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#Captain

# captain - Sunday 24 April, 2022

'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'
# Condolences
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# Condolences

'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 9:15 PM 29,968 Views 7 Comments

Ireland Women captain Nichola Fryday said the young camogie player’s death was a tragedy.

# captain - Monday 18 April, 2022

Connacht wait for one more signing but Friend is 'really happy' with his squad
# Bouncing Back
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# Bouncing Back

Connacht wait for one more signing but Friend is 'really happy' with his squad

Apr 18th 2022, 9:07 AM 13,128 Views 21 Comments

Captain and out-half Jack Carty is hopeful the players can cut out their habit of making consecutive errors.

# captain - Saturday 26 March, 2022

'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 18,392 Views 1 Comment

Nichola Fryday has enjoyed an impressive rise from Tullamore RFC to become the new Ireland captain.

# captain - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting
# Goals
From The42
# Goals

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

Mar 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,450 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster out-half will play on until the age of 38 in his bid for further glory.

# captain - Thursday 24 February, 2022

'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 5,043 Views 3 Comments

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

# captain - Saturday 12 February, 2022

'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'
# Leader
From The42
# 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 8,439 Views 4 Comments

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

# captain - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers
# Tribe Talisman
From The42
# Tribe Talisman

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

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:22 AM 6,151 Views 2 Comments

Joseph Cooney has been named vice-captain.

# captain - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

'I got texts from people saying their daughters were watching - that's everything'
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

'I got texts from people saying their daughters were watching - that's everything'

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 20,297 Views 2 Comments

Lucy Mulhall captained Ireland 7s to their first-ever silver medal on the World Series last weekend.

All-Ireland winning Mourneabbey midfielder to captain Cork for 2022
# Rebel Roar
From The42
# Rebel Roar

All-Ireland winning Mourneabbey midfielder to captain Cork for 2022

Feb 2nd 2022, 3:54 PM 5,140 Views 0 Comments

Máire O’Callaghan will lead the Rebels, with Melissa Duggan named vice-captain.

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

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

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 8:40 AM 21,347 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.

# captain - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

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

Jan 26th 2022, 9:53 AM 6,458 Views 5 Comments

The Saracens man has undergone surgery on an ankle injury.

# captain - Monday 24 January, 2022

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
# Skippers
From The42
# 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 47,906 Views 8 Comments

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

# captain - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

'That game will be important to me when I retire. That'll be one you remember'
# Kick On
From The42
# Kick On

'That game will be important to me when I retire. That'll be one you remember'

Dec 14th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,312 Views 6 Comments

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony is keen for his team to kick on against Castres.

# captain - Sunday 12 December, 2021

'It has been a mental experience, but I couldn't be prouder of the lads'
# Captain
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# Captain

'It has been a mental experience, but I couldn't be prouder of the lads'

Dec 12th 2021, 6:48 PM 19,656 Views 22 Comments

Peter O’Mahony is a proud man after his side’s win over Wasps.

# captain - Friday 10 December, 2021

This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

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

Dec 10th 2021, 8:44 AM 5,092 Views 2 Comments

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

# captain - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

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

Dec 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 11,200 Views 5 Comments

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

# captain - Friday 26 November, 2021

Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

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

Nov 26th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,591 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
From The42
# Murray

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

Nov 20th 2021, 8:00 AM 24,079 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
From The42
# Update

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

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 3:00 PM 44,680 Views 43 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
From The42
# Leader

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

Nov 12th 2021, 10:22 PM 10,300 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'
# Leader
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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 25,881 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 1,982 Views 1 Comment

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 1,382 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 5,978 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
From The42
# Awj

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

Aug 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 16,688 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'
# Awj
From The42
# Awj

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

Aug 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,633 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
From The42
# Bouncing Back

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

Aug 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 11,682 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 8,521 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
# Skipper
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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 5,740 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 10,879 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
# Captain
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# Captain

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

Jul 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 7,713 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
From The42
# Leader

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

Jul 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,872 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
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

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

Jul 5th 2021, 4:27 PM 5,359 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
From The42
# Skips

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

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 5:06 PM 18,487 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
From The42
# Shock

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

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,646 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 11,920 Views 13 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
From The42
# Influence

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

Jun 8th 2021, 12:01 AM 10,561 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
From The42
# Challenge

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

Mar 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,772 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
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

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

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,709 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
From The42
# Good To Go

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

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:13 PM 4,694 Views 18 Comments

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

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