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Ajax set Dutch record with 13-0 win as Lassina Traore scores five

The teenager is the first Ajax player to score five goals in a game since Marco van Basten did it in 1985.

Three former internationals at the helm as Ireland's first-ever women's U20 side launched

Fiona Hayes will be the team’s head coach, with Alison Miller and Jenny Murphy also involved.

'It's been a long time coming' - Passion burns on and off the field as Bohs braced for WNL bow

The history-making side’s captain, Niamh Kenna, is back in the top-flight after a six-year hiatus.

Liverpool close in on Premier League record points tally

The Reds were too good for an error-prone Brighton tonight.

Dublin's Coláiste Eoin celebrate first Leinster senior hurling title with defeat of St Kieran's

A 1-16 to 0-17 success for the winners at Netwatch Cullen Park today in Carlow.

From The42 History at Dalymount as DCU crowned Collingwood Cup champions for the first time 100 Not Out

History at Dalymount as DCU crowned Collingwood Cup champions for the first time

Star striker Jack O’Connor scored the winner in the penalty shootout.

European medalist features as 10 more records broken at Irish Swimming Championships

Shane Ryan broke the Irish record for the 50m Butterfly.

'It felt like we had achieved something for the people in the club that won 30 years ago'

Niamh O’Callaghan’s Sarsfields recently ended a 30-year famine. Now, the Cork senior champions go in search of more.

Record-breaking crowd set to attend Ireland women's Euro qualifier with Ukraine

All 8,000 tickets have seen sold or claimed for the clash with Ukraine next week.

Union Berlin shock Dortmund in first-ever Bundesliga win

The hosts triumphed 3-1 in what is possibly the club’s greatest-ever win.

From The42 Croke Park to host Ladies All-Ireland semi-finals for first time History Makers This post contains videos

Croke Park to host Ladies All-Ireland semi-finals for first time

The historic senior double-header will take place in August.

Redmond scores 1-11 as Wexford end Leinster final hoodoo with win over Kilkenny

Wexford’s star man struck a flurry of late points to seal a first provincial title since 1985.

St Louis Blues go from worst NHL team to first-time Stanley Cup champions with win over Boston Bruins

Jordan Binnington made 32 stops as St Louis claimed their first ever title.

From The42 Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain History Makers This post contains videos

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain

Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.

Limerick end 22-year wait for league honours in style with final win over Waterford

Eight points the margin that separated the teams in Croke Park

Aaron Gillane: 'The last 22 years Limerick teams couldn't win the league, that's nothing to do with us'

The Limerick forward is chasing more Croke Park glory this Sunday.

'It's absolutely amazing to even think about it. God, it's unbelievable - no words'

Aoife Ní Chaiside starred as Slaughtneil secured an historic All-Ireland three in-a-row yesterday.

From The42 Super Rugby history made as Sunwolves secure first ever away win by seeing off Waikato Chiefs Upset This post contains videos

Super Rugby history made as Sunwolves secure first ever away win by seeing off Waikato Chiefs

The Japanese outfit recorded the most significant win of their brief Super Rugby life in Hamilton on Saturday.

Gatland hails 'special' Wales players after downing England

Wales made history with a record 12th successive win in Test matches to keep their Grand Slam bid on course.

Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series

Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.

CBC Cork qualify for first Harty Cup final in 101 years after win over Thurles

Jack Cahalane and Shane Barrett hit the goals in CBC’s victory today.

Patriots clinch 10th straight AFC East title with win over Bills

New England have become the first franchise in NFL history to earn a playoff berth in 10 straight seasons.

Modric caps golden 2018 as Real Madrid lift Club World Cup

Santiago Solari celebrated his first trophy as Real Madrid’s coach with a 4-1 defeat of Al Ain in the Club World Cup final.

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland

Anthony Eddy’s side set a new series points tally, securing 23 wins from 24 matches across the four legs.

It's official! Ireland rise to 8th in world rankings after heroic World Cup run

Graham Shaw’s Green Army have powered from 16th to their highest-ever ranking.

Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin

Lord Mayor and Dublin City Council organise public event for Bank Holiday Monday.

Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland

It finished 30-29 in Houston.

From The42 England embarrassed as Scotland claim greatest victory in their history with shock ODI win Upset

England embarrassed as Scotland claim greatest victory in their history with shock ODI win

The Scots held their nerve in a lone one-day international at Edinburgh on Sunday.

Incredible scenes as Carlow record first Leinster SFC victory over Kildare since 1953

Turlough O’Brien’s side did not kick one wide throughout the contest.

'Changing the mindset in the younger groups is a huge legacy from these last few years'

We spoke to Glenstal head coach Sean Skehan about his side’s Munster Schools Senior Cup success.

Armagh's St Ronan's claim first MacRory Cup title and now face Kerry's PS Chorca Dhuibhne on All-Ireland stage

The Lurgan school ran out two-point victors in today’s decider at the Athletic Grounds.

From The42 Carlow footballers make history by clinching promotion for the first time in over 30 years History Makers This post contains videos

Carlow footballers make history by clinching promotion for the first time in over 30 years

Carlow will be playing in Division 3 next year.

Late points secure a Fitzgibbon semi-final spot for DCU and stop Mary I's three-in-a-row bid

A semi-final place has been booked for next week.

Cork minor Downey hits 0-4 as Christians reach Harty Cup semi-finals with win over St Colman's

CBC Cork will now take on Árdscoil Rís in the last four.

St Loman's progress to first Leinster senior final where boss Dempsey prepares to face former side

The Westmeath champions scored a narrow victory over Simonstown.

'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland

They’ll make their bow next Wednesday week.

Iceland qualify for World Cup for first time

It was only two years ago that the side qualified for a major finals for the first time.

World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division

The Chicago Cubs continued their fine form to seal a spot in the MLB playoffs once again.

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

Memories of '71 live on as Lions and All Blacks face into a thrilling series

Warren Gatland has picked an exciting team for the first Test in Auckland.

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