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Prolific try-scorer Penny set to resume superb season against Munster
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Prolific try-scorer Penny set to resume superb season against Munster

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:41 AM 8,739 Views 13 Comments

The 21-year-old flanker is aiming to improve his defensive chat and breakdown skills.

Irish teenager 'over the moon' with man-of-the-match display in full Championship debut
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Irish teenager 'over the moon' with man-of-the-match display in full Championship debut

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 2:44 PM 61,021 Views 16 Comments

Andrew Omobamidele made his first start for Norwich City in their 1-1 draw with Preston North End.

Ireland U18 international Karl Martin signs for Top 14 club Montpellier
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# Irish Abroad

Ireland U18 international Karl Martin signs for Top 14 club Montpellier

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:43 PM 13,291 Views 4 Comments

The Drogheda man will pursue a professional career in France.

Establishment of a Lions team an 'exciting' possibility for women's rugby
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Establishment of a Lions team an 'exciting' possibility for women's rugby

Mar 22nd 2021, 11:28 AM 3,092 Views 3 Comments

A study is in motion to see if the project is feasible, with findings expected by the end of 2021.

'He will be there for a long time' - Munster proud of Casey's Ireland call-up
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'He will be there for a long time' - Munster proud of Casey's Ireland call-up

Jan 26th 2021, 3:21 PM 6,713 Views 9 Comments

The 21-year-old Limerick man is part of the Six Nations squad.

20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series
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20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series

Jan 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 9,879 Views 10 Comments

The Ulster wing has shown his promise in three starts over recent weekends.

Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy
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Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy

Nov 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,546 Views 1 Comment

Head coach Andy Friend is pleased to see some young players coming through.

'Would you not just hand him a start? How deep an end is it in a Pro14 fixture?'
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'Would you not just hand him a start? How deep an end is it in a Pro14 fixture?'

Oct 6th 2020, 10:25 AM 11,467 Views 24 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra saw the lads discussing the potential of Ben Healy.

Ben Healy wins National Championships in Limerick
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Ben Healy wins National Championships in Limerick

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:54 PM 7,273 Views 3 Comments

The 20-year-old finished ahead of Nicholas Roche to secure national honours after a stunning display.

'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster
# On The Rise
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# On The Rise

'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster

Aug 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 12,038 Views 35 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen also outlined the thinking behind picking Caelan Doris at blindside flanker.

Ireland U19 midfielder Joe Hodge named Man City's Scholar of the Year
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# Talent

Ireland U19 midfielder Joe Hodge named Man City's Scholar of the Year

Jul 31st 2020, 2:34 PM 8,663 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old scored a superb goal on his Republic of Ireland U19 debut last summer.

Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode
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Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode

Jul 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 34,757 Views 12 Comments

The 20-year-old furthered his footballing education by getting a taste of life in the lower leagues.

Hagi seals permanent switch to Rangers from Genk
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Hagi seals permanent switch to Rangers from Genk

May 27th 2020, 6:38 PM 5,752 Views 14 Comments

‘There was interest from other clubs, but my priority was always to return to Glasgow and play for Rangers,’ said the Romanian youngster.

21-year-old wing Kernohan set for Championship move after leaving Ulster
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21-year-old wing Kernohan set for Championship move after leaving Ulster

May 13th 2020, 12:30 PM 9,221 Views 28 Comments

The former Ireland U20 flyer is close to finalising a deal with Ealing Trailfinders.

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall
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# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall

Mar 30th 2020, 5:18 PM 3,626 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary woman made an impressive impact for Ireland during the Six Nations.

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Jack O'Sullivan
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# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Jack O'Sullivan

Mar 25th 2020, 7:30 PM 10,316 Views 8 Comments

The 21-year-old number eight returned from a long-term knee injury at the start of this season.

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Ryan Baird
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# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Ryan Baird

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:22 PM 11,962 Views 9 Comments

The 20-year-old Leinster second row possesses remarkable athleticism.

20-year-old Ryan Baird links up with Ireland's Six Nations squad
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20-year-old Ryan Baird links up with Ireland's Six Nations squad

Mar 2nd 2020, 11:11 AM 15,345 Views 35 Comments

Andy Farrell has named a 35-man training squad, with Will Addison missing.

Irish Elite champion Harty, 19, turns professional with Frank Warren
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Irish Elite champion Harty, 19, turns professional with Frank Warren

Feb 12th 2020, 4:54 PM 4,207 Views 1 Comment

Rathkeale Boxing Club’s Jason Harty won national Intermediate and Elite titles late last year, and joins his brother-in-law in the pro ranks.

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster
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# Bright Spark

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster

Jan 20th 2020, 6:39 PM 14,624 Views 38 Comments

The Shannon scrum-half showed his potential in a cameo off the bench at Thomond Park yesterday.

Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city
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Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city

Jan 5th 2020, 8:05 AM 12,175 Views 0 Comments

The attack happened in the south of the city last night.

Impressive full Munster debut for the 'small man with a massive heart'
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Impressive full Munster debut for the 'small man with a massive heart'

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:12 AM 33,055 Views 11 Comments

In his first Munster start, Craig Casey helped the province to a Guinness Pro14 win over Connacht.

Kelleher pushing into Ireland picture with strong start to Leinster season
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# Rising High

Kelleher pushing into Ireland picture with strong start to Leinster season

Nov 28th 2019, 12:00 PM 16,903 Views 29 Comments

The 21-year-old has shown his potential in the Champions Cup over the past fortnight.

West Ham win race to sign Ireland U17 striker who scored 35 goals for Man United last season
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West Ham win race to sign Ireland U17 striker who scored 35 goals for Man United last season

Oct 25th 2019, 2:04 PM 17,776 Views 19 Comments

The Hammers have completed a move for highly-rated forward Ademipo Odubeko.

'Not at all' - Playing Aaron Connolly in Georgia not a gamble, says Mick McCarthy
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'Not at all' - Playing Aaron Connolly in Georgia not a gamble, says Mick McCarthy

Oct 7th 2019, 3:10 PM 19,873 Views 16 Comments

Shane Duffy and David McGoldrick will be given every chance to prove their fitness for this week’s double-header, meanwhile.

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'
# Aaron Connolly
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# Aaron Connolly

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 6,056 Views 7 Comments

Aaron Connolly has recently played against Man City, Burnley, Newcastle, Aston Villa and Chelsea.

Highly rated Ireland U21 defender handed West Brom debut
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Highly rated Ireland U21 defender handed West Brom debut

Aug 13th 2019, 8:14 PM 12,609 Views 5 Comments

Dara O’Shea is among a number of young Irish players in action in the EFL Cup this evening.

'He is highly sought after' - Praise for Bohs' 14-year-old after impressive Chelsea cameo
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'He is highly sought after' - Praise for Bohs' 14-year-old after impressive Chelsea cameo

Jul 11th 2019, 8:40 AM 63,791 Views 29 Comments

Liverpool are among those understood to be scouting Evan Ferguson, who impressed in last night’s 1-1 draw against Frank Lampard’s side.

'With football, there are no guarantees' - Jamie Lennon on his studies, the future, and working with Stephen Kenny
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'With football, there are no guarantees' - Jamie Lennon on his studies, the future, and working with Stephen Kenny

May 23rd 2019, 7:00 PM 3,385 Views 0 Comments

The Pat’s midielder talks to The42 ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Dundalk.

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia
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# Opportunity Knocks

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia

May 7th 2019, 3:39 PM 3,117 Views 8 Comments

‘Given his recent performances, it is well deserved,’ team principal Dave Brailsford said of the 22-year-old’s inclusion.

Bayer Leverkusen star curbs talk of potential €25 million Liverpool move
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Bayer Leverkusen star curbs talk of potential €25 million Liverpool move

May 6th 2019, 3:22 PM 13,754 Views 6 Comments

Julian Brandt has been linked with summer switches to England and Italy, but he is tied to a contract with his current club in Germany.

'Craig is such a great talent' - 20-year-old Casey gets Munster debut
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'Craig is such a great talent' - 20-year-old Casey gets Munster debut

Apr 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,078 Views 10 Comments

The Shannon RFC scrum-half is an exciting prospect.

'Now I am a genius': Guardiola applauds 18-year-old match-winner Foden
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# Remember The Name

'Now I am a genius': Guardiola applauds 18-year-old match-winner Foden

Apr 20th 2019, 6:49 PM 11,003 Views 20 Comments

Pep Guardiola paid tribute to teenager Phil Foden after his winning goal against Tottenham on Saturday.

'I'm within touching distance and it's nice to have that recognition from my country'
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'I'm within touching distance and it's nice to have that recognition from my country'

Mar 18th 2019, 9:00 AM 35,968 Views 5 Comments

21-year-old Sunderland defender Jimmy Dunne talks about comparisons with Steve Staunton, his international prospects and lining out at Wembley Way.

'I would have looked at Alexis Sanchez a lot...up until recently'
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'I would have looked at Alexis Sanchez a lot...up until recently'

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 7,559 Views 1 Comment

Cork City’s exciting new signing Daire O’Connor chats to The42.

20-year-old Doris keeps head down as Leinster back Mayo man's talents
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# Learning

20-year-old Doris keeps head down as Leinster back Mayo man's talents

Feb 20th 2019, 7:30 AM 13,562 Views 34 Comments

A former Ireland U20s captain, the number eight is highly-rated.

Liverpool target 18-year-old Italian prospect Tonali, but face competition from Roma
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# In Demand

Liverpool target 18-year-old Italian prospect Tonali, but face competition from Roma

Jan 24th 2019, 12:57 PM 7,591 Views 10 Comments

Brescia president Massimo Cellino said leading sides in England and Italy have enquired after the teenager.

'To stay here is better': Sarri warns 18-year-old Hudson-Odoi against £30 million Bayern move
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'To stay here is better': Sarri warns 18-year-old Hudson-Odoi against £30 million Bayern move

Jan 7th 2019, 3:54 PM 4,454 Views 3 Comments

The Stamford Bridge youngster is reportedly arising interest from the Bundesliga giants.

Waterford sign promising ex-Ireland underage international and West Brom midfielder Elbouzedi
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Waterford sign promising ex-Ireland underage international and West Brom midfielder Elbouzedi

Nov 7th 2018, 7:28 PM 6,295 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old joins Waterford off the back of an impressive 2018 where the club sealed Europa League football for next summer.

16-year-old Ireland striker Troy Parrott scores for Tottenham in Uefa Youth League against PSV
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16-year-old Ireland striker Troy Parrott scores for Tottenham in Uefa Youth League against PSV

Nov 6th 2018, 5:01 PM 7,599 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner has impressed since joining the London club from Belvedere in July.

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