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#future stars

# future-stars - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

The next big thing: 6 young players to watch out for at the 2018 World Cup

All of these young stars can potentially make a name for themselves on the world stage in Russia this summer.

# future-stars - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'

We spoke to former Ireland scrum-half Kieran Campbell about his role as the head of Ulster academy.

# future-stars - Friday 9 March, 2018

Three promising homegrown players sign pro contracts with Connacht

Conan O’Donnell, Cillian Gallagher and Peter Claffey have all penned new deals.

# future-stars - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales

There were 11 tries in a frenetic game in Dublin.

# future-stars - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations

Noel McNamara’s squad includes 11 players previously capped at this level.

# future-stars - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

# future-stars - Friday 17 March, 2017

Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat

Gavin Coombes and Charlie Connolly showed up well against the English pack.

# future-stars - Monday 6 February, 2017

'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'

Ireland U20s head coach Nigel Carolan took plenty of positives from a heartening win in Scotland.

# future-stars - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Three returning players as Leinster's Kelly named Ireland U20 captain

Cillian Gallagher, Johnny McPhillips and John Foley are back from last year.

# future-stars - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster

The province welcome the tourists to Thomond Park on 11 November.

# future-stars - Monday 23 May, 2016

Munster playmaker Johnston back as Ireland U20 name World Champs squad

Nigel Carolan is missing some key players through injury.

# future-stars - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

3 Galway seniors in U21 team for repeat of last year's Connacht final

Enda Tierney, Eamonn Brannigan and Paul Mannion will all feature against Roscommon.

# future-stars - Thursday 4 June, 2015

'Chat' and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup

The foot won’t be coming off the pedal against Scotland on Saturday.

# future-stars - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship

Nigel Carolan’s men needed a late, late penalty to clinch victory against Argentina.

# future-stars - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina

Sam Arnold, Alex Thompson, Joey Carbery and Jacob Stockdale all looked good.

# future-stars - Sunday 12 April, 2015

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How to be the next Hozier

A layperson might be surprised at just how good a system Ireland has in place for its aspiring musicians.

# future-stars - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final

There were a host of excellent performances at the RDS as Roscrea beat Belvedere.

# future-stars - Friday 13 March, 2015

Carolan's talented U20s need clinical edge to get Six Nations bid back on track

Ross Byrne is happy to be linking up well with centres Sam Arnold and Garry Ringrose again in Wales.

# future-stars - Thursday 5 February, 2015

6 exciting prospects to watch out for in the U20 Six Nations

We’ve picked out a player from each of the six teams ahead of this weekend’s first round.

# future-stars - Saturday 6 September, 2014

6 Limerick and Kilkenny players to watch out for in the All-Ireland minor final

The teams meet in the curtain-raiser in Croker.

# future-stars - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014

This quintet of young players look set for breakout years in the world of rugby.

# future-stars - Saturday 14 September, 2013

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John Joe Brennan is back and he doesn’t want to be a horologist anymore

It seems auctioneering is now his chosen career path.