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#History makers

'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.

From The42 Gatland hails 'special' Wales players after downing England History Makers

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.

From The42 Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series History Makers

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.

From The42 CBC Cork qualify for first Harty Cup final in 101 years after win over Thurles History Makers

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.

From The42 Patriots clinch 10th straight AFC East title with win over Bills History Makers

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.

From The42 Modric caps golden 2018 as Real Madrid lift Club World Cup History Makers

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.

From The42 Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland History Makers

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.

From The42 It's official! Ireland rise to 8th in world rankings after heroic World Cup run History Makers

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.

From The42 Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin History Makers

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.

From The42 Irish contingent to the fore as USA make history and stun Scotland Flying The Flag

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.

From The42 Incredible scenes as Carlow record first Leinster SFC victory over Kildare since 1953 History Makers

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.

From The42 'Changing the mindset in the younger groups is a huge legacy from these last few years' History Makers

'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.

From The42 Armagh's St Ronan's claim first MacRory Cup title and now face Kerry's PS Chorca Dhuibhne on All-Ireland stage History Makers

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.

From The42 Late points secure a Fitzgibbon semi-final spot for DCU and stop Mary I's three-in-a-row bid History Makers

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.

From The42 Cork minor Downey hits 0-4 as Christians reach Harty Cup semi-finals with win over St Colman's History Makers

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.

From The42 St Loman's progress to first Leinster senior final where boss Dempsey prepares to face former side History Makers

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.

From The42 'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland History Makers

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

They’ll make their bow next Wednesday week.

From The42 Iceland qualify for World Cup for first time History Makers

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.

From The42 World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division History Makers

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.

From The42 The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon History Makers

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

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

From The42 Memories of '71 live on as Lions and All Blacks face into a thrilling series History Makers

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.

From The42 'They'll never be forgotten, the 1971 boys will remain unique in the Lions story' History Makers

'They'll never be forgotten, the 1971 boys will remain unique in the Lions story'

A new book explores the achievement in defeated New Zealand 46 years ago.

From The42 'This is what we've been pushing for' - Staunton ready to showcase her talents at Croke Park History Makers

'This is what we've been pushing for' - Staunton ready to showcase her talents at Croke Park

Mayo star Cora Staunton hasn’t played at GAA HQ since 2008.

From The42 'Sitting on the bus, I watched it and nearly broke down in tears' History Makers

'Sitting on the bus, I watched it and nearly broke down in tears'

Cuala became the first Dublin club yesterday to win the All-Ireland senior hurling title.

From The42 The journey of two Kerry hurlers to take centre stage in All-Ireland club final History Makers

The journey of two Kerry hurlers to take centre stage in All-Ireland club final

Cuala’s Darragh O’Connell and Ballyea’s Pat Joe Connolly will fly the flag for the Kingdom at Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day.

From The42 DJ Carey's IT Carlow bag four goals as they stun UL to reach first Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final History Makers

DJ Carey's IT Carlow bag four goals as they stun UL to reach first Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final

The Kilkenny legend saw his side triumph away from home today.

From The42 Unbeaten Celtic smash 50-year-old 'Lisbon Lions' record History Makers

Unbeaten Celtic smash 50-year-old 'Lisbon Lions' record

And they did it in style, beating Hearts 4-0 at Parkhead.

From The42 Real Madrid set Spanish record 40-game unbeaten run after late drama History Makers

Real Madrid set Spanish record 40-game unbeaten run after late drama

Holding a 3-0 first leg lead, a Cristiano Ronaldo-less side looked set for defeat.

From The42 Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks? History Makers

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

From The42 'It's kind of daunting' - Schmidt's Ireland set a new world-class marker History Makers

'It's kind of daunting' - Schmidt's Ireland set a new world-class marker

The Ireland head coach is already thinking about the meeting with the All Blacks in Dublin.

From The42 Indians on cusp of World Series glory after blitzing Cubs History Makers

Indians on cusp of World Series glory after blitzing Cubs

Victory in game five on Sunday would see the Cleveland Indians crowned MLB champions.

From The42 Slaughtneil have become the first Derry club to win Ulster senior hurling title History Makers

Slaughtneil have become the first Derry club to win Ulster senior hurling title

Loughgiel Shamrocks were defeated by the Derry champions today.

From The42 A first Olympic medal for Fiji and it's gold after they hammer Britain in rugby sevens final History Makers

A first Olympic medal for Fiji and it's gold after they hammer Britain in rugby sevens final

A 43-7 win for Fiji tonight in Rio de Janeiro.

From The42 Legia Warsaw stand in the way of Dundalk reaching the Champions League group stages History Makers

Legia Warsaw stand in the way of Dundalk reaching the Champions League group stages

Stephen Kenny’s side are on the cusp of making Irish football history.

From The42 'Hopefully the wider public gets involved' - Dundalk boss wants Champions League play-off at Aviva Stadium History Makers

'Hopefully the wider public gets involved' - Dundalk boss wants Champions League play-off at Aviva Stadium

The Louth club are set to learn who their opponents will be in this Friday’s draw.

From The42 'This is for everyone that plays in the league. We're not just a laughing stock, we can compete' History Makers

'This is for everyone that plays in the league. We're not just a laughing stock, we can compete'

A famous night for Dundalk, a famous night for Irish football.

From The42 Tipperary into first-ever All-Ireland senior football quarter-final after heroic comeback History Makers

Tipperary into first-ever All-Ireland senior football quarter-final after heroic comeback

The Premier County have secured a trip to Croke Park to face Galway after late drama against Derry this evening.

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