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#World Class

# world-class - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The All Blacks know they're facing a 'world-class' Tadhg Furlong

The scrum will be a major part of the upcoming Lions Test series.

# world-class - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From The42 Ronaldo the hero as Real Madrid secure extra-time victory over 10-man Bayern World Class

Ronaldo the hero as Real Madrid secure extra-time victory over 10-man Bayern

The Portuguese international hit a hat-trick, as Real Madrid won in controversial fashion.

# world-class - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From The42 Griezmann produces world class free-kick in Atleti's win over Sevilla Top Drawer This post contains videos

Griezmann produces world class free-kick in Atleti's win over Sevilla

Diego Simeone’s men were 3-1 winners, with the French forward bagging his 22nd goal of the season.

# world-class - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From The42 Hat-trick hero Aubameyang comes good as Dortmund book place in Champions League last 8 World Class

Hat-trick hero Aubameyang comes good as Dortmund book place in Champions League last 8

Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, the Bundesliga side eased into the last eight with a 4-0 win on the night..

# world-class - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From The42 Watch: Sensational Lionel Messi goal helps Barcelona earn emphatic win World Class This post contains videos

Watch: Sensational Lionel Messi goal helps Barcelona earn emphatic win

The Argentine superstar turned one defender and skipped past another before neatly sliding a shot into the corner to put his club ahead.

# world-class - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From The42 Late Messi penalty saves Barca embarrassment following another disappointing display Not Ideal

Late Messi penalty saves Barca embarrassment following another disappointing display

The late goal salvaged a Barcelona win over Leganes on Sunday despite the Catalans producing a terrible display.

# world-class - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 Wonder goals from Messi and Suarez see Barca past Atletico World Class This post contains videos

Wonder goals from Messi and Suarez see Barca past Atletico

The Catalan side hold the first leg advantage after a 2-1 win this evening.

# world-class - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The42 Watch: Suarez and Messi brilliance keeps Barca on Madrid's tail World Class This post contains videos

Watch: Suarez and Messi brilliance keeps Barca on Madrid's tail

The Argentine superstar scored his 27th goal in just 24 appearances this season.

# world-class - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From The42 Henrikh Mkhitaryan's scorpion kick his 'best goal' World Class

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's scorpion kick his 'best goal'

The Armenia international made his return from an ankle injury yesterday and said he was ready for more game time.

# world-class - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The42 Mourinho: Ibrahimovic has proven he's a superman World Class

Mourinho: Ibrahimovic has proven he's a superman

The manager was effusive in his praise of the Swedish striker once again after he fired Manchester United to victory over West Brom.

# world-class - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The42 Leicester pair named alongside world's best players on Ballon d'Or shortlist World Class

Leicester pair named alongside world's best players on Ballon d'Or shortlist

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez have been included on the 30-man list.

# world-class - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 'There aren't many better full-backs around in Europe' World Class

'There aren't many better full-backs around in Europe'

RTÉ pundit Didi Hamann had high praise for Seamus Coleman after Sunday’s match with Moldova.

# world-class - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Which Of These Places Is Ireland Hotter Than Today? Quiz

Which Of These Places Is Ireland Hotter Than Today?

Our heatwave against the world.

# world-class - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 Irish insults we need the world to understand Ya Gowl

# world-class - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From The42 With the Euros around the corner, Spain's Andres Iniesta is in scintillating form World Class This post contains videos

With the Euros around the corner, Spain's Andres Iniesta is in scintillating form

The Barcelona player recently inspired his player to a Copa del Rey final victory.

# world-class - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 times Irish weddings went above and beyond in the name of craic The Best

15 times Irish weddings went above and beyond in the name of craic

And that’s why they’re so good.

# world-class - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 times Irish people proved they do puns better than anyone else World Class

17 times Irish people proved they do puns better than anyone else

Commitment to puns: strong.

# world-class - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 times Irish people proved they do welcomes better than anyone else Céad Míle Fáilte

# world-class - Monday 18 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 times Irish people proved they do romance better than anyone else World Class

15 times Irish people proved they do romance better than anyone else

We’re the most romantic nation in the world, really.

# world-class - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From The42 This glorious Luis Suarez scissors kick sealed Barca's place in the last 8 tonight World Class

This glorious Luis Suarez scissors kick sealed Barca's place in the last 8 tonight

The Catalan side have had a few nervy moments against Arsenal this evening.

# world-class - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From The42 This glorious Lionel Messi pass was the highlight of Barcelona's latest win World Class

This glorious Lionel Messi pass was the highlight of Barcelona's latest win

The Catalan side’s 11th consecutive league win also stretches their record unbeaten run to 36 games.

# world-class - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From The42 Luis Suarez can't stop scoring in Spain right now World Class

Luis Suarez can't stop scoring in Spain right now

The Uruguayan star has scored more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

# world-class - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 Behind the scenes: Ireland set up camp at £105m English FA headquarters World Class

Behind the scenes: Ireland set up camp at £105m English FA headquarters

We took a look around the facilities where Joe Schmidt and his players will train this week.

# world-class - Monday 6 July, 2015

One of the best back rows in the game may miss the Rugby World Cup

South Africa’s Duane Vermeulen will have surgery on a neck injury.

# world-class - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland delighted with returning 'world-class operators' Sexton, O'Brien and Healy Key Men

Ireland delighted with returning 'world-class operators' Sexton, O'Brien and Healy

Joe Schmidt revealed that Healy was doing extras out on the pitch after the win over France.

# world-class - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one of the most controversial goals of his career last night World Class

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one of the most controversial goals of his career last night

The controversy prompted home fans to furiously throw objects onto the pitch.

# world-class - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 Lionel Messi shows off his incredible touch on Japanese TV World Class

Lionel Messi shows off his incredible touch on Japanese TV

While Premier League stars have been busy, the Barcelona man has been off having fun in Asia.

# world-class - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Ulster's Tommy Bowe agrees new three-year IRFU contract

The 30-year-old wing has put pen to paper on a three-year deal to keep him in Ireland until 2018.

# world-class - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic World Class

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic

The Chelsea boss says the 26-year-old midfielder is a “giant” for his side and hails the way in which he adapted to his second spell at Stamford Bridge.

# world-class - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From The42 An early contender for pass of the season helped Chelsea beat Arsenal today World Class

# world-class - Monday 14 July, 2014

RNLI save three from pleasure craft off Arklow, miss World Cup final

The boat was taking on water near the Roadstone Jetty.

# world-class - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From The42 Check out Spain's incredible pre-World Cup tiki-taka training World Class

Check out Spain's incredible pre-World Cup tiki-taka training

This shows why they’re the current world champions!

# world-class - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From The42 Bayern on verge of title as they take unbeaten run to 50 games World Class

Bayern on verge of title as they take unbeaten run to 50 games

Goals by Mario Mandzukic and Bastian Schweinsteiger gave the league leaders their 16th-straight league win.

# world-class - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The42 It's Luis Suarez's birthday, so here's a compilation showing why he's world class Video This post contains videos

It's Luis Suarez's birthday, so here's a compilation showing why he's world class

Prepare for 13 minutes of pure genius.

# world-class - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo scores an absolute scorcher as Real go joint top World Class

Cristiano Ronaldo scores an absolute scorcher as Real go joint top

Gareth Bale was also on target for Madrid.

# world-class - Saturday 21 December, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: All the goals as Liverpool beat Cardiff at Anfield today Winning

VIDEO: All the goals as Liverpool beat Cardiff at Anfield today

Two from Luis Suarez and one from Raheem Sterling helped the Reds gain a comfortable victory today

# world-class - Monday 25 November, 2013

Kieran Read reflects on 'proud moment' after beating Ireland

The world class No. 8 says the All Blacks will be focused on getting even better next year.

# world-class - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The42 'Kieran Read is the best player in the world right now' - David Wallace Love Eight This post contains videos

'Kieran Read is the best player in the world right now' - David Wallace

The All Blacks’ No.8 is the current favourite to win the IRB Player of the Year award.

# world-class - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From The42 Check out Luis Suarez's brilliant hat-trick against West Brom today World Class

Check out Luis Suarez's brilliant hat-trick against West Brom today

The Uruguayan striker was in superb form at Anfield this afternoon.

# world-class - Monday 22 April, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Stunning Van Persie strike puts United in control against Villa World Class This post contains videos

VIDEO: Stunning Van Persie strike puts United in control against Villa

Alex Ferguson’s men ultimately won 3-0.