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#Rapid Rise

# rapid-rise - Last year 2021

The Limerick latecomer's 'step up' from representing county to country, and battling relegation in Germany
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The Limerick latecomer's 'step up' from representing county to country, and battling relegation in Germany

Apr 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,003 Views 4 Comments

Claire O’Riordan was unaware of top-level women’s football until her first year of college. Now she’s an Irish international.

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'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'
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'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'

Jan 14th 2020, 9:30 PM 20,067 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s 17-year-old sprint sensation Rhasidat Adeleke on athletics, the Leaving Cert and what’s next.

Sevu Reece's rapid rise - aided by ROG - leads to World Cup in Japan
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# Prolific

Sevu Reece's rapid rise - aided by ROG - leads to World Cup in Japan

Sep 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,920 Views 24 Comments

The 22-year-old’s contract with Connacht was cancelled last year after a court appearance.

'Joe Schmidt was at the game and afterwards I went up and got a picture with him as a fan'
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'Joe Schmidt was at the game and afterwards I went up and got a picture with him as a fan'

Mar 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 15,621 Views 6 Comments

Jordan Larmour caught the eye of the Ireland head coach when he lined out against a New Zealand touring side two years ago.

'When I told them I was picked my mum, dad and my sisters went crazy, they were really proud'
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'When I told them I was picked my mum, dad and my sisters went crazy, they were really proud'

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:52 AM 13,083 Views 9 Comments

Ulster’s Jacob Stockdale reflects on a whirlwind 12 months.

'I remember the first day I came in I might have sat on the Gooch’s seat' - starting out with Kerry
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'I remember the first day I came in I might have sat on the Gooch’s seat' - starting out with Kerry

Aug 18th 2017, 3:38 PM 6,392 Views 1 Comment

Tadhg Morley has moved quickly to the top in Kerry football.

Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend
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# Sevens Heaven

Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend

Jul 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,571 Views 1 Comment

The Naas native looks an ideal fit to be a core member of an Ireland Sevens squad that will continue to aid development of provincial academy prospects.

Irish influence proving crucial in remarkable Major League Soccer turnaround for Colorado
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Irish influence proving crucial in remarkable Major League Soccer turnaround for Colorado

Nov 20th 2016, 6:12 PM 10,336 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Doyle is the headline act but Meath man Padraig Smith is the Rapids’ Sporting Director.

Conor McGregor's remarkable journey in the UFC began on this day in 2013
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# Story So Far

Conor McGregor's remarkable journey in the UFC began on this day in 2013

Feb 7th 2015, 11:00 AM 6,144 Views 2 Comments

‘The Notorious’ is celebrating two years with the world’s top MMA promotion today.

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan set to make AFL debut this weekend for Carlton
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Cork's Ciaran Sheehan set to make AFL debut this weekend for Carlton

Aug 6th 2014, 9:04 AM 6,540 Views 4 Comments

Sheehan won an All-Ireland senior football medal with Cork in 2010.