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# Skipper

Last month
November 2023
O'Mahony's intriguing decision leaves Munster with a big call to make
O’Mahony’s future is still unclear as Graham Rowntree faces a tough decision.
Bruno Fernandes to the rescue in stoppage time as Man United labour to victory at Fulham
United scarcely troubled Fulham’s goal until Fernandes capitalised on sloppy Fulham play to produce a rare moment of quality in the game.
This year
The candidates to succeed Johnny Sexton as Ireland captain
James Ryan and Peter O’Mahony have plenty of experience leading their country.
'There have been a few unfair headlines. Katie versus Vera, it's not a thing'
Ireland captain McCabe on Pauw departure and a ‘tough’ few weeks.
Denise O'Sullivan captains North Carolina Courage to NWSL Challenge Cup glory
The Ireland midfielder lifted the trophy after a 2-0 win over Racing Louisville.
'It really hits home on days like this' - Sexton raring to go for World Cup
The Ireland captain was impressed with the reception his team got in Tours.
'He's training as hard as ever' - Sexton awaits next week's verdict
The Ireland captain must face a disciplinary hearing and could miss World Cup warm-up games.
Australia's most-capped skipper admits future uncertain
Michael Hooper says he has no idea what lies next after this year’s Rugby World Cup.
'When you stand next to Johnny Sexton, you feel pretty special'
The Ireland captain will play his last Six Nations game tomorrow in Dublin.
Chance of a Grand Slam against England is 'stuff of dreams' for Sexton
The Ireland captain was proud of his side’s adversity in Murrayfield.
'I don’t think I’ve ever been as nervous as I was before a game' - Sexton
The 37-year-old Ireland captain explained the confusion around his HIA in Cardiff.
Last year
Cullen hails Ringrose's 'calm, composed' leadership after big Leinster win
The Leinster boss was pleased with how his players managed their long journey yesterday.
'My brothers are giving me guilt, saying 'What are we going to do when you retire?''
Johnny Sexton remains as motivated as ever in a squad whose leadership group has developed.
The relatable Tadhg Furlong is an inspired choice as Ireland captain
The 29-year-old Wexford man is not your stereotypical Irish rugby player.
'I almost have to separate the opposition and the ref' - Sexton on captaincy
The 37-year-old will lead Ireland against South Africa this weekend in Dublin.
'It’s a huge honour' - Jack Carty takes over as Connacht's club captain
The out-half succeeds Jarrad Butler in the top leadership role.
Declan Hannon says 'sheer stubbornness' got Limerick over the line
Hannon received the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the fourth time as captain.
Wales captain Dan Biggar fit to start South Africa decider after shoulder injury
Wales are looking to back up their victory in Bloemfontein by winning the Test series.
McNamee's late winner sees Finn Harps take spoils against Shelbourne
The Harps captain scored the only goal of the game in the 89th minute.
'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'
Nichola Fryday has enjoyed an impressive rise from Tullamore RFC to become the new Ireland captain.
Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting
The Leinster out-half will play on until the age of 38 in his bid for further glory.
'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'
Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.
Harry Maguire to remain Manchester United captain for rest of season
Red Devils boss Ralf Rangnick has rubbished reports that suggested Maguire could be replaced as skipper by Cristiano Ronaldo.
'It’s like Sexto, he has a way with words... He's the right man for the job'
James Ryan captains Ireland in today’s Six Nations clash in Paris.
Five-time All-Star Burke to captain Shefflin's Galway hurlers
Joseph Cooney has been named vice-captain.
'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.
Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations
The Saracens man has undergone surgery on an ankle injury.
'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar will face off as captains in their sides’ Six Nations opener.
'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was happy with his side’s resolve in the closing minutes in Castres.
Moycullen defender appointed Galway football captain
Matthew Tierney will vice-captain the side.
Coen takes over from Aidan O'Shea as Mayo captain for 2022 season
The 26-year-old previously captained Mayo to All-Ireland minor and U-21 titles.
All time
This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges
The 32-year-old says it has been about keeping things as “cool and chilled as possible.”
Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'
The skipper sparkled again as Vera Pauw’s side beat Georgia 11-0 last night.
Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'
The Ireland captain was keen to move on to the next one after last night’s disappointing result.
Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance
The Netherlands could only draw 2-2 against Montenegro.
Ireland's US-born striker 'honoured and humbled' to captain Danish top-flight side
Kyra Carusa plays her club football with HB Køge.
'Everyone is well aware Gats will make changes' - Lions skipper Jones
The tourists have big questions to answer mentally, tactically, and in terms of selection.
'When I was told there was a chance, it was bordering on the surreal' - AWJ
The Lions captain will start against the Springboks this weekend.
Jones resumes Lions tour captaincy as Price puts pressure on Murray at 9
The 35-year-old made his return from a shoulder injury in the win over the Stormers.
'It's not an issue for me, I'm a player who wants to win the Test series'
Warren Gatland must decide whether Alun Wyn Jones is ready to start the first Test.