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#high Performance

# high-performance - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From the NFL Combine to Irish rugby: Winkelman may be IRFU's smartest hire

The union’s Director of Athletic Performance and Science told us about the work he’s doing behind the scenes.

# high-performance - Sunday 25 September, 2016

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance

The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.

# high-performance - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'Sometimes we look too much to the US and the UK for what they're doing'

Ireland Women strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is running the 2016 Athletic Performance Seminar.

# high-performance - Friday 8 January, 2016

'It starts to remove the excuses': Why Ireland's new elite training centre matters

€4 million base on the National Sports Campus is due to be fully operational by next month.

# high-performance - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Massive blow for Irish boxing with Billy Walsh poised to take up US coaching post

The man who helps Ireland punch above their weight set to leave less than a year before the Olympic Games.

# high-performance - Thursday 9 April, 2015

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This house was extended to become a small village

The designers of this home in Australia had some rather interesting ideas when it came to expansion.

# high-performance - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Ireland back row Fitzpatrick striving to bring sports science to life

The 29-year-old’s company is based out of DCU and focuses on driving athletic performance.

# high-performance - Friday 18 July, 2014

Ireland Women centre Murphy striving for perfection at World Cup

The 25-year-old and her teammates have lofty ambitions for the tournament in France.

# high-performance - Friday 18 April, 2014

Nucifora to bring 'greater alignment across all areas' of Irish rugby

The Australian’s newly-created position was born in a post-2011 Rugby World Cup review by the IRFU.

# high-performance - Friday 3 January, 2014

‘What a clown!’ – Barnes hits back at Minister Ring over funding

The Olympic bronze medallist is unhappy with the minister’s claims that he should be grateful for the financial assistance he receives.

# high-performance - Saturday 21 December, 2013

‘Successful teams have a consistency of thought’ – George Gregan

The Australian World Cup winner provides some insight into how coaches set the standards for their players.

# high-performance - Friday 26 October, 2012

Promoted: McEntee takes up IRFU high performance role

Leinster academy boss Colin McEntee has been entrusted with Irish Rugby’s next generation.

# high-performance - Friday 10 August, 2012

'It's the Mullingar shuffle' -- Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot

The Mullingar man beat Cuban Lazaro Alvarez Estrada in their semi-final bout at the Excel Arena on a score of 19-14.

# high-performance - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

'I'm just warming up' says Michael Conlan after quarter-final win

The Belfast fighter insists he’s not going to settle for bronze after victory in London tonight.

# high-performance - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle

Glandular fever has ended the Wexford swimmer’s Olympic Games.

# high-performance - Sunday 22 April, 2012

‘We weren’t sure were we going to get anybody qualified’ — says boxing coach Walsh KO

‘We weren’t sure were we going to get anybody qualified’ — says boxing coach Walsh

Joe Ward won’t be in London this summer.

# high-performance - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth

The pressure is on Billy Walsh’s fighters to deliver this summer, according to the Barcelona ’92 hero.