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# Captain

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'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks
Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan
Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham
O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy
Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton
'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'
Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster
'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton
'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'
'I've spent a third of my life in Ireland, we're so happy having a place to call home'
Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip
The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season
Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision
Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy
Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster
'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'
'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'
'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'
'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'
A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland
'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'
James Ryan doesn't need to be captain to go to next level with Ireland
'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton
Star forward Sutcliffe named Dublin hurling captain for 2020 season
Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers
'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony
Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs
Star forward retains Cork captaincy after back-to-back club All-Ireland wins
Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain
Lingard 'honoured' to be handed Man United captaincy for Europa League trip
Man City captain Silva set to miss top-of-the-table trip to Liverpool
'He's the sort of person you want to follow' - Farrell leading England by example
O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain
'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around
'Those contracts in France... their condition was I had to turn down the World Cup'