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# p1 - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Mayo ladies football manager Peter Leahy to remain in charge until 2021

After a difficult 2018, Leahy was re-appointed earlier this week.

# p1 - Friday 2 November, 2018

'We paid €650 for a bus to Galway and no linesmen showed up. It's a complete lack of respect'

Galway and Limerick played their final WNL game of the season on Sunday, but a goalkeeping coach and another local man had to act as the referee’s assistants.

# p1 - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Irish karate stars' Olympic hopes under threat as power struggle rages on

The current controversy is threatening to derail Karate Ireland’s Tokyo 2020 ambitions.

# p1 - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Former Irish international 'encouraged' by Women in Rugby plan but cautious about 'ambitious targets'

Ruth O’Reilly says that the IRFU must ‘hit the ground running’ with its implementation of this plan.

# p1 - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW

2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.

# p1 - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Taylor baffled by 'mentally fragile' rival Amanda Serrano, but must first deal with her big sister in Boston

‘It’s a stupid time for her to go into MMA and claim there’s no money involved in women’s boxing,’ says Katie Taylor of Amanda Serrano.

# p1 - Monday 1 October, 2018

Suspended Carnacon players lodge another appeal but could miss two games this weekend

The bans were imposed by the LGFA’s National Appeals Committee at a lengthy hearing last week.

Fijian winger's Connacht move in jeopardy after domestic violence incident

Sevu Reece is due to join the western province in November.

# p1 - Friday 28 September, 2018

Carnacon's 8 departed Mayo players have bans reduced on appeal

The club accepted their €500 fine last night.

# p1 - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'It's just a miracle it didn't happen any other evening' - Monaghan club to fundraise after sinkhole damage

The collapsing of pillars in an old gypsum mine is believed to have the closing of Magheracloone’s club grounds.

# p1 - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'We're burning players out... The pressure on our athletes is a huge concern'

International Rugby Players has received eye-opening feedback around tackle height from its members.

IRFU decline proposal for behind-the-scenes series on Schmidt's Ireland

The discussions never advanced beyond an informal stage.

# p1 - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'It must come to an end now' - Leahy wants to draw line under Mayo Ladies football saga

The Mayo manager says this will be his final comment on the matter.

# p1 - Monday 17 September, 2018

Cavanagh called for second referee in GAA before weekend injuries

“I like the idea of a second referee with some of the stuff that goes on off the ball,” Sean Cavanagh told The42 last week.

'Think of the humour that man brought': All-Ireland final day with the Louth footballers Resilience This post contains videos

'Think of the humour that man brought': All-Ireland final day with the Louth footballers

The Louth ladies met Limerick in yesterday’s junior decider, just months after the death of their manager Micheál McKeown.

# p1 - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Munster, Leinster and Ulster set for French refs in first round of Champions Cup

Romain Poite, Pascal Gaüzère and Jérôme Garcès are first up for the Irish provinces.

# p1 - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'Coach told me, 'You'll be playing with Kieran Donaghy. He's the LeBron James of Gaelic football''

American Trae Pemberton had two enjoyable years playing basketball alongside Donaghy with Tralee Warriors.

# p1 - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'

No longer the nearly man, Thomas Barr has become Ireland’s man for the big occasion after ending the summer as a European bronze medallist.

# p1 - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Now, it's back to business': Jason Quigley to headline Golden Boy card live on ESPN in October

The Ballybofey man will fight live on the Worldwide Leader on Thursday 18 October at California’s Fantasy Springs Casino.

# p1 - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures

The Mayo Ladies senior football squad have fully backed manager Peter Leahy.

# p1 - Friday 31 August, 2018

Carnacon free to defend Mayo, Connacht and All-Ireland club titles after winning appeal

Their appeal to the Connacht LGFA was successful tonight.

# p1 - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Leinster face 'non-European player' headache again after McCarthy breaks wrist

The scrum-half suffered the injury in training last week.

# p1 - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

All-Ireland club champions Carnacon to discover their fate tomorrow night

Carnacon were removed from the Mayo league and championship last week for bringing the game into disrepute.

# p1 - Monday 27 August, 2018

Munster confirm new scrum-half signing as Murray sidelined with neck injury

The Ireland international is set to miss the opening stages of the new season.

# p1 - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans Rhys McClenaghan This post contains videos

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans

Teenage gymnast Rhys McClenaghan reflects on his incredible achievement at the European Championships.

'Devastated' Carnacon club preparing appeal to Connacht LGFA over Mayo expulsion

The reigning All-Ireland champions were removed from this year’s club championship at a county board meeting on Tuesday night.

# p1 - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Mayo clubs voted 26-2 in favour of throwing Carnacon out of county championship

The reigning All-Ireland ladies senior club champions are meeting tonight to begin preparing an appeal.

'He's a powerful man in everything he does' - Limerick's salute to their long-time GAA sponsor

Selector Brian Geary was struck by the reaction of the All-Ireland winners when they met JP McManus.

# p1 - Monday 20 August, 2018

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge

Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury was one of the new faces involved in Ireland camp last week.

Aki expected back in Connacht training after visit to New Zealand

The Ireland international midfielder was given some time off last week.

'I didn't really sleep last night because I visualised scoring a goal on All-Ireland final day'

It was a special moment for Shane Dowling as Limerick’s breakthrough arrived.

# p1 - Friday 17 August, 2018

'I've still got a lot to offer... I believe I could have ripped up the league this year'

Adam Morgan could be back in Irish football next season despite his recent departure from Sligo Rovers.

# p1 - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'He's the man to lead us to the next level' - Davy commits to Wexford for 2019

Captain Matthew O’Hanlon has thrown his support behind the Clare All-Ireland winner, who is staying in the south-east.

# p1 - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'I just remember thinking that was an awful crunch, there had to be something wrong'

Tipperary’s All-Ireland winning captain is focused on getting back in action in 2019.

# p1 - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'She's got to fight in Ireland': Sky chief to push for Katie homecoming fight and 'festival'

Adam Smith tells The42 that he’ll ‘work hard’ for a massive Katie Taylor fight in Millstreet or somewhere similar if it can’t be made in Dublin.

# p1 - Monday 30 July, 2018

Dislocated knee and cruciate fears as emerging Tipp senior hurler set for long spell on sidelines

Billy McCarthy had made his senior championship debut for Tipperary in May.

Hope that Fitzgibbon will recover for All-Ireland U21 semi-final after being forced off for Cork seniors yesterday

The Cork U21 side are in action next Saturday against Wexford.

# p1 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'When I was a kid, I never really noticed that I was different' Resilience This post contains videos

'When I was a kid, I never really noticed that I was different'

Growing up with a disability, Ellen Keane felt insecure. Going to college she overcame that insecurity and is now reaching her full potential in the pool.

# p1 - Friday 27 July, 2018

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter

‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’

# p1 - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Exclusive first look at the new Republic of Ireland away kit New Threads This post contains videos

Exclusive first look at the new Republic of Ireland away kit

The new white kit will be launched tomorrow morning.

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