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# Captain

Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
O'Mahony's intriguing decision leaves Munster with a big call to make
O’Mahony’s future is still unclear as Graham Rowntree faces a tough decision.
Last month
November 2023
Cane 'surprised' by All Blacks fans' support after his red card
Last weekend Cane became the first player to receive a red card in a Rugby World Cup final.
This year
'Rassie said great things are never achieved in ideal conditions'
Springboks skipper Siya Kolisi said the people of South Africa have driven them to glory again.
'There have been a few unfair headlines. Katie versus Vera, it's not a thing'
Ireland captain McCabe on Pauw departure and a ‘tough’ few weeks.
Sexton becomes Ireland's oldest player ever as he closes in on ROG record
The 38-year-old is closing in on Ronan O’Gara’s individual points-scoring record.
This is Johnny Sexton's last hurrah. Time to set the World Cup record straight
The Ireland captain has frustrating memories from previous World Cups as he gets set for his return.
'It really hits home on days like this' - Sexton raring to go for World Cup
The Ireland captain was impressed with the reception his team got in Tours.
'Incredibly frustrating, but my own fault' - Sexton relieved to put ban behind him
The out-half will captain Ireland at the upcoming World Cup in France.
No head coach and now no captain, Ireland's rebuild takes another hit
Nichola Fryday was the most experienced player in an inexperienced squad.
Etzebeth's father dies 4 days before he is due to lead Springboks
An SA Rugby official told AFP that management will leave it up to the player whether he wants to return home.
'He's training as hard as ever' - Sexton awaits next week's verdict
The Ireland captain must face a disciplinary hearing and could miss World Cup warm-up games.
Everton offer Seamus Coleman a contract extension
Killybegs man looks set to continue his career with Goodison Park outfit into a 15th year.
Ex-Ireland U21 international to leave Dundee after captaining them to title
Ryan Sweeney departs having made the Scottish Championship Team of the Year.
'Growing up, all I wanted to do was play for Ireland and captain Ireland'
Johnny Sexton helped his team to Grand Slam glory before being forced off injured.
Chance of a Grand Slam against England is 'stuff of dreams' for Sexton
The Ireland captain was proud of his side’s adversity in Murrayfield.
Sexton fit to face 'best Scotland team' of Six Nations era
The Ireland captain also ruled out a move onto Leo Cullen’s coaching team at Leinster.
Ireland lock James Ryan continues to grow as a leader
The 26-year-old will captain Ireland in Rome this weekend after coming in for plenty of praise recently.
'Did it motivate me? Yeah... It was gutting' - Sexton still proving his point
The Ireland captain has fully recovered from a procedure on his face last month.
Last year
Four-time All-Ireland winner to captain Cork for 2023
Amy O’Connor says it is ‘a huge honour’.
'I can't do it in the Masai Mara! But when I get back to Nairobi I can do my running'
The well-travelled Harry McNulty captains the Ireland 7s in Dubai this weekend.
'My brothers are giving me guilt, saying 'What are we going to do when you retire?''
Johnny Sexton remains as motivated as ever in a squad whose leadership group has developed.
The relatable Tadhg Furlong is an inspired choice as Ireland captain
The 29-year-old Wexford man is not your stereotypical Irish rugby player.
Katie McCabe won't be watching the World Cup and would have turned down trip to Qatar
The tournament kicks off on 20 November.
Rangers captain ‘vindicated’ after being cleared of dangerous driving
Lawyers for James Tavernier said he had always believed he had done ‘nothing wrong’.
'It was definitely a step up' - Casey reflects on a tough night for Ireland A team
The Munster scrum-half captained Andy Farrell’s A team against the All Blacks XV at the RDS last night.
Former England rugby captain Chris Robshaw retires
The 36-year-old made his Test debut in 2009 and went on to win 66 international caps.
ROG's criticism hurt but Carty aiming for another World Cup with Ireland
The 30-year-old Connacht skipper is close to returning from a wrist injury.
'I didn’t know I was going to be captain until before the game' - O'Shea
A good day got better for the 23-year-old Dubliner, as he scored one and created another in West Brom’s 5-2 victory over Hull.
Peerless Sexton drives Leinster's relentless pursuit of fifth European star
The 36-year-old was superb once again as Leinster set up a Champions Cup final against La Rochelle.
'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'
Ireland Women captain Nichola Fryday said the young camogie player’s death was a tragedy.
Connacht wait for one more signing but Friend is 'really happy' with his squad
Captain and out-half Jack Carty is hopeful the players can cut out their habit of making consecutive errors.
'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'
Nichola Fryday has enjoyed an impressive rise from Tullamore RFC to become the new Ireland captain.
Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting
The Leinster out-half will play on until the age of 38 in his bid for further glory.
'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'
Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.
'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'
James Ryan captains Ireland in today’s Six Nations clash in Paris.
Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers
Joseph Cooney has been named vice-captain.
'I got texts from people saying their daughters were watching - that's everything'
Lucy Mulhall captained Ireland 7s to their first-ever silver medal on the World Series last weekend.
All-Ireland winning Mourneabbey midfielder to captain Cork for 2022
Máire O’Callaghan will lead the Rebels, with Melissa Duggan named vice-captain.
'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.
Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations
The Saracens man has undergone surgery on an ankle injury.