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# Captain Fantastic

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# Captain Fantastic
Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile
A thundering run from Pedro Verschae threatened to derail Ireland’s World Cup campaign.
# Captain Fantastic
Watch: Eoin Donnelly's stoppage time goal earns Fermanagh first Ulster final spot in 10 years
Rory Gallagher’s side defeated Monaghan in dramatic circumstances on Sunday to book their place in the 2018 Ulster final.
# Redemption
'It's massive' - Cavan captain Greene aiming to overwrite past disappointments
Tipperary stand in their way of the Division 2 league title and promotion to the top flight.
# today's the day
'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'
Ireland captain Katie McCabe will live her childhood dream this evening.
# Captain Fantastic
Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract
The hooker has extended his deal until the end of the 2019 World Cup.
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'The biggest highlight of my career': Best joins O'Driscoll and Mullen in Ireland's elite club
Ireland captain says this team are ‘greedy’ and want to build on the Grand Slam win.
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Sam Allardyce delivers glowing praise for 'superhuman' Seamus Coleman
“When you sprint 80 yards with the ball in the 92nd minute and the opposition players, who have been playing every week, can’t catch up, it shows the tremendous capacity for the game that he has.”
# Captain Fantastic
'A world-class performance from a world-class player': O'Mahony at the heart of Munster's rise
He’s worth every last cent.
# Captain Fantastic
Ireland's Ciaran Clark scores as Newcastle stage second-half comeback
West Brom looked headed for victory until the Magpies snatched a 2-2 draw at The Hawthorns.
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'I've believed for a long time that we'll go to Russia... Bring them on'
David Meyler is confident that Ireland can progress through the play-offs to reach next year’s World Cup.
# Captain Fantastic
Coleman joins up with Ireland squad ahead of top-of-the-table clash as Hendrick is ruled out
The team captain was present at today’s training session, while Burnley midfielder Hendrick won’t be available.
# Captain Fantastic
'I've no fear I won't be coming back the same player, there's none of that nonsense'
Staying patient about his return from a broken leg is the biggest challenge facing Seamus Coleman.
# Captain Fantastic
Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes
The Irish defender’s 78th minute header handed the Royals a victory that consolidated fifth spot in the table.
# king of the west
Captain, leader, legend: John Muldoon signs on for a 15th season with Connacht
“I have always said that I would like to continue playing if I had the physical fitness and mental hunger to do so.”
# Captain Fantastic
Hourihane hoping for 2017 Ireland debut despite previous disappointment
The Corkman has been earning rave reviews for his displays while captaining Barnsley in the Championship.
# Captain Fantastic
Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal
Despite rumoured interest from elsewhere, Stephen O’Donnell has committed to the Lilywhites for the 2017 and 2018 campaigns.
# column
Coleman can possibly become an Irish captain to rival Roy Keane in his influence
He may not have been the obvious choice to skipper the national team, but it looks a perfect fit for the man from Killybegs.
# Captain Fantastic
Tipp skipper Brendan Maher left one important man out of his All-Ireland acceptance speech
Maher forgot to thank his manager Michael Ryan, despite having his words prepared.
# Captain Fantastic
After a superb debut season in England, there's more good news for Chris Forrester
The 23-year-old Dubliner has been named as Peterborough’s new skipper.
# Leader
Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy
The Everton full-back staked a claim for the armband in the absence of Robbie Keane and John O’Shea last night.
# Leading by example
'It's fantastic but we've won nothing yet and that's the big thing' - Muldoon
Connacht’s captain says they will have their work cut out in the Pro12 final against Leinster.
# Captain Fantastic
Chelsea offer John Terry new one-year deal
The club legend’s future has been the source of much speculation in recent months.
# Captain Fantastic
Paul McShane scores his first FA Cup goal in 9 years as Reading cause an upset
The Reading skipper headed home an equaliser against West Brom in a 3-1 win at the Madejski Stadium.
# Captain Fantastic
'Fingers crossed I'm here next year' - Nacewa hoping to extend his stay with Leinster
The fullback is one of a number of players out of contract at the end of the season.
# Captain Fantastic
A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain
The hooker has been inspirational throughout his 89 caps for his country.
# Captain Fantastic
Ireland confirm that Paul O'Connell will return to the camp for Sunday's quarter-final
O’Connell will rejoin the squad after his surgery.
# Captain Fantastic
'At scrum time, God it was punishing stuff': Keith Wood looks back on a run-in with Romania
The legendary hooker scored the last time we faced Romania in a World Cup, but it wasn’t easy going.
# Captain Fantastic
Pumas, side-stepping, and dealing with the end: Keith Wood's stand-out RWC memories
“I was ready to cry I was so tired.”
# toulon talk
O'Connell ready to make summer decision after claiming Player of the Year double
Will he stay or will he go? Or will he retire after a big World Cup?
# Captain Fantastic
'We wanted that ruthless streak': Niamh Briggs keeping firm grip on 6 Nations crown
“I made my feelings known to everybody that I wasn’t going to use the changes as an excuse.”
# Captain Fantastic
'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success
The 35-year-old lock lifted the Six Nations trophy for the second time in two years last night.
# Captain Fantastic
Rooney inspired Manchester United at a meeting, Van Gaal confirms
Marouane Fellaini also revealed after his side’s 3-0 defeat of Tottenham on Sunday that the striker had given “a very important speech”.
# Captain Fantastic
Was that display against England Paul O'Connell's final act at home in the Six Nations?
Ireland will finish off this year’s Championship on the road and the captain still hasn’t decided whether he will play beyond the World Cup.
# Desire
Muldoon driven by prospect of sending 'poor relation' Connacht to the big time on merit
A win over Scarlets on Sunday would be another big step towards Champions Cup qualification for the Connacht captain.
# Captain Fantastic
'He has really become a man' - Robbie Keane's first coach fondly recalls 'Jack the lad'
“I always believed he could be special,” Mark McGhee said.
# Captain Fantastic
Stephen O'Donnell scores a BIG goal in tonight's LOI title decider
The Dundalk skipper has given them the narrowest of leads at Oriel Park.
# Captain Fantastic
Paul McGinley: the man with the magic Ryder Cup formula
Meticulous, modern, inspirational: just some of the words used to describe the Dubliner’s Ryder Cup captaincy at Gleneagles.
# Captain Fantastic
Robbie Keane kicks off international week with a beautiful jink and lob
“I’m not sure if there is anybody in the league who can control the ball like that,” team-mate Landon Donovan said.
# Below par
VIDEO: Swansea beat United at Old Trafford despite Rooney bicycle kick
Louis van Gaal’s side have looked less than convincing in their Premier League opener.
# Corazón de León
No grand farewell for Puyol as Barca captain ruled out of La Liga decider
The defender will not have the opportunity to add to his 593 appearances with the Catalan club.