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England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

May 23rd 2018, 11:50 PM 5,985 Views 23 Comments

The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.

'David Silva is a mixture of Iniesta and Xavi'
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

'David Silva is a mixture of Iniesta and Xavi'

May 17th 2018, 8:19 PM 6,470 Views 5 Comments

Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on a key creative influence at the Etihad Stadium.

The best goalkeeper in the world and more Champions League talking points
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The best goalkeeper in the world and more Champions League talking points

Feb 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 14,552 Views 10 Comments

Plus, why Jose Mourinho’s tactics were no surprise.

'These are players we'd love to see playing in Wales and playing in the red jersey'
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

'These are players we'd love to see playing in Wales and playing in the red jersey'

Feb 19th 2018, 2:17 PM 13,065 Views 7 Comments

Shane Williams is hopeful Wales can hang onto more players like James McCarthy in the future.

Olympian Joyce and three fellow unbeaten Irish prospects added to stacked Frampton bill
# Belfast Batings
From The42
# Belfast Batings

Olympian Joyce and three fellow unbeaten Irish prospects added to stacked Frampton bill

Jan 26th 2018, 3:14 PM 2,586 Views 0 Comments

David Oliver Joyce, Lewis Crocker, Steven Ward and Tyrone McCullagh join a host of Irish fighters on the undercard to Frampton-Donaire.

Coutinho 'had everything' at just 18 years old
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Coutinho 'had everything' at just 18 years old

Jan 8th 2018, 10:54 AM 9,924 Views 24 Comments

Rafael Benitez has recalled how impressed the coaches were at Inter.

Super Asensio spares Ronaldo's blushes as Madrid beat struggling Eibar
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Super Asensio spares Ronaldo's blushes as Madrid beat struggling Eibar

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:32 PM 7,694 Views 0 Comments

Marco Asensio was in fine form for Real Madrid as they overcame Eibar 3-0.

Megan Campbell's insanely long throws can help take Ireland's footballers to greater heights
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Megan Campbell's insanely long throws can help take Ireland's footballers to greater heights

Sep 20th 2017, 3:28 PM 3,833 Views 7 Comments

The Man City defender played a key role in her side’s win over Northern Ireland.

Two Irish writers have been longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize
# Congrats Are In Order
# Congrats Are In Order

Two Irish writers have been longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize

Jul 27th 2017, 12:31 AM 13,249 Views 9 Comments

Mike McCormack and Sebastian Barry are two of the 13 writers who made the longlist.

Getting his Na Fianna debut from Pillar Caffrey, training with Jonny Cooper and Dublin senior prospects
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Getting his Na Fianna debut from Pillar Caffrey, training with Jonny Cooper and Dublin senior prospects

Jun 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 7,901 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s All-Ireland U21 winner Aaron Byrne was recently crowned EirGrid U21 Football Player of the Year.

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today
# Talent
# Talent

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

May 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,835 Views 14 Comments

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

Garry Ringrose was very close to making the 41-man Lions squad
# Ringer
From The42
# Ringer

Garry Ringrose was very close to making the 41-man Lions squad

Apr 20th 2017, 4:41 PM 36,194 Views 41 Comments

The 22-year-old Ireland and Leinster centre was ‘very unlucky,’ according to Warren Gatland.

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England
# Promise
From The42
# Promise

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Apr 11th 2017, 12:31 PM 10,313 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan

Mar 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 10,651 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Kieran Campbell has included some highly-promising players.

Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists

Dec 4th 2016, 9:02 PM 9,767 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Robbie Brady got his name on the scoresheet for Norwich City.

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team

Nov 20th 2016, 2:41 PM 18,908 Views 15 Comments

The 20-year-old scrum-half has joined the famous French club for the season.

5 players to watch in Sunday's WFAI Cup final
# KEEP AN EYE OUT
From The42
# KEEP AN EYE OUT

5 players to watch in Sunday's WFAI Cup final

Nov 5th 2016, 7:20 AM 3,026 Views 0 Comments

The latest chapter of Shelbourne v Wexford Youths promises to be an exciting affair.

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'

Sep 8th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,228 Views 17 Comments

Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'

Jul 23rd 2016, 8:10 PM 47,176 Views 26 Comments

The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.

IRFU looking to ID best talent from age of 15 as Nucifora plans for future
# Talent Pool
From The42
# Talent Pool

IRFU looking to ID best talent from age of 15 as Nucifora plans for future

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 8,667 Views 8 Comments

The IRFU performance director feels earlier intervention can produce better professionals.

Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League

May 5th 2016, 6:30 AM 9,933 Views 9 Comments

The 20-year-old is hoping for further playing opportunities under Leo Cullen next season.

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

Jan 14th 2016, 10:31 PM 30,675 Views 36 Comments

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

From the Bangor Bulldozer to Baby BOD: 5 Irish young guns who broke out in 2015
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

From the Bangor Bulldozer to Baby BOD: 5 Irish young guns who broke out in 2015

Dec 31st 2015, 6:00 PM 12,229 Views 15 Comments

The future of the back row – and the backline – looks bright in Ireland.

The future's bright: 7 Irish sports stars who made 2015 their own
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The future's bright: 7 Irish sports stars who made 2015 their own

Dec 31st 2015, 12:00 PM 13,047 Views 27 Comments

It was a very special year for these athletes.

These are the nominees for the first Breakthrough Player of the Year award
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

These are the nominees for the first Breakthrough Player of the Year award

Oct 26th 2015, 2:02 PM 12,391 Views 8 Comments

Nehe Milner-Skudder, Mark Bennett and Vasil Lobzhanidze have all showed superb form.

What Is Your Rose Of Tralee Talent?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

What Is Your Rose Of Tralee Talent?

Aug 17th 2015, 7:00 PM 12,901 Views 6 Comments

Enya on tin whistle? Anyone?

Ireland U20 hero Quinlan part of Munster's academy intake for 2015/16
# The Future
From The42
# The Future

Ireland U20 hero Quinlan part of Munster's academy intake for 2015/16

Jun 4th 2015, 4:58 PM 6,165 Views 10 Comments

Leinster underage products Conor Oliver and JP Phelan will make the move south.

The 'Tongan Thor' is making a big impact on Australian club rugby
# One To Watch
From The42
# One To Watch

The 'Tongan Thor' is making a big impact on Australian club rugby

Jun 4th 2015, 1:27 PM 8,479 Views 2 Comments

The 18-year-old prop shot to international fame after a viral video last year.

Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship

Jun 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 6,514 Views 3 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men needed a late, late penalty to clinch victory against Argentina.

The next crop of New Zealand rugby stars look ominously good
# Kiwi Skill
From The42
# Kiwi Skill

The next crop of New Zealand rugby stars look ominously good

Jun 3rd 2015, 11:14 AM 6,664 Views 0 Comments

The Baby Blacks ran in nine tries against Scotland at the World Rugby U20 Championship yesterday.

4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina
# Future Stars
From The42
# Future Stars

4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:42 PM 10,554 Views 0 Comments

Sam Arnold, Alex Thompson, Joey Carbery and Jacob Stockdale all looked good.

Trevor Brennan's son has won a place in France's prestigious academy
# Sign Him Up
From The42
# Sign Him Up

Trevor Brennan's son has won a place in France's prestigious academy

May 29th 2015, 11:22 AM 9,604 Views 9 Comments

The young Toulouse forward is highly rated and has already starred for les Blues at U17 level.

This Fiji squad could do some serious damage at the World Cup
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

This Fiji squad could do some serious damage at the World Cup

May 28th 2015, 1:53 PM 9,447 Views 13 Comments

The backline options for head coach John McKee are particularly exciting.

Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy

May 20th 2015, 10:53 AM 19,048 Views 11 Comments

The Young Munster wing was named in Anthony Eddy’s Ireland Sevens squad yesterday.

Try not to drool when you see how ridiculously deep the Australian backline has become
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Try not to drool when you see how ridiculously deep the Australian backline has become

Apr 22nd 2015, 5:31 PM 10,799 Views 21 Comments

All of a sudden the Wallabies have the world’s scariest attack

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival
# Prospects
From The42
# Prospects

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival

Mar 25th 2015, 11:56 AM 11,234 Views 15 Comments

The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.

One of Super Rugby's most dynamic back rows will be playing in the Pro12 from next season
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

One of Super Rugby's most dynamic back rows will be playing in the Pro12 from next season

Mar 23rd 2015, 1:32 PM 11,815 Views 9 Comments

Edinburgh have made a very promising addition to their squad.

Do you want to be a success? Here's how...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Do you want to be a success? Here's how...

Mar 5th 2015, 12:01 AM 79 Views 23 Comments

Are we genetically predisposed to inherit talent, or can we acquire same with practise?

The Super Rugby leaders are probably the only club side around who can rival Toulon's electric backline
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The Super Rugby leaders are probably the only club side around who can rival Toulon's electric backline

Feb 27th 2015, 5:06 PM 6,942 Views 10 Comments

With all the talent the Hurricanes have it’s no surprise that they are the early Super Rugby pace-setters.

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...

Feb 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 266 Views 7 Comments

The competition for top talent is red hot now – here’s how to make sure you get the candidates that will make your company succeed.