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#Second best

From The42 'We’re not going to suddenly sign five world-class players, it doesn’t work like that' Regrets

'We’re not going to suddenly sign five world-class players, it doesn’t work like that'

Leinster left Newcastle with a few regrets but feeling they had got close to Saracens.

From The42 All Blacks depart Dublin after being 'manipulated' by clever Ireland Second Best

All Blacks depart Dublin after being 'manipulated' by clever Ireland

‘We’re still stuck between the old way and the new way.’

From The42 All Blacks and November next in Schmidt's sights as Ireland's success rolls on Looking Up

All Blacks and November next in Schmidt's sights as Ireland's success rolls on

The Ireland head coach is heading home to New Zealand for a few weeks of rest.

From The42 Three debuts made as Ireland go down to Les Bleus at rain-soaked Stade de France Second Best

Three debuts made as Ireland go down to Les Bleus at rain-soaked Stade de France

Goals from Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir were enough to hand a dominant French side victory in Paris tonight.

From The42 Connacht collapse as Ospreys deal second home defeat of Pro12 defence Second Best

Connacht collapse as Ospreys deal second home defeat of Pro12 defence

Pat Lam’s men gave up a bonus point again in Galway.

From The42 Leinster beaten as Seymour runs in 4 tries for Glasgow Second Best

Leinster beaten as Seymour runs in 4 tries for Glasgow

Rob Kearney, Josh van der Flier and Zane Kirchner all scored for the province but it couldn’t prevent a 33-25 loss at Scotstoun Stadium.

From The42 Lukaku double helps Belgium to victory over Ireland at Euro 2016 Second Best

Lukaku double helps Belgium to victory over Ireland at Euro 2016

The Boys in Green were on the wrong end of a 3-0 scoreline in Bordeaux.

From The42 Ireland's women lose out to the French in front of 11,158 in Perpignan Second Best

Ireland's women lose out to the French in front of 11,158 in Perpignan

The Girls in Green were defeated 18-6 in the Six Nations tonight.

From The42 Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey Second Best

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey

The former Leinster boss says his team can close the gap on the All Blacks by playing them frequently.

From The42 Cathal Pendred has been given his first taste of defeat in the UFC Second Best

Cathal Pendred has been given his first taste of defeat in the UFC

John Howard overcame the Dubliner at UFC 189.

From The42 'Nothing can console me' laments Messi as world slips through Argentina's hands Second Best

'Nothing can console me' laments Messi as world slips through Argentina's hands

The Golden Ball winner missed one of three great chances that fell his team’s way against Germany.

From The42 Double bogey derails Michael Hoey's bid for €240,000 European Tour win Second Best

Double bogey derails Michael Hoey's bid for €240,000 European Tour win

The Northern Irishman was well placed to challenge eventual winner Ross Fisher at the Tshwane Open until he ran afoul of the 12th.

From The42 Opinion: Ireland call-ups and lack of signings to hobble Ulster's title ambitions Nearly Men

Opinion: Ireland call-ups and lack of signings to hobble Ulster's title ambitions

The province’s emergence as league and Heineken Cup contenders will stretch Mark Anscombe’s squad this season.

From The42 Rugby Championship: Springboks name unchanged line-up in quest to deny McCaw's 100th win Second Best

Rugby Championship: Springboks name unchanged line-up in quest to deny McCaw's 100th win

South Africa are in a confident mood after disposing of Australia at the weekend.

From The42 Match Report: Mandzukic on the double for Croatia Second Best

Match Report: Mandzukic on the double for Croatia

Two goals from the Wolfsburg striker resigned Ireland to defeat in their first Euro 2012 fixture.