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From The42 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones to equal McCaw's appearance record Legend

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones to equal McCaw's appearance record

The 35-year-old will win his 148th cap on Saturday when Wales take on France.

From The42 Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker Legend This post contains videos

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker

55 years ago, Frank O’Neill was part of the Irish team that fell narrowly short of reaching the 1966 World Cup.

From The42 Rob Kearney pens emotional farewell letter as he bows out at Leinster Legend

Rob Kearney pens emotional farewell letter as he bows out at Leinster

Full-back is most decorated medalist in Irish rugby history – winning four Six Nations titles including two grand slams, four Heineken Cups and six Pro14 titles.

From The42 Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years Legend This post contains videos

Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years

The Carrick-on-Suir native won the final stage in spectacular fashion, and has won outright Ireland’s first green jersey at the Tour since Sean Kelly in 1989.

From The42 'Freak of nature' Sonny Bill Williams 'best athlete I've coached,' says ex-All Blacks boss Hansen Sonny Brill

'Freak of nature' Sonny Bill Williams 'best athlete I've coached,' says ex-All Blacks boss Hansen

The cross-code superstar returns to Australian rugby league this weekend.

From The42 Drogheda legend announces retirement from football Wave Goodbye

Drogheda legend announces retirement from football

Sean Brennan is hanging up his boots.

From The42 Tributes paid after death of Tipperary All-Ireland winning hurler and coach RIP

Tributes paid after death of Tipperary All-Ireland winning hurler and coach

1965 All-Ireland champion Paddy Doyle helped Borris-Ileigh to national club glory in 1987.

From The42 De Bruyne wants Champions League glory to give David Silva perfect City send-off Euro Vision

De Bruyne wants Champions League glory to give David Silva perfect City send-off

Veteran playmaker Silva made his final appearance in the Premier League yesterday.

From The42 Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack Legend This post contains videos

Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack

There were a number of events held around the country to mark the former Ireland manager’s funeral today.

From The42 Leeds owner pays tribute to Jack Charlton following promotion Legend

Leeds owner pays tribute to Jack Charlton following promotion

Former Ireland manager and Leeds legend Norman Hunter both died shortly before the club secured a long-awaited Premier League return.

Messi still waiting on 700th goal as Rakitic seals Barca win over Bilbao

The 699-goal Argentine had to be content with an assist as Athletic Bilbao were shaded.

From The42 20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask Legend

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask

There is so much more to ‘Roy Keane’s personality than the cartoon version people insist upon presenting’. Still, you wouldn’t want to cross him.

From The42 Two-time Offaly All-Ireland winner passes away after battle with illness Legend

Two-time Offaly All-Ireland winner passes away after battle with illness

Paddy Fenning bagged a crucial goal against Kerry in the 1972 final replay.

From The42 Former Tottenham and England striker Jimmy Greaves in hospital Legend

Former Tottenham and England striker Jimmy Greaves in hospital

Greaves is Spurs’ record goalscorer.

From The42 South African World Cup winner to retire Legend

South African World Cup winner to retire

Francois Louw is into his ninth season with Bath but has revealed this will be his final year at the Recreation Ground.

From The42 Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance Legend

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance

The Barcelona captain is set to become the club’s all-time leading appearance maker in meetings with Real Madrid.

From The42 Ireland's most capped hockey player announces his retirement Legend

Ireland's most capped hockey player announces his retirement

Eugene Magee retires with 295 international caps to his name.

From The42 Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate Legend

Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate

Bryant’s hometown team the Philadelphia 76ers displayed Bryant’s number 33 Lower Merion High School jersey before last night’s game.

From The42 Federer waits until the midnight hour to win four-hour epic Legend

Federer waits until the midnight hour to win four-hour epic

Swiss superstar reels off six tie-break points in a row to book his spot in fourth round of Australian Open.

From The42 Club legend Xavi in talks to take 'dream' Barcelona job Legend

Club legend Xavi in talks to take 'dream' Barcelona job

Ernesto Valverde is under pressure after a series of disappointing results.,

From The42 'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?' Legend

'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?'

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh talks to The42 about death, Gay Byrne, Kerry and Luke Kelly.

From The42 WATCH: The powerful trailer for the new Matt Busby film MUFC This post contains videos

WATCH: The powerful trailer for the new Matt Busby film

The makers of ‘The Class of ’92′ and ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’ tell the story of Manchester United’s first great manager.

From The42 Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football Wave Goodbye

Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football

Seven-time All-Ireland winner calls it a day with the Dubs.

From The42 Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa Legend

Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa

Seiji Hirao passed away three years ago on Sunday having established himself as one of the country’s most important figures in the sport.

From The42 'Munster is an amazing club. The supporter base, they're fanatics' New Face

'Munster is an amazing club. The supporter base, they're fanatics'

New senior coach Stephen Larkham is looking forward to working with Joey Carbery.

From The42 Two-time World Cup-winning coach Ellis to step down from USWNT after five years Legend

Two-time World Cup-winning coach Ellis to step down from USWNT after five years

The 52-year-old guided her team to eight tournament victories during her time in charge.

Boca Juniors confirm capture of Roma legend De Rossi

The former Roma midfielder will join the Argentine giants, following his departure from the Serie A club after a 19-year affiliation.

From The42 'I never thought this moment would come': Totti resigns as Roma director Parting Ways

'I never thought this moment would come': Totti resigns as Roma director

The former striker said his resignation was driven by his lack of inclusion in important decision-making within the club.

From The42 Irish footballer's head shave raises over €4,500 for student undergoing treatment for cancer Worthy Cause

Irish footballer's head shave raises over €4,500 for student undergoing treatment for cancer

Shelbourne winger and primary school teacher at Rush National School Conan Byrne had his head shaved on Friday for a worthy cause.

From The42 Barcelona great Xavi set for first job in management Pastures New

Barcelona great Xavi set for first job in management

He will take over Al-Sadd, who won Qatar’s league title this season for the first time in six years.

From The42 Five-time Champions League winner Maldini lined up for new role with AC Milan Legend

Five-time Champions League winner Maldini lined up for new role with AC Milan

The former Rossoneri defender could be set to replace Leonardo as sporting director.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

From The42 Roma's 'beating heart' moving on after 18 years Legend

Roma's 'beating heart' moving on after 18 years

Captain Daniele De Rossi has made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals for the club.

From The42 'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms' Siblings

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

From The42 Ruby rides off into the sunset, while Minella Indo completes a Cheltenham-Punchestown double Legend

Ruby rides off into the sunset, while Minella Indo completes a Cheltenham-Punchestown double

Catch up on all the evening’s racing action as a legend of the sport bows out.

From The42 Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years' Bowing Out

Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'

The Ulster and Ireland captain struggled to contain his emotions at a press conference to announce his retirement this afternoon.

From The42 Buffon reveals turning down ‘very big offer’ from Man City Gigi

Buffon reveals turning down ‘very big offer’ from Man City

The legendary Italian goalkeeper admitted that Alex Ferguson wanted to sign him for Manchester United too.

From The42 Joseph Ndo's League of Ireland preview is definitely the most unusual one you'll see Legend This post contains videos

Joseph Ndo's League of Ireland preview is definitely the most unusual one you'll see

‘Let’s enjoy it,’ proclaims the ex-Cameroon midfielder ahead of Friday’s opening round of games.

From The42 Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84 RIP

Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84

The Scot covered Muhammad Ali’s epic heavyweight world title fights with distinction in the 1960s and 1970s.

From The42 Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000 Respect

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

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