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#Sportswriting

Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,144 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and enjoy some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Some top football pieces, the coaching couple setting the Barr high, and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

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

Jun 13th 2021, 8:30 AM 2,265 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish football's diverse future and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
From The42
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Irish football's diverse future and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jun 6th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,341 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and enjoy some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

The 'career car-crash' of an ex-Ireland international and more of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
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The 'career car-crash' of an ex-Ireland international and more of the week's best sportswriting

May 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 16,211 Views 1 Comment

Put the kettle on and get stuck into some of our favourite sporting reads from the past seven days.

Sir Alex Ferguson, a famous cycling family, and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

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

May 16th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,791 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
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

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

May 2nd 2021, 8:30 AM 5,940 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
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

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

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,342 Views 1 Comment

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

The 'Wesurrection' of Cambridge United and more of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Recommended

The 'Wesurrection' of Cambridge United and more of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 7,063 Views 0 Comments

Some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson
# Sportswriting
From The42
# Sportswriting

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson

Mar 12th 2021, 9:08 AM 3,781 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney will host a live episode of Behind The Lines.

A night out with Leon Spinks in Chicago and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

A night out with Leon Spinks in Chicago and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,156 Views 3 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into this lot.

The Olympic hero involved in the US Capitol siege and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
From The42
# Recommended

The Olympic hero involved in the US Capitol siege and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 6,749 Views 3 Comments

A selection of our favourite reads from the past seven days.

The many sides of Jerry Kiernan and the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
From The42
# Sportswriting

The many sides of Jerry Kiernan and the week's best sportswriting

Jan 24th 2021, 7:30 AM 5,931 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into our picks from the past seven days.

Winning 10 All-Irelands in the most caring, kind and inoffensive way and the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended Reading
From The42
# Recommended Reading

Winning 10 All-Irelands in the most caring, kind and inoffensive way and the week's best sportswriting

Jan 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,227 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into our picks from the past seven days.

The Premier League's first British-Asian player and more of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Recommended

The Premier League's first British-Asian player and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 7,357 Views 0 Comments

Time reading these will be time well spent.

Dementia fears in rugby, Mayo's everlasting spirit and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Dementia fears in rugby, Mayo's everlasting spirit and more of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 4,452 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into this lot.

Liam Brady's Sunday dinners with an Italian World Cup hero and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Wined And Dined
From The42
# Wined And Dined

Liam Brady's Sunday dinners with an Italian World Cup hero and more of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 13th 2020, 8:30 AM 9,368 Views 0 Comments

We’ve picked out some recommended reading for you to enjoy.

A terrifying crowd crush at an Old Firm derby and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

A terrifying crowd crush at an Old Firm derby and more of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 4,933 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to this lot.

How Jack Charlton's 'carpet-baggers' qualified for USA 94 and more of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Recommended

How Jack Charlton's 'carpet-baggers' qualified for USA 94 and more of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 6,258 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to this lot.

What it's like to play football on your period and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
From The42
# Essential Reading

What it's like to play football on your period and more of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 5,730 Views 1 Comment

Plus, Tim Keown looks at the NFL’s most beloved player on its most disastrous team.

The time Dublin nearly got a Premier League team and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The time Dublin nearly got a Premier League team and more of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 8,674 Views 0 Comments

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

Marcus Rashford tackles a UK government 's**tshow' and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended Reads
From The42
# Recommended Reads

Marcus Rashford tackles a UK government 's**tshow' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 1st 2020, 8:30 AM 6,852 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to this lot.

An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended Reading
From The42
# Recommended Reading

An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 11th 2020, 8:30 AM 12,325 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle and get reading…

A farewell to Dermo, mayhem as the transfer window closes and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

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

Oct 4th 2020, 8:30 AM 11,771 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle and get reading…

Remembering Pat Smullen, the home support for Sam Bennett and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Remembering Pat Smullen, the home support for Sam Bennett and the week's best sportswriting

Sep 20th 2020, 11:23 AM 4,866 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

The truth about Ravel Morrison and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The truth about Ravel Morrison and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 13th 2020, 2:56 PM 10,516 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and enjoy this week’s best writing.

Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

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

Sep 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,570 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.

Missing the magic of a commentating legend as he turns 90 and the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

Missing the magic of a commentating legend as he turns 90 and the week's best sportswriting

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:30 AM 5,884 Views 2 Comments

Plus, a basketball star’s fight for justice and the rise of Champions League finalists Paris Saint-Germain.

The Second Captain who went in search of George Gibney and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
From The42
# Essential Reading

The Second Captain who went in search of George Gibney and more of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:30 AM 9,682 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Anthony Daly revists the Offaly trilogy of ’98, the ‘sit-in’ and what haunts him most from a painful year.

Michael Johnson's struggles at City, Connolly on Galway glory days and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Michael Johnson's struggles at City, Connolly on Galway glory days and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 12th 2020, 10:30 AM 5,914 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and give these pieces a read.

Cian O'Connor's rise and fall, Páidí Ó Sé's greatness and Sports Stadium recalled
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Cian O'Connor's rise and fall, Páidí Ó Sé's greatness and Sports Stadium recalled

May 17th 2020, 10:30 AM 6,787 Views 1 Comment

Here’s the best of the internet this week.

Now That’s What I Call Behind The Lines, Vol 2 - listen to the best bits from our sportswriting podcast
# Sportswriting
From The42
# Sportswriting

Now That’s What I Call Behind The Lines, Vol 2 - listen to the best bits from our sportswriting podcast

Apr 29th 2020, 3:56 PM 1,595 Views 0 Comments

We’ve put together a highlights reel of some of the show’s best bits.

Pasta and friendship, The Missing Olympics, and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Sunday Papers
From The42
# Sunday Papers

Pasta and friendship, The Missing Olympics, and more of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 5th 2020, 8:30 AM 2,935 Views 0 Comments

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

Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting
# Sportswriting
From The42
# Sportswriting

Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 12,860 Views 2 Comments

We talk to Vincent Hogan, Paul Kimmage, Christy O’Connor, Keith Duggan and Dion Fanning about what goes into writing a sports autobiography.

'Just because there's no live sport, that doesn't mean we're stopping' - Sports media versus the shutdown
# THE SHOW GOES ON
From The42
# THE SHOW GOES ON

'Just because there's no live sport, that doesn't mean we're stopping' - Sports media versus the shutdown

Mar 14th 2020, 10:00 AM 29,482 Views 25 Comments

Media outlets across Ireland are finding ways to adapt to a world without live sport.

Learning from Mayo tweet scandal, steroids in youth rugby and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Learning from Mayo tweet scandal, steroids in youth rugby and more of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,275 Views 0 Comments

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

The murky dealings of one of Arsenal's greatest managers and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
From The42
# Recommended

The murky dealings of one of Arsenal's greatest managers and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 23rd 2020, 8:30 AM 14,290 Views 0 Comments

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

The high school coach who can't forget Parkland and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

The high school coach who can't forget Parkland and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 16th 2020, 8:30 AM 5,566 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy some of our favourite reads from the last week.

This is what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week
# In The Clubhouse
From The42
# In The Clubhouse

This is what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Feb 11th 2020, 2:15 PM 3,170 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s joined up already, yeah?

Consequences of Cantona's kung-fu kick, Kobe Bryant's greatness and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Consequences of Cantona's kung-fu kick, Kobe Bryant's greatness and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 2nd 2020, 8:30 AM 5,433 Views 0 Comments

A selection of our favourite bits of sportswriting from around the world over the past seven days.

'There's a generation of sportswriters in Ireland from the '90s who were massively influenced by American sports journalism'
# On The Record
From The42
# On The Record

'There's a generation of sportswriters in Ireland from the '90s who were massively influenced by American sports journalism'

Jan 28th 2020, 10:07 AM 4,396 Views 0 Comments

Episode 15 of the Behind The Lines podcast – featuring Dave Hannigan – is out now.

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