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# future stars

This year
Darragh Canavan and University Ulster dominate Future Stars team selection
All time
Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver
Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship
O'Shea and O'Connor play starring roles as Kerry see off Tyrone to keep six in-a-row on track
'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'
4 for Kerry, 3 for Galway - Minor Football Team of the Year announced
Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival
Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster
Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL
New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent
Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy
The next big thing: 6 young players to watch out for at the 2018 World Cup
'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'
Three promising homegrown players sign pro contracts with Connacht
Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales
POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations
Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England
Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat
'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'
Three returning players as Leinster's Kelly named Ireland U20 captain
Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster
Munster playmaker Johnston back as Ireland U20 name World Champs squad
3 Galway seniors in U21 team for repeat of last year's Connacht final
'Chat' and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup
Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship
4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina
How to be the next Hozier
5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final
Carolan's talented U20s need clinical edge to get Six Nations bid back on track
6 exciting prospects to watch out for in the U20 Six Nations
6 Limerick and Kilkenny players to watch out for in the All-Ireland minor final
5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014
John Joe Brennan is back and he doesn't want to be a horologist anymore