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# captain - Today’s News

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'

15 hours ago 2,269 Views 0 Comments

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

# captain - Saturday 20 November, 2021

'The hardest thing is to stay at the top and that’s what Conor has done'
# Murray
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# Murray

'The hardest thing is to stay at the top and that’s what Conor has done'

Nov 20th 2021, 8:00 AM 23,985 Views 29 Comments

Conor Murray starts against Argentina tomorrow as he wins his 91st cap.

# captain - Monday 15 November, 2021

Carty called up by Ireland after Sexton ruled out for up to six weeks
# Update
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# Update

Carty called up by Ireland after Sexton ruled out for up to six weeks

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 3:00 PM 44,591 Views 42 Comments

Gavin Coombes has re-joined the Ireland squad after his recent illness.

# captain - Friday 12 November, 2021

'I'm the proudest person in Ireland... Actions speak louder than words'
# Leader
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'I'm the proudest person in Ireland... Actions speak louder than words'

Nov 12th 2021, 10:22 PM 10,236 Views 1 Comment

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin praised her team for staying united in a tough week.

# captain - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'We were all disappointed. He apologised in case people took offence to his comments'
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# Leader

'We were all disappointed. He apologised in case people took offence to his comments'

Nov 11th 2021, 11:20 AM 25,750 Views 46 Comments

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin said the entire squad stands with hooker Cliodhna Moloney.

# captain - Saturday 23 October, 2021

'We've come on leaps and bounds. 1-0 against the second best in the world isn't the worst result'
# Captain's Call
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# Captain's Call

'We've come on leaps and bounds. 1-0 against the second best in the world isn't the worst result'

Oct 23rd 2021, 7:15 AM 1,941 Views 0 Comments

Ireland skipper Katie McCabe says her side ‘need to eliminate the fine margins’ after an own goal proved costly against Sweden.

# captain - Monday 11 October, 2021

Cricket Ireland reveal extent of captain Balbirnie's foot injury ahead of T20 World Cup
# X-ray
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# X-ray

Cricket Ireland reveal extent of captain Balbirnie's foot injury ahead of T20 World Cup

Oct 11th 2021, 2:57 PM 1,346 Views 0 Comments

The injury was sustained while batting in yesterday’s loss to the UAE in Dubai.

# captain - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'I want to be here as long as possible' - Liverpool captain Henderson agrees new deal
# Long-term Contract
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# Long-term Contract

'I want to be here as long as possible' - Liverpool captain Henderson agrees new deal

Aug 31st 2021, 10:50 AM 5,931 Views 10 Comments

The England midfielder joined the Reds from Sunderland a decade ago, and has gone on to become one of the most successful players in the club’s history.

# captain - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Losing the Lions would be 'a travesty,' says four-time tourist Jones
# Awj
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# Awj

Losing the Lions would be 'a travesty,' says four-time tourist Jones

Aug 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 16,635 Views 23 Comments

The Welshman believes the touring team is a special part of rugby.

# captain - Thursday 5 August, 2021

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
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# Awj

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'

Aug 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,593 Views 4 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.

# captain - Sunday 1 August, 2021

'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 11,651 Views 7 Comments

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

'As a leader, it was the toughest week I ever had to face' From The42

'As a leader, it was the toughest week I ever had to face'

Aug 1st 2021, 10:04 AM 8,493 Views 6 Comments

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi delivered an immense performance against the Lions.

# captain - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 5,699 Views 1 Comment

The Lions captain will start against the Springboks this weekend.

# captain - Thursday 15 July, 2021

'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 10,839 Views 4 Comments

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

# captain - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa
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# Captain

Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa

Jul 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 7,670 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland lock led Warren Gatland’s side to their big win over the Sharks.

# captain - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Henderson has the qualities to play a big role in the Lions Test series
# Leader
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# Leader

Henderson has the qualities to play a big role in the Lions Test series

Jul 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,821 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster man had a superb Six Nations for Ireland.

# captain - Monday 5 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 5th 2021, 4:27 PM 5,291 Views 1 Comment

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

# captain - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'I don’t want to try and become someone different' - Lions captain Murray
# Skips
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# Skips

'I don’t want to try and become someone different' - Lions captain Murray

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 5:06 PM 18,468 Views 3 Comments

The Limerick man is doing his best to stay true to himself.

# captain - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain
# Shock
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# Shock

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,604 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old said Alun Wyn Jones offered him a few words of advice last night.

# captain - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Biggar impresses as Gatland looks to make big call on Lions captaincy From The42

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

Jun 26th 2021, 6:55 PM 11,892 Views 14 Comments

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

# captain - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

'He's top class' - Praise for Ireland's Champions League-winning coach
# Influence
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# Influence

'He's top class' - Praise for Ireland's Champions League-winning coach

Jun 8th 2021, 12:01 AM 10,529 Views 0 Comments

John Egan and Stephen Kenny have both hailed the impact of Anthony Barry.

# captain - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'Challenge it' - Kiwi rugby getting to grips with new captain's referral system
# Challenge
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# Challenge

'Challenge it' - Kiwi rugby getting to grips with new captain's referral system

Mar 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,737 Views 7 Comments

There were referrals in both Super Rugby Aotearoa games last weekend.

# captain - Monday 1 March, 2021

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

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

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,618 Views 30 Comments

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

# captain - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training
# Good To Go
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# Good To Go

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:13 PM 4,655 Views 18 Comments

The 35-year-old has recovered from a hamstring issue.

# captain - Sunday 31 January, 2021

'You couldn't pick two better people as captains' - The club producing Kerry's new football leaders
# Rathmore
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# Rathmore

'You couldn't pick two better people as captains' - The club producing Kerry's new football leaders

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 35,239 Views 1 Comment

It was a momentous week for the Rathmore club with Paul Murphy and Aislinn Desmond chosen as Kerry captains.

# captain - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Sexton spots 'good omens' for Ireland as captain closes in on 100 caps
# Wrongs To Right
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# Wrongs To Right

Sexton spots 'good omens' for Ireland as captain closes in on 100 caps

Jan 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,685 Views 6 Comments

The 35-year-old believes Ireland are in good condition to make a dent in 2021.

# captain - Monday 25 January, 2021

Murphy named new captain of Kerry senior footballers for 2021 season
# Kingdom Leader
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# Kingdom Leader

Murphy named new captain of Kerry senior footballers for 2021 season

Jan 25th 2021, 8:33 PM 10,391 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy takes over a position filled last year by David Clifford, while Daniel Collins will skipper The Kingdom’s hurlers for a second time.

# captain - Sunday 20 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,964 Views 14 Comments

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

# captain - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks
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IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks

Dec 1st 2020, 8:01 AM 21,472 Views 70 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is one of those out of contract in June 2021.

# captain - Monday 30 November, 2020

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
# Boost
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# Boost

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland

Nov 30th 2020, 1:01 AM 7,704 Views 15 Comments

The 35-year-old out-half has been missed by Andy Farrell’s side.

# captain - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'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 6,797 Views 12 Comments

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

Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham
# Ireland
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# Ireland

Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham

Nov 25th 2020, 7:05 AM 7,591 Views 24 Comments

‘He’ll be very reflective but he’ll move on very quickly. He’s very level-headed’

# captain - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

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

Nov 18th 2020, 7:15 AM 7,310 Views 3 Comments

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

# captain - Saturday 14 November, 2020

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 25,145 Views 16 Comments

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

# captain - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'

Nov 6th 2020, 3:31 PM 28,782 Views 38 Comments

Johnny Sexton had a few regrets in the leadership department after Ireland’s defeat in Paris.

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

Nov 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,431 Views 12 Comments

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

# captain - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton
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'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton

Nov 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 57,146 Views 61 Comments

The Ireland skipper bemoaned his side’s inability to be clinical with their chances at Stade de France.

# captain - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'
# Captain
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# Captain

'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'

Oct 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 7,427 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton has been reflecting on his captaincy of Ireland as the Six Nations gets underway again.

# captain - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'I've spent a third of my life in Ireland, we're so happy having a place to call home'
# Family Man
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# Family Man

'I've spent a third of my life in Ireland, we're so happy having a place to call home'

Sep 27th 2020, 9:00 AM 20,150 Views 8 Comments

These are exciting times on and off the pitch for Connacht and Ireland lock Quinn Roux.

# captain - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip
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Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 5,997 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish club are aiming to reach their first-ever Pro14 final.

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