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#Top Dogs

# top-dogs - Monday 8 March, 2021

'There is a level of intensity to Leinster's game that other teams cannot match'
# Top Dogs
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# Top Dogs

'There is a level of intensity to Leinster's game that other teams cannot match'

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,929 Views 13 Comments

Leinster have gained the kind of stranglehold on the Pro14 that Dublin have enjoyed in the All-Ireland SFC.

# top-dogs - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Lewandowski strikes as Bayern Munich down Dortmund to go top
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Lewandowski strikes as Bayern Munich down Dortmund to go top

Nov 7th 2020, 9:16 PM 6,657 Views 1 Comment

Lewandowski has now scored 11 goals in just six Bundesliga games this season.

# top-dogs - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'People knew it was probably coming' - Corofin are dethroned so who'll take their crown in Galway?
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

'People knew it was probably coming' - Corofin are dethroned so who'll take their crown in Galway?

Oct 3rd 2020, 9:00 AM 13,072 Views 2 Comments

Mountbellew/Moylough meet Moycullen in a novel football final pairing tomorrow.

# top-dogs - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Patrickswell deny Na Piarsaigh three-in-a-row and move to top of Limerick roll of honour
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Patrickswell deny Na Piarsaigh three-in-a-row and move to top of Limerick roll of honour

Oct 6th 2019, 5:18 PM 10,397 Views 16 Comments

Ciaran Carey’s side had five points to spare over the reigning champions.

# top-dogs - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Liverpool have 'arrogance in a nice way' after European success, says Carragher
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Liverpool have 'arrogance in a nice way' after European success, says Carragher

Aug 13th 2019, 4:07 PM 4,636 Views 11 Comments

The former Reds defender says Jurgen Klopp’s men have the belief to surpass Manchester City in the Premier League this year.

# top-dogs - Sunday 21 July, 2019

McBrearty's consistent class proves that Donegal are nowhere close to a one-man team
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

McBrearty's consistent class proves that Donegal are nowhere close to a one-man team

Jul 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 15,164 Views 10 Comments

The star forward is a standout performer for Declan Bonner’s side.

# top-dogs - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'We're not going into our shell or worrying, I think a lot of people outside are'
# Stick To The Process
From The42
# Stick To The Process

'We're not going into our shell or worrying, I think a lot of people outside are'

Mar 7th 2019, 9:00 AM 4,926 Views 1 Comment

Keith Earls says Ireland will ‘be back to themselves soon enough’ as Joe Schmidt’s side bid to finish the Six Nations strongly.

# top-dogs - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Kilkenny, Dublin and Tyrone showcase value in keeping your rivals down
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Kilkenny, Dublin and Tyrone showcase value in keeping your rivals down

Feb 26th 2019, 3:28 PM 6,400 Views 3 Comments

Tipperary, Mayo and Monaghan fell to defeats at the weekend.

# top-dogs - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Hansen to decide on future next month as Ireland hope to hang onto Schmidt
# Coach Shuffle
From The42
# Coach Shuffle

Hansen to decide on future next month as Ireland hope to hang onto Schmidt

Nov 18th 2018, 12:09 PM 22,903 Views 27 Comments

The All Blacks boss says Ireland will find out how it feels to be the best side in the world.

# top-dogs - Monday 23 July, 2018

'There's a meanness and toughness to Galway': Tyrrell on comparisons with great Kilkenny team
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

'There's a meanness and toughness to Galway': Tyrrell on comparisons with great Kilkenny team

Jul 23rd 2018, 5:01 PM 11,323 Views 15 Comments

Cats legend Jackie Tyrrell believes Galway and Limerick will meet in the All-Ireland final.

# top-dogs - Monday 8 January, 2018

Leinster the clear top dogs after entertaining Pro14 inter-pro series
# Derby Dominance
From The42
# Derby Dominance

Leinster the clear top dogs after entertaining Pro14 inter-pro series

Jan 8th 2018, 7:57 AM 20,923 Views 42 Comments

With three wins from three games in the last fortnight, Leo Cullen’s men impressed.

# top-dogs - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Changing of the guard? Tipperary look to confirm their status as hurling's elite force
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Changing of the guard? Tipperary look to confirm their status as hurling's elite force

Mar 11th 2017, 10:02 AM 5,067 Views 10 Comments

The wounded Cats make the trip to Thurles for a titanic league clash tonight.

# top-dogs - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Government approves promotions for 11 senior gardaí following controversy
# Vacancies
# Vacancies

Government approves promotions for 11 senior gardaí following controversy

Nov 22nd 2016, 2:34 PM 14,502 Views 53 Comments

The Minister for Justice had said last week she would examine vacancies in the force.

# top-dogs - Monday 6 June, 2016

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
# Cheval Noir
From The42
# Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,128 Views 42 Comments

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# top-dogs - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:00 PM 11,306 Views 64 Comments

It’s prediction time.

# top-dogs - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Tim Cook, Elon Musk, and Larry Page were at a private event where the 'main topic' was stopping Trump
# Meetup
# Meetup

Tim Cook, Elon Musk, and Larry Page were at a private event where the 'main topic' was stopping Trump

Mar 8th 2016, 1:03 PM 18,083 Views 30 Comments

And it all took place on a private island.

# top-dogs - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Connacht return to top of the Pro12 after high-scoring win over Zebre
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Connacht return to top of the Pro12 after high-scoring win over Zebre

Feb 20th 2016, 6:44 PM 16,289 Views 49 Comments

Pat Lam’s men put 51 points on the board this evening.

# top-dogs - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Federer-Djokovic: Five of the best from their incredible rivalry
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Federer-Djokovic: Five of the best from their incredible rivalry

Jan 27th 2016, 4:49 PM 4,179 Views 3 Comments

Two of the game’s greatest go toe-to-toe again in the Australian Open semi-final tomorrow.

# top-dogs - Friday 11 December, 2015

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 1
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 1

Dec 11th 2015, 5:00 PM 6,970 Views 25 Comments

It’s time to take a closer look at the top sides in tomorrow’s draw.

# top-dogs - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Donaghmoyne finish with 13 players but hang on to claim fourth All-Ireland title
# Test Of Character
From The42
# Test Of Character

Donaghmoyne finish with 13 players but hang on to claim fourth All-Ireland title

Dec 6th 2015, 5:15 PM 15,285 Views 7 Comments

Cork side Mourneabbey fall at final hurdle once again as Monaghan women prevail.

# top-dogs - Saturday 28 November, 2015

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Guinness PRO12 From The42
Live Nov 28th 2015, 4:15 PM

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Guinness PRO12

# top-dogs - Monday 13 April, 2015

The king is dead - Tesco is no longer the number one supermarket in Ireland
# Top Dogs
# Top Dogs

The king is dead - Tesco is no longer the number one supermarket in Ireland

Apr 13th 2015, 1:05 PM 36,420 Views 73 Comments

After months of threatening to do so, Super Valu has finally knocked the UK grocery giant from its perch.

# top-dogs - Saturday 21 March, 2015

The Six Nations table makes for sweet viewing this evening
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

The Six Nations table makes for sweet viewing this evening

Mar 21st 2015, 7:22 PM 10,995 Views 16 Comments

Drink it in.

# top-dogs - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Leinster, Toulon and Saracens in Tier One for Rugby Champions Cup draw
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Leinster, Toulon and Saracens in Tier One for Rugby Champions Cup draw

Jun 8th 2014, 2:37 PM 14,168 Views 30 Comments

Munster, semi-finallists in 2013 and 2014, will have to settle for a spot in Tier Two. Ulster may not be so lucky.

# top-dogs - Friday 2 May, 2014

Dundalk go top after putting Cork to the sword at Oriel Park
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Dundalk go top after putting Cork to the sword at Oriel Park

May 2nd 2014, 10:13 PM 10,144 Views 10 Comments

Richie Towell scored his third and fourth league goals of the season.

# top-dogs - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ross on Munster rivalry: 'You fight more in a family than you do with strangers'
# Interpro
From The42
# Interpro

Ross on Munster rivalry: 'You fight more in a family than you do with strangers'

Mar 24th 2014, 5:07 PM 8,140 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

# top-dogs - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Last-gasp point keeps Donegal top of Division 2 as Monaghan and Galway win
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Last-gasp point keeps Donegal top of Division 2 as Monaghan and Galway win

Mar 9th 2014, 5:32 PM 4,467 Views 0 Comments

Meath were denied at the death by a superb Michael Murphy free.

# top-dogs - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Ireland eager to mix it with rugby's big boys in 2014
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Ireland eager to mix it with rugby's big boys in 2014

Dec 25th 2013, 9:30 AM 4,372 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to Paul O’Connell, Jean de Villiers, Kieran Read and David Wallace about rugby’s top two.

# top-dogs - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Chiefs stage stunning comeback to win consecutive Super Rugby titles
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Chiefs stage stunning comeback to win consecutive Super Rugby titles

Aug 3rd 2013, 10:43 AM 2,111 Views 7 Comments

Christian Leali’ifano was the hero for the Australians but a late fightback saw the cup remain in New Zealand.

# top-dogs - Monday 22 October, 2012

In pictures: Our Heineken Cup Team of the Week
# First XV
From The42
# First XV

In pictures: Our Heineken Cup Team of the Week

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:26 AM 1,660 Views 0 Comments

Two Irish players have made the cut while there are some honourable mentions for three others.

# top-dogs - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Celtic boss Neil Lennon scoffs at treble talk before cup tie
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Celtic boss Neil Lennon scoffs at treble talk before cup tie

Sep 25th 2012, 1:36 PM 419 Views 0 Comments

They may be third place in the Scottish Premier League but that hasn’t discouraged daydreaming fans and headline writers.

# top-dogs - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot
# Doz-Ilroy
From The42
# Doz-Ilroy

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot

Apr 19th 2012, 3:25 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald

# top-dogs - Friday 13 April, 2012

Leaders of the Pack: Raffaele Cretaro and Sligo set to welcome Derry
# LOI Leaders
From The42
# LOI Leaders

Leaders of the Pack: Raffaele Cretaro and Sligo set to welcome Derry

Apr 13th 2012, 10:30 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

The Rovers striker and his teammates are enjoying their best league start in 75 years but know Derry will pose a genuine threat

# top-dogs - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Best league in the world? La Liga trio make UEFA shortlist
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Best league in the world? La Liga trio make UEFA shortlist

Jul 26th 2011, 9:22 AM 623 Views 1 Comment

Messi, Ronaldo and Xavi shortlisted for inaugural Best Player in Europe Award.