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#First Impressions

# first-impressions - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Swansea City boss impressed by 'excellent' Hourihane in 5-1 debut victory
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# First Impressions

Swansea City boss impressed by 'excellent' Hourihane in 5-1 debut victory

Jan 24th 2021, 9:03 AM 8,397 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland midfielder, playing for the first time in eight weeks, helped Swansea advance in the FA Cup.

# first-impressions - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'I was ready once I got that bit of an edge': Wycherley looks back on monstrous hit on Sexton
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'I was ready once I got that bit of an edge': Wycherley looks back on monstrous hit on Sexton

Feb 21st 2019, 6:43 AM 17,426 Views 34 Comments

The young Corkman made his presence felt when Sexton arrived in Thomond Park in December.

# first-impressions - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

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 5,715 Views 4 Comments

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

# first-impressions - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Van Graan intent on soaking up knowledge from every angle in first stint as a head coach
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Van Graan intent on soaking up knowledge from every angle in first stint as a head coach

Nov 29th 2017, 6:46 AM 4,196 Views 1 Comment

From Gert Smal to Paul O’Connell and Doug Howlett, the new Munster boss wants plenty of company on his coffee breaks.

# first-impressions - Friday 30 September, 2016

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?
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# Change Generation

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?

Sep 30th 2016, 9:52 AM 17,624 Views 29 Comments

Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.

# first-impressions - Friday 16 September, 2016

Watch: Roy Keane and Conor McGregor give their All-Ireland predictions in comedy sketch
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# Good Impression

Watch: Roy Keane and Conor McGregor give their All-Ireland predictions in comedy sketch

Sep 16th 2016, 12:17 PM 12,474 Views 13 Comments

All-Ireland champions Dublin take on Mayo in Croke Park on Sunday.

# first-impressions - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Belgium dream team of Martinez and Henry get off to losing start
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# First Impressions

Belgium dream team of Martinez and Henry get off to losing start

Sep 1st 2016, 10:17 PM 11,310 Views 7 Comments

The new management team had a formidable task on their debut this evening.

# first-impressions - Friday 26 August, 2016

Tyler Bleyendaal impresses as Munster earn emphatic pre-season win
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# Report

Tyler Bleyendaal impresses as Munster earn emphatic pre-season win

Aug 26th 2016, 9:26 PM 14,199 Views 6 Comments

On the day of his 23rd birthday, new arrival, South African lock Jean Kleyn also made a positive impression.

# first-impressions - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Divock Origi stars as Liverpool overcome AC Milan
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Divock Origi stars as Liverpool overcome AC Milan

Jul 31st 2016, 9:44 AM 9,223 Views 18 Comments

The Belgium international came on at half-time and netted just before the hour-mark.

# first-impressions - Monday 16 November, 2015

Xavi initially thought Louis van Gaal was an 'idiot' when he took over as Barcelona coach
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Xavi initially thought Louis van Gaal was an 'idiot' when he took over as Barcelona coach

Nov 16th 2015, 5:24 PM 7,088 Views 0 Comments

Louis van Gaal quickly got Barcelona great Xavi on his side at the Camp Nou, although the midfielder thought he was an “idiot” at first.

# first-impressions - Saturday 5 September, 2015

'I'm not the most prolific!' - Cyrus Christie talks us through his first Ireland goal
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'I'm not the most prolific!' - Cyrus Christie talks us through his first Ireland goal

Sep 5th 2015, 12:20 PM 7,572 Views 3 Comments

Defender’s goal got Ireland up and running against Gibraltar.

# first-impressions - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Cech, mate? Arsenal stunned by West Ham in opening game
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Cech, mate? Arsenal stunned by West Ham in opening game

Aug 9th 2015, 3:32 PM 10,247 Views 34 Comments

The Gunners have been talked up as being possible title winners this season.

# first-impressions - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Don't want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here's how to speed up the process
# Fast Track
# Fast Track

Don't want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here's how to speed up the process

Jul 29th 2015, 7:48 PM 17,187 Views 32 Comments

If you’re getting impatient, you can get it sooner rather than later.

# first-impressions - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Ireland debut a 'great experience' for McGoldrick after two assists against the US
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Ireland debut a 'great experience' for McGoldrick after two assists against the US

Nov 19th 2014, 12:05 AM 3,203 Views 1 Comment

The Ipswich Town striker impressed on his first appearance for the Boys in Green.

# first-impressions - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?
# Ch-ch-ch-changes
# Ch-ch-ch-changes

Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?

Nov 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,669 Views 23 Comments

The new version of Windows is still in the very early stages, but is there cause for optimism?

# first-impressions - Saturday 27 September, 2014

First impressions: Here's what the new iPhone 6 is like
# New Arrival
# New Arrival

First impressions: Here's what the new iPhone 6 is like

Sep 27th 2014, 10:55 AM 40,266 Views 87 Comments

There’s a lot to take in, but here are the main points to take away from Apple’s latest flagship device.

# first-impressions - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

'Schmidt doesn't cut any corners, he expects the same from us' -- Best
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# Best Refreshed

'Schmidt doesn't cut any corners, he expects the same from us' -- Best

Sep 24th 2013, 3:52 PM 1,896 Views 4 Comments

‘You can see why the Leinster boys speak so highly of him,’ says the Ulster hooker.

# first-impressions - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

New coach O'Connor out to prune rather than uproot Leinster legacy
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New coach O'Connor out to prune rather than uproot Leinster legacy

Aug 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 7,503 Views 13 Comments

The man with the difficult task of replacing Joe Schmidt knows improving Leinster requires a delicate balance.

# first-impressions - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

O'Connor calls on Madigan to step up and into Sexton's shoes
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O'Connor calls on Madigan to step up and into Sexton's shoes

Aug 6th 2013, 4:28 PM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

The new Leinster coach hints that the young Irish number 10 may not have the shirt all to himself this season.

# first-impressions - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Dress code: CJ Stander shows up for Munster training in a pair of jeans
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Dress code: CJ Stander shows up for Munster training in a pair of jeans

Oct 31st 2012, 4:37 PM 4,097 Views 1 Comment

We’ve heard of Casual Friday but this is getting ridiculous.

# first-impressions - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Star on the rise: Dunne tips Stevens for Villa first team
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Star on the rise: Dunne tips Stevens for Villa first team

Mar 6th 2012, 2:57 PM 754 Views 1 Comment

“He’s a typical Irish player – he gives it absolutely everything, 100% and he never shirks a challenge.”

# first-impressions - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

WATCH: Roy Carroll saves a penalty with the first touch of his Olympiakos career
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WATCH: Roy Carroll saves a penalty with the first touch of his Olympiakos career

Feb 14th 2012, 3:32 PM 1,006 Views 0 Comments

The Fermanagh native was an unlikely hero when Olympiakos took on Rubin Kazan in Russia this morning.

# first-impressions - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

The Redzone: Handy Cam, but don’t be fooled by Newton
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The Redzone: Handy Cam, but don’t be fooled by Newton

Sep 13th 2011, 11:57 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

Credit where it’s due, Cam Newton had a very good first week in the NFL. However, for Steven O’Rourke, the best quarterback in that game was Kevin Kolb. Why? Because he won.

# first-impressions - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Robbie still keen to have Irish role
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Robbie still keen to have Irish role

Aug 20th 2011, 11:28 AM 646 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland international has been presented to the media and supporters in LA after his move from Tottenham earlier this week.

# first-impressions - Friday 25 February, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: memorable debuts
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The Magnificent Seven: memorable debuts

Feb 25th 2011, 10:47 AM 562 Views 0 Comments

Carmelo Anthony made his return to the Big Apple on Wednesday night, scoring 27 points in the Knicks’ win over Milwaukee. In Melo’s honour, here are seven other unforgettable debuts.