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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Talent

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This Fiji squad could do some serious damage at the World Cup
The backline options for head coach John McKee are particularly exciting.
Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy
The Young Munster wing was named in Anthony Eddy’s Ireland Sevens squad yesterday.
Try not to drool when you see how ridiculously deep the Australian backline has become
All of a sudden the Wallabies have the world’s scariest attack
The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival
The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.
One of Super Rugby's most dynamic back rows will be playing in the Pro12 from next season
Edinburgh have made a very promising addition to their squad.
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The Super Rugby leaders are probably the only club side around who can rival Toulon's electric backline
With all the talent the Hurricanes have it’s no surprise that they are the early Super Rugby pace-setters.
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Former schools sensation McCarthy in training with Foley's Munster
The ex-Castletroy College star has been playing club rugby with Young Munster this season.
14 incredible winners from this year's World Press Photo competition
The best photography of 2014.
Carolan makes two changes to exciting Ireland U20s side for French test
The Irish head coach has opted for a new face in midfield, while being forced into a change on the wing.
Munster's Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise
The Kerry native appears well suited to the style of rugby Northampton play.
Former Munster lock Ian Nagle to take break from professional rugby
The 25-year-old will step away from the game to work in Washington DC.
Waterford and Cork include senior stars in teams for U21 semi
Austin Gleeson starts for the Déise, while Alan Cadogan is named for the Rebels.
Ireland U20 centre Peter Robb one of five new recruits in Connacht academy
The western province have also swooped for Conor McKeon and Ciaran Gaffney, who both played at the JWC.
Tipperary teenager belts out spine-chilling cover of Disclosure's Latch
Step off, Sam Smith.
Byrne, O'Donoghue, Ringrose and Taggart stand out for Ireland U20s
With Ireland now set up to compete for a JWC semi-final spot, we look at those who excelled against Wales.
Ireland U20s get JWC campaign back on track with superb win over Wales
Mike Ruddock’s side scored four tries in Pukekohe, with Ross Byrne excellent in the 10 shirt.
The Tongan Thor - Ireland's next project player?
135kg tighthead prop Taniela Tupou ran in a sensational hat-trick for Sacred Heart College in New Zealand last weekend.
Wigan beaten by QPR in play-offs despite glorious James McClean cross
The Irish winger claimed an assist for the opener in tonight’s semi-final second leg.
Animation secrets: You won't believe how long it takes to create a nine-second clip*
*Unless you’re an animator, and if so, we salute your hard work.
Forget Britain's Got Talent and watch this 8-year-old sing Nancy Sinatra
Eight. She’s eight.
Ireland U19s announce talented squad to face France over two games
Head coach Colin McEntee has an exciting group to call upon for the fixtures in Dublin this month.
Ireland Schools name exciting squad for FIRA U18 European Championships
Head coach Noel McNamara has retained the same players who earned a 26-6 win over Scotland recently.
Ireland U18 Clubs name promising squad to travel to Three Nations Tournament
Leinster have 10 players included in the squad, with Munster providing six, Ulster two and Connacht just one.
Leinster Senior Cup finalists provide six players for Ireland U18s Schools squad
Head coach Noel McNamara has named an exciting squad to face Scotland on Sunday.
Henderson hopeful of Ireland start as he learns the donkey work from O'Connell
The Ulsterman has underlined his preference for playing six, and there may be an opening in that position against Italy.
Here's why Januzaj was nominated for Young Sports Personality of the Year
The 18-year-old Man United star has already set the Premier League alight in his debut season.
Waiter creates unbelievable echo with only his voice
Apparently it’s a symptom of living with your mother-in-law.
6th class students from Arklow make amazing Masterchef animation
Presented by John Toad and Gregg Walrus.
Amazing video of 3-year-old imitating his idol, Rory McIlroy
FORE! Not yet, he will be in a few months though. Badam bam tsh.
Here's Tottenham's new €30m signing - as a 12-year-old prodigy
Even as a youngster, clubs such as Barcelona were interested in Erik Lamela.
Poaching from RTÉ is "not what we're about" says TV3 content chief
Jeff Ford says it’s all about who is right for their ‘brand’, and that they’ll consider talent from anywhere.
WATCH: Jiff is the most talented dog to ever ride a skateboard
Ease yourself into this post-Bank-Holiday Tuesday.
Quinn urges McClean: Don't end up like Stephen Ireland
The former Ireland, Manchester City and Sunderland striker had a cautionary tale for the man he helped sign.
Love/Hate is now a hit in Monte Carlo
It’s a far cry from dirty Dublin at least.
Young talent: Primary pupils show off their filmmaking skills
You’re never too young to make a film, as pupils from around Ireland showed at the FÍS Film Festival and awards.
Nervous? No, I had my homework done, says new kid Hanrahan
The 20-year-old debutant added the spark badly needed for Munster last night.
Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?
It’s one of the most-watched programmes in Ireland every single year, but it’s also criticised for being outdated and irrelevant. Will you watch?
It's raining, so here are 6 things to cheer you up
Longest day of the year, you say? So what if it’s not sunny – these might make it better…