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What county is best placed to challenge this Limerick empire in 2022?
Matching the Treaty on the physicality stakes is a key ingredient for would be contenders.
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Top 4? Worst signing? Our writers' 2021-22 Premier League predictions
The English top-flight recommences this evening.
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Our future climate depends on lower emissions - how big of a change would bring a real impact?
A major report has set out five possible climate scenarios, including a significant reduction in carbon emissions.
The major climate report released today indicates that it’s not too late to make a difference.
If emissions are reduced, some of the worst effects of the climate crisis can be slowly limited or reversed.
The report outlines five potential future scenarios for the climate - here's what they look like.
'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis
Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming
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Ex-Man City and Rangers attacker could start as Bradley plots Shamrock Rovers rescue act
Slovakia international Vladimír Weiss may feature in the crucial Champions League qualifier for Slovan Bratislava.
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England fans warned not to boo Italy anthem
Meanwhile, Gareth Southgate has revealed Phil Foden could miss Sunday’s Euro 2020 final.
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England favourites if Germany game goes to shootout, claims penalties expert
Author Ben Lyttleton believes the Three Lions are now far better prepared for spot kicks.
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Sunshine and lower temperatures forecast for this week but Saturday looks a bit iffy
In a nutshell, it’ll be grand.
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Here's what The42 members can look forward to over the coming week
Pat Nevin discussing new book ‘The Accidental Footballer’ is among the highlights.
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Gareth Bale 'knows' where future lies but decision will 'cause chaos'
The Wales attacker is due to return to Madrid next term.
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The Premier League’s second youngest ever player has no regrets about leaving West Ham
Reece Oxford signed a bumper contract on his 18th birthday, but things did not work out at the Hammers.
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Rio Ferdinand expects more fan protests
His old club Manchester United’s match against Liverpool was postponed on Sunday.
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Pat Gilroy part of group to oversee GAA's new strategic plan
A steering group led by Uachtarán Larry McCarthy has undertaken an ‘extensive programme of research’.
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Title winners? Relegation candidates? Our 2021 League of Ireland predictions
The42′s writers preview the new season.
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Rory McIlroy not changing caddie or coach
The four-time major winner is looking to change philosophy rather than personnel.
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Ed Woodward optimistic about future as Man United debt rises to £455.5million
The Red Devils finished third last season to seal a Champions League return which boosted broadcasting revenue.
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'The problem is, we do not yet bring in money' - Vera Pauw on Irish footballers' equal pay fight
The Ireland boss also spoke of plans to introduce ‘mixed-gender’ training.
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Poll: Do you think you will go on a 'staycation' this year?
Leo Varadkar said this week that it “will be possible for people to holiday within Ireland” this summer.
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Karl Lacey appointed to new role as Donegal plan for the future
The 2012 Footballer of the Year has been named Head of Academy Development for Donegal GAA.
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The Irishman aiming to topple Manchester City
Sean Long is preparing for his side’s game at home to Pep Guardiola’s men later today.
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Health Minister seeks early delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines
An early delivery would be sent to GPs and pharmacies to be ready for use when the vaccine approved.
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Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
The biggest hurling game of the year is one of many big events coming up.
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Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
GAA, rugby, soccer and plenty more big events are set for the coming days.
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Eddie Jones tells England to beware 'cock-a-hoop' Ireland
The coach described the upcoming match as ‘the most important game of the year’.
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8 key questions facing managers on a bumper weekend of hurling action
Brian Cody, John Kiely, Davy Fitzgerald and Liam Sheedy are among the bosses in action.
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The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career
Nathan Collins is set to feature in a crucial qualifier against Iceland on Sunday.
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Worst signing? Top four? Our writers' Premier League predictions
Can Liverpool retain their title, plus which teams will get relegated?
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Celtic, Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers discover opponents for Europa League third qualifying round
The Scottish champions face a trip to Latvia or San Marino, while the League of Ireland sides must first come through second qualifying round ties.
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Liverpool-linked Thiago set to leave but Bayern 'cautiously optimistic' of keeping Alaba
Alcantara, 29, has long since signalled to the club that he wants to leave.
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Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League
Man City, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are among the contenders.
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Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars
The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.
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Xavi hits out at 'unfounded criticism' of Qatar, expresses Barca ambition
The former Spain international also said he was ‘fine’ after testing positive for coronavirus.
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Details confirmed for Premier League 2020-21 season
The new campaign’s final round is set to be played on 23 May, 2021, while it will begin on 12 September.
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Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October
The World Snooker Championship, the Glorious Goodwood horse racing festival and two county cricket friendly matches will be among pilot events.
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‘I prefer to play Europa League than to not play’ – Jose Mourinho
The Portuguese coach has won Europe’s second-tier competition twice before.
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Will Paul Pogba end his barren run? Saturday's Premier League talking points
Plus a crucial game for Arsenal, and the latest betting odds.
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Klopp forecasts four-team Premier League title race next season
Tonight’s result at the Etihad Stadium won’t matter as a marker for next season, says the Liverpool boss.
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Liverpool can stay on top without major signings, says Klopp
The Reds were last week crowned English champions for the first time in 30 years with a record seven games to go.
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No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star
Louise Quinn on leaving the Gunners and her search for a new club.
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Toddler to teen: 9 design tricks to future-proof your child's bedroom for a space that lasts
From the storage to the bedding, some forward planning can save you time and money later.
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Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain
The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from 25-27 September.