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# captain - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers Captain

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

# 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.

# captain - Monday 21 April, 2014

From Captain of capsized ferry appeared in safety video South Korea

Captain of capsized ferry appeared in safety video

The South Korean president has called the incident “tantamount to murder”. Four others have been arrested.

# captain - Sunday 13 April, 2014

VIDEO: Emotional Steven Gerrard gathers Liverpool in for post-match team-talk as title comes within reach

The Liverpool captain says Norwich away is now the biggest game of the season.

# captain - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Munster’s O’Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby

The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.

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

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

# captain - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Veteran Portumna captain Ollie Canning has no intentions of retiring yet

The 37-year-old led his club to their fourth All-Ireland success in eight years.

# captain - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Two changes for Ireland U20s as captain Dan Leavy’s Six Nations ends

The Leinster flanker is struggling with a shoulder injury and will miss the remaining two games.

Confirmed: Nemanja Vidic will be an Inter Milan player next season

The Serbian defender had already confirmed that he would be leaving Manchester United at the end of the season.

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