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#Cream of the Crop

# cream-of-the-crop - Friday 24 January, 2020

Harrington and Irish scourge Potkonen to square off for gold in potential Olympic precursor

The Finn holds two victories over former world champion Harrington since she eliminated Katie Taylor from Rio 2016.

# cream-of-the-crop - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Power ranking the four World Cup semi-finalists

England, Croatia, Belgium and France are all still vying for the illustrious trophy.

# cream-of-the-crop - Sunday 16 July, 2017

The right-wing revolt against 'liberal' ESPN and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Boil the kettle. It’s time for your weekly dose of the good stuff.

# cream-of-the-crop - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Here are the 10 tunes shortlisted for Irish song of the year

The shortlist for the RTÉ Choice Irish song of the year has been announced.

# cream-of-the-crop - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*

*According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

# cream-of-the-crop - Friday 23 December, 2016

4 Test rugby rookies made it into our World XV of 2016

England and New Zealand dominated our selections.

# cream-of-the-crop - Monday 1 August, 2016

These are Ireland's top tourist attractions

The home of the black stuff saw attendances rise by 18% in 2015, to just under 1.5 million.

# cream-of-the-crop - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Quiz: I'm CEO b***h! How well do you know who's boss?

Do you know your Sandbergs from your Zuckerbergs?

# cream-of-the-crop - Thursday 24 December, 2015

2 PL stars make the top 10 as The Guardian's 100 best footballers list is revealed

Meanwhile, two Irish players feature way down the pecking order.

# cream-of-the-crop - Monday 21 December, 2015

Carragher and Henry picked their Premier League team of the half-season tonight

The two pundits agreed on seven of the 11 players in the team.

# cream-of-the-crop - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

We've had a go at picking the 2015 GAA/GPA Hurling Allstar team

The official selection will be revealed tomorrow morning.

# cream-of-the-crop - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Here are the 10 highest-scoring footballers in Fantasy Premier League

Make sure to get some of these players on your team ahead of next season!

# cream-of-the-crop - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Inside Ireland's Police Academy: Here's what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing...

The first new Garda recruits in five years are about to start in Templemore – and college top brass have high hopes for “the cream of the crop”.

# cream-of-the-crop - Wednesday 25 December, 2013's 50 favourite sports articles of 2013 (part 2)

Featuring Declan Kidney, Lance Armstrong, Aaron Hernandez, Mayo GAA and more.

# cream-of-the-crop - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From The42 We asked, you answered: these are the best goals ever scored* Cream Of The Crop This post contains videos

We asked, you answered: these are the best goals ever scored*

*According to’s readers, anyway.

# cream-of-the-crop - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Finalists dominate camogie All Stars list

Six players from Wexford’s All-Ireland winning camogie squad are among the women that have been honoured with 2011 All Stars.