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# debut - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'It has been a hell of a journey and a hell of a night. I'm lost for words'

Bundee Aki shared a special moment with his family and friends after a fine Ireland debut.

# debut - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'It's probably the best feeling of my life': Maguire revels in long-awaited debut

Sean Maguire made his international debut as Ireland beat Moldova 2-0 on Friday night.

# debut - Friday 22 September, 2017

Former Australia U20 out-half will start for Connacht in crucial Cardiff clash

Andrew Deegan, Craig Ronaldson and Dave Heffernan have all been given a first start of the season by Kieran Keane.

# debut - Monday 4 September, 2017

Former Dundalk star Richie Towell makes League One debut

The Dublin-born midfielder recently joined Rotherham on loan from Brighton.

# debut - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Wayne Rooney makes perfect start on second Everton debut

The England international has put his side ahead against Stoke.

# debut - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Neymar's Ligue 1 debut for PSG could be delayed until at least Sunday week

Football authorities in France are yet to receive clearance after his world record €222 million move from Barcelona.

# debut - Monday 26 June, 2017

Journey continues for Cooney as he finally makes Irish debut

The 27-year-old came off the bench in Saturday’s win over Japan.

# debut - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'It’s something you dream of since you were in nappies' - Furlong

The Ireland and Leinster tighthead had a fine debut for Warren Gatland’s side.

# debut - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

# debut - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ireland underage international handed Premier League debut

Declan Rice came on in the dying minutes of West Ham’s win over Burnley.

# debut - Friday 19 May, 2017

Irish underage international could be set for Premier League debut

Slaven Bilic has hinted Declan Rice will be given a chance to impress for West Ham this weekend.

# debut - Monday 13 February, 2017

'I put the phone on 'Do Not Disturb'. You just have to knuckle down'

24-year-old Munster hooker Niall Scannell made his Ireland debut against Italy on Saturday.

# debut - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'Hopefully he was happy': Arter keen to impress O'Neill after breakthrough performance

The midfielder made his competitive debut for the Boys in Green in Vienna on Saturday.

# debut - Friday 11 November, 2016

'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham'

At the age of 31, Billy Holland will win his first Ireland cap against Canada tomorrow.

# debut - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Conlan to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick's Day

The Irish Olympic medallist recently signed his first deal with Top Rank.

# debut - Monday 15 August, 2016

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Bayern beat Dortmund on Ancelotti's debut

The 57-year-old has succeeded Pep Guardiola, who won seven titles in three years as Bayern coach.

# debut - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Kelleher wears 15 for Connacht as O'Brien selected in second row

Pat Lam has named his first XV of the new season.

# debut - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night Faux Pas This post contains videos

'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night

Khalil Rountree later apologised for his put down.

# debut - Monday 27 June, 2016

Mixed feelings for Connacht's Healy after Ireland debut in defeat to Boks

The 27-year-old was delighted to make his Test rugby bow in Port Elizabeth.

# debut - Thursday 23 June, 2016

CM Punk is finally set to make his UFC debut in September

The former professional wrestler will take his place on the UFC 203 card.

# debut - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Roux set for Ireland debut as Schmidt makes five changes for second Test

Craig Gilroy, Stuart Olding, Tadhg Furlong and Rhys Ruddock all start for Ireland.

# debut - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Old Trafford gives Mourinho raucous welcome

The former Chelsea boss originally agreed to manage an “England” team consisting of former internationals, musicians, actors and other celebrities.

# debut - Sunday 22 May, 2016

It's a quarter of a century since a promising teenage Forest midfielder made his Ireland debut

22 May 1991 is where it all began at international level for an Irish rookie who would go on to become a legend.

# debut - Monday 2 May, 2016

All you need to know about the Irish teenager who's just made his full PL debut

The youngster started in Aston Villa’s game with Watford on Saturday.

# debut - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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Nervous energy... and glitter: Behind the scenes of the St Patrick's Day Parade

This year’s parade is three years in the planning. We checked in with one pageant company, as they made their final preparations.

# debut - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Van der Flier set for Ireland debut with McCloskey ready in midfield

Jared Payne is looking increasingly unlikely to feature against England in Twickenham.

# debut - Monday 8 February, 2016

South Africa fans watched on enviously as CJ Stander made his Ireland debut

The back-row delivered a man-of-the-match performance as Ireland drew with Wales at the weekend.

# debut - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Hughton: Towell 'coped very well' on Brighton debut

Despite defeat to Hull, the Seagulls boss was encouraged by what he saw.

# debut - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Adnan Januzaj scored 18 minutes into his Dortmund debut

The 20-year-old took little time to settle with his new club.

# debut - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Sean St Ledger debuts for his new MLS club alongside Kevin Doyle

The former Ireland centre-half couldn’t prevent Colorado Rapids losing 1-0, however.

# debut - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Jack Conan handed Ireland debut as Madigan takes over in 10 shirt

The Leinster man starts at blindside in Dublin against the Scots.

# debut - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Two debutants named in exciting All Blacks team to face South Africa

Lima Sopoaga and James Broadhurst will make their international bows at Ellis Park.

# debut - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'I'll look back on it in years to come with pride' - Debut boy Arter stakes a claim for starting place

The Bournemouth midfielder impressed after being introduced in the second half of today’s draw with England.

# debut - Thursday 21 May, 2015

'I was forever thankful for avoiding probably the worst hangover of all time'

As he rehabs after shoulder surgery, Luke Fitzgerald remains confident about life under Joe Schmidt.

# debut - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Tyler Bleyendaal's Munster career began with a big win over Ulster

Young Munster man Diarmuid McCarthy continued his resurgence with another two tries.

# debut - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Munster's Kiwi import will make his first appearance for the province tomorrow

Tyler Bleyendaal has been passed fit to start for the province’s ‘A’ team.

# debut - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'If I go out tomorrow and play with my mates, I'll want to hit the same shots I hit at Augusta'

Shane Lowry is trying to keep everything in perspective ahead of his Masters debut.

# debut - Monday 2 March, 2015

A tricky young winger named Ryan Giggs made his Man United debut 24 years ago today Make You Feel Old This post contains videos

A tricky young winger named Ryan Giggs made his Man United debut 24 years ago today

A first half substitute, the 17-year-old was on the losing side against Everton at Old Trafford.

# debut - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Ex-England footballer David Bentley scored 3 points on his Crossmaglen debut

It seems the former Tottenham winger is a natural.

# debut - Friday 12 December, 2014

Sam Burgess did Sam Burgess things in Bath's bonus point win against Montpellier tonight

The centre is still learning how to effectively play rugby union.

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