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#History Boys

# history-boys - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla
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# History Boys

Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla

Mar 10th 2020, 10:40 PM 7,675 Views 2 Comments

The Italians have reached the last eight of the Champions League for the first time.

# history-boys - Friday 16 November, 2018

'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning''
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# History Boys

'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning''

Nov 16th 2018, 11:26 AM 10,740 Views 3 Comments

Nick Popplewell tasted victory against the All Blacks but had more tough days after facing the haka.

# history-boys - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham
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# History Boys

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham

Mar 13th 2018, 6:47 PM 10,886 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s record in London since 2010 could even make a lack of experience an advantage.

# history-boys - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Breffni book first All-Ireland minor semi-final spot since 1974 with late push against Galway
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# History Boys

Breffni book first All-Ireland minor semi-final spot since 1974 with late push against Galway

Aug 5th 2017, 4:12 PM 8,949 Views 0 Comments

Cavan’s fourth-quarter kick sealed the result.

# history-boys - Monday 5 September, 2016

Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut
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# History Boys

Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut

Sep 5th 2016, 10:26 PM 10,601 Views 5 Comments

Kosovo were accepted into FIFA in May.

# history-boys - Monday 16 November, 2015

We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016
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# History Boys

We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016

Nov 16th 2015, 9:52 PM 29,068 Views 88 Comments

Ireland have qualified for Euro 2016. Who’s taking the horse to France?

# history-boys - Monday 14 September, 2015

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups
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# History Boys

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Sep 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,354 Views 11 Comments

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

# history-boys - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Twitter account loses the run of itself as Celtic's treble hopes ended
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# History Boys

Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Twitter account loses the run of itself as Celtic's treble hopes ended

Apr 19th 2015, 3:38 PM 7,949 Views 8 Comments

It was a controversial afternoon at Hampden as ICT make history.

# history-boys - Saturday 14 June, 2014

'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony
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# History Boys

'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony

Jun 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,626 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster second row believes his team can defeat England in their Sunday semi final.

# history-boys - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past
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# The Penalty King

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Apr 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,220 Views 0 Comments

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

# history-boys - Sunday 24 November, 2013

POC: 'If there was ever an Irish team capable of beating New Zealand, this is it'
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# History Boys

POC: 'If there was ever an Irish team capable of beating New Zealand, this is it'

Nov 24th 2013, 10:15 AM 10,098 Views 37 Comments

The Irish captain feels his team are one decent performance away from becoming a team that can achieve great feats.

# history-boys - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Champagne on ice as Cratloe make history with first-ever senior football title
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# History Boys

Champagne on ice as Cratloe make history with first-ever senior football title

Nov 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 6,276 Views 1 Comment

The likes of Podge Collins, Conor Ryan and Conor McGrath will have to line out in a Munster semi-final tomorrow.

# history-boys - Monday 28 January, 2013

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson hails current crop as his best ever
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Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson hails current crop as his best ever

Jan 28th 2013, 12:20 PM 2,700 Views 6 Comments

‘The options we’ve got now all round the park, if we can keep everyone fit, are as good as I’ve had in my time here.’

# history-boys - Saturday 19 January, 2013

As it happened: Castres v Ulster, Heineken Cup From The42
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As it happened: Castres v Ulster, Heineken Cup

# history-boys - Friday 8 June, 2012

Poll: which was the best decade for Gaelic football?
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# History Boys

Poll: which was the best decade for Gaelic football?

Jun 8th 2012, 10:21 AM 430 Views 0 Comments

Ewan MacKenna wants you to take a view of all the counties, all the players and all the games from each era and consider the entire championship across a decade.

# history-boys - Friday 26 August, 2011

Back to the future for Donegal and Dublin
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# History Boys

Back to the future for Donegal and Dublin

Aug 26th 2011, 9:15 AM 760 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster champions face Pat Gilroy’s side at HQ this weekend for a place in the final with Kerry.

# history-boys - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Focus: the last three Connacht football finals revisited
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# History Boys

Focus: the last three Connacht football finals revisited

Jul 14th 2011, 12:55 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Last minute winners, one-point victories, three different champions in three years; the western province’s final usually doesn’t disappoint.

# history-boys - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Focus: the last three Munster football finals revisited
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# Hindsight

Focus: the last three Munster football finals revisited

Jun 28th 2011, 4:38 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

Cork and Kerry prepare to do battle for another Munster Championship. Have we been here before?

# history-boys - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
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# Back To School

The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

Mar 1st 2011, 6:23 PM 1,062 Views 0 Comments

We’ve been rooting through dusty archives all afternoon to highlight the six important lessons which United and Chelsea can take from their previous encounters.