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Other - October October 2022

Frank and honest, Ireland's Hampden heroes and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Read The Game

Frank and honest, Ireland's Hampden heroes and more of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 23rd 2022, 8:30 AM 2,560 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle…

Historic day as Harrington, Broadhurst and O'Rourke conquer Europe in style
# Golden Girls
# Golden Girls

Historic day as Harrington, Broadhurst and O'Rourke conquer Europe in style

Updated Oct 22nd 2022, 7:40 PM 33,399 Views 12 Comments

Ireland won a remarkable three golds, two silvers, and two bronze medals in Budva, Montenegro.

'She has been super important' - high praise as Vikki Wall scores sixth goal of the season
# Flying High
# Flying High

'She has been super important' - high praise as Vikki Wall scores sixth goal of the season

Oct 22nd 2022, 1:40 PM 6,298 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Orla O’Dwyer helped top-of-the-table Brisbane to a comprehensive win.

Jokic posts triple double as Nuggets stun Warriors
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# MVP

Jokic posts triple double as Nuggets stun Warriors

Oct 22nd 2022, 8:00 AM 2,340 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant erupted for 49 points.

Broadhurst, Harrington, O'Rourke, Freyers and Desmond progress to European finals
# Going For Gold
# Going For Gold

Broadhurst, Harrington, O'Rourke, Freyers and Desmond progress to European finals

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 7:30 PM 5,376 Views 3 Comments

It was a memorable day for Irish boxing in Montenegro.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
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# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Oct 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 28,909 Views 5 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the headlines over the past seven days?

Simona Halep provisionally suspended after failed drug test
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# ITIA

Simona Halep provisionally suspended after failed drug test

Oct 21st 2022, 3:20 PM 4,335 Views 0 Comments

The Romanian tested positive for the anti-anaemia drug Roxadustat at the US Open but has vowed to clear her name.

It was an emotional finish' - Ireland captain hails team after West Indies win
# T20
# T20

It was an emotional finish' - Ireland captain hails team after West Indies win

Oct 21st 2022, 11:46 AM 3,855 Views 2 Comments

Paul Stirling finished with a fine unbeaten 66 from 48 balls.

Ireland reach T20 World Cup Super 12s after stunning win over West Indies
# A1
# A1

Ireland reach T20 World Cup Super 12s after stunning win over West Indies

Oct 21st 2022, 8:30 AM 21,482 Views 14 Comments

Paul Stirling slammed an unbeaten 66 stormed as Ireland stormed to victory with with 15 balls to spare.

US grandmaster Niemann sues chess champion Carlsen over cheating charges
# Scandal
# Scandal

US grandmaster Niemann sues chess champion Carlsen over cheating charges

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 10:02 PM 26,086 Views 14 Comments

The lawsuit is the latest move in a scandal that has rocked the world of chess.

Six-strong shortlist announced for Irish Sports Book of the Year
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# Good Reads

Six-strong shortlist announced for Irish Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2022, 8:25 PM 7,879 Views 2 Comments

The winner will be revealed on 23 November at The Convention Centre in Dublin.

Ireland skipper feels pressure all on West Indies ahead of T20 World Cup showdown
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# Crunch Time

Ireland skipper feels pressure all on West Indies ahead of T20 World Cup showdown

Oct 20th 2022, 2:36 PM 2,382 Views 5 Comments

The winner reaches the next round.

Mayo star defies 'season-ending' prognosis to return, but Meath All-Ireland winner out
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Mayo star defies 'season-ending' prognosis to return, but Meath All-Ireland winner out

Oct 20th 2022, 2:26 PM 8,853 Views 0 Comments

There’s mixed fortunes for Rachel Kearns and Orlagh Lally in the AFLW.

Fury to defend world heavyweight title against Chisora
# Boxing
# Boxing

Fury to defend world heavyweight title against Chisora

Oct 20th 2022, 10:40 AM 6,913 Views 11 Comments

The bout will take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on 3 December.

Pelicans pummel Nets to open NBA season, Suns beat Mavs
# Zion
# Zion

Pelicans pummel Nets to open NBA season, Suns beat Mavs

Oct 20th 2022, 8:09 AM 2,256 Views 0 Comments

Zion Williamson played his first regular-season game in more than 17 months and scored 25 points.

Fryers, Harrington and O'Rourke take Ireland's medal tally to magnificent seven
# Outrageous
# Outrageous

Fryers, Harrington and O'Rourke take Ireland's medal tally to magnificent seven

Updated Oct 19th 2022, 7:30 PM 19,343 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s previous record medal haul at a Women’s European Championships was three.

Irish intentions - Agreement on joint North-South bid to host opening Tour de France stages
# Grand Plans
# Grand Plans

Irish intentions - Agreement on joint North-South bid to host opening Tour de France stages

Oct 19th 2022, 6:44 PM 6,516 Views 4 Comments

The 1998 Tour de France began in Dublin.

Scottish athlete's 10k record invalid after course found to be 150m short
# Sickener
# Sickener

Scottish athlete's 10k record invalid after course found to be 150m short

Oct 19th 2022, 5:48 PM 11,125 Views 5 Comments

Eilish McColgan has brushed off the blunder – ‘These things happen!’

Ireland captain Balbirnie celebrates ‘pretty special’ achievement at T20 World Cup
# Boys In Green
# Boys In Green

Ireland captain Balbirnie celebrates ‘pretty special’ achievement at T20 World Cup

Oct 19th 2022, 1:15 PM 2,839 Views 2 Comments

The victory over Scotland means Ireland meet the West Indies with the winner going through to the next round.

'It's an absolutely brilliant feeling' - Aaron Hill seeks to build on victory over Judd Trump
# Big Break
# Big Break

'It's an absolutely brilliant feeling' - Aaron Hill seeks to build on victory over Judd Trump

Oct 19th 2022, 10:41 AM 2,865 Views 1 Comment

Cork snooker star is looking to advance further in Northern Ireland Open.

Ireland upset Scotland with stunning comeback at T20 World Cup
# Cricket
# Cricket

Ireland upset Scotland with stunning comeback at T20 World Cup

Oct 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 16,644 Views 17 Comments

It was Ireland’s first win of the tournament after crashing to Zimbabwe on Monday and leaves Group B wide open.

Warriors thump Lakers in season opener, Celtics sink Sixers
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# NBA

Warriors thump Lakers in season opener, Celtics sink Sixers

Oct 19th 2022, 8:04 AM 3,150 Views 2 Comments

Steph Curry scored 33 points as the Golden State Warriors launched the defense of their NBA crown.

Record-breaking day as Ireland guarantee at least four medals at Europeans
# Landmark
# Landmark

Record-breaking day as Ireland guarantee at least four medals at Europeans

Updated Oct 18th 2022, 7:20 PM 17,824 Views 6 Comments

Shannon Sweeney, Michaela Walsh, Amy Broadhurst and Christina Desmond are on the podium, with four more just a win away in Budva.

Jimmy White gets warning after frosty reaction to referee laughing at his own error
# Now Now
# Now Now

Jimmy White gets warning after frosty reaction to referee laughing at his own error

Oct 18th 2022, 6:36 PM 15,981 Views 5 Comments

Referee Ben Williams incorrectly nominated the blue ball instead of the brown after White potted a red.

Dockrell insists Ireland will be well prepared for T20 World Cup clash against Scotland
# Cricket
# Cricket

Dockrell insists Ireland will be well prepared for T20 World Cup clash against Scotland

Oct 18th 2022, 12:59 PM 1,750 Views 2 Comments

The Scots stunned the West Indies in their opener, while Ireland were well beaten by Zimbabwe.

Injured Hopkins the hero as Chargers sink Broncos
# Monday Night Football
# Monday Night Football

Injured Hopkins the hero as Chargers sink Broncos

Oct 18th 2022, 10:40 AM 2,727 Views 3 Comments

The win sees the Chargers improve to 4-2 while their AFC West rivals Denver drop to 2-4.

Two more Irish boxers advance to European Championship quarter-finals
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# Flying The Flag

Two more Irish boxers advance to European Championship quarter-finals

Oct 17th 2022, 6:55 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Shannon Sweeney and Caitlin Fryers brought the number of Irish one win away from a medal in Montenegro to nine.

Ireland lose out by 31 runs to Zimbabwe in T20 World Cup opener
# Cricket
# Cricket

Ireland lose out by 31 runs to Zimbabwe in T20 World Cup opener

Updated Oct 17th 2022, 4:51 PM 3,259 Views 0 Comments

Ireland played their opener in Hobart today.

Josh Allen leads Buffalo Bills to victory in thrilling climax on Chiefs' home turf
# Roundup
# Roundup

Josh Allen leads Buffalo Bills to victory in thrilling climax on Chiefs' home turf

Oct 17th 2022, 9:31 AM 3,295 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Philadelphia remain the only unbeaten team after a 26-17 win over Dallas, while Pittsburgh upset Tom Brady’s Tampa Buccaneers 20-18.

Bernard Dunne confirmed as India's new high-performance director
# Change
# Change

Bernard Dunne confirmed as India's new high-performance director

Updated Oct 17th 2022, 9:14 AM 23,249 Views 6 Comments

Kellie Harrington emerged as an Olympic champion under his guidance and expressed her disappointment at the IABA’s failure to hold onto the Dubliner.

Iga Swiatek overcomes a scare to cruise to victory in San Diego
# Triumph
# Triumph

Iga Swiatek overcomes a scare to cruise to victory in San Diego

Oct 17th 2022, 8:31 AM 3,437 Views 0 Comments

The three-time Grand Slam champion defeated 77th-ranked Donna Vekic 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 for her WTA-best 64th match victory of 2022.

Broadhurst, O'Rourke and Desmond one win away from European medals
# Boxing
# Boxing

Broadhurst, O'Rourke and Desmond one win away from European medals

Oct 16th 2022, 10:37 PM 2,708 Views 0 Comments

It was another successful day for the Irish in Montenegro.

Claressa Shields beats Savannah Marshall to earn undisputed crown
# Revenge
# Revenge

Claressa Shields beats Savannah Marshall to earn undisputed crown

Oct 16th 2022, 10:02 AM 4,834 Views 3 Comments

Marshall was beaten unanimously on points, the American winning 97-93 on two cards and 96-94 on the other.

David Gough on coming to terms with his sexuality and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

David Gough on coming to terms with his sexuality and more of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 16th 2022, 8:30 AM 6,136 Views 3 Comments

A selection of pieces that caught our eye this week.

Kellie Harrington books place in European Championship quarter-finals
# European Championships
# European Championships

Kellie Harrington books place in European Championship quarter-finals

Updated Oct 15th 2022, 7:41 PM 15,523 Views 6 Comments

Earlier on Saturday Belfast duo Carly McNaul and Michaela Walsh earned their place in medal bouts.

Harrington dominates professional knockout artist to get Europeans off to flyer
# Pure Class
# Pure Class

Harrington dominates professional knockout artist to get Europeans off to flyer

Oct 14th 2022, 8:44 PM 37,129 Views 12 Comments

The Dubliner was too much for former professional world champ and 2019 European silver medallist Maiva Hamadouche in her preliminary bout.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test Your Knowledge
# Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Oct 14th 2022, 5:00 PM 26,256 Views 5 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to The42 over the past seven days?

Two months after being shot twice, NFL running back helps Washington to victory
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Two months after being shot twice, NFL running back helps Washington to victory

Oct 14th 2022, 8:56 AM 4,239 Views 1 Comment

Brian Robinson scored his maiden regular season touchdown as Washington defeated the Chicago Bears.

Indian two-time Olympic medallist to stand trial for murder
# Delhi
# Delhi

Indian two-time Olympic medallist to stand trial for murder

Oct 13th 2022, 12:00 PM 23,039 Views 1 Comment

Wrestler Sushil Kumar is viewed as one of India’s finest sportsmen and is the only one to win two individual Olympic medals.

Raiders star receiver Adams charged for shoving photographer
# Gaining Separation
# Gaining Separation

Raiders star receiver Adams charged for shoving photographer

Oct 13th 2022, 8:29 AM 3,877 Views 1 Comment

Footage of the incident swiftly went viral and Adams apologised both in immediate post-match interviews and on social media.