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#Hoop Dreams

# hoop-dreams - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The42 Kilduff and O'Connor on the mark as Rovers impress in Drogheda Hoop Dreams

Kilduff and O'Connor on the mark as Rovers impress in Drogheda

The Tallaght outfit are three points from third place but won’t qualify for Europe through their league position owing to St. Pat’s better goal stats.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From The42 So, Manny Pacquiao is preparing to make his professional basketball debut Hoop Dreams

So, Manny Pacquiao is preparing to make his professional basketball debut

5ft 7in boxing champion was drafted by Philippine expansion team last month.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From The42 Celtic crash out of the Champions League (again) as Maribor strike late Smash And Grab

Celtic crash out of the Champions League (again) as Maribor strike late

Only an administrative failure can save them now.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 8 August, 2014

From The42 Celtic back in the Champions League as Legia Warsaw eliminated by UEFA Hoop Dreams

# hoop-dreams - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The42 Quigley: 'Champions League draw against Celtic the best we could hope for' Hoop Dreams

Quigley: 'Champions League draw against Celtic the best we could hope for'

The Saints forward believes Legia Warsaw were guilty of taking his team lightly in the first leg of the qualifier clash.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Peter Mathews: We should hire the national basketball arena for the banking inquiry

The Reform Alliance TD has played down suggestions he is lobbying to be added to the inquiry in the wake of Stephen Donnelly’s departure.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The42 Roy Keane on shortlist of 'five to 10' candidates for manager's job, says Celtic chief Hoop Dreams

Roy Keane on shortlist of 'five to 10' candidates for manager's job, says Celtic chief

Peter Lawwell says the Corkman is just one of a number of potential new coaches.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The42 'It seemed like he wasn't going anywhere in a hurry' - Doyle surprised by Keane speculation Hoop Dreams

'It seemed like he wasn't going anywhere in a hurry' - Doyle surprised by Keane speculation

Bookmakers slash Keane odds to 1/8 after Martin O’Neill confirmed his talks with Celtic.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The42 Celtic to use Murrayfield for next season's Champions League Hoop Dreams

Celtic to use Murrayfield for next season's Champions League

The Scottish champions, and champions-elect, hope the rugby ground’s playing surface will be in good order come July.

# hoop-dreams - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The42 26 signs you're a genuine sports nerd Obsessed

26 signs you're a genuine sports nerd

Can you claim to be a true anorak?

# hoop-dreams - Friday 7 February, 2014

From The42 Power ranking the 15 best sports films available to watch on Netflix Ireland Worth A Watch

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From The42 Scooters, silent sidelines and Hoop Dreams: It's the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Scooters, silent sidelines and Hoop Dreams: It's the week's best sportswriting

If it’s longreads you want, we’ve got just the thing.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From The42 Shamrock Rovers defeat Drogheda to seal EA Sports Cup victory Hoop Dreams

Shamrock Rovers defeat Drogheda to seal EA Sports Cup victory

Goals from Gary McCabe and Thomas Stewart settled affairs at Tallaght Stadium.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The42 Enjoy Neil Lennon's Champions League celebration with this epic gif Hoop Dreams

Enjoy Neil Lennon's Champions League celebration with this epic gif

It was one of those nights at Celtic Park.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The42 'We're not down and out yet' declares Lennon after night to forget Hoop Dreams

'We're not down and out yet' declares Lennon after night to forget

The Glasgow Celtic boss believes his side have enough quality to overturn a 2-0 eficit against Shakhter Karagandy.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From The42 New Bhoy Jim McGuinness on what he does at Celtic Hoop Dreams

New Bhoy Jim McGuinness on what he does at Celtic

The Donegal manager says his new role on Neil Lennon’s staff is helping his GAA ambitions.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From The42 5 things to look out for in the NBA Finals Hoop Dreams

5 things to look out for in the NBA Finals

As Will Smith said: Welcome to Miami. Also… boom, shake, shake, shake the room.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From The42 Hooper nets twice to deliver double for Glasgow Celtic Hoop Dreams

Hooper nets twice to deliver double for Glasgow Celtic

Pat Fenlon’s Hibs were soundly beaten at Hampden Park.

# hoop-dreams - Sunday 12 May, 2013

From The42 We can definitely get better says Croly after 7-1 cup final win 7th Heaven

We can definitely get better says Croly after 7-1 cup final win

“There’s a volcano waiting to happen,” said Mick Cooke. “It, unfortunately, exploded and we were the recipients of it.”

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From The42 Rovers rout Drogheda with a Magnificent 7 in Setanta Cup final Hoop Dreams

Rovers rout Drogheda with a Magnificent 7 in Setanta Cup final

Shamrock Rovers beat Drogheda United 7-1 to win the Setanta Sports Cup in Tallaght Stadium.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: Pat Spillane courtside for son's All-Ireland title bid in Tallaght Hoop Dreams

Snapshot: Pat Spillane courtside for son's All-Ireland title bid in Tallaght

Pobail Scoil Inbhear Sceine took on Cnoc Mhuire Granard at the National Stadium today.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From The42 Brown backs Celtic to get back to winning ways Hoop Dreams

Brown backs Celtic to get back to winning ways

The league leaders were beaten 1-0 by Hibernian on Saturday and next face in-form Ross County.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From The42 Lennon: Much more to come from Celtic BIG TIME

Lennon: Much more to come from Celtic

“We have got something we can really get our teeth into in the new year.”, said the Scottish Champions’ head coach.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 17 November, 2012

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The42 Shamrock Rovers appoint Trevor Croly as new boss Hoop Dreams

Shamrock Rovers appoint Trevor Croly as new boss

The former Hoops assistant arrives back in Tallaght with a two-year contract.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

From The42 Fenlon backs SPL rivals Celtic to make point in Moscow Hoop Dreams

Fenlon backs SPL rivals Celtic to make point in Moscow

The Hibs boss reckon the Bhoys can progress with a bit of luck in Europe this season.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From The42 Ballin'... Kobe Bryant and the Dream Team challenged Olympic volunteers to a drinking game last night Hoops

Ballin'... Kobe Bryant and the Dream Team challenged Olympic volunteers to a drinking game last night

We usually talk to a guy called ‘Shaky John’ when we go to our local after work. These guys met LeBron and co.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

From The42 QPR chief Mark Hughes denies Berbatov link Hoop Dreams

QPR chief Mark Hughes denies Berbatov link

“At this time of year, there are a lot of names flying around. But we prefer to get the job done, get the business done, and then we announce it.”

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The42 Champions League preview: Rovers look to cast off domestic woes Hoop Dreams

Champions League preview: Rovers look to cast off domestic woes

With Anderlecht awaiting in the next round, the Hoops are in Lithuania for tonight’s Champions League second leg against FK Ekranas.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From The42 Dream Team documentary shows footage of lone loss... to students Hoop Dreams

Dream Team documentary shows footage of lone loss... to students

One team beat Jordan, Johnson and Bird… and the film will be shown for the first time tonight.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 14 April, 2012

From The42 WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year' Epic Thunder This post contains videos

WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year'

The diminutive point-guard’s eyes lit up when his esteemed Oklahoma Thunder teammate put this pass airborne …

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

From The42 Senna documentary snubbed by Oscars judges Snub

Senna documentary snubbed by Oscars judges

It wasn’t even one of the top 15 documentaries released this year, apparently.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

From The42 Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead Hoop Dreams

Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead

Michael O’Neill’s Hoops will clinch the title again… if they win against UCD.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From The42 O'Neill: We need to enjoy White Hart Lane experience and not be intimidated Hoop Dreams

O'Neill: We need to enjoy White Hart Lane experience and not be intimidated

Michael O’Neill has stressed the importance of being relaxed going into Shamrock Rovers’ Europa League tie against Tottenham tonight.

# hoop-dreams - Saturday 27 August, 2011

From The42 In pictures: Rovers mobbed on arrival in Dublin Rovers Return This post contains images

In pictures: Rovers mobbed on arrival in Dublin

A huge crowd turned out to welcome the Hoops home after their Europa League qualification in Belgrade.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 25 August, 2011

From The42 Spot on: Incredible result as Rovers march into group stages Hoop Dreams This post contains videos

Spot on: Incredible result as Rovers march into group stages

Hoops stun Partizan Belgrade 2-1 in Serbia on historic night for Irish football.

# hoop-dreams - Thursday 18 August, 2011

From The42 McCabe keeps Rovers' European dreams alive Hoop Dreams

McCabe keeps Rovers' European dreams alive

Shamrock Rovers have it all to play for next week after a 1-1 draw at home to FK Partizan in the Europa League playoff round.

# hoop-dreams - Monday 20 June, 2011

From The42 Lennon signs 12-month rolling deal with Celtic worth 'just under £1m' Hoop Dreams

Lennon signs 12-month rolling deal with Celtic worth 'just under £1m'

Parkhead club tie up the Northern Irishman to a new deal and also express interest in Man City ‘keeper Shay Given.

# hoop-dreams - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The42 Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time Essential Viewing This post contains videos

Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time

From films in which we live with Lions to those where we feel every punch in the jungle, here’s some of our favourites.

# hoop-dreams - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

From The42 LeBron and D-Rose dominant as Miami and Chicago take 2-0 playoff leads Hoop Dreams This post contains videos

LeBron and D-Rose dominant as Miami and Chicago take 2-0 playoff leads

WATCH: Highlights from the Miami Heat’s victory over the Philadelphia 76ers and the Chicago Bulls’ win over the Indiana Pacers last night.