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# family first

Last year
2022
# family first
Dad-to-be Savea to miss All Blacks Bledisloe Test in Australia
The 28-year-old is expected to return for the second Test on 24 September.
All time
# wexford legends
Inspirational Leacy sisters shun pain barrier to return to the big time with club
Mary and Úna Leacy’s Oulart-The-Ballaght face Sarsfields in today’s 2020/21 All-Ireland senior club camogie final.
# sibling love
'I would cut this medal in half for my sister because I know she deserves it as much as I do'
Ireland’s history-making siblings: Aidan Walsh says his bronze medal is shared with his sister, Michaela.
# family first
Stander gives currency to 'values' as he rides off into the sunset
The Munster and Ireland star is putting his family first by stepping away from rugby.
# family first
Thierry Henry steps down from Montreal job 'with a heavy heart'
The Arsenal legend departs due to family reasons.
# family first
England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons
Eddie Jones has also lost experienced lock Joe Launchbury to injury.
# Blue Blood
'You're holding back tears. The silence just showed the emotion' - football and family first
Kingscourt Stars man Padraig Faulkner has been central to Cavan’s success this year – and the journey is far from over yet.
# more than football
Duffy: 'With not having my best game and my first Ireland game without my dad, it was an emotional one'
Ireland’s goalscorer paid tribute to his late father after the 1-1 draw with Bulgaria.
# family first
'The kids don't care whether you win, lose or draw. They just want to have the craic'
Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony on the influence of his father and bouncing back from disappointments.
# family first
'They'll be sitting just behind me in the dugout. I wouldn't want to enjoy these experiences without them'
Tom Elmes and his Wexford Youths side are defending the FAI Cup at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday. But it’s about much more than that.
# family first
All-Ireland winning Louth boss, who took over in tragic circumstances, steps down ahead of 2020
Darren Bishop steered the county to All-Ireland junior glory at Croke Park three weeks ago.
# family first
Pienaar intent on enjoying remaining days in rugby after tragedy took him back to South Africa
The former Ulster legend will face the northern province in Bloemfontein today.
# family first
'I wanted to be a winner like her' - Madrid new boy Jovic inspired by sister's battle with leukemia
The 21-year-old striker revealed that his family went through a difficult period as his sibling fought cancer while he was training with Red Star.
# family first
'Our son Patrick is looking down on Leanne this weekend. She was very close to him'
A look through Leanne Kiernan’s rise to the top, through the highs and the lows, ahead of today’s FA Cup final.
# family first
Steven Hansen to step down from All Blacks job after 2019 World Cup
‘I do feel it’s right for the team for me to stand down,’ he said.
# Big Decision
'I tend to be a little bit of a workaholic' - Schmidt putting family first
The Ireland head coach is set to confirm his departure after next year’s World Cup.
# family first
England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband
‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’
# family first
Mourinho clarifies Martial's reasons for leaving Manchester United's US tour
The France international has been linked with a move away from the Red Devils this summer.
# family first
'The most amazing 24 hours' - England's Delph missed World Cup win for birth of his daughter
The Manchester City midfielder left the camp to be with his wife, but he has flown back into Russia ahead of their quarter-final.
# family first
All Blacks legend Ma'a Nonu to put career on hold 'for family reasons' as he leaves Toulon
It was reported that the 36-year-old centre would prolong his stay in France.
# son of hercules
'I get a call every Monday from the old man and mum, trying to tweak my game'
Bundee Aki has more than Joe Schmidt to answer to when the odd pass goes astray.
# family first
'I was emotional but Dad was roaring and crying. You do it for those background reasons'
Lauren Magee opens up on the huge influence her family has on her inter-county career, Dublin’s 2017 and Blues Sisters.
# family first
'Fighting day by day': Silva reveals City absence was due to premature birth of baby son
The midfielder returned to a hero’s welcome against Watford, and has now revealed the reason for his absence.
# family first
US Open confirm Mickelson has withdrawn to attend his daughter's graduation
The man nicknamed ‘Lefty’ will be replaced by Mexico’s Roberto Diaz at Erin Hills this week.
# family first
The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller
Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.
# jobs for the lads
Family first! Carlo Ancelotti hires his son as Bayern Munich assistant manager
Davide Ancelotti was previously a fitness coach with Real Madrid.