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#Saga

# saga - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus defend Super League in face of Uefa 'threats'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus defend Super League in face of Uefa 'threats'

Sat 10:41 AM 3,368 Views 1 Comment

The clubs released a joint statement this morning.

# saga - Friday 23 October, 2020

Waterford accept Antrim's 'generous offer' to play south of the border after forfeit amid Covid concerns
# End Of Story
From The42
# End Of Story

Waterford accept Antrim's 'generous offer' to play south of the border after forfeit amid Covid concerns

Oct 23rd 2020, 8:34 AM 5,438 Views 3 Comments

Dundalk will now host Saturday’s Allianz Football League Division 4 clash.

# saga - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Messi wants to 'put an end to' Barcelona feuding after turbulent times
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Messi wants to 'put an end to' Barcelona feuding after turbulent times

Sep 29th 2020, 11:08 PM 5,375 Views 0 Comments

‘We must unite all Barcelona’s people and assume that the best is yet to come.’

Dortmund reject Man United's €100m euro offer for Sancho - reports
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Dortmund reject Man United's €100m euro offer for Sancho - reports

Sep 29th 2020, 9:07 PM 13,357 Views 17 Comments

The 20-year-old has not travelled with the squad for their upcoming German Super Cup clash.

# saga - Sunday 27 September, 2020

How a loophole in the GAA rulebook helped Ballyboden win their first Dublin football crown
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

How a loophole in the GAA rulebook helped Ballyboden win their first Dublin football crown

Updated Sep 27th 2020, 12:00 PM 53,789 Views 3 Comments

The first Dublin SFC Ballyboden St Enda’s lifted in 1995 arrived in controversial circumstances.

# saga - Friday 4 September, 2020

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court
# U-turn
From The42
# U-turn

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 65,308 Views 43 Comments

The Argentine superstar believed he could leave the Catalan giants on a free transfer, but they want €700 million.

# saga - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,573 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# saga - Saturday 4 April, 2020

A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993
# Drawn Out
From The42
# Drawn Out

A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993

Apr 4th 2020, 8:00 AM 42,023 Views 31 Comments

Amid a backdrop of brinkmanship and extraordinary candidness in the newspapers, Alex Ferguson eventually signed the 21-year-old for a record £3.75 million. But it was far from straightforward.

# saga - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Board of the FAI issues public apology 'for the mistakes of the past'
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Board of the FAI issues public apology 'for the mistakes of the past'

Updated Dec 29th 2019, 7:14 PM 35,440 Views 79 Comments

The apology was made after a request had been made to FAI President Donal Conway at today’s AGM.

# saga - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Arsenal agree deal for Tierney, closing in on Luiz - reports
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Arsenal agree deal for Tierney, closing in on Luiz - reports

Aug 7th 2019, 9:59 PM 13,371 Views 13 Comments

A double swoop could see the Gunners’ defence considerably strengthened ahead of the new season.

# saga - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Zidane dodges Bale questions as 'ill' Real Madrid star 'photographed on golf course'
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Zidane dodges Bale questions as 'ill' Real Madrid star 'photographed on golf course'

Aug 1st 2019, 8:37 AM 9,164 Views 9 Comments

The wantaway winger was originally given doctor’s orders to stay in Spain, according to his boss.

# saga - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Semenya declines invitation to run 800m in Rabat, says race organiser
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Semenya declines invitation to run 800m in Rabat, says race organiser

Jun 15th 2019, 12:11 PM 3,763 Views 8 Comments

‘She received an invitation but is unable to organise her schedule to come to Rabat.’

# saga - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Tonga open the door for Israel Folau to represent them at the 2023 World Cup
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Tonga open the door for Israel Folau to represent them at the 2023 World Cup

Jun 13th 2019, 10:57 AM 12,842 Views 24 Comments

The former Wallabies fullback was fired by Rugby Australia for posting homophobic comments on social media.

# saga - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?
# A Costly Lesson
# A Costly Lesson

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 35,162 Views 99 Comments

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

# saga - Monday 4 February, 2019

Diarmuid O'Sullivan says Páirc Uí Chaoimh saga heaps more unwanted attention on Cork GAA
# Pairc Life
From The42
# Pairc Life

Diarmuid O'Sullivan says Páirc Uí Chaoimh saga heaps more unwanted attention on Cork GAA

Feb 4th 2019, 6:03 PM 13,872 Views 17 Comments

The hurling great admitted the latest headlines regarding the state of the pitch have not been good for the county.

# saga - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Limerick All-Ireland winning manager reinstated after turbulent few days
# Ladies Football
From The42
# Ladies Football

Limerick All-Ireland winning manager reinstated after turbulent few days

Oct 31st 2018, 10:04 AM 10,933 Views 1 Comment

John Ryan will take charge once again in 2019.

# saga - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'Devastated' Carnacon club preparing appeal to Connacht LGFA over Mayo expulsion
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

'Devastated' Carnacon club preparing appeal to Connacht LGFA over Mayo expulsion

Aug 23rd 2018, 11:59 AM 31,302 Views 68 Comments

The reigning All-Ireland champions were removed from this year’s club championship at a county board meeting on Tuesday night.

# saga - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Mayo clubs voted 26-2 in favour of throwing Carnacon out of county championship
# Carnacon
From The42
# Carnacon

Mayo clubs voted 26-2 in favour of throwing Carnacon out of county championship

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:14 PM 81,248 Views 55 Comments

The reigning All-Ireland ladies senior club champions are meeting tonight to begin preparing an appeal.

# saga - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

The re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station has been thrown into serious doubt
# Saga
# Saga

The re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station has been thrown into serious doubt

Jan 23rd 2018, 12:45 PM 14,403 Views 21 Comments

That’s despite an announcement before Christmas that the station was one of six to be re-opened.

# saga - Monday 29 May, 2017

Wenger 'committed' to Arsenal as he forgives fans for 'disgraceful' criticism
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Wenger 'committed' to Arsenal as he forgives fans for 'disgraceful' criticism

May 29th 2017, 8:12 AM 6,758 Views 15 Comments

After their FA Cup triumph, the Gunners boss admits that the issue of his future should have been resolved sooner.

# saga - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'

Apr 4th 2017, 4:38 PM 5,209 Views 12 Comments

However, the club insist the manager’s job is not at risk.

# saga - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Costa told to apologise by Chelsea team-mates - reports
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Costa told to apologise by Chelsea team-mates - reports

Jan 14th 2017, 4:50 PM 8,757 Views 6 Comments

The Spain international will miss the Blues’s visit to Leicester City following a training ground bust-up.

# saga - Friday 13 January, 2017

Lyon chasing Memphis Depay but Man United unwilling to budge on price
# The Flying Dutchman
From The42
# The Flying Dutchman

Lyon chasing Memphis Depay but Man United unwilling to budge on price

Jan 13th 2017, 2:57 PM 4,024 Views 3 Comments

The French club have already had a bid rejected for the forward.

# saga - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Matip avoids club v country row after Liverpool defender left out of Cameroon's AFCON squad
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Matip avoids club v country row after Liverpool defender left out of Cameroon's AFCON squad

Jan 5th 2017, 11:40 AM 6,195 Views 4 Comments

The Reds will breathe a sigh of relief after Cameroon threatened to get Fifa involved.

# saga - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Mayo players threatened to strike in 2015 if Holmes and Connelly were not removed
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Mayo players threatened to strike in 2015 if Holmes and Connelly were not removed

Dec 17th 2016, 12:53 PM 15,982 Views 58 Comments

Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly have spilled the beans on their year in charge of Mayo.

# saga - Saturday 9 January, 2016

The Sky News reporter who started the Saoirse Ronan controversy is sticking to his guns
# Saga
From The Daily Edge
# Saga

The Sky News reporter who started the Saoirse Ronan controversy is sticking to his guns

Jan 9th 2016, 10:54 AM 8,742 Views 11 Comments

This is rumbling on.

# saga - Thursday 31 December, 2015

After another hearing Cian Healy has been handed a two-week ban
# Long Story
From The42
# Long Story

After another hearing Cian Healy has been handed a two-week ban

Dec 31st 2015, 3:35 PM 4,964 Views 3 Comments

The prop will miss the Pro12 meetings at home to Connacht and away to Ospreys.

Ongoing disciplinary wranglings 'compromising' Leinster preparations
# Absentee
From The42
# Absentee

Ongoing disciplinary wranglings 'compromising' Leinster preparations

Dec 31st 2015, 1:48 PM 4,035 Views 6 Comments

The saga surrounding the prop’s yellow card in mid-December should reach a conclusion today.

# saga - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Cian Healy free to play after appeal, but case against the prop will be heard again
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Cian Healy free to play after appeal, but case against the prop will be heard again

Dec 23rd 2015, 2:24 PM 3,523 Views 7 Comments

The loosehead was sin-binned for an incident with Toulon’s Guilhem Guirado, but was cited and banned under completely different laws.

# saga - Friday 23 October, 2015

Down are set to appoint a new manager soon but won't say who
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Down are set to appoint a new manager soon but won't say who

Oct 23rd 2015, 10:20 AM 1,730 Views 0 Comments

The wait goes on for Jim McCorry’s replacement.

# saga - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Irish Sports Council threaten to review IABA funding after Walsh controversy
# Development
From The42
# Development

Irish Sports Council threaten to review IABA funding after Walsh controversy

Oct 20th 2015, 11:39 PM 20,431 Views 23 Comments

“What was so unacceptable about the agreement of 22 August was that it was never put to the board.”

# saga - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The ARU respond to Toulon owner's threat to sue them for 'millions'
# Coopergate
From The42
# Coopergate

The ARU respond to Toulon owner's threat to sue them for 'millions'

Jul 23rd 2015, 1:09 PM 9,805 Views 4 Comments

Quade Cooper’s expected u-turn on his contract with the Top 14 side is causing controversy.

# saga - Friday 12 June, 2015

Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles

Jun 12th 2015, 3:44 PM 7,628 Views 20 Comments

The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.

# saga - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Sue Perkins has taken a break from Twitter after Top Gear death threats
# Top Gear Saga
From The Daily Edge
# Top Gear Saga

Sue Perkins has taken a break from Twitter after Top Gear death threats

Apr 14th 2015, 2:18 PM 5,372 Views 5 Comments

The next stage in the never ending Top Gear saga.

# saga - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated

Mar 31st 2015, 8:10 PM 4,448 Views 1 Comment

Past and present Essendon players were found not guilty of taking a banned substance.

# saga - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney

Feb 24th 2015, 3:06 PM 9,276 Views 32 Comments

The head of the FAI says Fifa should have been clear it was always going to be a winter tournament.

# saga - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Connelly and Holmes ratified in Mayo as chairman survives controversy
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Connelly and Holmes ratified in Mayo as chairman survives controversy

Sep 25th 2014, 9:53 PM 12,789 Views 18 Comments

The managerial partnership will succeed James Horan after his four-year term ended.

# saga - Monday 13 January, 2014

English chairman blames Heineken Cup fiasco on the French
# Jingoism
From The42
# Jingoism

English chairman blames Heineken Cup fiasco on the French

Jan 13th 2014, 2:05 PM 6,460 Views 15 Comments

Exeter Chiefs supremo Tony Rowe believes every European club wants to reach an agreement and feels the unions are at fault.

# saga - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics
# Sad Silvio
# Sad Silvio

Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics

Oct 19th 2013, 1:23 PM 8,775 Views 18 Comments

The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.

# saga - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Real Madrid chief hopeful on Gareth Bale deal despite 'problems'
# Speedbumps
From The42
# Speedbumps

Real Madrid chief hopeful on Gareth Bale deal despite 'problems'

Aug 29th 2013, 9:57 PM 3,018 Views 3 Comments

While the Welsh attacker is holding out for move to Spain, Brazilian star Kaka is eager to move on.

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