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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# looking ahead

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Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan
The upcoming AIBA-run world championships in Russia in September and October will not, as is usually the case, offer places to the event.
Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster
The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.
Neil Lennon confident Rangers loss won't affect his Celtic future
Steven Gerrard, meanwhile, said that he is aiming to knock the reigning champions “off their perch”.
Pochettino says 'stupid' to stay at Tottenham with no plan
The manager this week guided Spurs to the Champions League final.
Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny
Temperatures could climb as high as 20 degrees by the end of the week, Met Éireann said.
'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'
Stephen Kenny believes the 2019 Toulon Tournament represents a big opportunity for his players.
Toner and Henshaw set for return as Cullen plans for Toulouse
The Leinster head coach says he will re-integrate players back into his side for Saturday’s Pro14 game against Glasgow.
O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros
The U17s boss is looking forward to the country’s hosting of the European Championships.
Where do Waterford now sit in the Munster hurling pecking order?
“You will see the best of us,” said defiant Deise boss Paraic Fanning. “Trust me, we’ll be back again.”
A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change
Gareth Farrelly believes there are institutional issues within the organisation.
5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager
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
Croke Park hosts the matches this Saturday and Sunday.
England keep Jones succession plan on hold until after World Cup
The coach is under contract until 2021 but has hinted he may leave after the tournament in Japan
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Georgia?
Mick McCarthy has some tough calls to make after Saturday’s unconvincing win over Gibraltar.
'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'
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.
Solskjaer keen for first 'proper test' against Tottenham
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.
3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019
Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?
Here's what Ireland's team to start the Euro 2020 campaign should be
Mick McCarthy has some tough selections calls to make ahead of the first game of his second spell as manager.
'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020
The outgoing Dundalk boss added that it was a privilege to be offered the opportunity to manage his country.
18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future
Martin O’Neill says he spoke to the youngster about his eligibility during the week.
'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'
Martin O’Neill has emphasised his side’s positive attributes ahead of their clash with Wales tonight.
Denmark coach predicts Ireland-Wales will finish in a draw
Åge Hareide said he was satisfied with his side’s result in Dublin.
O'Neill on Eriksen's absence: We're missing a world-class player too
The Irish boss says the unavailability of captain Seamus Coleman will be keenly felt on Saturday night.
Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship
Tyrone face a long road to make the Ulster final, while the big guns in Connacht and Munster were kept apart.
'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'
Devin Toner visited The42 offices today to discuss life after rugby.
Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Wales?
Manager Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make ahead of tomorrow’s Nations League opener with Wales.
'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'
Colin Bell says the recent transfers of Leanne Kiernan, Claire O’Riordan and Heather Payne are a positive sign for Irish football.
'Ireland’s Greatest Sportsperson' among the sporting highlights of RTÉ's upcoming schdedule
In addition, ‘Prayers of the Faithful’ looks at the memorable 1982 success of the Offaly footballers.
Best signing? First manager to get sacked? Our writers' Premier League predictions
We also give our tips for the teams that will finish in the top four.
No sign of Mayo's 12 departed players returning to panel after 'inconclusive' mediation talks
Mayo are sticking with their current panel as they prepare to face All-Ireland champions Dublin in their second All-Ireland Series game.
'There are people of many different origins, that's what makes France so beautiful'
A wave of optimism has swept the nation ahead of today’s World Cup final.
'We're going to be underdogs going into every single game we play in the Super 8s'
Kevin Feely and Kildare are into the last eight, but the hard work starts here.
Top scorer? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions
The42′s journalists look ahead to Russia 2018.
'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia
The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.
'I've never been able to retain a title': Kompany already thinking of league defence
Captain Vincent Kompany has challenged Manchester City to keep on improving after they were crowned Premier League champions.
Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Turkey?
With a number of high-profile players absent, Martin O’Neill is set to field an experimental side.
'I think Jon would like to continue'
Martin O’Neill has indicated the 34-year-old Burnley attacker could make himself available to represent Ireland for another qualification campaign.
Best player? Relegation candidates? Our writers' predictions for the 2018 League of Ireland season
Will Cork, Dundalk or someone else claim the title? The42′s journalists have their say.
'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'
Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.
Mattie Kenny plotting for champions from his native Galway in All-Ireland semi-final
Liam Mellows will be Cuala’s opponents next spring.