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#Skipper

# skipper - Friday 14 August, 2015

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time
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The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time

Aug 14th 2015, 2:45 PM 7,563 Views 19 Comments

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'
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'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'

Aug 14th 2015, 1:21 PM 7,140 Views 3 Comments

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.

# skipper - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Heaslip not getting carried away with Ireland's comprehensive win over Wales
# Level Head
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Heaslip not getting carried away with Ireland's comprehensive win over Wales

Aug 8th 2015, 7:21 PM 10,146 Views 10 Comments

The Irish captain was content with a ‘good, solid’ performance in Cardiff.

# skipper - Friday 31 July, 2015

'The big thing is that we don't overestimate the talent in the Southern Hemisphere'
# Contenders
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# Contenders

'The big thing is that we don't overestimate the talent in the Southern Hemisphere'

Jul 31st 2015, 6:30 AM 9,381 Views 13 Comments

Ireland hooker Rory Best says Michael Cheika’s Australia have been impressive in recent weeks.

# skipper - Friday 10 July, 2015

Jordan Henderson appointed Liverpool captain as Skrtel signs new Anfield contract
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Jordan Henderson appointed Liverpool captain as Skrtel signs new Anfield contract

Jul 10th 2015, 5:25 PM 6,512 Views 19 Comments

It’s been a busy day for the Reds.

# skipper - Friday 3 July, 2015

McCaw: 'I was actually in a bit of a dark space. I didn't want to talk about it'
# Legend
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# Legend

McCaw: 'I was actually in a bit of a dark space. I didn't want to talk about it'

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:33 AM 10,634 Views 1 Comment

The All Blacks captain says coming back from a concussion in 2004 was a difficult time.

# skipper - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Clontarf aiming for 'massive feat' with back-to-back AIL titles
# Club Rugby
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# Club Rugby

Clontarf aiming for 'massive feat' with back-to-back AIL titles

May 7th 2015, 8:05 PM 5,632 Views 1 Comment

Andy Wood’s men take on Lansdowne in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A final this weekend.

# skipper - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Munster won't be signing this Argentinian transfer target
# No Go
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# No Go

Munster won't be signing this Argentinian transfer target

Apr 7th 2015, 11:17 AM 9,589 Views 23 Comments

Agustín Creevy has agreed to join Argentina’s new Super Rugby franchise next season.

# skipper - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Thierry Dusautoir believes Ireland are the team to beat in this year's Six Nations
# Allez Les Verts
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# Allez Les Verts

Thierry Dusautoir believes Ireland are the team to beat in this year's Six Nations

Feb 4th 2015, 7:45 AM 5,546 Views 6 Comments

The French skipper also says he’s not worried about their poor Six Nations away record.

# skipper - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue crewman after fall at Howth
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# Skipper

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue crewman after fall at Howth

Feb 3rd 2015, 8:40 AM 8,236 Views 6 Comments

He fell from the deck when he was throwing out nets to dry them.

# skipper - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain
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Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain

Jan 27th 2015, 7:11 PM 3,538 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford native was an obvious choice given her experience at the highest level.

# skipper - Monday 12 January, 2015

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres
# 50/50
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# 50/50

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres

Jan 12th 2015, 2:09 PM 4,140 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland number eight suffered a shoulder injury two weekends ago against Ulster.

# skipper - Saturday 10 January, 2015

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time
# On This Day
# On This Day

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time

Jan 10th 2015, 6:30 PM 21,457 Views 26 Comments

The story of the stricken cargo ship and its hero captain had people flocking to cinemas to catch the latest newsreels. The saga kept the world gripped for 14 days.

# skipper - Friday 21 November, 2014

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland
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Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland

Nov 21st 2014, 4:21 PM 3,678 Views 1 Comment

‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.

# skipper - Saturday 15 November, 2014

'I never thought I'd do what I'm going to do tomorrow' - Reddan confesses ahead of captaincy debut
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'I never thought I'd do what I'm going to do tomorrow' - Reddan confesses ahead of captaincy debut

Nov 15th 2014, 4:50 PM 21,852 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster scrum-half is relishing the opportunity to lead his country for the first time.

# skipper - Friday 14 November, 2014

'He'll be the same Scott I know -- going around kicking people!'
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'He'll be the same Scott I know -- going around kicking people!'

Nov 14th 2014, 8:12 AM 9,193 Views 6 Comments

Ireland captain Robbie Keane praises his opposite number Scott Brown and talks booing and his Celtic career.

# skipper - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

The International Rules captain has been announced
# Oh Captain My Captain
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# Oh Captain My Captain

The International Rules captain has been announced

Oct 28th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,333 Views 1 Comment

A former All-Ireland winning skipper will lead Ireland Down Under.

# skipper - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future
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Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future

Sep 30th 2014, 10:27 AM 5,760 Views 14 Comments

Dubliner feels vice-captain role was the perfect introduction to eventually leading the European team.

# skipper - Saturday 27 September, 2014

West Ham peg back United after Rooney and RVP open up early lead
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# Premier League

West Ham peg back United after Rooney and RVP open up early lead

Sep 27th 2014, 3:17 PM 5,758 Views 20 Comments

Can LVG’s boys hold out this time?

# skipper - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium is in danger of never happening
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Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium is in danger of never happening

Sep 24th 2014, 11:04 PM 4,432 Views 6 Comments

It’ll be the end of the longest NYC goodbye for the Yankees captain. If it happens.

# skipper - Friday 5 September, 2014

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy
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# Leader

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy

Sep 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,314 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old back row explains how his approach to the role is different second time around.

# skipper - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

'It was the proudest moment of my career by a long way' - Keogh
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'It was the proudest moment of my career by a long way' - Keogh

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:06 PM 9,833 Views 12 Comments

The Derby County defender captained Ireland as they overcame Oman with a 2-0 win.

# skipper - Friday 1 August, 2014

Rory Best named new Ulster captain
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Rory Best named new Ulster captain

Aug 1st 2014, 2:01 PM 3,008 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old hooker says he is honoured to take over from the retired Johann Muller.

# skipper - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Justin Bieber accused of using a wheelchair to skip lines in Disneyland
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Justin Bieber accused of using a wheelchair to skip lines in Disneyland

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:58 PM 3,179 Views 6 Comments

What will he do next?

# skipper - Saturday 5 July, 2014

'I don’t walk away from things' - Dubs' camogie captain Louise O'Hara
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# Longevity

'I don’t walk away from things' - Dubs' camogie captain Louise O'Hara

Jul 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,777 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old is back for another All-Ireland with Dublin, despite her busy life in charge of two crèches.

# skipper - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

O'Connell determined to maximise time in 'exciting' Ireland setup
# RWC 2015
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# RWC 2015

O'Connell determined to maximise time in 'exciting' Ireland setup

May 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,343 Views 5 Comments

Life is good with the Six Nations champions, and the captain wants to keep it that way leading up to next year’s World Cup.

# skipper - Friday 16 May, 2014

Fisherman rescued after boat runs aground
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# Trabolgan

Fisherman rescued after boat runs aground

May 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 8,654 Views 7 Comments

The RNLI, Coast Guard and Crosshaven lifeboat were all involved in the rescue.

# skipper - Friday 11 April, 2014

O'Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster's analysis team -- Penney
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# Sidelined

O'Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster's analysis team -- Penney

Apr 11th 2014, 1:05 PM 4,986 Views 3 Comments

The head coach urged his captain not to rush his return to competitive rugby and instead focus on ‘getting himself right for the long term.’

# skipper - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Ex-Laois star Quigley named New York captain ahead of clash against Mayo
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Ex-Laois star Quigley named New York captain ahead of clash against Mayo

Mar 27th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,566 Views 0 Comments

Kerry’s Gary O’Driscoll will be New York’s vice-captain.

# skipper - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Forward thinking Ollie Canning happy to end up where he started for Portumna
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Forward thinking Ollie Canning happy to end up where he started for Portumna

Mar 15th 2014, 9:50 AM 2,596 Views 5 Comments

The veteran will be gunning for his fourth All-Ireland club title at Croke Park on Monday.

# skipper - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Here's the man who will be the new Kilkenny senior hurling captain
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Here's the man who will be the new Kilkenny senior hurling captain

Feb 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,450 Views 0 Comments

26 year-old Lester Ryan has been nominated by county champions Clara.

# skipper - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Joe Canning will captain the Galway hurlers in 2014
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Joe Canning will captain the Galway hurlers in 2014

Dec 10th 2013, 6:41 PM 10,022 Views 23 Comments

David Burke will be the vice-captain for the Tribesmen’s hurling side.

# skipper - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Paul O'Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt
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Paul O'Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt

Nov 7th 2013, 1:35 PM 6,221 Views 18 Comments

However, the Munster man is on the bench against Samoa so Jamie Heaslip will skipper the side on Saturday.

# skipper - Monday 4 November, 2013

Here are the candidates for the Ireland captaincy
# Captain Fantastic
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# Captain Fantastic

Here are the candidates for the Ireland captaincy

Nov 4th 2013, 12:01 PM 4,994 Views 5 Comments

The lads at Whiff of Cordite have run the rule over the men Joe Schmidt can pick from

# skipper - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Does this picture confirm Paul O'Connell as Ireland captain?
# Circumstantial
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# Circumstantial

Does this picture confirm Paul O'Connell as Ireland captain?

Oct 31st 2013, 6:30 AM 9,024 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney reckons it’s a big hint.

# skipper - Monday 28 October, 2013

Brendan Maher named as new Tipperary hurling captain
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Brendan Maher named as new Tipperary hurling captain

Oct 28th 2013, 8:05 PM 3,437 Views 0 Comments

Noel McGrath is the vice-captain for the Premier next season.

# skipper - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?
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Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:22 PM 8,042 Views 32 Comments

Here are the leading candidates to lead Ireland out for the November tests against Samoa, Australia and the All Blacks.

# skipper - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

'New manager should be in place for next friendlies' - Keane
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'New manager should be in place for next friendlies' - Keane

Oct 16th 2013, 12:05 AM 2,068 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland captain was keen to look ahead after the end of a disappointing World Cup campaign.

# skipper - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Captaining Ireland was a special experience – Seamus Coleman
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Captaining Ireland was a special experience – Seamus Coleman

Oct 12th 2013, 3:27 PM 6,471 Views 36 Comments

The Donegal man says he would be honoured to continue in the role for the boys in green.

# skipper - Thursday 15 August, 2013

John O'Shea: 'On another night we could have a 3-0 win'
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John O'Shea: 'On another night we could have a 3-0 win'

Aug 15th 2013, 12:27 PM 1,674 Views 6 Comments

O’Shea lauds Madden but rues missed chances in friendly stalemate.