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#Skipper

# skipper - Monday 12 January, 2015

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres
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Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres

Jan 12th 2015, 2:09 PM 4,140 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland number eight suffered a shoulder injury two weekends ago against Ulster.

# skipper - Saturday 10 January, 2015

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time
# On This Day
# On This Day

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time

Jan 10th 2015, 6:30 PM 21,388 Views 27 Comments

The story of the stricken cargo ship and its hero captain had people flocking to cinemas to catch the latest newsreels. The saga kept the world gripped for 14 days.

# skipper - Friday 21 November, 2014

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland
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Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland

Nov 21st 2014, 4:21 PM 3,677 Views 1 Comment

‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.

# skipper - Saturday 15 November, 2014

'I never thought I'd do what I'm going to do tomorrow' - Reddan confesses ahead of captaincy debut
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# Skipper

'I never thought I'd do what I'm going to do tomorrow' - Reddan confesses ahead of captaincy debut

Nov 15th 2014, 4:50 PM 21,851 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster scrum-half is relishing the opportunity to lead his country for the first time.

# skipper - Friday 14 November, 2014

'He'll be the same Scott I know -- going around kicking people!'
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'He'll be the same Scott I know -- going around kicking people!'

Nov 14th 2014, 8:12 AM 9,192 Views 6 Comments

Ireland captain Robbie Keane praises his opposite number Scott Brown and talks booing and his Celtic career.

# skipper - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

The International Rules captain has been announced
# Oh Captain My Captain
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# Oh Captain My Captain

The International Rules captain has been announced

Oct 28th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,330 Views 1 Comment

A former All-Ireland winning skipper will lead Ireland Down Under.

# skipper - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future
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# Skipper

Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future

Sep 30th 2014, 10:27 AM 5,760 Views 14 Comments

Dubliner feels vice-captain role was the perfect introduction to eventually leading the European team.

# skipper - Saturday 27 September, 2014

West Ham peg back United after Rooney and RVP open up early lead
# Premier League
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# Premier League

West Ham peg back United after Rooney and RVP open up early lead

Sep 27th 2014, 3:17 PM 5,756 Views 20 Comments

Can LVG’s boys hold out this time?

# skipper - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium is in danger of never happening
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Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium is in danger of never happening

Sep 24th 2014, 11:04 PM 4,432 Views 6 Comments

It’ll be the end of the longest NYC goodbye for the Yankees captain. If it happens.

# skipper - Friday 5 September, 2014

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy
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# Leader

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy

Sep 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,312 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old back row explains how his approach to the role is different second time around.

# skipper - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

'It was the proudest moment of my career by a long way' - Keogh
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'It was the proudest moment of my career by a long way' - Keogh

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:06 PM 9,826 Views 12 Comments

The Derby County defender captained Ireland as they overcame Oman with a 2-0 win.

# skipper - Friday 1 August, 2014

Rory Best named new Ulster captain
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Rory Best named new Ulster captain

Aug 1st 2014, 2:01 PM 3,008 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old hooker says he is honoured to take over from the retired Johann Muller.

# skipper - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Justin Bieber accused of using a wheelchair to skip lines in Disneyland
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Justin Bieber accused of using a wheelchair to skip lines in Disneyland

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:58 PM 3,166 Views 6 Comments

What will he do next?

# skipper - Saturday 5 July, 2014

'I don’t walk away from things' - Dubs' camogie captain Louise O'Hara
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# Longevity

'I don’t walk away from things' - Dubs' camogie captain Louise O'Hara

Jul 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,734 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old is back for another All-Ireland with Dublin, despite her busy life in charge of two crèches.

# skipper - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

O'Connell determined to maximise time in 'exciting' Ireland setup
# RWC 2015
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# RWC 2015

O'Connell determined to maximise time in 'exciting' Ireland setup

May 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,343 Views 5 Comments

Life is good with the Six Nations champions, and the captain wants to keep it that way leading up to next year’s World Cup.

# skipper - Friday 16 May, 2014

Fisherman rescued after boat runs aground
# Trabolgan
# Trabolgan

Fisherman rescued after boat runs aground

May 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 8,651 Views 7 Comments

The RNLI, Coast Guard and Crosshaven lifeboat were all involved in the rescue.

# skipper - Friday 11 April, 2014

O'Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster's analysis team -- Penney
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# Sidelined

O'Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster's analysis team -- Penney

Apr 11th 2014, 1:05 PM 4,983 Views 3 Comments

The head coach urged his captain not to rush his return to competitive rugby and instead focus on ‘getting himself right for the long term.’

# skipper - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Ex-Laois star Quigley named New York captain ahead of clash against Mayo
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Ex-Laois star Quigley named New York captain ahead of clash against Mayo

Mar 27th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,565 Views 0 Comments

Kerry’s Gary O’Driscoll will be New York’s vice-captain.

# skipper - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Forward thinking Ollie Canning happy to end up where he started for Portumna
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Forward thinking Ollie Canning happy to end up where he started for Portumna

Mar 15th 2014, 9:50 AM 2,594 Views 5 Comments

The veteran will be gunning for his fourth All-Ireland club title at Croke Park on Monday.

# skipper - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Here's the man who will be the new Kilkenny senior hurling captain
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Here's the man who will be the new Kilkenny senior hurling captain

Feb 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,450 Views 0 Comments

26 year-old Lester Ryan has been nominated by county champions Clara.

# skipper - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Joe Canning will captain the Galway hurlers in 2014
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Joe Canning will captain the Galway hurlers in 2014

Dec 10th 2013, 6:41 PM 10,013 Views 23 Comments

David Burke will be the vice-captain for the Tribesmen’s hurling side.

# skipper - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Paul O'Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt
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# Skipper

Paul O'Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt

Nov 7th 2013, 1:35 PM 6,220 Views 18 Comments

However, the Munster man is on the bench against Samoa so Jamie Heaslip will skipper the side on Saturday.

# skipper - Monday 4 November, 2013

Here are the candidates for the Ireland captaincy
# Captain Fantastic
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# Captain Fantastic

Here are the candidates for the Ireland captaincy

Nov 4th 2013, 12:01 PM 4,993 Views 5 Comments

The lads at Whiff of Cordite have run the rule over the men Joe Schmidt can pick from

# skipper - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Does this picture confirm Paul O'Connell as Ireland captain?
# Circumstantial
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# Circumstantial

Does this picture confirm Paul O'Connell as Ireland captain?

Oct 31st 2013, 6:30 AM 9,020 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney reckons it’s a big hint.

# skipper - Monday 28 October, 2013

Brendan Maher named as new Tipperary hurling captain
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Brendan Maher named as new Tipperary hurling captain

Oct 28th 2013, 8:05 PM 3,435 Views 0 Comments

Noel McGrath is the vice-captain for the Premier next season.

# skipper - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?
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Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:22 PM 8,041 Views 32 Comments

Here are the leading candidates to lead Ireland out for the November tests against Samoa, Australia and the All Blacks.

# skipper - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

'New manager should be in place for next friendlies' - Keane
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'New manager should be in place for next friendlies' - Keane

Oct 16th 2013, 12:05 AM 2,068 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland captain was keen to look ahead after the end of a disappointing World Cup campaign.

# skipper - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Captaining Ireland was a special experience – Seamus Coleman
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Captaining Ireland was a special experience – Seamus Coleman

Oct 12th 2013, 3:27 PM 6,468 Views 36 Comments

The Donegal man says he would be honoured to continue in the role for the boys in green.

# skipper - Thursday 15 August, 2013

John O'Shea: 'On another night we could have a 3-0 win'
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John O'Shea: 'On another night we could have a 3-0 win'

Aug 15th 2013, 12:27 PM 1,673 Views 6 Comments

O’Shea lauds Madden but rues missed chances in friendly stalemate.

# skipper - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Peter O'Mahony named new Munster skipper
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Peter O'Mahony named new Munster skipper

Jul 30th 2013, 4:44 PM 4,099 Views 21 Comments

Rob Penney said the decision was a no-brainer. Sorry Zeebs.

# skipper - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Robbie Keane named as the new LA Galaxy captain
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Robbie Keane named as the new LA Galaxy captain

Feb 28th 2013, 10:39 PM 13,046 Views 62 Comments

The 32-year-old Dubliner takes over from Landon Donovan.

# skipper - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Stephen Cluxton confirmed as new Dublin captain after defeat of Cork at Croke Park
# Clucko
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# Clucko

Stephen Cluxton confirmed as new Dublin captain after defeat of Cork at Croke Park

Feb 2nd 2013, 9:37 PM 14,621 Views 40 Comments

The Hill 16 favourite takes over from Bryan Cullen.

# skipper - Thursday 17 January, 2013

'It wasn't an easy decision' admits Kidney as Brian O'Driscoll loses Ireland captaincy for 6 Nations
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

'It wasn't an easy decision' admits Kidney as Brian O'Driscoll loses Ireland captaincy for 6 Nations

Jan 17th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,568 Views 56 Comments

Jamie Heaslip takes over the role and BOD accepts the decision says head coach Declan Kidney.

As you were: Heaslip expected BOD to resume captaincy
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As you were: Heaslip expected BOD to resume captaincy

Jan 17th 2013, 6:55 AM 1,038 Views 0 Comments

The number eight said he had not been informed of Declan Kidney’s decision, but will not feel put out if O’Driscoll takes the honour.

# skipper - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Poll: Who would you pick as Ireland captain?
# Decision 2012
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# Decision 2012

Poll: Who would you pick as Ireland captain?

Nov 7th 2012, 7:05 AM 4,178 Views 19 Comments

Who’s man enough for the job?

# skipper - Friday 21 September, 2012

Clarke: I may lead the team out, but Andy Moran's still the captain
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# Countdown

Clarke: I may lead the team out, but Andy Moran's still the captain

Sep 21st 2012, 1:26 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo goalkeeper paid tribute to his side’s absent talisman in the build-up to Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Donegal.

# skipper - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Stevie G: 'Capello did not have total belief in me to be England captain'
# Holy C
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# Holy C

Stevie G: 'Capello did not have total belief in me to be England captain'

May 26th 2012, 11:45 AM 463 Views 0 Comments

The ongoing melodrama surrounding that stretchy armband with the big ‘C’ rolls on. Good luck Roy Hodgson.

# skipper - Monday 21 May, 2012

No, grazie: Capello rules himself out of the running for the Chelsea job
# Blanked
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# Blanked

No, grazie: Capello rules himself out of the running for the Chelsea job

May 21st 2012, 4:03 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

Perhaps word has leaked that managing teams is a perilous business as Don Fabio joins the list of coaches not looking for Premier League work.

# skipper - Friday 11 November, 2011

Cooper set to retain Kerry captaincy
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Cooper set to retain Kerry captaincy

Nov 11th 2011, 11:49 AM 140 Views 0 Comments

The Dr Crokes man – who led the Kingdom to the All-Ireland final in September – has again been nominated by the Killarney club.

# skipper - Monday 15 August, 2011

Johann Muller named as new captain of Ulster
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Johann Muller named as new captain of Ulster

Aug 15th 2011, 5:13 PM 81 Views 0 Comments

Ulster’s Johann Muller has been rewarded for a fine first season with the province by being named as the team’s new captain.