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#Close Call

# close-call - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Lewis Hamilton clinches Saudi Arabia pole as Max Verstappen crashes out
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From The42
# Close Call

Lewis Hamilton clinches Saudi Arabia pole as Max Verstappen crashes out

Dec 4th 2021, 6:41 PM 7,680 Views 9 Comments

Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas came in second.

# close-call - Monday 29 November, 2021

‘Genuinely frightening’ - Stokes feared for life after choking on tablet
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From The42
# Close Call

‘Genuinely frightening’ - Stokes feared for life after choking on tablet

Nov 29th 2021, 10:18 AM 8,413 Views 1 Comment

The England all-rounder is preparing for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.

# close-call - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Benzema double carries sloppy Real to victory over Shakhtar
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From The42
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Benzema double carries sloppy Real to victory over Shakhtar

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:57 PM 1,555 Views 0 Comments

Benzema’s opener made Madrid the first club to score 1000 goals in the European Cup.

# close-call - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Visitor performs rescue after handler dragged into enclosure by alligator
# Gator Grappler
# Gator Grappler

Visitor performs rescue after handler dragged into enclosure by alligator

Aug 17th 2021, 4:30 PM 116,806 Views 25 Comments

The alligator yanked the staff member at Scales & Tails Utah into its enclosure during a presentation.

# close-call - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'I just rang an ambulance and said, 'I think my father is having a heart attack''
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

'I just rang an ambulance and said, 'I think my father is having a heart attack''

Mar 24th 2021, 5:02 PM 32,485 Views 6 Comments

Neil McManus recalls a frightening incident in 2015 when a defibrillator from the local GAA field helped save his father’s life.

# close-call - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Edouard on the double as Celtic rally to maintain winning form
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From The42
# Close Call

Edouard on the double as Celtic rally to maintain winning form

Feb 14th 2021, 3:06 PM 3,173 Views 3 Comments

The French under-21 international has scored eight times in his last six games for the Hoops.

# close-call - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Bournemouth staff member's late intervention to stop Burnley playing suspended Pieters
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From The42
# Close Call

Bournemouth staff member's late intervention to stop Burnley playing suspended Pieters

Feb 10th 2021, 12:26 PM 9,077 Views 3 Comments

The Dutch defender was ineligible for last night’s FA Cup tie, and both managers have praised Bournemouth’s head of media for flagging the error.

# close-call - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'I'm just so lucky I have all my teeth and both my eyes'
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From The42
# Close Call

'I'm just so lucky I have all my teeth and both my eyes'

Nov 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 8,637 Views 0 Comments

Wicklow star Meadhbh Deeney has made a full recovery from a serious bicycle crash and is back leading the line for her county.

# close-call - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Boris Johnson phones Angela Merkel as Brexit deal deadline looms
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# Close Call

Boris Johnson phones Angela Merkel as Brexit deal deadline looms

Oct 11th 2020, 7:54 PM 35,528 Views 34 Comments

Johnson spoke to the French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday.

# close-call - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Farrell explains his decision to pick Conor Murray ahead of John Cooney
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From The42
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Farrell explains his decision to pick Conor Murray ahead of John Cooney

Jan 28th 2020, 3:38 PM 33,920 Views 49 Comments

The Ireland boss feels the Munster scrum-half is in great form.

# close-call - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Defi Du Seuil comes good to see off Un De Sceaux at Sandown
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From The42
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Defi Du Seuil comes good to see off Un De Sceaux at Sandown

Dec 7th 2019, 4:37 PM 3,157 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile in Aintree, Walk In The Mill claimed back-to-back victories in the Randox Health Becher Chase.

# close-call - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

McIlroy pips Koepka to win PGA Tour Player of the Year award
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From The42
# Close Call

McIlroy pips Koepka to win PGA Tour Player of the Year award

Sep 11th 2019, 6:02 PM 9,049 Views 10 Comments

The winner was voted upon by PGA Tour members who played at least 15 official FedEx Cup events this season.

# close-call - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'It's knockout rugby, the only thing that matters is we won'
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From The42
# Close Call

'It's knockout rugby, the only thing that matters is we won'

May 4th 2019, 6:03 PM 16,641 Views 92 Comments

Johann van Graan hailed his side’s fight and belief after they booked a Pro14 semi-final date against Leinster.

# close-call - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Lewandowski saves Bayern from cup humiliation against second-tier side in nine-goal thriller
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From The42
# Close Call

Lewandowski saves Bayern from cup humiliation against second-tier side in nine-goal thriller

Apr 3rd 2019, 8:09 PM 7,517 Views 2 Comments

Niko Kovac’s side finished the game with 10 men and coughed up a two-goal lead in the second half.

# close-call - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Chosen Mate winner by a nose as Gordon Elliot claims victory in Naas
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From The42
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Chosen Mate winner by a nose as Gordon Elliot claims victory in Naas

Feb 24th 2019, 6:31 PM 2,295 Views 0 Comments

It was also a promising afternoon for Balrath trainer Gavin Cromwell who celebrated two winners on Sunday.

# close-call - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan
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From The42
# Close Call

Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan

Nov 17th 2018, 5:29 PM 6,974 Views 6 Comments

England were 15-10 down at half-time and a shock looked to be on the cards.

# close-call - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Morata considered leaving Chelsea after 'disaster' debut season and World Cup omission
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From The42
# Close Call

Morata considered leaving Chelsea after 'disaster' debut season and World Cup omission

Sep 4th 2018, 3:41 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

The striker admits he considered going back to Spain or Italy.

# close-call - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest
# Election
# Election

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:45 PM 18,225 Views 0 Comments

Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.

# close-call - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure''
# Long Road Back
From The42
# Long Road Back

'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure''

Jun 23rd 2018, 9:45 AM 30,673 Views 3 Comments

Sligo goalkeeper Noelle Gormley shares her story.

# close-call - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Relief as Ireland young guns edge brave Japan to avoid U20 World Cup relegation
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From The42
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Relief as Ireland young guns edge brave Japan to avoid U20 World Cup relegation

Jun 17th 2018, 12:02 PM 16,892 Views 35 Comments

Just about.

# close-call - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Analysis: The CJ Stander non-try that could have changed the first Test
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From The42
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Analysis: The CJ Stander non-try that could have changed the first Test

Jun 12th 2018, 10:30 AM 41,286 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland number eight says he knew Rob Herring was in support but backed himself.

# close-call - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Ulster's Pro14 play-off hopes over after Thomond Park stalemate with Munster
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

Ulster's Pro14 play-off hopes over after Thomond Park stalemate with Munster

Apr 28th 2018, 7:36 PM 34,689 Views 87 Comments

The northern province had a strong half-time lead but failed to score in the second 40.

# close-call - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Europa League trophy stolen and recovered hours later in Mexico, authorities say
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From The42
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Europa League trophy stolen and recovered hours later in Mexico, authorities say

Apr 21st 2018, 11:14 AM 7,658 Views 7 Comments

The trophy had been on display at the football stadium in the city of Leon on Friday night.

# close-call - Friday 9 February, 2018

Ireland hang on against 14-man Italy to get Six Nations campaign up and running
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From The42
# Close Call

Ireland hang on against 14-man Italy to get Six Nations campaign up and running

Feb 9th 2018, 9:24 PM 39,945 Views 31 Comments

Noel McNamara’s side were fortunate to escape with the win having led 31-8 just before half-time.

# close-call - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'
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# Close Call

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

Nov 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 20,784 Views 24 Comments

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

# close-call - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer
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From The42
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28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer

Sep 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,971 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Rochford reflects on Mayo surviving a massive scare in the qualifiers.

# close-call - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man City's Jesus avoids surgery for eye socket fracture
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From The42
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Man City's Jesus avoids surgery for eye socket fracture

Jun 15th 2017, 1:45 PM 2,402 Views 3 Comments

The 20-year-old’s recovery progress will be reassessed in two weeks.

# close-call - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Late Connolly goal puts Cork into Munster final as they survive Tipperary test
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From The42
# Close Call

Late Connolly goal puts Cork into Munster final as they survive Tipperary test

Jun 10th 2017, 6:44 PM 23,467 Views 24 Comments

Cork only scored a single point in the first-half but still triumphed.

# close-call - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'I thought the worst at the time': Michael Murphy's recent knee injury scare with Glenswilly
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From The42
# Close Call

'I thought the worst at the time': Michael Murphy's recent knee injury scare with Glenswilly

Jun 7th 2017, 5:52 PM 4,525 Views 0 Comments

Murphy says the injury he suffered in a league game with Glenswilly was “just a scare.”

# close-call - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Cork avoid shock Munster football defeat to Waterford as they claim one-point win
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From The42
# Close Call

Cork avoid shock Munster football defeat to Waterford as they claim one-point win

May 27th 2017, 8:42 PM 22,248 Views 34 Comments

The Fraher Field was the venue for tonight’s game.

# close-call - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests
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From The42
# Close Call

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

May 9th 2017, 3:16 PM 6,863 Views 11 Comments

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

# close-call - Friday 5 May, 2017

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League
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From The42
# Close Call

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League

May 5th 2017, 9:22 PM 13,939 Views 6 Comments

The cameraman doesn’t move an inch despite the javelin appearing to come straight for him.

# close-call - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone
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# Close Call

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone

Nov 15th 2016, 10:28 AM 14,338 Views 27 Comments

Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.

# close-call - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away
# Close Shave
# Close Shave

Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away

Aug 9th 2016, 4:13 PM 24,748 Views 20 Comments

The syndicate leader waited 90 days to check the ticket.

# close-call - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Missed chances cost Wexford as Kildare win dogfight to book Leinster SFC semi-final slot
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From The42
# Close Call

Missed chances cost Wexford as Kildare win dogfight to book Leinster SFC semi-final slot

May 21st 2016, 6:58 PM 10,671 Views 3 Comments

Cian O’Neill’s first championship victory in charge of Kildare ended in a one-point victory.

# close-call - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV
# Alaska
# Alaska

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV

May 18th 2016, 5:21 PM 18,200 Views 16 Comments

The man’s arm was trapped beneath the passenger side of the vehicle.

# close-call - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Captain Savage to the rescue as Jack O'Connor's 14-man Kerry squeeze past Tipp
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From The42
# Close Call

Captain Savage to the rescue as Jack O'Connor's 14-man Kerry squeeze past Tipp

Mar 9th 2016, 9:16 PM 12,587 Views 5 Comments

The Kingdom won a game in the EirGrid Munster U21 football championship for the first time in four years when they defeated holders Tipperary tonight.

# close-call - Thursday 24 December, 2015

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss
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# Close Call

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Dec 24th 2015, 1:26 PM 24,045 Views 20 Comments

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

# close-call - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Once-in-a-while syndicate scoop €150k after missing out on jackpot by one ball
# EuroMillions
# EuroMillions

Once-in-a-while syndicate scoop €150k after missing out on jackpot by one ball

Dec 16th 2015, 7:47 AM 15,581 Views 9 Comments

The group missed out on a €51 million Euromillions jackpot.

# close-call - Monday 28 September, 2015

RTÉ's Caitriona Perry almost got creamed by her own equipment on live TV
# Close Call
From The Daily Edge
# Close Call

RTÉ's Caitriona Perry almost got creamed by her own equipment on live TV

Sep 28th 2015, 9:27 PM 7,658 Views 1 Comment

Perry’s got nerves of STEEL.

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