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#World Class

# world-class - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo takes out frustration on Fiorentina with stunning goal
# World Class
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# World Class

Cristiano Ronaldo takes out frustration on Fiorentina with stunning goal

Aug 24th 2017, 11:54 AM 8,479 Views 3 Comments

The Portuguese star is banned from competitive domestic action for another three games.

# world-class - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Marco Asensio's stunning strike against Barca further proves what a special talent he is
# World Class
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# World Class

Marco Asensio's stunning strike against Barca further proves what a special talent he is

Aug 17th 2017, 12:51 PM 9,331 Views 6 Comments

Who needs Kylian Mbappé?

# world-class - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The All Blacks know they're facing a 'world-class' Tadhg Furlong
# Pride Of Wexford
From The42
# Pride Of Wexford

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

Jun 20th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,538 Views 3 Comments

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

# world-class - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 18th 2017, 10:19 PM 7,967 Views 38 Comments

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

# world-class - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Griezmann produces world class free-kick in Atleti's win over Sevilla
# Top Drawer
From The42
# Top Drawer

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

Mar 19th 2017, 5:54 PM 7,957 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 8th 2017, 9:41 PM 4,853 Views 1 Comment

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

Watch: Sensational Lionel Messi goal helps Barcelona earn emphatic win
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

Watch: Sensational Lionel Messi goal helps Barcelona earn emphatic win

Mar 4th 2017, 9:39 PM 13,845 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Late Messi penalty saves Barca embarrassment following another disappointing display

Feb 19th 2017, 11:10 PM 6,782 Views 3 Comments

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

# world-class - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Wonder goals from Messi and Suarez see Barca past Atletico
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

Wonder goals from Messi and Suarez see Barca past Atletico

Feb 1st 2017, 10:34 PM 7,486 Views 4 Comments

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

# world-class - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Watch: Suarez and Messi brilliance keeps Barca on Madrid's tail
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

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

Jan 14th 2017, 5:35 PM 5,698 Views 5 Comments

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

# world-class - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

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

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's scorpion kick his 'best goal'

Dec 27th 2016, 9:52 AM 10,443 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Mourinho: Ibrahimovic has proven he's a superman

Dec 17th 2016, 11:53 PM 7,937 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2016, 6:30 PM 15,006 Views 28 Comments

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

# world-class - Monday 10 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 10th 2016, 12:15 AM 11,209 Views 9 Comments

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

# world-class - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

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

Which Of These Places Is Ireland Hotter Than Today?

Jul 19th 2016, 2:36 PM 8,231 Views 0 Comments

Our heatwave against the world.

# world-class - Saturday 25 June, 2016

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

11 Irish insults we need the world to understand

Jun 25th 2016, 8:15 PM 9,312 Views 2 Comments

Dryshite.

# world-class - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

With the Euros around the corner, Spain's Andres Iniesta is in scintillating form
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

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

May 25th 2016, 11:05 AM 5,152 Views 7 Comments

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

# world-class - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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

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

May 19th 2016, 9:34 PM 11,974 Views 0 Comments

And that’s why they’re so good.

# world-class - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

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

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

May 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 34,577 Views 1 Comment

Commitment to puns: strong.

# world-class - Thursday 21 April, 2016

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

11 times Irish people proved they do welcomes better than anyone else

Apr 21st 2016, 9:20 PM 8,414 Views 0 Comments

World class.

# world-class - Monday 18 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 18th 2016, 9:33 PM 13,693 Views 1 Comment

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

# world-class - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 16th 2016, 9:17 PM 10,497 Views 12 Comments

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

# world-class - Sunday 6 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 6th 2016, 5:43 PM 12,382 Views 4 Comments

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

# world-class - Sunday 7 February, 2016

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

Luis Suarez can't stop scoring in Spain right now

Feb 7th 2016, 1:48 PM 7,894 Views 4 Comments

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

# world-class - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 35,109 Views 32 Comments

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
# Under The Knife
From The42
# Under The Knife

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

Jul 6th 2015, 1:19 PM 10,428 Views 2 Comments

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

# world-class - Sunday 15 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 15th 2015, 12:14 PM 5,116 Views 15 Comments

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

# world-class - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 14th 2015, 10:52 AM 11,182 Views 17 Comments

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

# world-class - Friday 2 January, 2015

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

Lionel Messi shows off his incredible touch on Japanese TV

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:26 PM 7,168 Views 3 Comments

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
# Tommy Boooowe
From The42
# Tommy Boooowe

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

Nov 13th 2014, 10:22 AM 3,674 Views 19 Comments

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

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic
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# World Class

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic

Nov 11th 2014, 10:34 AM 5,040 Views 3 Comments

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

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

An early contender for pass of the season helped Chelsea beat Arsenal today

Oct 5th 2014, 5:26 PM 5,058 Views 1 Comment

Take a bow, Cesc Fabregas.

# world-class - Monday 14 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 14th 2014, 7:41 AM 10,740 Views 7 Comments

The boat was taking on water near the Roadstone Jetty.

# world-class - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,679 Views 15 Comments

This shows why they’re the current world champions!

# world-class - Saturday 15 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 15th 2014, 8:15 PM 3,137 Views 0 Comments

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

# world-class - Friday 24 January, 2014

It's Luis Suarez's birthday, so here's a compilation showing why he's world class
# Video
From The42
# Video

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

Jan 24th 2014, 6:29 PM 4,626 Views 18 Comments

Prepare for 13 minutes of pure genius.

# world-class - Saturday 18 January, 2014

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

Cristiano Ronaldo scores an absolute scorcher as Real go joint top

Jan 18th 2014, 5:03 PM 12,070 Views 11 Comments

Gareth Bale was also on target for Madrid.

# world-class - Saturday 21 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 21st 2013, 2:46 PM 7,914 Views 12 Comments

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
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Kieran Read reflects on 'proud moment' after beating Ireland

Nov 25th 2013, 5:19 PM 6,201 Views 3 Comments

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

# world-class - Friday 22 November, 2013

'Kieran Read is the best player in the world right now' - David Wallace
# Love Eight
From The42
# Love Eight

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:15 AM 2,944 Views 0 Comments

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