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#Captain

# captain - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain
# Leader
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# Leader

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,076 Views 5 Comments

The 29-year-old will replace Niamh Briggs who was forced to pull out of the tournament last week.

# captain - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'We've got to make sure we have no excuses tomorrow and that we get the job done'
# Finnish Him
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# Finnish Him

'We've got to make sure we have no excuses tomorrow and that we get the job done'

Jul 5th 2017, 6:22 PM 4,769 Views 4 Comments

Club captain Finn says Rovers will not be taking to the field looking for a draw in Tallaght tomorrow night.

# captain - Friday 30 June, 2017

Family man Warburton teams up with O'Brien after taking over from POM
# Captain
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# Captain

Family man Warburton teams up with O'Brien after taking over from POM

Jun 30th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,219 Views 27 Comments

The 28-year-old Lions captain has taken over from Peter O’Mahony for this weekend.

# captain - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us'
# Candystripes
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# Candystripes

‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us'

Jun 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,143 Views 2 Comments

Ger Doherty discusses Derry City’s aspirations in Europe and his role as club captain since the tragic passing of Ryan McBride.

# captain - Saturday 24 June, 2017

O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine
# Dejected
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# Dejected

O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine

Jun 24th 2017, 3:30 PM 10,735 Views 21 Comments

The Munster man was on the losing side as he captained the Lions in the first Test.

# captain - Friday 23 June, 2017

'Bohemians is a big club. It deserves to be at the right end of the table'
# O Captain My Captain
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# O Captain My Captain

'Bohemians is a big club. It deserves to be at the right end of the table'

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:00 AM 2,816 Views 10 Comments

Derek Pender reflects on three seasons captaining Bohemians and what is proving to be a promising campaign for the club in 2017.

# captain - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony
# Pom
From The42
# Pom

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 18,598 Views 16 Comments

Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.

# captain - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain
# Leader
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# Leader

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

Jun 20th 2017, 5:07 PM 41,912 Views 48 Comments

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.

# captain - Monday 19 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend
# Respected
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# Respected

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend

Jun 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 12,500 Views 18 Comments

The Munster flanker is in with a good chance of leading the Lions in Auckland.

# captain - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions
# Captain
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# Captain

'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions

Jun 17th 2017, 11:20 AM 8,395 Views 3 Comments

The Munster captain was superb in Rotorua.

# captain - Monday 12 June, 2017

O'Brien's performance puts pressure on returning captain Warburton
# Tullow Trial
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# Tullow Trial

O'Brien's performance puts pressure on returning captain Warburton

Jun 12th 2017, 1:30 AM 12,446 Views 8 Comments

‘I know there’s every chance that I might not even get involved in that first Test.’

# captain - Saturday 20 May, 2017

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’
# Interview
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# Interview

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’

May 20th 2017, 12:30 PM 19,063 Views 2 Comments

Athlone’s captain Niall Scullion chats to The42 about a difficult few weeks for the club ahead of tonight’s game with Cabinteely.

# captain - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'
# No Regrets
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# No Regrets

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'

May 4th 2017, 6:45 AM 11,553 Views 14 Comments

Gerard McCartan is hoping to lead his side to a historic victory against Sligo on Sunday.

# captain - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Ryan set for final home game as 22-year-old Molony makes 'natural step'
# Farewell
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# Farewell

Ryan set for final home game as 22-year-old Molony makes 'natural step'

Apr 27th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,445 Views 17 Comments

The 27-year-old flanker is set to leave the province this summer.

# captain - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland
# Second String
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# Second String

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,152 Views 21 Comments

The Boys in Green welcome one of Euro 2016′s surprise packages to Dublin for a friendly tonight.

# captain - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Best points to 'silly mental errors' from Ireland but insists they are consistent
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Best points to 'silly mental errors' from Ireland but insists they are consistent

Mar 11th 2017, 12:24 PM 7,499 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland captain and hooker was disappointed with some costly lineout failings.

# captain - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Hectic weekend - Cork captaincy and coaching Munster schools semi-finalists
# Juggling Act
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# Juggling Act

Hectic weekend - Cork captaincy and coaching Munster schools semi-finalists

Feb 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 4,237 Views 0 Comments

Paul Kerrigan is combining Gaelic football roles.

# captain - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From inter-county uncertainty to captaincy: James Ryan to lead Limerick hurlers
# Limerick Leader
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# Limerick Leader

From inter-county uncertainty to captaincy: James Ryan to lead Limerick hurlers

Jan 28th 2017, 2:19 PM 5,316 Views 2 Comments

Two members of the All-Ireland U21 winning side have been named as vice-captains.

# captain - Monday 23 January, 2017

'I've never played there' - Dusautoir excited about Thomond Park trip
# Leader
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# Leader

'I've never played there' - Dusautoir excited about Thomond Park trip

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 10,899 Views 5 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ men will welcome Top 14 side Toulouse to Limerick in April.

# captain - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Emotional day for Best as 100-cap captain claims another big scalp
# Centurion
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# Centurion

Emotional day for Best as 100-cap captain claims another big scalp

Nov 27th 2016, 12:05 AM 10,002 Views 9 Comments

The 34-year-old was proud of Ireland’s performance on a special day for him.

# captain - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe
# Mr Motivator
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# Mr Motivator

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

Sep 27th 2016, 5:00 PM 33,845 Views 19 Comments

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

# captain - Thursday 18 August, 2016

John Muldoon retains captaincy role at Pat Lam's Connacht
# Leader
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# Leader

John Muldoon retains captaincy role at Pat Lam's Connacht

Aug 18th 2016, 1:00 AM 3,390 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old will lead the western province into the Champions Cup this season.

# captain - Friday 12 August, 2016

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash
# Experimental
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# Experimental

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash

Aug 12th 2016, 12:22 PM 7,954 Views 16 Comments

Barry Daly, Rory O’Loughlin and Niall Morris all start in an exciting backline.

# captain - Monday 8 August, 2016

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain
# Leader
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# Leader

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain

Aug 8th 2016, 10:45 AM 7,825 Views 20 Comments

The new South Africa director of rugby has backed O’Mahony to lead again.

# captain - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard
# Let's Get Physical
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# Let's Get Physical

Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard

Jun 16th 2016, 12:49 PM 7,913 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s number two was speaking about the Chelsea attacker in the run-up to Saturday’s Euro 2016 game.

# captain - Thursday 5 May, 2016

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters'
# Cj
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# Cj

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters'

May 5th 2016, 6:00 AM 5,523 Views 21 Comments

CJ Stander won’t be looking for the limelight in what may be his final game as Munster captain.

# captain - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Stander calls on POC for leadership chats before Munster's Edinburgh clash
# Captaincy
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# Captaincy

Stander calls on POC for leadership chats before Munster's Edinburgh clash

Apr 27th 2016, 6:00 AM 9,597 Views 3 Comments

The back row believes his side need to respond to mistakes more maturely.

# captain - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy
# Captain
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# Captain

Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy

Mar 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,291 Views 26 Comments

‘It’s nice to be in a changing room where boys are enjoying themselves.’

# captain - Sunday 14 February, 2016

'This was a massive opportunity' - Ireland rue missed chance in Paris
# Downbeat
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# Downbeat

'This was a massive opportunity' - Ireland rue missed chance in Paris

Feb 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,276 Views 45 Comments

Captain Rory Best says Ireland struggled when France changed their props and scrum tactics.

# captain - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby
# Legend
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# Legend

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

Feb 9th 2016, 3:23 PM 24,680 Views 12 Comments

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

# captain - Monday 18 January, 2016

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on
# Mag 7
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# Mag 7

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on

Jan 18th 2016, 4:28 PM 9,040 Views 28 Comments

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

# captain - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'Talk is cheap, you need to show actions' - Munster captain Stander
# Lost Pride
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# Lost Pride

'Talk is cheap, you need to show actions' - Munster captain Stander

Jan 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,888 Views 41 Comments

The number eight hopes his team can win supporters back over in the coming weeks.

# captain - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O'Mahony almost ready
# Leader
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# Leader

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O'Mahony almost ready

Jan 5th 2016, 6:27 PM 14,454 Views 57 Comments

Joe Schmidt has a number of contenders to select from ahead of the Six Nations.

# captain - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders
# Captain
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# Captain

Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders

Dec 10th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,851 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland-qualified back row isn’t a fan of doing too much talking.

# captain - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Huge boost for Munster as CJ Stander signs on for two more years
# Powerhouse
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# Powerhouse

Huge boost for Munster as CJ Stander signs on for two more years

Dec 1st 2015, 5:09 PM 8,888 Views 28 Comments

The powerful back row is now qualified to play for Ireland.

# captain - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Drogba: I thought Terry was a Chelsea reserve!
# Oversight
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# Oversight

Drogba: I thought Terry was a Chelsea reserve!

Nov 19th 2015, 9:32 AM 13,986 Views 11 Comments

The Ivorian reveals the info in his soon-to-be-released autobiography.

# captain - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander
# Roots
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# Roots

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander

Nov 12th 2015, 6:05 PM 20,058 Views 73 Comments

The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.

# captain - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw
# King Of NZ
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# King Of NZ

'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw

Oct 30th 2015, 12:05 AM 5,217 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is expected to retire after New Zealand’s World Cup final against Australia tomorrow.

# captain - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Watching the All Blacks struggle last night made POC feel better about 2007
# Paulie's Word
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# Paulie's Word

Watching the All Blacks struggle last night made POC feel better about 2007

Oct 3rd 2015, 12:48 PM 17,443 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland squad have been watching more rugby than ever in what is a superb World Cup.

# captain - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty From The42

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Aug 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 7,912 Views 5 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin will lead Leo Cullen’s side in the opening months of the season.