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#Pre-Season

# pre-season - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Foley picks Bleyendaal at 10 for Munster's clash with Grenoble
# Tyler
From The42
# Tyler

Foley picks Bleyendaal at 10 for Munster's clash with Grenoble

Aug 13th 2015, 1:21 PM 7,478 Views 9 Comments

The former Crusaders playmaker partners Cathal Sheridan in the halfbacks.

# pre-season - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Connacht's Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble
# Code Hopper
From The42
# Code Hopper

Connacht's Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble

Aug 6th 2015, 3:43 PM 6,531 Views 6 Comments

Api Pewhairangi partners Bundee Aki in the midfield tomorrow in Galway.

# pre-season - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht
# West Reawakens
From The42
# West Reawakens

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht

Aug 4th 2015, 4:46 PM 5,108 Views 3 Comments

The Samoan and his team are regrouping for another shot at the same targets.

# pre-season - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Coutinho makes goalscoring return, Origi also on target as Liverpool win in Finland
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Coutinho makes goalscoring return, Origi also on target as Liverpool win in Finland

Aug 1st 2015, 8:36 PM 8,067 Views 11 Comments

The Reds have just one more pre-season game.

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep
# High Places
From The42
# High Places

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep

Aug 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 15,163 Views 23 Comments

While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.

# pre-season - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man United are clicking into gear as they beat Barcelona in latest pre-season win
# On A Roll
From The42
# On A Roll

Man United are clicking into gear as they beat Barcelona in latest pre-season win

Jul 25th 2015, 11:03 PM 17,083 Views 38 Comments

That makes them European champions, right?

# pre-season - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Danny Ings is showing great pre-season form as Liverpool romp to big friendly win
# Treble Play
From The42
# Treble Play

Danny Ings is showing great pre-season form as Liverpool romp to big friendly win

Jul 23rd 2015, 2:42 PM 11,862 Views 33 Comments

The Reds recorded a 7-0 victory this morning.

# pre-season - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season? From The42

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Jul 22nd 2015, 7:00 AM 7,689 Views 8 Comments

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble will take on both Connacht and Munster.

# pre-season - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Henderson's rabona assist the highlight of Liverpool's pre-season win in Thailand
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Henderson's rabona assist the highlight of Liverpool's pre-season win in Thailand

Jul 14th 2015, 4:56 PM 7,782 Views 8 Comments

Five of the Reds’ summer signings featured.

# pre-season - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Raheem Sterling is off on tour with Liverpool but Balotelli and Borini left to train at Melwood
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Raheem Sterling is off on tour with Liverpool but Balotelli and Borini left to train at Melwood

Jul 11th 2015, 2:43 PM 7,598 Views 21 Comments

The England forward is included in the squad despite trying to force a move away.

# pre-season - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Dublin and Galway will meet in next weekend's Walsh Cup final at Croke Park
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Dublin and Galway will meet in next weekend's Walsh Cup final at Croke Park

Feb 1st 2015, 3:59 PM 5,707 Views 7 Comments

Despite having players sent off, both sides were victorious in this afternoon’s semi-finals.

# pre-season - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup
# Preseason
From The42
# Preseason

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup

Jan 18th 2015, 3:51 PM 6,281 Views 2 Comments

The Kehoe Cup also got under way today.

# pre-season - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Sligo Rovers could have done with Mr Plow at this morning's pre-season training
# That Name Again Is...
From The42
# That Name Again Is...

Sligo Rovers could have done with Mr Plow at this morning's pre-season training

Jan 14th 2015, 12:01 PM 5,322 Views 2 Comments

Manager Owen Heary and his players got the shovels out so the first session back could go ahead.

# pre-season - Friday 29 August, 2014

Pre-season training just ain't what it used to be for rugby players
# Less Is More
From The42
# Less Is More

Pre-season training just ain't what it used to be for rugby players

Aug 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,910 Views 1 Comment

Rob Kearney points out how shorter, sharper sessions are better for everyone.

# pre-season - Sunday 10 August, 2014

NFL running back fires 45lb plate downfield 'like a frisbee'
# He's Going For Distance
From The42
# He's Going For Distance

NFL running back fires 45lb plate downfield 'like a frisbee'

Aug 10th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,945 Views 7 Comments

That’s over 20 kilos in new money.

# pre-season - Friday 8 August, 2014

Munster head coach Foley relishing the pressure of first season
# Axel
From The42
# Axel

Munster head coach Foley relishing the pressure of first season

Aug 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 5,362 Views 8 Comments

‘We have two years – we want to see how far we can go, how good we can be.’

# pre-season - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Leinster back row O'Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind
# Condition
From The42
# Condition

Leinster back row O'Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind

Aug 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,361 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland international feels that he becomes a better athlete with each passing summer.

# pre-season - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Roy Keane sees Villa beaten by Paul Cook's buoyant Chesterfield
# VILLAINS
From The42
# VILLAINS

Roy Keane sees Villa beaten by Paul Cook's buoyant Chesterfield

Jul 31st 2014, 10:46 AM 5,436 Views 7 Comments

There’s was plenty of Irish interest as Jack Grealish was amongst the Irish on show.

# pre-season - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Fabregas curls 25-yard free-kick in for his first Chelsea goal
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Fabregas curls 25-yard free-kick in for his first Chelsea goal

Jul 30th 2014, 7:56 PM 7,856 Views 4 Comments

Jose Mourinho’s side picked up a 3-1 win in their pre-season friendly with Vitesse Arnhem.

O'Connell urges patience as Munster's all-Irish coaches look for balance
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

O'Connell urges patience as Munster's all-Irish coaches look for balance

Jul 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 13,455 Views 16 Comments

The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.

# pre-season - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Counter-attacking and basic skills the keys to Prendergast's philosophy
# Specialist
From The42
# Specialist

Counter-attacking and basic skills the keys to Prendergast's philosophy

Jul 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,024 Views 3 Comments

Grenoble’s new backs coach outlines his areas of focus ahead of the Top 14 season.

# pre-season - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

All four Irish provinces have confirmed their pre-season schedules
# Friendlies
From The42
# Friendlies

All four Irish provinces have confirmed their pre-season schedules

Jul 8th 2014, 10:53 AM 6,364 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the fixture list for the warm-up games in preparation for the 2014/15 campaign.

# pre-season - Monday 30 June, 2014

Leinster to take on Ulster in pre-season friendly at Tallaght Stadium
# It Begins
From The42
# It Begins

Leinster to take on Ulster in pre-season friendly at Tallaght Stadium

Jun 30th 2014, 12:12 PM 3,360 Views 1 Comment

The two provinces will renew their rivalry on the 30th of August.

# pre-season - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Waterford United scored directly from a corner last night
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Waterford United scored directly from a corner last night

Feb 20th 2014, 9:32 AM 3,577 Views 4 Comments

Ok there was a gale force storm blowing down in the RSC, but still…

# pre-season - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Harte changes 10 for Tyrone's McKenna Cup final
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Harte changes 10 for Tyrone's McKenna Cup final

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:53 PM 2,672 Views 0 Comments

The Red Hand face Cavan in Enniskillen on Saturday night.

# pre-season - Sunday 19 January, 2014

18 of the best GAA pictures from the weekend's pre-season action
# January Days
From The42
# January Days

18 of the best GAA pictures from the weekend's pre-season action

Jan 19th 2014, 8:00 PM 9,237 Views 2 Comments

There was games on across the four provinces today.

# pre-season - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Wexford hit four to book place in Walsh Cup semis
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Wexford hit four to book place in Walsh Cup semis

Jan 18th 2014, 4:38 PM 4,271 Views 3 Comments

Liam Dunne’s side were 25-point winners against NUIG in Gorey this afternoon.

Cody gives Cats a chance to impress against DIT
# Cats
From The42
# Cats

Cody gives Cats a chance to impress against DIT

Jan 18th 2014, 1:28 PM 4,296 Views 8 Comments

Colin Fennelly and TJ Reid the most familiar faces in an experimental Kilkenny side.

Aidan O'Shea returns as Mayo prepare for Roscommon
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Aidan O'Shea returns as Mayo prepare for Roscommon

Jan 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 3,045 Views 0 Comments

James Horan makes seven changes to the side held by IT Sligo last weekend.

# pre-season - Friday 10 January, 2014

Rob Hennelly to captain Mayo in FBD League opener
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Rob Hennelly to captain Mayo in FBD League opener

Jan 10th 2014, 12:46 PM 2,860 Views 2 Comments

James Horan has handed out a number of inter-county debuts in a new-look side to face NUIG.

# pre-season - Monday 6 January, 2014

8 GAA players who were glad to be back as the 2014 season started this weekend
# Return
From The42
# Return

8 GAA players who were glad to be back as the 2014 season started this weekend

Jan 6th 2014, 6:23 PM 7,910 Views 5 Comments

It was a big day yesterday for the likes of Galway’s James Kavanagh, Dublin’s Kevin Nolan and Kerry’s Barry John Keane.

Here’s the 19 GAA players who were shown black cards over the weekend
# New Rules
From The42
# New Rules

Here’s the 19 GAA players who were shown black cards over the weekend

Jan 6th 2014, 3:37 PM 7,821 Views 3 Comments

The new disciplinary procedure was in the spotlight as the 2014 season commenced.

# pre-season - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Flood hospitalised as Ulster ship 30 points to Leicester Tigers
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Flood hospitalised as Ulster ship 30 points to Leicester Tigers

Aug 31st 2013, 7:59 PM 4,729 Views 3 Comments

The northern province were hammered 30-10 in Welford Road.

# pre-season - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Ronaldo and Real Madrid get the better of Everton
# Guinness Cup
From The42
# Guinness Cup

Ronaldo and Real Madrid get the better of Everton

Aug 4th 2013, 10:03 AM 2,073 Views 0 Comments

The Portuguese star was on target with Mesut Ozil while Nikica Jelavic came off the bench to score for the Toffees.

# pre-season - Friday 2 August, 2013

Real Madrid v LA Galaxy gave us these 3 gorgeous goals
# Woof
From The42
# Woof

Real Madrid v LA Galaxy gave us these 3 gorgeous goals

Aug 2nd 2013, 12:17 PM 2,997 Views 2 Comments

Sorry, Karim. Your second of the night was the worst of the four.

John Terry was on the receiving end of a shocking tackle last night
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

John Terry was on the receiving end of a shocking tackle last night

Aug 2nd 2013, 9:28 AM 7,280 Views 33 Comments

Don’t worry, folks. He’s gonna be okay.

# pre-season - Monday 29 July, 2013

Nani marks his return to pre-season with nice free-kick
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Nani marks his return to pre-season with nice free-kick

Jul 29th 2013, 10:22 PM 4,305 Views 4 Comments

The Portuguese winger scored twice for a Manchester United XI against Crewe Alexandra tonight.

# pre-season - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Dzeko hits howitzer and a howler in Manchester City mud-fight victory
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Dzeko hits howitzer and a howler in Manchester City mud-fight victory

Jul 27th 2013, 4:16 PM 3,505 Views 6 Comments

The Bosnian’s penalty against Sunderland is an awful, awful effort.

# pre-season - Friday 26 July, 2013

Injury-time goal earns Man United a draw against Kagawa's old boys
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Injury-time goal earns Man United a draw against Kagawa's old boys

Jul 26th 2013, 1:48 PM 4,523 Views 28 Comments

Wilfried Zaha scored on the stroke of 90 minutes as David Moyes avoided a third defeat of their Asian tour.

# pre-season - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Does your pre-season training involve walking on hot coals?
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Does your pre-season training involve walking on hot coals?

Jul 20th 2013, 2:33 PM 3,927 Views 0 Comments

Because Southampton’s does.