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# trailblazers - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Scottish referees Craig Napier and Lloyd Wilson come out as gay
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From The42
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Scottish referees Craig Napier and Lloyd Wilson come out as gay

Jun 2nd 2022, 11:55 AM 5,066 Views 4 Comments

‘We need to see the climate change so that people do feel that they can be their true self.’

# trailblazers - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze
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From The42
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'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze

Jul 28th 2021, 3:41 AM 5,101 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have their first medal of the Tokyo Olympics as Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty secured third on Wednesday morning.

# trailblazers - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand
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From The42
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'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand

Apr 24th 2021, 9:15 AM 8,726 Views 3 Comments

In the final part of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we relive a historic 18 months for the national women’s side with players who were there.

# trailblazers - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien
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From The42
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'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien

Apr 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 21,054 Views 3 Comments

In the penultimate instalment of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we speak to the former Ireland rugby and soccer international who led the way for mixed race players.

# trailblazers - Saturday 17 April, 2021

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
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From The42
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'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 17th 2021, 9:36 AM 5,433 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

# trailblazers - Friday 16 April, 2021

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
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'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 16th 2021, 5:30 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 16th 2021, 5:07 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

# trailblazers - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
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From The42
# Trailblazers

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,768 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

# trailblazers - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
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From The42
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'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 26,380 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

# trailblazers - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'
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From The42
# Trailblazers

'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'

Sep 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 37,956 Views 5 Comments

Two-time Kilkenny All-Ireland winner Sinéad Millea speaks to The42 about playing with the famous Downey sisters.

# trailblazers - Monday 29 July, 2019

Meghan Markle puts Sinead Burke on the cover of Vogue's 'Forces for Change' September issue
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Meghan Markle puts Sinead Burke on the cover of Vogue's 'Forces for Change' September issue

Jul 29th 2019, 5:12 PM 57,314 Views 18 Comments

The diversity advocate appears alongside 14 other women including Jacinda Ardern and Jane Fonda.

# trailblazers - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Meet the 9 gals behind British Vogue's new diverse cover making waves in the industry
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From The Daily Edge
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Meet the 9 gals behind British Vogue's new diverse cover making waves in the industry

Mar 31st 2018, 3:17 PM 4,852 Views 5 Comments

Queer Eye’s Tan France is fan.

# trailblazers - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Here are the 8 people who National Geographic says are the best adventurers on the planet
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# Trailblazers

Here are the 8 people who National Geographic says are the best adventurers on the planet

Mar 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 49,546 Views 30 Comments

Want to feel a bit lazy? Read on…

# trailblazers - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine
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# Trailblazers

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

Sep 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 8,047 Views 51 Comments

Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.

# trailblazers - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is
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From The42
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Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is

Aug 8th 2017, 10:53 PM 2,664 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Finnegan, who plays for Dublin and works for Teneo PSG, shares her thoughts on the eve of the WRWC.

# trailblazers - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'We're two cranky East Clare farmers' sons' - how joint Banner managers make it work
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From The42
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'We're two cranky East Clare farmers' sons' - how joint Banner managers make it work

Jul 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,409 Views 0 Comments

Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney blazed a trail with Clare at underage level.

# trailblazers - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The man who lead Mayo to All-Ireland football glory in 2013
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From The42
# Trailblazers

The man who lead Mayo to All-Ireland football glory in 2013

Dec 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 3,340 Views 2 Comments

Enda Gilvarry was the bainisteoir when Mayo had something to celebrate in Croke Park in September.