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#Dan the Man

# dan-the-man - Last month November 2022

'When I got my chance with Ireland, it wasn't too scary. I didn't feel out of my depth'
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'When I got my chance with Ireland, it wasn't too scary. I didn't feel out of my depth'

Nov 15th 2022, 3:29 PM 15,782 Views 15 Comments

Dan Sheehan’s rise from back-up at Leinster to one of the best hookers in the world has been one of the rugby stories of 2022.

# dan-the-man - This year 2022

Sheehan scores four tries as Leinster make light work of Benetton
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Sheehan scores four tries as Leinster make light work of Benetton

Sep 23rd 2022, 9:25 PM 25,113 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s team rarely looked troubled as they powered to a 42-10 win over the Italian side.

Waterford great Dan Shanahan retires from club hurling at 45
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Waterford great Dan Shanahan retires from club hurling at 45

Sep 9th 2022, 9:45 AM 13,873 Views 6 Comments

Shanahan played at adult level with Lismore for 30 years.

Dan Sheehan: ‘I wasn’t born the last time New Zealand lost in this stadium’
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Dan Sheehan: ‘I wasn’t born the last time New Zealand lost in this stadium’

Jul 1st 2022, 7:33 AM 5,587 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s young hooker is undaunted by the prospect of facing the All Blacks in their backyard.

Waterford appoint former Aldershot boss Danny Searle as new head coach
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Waterford appoint former Aldershot boss Danny Searle as new head coach

Jun 14th 2022, 4:08 PM 4,558 Views 0 Comments

He has previously worked within the underage structures of Chelsea, Charlton and West Ham, and has managed two English National League clubs.

'He was a different level to everyone else in that period' - tributes continue for Dan Leavy
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'He was a different level to everyone else in that period' - tributes continue for Dan Leavy

Apr 7th 2022, 2:35 PM 8,843 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland flanker looked set to become a Lion and an Ireland legend – but injury forced him into an early retirement.

Sheehan keen to build on 'valuable' outing in Paris with first Ireland start
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Sheehan keen to build on 'valuable' outing in Paris with first Ireland start

Feb 25th 2022, 6:30 AM 2,951 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old has impressed off Ireland’s bench this season.

# dan-the-man - Last year 2021

'They have superstar players who make superstar plays - but we have the tools to win'
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'They have superstar players who make superstar plays - but we have the tools to win'

Dec 7th 2021, 8:09 AM 8,299 Views 1 Comment

Dan McFarland’s Ulster face Clermont Auvergne at Stade Marcel-Michelin this weekend, hoping to get another monkey off their back.

Dan McFarland: 'We were gritty, we were tough and we fought back'
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Dan McFarland: 'We were gritty, we were tough and we fought back'

Nov 27th 2021, 10:51 PM 7,107 Views 10 Comments

Ulster won 20-10 at the RDS and coach Dan McFarland was thrilled with their performance.

'I spent a lot of time over the years thinking of that moment' - Sheehan soaks up debut
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'I spent a lot of time over the years thinking of that moment' - Sheehan soaks up debut

Nov 6th 2021, 6:20 PM 7,264 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster hooker came on against Japan to win his first international cap for Ireland.

Uncapped hooker Sheehan 'hits the ground running' to earn shot against Japan
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Uncapped hooker Sheehan 'hits the ground running' to earn shot against Japan

Nov 4th 2021, 4:27 PM 8,984 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster hooker is set for his Ireland debut off the bench on Saturday.

'He’ll come back as strong as before, or even stronger ' – Leavy primed to return after injury nightmare
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'He’ll come back as strong as before, or even stronger ' – Leavy primed to return after injury nightmare

Updated Sep 21st 2021, 8:30 AM 17,786 Views 5 Comments

The flanker has suffered two long-term injury setbacks since 2019.

Superb Danny Ings goal helps Aston Villa to victory over Newcastle
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Superb Danny Ings goal helps Aston Villa to victory over Newcastle

Aug 21st 2021, 5:38 PM 4,537 Views 4 Comments

Anwar El Ghazi added Villa’s second goal from the penalty spot.

Dan Martin aiming to deliver maiden Tour stage win for Israel Start-Up Nation
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Dan Martin aiming to deliver maiden Tour stage win for Israel Start-Up Nation

Jun 25th 2021, 1:58 PM 2,041 Views 4 Comments

The Irishman has two Tour de France stage wins with other teams.

'The shake of the head, there, at the end really says I didn't believe it was happening'
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'The shake of the head, there, at the end really says I didn't believe it was happening'

May 26th 2021, 5:15 PM 6,488 Views 6 Comments

Dan Martin mapped it out, led from the breakaway and ‘killed morale’ in the final two kilometres of an extraordinary ride.

'If you told me or people in Limerick that we would win what we have, not many would have believed you'
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'If you told me or people in Limerick that we would win what we have, not many would have believed you'

Updated May 3rd 2021, 3:01 PM 30,734 Views 26 Comments

After nine seasons with Treaty teams, Dan Morrissey’s first medal came in the 2018 All-Ireland final. The versatile defender has since added another Celtic Cross and two All-Stars.

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'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'
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'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'

Oct 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 9,695 Views 2 Comments

Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three
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Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three

Oct 22nd 2020, 5:41 PM 16,182 Views 19 Comments

‘This one’s for the wife,’ he said after moving to within five seconds of race leader Primoz Roglic.

Lafferty double sends Rovers through to Cup quarters at Cork City's expense
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Lafferty double sends Rovers through to Cup quarters at Cork City's expense

Aug 31st 2020, 7:55 PM 7,076 Views 1 Comment

A wonderful equaliser by Gearóid Morrissey counted for little in the end as Danny Lafferty was the hero for The Hoops.

Shanahans celebrate, Gleeson sent-off, Wexford finalists known and Tipp reach last eight
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Shanahans celebrate, Gleeson sent-off, Wexford finalists known and Tipp reach last eight

Aug 16th 2020, 9:25 PM 19,846 Views 10 Comments

A big day of hurling action in Waterford, Wexford and Tipperary.

Big statement from Waterford as Dan Shanahan appointed camogie coach
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Big statement from Waterford as Dan Shanahan appointed camogie coach

Dec 8th 2019, 8:36 PM 13,078 Views 3 Comments

The former Déise star and selector will work under Fergal O’Brien.

Dan Crowley stars as Birmingham snatch late winner against Middlesbrough
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Dan Crowley stars as Birmingham snatch late winner against Middlesbrough

Oct 4th 2019, 10:38 PM 7,058 Views 7 Comments

The Blues scored a late, late winner to leave Robbie Keane’s side at the wrong end of the table.

Double Tour de France stage winner Martin joins new team as leader
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Double Tour de France stage winner Martin joins new team as leader

Aug 16th 2019, 4:42 PM 10,518 Views 13 Comments

The Irishman will be in the colours of the Israel Cycling Academy in 2020.

'No rolling about or diving' - Solskjaer praises United's new boy amid rough treatment
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'No rolling about or diving' - Solskjaer praises United's new boy amid rough treatment

Jul 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,862 Views 7 Comments

The Red Devils’ manager spoke of the bravery of Daniel James after yesterday’s 2-1 win against Tottenham.

The ex-Rovers captain who dumped tonight's hotly-favoured opponents out of Europe
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The ex-Rovers captain who dumped tonight's hotly-favoured opponents out of Europe

Jul 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,631 Views 0 Comments

Dan Murray was once a thorn in the side of Apollon Limassol.

Giggs backs young Welsh winger's 'exciting' move to Man United
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Giggs backs young Welsh winger's 'exciting' move to Man United

Jun 7th 2019, 2:12 PM 5,210 Views 2 Comments

Daniel James is closing in on a move to Old Trafford.

James set for Manchester United medical ahead of €17m transfer
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James set for Manchester United medical ahead of €17m transfer

Jun 6th 2019, 10:36 AM 17,590 Views 12 Comments

The 21-year-old Welsh international is expected to complete his move to Old Trafford from Swansea City.

'I was up in the terrace watching on with a few friends and the sun shining on in the Gaelic Grounds, it was a great day'
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'I was up in the terrace watching on with a few friends and the sun shining on in the Gaelic Grounds, it was a great day'

May 17th 2019, 12:18 PM 7,729 Views 2 Comments

Dan Morrissey is hoping to replicate Limerick’s 2013 Munster victory as a player.

Hat-trick hero Kelly seals home victory for champions Dundalk
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Hat-trick hero Kelly seals home victory for champions Dundalk

Apr 19th 2019, 9:53 PM 3,359 Views 0 Comments

The former Bohemians winger scored all three goals as the Lilywhites saw off Finn Harps.

First quarter-final since 2014 is major achievement for Ulster boss McFarland
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First quarter-final since 2014 is major achievement for Ulster boss McFarland

Jan 20th 2019, 9:08 AM 7,329 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday’s comeback win against Leicester saw Ulster secure knock-out rugby in Europe.

'I was still playing amateur this time last year': Kelly agrees two-year deal with Dundalk
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'I was still playing amateur this time last year': Kelly agrees two-year deal with Dundalk

Dec 22nd 2018, 1:45 PM 4,835 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Kelly was playing Leinster Senior League football last year and today agreed to join the the double-winners.

Former Ireland underage international continues good form in Dutch top flight
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Former Ireland underage international continues good form in Dutch top flight

Dec 3rd 2018, 5:55 PM 25,726 Views 22 Comments

Dan Crowley chipped in with his seventh assist of the season as Willem II overcame AZ Alkmaar.

'Daniel has always been in my thoughts, but he was never able to prove it'
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'Daniel has always been in my thoughts, but he was never able to prove it'

Sep 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,099 Views 13 Comments

The striker scored a stunning equaliser against Chelsea on Saturday evening, a finish which earned the praise of Jurgen Klopp.

Leavy set for full training next week and is itching for Leinster return
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Leavy set for full training next week and is itching for Leinster return

Aug 29th 2018, 1:25 PM 7,440 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old underwent a minor shoulder procedure during the summer.

The man with a plan - McFarland wants to build successful legacy at Ulster
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The man with a plan - McFarland wants to build successful legacy at Ulster

Aug 29th 2018, 8:48 AM 5,778 Views 4 Comments

The new head coach sat down with the media for the first time in his role yesterday.

After 9 seasons with Limerick teams, a first medal arrives on All-Ireland final day
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After 9 seasons with Limerick teams, a first medal arrives on All-Ireland final day

Aug 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,904 Views 3 Comments

For Dan Morrissey, last Sunday was a notable breakthrough in his Limerick career.

'Absolutely bloody delighted': Dan Brennan gives brilliant post-match interview
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'Absolutely bloody delighted': Dan Brennan gives brilliant post-match interview

Jun 13th 2018, 3:25 PM 9,341 Views 6 Comments

The Irish-born prop helped France into the final of the World Rugby U20 Championships last night.

Sensational Leavy scoops main prizes at Leinster's end-of-season awards bash
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Sensational Leavy scoops main prizes at Leinster's end-of-season awards bash

Apr 25th 2018, 1:02 AM 10,141 Views 9 Comments

James Ryan named Young Player of the Year at the ceremony in Dublin last night.

'Winning is everything - now it’s time to step up, and take our prize'
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'Winning is everything - now it’s time to step up, and take our prize'

Apr 3rd 2018, 4:11 PM 6,929 Views 17 Comments

Hungry, confident and in form, Leinster can dare to dream as they head into the business end of the season.

Ex-Reading and Huddersfield striker joins Shamrock Rovers ahead of new season
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Ex-Reading and Huddersfield striker joins Shamrock Rovers ahead of new season

Feb 12th 2018, 12:15 PM 6,701 Views 2 Comments

Daniel Carr impressed during Rovers’ recent trip to Portugal and comes straight into the squad for Friday’s Dublin derby.

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