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# Leader

This month
May 2024
John Swinney becomes new leader of the SNP and is likely to be next Scottish first minister
Last month
April 2024
Ireland-capped centre Hume's influence continues to grow in Ulster
The 25-year-old was slowed up by a groin injury in 2022 but has returned to strong form.
This year
2024
Jeffrey Donaldson resigns as leader of the DUP as he faces historical offences allegations
The Lagan Valley MP issued a statement to confirm he was charged and a judicial process has started.
Simon Harris has been announced as the new leader of Fine Gael
Harris is the only Fine Gael TD to put his name forward for the job.
'Let’s see what he can do with it' - Farrell excited to hand Doris Ireland captaincy
Cork-Kerry McGrath Cup final fixture change, Durcan to captain Mayo in 2024
England select George as captain for Six Nations, Sinckler and Vunipola omitted
'There’s quite a few ahead of me' - Doris not expecting Ireland captaincy
'It feels different when Pete’s around' - O'Mahony's return proves timely for Munster
Last year
2023
The new Bobby Robson? Fermanagh's Kieran McKenna has Ipswich primed for Premier League
Ryan Reynolds was 'immediately filled with confidence' after speaking with James McClean
Van Dijk says becoming Liverpool captain would be 'huge honour'
Katie McCabe named Arsenal player of the year and joins Ireland's World Cup training camp
McIlroy grabs share of PGA Memorial lead with Kim, Lipsky
'It's a huge goal of mine' - O'Mahony's big chance to end long trophy wait with Munster
Mbappe named new France captain ahead of Euro qualifier with Ireland
'Growing up, all I wanted to do was play for Ireland and captain Ireland'
‘Mad dog’ Ellis Genge will be brilliant England skipper – Lewis Ludlam
'It’s a huge honour' – James Ryan to captain Ireland against Italy
Suzann Pettersen to captain Europe at next two Solheim Cup events
'I'm definitely a Mayo man... It's nice seeing the pride they have'
Influential Ringrose shows his class as Leinster end pool campaign on a high
All time
David Clifford nominated to captain Kerry for the 2023 season
'My brothers are giving me guilt, saying 'What are we going to do when you retire?''
'I never even dreamed of it' - Furlong to captain Ireland for first time against Fiji
Owen Farrell determined to lead England on his terms after reclaiming captaincy
Sexton 'hungry as ever' as Leinster 10 continues strong form ahead of November Tests
Emma Hayes to work with Chelsea from home as she recovers from hysterectomy
Ringrose: Leinster keen to learn from Sexton's leadership style while they can
'Five years from when I was asked to be captain, I wouldn’t have pictured us in this position'
'You have the feeling that he could already have three kids at home' - Suele
Neil Lennon backed to give Cypriots edge against Man United
'You've to put your heart and soul into getting the most from your career - Josh Cullen on driving forces
David Clifford: 'It’s tough to take the losses each year but it makes this so much sweeter'
'What we have learned over the past 2.5 years under Rory has been mind-blowing'
Galway's Rolls-Royce: 'He is so smart. He sees things happening before anyone else'
Shane Walsh's intention is clear: 'To climb the steps of the Hogan on 24 July'
Sean Kelly the right man at the right time to captain Galway
Marseille the latest stop on Johnny Sexton's storied history with the Champions Cup
'That's what you want your captain to do on the big days, perform like that'