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#Captain

# captain - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Ireland captain O'Connell eager to put 'frustrating couple of years' behind him
# Worth The Wait
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# Worth The Wait

Ireland captain O'Connell eager to put 'frustrating couple of years' behind him

Nov 14th 2013, 2:06 PM 2,537 Views 5 Comments

The Munster lock last started for Ireland in France in the 2012 Six Nations.

# captain - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Brogan wants 'peculiar fish' Cluxton to stay involved for 2014
# Dubs Leader
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# Dubs Leader

Brogan wants 'peculiar fish' Cluxton to stay involved for 2014

Nov 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 5,328 Views 1 Comment

The Dublin captain is massively important, according to teammate Bernard Brogan.

# captain - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Heaslip lauds the breakdown efforts of O’Mahony and Best
# Groundhogs
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# Groundhogs

Heaslip lauds the breakdown efforts of O’Mahony and Best

Nov 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,535 Views 4 Comments

The acting Ireland captain was a happy man after the forward pack generate two tries.

# captain - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Paul O'Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Paul O'Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt

Nov 7th 2013, 1:35 PM 6,226 Views 18 Comments

However, the Munster man is on the bench against Samoa so Jamie Heaslip will skipper the side on Saturday.

# captain - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Jonny Sexton's captaincy claims fly out the window
# CUT LOOSE
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# CUT LOOSE

Jonny Sexton's captaincy claims fly out the window

Nov 6th 2013, 9:12 PM 10,122 Views 10 Comments

The Racing Métro out-half was a leading candidate for the honour last November but is not in the mix this time around.

Samoa pay tribute to 'true legend' as former captain dies
# Manu Samoa
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# Manu Samoa

Samoa pay tribute to 'true legend' as former captain dies

Nov 6th 2013, 2:40 PM 3,642 Views 2 Comments

Peter ‘Fats’ Fatialofa lead his country to a famous World Cup win over Wales in 1991.

# captain - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Jonny Sexton flying back to France for Racing Metro duty
# Air Miles
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# Air Miles

Jonny Sexton flying back to France for Racing Metro duty

Oct 31st 2013, 1:21 PM 12,035 Views 32 Comments

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt added that the number 10 was ‘flat’ after playing non-stop for Racing Metro.

# captain - Monday 28 October, 2013

Brendan Maher named as new Tipperary hurling captain
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Brendan Maher named as new Tipperary hurling captain

Oct 28th 2013, 8:05 PM 3,455 Views 0 Comments

Noel McGrath is the vice-captain for the Premier next season.

# captain - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:22 PM 8,054 Views 32 Comments

Here are the leading candidates to lead Ireland out for the November tests against Samoa, Australia and the All Blacks.

# captain - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

1999 All-Ireland winning captain Landers to coach Cork minors
# Rebel Leader
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# Rebel Leader

1999 All-Ireland winning captain Landers to coach Cork minors

Oct 22nd 2013, 4:07 PM 2,842 Views 0 Comments

The Killeagh club man will coach the Cork minors with Denis Ring appointed as the manager.

# captain - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

'It wasn't up to Munster standards' - Peter O'Mahony on the defeat to Edinburgh
# Fighting Talk
From The42
# Fighting Talk

'It wasn't up to Munster standards' - Peter O'Mahony on the defeat to Edinburgh

Oct 15th 2013, 5:14 PM 1,861 Views 4 Comments

The Munster captain is “raring to go” for Saturday’s visit of Gloucester to Thomond Park.

# captain - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Captaining Ireland was a special experience – Seamus Coleman
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Captaining Ireland was a special experience – Seamus Coleman

Oct 12th 2013, 3:27 PM 6,477 Views 36 Comments

The Donegal man says he would be honoured to continue in the role for the boys in green.

# captain - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Keane remains the major doubt as King holds off on team announcement
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Keane remains the major doubt as King holds off on team announcement

Oct 10th 2013, 9:12 PM 1,718 Views 7 Comments

The interim boss won’t name his starting line-up until he absolutely has to.

‘We have got to go out and create our own legacy’ – Peter O’Mahony
# New Legacy
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# New Legacy

‘We have got to go out and create our own legacy’ – Peter O’Mahony

Oct 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,053 Views 2 Comments

The Munster captain is ready for another effort at the Heineken Cup, following last season’s semi-final loss.

# captain - Monday 7 October, 2013

Donegal's Michael Murphy set for club versus country dilemma
# Fixture Clash
From The42
# Fixture Clash

Donegal's Michael Murphy set for club versus country dilemma

Oct 7th 2013, 1:22 PM 3,650 Views 6 Comments

The Irish captain has a county final on the weekend of the first International Rules test.

# captain - Friday 4 October, 2013

Paul Earley: 'I know a lot of the indigenous people, they are a tight-knit group'
# International Rules
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# International Rules

Paul Earley: 'I know a lot of the indigenous people, they are a tight-knit group'

Oct 4th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,189 Views 0 Comments

The Irish boss is expecting a tough challenge from the Australians.

Irish captain Michael Murphy faces potential club versus country dilemma
# Juggling Act
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# Juggling Act

Irish captain Michael Murphy faces potential club versus country dilemma

Oct 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,509 Views 0 Comments

The Donegal star has a hectic month of activity ahead of him.

# captain - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Poll: Who would you like to see captain the Irish International Rules team?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who would you like to see captain the Irish International Rules team?

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:33 PM 5,577 Views 24 Comments

The captain is set to be named tomorrow in Cavan.

# captain - Friday 27 September, 2013

Poll: Should Clare play Patrick Donnellan as a sweeper tomorrow?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Should Clare play Patrick Donnellan as a sweeper tomorrow?

Sep 27th 2013, 11:30 AM 1,208 Views 3 Comments

The Banner are getting set to face Cork tommorrow. But how should their defence line up?

# captain - Monday 16 September, 2013

Eight Steven Gerrard stunners ahead of game 400 as Liverpool captain
# STEVIE G
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# STEVIE G

Eight Steven Gerrard stunners ahead of game 400 as Liverpool captain

Sep 16th 2013, 3:53 PM 2,948 Views 26 Comments

The Reds inspirational midfielder will reach the landmark against Swansea this evening.

# captain - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

'10 or 12 guys could be Leinster captain' but the honour goes back to Cullen
# Continuity
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# Continuity

'10 or 12 guys could be Leinster captain' but the honour goes back to Cullen

Aug 27th 2013, 8:53 PM 2,860 Views 6 Comments

The Leicester Tiger thread running through Leinster continues.

# captain - Monday 26 August, 2013

Lam splits Connacht captaincy 3 ways for Duffy, Muldoon and Swift
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Lam splits Connacht captaincy 3 ways for Duffy, Muldoon and Swift

Aug 26th 2013, 5:41 PM 2,859 Views 1 Comment

‘These three men exemplify what Connacht Rugby is all about.’

# captain - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Cork's Patrick Cronin on battling illness, Anthony Nash and passionate fans
# Captain
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# Captain

Cork's Patrick Cronin on battling illness, Anthony Nash and passionate fans

Aug 7th 2013, 9:45 AM 3,227 Views 8 Comments

The Rebels face Dublin in next Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.

# captain - Saturday 3 August, 2013

‘We knew there was serious potential within ourselves’ – Lennon revels in Monaghan’s success
# Interview
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# Interview

‘We knew there was serious potential within ourselves’ – Lennon revels in Monaghan’s success

Aug 3rd 2013, 9:30 AM 1,415 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old says he “didn’t even dream” of lifting the Ulster title.

# captain - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Connacht interest in Super Rugby semis but Clarke wants final glory
# Chiefs Captain
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# Chiefs Captain

Connacht interest in Super Rugby semis but Clarke wants final glory

Jul 25th 2013, 8:55 PM 4,380 Views 1 Comment

Chiefs skipper Craig Clarke is preparing for the visit of Dan Carter’s Crusaders this weekend.

# captain - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Tall Ship Astrid captain pays tribute to rescuers
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

Tall Ship Astrid captain pays tribute to rescuers

Jul 24th 2013, 9:29 PM 20,505 Views 38 Comments

The Tall Ship Astrid ran aground off the coast of Kinsale earlier today. All people aboard were rescued safely.

# captain - Friday 19 July, 2013

The London captain who beat Mayo while playing for Longford in 2010
# Exiles Leader
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# Exiles Leader

The London captain who beat Mayo while playing for Longford in 2010

Jul 19th 2013, 8:00 AM 8,806 Views 9 Comments

One member of the Exiles side knows what it takes to beat Mayo in a championship match.

# captain - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw
# Choice Bro!
From The42
# Choice Bro!

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw

Jul 17th 2013, 5:00 PM 22,227 Views 14 Comments

Diarmuid McMahon is plying his rugby trade in New Zealand and has played alongside some of the country’s top talents.

# captain - Monday 15 July, 2013

Legendary Irish cricketer Trent Johnston to retire
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Legendary Irish cricketer Trent Johnston to retire

Jul 15th 2013, 1:58 PM 1,543 Views 5 Comments

The Australian-born player will bow out following the ICC InterContinental Cup final in Dubai

# captain - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking
# Captain
# Captain

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking

Jul 9th 2013, 11:36 AM 8,631 Views 21 Comments

The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.

# captain - Monday 1 July, 2013

O'Driscoll favourite to lead the Lions as Warburton ruled out of third Test
# Captain
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# Captain

O'Driscoll favourite to lead the Lions as Warburton ruled out of third Test

Jul 1st 2013, 8:57 AM 10,902 Views 53 Comments

The Welsh player suffered a hamstring injury in Saturday’s second Test in Melbourne.

# captain - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Captain Sam Warburton desperate to tick the box marked 'Lions Series winner'
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Captain Sam Warburton desperate to tick the box marked 'Lions Series winner'

Jun 20th 2013, 10:05 PM 2,830 Views 4 Comments

The Welshman believes the experience of Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell has been vital ahead of the First Test.

# captain - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the 1971 Tour to New Zealand
# Lions Great
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# Lions Great

Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the 1971 Tour to New Zealand

Jun 19th 2013, 9:30 PM 8,934 Views 12 Comments

We talk to the great man about his call-up shock in 1962 and defeating the mighty All Blacks in New Zealand.

# captain - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

'They wanted it more, right from the off' admits Lions captain Rory Best
# Broken Darts
From The42
# Broken Darts

'They wanted it more, right from the off' admits Lions captain Rory Best

Jun 18th 2013, 3:10 PM 5,095 Views 12 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland hooker may have thrown himself out of Test contention after a wayward outing in Canberra.

# captain - Thursday 13 June, 2013

McLoughlin joins Cronin on Cork hurling injury list for Munster semi-final
# Rebels
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# Rebels

McLoughlin joins Cronin on Cork hurling injury list for Munster semi-final

Jun 13th 2013, 12:40 PM 4,530 Views 7 Comments

Patrick Cronin is continuing to recover from a recent illness.

# captain - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

"Everything Brian says, I'll do it" - Tuilagi places faith in captain O'Driscoll
# Manu Up
From The42
# Manu Up

"Everything Brian says, I'll do it" - Tuilagi places faith in captain O'Driscoll

Jun 4th 2013, 8:31 PM 4,565 Views 8 Comments

The England centre is happy to give up his jersey to a player that inspired him growing up.

BO’D: Trust me, my wife has made it very clear this is going to be my last tour
# Butter Wouldn't Melt
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# Butter Wouldn't Melt

BO’D: Trust me, my wife has made it very clear this is going to be my last tour

Jun 4th 2013, 8:38 AM 22,327 Views 38 Comments

Come on Brian, we heard Tana Umaga is thinking of a comeback for the 2017 Lions Tour.

# captain - Monday 3 June, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll named Lions captain for Western Force match
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Brian O'Driscoll named Lions captain for Western Force match

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:36 AM 15,532 Views 20 Comments

The centre is one of eight Irishmen named in the British & Irish Lions starting XV for Wednesday’s match.

# captain - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Normally I'm quiet on the pitch, but tomorrow will be different - Long
# Pride
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# Pride

Normally I'm quiet on the pitch, but tomorrow will be different - Long

Jun 1st 2013, 5:08 PM 2,302 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Giovanni Trapattoni suggested Wes Hoolahan could play himself into contention to start against the Faroes with a good display.

Hoolahan and Delaney included in new-look Ireland side to face Georgia
# Team News
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# Team News

Hoolahan and Delaney included in new-look Ireland side to face Georgia

Jun 1st 2013, 2:43 PM 10,314 Views 21 Comments

Shane Long has been named as captain in an experimental Irish team.