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#hometown hero

# hometown-hero - Friday 6 April, 2018

CJ Stander will captain Munster tomorrow in his hometown of George

The 28-year-old leads a Munster team featuring 10 changes from last weekend.

# hometown-hero - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Hometown hero Crolla defeats Burns in grueling 12 round contest

Hometown favourite Crolla outpointed Burns over 12 close rounds at the Manchester Arena.

# hometown-hero - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Paddy Barnes takes WBO European flyweight title in just his third professional bout

Barnes now claims a top-15 ranking after a majority decision result in Belfast.

# hometown-hero - Monday 21 December, 2015

Former Irish international defender commits his future to Cork City

Alan Bennett has signed a new two-year deal.

# hometown-hero - Saturday 15 August, 2015

'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester

‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘

# hometown-hero - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Shay Given spent his Friday night at Donegal county training

He didn’t keep a clean sheet, but he did pose for at least one selfie.

# hometown-hero - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Hopefully I'm going to win a few Irish Opens in my career - Rory McIlroy

The world number one has targeted multiple titles in front of home crowds in Ireland.