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#Skipper

# skipper - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

'It’s a huge honour' - Jack Carty takes over as Connacht's club captain
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'It’s a huge honour' - Jack Carty takes over as Connacht's club captain

Aug 23rd 2022, 4:10 PM 5,558 Views 6 Comments

The out-half succeeds Jarrad Butler in the top leadership role.

# skipper - Monday 18 July, 2022

Declan Hannon says 'sheer stubbornness' got Limerick over the line
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Declan Hannon says 'sheer stubbornness' got Limerick over the line

Jul 18th 2022, 6:35 AM 8,411 Views 14 Comments

Hannon received the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the fourth time as captain.

# skipper - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Wales captain Dan Biggar fit to start South Africa decider after shoulder injury
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Wales captain Dan Biggar fit to start South Africa decider after shoulder injury

Jul 14th 2022, 1:11 PM 2,439 Views 0 Comments

Wales are looking to back up their victory in Bloemfontein by winning the Test series.

# skipper - Friday 29 April, 2022

McNamee's late winner sees Finn Harps take spoils against Shelbourne
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McNamee's late winner sees Finn Harps take spoils against Shelbourne

Apr 29th 2022, 10:25 PM 2,474 Views 0 Comments

The Harps captain scored the only goal of the game in the 89th minute.

# skipper - Saturday 26 March, 2022

'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'
# Pride Of Offaly
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# Pride Of Offaly

'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'

Mar 26th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,426 Views 1 Comment

Nichola Fryday has enjoyed an impressive rise from Tullamore RFC to become the new Ireland captain.

# skipper - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting
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Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting

Mar 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,457 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster out-half will play on until the age of 38 in his bid for further glory.

# skipper - Thursday 24 February, 2022

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'
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'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'

Feb 24th 2022, 1:01 AM 5,051 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.

# skipper - Friday 18 February, 2022

Harry Maguire to remain Manchester United captain for rest of season
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Harry Maguire to remain Manchester United captain for rest of season

Feb 18th 2022, 3:27 PM 5,226 Views 5 Comments

Red Devils boss Ralf Rangnick has rubbished reports that suggested Maguire could be replaced as skipper by Cristiano Ronaldo.

# skipper - Saturday 12 February, 2022

'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'
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'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'

Feb 12th 2022, 7:45 AM 8,443 Views 4 Comments

James Ryan captains Ireland in today’s Six Nations clash in Paris.

# skipper - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers
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Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:22 AM 6,162 Views 2 Comments

Joseph Cooney has been named vice-captain.

# skipper - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
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'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 8:40 AM 21,352 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.

# skipper - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations
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Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations

Jan 26th 2022, 9:53 AM 6,466 Views 5 Comments

The Saracens man has undergone surgery on an ankle injury.

# skipper - Monday 24 January, 2022

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
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'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'

Jan 24th 2022, 12:00 PM 47,918 Views 8 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar will face off as captains in their sides’ Six Nations opener.

# skipper - Saturday 15 January, 2022

'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'
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# Composure

'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'

Jan 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 8,299 Views 12 Comments

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was happy with his side’s resolve in the closing minutes in Castres.

# skipper - Monday 10 January, 2022

Moycullen defender appointed Galway football captain
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Moycullen defender appointed Galway football captain

Jan 10th 2022, 8:57 PM 10,366 Views 1 Comment

Matthew Tierney will vice-captain the side.

# skipper - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Coen takes over from Aidan O'Shea as Mayo captain for 2022 season
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Coen takes over from Aidan O'Shea as Mayo captain for 2022 season

Jan 2nd 2022, 12:59 PM 9,825 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old previously captained Mayo to All-Ireland minor and U-21 titles.

# skipper - Friday 10 December, 2021

This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges
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This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges

Dec 10th 2021, 8:44 AM 5,096 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old says it has been about keeping things as “cool and chilled as possible.”

# skipper - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'
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Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'

Dec 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 11,206 Views 5 Comments

The skipper sparkled again as Vera Pauw’s side beat Georgia 11-0 last night.

# skipper - Friday 26 November, 2021

Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'
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Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'

Nov 26th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,601 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland captain was keen to move on to the next one after last night’s disappointing result.

# skipper - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance
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Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance

Nov 14th 2021, 4:21 PM 13,353 Views 7 Comments

The Netherlands could only draw 2-2 against Montenegro.

# skipper - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Ireland's US-born striker 'honoured and humbled' to captain Danish top-flight side
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Ireland's US-born striker 'honoured and humbled' to captain Danish top-flight side

Aug 10th 2021, 12:34 PM 4,396 Views 0 Comments

Kyra Carusa plays her club football with HB Køge.

# skipper - Sunday 1 August, 2021

'Everyone is well aware Gats will make changes' - Lions skipper Jones
# Bouncing Back
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# Bouncing Back

'Everyone is well aware Gats will make changes' - Lions skipper Jones

Aug 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 11,686 Views 7 Comments

The tourists have big questions to answer mentally, tactically, and in terms of selection.

# skipper - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'When I was told there was a chance, it was bordering on the surreal' - AWJ
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'When I was told there was a chance, it was bordering on the surreal' - AWJ

Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 5,746 Views 1 Comment

The Lions captain will start against the Springboks this weekend.

# skipper - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Jones resumes Lions tour captaincy as Price puts pressure on Murray at 9
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Jones resumes Lions tour captaincy as Price puts pressure on Murray at 9

Jul 17th 2021, 8:25 PM 16,315 Views 13 Comments

The 35-year-old made his return from a shoulder injury in the win over the Stormers.

# skipper - Thursday 15 July, 2021

'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'
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'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,885 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland must decide whether Alun Wyn Jones is ready to start the first Test.

# skipper - Monday 5 July, 2021

Iain Henderson 'incredibly honoured' to captain Gatland's Lions
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Iain Henderson 'incredibly honoured' to captain Gatland's Lions

Jul 5th 2021, 4:27 PM 5,367 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old will lead the tourists against the Sharks on Wednesday.

# skipper - Monday 28 June, 2021

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad
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Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad

Jun 28th 2021, 12:16 PM 14,044 Views 40 Comments

The second row hasn’t officially been ruled out of this weekend’s clash with Japan.

# skipper - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Gatland's shock call sees experienced Conor Murray lead the Lions
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Gatland's shock call sees experienced Conor Murray lead the Lions

Jun 26th 2021, 11:01 PM 17,491 Views 43 Comments

The Limerick man isn’t a captain for Munster or Ireland.

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Biggar impresses as Gatland looks to make big call on Lions captaincy

Jun 26th 2021, 6:55 PM 11,931 Views 14 Comments

James Ryan and Jonny Gray appear to be the strongest options for a squad call-up.

# skipper - Friday 25 June, 2021

Jordan Henderson urges England to be fearless against Germany
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Jordan Henderson urges England to be fearless against Germany

Jun 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 2,858 Views 3 Comments

Current Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate memorably missed a penalty as Germany at Euro ’96.

# skipper - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Wright pokes fun at Keane's 'captain's armband' on the ITV panel
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Wright pokes fun at Keane's 'captain's armband' on the ITV panel

Jun 16th 2021, 11:18 AM 14,988 Views 7 Comments

The pair were alongside Roy’s old foe Patrick Vieira for last night’s heavyweight meeting of France and Germany.

# skipper - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
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Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,714 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

# skipper - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
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'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 43,008 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

# skipper - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan
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'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan

Nov 25th 2020, 3:07 PM 6,824 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old will captain Ireland again this weekend versus Georgia.

# skipper - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy
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O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy

Nov 18th 2020, 7:15 AM 7,374 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old has lots of underage experience as a captain but this is an obvious step up.

# skipper - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton
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Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton

Nov 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,178 Views 16 Comments

The captain hopes to be fit for the trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.

# skipper - Friday 6 November, 2020

Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster
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Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster

Nov 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,474 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old back row is in excellent form early on in the new season.

# skipper - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Messi scores in first game since transfer dispute as Barca hammer Villarreal
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Messi scores in first game since transfer dispute as Barca hammer Villarreal

Sep 27th 2020, 10:36 PM 9,516 Views 1 Comment

Messi scored a first-half penalty for Barcelona.

# skipper - Sunday 23 August, 2020

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
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The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:00 AM 25,451 Views 10 Comments

Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.

# skipper - Monday 17 August, 2020

'Beyond my wildest dreams' - Ireland's Niamh Fahey named Liverpool captain
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'Beyond my wildest dreams' - Ireland's Niamh Fahey named Liverpool captain

Aug 17th 2020, 2:50 PM 7,074 Views 1 Comment

The Galway woman will lead the Reds as they aim for a swift return to the Women’s Super League.

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