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All-Ireland champions Limerick dominate Sunday Game Team of the Year
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All-Ireland champions Limerick dominate Sunday Game Team of the Year

Aug 23rd 2021, 12:13 PM 31,940 Views 34 Comments

The panel also selected one player from each of Cork, Waterford, Kilkenny and Clare.

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
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Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Jan 21st 2021, 12:46 PM 5,142 Views 14 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny, Gearóid Hegarty, Sanita Puspure and Colin Keane are also in the running.

Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits
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Big names aplenty as Peamount trio up for Player of the Season after stunning double exploits

Dec 16th 2020, 9:49 AM 2,583 Views 0 Comments

The young player equivalent also has serious talent on the shortlist.

Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings
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Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings

Aug 24th 2020, 1:56 PM 15,596 Views 1 Comment

Three-weight world champion Claressa Shields tops Ring Magazine’s list.

Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win?
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Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win?

Dec 8th 2019, 6:35 PM 54,297 Views 92 Comments

The list has been whittled down from 26 to 10 ahead of the big night.

8 players who could light up tomorrow's All-Ireland semi-finals in Croke Park
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8 players who could light up tomorrow's All-Ireland semi-finals in Croke Park

Aug 24th 2019, 7:45 AM 5,115 Views 0 Comments

Fierce rivalries will be renewed as Dublin face Cork and Mayo meet Galway.

'A little Jack Russell' and other stars who should light up the Women's World Cup
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'A little Jack Russell' and other stars who should light up the Women's World Cup

Jun 6th 2019, 6:01 PM 2,711 Views 0 Comments

Irish internationals Louise Quinn, Stephanie Roche and Megan Campbell tell us who to keep an eye on.

'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'
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'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'

Feb 11th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,721 Views 8 Comments

England may be top of the Six Nations table after two bonus-point wins, but Eddie Jones is wary of a Wales team that has won 11 straight.

Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'
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Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:23 AM 4,905 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona legend has spoken about his duel with the former Real Madrid star, who joined Juventus in the summer

That's a wrap: A look back at Ireland's stand-out XI of 2018
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That's a wrap: A look back at Ireland's stand-out XI of 2018

Dec 26th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,901 Views 5 Comments

Do you agree with our selections?

World champion Kellie Harrington crowned 2018 Sportswoman of the Year
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World champion Kellie Harrington crowned 2018 Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 21st 2018, 4:15 PM 3,100 Views 6 Comments

An early Christmas present after an incredible year for the Dubliner.

7 for Cork, 5 for Kilkenny as All-Ireland champions lead the way at 2018 All-Stars
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7 for Cork, 5 for Kilkenny as All-Ireland champions lead the way at 2018 All-Stars

Nov 4th 2018, 9:45 AM 5,273 Views 0 Comments

Galway, Tipperary and Waterford players made up the team selection.

Here are the 6 nominees for Premier League Player of the Year
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Here are the 6 nominees for Premier League Player of the Year

Apr 14th 2018, 3:17 PM 29,167 Views 50 Comments

Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne lead the PFA nominations, with three Manchester City players in the running.

Do you agree with The42's Hurling 2017 Team of the Year?
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Do you agree with The42's Hurling 2017 Team of the Year?

Dec 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 14,484 Views 40 Comments

Choosing players not alone on the summer’s senior championship but also factoring in minor, U21, league and club action.

Haranguing, swearing and a run-in with Bertie - just some of Vincent Browne's best bits
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Haranguing, swearing and a run-in with Bertie - just some of Vincent Browne's best bits

Jul 27th 2017, 9:27 AM 56,444 Views 65 Comments

He’s off, but what a decade it’s been.

Two blue ticks from Ronaldo and 'whatever the f**k you do, don't shut your eyes' - it's tweets of the week
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Two blue ticks from Ronaldo and 'whatever the f**k you do, don't shut your eyes' - it's tweets of the week

Jul 23rd 2017, 10:30 AM 14,686 Views 1 Comment

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

Cork legends Briege Corkery and Bríd Stack shortlisted for Player of the Year award
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Cork legends Briege Corkery and Bríd Stack shortlisted for Player of the Year award

Oct 21st 2016, 3:08 PM 3,085 Views 0 Comments

Dublin star forward Sinead Ahearne was also nominated for the honour.

Here's the line-up and seedings for today's Champions League draw
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Here's the line-up and seedings for today's Champions League draw

Aug 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,763 Views 18 Comments

The draw will take place in Monaco this evening at 5pm Irish time.

We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final
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We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final

Oct 28th 2015, 6:12 PM 11,152 Views 24 Comments

We pick our ultimate XV from this year’s World Cup final.

An important ranking of Dublin city's McDonald's
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An important ranking of Dublin city's McDonald's

Oct 9th 2015, 6:15 PM 8,568 Views 10 Comments

From worst to best.

Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014
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Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014

Dec 24th 2014, 6:18 PM 3,562 Views 5 Comments

2014 was another year in which racing fans gained some new favourites and said goodbye to some old ones.

The 50 best players in the world
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The 50 best players in the world

Feb 20th 2011, 9:38 AM 1,274 Views 0 Comments

We’ve crunched the numbers. Here’s the top footballers in the world right now.