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# future-stars - Monday 20 September, 2021

Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver
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# Potential

Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver

Sep 20th 2021, 9:47 AM 9,520 Views 1 Comment

Ireland came up short against Kenya and Great Britain after impressing en route to the semi-finals.

# future-stars - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship
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# Future Stars

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship

Jan 14th 2020, 11:21 AM 6,574 Views 13 Comments

Noel McNamara’s latest crop of promising young players will also face Argentina and Japan.

# future-stars - Sunday 28 July, 2019

O'Shea and O'Connor play starring roles as Kerry see off Tyrone to keep six in-a-row on track
# Future Stars
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# Future Stars

O'Shea and O'Connor play starring roles as Kerry see off Tyrone to keep six in-a-row on track

Jul 28th 2019, 3:52 PM 19,167 Views 5 Comments

The pair combined to score 10 of the Kingdom’s 15 points, booking an All-Ireland semi-final berth in the process.

# future-stars - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'
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# Future Stars

'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'

Jun 5th 2019, 6:08 PM 7,861 Views 6 Comments

Bohemians and Ireland U21 defender Darragh Leahy is hoping to maintain his side’s fast start to the Toulon Tournament.

# future-stars - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

4 for Kerry, 3 for Galway - Minor Football Team of the Year announced
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# Future Stars

4 for Kerry, 3 for Galway - Minor Football Team of the Year announced

Sep 12th 2018, 3:57 PM 12,389 Views 7 Comments

Players from Kildare, Monaghan, Derry, Dublin, Meath and Wicklow also make up the selection.

# future-stars - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival
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# Future Stars

Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival

Aug 25th 2018, 7:15 AM 6,441 Views 7 Comments

The IRFU’s Eoin Hogan explains what has been involved in the inaugural festival at UL.

# future-stars - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster
# U18s
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# U18s

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:12 PM 12,555 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Leinster had a big win against Ulster at the U18s festival in UL.

# future-stars - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL
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Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL

Aug 19th 2018, 2:52 PM 10,354 Views 0 Comments

All the action from the first game day in the Schools inter-pros at UL.

# future-stars - Friday 17 August, 2018

New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent
# Future Stars
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# Future Stars

New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent

Aug 17th 2018, 2:39 PM 8,208 Views 11 Comments

The IRFU has brought in a new format to expose young players to a professional environment.

# future-stars - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy
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# Prospects

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy

Jul 25th 2018, 2:22 PM 10,311 Views 9 Comments

The northern province have brought six youngsters into Year 1 of their academy programme.

# future-stars - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

The next big thing: 6 young players to watch out for at the 2018 World Cup
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# Young Guns

The next big thing: 6 young players to watch out for at the 2018 World Cup

Jun 12th 2018, 9:00 PM 16,945 Views 12 Comments

All of these young stars can potentially make a name for themselves on the world stage in Russia this summer.

# future-stars - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'
# Pathway
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# Pathway

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'

Mar 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,858 Views 11 Comments

We spoke to former Ireland scrum-half Kieran Campbell about his role as the head of Ulster academy.

# future-stars - Friday 9 March, 2018

Three promising homegrown players sign pro contracts with Connacht
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Three promising homegrown players sign pro contracts with Connacht

Mar 9th 2018, 1:41 PM 9,812 Views 5 Comments

Conan O’Donnell, Cillian Gallagher and Peter Claffey have all penned new deals.

# future-stars - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales
# Tryfest
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# Tryfest

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales

Feb 23rd 2018, 9:07 PM 10,647 Views 11 Comments

There were 11 tries in a frenetic game in Dublin.

# future-stars - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations
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# Future Stars

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:59 AM 17,343 Views 3 Comments

Noel McNamara’s squad includes 11 players previously capped at this level.

# future-stars - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England
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# Promise

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Apr 11th 2017, 12:31 PM 10,307 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

# future-stars - Friday 17 March, 2017

Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat
# Future Stars
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# Future Stars

Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat

Mar 17th 2017, 8:05 PM 16,382 Views 15 Comments

Gavin Coombes and Charlie Connolly showed up well against the English pack.

# future-stars - Monday 6 February, 2017

'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'

Feb 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,996 Views 2 Comments

Ireland U20s head coach Nigel Carolan took plenty of positives from a heartening win in Scotland.

# future-stars - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Three returning players as Leinster's Kelly named Ireland U20 captain
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# Future Stars

Three returning players as Leinster's Kelly named Ireland U20 captain

Jan 24th 2017, 12:38 PM 9,062 Views 6 Comments

Cillian Gallagher, Johnny McPhillips and John Foley are back from last year.

# future-stars - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster
# Future Stars
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# Future Stars

Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster

Oct 25th 2016, 10:50 AM 10,108 Views 2 Comments

The province welcome the tourists to Thomond Park on 11 November.

# future-stars - Monday 23 May, 2016

Munster playmaker Johnston back as Ireland U20 name World Champs squad
# Future Stars
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# Future Stars

Munster playmaker Johnston back as Ireland U20 name World Champs squad

May 23rd 2016, 1:15 PM 9,639 Views 21 Comments

Nigel Carolan is missing some key players through injury.

# future-stars - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

3 Galway seniors in U21 team for repeat of last year's Connacht final
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# Future Stars

3 Galway seniors in U21 team for repeat of last year's Connacht final

Mar 8th 2016, 8:57 PM 5,817 Views 1 Comment

Enda Tierney, Eamonn Brannigan and Paul Mannion will all feature against Roscommon.

# future-stars - Thursday 4 June, 2015

'Chat' and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup
# Wolfpuppies
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# Wolfpuppies

'Chat' and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup

Jun 4th 2015, 9:44 PM 6,188 Views 8 Comments

The foot won’t be coming off the pedal against Scotland on Saturday.

# future-stars - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship
# Talent
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# Talent

Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship

Jun 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 6,512 Views 3 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men needed a late, late penalty to clinch victory against Argentina.

# future-stars - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina
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# Future Stars

4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:42 PM 10,549 Views 0 Comments

Sam Arnold, Alex Thompson, Joey Carbery and Jacob Stockdale all looked good.

# future-stars - Sunday 12 April, 2015

How to be the next Hozier
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# Future Stars

How to be the next Hozier

Apr 12th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,149 Views 20 Comments

A layperson might be surprised at just how good a system Ireland has in place for its aspiring musicians.

# future-stars - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final
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# Future Stars

5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final

Mar 17th 2015, 9:21 PM 15,620 Views 7 Comments

There were a host of excellent performances at the RDS as Roscrea beat Belvedere.

# future-stars - Friday 13 March, 2015

Carolan's talented U20s need clinical edge to get Six Nations bid back on track
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# Future Stars

Carolan's talented U20s need clinical edge to get Six Nations bid back on track

Mar 13th 2015, 5:30 PM 5,746 Views 8 Comments

Ross Byrne is happy to be linking up well with centres Sam Arnold and Garry Ringrose again in Wales.

# future-stars - Thursday 5 February, 2015

6 exciting prospects to watch out for in the U20 Six Nations
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6 exciting prospects to watch out for in the U20 Six Nations

Feb 5th 2015, 8:16 PM 9,941 Views 4 Comments

We’ve picked out a player from each of the six teams ahead of this weekend’s first round.

# future-stars - Saturday 6 September, 2014

6 Limerick and Kilkenny players to watch out for in the All-Ireland minor final
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6 Limerick and Kilkenny players to watch out for in the All-Ireland minor final

Sep 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,805 Views 0 Comments

The teams meet in the curtain-raiser in Croker.

# future-stars - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014
# Future Stars
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5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 8,725 Views 6 Comments

This quintet of young players look set for breakout years in the world of rugby.

# future-stars - Saturday 14 September, 2013

John Joe Brennan is back and he doesn't want to be a horologist anymore
# All Grown Up
# All Grown Up

John Joe Brennan is back and he doesn't want to be a horologist anymore

Sep 14th 2013, 2:32 PM 38,123 Views 44 Comments

It seems auctioneering is now his chosen career path.