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Dublin: 8°C Tuesday 27 October 2020


# preview - Yesterday’s News

Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing

Craig Casey and Ben Healy continue as the halfbacks for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

# preview - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Molde's defensive issues give Dundalk glimmer of hope as unlikely European campaign begins

The Lilyhwites are back in the big time, in arguably their most improbable Europa League run yet.

# preview - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland

After a week like no other, a much-changed Irish squad featuring seven players under the age of 22 seek a first win under the new manager.

# preview - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

U21 boss urges Obafemi to make his case to Kenny in today's clash with Italy

The Republic of Ireland resume their U21 European Championship qualifying campaign this afternoon in Pisa.

# preview - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales

With the Euros dream dead, Ireland need to start getting results to improve their seeding for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers draw.

# preview - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life

In just his third match in charge, Stephen Kenny will lead Ireland in a crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia.

# preview - Saturday 3 October, 2020

From heavy criticism to the perfect ad on the big stage: Last two standing in Cavan SFC go again

Kingscourt Stars and Crosserlough vie for the crown in this evening’s Kingspan Breffni Park replay.

# preview - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'I have a few knives in my back that I want to take away' - Dundalk on cusp of shock Europa League qualification

Dundalk face KI of Faroe Islands in Dublin tonight, with the winner progressing to the group stages of the Europa League.

# preview - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'I think we need to take the AC Milan out of it' - Byrne and Rovers chasing almighty European upset

The Italian giants arrive in Tallaght for a one-legged, Europa League qualifier tonight.

# preview - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

From Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art' Preview

Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'

Culture Night Dublin will feature over 200 online and offline events, taking place on Friday 18 September.

# preview - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Premier League preview: Liverpool look vulnerable but are City, United or Chelsea good enough to catch them?

Get ready for today’s big kick-off with our bumper Premier League preview.

# preview - Friday 4 September, 2020

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster

Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.

# preview - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Time for the talking to stop as Stephen Kenny and Ireland finally begin a new era in Sofia

The long, long wait for Kenny’s first game in charge comes to an end in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

# preview - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot

Johann van Graan’s men need at least two match points from this afternoon’s clash.

# preview - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Reinforced Munster look to down top dogs Leinster as rugby returns

Irish rugby is finally set to kick-off this evening behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium.

# preview - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

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Dundalk aiming to put domestic woes behind them in Europe

After an indifferent re-start to the campaign, Vinny Perth’s men are hoping to overcome Celje of Slovenia this evening’s Champions League qualifier.

# preview - Monday 27 July, 2020

The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad

The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.

# preview - Friday 24 July, 2020

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics

‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.

# preview - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mikel Arteta rues 'sad' story of Jack Wilshere

Mikel Arteta played alongside Jack Wilshere for Arsenal and says the injury-hit midfielder was so gifted he could have been a great.

'He’s a rival now so there will be no sentiment involved tonight, that’s for sure'

Bohs host Shelbourne tonight as Ian Morris returns to his former club.

# preview - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'People believe in us' - Unbeaten Ireland eyeing another special night as Greeks come to town

It’s a ‘must-win’ game in the Girls In Green’s bid to reach a first-ever major tournament.

# preview - Friday 28 February, 2020

Limerick derby kicks-off another busy weekend of AIL action on Friday night

Meanwhile, table-toppers Cork Con visit struggling Dublin University.

Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow

20 straight wins and a 22-point lead over tonight’s opponents means Leinster must find their determination from within.

'I texted Jack last night to say, ‘Friday night, under the lights: that’s your time'

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk go head-to-head in a mouthwatering clash at Tallaght Stadium tonight.

# preview - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

# preview - Friday 21 February, 2020

Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown

The Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury during Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat in Madrid.

# preview - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Atletico are amid an identity crisis under Diego Simeone, but Liverpool may be suitable opponents

Atleti are struggling with the favourites tag in La Liga. The visit of the European champions allows them to be underdogs once again.

# preview - Friday 14 February, 2020

In-form Dublin clubs kick off busy weekend of AIL action on Friday night

Meanwhile, table-toppers Con visit bottom club Ballynahinch

# preview - Monday 10 February, 2020

'We wouldn’t have the highest profile' - the history chasing IT out to halt UCC's drive for 40th title

DJ Carey’s Carlow side are looking to win the third-level competition for the first time this Wednesday.

# preview - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two

Donnybrook’s Energia Park hosts the clash with familiar foes Wales this afternoon.

# preview - Friday 7 February, 2020

Joshua King had 'difficult couple of days' after United interest came to nothing

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says the approach was a ‘huge compliment’ for the striker.

'Home from home' and hopes to 'make everyone proud' - Ladies football CrossCoders set for AFLW dream

12 of the Irishwomen currently in the Australian league came through the CrossCoders programme. They share their thoughts with The42 ahead of round one.

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales

After scoring six tries on opening night, Ireland are keen to deliver a sustained threat through the 80 minutes.

# preview - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Mourinho: I went viral for the wrong reasons after VAR shambles

A spate of decisions angered the Spurs boss during their win over Man City.

# preview - Monday 3 February, 2020

'He gives us unbelievable support' - Stand-in Critchley defends Klopp over FA Cup replay stance

The Liverpool U23 coach says there is no doubting the German’s commitment.

# preview - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Farrell's Ireland have chance for a perfect start as Scotland visit Dublin

The World Cup is in the rearview mirror as Johnny Sexton and co. bid to get up and running.

# preview - Friday 31 January, 2020

Carrasco re-joins out-of-sorts Atletico ahead of Real and Liverpool games

Diego Simeone has not ruled out further deadline-day arrivals, with Edison Cavani a target.

# preview - Friday 17 January, 2020

Man Utd target Bruno Fernandes worth a lot more than suggested insists Sporting coach

The midfielder will play in the Lisbon derby tonight.

# preview - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Why Derrick Henry and Adriano from Pro Evo 6 are the same person, and your NFL weekend preview

Buckle up, as Paul Hosford takes a look at the NFL Championship weekend ahead.

# preview - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Munster fighting for European lives in monumental clash against Racing

The task is a hugely demanding one for Johann van Graan’s men.

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