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#Legends

# legends - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship
# Legends
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# Legends

Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship

Aug 14th 2022, 10:00 AM 53,646 Views 7 Comments

Jonathan Wilson chats about his new book exploring the lives of Bobby and Jack Charlton.

# legends - Monday 20 June, 2022

Cora Staunton and Bríd Stack re-sign for Greater Western Sydney Giants
# Going Again
From The42
# Going Again

Cora Staunton and Bríd Stack re-sign for Greater Western Sydney Giants

Jun 20th 2022, 10:34 AM 6,137 Views 1 Comment

The legendary ladies football duo have penned one-year deals.

# legends - Saturday 19 March, 2022

How Ireland's 1982 Triple Crown winners lifted a country that was on the brink
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

How Ireland's 1982 Triple Crown winners lifted a country that was on the brink

Mar 19th 2022, 8:00 AM 19,639 Views 14 Comments

Cursed by emigration, economic recession and political turmoil, Irish society was in desperate need of a boost in 1982. An inspirational group of rugby players provided it.

# legends - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Shefflin and Farrell give finality to exits of the greatest Galway and Dublin have produced
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Shefflin and Farrell give finality to exits of the greatest Galway and Dublin have produced

Jan 11th 2022, 2:45 PM 21,353 Views 6 Comments

It was confirmed over the weekend that inter-county returns for Joe Canning and Stephen Cluxton are not on the cards.

# legends - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Griffin and Peat bow out in style as Barbarians treat record crowd to big win at Twickenham
# Cherry On Top
From The42
# Cherry On Top

Griffin and Peat bow out in style as Barbarians treat record crowd to big win at Twickenham

Nov 27th 2021, 6:28 PM 7,376 Views 1 Comment

Five Irish players featured as the Baa Baas ran out 60-5 winners.

# legends - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Ireland legends should not interpret Stephen Kenny's philosophy as a slight on them
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland legends should not interpret Stephen Kenny's philosophy as a slight on them

Oct 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,574 Views 15 Comments

There is a sharp contrast between how many journalists and ex-players perceive the current regime.

# legends - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland

Jul 29th 2021, 6:35 AM 57,644 Views 22 Comments

The Irish pair saw off a strong German challenge to clinch first place on what was another busy day for Team Ireland.

# legends - Sunday 19 April, 2020

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century

Apr 19th 2020, 7:45 PM 52,834 Views 106 Comments

The last two decades have been memorable in Irish sport in so many different ways. We have picked our stars of the century. Now tell us what you think.

# legends - Saturday 14 March, 2020

The forgotten story of Ireland’s first Euro quarter-finalists
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

The forgotten story of Ireland’s first Euro quarter-finalists

Mar 14th 2020, 2:00 PM 26,277 Views 9 Comments

A quarter of a century before Euro 88, an Irish team cursed by FAI incompetence, somehow made it to the last eight of the 1964 European Championships.

# legends - Sunday 15 September, 2019

AP first ahead of Ruby at 'special' Pat Smullen race event
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

AP first ahead of Ruby at 'special' Pat Smullen race event

Sep 15th 2019, 5:11 PM 4,430 Views 0 Comments

Quizzical came home first in the star-studded event.

# legends - Monday 17 September, 2018

O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph
# Acclaim
From The42
# Acclaim

O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph

Sep 17th 2018, 9:32 PM 15,104 Views 11 Comments

They were greeted by family and fans at Cork Airport.

# legends - Monday 5 March, 2018

'Guys who never played amateur rugby get to see how it used to be - fun before and afterwards'
# Legends Game
From The42
# Legends Game

'Guys who never played amateur rugby get to see how it used to be - fun before and afterwards'

Mar 5th 2018, 12:24 PM 10,442 Views 2 Comments

For the ninth successive year, Ireland will play England in the pre-Six Nations legends fixture.

# legends - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'We weren't even allowed swap jerseys!' - when Shelbourne battled Barcelona at the Nou Camp
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

'We weren't even allowed swap jerseys!' - when Shelbourne battled Barcelona at the Nou Camp

Feb 4th 2018, 9:00 AM 25,599 Views 11 Comments

Gerry Doyle’s team became the first Irish club to ever play in the Nou Camp when they met the Spanish giants in the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963.

# legends - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour

Nov 30th 2017, 3:56 PM 4,946 Views 1 Comment

She announced her retirement earlier this year after 20 championship campaigns, four All-Ireland wins and nine All-Star accolades.

# legends - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Manchester United roll the years back in Barcelona as Yorke, Blomqvist and Poborsky all star
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Manchester United roll the years back in Barcelona as Yorke, Blomqvist and Poborsky all star

Jul 1st 2017, 6:18 AM 9,431 Views 12 Comments

The Catalans had Ronaldinho and Rivaldo but were no answer for the likes of Ronny Johnsen and Ben Thornley.

# legends - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

The Lisbon Lions set the benchmark for Celtic. It was a bit like Ireland after Italia '90 - Packie Bonner
# 50TH ANNIVERSARY
From The42
# 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The Lisbon Lions set the benchmark for Celtic. It was a bit like Ireland after Italia '90 - Packie Bonner

May 16th 2017, 7:26 PM 4,051 Views 1 Comment

The former Ireland goalkeeper talks about being spotted by Jock Stein’s assistant and his career with the Hoops.

# legends - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Gerrard and Carragher to line out for Liverpool in end-of-season game
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Gerrard and Carragher to line out for Liverpool in end-of-season game

Apr 20th 2017, 12:51 PM 7,079 Views 4 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side will play Sydney FC in Australia next month, with a number of former Reds stars linking up with the first-team squad.

# legends - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo and the top 10 all-time Champions League leading goalscorers
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Cristiano Ronaldo and the top 10 all-time Champions League leading goalscorers

Apr 19th 2017, 12:20 AM 27,054 Views 17 Comments

The Portugal star, who racked up a century of goals in Europe in the first leg, headed in his first of the game on 76 minutes.

# legends - Monday 26 December, 2016

Vidic, Gerrard, Reid and more of our favourite footballers who hung up their boots in 2016
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Vidic, Gerrard, Reid and more of our favourite footballers who hung up their boots in 2016

Dec 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,052 Views 4 Comments

From League of Ireland heroes to World Cup winners.

# legends - Monday 14 November, 2016

Brian O'Driscoll becomes 11th Irish player to be inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Brian O'Driscoll becomes 11th Irish player to be inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame

Nov 14th 2016, 3:12 PM 27,223 Views 20 Comments

The Irish legend is one of 12 former players to be recognised at a ceremony this week.

# legends - Friday 16 September, 2016

Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame
# Legends
# Legends

Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame

Sep 16th 2016, 4:49 PM 17,081 Views 36 Comments

The two will be joined by South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell.

# legends - Saturday 3 September, 2016

A couple of familiar faces made Arsenal fans pine for the good old days this afternoon
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

A couple of familiar faces made Arsenal fans pine for the good old days this afternoon

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:17 PM 9,560 Views 9 Comments

Nwankwo Kanu grabbed a hat-trick at the Emirates Stadium while Emmanuel Petit, Marc Overmars, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg all featured.

# legends - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Rating the 21 best Irish Premier League players ever
# Heroes
From The42
# Heroes

Rating the 21 best Irish Premier League players ever

Aug 11th 2016, 9:00 PM 51,075 Views 55 Comments

Robbie Keane and other players who have made their mark on England’s top flight.

# legends - Sunday 26 June, 2016

The end of the road? Robbie Keane and Shay Given appear to wave goodbye to Irish fans
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

The end of the road? Robbie Keane and Shay Given appear to wave goodbye to Irish fans

Jun 26th 2016, 4:45 PM 12,035 Views 25 Comments

Hardly the fairytale ending but Robbie and Shay were given a huge ovation by the Irish fans.

# legends - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Here's how Ireland reacted to tonight's big win
# Emotional
# Emotional

Here's how Ireland reacted to tonight's big win

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:47 PM 80,081 Views 105 Comments

Me nerves.

# legends - Saturday 4 June, 2016

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl

Jun 4th 2016, 11:00 PM 26,046 Views 8 Comments

“He was using the hurley like a tennis racket,” Keher recalls.

# legends - Thursday 14 April, 2016

O'Gara and O'Connell want to team up in dream coaching duo
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

O'Gara and O'Connell want to team up in dream coaching duo

Apr 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 33,499 Views 41 Comments

The Racing 92 coach said he is not yet ready for a return to Munster.

# legends - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

5 Irish sporting records that are very unlikely to be broken
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

5 Irish sporting records that are very unlikely to be broken

Dec 23rd 2015, 4:00 PM 11,566 Views 29 Comments

No surprise that most of these records are held by the best of the best.

# legends - Thursday 26 November, 2015

16 of the most #Lads things that have ever happened
# Legends
From The Daily Edge
# Legends

16 of the most #Lads things that have ever happened

Nov 26th 2015, 10:45 AM 7,476 Views 4 Comments

#LadsLadsLads

# legends - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

8 Italian sporting icons who will go down in history
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

8 Italian sporting icons who will go down in history

Sep 30th 2015, 9:00 AM 12,181 Views 24 Comments

Let’s get into the Italian spirit ahead of Ireland’s huge Rugby World Cup clash this weekend.

# legends - Monday 14 September, 2015

There's a special day in store for Kerry and Tipperary GAA legends
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

There's a special day in store for Kerry and Tipperary GAA legends

Sep 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 6,913 Views 0 Comments

Mick O’Dwyer and Jimmy Finn’s achievements will be acknowledged by the GPA.

# legends - Friday 19 June, 2015

Some All Blacks legends will take on Toulon this October in memory of Jerry Collins
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Some All Blacks legends will take on Toulon this October in memory of Jerry Collins

Jun 19th 2015, 4:58 PM 6,704 Views 5 Comments

Some real All Blacks greats are set to take part.

# legends - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Carter and McCaw bid farewell to Crusaders with a win, but Nadolo steals the show again
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Carter and McCaw bid farewell to Crusaders with a win, but Nadolo steals the show again

Jun 13th 2015, 9:27 AM 10,165 Views 2 Comments

He’ll never be as big a legend as Dan and Richie in south-east New Zealand, but he’s incredibly effective.

# legends - Friday 12 June, 2015

'Bill wouldn't prolong a meeting but would prolong the aftermath of it - he was special'
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

'Bill wouldn't prolong a meeting but would prolong the aftermath of it - he was special'

Jun 12th 2015, 11:14 AM 4,850 Views 1 Comment

One broadcasting legend pays tribute to another.

# legends - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

The42's alternative Leaving Cert History quiz
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

The42's alternative Leaving Cert History quiz

Jun 10th 2015, 5:00 PM 22,173 Views 15 Comments

We test your knowledge of all-time Irish sporting records.

# legends - Thursday 7 May, 2015

How many of these 90s Gaelic football managers can you remember?
# Get Quizzical
From The42
# Get Quizzical

How many of these 90s Gaelic football managers can you remember?

May 7th 2015, 5:00 PM 35,035 Views 30 Comments

Test your knowledge here.

# legends - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

No cans by the canal for BOD, he's hanging out with other sporting legends in Dubai
# Fun In The Sun
From The42
# Fun In The Sun

No cans by the canal for BOD, he's hanging out with other sporting legends in Dubai

Apr 21st 2015, 1:54 PM 13,121 Views 12 Comments

Not a plastic bag in sight.

# legends - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Legendary hotel concierge decorate guest's room with photos of Nic Cage
# The Cage
From The Daily Edge
# The Cage

Legendary hotel concierge decorate guest's room with photos of Nic Cage

Jan 28th 2015, 8:09 AM 4,312 Views 0 Comments

Above and beyond.

# legends - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Power ranking the 12 best players to win the Ballon d'Or
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Power ranking the 12 best players to win the Ballon d'Or

Jan 11th 2015, 8:15 PM 14,469 Views 39 Comments

Ahead of tomorrow night’s ceremony, we look at some of the greats who previously won the coveted prize.

# legends - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Tommy Walsh, Eoin Kelly, JJ Delaney and 13 other hurlers who called it a day in 2014
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Tommy Walsh, Eoin Kelly, JJ Delaney and 13 other hurlers who called it a day in 2014

Dec 28th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,818 Views 2 Comments

Cork, Waterford, Offaly, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford players called it a day this year.

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