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Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
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Evan Ferguson mini-drama shines light on Ireland's desire for a saviour
The Brighton teenager has been at the centre of a major injury concern following a dreadful tackle at the weekend.
# still got mccabe
Ireland captain Katie McCabe still an Arsenal player after dramatic few days
The Gunners reportedly rejected a ‘substantial bid’ from rivals Chelsea.
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Replay decision made but twists remain in sorry All-Ireland club final saga
Kilmacud Crokes have three days to appeal the CCCC’s decision that the game should be replayed.
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McIlroy: The form male golfer on the planet takes down the man in the LIV Golf hat
Rory McIlroy continued his stunning end to last year by winning his first event of the year ahead of Patrick Reed.
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Footballers' lives: A relentless storm you must stay in the eye of to survive
After spending last weekend in England speaking to various figures in Irish football, The42 left with a mixture of jealously, sympathy and admiration for the nature of their lives.
Last month
January 2023
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Is Mahrez primed to inspire City surge with FA Cup magic against Arsenal?
Premier League’s top two meet in a fourth-round clash which could have far deeper ramifications for the season.
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Farrell's ruthless edge on display in Six Nations squad that sends clear message
The Ireland head coach has never shied away from making bold calls.
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Donn McClean: Davy Russell’s return offers Gordon Elliott safest hands for biggest stage
Jack Kennedy’s injury left a temporary conundrum at Cullentra. The answer was obvious.
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Goals and trophies only a small part of Vialli's lasting legacy at Chelsea
The colourful Italian became an iconic figure at the club in the years before Russian riches arrived.
Last year
2022
# capital loss
Fighting fires on and off the pitch, Lyndsey Davey encapsulated all that is good about the game
The Dublin great announced her inter-county retirement over the weekend.
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Ireland players 'deeply sorry' but celebrations were filled with joy, not malice
Vera Pauw’s stars have proven themselves to be a team this country can be proud of.
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Troy Parrott needs to rediscover the brash confidence of youth
Is it possible for a striker to have an excess of realism and humility?
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Waterford return - Davy Fitzgerald begins the next chapter in his colourful career
2023 will mark 15th season as a senior inter-county manager.
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Gaule hits winner in another All-Ireland, Cork's regrets and why it's 'extra special' for Kilkenny
3 talking points after Kilkenny’s All-Ireland camogie final win over Cork.
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Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly's emotional intelligence puts them on path to self-fulfilment
Two of Ireland’s brightest attacking talents have been candid about the the different struggles they have faced in their young careers.
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A Clifford and Walsh duel for the ages, Kerry end the famine and Galway heartbreak
5 talking points after yesterday’s All-Ireland final.
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3 tactical questions for Kerry and Galway that will shape the All-Ireland final
There’s plenty for Jack O’Connor and Padraic Joyce to ponder.
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Kerry end years of hurt against the Dubs, O'Shea's winning free and Galway are back
5 talking points after All-Ireland football semi-final weekend.
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Opportunity knocks for Derry and Galway, predicting match-ups and epic midfield battle
5 talking points ahead of today’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final.
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Limerick find the answers, what Galway got right, primed Kilkenny and abject Clare
5 talking points after the All-Ireland SHC semi-finals.
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Meaningful action must follow Ní Mhuircheartaigh and Co. speaking out
The Kerry star is pictured on the front of the county’s Centre of Excellence, though her team’s access to the facility has been limited.
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Bench press may hold key in Waterford's bid to take down Limerick
The two strongest squads in the country meet tomorrow night.
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5 talking points ahead of Kerry-Mayo and Galway-Roscommon
The Division 1 and 2 finals take place in Croke Park today.
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Why the hurling league has issues over relegation, dead rubbers and heavy beatings
After a decade of tweaking, hurling still can’t settle on acceptable league format.
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Glenn Ryan plays down historic win, Dublin's relegation battle and can Kildare win Leinster?
5 talking points after Kildare’s Division 1 win over Dublin.
# great rivals
5 questions ahead of tonight's showdown between Kerry and Dublin
Can Kerry keep Dublin down, how will Dessie Farrell’s team respond to the Armagh defeat and what changes will Jack O’Connor make?
# Lovely Hurling
More TJ Reid heroics, St Thomas' heartbreak and dream final pairing
5 talking points after the All-Ireland club hurling semi-finals.
All time
# top coach
A glittering CV and bouncing back from rejection - Ronayne's road to the Cork job
A new chapter begins on Leeside.
# Tactics Board
5 key tactical decisions facing Kieran Kingston and John Kiely
Plenty to consider, including should Shane Kingston start, defensive match-ups and how can Lynch be stopped?
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The question marks hanging over Dublin and Mayo heading into this semi-final clash
It’s been an eventful season for both counties.
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5 questions to ponder after an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final weekend
Can Cork take Limerick, will Cahill stay with Waterford and could Horgan kill two birds with one stone?
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'What Simone Biles has done is say, 'No, you stand up for yourself and say I'm struggling''
Renowned Irish sports psychologist Enda McNutly this could lead to a major shift in how mental health matters are treated.
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5 talking points after Tyrone's Ulster final victory over Monaghan
Tyrone are kings of Ulster for the 16th time.
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Galway's collapse, how Mayo clicked into gear and Joyce's future
5 talking points after today’s Connacht SFC final in Croke Park.
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5 talking points ahead of today's Connacht final between Mayo and Galway
The big game at Croke Park today throws-in at 1.30pm.
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5 talking points after the All-Ireland hurling qualifier draw
It’s not hard to pick out the tie of the round.
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Shane Walsh injury, future of Roscommon boss and Galway's fresh faces
5 talking points after Galway’s Connacht SFC semi-final win over Roscommon.
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Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster
5 talking points after yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 promotion semi-final between Meath and Kildare in Newbridge.
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Kerry cut Tyrone apart as league concludes, but will it have any impact on summer tests?
Championship tests spring into view for Kerry and Tyrone after yesterday’s league semi-final.
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No league finals or championship backdoor - football counties have been short-changed
Taking part in a competition with no eventual winners…what kind of sport is that?