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#Talking Points

From The42 Reunions aplenty as Man United take on Everton and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Reunions aplenty as Man United take on Everton and more Premier League talking points

Wayne Rooney and Romelu Lukaku both come up against their respective former employers this weekend.

From The42 Liverpool's defensive woes and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Liverpool's defensive woes and more Champions League talking points

Plus, Tottenham finally enjoy a big win at Wembley.

From TheJournal.ie 61,000 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on Results Night
From The42 Neymar and Mbappe head to Celtic Park and what to look out for as the Champions League returns Talking Points

Neymar and Mbappe head to Celtic Park and what to look out for as the Champions League returns

The group stages of Europe’s elite club competition are back tonight.

From The42 Mourinho's handshake snub and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Mourinho's handshake snub and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Chelsea must stamp out disgraceful antisemitic chants aimed at Tottenham fans.

From The42 Man City-Liverpool should provide a treat and the Premier League talking points Attacking Intent

Man City-Liverpool should provide a treat and the Premier League talking points

The weekend’s matches begin at the Etihad Stadium, while time is already running out for Frank de Boer.

From The42 Ireland show remarkable heart but little quality as World Cup hopes diminish Analysis

Ireland show remarkable heart but little quality as World Cup hopes diminish

Four talking points as Serbia strike a major blow to the Boys in Green’s aim of reaching Russia.

From The42 Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away Comment

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland final victory over Waterford.

From The42 The worst performance of the Martin O'Neill era and more Georgia-Ireland talking points Analysis

The worst performance of the Martin O'Neill era and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

Plus, where the result leaves the Boys in Green’s qualification hopes.

From The42 Is Robbie Brady back to his best and more Georgia-Ireland talking points Analysis

Is Robbie Brady back to his best and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

The Burnley star has struggled to recapture his Euro 2016 form for the Boys in Green.

From The42 Cavanagh bows out, Dubs close in on three-in-a-row and Connolly makes his return Comment

Cavanagh bows out, Dubs close in on three-in-a-row and Connolly makes his return

We run through the 5 big talking points after Dublin dismantled Tyrone in the All-Ireland semi-final.

From The42 Gareth Bale's return to Spurs, Diego Costa and other tasty Champions League subplots Talking Points

Gareth Bale's return to Spurs, Diego Costa and other tasty Champions League subplots

The Welshman goes ‘home’ while the want-away Chelsea striker’s situation is a little more complicated.

From The42 Write Cork off at your peril, the lengthy lay-off and Mayo's deadly triple threat Talking Points

Write Cork off at your peril, the lengthy lay-off and Mayo's deadly triple threat

Cork and Mayo booked their All-Ireland semi-final date following a double-header in Mullingar yesterday.

From The42 Man United's title challenge and more Premier League talking points Talking Points

Man United's title challenge and more Premier League talking points

Elsewhere Liverpool had to battle hard for their first win of the season, while recently promoted Brighton suffered another deflating defeat.

From The42 Two title contenders go head-to-head and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Two title contenders go head-to-head and more Premier League talking points

Plus, there will be a meeting of the big summer spenders on Monday night.

From The42 Stephen Ward the goal machine and more Premier League talking points Talking Points

Stephen Ward the goal machine and more Premier League talking points

Meanwhile Huddersfield return to the top flight with a bang and Wayne Rooney grabs a goal on his second Everton debut.

From The42 Everton's top four hopes, Irish World Cup contingent and more Premier League talking points Big Kick-off

Everton's top four hopes, Irish World Cup contingent and more Premier League talking points

After less than 12 weeks away from our screens, England’s top flight is back.

From The42 5 talking points as Mayo discover their best form by returning to the running game Comment

5 talking points as Mayo discover their best form by returning to the running game

Stephen Rochford’s men are hitting form at the right time as they prepare for a titanic semi-final against Kerry.

From The42 Poor Cork start denies them triple crown, massive boost for Limerick and the absence of key Rebels Comment

Poor Cork start denies them triple crown, massive boost for Limerick and the absence of key Rebels

5 key talking points after Limerick’s Munster U21 hurling victory.

From The42 Regrets for Clare, momentum for Tipperary and McGrath brothers on fire Talking Points

Regrets for Clare, momentum for Tipperary and McGrath brothers on fire

Tipperary are putting together another strong run through the backdoor.

From The42 The McGeeney derby, Monaghan seek revenge and the U2 question - football qualifier talking points Comment

The McGeeney derby, Monaghan seek revenge and the U2 question - football qualifier talking points

We run through 5 talking points after this morning’s All-Ireland SFC Round 4B qualifier draw.

From The42 Goals hurt underdogs, old and new shine in Dublin attack and Kildare's black card concern Talking Points

Goals hurt underdogs, old and new shine in Dublin attack and Kildare's black card concern

A seventh Leinster senior title in a row for Dublin today.

From The42 Galway convince the doubters, their incredible scoring-rate and the first big loss of Davy Fitz's reign Comment

Galway convince the doubters, their incredible scoring-rate and the first big loss of Davy Fitz's reign

We run through 5 major talking points after Galway picked up the second Leinster SHC title in their history.

From The42 Deadly Kerry forward duo, Cork rue goal chances and Fitzmaurice five-in-a-row Talking Points

Deadly Kerry forward duo, Cork rue goal chances and Fitzmaurice five-in-a-row

Plenty to digest after today’s showdown in Killarney.

From The42 End of the tour pain for Henshaw (and many non-injured players) with only defining Tests to go Talking Points

End of the tour pain for Henshaw (and many non-injured players) with only defining Tests to go

The Athlone man’s shoulder injury did not look good, but if he is indeed unable to play any more part on this tour, he won’t be alone on the outskirts of the squad.

From The42 Waterford and Tipperary to take first steps of recovery, tough task for Limerick and the delayed draw Comment

Waterford and Tipperary to take first steps of recovery, tough task for Limerick and the delayed draw

We take a look at the 5 main talking points from today’s All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier draw.

From The42 Dublin's movement in attack, Westmeath's use of one sweeper and the task facing Kildare Comment

Dublin's movement in attack, Westmeath's use of one sweeper and the task facing Kildare

We run through 5 talking points after Dublin’s 4-29 to 0-10 victory over Westmeath in the Leinster semi-final

From The42 Gatland's surprises, POM's honour, Itoje unlucky and more Lions talking points Big Issues

Gatland's surprises, POM's honour, Itoje unlucky and more Lions talking points

Ben Te’o and Jamie George have only one Test start between them but their rise continues.

From The42 Ex-professionals impress for Kildare, strength of Cian O'Neill's bench and Meath head for the backdoor Analysis

Ex-professionals impress for Kildare, strength of Cian O'Neill's bench and Meath head for the backdoor

We run through 5 talking points after Kildare’s Leinster semi-final win over Meath today.

From The42 Ireland change a winning formula - and almost pay for it Analysis

Ireland change a winning formula - and almost pay for it

The Boys in Green escaped with a draw against Austria after a dire first-half performance.

From The42 Ireland presented with a golden opportunity to kill off one of their World Cup qualifying rivals Talking Points

Ireland presented with a golden opportunity to kill off one of their World Cup qualifying rivals

Martin O’Neill’s side can take Austria out of the running for a spot at next year’s finals by claiming victory this evening.

From The42 Lions get their own taste of 'rugby chaos' and more talking points from Auckland Analysis

Lions get their own taste of 'rugby chaos' and more talking points from Auckland

Plus, a lack of discipline costs the tourists and the brilliance of Sonny Bill Williams.

From The42 Ridiculed by his own fans at club level, Cyrus Christie responds in the best possible way Analysis

Ridiculed by his own fans at club level, Cyrus Christie responds in the best possible way

After taking some flak from Derby’s supporters, the Irish full-back performed excellently against Uruguay last night.

From The42 Big Clare breakthrough, O'Donnell goal threat and Limerick qualifier hope Talking Points

Big Clare breakthrough, O'Donnell goal threat and Limerick qualifier hope

The Banner ended a nine-year wait to reach the Munster senior hurling final.

From The42 Will Ireland rue omitting in-form Cork star Sean Maguire? Analysis

Will Ireland rue omitting in-form Cork star Sean Maguire?

Plus, why Stephen Quinn epitomises the Irish team’s spirit.

From The42 Ireland's limitations brutally exposed by electric Mexicans Analysis

Ireland's limitations brutally exposed by electric Mexicans

Is this the last we will see of Martin O’Neill’s 3-5-2 experiment and other talking points.

From The42 Was James McClean right to make his controversial comments? Analysis

Was James McClean right to make his controversial comments?

Plus, former League duo set for momentous day and other Ireland-Mexico talking points.

From The42 Te'o at 12, the Irish contingent and more Lions team talking points Opener

Te'o at 12, the Irish contingent and more Lions team talking points

The quality of the Lions’ bench to face the NZ Provincial Barbarians indicates their depth.

From The42 Brilliant Beirne, Erasmus' big question and more Pro12 final talking points Big Issues

Brilliant Beirne, Erasmus' big question and more Pro12 final talking points

The Scarlets were brilliant in attack, while Munster’s defence fell apart.

From The42 United deliver performance their city can be proud of and more Europa League talking points Analysis

United deliver performance their city can be proud of and more Europa League talking points

Plus, why Marouane Fellaini has been the unsung hero in this Europa League campaign