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#Play-offs

# play-offs - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Galway stun Bray Wanderers in play-offs to set up clash with Longford
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Galway stun Bray Wanderers in play-offs to set up clash with Longford

Oct 31st 2020, 5:42 PM 7,676 Views 2 Comments

In the other game, UCD were defeated in a thriller.

# play-offs - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Stunning goal from Andre Ayew gives Swansea the upperhand in Championship play-offs
# Advantage
From The42
# Advantage

Stunning goal from Andre Ayew gives Swansea the upperhand in Championship play-offs

Jul 26th 2020, 8:51 PM 8,830 Views 0 Comments

The Welsh outfit overcame 10-man Brentford this evening.

# play-offs - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's play-offs of the past?
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's play-offs of the past?

Mar 25th 2020, 5:37 PM 7,173 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green were scheduled to meet Slovakia in Bratislava tomorrow evening.

# play-offs - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Scottish FA say Euro play-offs 'unlikely' to go ahead in June
# Skepticism
From The42
# Skepticism

Scottish FA say Euro play-offs 'unlikely' to go ahead in June

Mar 17th 2020, 8:15 PM 3,381 Views 3 Comments

All the qualifiers, including Ireland’s clash with Slovakia, have been rescheduled for the summer.

# play-offs - Monday 2 March, 2020

RTÉ fighting for rights to televise Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off
# Battle
From The42
# Battle

RTÉ fighting for rights to televise Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:47 PM 28,162 Views 29 Comments

Ireland play Slovakia later this month and at this stage only people who subscribe to Sky will be able to see it.

# play-offs - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Bratislava confirmed as venue for Ireland's Euro 2020 semi-final play-off
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

Bratislava confirmed as venue for Ireland's Euro 2020 semi-final play-off

Dec 19th 2019, 3:36 PM 16,221 Views 8 Comments

A win against Slovakia would leave Ireland one win away from a place at the tournament.

# play-offs - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Ireland's potential Euro 2020 play-off final opponents part company with manager Prosinecki
# Out The Door
From The42
# Out The Door

Ireland's potential Euro 2020 play-off final opponents part company with manager Prosinecki

Nov 27th 2019, 3:57 PM 7,817 Views 2 Comments

Bosnia-Herzegovina have confirmed the departure of the legendary Croatian midfielder ahead of their meeting with Northern Ireland in March.

# play-offs - Friday 22 November, 2019

'It's a level playing field except that they've got the home tie' - McCarthy
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

'It's a level playing field except that they've got the home tie' - McCarthy

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:34 AM 7,424 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland manager expects the Euro 2020 play-off semi-final with Slovakia to be a ‘difficult game’.

# play-offs - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report
# Parting Company
From The42
# Parting Company

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report

Jun 26th 2019, 5:57 PM 5,748 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old forward could miss the 2019-20 NBA season while recovering from surgery on his Achilles tendon.

# play-offs - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Lampard and Derby players belt out chant Leeds fans made up about them after play-off win
# Spygate
From The42
# Spygate

Lampard and Derby players belt out chant Leeds fans made up about them after play-off win

May 16th 2019, 11:02 AM 10,480 Views 16 Comments

The Rams boss mimicked wiping away tears as the squad celebrated in the dressing room.

# play-offs - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

No 'Mad Monday' for Connacht as Friend's men continue to set new PBs
# Best To Come
From The42
# Best To Come

No 'Mad Monday' for Connacht as Friend's men continue to set new PBs

May 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 7,416 Views 14 Comments

The western province believe they haven’t shown their full potential yet this season.

# play-offs - Monday 29 April, 2019

Connacht ready for shot at Ulster as Friend's men advance 'in good shape'
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

Connacht ready for shot at Ulster as Friend's men advance 'in good shape'

Apr 29th 2019, 6:35 AM 4,584 Views 19 Comments

Winning at Kingspan Stadium earlier in the season gives the westerners confidence they can repeat the trick on Saturday.

# play-offs - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Leinster and Munster on course for Pro14 semi-final showdown
# Knockout Rugby
From The42
# Knockout Rugby

Leinster and Munster on course for Pro14 semi-final showdown

Apr 27th 2019, 10:10 PM 12,770 Views 14 Comments

The Pro14 play-off details have been confirmed following the conclusion of the regular season.

# play-offs - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Cowboys rally past Seattle, Colts top Texans in NFL playoffs
# Wild Cards
From The42
# Wild Cards

Cowboys rally past Seattle, Colts top Texans in NFL playoffs

Jan 6th 2019, 9:28 AM 4,573 Views 2 Comments

Dak Prescott starred for the Cowboys while Andrew Luck powered the Colts to victory.

# play-offs - Friday 9 November, 2018

Confused Portland players start to celebrate - then discover the game has gone to penalties
# Scarlet For Ya
From The42
# Scarlet For Ya

Confused Portland players start to celebrate - then discover the game has gone to penalties

Nov 9th 2018, 12:24 PM 5,699 Views 2 Comments

Sebastián Blanco was not aware of the MLS’s away goals rule during their Western Conference semi-final tie with the Seattle Sounders.

# play-offs - Monday 30 April, 2018

'We weren't enjoying our rugby... It has started to lift a bit of the gloom'
# Looking Up
From The42
# Looking Up

'We weren't enjoying our rugby... It has started to lift a bit of the gloom'

Apr 30th 2018, 12:28 PM 9,770 Views 11 Comments

Ulster captain Rory Best says the province’s last four games have signalled a change in mood.

# play-offs - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Shelly helps Tipp to extra-time win over Limerick in Munster MFC qualifier
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

Shelly helps Tipp to extra-time win over Limerick in Munster MFC qualifier

Apr 18th 2018, 8:50 PM 10,439 Views 2 Comments

The Premier County will now go on to meet Waterford with the winner going into next month’s MFC provincial semi-final.

# play-offs - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'When something's taken away from you like that... emotions are so raw at that time'
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

'When something's taken away from you like that... emotions are so raw at that time'

Nov 11th 2017, 4:33 PM 7,750 Views 0 Comments

John O’Shea recalls his memories of playing in international play-offs and what it would mean to play in another World Cup.

# play-offs - Thursday 26 October, 2017

No Walters as Ireland squad to face Denmark in World Cup play-off announced
# Extended
From The42
# Extended

No Walters as Ireland squad to face Denmark in World Cup play-off announced

Oct 26th 2017, 1:04 PM 26,847 Views 34 Comments

The Boys in Green meet the Danes over two legs in November.

# play-offs - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'At the moment, if Martin fell in muck he’d still smell of Old Spice. I think we’re going to qualify'
# PREDICTION
From The42
# PREDICTION

'At the moment, if Martin fell in muck he’d still smell of Old Spice. I think we’re going to qualify'

Updated Oct 24th 2017, 5:00 PM 33,276 Views 20 Comments

Ex-Ireland midfielder Keith Andrews believes Ireland will come through next month’s World Cup play-off with Denmark.

# play-offs - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Ranking the 4 teams Ireland could face in the play-offs in order of difficulty
# Rivals
From The42
# Rivals

Ranking the 4 teams Ireland could face in the play-offs in order of difficulty

Oct 10th 2017, 11:59 PM 22,859 Views 22 Comments

Portugal’s win over Switzerland tonight means Martin O’Neill’s side could face the latter.

# play-offs - Monday 9 October, 2017

'I have always feared teams, it’s the best way to be. Then we go out and beat them'
# On We Go
From The42
# On We Go

'I have always feared teams, it’s the best way to be. Then we go out and beat them'

Oct 9th 2017, 11:26 PM 5,946 Views 16 Comments

Martin O’Neill was full of praise for his players after Ireland’s heroic victory over Wales.

Georgia couldn't do Ireland a favour in Serbia tonight
# Oh Well
From The42
# Oh Well

Georgia couldn't do Ireland a favour in Serbia tonight

Oct 9th 2017, 10:07 PM 8,792 Views 3 Comments

Aleksandar Prijovic scored after coming on as a second-half substitute to steer his side to the World Cup.

# play-offs - Thursday 16 June, 2016

The last time Ireland played Belgium it ended in very controversial circumstances
# Revenge Mission
From The42
# Revenge Mission

The last time Ireland played Belgium it ended in very controversial circumstances

Jun 16th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,770 Views 4 Comments

There was yet more play-off heartache for Ireland in 1997.

# play-offs - Sunday 22 May, 2016

'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn'

May 22nd 2016, 9:00 AM 13,631 Views 0 Comments

Former Munster out-half Declan Cusack has helped Doncaster into the Championship play-offs.

# play-offs - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Hull fan stakes claim for 'Gobshite of the Year' award by getting stuck into Richard Keogh
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

Hull fan stakes claim for 'Gobshite of the Year' award by getting stuck into Richard Keogh

May 18th 2016, 12:08 PM 20,181 Views 30 Comments

What a gobshite.

# play-offs - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Hull survive scare to scrape past Derby into the Championship play-off final
# Tigers
From The42
# Tigers

Hull survive scare to scrape past Derby into the Championship play-off final

May 17th 2016, 10:00 PM 11,039 Views 8 Comments

The Rams scored twice in the first half of tonight’s second leg but lost out 3-2 on aggregate.

# play-offs - Friday 13 May, 2016

Aiden McGeady and 18 other Irish players to watch out for in the play-offs
# Climax
From The42
# Climax

Aiden McGeady and 18 other Irish players to watch out for in the play-offs

May 13th 2016, 6:01 PM 8,443 Views 10 Comments

There is Irish interest across the Championship, League One and League Two in the coming days.

# play-offs - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target but Denmark's late away goal leaves tie finely poised
# Euro 2016 Play-off
From The42
# Euro 2016 Play-off

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target but Denmark's late away goal leaves tie finely poised

Nov 14th 2015, 10:03 PM 7,533 Views 4 Comments

It’s all to play for in Copenhagen on Tuesday.

# play-offs - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Letter from Sarajevo: The logistical nightmare of Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off
# Balkan Ball-ache
From The42
# Balkan Ball-ache

Letter from Sarajevo: The logistical nightmare of Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off

Nov 12th 2015, 8:44 AM 21,724 Views 34 Comments

“This is the fourth country we’ve been in today.”

# play-offs - Saturday 31 October, 2015

One of Ireland's most experienced players set to miss Bosnia clash
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

One of Ireland's most experienced players set to miss Bosnia clash

Oct 31st 2015, 6:23 PM 8,670 Views 13 Comments

It was a good day for another Irish goalkeeper, however.

# play-offs - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ranking Ireland's possible Euro 2016 play-off opponents
# Who's Who
From The42
# Who's Who

Ranking Ireland's possible Euro 2016 play-off opponents

Oct 14th 2015, 11:44 AM 9,884 Views 8 Comments

Most Ireland fans will be keeping their fingers crossed for a two-legged tie with Hungary.

# play-offs - Friday 9 October, 2015

Who could the Republic of Ireland face in the play-offs?
# Crunching Numbers
From The42
# Crunching Numbers

Who could the Republic of Ireland face in the play-offs?

Oct 9th 2015, 10:39 AM 22,172 Views 31 Comments

There’s still plenty of football to play but a picture is emerging of how the qualifiers will play out.

# play-offs - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Do the Champions League play-offs matter?
# Column
From The42
# Column

Do the Champions League play-offs matter?

Aug 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,577 Views 20 Comments

Tommy Martin looks ahead to the midweek European action.

# play-offs - Friday 29 May, 2015

A former LOI manager's side put a major dent in Rangers' promotion hopes last night
# Play-offs
From The42
# Play-offs

A former LOI manager's side put a major dent in Rangers' promotion hopes last night

May 29th 2015, 8:13 AM 5,088 Views 16 Comments

Ian Baraclough’s Motherwell silenced Ibrox.

# play-offs - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Johnny Sexton recalled by Racing Métro for pivotal Top 14 clash
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Johnny Sexton recalled by Racing Métro for pivotal Top 14 clash

May 23rd 2015, 7:50 AM 4,738 Views 0 Comments

It’s a big day in French rugby and former Ireland U20 prop Denis Coulson will also play a part.

# play-offs - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast

May 9th 2015, 4:43 PM 9,183 Views 56 Comments

Paddy Jackson held his nerve with a last-gasp conversion to earn two points for Neil Doak’s men.

# play-offs - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Next season's Champions Cup starts a fortnight after the World Cup final
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Next season's Champions Cup starts a fortnight after the World Cup final

Mar 26th 2015, 5:11 PM 6,719 Views 15 Comments

EPCR has also announced its plans for the play-off system over the next three seasons.

# play-offs - Friday 8 August, 2014

Arsenal draw Besiktas, Celtic get Maribor in Champions League play-off
# Path To Europe
From The42
# Path To Europe

Arsenal draw Besiktas, Celtic get Maribor in Champions League play-off

Aug 8th 2014, 11:41 AM 6,826 Views 24 Comments

The draw for the final round before the groups stages was made in Switzerland this morning.

# play-offs - Friday 4 July, 2014

Back-to-back champs Chiefs keep Super Rugby hopes alive
# Not Gone Yet
From The42
# Not Gone Yet

Back-to-back champs Chiefs keep Super Rugby hopes alive

Jul 4th 2014, 6:24 PM 2,530 Views 1 Comment

14 points from Aaron Cruden were crucial, but nothing is decided in the race for the final play-off spots.

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