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# perspective - This year 2022

Ferris: One Test win in New Zealand would make for a positive summer for Ireland
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Ferris: One Test win in New Zealand would make for a positive summer for Ireland

Jun 23rd 2022, 4:29 PM 5,935 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland star on Johnny Sexton at U20 level, Andy Farrell’s back-row dilemma, and an inevitable Kiwi backlash.

'Now, I look back on my time at Man United as a success. When I came home, I felt like a failure'
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'Now, I look back on my time at Man United as a success. When I came home, I felt like a failure'

Jun 19th 2022, 9:09 AM 69,003 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Whelan looks back on his career as a footballer.

'It's nothing personal, you have to look in the mirror before blaming anyone else'
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'It's nothing personal, you have to look in the mirror before blaming anyone else'

May 31st 2022, 11:00 PM 24,646 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Kilkenny holds no grudges after his season petered out under Scott Parker as Bournemouth were promoted to the Premier League.

# perspective - Last year 2021

'I stopped worrying about rugby after Axel died'
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'I stopped worrying about rugby after Axel died'

Dec 25th 2021, 9:00 PM 47,729 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from Keith Earls’ book ‘Fight or Flight’.

'You do miss it when you're watching it, but then I do like having free weekends as well'
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'You do miss it when you're watching it, but then I do like having free weekends as well'

Nov 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,188 Views 8 Comments

Devin Toner says he’s caught in two minds during international weekends in which he’s not involved with Ireland.

Why are we obssessed by World Cup failures? There are plenty of other things to win in rugby
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Why are we obssessed by World Cup failures? There are plenty of other things to win in rugby

Nov 14th 2021, 7:23 AM 23,131 Views 55 Comments

Ireland’s record in World Cups is awful but their record in between tournaments is exceptional compared to the dark old days of the ’90s.

Van Graan: 'I am not going to moan about scoring four forward tries in the second half'
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Van Graan: 'I am not going to moan about scoring four forward tries in the second half'

Oct 4th 2021, 7:53 AM 11,547 Views 13 Comments

Munster are moving forward even if it is not at the pace that so many pundits would like.

'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'
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'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'

Aug 5th 2021, 4:22 PM 12,972 Views 15 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

Referee Anthony Taylor: Kjaer and medics ‘real heroes’ after Christian Eriksen collapse
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Referee Anthony Taylor: Kjaer and medics ‘real heroes’ after Christian Eriksen collapse

Aug 4th 2021, 1:45 AM 3,318 Views 0 Comments

The official reacted quickly when Eriksen went into cardiac arrest during Denmark’s Euro 2020 game with Finland.

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'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'
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'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'

Dec 16th 2020, 7:00 PM 7,326 Views 0 Comments

Meath’s bid to make it third time lucky in the All-Ireland final is put firmly into perspective by captain Máire O’Shaughnessy’s work off the pitch.

Never getting obsessed with hurling and 'imbalances' in the body as Canning goes again
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Never getting obsessed with hurling and 'imbalances' in the body as Canning goes again

Oct 31st 2020, 7:30 AM 9,686 Views 2 Comments

The Portumna star is facing into a Leinster semi-final against Wexford this weekend.

'They gave us a diagnosis that she wasn’t to live past 7. She turns 12 next month'
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'They gave us a diagnosis that she wasn’t to live past 7. She turns 12 next month'

Oct 24th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,472 Views 1 Comment

The heartwarming tale of the Westmeath Camogie manager whose team and daughter are winning against the odds.

'It gave me a real appreciation when football was kind of taken away'
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'It gave me a real appreciation when football was kind of taken away'

Aug 7th 2020, 6:00 PM 5,329 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne captain and Ireland U17 coach Pearl Slattery is raring to go in the new season.

'We're not the heroes. The heroes are the people that are putting their lives on the line for us'
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'We're not the heroes. The heroes are the people that are putting their lives on the line for us'

Apr 2nd 2020, 6:15 AM 4,595 Views 1 Comment

Leona Maguire on life in Cavan through the Covid-19 crisis, her much-changed schedule, and perspective.

'Heroes are our nurses and doctors in hospitals - we should be proud of them'
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'Heroes are our nurses and doctors in hospitals - we should be proud of them'

Mar 30th 2020, 9:29 PM 7,684 Views 1 Comment

Eoin Hand turned 74 today and the former Ireland manager’s view on life has been shaped by the trauma of a near-death experience 23 years ago.

Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan
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Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 4,515 Views 1 Comment

The athlete’s good friend, Craig Lynch, passed away in a car accident last year.

'What I did learn after Brother Damien passing away is there is a lot more to life'
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'What I did learn after Brother Damien passing away is there is a lot more to life'

Feb 14th 2020, 12:00 PM 46,924 Views 1 Comment

Camogie – and winning – went from being the be all and end all, to meaning so little in the grand scheme of things for Grace Walsh.

'You stop and you think, ‘There’s far more to life than a footy game''
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'You stop and you think, ‘There’s far more to life than a footy game''

Dec 26th 2019, 3:24 PM 19,782 Views 5 Comments

Connacht coach Andy Friend tells The42 about his nomadic coaching journey.

'It makes you realise how special it is what Munster has. It's very hard to replicate'
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'It makes you realise how special it is what Munster has. It's very hard to replicate'

Nov 29th 2019, 11:15 AM 10,921 Views 5 Comments

Tommy O’Donnell explains how his family have helped him to develop resilience.

'You think nothing is going to harm you. But then you see real life experience and it hits home'
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'You think nothing is going to harm you. But then you see real life experience and it hits home'

Oct 29th 2019, 5:19 PM 48,383 Views 0 Comments

Three-time All-Ireland winner Pádraic Maher discusses the distressing events he has witnessed as a Garda.

'My kids aren't going to love me less' - Emotional All Blacks front up to defeat
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'My kids aren't going to love me less' - Emotional All Blacks front up to defeat

Oct 27th 2019, 8:54 AM 13,253 Views 14 Comments

The All Blacks were still hurting badly this morning after their defeat to England.

'It was the best thing I ever did. When I came back, I just appreciated it more'
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'It was the best thing I ever did. When I came back, I just appreciated it more'

Sep 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,707 Views 3 Comments

Kilkenny joint captain Meighan Farrell is back and looking to make it third time lucky in the All-Ireland senior camogie final.

'How lucky are we that we can go out and play? Anytime the going gets tough, I think of her'
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'How lucky are we that we can go out and play? Anytime the going gets tough, I think of her'

Aug 2nd 2019, 2:31 PM 6,653 Views 0 Comments

Waterford star Niamh Rockett’s story of triumph over adversity is a remarkable one. But she looks elsewhere for inspiration.

'You see little kids in Africa kicking around plastic bottles on the street in their bare feet'
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'You see little kids in Africa kicking around plastic bottles on the street in their bare feet'

Apr 5th 2019, 9:45 AM 3,285 Views 1 Comment

Defence Forces member Siobhan O’Sullivan reflects on her working life and her decision to switch allegiances from Sligo to Kildare.

'I got perspective on my priorities, how I want to try to live and what's important to me'
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'I got perspective on my priorities, how I want to try to live and what's important to me'

Mar 7th 2019, 8:00 PM 9,794 Views 2 Comments

Nasi Manu of Pro14 side Benetton has come through testicular cancer and chemotherapy.

After a week of stick, Groves salutes arch nemesis DeGale on retirement
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After a week of stick, Groves salutes arch nemesis DeGale on retirement

Feb 28th 2019, 2:05 PM 5,678 Views 2 Comments

George Groves tore into James DeGale at every opportunity this week, but paused today to pay tribute to his rival.

Pochettino offers extensive clarification on claim that winning cups 'only builds your ego'
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Pochettino offers extensive clarification on claim that winning cups 'only builds your ego'

Jan 29th 2019, 3:12 PM 2,573 Views 3 Comments

‘The fans that aren’t happy, with perspective in the future, they will appreciate everything everyone is doing for this football club.’

'Trophies build egos' - Pochettino shrugs off cup exits as he targets bigger prizes for Spurs
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'Trophies build egos' - Pochettino shrugs off cup exits as he targets bigger prizes for Spurs

Jan 28th 2019, 1:00 PM 3,305 Views 14 Comments

Tottenham look set for another season without silverware but the Argentine isn’t hitting the panic button just yet.

Kyrie Irving reveals he called LeBron this week to apologise, dominates Raptors in thriller
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Kyrie Irving reveals he called LeBron this week to apologise, dominates Raptors in thriller

Jan 17th 2019, 7:50 AM 3,756 Views 1 Comment

Steph Curry, meanwhile, set a new NBA record last night.

Going home to be a father keeps All Black challenge in perspective for Earls
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Going home to be a father keeps All Black challenge in perspective for Earls

Nov 13th 2018, 5:27 PM 9,613 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old is set to face New Zealand for the fifth time on Saturday.

'Why are you smiling?': Sarri reveals bemusement at fun-loving Klopp after Hazard goal
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'Why are you smiling?': Sarri reveals bemusement at fun-loving Klopp after Hazard goal

Oct 14th 2018, 1:34 PM 15,082 Views 6 Comments

The Italian was impressed that his German counterpart was still enjoying the spectacle at Stamford Bridge despite his team trailing at the time.

Death of talented young footballer the 'predominant thought' for new Kerry manager Keane
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Death of talented young footballer the 'predominant thought' for new Kerry manager Keane

Oct 13th 2018, 12:49 PM 44,491 Views 17 Comments

Cahersiveen native Peter Keane has been appointed the Kerry manager on a three-year term.

Rashford arguably developing more quickly than Ronaldo and Kane, says Southgate
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Rashford arguably developing more quickly than Ronaldo and Kane, says Southgate

Sep 13th 2018, 8:35 AM 5,716 Views 8 Comments

England manager Gareth Southgate says Marcus Rashford is a special talent who needs time to develop.

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova
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My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova

Sep 4th 2018, 12:40 PM 5,657 Views 4 Comments

“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.

'There is no money that can pay for happiness. I was born poor. I don't mind dying poor'
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'There is no money that can pay for happiness. I was born poor. I don't mind dying poor'

Sep 1st 2018, 8:56 PM 18,007 Views 2 Comments

Fabio Coentrao is quite content to take a step out of the spotlight.

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
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Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

Aug 18th 2018, 4:29 PM 6,298 Views 0 Comments

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'
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Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'

May 30th 2018, 7:57 PM 4,319 Views 1 Comment

The Serb advanced to the third round of the French Open but was far from his best.

'A big thing is putting things in perspective and it's something I do every minute'
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'A big thing is putting things in perspective and it's something I do every minute'

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:00 PM 8,734 Views 12 Comments

Keith Earls is enjoying the best rugby of his career.

'Rugby has been a stress reliever': Ulster's Paul Marshall opens up about young son's cancer diagnosis
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'Rugby has been a stress reliever': Ulster's Paul Marshall opens up about young son's cancer diagnosis

Nov 27th 2017, 8:01 PM 9,022 Views 4 Comments

The scrum-half made his 200th appearance for the province on Friday evening.

Carl Frampton and wife Christine to visit children in Kenya for Trócaire Christmas appeal
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Carl Frampton and wife Christine to visit children in Kenya for Trócaire Christmas appeal

Nov 23rd 2017, 4:35 PM 4,424 Views 1 Comment

The Belfast boxer will spend four days in the East African country just over a week after his 10-round war with Horacio Garcia.

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