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From The42 Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan? Prep

Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan?

Eight busy weeks lie ahead before the action gets underway at the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

From The42 Dublin keeper says Mayo upheaval makes them 'a more dangerous outfit than before' Build Up

Dublin keeper says Mayo upheaval makes them 'a more dangerous outfit than before'

Ciara Trant will be between the posts as Dublin and Mayo renew their rivalry on Saturday.

From The42 Bringing Kilkenny into the Dublin defence and a trick up Gallagher's sleeve Build Up

Bringing Kilkenny into the Dublin defence and a trick up Gallagher's sleeve

Former Dublin footballer Barry Cahill has been discussing Saturday’s clash between Dublin and Donegal.

From The42 McGregor: Aldo is sloppy, his leg kicks are overrated and fight will be over inside 4 minutes

McGregor: Aldo is sloppy, his leg kicks are overrated and fight will be over inside 4 minutes

Now the tour is out of the way, The Notorious says he is looking forward getting stuck into training ahead of UFC 189.

From The42 Magnificent muddied ballerinas and bruisers in RTÉ's ballet-inspired Six Nations promo Build Up This post contains videos

Magnificent muddied ballerinas and bruisers in RTÉ's ballet-inspired Six Nations promo

‘The bigger they come, the harder they fall,’ explains Tom McGurk.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy being Taoiseach Gerry? He "hasn't given it any thought" Election Mode

Fancy being Taoiseach Gerry? He "hasn't given it any thought"

The Sinn Féin leader says he’s focused on being a “good republican”.

From The42 Letter from Glasgow: The calm before the storm on what's sure to be a special night Build Up

Letter from Glasgow: The calm before the storm on what's sure to be a special night

You may not have noticed, but Ben Blake is getting excited about tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

From The42 The Thai Tims have released an All-Ireland football final song

The Thai Tims have released an All-Ireland football final song

Who doesn’t want to hear a classroom full of children sing about Jim McGuinness…

From The42 'I'm gonna blow the roof off this place' - McGregor set for Dublin Notorious

'I'm gonna blow the roof off this place' - McGregor set for Dublin

Check out the short doc on the Irishman’s build-up to UFC Fight Night Dublin.

From The42 Tired and bruised Argentina keeping emotions in check with the prize in sight Rest Day

Tired and bruised Argentina keeping emotions in check with the prize in sight

La Albiceleste have a day less to rest but they will have to show even more discipline against the Germans on Sunday.

From The42 Munster looking to ramp up against Treviso as Leinster derby looms Build Up

Munster looking to ramp up against Treviso as Leinster derby looms

Rob Penney says his men are looking forward to a hectic schedule with the inter-pro clash and a Heineken Cup quarter-final to come.

From The42 GIF: Incredible one-touch team goal from the CONCACAF Champions League Head Tennis
From The42 Stop presses: How the media in Sweden view tonight’s must-win qualifier Swede Emotion

Stop presses: How the media in Sweden view tonight’s must-win qualifier

We’ve looked at some of the Swedish newspapers to see what they’re saying about the big game.

From The42 This RTE promo for the Munster Hurling Final should make your hair stand on end Build Up

This RTE promo for the Munster Hurling Final should make your hair stand on end

Five Munster legends whet the appetite ahead of Sunday’s big game.

From The42 O'Driscoll urges Lions to be ruthless ahead of Western Force test Build Up

O'Driscoll urges Lions to be ruthless ahead of Western Force test

The inspirational Irish centre will lead the Lions in the absence of Sam Warburton.

From The42 Opinion: Deutschland uber alles? It's not all over yet Build Up

Opinion: Deutschland uber alles? It's not all over yet

With their backs to the wall, Real are perfectly capable of knocking in three goals without reply.

From The42 Preview: City still United's equals says Mancini Build Up

Preview: City still United's equals says Mancini

With the Red Devils 15 points clear, the Italian manager has been forced to concede his side’s reign as champions is all but over.

From The42 Preview: Chelsea headline English trio in Europa quarters Build Up

Preview: Chelsea headline English trio in Europa quarters

Tottenham and Newcastle are also in action this evening.

From The42 Mourinho wants goal drought to end against Galatasaray Build Up

Mourinho wants goal drought to end against Galatasaray

The Madrid manager says his side need to improve their goalscoring tally ahead of tonight’s game.

From The42 Barcelona ready for tough test, PSG confident Build Up

Barcelona ready for tough test, PSG confident

Two of the richest football sides in the world are set to do battle in the Champions League tonight.

From The42 In pictures: Hurling fans -- including former Arsenal defender Martin Keown -- up for the match again G-g-g-gooner This post contains images

In pictures: Hurling fans -- including former Arsenal defender Martin Keown -- up for the match again

Henry Shefflin better watch his back if he misses a penalty.

From The42 I never drank from Claret Jug - Clarke OPEN CHAMPION

I never drank from Claret Jug - Clarke

‘I thought about it a few times, but I couldn’t get myself to do it.’ He may have sipped from the replica once or twice though.

From The42 LIVE: Euro 2012, day 8 Group D

LIVE: Euro 2012, day 8

Moving swiftly on… It’s back to Group D later this evening and we’re all over it, throughout the day, so open up the Viscounts and get that kettle on. It was all just a bad dream, after all…

From The42 LIVE: Euro 2012, day 7 Countdown

LIVE: Euro 2012, day 7

What, it’s been a week already? All the nerve-jangling build-up to Ireland’s clash with Spain is nestled safely in here.

From The42 LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 3 COYBIG

LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 3

Is it time yet? Is it time yet? Is it time yet?

From The42 LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 2 Group Of Death

LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 2

The one-stop-shop for the build-up to this evening’s big games in the Ukraine.

From The42 Slideshow: Here are our 30 favourite Heineken Cup final build-up pics Say Cheese This post contains images

Slideshow: Here are our 30 favourite Heineken Cup final build-up pics

There’s quite a big game happening at the weekend, if you haven’t noticed already.

From The42 Clermont v Leinster – Battle of the heavyweights, but who will prevail? Heineken Cup

Clermont v Leinster – Battle of the heavyweights, but who will prevail?

What happens when two immovable objects collide?

From The42 Previews: All you need to know about tonight's European ties Build Up

Previews: All you need to know about tonight's European ties

Manchester City are at home to Porto at 5pm and there are two Champions League last 16 first legs later this evening.

From The42 Here's your picture of the day: A slap in the face for Vitali Heated

Here's your picture of the day: A slap in the face for Vitali

Dereck Chisora squared up to the heavyweight champion and caught him in the kisser at the weight-in this afternoon.

From The42 Irish boxers prepare to compete in European Women's Championships Build Up

Irish boxers prepare to compete in European Women's Championships

The squad are due to arrive in Holland on Saturday, with the tournament beginning on Monday.