# Rapid Rise

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The Limerick latecomer's 'step up' from representing county to country, and battling relegation in Germany
'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'
Sevu Reece's rapid rise - aided by ROG - leads to World Cup in Japan
'Joe Schmidt was at the game and afterwards I went up and got a picture with him as a fan'
'When I told them I was picked my mum, dad and my sisters went crazy, they were really proud'
'I remember the first day I came in I might have sat on the Gooch’s seat' - starting out with Kerry
Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend
Irish influence proving crucial in remarkable Major League Soccer turnaround for Colorado
Conor McGregor's remarkable journey in the UFC began on this day in 2013
Cork's Ciaran Sheehan set to make AFL debut this weekend for Carlton