Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 14°C Saturday 20 August 2022

#Championship

# championship - Friday 22 January, 2021

Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places
# ON THE SPOT
From The42
# ON THE SPOT

Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places

Jan 22nd 2021, 10:27 PM 3,050 Views 2 Comments

The talismanic skipper scored from the spot and provided the assist for Ismaila Sarr against James McClean’s Stoke.

# championship - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

Jan 21st 2021, 9:29 PM 34,907 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 9:55 PM 8,525 Views 1 Comment

It was a busy night in England’s second-tier.

# championship - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

League debut for Irish U21 international McNamara as Millwall hold high-flying Bournemouth
# Making His Bow
From The42
# Making His Bow

League debut for Irish U21 international McNamara as Millwall hold high-flying Bournemouth

Jan 12th 2021, 10:11 PM 4,542 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, QPR were 2-0 winners away to Luton Town.

# championship - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship

Jan 5th 2021, 9:13 PM 12,190 Views 5 Comments

The Waterford native has joined Preston until the end of the season.

# championship - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby
# Matchwinner
From The42
# Matchwinner

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby

Dec 26th 2020, 5:43 PM 5,213 Views 7 Comments

The Preston skipper was central to all the action in a dramatic 1-0 win.

# championship - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town
# Grant Opportunity
From The42
# Grant Opportunity

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town

Dec 19th 2020, 7:48 PM 5,174 Views 3 Comments

The PFAI Young Player of the Year has signed a contract running to 2023 with the Championship club.

Norwich stride clear at top of the Championship
# Tier Two
From The42
# Tier Two

Norwich stride clear at top of the Championship

Dec 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 2,310 Views 0 Comments

Keiren Westwood was the pick of the Irish players, keeping a clean sheet in what proved to be Tony Pulis’ first win as Sheffield Wednesday manager.

# championship - Friday 18 December, 2020

Irish contingent to the fore as Preston extend Bristol City’s losing run
# Championship Matters
From The42
# Championship Matters

Irish contingent to the fore as Preston extend Bristol City’s losing run

Dec 18th 2020, 11:06 PM 4,929 Views 1 Comment

Daniel Johnson’s first-half penalty inflicted a third straight loss on the Robins, with Sean Maguire and Alan Browne impressing.

# championship - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat
# Out Of Luck
From The42
# Out Of Luck

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 10:33 PM 7,301 Views 3 Comments

Collins had a spot kick goal ruled out for a double movement.

# championship - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe
# Football League
From The42
# Football League

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe

Dec 15th 2020, 11:40 PM 2,376 Views 0 Comments

It was a relatively quiet evening for Irish players in the Football League but Bournemouth are sitting pretty in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Christie nabs assist in defeat to leaders Norwich while O'Dowda plays role in Bristol win
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Christie nabs assist in defeat to leaders Norwich while O'Dowda plays role in Bristol win

Dec 9th 2020, 10:53 PM 2,390 Views 0 Comments

There were six Championship games down for decision this evening.

# championship - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

QPR players take a knee while celebrating goal against Millwall
# Response
From The42
# Response

QPR players take a knee while celebrating goal against Millwall

Dec 8th 2020, 10:30 PM 8,710 Views 7 Comments

Millwall fans booed the gesture ahead of last Saturday’s game with Derby.

# championship - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ireland striker's sixth goal of the season helps inflict shock defeat on Championship leaders
# The Joy Of Six
From The42
# The Joy Of Six

Ireland striker's sixth goal of the season helps inflict shock defeat on Championship leaders

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:56 PM 12,249 Views 0 Comments

James Collins scored in Luton Town’s win over Norwich City.

# championship - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second

Nov 24th 2020, 10:45 PM 4,741 Views 0 Comments

The top two pulled further clear in the promotion chase following their respective relegations from the Premier League last season.

# championship - Saturday 31 October, 2020

As it happened: Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker From The42
Live Oct 31st 2020, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'
# Winter Wonderland
From The42
# Winter Wonderland

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'

Oct 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 17,329 Views 3 Comments

The All-Ireland ladies football senior championship is off the mark – and it’s shaping up to be one to remember.

# championship - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Irish internationals at the wheel as Millwall move up to fourth in the Championship
# Looking Up
From The42
# Looking Up

Irish internationals at the wheel as Millwall move up to fourth in the Championship

Oct 28th 2020, 10:16 PM 8,092 Views 2 Comments

Alex Pearce and Shaun Williams have formed part of an interim managerial trio in the absence of Gary Rowett.

# championship - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Browne and McClean both hit the net in Championship wins as Idah sees red late on
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Browne and McClean both hit the net in Championship wins as Idah sees red late on

Oct 24th 2020, 6:41 PM 7,431 Views 1 Comment

Browne scored twice as Preston defeated Huddersfield.

Ruthless Kilkenny fire home 6-23 to bring high-flying Westmeath back down to earth
# Camogie
From The42
# Camogie

Ruthless Kilkenny fire home 6-23 to bring high-flying Westmeath back down to earth

Oct 24th 2020, 5:07 PM 9,537 Views 0 Comments

Denise Gaule and Miriam Walsh impressed for the Cats as Brian Dowling’s side maintained their good start to the All-Ireland camogie championship.

# championship - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Idah creates late winner for Norwich while Hughton's Forest rescue point
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Idah creates late winner for Norwich while Hughton's Forest rescue point

Oct 20th 2020, 10:56 PM 5,952 Views 0 Comments

Reading, meanwhile, went top of the league with victory over Wycombe.

# championship - Friday 16 October, 2020

No shortage of live championship action as RTÉ unveil upcoming GAA coverage
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

No shortage of live championship action as RTÉ unveil upcoming GAA coverage

Oct 16th 2020, 10:02 AM 16,962 Views 16 Comments

League clashes, provincial showdowns and All-Ireland finals will all be shown live by the national broadcaster.

World Cup holders South Africa pull out of Rugby Championship
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

World Cup holders South Africa pull out of Rugby Championship

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 7:42 AM 13,101 Views 7 Comments

They could face the Lions next July having not played since the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.

# championship - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw

Oct 13th 2020, 11:21 AM 15,642 Views 8 Comments

‘All year we’ve been told that we can’t compete…’

# championship - Saturday 26 September, 2020

McClean returns to starting line-up in Stoke win From The42

McClean returns to starting line-up in Stoke win

Sep 26th 2020, 5:21 PM 7,050 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere in the football league, there were bittersweet days for Kieran Sadlier and Ryan Cassidy.

# championship - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Irish international Arter joins Championship club in permanent deal
# Arter Effect
From The42
# Arter Effect

Irish international Arter joins Championship club in permanent deal

Sep 22nd 2020, 9:02 PM 15,983 Views 12 Comments

The midfielder has left Bournemouth for Nottingham Forest.

# championship - Saturday 12 September, 2020

6 young Irish players to watch in England this season
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

6 young Irish players to watch in England this season

Sep 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 40,115 Views 17 Comments

We take a look at six young Irish players who might make the breakthrough at club level this season.

# championship - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Irish U21 international earns contract extension at QPR
# Birthday Present
From The42
# Birthday Present

Irish U21 international earns contract extension at QPR

Sep 8th 2020, 11:32 AM 10,662 Views 1 Comment

Conor Masterson has extended his stay at Loftus Road.

# championship - Sunday 23 August, 2020

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
# Dreams
From The42
# Dreams

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:00 AM 25,439 Views 10 Comments

Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.

# championship - Thursday 20 August, 2020

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards

Aug 20th 2020, 7:09 PM 19,431 Views 12 Comments

Counties were also asked to double down in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

# championship - Friday 14 August, 2020

Irish international Williams takes player/coach role at Millwall
# Promotion
From The42
# Promotion

Irish international Williams takes player/coach role at Millwall

Aug 14th 2020, 4:30 PM 6,762 Views 3 Comments

Shaun Williams will be part of Gary Rowett’s coaching staff from next season.

# championship - Monday 10 August, 2020

Live TV coverage of two games as Kerry county senior championship opening round fixtures announced
# Kingdom Clashes
From The42
# Kingdom Clashes

Live TV coverage of two games as Kerry county senior championship opening round fixtures announced

Aug 10th 2020, 6:58 PM 16,952 Views 1 Comment

The first of the knockout battles takes place on Friday, 21 August.

# championship - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Fulham back in the Premier League after play-off win over Brentford
# Bounced Back
From The42
# Bounced Back

Fulham back in the Premier League after play-off win over Brentford

Aug 4th 2020, 10:35 PM 11,319 Views 15 Comments

Scott Parker’s Cottagers were 2-1 winners after extra time at Wembley.

# championship - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Former Sligo boss Cook resigns from struggling Wigan
# Leaving Latics
From The42
# Leaving Latics

Former Sligo boss Cook resigns from struggling Wigan

Jul 29th 2020, 11:53 AM 5,269 Views 2 Comments

The 53-year-old was unable to keep the Latics clear of the relegation zone after their 12-point penalty.

# championship - Monday 27 July, 2020

Christie features as Fulham take charge of Championship play-off semi-final
# Advantage
From The42
# Advantage

Christie features as Fulham take charge of Championship play-off semi-final

Jul 27th 2020, 10:05 PM 10,354 Views 6 Comments

Scott Parker’s side defeated Cardiff 2-0 in the first leg tonight.

# championship - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:46 AM 4,489 Views 1 Comment

Facing a 12-point deduction for entering administration, a win against Fulham last night would have made Wigan safe.

# championship - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Luton and Barnsley survive in the Championship as Charlton, Wigan and Hull face the drop
# Relegation
From The42
# Relegation

Luton and Barnsley survive in the Championship as Charlton, Wigan and Hull face the drop

Jul 22nd 2020, 9:47 PM 5,193 Views 5 Comments

Ireland striker James Collins was amongst the goalscorers for Luton.

Man Utd edge closer to Champions League after West Ham draw
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Man Utd edge closer to Champions League after West Ham draw

Jul 22nd 2020, 8:13 PM 28,350 Views 45 Comments

Paul Pogba conceded a first-half penalty but Mason Greenwood struck after the interval to lift United into third place.

# championship - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Champions Leeds continue celebrations with convincing victory at Derby
# Leeding The Way
From The42
# Leeding The Way

Champions Leeds continue celebrations with convincing victory at Derby

Jul 19th 2020, 5:05 PM 7,043 Views 3 Comments

Marcelo Bielsa’s side were confirmed as Championship title winners on Saturday.

Huddersfield Town sack Danny Cowley after 10 months in charge
# Terriers
From The42
# Terriers

Huddersfield Town sack Danny Cowley after 10 months in charge

Jul 19th 2020, 3:36 PM 6,091 Views 2 Comments

His assistant, brother Nicky, is also leaving the Terriers, despite their shock win over West Brom on Friday.