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#Showdown

# showdown - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'They’re all talking about Cora coming to town and it’s created a massive buzz'
# Rivalries Renewed
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# Rivalries Renewed

'They’re all talking about Cora coming to town and it’s created a massive buzz'

Nov 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,310 Views 1 Comment

Ryan McMenamin’s St Macartan’s side face Carnacon in the All-Ireland club semi-final on Sunday.

# showdown - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'

Oct 31st 2017, 12:59 PM 18,902 Views 79 Comments

Facing charges of rebellion following his region’s vote for independence, Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont has turned up in Brussels

# showdown - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

'The worst deal': Trump set for showdown over Iran agreement

Oct 12th 2017, 7:03 AM 11,027 Views 33 Comments

“We did it out of weakness when actually, we have great strength.”

# showdown - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Spain gives Catalonian leader five days to clarify if he is declaring independence
# Catalan Among The Pigeons
# Catalan Among The Pigeons

Spain gives Catalonian leader five days to clarify if he is declaring independence

Oct 11th 2017, 7:08 PM 21,015 Views 57 Comments

Spain has sought clarification on the suspended declaration by the Catalan leader.

# showdown - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'
# Showdown
# Showdown

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:46 AM 13,370 Views 97 Comments

Angry protesters rallied outside Catalan hotels where state security forces were lodged yesterday.

# showdown - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team
# Two On Two
From The42
# Two On Two

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team

Aug 29th 2017, 7:30 AM 4,975 Views 3 Comments

Jamie Barron and Kevin Moran have starred for Galway this summer.

# showdown - Sunday 27 August, 2017

As it happened: the Dubs savage Tyrone with awesome semi-final display From The42
Live Aug 27th 2017, 5:35 PM

As it happened: the Dubs savage Tyrone with awesome semi-final display

# showdown - Friday 25 August, 2017

Rochford sticks to his guns as Mayo unchanged for take two with Kerry
# Oh The Green And Red
From The42
# Oh The Green And Red

Rochford sticks to his guns as Mayo unchanged for take two with Kerry

Aug 25th 2017, 9:23 PM 6,521 Views 7 Comments

The All-Ireland semi-final replay throws in at 3pm in Croke Park tomorrow.

# showdown - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Explainer: How does Fine Gael go about electing a new leader?
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

Explainer: How does Fine Gael go about electing a new leader?

May 17th 2017, 6:45 PM 20,584 Views 46 Comments

Enda’s on the way out – here’s what happens now.

# showdown - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Cork bid for five-in-a-row without captain but Fitzgerald confident in 'new group'
# Rising Rebels
From The42
# Rising Rebels

Cork bid for five-in-a-row without captain but Fitzgerald confident in 'new group'

May 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 4,504 Views 1 Comment

Two of the O’Sullivan sisters will miss Sunday’s league decider, while a decision is expected from Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley next week.

# showdown - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Munster to face impressive Saracens in Dublin in Champions Cup semi-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Munster to face impressive Saracens in Dublin in Champions Cup semi-final

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:02 PM 26,041 Views 30 Comments

Mark McCall’s men overcame Glasgow in their quarter-final at Allianz Park this afternoon.

# showdown - Friday 17 March, 2017

Our relationship with England has moved on, but we might need a bit of the 2007 spirit tomorrow
# Column
From The42
# Column

Our relationship with England has moved on, but we might need a bit of the 2007 spirit tomorrow

Mar 17th 2017, 9:43 AM 13,989 Views 26 Comments

‘This is England, on the brink of a Grand Slam. Not them. Not here,’ writes Tommy Martin.

# showdown - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan agree terms on April 'super fight'
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan agree terms on April 'super fight'

Feb 26th 2017, 10:05 AM 7,423 Views 21 Comments

Pacquiao will fight former sparring partner after negotiations between the pair were concluded.

# showdown - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Battle of Dublin v Cork as 2015 and 2016 champions set up Collingwood Cup final date
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Battle of Dublin v Cork as 2015 and 2016 champions set up Collingwood Cup final date

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:04 PM 4,017 Views 0 Comments

Tomorrow’s final will see UCD face UCC.

# showdown - Friday 17 February, 2017

Club commitments means Tony Kelly misses out, while Cody wields the axe in Kilkenny
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Club commitments means Tony Kelly misses out, while Cody wields the axe in Kilkenny

Feb 17th 2017, 8:28 PM 11,275 Views 4 Comments

The Cats have made four changes after their defeat to Waterford.

Gary Neville stays true to his promise by appearing on Arsenal Fan TV
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Gary Neville stays true to his promise by appearing on Arsenal Fan TV

Feb 17th 2017, 7:47 PM 10,012 Views 12 Comments

The Sky Sports pundit was grilled by a group of frustrated Gunners supporters.

# showdown - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Confidence rekindled as Lam prepares for 'biggest game of Connacht's history'
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Confidence rekindled as Lam prepares for 'biggest game of Connacht's history'

Jan 14th 2017, 5:02 PM 7,498 Views 18 Comments

For the first time in five weeks Pat Lam was able to set out a full training schedule, the attack benefited.

# showdown - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Son of Brian Stack confronts Gerry Adams over murder of his father
# Press Event
# Press Event

Son of Brian Stack confronts Gerry Adams over murder of his father

Dec 8th 2016, 3:50 PM 33,876 Views 292 Comments

Austin Stack turned up at a Sinn Féin press conference in Dublin today.

# showdown - Thursday 17 November, 2016

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol
# Showdown
# Showdown

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Nov 17th 2016, 5:31 PM 19,531 Views 50 Comments

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

# showdown - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Reed versus McIlroy headlines Sunday singles
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Reed versus McIlroy headlines Sunday singles

Oct 2nd 2016, 8:41 AM 8,467 Views 7 Comments

The match everybody wanted to see will kick off Sunday’s singles at Hazeltine.

# showdown - Saturday 24 September, 2016

As it happened: Man Utd v Leicester City, Premier League From The42
Live Sep 24th 2016, 12:00 PM

As it happened: Man Utd v Leicester City, Premier League

# showdown - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Game 7 takes place later tonight and tickets are going for absolutely ridiculous amounts of money
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Game 7 takes place later tonight and tickets are going for absolutely ridiculous amounts of money

Jun 19th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,516 Views 6 Comments

It’s the Golden State Warriors versus Cleveland Cavaliers in California and it’s inevitably in-demand.

# showdown - Friday 6 May, 2016

Aki, Healy and MacGinty bolster Connacht for crucial finale against Warriors
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Aki, Healy and MacGinty bolster Connacht for crucial finale against Warriors

May 6th 2016, 12:45 PM 6,274 Views 16 Comments

The westerners must beat the reigning champions to seal a home semi-final.

# showdown - Monday 14 March, 2016

Man United face possible Everton showdown in FA Cup semis
# Luck Of The Draw
From The42
# Luck Of The Draw

Man United face possible Everton showdown in FA Cup semis

Mar 14th 2016, 8:57 PM 7,526 Views 14 Comments

Louis van Gaal’s side must win a replay against in-form West Ham first.

# showdown - Sunday 13 March, 2016

It was a battle of the Irish strikers in Colorado last night as brilliant volley proved the game-winner
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

It was a battle of the Irish strikers in Colorado last night as brilliant volley proved the game-winner

Mar 13th 2016, 9:23 AM 12,377 Views 2 Comments

Robbie Keane and Kevin Doyle came face-to-face for the first team this season.

# showdown - Monday 7 March, 2016

'Your friends destroyed this economy' - Hillary and Bernie clash in fierce debate
# Showdown
# Showdown

'Your friends destroyed this economy' - Hillary and Bernie clash in fierce debate

Mar 7th 2016, 8:29 AM 22,355 Views 51 Comments

Ideological differences between the two presidential candidates were thrown into sharp contrast in last night’s CNN-sponsored debate.

# showdown - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Cruz clinches Alaska but it looks like Trump v Clinton for the US presidency
# Super Tuesday
# Super Tuesday

Cruz clinches Alaska but it looks like Trump v Clinton for the US presidency

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:50 PM 31,833 Views 118 Comments

The race is getting serious.

# showdown - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

North Korea says it could "wipe out" America if it wanted to
# Showdown
# Showdown

North Korea says it could "wipe out" America if it wanted to

Jan 13th 2016, 10:27 PM 17,976 Views 78 Comments

North Korea said it detonated a H-bomb last week.

# showdown - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Joshua not willing to rush into Fury fight
# Don't Believe The Hype
From The42
# Don't Believe The Hype

Joshua not willing to rush into Fury fight

Dec 13th 2015, 3:25 PM 8,459 Views 6 Comments

Despite the hype surrounding a potential bout with Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua says he is not ready for a world title fight.

# showdown - Friday 24 July, 2015

Taoiseach to Drumm: "Cooperate fully and completely"
# Not Remotely
# Not Remotely

Taoiseach to Drumm: "Cooperate fully and completely"

Jul 24th 2015, 4:20 PM 23,801 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Anglo boss wants to speak to the Banking Inquiry remotely. But the plan’s not going down too well.

# showdown - Sunday 19 April, 2015

'You couldn't have scripted it better' - Leinster ready for Toulon test
# Litmus Test
From The42
# Litmus Test

'You couldn't have scripted it better' - Leinster ready for Toulon test

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 13,062 Views 33 Comments

Head coach Matt O’Connor is backing his blokes to get the job done in Marseille.

# showdown - Friday 17 April, 2015

Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m
# Showtime
# Showtime

Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m

Apr 17th 2015, 7:27 AM 14,383 Views 98 Comments

The former taoiseach will appear before the inquiry along with several other key figures from the crash this summer.

# showdown - Monday 16 February, 2015

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money - and returns to talks today
# Grexit
# Grexit

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money - and returns to talks today

Feb 16th 2015, 3:30 PM 14,718 Views 57 Comments

In the worst case scenario, a chaotic “Grexit” could jeopardise the whole euro project.

# showdown - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Report: Mayweather, Pacquiao met privately after Heat game
# Sit Down
From The42
# Sit Down

Report: Mayweather, Pacquiao met privately after Heat game

Jan 29th 2015, 3:27 PM 2,996 Views 3 Comments

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao reportedly met privately after Tuesday’s Heat game in Miami.

# showdown - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Micheál Martin wants a live TV showdown with Enda Kenny... but will the Taoiseach do it?
# Claire Byrne Live
# Claire Byrne Live

Micheál Martin wants a live TV showdown with Enda Kenny... but will the Taoiseach do it?

Jan 28th 2015, 3:15 PM 10,553 Views 107 Comments

Fianna Fáil has approached Claire Byrne Live about facilitating a debate between the two party leaders.

# showdown - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Andy Lee will fight for WBO middleweight title on 13th December in Las Vegas
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Andy Lee will fight for WBO middleweight title on 13th December in Las Vegas

Oct 12th 2014, 5:12 PM 5,524 Views 3 Comments

The 30 year-old will take on Matt Korobov as part of a triple-header.

# showdown - Sunday 28 September, 2014

As It Happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland ladies senior football final From The42
Live Sep 28th 2014, 4:35 PM

As It Happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland ladies senior football final

O'Connor wants 80-minute display as disjointed Leinster prepare for Munster
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

O'Connor wants 80-minute display as disjointed Leinster prepare for Munster

Sep 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,996 Views 11 Comments

The Australian head coach has been encouraged by the form of Rhys Ruddock early this season.

# showdown - Friday 12 September, 2014

Get pumped up for All Blacks vs South Africa with this spine-tingling montage
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Get pumped up for All Blacks vs South Africa with this spine-tingling montage

Sep 12th 2014, 7:23 PM 5,799 Views 2 Comments

The two best teams in the world clash in Wellington tomorrow morning.

# showdown - Friday 16 May, 2014

O'Brien on the Leinster bench, as Best and Pienaar return for Ulster
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

O'Brien on the Leinster bench, as Best and Pienaar return for Ulster

May 16th 2014, 12:35 PM 10,841 Views 28 Comments

Matt O’Connor has made eight changes, while there are surprises in both starting XVs.