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# captain's call
'We've come on leaps and bounds. 1-0 against the second best in the world isn't the worst result'
Ireland skipper Katie McCabe says her side ‘need to eliminate the fine margins’ after an own goal proved costly against Sweden.
# captain's call
'Once you want to represent Ireland with 100% and give it all in the Irish shirt, I don't care where you're from'
Ireland captain Katie McCabe fully supports Vera Pauw’s approach in searching out non-Irish born players to boost their Euro 2021 hopes.
# captains fantastic
The two soon-to-be AFLW stars going head-to-head to lift an All-Ireland crown
From San Fran to Croker to Oz: Kate Flood leads Louth and Joanne Doonan captains Fermanagh into tomorrow’s junior showdown.
# premier push
'Huge boost' - Captain Callanan hails returning Tipp duo Maher and O'Shea
The two-time All-Ireland winner is pleased to have them back in Liam Sheedy’s set-up.
# captain's call
'A first Division 1 league title would be huge - but we need a huge step up for that'
Sinéad Aherne’s All-Ireland champions Dublin face Mayo once again on Sunday.
# captain's call
'The second half was a capitulation': Embarrassed Pat's vow to pick themselves up for derby
Dundalk smashed the Saints in Oriel Park last night.
# captain's call
Two Tipp captains in Croker as Derry's adopted daughter relishes All-Ireland battle
‘Where else would you see it? Go somewhere else out of your home county and they let you take on that honour, and back you.’
# captain's call
The Limerick senior hurlers have announced a new captain for 2016
Goalkeeper Nickie Quaid takes over the role from Donal O’Grady.
# captain's call
Bernard Brogan hoping Ireland captaincy could open door to Dublin skipper's role
The ace attacker would love to skipper the Sky Blues, he has revealed.
# Team news
10 All-Ireland final survivors in Donegal team to face Tyrone
And there are four changes to the team beaten by Cork in the Allianz Football League Division 1 semi-final.
# captain's call
'You never know, Brian might go another year after that' - Jamie Heaslip
O’Driscoll would be 36-years-old by the time the 2015 World Cup gets underway.
# captains fantastic
In pictures: Here are the 10 greatest* Irish captains
*In our opinion.