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#The42 Reads

# the42-reads - Saturday 13 February, 2021

'We were like the Rolling Stones walking down the street in Cardiff!'
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

'We were like the Rolling Stones walking down the street in Cardiff!'

Feb 13th 2021, 8:00 AM 37,147 Views 19 Comments

Tom McGurk, Brent Pope, and George Hook are synonymous with a time when Irish rugby took a leap forward.

# the42-reads - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Boxing alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic
# Boxing And The Cult
# Boxing And The Cult

Boxing alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic

Feb 11th 2021, 8:00 AM 23,544 Views 12 Comments

With Kinahan stating his intention to remain at the forefront of professional boxing, only external pressure on major broadcasters can realistically dilute his influence.

# the42-reads - Saturday 6 February, 2021

‘What in the name of Jaysus were we doing going into a warzone to play rugby?’
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

‘What in the name of Jaysus were we doing going into a warzone to play rugby?’

Feb 6th 2021, 10:09 AM 47,964 Views 23 Comments

Noel Mannion is best remembered for his iconic try against Wales in 1989 – but his fondest memories come from crossing the border to play in Ulster.

# the42-reads - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Trips away, loyalty and setbacks: An inside look at the careers of 6 retiring Mayo greats
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

Trips away, loyalty and setbacks: An inside look at the careers of 6 retiring Mayo greats

Feb 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 27,428 Views 12 Comments

The recent spate of retirements in Mayo has an end of an era feel to it.

# the42-reads - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Analysis: Where did Ireland's 25 tries come from last year?
# Trends
# Trends

Analysis: Where did Ireland's 25 tries come from last year?

Feb 3rd 2021, 11:08 AM 10,437 Views 7 Comments

The importance of the lineout and scrum is as clear as ever.

# the42-reads - Saturday 30 January, 2021

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight

Jan 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 41,916 Views 24 Comments

Still a week shy of his 20th birthday, one of Irish football’s brightest prospects is attracting significant Premier League interest.