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The making of Marcus Smith, featuring a former Ireland flanker
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The making of Marcus Smith, featuring a former Ireland flanker

Mar 12th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,239 Views 0 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Kieron Dawson played a key role in the young out-half’s development at Brighton College.

'He certainly doesn’t look out of place' - Crawford says 16-year-old Ferguson is ready for U21s stage
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'He certainly doesn’t look out of place' - Crawford says 16-year-old Ferguson is ready for U21s stage

Sep 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 6,769 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland U21s play Bosnia and Herzegovina in Zenica today.

'We lost because we were so dazzled by the wonder of their kit that we couldn’t possibly concentrate'
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'We lost because we were so dazzled by the wonder of their kit that we couldn’t possibly concentrate'

May 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,304 Views 3 Comments

In an extract from his book ‘Boy Wonder,’ Dave Hannigan recalls some of his sport-related childhood memories.

Haaland continues electric run of form with his 40th goal of the season
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Haaland continues electric run of form with his 40th goal of the season

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:51 PM 13,832 Views 4 Comments

Borussia Dortmund picked up 2-0 win at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.

'Anyone who would have played against him would have said, 'Oh God, where did you get him from?'
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'Anyone who would have played against him would have said, 'Oh God, where did you get him from?'

Jan 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 38,659 Views 17 Comments

As he breaks onto the biggest stage of all, The42 profiles the rise of Adam Idah.

Trump's son-in-law 'loses top-level security clearance'
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Trump's son-in-law 'loses top-level security clearance'

Feb 28th 2018, 8:32 AM 17,273 Views 74 Comments

For almost any staffer other than Kushner, his future in the White House would now be under serious doubt.

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017
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# Good Reads

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017

Dec 22nd 2017, 11:00 AM 12,058 Views 9 Comments

From autobiographies of Jackie Tyrrell to books on Bob Paisley, it’s been a good year for lovers of sporting yarns.

'It's a hymn to the Irish mother, hopefully' - Dave Hannigan on excavating an Irish sporting childhood
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'It's a hymn to the Irish mother, hopefully' - Dave Hannigan on excavating an Irish sporting childhood

Oct 1st 2017, 12:00 PM 17,108 Views 6 Comments

The new memoir will resonate with many of us.

Zinedine Zidane's son handed Real Madrid debut, scores within 17 minutes
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Zinedine Zidane's son handed Real Madrid debut, scores within 17 minutes

Nov 30th 2016, 8:11 PM 14,197 Views 8 Comments

The Spanish side warmed up for El Clasico with a comfortable 6-1 Copa del Rey win over Cultural Leonesa, sealing a 13-2 aggregate triumph.

Maguire the hero as Cork stun Dundalk in FAI Cup final
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Maguire the hero as Cork stun Dundalk in FAI Cup final

Nov 6th 2016, 6:25 PM 22,877 Views 22 Comments

The Leesiders gained revenge for their defeat at the same stage last year.

Rashford, Sanches and Coman among Golden Boy nominees
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Rashford, Sanches and Coman among Golden Boy nominees

Sep 29th 2016, 2:37 PM 6,484 Views 20 Comments

There have been 40 players nominated for this year’s Golden Boy award, including Kelechi Iheanacho, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Dele All.

This Dublin boy has just directed a video for one of the world's biggest dance acts
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This Dublin boy has just directed a video for one of the world's biggest dance acts

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:34 PM 25,662 Views 22 Comments

12-year-old Ryan Wyer was sought out by Aphex Twin when he saw the videos on Ryan’s YouTube channel.

This superb Marcus Rashford goal helped put United in FA Cup semis tonight
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This superb Marcus Rashford goal helped put United in FA Cup semis tonight

Apr 13th 2016, 8:41 PM 11,154 Views 14 Comments

The Red Devils won 2-1 in tonight’s quarter-final replay.

'I think Garry is going to be a great player' - Ringrose shows rich promise
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'I think Garry is going to be a great player' - Ringrose shows rich promise

Dec 28th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,753 Views 20 Comments

The Leinster centre was superb in Thomond Park yesterday.

'We're going into the lion's den' - Cian Lynch on facing Clare in Ennis
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'We're going into the lion's den' - Cian Lynch on facing Clare in Ennis

Jul 30th 2015, 8:51 AM 5,320 Views 21 Comments

The boy wonder looks ahead to tonight’s Munster U21 hurling final.

16-year-old Real prodigy becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter ever
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# Euro 2016

16-year-old Real prodigy becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter ever

Mar 28th 2015, 10:14 PM 11,881 Views 2 Comments

Martin Odegaard of Norway surpassed Peter Jehle of Liechtenstein.

Louis van Gaal full of praise for Antrim's Paddy McNair, imitates THAT header
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Louis van Gaal full of praise for Antrim's Paddy McNair, imitates THAT header

Sep 29th 2014, 6:11 PM 11,950 Views 13 Comments

The 19-year-old had a promising debut against West Ham at the weekend.

George North back on track for 6 Nations
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George North back on track for 6 Nations

Jan 5th 2013, 6:01 PM 1,095 Views 0 Comments

The neck injury he suffered at Ravenhill is not as bad as first feared.

Meet the 12-year-old boy who saved his granny from losing her house...
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Meet the 12-year-old boy who saved his granny from losing her house...

Feb 8th 2012, 10:03 PM 17,640 Views 37 Comments

Janice Sparhawk, 72, had fallen behind on her mortgage. So her grandson Noah sprang into action.