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# perspective

Last year
The results were not good enough, but history will be kind to Stephen Kenny's Ireland
'Get real': Tánaiste defends rifle training for Ukrainian soldiers, says it's 'non-lethal' aid
Séamus Power on golf's prize money: 'Guys in their late 40s must want to punch the lot of us'
All time
Ferris: One Test win in New Zealand would make for a positive summer for Ireland
'Now, I look back on my time at Man United as a success. When I came home, I felt like a failure'
'It's nothing personal, you have to look in the mirror before blaming anyone else'
'I stopped worrying about rugby after Axel died'
'You do miss it when you're watching it, but then I do like having free weekends as well'
Why are we obssessed by World Cup failures? There are plenty of other things to win in rugby
Van Graan: 'I am not going to moan about scoring four forward tries in the second half'
'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'
Referee Anthony Taylor: Kjaer and medics ‘real heroes’ after Christian Eriksen collapse
'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'
Never getting obsessed with hurling and 'imbalances' in the body as Canning goes again
'They gave us a diagnosis that she wasn’t to live past 7. She turns 12 next month'
'It gave me a real appreciation when football was kind of taken away'
'We're not the heroes. The heroes are the people that are putting their lives on the line for us'
'Heroes are our nurses and doctors in hospitals - we should be proud of them'
Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan
'What I did learn after Brother Damien passing away is there is a lot more to life'
'You stop and you think, ‘There’s far more to life than a footy game''
'It makes you realise how special it is what Munster has. It's very hard to replicate'
'You think nothing is going to harm you. But then you see real life experience and it hits home'
'My kids aren't going to love me less' - Emotional All Blacks front up to defeat
'It was the best thing I ever did. When I came back, I just appreciated it more'
'How lucky are we that we can go out and play? Anytime the going gets tough, I think of her'
'You see little kids in Africa kicking around plastic bottles on the street in their bare feet'
'I got perspective on my priorities, how I want to try to live and what's important to me'
After a week of stick, Groves salutes arch nemesis DeGale on retirement
Pochettino offers extensive clarification on claim that winning cups 'only builds your ego'
'Trophies build egos' - Pochettino shrugs off cup exits as he targets bigger prizes for Spurs
Kyrie Irving reveals he called LeBron this week to apologise, dominates Raptors in thriller
Going home to be a father keeps All Black challenge in perspective for Earls
'Why are you smiling?': Sarri reveals bemusement at fun-loving Klopp after Hazard goal
Death of talented young footballer the 'predominant thought' for new Kerry manager Keane
Rashford arguably developing more quickly than Ronaldo and Kane, says Southgate
My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova
'There is no money that can pay for happiness. I was born poor. I don't mind dying poor'
Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'