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# late-bloomer - Thursday 19 May, 2022

'He said to my dad he thought I'd get 50 caps for Leinster. I thought he was mad'
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'He said to my dad he thought I'd get 50 caps for Leinster. I thought he was mad'

May 19th 2022, 7:15 AM 21,282 Views 4 Comments

Hugo Keenan reflects on a remarkable couple of seasons as he prepares for his first Heineken Champions Cup final.

# late-bloomer - Friday 1 April, 2022

‘It was a nice surprise to be involved in the squad when it got announced’
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‘It was a nice surprise to be involved in the squad when it got announced’

Apr 1st 2022, 8:11 AM 7,484 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Treadwell earned a shock call-up to Andy Farrell’s Ireland panel for this year’s Six Nations championship.

# late-bloomer - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Stuart McCloskey aiming to make the most of his rare chance with Ireland
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Stuart McCloskey aiming to make the most of his rare chance with Ireland

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 4,897 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster centre has been picked for back-to-back internationals for the first time in his career.

# late-bloomer - Monday 1 March, 2021

Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'
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Beirne on his man of match award: 'I said to Will, they thought I was you'

Mar 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 9,816 Views 6 Comments

The Munster player has graduated from the bench to become a key player on Andy Farrell’s Ireland side.

# late-bloomer - Sunday 6 December, 2020

From starting football at 14 to becoming a central Cork figure with the medicine to succeed
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# Meteoric Rise

From starting football at 14 to becoming a central Cork figure with the medicine to succeed

Dec 6th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,603 Views 0 Comments

Now one of the best defenders in the country, Melissa Duggan discusses all things football and life as a newly-qualified pharmacist.

# late-bloomer - Friday 15 March, 2019

'You don’t really know if you’re good enough until you’re in there'
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'You don’t really know if you’re good enough until you’re in there'

Mar 15th 2019, 4:49 PM 6,278 Views 0 Comments

Ballyhale’s Joey Holden charts his career from failing to making the Kilkenny minor or U21 panels to captaining the Cats to All-Ireland glory.

# late-bloomer - Thursday 24 January, 2013

'Massive honour' for Coughlan as he crashes the Irish scene late
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'Massive honour' for Coughlan as he crashes the Irish scene late

Jan 24th 2013, 2:54 PM 11,835 Views 10 Comments

The Munster forward’s industry and dynamism has been rewarded by Declan Kidney.