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# legend - This month November 2022

Tears of joy for McClenaghan as he becomes first Irish gymnastics world champ
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Tears of joy for McClenaghan as he becomes first Irish gymnastics world champ

Nov 5th 2022, 4:53 PM 8,926 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old put to bed a difficult 15 months and made more history for Irish gymnastics in Liverpool.

# legend - Last month October 2022

After 9 titles and a Champions League win, Franck Ribery retires
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After 9 titles and a Champions League win, Franck Ribery retires

Oct 21st 2022, 6:57 PM 4,446 Views 1 Comment

The winger was also a World Cup runner-up with France in 2006.

Ian Bermingham to stay on at St Pat's in newly-created role
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# Pastures New

Ian Bermingham to stay on at St Pat's in newly-created role

Oct 5th 2022, 5:11 PM 2,496 Views 1 Comment

The Saints’ record appearance maker has been appointed as Football Partnership Manager.

# legend - This year 2022

'I wasn't planning to be here' - Puspure savours third World medal in new double act
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'I wasn't planning to be here' - Puspure savours third World medal in new double act

Sep 26th 2022, 1:30 AM 4,916 Views 1 Comment

The two-time single sculls world champion, 40, took bronze with Kerry’s Zoe Hyde in Sunday’s double sculls final.

Federer bids emotional farewell to tennis in doubles match with Nadal today
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Federer bids emotional farewell to tennis in doubles match with Nadal today

Sep 23rd 2022, 8:36 AM 4,401 Views 0 Comments

The long-time rivals will appear in a dream doubles pairing against Team World’s Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock at London’s O2 arena.

Roger Federer admits he 'stopped believing' he could come back
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Roger Federer admits he 'stopped believing' he could come back

Sep 21st 2022, 8:26 AM 2,704 Views 1 Comment

Federer last played on tour more than a year ago.

Sene Naoupu retires from international rugby
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Sene Naoupu retires from international rugby

Aug 15th 2022, 4:36 PM 8,315 Views 5 Comments

The 48-cap international thanked Ireland ‘for accepting me as their own and embracing me as a custodian of the green jersey.’

'Memories which will be treasured forever' - Henry Shefflin leads tributes for departing Brian Cody
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'Memories which will be treasured forever' - Henry Shefflin leads tributes for departing Brian Cody

Updated Jul 23rd 2022, 9:29 PM 53,388 Views 32 Comments

Jackie Tyrrell said that he was ‘honoured to have been managed by the greatest manager ever.’

Southampton confirm that Shane Long has left the club after 8 years
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Southampton confirm that Shane Long has left the club after 8 years

Jul 1st 2022, 2:28 PM 15,754 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman has been linked with a return to Reading.

'A phenomenal athlete' - Armagh's long-serving dual star set for another big weekend
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'A phenomenal athlete' - Armagh's long-serving dual star set for another big weekend

Updated Jun 3rd 2022, 12:00 PM 14,053 Views 0 Comments

Caroline O’Hanlon and Manchester Thunder are chasing another UK Netball SuperLeague title this weekend.

Real Madrid wave goodbye to 'legend of the club'
# A Fond Farewell
# A Fond Farewell

Real Madrid wave goodbye to 'legend of the club'

Jun 1st 2022, 9:07 PM 21,754 Views 1 Comment

Isco’s contract expires at the end of the month and the 30-year-old is weighing up his next move.

Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League
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Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League

May 16th 2022, 11:07 PM 7,885 Views 0 Comments

The defender is leaving Juve after 18 years at the Turin club.

Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment
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Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment

Apr 21st 2022, 9:21 PM 2,110 Views 1 Comment

The 81-year-old is ‘in a good and stable clinical condition.’

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
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Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,856 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

'It was a really special moment for us as a squad to have Brian in'
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# Learning From The Best

'It was a really special moment for us as a squad to have Brian in'

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 12:10 PM 24,406 Views 2 Comments

Ireland and Leinster legend O’Driscoll was a welcome visitor to camp ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations opener.

'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out
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# End Of An Era

'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out

Mar 27th 2022, 7:15 AM 16,065 Views 0 Comments

Michael Ryan has stepped down as Ballymacarbry ladies football manager.

'She was The Name I knew growing up and to be coached by her is really exciting'
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# Briggsy

'She was The Name I knew growing up and to be coached by her is really exciting'

Mar 24th 2022, 7:30 PM 4,918 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs has made a big impression in the Ireland coaching set-up thus far.

The life and death of a Derry hero
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The life and death of a Derry hero

Mar 18th 2022, 8:00 AM 25,628 Views 1 Comment

Remembering former club captain Ryan McBride, five years on from his tragic passing.

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
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'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,634 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

'Open door' for Scott Brown at Celtic after leaving Aberdeen
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'Open door' for Scott Brown at Celtic after leaving Aberdeen

Mar 10th 2022, 3:52 PM 8,308 Views 2 Comments

The 36-year-old left the Parkhead club last summer.

'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team
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'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team

Mar 4th 2022, 11:22 PM 12,354 Views 4 Comments

The 48-year-old retired full-back appeared for Bull in the Barne United in the village of Hanwood, near Shrewsbury.

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team
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World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team

Feb 1st 2022, 9:43 PM 10,703 Views 3 Comments

The raffle also saw East Sussex team Pevensey and Westham land the services of former England forward Eni Aluko for one fixture.

Sports world hails the 'G.O.A.T'
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Sports world hails the 'G.O.A.T'

Feb 1st 2022, 9:23 PM 7,824 Views 13 Comments

Tom Brady was praised by Peyton Manning and Harry Kane among others.

# legend - Last year 2021

‘Farewell to The Master’: TG4 documentary tells the extraordinary story of a Cork GAA legend
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# An Máistir

‘Farewell to The Master’: TG4 documentary tells the extraordinary story of a Cork GAA legend

Dec 30th 2021, 9:00 AM 7,067 Views 1 Comment

Éamonn Ryan’s family and former players share their personal recollections in the new film, which airs tonight.

38-year-old Dani Alves returns as Boca beat Barcelona in Maradona Cup
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38-year-old Dani Alves returns as Boca beat Barcelona in Maradona Cup

Dec 14th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,865 Views 0 Comments

The Argentines claimed the trophy after prevailing 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54
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# Like A Fine Wine

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54

Dec 13th 2021, 3:15 PM 8,158 Views 6 Comments

Kazuyoshi Miura said he ‘still has the passion’ to continue his career

Joe Canning appointed as selector for Galway's minor hurlers
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# Next Stage

Joe Canning appointed as selector for Galway's minor hurlers

Dec 10th 2021, 4:50 PM 8,316 Views 4 Comments

The 33-year-old retired from inter-county hurling earlier this year after a distinguished playing career.

Mayo great Colm Boyle retires after 14-year career
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# Green And Red

Mayo great Colm Boyle retires after 14-year career

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:00 PM 17,877 Views 10 Comments

The Davitts man made his debut in 2008.

Ireland rugby great Ray McLoughlin passes away
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Ireland rugby great Ray McLoughlin passes away

Nov 22nd 2021, 10:27 PM 8,118 Views 8 Comments

McLoughlin was the first Connacht player to represent the Lions.

'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain
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'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 3,152 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy was raw, honest, and straight-talking as ever after yesterday’s FAI Cup final.

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83
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# RIP

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83

Nov 14th 2021, 8:43 PM 6,814 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder scored 85 goals in 283 appearances over two spells for the Hoops.

With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43
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# Record Breaker

With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43

Nov 10th 2021, 12:24 PM 3,860 Views 0 Comments

The indefatigable midfielder is the only footballer in either the men’s or women’s game to play in seven World Cups.

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps
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# Wave Goodbye

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps

Oct 18th 2021, 2:30 PM 3,586 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old has confirmed she is calling it a day.

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'
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'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'

Oct 16th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,447 Views 3 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing, The42 explores his love for Shannon RFC.

Munster legend Leamy takes next step in coaching career with Leinster
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# Competitor

Munster legend Leamy takes next step in coaching career with Leinster

Oct 6th 2021, 5:30 AM 4,039 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old turned to coaching after his enforced retirement from playing in 2012.

Croatian World Cup hero retires from football
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Croatian World Cup hero retires from football

Sep 4th 2021, 1:50 PM 11,828 Views 2 Comments

Mario Mandzukic famously scored the winning goal against England in the semi-finals.

"She said, ‘I’m not going to leave Kilkenny camogie down.’ That sums her up"
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"She said, ‘I’m not going to leave Kilkenny camogie down.’ That sums her up"

Aug 22nd 2021, 1:58 PM 8,842 Views 1 Comment

Anne Dalton was a shock inclusion in the Kilkenny squad that progressed to the All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-final on Saturday.

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39
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# Calling Time

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39

Aug 16th 2021, 5:57 PM 4,603 Views 3 Comments

The two-time World Player of the Year will line out for her country in upcoming friendlies and play the remainder of the club season with NJ/NY Gotham FC.

Wexford Youths captain's stunning form recognised with Player of the Month award
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# Super Skipper

Wexford Youths captain's stunning form recognised with Player of the Month award

Aug 5th 2021, 1:54 PM 1,992 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy has kept her side in the title race with four goals in six wins.

'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'
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'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:20 PM 4,868 Views 0 Comments

12-time All-Ireland winner Ann Downey was at the helm for their All-Ireland success in 2016.

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