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# curtain-raiser - Sunday 6 June, 2021

5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle
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# Curtain Raiser

5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle

Jun 6th 2021, 7:15 AM 14,230 Views 10 Comments

It finished 0-33 to 2-19 in favour of Limerick last night in the Gaelic Grounds.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 2 October, 2020

Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway
# Opening Night
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# Opening Night

Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway

Oct 2nd 2020, 12:25 PM 9,448 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend is able to field his strongest available side as his team bid to bounce back from their ‘A’ defeat to Munster.

# curtain-raiser - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Date set for Community Shield, and it could be played in front of fans at Wembley
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# Curtain Raiser

Date set for Community Shield, and it could be played in front of fans at Wembley

Jul 29th 2020, 3:36 PM 5,899 Views 14 Comments

Premier League champions Liverpool will face the FA Cup winners on Saturday, 29 August.

# curtain-raiser - Monday 11 November, 2019

McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash
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# Curtain Raiser

McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash

Nov 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 13,282 Views 15 Comments

Jack Byrne, Troy Parrott, and Lee O’Connor are all likely to feature in Thursday’s friendly.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Sancho shines as Dortmund deny Bayern in German Super Cup
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# Curtain Raiser

Sancho shines as Dortmund deny Bayern in German Super Cup

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:11 PM 9,748 Views 5 Comments

Ryan Johansson, the teenager who is currently taking an appeal to Fifa so as to be eligible to play for Ireland, was an unused substitute for Bayern.

# curtain-raiser - Monday 6 May, 2019

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh
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# Curtain Raiser

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh

May 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

Racing fans will get a first glimpse of the Kildare venue’s multi-million Euro redevelopment today.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones
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# Curtain Raiser

Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones

Jan 26th 2019, 1:57 PM 12,314 Views 5 Comments

Dublin get the defence of their National Football League title underway against Monaghan tomorrow afternoon.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 12 October, 2018

'We're just one of the teams chasing it again': Leinster hit reset in back-to-back bid
# Here We Go Again
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# Here We Go Again

'We're just one of the teams chasing it again': Leinster hit reset in back-to-back bid

Oct 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 4,135 Views 18 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side begin their Heineken Champions Cup campaign against Wasps at the RDS tonight.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Garryowen edge opening day shoot-out, UCD burn off UCC challenge and all your AIL Div 1a reports From The42

Garryowen edge opening day shoot-out, UCD burn off UCC challenge and all your AIL Div 1a reports

Oct 6th 2018, 8:35 PM 6,662 Views 2 Comments

The AIL returned to a club ground near you this weekend.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 24 August, 2018

Simon Zebo starts at fullback for Top14 debut against Toulon
# Racing Stripes
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# Racing Stripes

Simon Zebo starts at fullback for Top14 debut against Toulon

Aug 24th 2018, 7:08 PM 11,897 Views 21 Comments

And there’s much more Irish interest in France with Paul O’Connell and Mike Prendergast coaching Stade Francais.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Rampant second half against Royals takes Galway to minor All-Ireland final
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# Curtain Raiser

Rampant second half against Royals takes Galway to minor All-Ireland final

Aug 11th 2018, 5:11 PM 8,608 Views 2 Comments

Goals from Tinney, McCormack and Gill helped the Tribe sweep Meath aside.

# curtain-raiser - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Cork U21 and sub senior keeper to start in All-Ireland final on Sunday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh
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# Curtain Raiser

Cork U21 and sub senior keeper to start in All-Ireland final on Sunday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Jul 20th 2017, 8:49 PM 20,343 Views 6 Comments

Cork take on Kilkenny in the intermediate decider.

# curtain-raiser - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

County chair says Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be ready to host hurling championship quarter-finals
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# Curtain Raiser

County chair says Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be ready to host hurling championship quarter-finals

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 30,719 Views 57 Comments

Cork county chair Ger Lane has dismissed reports that the venue will not be ready for this year’s Championship quarter-finals in two weeks’ time.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 4 February, 2017

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations From The42
Live Feb 4th 2017, 1:25 PM

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations

# curtain-raiser - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Do more with less: Rio's iconic Maracana delivers another powerful opening ceremony
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# Curtain Raiser

Do more with less: Rio's iconic Maracana delivers another powerful opening ceremony

Sep 8th 2016, 4:25 AM 7,563 Views 8 Comments

Let the Games begin.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Dublin and Limerick both make changes for All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final
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# Curtain Raiser

Dublin and Limerick both make changes for All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final

Aug 6th 2016, 1:15 PM 6,056 Views 1 Comment

Throw-in in Croke Park is 1.30pm on Sunday.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 5 August, 2016

8 All-Ireland U21 winners part of Mayo squad for All-Ireland junior final against Kerry
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# Curtain Raiser

8 All-Ireland U21 winners part of Mayo squad for All-Ireland junior final against Kerry

Aug 5th 2016, 5:42 PM 5,173 Views 4 Comments

Croke Park hosts tomorrow’s showdown.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 17 June, 2016

3 All-Ireland senior club winners and 9 U21s in Limerick side for Munster intermediate semi-final
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# Curtain Raiser

3 All-Ireland senior club winners and 9 U21s in Limerick side for Munster intermediate semi-final

Jun 17th 2016, 11:11 AM 5,178 Views 2 Comments

Limerick face Tipperary in Sunday’s curtain-raiser in Thurles.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Here's how we rated Ireland after an intense draw at home to Wales
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

Here's how we rated Ireland after an intense draw at home to Wales

Feb 7th 2016, 5:23 PM 23,938 Views 134 Comments

Ireland will head back to Carton House disappointed at having to share the spoils.

13-point lead not enough for Ireland as Wales scrap back to force a draw
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

13-point lead not enough for Ireland as Wales scrap back to force a draw

Feb 7th 2016, 5:06 PM 21,510 Views 102 Comments

It’s the first time in Championship history that the sides have shared the spoils.

# curtain-raiser - Monday 14 September, 2015

Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener
# Curtain Raiser
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# Curtain Raiser

Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener

Sep 14th 2015, 5:06 PM 9,244 Views 17 Comments

Brad Barritt will continue as Stuart Lancaster’s inside centre after his recovery from ankle and calf injuries.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 4 September, 2015

Big boost for Tipp minors as their captain returns for the All-Ireland final
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# Curtain Raiser

Big boost for Tipp minors as their captain returns for the All-Ireland final

Sep 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 6,257 Views 1 Comment

Fit-again Stephen Quirke is the only change for the Premier men.

# curtain-raiser - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The immovable Mike Ross and more talking points on Ireland's first team-sheet of the season From The42

The immovable Mike Ross and more talking points on Ireland's first team-sheet of the season

Aug 6th 2015, 2:05 PM 10,423 Views 37 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s first squad for the summer series is jam-packed with experience.

# curtain-raiser - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

The Community Shield has thrown up some memorable moments down the years
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# Curtain Raiser

The Community Shield has thrown up some memorable moments down the years

Jul 29th 2015, 9:00 PM 8,553 Views 1 Comment

Here’s 6 of them ahead of this year’s curtain raiser.

# curtain-raiser - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Two All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry junior team as Tipperary side make two changes
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# Curtain Raiser

Two All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry junior team as Tipperary side make two changes

Jun 11th 2015, 9:55 PM 6,032 Views 0 Comments

The sides clash in Sunday’s opening game at Semple Stadium.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Cork overpower Waterford to book Munster intermediate final place
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# Curtain Raiser

Cork overpower Waterford to book Munster intermediate final place

Jun 7th 2015, 3:19 PM 7,154 Views 0 Comments

The teams clashed in Semple Stadium today.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 28 February, 2015

League champions Dundalk draw first blood as Finn stars in President's Cup win
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# Curtain Raiser

League champions Dundalk draw first blood as Finn stars in President's Cup win

Feb 28th 2015, 9:56 PM 3,766 Views 0 Comments

The domestic season got under-way this afternoon.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup
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# Preseason

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup

Jan 18th 2015, 3:51 PM 6,258 Views 2 Comments

The Kehoe Cup also got under way today.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 10 August, 2014

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Community Shield From The42
Live Aug 10th 2014, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Community Shield

Arsenal v Man City: Five questions to ponder ahead of the the Community Shield
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# Curtain Raiser

Arsenal v Man City: Five questions to ponder ahead of the the Community Shield

Aug 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,856 Views 3 Comments

Football’s back!

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 9 August, 2014

5 most memorable moments in Community Shield History
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# Curtain Raiser

5 most memorable moments in Community Shield History

Aug 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,309 Views 6 Comments

Keegan vs Bremner and the secret history of the Charity Shield

# curtain-raiser - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Gay rugby team to play in Super Rugby curtain raiser this weekend
# Pride
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# Pride

Gay rugby team to play in Super Rugby curtain raiser this weekend

Jul 3rd 2014, 3:22 PM 6,212 Views 9 Comments

The Sydney Convicts are out to discredit stereotypes that gay people ‘can’t play tough sports like rugby’.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Cork hold off Limerick to book place in Munster junior football final
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# Curtain Raiser

Cork hold off Limerick to book place in Munster junior football final

Jun 21st 2014, 6:16 PM 4,514 Views 1 Comment

The sides met in this evening’s curtain-raiser in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Six goals served up as Cork get the better of Clare in Munster intermediate semi final
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# Curtain Raiser

Six goals served up as Cork get the better of Clare in Munster intermediate semi final

Jun 15th 2014, 3:43 PM 5,451 Views 5 Comments

Cork will now face Tipperary in the decider on June 27th.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 1 June, 2014

43 scores served up as Tipperary win Munster intermediate battle against Limerick
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# Curtain Raiser

43 scores served up as Tipperary win Munster intermediate battle against Limerick

Jun 1st 2014, 3:50 PM 5,804 Views 1 Comment

Extra-time was needed in today’s opening game in Semple Stadium.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 25 May, 2014

O'Brien the scoring star as Cork defeat Waterford in Munster intermediate opener
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# Curtain Raiser

O'Brien the scoring star as Cork defeat Waterford in Munster intermediate opener

May 25th 2014, 3:21 PM 5,066 Views 0 Comments

The teams met in today’s first game at Semple Stadium.

# curtain-raiser - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland
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# Curtain Raiser

Warburton held in reserve as Gatland gives 10 jersey to Priestland

Jan 28th 2014, 11:10 AM 4,465 Views 6 Comments

There is no place in the squad for Dan Biggar.

# curtain-raiser - Friday 11 October, 2013

Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys
# Team News
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# Team News

Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys

Oct 11th 2013, 12:05 PM 2,715 Views 16 Comments

Jamie Heaslip will once again captain the side, but Brian O’Driscoll’s calf has kept him out of contention.

# curtain-raiser - Sunday 11 August, 2013

4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield
# Wembley Way
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# Wembley Way

4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield

Aug 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,674 Views 8 Comments

The first silverware of the new English season is up for grabs today, and we’re stoked about it.

# curtain-raiser - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win
# Rugby
From The42
# Rugby

Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win

Sep 1st 2012, 10:09 PM 1,673 Views 0 Comments

Rob Penney’s side showed a little glimpse of the style that Munster fans can look forward to.

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