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#Pole Position

# pole-position - Sunday 18 September, 2022

Rodrygo and Valverde on target as Real Madrid edge out heated derby to reclaim top spot
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Rodrygo and Valverde on target as Real Madrid edge out heated derby to reclaim top spot

Sep 18th 2022, 10:37 PM 5,709 Views 3 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti’s side have started their title defence in perfect fashion.

# pole-position - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Swiatek eyes second grand slam title this season after battling past American Pegula
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Swiatek eyes second grand slam title this season after battling past American Pegula

Sep 8th 2022, 8:03 AM 2,184 Views 0 Comments

The world number one and French Open champion is the only player remaining with a slam to her name.

# pole-position - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Verstappen snatches pole position in first home race as World Champion at Dutch Grand Prix From The42

Verstappen snatches pole position in first home race as World Champion at Dutch Grand Prix

Sep 3rd 2022, 3:34 PM 3,103 Views 0 Comments

The championship leader edged out Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc to take top spot on the Zandvoort circuit.

# pole-position - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Swiatek racks up 31st straight win as French Open gets Nordic twist
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Swiatek racks up 31st straight win as French Open gets Nordic twist

May 28th 2022, 10:34 PM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

The Pole was the only top 10 women’s seed left standing at the French Open as Casper Ruud and Holger Rune gave Roland Garros a rare Nordic twist with landmark performances.

# pole-position - Friday 25 March, 2022

Caoimhín Kelleher to start tomorrow's friendly game against Belgium
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Caoimhín Kelleher to start tomorrow's friendly game against Belgium

Mar 25th 2022, 12:23 PM 5,742 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool goalkeeper has his chance to stake a claim for the starting spot at international level.

# pole-position - Monday 21 March, 2022

UK and Ireland expected to be confirmed as Euros hosts with no rival bids on the table
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

UK and Ireland expected to be confirmed as Euros hosts with no rival bids on the table

Mar 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 38,415 Views 23 Comments

The deadline is this Wednesday.

# pole-position - Monday 27 December, 2021

Australia scent Ashes victory as England collapse again
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Australia scent Ashes victory as England collapse again

Dec 27th 2021, 9:13 AM 2,827 Views 3 Comments

Marcus Harris top-scored with a battling 76 against a dangerous English attack.

# pole-position - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Real Madrid return to top of La Liga despite Osasuna stalemate
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Real Madrid return to top of La Liga despite Osasuna stalemate

Oct 27th 2021, 10:53 PM 2,316 Views 0 Comments

Karim Benzema struck the bar in the second half at the Santiago Bernabeu.

# pole-position - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Lewandowski scores twice as Bayern beat Dortmund in German Super Cup
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Lewandowski scores twice as Bayern beat Dortmund in German Super Cup

Aug 17th 2021, 10:16 PM 5,118 Views 5 Comments

Munich retained the Super Cup with a 3-1 win in BVB’s home.

# pole-position - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga

Jan 17th 2021, 5:25 PM 4,350 Views 2 Comments

The striker netted his 21st league goal of the season but the champions were again lethargic-looking in victory.

# pole-position - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Lewandowski pips Messi and Ronaldo to win top Fifa men's award
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Lewandowski pips Messi and Ronaldo to win top Fifa men's award

Dec 17th 2020, 9:59 PM 7,433 Views 8 Comments

Lucy Bronze took the women’s award, while there was also recognition for Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

# pole-position - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Eddie Jones tells England players to conquer Europe and dominate Lions squad
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Eddie Jones tells England players to conquer Europe and dominate Lions squad

Dec 5th 2020, 10:59 PM 9,178 Views 8 Comments

Australian’s words won’t go down well with the Irish players seeking to get on the plane to South Africa.

# pole-position - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Explainer: Why is Ireland looking for observer status at the Arctic Council?
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Explainer: Why is Ireland looking for observer status at the Arctic Council?

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:00 PM 16,190 Views 22 Comments

Cabinet has agreed that Ireland should apply for observer status at the Arctic Council.

# pole-position - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Celtic score two goals in three minutes and hold off late rally in five-goal battle to go top
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Celtic score two goals in three minutes and hold off late rally in five-goal battle to go top

Sep 19th 2020, 5:34 PM 7,673 Views 3 Comments

Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Albian Ajeti were on target for Neil Lennon’s side.

# pole-position - Monday 6 January, 2020

Lukaku brace ends San Paolo famine and sends Inter back top
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Lukaku brace ends San Paolo famine and sends Inter back top

Jan 6th 2020, 10:23 PM 8,468 Views 1 Comment

Juventus’ brief stay on top of Serie A brought to an end by Belgian’s double.

# pole-position - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list
# Back Up
From The42
# Back Up

Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list

Sep 4th 2019, 5:30 AM 10,322 Views 20 Comments

Joe Schmidt confirmed that he definitely won’t be calling on foreign-based players in an emergency.

# pole-position - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Liverpool fire three past Bournemouth to reclaim top spot and put pressure back on Man City
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Liverpool fire three past Bournemouth to reclaim top spot and put pressure back on Man City

Feb 9th 2019, 5:18 PM 7,713 Views 28 Comments

Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah were all on target for the Reds.

# pole-position - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Central Bank governor Philip Lane only applicant for top role at European Central Bank
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Central Bank governor Philip Lane only applicant for top role at European Central Bank

Jan 30th 2019, 9:43 PM 13,706 Views 31 Comments

He’s on course to take job of chief economist from 1 June.

# pole-position - Friday 3 August, 2018

Buckley and Cummins on target as Cork City rally against Waterford to reclaim top spot
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Buckley and Cummins on target as Cork City rally against Waterford to reclaim top spot

Aug 3rd 2018, 10:38 PM 5,979 Views 22 Comments

City took the lead at the eight minutes into the second half at the RSC.

# pole-position - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Watch: Celtic down Dundee to go 11 points clear
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Watch: Celtic down Dundee to go 11 points clear

Dec 26th 2017, 4:04 PM 3,406 Views 1 Comment

Leigh Griffiths then staked his claim for a starting slot in the Old Firm derby with a goal.

# pole-position - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'He had a target on his back' - Lobov ready for the fight he's been chasing
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

'He had a target on his back' - Lobov ready for the fight he's been chasing

Oct 21st 2017, 7:30 AM 7,545 Views 9 Comments

The Straight Blast Gym featherweight returns to familiar territory tonight for his sixth outing in the UFC.

# pole-position - Sunday 11 September, 2016

The billionaire owner of Virgin Media and TV3 is plotting to buy Formula One
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

The billionaire owner of Virgin Media and TV3 is plotting to buy Formula One

Sep 11th 2016, 9:00 AM 26,366 Views 21 Comments

Media mogul John Malone, who has significant holdings in Ireland, is poised to take over the sport.

# pole-position - Monday 8 September, 2014

Walsh and Warren lead the race to take over as Galway senior football manager
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Walsh and Warren lead the race to take over as Galway senior football manager

Sep 8th 2014, 5:04 PM 3,945 Views 2 Comments

The Galway clubs only put forward two names to replace Alan Mulholland.

# pole-position - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Majka wins stage 14 as Nibali cements lead
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Majka wins stage 14 as Nibali cements lead

Jul 19th 2014, 5:17 PM 2,058 Views 1 Comment

Nico Roche was part of the breakaway again but faltered badly near the end.

# pole-position - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Pole dancers on the Late Late Show? Ireland was VERY confused
# Polar Opposites
From The Daily Edge
# Polar Opposites

Pole dancers on the Late Late Show? Ireland was VERY confused

May 17th 2014, 12:25 PM 4,892 Views 2 Comments

Was it for this?

# pole-position - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator

Apr 24th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,634 Views 67 Comments

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

# pole-position - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights

Apr 23rd 2014, 2:15 PM 35,921 Views 83 Comments

The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.

# pole-position - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Vettel takes the 100th pole of his F1 career at US Grand Prix
# US GP
From The42
# US GP

Vettel takes the 100th pole of his F1 career at US Grand Prix

Nov 17th 2012, 8:23 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

The German needs to out-score Fernando Alonso by 15 points if he wants to win his third championship on Sunday.

# pole-position - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Formula 1: Vettel expresses delight at faultless qualifying session in Japan
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Formula 1: Vettel expresses delight at faultless qualifying session in Japan

Oct 6th 2012, 11:03 AM 252 Views 0 Comments

The German sits in pole position for the fourth consecutive race at Suzuka.

# pole-position - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Britain's Lewis Hamilton bounces back with pole position
# Like Lightning
From The42
# Like Lightning

Britain's Lewis Hamilton bounces back with pole position

Sep 8th 2012, 3:30 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

The British driver today secured a best lap of one minute and 24.010 seconds to set the pace.

# pole-position - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Button claims his first pole for McLaren in Belgium
# Belgian GP
From The42
# Belgian GP

Button claims his first pole for McLaren in Belgium

Sep 1st 2012, 2:39 PM 393 Views 0 Comments

It is the first time in 60 races that the Briton starts from the front of the grid.

# pole-position - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Dani Pedrosa dominates the field to win the Indianapolis MotoGP
# Speedy Spaniard
From The42
# Speedy Spaniard

Dani Pedrosa dominates the field to win the Indianapolis MotoGP

Aug 19th 2012, 9:29 PM 479 Views 1 Comment

The Spaniard started the race in pole position and never looked back.

# pole-position - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Lorenzo back on the winning track with dominant performance at Italian MotoGP
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Lorenzo back on the winning track with dominant performance at Italian MotoGP

Jul 15th 2012, 2:04 PM 381 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard overtook pole sitter Dani Pedrosa at the second corner and sauntered to victory.

# pole-position - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Alonso grabs first pole position in two years at Silverstone
# British GP
From The42
# British GP

Alonso grabs first pole position in two years at Silverstone

Jul 7th 2012, 3:59 PM 416 Views 2 Comments

The inclement conditions were no match for the brilliant Spaniard.

# pole-position - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Denied: Schumacher records fastest time at Monaco but Webber starts in pole
# Monaco
From The42
# Monaco

Denied: Schumacher records fastest time at Monaco but Webber starts in pole

May 26th 2012, 3:22 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

The German will start from fifth on the grid after he was penalised for a crash a fortnight ago.

# pole-position - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Radwanska trumps Goerges in Dubai
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Radwanska trumps Goerges in Dubai

Feb 26th 2012, 11:41 AM 149 Views 0 Comments

In addition to securing a winner’s cheque for nearly $450,000, victory vaults Radwanska to a career-high fifth in the world rankings.

# pole-position - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Vettel not surprised to put practice woes behind him in Abu Dhabi
# Pole Position
From The42
# Pole Position

Vettel not surprised to put practice woes behind him in Abu Dhabi

Nov 12th 2011, 5:13 PM 85 Views 0 Comments

Sebastian Vettel was coolness personified despite equalling the record for the most pole positions in a single season.