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#Captain

# captain - Sunday 1 November, 2020

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

'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 20,163 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
# Captain
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# Captain

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

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 6,000 Views 3 Comments

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

# captain - Sunday 23 August, 2020

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
# Dreams
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# Dreams

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:00 AM 25,370 Views 10 Comments

Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.

# captain - Friday 7 August, 2020

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations
# Leader
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# Leader

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations

Aug 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,173 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.

# captain - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars

Jul 29th 2020, 11:59 PM 2,947 Views 0 Comments

The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.

# captain - Friday 10 July, 2020

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season

Jul 10th 2020, 1:23 PM 6,126 Views 6 Comments

Jurgen Klopp said the 30-year-old will be sidelined with a knee injury.

# captain - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision
# Pushed Back
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# Pushed Back

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision

Jul 8th 2020, 4:50 PM 2,030 Views 2 Comments

The European captain vowed ‘that the European players and I will be ready’ next year.

# captain - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy
# Finishing Up
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# Finishing Up

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:16 AM 5,794 Views 4 Comments

The 65-year-old won 27 caps for Ireland during his playing days.

# captain - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster
# Leader
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# Leader

Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster

May 5th 2020, 9:58 AM 8,180 Views 17 Comments

The 28-year-old flanker succeeds Kieran Read.

# captain - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'
# Suftum
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# Suftum

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'

May 3rd 2020, 9:30 PM 49,690 Views 5 Comments

Johann Muller says David Humphreys played a huge role in making his time in Ulster such a happy one.

# captain - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'

Apr 2nd 2020, 8:30 PM 14,709 Views 1 Comment

Former Ulster and Ireland U20s hooker Niall Annett is now well settled with Worcester Warriors.

# captain - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'
# Leader
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# Leader

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'

Mar 4th 2020, 8:53 PM 9,916 Views 26 Comments

Former Ireland captain Rory Best is confident his successor, Johnny Sexton, will bounce back.

# captain - Friday 28 February, 2020

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'
# Gutted
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# Gutted

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Feb 28th 2020, 2:08 PM 20,284 Views 38 Comments

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

# captain - Sunday 23 February, 2020

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland
# Captain
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# Captain

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland

Feb 23rd 2020, 8:26 PM 15,077 Views 57 Comments

The 34-year-old missed his two kicks at goal and made an error for England’s opening try.

# captain - Monday 10 February, 2020

'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'
# Captain
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# Captain

'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'

Feb 10th 2020, 1:00 AM 13,409 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland out-half is getting to grips with his new role as the team’s permanent leader.

# captain - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

James Ryan doesn't need to be captain to go to next level with Ireland
# Leader
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# Leader

James Ryan doesn't need to be captain to go to next level with Ireland

Jan 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 7,002 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old second row still has plenty of room for improvement.

# captain - Thursday 23 January, 2020

'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton
# Captain
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# Captain

'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton

Jan 23rd 2020, 1:00 AM 5,244 Views 20 Comments

34-year-old Johnny Sexton is excited to have taken on the Ireland captaincy for the Six Nations.

# captain - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Star forward Sutcliffe named Dublin hurling captain for 2020 season
# Oh Danny Boy
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# Oh Danny Boy

Star forward Sutcliffe named Dublin hurling captain for 2020 season

Jan 21st 2020, 10:02 PM 5,906 Views 12 Comments

The St Jude’s man will lead Mattie Kenny’s side.

# captain - Monday 20 January, 2020

Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers
# Leading By Example
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# Leading By Example

Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers

Jan 20th 2020, 5:34 PM 25,278 Views 86 Comments

The Fossa clubman, who turns 21 on Wednesday, will lead the Kingdom out for 2020.

# captain - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony
# Silent Leader
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# Silent Leader

'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony

Dec 11th 2019, 8:00 AM 19,894 Views 101 Comments

The 30-year-old Munster skipper is among the candidates to succeed Rory Best.

# captain - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs
# Totemic
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# Totemic

Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs

Dec 7th 2019, 1:30 AM 5,688 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster second row had to brush off the calls for him to captain Ireland. He is aware he still has plenty to learn.

# captain - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Star forward retains Cork captaincy after back-to-back club All-Ireland wins
# Young Blood
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# Young Blood

Star forward retains Cork captaincy after back-to-back club All-Ireland wins

Dec 5th 2019, 8:22 PM 6,021 Views 1 Comment

Doireann O’Sullivan leads Ephie Fitzgerald’s Rebels again in 2020.

# captain - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain
# Mature
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# Mature

Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain

Dec 4th 2019, 12:00 PM 32,060 Views 57 Comments

The 23-year-old second row is many people’s choice to succeed Rory Best.

# captain - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Lingard 'honoured' to be handed Man United captaincy for Europa League trip
# Boyhood Club
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# Boyhood Club

Lingard 'honoured' to be handed Man United captaincy for Europa League trip

Nov 28th 2019, 12:45 PM 6,066 Views 17 Comments

The England international will wear the armband against Astana this afternoon.

# captain - Monday 4 November, 2019

Man City captain Silva set to miss top-of-the-table trip to Liverpool
# Key Player
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# Key Player

Man City captain Silva set to miss top-of-the-table trip to Liverpool

Nov 4th 2019, 6:15 PM 6,470 Views 8 Comments

Manager Pep Guardiola says the Spanish playmaker will be out for a minimum of 10 days.

# captain - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'He's the sort of person you want to follow' - Farrell leading England by example
# Captain
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# Captain

'He's the sort of person you want to follow' - Farrell leading England by example

Oct 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 5,518 Views 9 Comments

The 28-year-old Saracens man is the heartbeat of Eddie Jones’ team.

# captain - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain
# Leader
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# Leader

O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain

Oct 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,839 Views 37 Comments

There have been many calls for the 23-year-old to succeed the retired Rory Best.

# captain - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around
# Honesty
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# Honesty

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:14 AM 9,358 Views 11 Comments

The former Munster head coach has overseen South Africa’s transformation into World Cup contenders.

# captain - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Those contracts in France... their condition was I had to turn down the World Cup'
# Dilemma
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# Dilemma

'Those contracts in France... their condition was I had to turn down the World Cup'

Oct 11th 2019, 9:38 PM 63,425 Views 27 Comments

Samoa captain Jack Lam is one of five free agents in their 31-man squad in Japan.

# captain - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'I see absolutely no similarities to 2007' - Best keeping the faith in Ireland
# Positive
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# Positive

'I see absolutely no similarities to 2007' - Best keeping the faith in Ireland

Oct 5th 2019, 3:30 AM 6,614 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland skipper says it’s important not to let negativity seep into the squad in Japan.

# captain - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'
# Main Man
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# Main Man

'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'

Oct 1st 2019, 9:25 AM 10,754 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton has been named Ireland captain for the first time at the age of 34.

# captain - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Dortmund back under-fire captain after TV outburst
# Support
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# Support

Dortmund back under-fire captain after TV outburst

Sep 28th 2019, 12:01 AM 9,026 Views 1 Comment

Marco Reus was fuming when the team conceded a late own goal.

# captain - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Rory Best leads by example in superb showing from Ireland's pack
# Captain
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# Captain

Rory Best leads by example in superb showing from Ireland's pack

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:45 PM 10,879 Views 30 Comments

The 37-year-old completed the full 80 minutes as his side dismantled Scotland.

# captain - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Ireland set to hand Beirne and Addison starts as POM moves to 7
# Possible XV
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# Possible XV

Ireland set to hand Beirne and Addison starts as POM moves to 7

Aug 28th 2019, 5:00 PM 40,186 Views 104 Comments

Joe Schmidt is set to make sweeping changes to his team to face Wales.

Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt
# Leader
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# Leader

Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,351 Views 24 Comments

Rory Best remains the favourite to lead Ireland in Japan.

# captain - Saturday 24 August, 2019

'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better'
# Final Chapter
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# Final Chapter

'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better'

Aug 24th 2019, 6:45 AM 4,860 Views 14 Comments

Ireland captain Rory Best believes his team can overcome this year’s Six Nations disappointment.

# captain - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Seamus Coleman rewarded with Everton captaincy for 11th campaign at the club
# Skipper Seamus
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# Skipper Seamus

Seamus Coleman rewarded with Everton captaincy for 11th campaign at the club

Aug 10th 2019, 3:57 PM 9,576 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal defender takes the Toffees armband.

# captain - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Stuesdays, lineout nerding and contact skills - Molony makes progress
# Leadership
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# Leadership

Stuesdays, lineout nerding and contact skills - Molony makes progress

May 25th 2019, 9:00 AM 5,799 Views 3 Comments

The second row returns to the Leinster bench today after a frustrating injury in recent times.