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#Triple Crown

# triple-crown - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'
# Triple Crown
From The42
# Triple Crown

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 14,709 Views 19 Comments

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

# triple-crown - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Continuity the key, Doris has to settle for bench, and Earls at 23 again
# Triple Crown
From The42
# Triple Crown

Continuity the key, Doris has to settle for bench, and Earls at 23 again

Feb 19th 2020, 3:00 PM 9,832 Views 36 Comments

Ireland head to Twickenham looking to seal the Triple Crown.

# triple-crown - Friday 13 September, 2019

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify

Sep 13th 2019, 12:02 PM 4,449 Views 4 Comments

‘I unequivocally reject any implication that scopolamine was ever intentionally administered,’ Bob Baffert said.

# triple-crown - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Unbeaten Justify dominates Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown winner
# Success
From The42
# Success

Unbeaten Justify dominates Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown winner

Jun 10th 2018, 8:53 AM 4,363 Views 1 Comment

Bob Baffert has become just the second trainer to saddle two Triple Crown winners.

# triple-crown - Sunday 8 June, 2014

'This is the cowards' way out' - California Chrome's owner was NOT happy at losing the Triple Crown
# Sore Loser
From The42
# Sore Loser

'This is the cowards' way out' - California Chrome's owner was NOT happy at losing the Triple Crown

Jun 8th 2014, 8:08 PM 8,277 Views 8 Comments

Co-owner Steve Coburn didn’t take losing well.

# triple-crown - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Can 'America's horse' win the first Triple Crown in 36 years?
# Winner Alright
From The42
# Winner Alright

Can 'America's horse' win the first Triple Crown in 36 years?

Jun 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 3,428 Views 1 Comment

The final leg, the Belmont Stakes, takes place this evening.

# triple-crown - Sunday 23 February, 2014

D'Arcy disconsolate, but says 'no chance Twickenham defeat will derail entire Championship'
# Triple Down
From The42
# Triple Down

D'Arcy disconsolate, but says 'no chance Twickenham defeat will derail entire Championship'

Feb 23rd 2014, 9:35 AM 6,178 Views 22 Comments

Ireland are down, but not out.

Positive sheen of England slugfest wears off fast for 'gutted' Schmidt
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Positive sheen of England slugfest wears off fast for 'gutted' Schmidt

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:10 AM 24,183 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s head coach was an odd combination of annoyed and enthused after a mixed bag of a day in London.

# triple-crown - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Six things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations action
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Six things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations action

Feb 22nd 2014, 6:59 PM 8,739 Views 21 Comments

We pick the bones out of a weekend that ended in disappointment for Ireland.

Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider

Feb 22nd 2014, 3:43 PM 1,981 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old Scot held his nerve to settle a topsy-turvy clash.

# triple-crown - Friday 21 February, 2014

Meet the Irish rugby team's secret weapon for this weekend's match
# Triple Crown Size
From The Daily Edge
# Triple Crown Size

Meet the Irish rugby team's secret weapon for this weekend's match

Feb 21st 2014, 1:49 PM 11,258 Views 10 Comments

He’s more than willing to answer Ireland’s call.

# triple-crown - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team
# Column
From The42
# Column

Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team

Feb 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 1,791 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland out-half says she and her teammates are ‘trying to do our country proud’ as they aim for a Triple Crown.

# triple-crown - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

No talk of rap battles this year as Ireland prepare for battle at Twickenham
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

No talk of rap battles this year as Ireland prepare for battle at Twickenham

Feb 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,384 Views 0 Comments

The mood in the Ireland camp is not as jocular as 2013 but that is no bad thing.

# triple-crown - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Nora Stapleton column: Katie Taylor told us we had inspired her
# Triple Crown
From The42
# Triple Crown

Nora Stapleton column: Katie Taylor told us we had inspired her

Feb 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland out-half writes about beating Wales to set up a Triple Crown-decider with England in the Six Nations.

# triple-crown - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Twickenham holds no fear for inspirational O'Connell after whacking Wales
# Driving Force
From The42
# Driving Force

Twickenham holds no fear for inspirational O'Connell after whacking Wales

Feb 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 20,199 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland captain was still suffering from the remnants of a chest infection on Saturday but was immense against Wales.

# triple-crown - Monday 1 April, 2013

1972, the year 'The Troubles' wrecked Ireland's Grand Slam hopes
# Troubled Times
From The42
# Troubled Times

1972, the year 'The Troubles' wrecked Ireland's Grand Slam hopes

Apr 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 3,179 Views 0 Comments

Ireland and Lions flanker Fergus Slattery reflects on politics and sports mixing to ill-effect.

# triple-crown - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor
# Rock Hard
From The42
# Rock Hard

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor

Mar 27th 2013, 3:04 PM 3,719 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht flanker announced he is to step away from the professional game today.

# triple-crown - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ian McGeechan tells Warren Gatland to pick Lions on form not record
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Ian McGeechan tells Warren Gatland to pick Lions on form not record

Mar 21st 2013, 10:23 AM 1,398 Views 2 Comments

That’s not good news for some of Ireland’s hopefuls is it?

# triple-crown - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll handed 3-week ban for stamp on Italian
# BOD
From The42
# BOD

Brian O'Driscoll handed 3-week ban for stamp on Italian

Mar 20th 2013, 2:48 PM 13,588 Views 39 Comments

The decision means the talismanic centre will miss two Rabo games and the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final.

# triple-crown - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Opinion: A new set of voices is needed to reboot Irish rugby
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Opinion: A new set of voices is needed to reboot Irish rugby

Mar 19th 2013, 8:50 PM 2,809 Views 2 Comments

‘What value is corporate knowledge when you keep losing?’ ask Whiff of Cordite who think a new broom is required within the game here.

Brian O'Driscoll citing hearing set for tomorrow in London
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Brian O'Driscoll citing hearing set for tomorrow in London

Mar 19th 2013, 5:58 PM 9,303 Views 20 Comments

The Leinster legend was sin-binned in Rome for a stamp on Simone Favaro.

# triple-crown - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Declan Kidney: I'll have to think about new contract
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Declan Kidney: I'll have to think about new contract

Mar 16th 2013, 7:27 PM 18,277 Views 78 Comments

“I’d have to sit down and think about whether I want a new contract,” the Corkman said after the loss in Rome.

Open thread: what's your verdict on Ireland's 6 Nations campaign?
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Open thread: what's your verdict on Ireland's 6 Nations campaign?

Mar 16th 2013, 4:40 PM 6,099 Views 42 Comments

Is it the end of the road for Declan Kidney? Did they do as well as expected considering injuries? Have your say.

VIDEO: 'The Greatest' -- RTÉ tribute to Brian O'Driscoll feels a lot like a goodbye
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

VIDEO: 'The Greatest' -- RTÉ tribute to Brian O'Driscoll feels a lot like a goodbye

Mar 16th 2013, 12:55 PM 11,685 Views 16 Comments

Let’s watch your best bits, Brian.

Cian Healy unsure of Brian O'Driscoll plans after today's 6 Nations finale
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Cian Healy unsure of Brian O'Driscoll plans after today's 6 Nations finale

Mar 16th 2013, 10:25 AM 5,184 Views 12 Comments

‘He could go on for a few years so it is however his body feels at the end of it.’

# triple-crown - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Italy boss Brunel wary of 'fighting' Irish ahead of  St Patrick's weekend tie
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Italy boss Brunel wary of 'fighting' Irish ahead of St Patrick's weekend tie

Mar 14th 2013, 5:13 PM 1,419 Views 12 Comments

“It will probably be O’Driscoll’s final match, so that will add an extra dimension to their game. But overall, Ireland is a team full of good, talented players.”

Jonny Sexton out of trip to Rome, Paddy Jackson to start
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Jonny Sexton out of trip to Rome, Paddy Jackson to start

Mar 14th 2013, 2:13 PM 8,749 Views 25 Comments

The Leinster out half went over on his foot during training this morning.

# triple-crown - Monday 11 March, 2013

6 Nations: Ireland to delay Italy team announcement, as potential BOD farewell in the balance
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

6 Nations: Ireland to delay Italy team announcement, as potential BOD farewell in the balance

Mar 11th 2013, 7:01 PM 14,768 Views 23 Comments

O’Driscoll suffered concussion, a lacerated ear and a dead leg in the 13-13 draw with France over the weekend.

# triple-crown - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland v France: We'll take 3-0 as well, says under-pressure Declan Kidney
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Ireland v France: We'll take 3-0 as well, says under-pressure Declan Kidney

Mar 8th 2013, 3:42 PM 5,207 Views 24 Comments

Kidney and his France counterpart Philippe Saint-Andre are desperate for a win in Dublin.

In pictures: Paddy Jackson gets in some late kicking practice on Captain's Run at Aviva Stadium
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

In pictures: Paddy Jackson gets in some late kicking practice on Captain's Run at Aviva Stadium

Mar 8th 2013, 3:04 PM 2,958 Views 5 Comments

Ireland take on France at Lansdowne tomorrow.

# triple-crown - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

RTÉ to broadcast live coverage of Ireland's Grand Slam-defining French clash
# Triple Crowned
From The42
# Triple Crowned

RTÉ to broadcast live coverage of Ireland's Grand Slam-defining French clash

Mar 6th 2013, 9:54 AM 1,806 Views 12 Comments

Record crowds are set to descend on Ashbourne RFC this Friday for the crucial rugby encounter.

# triple-crown - Monday 4 March, 2013

Opinion: It's not the ending he deserved but axing Ronan O'Gara is the right call from Kidney
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Opinion: It's not the ending he deserved but axing Ronan O'Gara is the right call from Kidney

Mar 4th 2013, 11:46 AM 2,041 Views 9 Comments

The Munster great should have went after the World Cup in 2011, say Whiff of Cordite.

# triple-crown - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Here's Your Cian Healy Is The Next Tom Brady Picture Of The Day
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Here's Your Cian Healy Is The Next Tom Brady Picture Of The Day

Feb 28th 2013, 6:19 PM 1,918 Views 0 Comments

‘How much you wanna make a bet I can throw a football over them mountains?’

France lock Pascal Pape to miss Dublin trip, rest of 6 Nations
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

France lock Pascal Pape to miss Dublin trip, rest of 6 Nations

Feb 28th 2013, 3:33 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

Pape picked up the injury while he was captain of the side that lost 23-18 to Italy in Rome on 3 February.

# triple-crown - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

7 people who think Cian Healy is a lucky boy this evening
# Properchurch
From The42
# Properchurch

7 people who think Cian Healy is a lucky boy this evening

Feb 27th 2013, 6:11 PM 3,267 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland forward is free to face Les Bleus in Dublin next time out.

Good news for Ireland as Cian Healy’s 6 Nations ban appeal upheld
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Good news for Ireland as Cian Healy’s 6 Nations ban appeal upheld

Feb 27th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,761 Views 50 Comments

The Leinster man is now free to face France in Dublin.

# triple-crown - Monday 25 February, 2013

Injury update: Scans for Gilroy and O'Callaghan as Sexton expected to be up and running this week
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Injury update: Scans for Gilroy and O'Callaghan as Sexton expected to be up and running this week

Feb 25th 2013, 6:53 PM 8,923 Views 26 Comments

Next up, France in Dublin.

Opinion: ‘Giving Jamie Heaslip the captaincy of Brian O’Driscoll’s team could never work’
# Post-mortem
From The42
# Post-mortem

Opinion: ‘Giving Jamie Heaslip the captaincy of Brian O’Driscoll’s team could never work’

Feb 25th 2013, 11:20 AM 11,434 Views 46 Comments

Kidney has made a cardinal mistake according to Emmet O’Rafferty.

History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest
# Protect This House
From The42
# Protect This House

History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest

Feb 25th 2013, 10:33 AM 1,165 Views 0 Comments

The Irish women have already sealed a Triple Crown and lead the table with two games remaining.

# triple-crown - Saturday 23 February, 2013

In pictures: Ireland's women capture first ever Triple Crown
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

In pictures: Ireland's women capture first ever Triple Crown

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:40 PM 2,390 Views 5 Comments

The Irish team travelled to Scotland where they prevailed in almost perfect conditions.

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