Conor Pepper is a 24-year-old Dubliner playing for Glentoran in the Northern Irish Premier Division.
The former Inverness Caledonian Thistle man spoke to Jamie Moore on 'Now That's What I Call Sport' about the serious injury he sustained which hindered his career for over two years. He was told by doctors he would never play again but he shared an insight into the difficult 28-month journey which saw him undergo numerous operations to get back to playing football.
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Also, on this morning’s show we were joined by Shane Byrne, Gary Ringrose and Leo Cullen on their 29-13 Champions Cup win over Toulouse at the RDS. Padraig Harrington on being named the Ryder Cup captain for team Europe.
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