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# perspective - Thursday 25 November, 2021

'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 11,096 Views 8 Comments

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

# perspective - Sunday 14 November, 2021

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 22,906 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.

# perspective - Monday 4 October, 2021

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 11,509 Views 13 Comments

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

# perspective - Thursday 5 August, 2021

'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 12,897 Views 15 Comments

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

# perspective - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

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 3,266 Views 0 Comments

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

# perspective - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

'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 7,077 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.

# perspective - Saturday 31 October, 2020

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 9,627 Views 2 Comments

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

# perspective - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'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 8,417 Views 1 Comment

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

# perspective - Friday 7 August, 2020

'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 5,284 Views 0 Comments

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

# perspective - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'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 4,545 Views 1 Comment

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

# perspective - Monday 30 March, 2020

'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 7,576 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.

# perspective - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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 4,472 Views 1 Comment

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

# perspective - Friday 14 February, 2020

'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 46,607 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.

# perspective - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'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 19,583 Views 5 Comments

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

# perspective - Friday 29 November, 2019

'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 10,847 Views 5 Comments

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

# perspective - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'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 48,337 Views 0 Comments

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

# perspective - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'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 13,218 Views 14 Comments

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

# perspective - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'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 17,655 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.

# perspective - Friday 2 August, 2019

'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 6,525 Views 0 Comments

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

# perspective - Friday 5 April, 2019

'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 3,209 Views 1 Comment

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

# perspective - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'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 9,749 Views 2 Comments

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

# perspective - Thursday 28 February, 2019

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 5,620 Views 2 Comments

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

# perspective - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

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 2,547 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.’

# perspective - Monday 28 January, 2019

'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 3,280 Views 14 Comments

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

# perspective - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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 3,722 Views 1 Comment

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

# perspective - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

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 9,586 Views 4 Comments

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

# perspective - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'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 15,045 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.

# perspective - Saturday 13 October, 2018

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 44,432 Views 17 Comments

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

# perspective - Thursday 13 September, 2018

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 5,669 Views 8 Comments

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

# perspective - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

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 5,624 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.

# perspective - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'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 17,972 Views 2 Comments

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

# perspective - Saturday 18 August, 2018

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 6,250 Views 0 Comments

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

# perspective - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

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 4,295 Views 1 Comment

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

# perspective - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'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 8,708 Views 12 Comments

Keith Earls is enjoying the best rugby of his career.

# perspective - Monday 27 November, 2017

'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 8,982 Views 4 Comments

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

# perspective - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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 4,395 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.

# perspective - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'We earn a lot of money. I'd give away all the money to be healthy again, to play football'
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'We earn a lot of money. I'd give away all the money to be healthy again, to play football'

Oct 4th 2017, 3:55 PM 13,660 Views 4 Comments

Marco Reus also admitted he’ll at least consider a move away from Dortmund next summer.

# perspective - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'That's where real tragedy and devastation take place, not on the field of dreams'
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'That's where real tragedy and devastation take place, not on the field of dreams'

Sep 21st 2017, 7:30 AM 7,309 Views 0 Comments

Mayo manager Frank Browne on the burning desire to guide his side to All-Ireland glory, and using football to deal with loss.

# perspective - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'I suppose they can't use that stick to beat me with anymore'
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'I suppose they can't use that stick to beat me with anymore'

Sep 5th 2017, 8:56 AM 15,138 Views 2 Comments

Joe Canning says that winning an All-Ireland won’t define him but will take some of the pressure off.

# perspective - Monday 28 August, 2017

Sean Cronin bouncing back with renewed appetite after neck injury lay-off
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Sean Cronin bouncing back with renewed appetite after neck injury lay-off

Aug 28th 2017, 4:54 PM 4,732 Views 6 Comments

“It puts things into perspective,” says the hooker after suffering two injuries since the birth of his twin boys.

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