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#Legends

From The42 O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph Acclaim

O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph

They were greeted by family and fans at Cork Airport.

From The42 'Guys who never played amateur rugby get to see how it used to be - fun before and afterwards' Legends Game

'Guys who never played amateur rugby get to see how it used to be - fun before and afterwards'

For the ninth successive year, Ireland will play England in the pre-Six Nations legends fixture.

From The42 'We weren't even allowed swap jerseys!' - when Shelbourne battled Barcelona at the Nou Camp Legends

'We weren't even allowed swap jerseys!' - when Shelbourne battled Barcelona at the Nou Camp

Gerry Doyle’s team became the first Irish club to ever play in the Nou Camp when they met the Spanish giants in the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963.

From The42 Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour End Of An Era

Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour

She announced her retirement earlier this year after 20 championship campaigns, four All-Ireland wins and nine All-Star accolades.

From The42 Manchester United roll the years back in Barcelona as Yorke, Blomqvist and Poborsky all star Legends This post contains videos

Manchester United roll the years back in Barcelona as Yorke, Blomqvist and Poborsky all star

The Catalans had Ronaldinho and Rivaldo but were no answer for the likes of Ronny Johnsen and Ben Thornley.

From The42 The Lisbon Lions set the benchmark for Celtic. It was a bit like Ireland after Italia '90 - Packie Bonner 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The Lisbon Lions set the benchmark for Celtic. It was a bit like Ireland after Italia '90 - Packie Bonner

The former Ireland goalkeeper talks about being spotted by Jock Stein’s assistant and his career with the Hoops.

From The42 Gerrard and Carragher to line out for Liverpool in end-of-season game Legends

Gerrard and Carragher to line out for Liverpool in end-of-season game

Jurgen Klopp’s side will play Sydney FC in Australia next month, with a number of former Reds stars linking up with the first-team squad.

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo and the top 10 all-time Champions League leading goalscorers Legends

Cristiano Ronaldo and the top 10 all-time Champions League leading goalscorers

The Portugal star, who racked up a century of goals in Europe in the first leg, headed in his first of the game on 76 minutes.

From The42 Vidic, Gerrard, Reid and more of our favourite footballers who hung up their boots in 2016 Legends

Vidic, Gerrard, Reid and more of our favourite footballers who hung up their boots in 2016

From League of Ireland heroes to World Cup winners.

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll becomes 11th Irish player to be inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame Legends

Brian O'Driscoll becomes 11th Irish player to be inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame

The Irish legend is one of 12 former players to be recognised at a ceremony this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame Legends

Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame

The two will be joined by South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell.

From The42 A couple of familiar faces made Arsenal fans pine for the good old days this afternoon Legends This post contains videos

A couple of familiar faces made Arsenal fans pine for the good old days this afternoon

Nwankwo Kanu grabbed a hat-trick at the Emirates Stadium while Emmanuel Petit, Marc Overmars, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg all featured.

From The42 Rating the 21 best Irish Premier League players ever Heroes

Rating the 21 best Irish Premier League players ever

Robbie Keane and other players who have made their mark on England’s top flight.

From The42 The end of the road? Robbie Keane and Shay Given appear to wave goodbye to Irish fans Legends

The end of the road? Robbie Keane and Shay Given appear to wave goodbye to Irish fans

Hardly the fairytale ending but Robbie and Shay were given a huge ovation by the Irish fans.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Ireland reacted to tonight's big win Emotional
From The42 VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl Legends This post contains videos

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl

“He was using the hurley like a tennis racket,” Keher recalls.

From The42 O'Gara and O'Connell want to team up in dream coaching duo Legends

O'Gara and O'Connell want to team up in dream coaching duo

The Racing 92 coach said he is not yet ready for a return to Munster.

From The42 5 Irish sporting records that are very unlikely to be broken Legends

5 Irish sporting records that are very unlikely to be broken

No surprise that most of these records are held by the best of the best.

From The42 8 Italian sporting icons who will go down in history Legends

8 Italian sporting icons who will go down in history

Let’s get into the Italian spirit ahead of Ireland’s huge Rugby World Cup clash this weekend.

From The42 There's a special day in store for Kerry and Tipperary GAA legends Legends

There's a special day in store for Kerry and Tipperary GAA legends

Mick O’Dwyer and Jimmy Finn’s achievements will be acknowledged by the GPA.

From The42 Some All Blacks legends will take on Toulon this October in memory of Jerry Collins Legends

Some All Blacks legends will take on Toulon this October in memory of Jerry Collins

Some real All Blacks greats are set to take part.

From The42 Carter and McCaw bid farewell to Crusaders with a win, but Nadolo steals the show again Super Rugby

Carter and McCaw bid farewell to Crusaders with a win, but Nadolo steals the show again

He’ll never be as big a legend as Dan and Richie in south-east New Zealand, but he’s incredibly effective.

From The42 'Bill wouldn't prolong a meeting but would prolong the aftermath of it - he was special' Tribute

'Bill wouldn't prolong a meeting but would prolong the aftermath of it - he was special'

One broadcasting legend pays tribute to another.

From The42 The42's alternative Leaving Cert History quiz Legends

The42's alternative Leaving Cert History quiz

We test your knowledge of all-time Irish sporting records.

From The42 How many of these 90s Gaelic football managers can you remember? Get Quizzical
From The42 No cans by the canal for BOD, he's hanging out with other sporting legends in Dubai Fun In The Sun This post contains images
From The42 Power ranking the 12 best players to win the Ballon d'Or Legends

Power ranking the 12 best players to win the Ballon d'Or

Ahead of tomorrow night’s ceremony, we look at some of the greats who previously won the coveted prize.

From The42 Tommy Walsh, Eoin Kelly, JJ Delaney and 13 other hurlers who called it a day in 2014 Legends

Tommy Walsh, Eoin Kelly, JJ Delaney and 13 other hurlers who called it a day in 2014

Cork, Waterford, Offaly, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford players called it a day this year.

From The42 Dec Sull, Doyle, Coulter, Galvin, O'Neill and 20 other Gaelic footballers who retired in 2014 Legends

Dec Sull, Doyle, Coulter, Galvin, O'Neill and 20 other Gaelic footballers who retired in 2014

The leading footballers who bowed out this year.

From The42 Kirby wins against Carey in manager battle of Limerick hurling greats in Munster club semi-final Legends

Kirby wins against Carey in manager battle of Limerick hurling greats in Munster club semi-final

Meanwhile Galway’s Cappataggle won the Connacht intermediate final, twenty-four hours after winning the Galway crown.

From The42 Is this the best Arsenal XI of the Arsene Wenger era? Legends

Is this the best Arsenal XI of the Arsene Wenger era?

This week marks the 18th anniversary of the manager’s first game in charge, so we celebrate the players that helped him along the way.

From The42 Do you agree with our Ryder Cup Dream Team? Legends

Do you agree with our Ryder Cup Dream Team?

Colin Montgomerie, Arnold Palmer and Ian Poulter all feature on our list.

From TheJournal.ie Irish schoolgirls take home grand prize at Google Science Fair Legends
From The42 Your 'Former Manchester United Players In A Lift' Selfie Of The Day Legends
From The42 Where are they now? Louis van Gaal's Champions League-winning Ajax team Legends

Where are they now? Louis van Gaal's Champions League-winning Ajax team

Ever wonder whatever happened to Finidi George?

From The42 'Everything good about Leinster is everything good about Leo Cullen' Legends

'Everything good about Leinster is everything good about Leo Cullen'

Brian O’Driscoll and Leo Cullen will be back next weekend to play Ulster at the RDS.

From The42 Snapshot: Michael Jordan and LeBron James hug it out as Miami burn off Bobcats Greatness

Snapshot: Michael Jordan and LeBron James hug it out as Miami burn off Bobcats

Miami marched into round two of the playoffs while San Antonio levelled their series with the Mavericks.

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