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#Rising Star

# rising-star - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

'Rugby was a fairytale but not a reality... I was blessed to break that barrier'
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'Rugby was a fairytale but not a reality... I was blessed to break that barrier'

Oct 27th 2021, 7:30 PM 9,515 Views 0 Comments

23-year-old Vincent Tshituka of the Lions is seen as a possible Springbok back row.

# rising-star - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

One of Europe's most sought-after strikers refuses to sign new deal at Fiorentina
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One of Europe's most sought-after strikers refuses to sign new deal at Fiorentina

Oct 5th 2021, 1:07 PM 14,525 Views 9 Comments

21-year-old Serbian striker Dusan Vlahvoic has been linked with a number of the continent’s top clubs.

# rising-star - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

The next Wes Hoolahan? Gavin Kilkenny is the quiet man with a fire burning inside
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The next Wes Hoolahan? Gavin Kilkenny is the quiet man with a fire burning inside

Aug 18th 2021, 5:00 PM 31,869 Views 15 Comments

After a couple of years on the fringes of Bournemouth’s first team, the 21-year-old Dubliner has emerged under Scott Parker with those closest tipping him for an Ireland call.

# rising-star - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Bohs' teen sensation Dawson Devoy recognised after a string of outstanding performances
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Bohs' teen sensation Dawson Devoy recognised after a string of outstanding performances

Aug 10th 2021, 11:52 AM 3,700 Views 5 Comments

The 19-year-old midfielder, who is SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers Ireland Player of the Month for July, has impressed both domestically and in Europe this season.

# rising-star - Monday 21 June, 2021

'Alex Kendellen is an incredible player - his will to win is second to none'
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# Rising Star

'Alex Kendellen is an incredible player - his will to win is second to none'

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 11,344 Views 8 Comments

Irish Under 20 captain, Alex Kendellen, excelled on Saturday as Ireland began their Six Nations campaign with a big win over Scotland.

# rising-star - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Irish teenager plays again as Norwich batter Huddersfield to close in on Premier League return
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

Irish teenager plays again as Norwich batter Huddersfield to close in on Premier League return

Apr 6th 2021, 9:58 PM 8,053 Views 3 Comments

Andrew Omobamidele played all 90 minutes of a 7-0 hammering of Huddersfield.

# rising-star - Monday 5 April, 2021

Pep stands firm on transfer policy despite praise for Haaland and Sancho out of City game
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# Rising Star

Pep stands firm on transfer policy despite praise for Haaland and Sancho out of City game

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,720 Views 3 Comments

The Manchester City manager continues to play down the chances of a £100million-plus signing this summer.

# rising-star - Sunday 17 January, 2021

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist
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# Rising Star

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist

Jan 17th 2021, 10:47 PM 15,076 Views 16 Comments

Have a watch…

# rising-star - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
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# Rising Star

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,492 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

# rising-star - Friday 18 September, 2020

22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential

Sep 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,230 Views 21 Comments

The outside centre scored an excellent try in last weekend’s Pro14 final against Leinster.

# rising-star - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted
# Upward Trajectory
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# Upward Trajectory

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 7,494 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Mayo man made his Ireland debut earlier this year against Scotland.

# rising-star - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'
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# Rising Star

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 6,355 Views 2 Comments

Irish middle distance star Nadia Power has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and feels the only way is up from here.

# rising-star - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage
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# Rising Star

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Feb 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,412 Views 3 Comments

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# rising-star - Saturday 17 August, 2019

England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga
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# Rising Star

England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga

Aug 17th 2019, 6:04 PM 3,757 Views 5 Comments

Borussia Dortmund ran riot against Augsburg on Saturday to go top of Bundesliga.

# rising-star - Monday 17 June, 2019

Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament
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# Rising Star

Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament

Jun 17th 2019, 12:51 AM 8,363 Views 3 Comments

Georgia Drummy had an excellent week in Portugal.

# rising-star - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
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'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

May 23rd 2019, 9:46 AM 4,497 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

# rising-star - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'

Apr 3rd 2019, 5:00 PM 34,803 Views 12 Comments

Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.

# rising-star - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe
# Goal Machine
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# Goal Machine

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:52 PM 4,911 Views 16 Comments

Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.

# rising-star - Sunday 24 March, 2019

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise
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# Rising Star

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise

Mar 24th 2019, 12:00 PM 27,244 Views 13 Comments

Colin O’Brien reflects on the rapid progression of Ireland U16 Player of the Year Troy Parrott.

# rising-star - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'
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'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

Mar 21st 2019, 6:50 PM 10,793 Views 1 Comment

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

# rising-star - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'
# Ireland Scott Talent
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# Ireland Scott Talent

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 19,650 Views 2 Comments

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

# rising-star - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians
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Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

Feb 5th 2019, 3:09 PM 9,097 Views 0 Comments

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

# rising-star - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''
# Patience Is A Virtue
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# Patience Is A Virtue

'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''

Jan 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 43,934 Views 23 Comments

After a stunning breakthrough year in 2018, Patience Jumbo-Gula is one of Ireland’s most exciting young track and field athletes.

# rising-star - Friday 25 January, 2019

Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot
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Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot

Jan 25th 2019, 8:53 AM 12,158 Views 15 Comments

‘It’s a remarkable achievement,’ says Ulster young gun Michael Lowry.

# rising-star - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal
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Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal

Jan 19th 2019, 10:19 AM 4,290 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old has pledged his future to his boyhood club.

# rising-star - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award
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# Movies

Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award

Jan 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 18,226 Views 23 Comments

The pair are joined by three other actors in the nominations: Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield and Letita Wright.

# rising-star - Saturday 8 December, 2018

England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear
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England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear

Dec 8th 2018, 8:29 PM 9,784 Views 5 Comments

Jadon Sancho scored his sixth Bundesliga goal of the season as Borussia Dortmund saw off Schalke.

# rising-star - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'
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Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'

Sep 27th 2018, 12:08 PM 5,380 Views 0 Comments

After being dropped from the Limerick panel in 2017, Aaron Gillane has enjoyed a remarkable rise to the top of the game.

# rising-star - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential
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Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential

Sep 26th 2018, 3:24 PM 13,125 Views 4 Comments

Limerick forward Kyle Hayes says life hasn’t changed too much in the wake of their All-Ireland victory.

# rising-star - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City
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Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City

Jul 10th 2018, 12:43 PM 9,686 Views 8 Comments

Gavin Bazunu kept a clean sheet at Turner’s Cross last week including a penalty save from Kieran Sadlier.

# rising-star - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school
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# Life In The Fast Lane

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Apr 8th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,839 Views 4 Comments

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

# rising-star - Friday 12 January, 2018

'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour
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'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour

Jan 12th 2018, 3:28 PM 6,355 Views 12 Comments

The veteran Leinster skipper says team-mates feed off the 20-year-old’s positive approach.

# rising-star - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'
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'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'

Jan 11th 2018, 5:00 PM 54,439 Views 29 Comments

Offaly boss Stephen Wallace is keen to protect promising 18-year-old Cian Johnson.

# rising-star - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow
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'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow

Jan 6th 2018, 9:11 PM 20,599 Views 29 Comments

The Leinster fullback scored two tries against Ulster at the RDS.

# rising-star - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line
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18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line

Dec 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,309 Views 0 Comments

He scored 5-15 in six championship games for Dublin minors this summer.

# rising-star - Monday 24 July, 2017

Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July
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Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July

Jul 24th 2017, 7:02 PM 9,618 Views 1 Comment

Teenager Rory O’Connor caught the eye yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# rising-star - Friday 7 July, 2017

Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford
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Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford

Jul 7th 2017, 9:13 PM 10,782 Views 9 Comments

Richie Leahy brought into the squad by Brian Cody.

# rising-star - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall
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Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall

May 25th 2017, 5:17 PM 10,010 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a quick rise for young Galway hurler Thomas Monaghan but he’s loving every minute.

# rising-star - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points
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America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points

Feb 8th 2017, 11:28 AM 15,948 Views 13 Comments

Remember the name LaMelo Ball.

# rising-star - Friday 20 January, 2017

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run
# One To Watch
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# One To Watch

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run

Jan 20th 2017, 6:46 PM 7,083 Views 3 Comments

The deal keeps him at Loftus Road until the summer of 2019.

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