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# classic - Saturday 27 March, 2021

When brilliant tries from D'Arcy and Horgan helped Leinster to beat Munster
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

When brilliant tries from D'Arcy and Horgan helped Leinster to beat Munster

Mar 27th 2021, 7:45 AM 5,996 Views 2 Comments

20 years ago, Nathan Spooner played a key role as Leinster claimed the inaugural Celtic League.

# classic - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open
# Row
From The42
# Row

Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open

Feb 11th 2021, 12:54 PM 7,716 Views 1 Comment

Fabio Fognini and Salvatore Caruso had to be separated by an official.

# classic - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Griezmann inspires Barcelona to thrilling Cup comeback against Granada
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Griezmann inspires Barcelona to thrilling Cup comeback against Granada

Feb 3rd 2021, 10:51 PM 4,971 Views 0 Comments

The Catalans came from two goals down to win a riveting tie 5-3 after extra time.

# classic - Monday 25 May, 2020

'You could tell by Gattuso's demeanour he thought it was over' - Liverpool's 'miracle' of Istanbul
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

'You could tell by Gattuso's demeanour he thought it was over' - Liverpool's 'miracle' of Istanbul

May 25th 2020, 3:18 PM 8,282 Views 23 Comments

Today is the 15th anniversary of the famous game.

# classic - Saturday 9 May, 2020

When two brilliant offloads helped Connacht to end a 17-year drought in Dublin
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

When two brilliant offloads helped Connacht to end a 17-year drought in Dublin

May 9th 2020, 8:30 AM 8,339 Views 7 Comments

Leinster were unbeaten at Donnybrook in three years when Steph Nel’s men arrived in 2002.

# classic - Saturday 2 May, 2020

When brilliant assists from Mafi and ROG helped Munster to beat Leinster
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

When brilliant assists from Mafi and ROG helped Munster to beat Leinster

Updated May 2nd 2020, 3:04 PM 27,687 Views 64 Comments

The 2011 Magners League final in Thomond Park was a thrilling affair.

# classic - Sunday 5 April, 2020

When Leinster went to Toulouse and toppled the reigning European champions
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

When Leinster went to Toulouse and toppled the reigning European champions

Apr 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 34,548 Views 31 Comments

Michael Cheika’s men delivered a stunning performance in their 2006 Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# classic - Friday 27 March, 2020

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009

Mar 27th 2020, 2:02 PM 17,872 Views 32 Comments

The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.

# classic - Monday 2 December, 2019

Ireland's Caplice and Murphy score as BaaBaas roll out 'The Wall' against Wales
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Ireland's Caplice and Murphy score as BaaBaas roll out 'The Wall' against Wales

Dec 2nd 2019, 2:27 PM 15,446 Views 4 Comments

Paula Fitzpatrick and Sene Naoupu also featured for the invitational side.

# classic - Saturday 26 October, 2019

All Blacks clash with England shaping up to be a World Cup classic
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

All Blacks clash with England shaping up to be a World Cup classic

Oct 26th 2019, 2:55 AM 11,246 Views 29 Comments

Today’s semi-final in Yokohama will see Eddie Jones’ team desperate to bring the Kiwis down.

# classic - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Basquel brothers bag 3-9 as Ballyboden consign Na Fianna to heartbreaking extra-time defeat
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Basquel brothers bag 3-9 as Ballyboden consign Na Fianna to heartbreaking extra-time defeat

Oct 12th 2019, 9:51 PM 22,062 Views 15 Comments

Anthony Rainbow’s side booked their place in the last four after a thrilling encounter.

# classic - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Kilkenny suffer first home championship defeat in 70 years after thrilling clash with Galway
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Kilkenny suffer first home championship defeat in 70 years after thrilling clash with Galway

Jun 9th 2019, 4:53 PM 51,217 Views 100 Comments

A narrow Galway victory at Nowlan Park this afternoon.

# classic - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Ballyboden break Coolderry hearts and book Leinster final after 100-minute epic with 10 goals, 53 points and four reds
# Classic In The Capital
From The42
# Classic In The Capital

Ballyboden break Coolderry hearts and book Leinster final after 100-minute epic with 10 goals, 53 points and four reds

Nov 18th 2018, 4:39 PM 27,126 Views 7 Comments

Brian Carroll scored 2-16 and was sent-off in extra extra-time for the Offaly side.

# classic - Monday 22 October, 2018

Toulouse's exciting young guns show the way as Leinster come up short
# Espoirs
From The42
# Espoirs

Toulouse's exciting young guns show the way as Leinster come up short

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,643 Views 58 Comments

‘It was beautiful, sometimes we’re beautiful!’

# classic - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Leinster brought back down to earth with narrow defeat to thrilling Toulouse
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Leinster brought back down to earth with narrow defeat to thrilling Toulouse

Oct 21st 2018, 5:06 PM 40,830 Views 95 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side led only once at Stade Ernest Wallon and came up short on a 28-27 scoreline.

# classic - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Jul 14th 2018, 4:18 PM 9,994 Views 5 Comments

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

# classic - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Cuala land four late scores to retain All-Ireland club title in thrilling fashion against Na Piarsaigh
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Cuala land four late scores to retain All-Ireland club title in thrilling fashion against Na Piarsaigh

Mar 24th 2018, 7:07 PM 26,107 Views 46 Comments

Second-half goals from Nicky Kenny and Mark Schutte helped the Dublin side to victory in the replay.

# classic - Monday 30 October, 2017

Astros edge into World Series lead after epic Game 5
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Astros edge into World Series lead after epic Game 5

Oct 30th 2017, 9:22 AM 3,177 Views 3 Comments

Alex Bregman was the hero as the Houston Astros edged ahead 3-2 in the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

# classic - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

It'll be mostly dry and cloudy this week - with some pockets of rain
# Classic
# Classic

It'll be mostly dry and cloudy this week - with some pockets of rain

Sep 19th 2017, 9:38 AM 9,283 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the weather forecast for the next three days.

# classic - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Sep 17th 2017, 9:04 AM 11,085 Views 26 Comments

Judge Dave Moretti scored the tense battle 114-114.

# classic - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Keith Higgins red card proves costly as Galway edge Mayo in enthralling affair
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Keith Higgins red card proves costly as Galway edge Mayo in enthralling affair

Jun 11th 2017, 5:55 PM 32,274 Views 48 Comments

Mayo battled hard despite their numerical disadvantage.

# classic - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Laois retain Division 1B status and send Kerry packing to the third tier in epic clash
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Laois retain Division 1B status and send Kerry packing to the third tier in epic clash

Apr 1st 2017, 9:45 PM 11,887 Views 7 Comments

Antrim and Meath also sealed league hurling honours today.

# classic - Thursday 21 July, 2016

This classic comedy own goal helped Bournemouth earn an easy win last night
# Error
From The42
# Error

This classic comedy own goal helped Bournemouth earn an easy win last night

Jul 21st 2016, 11:30 AM 8,058 Views 8 Comments

The 26-year-old Cameroon international had a moment to forget in front of the Premier League outfit.

# classic - Saturday 16 July, 2016

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven
# Classic Hit
From The42
# Classic Hit

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven

Jul 16th 2016, 6:37 PM 3,970 Views 1 Comment

Even Song never got going and Seamie Heffernan made the most of his opportunity.

# classic - Thursday 12 May, 2016

How Well Do You Remember The Hang Time Theme Song?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Well Do You Remember The Hang Time Theme Song?

May 12th 2016, 6:50 PM 5,038 Views 0 Comments

I’ll alllways remember!

# classic - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

A seminal Irish sports book turns 40 this week
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

A seminal Irish sports book turns 40 this week

Mar 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,228 Views 3 Comments

Renowned journalist Brian Glanville has described it as “the best and most authentic memoir by a professional footballer”.

# classic - Monday 28 March, 2016

West Ham keeper scores classic Fifa goal in real life
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

West Ham keeper scores classic Fifa goal in real life

Mar 28th 2016, 4:59 PM 16,414 Views 9 Comments

Plenty of fun was had during Mark Noble’s testimonial this afternoon.

# classic - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

An Irish fan has won best Fr Ted-themed UFC 194 poster
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

An Irish fan has won best Fr Ted-themed UFC 194 poster

Dec 9th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,757 Views 2 Comments

Conor McGregor as Ted Crilly. Jose Aldo as Len Brennan. Perfection.

# classic - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw's contentious winning try
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw's contentious winning try

Jul 28th 2015, 7:42 PM 12,229 Views 8 Comments

We’ve taken an in-depth look at the three second-half tries in South Africa’s defeat to the All Blacks.

# classic - Monday 20 July, 2015

'The Wall' was delightfully brought back to life by the NZ Barbarians
# Old School
From The42
# Old School

'The Wall' was delightfully brought back to life by the NZ Barbarians

Jul 20th 2015, 3:50 PM 16,672 Views 6 Comments

An absolutely classic move made a reappearance at Eden Park over the weekend.

# classic - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond
# All Time Classic
From The42
# All Time Classic

Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond

May 28th 2015, 6:00 AM 8,745 Views 6 Comments

The All Blacks wing scored a try in the closing minutes to deny Munster another famous win.

# classic - Monday 6 April, 2015

Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days?
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days?

Apr 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 29,097 Views 16 Comments

We break down the Manawatu left wing’s contributions to a near miss against France in 1989.

# classic - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs

Apr 1st 2015, 1:31 PM 8,793 Views 4 Comments

We take a trip down memory lane to recall the westerners’ past efforts in the Challenge Cup.

# classic - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 14,992 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# classic - Monday 8 September, 2014

Was Sunday the greatest All-Ireland hurling final of all time?
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Was Sunday the greatest All-Ireland hurling final of all time?

Sep 8th 2014, 9:00 PM 22,929 Views 70 Comments

Or were you more a fan of the deciders from 1990, 2009 and 2013?

# classic - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Marty and Donal Óg's commentary perfectly captures the drama of today's All-Ireland hurling final
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Marty and Donal Óg's commentary perfectly captures the drama of today's All-Ireland hurling final

Sep 7th 2014, 10:13 PM 12,983 Views 6 Comments

The RTÉ commentary pair could barely believe their eyes earlier. They weren’t the only ones.

# classic - Sunday 31 August, 2014

GAA may consider semi-final replays outside Dublin again - Páraic Duffy
# Influential
From The42
# Influential

GAA may consider semi-final replays outside Dublin again - Páraic Duffy

Aug 31st 2014, 2:03 PM 5,397 Views 13 Comments

The General Director rejects the notion that the organisation is becoming overly commercial.

# classic - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Mayo and Kerry to do it all over again after epic draw
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Mayo and Kerry to do it all over again after epic draw

Aug 24th 2014, 5:45 PM 19,189 Views 39 Comments

Mayo’s looked to have done enough before Kieran Donaghy turned the game on its head.

# classic - Friday 22 August, 2014

Here's Cian Healy dressed flamboyantly and miming a classic power ballad
# Kitsch
From The42
# Kitsch

Here's Cian Healy dressed flamboyantly and miming a classic power ballad

Aug 22nd 2014, 8:49 AM 12,781 Views 5 Comments

It turns out the Irish rugby player is quite the performer.

# classic - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final

Aug 2nd 2014, 12:53 PM 6,582 Views 11 Comments

The ‘Tahs and the Crusaders played out a memorable clash in Sydney.

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