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# looking-ahead - Monday 18 November, 2019

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'
# Durable
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# Durable

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'

Nov 18th 2019, 6:41 PM 21,008 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Kenny has praised Zack Elbouzedi ahead of Ireland’s clash with Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow evening.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman

Nov 13th 2019, 9:18 PM 6,155 Views 2 Comments

The Dutch boss has confirmed he could return to Camp Nou after Euro 2020 if the Catalan giants activate a release clause in his contract.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 10 October, 2019

The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday
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# Looking Ahead

The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday

Oct 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,312 Views 17 Comments

Who to play up front and other big calls for Mick McCarthy.

# looking-ahead - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:58 PM 8,792 Views 8 Comments

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'

Sep 4th 2019, 4:00 PM 6,295 Views 5 Comments

Switzerland insist they can cope with the absence of key players ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Ireland clash.

# looking-ahead - Friday 9 August, 2019

Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions

Aug 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,738 Views 26 Comments

We also consider who will finish in the top four and which sides will be relegated.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan

Jun 19th 2019, 8:16 PM 2,591 Views 0 Comments

The upcoming AIBA-run world championships in Russia in September and October will not, as is usually the case, offer places to the event.

# looking-ahead - Monday 20 May, 2019

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster
# Taking Stock
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# Taking Stock

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

May 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 21,239 Views 87 Comments

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Neil Lennon confident Rangers loss won't affect his Celtic future
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Neil Lennon confident Rangers loss won't affect his Celtic future

May 12th 2019, 7:17 PM 8,379 Views 13 Comments

Steven Gerrard, meanwhile, said that he is aiming to knock the reigning champions “off their perch”.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Pochettino says 'stupid' to stay at Tottenham with no plan
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# Looking Ahead

Pochettino says 'stupid' to stay at Tottenham with no plan

May 11th 2019, 12:53 AM 9,722 Views 4 Comments

The manager this week guided Spurs to the Champions League final.

# looking-ahead - Monday 15 April, 2019

Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny

Apr 15th 2019, 7:16 AM 24,788 Views 15 Comments

Temperatures could climb as high as 20 degrees by the end of the week, Met Éireann said.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'
# Let The Kids Play
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# Let The Kids Play

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'

Apr 10th 2019, 5:33 PM 5,092 Views 4 Comments

Stephen Kenny believes the 2019 Toulon Tournament represents a big opportunity for his players.

# looking-ahead - Monday 8 April, 2019

Toner and Henshaw set for return as Cullen plans for Toulouse
# Managing Bodies
From The42
# Managing Bodies

Toner and Henshaw set for return as Cullen plans for Toulouse

Apr 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,892 Views 17 Comments

The Leinster head coach says he will re-integrate players back into his side for Saturday’s Pro14 game against Glasgow.

# looking-ahead - Friday 5 April, 2019

O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros
# Doubt
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# Doubt

O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros

Apr 5th 2019, 5:45 AM 6,814 Views 0 Comments

The U17s boss is looking forward to the country’s hosting of the European Championships.

# looking-ahead - Monday 1 April, 2019

Where do Waterford now sit in the Munster hurling pecking order?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Where do Waterford now sit in the Munster hurling pecking order?

Apr 1st 2019, 12:11 PM 14,900 Views 15 Comments

“You will see the best of us,” said defiant Deise boss Paraic Fanning. “Trust me, we’ll be back again.”

# looking-ahead - Sunday 31 March, 2019

A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change
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# Looking Ahead

A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change

Mar 31st 2019, 12:00 PM 29,340 Views 36 Comments

Gareth Farrelly believes there are institutional issues within the organisation.

# looking-ahead - Friday 29 March, 2019

5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager

Mar 29th 2019, 2:23 PM 7,229 Views 8 Comments

The 46-year-old was a popular choice to become full-time successor to Jose Mourinho.

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals

Mar 29th 2019, 10:24 AM 4,283 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park hosts the matches this Saturday and Sunday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

England keep Jones succession plan on hold until after World Cup
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

England keep Jones succession plan on hold until after World Cup

Mar 26th 2019, 11:58 PM 2,551 Views 1 Comment

The coach is under contract until 2021 but has hinted he may leave after the tournament in Japan

# looking-ahead - Monday 25 March, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Georgia?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Georgia?

Mar 25th 2019, 7:58 PM 13,641 Views 23 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some tough calls to make after Saturday’s unconvincing win over Gibraltar.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'

Jan 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 3,035 Views 0 Comments

Clare native Liam Jegou has been making waves in the world of canoeing from his French base, yet he yearns to return home some day.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Solskjaer keen for first 'proper test' against Tottenham
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Solskjaer keen for first 'proper test' against Tottenham

Jan 6th 2019, 11:18 AM 7,329 Views 10 Comments

Things could have been much tougher for the caretaker boss as far as fixture lists go, with a higher quality of opposition lying in wait.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019
# Magic Plane
From The42
# Magic Plane

3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019

Jan 1st 2019, 7:00 PM 15,796 Views 4 Comments

Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?

# looking-ahead - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Here's what Ireland's team to start the Euro 2020 campaign should be
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Here's what Ireland's team to start the Euro 2020 campaign should be

Dec 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 12,386 Views 19 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some tough selections calls to make ahead of the first game of his second spell as manager.

# looking-ahead - Monday 26 November, 2018

'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020

Nov 26th 2018, 2:12 PM 21,831 Views 34 Comments

The outgoing Dundalk boss added that it was a privilege to be offered the opportunity to manage his country.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future

Nov 14th 2018, 5:00 PM 33,614 Views 73 Comments

Martin O’Neill says he spoke to the youngster about his eligibility during the week.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'
# Heart
From The42
# Heart

'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'

Oct 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,869 Views 5 Comments

Martin O’Neill has emphasised his side’s positive attributes ahead of their clash with Wales tonight.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Denmark coach predicts Ireland-Wales will finish in a draw
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Denmark coach predicts Ireland-Wales will finish in a draw

Oct 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,210 Views 0 Comments

Åge Hareide said he was satisfied with his side’s result in Dublin.

# looking-ahead - Friday 12 October, 2018

O'Neill on Eriksen's absence: We're missing a world-class player too
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

O'Neill on Eriksen's absence: We're missing a world-class player too

Oct 12th 2018, 1:36 PM 22,448 Views 25 Comments

The Irish boss says the unavailability of captain Seamus Coleman will be keenly felt on Saturday night.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship
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# Looking Ahead

Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship

Oct 11th 2018, 9:17 PM 38,678 Views 31 Comments

Tyrone face a long road to make the Ulster final, while the big guns in Connacht and Munster were kept apart.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'
# Life After Rugby
From The42
# Life After Rugby

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'

Sep 19th 2018, 4:59 PM 8,898 Views 9 Comments

Devin Toner visited The42 offices today to discuss life after rugby.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Wales?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Wales?

Sep 5th 2018, 7:14 PM 16,362 Views 27 Comments

Manager Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make ahead of tomorrow’s Nations League opener with Wales.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'
# Boost
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# Boost

'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'

Aug 28th 2018, 6:36 PM 5,047 Views 0 Comments

Colin Bell says the recent transfers of Leanne Kiernan, Claire O’Riordan and Heather Payne are a positive sign for Irish football.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Ireland’s Greatest Sportsperson' among the sporting highlights of RTÉ's upcoming schdedule
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'Ireland’s Greatest Sportsperson' among the sporting highlights of RTÉ's upcoming schdedule

Aug 16th 2018, 12:01 PM 8,562 Views 26 Comments

In addition, ‘Prayers of the Faithful’ looks at the memorable 1982 success of the Offaly footballers.

# looking-ahead - Friday 10 August, 2018

Best signing? First manager to get sacked? Our writers' Premier League predictions
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Best signing? First manager to get sacked? Our writers' Premier League predictions

Aug 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 40,119 Views 36 Comments

We also give our tips for the teams that will finish in the top four.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 26 July, 2018

No sign of Mayo's 12 departed players returning to panel after 'inconclusive' mediation talks
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

No sign of Mayo's 12 departed players returning to panel after 'inconclusive' mediation talks

Jul 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 5,801 Views 5 Comments

Mayo are sticking with their current panel as they prepare to face All-Ireland champions Dublin in their second All-Ireland Series game.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'There are people of many different origins, that's what makes France so beautiful'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'There are people of many different origins, that's what makes France so beautiful'

Jul 15th 2018, 2:30 PM 4,629 Views 4 Comments

A wave of optimism has swept the nation ahead of today’s World Cup final.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'We're going to be underdogs going into every single game we play in the Super 8s'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'We're going to be underdogs going into every single game we play in the Super 8s'

Jul 10th 2018, 12:26 PM 5,024 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Feely and Kildare are into the last eight, but the hard work starts here.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Top scorer? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions
# Crystal Ball Gazing
From The42
# Crystal Ball Gazing

Top scorer? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions

Jun 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,690 Views 6 Comments

The42′s journalists look ahead to Russia 2018.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 21,436 Views 32 Comments

The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.