Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 3°C Sunday 5 December 2021

#conjecture

# conjecture - Friday 28 September, 2012

Fantasyland: Looking for value to climb the leader board
# Value For Money
From The42
# Value For Money

Fantasyland: Looking for value to climb the leader board

Sep 28th 2012, 1:50 PM 961 Views 0 Comments

There’s no point in signing the same players as everyone else if you want to make a move up the leader board.

# conjecture - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Tony Pulis calls for three-game diving ban
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Tony Pulis calls for three-game diving ban

Sep 27th 2012, 3:11 PM 639 Views 3 Comments

Do you agree with the Stoke manager? Have your say in our poll.

# conjecture - Monday 24 September, 2012

Opinion: How can football fans be expected to show respect for the opposition when the players rarely do?
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: How can football fans be expected to show respect for the opposition when the players rarely do?

Sep 24th 2012, 5:00 PM 1,534 Views 7 Comments

The sport needs to look in the mirror, writes Paul Fennessy.

# conjecture - Friday 21 September, 2012

Fantasyland: Get ready for a genuine Super Sunday
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: Get ready for a genuine Super Sunday

Sep 21st 2012, 3:17 PM 1,338 Views 6 Comments

Gameweek 5 sees clashes between Liverpool and Man United, and Man City versus Arsenal taking place.

# conjecture - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Player ratings: Ireland v Oman, international friendly
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Player ratings: Ireland v Oman, international friendly

Sep 11th 2012, 10:19 PM 12,865 Views 40 Comments

We rate how the Boys in Green fared in Craven Cottage this evening.

# conjecture - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

In the swing: McIlroy and Woods look set for longstanding rivalry
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

In the swing: McIlroy and Woods look set for longstanding rivalry

Sep 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 853 Views 2 Comments

The pair could be set to dominate golf in the forthcoming months, writes Neil Cullen.

# conjecture - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Analysis: Same Trap, different players, as Ireland fail to inspire in Serbia
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Analysis: Same Trap, different players, as Ireland fail to inspire in Serbia

Aug 15th 2012, 11:08 PM 9,642 Views 23 Comments

Despite a new formation, there was a sense of deja vu about the Irish team’s performance this evening, writes Paul Fennessy.

Five questions that tonight's Serbia-Ireland friendly will answer
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Five questions that tonight's Serbia-Ireland friendly will answer

Aug 15th 2012, 9:20 AM 4,718 Views 33 Comments

We analyse five issues that Trap must solve, ahead of tonight’s international.

# conjecture - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

In the swing: In this kind of form, McIlroy is untouchable
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

In the swing: In this kind of form, McIlroy is untouchable

Aug 14th 2012, 9:01 AM 716 Views 1 Comment

Rory McIlroy’s second Major Championship triumph was almost as impressive as his first one, writes Neil Cullen.

Opinion: The Irish team has lost part of its spine now that Given's gone
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: The Irish team has lost part of its spine now that Given's gone

Aug 14th 2012, 9:00 AM 751 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland goalkeeper will be much missed, though we may still not have seen the last of him yet, writes Paul Fennessy.

# conjecture - Monday 13 August, 2012

Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Ailis McSweeney: Sometimes the medals go to those who want them the most

Aug 13th 2012, 7:06 PM 6,782 Views 10 Comments

Our columnist gives a review and analysis of what was one of the most successful Olympic Games ever from an Irish supporter’s perspective.

# conjecture - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Ailis McSweeney: Bolt will claim gold, provided he is fully fit
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Ailis McSweeney: Bolt will claim gold, provided he is fully fit

Aug 5th 2012, 6:55 PM 4,649 Views 15 Comments

The 100m Final takes place this evening, and our columnist is tipping the 25-year-old to retain his title.

# conjecture - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Well played: Here’s your Gaelic Football team of the week
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Well played: Here’s your Gaelic Football team of the week

Jul 31st 2012, 7:30 AM 1,401 Views 0 Comments

Ewan MacKenna selects the best XV footballers of the week. Do you agree?

# conjecture - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Pistol duelling? Here are the 10 weirdest Olympic sports of all time
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Pistol duelling? Here are the 10 weirdest Olympic sports of all time

Jul 25th 2012, 1:30 PM 2,127 Views 1 Comment

Tug of war, live pigeon shooting and club swimming are among the niche sports that feature.

# conjecture - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Opinion: The more things change, the more they stay the same for Ireland
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: The more things change, the more they stay the same for Ireland

Jul 21st 2012, 8:30 AM 1,554 Views 0 Comments

Whether Trapattoni really does intend to ring the changes for the World Cup qualifiers is unclear, writes Paul Fennessy.

# conjecture - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

In the swing: Irish eyes could be smiling on Sunday night
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

In the swing: Irish eyes could be smiling on Sunday night

Jul 17th 2012, 10:01 AM 575 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist believes it could be another Open Championship to remember for golf fans on these shores.

# conjecture - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Hollande compares footballers to French soldiers
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Hollande compares footballers to French soldiers

Jul 14th 2012, 5:10 PM 4,099 Views 3 Comments

The French President also believes money has little to do with the national team’s problems.

# conjecture - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

In the swing: Ted Potter Jr emerges from obscurity
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

In the swing: Ted Potter Jr emerges from obscurity

Jul 10th 2012, 8:50 AM 331 Views 0 Comments

The little-known golfer raised eyebrows last Sunday when he claimed his maiden PGA win, writes Neil Cullen.

# conjecture - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Opinion: Of course Van Persie wants to leave Arsenal, he’s a business man
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: Of course Van Persie wants to leave Arsenal, he’s a business man

Jul 8th 2012, 8:12 AM 1,169 Views 11 Comments

Some of the reaction to news of RVP’s ostensibly imminent departure is unreasonable and naïve, writes Paul Fennessy.

# conjecture - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

In the swing: The Irish Open is finally upon us
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

In the swing: The Irish Open is finally upon us

Jun 26th 2012, 9:13 AM 610 Views 0 Comments

Neil Cullen analyses the upcoming event and suggests it has the potential to be an even greater spectacle.

# conjecture - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Opinion: does a manager’s nationality matter in international football?
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: does a manager’s nationality matter in international football?

Jun 24th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,526 Views 1 Comment

Based on statistics from Euro 2000 onwards, we assess this much-debated topic.

# conjecture - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Edwards claims southern hemisphere sides have advantage over opponents
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Edwards claims southern hemisphere sides have advantage over opponents

Jun 19th 2012, 7:44 AM 489 Views 0 Comments

The Wales assistant manager says the “only time we really compete on level footing with southern hemisphere teams is the Rugby World Cup”.

# conjecture - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Column: Woods still a puzzle, even to himself
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Column: Woods still a puzzle, even to himself

Jun 17th 2012, 3:32 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

The American has had a frustrating time of late at the US Open Championship.

# conjecture - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Captain fantastic? Here are the pros and cons to dropping Robbie Keane
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Captain fantastic? Here are the pros and cons to dropping Robbie Keane

Jun 13th 2012, 10:13 PM 5,914 Views 25 Comments

There has been much debate recently over whether the Irish skipper should be dropped.

# conjecture - Monday 4 June, 2012

5 key questions that tonight's Hungary friendly will answer
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

5 key questions that tonight's Hungary friendly will answer

Jun 4th 2012, 4:25 PM 515 Views 1 Comment

Giovanni Trapattoni has one last chance to assess his players ahead of the Euros, and a number of issues remain unresolved.

# conjecture - Thursday 17 May, 2012

WATCH: Ireland have 'better attitude' than other Euro 2012 teams - Dunphy
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

WATCH: Ireland have 'better attitude' than other Euro 2012 teams - Dunphy

May 17th 2012, 9:31 PM 364 Views 1 Comment

The veteran TV pundit believes Trap’s side have a chance of getting out of their group.

# conjecture - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Opinion: Sky television did itself no favours on Monday night
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: Sky television did itself no favours on Monday night

May 10th 2012, 12:31 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

The channel’s seeming reluctance to address Blackburn’s problems did not represent its finest hour.

# conjecture - Monday 7 May, 2012

Poll: Are you happy with Trap's 23?
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Poll: Are you happy with Trap's 23?

May 7th 2012, 4:02 PM 852 Views 0 Comments

Did Giovanni Trapattoni’s list have something for everyone, or was it another crushing disappointment?

# conjecture - Friday 4 May, 2012

Fantasyland: Stick or twist with Papiss Cisse?
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: Stick or twist with Papiss Cisse?

May 4th 2012, 4:23 PM 604 Views 0 Comments

The Newcastle striker was in his most amazing form yet in midweek, can he keep it up against the league leaders?

# conjecture - Monday 30 April, 2012

Post-match analysis: Counihan praises O'Neill, as Horan criticises referee
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Post-match analysis: Counihan praises O'Neill, as Horan criticises referee

Apr 30th 2012, 4:15 PM 491 Views 2 Comments

The Mayo manager claimed Cork’s second goal shouldn’t have been allowed in yesterday’s NFL final.

# conjecture - Friday 27 April, 2012

Fantasyland: Don't give up, there's winning to be done
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: Don't give up, there's winning to be done

Apr 27th 2012, 3:02 PM 335 Views 4 Comments

With only three weeks left, it’s do or die for teams in both the Premier League and (more importantly) our mini-league.

# conjecture - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

The Redzone Draft special: Receivers and defensive backs
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

The Redzone Draft special: Receivers and defensive backs

Apr 24th 2012, 8:33 AM 307 Views 2 Comments

As we continue our countdown to the 2012 NFL Draft, Steven O’Rourke guides us through the best receivers in the mix and the defensive backs they’ll come up against.

# conjecture - Friday 20 April, 2012

Fantasyland: Wonderful Wigan
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: Wonderful Wigan

Apr 20th 2012, 3:00 PM 322 Views 1 Comment

Roberto Martinez’ side have surpassed all expectations in recent weeks. Will they keep it up?

# conjecture - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Opinion: Foley the obvious choice as Munster coach
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: Foley the obvious choice as Munster coach

Apr 18th 2012, 9:53 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Ireland international should benefit in the province’s job search, given the less-than-impressive alternatives, according to the lads from Whiff of Cordite.

# conjecture - Monday 16 April, 2012

Players should be banned for diving - Wenger
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Players should be banned for diving - Wenger

Apr 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 305 Views 1 Comment

The Arsenal manager also says the phenomenon of players surrounding the referee has increased in recent years.

# conjecture - Friday 13 April, 2012

Fantasyland: The business end
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: The business end

Apr 13th 2012, 2:37 PM 360 Views 0 Comments

It’s another curtailed week in the world of Fantasy Football so be sure to avoid picking those FA Cup contenders from Liverpool and London.

# conjecture - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Balotelli is a fool and a genius - De Jong
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Balotelli is a fool and a genius - De Jong

Apr 8th 2012, 1:21 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch midfielder also claims Mancini gives favourable treatment to the striker because he’s Italian.

# conjecture - Friday 6 April, 2012

Opinion: six reasons why Munster will win on Sunday
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: six reasons why Munster will win on Sunday

Apr 6th 2012, 1:00 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

Palla Ovale of Whiff of Cordite fame explains why he reckons the home side will do the business at the weekend.

# conjecture - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

In the Swing: Masters excitement reaches fever pitch
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

In the Swing: Masters excitement reaches fever pitch

Apr 3rd 2012, 9:31 AM 221 Views 1 Comment

With the annual tournament set to begin this Thursday, Neil Cullen looks at the contenders for the trophy.

# conjecture - Friday 30 March, 2012

Fantasyland: Two-horse race set for thrilling conclusion
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: Two-horse race set for thrilling conclusion

Mar 30th 2012, 11:06 PM 504 Views 0 Comments

With squeaky bum time well and truly upon us, we identify the players that could make or break your season.