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#History Maker

# history-maker - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Quiet man Gavin leaves a legacy that will echo for years

The outgoing Dublin manager has transformed expectations within the county and beyond.

# history-maker - Sunday 24 November, 2019

# history-maker - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague

Messi became the first player ever to score at least once in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.

# history-maker - Friday 11 October, 2019

Homework first for 15-year-old sensation Gauff before maiden WTA semi-final

More history for the American teen, who upended the top seed to become the youngest semi-finalist in 15 years.

# history-maker - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Bernal seals historic Tour de France title

The Team Ineos rider becomes the first Colombian to win the cycling’s greatest race.

# history-maker - Friday 19 July, 2019

18-year-old O'Connor wins Ireland's first heptathlon medal with brilliant silver in Sweden

What an incredible performance from Dundalk’s Kate O’Connor at the European U20 Athletics Championships.

# history-maker - Thursday 11 July, 2019

A first camogie All-Star for Waterford to cap an historic 2018, but bigger and better on the cards

Scoring sensation Beth Carton has been leading the Déise charge.

# history-maker - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

A Wexford win next Sunday would complete a novel set of hurling titles for Davy Fitzgerald

After Munster, All-Ireland and league glory, Leinster is the last title the Clare man seeks.

# history-maker - Sunday 16 June, 2019

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16 History Maker This post contains videos

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16

Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches in comprehensive win over Chile.

# history-maker - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history Take A Bow This post contains videos

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

# history-maker - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record

The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.

# history-maker - Friday 5 April, 2019

One of women's football's all-time greats scores landmark goal History Maker This post contains videos

One of women's football's all-time greats scores landmark goal

Alex Morgan found the net for the 100th time at international level, as the US beat Australia in an eight-goal thriller.

# history-maker - Friday 29 March, 2019

Chinese sensation set to face off against Messi in Barcelona derby

Wu Lei arrived at Espanyol in January and became the first player from his nation to score in La Liga.

# history-maker - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Fermanagh's Dolan comes up short in World Championship quarter-final

England’s Nathan Aspinall has advanced to the last four at the Alexandra Palace thanks to a 5-1 win.

# history-maker - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year History Maker This post contains videos

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

# history-maker - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die' Record Breaker This post contains videos

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'

Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.

# history-maker - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award

She was named 2018 Irish Golf Writers’ Professional of the Year.

# history-maker - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

14-year-old United starlet becomes youngest-ever Uefa Youth League player

Shola Shoretire came off the bench this afternoon as Nicky Butt’s side beat Valencia.

# history-maker - Friday 30 November, 2018

First woman to ever score a point in Croke Park to be inducted into LGFA Hall of Fame

Marie Crotty won five All-Ireland medals with Waterford and eight Munster titles during an illustrious career.

# history-maker - Friday 16 November, 2018

42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper

Bulgarian Georgi Petkov made a landmark appearance against Cyprus tonight.

# history-maker - Friday 21 September, 2018

England's Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history

The 30-year-old produced an incredible round at the Portugal Masters this morning.

# history-maker - Friday 7 September, 2018

Graduation, the Áras and Late Late Show - riding the crest of the World Cup wave

It’s been a busy few weeks for Gillian Pinder and Emily Beatty, as the legacy of Ireland’s success at the Hockey World Cup grows.

# history-maker - Friday 8 June, 2018

The 'warm-up run' that ended up breaking a long-standing Irish sprinting record

Cork’s Phil Healy reflects on a memorable evening in Santry this week.

# history-maker - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Ex-England star and Neville's assistant set to manage first-ever United women's side

If all goes to plan, Casey Stoney is set to be named manager.

# history-maker - Friday 2 March, 2018

'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot History Maker This post contains videos

'Ticked the first box' - Ireland's Phil Healy books World Indoor 400m semi-final spot

The Bandon runner finished 3rd in her heat with a time of 52.75.

# history-maker - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Irish Olympic rower Claire Lambe announces retirement at the age of 27

Herself and Sinead Lynch made history by reaching the lightweight women’s double sculls final in Rio.

# history-maker - Friday 29 December, 2017

The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship History Maker This post contains videos

The fairytale continues! Ranked outsider books semi-final spot at World Darts Championship

26-year-old Jamie Lewis from Wales will meet either Phil Taylor or Gary Anderson in the last four after a 5-0 thrashing against Darren Webster.

# history-maker - Monday 11 December, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph

24 years on from his maiden UK Championship triumph, ‘The Rocket’ has won the tournament for a sixth time.

# history-maker - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Cork GAA set to elect their first female county board chairperson next month

Tracey Kennedy is the only candidate for the role.

# history-maker - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals

Rena Buckley also became the first woman to captain a county side to All-Ireland success in both camogie and football.

# history-maker - Friday 8 September, 2017

Bundesliga officially welcomes its first female referee this weekend

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee in the top flight of Germany, England, Spain, France or Italy.

# history-maker - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Ireland's Joe Ward wins silver at World Boxing Championships

The Westmeath boxer was beaten by Julio La Cruz in Germany this evening.

# history-maker - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory

It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.

# history-maker - Saturday 4 March, 2017

King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken History Maker This post contains videos

King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken

John Ross ran a blistering time of 4.22 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

# history-maker - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star

Laura Corrigan Duryea is making waves in the inaugural ‘professional’ women’s Australian Football League.

# history-maker - Monday 30 January, 2017

# history-maker - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Serena Williams triumphs at Wimbledon to go level with Steffi Graf on 22 Grand Slams

The American beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber in straight sets this afternoon.

# history-maker - Monday 11 January, 2016

Lionel Messi wins record fifth Ballon d'Or

The Argentina international overcame strong competition from Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.

# history-maker - Thursday 7 January, 2016

'I don't expect red carpets rolled out for me' - the groundbreaking female GAA referee

The Cavan woman made history in last night’s Dr McKenna Cup game.

# history-maker - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Tiger Woods at 40: The stunning statistics

The American golfer made the cut in 142 consecutive PGA Tour events.

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