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#Underdogs

# underdogs - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

This weekend sees Ireland get a final shot at qualifying for the Olympic 7s
# Rio Dream
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# Rio Dream

This weekend sees Ireland get a final shot at qualifying for the Olympic 7s

Jun 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 7,380 Views 6 Comments

Both the Ireland men and women face qualifying tournaments over the next two weekends.

# underdogs - Saturday 11 June, 2016

10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss
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# Underdogs

10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss

Jun 11th 2016, 3:56 PM 4,718 Views 4 Comments

Switzerland played the majority of the game with a man advantage after Lorik Cana was sent off.

# underdogs - Friday 27 May, 2016

'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous'
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# Mul

'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous'

May 27th 2016, 4:12 PM 5,505 Views 2 Comments

John Muldoon and Pat Lam were in confident form at Murrayfield.

# underdogs - Monday 2 May, 2016

How Leicester went from 5000/1 outsiders to Premier League winners
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# Underdogs

How Leicester went from 5000/1 outsiders to Premier League winners

May 2nd 2016, 11:53 PM 6,303 Views 6 Comments

Within 25 minutes of the new season getting underway, it became apparent something special was brewing.

# underdogs - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League
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# Underdogs

Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League

Apr 30th 2016, 9:09 PM 50,110 Views 49 Comments

The Foxes need just three points from their remaining three league games this season to be crowned champions.

# underdogs - Friday 29 April, 2016

'Faroe Islands inspired Leicester's title bid'
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'Faroe Islands inspired Leicester's title bid'

Apr 29th 2016, 2:58 PM 6,673 Views 11 Comments

Former Denmark international Lars Olsen says his side are the inspiration for Claudio Ranieri’s team.

# underdogs - Friday 1 April, 2016

Can Leicester follow in the footsteps of these 10 unexpected champions?
# Underdogs
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# Underdogs

Can Leicester follow in the footsteps of these 10 unexpected champions?

Apr 1st 2016, 10:49 AM 8,366 Views 9 Comments

A look at other teams who shook up the established order and claimed surprise titles.

# underdogs - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The best Irish sports team you've never heard of
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# Underdogs

The best Irish sports team you've never heard of

Feb 14th 2016, 10:01 AM 28,898 Views 3 Comments

Ailsa Anderson chats to The42 about her side’s unlikely success story.

# underdogs - Monday 8 February, 2016

8 unlikely league champions that Leicester will be hoping to emulate
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# Underdogs

8 unlikely league champions that Leicester will be hoping to emulate

Feb 8th 2016, 8:30 PM 12,095 Views 21 Comments

The Foxes were made Premier League title favourites after a sensational victory over Man City at the weekend.

# underdogs - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Analysis: How are Leicester still top of the Premier League?
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# Underdogs

Analysis: How are Leicester still top of the Premier League?

Feb 6th 2016, 6:00 AM 3,636 Views 1 Comment

We look at the reasons behind the Foxes’ unlikely rise this season.

# underdogs - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Ex-Ireland international hoping to propel Salford City and Class of 92 into FA Cup third round
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# Underdogs

Ex-Ireland international hoping to propel Salford City and Class of 92 into FA Cup third round

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:42 PM 14,672 Views 3 Comments

We spoke to Stephen O’Halloran about life at the club and working under its famous owners.

# underdogs - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow
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# Underdogs

Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow

Sep 5th 2015, 2:53 PM 6,523 Views 16 Comments

Chris Coleman’s men could also go third in the world if they win their pivotal match tomorrow.

# underdogs - Saturday 14 March, 2015

England take top spot in Six Nations despite lacklustre display against Scotland
# Chariot
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# Chariot

England take top spot in Six Nations despite lacklustre display against Scotland

Mar 14th 2015, 5:56 PM 11,221 Views 13 Comments

It could have been much worse for Ireland’s Championship hopes.

# underdogs - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Sabella still hopeful over Di Maria fitness, says Argentina need 'perfect match'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Sabella still hopeful over Di Maria fitness, says Argentina need 'perfect match'

Jul 12th 2014, 11:54 PM 2,138 Views 0 Comments

“We have to remain very concentrated and close all the spaces open to them,” he says.

# underdogs - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification
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Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification

Jun 29th 2014, 9:49 AM 7,009 Views 7 Comments

The east Africans pulled off an impressive victory over Namibia in Madagascar.

# underdogs - Friday 27 June, 2014

We're not great with the favourites' tag, says Westmeath boss Bealin
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We're not great with the favourites' tag, says Westmeath boss Bealin

Jun 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,276 Views 3 Comments

Westmeath manager Paul Bealin thinks the qualifier draw with Cavan suits his team.

# underdogs - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Sure what have we won?' - why Cork weren't complacent against Waterford
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'Sure what have we won?' - why Cork weren't complacent against Waterford

May 26th 2014, 6:30 PM 4,785 Views 0 Comments

Cork Goalkeeper Anthony Nash is sure that complacency was not an issue at the weekend.

# underdogs - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

All you need to know about Italy ahead of the Six Nations
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# Underdogs

All you need to know about Italy ahead of the Six Nations

Jan 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 2,796 Views 3 Comments

With just two home games to target, 2014 could be a lean year for the Azzuri.

# underdogs - Monday 2 December, 2013

Cratloe boss: 'We're sickened - I thought we'd the game won'
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# Underdogs

Cratloe boss: 'We're sickened - I thought we'd the game won'

Dec 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,326 Views 0 Comments

The Clare club nearly pulled off a massive shock in yesterday’s AIB Munster SFC club final.

# underdogs - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Scout's report: Edinburgh looking to catch Munster out at Murrayfield
# Pool 6
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# Pool 6

Scout's report: Edinburgh looking to catch Munster out at Murrayfield

Oct 10th 2013, 12:24 PM 1,416 Views 9 Comments

Alan Solomons’ side are bottom of the Pro12, but will welcome a fresh start in Europe.

# underdogs - Sunday 21 July, 2013

In pictures: London outclassed in 1st ever Connacht final appearance
# Underdog's Tale
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# Underdog's Tale

In pictures: London outclassed in 1st ever Connacht final appearance

Jul 21st 2013, 9:50 PM 4,397 Views 0 Comments

Mayo steamrollered their way to a third Connacht title in a row.

# underdogs - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

6 reasons why Tahiti's footballers are your new favourite team
# Underdog Story
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# Underdog Story

6 reasons why Tahiti's footballers are your new favourite team

Jun 18th 2013, 7:06 PM 3,849 Views 0 Comments

One player climbs coconut trees for a living.

# underdogs - Monday 17 June, 2013

Tahiti: A true underdog story
# Confed Cup
From The42
# Confed Cup

Tahiti: A true underdog story

Jun 17th 2013, 12:39 PM 3,882 Views 5 Comments

The tiny South Pacific islanders paddle into uncharted waters when they take on Nigeria at the Confederations Cup in Brazil tonight.

# underdogs - Friday 16 November, 2012

Berdych keeps Czech Davis Cup hopes alive
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Berdych keeps Czech Davis Cup hopes alive

Nov 16th 2012, 11:07 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

The world number six levelled the final against much-fancied Spain with a win over Nicolas Almagro this evening.

# underdogs - Monday 20 August, 2012

Glamour tie: Pub team of ex-pats takes on Sweden's most successful side
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# Underdogs

Glamour tie: Pub team of ex-pats takes on Sweden's most successful side

Aug 20th 2012, 4:46 PM 1,363 Views 0 Comments

A number of Irish and British amateur players will line out for Langholmen FC against IFK Gothenburg in the Swedish Cup tonight.

# underdogs - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Micheal McDermott: “You don’t want to have fear going into this game, you want to enjoy it.”
# Underdogs
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# Underdogs

Micheal McDermott: “You don’t want to have fear going into this game, you want to enjoy it.”

Jul 5th 2012, 9:10 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

They may be rank outsiders but the Cavan native is looking forward to leading Clare into their first provincial senior football final in 12 years next Sunday.

# underdogs - Friday 25 May, 2012

Pro12 final: Ospreys make just one change for Leinster trip
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Pro12 final: Ospreys make just one change for Leinster trip

May 25th 2012, 1:40 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

Steve Tandy has stuck with 14 of the team which felled Munster in the semi-final, scrum half Rhys Webb is the only change.

# underdogs - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

WATCH: The Andorran football team's only ever competitive victory, plus 4 other shocks they (nearly) produced
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# Underdogs

WATCH: The Andorran football team's only ever competitive victory, plus 4 other shocks they (nearly) produced

Oct 5th 2011, 1:43 PM 893 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of Friday’s game, we look at the minnows record in international football, and find that they are capable of producing the odd surprise result.