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#Against the odds

# against-the-odds - Sunday 17 November, 2019

McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'
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# Against The Odds

McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'

Nov 17th 2019, 12:27 PM 8,971 Views 18 Comments

The Irish manager may believe his side are being written off ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark, but he isn’t lacking in confidence.

# against-the-odds - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness
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'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness

Sep 5th 2017, 5:09 PM 20,666 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster’s husband was not expected to recover after picking up encephalitis.

# against-the-odds - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Go on my Son, Liverpool to win and other Premier League bets to consider
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From The42
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Go on my Son, Liverpool to win and other Premier League bets to consider

Oct 15th 2016, 9:15 AM 6,807 Views 3 Comments

Some food for thought.

# against-the-odds - Saturday 20 February, 2016

"I'm going to do much better than people think" - the first-timer running in one of the toughest constituencies
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# Against The Odds

"I'm going to do much better than people think" - the first-timer running in one of the toughest constituencies

Feb 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 21,165 Views 49 Comments

Ian Noel Smyth is a first-time candidate for the Green Party in the political minefield that is Dublin Central. His Dáil run is very much against the odds – not that you’d know from talking to him.

# against-the-odds - Saturday 12 December, 2015

'I am so proud of these guys, the injuries have been horrendous'
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'I am so proud of these guys, the injuries have been horrendous'

Dec 12th 2015, 8:57 AM 20,221 Views 14 Comments

Pat Lam heaps praise on players after depleted squad grind out another impressive win.

# against-the-odds - Friday 11 December, 2015

Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession
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Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession

Dec 11th 2015, 8:15 AM 2,710 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland winger says Leo Cullen’s side must make the most of any opportunities that come their way on Sunday to have any hope of getting a result.

# against-the-odds - Monday 28 September, 2015

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
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# Against The Odds

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Sep 28th 2015, 10:20 PM 15,330 Views 29 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

# against-the-odds - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Amazing comeback by Tipperary as they recover from being 12 points down to beat Cork
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Amazing comeback by Tipperary as they recover from being 12 points down to beat Cork

Mar 22nd 2015, 4:03 PM 12,137 Views 9 Comments

The Premier won a high-scoring thriller at Páirc Uí Rinn today.

# against-the-odds - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope
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Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope

Mar 11th 2015, 4:01 PM 2,687 Views 1 Comment

The Ukrainian side held Bayern Munich to a scoreless draw in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie.

# against-the-odds - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today
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Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today

Aug 13th 2014, 9:28 PM 7,889 Views 11 Comments

“I had planned everything: the music, the guest list, my bouquet. And here I am, getting married in a school with thousands of refugees”.

# against-the-odds - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Longford cause major shock with football qualifier win over league finalists Derry
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Longford cause major shock with football qualifier win over league finalists Derry

Jun 21st 2014, 6:55 PM 8,545 Views 21 Comments

Longford’s great run in clashes against Derry continues.

# against-the-odds - Friday 21 February, 2014

13-man UCC see off NUI Maynooth to reach Sigerson Cup final
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13-man UCC see off NUI Maynooth to reach Sigerson Cup final

Feb 21st 2014, 4:40 PM 9,061 Views 3 Comments

The 2011 champions are through to tomorrow’s decider in Belfast.

# against-the-odds - Monday 20 January, 2014

Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope...
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# Against The Odds

Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope...

Jan 20th 2014, 2:30 PM 20,040 Views 45 Comments

The odds on the draw having six winners are “billions to one” — but it happened on Saturday night.

# against-the-odds - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Laois club owe millions and battle debt but contest tomorrow's Leinster final
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Laois club owe millions and battle debt but contest tomorrow's Leinster final

Dec 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,010 Views 7 Comments

Portlaoise manager Mick Lillis on how life on the field has helped them cope with struggles off the field.

# against-the-odds - Sunday 14 July, 2013

These bizarre food combinations will blow your MIND
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These bizarre food combinations will blow your MIND

Jul 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 25,313 Views 140 Comments

Ever thought about putting cream cheese with jam? You’ve been missing out.

# against-the-odds - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Report: First Leinster title for Kilcormac/Killoughey
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Report: First Leinster title for Kilcormac/Killoughey

Dec 9th 2012, 6:31 PM 1,263 Views 2 Comments

The Offaly champions recorded a four-point win over Oulart in the provincial SHC final at Nowlan Park today.