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Sane fires Bayern back to top of Bundesliga after Dortmund's Haaland hits milestone on return from injury
The return of the youngster is a huge boost for Dortmund, who host Bayern next weekend in a top-of-the-table clash.
'I never thought I would play in Thomond Park. It was just awesome'
21-year-old Evan Roos is a major prospect for South African rugby.
Lethal Haaland puts Dortmund in driving seat against Sevilla
The young Norwegian has now scored 41 goals in his first 42 appearances for the Bundesliga side.
'It was an honour' - 5 years since teenage Cian Lynch's stunning debut against Clare
Lynch and Limerick face the Banner again this weekend as the Munster hurling championship kicks-off.
'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'
Ulster’s Dan Soper was instrumental in David McCann making the move from centre to the back row.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Harry Byrne
The 20-year-old Leinster out-half trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad before the Six Nations.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons
The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray
The 20-year-old second row has featured for Connacht in the Pro14 and Champions Cup.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Craig Casey
The 20-year-old scrum-half will move onto a senior contract next season.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall
The Tipperary woman made an impressive impact for Ireland during the Six Nations.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Jack O'Sullivan
The 21-year-old number eight returned from a long-term knee injury at the start of this season.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Ryan Baird
The 20-year-old Leinster second row possesses remarkable athleticism.
'He does remind you of a young Christian Cullen in what he can do'
Jordan Larmour was the star of the show in Ireland’s eight-try win over Italy in Chicago.
'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team'
20-year-old Grand Slam winner Jordan Larmour has far exceeded his hopes for the season.
James Ryan is 'an unbelievable player' says Ireland lock Devin Toner
The 21-year-old is expected to be part of Ireland’s team to face France this weekend.
'He's shown he’s not fazed by big occasions' - Leinster back Larmour
The 20-year-old could be included in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad today.