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# Time to shine

This year
A long way from Canberra: Bealham gets big chance to shine
The 31-year-old Connacht man gets his first Six Nations start for Ireland on Saturday.
Last year
'This is where we find strength in depth, to see if people can handle pressure at the highest level'
Andy Farrell’s squad to tour New Zealand includes five uncapped players, while Connacht senior coach Pete Wilkins will also join the travelling party.
Munster's young guns have the quality to pull off mission improbable in Exeter
The province have been hit hard by injuries but can still trouble the Chiefs at Sandy Park today.
All time
Ireland back Carbery to build on New Zealand performance
The Munster player will start at out-half against Argentina on Sunday.
'I'm delighted to have her back, and extremely proud of where she's at'
Katie McCabe on Clare Shine’s return to the Ireland squad, and life at Arsenal.
'There’s a hunger there' - Farrell confident Ireland can make progress in Six Nations
The Ireland head coach has also backed Josh van der Flier to step up in the absence of Caelan Doris.
Lonergan lauds 'unbelievable' Kelleher as 'the new generation of goalkeeper'
The Corkman needs a loan move away from Liverpool to accumulate experience, says Andy Lonergan.
'Monumental' should Ireland qualify, praise for 'world-class' O'Sullivan and a must-win game behind closed doors
Diane Caldwell will again lead the Girls In Green’s defence against Montenegro this afternoon.
Cork striker steers Glasgow to remarkable 13th Scottish league title in-a-row
Clare Shine has starred for Glasgow City in her second coming.
Cork striker on target as Glasgow City storm into Champions League last 16
Clare Shine was instrumental for the Scottish kingpins last night.
Real Madrid can help Hazard reach the highest level, says Torres
The Spaniard believes the conditions are perfect for his former Chelsea team-mate to succeed in Madrid.
Cork striker makes the move back to Scotland after stint on home soil
Clare Shine has re-signed for Glasgow City FC.
Conan focused on taking his big chance after waiting in the wings
‘It’s a massive opportunity for me. Everyone has a point to prove whenever you pull on a green jersey, none more so than myself.’
'Play as much as you can and as well as you can': O'Loughlin knows his chance is now
The Leinster centre wants to break back into Joe Schmidt’s plans and needs to make a fast start to the new season.
Munster speedster Fitzgerald desperate to seize his chance against Ulster
The winger is set to be involved in the Pro14 inter-pro tomorrow.
Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies
He’ll captain the Barbarians in Sydney next month.
Committed to the cause and defying club for country, where next for James McCarthy?
McCarthy will turn 27 next month, but his future for both club and country is at a vague and insecure point.
'I hit a low point, I nearly gave it all up. But I'm back now, I'm in a much better place'
Clare Shine on her move back to Cork City FC from Glasgow, the Ireland WNT and her career-threatening injuries.
Ireland star returns from overseas as welcome addition to Cork City WFC
Clare Shine makes the move back to the Women’s National League from Glasgow City FC.
Arter hoping he's 'made a statement' ahead of Ireland's opening World Cup qualifier
The Bournemouth midfielder is attempting to play his way into Martin O’Neill’s first XI.
'After what the players did to Anthony Cunningham, they need to come out.'
JJ Delaney expects a big performance from Galway.
Where did Galway's semi-final supersub Shane Moloney come from?
Former minor captain “wasn’t fit enough” for 2015 league panel, manager Anthony Cunningham said.
6 unsung heroes set to shine in this year's football championship
We can’t wait to see this sextet in action
McMillan the man out to fill the boots of 20-goal Hoban at Dundalk
The striker is relishing the chance to prove himself with a regular run in the Lilywhites team — starting at home to Longford Town tonight.
New year’s revolution: why 2015 will be massive for these sports people
Expect this lot to make their fair share of headlines over the next 12 months.
Left or right wing, it doesn't matter to Tommy Bowe as he eyes Lions tries
After a nervous wait for squad selection, the Ulsterman is ready to get down to business.
O'Connell: Magners League is our shot at redemption
McGahan names full-strength squad for Saturday’s semi-final against Ospreys.
Player: McIlroy has every chance of winning Masters
Three-time Augusta champion reckons the young Ulsterman could spring a surprise.