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# high Performance
From measurable momentum with Leinster to shaping the future of the Lionesses
Wickow man Peter Tierney moved away from the heavyweights in his native province to work with the English FA.
# high Performance
Leinster open new €1.5 million Centre of Excellence at Donnybrook
The facility will be home to the province’s sub-academy and age-grade teams.
# Coaching
'The role of that U10s coach is just as important as Leo Cullen's role'
IRFU head of coach development, Matthew Wilkie, told The42 about his work around the country.
# expertise
From the NFL Combine to Irish rugby: Winkelman may be IRFU's smartest hire
The union’s Director of Athletic Performance and Science told us about the work he’s doing behind the scenes.
# probably all in the mind
'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance
The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.
# high Performance
'Sometimes we look too much to the US and the UK for what they're doing'
Ireland Women strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is running the 2016 Athletic Performance Seminar.
# Road to Rio
'It starts to remove the excuses': Why Ireland's new elite training centre matters
€4 million base on the National Sports Campus is due to be fully operational by next month.
# excellence in exile
Massive blow for Irish boxing with Billy Walsh poised to take up US coaching post
The man who helps Ireland punch above their weight set to leave less than a year before the Olympic Games.
# hamlet design
This house was extended to become a small village
The designers of this home in Australia had some rather interesting ideas when it came to expansion.
# high Performance
Ireland back row Fitzpatrick striving to bring sports science to life
The 29-year-old’s company is based out of DCU and focuses on driving athletic performance.
# World Cup
Ireland Women centre Murphy striving for perfection at World Cup
The 25-year-old and her teammates have lofty ambitions for the tournament in France.
# high Performance
Nucifora to bring 'greater alignment across all areas' of Irish rugby
The Australian’s newly-created position was born in a post-2011 Rugby World Cup review by the IRFU.
# Irish Boxing
‘What a clown!’ – Barnes hits back at Minister Ring over funding
The Olympic bronze medallist is unhappy with the minister’s claims that he should be grateful for the financial assistance he receives.
# high Performance
‘Successful teams have a consistency of thought’ – George Gregan
The Australian World Cup winner provides some insight into how coaches set the standards for their players.
# Behind The Scenes
Promoted: McEntee takes up IRFU high performance role
Leinster academy boss Colin McEntee has been entrusted with Irish Rugby’s next generation.
# high Performance
'It's the Mullingar shuffle' -- Superb John Joe Nevin books Olympic final spot
The Mullingar man beat Cuban Lazaro Alvarez Estrada in their semi-final bout at the Excel Arena on a score of 19-14.
# high Performance
'I'm just warming up' says Michael Conlan after quarter-final win
The Belfast fighter insists he’s not going to settle for bronze after victory in London tonight.
# London 2012
Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle
Glandular fever has ended the Wexford swimmer’s Olympic Games.
# KO
‘We weren’t sure were we going to get anybody qualified’ — says boxing coach Walsh
Joe Ward won’t be in London this summer.
# Seconds out
If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth
The pressure is on Billy Walsh’s fighters to deliver this summer, according to the Barcelona ’92 hero.