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Kleyn offers 'a different element' as Ireland squad competition heats up
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Kleyn offers 'a different element' as Ireland squad competition heats up

Aug 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,253 Views 51 Comments

Ireland have a number of selection dilemmas to resolve in the coming weeks.

Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches
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Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches

Jun 6th 2019, 9:53 PM 14,504 Views 16 Comments

England and Netherlands both had nervy moments in the second half of the Nations League semi-finals.

Schmidt sets World Cup ball rolling with exciting 44-man training squad
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Schmidt sets World Cup ball rolling with exciting 44-man training squad

May 28th 2019, 2:20 PM 14,007 Views 37 Comments

Jean Kleyn will qualify for Ireland before the World Cup warm-up games begin.

Here are the 3 big VAR decisions from last night - did the officials get them right?
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Here are the 3 big VAR decisions from last night - did the officials get them right?

Feb 21st 2019, 9:46 AM 4,235 Views 6 Comments

The technology was employed in both the Schalke-Man City match and the Atletico-Juve encounter.

'They're a bloody good team' - Healy expecting Exeter to arrive in Dublin with a point to prove after last week's dog fight
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'They're a bloody good team' - Healy expecting Exeter to arrive in Dublin with a point to prove after last week's dog fight

Updated Dec 15th 2017, 2:26 PM 5,072 Views 1 Comment

We get insight from Cian Healy and Johne Murphy on this week’s episode of Close Calls.

'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma'
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'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma'

Updated Dec 8th 2017, 5:53 PM 4,823 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland head coach isn’t sure if the IRFU are taking all things into account when re-negotiating the Peter O’Mahony’s contract.

Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge?
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Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge?

Dec 1st 2017, 5:14 PM 7,787 Views 38 Comments

The Independent’s Jack Pitt-Brooke joins Gavan and Ryan on Close Calls to look at the weekend’s big Premier League fixture.

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan
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'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan

Updated Nov 24th 2017, 7:07 PM 7,079 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland head coach is joining us on Close Calls to preview the last November international.

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer
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Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer

Nov 17th 2017, 9:14 PM 4,483 Views 2 Comments

The 4-0 pro boxer confirmed the news to The42 on Close Calls earlier today.

'People will be cursing our luck that Glenn Whelan is coming in but he's done a job for us before'
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'People will be cursing our luck that Glenn Whelan is coming in but he's done a job for us before'

Nov 10th 2017, 11:10 PM 6,836 Views 20 Comments

We looked ahead to the big game in the latest episode of Close Calls.

Give us your prediction for the away leg and win two tickets to Ireland v Denmark in Dublin
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Give us your prediction for the away leg and win two tickets to Ireland v Denmark in Dublin

Nov 10th 2017, 10:04 AM 4,737 Views 154 Comments

We’re live from Copenhagen on Close Calls with eir Sport this evening.

'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key'
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'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key'

Sep 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 14,912 Views 5 Comments

Dublin boss’ comments on Cora Staunton are an attempt to get under the Mayo star’s skin, says former Dublin player Lindsay Peat.

'If Mayo go and win I still think that Dublin are probably the greatest team we've ever seen'
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'If Mayo go and win I still think that Dublin are probably the greatest team we've ever seen'

Sep 17th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,988 Views 11 Comments

Billy Joe Padden gives his verdict on this afternoon’s All-Ireland senior football final at Croke Park.

'I've to eat some humble pie. I was calling for Andy to be used off the bench all year'
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'I've to eat some humble pie. I was calling for Andy to be used off the bench all year'

Sep 15th 2017, 10:03 PM 10,647 Views 4 Comments

Billy Joe Padden discussed Moran’s return to prominence on Close Calls today.

Give us your predictions for Dublin v Mayo and win yourself some limited edition gear
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Give us your predictions for Dublin v Mayo and win yourself some limited edition gear

Sep 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 10,097 Views 79 Comments

We’re counting down to the big one on Sunday on Close Calls with eir Sport.

'Without Gemma, I would unfortunately think Kilkenny will edge it'
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'Without Gemma, I would unfortunately think Kilkenny will edge it'

Updated Sep 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,330 Views 21 Comments

Four-time All-Ireland winners Jenny O’Leary and Anna Geary join Sinéad O’Carroll and Gavan Casey to preview Sunday’s camogie decider.

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'
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'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'

Aug 25th 2017, 10:40 PM 48,684 Views 104 Comments

Eric Donovan, Jason Quigley, ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy and John Kavanagh drop knowledge bombs ahead of the big one in Vegas.

'I'd like to see Lee Keegan in midfield': Paul Kerrigan previews Sunday's big Kerry v Mayo clash
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'I'd like to see Lee Keegan in midfield': Paul Kerrigan previews Sunday's big Kerry v Mayo clash

Aug 18th 2017, 7:20 PM 6,125 Views 20 Comments

Cork’s football captain was the guest on this week’s episode of The42′s Close Calls.

Win a trip to a Premier League game on our new weekly video show
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Win a trip to a Premier League game on our new weekly video show

Aug 11th 2017, 12:35 PM 2,746 Views 50 Comments

We’ll be previewing the season this afternoon.

All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup
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All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup

Jun 30th 2014, 5:40 PM 4,188 Views 5 Comments

Nigeria had a goal ruled out for offside in the first half.

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise
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STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Jun 4th 2014, 9:13 AM 21,268 Views 80 Comments

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

12 people who had an unbelievably close call

12 people who had an unbelievably close call

Apr 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 40,485 Views 30 Comments

Prepare to say ARGH.

'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai
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'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai

Feb 13th 2013, 1:16 PM 23,742 Views 18 Comments

David Burns and Maghnus Collins set off on the Silk Route in March 2012 to raise funds for Self Help Africa.

Arsenal qualify for Champions League as Nasri takes parting shot
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Arsenal qualify for Champions League as Nasri takes parting shot

Aug 25th 2011, 12:23 PM 253 Views 2 Comments

Arsenal will take part in the lucrative Champion’s League group stages after overcoming Serie A side Udinese in both legs of their qualifying play-off.