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#History Maker

# history-maker - Saturday 3 September, 2022

'My grandma from Cobh, she's not here with us but is definitely watching over me'
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'My grandma from Cobh, she's not here with us but is definitely watching over me'

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:30 AM 9,247 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s English-born goal-scoring hero Lily Agg reflects on a ‘surreal’ night with a World Cup play-off secured.

# history-maker - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final
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Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final

Jul 30th 2022, 11:59 PM 5,454 Views 0 Comments

The Larne athlete broke the Irish 50m Freestyle Record, clocking 25.15.

# history-maker - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Rybakina eases past Halep to set up Wimbledon final against Jabeur
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Rybakina eases past Halep to set up Wimbledon final against Jabeur

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 5:57 PM 5,214 Views 0 Comments

Jabeur became the first African woman in the Open era to reach a Grand Slam singles final, after ending the run of close friend Tatjana Maria.

# history-maker - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final
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# History Maker

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final

Jan 27th 2022, 10:31 AM 3,882 Views 1 Comment

Barty is aiming to become the first Australian winner of the tournament since Chris O’Neil in 1978.

# history-maker - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record
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Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record

Dec 15th 2021, 7:53 AM 4,276 Views 0 Comments

Curry hit five three-pointers as the Warriors pulled away late to beat the Knicks 105-96.

# history-maker - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Phil Healy narrowly misses out on advancing to 400m semi-finals
# Fine Margins
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# Fine Margins

Phil Healy narrowly misses out on advancing to 400m semi-finals

Aug 3rd 2021, 2:40 AM 5,412 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old missed the time qualifier spots by just 0.07 of a second.

# history-maker - Monday 26 July, 2021

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
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# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

Jul 26th 2021, 6:29 AM 40,923 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

# history-maker - Sunday 18 July, 2021

American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut
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American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut

Jul 18th 2021, 7:03 PM 28,697 Views 16 Comments

Defending champion Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 12th.

# history-maker - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon
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Emma Raducanu produces stunning display to reach last 16 at Wimbledon

Updated Jul 3rd 2021, 8:32 PM 11,261 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile teenager Coco Gauff matched her feat of two years ago by reaching the fourth round.

# history-maker - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Ireland's Watson makes history in Tokyo and qualifies for this summer's Olympics
# I Tanya
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# I Tanya

Ireland's Watson makes history in Tokyo and qualifies for this summer's Olympics

May 4th 2021, 10:43 AM 3,758 Views 1 Comment

The 19-year-old became Ireland’s first female diver to qualify for the Games.

# history-maker - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics
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Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics

Apr 14th 2021, 7:45 PM 5,046 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s still hard to process it all, to be honest. It’s been unbelievable.’

# history-maker - Friday 19 March, 2021

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'
# Comeback Kid
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# Comeback Kid

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,719 Views 2 Comments

Irish Olympic hopeful Jack Woolley is an impressive guy on and off the mat, and his journey has been a rollercoaster so far.

Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record
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Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record

Mar 19th 2021, 6:09 AM 4,972 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster lock will make his 261st appearance for his home province this evening.

# history-maker - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'
# Olympic Dream
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# Olympic Dream

'There's no reason why I can't come home from Tokyo with a gold medal'

Mar 18th 2021, 3:36 PM 2,946 Views 2 Comments

Irish taekwondo athlete Jack Woolley has already written history, but he’s eyeing more – and the biggest prize in the world.

# history-maker - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Byrony Frost becomes the first female jockey to win King George
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# History Maker

Byrony Frost becomes the first female jockey to win King George

Dec 26th 2020, 3:40 PM 2,815 Views 6 Comments

Big-race success for Bryony Frost as Paul Nicholls strikes for 12th time in St Stephen’s Day spectacular.

# history-maker - Thursday 24 September, 2020

A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more
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# History Maker

A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more

Sep 24th 2020, 7:47 PM 30,913 Views 21 Comments

Rob Kearney is on his way out of Leinster and Irish rugby but he leaves with a glittering CV and the knowledge he got the most out of his talent.

# history-maker - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Ballon d'Or winner and Lyon superstar Hegerberg suffers devastating knee injury
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Ballon d'Or winner and Lyon superstar Hegerberg suffers devastating knee injury

Jan 28th 2020, 7:22 PM 8,804 Views 2 Comments

An ACL blow has ended Ada Hegerberg’s season.

# history-maker - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Poitín, Prohibition, Hitler and Gold – the story of Ireland’s first Olympic champion
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Poitín, Prohibition, Hitler and Gold – the story of Ireland’s first Olympic champion

Updated Jan 12th 2020, 9:42 AM 32,881 Views 10 Comments

As the clock ticks down to Tokyo, The42 revisits the extraordinary adventures of Cork’s double Olympic champion Dr Pat O’Callaghan.

# history-maker - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Michael Thomas breaks 17-year single-season record for catches in NFL
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# History Maker

Michael Thomas breaks 17-year single-season record for catches in NFL

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 PM 5,993 Views 1 Comment

The New Orleans Saints wide receiver starred against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

# history-maker - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Quiet man Gavin leaves a legacy that will echo for years
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# History Maker

Quiet man Gavin leaves a legacy that will echo for years

Nov 30th 2019, 3:37 PM 7,926 Views 13 Comments

The outgoing Dublin manager has transformed expectations within the county and beyond.

# history-maker - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Rahm resists Fleetwood surge to win golf's Race to Dubai as McIlroy fades on day four
# Clutch
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# Clutch

Rahm resists Fleetwood surge to win golf's Race to Dubai as McIlroy fades on day four

Nov 24th 2019, 1:20 PM 6,120 Views 9 Comments

What a win for the Spaniard.

# history-maker - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague
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# History Maker

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague

Oct 23rd 2019, 10:25 PM 9,246 Views 4 Comments

Messi became the first player ever to score at least once in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.

# history-maker - Friday 11 October, 2019

Homework first for 15-year-old sensation Gauff before maiden WTA semi-final
# Coco
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# Coco

Homework first for 15-year-old sensation Gauff before maiden WTA semi-final

Oct 11th 2019, 8:31 PM 2,932 Views 0 Comments

More history for the American teen, who upended the top seed to become the youngest semi-finalist in 15 years.

# history-maker - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Bernal seals historic Tour de France title
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Bernal seals historic Tour de France title

Jul 28th 2019, 8:39 PM 7,852 Views 11 Comments

The Team Ineos rider becomes the first Colombian to win the cycling’s greatest race.

# history-maker - Friday 19 July, 2019

18-year-old O'Connor wins Ireland's first heptathlon medal with brilliant silver in Sweden
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18-year-old O'Connor wins Ireland's first heptathlon medal with brilliant silver in Sweden

Jul 19th 2019, 6:28 PM 15,478 Views 12 Comments

What an incredible performance from Dundalk’s Kate O’Connor at the European U20 Athletics Championships.

# history-maker - Thursday 11 July, 2019

A first camogie All-Star for Waterford to cap an historic 2018, but bigger and better on the cards
# Deise Drive
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# Deise Drive

A first camogie All-Star for Waterford to cap an historic 2018, but bigger and better on the cards

Jul 11th 2019, 4:37 PM 4,824 Views 0 Comments

Scoring sensation Beth Carton has been leading the Déise charge.

# history-maker - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

A Wexford win next Sunday would complete a novel set of hurling titles for Davy Fitzgerald
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# History Maker

A Wexford win next Sunday would complete a novel set of hurling titles for Davy Fitzgerald

Jun 25th 2019, 5:43 PM 11,515 Views 17 Comments

After Munster, All-Ireland and league glory, Leinster is the last title the Clare man seeks.

# history-maker - Sunday 16 June, 2019

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16
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# History Maker

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16

Jun 16th 2019, 7:52 PM 8,360 Views 1 Comment

Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches in comprehensive win over Chile.

# history-maker - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history

Apr 23rd 2019, 8:04 PM 96,219 Views 39 Comments

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

# history-maker - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record
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Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record

Apr 6th 2019, 11:06 AM 9,203 Views 21 Comments

The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.

# history-maker - Friday 5 April, 2019

One of women's football's all-time greats scores landmark goal
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One of women's football's all-time greats scores landmark goal

Apr 5th 2019, 9:55 AM 4,443 Views 4 Comments

Alex Morgan found the net for the 100th time at international level, as the US beat Australia in an eight-goal thriller.

# history-maker - Friday 29 March, 2019

Chinese sensation set to face off against Messi in Barcelona derby
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Chinese sensation set to face off against Messi in Barcelona derby

Mar 29th 2019, 3:19 PM 8,669 Views 3 Comments

Wu Lei arrived at Espanyol in January and became the first player from his nation to score in La Liga.

# history-maker - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Fermanagh's Dolan comes up short in World Championship quarter-final
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Fermanagh's Dolan comes up short in World Championship quarter-final

Dec 29th 2018, 3:14 PM 5,674 Views 2 Comments

England’s Nathan Aspinall has advanced to the last four at the Alexandra Palace thanks to a 5-1 win.

# history-maker - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year
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The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Dec 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 25,262 Views 6 Comments

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

# history-maker - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'

Dec 22nd 2018, 9:35 AM 32,717 Views 10 Comments

Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.

# history-maker - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award
# POTY
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# POTY

Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award

Dec 13th 2018, 10:08 PM 6,545 Views 3 Comments

She was named 2018 Irish Golf Writers’ Professional of the Year.

# history-maker - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

14-year-old United starlet becomes youngest-ever Uefa Youth League player
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14-year-old United starlet becomes youngest-ever Uefa Youth League player

Dec 12th 2018, 4:06 PM 13,516 Views 4 Comments

Shola Shoretire came off the bench this afternoon as Nicky Butt’s side beat Valencia.

# history-maker - Friday 30 November, 2018

First woman to ever score a point in Croke Park to be inducted into LGFA Hall of Fame
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First woman to ever score a point in Croke Park to be inducted into LGFA Hall of Fame

Nov 30th 2018, 4:16 PM 6,735 Views 0 Comments

Marie Crotty won five All-Ireland medals with Waterford and eight Munster titles during an illustrious career.

# history-maker - Friday 16 November, 2018

42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper
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42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper

Nov 16th 2018, 10:43 PM 17,173 Views 2 Comments

Bulgarian Georgi Petkov made a landmark appearance against Cyprus tonight.

# history-maker - Friday 21 September, 2018

England's Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history
# Go Low
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# Go Low

England's Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history

Sep 21st 2018, 2:53 PM 5,799 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old produced an incredible round at the Portugal Masters this morning.

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