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# Ambition
'My dream is to retire at Real Madrid... at 36'
The 30-year-old believes with the right care he can continue to score goals for Los Blancos.
# findings
‘26% reduction in funding levels for sport since 2008'
Dublin footballer Bernard Brogan was on hand to launch a five-point plan for Ireland’s sporting future today.
# Ambition
'Celtic could challenge for Champions League if they moved to England'
A move to the English league system could catapult the Scottish champions to the top of Europe, according to one ex-player.
# Ambition
Henderson targets World Cup starts as excitement and fitness grows
The dynamic Ulsterman offers interesting options at lock and blindside flanker.
# Ambition
Ryan Giggs reveals Man United summer transfer plans
The likes of Sergio Ramos, Bastian Schweinsteiger & Morgan Schneiderlin have all been linked with moves to Old Trafford.
# Ambition
Liverpool starlet says they can challenge for the Premier League in 2015-16
The Reds finished sixth in the top-flight in 2014-15, but the Belgian striker believes they will improve.
# Show Me The Money
So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?
What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…
# Green Light
Gordon D'Arcy just might have played his last game for Leinster
The centre is hoping to travel to the World Cup with Ireland and will sit out this weekend’s trip to Edinburgh,
# Confident
'After 11 years as a player and this is my seventh year as a coach - I'm used to pressure'
Tom Tierney was confident of achieving success with the Ireland women’s team.
# Ambition
Ex-France coach Raymond Domenech says he's 'dreamed' of managing Ireland
“They drink with them, they party with them, they fight (on the field) and once it’s finished, they go home.”
# Ambition
Five big targets to give yourself this year
Great journeys in fitness could start with something simple like joining a club or even just going to a game.
# The High Table Interview
Leo Varadkar is 'absolutely definitely not' thinking about Enda Kenny's job*
*But ask him in four or five years…
# Ambition
Ireland can win World Cup - Paul O'Connell
Joe Schmidt has enjoyed a fruitful first full year as head coach, guiding his players to Six Nations glory.
Column: How you can win at office politics in 6 steps
It’s a dirty job but someone’s gotta do it.
# Ambition
United can win the title roars Wayne Rooney
“We have to keep winning our games and hopefully get back to the top and you never know.”
Analysis: Leinster up the ambition but error count remains restrictive
Jimmy Gopperth improved at out-half for Matt O’Connor’s side in Sunday’s clash with Harlequins.
# Ambition
Ipswich's David McGoldrick ready to represent Ireland - Murphy
The in-form Ipswich striker also revealed he felt “wasted” on the left wing.
# Ambition
Robin van Persie: 'We have to make the top-four at least'
The Dutch attacker believes making Champions League qualification is a realistic target.
# cj
Stander eager to nail down Munster spot as Ireland ambition lingers
The 24-year-old South Africa native says Limerick feels like ‘home’ now.
# Home
Munster always a draw but O'Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris
The Racing Métro assistant coach would love to work with the likes of Conor Murray and Simon Zebo.
# Ambition
Rooney: I want to be Manchester United captain
Wayne Rooney has reiterated his desire to become the new captain of Manchester United.
# Ambition
United will play attractive football under Van Gaal - Woodward
Much of the Red Devils’ glittering success over the past two decades has been built on the club’s attacking philosophy.
# Ambition
Brumbies confirm Fisher exit ahead of expected Humphreys hook-up
The former Munster forwards coach is the favourite to be named head coach at Gloucester.
# Ambition
Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week
The junior transport minister has said it is “the norm” that party deputy leaders are promoted to Cabinet.
# The Mourning After
The contenders: Labour's leadership battle is taking shape, but one minister has ruled himself out
Brendan Howlin and Alan Kelly have both said they will decide on their intentions in the next 48 hours.
# Transfers
Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal wants to sign the 'Fantastic Four'
The back-to-back Heineken Cup champions won’t be resting on their laurels.
# Ambition
Swedish soccer player aims to take GAA route to the League of Ireland
21-year-old Haidar Hajdari featured in goal for Stockholm Gaels over the weekend but has ambitions of joining an SSE Airtricity League club.
# next step
'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition
The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.
# employee of the month
25 people who said 'Uh... close enough'
Not even trying.
# Ambition
Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is 'within our reach'
The outside centre underlined that Phillip Doyle’s side remain focused on winning the championship.
# Ambition
'I thought it was easy in my first season' - Sexton hungry for trophy success
The Ireland out-half is excited about the challenge that awaits against Owen Farrell’s England at Twickenham.
# Hunger
Luke Fitzgerald: ‘I felt very unfulfilled with how my career had gone’
The Leinster wing has worked hard to stop overrunning passes, but he still wants to play outside centre.
# Ambition
Liverpool have quality for top-four finish - Suarez
The Uruguay striker looked set to leave Anfield before the start of this season.
# Ambition
Open thread: what are your sporting hopes for 2014?
From big ambitions for Irish silverware to getting to the marathon finish line.
# Interview
'I'm hoping to play for Kerry again before my best years are behind me' - Tommy Walsh
The 25-year-old AFL star admitted that the drive to represent his county is “still there”.
# Political ambition
Seán Sherlock: 'Tell me a politician that doesn’t want to be a Cabinet minister'
The Labour TD is tipped for Cabinet and is open to the possibility of it.
# Ambition
Keith Wood is behind Ireland’s bid to host Rugby World Cup
Minister for Sport Leo Varadkar is expected to announce plans for a formal bid later today.
# Ambition
Meet the man attempting to become the first Irish person to row 2,100 miles across the Pacific Ocean
Philip Cavanagh is hoping to raise €100,000 as part of the challenge, which will involve roughly four weeks of continuous rowing.
# Thinking Big
Simon Hick column: Joe Schmidt can launch Irish rugby towards new heights
The new Ireland coach can forge a new identity for Ireland by making us world leaders in attack.
# Ambition
Ireland caps are 'the dream' for Cardiff Blues star Robin Copeland
The Wexford native was man of the match against Toulon last weekend.