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#defying the odds

# defying-the-odds - Thursday 6 September, 2018

One-handed rookie poised to make NFL debut

Shaquem Griffin made history when he was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks back in April.

# defying-the-odds - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'The way I faced up to my blindness and paralysis was just replicating what I'd learned through sport'

We caught up with two-time Commonwealth medallist, adventurer and cure for paralysis activist Mark Pollock.

# defying-the-odds - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'There are people out there who want me to fail but that drives you on more'

Sinead Kane made history in Sydney last weekend but the journey to this point has been far from plain sailing.

# defying-the-odds - Sunday 20 December, 2015

O'Neill: McClean saw red mist before reckless tackle

Ireland boss also believes that ‘phenomenal’ Leicester can continue their remarkable form and win the league.

# defying-the-odds - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Clare's Ireland star targets Munster football title and backs Podge's dual mandate

Gary Brennan has also welcomed the news that Podge Collins will fulfil a dual role for the Banner County next year.

# defying-the-odds - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From Man who didn't know how long his puppy had to live filmed her every day Take A Break

Man who didn't know how long his puppy had to live filmed her every day

The film is beautiful and oddly moving.