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#Skipper

# skipper - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

From The42 'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan Skipper

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

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

# skipper - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

From The42 O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy Leader

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

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

# skipper - Saturday 14 November, 2020

From The42 Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton Frustrations

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

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

# skipper - Friday 6 November, 2020

From The42 Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster Leader

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

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

# skipper - Sunday 27 September, 2020

From The42 Messi scores in first game since transfer dispute as Barca hammer Villarreal Skipper

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

Messi scored a first-half penalty for Barcelona.

# skipper - Sunday 23 August, 2020

From The42 The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them Dreams

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them

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

# skipper - Monday 17 August, 2020

From The42 'Beyond my wildest dreams' - Ireland's Niamh Fahey named Liverpool captain Skipper

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

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

# skipper - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations Leader

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations

The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.

# skipper - Friday 10 July, 2020

From The42 Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season Skipper

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season

Jurgen Klopp said the 30-year-old will be sidelined with a knee injury.

# skipper - Thursday 18 June, 2020

From The42 On this day in 2010, this future club captain joined Arsenal for £10m Skipper

On this day in 2010, this future club captain joined Arsenal for £10m

Thomas Vermaelen completed the move from Ajax to Arsenal.

# skipper - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

From The42 'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become' Leader

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'

Former Ireland captain Rory Best is confident his successor, Johnny Sexton, will bounce back.

# skipper - Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming' Gutted

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

# skipper - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

From The42 'This club needs European football,' says Everton captain Coleman after surge in form under Ancelotti Irish Eye

'This club needs European football,' says Everton captain Coleman after surge in form under Ancelotti

The Toffees are targeting Europe as the business end of the season approaches.

# skipper - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton Captain

'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton

34-year-old Johnny Sexton is excited to have taken on the Ireland captaincy for the Six Nations.

# skipper - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From The42 Maguire hoping to bring success back to Man Utd after ‘massive honour’ of being handed captaincy Skipper

Maguire hoping to bring success back to Man Utd after ‘massive honour’ of being handed captaincy

The £80m centre-half has taken on captaincy duties in the wake of Ashley Young’s departure and is looking forward to the challenges which lie ahead

# skipper - Friday 17 January, 2020

From The42 Maguire confirmed as Manchester United captain with Young bound for Milan Skipper

Maguire confirmed as Manchester United captain with Young bound for Milan

The most expensive defender in world football will be taking the armband at Old Trafford on a full-time basis.

# skipper - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 'Second best isn't acceptable' - Sexton gets the Ireland captaincy he wanted Leader

'Second best isn't acceptable' - Sexton gets the Ireland captaincy he wanted

The Leinster man says the new job is the biggest honour of his career.

# skipper - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony

The 30-year-old Munster skipper is among the candidates to succeed Rory Best.

# skipper - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

From The42 Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain Mature

Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain

The 23-year-old second row is many people’s choice to succeed Rory Best.

# skipper - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From The42 Best to captain Barbarians in final game at Twickenham before retiring from rugby Skipper

Best to captain Barbarians in final game at Twickenham before retiring from rugby

The former Ulster and Ireland captain will lead the side when they take to the field against Fiji.

From The42 Liverpool's Robertson defends decision to pull out of Scotland squad for Euro qualifiers Skipper

Liverpool's Robertson defends decision to pull out of Scotland squad for Euro qualifiers

The Scotland captain says he needs to rest his ankle in order to prevent it from becoming a serious concern.

# skipper - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From The42 O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain Leader

O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain

There have been many calls for the 23-year-old to succeed the retired Rory Best.

# skipper - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From The42 John Egan to captain Ireland in tonight's Aviva Stadium friendly Skipper

John Egan to captain Ireland in tonight's Aviva Stadium friendly

Mick McCarthy’s side face Bulgaria and the Sheffield United defender will lead the Boys in Green out.

# skipper - Friday 30 August, 2019

From The42 'There is a little bit of undue criticism': Best keen to re-establish his benchmark Skipper

'There is a little bit of undue criticism': Best keen to re-establish his benchmark

The Ireland captain is on the bench for Saturday’s game in Cardiff.

# skipper - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From The42 Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt Leader

Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt

Rory Best remains the favourite to lead Ireland in Japan.

# skipper - Saturday 24 August, 2019

'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better'

Ireland captain Rory Best believes his team can overcome this year’s Six Nations disappointment.

# skipper - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From The42 Henderson 'proud and excited' to succeed Best as Ulster's new club captain Skipper

Henderson 'proud and excited' to succeed Best as Ulster's new club captain

Dan McFarland said it wasn’t a difficult decision to appoint Henderson as skipper for the 2019/20 season.

# skipper - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'

Ireland Women have no games this summer, while the five top nations play each other in July

# skipper - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 Sexton ignores increasing levels of scrutiny as he returns to lead Leinster into battle Skipper

Sexton ignores increasing levels of scrutiny as he returns to lead Leinster into battle

‘I have been used to it since I have been in school. It’s not something I pay too much attention to.’

# skipper - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

# skipper - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 Ajax skipper shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juve Joy

Ajax skipper shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juve

Matthijs de Ligt said he was lost for words after his wonderful header earned a surprise win.

# skipper - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 Klopp hails 'on fire' Liverpool captain Henderson Skipper

Klopp hails 'on fire' Liverpool captain Henderson

The midfielder helped the Reds to a crucial Premier League win over Chelsea yesterday.

# skipper - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best Leader

'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best

The 36-year-old made his final appearance in the Six Nations in Cardiff.

# skipper - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Rory Best: 'It’s exactly how you would plan your last home game here' Skipper

Rory Best: 'It’s exactly how you would plan your last home game here'

The captain was thrilled with how Ireland ‘attacked’ the contest.

# skipper - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From The42 'I'm the least concerned' - Pádraig Harrington confident Rory McIlroy will play Ryder Cup Skipper

'I'm the least concerned' - Pádraig Harrington confident Rory McIlroy will play Ryder Cup

Team Europe’s new captain is already down to work.

# skipper - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From The42 Noel Connors named Waterford hurling captain Skipper

Noel Connors named Waterford hurling captain

Pauric Mahony and Tadhg de Burca have been appointed vice-skippers, meanwhile.

# skipper - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 'It's great to be back involved because I love pulling on the green jersey' Skipper

'It's great to be back involved because I love pulling on the green jersey'

Derby County’s Richard Keogh captained Ireland to their first Uefa Nations League point last night.

# skipper - Friday 5 October, 2018

From The42 Bale backed for Wales captaincy by Giggs Skipper

Bale backed for Wales captaincy by Giggs

Ashley Williams is expected to resume his captaincy duties against Spain but Ryan Giggs backed Gareth Bale as a future skipper.

# skipper - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'It's a big honour to captain this club - I'm very proud to do it in the Premier League'

Seamus Coleman captained Everton to a 2-1 win yesterday.

# skipper - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From The42 Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe Skipper

Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe

The Argentine is proud to pull on the armband and hopes he can fill the big shoes left by the departing Andres Iniesta.

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