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Gaa - 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…

'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top

Mar 21st 2021, 7:45 AM 5,853 Views 1 Comment

As a teenager, the Waterford ace was diagnosed with arthritis and told she would be in a wheelchair by the age of 30.

Gaa - 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.

Gaa - Friday 19 March, 2021

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia

Mar 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 19,443 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliners made a huge impact on tactics and culture in the AFL and helped pave the way for generations of Irish hopefuls Down Under.

Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue
# Difficulty
# Difficulty

Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue

Mar 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 48,598 Views 53 Comments

The company specified that the pandemic and the accompanying closure of pubs have rendered the eir Sport business model no longer viable.

'I ran straight over to the doctor at the water break and said, 'I'm in serious bother here''
# Injury
# Injury

'I ran straight over to the doctor at the water break and said, 'I'm in serious bother here''

Mar 19th 2021, 6:05 AM 11,915 Views 1 Comment

Paddy Durcan on the quad problem that forced him off at half-time in the All-Ireland final.

Gaa - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Six more GAA icons announced to feature in Laohcra Gael series
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Six more GAA icons announced to feature in Laohcra Gael series

Mar 18th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,623 Views 5 Comments

The series will continue on 25 March and will run until 29 April.

Cigarettes and All-Stars, escaping a ban over Corona headband, and Kerry's washing machine deal
# Backers
# Backers

Cigarettes and All-Stars, escaping a ban over Corona headband, and Kerry's washing machine deal

Mar 18th 2021, 11:21 AM 17,674 Views 0 Comments

The42 looks back at the evolution of sponsorship in the GAA.

Waterford demand U-turn on GAA's move to 'pause' loss of wages cover on player injury fund
# Call
# Call

Waterford demand U-turn on GAA's move to 'pause' loss of wages cover on player injury fund

Mar 18th 2021, 10:27 AM 3,732 Views 2 Comments

The county released a statement this morning calling for a ‘resolution’ before the return to play.

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021
# Irish Eyes
# Irish Eyes

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021

Mar 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,765 Views 0 Comments

Another new campaign swings around and there’s plenty Irish interest.

Gaa - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Verbal abuse and body image in Gaelic games - 'More conversation and awareness is a good thing'
# Delving Deeper
# Delving Deeper

Verbal abuse and body image in Gaelic games - 'More conversation and awareness is a good thing'

Mar 17th 2021, 7:15 AM 10,590 Views 1 Comment

Meath All-Ireland winner Vikki Wall recently opened up about the regular abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.

Does county management appeal to Henry Shefflin?: 'At this moment in time, no'
# The King
# The King

Does county management appeal to Henry Shefflin?: 'At this moment in time, no'

Mar 17th 2021, 7:05 AM 4,470 Views 0 Comments

Shefflin is ‘absolutely delighted’ Brian Cody has remained in charge of Kilkenny.

Gaa - Monday 15 March, 2021

Mayo unveil new jersey ahead of 2021 GAA season
# Kit
# Kit

Mayo unveil new jersey ahead of 2021 GAA season

Mar 15th 2021, 10:46 AM 13,140 Views 11 Comments

The jersey will be donned by all the county’s football and hurling sides when action resumes.

Gaa - Sunday 14 March, 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

Mar 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 6,876 Views 0 Comments

Another seven days, another great lineup for The42 members to enjoy.

Two goals for Cavan's Sheridan but Tipp's O'Dwyer celebrates as Brisbane defeat Collingwood
# AFLW
# AFLW

Two goals for Cavan's Sheridan but Tipp's O'Dwyer celebrates as Brisbane defeat Collingwood

Mar 14th 2021, 11:07 AM 4,767 Views 0 Comments

Brisbane won the big AFLW clash 35-32 against Collingwood.

In praise of the mams who help fuel our passion for the beautiful games
# Mother Knows Best
# Mother Knows Best

In praise of the mams who help fuel our passion for the beautiful games

Mar 14th 2021, 9:25 AM 7,679 Views 1 Comment

A Mother’s Day expression of gratitude.

Gaa - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Two-time All-Star calls time on Galway inter-county career after 14 years
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Two-time All-Star calls time on Galway inter-county career after 14 years

Mar 13th 2021, 3:30 PM 8,929 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Burke had a glittering journey with the Tribe, though it ended on an unfortunate note.

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success
# AFLW
# AFLW

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success

Mar 13th 2021, 10:43 AM 8,719 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo great played a key role as GWS Giants defeated St Kilda.

Gaa - Friday 12 March, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quiziness Time
# It's Quiziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 12th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,162 Views 12 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

'It's amazing looking back and seeing how unaware we were': The week when Irish sport shut down
# A Year Of Covid
# A Year Of Covid

'It's amazing looking back and seeing how unaware we were': The week when Irish sport shut down

Mar 12th 2021, 9:54 AM 8,447 Views 1 Comment

Donal Ó Fatharta, Mike Sherry, Aishling Moloney and Dan Sheridan reflect on how Irish sporting life was turned upside down by Covid-19.

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson

Mar 12th 2021, 9:08 AM 3,759 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney will host a live episode of Behind The Lines.

'A lot of players taking painkillers' - Physio and ex-Dubs hurler reports injury increases in 2020
# Body Talk
# Body Talk

'A lot of players taking painkillers' - Physio and ex-Dubs hurler reports injury increases in 2020

Mar 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,217 Views 0 Comments

Joey Boland says he has seen a lot of players present with hamstring and ankle injuries.

Gaa - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'I’ve been paying €90 - €100 a month in tolls to go training. There's still a huge difference with the lads'
# Level The Playing Field
# Level The Playing Field

'I’ve been paying €90 - €100 a month in tolls to go training. There's still a huge difference with the lads'

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 3:11 PM 35,799 Views 26 Comments

Ali Twomey reveals that there is still a long way to go towards leveling the playing field.

Bohan adds two-time All-Star to Dublin ladies backroom team
# Addition
# Addition

Bohan adds two-time All-Star to Dublin ladies backroom team

Mar 11th 2021, 9:42 AM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Cliodhna O’Connor was Dublin number one between 2002 and 2014.

'No intention of walking away' for first-time All-Star after loss of All-Ireland winners from Dubs camp
# Future Focused
# Future Focused

'No intention of walking away' for first-time All-Star after loss of All-Ireland winners from Dubs camp

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 8:36 AM 26,103 Views 5 Comments

Paul Mannion, Paddy Andrews and Michael Darragh Macauley were the big-name departures from the team.

Gaa - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Kerry legend Colm Cooper joins Dr Crokes management team for 2021
# Gooch
# Gooch

Kerry legend Colm Cooper joins Dr Crokes management team for 2021

Mar 10th 2021, 10:44 PM 4,542 Views 0 Comments

Gooch has undertaken a new role at his Killarney-based club.

2016 All-Star and Carnacon midfielder re-joins Moyles' Mayo set-up
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

2016 All-Star and Carnacon midfielder re-joins Moyles' Mayo set-up

Mar 10th 2021, 6:02 PM 5,296 Views 0 Comments

Fiona McHale – who’s one of four Carnacon players to return – had been absent since 2018.

Gaa - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'If you could bottle Aimee's talent and sell that stuff, we would be millionaires'
# The Making Of Mackin
# The Making Of Mackin

'If you could bottle Aimee's talent and sell that stuff, we would be millionaires'

Mar 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 41,202 Views 1 Comment

From phenomenal individual exploits to coming back better from a devastating knee injury, we chart Aimee Mackin’s rise to the top.

New research shows reasons many Irish teenage girls don't take part in sport
# Report
# Report

New research shows reasons many Irish teenage girls don't take part in sport

Mar 9th 2021, 7:05 PM 9,061 Views 5 Comments

By the age of 13-15 many girls have labelled themselves ‘not sporty’ and are far less likely to participate in sport.

All-Ireland and Dublin glory, a first All-Star and club history - highlights from 'the year of Covid'
# Breakout Star
# Breakout Star

All-Ireland and Dublin glory, a first All-Star and club history - highlights from 'the year of Covid'

Mar 9th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,044 Views 0 Comments

2020 was a year to remember for Dublin midfielder Jennifer Dunne.

'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'
# UL
# UL

'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'

Mar 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,869 Views 0 Comments

Galway camogie star and University of Limerick student Siobhán McGrath on the recent street party, and how difficult lockdown has been for students.

Gaa - Monday 8 March, 2021

Tributes paid after the passing of Tyrone All-Ireland winning football trainer
# Fergal McCann
# Fergal McCann

Tributes paid after the passing of Tyrone All-Ireland winning football trainer

Mar 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 11,451 Views 2 Comments

Fergal McCann was a coach and trainer of the Tyrone senior football side, helping them to All-Ireland glory in 2005 and 2008..

Cork school 'incredibly proud' as ex-pupils earn first All-Star and athletics acclaim on same night
# Rebel Icons
# Rebel Icons

Cork school 'incredibly proud' as ex-pupils earn first All-Star and athletics acclaim on same night

Mar 8th 2021, 5:29 PM 7,691 Views 1 Comment

Edel Murphy of St Mary’s Central School in Enniskeane talks about their successful former pupils.

Gaa - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
# Extra Extra
# Extra Extra

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week

Mar 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 1,702 Views 0 Comments

Join the club, fellow sports lovers.

On our radar! 10 young ladies football and camogie players to watch in 2021
# Bright Futures
# Bright Futures

On our radar! 10 young ladies football and camogie players to watch in 2021

Mar 7th 2021, 9:00 AM 9,183 Views 0 Comments

You’ll be hearing a lot about these rising stars when inter-county action returns.

Gaa - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Top Kilkenny forward lands biggest prize as champions dominate All-Star selection
# Cats Get The Cream
# Cats Get The Cream

Top Kilkenny forward lands biggest prize as champions dominate All-Star selection

Mar 6th 2021, 8:38 PM 7,861 Views 2 Comments

The Cats scooped six awards, with Denise Gaule and Brian Dowling named Player and Manager of the Year respectively.

All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President

Mar 6th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,239 Views 0 Comments

Míchéal Naughton: ‘In my term as President, I would love to see Croke Park at full capacity for All-Ireland final day.’

Tributes paid after two-time Tipperary All-Ireland senior hurling winner passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after two-time Tipperary All-Ireland senior hurling winner passes away

Mar 6th 2021, 3:43 PM 39,517 Views 1 Comment

Tom McLoughney started in Tipperary’s Liam MacCarthy Cup victores in 1961 and 1962.

First success with Melbourne for Dublin's Magee while O'Dwyer and Considine enjoy dominant wins
# AFLW
# AFLW

First success with Melbourne for Dublin's Magee while O'Dwyer and Considine enjoy dominant wins

Mar 6th 2021, 11:36 AM 6,945 Views 0 Comments

The latest games involving Irish players in the AFLW took place this morning.

Gaa - Friday 5 March, 2021

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 5th 2021, 5:00 PM 25,684 Views 3 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention these past seven days?