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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# mental strength

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Rassie's riveting clips an invaluable insight into pre-World Cup prep
Covid-19 might have given some of you time and space to reassess your team’s culture, so here’s how Rassie worked.
'The only way we know is fighting fire with fire' - Boks believe in their resilience
England are the favourites for Saturday’s World Cup final but the Boks will apply pressure.
Doctors feared I’d never walk again but resilience played a part in my recovery
Following a freak surfing accident, I was paralysed from the neck down, writes Billy Hedderman.
'We needed to believe we were capable of competing with the big sides'
Santi Cazorla admits that the club suffered from an inferiority complex under Arsene Wenger.
Damian Browne on the capsizes, calm, blood and tears of his epic solo row across the Atlantic
We caught up with the former Connacht and Leinster lock as he rested up in Antigua after an incredible 4,800km solo row versus rough seas.
'Getting through something like that, I think it helps build the group together'
Joe Schmidt is hopeful that the circumstances of the win in Paris will have built Ireland’s resolve and the resilience.
'I’m in the best place to recover at Man City so it’s definitely not something that will end my career'
After rupturing ligaments in her knee, Ireland and Manchester City full-back Megan Campbell is on the long road back to full fitness.
13 things mentally strong people don't do
The goal is to swap self-pity with gratitude.
Argentina want to put doubt into Irish minds in the World Cup quarter
The Toulon back row is well aware of how knock-out rugby works.
'Joe, more than anyone I know, looks at the small little details' - Trimble
The Ulster wing is heading back towards full fitness after enduring a frustrating 2014/15 season.
Remembering Páidí Ó Sé and David Gillick on mental strength; the week’s best sportswriting
Put the kettle on and relax with these fine articles.
Best proud of Ireland's mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat
After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.
'It is a testament to the character of the boys' - Monaghan manager O'Rourke
A win over Kildare means Monaghan advance to face Dublin in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.
Man United's home form proves players are burdened by Old Trafford expectation
It has been more like the ‘Theatre of Nightmares’ for David Moyes and his team this season.
5 talking points from this weekend's Pro12 action
There were three wins from four for the Irish provinces as Leinster’s defeat prevented the clean sweep.
VIDEO: Dan Carter and the All Blacks take part in staring contest
The All Blacks out-half comes under intense pressure from teammate Israel Dagg.
Patriots cheerleaders required to pass football IQ test
Alexia Flutie was obliged to answer questions on overtime and safeties in order to secure the much-coveted position.