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# read-the-game - Sunday 4 October, 2020

A farewell to Dermo, mayhem as the transfer window closes and the week's best sportswriting
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A farewell to Dermo, mayhem as the transfer window closes and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 4th 2020, 8:30 AM 11,760 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle and get reading…

# read-the-game - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting
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Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,558 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days, including a stunning Bohemians oral history.

# read-the-game - Sunday 10 May, 2020

A GAA journey from Poland to Dublin coach, a beautiful tribute to a late star and the week's best sportswriting
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A GAA journey from Poland to Dublin coach, a beautiful tribute to a late star and the week's best sportswriting

May 10th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,158 Views 1 Comment

Get the kettle boiled, there are some brilliant pieces be to read.

# read-the-game - Sunday 15 March, 2020

A method actor in football's theatre of absurd, 'Keep Women out of Croker' and the week's best sportswriting
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A method actor in football's theatre of absurd, 'Keep Women out of Croker' and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 6,606 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy some of our favourite reads from the last week.

# read-the-game - Sunday 1 March, 2020

A nod to encouraging sporting parents, a journey from prison to the podium and the week's best sportswriting
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A nod to encouraging sporting parents, a journey from prison to the podium and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 1st 2020, 8:30 AM 4,070 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on, it’s that time of the week.

# read-the-game - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How Moyross made Keith Earls, a beautiful tribute to a late colleague and the week's best sportswriting
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How Moyross made Keith Earls, a beautiful tribute to a late colleague and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 1st 2019, 8:30 AM 10,541 Views 0 Comments

A selection of our favourite sporting pieces from the past seven days.

# read-the-game - Sunday 14 July, 2019

A touching tribute to late Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy and the week's best sportswriting
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A touching tribute to late Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy and the week's best sportswriting

Jul 14th 2019, 8:30 AM 4,042 Views 0 Comments

Plus, a heartwarming World Cup story and a family affair with the Hendersons.

# read-the-game - Sunday 24 February, 2019

I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring
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I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring

Feb 24th 2019, 8:30 AM 6,264 Views 0 Comments

Plus, an interesting League of Ireland piece and ‘I had lost my identity, who am I without sport?’

# read-the-game - Sunday 6 January, 2019

The Irish running rivalry fuelled by hate, Limerick's magical summer and the week's best sportswriting
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The Irish running rivalry fuelled by hate, Limerick's magical summer and the week's best sportswriting

Jan 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,584 Views 1 Comment

Stick on the kettle, sit back and enjoy.

# read-the-game - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Solveig and Hegerberg, the greatest game never played and the week's best sportswriting
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Solveig and Hegerberg, the greatest game never played and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,473 Views 0 Comments

Plus, a ‘footballing fairytale told in Longford accent.’

# read-the-game - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year
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Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

Nov 8th 2018, 4:47 PM 7,884 Views 5 Comments

The42 is represented twice on the longlist.

# read-the-game - Sunday 9 September, 2018

A search for one's family, the Oh-So-Close Men and the week's best sportswriting
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A search for one's family, the Oh-So-Close Men and the week's best sportswriting

Sep 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,475 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# read-the-game - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Limerick's 'biggest let-down', a powerful story of struggle and survival and more of the week's best sportswriting
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Limerick's 'biggest let-down', a powerful story of struggle and survival and more of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 19th 2018, 8:30 AM 5,785 Views 1 Comment

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

# read-the-game - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting
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Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 5,773 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle, go on…..

# read-the-game - Sunday 8 April, 2018

The Irish teenager dreaming big at Inter Milan and the week's best sportswriting
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The Irish teenager dreaming big at Inter Milan and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 12,121 Views 0 Comments

A few teasers for some of our favourite sportswriting from the week that was.

# read-the-game - Sunday 25 February, 2018

McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting
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McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,085 Views 2 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# read-the-game - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting
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Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 17th 2017, 11:48 AM 9,167 Views 1 Comment

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# read-the-game - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting
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From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,807 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# read-the-game - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 26th 2017, 8:44 AM 6,289 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

# read-the-game - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Overcoming addiction to reach the top again, Ireland's rebel without a pause and the week's best sportswriting
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Overcoming addiction to reach the top again, Ireland's rebel without a pause and the week's best sportswriting

Nov 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 8,333 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# read-the-game - Sunday 30 July, 2017

The bright future of Irish athletics, living in Tom Brady's shoes and the week's best sportswriting
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The bright future of Irish athletics, living in Tom Brady's shoes and the week's best sportswriting

Jul 30th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,994 Views 0 Comments

Plus, two American swimming siblings and their respective coming out stories.

# read-the-game - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Dean Rock on 'you know who', the rise of Colombian cyclists and the week's best sportswriting
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Dean Rock on 'you know who', the rise of Colombian cyclists and the week's best sportswriting

Jun 11th 2017, 8:36 PM 7,701 Views 1 Comment

Plus a 41-year-old inter-county footballer’s heartbreaking but inspiring story.

# read-the-game - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting
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Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,812 Views 0 Comments

Plus, the last days of Aaron Hernandez’s life before his death this week.

# read-the-game - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Rory in Wonderland falls down a rabbit hole, Father Ted and LOI and the week's best sportswriting
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Rory in Wonderland falls down a rabbit hole, Father Ted and LOI and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 7,152 Views 0 Comments

Plus, “drone dunks” and La La Land.

# read-the-game - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From meth addict to Olympic silver, Leaving Cert maths and rugby collide and the week's best sportswriting
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From meth addict to Olympic silver, Leaving Cert maths and rugby collide and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 5th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,706 Views 1 Comment

Plus, the end of the ‘stick to sports’ era for sportswriters.

# read-the-game - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'The beginnings of the sexual revolution in Derry’ and more of the week's best sportswriting
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'The beginnings of the sexual revolution in Derry’ and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 5,229 Views 0 Comments

Plus Sue Ronan banned from street football and ‘Dear Football Gods, we need to talk’.

# read-the-game - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Ranieri on Leicester's secrets, the complexity of transgender athletes and, the week's best sportswriting
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Ranieri on Leicester's secrets, the complexity of transgender athletes and, the week's best sportswriting

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 7,095 Views 2 Comments

Also, how Jason Day’s complicated and complex family background pushed him to become the best golfer in the world while just how new is the new Fifa?

# read-the-game - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:35 AM 8,182 Views 0 Comments

Outside? Are you mad? Stay in with the best sportswriting the internet had to offer this week.