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#Skipper

# skipper - Last month November 2022

'My brothers are giving me guilt, saying 'What are we going to do when you retire?''
# Big Call
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# Big Call

'My brothers are giving me guilt, saying 'What are we going to do when you retire?''

Nov 17th 2022, 7:15 AM 47,738 Views 5 Comments

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
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The relatable Tadhg Furlong is an inspired choice as Ireland captain

Nov 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,716 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old Wexford man is not your stereotypical Irish rugby player.

'I almost have to separate the opposition and the ref' - Sexton on captaincy
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'I almost have to separate the opposition and the ref' - Sexton on captaincy

Nov 1st 2022, 5:00 PM 18,780 Views 6 Comments

The 37-year-old will lead Ireland against South Africa this weekend in Dublin.

# skipper - This year 2022

'It’s a huge honour' - Jack Carty takes over as Connacht's club captain
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'It’s a huge honour' - Jack Carty takes over as Connacht's club captain

Aug 23rd 2022, 4:10 PM 5,582 Views 6 Comments

The out-half succeeds Jarrad Butler in the top leadership role.

Declan Hannon says 'sheer stubbornness' got Limerick over the line
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Declan Hannon says 'sheer stubbornness' got Limerick over the line

Jul 18th 2022, 6:35 AM 8,423 Views 14 Comments

Hannon received the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the fourth time as captain.

Wales captain Dan Biggar fit to start South Africa decider after shoulder injury
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# Skipper

Wales captain Dan Biggar fit to start South Africa decider after shoulder injury

Jul 14th 2022, 1:11 PM 2,447 Views 0 Comments

Wales are looking to back up their victory in Bloemfontein by winning the Test series.

McNamee's late winner sees Finn Harps take spoils against Shelbourne
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McNamee's late winner sees Finn Harps take spoils against Shelbourne

Apr 29th 2022, 10:25 PM 2,483 Views 0 Comments

The Harps captain scored the only goal of the game in the 89th minute.

'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'
# Pride Of Offaly
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# Pride Of Offaly

'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'

Mar 26th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,456 Views 1 Comment

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
# Goals
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# Goals

Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting

Mar 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,463 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Leader
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# Leader

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'

Feb 24th 2022, 1:01 AM 5,059 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.

Harry Maguire to remain Manchester United captain for rest of season
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Harry Maguire to remain Manchester United captain for rest of season

Feb 18th 2022, 3:27 PM 5,235 Views 5 Comments

Red Devils boss Ralf Rangnick has rubbished reports that suggested Maguire could be replaced as skipper by Cristiano Ronaldo.

'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'
# Leader
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# Leader

'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'

Feb 12th 2022, 7:45 AM 8,462 Views 4 Comments

James Ryan captains Ireland in today’s Six Nations clash in Paris.

Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers
# Tribe Talisman
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# Tribe Talisman

Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:22 AM 6,182 Views 2 Comments

Joseph Cooney has been named vice-captain.

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
# Captain
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# Captain

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 8:40 AM 21,371 Views 11 Comments

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
# Captain
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# Captain

Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations

Jan 26th 2022, 9:53 AM 6,472 Views 5 Comments

The Saracens man has undergone surgery on an ankle injury.

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
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# Skippers

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'

Jan 24th 2022, 12:00 PM 47,949 Views 8 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar will face off as captains in their sides’ Six Nations opener.

'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'
# Composure
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# Composure

'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'

Jan 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 8,308 Views 12 Comments

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was happy with his side’s resolve in the closing minutes in Castres.

Moycullen defender appointed Galway football captain
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Moycullen defender appointed Galway football captain

Jan 10th 2022, 8:57 PM 10,380 Views 1 Comment

Matthew Tierney will vice-captain the side.

Coen takes over from Aidan O'Shea as Mayo captain for 2022 season
# Skipper
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Coen takes over from Aidan O'Shea as Mayo captain for 2022 season

Jan 2nd 2022, 12:59 PM 9,833 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old previously captained Mayo to All-Ireland minor and U-21 titles.

# skipper - Last year 2021

This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges
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This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges

Dec 10th 2021, 8:44 AM 5,106 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old says it has been about keeping things as “cool and chilled as possible.”

Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'
# Coygig
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# Coygig

Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'

Dec 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 11,213 Views 5 Comments

The skipper sparkled again as Vera Pauw’s side beat Georgia 11-0 last night.

Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'
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Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'

Nov 26th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,607 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland captain was keen to move on to the next one after last night’s disappointing result.

Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance
# Unimpressed
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# Unimpressed

Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance

Nov 14th 2021, 4:21 PM 13,364 Views 7 Comments

The Netherlands could only draw 2-2 against Montenegro.

Ireland's US-born striker 'honoured and humbled' to captain Danish top-flight side
# Skipper
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Ireland's US-born striker 'honoured and humbled' to captain Danish top-flight side

Aug 10th 2021, 12:34 PM 4,404 Views 0 Comments

Kyra Carusa plays her club football with HB Køge.

'Everyone is well aware Gats will make changes' - Lions skipper Jones
# Bouncing Back
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# Bouncing Back

'Everyone is well aware Gats will make changes' - Lions skipper Jones

Aug 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 11,694 Views 7 Comments

The tourists have big questions to answer mentally, tactically, and in terms of selection.

'When I was told there was a chance, it was bordering on the surreal' - AWJ
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'When I was told there was a chance, it was bordering on the surreal' - AWJ

Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 5,752 Views 1 Comment

The Lions captain will start against the Springboks this weekend.

Jones resumes Lions tour captaincy as Price puts pressure on Murray at 9
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Jones resumes Lions tour captaincy as Price puts pressure on Murray at 9

Jul 17th 2021, 8:25 PM 16,325 Views 13 Comments

The 35-year-old made his return from a shoulder injury in the win over the Stormers.

'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'
# Leader
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# Leader

'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,895 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland must decide whether Alun Wyn Jones is ready to start the first Test.

Iain Henderson 'incredibly honoured' to captain Gatland's Lions
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Iain Henderson 'incredibly honoured' to captain Gatland's Lions

Jul 5th 2021, 4:27 PM 5,376 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old will lead the tourists against the Sharks on Wednesday.

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad
# Update
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# Update

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad

Jun 28th 2021, 12:16 PM 14,047 Views 40 Comments

The second row hasn’t officially been ruled out of this weekend’s clash with Japan.

Gatland's shock call sees experienced Conor Murray lead the Lions
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Gatland's shock call sees experienced Conor Murray lead the Lions

Jun 26th 2021, 11:01 PM 17,499 Views 43 Comments

The Limerick man isn’t a captain for Munster or Ireland.

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Biggar impresses as Gatland looks to make big call on Lions captaincy

Jun 26th 2021, 6:55 PM 11,932 Views 14 Comments

James Ryan and Jonny Gray appear to be the strongest options for a squad call-up.

Jordan Henderson urges England to be fearless against Germany
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Jordan Henderson urges England to be fearless against Germany

Jun 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 2,860 Views 3 Comments

Current Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate memorably missed a penalty as Germany at Euro ’96.

Wright pokes fun at Keane's 'captain's armband' on the ITV panel
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Wright pokes fun at Keane's 'captain's armband' on the ITV panel

Jun 16th 2021, 11:18 AM 15,000 Views 7 Comments

The pair were alongside Roy’s old foe Patrick Vieira for last night’s heavyweight meeting of France and Germany.

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
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Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,720 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

# skipper - All time

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
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'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 43,015 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan
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'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan

Nov 25th 2020, 3:07 PM 6,832 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old will captain Ireland again this weekend versus Georgia.

O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy
# Leader
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# Leader

O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy

Nov 18th 2020, 7:15 AM 7,380 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old has lots of underage experience as a captain but this is an obvious step up.

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton
# Frustrations
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# Frustrations

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton

Nov 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,181 Views 16 Comments

The captain hopes to be fit for the trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.

Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster
# Leader
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# Leader

Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster

Nov 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,479 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old back row is in excellent form early on in the new season.

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