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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Best Of

All time
# Podcast
The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year
Here’s the best bits of our podcast this year
# best of 2019
These were our favourite films of 2019 - what were yours?
We want to know.
# best of 2019
These were our favourite books of 2019 - what were yours?
Let us know in the comments.
# our picks
AWJ +14: It's The42's Six Nations Team of the Championship
Here’s who stood out for us since the start of February.
# full flight
Three magic Keith Earls assists and all the highlights from Ireland's summer tour to the US and Japan
Not content with sealing a record for himself, the Limerick man assisted five tries for five different scorers.
# wet weekend
O'Loughlin's fantastic finish and more Pro12 highlights to ease you back into normal life
It’s gonna be a long month, but at least it’s a short week.
# Best Of
These are some of the best smartphone games released this year
Like you were going to do anything else with your free time.
# Best Of
These are the best smartphone apps of 2015
A wide variety of apps for any taste.
# Best Of
28 Tumblr posts that will make you laugh every single time
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# good reads
Drugs in rugby, Joe Brolly's lament and more of the week’s best sportswriting
There are also pieces on the Seattle Seahawks, Super Rugby and an interview with Mick McCarthy.
# touchdown
The best touchdowns of the NFL season
From ODB to fake punts and everything in between.
# essentials
These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone
Because some apps are more useful than others.
# Best Of
These were the best apps released in 2014
It’s been a busy year, but which apps of 2014 are worth your attention?
# Sunday Papers
Place-kicking, Disneyland and statistics; the week’s best sportswriting
The World Cup features strongly, while there is also an excellent article on Andy Lee.
# Slippage
Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings
But UCD has pulled itself back up to 161st place.
# chart
BEST OF: 15 hits from the Google Doodle collection
Plus, the 14-year history of Google doodling.
# Review
Do you agree with our team of the half-season?
Paul Ring is captain and he picks his side, half-way through the Premier League season.