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# Leader

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James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader
'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'
Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire
Returning Ryan adds quality as Leinster weigh up changes for Pro14 final
80 seconds of class that showed Johnny Sexton's enduring qualities
Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations
Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster
'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'
'We talked about it being a one campaign thing' - Sexton says captaincy may be reviewed due to disrupted season
'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'
'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'
A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland
'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'
James Ryan doesn't need to be captain to go to next level with Ireland
'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton
Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers
'Second best isn't acceptable' - Sexton gets the Ireland captaincy he wanted
Stuart Hogg named captain and 6 newcomers in Scotland squad for Six Nations
'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony
Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain
'We come from different backgrounds, different races, and we came together with one goal'
'He's the sort of person you want to follow' - Farrell leading England by example
O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain
'I was watching the 2007 final in the tavern because I didn't have a TV at home'
O'Mahony primed for the 'biggest' game of his career against All Blacks
Sexton bemused by criticism of Ireland as Schmidt's side gear up for All Blacks
'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'
Ireland confident that 'calm' Jack Carty will step up against Japan
Rory Best leads by example in superb showing from Ireland's pack
Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt
'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better'
Alun Wyn Jones: Fatherhood helped me become a better captain
Carapaz grabs pink jersey with Giro stage 14 win
'He's a man for the big games': Bernardo Silva urges Kompany to stay as contract winds down
'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'
Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey
'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best
Boost for Westmeath as key defender returns while experienced forward named captain
Reds defender Van Dijk emerges as a doubt through illness