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#Against the odds

# against-the-odds - Last week 27th November 2022 - 10th December 2022

'We can cause an upset' - A first Leinster final in 50 years against Dublin giants
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'We can cause an upset' - A first Leinster final in 50 years against Dublin giants

Dec 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 7,160 Views 0 Comments

Niall Mitchell says The Downs are ready to take on one of the best teams in club football.

# against-the-odds - This year 2022

Much-improved Man United stun lacklustre Liverpool
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Much-improved Man United stun lacklustre Liverpool

Aug 22nd 2022, 9:54 PM 58,552 Views 107 Comments

The Red Devils produced comfortably their best performance since Erik ten Hag’s arrival.

Mighty Potter springs 20-1 Punchestown surprise
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Mighty Potter springs 20-1 Punchestown surprise

Apr 26th 2022, 5:06 PM 2,966 Views 0 Comments

Sir Gerhard disappoints in Champion Novice Hurdle.

Rams, Bengals seal comebacks to set up Super Bowl showdown
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Rams, Bengals seal comebacks to set up Super Bowl showdown

Jan 31st 2022, 7:47 AM 7,018 Views 9 Comments

Cincinnati will try to win the Super Bowl for the first time since the club began in 1968.

# against-the-odds - Last year 2021

Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster
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Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster

Mar 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,052 Views 13 Comments

The Munster head coach has tasted success just once against Leinster, but ha confidence that his side can upset the odds on Saturday at the RDS.

# against-the-odds - All time

McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'
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McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'

Nov 17th 2019, 12:27 PM 9,021 Views 18 Comments

The Irish manager may believe his side are being written off ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark, but he isn’t lacking in confidence.

'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness
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'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness

Sep 5th 2017, 5:09 PM 20,821 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster’s husband was not expected to recover after picking up encephalitis.

Go on my Son, Liverpool to win and other Premier League bets to consider
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Go on my Son, Liverpool to win and other Premier League bets to consider

Oct 15th 2016, 9:15 AM 6,854 Views 3 Comments

Some food for thought.

"I'm going to do much better than people think" - the first-timer running in one of the toughest constituencies
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"I'm going to do much better than people think" - the first-timer running in one of the toughest constituencies

Feb 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 21,349 Views 49 Comments

Ian Noel Smyth is a first-time candidate for the Green Party in the political minefield that is Dublin Central. His Dáil run is very much against the odds – not that you’d know from talking to him.

'I am so proud of these guys, the injuries have been horrendous'
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'I am so proud of these guys, the injuries have been horrendous'

Dec 12th 2015, 8:57 AM 20,260 Views 14 Comments

Pat Lam heaps praise on players after depleted squad grind out another impressive win.

Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession
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Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession

Dec 11th 2015, 8:15 AM 2,752 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland winger says Leo Cullen’s side must make the most of any opportunities that come their way on Sunday to have any hope of getting a result.

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
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This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Sep 28th 2015, 10:20 PM 15,621 Views 29 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

Amazing comeback by Tipperary as they recover from being 12 points down to beat Cork
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Amazing comeback by Tipperary as they recover from being 12 points down to beat Cork

Mar 22nd 2015, 4:03 PM 12,175 Views 9 Comments

The Premier won a high-scoring thriller at Páirc Uí Rinn today.

Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope
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Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope

Mar 11th 2015, 4:01 PM 2,743 Views 1 Comment

The Ukrainian side held Bayern Munich to a scoreless draw in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie.

Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today
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Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today

Aug 13th 2014, 9:28 PM 7,909 Views 11 Comments

“I had planned everything: the music, the guest list, my bouquet. And here I am, getting married in a school with thousands of refugees”.

Longford cause major shock with football qualifier win over league finalists Derry
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Longford cause major shock with football qualifier win over league finalists Derry

Jun 21st 2014, 6:55 PM 8,594 Views 21 Comments

Longford’s great run in clashes against Derry continues.

13-man UCC see off NUI Maynooth to reach Sigerson Cup final
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13-man UCC see off NUI Maynooth to reach Sigerson Cup final

Feb 21st 2014, 4:40 PM 9,147 Views 3 Comments

The 2011 champions are through to tomorrow’s decider in Belfast.

Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope...
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Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope...

Jan 20th 2014, 2:30 PM 20,577 Views 45 Comments

The odds on the draw having six winners are “billions to one” — but it happened on Saturday night.

Laois club owe millions and battle debt but contest tomorrow's Leinster final
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Laois club owe millions and battle debt but contest tomorrow's Leinster final

Dec 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,091 Views 7 Comments

Portlaoise manager Mick Lillis on how life on the field has helped them cope with struggles off the field.

These bizarre food combinations will blow your MIND
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These bizarre food combinations will blow your MIND

Jul 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 25,448 Views 140 Comments

Ever thought about putting cream cheese with jam? You’ve been missing out.

Report: First Leinster title for Kilcormac/Killoughey
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Report: First Leinster title for Kilcormac/Killoughey

Dec 9th 2012, 6:31 PM 1,304 Views 2 Comments

The Offaly champions recorded a four-point win over Oulart in the provincial SHC final at Nowlan Park today.