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Pep stands firm on transfer policy despite praise for Haaland and Sancho out of City game
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Pep stands firm on transfer policy despite praise for Haaland and Sancho out of City game

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,702 Views 3 Comments

The Manchester City manager continues to play down the chances of a £100million-plus signing this summer.

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist
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18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist

Jan 17th 2021, 10:47 PM 14,995 Views 16 Comments

Have a watch…

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
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Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,459 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential
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22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential

Sep 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,056 Views 21 Comments

The outside centre scored an excellent try in last weekend’s Pro14 final against Leinster.

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted
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Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 7,479 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Mayo man made his Ireland debut earlier this year against Scotland.

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'
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'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 6,262 Views 2 Comments

Irish middle distance star Nadia Power has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and feels the only way is up from here.

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage
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'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Feb 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,381 Views 3 Comments

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga
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England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga

Aug 17th 2019, 6:04 PM 3,735 Views 5 Comments

Borussia Dortmund ran riot against Augsburg on Saturday to go top of Bundesliga.

Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament
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Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament

Jun 17th 2019, 12:51 AM 8,328 Views 3 Comments

Georgia Drummy had an excellent week in Portugal.

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
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'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

May 23rd 2019, 9:46 AM 4,468 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'
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'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'

Apr 3rd 2019, 5:00 PM 34,758 Views 12 Comments

Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe
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'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:52 PM 4,906 Views 16 Comments

Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise
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‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise

Mar 24th 2019, 12:00 PM 27,125 Views 13 Comments

Colin O’Brien reflects on the rapid progression of Ireland U16 Player of the Year Troy Parrott.

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'
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'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

Mar 21st 2019, 6:50 PM 10,724 Views 1 Comment

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'
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'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 19,628 Views 2 Comments

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians
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Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

Feb 5th 2019, 3:09 PM 9,045 Views 0 Comments

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''
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'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''

Jan 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 43,719 Views 23 Comments

After a stunning breakthrough year in 2018, Patience Jumbo-Gula is one of Ireland’s most exciting young track and field athletes.

Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot
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Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot

Jan 25th 2019, 8:53 AM 12,140 Views 15 Comments

‘It’s a remarkable achievement,’ says Ulster young gun Michael Lowry.

Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal
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Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal

Jan 19th 2019, 10:19 AM 4,264 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old has pledged his future to his boyhood club.

Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award
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Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award

Jan 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 18,219 Views 23 Comments

The pair are joined by three other actors in the nominations: Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield and Letita Wright.

England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear
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England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear

Dec 8th 2018, 8:29 PM 9,768 Views 5 Comments

Jadon Sancho scored his sixth Bundesliga goal of the season as Borussia Dortmund saw off Schalke.

Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'
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Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'

Sep 27th 2018, 12:08 PM 5,361 Views 0 Comments

After being dropped from the Limerick panel in 2017, Aaron Gillane has enjoyed a remarkable rise to the top of the game.

Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential
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Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential

Sep 26th 2018, 3:24 PM 13,106 Views 4 Comments

Limerick forward Kyle Hayes says life hasn’t changed too much in the wake of their All-Ireland victory.

Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City
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Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City

Jul 10th 2018, 12:43 PM 9,523 Views 8 Comments

Gavin Bazunu kept a clean sheet at Turner’s Cross last week including a penalty save from Kieran Sadlier.

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school
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'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Apr 8th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,813 Views 4 Comments

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour
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'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour

Jan 12th 2018, 3:28 PM 6,348 Views 12 Comments

The veteran Leinster skipper says team-mates feed off the 20-year-old’s positive approach.

'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'
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'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'

Jan 11th 2018, 5:00 PM 54,416 Views 29 Comments

Offaly boss Stephen Wallace is keen to protect promising 18-year-old Cian Johnson.

'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow
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'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow

Jan 6th 2018, 9:11 PM 20,580 Views 29 Comments

The Leinster fullback scored two tries against Ulster at the RDS.

18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line
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18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line

Dec 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,254 Views 0 Comments

He scored 5-15 in six championship games for Dublin minors this summer.

Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July
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Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July

Jul 24th 2017, 7:02 PM 9,595 Views 1 Comment

Teenager Rory O’Connor caught the eye yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford
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Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford

Jul 7th 2017, 9:13 PM 10,764 Views 9 Comments

Richie Leahy brought into the squad by Brian Cody.

Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall
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Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall

May 25th 2017, 5:17 PM 9,975 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a quick rise for young Galway hurler Thomas Monaghan but he’s loving every minute.

America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points
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America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points

Feb 8th 2017, 11:28 AM 15,931 Views 13 Comments

Remember the name LaMelo Ball.

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run
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Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run

Jan 20th 2017, 6:46 PM 7,045 Views 3 Comments

The deal keeps him at Loftus Road until the summer of 2019.

Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016
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Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016

Dec 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 2,569 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old sensation has had a year to remember.

Carbery's former coach on what the rising star brings to Leinster
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Carbery's former coach on what the rising star brings to Leinster

Sep 8th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,332 Views 9 Comments

Clontarf’s Andy Wood wasn’t at all surprised by how well the fly-half started the Pro12 season.

'She's over the moon but she's not stopping there': Kellie Harrington has her sights set on gold
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'She's over the moon but she's not stopping there': Kellie Harrington has her sights set on gold

May 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,683 Views 8 Comments

Jimmy Halpin is confident that Irish boxing’s newest star can bring home the world title.

The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold
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The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold

May 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 48,809 Views 45 Comments

Nhat Nguyen talks to The42 about his remarkable success, moving from Vietnam to Ireland at the age of four and his goals for the future.

After shooting 3-24 at U21 football level, Dublin senior breakthrough is the next goal
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After shooting 3-24 at U21 football level, Dublin senior breakthrough is the next goal

May 5th 2016, 5:04 PM 10,709 Views 4 Comments

Con O’Callaghan has caught fire at U21 level this spring.

'I hadn't really much of an interest in the GAA' - Cork star on his recent rise to fame
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'I hadn't really much of an interest in the GAA' - Cork star on his recent rise to fame

Apr 18th 2016, 12:15 AM 15,546 Views 0 Comments

Peter Kelleher admits that he didn’t have much of an interest when Cork last won an EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football title.

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