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#Debut

# debut - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday

Aug 24th 2022, 3:57 PM 3,599 Views 1 Comment

Vikki Wall and Erika O’Shea will both feature for North Melbourne.

# debut - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Southampton hand Gavin Bazunu Premier League debut, Nathan Collins starts for Wolves
# New Signings
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# New Signings

Southampton hand Gavin Bazunu Premier League debut, Nathan Collins starts for Wolves

Aug 6th 2022, 2:51 PM 5,606 Views 1 Comment

Bazunu starts in goal as the Saints take on Tottenham Hotspur in London.

# debut - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Nunez's impact hailed by Klopp after eye-catching debut
# First Impression
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# First Impression

Nunez's impact hailed by Klopp after eye-catching debut

Jul 30th 2022, 10:29 PM 10,783 Views 9 Comments

The Uruguay striker played a key role as Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-1 in Leicester.

# debut - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Stephen Kenny's son in line for second Northern Ireland start after debut against Manchester United
# Debut
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# Debut

Stephen Kenny's son in line for second Northern Ireland start after debut against Manchester United

Jul 26th 2022, 12:30 PM 9,934 Views 0 Comments

The Dundalk player qualifies having been born in Derry while his father was manager of the Candystripes.

# debut - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Max Spring handed his France debut in second Test against Japan
# First Cap
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# First Cap

Max Spring handed his France debut in second Test against Japan

Jul 7th 2022, 11:32 AM 4,465 Views 2 Comments

Fabien Galthié’s team is otherwise unchanged for the clash in Tokyo.

# debut - Friday 3 June, 2022

Man City teenager surprised to make Northern Ireland debut
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

Man City teenager surprised to make Northern Ireland debut

Jun 3rd 2022, 11:11 PM 9,872 Views 2 Comments

Shea Charles provided one of the high points of an often flat night at Windsor Park.

# debut - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'
# Debut
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# Debut

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,511 Views 1 Comment

Ireland fullback Molly Scuffil-McCabe first took up the game at the encouragement of an Irish rugby legend.

# debut - Friday 25 March, 2022

'It's something you dream of when you first start playing' - from rugby roots to Ireland's call
# Debut Day
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# Debut Day

'It's something you dream of when you first start playing' - from rugby roots to Ireland's call

Mar 25th 2022, 3:25 PM 36,873 Views 1 Comment

Aoibheann Reilly will make her Ireland 15s debut this weekend.

# debut - Monday 7 February, 2022

'It shows he's a baller. He likes to rove and make things happen'
# Dream Debut
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# Dream Debut

'It shows he's a baller. He likes to rove and make things happen'

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:03 PM 26,820 Views 10 Comments

Mack Hansen’s performance against Wales drew praise on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# debut - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Ireland set to name settled team with Hansen in the mix for possible debut
# Opener
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# Opener

Ireland set to name settled team with Hansen in the mix for possible debut

Feb 2nd 2022, 9:34 PM 16,022 Views 20 Comments

Andy Farrell will tomorrow confirm big calls in the midfield and back three.

# debut - Sunday 16 January, 2022

'I missed the Premier League,' says Coutinho, after unforgettable debut
# The Return
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# The Return

'I missed the Premier League,' says Coutinho, after unforgettable debut

Jan 16th 2022, 12:01 AM 6,082 Views 8 Comments

The Brazilian latched onto Jacob Ramsey’s low cross with a cool finish from close-range to cap Villa’s fightback.

# debut - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Duane Vermeulen could make his Ulster debut away to Clermont this weekend
# Highly Anticipated
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# Highly Anticipated

Duane Vermeulen could make his Ulster debut away to Clermont this weekend

Dec 8th 2021, 3:15 PM 5,112 Views 4 Comments

The World Cup-winning Springbok ‘remains well’ following a period of self-isolation due to Covid-19.

# debut - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Ireland U21 international Noss makes Bundesliga debut
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

Ireland U21 international Noss makes Bundesliga debut

Nov 21st 2021, 5:26 PM 10,309 Views 3 Comments

The midfielder came off the bench in Borussia Mönchengladbach’s 4-0 win over Furth.

# debut - Monday 15 November, 2021

'My brother literally flew in from France on the morning of the game'
# Debut
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# Debut

'My brother literally flew in from France on the morning of the game'

Nov 15th 2021, 10:34 AM 7,450 Views 0 Comments

Maeve Óg O’Leary was impressive on her first cap for Ireland on Friday night.

# debut - Sunday 17 October, 2021

18-year-old starlet inspires Barcelona to win
# Relief
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# Relief

18-year-old starlet inspires Barcelona to win

Oct 17th 2021, 10:40 PM 10,898 Views 0 Comments

Ansu Fati came to the rescue again for Ronald Koeman’s side.

# debut - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

'It's been a long time coming, I'm over the moon' - Dream debut for Ireland's newest star Lucy Quinn
# Southampton To Sligo
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# Southampton To Sligo

'It's been a long time coming, I'm over the moon' - Dream debut for Ireland's newest star Lucy Quinn

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:54 AM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

The English-born attacker made her impact felt immediately, after a lengthy process to confirm her eligibility.

# debut - Monday 30 August, 2021

Lionel Messi brought 'calmness' to PSG on debut
# Influence
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# Influence

Lionel Messi brought 'calmness' to PSG on debut

Aug 30th 2021, 11:54 AM 5,593 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina international’s arrival was greeted with enthusiastic cheers from the 6,000 travelling fans.

# debut - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Dream debut for Hendrikse as South Africa beat Argentina
# Impact
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# Impact

Dream debut for Hendrikse as South Africa beat Argentina

Aug 14th 2021, 7:50 PM 9,029 Views 0 Comments

The scrum-half dived over in the corner to secure the third try in Gqeberha that left the Springboks level with New Zealand on five points at the top of the table.

# debut - Friday 6 August, 2021

'It's been a long time coming' - McCarthy buzzing to finally be back at boyhood club Celtic
# Local Lad
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# Local Lad

'It's been a long time coming' - McCarthy buzzing to finally be back at boyhood club Celtic

Aug 6th 2021, 3:52 PM 10,036 Views 11 Comments

The Glasgow-born Ireland midfielder, who had a brief spell with the Hoops as a teenager, is ready to make his debut this weekend.

# debut - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Tierney-Martin set for Connacht debut off the bench tomorrow night
# Team News
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# Team News

Tierney-Martin set for Connacht debut off the bench tomorrow night

Mar 21st 2021, 1:27 PM 9,526 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend has rejigged his team for the visit to Scarlets.

# debut - Friday 26 February, 2021

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 14,447 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

# debut - Monday 22 February, 2021

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:26 PM 15,278 Views 8 Comments

34-year-old Rob Kearney impressed for the Force in their defeat to the Brumbies.

# debut - Friday 12 February, 2021

Irish international marks full debut with superb goal in Preston victory
# Boost
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# Boost

Irish international marks full debut with superb goal in Preston victory

Feb 12th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,755 Views 3 Comments

Greg Cunningham was making his first start since re-joining the club.

# debut - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Rob Kearney makes first Western Force appearance ahead of new Super Rugby AU season
# Debut
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# Debut

Rob Kearney makes first Western Force appearance ahead of new Super Rugby AU season

Feb 9th 2021, 10:54 AM 13,499 Views 2 Comments

Irish rugby’s most decorated player signed for the Force in September and made to move to Australia just after Christmas.

# debut - Monday 7 December, 2020

O'Sullivan 'extremely proud' after road to Ulster leads on to first Ireland cap
# Debut
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# Debut

O'Sullivan 'extremely proud' after road to Ulster leads on to first Ireland cap

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,252 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old prop came off the bench in the win over Scotland.

# debut - Thursday 3 December, 2020

'It's massively deserved' - Ulster man O'Sullivan set for Ireland debut against Scots
# First Cap
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# First Cap

'It's massively deserved' - Ulster man O'Sullivan set for Ireland debut against Scots

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:29 PM 8,291 Views 9 Comments

The 25-year-old prop has been included on the bench for Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup clash.

# debut - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut

Dec 1st 2020, 6:57 PM 32,838 Views 34 Comments

Regular number one Alisson misses out as a precaution due to a tight leg muscle, paving the way for Caoimhín Kelleher to make a surprise start.

# debut - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'I reckon I've got a target on my back!' - Lowe loves first taste of Test rugby
# Step Up
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# Step Up

'I reckon I've got a target on my back!' - Lowe loves first taste of Test rugby

Nov 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,540 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster wing got stuck in against Wales and is now targeting a win in Twickenham.

# debut - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland
# Team News
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# Team News

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland

Oct 21st 2020, 12:29 PM 36,239 Views 74 Comments

Ed Byrne and Jamison Gibson-Park are set for their first caps off the bench against Italy.

# debut - Friday 12 June, 2020

Beauden Barrett to make Blues debut at 15 as Savea returns for Hurricanes
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Beauden Barrett to make Blues debut at 15 as Savea returns for Hurricanes

Jun 12th 2020, 8:55 AM 9,281 Views 2 Comments

The two-time World Rugby player of the year hasn’t played since the World Cup.

# debut - Friday 6 March, 2020

20-year-old Louth native Michael McDonald makes Super Rugby debut
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

20-year-old Louth native Michael McDonald makes Super Rugby debut

Mar 6th 2020, 12:31 PM 14,529 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old scrum-half was a key player for the Australia U20s last year.

# debut - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Feb 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,479 Views 3 Comments

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# debut - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'
# Fresh Face
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# Fresh Face

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'

Feb 4th 2020, 4:02 PM 8,469 Views 21 Comments

Max Deegan is set for his Ireland debut against Wales on Saturday.

# debut - Monday 3 February, 2020

'He’s exactly the type of player that we wanted' - Bilic praises Irish international's impact
# Standing Out
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# Standing Out

'He’s exactly the type of player that we wanted' - Bilic praises Irish international's impact

Feb 3rd 2020, 11:35 AM 10,806 Views 2 Comments

Callum Robinson enjoyed an eye-catching debut for West Brom.

# debut - Friday 31 January, 2020

England hand fullback Furbank a debut in Paris as Curry moves to number eight
# Team News
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# Team News

England hand fullback Furbank a debut in Paris as Curry moves to number eight

Jan 31st 2020, 10:57 AM 10,167 Views 11 Comments

Bath prop Will Stuart is also set for his first cap off the bench at Stade de France.

# debut - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Mourinho blames 'fatigue and emotions' for late West Ham fightback
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# Debut

Mourinho blames 'fatigue and emotions' for late West Ham fightback

Nov 23rd 2019, 3:44 PM 11,940 Views 10 Comments

Late goals from Michail Antonio and Angelo Ogbonna ensured endured a nervy finale on his first game in charge of Tottenham.

# debut - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Byrne and Baird to make first starts as Toner captains Leinster
# Debut
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# Debut

Byrne and Baird to make first starts as Toner captains Leinster

Oct 31st 2019, 12:35 PM 11,190 Views 37 Comments

Harry Byrne and Ryan Baird have both been named to start in the Leinster team to take on Dragons.

# debut - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'It's my proudest moment in football by far, I'm just disappointed not to finish it with a goal'
# Debut
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# Debut

'It's my proudest moment in football by far, I'm just disappointed not to finish it with a goal'

Oct 12th 2019, 6:19 PM 8,051 Views 4 Comments

Aaron Connolly reflects on his senior debut for Ireland.

# debut - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I thought someone was on a wind-up' - Connolly's whirlwind week with Brighton and Ireland
# Top Talent
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# Top Talent

'I thought someone was on a wind-up' - Connolly's whirlwind week with Brighton and Ireland

Oct 10th 2019, 5:39 PM 5,565 Views 3 Comments

The Galway teenager scored his first two Premier League goals last Saturday, and now is in line to make his senior international debut.

# debut - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Family affair as local lad revels in Newcastle debut
# Teenage Kicks
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# Teenage Kicks

Family affair as local lad revels in Newcastle debut

Oct 6th 2019, 7:35 PM 8,697 Views 8 Comments

Matty Longstaff marked his first top-flight start with the 72nd-minute rocket.

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