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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 29 July, 2015


# captain - Friday 10 July, 2015

Jordan Henderson appointed Liverpool captain as Skrtel signs new Anfield contract

It’s been a busy day for the Reds.

# captain - Friday 3 July, 2015

McCaw: ‘I was actually in a bit of a dark space. I didn’t want to talk about it’

The All Blacks captain says coming back from a concussion in 2004 was a difficult time.

# captain - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

‘I feel I have something to prove for Kerry because I’m a basketballer slash footballer’

What motivates Kerry captain Kieran Donaghy?

# captain - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From Calls for ‘death sentence’ for doomed ship’s captain as death toll reaches 396 Yangtze River

Calls for ‘death sentence’ for doomed ship’s captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

# captain - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Clontarf aiming for ‘massive feat’ with back-to-back AIL titles

Andy Wood’s men take on Lansdowne in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A final this weekend.

# captain - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat

The captain has been arrested.

# captain - Friday 10 April, 2015

‘I knew I was never going to miss it’ – Tipp U21 captain’s determination to play after injury

Colin O’Riordan helped the Premier team to glory in last night’s final against Cork.

# captain - Saturday 28 March, 2015

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Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.

# captain - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter Schettino

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# captain - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain

The Waterford native was an obvious choice given her experience at the highest level.

# captain - Monday 19 January, 2015

‘We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down’ – Peter O’Mahony

The Munster captain was understandably gutted after his side’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday.

# captain - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Donal O’Grady – ‘My gut instinct said I have to bring him down or else the match is over’

Limerick’s captain on THAT foul on Richie Power.

# captain - Monday 12 January, 2015

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres

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

# captain - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Cork have named a new senior hurling captain for the 2015 season

And they’ve turned to their goalkeeper to lead them.

# captain - Monday 5 January, 2015

Heaslip injury relief for Leinster as Marty Moore gets set for comeback

The Leinster captain was forced off in the first half against Ulster last weekend.

# captain - Friday 12 December, 2014

Matt O’Connor has ‘opened up’ Leinster’s game – Jamie Heaslip

The eastern province’s captain says his side are being pushed to be less ‘robotic’ by their Australian coach.

# captain - Monday 8 December, 2014

Leinster captain Heaslip: ‘I don’t think there’s a lot between the sides’

The number eight is confident that his side can turn things around before the return leg against Harlequins.

# captain - Monday 1 December, 2014

2010 All-Ireland winning captain Kelly announces his Tipperary retirement

Kelly captained Tipperary to glory in 2010.

# captain - Friday 21 November, 2014

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

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

# captain - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Declan O’Sullivan retires as part of a special group of 8 GAA greats

O’Sullivan joins men from Kerry, Roscommon, Cavan, Mayo, Galway, Dublin and Tyrone as a player who has lifted Sam Maguire more than once.

# captain - Saturday 8 November, 2014

‘I didn’t mention the injuries once’ – Schmidt proud of Ireland’s intelligence

The Kiwi head coach was enthused by the excellence of Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in the halfbacks.

# captain - Monday 20 October, 2014

‘We were lucky’ – Man of the match Heaslip wants more from Leinster

The Ireland No. 8 gave an open and accurate analysis of his side’s performance at the RDS.

# captain - Thursday 2 October, 2014

VIDEO: Lester Ryan was giving All-Ireland winning speeches ‘as Gaeilge’ as a 10-year-old

VIDEO: Lester Ryan was giving All-Ireland winning speeches ‘as Gaeilge’ as a 10-year-old

The Clara man had been practising for last Saturday since 1998.

Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for ‘dangerous’ Leinster backs

The 27-year-old captained the province for the first time three weeks ago against Treviso.

Clarke ‘the perfect man’ for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy

The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe

# captain - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy

The 30-year-old has taken over as the squad’s leader following the retirement of Leo Cullen.

# captain - Friday 5 September, 2014

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy

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

# captain - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

‘It was a complete lack of performance from our side’ – Ireland coach Doyle

Ireland’s passive defence was of particular annoyance to players and coaches alike.

# captain - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Not looking good for Cork’s captain to be fit for All-Ireland semi-final

Patrick Cronin may be unavailable for Cork against Tipperary.

# captain - Friday 1 August, 2014

Rory Best named new Ulster captain

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

# captain - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Limerick hopeful captain O’Grady will recover from injury for All-Ireland semi-final

The Munster title-winning captain was unavailable for today’s win over Wexford in Thurles.

# captain - Monday 14 July, 2014

Wales captain Warburton could be clubless as civil war continues

The 25-year-old is facing the possibility of having no club side for the start of the season.

# captain - Saturday 5 July, 2014

‘I don’t walk away from things’ – Dubs’ camogie captain Louise O’Hara

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

# captain - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Dominic Ryan made captain of Emerging Ireland as McCarthy withdraws through injury

With late call-ups to the senior squad, Stuart McCloskey, Ricky Lutton and Billy Holland are packing their bags for Romania.

# captain - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

‘The letters were just full of crazy stuff’ – hate mail sent to Limerick captain disappoints chief

Donal O’Grady had to deal with irate supporters after Limerick’s All-Ireland semi-final loss to Clare last year.

# captain - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fractured metatarsal rules captain Conroy out of Galway team to face London

The teams meet next Sunday in Ruislip in their opening Connacht championship clash.

O’Connell determined to maximise time in ‘exciting’ Ireland setup

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.

# captain - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ulster captain Johann Muller: ‘I was so, so grateful for this day’

‘The reception from the crowd at the back end of the game was something to treasure for the rest of my life.’

# captain - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody Ferry Disaster

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

He’s Clare captain and a Munster interpro star but today is Gary Brennan’s Croke Park debut

The 25 year-old is getting set to line out for his county for the first time at GAA headquarters.

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