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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England

Jul 31st 2022, 10:00 AM 29,068 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians’ Chief Operating Officer Daniel Lambert chats to The42 about the contentious issues of transfers to clubs across the water.

# editors-picks - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Multi-talented Galvin has squeezed in a whole other sporting life since Kerry's last All-Ireland appearance
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

Multi-talented Galvin has squeezed in a whole other sporting life since Kerry's last All-Ireland appearance

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 9:21 AM 37,149 Views 5 Comments

The multi-talented star was part of the last Kerry squad to reach an All-Ireland final in 2012.

# editors-picks - Friday 29 July, 2022

7 Irish storylines to follow in the new EFL Championship season
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

7 Irish storylines to follow in the new EFL Championship season

Updated Jul 29th 2022, 8:00 PM 23,559 Views 7 Comments

The players and teams to track as a new season gets underway.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'
# Column
From The42
# Column

Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'

Jul 27th 2022, 10:56 PM 3,530 Views 0 Comments

Galway Plate winner Hewick cost John Hanlon just €850, and has now bagged around 300 times that in prize money.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

5 footballers who enjoyed a breakthrough season
# Newcomers
From The42
# Newcomers

5 footballers who enjoyed a breakthrough season

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 8:05 AM 31,297 Views 11 Comments

It was a good year for rookie defenders.

# editors-picks - Saturday 23 July, 2022

‘My heart was broken by the All-Irelands we lost’ - Jim Carney’s long life in GAA
# Know Your History
From The42
# Know Your History

‘My heart was broken by the All-Irelands we lost’ - Jim Carney’s long life in GAA

Jul 23rd 2022, 10:00 AM 35,333 Views 5 Comments

Jim Carney chats about presenting The Sunday Game, Galway vs Kerry and caring for the GAA.

'He'll miss it terribly' - Saluting the Sunday Game career of Pat Spillane before final curtain
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

'He'll miss it terribly' - Saluting the Sunday Game career of Pat Spillane before final curtain

Jul 23rd 2022, 8:00 AM 39,133 Views 29 Comments

The Kerry great is finishing up with the iconic GAA show after 30 years in the studio.

# editors-picks - Thursday 21 July, 2022

The stories behind this iconic photo of Sean O'Shea's match-winning free
# Living In The Moment
From The42
# Living In The Moment

The stories behind this iconic photo of Sean O'Shea's match-winning free

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 8:50 AM 112,202 Views 7 Comments

Inpho photographer James Crombie took one of the standout images from an epic semi-final.

# editors-picks - Sunday 17 July, 2022

'It's so much more than just a picture on a wall' - When sport becomes art
# Walls Of Fame
From The42
# Walls Of Fame

'It's so much more than just a picture on a wall' - When sport becomes art

Jul 17th 2022, 10:00 AM 23,667 Views 9 Comments

A walking tour of sports-related street art in Dublin.

Meet New Zealand Rugby’s best kept secret and potential saviour – a man called Joe Schmidt
# No Ordinary Joe
From The42
# No Ordinary Joe

Meet New Zealand Rugby’s best kept secret and potential saviour – a man called Joe Schmidt

Jul 17th 2022, 8:03 AM 62,173 Views 18 Comments

It might be hard to believe but Schmidt’s profile is way higher in Ireland than it is in his native country.

# editors-picks - Sunday 26 June, 2022

'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'
# Lost Generation
From The42
# Lost Generation

'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'

Jun 26th 2022, 8:00 AM 40,008 Views 3 Comments

Marian Leahy looks back on her football career and laments how Irish teams and players of the past often tend to get overlooked.

# editors-picks - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Mikey Collins continued a family dynasty when he signed for Liverpool. What happened next?
# Familybusiness
From The42
# Familybusiness

Mikey Collins continued a family dynasty when he signed for Liverpool. What happened next?

Jun 25th 2022, 10:00 AM 32,163 Views 1 Comment

“Football is engrained in me and that won’t change, it feels part of our family. Yeah, it can be ruthless but that’s part of the story.”

# editors-picks - Sunday 19 June, 2022

'Now, I look back on my time at Man United as a success. When I came home, I felt like a failure'
# Perspective
From The42
# Perspective

'Now, I look back on my time at Man United as a success. When I came home, I felt like a failure'

Jun 19th 2022, 9:09 AM 68,881 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Whelan looks back on his career as a footballer.

# editors-picks - Sunday 12 June, 2022

'I'm no monster. I just live with something so powerful'
# Clare Shine
From The42
# Clare Shine

'I'm no monster. I just live with something so powerful'

Jun 12th 2022, 8:00 AM 81,196 Views 1 Comment

The full extent of Clare Shine’s struggles are laid bare in her new book, Scoring Goals In The Dark.

# editors-picks - Saturday 11 June, 2022

‘I was literally trying to get through the next hour without having a drink’
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

‘I was literally trying to get through the next hour without having a drink’

Jun 11th 2022, 8:00 AM 76,751 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Keith Treacy on how various addictions severely impacted his football career and caused him to seek help.

# editors-picks - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Meet the rising star of the Irish coaching scene that everyone is talking about
# Next Big Thing
From The42
# Next Big Thing

Meet the rising star of the Irish coaching scene that everyone is talking about

Jun 4th 2022, 10:00 AM 41,333 Views 2 Comments

Noel McNamara reached adulthood without ever playing rugby but infectious enthusiasm and a thirst for knowledge has seen him rise through the ranks ahead of the biggest game yet of his career.

# editors-picks - Sunday 29 May, 2022

'If you are beaten, the summer of hurling is over – all hurling is over. You can’t lose'
# The Game
From The42
# The Game

'If you are beaten, the summer of hurling is over – all hurling is over. You can’t lose'

May 29th 2022, 9:30 PM 28,483 Views 3 Comments

Read an extract from the stunning new memoir, from Tadhg Coakley, about life and sport as a player and fan.

The start of a journey in football:  'I feel like I'm always chasing, and being chased'
# No Excuses
From The42
# No Excuses

The start of a journey in football: 'I feel like I'm always chasing, and being chased'

May 29th 2022, 8:00 AM 10,653 Views 4 Comments

Dubliner Killian Phillips tells The42 why fear and love are his driving forces as he aims to make his mark with Crystal Palace.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Training with Celtic, coached by Brian Kerr and a sporting journey to managing Donegal
# Declan Bonner
From The42
# Declan Bonner

Training with Celtic, coached by Brian Kerr and a sporting journey to managing Donegal

May 24th 2022, 6:00 AM 6,576 Views 1 Comment

Bonner takes Donegal to an Ulster final showdown with Derry next Sunday.

# editors-picks - Monday 23 May, 2022

'Saipan? It’s something that you always see when it's on Reeling in the Years'
# Roy Keane
From The42
# Roy Keane

'Saipan? It’s something that you always see when it's on Reeling in the Years'

May 23rd 2022, 8:00 AM 16,033 Views 12 Comments

Amid the reflections and memories on the 20th anniversary, The42 asked 10 Irish footballers born around that time what the controversy means to them.

# editors-picks - Saturday 21 May, 2022

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''
# Reeling In The Years
From The42
# Reeling In The Years

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''

May 21st 2022, 9:00 AM 69,625 Views 9 Comments

BBC reporter Stephen Watson recalls his famous interview on the 20th anniversary of Saipan.

# editors-picks - Thursday 19 May, 2022

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues

May 19th 2022, 8:00 AM 13,961 Views 1 Comment

Aaron O’Callaghan and Gareth Shaw — team-mates of the trio at the 2006 European Youths — recount their journey to the top.

# editors-picks - Thursday 12 May, 2022

‘He loved living in Ireland. And he loved playing for Limerick’
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

‘He loved living in Ireland. And he loved playing for Limerick’

Updated May 12th 2022, 4:51 PM 47,353 Views 6 Comments

Remembering the late Freddy Hall’s stint in Irish football.

# editors-picks - Saturday 7 May, 2022

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?
# Road To Croker
From The42
# Road To Croker

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?

May 7th 2022, 10:02 AM 35,508 Views 9 Comments

It’s time to bring Katie Taylor home.

From farmer's son in Tipp to the Aviva Stadium - the rise and rise of Ben Healy
# Big Ben
From The42
# Big Ben

From farmer's son in Tipp to the Aviva Stadium - the rise and rise of Ben Healy

May 7th 2022, 8:03 AM 33,534 Views 11 Comments

Healy has emerged over the last year as a key player in Munster’s squad – but his schoolboy mentors believe there is a lot more to come.

Analysis: Cork's made defensive changes and outsourced their issue
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Analysis: Cork's made defensive changes and outsourced their issue

May 7th 2022, 7:15 AM 8,234 Views 1 Comment

Sean Flynn looks at how Cork have reacted to last year’s All-Ireland final and the unintended consequences.

Sligo will carry with them Red Óg Murphy’s legacy
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Sligo will carry with them Red Óg Murphy’s legacy

May 7th 2022, 7:01 AM 35,021 Views 7 Comments

Red Og Murphy passed away on Friday, April 1, at the age of 21.

# editors-picks - Friday 6 May, 2022

Anthony Nash: The camera never lies, but does it tell the whole truth?
# A Closer Look
From The42
# A Closer Look

Anthony Nash: The camera never lies, but does it tell the whole truth?

Updated May 6th 2022, 12:12 PM 32,315 Views 5 Comments

Watching back the Galway vs Kilkenny game from the behind the goal camera was an interesting experience.

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'
# Full Package
From The42
# Full Package

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'

May 6th 2022, 7:30 AM 20,890 Views 9 Comments

Late bloomer Hugo Keenan is now one of the first names on Leinster’s teamsheet.

# editors-picks - Monday 2 May, 2022

Taylor, Serrano, and a night to stir the soul
# See You Soon
From The42
# See You Soon

Taylor, Serrano, and a night to stir the soul

Updated May 2nd 2022, 12:07 PM 33,913 Views 19 Comments

Two great champions elevated their sport and levitated their audience at Madison Square Garden. It will be tough to recreate that magic without each other.

Breaking news, recruiting players and an online addiction - The fans behind the Twitter accounts charting Irish football
# Plugged In
From The42
# Plugged In

Breaking news, recruiting players and an online addiction - The fans behind the Twitter accounts charting Irish football

May 2nd 2022, 8:00 AM 20,548 Views 8 Comments

The fans behind Kenny’s Kids and Rep of Ireland Player Tracker explain why they gave up their free time to track Irish players, and why they quit.

How Ireland’s first-ever female manager thrived in spite of everything
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

How Ireland’s first-ever female manager thrived in spite of everything

May 2nd 2022, 7:01 AM 35,745 Views 4 Comments

Linda Gorman recalls a remarkable career in football.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York
# New York Giants
From The42
# New York Giants

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York

Apr 27th 2022, 9:53 AM 14,490 Views 5 Comments

Gavan Casey touches down in the Big Apple ahead of a mega-fight in the Garden.

# editors-picks - Sunday 24 April, 2022

Ghosts of Galway's past: A blessing and a burden
# The Galway Way
From The42
# The Galway Way

Ghosts of Galway's past: A blessing and a burden

Apr 24th 2022, 7:15 AM 10,008 Views 3 Comments

The county has huge potential, which brings pressure for a performance in Castlebar today.

# editors-picks - Saturday 23 April, 2022

When Ireland's greatest goalscorer first lit up the Premier League
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

When Ireland's greatest goalscorer first lit up the Premier League

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 36,697 Views 9 Comments

A look back at the time Robbie Keane became the most expensive teenager in British football history.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Analysis: What does it take for the short puck-out to be successful in hurling?
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Analysis: What does it take for the short puck-out to be successful in hurling?

Apr 20th 2022, 6:15 AM 22,847 Views 1 Comment

Sean Flynn breaks down why Limerick were so successful with their short puck-out, and why others weren’t.

# editors-picks - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Man United is run by the wrong people for the wrong reasons and expect failure until it changes
# Eternal Hopelessness
From The42
# Eternal Hopelessness

Man United is run by the wrong people for the wrong reasons and expect failure until it changes

Apr 16th 2022, 7:30 AM 10,897 Views 11 Comments

Erik ten Hag may well be a good manager but, under the Glazers, the club’s purpose is to serve corporate interests, writes John Brewin.

25 games in the space of 36 days, Munster and Leinster hurling takes centre stage
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

25 games in the space of 36 days, Munster and Leinster hurling takes centre stage

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 4,261 Views 0 Comments

The round-robin structure is back as the 2022 provincial hurling championships commence this weekend.

# editors-picks - Friday 15 April, 2022

Brosnan on GAA: When the talking stops, all that's left is the truth
# The42 Membership
From The42
# The42 Membership

Brosnan on GAA: When the talking stops, all that's left is the truth

Apr 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 13,709 Views 1 Comment

Maurice Brosnan gets set for a blockbuster start to the 2022 hurling championships.

Do Pep and Klopp really need a Treble to surpass Ferguson's achievements?
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

Do Pep and Klopp really need a Treble to surpass Ferguson's achievements?

Apr 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 6,575 Views 12 Comments

Man City and Liverpool meet in the FA Cup semi-final, and it will see one club’s hopes of matching United’s historic success of 1999 come to an end.

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