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# Motivation

Last month
May 2023
# Motivation
Stormers coach explains 'that' celebration video after Munster beat Leinster
John Dobson insists his side have the utmost respect for Munster but are ecstatic to get another chance to ‘make Cape Town smile.’
Last year
# Motivation
'I said to our players that this lot don't know how to win a game' - Dyche
Victory saw Burnley remain in the relegation zone but move to within a point of Everton.
All time
# Motivation
'I do everything I can to provide for my family and put them first' - Aki
The Connacht and Ireland centre is hoping to make an impression this Saturday against Japan.
# Motivation
Marcus Rashford relishes challenge of reeling in Manchester United’s rivals
The Red Devils mounted a late charge to finish third at the end of the last campaign.
# Motivation
Captain Duffy eager to give Richard Keogh something to celebrate after latest Danish clash
The Brighton defender will lead Ireland out for the first time in tomorrow’s effective play-off at the Aviva Stadium.
# Motivation
'I had my first child when I was 14': Villa striker motivated by rejection and becoming a father
Wesley was turned down by Atletico and two French clubs, but the support of his mother got him through.
# pro14 final
'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'
Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.
# come back stronger
'I don't take losing badly but for a month or two, I was still really cut up about it. That's not me'
Donegal’s Aoife McDonnell is hoping to make amends in the TG4 All-Ireland senior championship this year.
How to have a great life: 'We rarely give thought to the legacy we’re creating'
It’s purpose, more than pounds in your pocket, that brings the greatest life satisfaction, writes Paul McGee.
# The Boss
'Everyone wants to be Isa... he's a god amongst men' - James Lowe
Leinster want to send their captain off in style with another trophy this weekend.
# scarred
Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan
A surprise summer exit has not been forgotten by the Farney men as they head into an Ulster semi-final against Down.
# Startups
'Now's the best time to start a company because everyone else is scared s**tless'
Irish founder Dylan Collins thinks Brexit will be a godsend for any entrepreneur with guts.
# live a better life
Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone
We have some real-life tips and tricks here for you.
Column: 'I've discovered the joy of doing a fitness activity with others'
There is no ideal image that you must measure up to in order to become involved in fitness, writes Christine Allen.
# westminster attack
'We may never understand why he did this': Police struggling in search for Masood's motive
All but one of the 11 people arrested have been released.
# Mental Game
'We've already been stung once by going in a bit undercooked' - Schmidt
An emotional, frenetic occasion awaits Ireland in Cardiff tomorrow night.
'Looking at the Mairead I was on assessment day breaks my heart. I don’t recognise her now'
Life after Operation Transformation is already filling up with fun and exciting challenges, writes Mairead Redmond.
# column
How to (better) motivate yourself to exercise
‘I am going to help you piece together your very own motivation puzzle,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.
Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm disheartened that I've only lost a pound but I'm going to accept it'
Planning your meals in advance and doing your weekly shop on Sundays are my two secrets to successful weight loss, writes Lucy Dillon.
# Motivation
"I had that saved on my phone:" Briege Corkery used Cora Staunton's words for motivation
There were doubts about Cork’s ability to survive without Éamonn Ryan and Valerie Mulcahy.
# Inspiration
'We have spoken about it' - All Blacks motivated by honouring Lomu
The legendary wing died a year ago today.
# Motivation
'The fact they took the title off us last May added spice to it and gassed the flames'
Dan Leavy admits Leinster were out for vengeance in last night’s Pro12 interpro.
# Dallas
30 burned during Tony Robbins 'conquer your fears' fire walk
One man suffered second-degree burns on both feet.
# Motivation
Lam heeds '91 Samoan lesson as Connacht prepare for first-ever final
‘We have to go about our business as normal as possible.’
# Motivation
Hiddink shocked by Hazard's loss of form
The star’s drop in form from last season has been so dramatic that the caretaker Chelsea manager cannot believe the contrast.
# Motivation
'In normal society I'm seen as a disabled guy but when playing Airsoft I'm a worthy combatant'
“I thought it would be something to vent my rage, but it took away my rage.”
'We could all learn a lot from Conor McGregor's self belief'
Imagine if we could all focus on adopting a mindset like McGregor’s and feeding it into our everyday lives, writes Andrew McGinley.
# heating up
'If you can’t get motivated for England, then get out of the changing room'
Ireland vice captain Jamie Heaslip says there will be no lack of desire from his side on Saturday.
I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication
This week, Alan says he is looking forward to the Operation Transformation run in Phoenix Park this weekend.
'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'
Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.
'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.
'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'
Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.
# Motivation
LeBron James on how one criticism on social media urged him to fix his biggest weakness
The player’s recent increase in efficiency is notable.
# Motivation
Here are 5 of the best fitness podcasts that will help you get into the shape of your life
Download a few of these for your next run.
# Motivation
The 14 most important pieces of life advice you'll ever read
For today, for tomorrow, forever.
21 tiny lifestyle changes you can make to get healthier
Here’s why you should stand on one leg when brushing your teeth.
# Motivation
O'Connell's Ireland set to earn World Cup quarter-final with win over Italy
Joe Schmidt’s side have moved into knock-out mode despite having two pool games left.
# Motivation
15 motivational messages that could actually change your life
Get yo ass in gear.
# Hero
Arnold Schwarzenegger won the internet by reaching out to a struggling gym member
And it was beautiful.
# Motivation
Devin Toner: 'We've grown as a squad since Twickenham loss last year'
The second-row was involved in last season’s 13-10 defeat to England.