League triumph and strong World Cup

The Liverpool star has been tipped to challenge for football’s top individual award.

# challenge - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

3 things new boss Unai Emery needs to fix at Arsenal

The Gunners manager has a number of challenges to solve.

# challenge - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'We probably won't get home until 2.30 in the morning. And all our lads work'

Bray’s caretaker boss Graham Kelly on his side’s improvement in form and the challenges of being a part-time club.

# challenge - Friday 13 April, 2018

Demoralised Barcelona on course to make history

The Catalan club are aiming to complete a first invincible season.

# challenge - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Take the title, Mourinho challenges Man United after spoiling City's party

Victory would have crowned the Etihad outfit champions for a fifth time.

# challenge - Monday 26 March, 2018

John Stones admits to 'difficult' Manchester City spell

The England international defender has seen others edge ahead of him in the pecking order under Pep Guardiola.

# challenge - Monday 19 March, 2018

After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on

Cyrus Christie is hoping for a better year ahead following a bad end to 2017.

# challenge - Friday 16 March, 2018

Arsenal set for Russia trip in Europa League last 8

The Gunners will face CSKA Moscow in the competition’s quarter-finals.

# challenge - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'They're a traditional power, they've been bred on winning All-Irelands down there'

Gary Sice and Corofin will battle with Nemo Rangers for All-Ireland glory on St Patrick’s Day.

# challenge - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Rassie Erasmus hailed as among 'best in world' after taking charge of South Africa

The ex-Munster Director of Rugby has been confirmed as successor to sacked Allister Coetzee by officials in Johannesburg.

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