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# leader - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

'He's a man for the big games': Bernardo Silva urges Kompany to stay as contract winds down
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'He's a man for the big games': Bernardo Silva urges Kompany to stay as contract winds down

May 7th 2019, 4:58 PM 3,347 Views 4 Comments

The Belgian’s current deal is up at the end of the season and the midfielder wants Manchester City’s captain to remain at the club.

# leader - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'
# Ireland Women
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# Ireland Women

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'

Apr 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,665 Views 13 Comments

Ireland Women have no games this summer, while the five top nations play each other in July

# leader - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey
# Fast Start
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# Fast Start

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey

Apr 18th 2019, 6:55 PM 3,615 Views 1 Comment

The Irish rider finished second in today’s third stage to Edremit.

# leader - Saturday 16 March, 2019

'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best
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'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best

Mar 16th 2019, 10:30 PM 12,929 Views 42 Comments

The 36-year-old made his final appearance in the Six Nations in Cardiff.

# leader - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Boost for Westmeath as key defender returns while experienced forward named captain
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Boost for Westmeath as key defender returns while experienced forward named captain

Updated Jan 29th 2019, 3:23 PM 6,473 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Martin replaces John Heslin as skipper.

Reds defender Van Dijk emerges as a doubt through illness
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# Leader

Reds defender Van Dijk emerges as a doubt through illness

Jan 29th 2019, 2:09 PM 5,333 Views 8 Comments

The big Dutchman has been a colossus since joining Liverpool but he could miss their Premier League meeting with Leicester City.

# leader - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Pogba could be Man United captain after Mourinho demotion, says Solskjaer
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# Leader

Pogba could be Man United captain after Mourinho demotion, says Solskjaer

Jan 24th 2019, 11:55 PM 4,687 Views 13 Comments

The caretaker boss says the Frenchman may get the chance to lead the club again after being stripped of the deputy role by the Portuguese.

# leader - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'He's more an individual player than a leader'
# Flaw
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# Flaw

'He's more an individual player than a leader'

Jan 23rd 2019, 11:00 PM 7,017 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has demanded more from Eden Hazard.

# leader - 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 10,919 Views 6 Comments

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

# leader - Friday 4 January, 2019

Wales hooker Ken Owens redeployed at number eight for Scarlets
# Big Move
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# Big Move

Wales hooker Ken Owens redeployed at number eight for Scarlets

Jan 4th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,046 Views 15 Comments

The 32-year-old has been forced into a major positional change due to injuries.

# leader - Friday 7 December, 2018

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party
# Germany
# Germany

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party

Updated Dec 7th 2018, 4:20 PM 19,948 Views 57 Comments

Kramp-Karrenbauer narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a one-time Merkel rival.

# leader - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald named as a 'Disruptor' who will help shape Europe in 2019
# Politico
# Politico

Mary Lou McDonald named as a 'Disruptor' who will help shape Europe in 2019

Dec 4th 2018, 10:52 AM 31,813 Views 65 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader is also described as a ‘unifier’ by the publication.

# leader - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Mary Lou said she is struck by the number of men that attempt to 'mansplain' her job
# Sinn Féin Think-in
# Sinn Féin Think-in

Mary Lou said she is struck by the number of men that attempt to 'mansplain' her job

Sep 4th 2018, 1:11 PM 28,323 Views 91 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said she is in charge of the party, and no ‘shadowy figures’ are in control.

# leader - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Back row Jarrad Butler succeeds Muldoon as Connacht captain
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Back row Jarrad Butler succeeds Muldoon as Connacht captain

Aug 15th 2018, 7:53 PM 8,058 Views 7 Comments

The former Brumbies man earned respect with a big first season for the province.

# leader - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Johnny Sexton succeeds retired Isa Nacewa as Leinster's captain
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Johnny Sexton succeeds retired Isa Nacewa as Leinster's captain

Aug 7th 2018, 4:51 PM 17,010 Views 43 Comments

Rhys Ruddock is the province’s new vice-captain.

# leader - Monday 25 June, 2018

Sensational Sexton shows his class and composure for Ireland
# Main Man
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# Main Man

Sensational Sexton shows his class and composure for Ireland

Jun 25th 2018, 12:30 PM 41,089 Views 48 Comments

The 32-year-old was instrumental in the series success in Australia.

# leader - Monday 18 June, 2018

Dublin's captain fantastic lands top award to cap historic league campaign
# Scoring Star
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# Scoring Star

Dublin's captain fantastic lands top award to cap historic league campaign

Jun 18th 2018, 4:13 PM 3,356 Views 0 Comments

Deadly forward Sinéad Aherne has been named Player of the Month for May.

# leader - Saturday 16 June, 2018

O'Mahony leads by example in outstanding performance in Melbourne
# Skipper
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# Skipper

O'Mahony leads by example in outstanding performance in Melbourne

Jun 16th 2018, 10:15 PM 19,723 Views 47 Comments

The Munster man had a superb game for Joe Schmidt’s side.

# leader - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'He's very good at watching out for other people, just to make sure everyone's okay'
# Leader
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# Leader

'He's very good at watching out for other people, just to make sure everyone's okay'

Jun 14th 2018, 3:22 PM 5,453 Views 1 Comment

The oldest competitor at the Special Olympics Ireland Games will lead from the front this weekend.

# leader - Friday 8 June, 2018

'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies
# Skipper
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# Skipper

'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies

Jun 8th 2018, 10:30 AM 10,393 Views 42 Comments

The Ireland captain has belief in Joey Carbery’s ability to guide the team at out-half.

# leader - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'You want your captain to lead by example and there's no better man'
# Pom
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# Pom

'You want your captain to lead by example and there's no better man'

Jun 7th 2018, 4:23 PM 10,200 Views 30 Comments

Peter O’Mahony will captain Ireland in Saturday’s first Test against the Wallabies.

# leader - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader
# Criminal Justice
# Criminal Justice

Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader

May 31st 2018, 7:17 AM 46,781 Views 66 Comments

Kardashian was expected to meet aide Jared Kushner but in the end she met with President Donald Trump.

# leader - Monday 28 May, 2018

Analysis: Johnny Sexton's combative class shines for Leinster once again
# The Director
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# The Director

Analysis: Johnny Sexton's combative class shines for Leinster once again

May 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 16,464 Views 20 Comments

The 32-year-old was superb as his side claimed their Guinness Pro14 title.

# leader - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'It's so important for us to show the new lads what's expected when we put on the jersey to play for our country'
# Leading By Example
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# Leading By Example

'It's so important for us to show the new lads what's expected when we put on the jersey to play for our country'

May 27th 2018, 9:25 PM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman is eager to get back out on the pitch in Monday night’s summer friendly with the French.

# leader - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Machenaud blow a major one for Racing's Champions Cup hopes against Leinster
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# Leader

Machenaud blow a major one for Racing's Champions Cup hopes against Leinster

May 10th 2018, 8:17 AM 7,336 Views 3 Comments

Teddy Iribaren is expected to take over in Racing’s number nine shirt in Bilbao.

# leader - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Donegal's Carl McHugh captains 10-man Motherwell to stalemate against Celtic
# Skipper
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# Skipper

Donegal's Carl McHugh captains 10-man Motherwell to stalemate against Celtic

Mar 18th 2018, 4:58 PM 3,262 Views 1 Comment

Celtic dropped two points as they inch closer towards a seventh consecutive Scottish Premiership title.

# leader - Friday 16 March, 2018

'He's very quiet, but when he speaks he does it very well': Ó Sé's influence in the Nemo dressing room
# Leader
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# Leader

'He's very quiet, but when he speaks he does it very well': Ó Sé's influence in the Nemo dressing room

Mar 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,734 Views 1 Comment

Kerry legend Tomás Ó Sé is looking to add the All-Ireland club title to his trophy cabinet tomorrow.

# leader - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come'
# Grand Slam Is On
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# Grand Slam Is On

Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come'

Mar 10th 2018, 7:48 PM 13,022 Views 4 Comments

The experienced out-half recalls O’Gara, O’Connell and O’Driscoll leading Ireland for their 2009 success.

# leader - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'All I ever wanted to do is be a professional rugby player, since I could walk really'
# Early Impact
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# Early Impact

'All I ever wanted to do is be a professional rugby player, since I could walk really'

Mar 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,686 Views 7 Comments

The mature James Ryan is already making an impact for Ireland at the age of 21.

# leader - Monday 26 February, 2018

21-year-old Ryan a force for Ireland as he holds himself to highest standards
# Self Critical
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# Self Critical

21-year-old Ryan a force for Ireland as he holds himself to highest standards

Feb 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,760 Views 17 Comments

The Leinster lock is already an impressive presence in Test rugby.

# leader - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Games like this French one were top reason O'Mahony stayed in Ireland
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Games like this French one were top reason O'Mahony stayed in Ireland

Jan 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 9,764 Views 21 Comments

The Munster captain is feeling fit and excited for the upcoming Six Nations campaign.

# leader - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Best's new contract close to finalised ahead of Six Nations campaign
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# Leader

Best's new contract close to finalised ahead of Six Nations campaign

Jan 25th 2018, 9:13 AM 14,410 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is close to finalising a contract extension.

# leader - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Former All-Ireland winning captain Fitzgerald will lead Kerry again in 2018
# The Kingdom
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# The Kingdom

Former All-Ireland winning captain Fitzgerald will lead Kerry again in 2018

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:32 PM 5,095 Views 2 Comments

Fionn Fitzgerald will lead the Kingdom next year having co-captained Kerry to All-Ireland success in 2014.

# leader - Monday 27 November, 2017

'He has great spirit even though he doesn’t play': Gueye on Coleman's leadership at Everton
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'He has great spirit even though he doesn’t play': Gueye on Coleman's leadership at Everton

Nov 27th 2017, 10:46 PM 6,984 Views 5 Comments

The Irish captain has a huge influence on the Blues squad.

# leader - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I have to calm down a bit, but I'd rather be that than need a kick up the ass every morning'
# Leader By Example
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# Leader By Example

'I have to calm down a bit, but I'd rather be that than need a kick up the ass every morning'

Oct 25th 2017, 7:27 AM 19,601 Views 8 Comments

Jonathan Sexton isn’t campaigning for a captaincy role with club or country, but he is fine-tuning his leadership methods.

# leader - Friday 25 August, 2017

Clashes kill 32 in India as court convicts guru of rape
# Rioting
# Rioting

Clashes kill 32 in India as court convicts guru of rape

Aug 25th 2017, 9:52 PM 22,902 Views 31 Comments

In 2015 he was accused of encouraging 400 followers to undergo castration at his ashram so they could get closer to god.

# leader - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain
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# Leader

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,044 Views 5 Comments

The 29-year-old will replace Niamh Briggs who was forced to pull out of the tournament last week.

# leader - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony
# Pom
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# Pom

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 18,591 Views 16 Comments

Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.

# leader - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'
# Honour
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# Honour

'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'

Jun 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 26,429 Views 57 Comments

Cork man Peter O’Mahony will lead the Lions out for the first Test against the All Blacks.

# leader - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain
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'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

Jun 20th 2017, 5:07 PM 41,912 Views 56 Comments

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.