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# The42 Membership

Last year
2022
# Podcast
Behind the Lines: Alan English and David Walsh on Lance Armstrong
In this free episode of the Behind the Lines podcast, journalists David Walsh and Alan English talk about the pursuit of Lance Armstrong which culminated in possibly the biggest sports story of this century so far.
# casey on boxing
What could have been, and what might still be, for pro boxing in Ireland
Gavan Casey takes a look at the reshaping of the Irish professional boxing landscape post-MTK.
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Brosnan on GAA: When the talking stops, all that's left is the truth
Maurice Brosnan gets set for a blockbuster start to the 2022 hurling championships.
# too many blips
'Are Connacht just going to accept that that's part of their makeup or are they going to fix it?'
Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella lifted the bonnet on Connacht’s embarrassing defeat to Edinburgh for The42 members.
All time
# The42 Membership
Last-minute buying for a sports fan this Christmas? The42 Membership is the ideal gift
Treat them to a year of the very best Irish sports analysis and storytelling.
# Booked
The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now
Priced at €12, Behind the Lines contains 18 more great Irish sports stories from The42.
# Membership Highlights
The Football Family: 1re1and vs Serbia - the debrief
A sample clip from the latest episode as Paul, Gav and Dave look back on a happy (?) night at Lansdowne Road.
# Membership Highlights
The42 GAA Weekly: The All-Ireland Football Finals Show
A sample clip from the latest episode of the GAA Weekly podcast, exclusive to The42 Members.
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The Football Family: Ireland v Serbia preview
Beautiful Football, Where Are You? A sample clip from Monday’s episode of The Football Family podcast.
# Membership Highlights
The42 GAA Weekly: Plámásing refs, going for goals and Comerford’s big test
It’s the All-Ireland Football semi-final preview show (Part One) with Maurice Brosnan, Fintan O’Toole and Marc Ó Sé.
# Analysis
Video analysis: How the Springboks ground out a series win against the Lions
Eoin Toolan joined Murray Kinsella in the analysis room after Saturday’s third and final Lions Test.
# Membership Highlights
Behind the Lines, Episode 84: Séamas O'Reilly
A free clip from the latest episode of Behind The Lines as Séamas O’Reilly joins host Gavin Cooney to discuss Steve Bruce’s bizarre literary career and much more.
# Membership Highlights
The42 GAA Weekly: Hurling semi-finals preview, and Mayo for Liam 2030?
A sample clip from the latest GAA Weekly podcast, exclusive to The42 Members.
# lend me your ears
Behind the Lines, Episode 83: John Foot
A free clip of this week’s edition of Behind the Lines, as historian and Italian football expert John Foot delves deep into the culture of Calcio.
# Menu
Here's what's coming up for The42 members this week
The summer of sport is heating up and we’ll be with you every step of the way.
# Stalwart
'If I'm thinking I’m f*****g Busquets walking around, I’m no use'
Shane Keegan sat down for a hilarious chat with League of Ireland legend Chris Shields in a special episode of The Football Family.
# boarding call
We've got a jam-packed week coming up for The42 members
Plenty of bang for your buck.
# join the club
Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
There’s plenty more exclusive content on the way for our members.
# Game on
Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42
We’ve launched a powerful new scores hub – like you told us to.
# last minute dot com
Give your dad the gift he deserves this Father’s Day with a membership of The42
For the sports fan who has almost everything…
# join the team
Here's what The42 members can look forward to over the coming week
A live event with AC Jimbo, rugby and GAA pods, Euros fantasy football and much more…
# Membership Highlights
The42 GAA Weekly: Unicorns, the Big Apple, and spanning decades with David Tubridy
A free clip from this week’s episode as Marc Ó Sé joins Maurice and Fintan to pick Gaelic football’s best ‘unicorns’ and more.
# Membership Highlights
Behind The Lines, Episode 78: Mark Critchley
A free clip from this week’s episode as Mark Critchley, Northern Football correspondent with the Independent, discusses covering the Pep Guardiola era and much more.
# The42 Membership
Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
There’s plenty more exclusive content on the way for our members.
# Membership Highlights
Behind The Lines, Episode 77: Tim Vickery
A free clip from this week’s episode of the Behind The Lines sportswriting podcast as South American football expert Tim Vickery joins Gavin Cooney.
# The42 Membership
Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
There’s plenty more exclusive content on the way for our members.
# extra extra
Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while also supporting The42?
# on the menu
Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
Join the club, fellow sports lovers.
# join the club
Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
Another seven days, another great lineup for The42 members to enjoy.
# extra extra
Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
Join the club, fellow sports lovers.
# join the club
Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
We go again…
# on the menu
Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while simultaneously supporting The42?
# BTL
'Nowadays, footballers stop being normal people from the age of 11 or 12'
Author Simon Kuper is our guest on this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.
# members club
The perfect almost-last-minute gift for The42 reader
Give them access to lots of great benefits.
# join the club
In another action-packed week of sport, here's what's coming up for members of The42
It’s a sports journalism superspreading event.
# join the club
Here are the benefits your membership of The42 will deliver this week
We continue to provide our brand of independent Irish sports journalism in exchange for your valued support.
# join the club
Something for everyone in the audience: Here's what's on the menu for The42 members this week
Get ready for another big week…
# Itinerary
A much-needed Monday-morning GAA fix kicks off our offerings for The42 members this week
Between reliving, ranting and writing, we’ll have you well stocked this week.
Join us for a virtual preview of Ireland's clash with England this week
Get locked down with the Rugby Weekly cast.
# join the club
Here's what we're putting on the menu for members of The42 this week
We’d recommend ordering one of everything.