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5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle
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5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle

Jun 6th 2021, 7:15 AM 14,173 Views 10 Comments

It finished 0-33 to 2-19 in favour of Limerick last night in the Gaelic Grounds.

Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway
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Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway

Oct 2nd 2020, 12:25 PM 9,448 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend is able to field his strongest available side as his team bid to bounce back from their ‘A’ defeat to Munster.

Date set for Community Shield, and it could be played in front of fans at Wembley
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Date set for Community Shield, and it could be played in front of fans at Wembley

Jul 29th 2020, 3:36 PM 5,899 Views 14 Comments

Premier League champions Liverpool will face the FA Cup winners on Saturday, 29 August.

McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash
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McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash

Nov 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 13,281 Views 15 Comments

Jack Byrne, Troy Parrott, and Lee O’Connor are all likely to feature in Thursday’s friendly.

Sancho shines as Dortmund deny Bayern in German Super Cup
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Sancho shines as Dortmund deny Bayern in German Super Cup

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:11 PM 9,748 Views 5 Comments

Ryan Johansson, the teenager who is currently taking an appeal to Fifa so as to be eligible to play for Ireland, was an unused substitute for Bayern.

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh
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Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh

May 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

Racing fans will get a first glimpse of the Kildare venue’s multi-million Euro redevelopment today.

Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones
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Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones

Jan 26th 2019, 1:57 PM 12,313 Views 5 Comments

Dublin get the defence of their National Football League title underway against Monaghan tomorrow afternoon.

'We're just one of the teams chasing it again': Leinster hit reset in back-to-back bid
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'We're just one of the teams chasing it again': Leinster hit reset in back-to-back bid

Oct 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 4,135 Views 18 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side begin their Heineken Champions Cup campaign against Wasps at the RDS tonight.

Garryowen edge opening day shoot-out, UCD burn off UCC challenge and all your AIL Div 1a reports From The42

Garryowen edge opening day shoot-out, UCD burn off UCC challenge and all your AIL Div 1a reports

Oct 6th 2018, 8:35 PM 6,661 Views 2 Comments

The AIL returned to a club ground near you this weekend.

Simon Zebo starts at fullback for Top14 debut against Toulon
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Simon Zebo starts at fullback for Top14 debut against Toulon

Aug 24th 2018, 7:08 PM 11,897 Views 21 Comments

And there’s much more Irish interest in France with Paul O’Connell and Mike Prendergast coaching Stade Francais.

Rampant second half against Royals takes Galway to minor All-Ireland final
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Rampant second half against Royals takes Galway to minor All-Ireland final

Aug 11th 2018, 5:11 PM 8,593 Views 2 Comments

Goals from Tinney, McCormack and Gill helped the Tribe sweep Meath aside.

Cork U21 and sub senior keeper to start in All-Ireland final on Sunday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh
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Cork U21 and sub senior keeper to start in All-Ireland final on Sunday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Jul 20th 2017, 8:49 PM 20,338 Views 6 Comments

Cork take on Kilkenny in the intermediate decider.

County chair says Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be ready to host hurling championship quarter-finals
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County chair says Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be ready to host hurling championship quarter-finals

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 30,715 Views 57 Comments

Cork county chair Ger Lane has dismissed reports that the venue will not be ready for this year’s Championship quarter-finals in two weeks’ time.

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations From The42
Live Feb 4th 2017, 1:25 PM

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations

Do more with less: Rio's iconic Maracana delivers another powerful opening ceremony
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Do more with less: Rio's iconic Maracana delivers another powerful opening ceremony

Sep 8th 2016, 4:25 AM 7,561 Views 8 Comments

Let the Games begin.

Dublin and Limerick both make changes for All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final
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Dublin and Limerick both make changes for All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final

Aug 6th 2016, 1:15 PM 6,056 Views 1 Comment

Throw-in in Croke Park is 1.30pm on Sunday.

8 All-Ireland U21 winners part of Mayo squad for All-Ireland junior final against Kerry
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8 All-Ireland U21 winners part of Mayo squad for All-Ireland junior final against Kerry

Aug 5th 2016, 5:42 PM 5,172 Views 4 Comments

Croke Park hosts tomorrow’s showdown.

3 All-Ireland senior club winners and 9 U21s in Limerick side for Munster intermediate semi-final
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3 All-Ireland senior club winners and 9 U21s in Limerick side for Munster intermediate semi-final

Jun 17th 2016, 11:11 AM 5,174 Views 2 Comments

Limerick face Tipperary in Sunday’s curtain-raiser in Thurles.

Here's how we rated Ireland after an intense draw at home to Wales
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Here's how we rated Ireland after an intense draw at home to Wales

Feb 7th 2016, 5:23 PM 23,938 Views 134 Comments

Ireland will head back to Carton House disappointed at having to share the spoils.

13-point lead not enough for Ireland as Wales scrap back to force a draw
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13-point lead not enough for Ireland as Wales scrap back to force a draw

Feb 7th 2016, 5:06 PM 21,510 Views 102 Comments

It’s the first time in Championship history that the sides have shared the spoils.

Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener
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Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener

Sep 14th 2015, 5:06 PM 9,243 Views 17 Comments

Brad Barritt will continue as Stuart Lancaster’s inside centre after his recovery from ankle and calf injuries.

Big boost for Tipp minors as their captain returns for the All-Ireland final
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Big boost for Tipp minors as their captain returns for the All-Ireland final

Sep 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 6,251 Views 1 Comment

Fit-again Stephen Quirke is the only change for the Premier men.

The immovable Mike Ross and more talking points on Ireland's first team-sheet of the season From The42

The immovable Mike Ross and more talking points on Ireland's first team-sheet of the season

Aug 6th 2015, 2:05 PM 10,421 Views 37 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s first squad for the summer series is jam-packed with experience.

The Community Shield has thrown up some memorable moments down the years
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The Community Shield has thrown up some memorable moments down the years

Jul 29th 2015, 9:00 PM 8,553 Views 1 Comment

Here’s 6 of them ahead of this year’s curtain raiser.

Two All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry junior team as Tipperary side make two changes
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Two All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry junior team as Tipperary side make two changes

Jun 11th 2015, 9:55 PM 6,031 Views 0 Comments

The sides clash in Sunday’s opening game at Semple Stadium.

Cork overpower Waterford to book Munster intermediate final place
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Cork overpower Waterford to book Munster intermediate final place

Jun 7th 2015, 3:19 PM 7,150 Views 0 Comments

The teams clashed in Semple Stadium today.

League champions Dundalk draw first blood as Finn stars in President's Cup win
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League champions Dundalk draw first blood as Finn stars in President's Cup win

Feb 28th 2015, 9:56 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

The domestic season got under-way this afternoon.

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup
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Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup

Jan 18th 2015, 3:51 PM 6,257 Views 2 Comments

The Kehoe Cup also got under way today.

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Community Shield From The42
Live Aug 10th 2014, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Community Shield

Arsenal v Man City: Five questions to ponder ahead of the the Community Shield
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Arsenal v Man City: Five questions to ponder ahead of the the Community Shield

Aug 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,856 Views 3 Comments

Football’s back!

5 most memorable moments in Community Shield History
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5 most memorable moments in Community Shield History

Aug 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,308 Views 6 Comments

Keegan vs Bremner and the secret history of the Charity Shield

Gay rugby team to play in Super Rugby curtain raiser this weekend
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Gay rugby team to play in Super Rugby curtain raiser this weekend

Jul 3rd 2014, 3:22 PM 6,205 Views 9 Comments

The Sydney Convicts are out to discredit stereotypes that gay people ‘can’t play tough sports like rugby’.

Cork hold off Limerick to book place in Munster junior football final
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Cork hold off Limerick to book place in Munster junior football final

Jun 21st 2014, 6:16 PM 4,514 Views 1 Comment

The sides met in this evening’s curtain-raiser in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Six goals served up as Cork get the better of Clare in Munster intermediate semi final
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Six goals served up as Cork get the better of Clare in Munster intermediate semi final

Jun 15th 2014, 3:43 PM 5,451 Views 5 Comments

Cork will now face Tipperary in the decider on June 27th.

43 scores served up as Tipperary win Munster intermediate battle against Limerick
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43 scores served up as Tipperary win Munster intermediate battle against Limerick

Jun 1st 2014, 3:50 PM 5,797 Views 1 Comment

Extra-time was needed in today’s opening game in Semple Stadium.

O'Brien the scoring star as Cork defeat Waterford in Munster intermediate opener
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O'Brien the scoring star as Cork defeat Waterford in Munster intermediate opener

May 25th 2014, 3:21 PM 5,064 Views 0 Comments

The teams met in today’s first game at Semple Stadium.

Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland
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Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland

Jan 28th 2014, 11:10 AM 4,465 Views 6 Comments

There is no place in the squad for Dan Biggar.

Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys
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Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys

Oct 11th 2013, 12:05 PM 2,715 Views 16 Comments

Jamie Heaslip will once again captain the side, but Brian O’Driscoll’s calf has kept him out of contention.

4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield
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4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield

Aug 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,672 Views 8 Comments

The first silverware of the new English season is up for grabs today, and we’re stoked about it.

Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win
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Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win

Sep 1st 2012, 10:09 PM 1,673 Views 0 Comments

Rob Penney’s side showed a little glimpse of the style that Munster fans can look forward to.

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