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Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Euros
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Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Euros

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 8:31 AM 77,767 Views 39 Comments

Belgium, Italy, Spain and others who could prevail.

Ranking the 10 teams now most likely to win the Euros
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# In The Frame

Ranking the 10 teams now most likely to win the Euros

Jun 24th 2021, 10:02 AM 69,917 Views 38 Comments

France, Italy, England and other contenders.

Ranking the 10 teams most likely to win the Euros
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From The42
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Ranking the 10 teams most likely to win the Euros

Jun 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 58,664 Views 41 Comments

England, France and Portugal are among the most fancied sides.

'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward
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'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward

Dec 18th 2020, 11:38 AM 4,432 Views 3 Comments

Aidan O’Shea doesn’t feel time is running out to add that elusive All-Ireland medal.

Assessing the 12 counties left in the hunt for Sam Maguire
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Assessing the 12 counties left in the hunt for Sam Maguire

Nov 9th 2020, 8:05 PM 52,413 Views 15 Comments

19 teams have been eliminated after the opening two weeks of All-ireland SFC action.

Leaders Leipzig frustrate Bundesliga champions Bayern as Dortmund outclass Leverkusen
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Leaders Leipzig frustrate Bundesliga champions Bayern as Dortmund outclass Leverkusen

Sep 14th 2019, 8:51 PM 4,218 Views 0 Comments

Emil Forsberg scored from the spot as RB Leipzig came from behind to draw 1-1 with Bayern Munich and reclaim top spot.

Who's in the frame to replace Donoghue as the next Galway hurling boss?
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Who's in the frame to replace Donoghue as the next Galway hurling boss?

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:33 AM 17,256 Views 12 Comments

Several high-profile names have been linked with the role.

Who are the front runners to replace Cian O'Neill as Kildare boss?
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Who are the front runners to replace Cian O'Neill as Kildare boss?

Jul 17th 2019, 4:15 PM 10,287 Views 13 Comments

Davy Burke, Malachy O’Rourke, Jack O’Connor and Glenn Ryan are among the names being linked with the job.

Which of these 16 teams will triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations?
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Which of these 16 teams will triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations?

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 4,229 Views 1 Comment

The knockout stages of the competition begin on Friday.

'It'd be a travesty if they don't win more' - Clare are potential All-Ireland champions, says Cusack
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'It'd be a travesty if they don't win more' - Clare are potential All-Ireland champions, says Cusack

May 13th 2019, 3:16 PM 5,860 Views 7 Comments

Donal Óg Cusack was speaking on The Sunday Game last night.

'If we want to be real contenders, we need to operate in a different way'
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'If we want to be real contenders, we need to operate in a different way'

Jan 7th 2019, 8:01 PM 5,122 Views 4 Comments

Mauricio Pochettino has warned that Spurs’ progress is unlikely to continue at the same pace unless they start to compete with the spending power of rivals.

Ireland are 'up there with as good as I've ever seen,' says USA's Gold
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Ireland are 'up there with as good as I've ever seen,' says USA's Gold

Nov 25th 2018, 8:15 AM 19,048 Views 8 Comments

The Eagles boss feels Joe Schmidt’s side are one of the ‘sure favourites’ for next year’s World Cup.

Toulouse may be back, but Saracens remain the clear and present danger to Leinster's crown
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Toulouse may be back, but Saracens remain the clear and present danger to Leinster's crown

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:31 PM 8,147 Views 6 Comments

The English champions have ominously marched their way through wins in all eight games this season.

Who's in the frame to become the next Mayo senior football boss?
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Who's in the frame to become the next Mayo senior football boss?

Aug 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 41,377 Views 45 Comments

Stephen Rochford stepped down yesterday.

What was your favourite moment from an extraordinary summer of hurling?
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What was your favourite moment from an extraordinary summer of hurling?

Aug 20th 2018, 5:21 PM 22,051 Views 41 Comments

From Nickie Quaid’s stunning save against Cork to Peter Duggan’s wonder point against Galway, this championship had it all.

Who's in the frame to become the next Kerry senior football boss?
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Who's in the frame to become the next Kerry senior football boss?

Aug 6th 2018, 8:43 PM 64,207 Views 40 Comments

Eamonn Fitzmaurice stepped down on Saturday evening.

Kerry on the slide, Dublin still the kingpins: Super 8s power rankings after round 2
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Kerry on the slide, Dublin still the kingpins: Super 8s power rankings after round 2

Jul 23rd 2018, 3:39 PM 11,336 Views 5 Comments

The Kingdom have dropped two places, while Donegal and Monaghan are on the rise.

Super 8s power rankings after opening weekend of GAA's new football format
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Super 8s power rankings after opening weekend of GAA's new football format

Jul 16th 2018, 3:03 PM 30,267 Views 28 Comments

Galway and Tyrone have both jumped up the pecking order.

2019 World Cup a thrilling prospect for Schmidt's superb Ireland
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2019 World Cup a thrilling prospect for Schmidt's superb Ireland

Jun 26th 2018, 8:43 AM 15,588 Views 48 Comments

Ireland had a stunning season in which they beat everyone in the World Rugby Top 10 aside from the All Blacks.

Friend and Dobson emerge as contenders for Connacht head coach job
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Friend and Dobson emerge as contenders for Connacht head coach job

May 18th 2018, 6:10 PM 9,320 Views 8 Comments

The Australian and South African have both built up strong CVs.

'I believe I deserve' Player of the Year - De Bruyne
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'I believe I deserve' Player of the Year - De Bruyne

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:58 AM 9,094 Views 23 Comments

The Manchester City playmaker said he is worthy of winning the award and insists he cannot be compared to Mohamed Salah.

The growing confidence around Ireland's Six Nations chances is justified
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The growing confidence around Ireland's Six Nations chances is justified

Jan 29th 2018, 9:15 PM 30,465 Views 73 Comments

With key players in form and after an impressive November series, Ireland are in fine shape.

Connacht to host Gloucester in Challenge Cup quarter, but face potential away semi-final
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Connacht to host Gloucester in Challenge Cup quarter, but face potential away semi-final

Jan 21st 2018, 2:34 AM 7,727 Views 5 Comments

Kieran Keane’s side advanced through to the knockout stages as third seeds.

Ranking the 16 teams left in the Champions League's chances of triumphing
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Ranking the 16 teams left in the Champions League's chances of triumphing

Dec 7th 2017, 3:34 PM 15,543 Views 40 Comments

From Basel to PSG, we assess the likelihood of each side prevailing.

Title race far from over and more Premier League talking points
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Title race far from over and more Premier League talking points

Nov 28th 2017, 11:59 PM 7,739 Views 16 Comments

Plus, another clean sheet for Brighton and Ireland defender Shane Duffy.

Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?
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Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?

Nov 26th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,537 Views 1 Comment

Jonathan Eig’s book on Muhammad Ali is among this year’s stellar connection.

The 22 contenders for eir Sport Sports Book of the Year - including The42's debut
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The 22 contenders for eir Sport Sports Book of the Year - including The42's debut

Oct 25th 2017, 1:40 PM 15,146 Views 10 Comments

It is the third year of the prize, which was won by ‘What Do You Think of That’ by Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy in 2016.

6 possible contenders to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton
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6 possible contenders to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton

Oct 23rd 2017, 3:39 PM 14,670 Views 28 Comments

Could David Moyes be set for a shock return to Goodison Park?

Back to the future: Is this the most wide-open hurling championship since 2013?
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Back to the future: Is this the most wide-open hurling championship since 2013?

Jun 14th 2017, 7:05 AM 6,359 Views 4 Comments

“It’s going to be a serious championship,” says former Galway skipper David Collins.

Joy for ex-Ireland U21 international as Huddersfield boost Premier League bid
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Joy for ex-Ireland U21 international as Huddersfield boost Premier League bid

Apr 25th 2017, 10:59 PM 6,479 Views 1 Comment

Sean Scannell started, while the Terriers secured a Championship play-off spot at Molineux.

Henshaw believes Leinster can 'go all the way' in the Champions Cup
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Henshaw believes Leinster can 'go all the way' in the Champions Cup

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 3,515 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland international was superb for Leo Cullen’s side in the draw against Castres.

Hughes warns Liverpool over title drought
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Hughes warns Liverpool over title drought

Dec 27th 2016, 1:40 PM 7,725 Views 8 Comments

Liverpool will only find it harder to end their title drought the longer it goes on, Stoke City manager Mark Hughes warned.

Cleveland make the World Series while the Cubs keep their dream alive
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Cleveland make the World Series while the Cubs keep their dream alive

Oct 20th 2016, 8:49 AM 4,935 Views 10 Comments

It’s the Indians’ first World Series appearance since 1997.

Poll: Who deserves to be crowned the 2016 GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year?
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Poll: Who deserves to be crowned the 2016 GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year?

Oct 4th 2016, 1:49 PM 19,346 Views 32 Comments

Brian Fenton is the front runner, but does anybody else deserve it more?

Poll: Who deserves to be crowned the 2016 GAA/GPA Hurler of the Year?
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Poll: Who deserves to be crowned the 2016 GAA/GPA Hurler of the Year?

Sep 6th 2016, 11:14 AM 12,930 Views 30 Comments

Seamus Callanan, Austin Gleeson and Paudie Maher lead the race for top honours.

Power ranking the 8 teams left at Euro 2016
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Power ranking the 8 teams left at Euro 2016

Jun 29th 2016, 8:32 PM 10,295 Views 18 Comments

Belgium and other countries still in contention for the big prize in France.

7 contenders being touted to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager
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7 contenders being touted to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager

Jun 29th 2016, 5:23 PM 10,435 Views 17 Comments

Arsene Wengers and others being mentioned as coaches who could be appointed.

Analysis: Connacht continue to be the brightest light in Irish rugby
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Analysis: Connacht continue to be the brightest light in Irish rugby

Mar 30th 2016, 5:56 PM 19,777 Views 12 Comments

Last weekend’s win over Leinster was the latest demonstration of the quality of Pat Lam’s men.

Tottenham gave their top four hopes a big boost with a late win today
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Tottenham gave their top four hopes a big boost with a late win today

Dec 28th 2015, 5:14 PM 4,438 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan claimed his sixth assist of the season as Norwich prevailed.

Hat-trick for Chris Ashton as Saracens continue to set pace in Ulster's group
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Hat-trick for Chris Ashton as Saracens continue to set pace in Ulster's group

Dec 19th 2015, 2:51 PM 5,665 Views 2 Comments

Mark McCall’s side secured another bonus point against Oyonnax.

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