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#opportunity knocks

# opportunity-knocks - Monday 22 March, 2021

Celtic youngster among 3 replacement call-ups to Ireland U21 squad
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# Opportunity Knocks

Celtic youngster among 3 replacement call-ups to Ireland U21 squad

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:07 PM 9,475 Views 3 Comments

Luca Connell has been given the nod, while Ademipo Odubeko will not be available.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start
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# Opportunity Knocks

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start

Mar 18th 2021, 12:26 PM 8,566 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old has been included in the starting XV to play Zebre.

# opportunity-knocks - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
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# Opportunity Knocks

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,758 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14
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# Opportunity Knocks

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14

Mar 10th 2021, 6:44 AM 6,504 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend and Denis Buckley have their eye on European silverware.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 12 February, 2021

Amid another injury blow for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp backs Ozan Kabak to handle pressure
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# Opportunity Knocks

Amid another injury blow for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp backs Ozan Kabak to handle pressure

Feb 12th 2021, 7:21 PM 9,508 Views 11 Comments

The centre-back could replace injured Fabinho against Leicester this weekend.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Former Leicester and Swansea boss named new Poland coach
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# Opportunity Knocks

Former Leicester and Swansea boss named new Poland coach

Jan 21st 2021, 10:29 PM 8,500 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Juventus midfielder Paulo Sousa spent two years in Britain managing.

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup

Jan 6th 2021, 3:47 PM 9,471 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rogers on his decision to become Monaghan GAA’s goalkeeper coach.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 1 January, 2021

Randolph makes first Premier League appearance in a year for West Ham
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Randolph makes first Premier League appearance in a year for West Ham

Jan 1st 2021, 5:50 PM 8,218 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland goalkeeper has replaced Lukasz Fabianski for this evening’s game against Everton.

# opportunity-knocks - Saturday 19 December, 2020

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots
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# Opportunity Knocks

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots

Dec 19th 2020, 10:20 AM 23,107 Views 6 Comments

James Collins is hoping he can carry his encouraging club form onto the international scene.

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Now is the time for McCarthy to show he can help Doherty and Stevens shine for Ireland
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Now is the time for McCarthy to show he can help Doherty and Stevens shine for Ireland

Mar 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 3,494 Views 4 Comments

Mounting injuries and a lack of game-time for key players ahead of the Euro 2020 semi-final play-off with Slovakia means there is more responsibility to get the best from two of the best wing backs in the Premier League.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 28 February, 2020

Ciaran Clark's injury has given an Irish teenager a chance to impress at Newcastle
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# Opportunity Knocks

Ciaran Clark's injury has given an Irish teenager a chance to impress at Newcastle

Feb 28th 2020, 12:12 PM 6,618 Views 0 Comments

Oisin McEntee has been drafted into the first-team picture at the Premier League club this week.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 10 January, 2020

Idah in line for Old Trafford start as Norwich boss confirms striker shortage
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# Opportunity Knocks

Idah in line for Old Trafford start as Norwich boss confirms striker shortage

Jan 10th 2020, 1:52 PM 7,640 Views 18 Comments

Teemu Pukki and Josip Drmic will both be absent for the Canaries’ clash with Manchester United.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Toronto chance too good for Sonny Bill Williams to turn down
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# Opportunity Knocks

Toronto chance too good for Sonny Bill Williams to turn down

Nov 14th 2019, 4:40 PM 9,151 Views 4 Comments

The New Zealand star will return to rugby league for a third time in his career.

# opportunity-knocks - Sunday 6 October, 2019

McCarthy on Ireland teen sensation Connolly: 'He deserves this chance'
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# Opportunity Knocks

McCarthy on Ireland teen sensation Connolly: 'He deserves this chance'

Oct 6th 2019, 8:44 PM 9,380 Views 12 Comments

The 19-year-old Galway native scored twice for Brighton against Tottenham on Saturday.

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Irish U21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher handed Liverpool first-team debut by Jurgen Klopp
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# Opportunity Knocks

Irish U21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher handed Liverpool first-team debut by Jurgen Klopp

Sep 25th 2019, 6:33 PM 30,751 Views 34 Comments

He becomes the first Irish player picked for the club since Robbie Keane played against Wigan almost 4,000 days ago.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'
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# Opportunity Knocks

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'

Aug 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 9,116 Views 9 Comments

The eastern province face Coventry in their first pre-season friendly this weekend.

Bath wing and 7s specialist to make debut as England name side to face Wales
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# Opportunity Knocks

Bath wing and 7s specialist to make debut as England name side to face Wales

Aug 15th 2019, 2:48 PM 5,592 Views 1 Comment

Ruaridh McConnochie has overcome a hip problem and is set to feature.

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas
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Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas

Aug 14th 2019, 12:06 PM 4,474 Views 1 Comment

The Swede knows he will be an underdog against the Briton, but insists it will be in for a rude awakening at the T-Mobile Arena.

# opportunity-knocks - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia
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# Opportunity Knocks

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia

May 7th 2019, 3:39 PM 3,108 Views 8 Comments

‘Given his recent performances, it is well deserved,’ team principal Dave Brailsford said of the 22-year-old’s inclusion.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 5 April, 2019

Leinster's much-changed side urged to take their big chance against Benetton
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Leinster's much-changed side urged to take their big chance against Benetton

Apr 5th 2019, 4:06 PM 6,942 Views 5 Comments

‘It’s a great chance for guys to lay down a marker and put their hands up,’ says Leo Cullen.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 8 March, 2019

From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell

Mar 8th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,781 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland rugby star has been appointed chair of Sport Ireland’s Women in Sport steering committee.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility
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# Opportunity Knocks

Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility

Feb 7th 2019, 8:04 PM 16,284 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland head coach was enthusiastic about the prospect of entering a crucial game without his first choice lock and centres

# opportunity-knocks - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

'The onus is on players to produce a spectacle' - Double-headers can show rising standards, says Dublin star
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'The onus is on players to produce a spectacle' - Double-headers can show rising standards, says Dublin star

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 6,425 Views 5 Comments

Three-time All-Ireland winner Niamh McEvoy feels it’s the way forward for ladies football.

# opportunity-knocks - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Darmian happy to play anywhere for Man United after being brought back in from the cold
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# Opportunity Knocks

Darmian happy to play anywhere for Man United after being brought back in from the cold

Jan 8th 2019, 12:02 AM 9,987 Views 1 Comment

The Italian defender struggled for regular game time under Jose Mourinho, but is hoping to earn more minutes amid fierce competition under a new boss.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code:  +679. Fiji'
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'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:42 PM 117,115 Views 10 Comments

Ben Ryan describes the unusual events that led to a life-changing moment.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management
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Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management

Dec 13th 2018, 6:48 PM 7,400 Views 1 Comment

Santos are set to bring in the ex-Albiceleste boss.

# opportunity-knocks - Friday 23 November, 2018

'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth
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'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:45 AM 7,471 Views 7 Comments

There are seven academy players named in the province’s squad for tonight’s Pro14 clash against Ospreys.

# opportunity-knocks - Monday 10 September, 2018

4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly
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# Options

4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,467 Views 21 Comments

Ronan Curtis and others who could be given an opportunity by Martin O’Neill.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback
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# Opportunity Knocks

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:26 PM 13,058 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side host Exeter Chiefs in Cork tomorrow evening.

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'
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'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'

Aug 15th 2018, 5:48 PM 8,286 Views 3 Comments

All-Star hurler Ollie Moran believes that Limerick can hurt Galway in the final stages of the All-Ireland final.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw
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# Opportunity Knocks

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw

Jul 5th 2018, 7:08 PM 4,249 Views 8 Comments

‘We might not have this opportunity again.’

# opportunity-knocks - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'
# Home Comforts
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# Home Comforts

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'

Jul 4th 2018, 9:00 PM 20,032 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Moynihan has endured a difficult start to life on the European Tour, but is hoping to find a spark at this week’s Irish Open at Ballyliffin.

# opportunity-knocks - Sunday 13 May, 2018

‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life
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‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life

May 13th 2018, 1:00 PM 17,130 Views 14 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Irish Fairy Door Company.

# opportunity-knocks - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report
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Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report

Feb 6th 2018, 4:49 PM 7,304 Views 5 Comments

Atletico de Kolkata are looking to replace Teddy Sheringham, who was sacked last month.

# opportunity-knocks - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming
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Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming

Dec 31st 2017, 12:03 PM 8,193 Views 7 Comments

“Getting the chance against Ulster is a big opportunity.”

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan
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Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan

Aug 10th 2017, 1:05 PM 8,724 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has named a youthful XV for Friday’s friendly.

# opportunity-knocks - Monday 26 June, 2017

'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut
# Front And Centre
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# Front And Centre

'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut

Jun 26th 2017, 5:49 PM 7,688 Views 4 Comments

The Lions play their final midweek game of the tour against the Hurricanes tomorrow morning.

# opportunity-knocks - Saturday 17 June, 2017

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points
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New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points

Jun 17th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,942 Views 4 Comments

The counties lock horns at Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

# opportunity-knocks - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'
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'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'

Jun 10th 2017, 10:30 AM 5,905 Views 7 Comments

Wexford take on Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC semi-final this evening.

# opportunity-knocks - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?
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# Opportunity Knocks

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?

Jun 8th 2017, 9:40 AM 5,555 Views 27 Comments

Joe Schmidt will name his team for Saturday’s Test in New York later today.

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