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Struggling Terenure shock champions, Cookies beat Garryowen and more from last night's UBL
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From The42
# Friday Night Lights

Struggling Terenure shock champions, Cookies beat Garryowen and more from last night's UBL

Feb 4th 2017, 12:16 PM 5,756 Views 1 Comment

The four Division 1A matches last night were played in tough conditions, but still provided plenty of scores.

Lansdowne still top of 1A after Christmas break despite loss and all the weekend's UBL action
# On The Home Front
From The42
# On The Home Front

Lansdowne still top of 1A after Christmas break despite loss and all the weekend's UBL action

Jan 28th 2017, 7:28 PM 6,183 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, St Mary’s College came out on top against south Dublin rivals.

Lansdowne stay top of 1A for the winter break, while Buccaneers can also enjoy the festive season that bit more
# UBL Wrap
From The42
# UBL Wrap

Lansdowne stay top of 1A for the winter break, while Buccaneers can also enjoy the festive season that bit more

Dec 4th 2016, 8:00 PM 12,055 Views 4 Comments

All the weekend’s action from both Division 1A and 1B.

Joy Neville made her latest piece of Irish rugby history yesterday
# In The Middle
From The42
# In The Middle

Joy Neville made her latest piece of Irish rugby history yesterday

Nov 13th 2016, 8:26 PM 8,675 Views 2 Comments

Grand Slam winner becomes the first woman to referee a UBL Division 1A fixture.

Don't forget the UBL - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Don't forget the UBL - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action

Nov 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 3,420 Views 1 Comment

Division 1A leaders after six rounds, Young Munster travel to play Terenure this afternoon.

Munster centre Arnold set for return and all your UBL 1A and 1B previews
# Club Scene
From The42
# Club Scene

Munster centre Arnold set for return and all your UBL 1A and 1B previews

Oct 28th 2016, 6:46 PM 9,042 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile in Division 1B, Shannon will look for their first win of the season in the Mardyke.

Never mind the Pro12 - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Never mind the Pro12 - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action

Oct 7th 2016, 5:33 PM 6,113 Views 2 Comments

Old Belvedere and Terenure kick off the Division 1A action in Anglesea Road this evening.

Lansdowne power top of the table and all the rest of the weekend's UBL action
# Clubbing
From The42
# Clubbing

Lansdowne power top of the table and all the rest of the weekend's UBL action

Sep 24th 2016, 7:31 PM 11,057 Views 4 Comments

Young Munster produced an impressive display with a little help from a raucous crowd in Cork.

There's a busy line-up of domestic action for Ireland's rugby clubs this weekend
# Real Rugby
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# Real Rugby

There's a busy line-up of domestic action for Ireland's rugby clubs this weekend

Sep 23rd 2016, 2:03 PM 4,971 Views 4 Comments

Promoted Dublin University host college rivals UCD in a Division 1A derby on Saturday afternoon.

Bohemians return to historical home in the Phoenix Park with the help of the FAI
# Grassroots
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# Grassroots

Bohemians return to historical home in the Phoenix Park with the help of the FAI

Sep 21st 2016, 4:44 PM 8,219 Views 5 Comments

The Dublin club’s schoolboy teams will play at the Fifteen Acres for the foreseeable future.

The cream of Ireland's domestic rugby talent back in action this weekend
# UBL
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# UBL

The cream of Ireland's domestic rugby talent back in action this weekend

Sep 17th 2016, 1:40 PM 7,592 Views 5 Comments

Here are the fixtures across the divisions today in the Ulster Bank League.

Smeeth's Trinity surprise Terenure on opening night of Ulster Bank League
# Students' Success
From The42
# Students' Success

Smeeth's Trinity surprise Terenure on opening night of Ulster Bank League

Sep 16th 2016, 10:00 PM 5,584 Views 1 Comment

Dublin University made a winning return to Division 1A.

GAA, FAI and IRFU share €7.4 million government investment
# Grassroots
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# Grassroots

GAA, FAI and IRFU share €7.4 million government investment

Jul 13th 2016, 3:13 PM 18,582 Views 49 Comments

The announcement was made at the National Sports Campus this morning.

From Killybegs to Saint-Denis: charting Seamus Coleman's rise to the top
# Grassroots
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# Grassroots

From Killybegs to Saint-Denis: charting Seamus Coleman's rise to the top

Jun 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,418 Views 13 Comments

In the second of a three-part series, we track the Everton defender’s rise from humble beginnings at St Catherine’s in Donegal.

From Gortnahoe to the Stade de France: charting Shane Long's incredible rise
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From The42
# Grassroots

From Gortnahoe to the Stade de France: charting Shane Long's incredible rise

Jun 8th 2016, 8:00 AM 27,990 Views 19 Comments

In the first of a three-part series, we track the Southampton hitman’s rise from humble beginnings at Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s in Tipperary.

We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them
# Column
From The42
# Column

We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them

May 27th 2016, 2:46 PM 16,415 Views 13 Comments

John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.

Stuart Pearce, 53, joins 'England's worst football team' for relegation battle
# Renford Rejects
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# Renford Rejects

Stuart Pearce, 53, joins 'England's worst football team' for relegation battle

Jan 28th 2016, 6:21 PM 12,888 Views 9 Comments

Longford AFC have lost 19 games from 19 and have a goal difference of minus 180.

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down
# Grassroots
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# Grassroots

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down

Jan 6th 2016, 8:46 AM 9,405 Views 14 Comments

The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.

Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'
# Top Job
From The42
# Top Job

Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'

Aug 5th 2015, 5:00 PM 13,599 Views 11 Comments

The Sky Sports pundit and ex-Ireland striker isn’t looking for a career change anytime soon.

Brian Kerr: System isn't good enough and that's why other countries have moved ahead of us
# Harsh Truths
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# Harsh Truths

Brian Kerr: System isn't good enough and that's why other countries have moved ahead of us

Jun 16th 2015, 1:28 PM 5,948 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland underage and senior manager believes our most-talented kids should be getting more regular contact with the country’s best coaches.

'If we’re going to throw stones at Fifa over transparency, let’s make sure we’re not living in glass houses'
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

'If we’re going to throw stones at Fifa over transparency, let’s make sure we’re not living in glass houses'

Jun 6th 2015, 11:30 AM 4,858 Views 5 Comments

Former Cork City chief John O’Sullivan talks transparency in Irish domestic football.

Rugby could be the winner in planned switch to summer football
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Rugby could be the winner in planned switch to summer football

May 15th 2015, 3:00 PM 15,865 Views 13 Comments

National leagues at U17 and U19 level will align with the SSE Airtricity League from March of next year, writes John O’Sullivan in his latest column.

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars
# UBL
From The42
# UBL

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars

May 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 7,642 Views 1 Comment

Clontarf centre Matt D’Arcy was named Ulster Bank Player of the year in Division 1A.

'We've the fundamentals in place to produce better footballers' - John Delaney
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

'We've the fundamentals in place to produce better footballers' - John Delaney

Apr 15th 2015, 2:31 PM 8,805 Views 41 Comments

The FAI boss was speaking at the announcement of over €2 million funding for the organisation.

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival
# Prospects
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# Prospects

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival

Mar 25th 2015, 11:56 AM 11,104 Views 15 Comments

The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.

Here's what you need to know about concussion protocols in domestic rugby
# Best Practice
From The42
# Best Practice

Here's what you need to know about concussion protocols in domestic rugby

Mar 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 4,818 Views 1 Comment

Professionals can return to play within a week, but amateurs must be given at least 21 days to recover from a concussion.

President Higgins on why the League of Ireland is important and how it can thrive
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

President Higgins on why the League of Ireland is important and how it can thrive

Feb 27th 2015, 7:13 PM 13,579 Views 27 Comments

We were invited to the Áras ahead of tomorrow’s President’s Cup game.

Ballyhale, Gort, Kilmallock or Portaferry - who'll win the All-Ireland SHC club title?
# The Final Four
From The42
# The Final Four

Ballyhale, Gort, Kilmallock or Portaferry - who'll win the All-Ireland SHC club title?

Dec 15th 2014, 4:13 PM 3,980 Views 0 Comments

It’s going to be a battle between Kilkenny, Galway, Limerick and Down clubs next spring.

All-Ireland champs St Vincent's and Portumna in action - 6 weekend club GAA talking points
# Titles On The LIne
From The42
# Titles On The LIne

All-Ireland champs St Vincent's and Portumna in action - 6 weekend club GAA talking points

Dec 14th 2014, 8:49 AM 6,556 Views 0 Comments

It’s a big weekend for the footballers of St Vincent’s and Rhode, and the hurlers of Gort and Portumna.

As It Happened: Munster senior, Ulster senior and All-Ireland ladies club football semi-finals From The42
Live Nov 16th 2014, 2:23 PM

As It Happened: Munster senior, Ulster senior and All-Ireland ladies club football semi-finals

The 23 reactions when you win a GAA final with your club
# Celebrate
From The42
# Celebrate

The 23 reactions when you win a GAA final with your club

Oct 27th 2014, 7:00 PM 34,171 Views 7 Comments

You’ve done all the training, got the result you wanted so you might as well enjoy yourself.

As it happened: Kerry football, Tipperary hurling, Munster hurling – Sunday’s GAA club match tracker From The42
Live Oct 26th 2014, 4:00 PM

As it happened: Kerry football, Tipperary hurling, Munster hurling – Sunday’s GAA club match tracker

As it happened: Mayo football, Limerick hurling, Cork football - Sunday's GAA club match tracker From The42
Live Oct 19th 2014, 5:45 PM

As it happened: Mayo football, Limerick hurling, Cork football - Sunday's GAA club match tracker

Rory Kavanagh helps St Eunan's reach Donegal semi-final but replay on cards elsewhere
# Last Four
From The42
# Last Four

Rory Kavanagh helps St Eunan's reach Donegal semi-final but replay on cards elsewhere

Oct 19th 2014, 9:40 AM 5,760 Views 1 Comment

The first two Donegal senior football quarter-finals took place today.

As It Happened: St Oliver Plunkett's ER v St Judes, Dublin senior football semi-final From The42
Live Oct 18th 2014, 4:16 PM

As It Happened: St Oliver Plunkett's ER v St Judes, Dublin senior football semi-final

25 signs that you're playing for your club in a GAA county final
# Local Heroes
From The42
# Local Heroes

25 signs that you're playing for your club in a GAA county final

Oct 17th 2014, 5:00 PM 72,224 Views 7 Comments

It’s a county final lads, will ye show a bit of pride in the parish?

Champions Loughmore to face Clonoulty as Tipperary SHC quarter final draw is made
# Last Eight
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# Last Eight

Champions Loughmore to face Clonoulty as Tipperary SHC quarter final draw is made

Oct 12th 2014, 7:04 PM 7,000 Views 4 Comments

The eight first round ties took place in the Premier County this weekend.

As it happened: Your Sunday GAA club championship match tracker From The42
Live Oct 12th 2014, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Your Sunday GAA club championship match tracker

Donaghy plays for Stacks, Cratloe chase double as 7 county senior football finals on this weekend
# Grassroots
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# Grassroots

Donaghy plays for Stacks, Cratloe chase double as 7 county senior football finals on this weekend

Oct 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,674 Views 4 Comments

It’s a busy weekend of club Gaelic football action. Here’s what’s in store.

Glen against Sars in Cork while last four senior hurling showdowns on in Dublin and Galway
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# Grassroots

Glen against Sars in Cork while last four senior hurling showdowns on in Dublin and Galway

Oct 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,738 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the main club hurling showdowns to watch out for this weekend.