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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Captain

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# Through The Pain Barrier
'I knew I was never going to miss it' - Tipp U21 captain's determination to play after injury
Colin O’Riordan helped the Premier team to glory in last night’s final against Cork.
# Captain
Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers
The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.
# Schettino
Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter
Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.
# Skipper
Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain
The Waterford native was an obvious choice given her experience at the highest level.
# out of Europe
'We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down' - Peter O'Mahony
The Munster captain was understandably gutted after his side’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday.
# Whatever It Takes
Donal O'Grady - 'My gut instinct said I have to bring him down or else the match is over'
Limerick’s captain on THAT foul on Richie Power.
# 50/50
Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres
The Ireland number eight suffered a shoulder injury two weekends ago against Ulster.
# New Skipper
Cork have named a new senior hurling captain for the 2015 season
And they’ve turned to their goalkeeper to lead them.
# unbreakable
Heaslip injury relief for Leinster as Marty Moore gets set for comeback
The Leinster captain was forced off in the first half against Ulster last weekend.
# mindset
Matt O'Connor has 'opened up' Leinster's game - Jamie Heaslip
The eastern province’s captain says his side are being pushed to be less ‘robotic’ by their Australian coach.
# Captain's Verdict
Leinster captain Heaslip: 'I don't think there's a lot between the sides'
The number eight is confident that his side can turn things around before the return leg against Harlequins.
# stepping down
2010 All-Ireland winning captain Kelly announces his Tipperary retirement
Kelly captained Tipperary to glory in 2010.
# Skipper
Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland
‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.
# Captain Of The Kingdom
Declan O'Sullivan retires as part of a special group of 8 GAA greats
O’Sullivan joins men from Kerry, Roscommon, Cavan, Mayo, Galway, Dublin and Tyrone as a player who has lifted Sam Maguire more than once.
# smarts
'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence
The Kiwi head coach was enthused by the excellence of Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in the halfbacks.
# honesty
'We were lucky' - Man of the match Heaslip wants more from Leinster
The Ireland No. 8 gave an open and accurate analysis of his side’s performance at the RDS.
VIDEO: Lester Ryan was giving All-Ireland winning speeches 'as Gaeilge' as a 10-year-old
The Clara man had been practising for last Saturday since 1998.
# Leader
Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for 'dangerous' Leinster backs
The 27-year-old captained the province for the first time three weeks ago against Treviso.
# backing
Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy
The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe
# Leader
Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy
The 30-year-old has taken over as the squad’s leader following the retirement of Leo Cullen.
# Leader
Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy
The 31-year-old back row explains how his approach to the role is different second time around.
# Disappointment
'It was a complete lack of performance from our side' - Ireland coach Doyle
Ireland’s passive defence was of particular annoyance to players and coaches alike.
# Race Against Time
Not looking good for Cork's captain to be fit for All-Ireland semi-final
Patrick Cronin may be unavailable for Cork against Tipperary.
# Skipper
Rory Best named new Ulster captain
The 30-year-old hooker says he is honoured to take over from the retired Johann Muller.
# Captain
Limerick hopeful captain O'Grady will recover from injury for All-Ireland semi-final
The Munster title-winning captain was unavailable for today’s win over Wexford in Thurles.
# in limbo
Wales captain Warburton could be clubless as civil war continues
The 25-year-old is facing the possibility of having no club side for the start of the season.
# longevity
'I don’t walk away from things' - Dubs' camogie captain Louise O'Hara
The 35-year-old is back for another All-Ireland with Dublin, despite her busy life in charge of two crèches.
# promotion
Dominic Ryan made captain of Emerging Ireland as McCarthy withdraws through injury
With late call-ups to the senior squad, Stuart McCloskey, Ricky Lutton and Billy Holland are packing their bags for Romania.
# Bitter Fallout
'The letters were just full of crazy stuff' - hate mail sent to Limerick captain disappoints chief
Donal O’Grady had to deal with irate supporters after Limerick’s All-Ireland semi-final loss to Clare last year.
# Crocked
Fractured metatarsal rules captain Conroy out of Galway team to face London
The teams meet next Sunday in Ruislip in their opening Connacht championship clash.
# RWC 2015
O'Connell determined to maximise time in 'exciting' Ireland setup
Life is good with the Six Nations champions, and the captain wants to keep it that way leading up to next year’s World Cup.
# Legend
Ulster captain Johann Muller: 'I was so, so grateful for this day'
‘The reception from the crowd at the back end of the game was something to treasure for the rest of my life.’
# Ferry Disaster
All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody
All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.
# in the spotlight
He's Clare captain and a Munster interpro star but today is Gary Brennan's Croke Park debut
The 25 year-old is getting set to line out for his county for the first time at GAA headquarters.
# South Korea
Captain of capsized ferry appeared in safety video
The South Korean president has called the incident “tantamount to murder”. Four others have been arrested.
# Inspirational
VIDEO: Emotional Steven Gerrard gathers Liverpool in for post-match team-talk as title comes within reach
The Liverpool captain says Norwich away is now the biggest game of the season.
# Breakdown
Munster's O'Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby
The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.
# Skipper
Ex-Laois star Quigley named New York captain ahead of clash against Mayo
Kerry’s Gary O’Driscoll will be New York’s vice-captain.
# staying on
Veteran Portumna captain Ollie Canning has no intentions of retiring yet
The 37-year-old led his club to their fourth All-Ireland success in eight years.
# Blow
Two changes for Ireland U20s as captain Dan Leavy's Six Nations ends
The Leinster flanker is struggling with a shoulder injury and will miss the remaining two games.