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# family-first - Friday 4 September, 2020

Duffy: 'With not having my best game and my first Ireland game without my dad, it was an emotional one'

Ireland’s goalscorer paid tribute to his late father after the 1-1 draw with Bulgaria.

# family-first - Monday 2 March, 2020

'The kids don't care whether you win, lose or draw. They just want to have the craic'

Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony on the influence of his father and bouncing back from disappointments.

# family-first - Friday 1 November, 2019

'They'll be sitting just behind me in the dugout. I wouldn't want to enjoy these experiences without them'

Tom Elmes and his Wexford Youths side are defending the FAI Cup at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday. But it’s about much more than that.

# family-first - Saturday 5 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Louth boss, who took over in tragic circumstances, steps down ahead of 2020

Darren Bishop steered the county to All-Ireland junior glory at Croke Park three weeks ago.

Pienaar intent on enjoying remaining days in rugby after tragedy took him back to South Africa

The former Ulster legend will face the northern province in Bloemfontein today.

# family-first - Monday 15 July, 2019

'I wanted to be a winner like her' - Madrid new boy Jovic inspired by sister's battle with leukemia

The 21-year-old striker revealed that his family went through a difficult period as his sibling fought cancer while he was training with Red Star.

# family-first - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'Our son Patrick is looking down on Leanne this weekend. She was very close to him'

A look through Leanne Kiernan’s rise to the top, through the highs and the lows, ahead of today’s FA Cup final.

# family-first - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Steven Hansen to step down from All Blacks job after 2019 World Cup

‘I do feel it’s right for the team for me to stand down,’ he said.

# family-first - Monday 26 November, 2018

'I tend to be a little bit of a workaholic' - Schmidt putting family first

The Ireland head coach is set to confirm his departure after next year’s World Cup.

# family-first - Monday 12 November, 2018

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband Family First This post contains videos

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

# family-first - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Mourinho clarifies Martial's reasons for leaving Manchester United's US tour

The France international has been linked with a move away from the Red Devils this summer.

# family-first - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'The most amazing 24 hours' - England's Delph missed World Cup win for birth of his daughter

The Manchester City midfielder left the camp to be with his wife, but he has flown back into Russia ahead of their quarter-final.

# family-first - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

All Blacks legend Ma'a Nonu to put career on hold 'for family reasons' as he leaves Toulon

It was reported that the 36-year-old centre would prolong his stay in France.

# family-first - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'I get a call every Monday from the old man and mum, trying to tweak my game'

Bundee Aki has more than Joe Schmidt to answer to when the odd pass goes astray.

# family-first - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'I was emotional but Dad was roaring and crying. You do it for those background reasons'

Lauren Magee opens up on the huge influence her family has on her inter-county career, Dublin’s 2017 and Blues Sisters.

# family-first - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'Fighting day by day': Silva reveals City absence was due to premature birth of baby son

The midfielder returned to a hero’s welcome against Watford, and has now revealed the reason for his absence.

# family-first - Thursday 15 June, 2017

US Open confirm Mickelson has withdrawn to attend his daughter's graduation

The man nicknamed ‘Lefty’ will be replaced by Mexico’s Roberto Diaz at Erin Hills this week.

# family-first - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller

Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.

# family-first - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Family first! Carlo Ancelotti hires his son as Bayern Munich assistant manager

Davide Ancelotti was previously a fitness coach with Real Madrid.