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#Captain's run

# captains-run - Friday 9 February, 2018

'Cian Healy produced a picture from 2009 when Jordan was one of the mascots'

Ireland captain Rory Best has been impressed by Jordan Larmour’s impact on the squad.

# captains-run - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'There's huge motivation from having so many people writing you off'

Dundalk skipper Stephen O’Donnell says the champions are driven by doubts from their detractors.

# captains-run - Friday 3 February, 2017

'He's a leader now': Jackson presence a seamless transition for Ireland

The Ulster number 10 played more Test minutes than Sexton last year despite sitting out the Six Nations.

# captains-run - Friday 25 November, 2016

Australia captain demands 'best game of the tour' against land of his father

Stephen Moore has had a busy week catching up with his long lost cousins.

# captains-run - Friday 11 November, 2016

Natural leader O'Mahony utterly unfazed with captaincy

Ahead of his third time leading Ireland, the Corkman wasn’t about to get soppy over the honour.

# captains-run - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Best driving Ireland squad to enjoy the build-up, and get out of rucks clean

Entering the third of four internationals refereed by Jerome Garces, the new Ireland captain has a clear message at the breakdown.

# captains-run - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Bernard Brogan has been named Irish International Rules captain

The three-time All-Ireland winner will lead the side out on 21 November.

# captains-run - Saturday 10 October, 2015

'Tough to lose one of the family': Ireland squad feel for Payne but must move on instantly

Injury to the Ulster man made for a funereal atmosphere immediately after today’s Captain’s Run in Cardiff.

# captains-run - Sunday 4 October, 2015

9 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport Say Cheese This post contains images

9 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport

All the action from a different angle.

# captains-run - Friday 6 February, 2015

In pics: Keats kicks into gear as Ireland get a feel for Stadio Olimpico

Ian Keatley looks to be in decent goal-kicking form.

# captains-run - Friday 8 August, 2014

Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash

Ireland’s tighthead prop is a ‘piano mover’ and a guitar player.

# captains-run - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'There's no reason Ireland can't go far at the World Cup' - Ireland's William Porterfield

The boys in green have managed it before and can do so again says the Warwickshire player.

# captains-run - Friday 6 June, 2014

Snapshot: Armed soldier doesn't fancy tangling with Big Devin Toner

It’s kinda like the scene with the water in Jurassic Park.

# captains-run - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Hanrahan put through his paces as O’Donnell tries out the subs’ bench in Marseille

Rob Penney’s men went through a gentle captain’s run ahead of Sunday’s semi final with Toulon.

# captains-run - Friday 7 March, 2014

Snapshot: Brian O'Driscoll 'milks' the applause after leaving team waiting on squad photo

‘We were just cold, waiting on him to get out there’, joked Jamie Heaslip.

# captains-run - Friday 9 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Gordon D'Arcy on Ireland's self-belief and tracking Simon Zebo with GPS

The Wexford man is back in the centre for Ireland after missing the Waikato wipeout.

# captains-run - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

O'Connell set to assume Irish captaincy as he clears another fitness hurdle

Declan Fitzpatrick is back in Belfast, meaning Michael Bent is in line for matchday 23 inclusion.

# captains-run - Friday 15 June, 2012

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks

No more dice rolling for Irish coach Declan Kidney but most supporters would not be averse to a game of stuck in the mud against New Zealand.

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

# captains-run - Thursday 2 February, 2012

'I certainly feel I'll be around for a little time yet' - could O'Driscoll line out at the next World Cup?

Absent Ireland skipper is recovering from shoulder surgery.

# captains-run - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Keane a doubt following training ground knock

Trap may have to plan without skipper Robbie Keane after the final session at Gannon Park before departure for Skopje this afternoon.

# captains-run - Saturday 26 March, 2011

I'm ready: Keane fighting fit for Macedonia test

Dubliner will become most-capped Ireland captain when he leads out home side at the Aviva Stadium tonight.