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#Debut

# debut - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Adnan Januzaj scored 18 minutes into his Dortmund debut
# Goal!
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# Goal!

Adnan Januzaj scored 18 minutes into his Dortmund debut

Sep 9th 2015, 8:13 AM 12,263 Views 14 Comments

The 20-year-old took little time to settle with his new club.

# debut - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Sean St Ledger debuts for his new MLS club alongside Kevin Doyle
# Second Coming
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# Second Coming

Sean St Ledger debuts for his new MLS club alongside Kevin Doyle

Aug 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,639 Views 8 Comments

The former Ireland centre-half couldn’t prevent Colorado Rapids losing 1-0, however.

# debut - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Jack Conan handed Ireland debut as Madigan takes over in 10 shirt
# First Cap
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# First Cap

Jack Conan handed Ireland debut as Madigan takes over in 10 shirt

Aug 13th 2015, 1:52 PM 23,333 Views 69 Comments

The Leinster man starts at blindside in Dublin against the Scots.

# debut - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Two debutants named in exciting All Blacks team to face South Africa
# Fresh Faces
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# Fresh Faces

Two debutants named in exciting All Blacks team to face South Africa

Jul 23rd 2015, 12:07 PM 6,797 Views 11 Comments

Lima Sopoaga and James Broadhurst will make their international bows at Ellis Park.

# debut - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'I'll look back on it in years to come with pride' - Debut boy Arter stakes a claim for starting place
# Special Moment
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# Special Moment

'I'll look back on it in years to come with pride' - Debut boy Arter stakes a claim for starting place

Jun 7th 2015, 5:19 PM 6,244 Views 7 Comments

The Bournemouth midfielder impressed after being introduced in the second half of today’s draw with England.

# debut - Thursday 21 May, 2015

'I was forever thankful for avoiding probably the worst hangover of all time'
# Mental Skills
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# Mental Skills

'I was forever thankful for avoiding probably the worst hangover of all time'

May 21st 2015, 8:27 PM 12,365 Views 18 Comments

As he rehabs after shoulder surgery, Luke Fitzgerald remains confident about life under Joe Schmidt.

# debut - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Tyler Bleyendaal's Munster career began with a big win over Ulster
# Kiwi Import
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# Kiwi Import

Tyler Bleyendaal's Munster career began with a big win over Ulster

Apr 29th 2015, 5:19 PM 13,957 Views 13 Comments

Young Munster man Diarmuid McCarthy continued his resurgence with another two tries.

# debut - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Munster's Kiwi import will make his first appearance for the province tomorrow
# Debut
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# Debut

Munster's Kiwi import will make his first appearance for the province tomorrow

Apr 28th 2015, 5:35 PM 15,080 Views 21 Comments

Tyler Bleyendaal has been passed fit to start for the province’s ‘A’ team.

# debut - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'If I go out tomorrow and play with my mates, I'll want to hit the same shots I hit at Augusta'
# It's In The Game
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# It's In The Game

'If I go out tomorrow and play with my mates, I'll want to hit the same shots I hit at Augusta'

Mar 10th 2015, 4:52 PM 12,775 Views 11 Comments

Shane Lowry is trying to keep everything in perspective ahead of his Masters debut.

# debut - Monday 2 March, 2015

A tricky young winger named Ryan Giggs made his Man United debut 24 years ago today
# Make You Feel Old
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# Make You Feel Old

A tricky young winger named Ryan Giggs made his Man United debut 24 years ago today

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 5,396 Views 8 Comments

A first half substitute, the 17-year-old was on the losing side against Everton at Old Trafford.

# debut - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Ex-England footballer David Bentley scored 3 points on his Crossmaglen debut
# Fast Learner
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# Fast Learner

Ex-England footballer David Bentley scored 3 points on his Crossmaglen debut

Feb 19th 2015, 12:01 AM 25,967 Views 11 Comments

It seems the former Tottenham winger is a natural.

# debut - Friday 12 December, 2014

Sam Burgess did Sam Burgess things in Bath's bonus point win against Montpellier tonight
# Debut
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# Debut

Sam Burgess did Sam Burgess things in Bath's bonus point win against Montpellier tonight

Dec 12th 2014, 9:55 PM 7,432 Views 5 Comments

The centre is still learning how to effectively play rugby union.

# debut - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Could Cyrus Christie be a decent option for Ireland at left-back?
# Impressive
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# Impressive

Could Cyrus Christie be a decent option for Ireland at left-back?

Nov 19th 2014, 3:04 PM 6,740 Views 16 Comments

The Derby County defender enjoyed a superb debut in the victory over the US last night.

Ireland debut a 'great experience' for McGoldrick after two assists against the US
# First Impressions
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# First Impressions

Ireland debut a 'great experience' for McGoldrick after two assists against the US

Nov 19th 2014, 12:05 AM 3,203 Views 1 Comment

The Ipswich Town striker impressed on his first appearance for the Boys in Green.

# debut - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Dream debut for Dave Foley but man of the match admits improvement is needed
# Mom
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# Mom

Dream debut for Dave Foley but man of the match admits improvement is needed

Nov 16th 2014, 5:09 PM 5,295 Views 14 Comments

The Munster second-row was one of the stand-out performers in the 49-7 win.

# debut - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne handed England debut as Rooney wins 100th cap
# Debut
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# Debut

Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne handed England debut as Rooney wins 100th cap

Nov 15th 2014, 4:17 PM 2,748 Views 1 Comment

Rooney becomes the ninth player to reach a century of apperances for the Three Lions.

# debut - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Angel delight as Di Maria shines to give van Gaal first Premier League win
# At Last
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# At Last

Angel delight as Di Maria shines to give van Gaal first Premier League win

Sep 14th 2014, 6:10 PM 11,623 Views 82 Comments

Falcao also made his first appearance for Manchester United.

# debut - Friday 22 August, 2014

Ireland's James McGee qualifies for US Open first round
# Debut
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# Debut

Ireland's James McGee qualifies for US Open first round

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:13 PM 18,995 Views 34 Comments

It’s the first time the Dubliner has qualified for the main draw of a grand slam event.

# debut - Monday 18 August, 2014

Suarez makes first Barca appearance as Messi and Neymar shine
# Debut
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# Debut

Suarez makes first Barca appearance as Messi and Neymar shine

Aug 18th 2014, 11:02 PM 9,245 Views 17 Comments

There were half-a-dozen goals for the Catalan side in tonight’s exhibition.

# debut - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Ciarán Sheehan impresses as he plays full game on Carlton debut
# AFL
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# AFL

Ciarán Sheehan impresses as he plays full game on Carlton debut

Aug 9th 2014, 10:00 AM 13,776 Views 12 Comments

The former Rebel footballer looked at home at the Etihad Stadium.

# debut - Monday 4 August, 2014

Thibaut Courtois unable to stop Chelsea slipping to defeat against Werder Bremen
# Debut
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# Debut

Thibaut Courtois unable to stop Chelsea slipping to defeat against Werder Bremen

Aug 4th 2014, 10:51 AM 5,858 Views 8 Comments

Toni Kroos’ brother scored to make it 3 – 0 to the Bundesliga side.

# debut - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Louis van Gaal set for first day as Manchester United manager
# Debut
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# Debut

Louis van Gaal set for first day as Manchester United manager

Jul 16th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,517 Views 42 Comments

The Red Devils play matches against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Roma, Inter Milan and Real Madrid in the coming weeks.

# debut - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Scotland name uncapped 20-year-old Ashe at No. 8 for Springbok Test
# Deep End
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# Deep End

Scotland name uncapped 20-year-old Ashe at No. 8 for Springbok Test

Jun 26th 2014, 2:38 PM 3,934 Views 2 Comments

The back row has been training in New Zealand recently after winning a scholarship.

# debut - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Ex-Tyrone player Cathal McCarron to make London debut today
# New Man In
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# New Man In

Ex-Tyrone player Cathal McCarron to make London debut today

Feb 2nd 2014, 11:22 AM 5,502 Views 0 Comments

London face Wicklow in their Division 4 clash in Aughrim at 1pm.

# debut - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Paddy Jackson: Montpellier 'were out to spoil our party'
# Kicking On
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# Kicking On

Paddy Jackson: Montpellier 'were out to spoil our party'

Jan 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 2,770 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster out-half has his attention turned towards Welford Road next weekend after last night’s win.

# debut - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Gopperth introduction turns the tide for Leinster in Galway
# Inter-pro
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# Inter-pro

Gopperth introduction turns the tide for Leinster in Galway

Jan 4th 2014, 8:02 PM 20,620 Views 81 Comments

The Kiwi contributed eight points and set up a try after replacing Ian Madigan.

Irish driver Craig Breen to make World Rally Championship debut
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Irish driver Craig Breen to make World Rally Championship debut

Jan 4th 2014, 12:05 PM 2,500 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old will drive a Ford Fiesta in Rally Sweden next month.

# debut - Friday 6 December, 2013

Provinces welcome back O'Mahony, O'Driscoll, Muldoon and Payne for Heineken Cup
# Team-sheets
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# Team-sheets

Provinces welcome back O'Mahony, O'Driscoll, Muldoon and Payne for Heineken Cup

Dec 6th 2013, 11:58 AM 7,964 Views 13 Comments

All four Irish sides have named their Heineken Cup teams today.

# debut - Friday 15 November, 2013

Manager report: How did Martin O'Neill get on in his first game in charge?
# Debut
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# Debut

Manager report: How did Martin O'Neill get on in his first game in charge?

Nov 15th 2013, 10:51 PM 7,065 Views 11 Comments

The new man was “delighted” to start his international career with a win at Lansdowne Road.

# debut - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Two-try debut is worth the 21-month wait for Dave Kearney
# Bro-vember
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# Bro-vember

Two-try debut is worth the 21-month wait for Dave Kearney

Nov 10th 2013, 11:00 AM 4,086 Views 3 Comments

There was an extra reason, or two, for celebrations in the Cooley peninsula last night.

'I didn't think I played that well' - Jack McGrath's high standards
# Debutant
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# Debutant

'I didn't think I played that well' - Jack McGrath's high standards

Nov 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,088 Views 20 Comments

The loosehead prop was man of the match on his international debut but says there is room for improvement.

# debut - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ireland v Samoa: 3 key battles to get Joe Schmidt off to a winning start
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Ireland v Samoa: 3 key battles to get Joe Schmidt off to a winning start

Nov 8th 2013, 6:24 PM 4,514 Views 5 Comments

Even with a handful of injuries, the Pacific Islanders have threats all over the field.

# debut - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Kirchner to make full Leinster debut alongside returning Tuqiri
# Pro12
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# Pro12

Kirchner to make full Leinster debut alongside returning Tuqiri

Oct 31st 2013, 12:34 PM 2,643 Views 4 Comments

As expected, Jimmy Gopperth returns to guide the team from number 10 against the Dragons.

# debut - Monday 28 October, 2013

Zane Kirchner set for first Leinster start despite Springboks call-up
# In Demand
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# In Demand

Zane Kirchner set for first Leinster start despite Springboks call-up

Oct 28th 2013, 5:29 PM 4,506 Views 0 Comments

Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar has also been selected by South Africa for their November internationals.

# debut - Sunday 22 September, 2013

KO’ed Romelu Lukaku did not know he had scored debut Everton winner
# Seeing Stars
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# Seeing Stars

KO’ed Romelu Lukaku did not know he had scored debut Everton winner

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:20 AM 2,591 Views 5 Comments

The Belgian asked the team physio who had scored his side’s last goal. Mate, you did.

# debut - Saturday 14 September, 2013

VIDEO: Gareth Bale scores on Real Madrid debut
# Debut
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# Debut

VIDEO: Gareth Bale scores on Real Madrid debut

Sep 14th 2013, 9:53 PM 29,992 Views 44 Comments

The Welshman turned home Dani Carvajal’s cross from close range to bring Madrid level in a game that finished 2-2.

Özil debut off to the perfect start as he sets up Arsenal's opener
# Midas Touch
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# Midas Touch

Özil debut off to the perfect start as he sets up Arsenal's opener

Sep 14th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,150 Views 7 Comments

The German teed up Olivier Giroud for the Gunners’ first goal against Sunderland.

# debut - Friday 13 September, 2013

Ronaldo 'welcomes' Bale to Real Madrid with mistimed tackle
# BFFs
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# BFFs

Ronaldo 'welcomes' Bale to Real Madrid with mistimed tackle

Sep 13th 2013, 1:05 PM 5,085 Views 6 Comments

Training got a little feisty this morning.

# debut - Thursday 15 August, 2013

'Hopefully I've shown the gaffer that I'm up to international standard' - Madden
# Debut
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# Debut

'Hopefully I've shown the gaffer that I'm up to international standard' - Madden

Aug 15th 2013, 11:53 AM 1,476 Views 5 Comments

The Yeovil Town striker came off the bench to make his senior debut in Ireland’s 0-0 draw with Wales last night.

# debut - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Good first impressions: 6 dream Premier league debuts
# Debut
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# Debut

Good first impressions: 6 dream Premier league debuts

Aug 7th 2013, 7:24 PM 4,845 Views 1 Comment

This season’s crop of summer signings will hope to copy these memorable opening day Premier League debuts