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#Sport Review 2014

# sport-review-2014 - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Power ranking our 12 favourite football pundits of 2014
# Opinion Makers
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# Opinion Makers

Power ranking our 12 favourite football pundits of 2014

Jan 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 14,568 Views 16 Comments

Ranked by knowledge, entertainment value, originality and several other key traits.

# sport-review-2014 - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2014?
# Stars
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# Stars

Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2014?

Dec 31st 2014, 9:00 PM 10,934 Views 42 Comments

Featuring Seamus Coleman, John Terry, Luis Suarez and more standout players.

What was your 2014 hurling moment of the year? Here's what The Sunday Game lads chose
# Clash Of The Ash
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# Clash Of The Ash

What was your 2014 hurling moment of the year? Here's what The Sunday Game lads chose

Dec 31st 2014, 4:00 PM 5,767 Views 11 Comments

Hawkeye? JJ’s hook? Wexford’s qualifier run? Let us know what you thought.

Joey Barton on hurling, Sheamus at Craggy Island and 36 more sporting tweets of the year
# Twitterati
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# Twitterati

Joey Barton on hurling, Sheamus at Craggy Island and 36 more sporting tweets of the year

Dec 31st 2014, 3:00 PM 25,117 Views 6 Comments

Also, ‘Bunk’ from The Wire reveals his love of St Pat’s, Gary Lineker takes Robbie Keane’s ‘unidentified fan’ crown and more.

# sport-review-2014 - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From the Aviva to Zurich -- It's our A to Z of the sporting year
# Year In Review
From The42
# Year In Review

From the Aviva to Zurich -- It's our A to Z of the sporting year

Dec 30th 2014, 9:28 PM 9,207 Views 5 Comments

Katie Taylor, Odell Beckham Jr and Joe Brolly all make our list too.

Brolly v Hunt and 5 more of 2014's most tedious stories
# Boooo
From The42
# Boooo

Brolly v Hunt and 5 more of 2014's most tedious stories

Dec 30th 2014, 4:25 PM 4,069 Views 4 Comments

Good riddance to the news cycle with these lads in it.

# sport-review-2014 - Monday 29 December, 2014

Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year
# Lucky For Some
From The42
# Lucky For Some

Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year

Dec 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,564 Views 5 Comments

“Are you ready to give up, or are you thirsty for more?”

# sport-review-2014 - Sunday 28 December, 2014

After years of graft, Irish MMA finally got recognition in 2014 From The42

After years of graft, Irish MMA finally got recognition in 2014

Dec 28th 2014, 11:00 PM 4,833 Views 5 Comments

‘We’re not here to take part, we’re here to take over.’

Realising a boyhood dream - My 2014 sporting moment
# Sport Review 2014
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# Sport Review 2014

Realising a boyhood dream - My 2014 sporting moment

Dec 28th 2014, 5:00 PM 3,973 Views 1 Comment

Eoin O’Callaghan recalls how a football hero from his youth provided him with a huge personal highlight earlier this year.

Lebron meets Hozier, and A Game of (Sochi) Thrones: The sports ads we loved in 2014
# Reel To Reel
From The42
# Reel To Reel

Lebron meets Hozier, and A Game of (Sochi) Thrones: The sports ads we loved in 2014

Dec 28th 2014, 3:05 PM 3,241 Views 1 Comment

Beats and Guinness led the way with some stellar efforts this year.

# sport-review-2014 - Friday 26 December, 2014

Free-kicks and clever flicks: These were Luis Suarez's best goals in 2014
# Chewy Luis
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# Chewy Luis

Free-kicks and clever flicks: These were Luis Suarez's best goals in 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 11:30 PM 3,159 Views 9 Comments

When he wasn’t chewing the shoulder off Italian defenders, Suarez was scoring some pretty decent goals.

The Top 10: Here's what you were reading on TheScore.ie in 2014
# Popular
From The42
# Popular

The Top 10: Here's what you were reading on TheScore.ie in 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 6:00 PM 3,723 Views 1 Comment

Thanks for reading – here’s to an even bigger and better year in 2015.

'It’s easy to be down when you’re in so much pain': Dan Martin mentally stronger after testing 2014
# Back On The Bike
From The42
# Back On The Bike

'It’s easy to be down when you’re in so much pain': Dan Martin mentally stronger after testing 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

After crashing out of the Giro D’Italia in Belfast, Ireland’s premier cyclist refocused to turn 2014 into a very good year indeed.

QUIZ: Can you spot the odd one out from the 2014 sporting year?
# Test Yourself
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# Test Yourself

QUIZ: Can you spot the odd one out from the 2014 sporting year?

Dec 26th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,793 Views 0 Comments

One of these things is not like the others…

# sport-review-2014 - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Our Christmas gift to you - 6 great goals scored by Zlatan in 2014
# Zlat's Entertainment
From The42
# Zlat's Entertainment

Our Christmas gift to you - 6 great goals scored by Zlatan in 2014

Dec 25th 2014, 11:30 PM 3,648 Views 1 Comment

Tis the season.

‘We were getting phone calls from every news channel’ – How a young Irish boy took Greece by storm
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘We were getting phone calls from every news channel’ – How a young Irish boy took Greece by storm

Dec 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 29,032 Views 14 Comments

Jay Beatty from Armagh had a year he’ll never forget.

18 incredible rugby players who retired this year
# Decomissioned
From The42
# Decomissioned

18 incredible rugby players who retired this year

Dec 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,869 Views 4 Comments

It’s almost enough to fill a squad for the greatest charity match ever.

# sport-review-2014 - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Sometimes you forget how good Leo Messi was in 2014. Remind yourself.
# Leo
From The42
# Leo

Sometimes you forget how good Leo Messi was in 2014. Remind yourself.

Dec 24th 2014, 11:30 PM 4,080 Views 5 Comments

Happy Christmas, Leo – thanks for all of the joy you brought us this year.

'They went ballistic': The perfect moment captured when Ireland Women beat the Black Ferns
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

'They went ballistic': The perfect moment captured when Ireland Women beat the Black Ferns

Dec 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 11,042 Views 16 Comments

Photographer Dan Sheridan tells about his unique view of one of the greatest ever moments in women’s rugby.

Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014
# Best Of The Best
From The42
# Best Of The Best

Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014

Dec 24th 2014, 6:18 PM 3,562 Views 5 Comments

2014 was another year in which racing fans gained some new favourites and said goodbye to some old ones.

The 10 best Premier League goals of 2014
# Sport Review 2014
From The42
# Sport Review 2014

The 10 best Premier League goals of 2014

Dec 24th 2014, 6:16 PM 7,349 Views 10 Comments

From Wayne Rooney’s lob to Tomas Rosicky’s gorgeous dink, there have been some terrific top-flight strikes this year.

Sheasy's heroics, beating New Zealand & a legend's final act - I wish I was there in 2014
# Shoulda Woulda Coulda
From The42
# Shoulda Woulda Coulda

Sheasy's heroics, beating New Zealand & a legend's final act - I wish I was there in 2014

Dec 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,727 Views 4 Comments

Our writers on the sporting events they would have loved to witness this year.

# sport-review-2014 - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

He's class, isn't he? The best bits from Sergio Aguero's brilliant 2014
# Kun
From The42
# Kun

He's class, isn't he? The best bits from Sergio Aguero's brilliant 2014

Dec 23rd 2014, 11:30 PM 2,353 Views 5 Comments

It’s only December but Aguero has already set out a convincing case to be Premier League Player of the Year.

The 10 most memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup
# Sport Review 2014
From The42
# Sport Review 2014

The 10 most memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup

Dec 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 5,251 Views 4 Comments

Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez and Tim Howard all created their unique storylines at what was a wonderful tournament.

An evening of footballing inspiration -- my sporting moment of 2014
# No Limits
From The42
# No Limits

An evening of footballing inspiration -- my sporting moment of 2014

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 2,480 Views 1 Comment

An evening of watching football like I’d never seen it before.

The story behind this euphoric picture of Brian O'Driscoll retiring a champion
# Behind The Lens
From The42
# Behind The Lens

The story behind this euphoric picture of Brian O'Driscoll retiring a champion

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 24,812 Views 25 Comments

We spoke the man who captured the iconic moment.

# sport-review-2014 - Monday 22 December, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 highlight reel is an irrefutable case for the Ballon d'Or
# CR7
From The42
# CR7

Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 highlight reel is an irrefutable case for the Ballon d'Or

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:30 PM 5,243 Views 5 Comments

Even by his exalted standards, Ronaldo has had a sublime individual year.

3 LOI players who made the big move to England in 2014 and 3 who could be next From The42

3 LOI players who made the big move to England in 2014 and 3 who could be next

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 9,176 Views 7 Comments

Brian Lenihan’s move to Hull and more of the league’s brightest prospects.

Kimmage, Dunphy, Hunt and 8 other sports pundits who took 2014 by storm
# Opinion Makers
From The42
# Opinion Makers

Kimmage, Dunphy, Hunt and 8 other sports pundits who took 2014 by storm

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:30 PM 12,005 Views 6 Comments

Paul Kimmage, Stephen Hunt, Jerry Kiernan and others whose comments sparked controversy.

Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the 'big' year ahead and her love of sleep
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the 'big' year ahead and her love of sleep

Dec 22nd 2014, 3:03 PM 12,952 Views 1 Comment

After enjoying an encouraging 2014, the Meath woman is confident of qualifying for Brazil.

'If you have an obsession with Roy Keane, he hasn't disappointed you in 2014'
# WIT
From The42
# WIT

'If you have an obsession with Roy Keane, he hasn't disappointed you in 2014'

Dec 22nd 2014, 1:36 PM 3,917 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland manager showed some of his customary wit at the RTÉ Sport Awards last night.

Brian O'Driscoll held back tears after receiving a surprise Hall of Fame award last night
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Brian O'Driscoll held back tears after receiving a surprise Hall of Fame award last night

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:42 AM 9,156 Views 5 Comments

The rugby legend was commended for his fantastic year.

Keano, Rio and Pirlo - 13 of the best football books to read this Christmas
# Recommended
From The42
# Recommended

Keano, Rio and Pirlo - 13 of the best football books to read this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 3,523 Views 2 Comments

In case you’re in need of a last-minute Christmas gift, one of these fine reads should do the trick.

10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts

Dec 22nd 2014, 8:06 AM 17,095 Views 15 Comments

‘Night Games,’ ‘The Test,’ ‘The Race to Truth and more of this year’s most memorable work.

# sport-review-2014 - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Was there a better point than Shane Walsh's in the 2014 Championship? Here's the top five
# Over The Bar
From The42
# Over The Bar

Was there a better point than Shane Walsh's in the 2014 Championship? Here's the top five

Dec 17th 2014, 6:02 PM 3,972 Views 10 Comments

Donegal captain Michael Murphy features twice in the football “best of” list. TWICE.