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#Roots

# roots - Saturday 23 October, 2021

'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'
# Pride Of Skerries
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# Pride Of Skerries

'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'

Oct 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 22,449 Views 3 Comments

Ireland call-up Ciarán Frawley was part of a talented Skerries team before advancing into pro rugby.

# roots - Friday 10 July, 2020

The Bishopstown Blade: John Egan’s journey from GAA roots to the Premier League
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# Premier League

The Bishopstown Blade: John Egan’s journey from GAA roots to the Premier League

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 1:58 PM 21,220 Views 6 Comments

Egan was a promising GAA star before he set off in pursuit of a professional football career.

# roots - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'
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# Grassroots

'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'

Apr 30th 2017, 9:30 AM 13,659 Views 1 Comment

Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.

# roots - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander
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From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander

Nov 12th 2015, 6:05 PM 20,104 Views 73 Comments

The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.

# roots - Friday 14 November, 2014

'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan
# Irish Roots
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# Irish Roots

'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan

Nov 14th 2014, 4:50 PM 4,507 Views 6 Comments

The batsman also claims his hurling days don’t influence his cricket as much as many believe.

# roots - Thursday 15 May, 2014

It's not just Gavin Duffy - the Sportsground is full of Gaelic footballers
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It's not just Gavin Duffy - the Sportsground is full of Gaelic footballers

May 15th 2014, 3:48 PM 8,791 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to three more Connacht rugby players about their GAA links…

# roots - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Welcome home, Quadey: Cooper checks in with old Irish friends
# Home And Away
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# Home And Away

Welcome home, Quadey: Cooper checks in with old Irish friends

Nov 16th 2013, 12:45 PM 10,949 Views 8 Comments

Top bloke is Quade. Why would anybody boo him?

# roots - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Paul McShane is sponsoring his old GAA club's jerseys
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Paul McShane is sponsoring his old GAA club's jerseys

Aug 13th 2013, 12:02 PM 17,412 Views 49 Comments

Wicklow side Newtown wear the Ireland defender’s name on their shirts.