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Ryder Cup fever, football friendship to 'match-fixing' and more of the week's best sportswriting
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Ryder Cup fever, football friendship to 'match-fixing' and more of the week's best sportswriting

18 hours ago 4,370 Views 0 Comments

Boil that kettle…

A brilliant column from Tokyo, the career of Ger Canning and the week's best sportswriting
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A brilliant column from Tokyo, the career of Ger Canning and the week's best sportswriting

Jul 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 4,626 Views 2 Comments

Plus, an interesting read on cheating in sport, which was shared in our The42 Members’ Behind The Lines WhatsApp group.

Some top football pieces, the coaching couple setting the Barr high, and the week's best sportswriting
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Some top football pieces, the coaching couple setting the Barr high, and the week's best sportswriting

Jun 13th 2021, 8:30 AM 2,278 Views 0 Comments

With the Euros on, there’s plenty of football writing in there.

Sir Alex Ferguson, a famous cycling family, and the week's best sportswriting
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Sir Alex Ferguson, a famous cycling family, and the week's best sportswriting

May 16th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,798 Views 0 Comments

Time to boil the kettle…

The 'athletic freak' that is Lindsay Peat, José's quiet departure, and the week's best sportswriting
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The 'athletic freak' that is Lindsay Peat, José's quiet departure, and the week's best sportswriting

May 2nd 2021, 8:30 AM 5,954 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle, it’s that time of the week…

The current state of Irish football, the late, great David Rocastle, and the week's best sportswriting
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The current state of Irish football, the late, great David Rocastle, and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,349 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on, and crack open an Easter egg for breakfast…

A farewell to Dermo, mayhem as the transfer window closes and the week's best sportswriting
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A farewell to Dermo, mayhem as the transfer window closes and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 4th 2020, 8:30 AM 11,774 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle and get reading…

Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting
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Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,576 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days, including a stunning Bohemians oral history.

A GAA journey from Poland to Dublin coach, a beautiful tribute to a late star and the week's best sportswriting
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A GAA journey from Poland to Dublin coach, a beautiful tribute to a late star and the week's best sportswriting

May 10th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,230 Views 1 Comment

Get the kettle boiled, there are some brilliant pieces be to read.

A method actor in football's theatre of absurd, 'Keep Women out of Croker' and the week's best sportswriting
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A method actor in football's theatre of absurd, 'Keep Women out of Croker' and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 6,613 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy some of our favourite reads from the last week.

A nod to encouraging sporting parents, a journey from prison to the podium and the week's best sportswriting
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A nod to encouraging sporting parents, a journey from prison to the podium and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 1st 2020, 8:30 AM 4,077 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on, it’s that time of the week.

How Moyross made Keith Earls, a beautiful tribute to a late colleague and the week's best sportswriting
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How Moyross made Keith Earls, a beautiful tribute to a late colleague and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 1st 2019, 8:30 AM 10,594 Views 0 Comments

A selection of our favourite sporting pieces from the past seven days.

A touching tribute to late Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy and the week's best sportswriting
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A touching tribute to late Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy and the week's best sportswriting

Jul 14th 2019, 8:30 AM 4,052 Views 0 Comments

Plus, a heartwarming World Cup story and a family affair with the Hendersons.

I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring
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I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring

Feb 24th 2019, 8:30 AM 8,249 Views 0 Comments

Plus, an interesting League of Ireland piece and ‘I had lost my identity, who am I without sport?’

The Irish running rivalry fuelled by hate, Limerick's magical summer and the week's best sportswriting
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The Irish running rivalry fuelled by hate, Limerick's magical summer and the week's best sportswriting

Jan 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,596 Views 1 Comment

Stick on the kettle, sit back and enjoy.

Solveig and Hegerberg, the greatest game never played and the week's best sportswriting
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Solveig and Hegerberg, the greatest game never played and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,474 Views 0 Comments

Plus, a ‘footballing fairytale told in Longford accent.’

Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year
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Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

Nov 8th 2018, 4:47 PM 7,911 Views 5 Comments

The42 is represented twice on the longlist.

A search for one's family, the Oh-So-Close Men and the week's best sportswriting
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A search for one's family, the Oh-So-Close Men and the week's best sportswriting

Sep 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,476 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

Limerick's 'biggest let-down', a powerful story of struggle and survival and more of the week's best sportswriting
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Limerick's 'biggest let-down', a powerful story of struggle and survival and more of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 19th 2018, 8:30 AM 5,801 Views 1 Comment

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting
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Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 5,776 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle, go on…..

The Irish teenager dreaming big at Inter Milan and the week's best sportswriting
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The Irish teenager dreaming big at Inter Milan and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 12,135 Views 0 Comments

A few teasers for some of our favourite sportswriting from the week that was.

McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting
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McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,089 Views 2 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting
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Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 17th 2017, 11:48 AM 9,173 Views 1 Comment

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting
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From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,811 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
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Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 26th 2017, 8:44 AM 6,293 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

Overcoming addiction to reach the top again, Ireland's rebel without a pause and the week's best sportswriting
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Overcoming addiction to reach the top again, Ireland's rebel without a pause and the week's best sportswriting

Nov 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 8,355 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

The bright future of Irish athletics, living in Tom Brady's shoes and the week's best sportswriting
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The bright future of Irish athletics, living in Tom Brady's shoes and the week's best sportswriting

Jul 30th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,000 Views 0 Comments

Plus, two American swimming siblings and their respective coming out stories.

Dean Rock on 'you know who', the rise of Colombian cyclists and the week's best sportswriting
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Dean Rock on 'you know who', the rise of Colombian cyclists and the week's best sportswriting

Jun 11th 2017, 8:36 PM 7,703 Views 1 Comment

Plus a 41-year-old inter-county footballer’s heartbreaking but inspiring story.

Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting
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Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,825 Views 0 Comments

Plus, the last days of Aaron Hernandez’s life before his death this week.

Rory in Wonderland falls down a rabbit hole, Father Ted and LOI and the week's best sportswriting
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Rory in Wonderland falls down a rabbit hole, Father Ted and LOI and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 7,156 Views 0 Comments

Plus, “drone dunks” and La La Land.

From meth addict to Olympic silver, Leaving Cert maths and rugby collide and the week's best sportswriting
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From meth addict to Olympic silver, Leaving Cert maths and rugby collide and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 5th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,715 Views 1 Comment

Plus, the end of the ‘stick to sports’ era for sportswriters.

'The beginnings of the sexual revolution in Derry’ and more of the week's best sportswriting
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'The beginnings of the sexual revolution in Derry’ and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 5,240 Views 0 Comments

Plus Sue Ronan banned from street football and ‘Dear Football Gods, we need to talk’.

Ranieri on Leicester's secrets, the complexity of transgender athletes and, the week's best sportswriting
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Ranieri on Leicester's secrets, the complexity of transgender athletes and, the week's best sportswriting

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 7,108 Views 2 Comments

Also, how Jason Day’s complicated and complex family background pushed him to become the best golfer in the world while just how new is the new Fifa?

Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:35 AM 8,183 Views 0 Comments

Outside? Are you mad? Stay in with the best sportswriting the internet had to offer this week.