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# leader - Saturday 16 April, 2022

'That's what you want your captain to do on the big days, perform like that'
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'That's what you want your captain to do on the big days, perform like that'

Apr 16th 2022, 6:27 PM 13,025 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan was full of praise for Peter O’Mahony after his superb individual display against Exeter Chiefs.

# leader - Thursday 14 April, 2022

'That mental side of the game, it's something that probably I hadn't really tapped into'
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'That mental side of the game, it's something that probably I hadn't really tapped into'

Apr 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 6,213 Views 0 Comments

Munster flanker Jack O’Donoghue on his strong form this season, and Graham Rowntree’s promotion to head coach.

# leader - Monday 4 April, 2022

'To play at a packed Aviva Stadium, it would be something spectacular for us'
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'To play at a packed Aviva Stadium, it would be something spectacular for us'

Updated Apr 4th 2022, 5:33 PM 15,874 Views 3 Comments

Republic of Ireland captain Katie McCabe talks coffee with Robbie, learning from Roy and fulfilling a dream with her country.

# leader - Monday 21 March, 2022

Nichola Fryday named as new Ireland captain ahead of Six Nations
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Nichola Fryday named as new Ireland captain ahead of Six Nations

Mar 21st 2022, 12:20 PM 16,470 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ squad are preparing for their Six Nations opener against Wales this Saturday.

# leader - Thursday 10 March, 2022

'Pete's in good form... he's a good emotional leader for us as well'
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# Selection

'Pete's in good form... he's a good emotional leader for us as well'

Mar 10th 2022, 2:59 PM 8,204 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell believes O’Mahony is getting better, while the Cork man is loving life with Ireland.

# leader - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Ukraine’s Zinchenko made captain as Man City secure FA Cup win at Peterborough
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Ukraine’s Zinchenko made captain as Man City secure FA Cup win at Peterborough

Mar 1st 2022, 9:31 PM 18,656 Views 19 Comments

The Ukraine international was given the honour of leading out the City as a show of support against Russia’s invasion of his homeland.

# leader - Thursday 24 February, 2022

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'
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'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'

Feb 24th 2022, 1:01 AM 5,021 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.

# leader - Saturday 12 February, 2022

'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'
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'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'

Feb 12th 2022, 7:45 AM 8,413 Views 4 Comments

James Ryan captains Ireland in today’s Six Nations clash in Paris.

# leader - Friday 11 February, 2022

Ibanez: 'The experience of Johnny Sexton would have counted in this match'
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Ibanez: 'The experience of Johnny Sexton would have counted in this match'

Feb 11th 2022, 6:30 PM 6,428 Views 5 Comments

The France team manager believes Andy Farrell’s side will feel the absence of their captain in Paris.

# leader - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
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'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 8:40 AM 21,327 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.

# leader - Friday 28 January, 2022

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind
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'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind

Updated Jan 28th 2022, 8:34 AM 21,933 Views 16 Comments

Former Crusaders prop Michael Ala’alatoa talks about playing alongside Johnny Sexton at Leinster, and settling into a new environment.

# leader - Saturday 15 January, 2022

'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'
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# Composure

'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'

Jan 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 8,280 Views 12 Comments

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was happy with his side’s resolve in the closing minutes in Castres.

# leader - Monday 27 December, 2021

How Ciara Griffin's last game for Ireland typified her never-say-die brilliance
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# One Of The Greats

How Ciara Griffin's last game for Ireland typified her never-say-die brilliance

Dec 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 12,512 Views 3 Comments

The Kerry woman signed off with a sublime two-try performance last month.

# leader - Friday 24 December, 2021

Getting a job offer in Dubai the day after captaining Cork to an All-Ireland final
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Getting a job offer in Dubai the day after captaining Cork to an All-Ireland final

Dec 24th 2021, 7:00 PM 17,732 Views 1 Comment

Linda Collins speaks to The42 since moving to Dubai and taking a break from Cork camogie.

# leader - Friday 10 December, 2021

This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges
# Skipper
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This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges

Dec 10th 2021, 8:44 AM 5,075 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old says it has been about keeping things as “cool and chilled as possible.”

# leader - Thursday 18 November, 2021

'We’re losing a great friend and a great leader' - Ireland look to send Griffin out on a high
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'We’re losing a great friend and a great leader' - Ireland look to send Griffin out on a high

Nov 18th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,022 Views 0 Comments

Captain Ciara Griffin is set to play her last Test game for Ireland this weekend.

# leader - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

James Ryan relishing latest chance to take on Ireland captaincy
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James Ryan relishing latest chance to take on Ireland captaincy

Nov 17th 2021, 4:00 PM 6,592 Views 12 Comments

The lock is captaining the squad with Johnny Sexton out injured.

# leader - Friday 12 November, 2021

'I'm the proudest person in Ireland... Actions speak louder than words'
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'I'm the proudest person in Ireland... Actions speak louder than words'

Nov 12th 2021, 10:22 PM 10,285 Views 1 Comment

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin praised her team for staying united in a tough week.

# leader - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'We were all disappointed. He apologised in case people took offence to his comments'
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'We were all disappointed. He apologised in case people took offence to his comments'

Nov 11th 2021, 11:20 AM 25,855 Views 46 Comments

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin said the entire squad stands with hooker Cliodhna Moloney.

# leader - Saturday 30 October, 2021

'Letting the team down, letting the county down, is the biggest disappointment'
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'Letting the team down, letting the county down, is the biggest disappointment'

Updated Oct 30th 2021, 10:02 AM 27,535 Views 3 Comments

Donegal’s Michael Murphy on a tough 2021, the retirement question and his future in management.

# leader - Thursday 23 September, 2021

'It's been a rollercoaster... This is the club that I've been at the longest'
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'It's been a rollercoaster... This is the club that I've been at the longest'

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 8,638 Views 2 Comments

Jarrad Butler is club captain for Connacht this season.

# leader - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Former Springbok captain says 'demanding' Vermeulen will make big impression at Ulster
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Former Springbok captain says 'demanding' Vermeulen will make big impression at Ulster

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,820 Views 0 Comments

Bobby Skinstad spoke to the World Cup winner before his move to Belfast was confirmed last week.

# leader - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Eagle helps lift Henley to three-stroke PGA Wyndham lead
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Eagle helps lift Henley to three-stroke PGA Wyndham lead

Aug 14th 2021, 11:56 PM 2,335 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Seamus Power finished the day on one under.

# leader - Monday 19 July, 2021

'We’ll be ready' - Return of influential Pollard a huge boost for the Boks
# Tactician
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# Tactician

'We’ll be ready' - Return of influential Pollard a huge boost for the Boks

Jul 19th 2021, 4:14 PM 4,057 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old out-half is out of Covid isolation ahead of the first Lions Test.

# leader - Friday 16 July, 2021

Louis Oosthuizen boasts two-shot lead after setting Open halfway total record
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Louis Oosthuizen boasts two-shot lead after setting Open halfway total record

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:11 PM 7,605 Views 5 Comments

The South African added a 65 to his opening 64 for a total of 129 after the first two rounds.

# leader - Thursday 15 July, 2021

'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'
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'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,860 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland must decide whether Alun Wyn Jones is ready to start the first Test.

# leader - Monday 12 July, 2021

Murray to captain the Lions in Wednesday's clash with South Africa A
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# Team News

Murray to captain the Lions in Wednesday's clash with South Africa A

Jul 12th 2021, 10:00 AM 10,191 Views 24 Comments

The Munster man will lead the team for the first time in Cape Town.

# leader - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa
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Henderson proud of Lions after strangest of days on tour in South Africa

Jul 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 7,703 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland lock led Warren Gatland’s side to their big win over the Sharks.

# leader - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Henderson has the qualities to play a big role in the Lions Test series
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Henderson has the qualities to play a big role in the Lions Test series

Jul 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,850 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster man had a superb Six Nations for Ireland.

# leader - Monday 5 July, 2021

'Conor is a competitor, he has an edge about him'
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# Mane Man

'Conor is a competitor, he has an edge about him'

Jul 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,690 Views 14 Comments

Even those who know Conor Murray well were surprised by Warren Gatland’s decision to make the scrum-half Lions captain.

Iain Henderson 'incredibly honoured' to captain Gatland's Lions
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Iain Henderson 'incredibly honoured' to captain Gatland's Lions

Jul 5th 2021, 4:27 PM 5,336 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old will lead the tourists against the Sharks on Wednesday.

# leader - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Gatland's shock call sees experienced Conor Murray lead the Lions
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Gatland's shock call sees experienced Conor Murray lead the Lions

Jun 26th 2021, 11:01 PM 17,460 Views 43 Comments

The Limerick man isn’t a captain for Munster or Ireland.

# leader - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Edwin Poots announces he is running for the leadership of the DUP
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Edwin Poots announces he is running for the leadership of the DUP

Apr 29th 2021, 5:36 PM 21,414 Views 52 Comments

His likely opponents include MPs Jeffrey Donaldson and Gavin Robinson.

# leader - Monday 1 March, 2021

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

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,670 Views 30 Comments

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

# leader - Friday 22 January, 2021

Two-time All-Ireland winning Tipperary captain retires from inter-county football
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Two-time All-Ireland winning Tipperary captain retires from inter-county football

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:25 AM 6,448 Views 0 Comments

A real leader on and off the pitch, Samantha Lambert bows out with three Celtic Crosses.

# leader - Monday 30 November, 2020

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
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Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland

Nov 30th 2020, 1:01 AM 7,733 Views 15 Comments

The 35-year-old out-half has been missed by Andy Farrell’s side.

# leader - Friday 27 November, 2020

Henderson gets first Ireland start since February as he resumes lineout calling
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# Senior PLayer

Henderson gets first Ireland start since February as he resumes lineout calling

Nov 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,270 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old has had a frustrating time with injury, suspension, and a medical issue.

# leader - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy
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O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy

Nov 18th 2020, 7:15 AM 7,352 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old has lots of underage experience as a captain but this is an obvious step up.

# leader - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'Huge honour' as 24-year-old Ryan takes Ireland captaincy for England Test
# The Natural
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# The Natural

'Huge honour' as 24-year-old Ryan takes Ireland captaincy for England Test

Nov 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 32,545 Views 26 Comments

The Leinster lock signalled he will lean on experienced heads like Peter O’Mahony and Keith Earls.

# leader - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'
# Reaction
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'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'

Nov 6th 2020, 3:31 PM 28,808 Views 38 Comments

Johnny Sexton had a few regrets in the leadership department after Ireland’s defeat in Paris.

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