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#Young Guns

# young-guns - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

8 players to watch in this week’s Leinster U21 football quarter-finals

Here are eight key men tipped to shine in the EirGrid provincial championship this week

# young-guns - Friday 27 February, 2015

Ireland’s scintillating young guns can’t wait to get England onto the 3G Donnybrook pitch

Ireland U20 captain Nick McCarthy is confident that his side can continue their breathtaking attacking play.

# young-guns - Saturday 10 January, 2015

JBM’s experimental Cork side impressed in the Waterford Crystal Cup today

Luke O’Farrell scored nine points as the Rebels beat UL.

# young-guns - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The first penalty under the new rules was scored by one of Dublin’s brightest young hurlers

Does Paul Winters’ goal in the Dubs Stars challenge signal that scoring from penalties has gotten easier?

# young-guns - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US Young Guns

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US

The Republican teenager, who was born in 1996, has become the youngest lawmaker in the US.

# young-guns - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

‘If it’s 50/50, I always go for the young guy’ – South Africa coach not afraid to take risks

Heyneke Meyer shocked rugby fans by starting 20-year old Handré Pollard against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship.

# young-guns - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Making a case for each of the three Young Footballer of the Year contenders – who should win?

Shane Walsh, Ryan McHugh and Patrick McBrearty will compete for this year’s award.

# young-guns - Sunday 5 October, 2014

The New Zealand schools team look almost as good as the All Blacks

They even have a winger with a name ominously like Jonah Lomu.

# young-guns - Saturday 20 September, 2014

6 players to watch in the All-Ireland minor final between Kerry and Donegal

Donegal take on 1/2 favourites Kerry in the curtain raiser on Sunday.

# young-guns - Friday 22 August, 2014

Here’s how Galway and Wexford will line out in the All-Ireland U21 semi-final

Galway take on Wexford at 6pm tomorrow.

# young-guns - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Five players who could win Young Footballer of the Year

There is plenty of football still to be played, but these five players lead the hunt for the end of season honour.

# young-guns - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Shane Dowling to Alan Cadogan: the Young Hurler of the Year contenders

Shane Dowling, Alan Cadogan and Cathal Barret lead the way in the race to be announced as the best young hurler in the country.

# young-guns - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Analysis: The best young players at the 2014 World Cup

It’s a highly competitive field but who makes our special XI?

# young-guns - Monday 9 June, 2014

Kildare attackers on competing for places with the ‘young lads’

Padraig O’Neill and Eoghan O’Flaherty discuss the competition for places in the Kildare attack.

# young-guns - Thursday 29 May, 2014

3 U21 players named in Wexford senior hurling side to face Antrim

The sides clash in Portlaoise next Sunday afternoon.

# young-guns - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

9 young players to watch out for in this summer’s football championship

As the championship is upon us, here’s a guide on some of the country’s best young players likely to make the step up this year…

# young-guns - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Ulster’s second string pull off rousing win against limp Munster

Mark Anscombe was thrilled with the performance of some of the younger members of his squad in Limerick.

# young-guns - Monday 17 March, 2014

8 Irish players who took advantage of the Six Nations window Young Guns This post contains videos

8 Irish players who took advantage of the Six Nations window

Several squad members made an impact in the Pro12 while Ireland were chasing silverware.

# young-guns - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Easterby backs Leinster’s next generation to slay Dragons

Joe Schmidt may yet do his old club a favour and release three or four players from Ireland camp.

# young-guns - Friday 6 September, 2013

10 things to know about Sunday’s All-Ireland minor hurling final

Galway and Waterford are expected to provide an exciting curtain-raiser to this Sunday’s senior hurling final.

# young-guns - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

5 players to look out for in the U21 European Championships final

Reigning champions Spain face Italy in the tournament decider in Israel later today.

# young-guns - Friday 30 November, 2012

Girvan Dempsey appointed Leinster Academy manager

Former Ireland international Girvan Dempsey has been promoted as Academy boss following Colin McEntee’s move to the IRFU.

# young-guns - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

It’s impossible for Kidney to ignore young Ulster stars – Ian Humphreys

The London Irish out-half has predicted bright international futures for his former teammates.

# young-guns - Saturday 13 October, 2012

# young-guns - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Leinster Lowdown: Guide to tonight’s U21HC semi-final action

Kilkenny entertain Wexford in Nowlan Park and Carlow host Laois in Dr Cullen Park tonight as final places are on offer in this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21HC.

# young-guns - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

In pictures: school teams a different class at Croker Young Guns This post contains images

In pictures: school teams a different class at Croker

GAA HQ hosted even smaller corner forwards than usual today…

# young-guns - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

VIDEO: Dubs and Rossies set to battle for U-21 crown Young Guns This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dubs and Rossies set to battle for U-21 crown

Roscommon’s Paddy Brogan and Kevin O’Brien from Dublin faced off Croke Park ahead of the showdown.

# young-guns - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Taking stick: Clare looking big for their age

Davy Fitzgerald’s team have targeted promotion and a league title with his exciting young side but they need only look at neighbours Limerick in 2011 for warning signs

Back to school: O’Dwyer wants to learn from Dublin’s rising stars

Ryan O’Dwyer can’t speak highly enough of wing-forward Danny Sutcliffe, even if the youngster is “an absolute headcase”.

# young-guns - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Ireland U17 and U19 teams receive tough qualifying draws

Paul Doolin’s side will have to overcome Portugal, Israel and Ukraine if they are to advance to Estonia next summer.

# young-guns - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Introducing Ireland’s next U19 opponents… Spain

As Paul Doolin’s side prepare for the tomorrow’s semi-final in Romania, we assess their opponents, the tournament favourites.

# young-guns - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

‘Workout Kid’ has football world buzzing Young Guns This post contains videos

‘Workout Kid’ has football world buzzing

He may only be a child, but CJ Sentor already has a body of which most aspiring athletes would be proud.

# young-guns - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Doolin names squad, as Ireland prepare for under-19 UEFA Championship finals

An 18-man panel is named for the tournament that takes place between 20 July and 1 August.

# young-guns - Monday 20 June, 2011

Defeat of Scottish lands semi-final place for Ireland U20s

Ireland beat Scotland 30-13 to record their first victory of the tournament.

# young-guns - Friday 29 April, 2011

Different wavelength: Breffni County tuned in as county on brink of All-Ireland victory Young Guns This post contains videos

Different wavelength: Breffni County tuned in as county on brink of All-Ireland victory

Thousands from Cavan will throng Croke Park this Sunday as the county bid to see off Galway and claim a much-anticipated national U-21 crown.

# young-guns - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

In the swing: Manassero’s meteoric rise a particularly European phenomenon

Neil Cullen takes a look at the different development options open to golf’s rising stars.

# young-guns - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Young, gifted… and in green? Five upstarts who might take the jacket Kids Are Alright This post contains images

Young, gifted… and in green? Five upstarts who might take the jacket

It’s an old-fashioned contest brimming with tradition – but could one of this young group rock The Masters this weekend?