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#Influence

# influence - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Leinster bracing for loss of Lancaster as Top 14 side Racing swoop
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Leinster bracing for loss of Lancaster as Top 14 side Racing swoop

Sep 22nd 2022, 12:00 PM 26,352 Views 16 Comments

The Englishman has been with the Irish province since 2016.

# influence - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Sexton and O'Mahony lead the way again on another historic day for Irish rugby
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Sexton and O'Mahony lead the way again on another historic day for Irish rugby

Jul 9th 2022, 8:09 PM 52,328 Views 32 Comments

The two most experienced players in Ireland’s team were to the fore during a famous win in Dunedin.

# influence - Thursday 16 June, 2022

'I hope he is proud' - Praise for the man who helped instigate Ireland's youth football rejuvenation
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'I hope he is proud' - Praise for the man who helped instigate Ireland's youth football rejuvenation

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 8:05 AM 33,511 Views 8 Comments

A number of promising youngsters have emerged of late and Vera Pauw says Ruud Dokter deserves credit.

# influence - Monday 16 May, 2022

McCloskey a doubt for Ulster's massive URC clash with the Sharks
# Key Man
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# Key Man

McCloskey a doubt for Ulster's massive URC clash with the Sharks

May 16th 2022, 3:09 PM 3,715 Views 3 Comments

The influential centre is still nursing a groin injury.

# influence - Monday 4 April, 2022

'Mack has really stepped up as a leader. The Six Nations was unbelievable for him'
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# Influence

'Mack has really stepped up as a leader. The Six Nations was unbelievable for him'

Apr 4th 2022, 7:38 PM 8,651 Views 6 Comments

Connacht hooker Dave Heffernan and co. enjoyed a crucial win in Italy ahead of their Leinster clashes.

# influence - Monday 14 March, 2022

'He was immense' - Hugo Keenan shines again for Ireland in Twickenham win
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# Influence

'He was immense' - Hugo Keenan shines again for Ireland in Twickenham win

Mar 14th 2022, 9:00 AM 13,911 Views 11 Comments

The 25-year-old continues to grow as a force in Test rugby.

# influence - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Zebo has no complaints over Ireland omission as he adds energy to Munster
# Influence
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# Influence

Zebo has no complaints over Ireland omission as he adds energy to Munster

Feb 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 9,373 Views 6 Comments

The 31-year-old hasn’t played a huge amount of rugby this season but has signed a new contract.

# influence - Friday 31 December, 2021

'Rashford had helped raise around £20million for FareShare, shattering his initial target of £100,000'
# Influence
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# Influence

'Rashford had helped raise around £20million for FareShare, shattering his initial target of £100,000'

Dec 31st 2021, 3:00 PM 7,264 Views 12 Comments

Read an extract from ‘The Dream Factory’.

# influence - Friday 17 December, 2021

'She has been incredible' - Munster's Kilcoyne hails influence of Currid
# CONNECTION
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# CONNECTION

'She has been incredible' - Munster's Kilcoyne hails influence of Currid

Dec 17th 2021, 8:42 AM 16,484 Views 6 Comments

The performance psychologist has also had great success with the Limerick hurlers.

# influence - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

'I spoke to him before the game' - One Lagos-born Irish youngster is aiming to follow in the footsteps of another
# Influence
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# Influence

'I spoke to him before the game' - One Lagos-born Irish youngster is aiming to follow in the footsteps of another

Nov 16th 2021, 1:00 PM 35,895 Views 6 Comments

Joshua Kayode on being inspired by Chiedozie Ogbene.

# influence - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Ireland U21 international grateful for departing Mick McCarthy's assistance
# Influence
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# Influence

Ireland U21 international grateful for departing Mick McCarthy's assistance

Nov 9th 2021, 9:32 PM 9,206 Views 0 Comments

Joel Bagan has been getting plenty of game time with Cardiff in the Championship this season.

# influence - Sunday 7 November, 2021

An Ireland player of the past on guiding one being tipped to star in the future
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

An Ireland player of the past on guiding one being tipped to star in the future

Nov 7th 2021, 10:20 AM 33,154 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Carr believes Inter Milan’s Kevin Zefi has the potential to go ‘all the way’ in the game.

# influence - 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 5,594 Views 0 Comments

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

# influence - Monday 19 July, 2021

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23
# Key Man
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# Key Man

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 28,962 Views 5 Comments

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw were pre-tour favourites to start.

# influence - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

'He's top class' - Praise for Ireland's Champions League-winning coach
# Influence
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# Influence

'He's top class' - Praise for Ireland's Champions League-winning coach

Jun 8th 2021, 12:01 AM 10,571 Views 0 Comments

John Egan and Stephen Kenny have both hailed the impact of Anthony Barry.

# influence - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,717 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

# influence - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Former Tottenham boss makes swift impact as Schalke end 30-match winless run
# Influence
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# Influence

Former Tottenham boss makes swift impact as Schalke end 30-match winless run

Jan 9th 2021, 5:02 PM 10,791 Views 6 Comments

Christian Gross oversaw their first Bundesliga victory in just under a year.

# influence - Friday 20 November, 2020

England's Itoje seeks solace from 'The Lion King' as Ireland await
# Influence
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# Influence

England's Itoje seeks solace from 'The Lion King' as Ireland await

Nov 20th 2020, 10:40 PM 7,027 Views 1 Comment

The animated children’s film is providing the England star with unusual inspiration.

# influence - Monday 2 November, 2020

250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns
# Influence
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# Influence

250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:00 AM 9,071 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old remains a key part of the set-up alongside fellow veteran Scott Fardy.

# influence - Thursday 29 October, 2020

James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader
# Influence
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# Influence

James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader

Oct 29th 2020, 5:00 AM 4,079 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old has enjoyed taking responsibility for running the Ireland lineout.

# influence - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

More touches, more influence for Stockdale from fullback
# Influence
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# Influence

More touches, more influence for Stockdale from fullback

Aug 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,866 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland wing has been getting test runs at 15 for his province.

# influence - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Rooney hopes Irish teen starlet and other youngsters can learn from Man United defeat
# Influence
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# Influence

Rooney hopes Irish teen starlet and other youngsters can learn from Man United defeat

Mar 5th 2020, 11:50 PM 13,498 Views 8 Comments

The Derby County player-coach praised Jason Knight for his performance against Manchester United.

# influence - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'
# Influence
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# Influence

'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 12:19 PM 55,863 Views 6 Comments

David Meyler on being the son of an All-Ireland winner, life after football and signing for his hero.

# influence - Monday 24 February, 2020

'I think he's going to be a big, big player for us this season'
# Influence
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# Influence

'I think he's going to be a big, big player for us this season'

Feb 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,886 Views 0 Comments

Ian Morris reserved high praise for Gary Deegan after his eye-catching performance against Dundalk on Friday.

# influence - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

'Milner asked if he could come along' - Critchley
# Influence
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# Influence

'Milner asked if he could come along' - Critchley

Feb 5th 2020, 10:34 AM 15,600 Views 14 Comments

The Reds veteran was quick to offer his support despite being stuck on the sidelines during Liverpool’s FA Cup win last night.

# influence - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Van Persie on Greenwood: 'Every game he tries to copy me'
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# Influence

Van Persie on Greenwood: 'Every game he tries to copy me'

Dec 17th 2019, 9:55 AM 13,907 Views 5 Comments

A former Old Trafford favourite has been impressed with the in-form teenager.

# influence - Sunday 1 December, 2019

The Augustinian brother who became a pioneering figure for women's soccer in Ireland
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# Influence

The Augustinian brother who became a pioneering figure for women's soccer in Ireland

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 12,257 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Twomey on devoting much of his life to the beautiful game.

# influence - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'Joe has changed the outlook on rugby for young generations'
# Influence
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# Influence

'Joe has changed the outlook on rugby for young generations'

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 8:39 AM 15,868 Views 38 Comments

Peter O’Mahony says that Joe Schmidt’s impact on Irish rugby will be felt all the way down to primary school level.

# influence - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Hazard pulls strings as Real Madrid earn vital win
# Influence
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# Influence

Hazard pulls strings as Real Madrid earn vital win

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:35 PM 6,002 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, there were victories for Bayern Munich, PSG and Juventus.

# influence - Friday 18 October, 2019

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt
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The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 8:46 AM 18,451 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

# influence - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Fabinho reveals the role 'agent' Firmino played in Liverpool transfer
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# Influence

Fabinho reveals the role 'agent' Firmino played in Liverpool transfer

May 30th 2019, 1:20 PM 8,588 Views 12 Comments

The versatile Brazilian completed a switch to Anfield in the summer of 2018, with a fellow countryman helping to put a big-money move in place.

# influence - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset
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# Influence

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

May 23rd 2019, 2:09 PM 4,966 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

# influence - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Leinster keen to keep influential Scott Fardy beyond end of season
# Mentor
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# Mentor

Leinster keen to keep influential Scott Fardy beyond end of season

Jan 17th 2019, 7:18 PM 10,955 Views 6 Comments

The 34-year-old is in superb form and has a strong influence within the squad.

# influence - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'He's definitely different to how he played' - The Irish striker thriving under Joey Barton
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'He's definitely different to how he played' - The Irish striker thriving under Joey Barton

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 22,567 Views 2 Comments

Paddy Madden on how a move to League One outfit Fleetwood Town has reignited his career.

# influence - Friday 19 October, 2018

'The Derry Pele' pulls the strings as Finn Harps advance in First Division play-off
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# Influence

'The Derry Pele' pulls the strings as Finn Harps advance in First Division play-off

Oct 19th 2018, 10:18 PM 8,833 Views 5 Comments

Paddy McCourt was imperious as he prolonged his playing career for two more weeks.

# influence - Monday 15 October, 2018

'We are still possibly learning the system, to get it to exactly how we want'
# Praise
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# Praise

'We are still possibly learning the system, to get it to exactly how we want'

Oct 15th 2018, 3:04 PM 5,684 Views 1 Comment

Richard Keogh has suggested it will take Ireland time to adapt to the 3-5-2 formation.

# influence - Friday 23 February, 2018

Snapchat lost €1 billion in value just after Kylie Jenner tweeted she doesn't use it anymore
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Snapchat lost €1 billion in value just after Kylie Jenner tweeted she doesn't use it anymore

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:36 AM 43,015 Views 57 Comments

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star said it to her 24.5 million Twitter followers.

# influence - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Leinster coach Lancaster takes guest session with Ireland U20s
# Expertise
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# Expertise

Leinster coach Lancaster takes guest session with Ireland U20s

Jan 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 9,919 Views 28 Comments

The Englishman has invested into the local coaching scene since moving to Ireland.

# influence - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Here's what you should look out for when deciding if you should trust an influencer
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Here's what you should look out for when deciding if you should trust an influencer

Jan 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,992 Views 4 Comments

It’s easy once you know.

# influence - Monday 9 October, 2017

'The advantage of having an All Black beside you': Stockdale reveling in tandem with Piutau
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# Influence

'The advantage of having an All Black beside you': Stockdale reveling in tandem with Piutau

Oct 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 5,107 Views 13 Comments

The young Ulster star has scored on all four of his appearances this campaign, but he’s eager to deflect the credit.

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