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#18 for 18

# 18-for-18 - Monday 1 January, 2018

18 for 18: Monaghan sensation Aaron McKenna is set to take names across the Atlantic

Teen gunslinger Aaron McKenna is Ireland’s youngest professional boxer, and debuted in Vegas last month.

18 for 18: The Canavan factor, son of former great shows signs of big Tyrone future

Darragh Canavan won an All-Ireland U17 football medal with Tyrone this year.

# 18-for-18 - Sunday 31 December, 2017

18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown

Daina Moorehouse didn’t lose a single round as she conquered province, country and continent in her Junior Cert year.

# 18-for-18 - Saturday 30 December, 2017

18 for 18: Multi-talented Jack Canning hoping to follow in the footsteps of his famous uncle Joe

Galway hurling has another exciting Canning rising up through the underage ranks.

18 for 18: Daire Connery a Cork hurling prospect that shone over the past year

The Na Piarsaigh youngster enjoyed a superb 2017 campaign.

# 18-for-18 - Friday 29 December, 2017

18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave

The 17-year-old World Junior champion swimmer is a strong prospect for Ireland in 2018.

# 18-for-18 - Thursday 28 December, 2017

18 for 18: Galway's Aaron Connolly hoping to break through at Premier League Brighton

The striker has been prolific at underage level.

# 18-for-18 - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

18 for 18: After interest from United and Chelsea, this Irish teenager's move to Aston Villa is paying off

Originally from Marino in Dublin, Jake Doyle-Hayes moved to Cavan as a 10-year-old.

# 18-for-18 - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

18 for 18: Sophie O'Sullivan is well placed to continue following her mother's ways

She had a golden week during the summer, following in her mother Sonia’s footsteps.

18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line

He scored 5-15 in six championship games for Dublin minors this summer.

# 18-for-18 - Monday 25 December, 2017

18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane

The U20 European champion has her sights on Tokyo 2020.

18 for 18: The Irish prodigy catching the eye in the Premier League with West Ham

In the latest of our 18 for 18 series, we assess the prospects of Declan Rice.

# 18-for-18 - Sunday 24 December, 2017

18 for 18: More Shel-shocking through a big year in green for teen prodigy Kiernan

2018 is building up to be a big one for the teen sensation from Cavan.

18 for 18: Ireland's teenage sharpshooter set for big year on and off the pitch

Hockey player Ben Walker is one of the most-talented young players in the country and has already won 13 senior caps.

# 18-for-18 - Saturday 23 December, 2017

18 for 18: Aoife Casey & Margaret Cremen keeping the future bright for Irish rowing

It was a landmark year for the Corkonian duo with success at the European Junior Championships.

# 18-for-18 - Friday 22 December, 2017

18 for 18: David Clifford still on course to sit on the throne of the Kingdom

The budding 18-year-old continues to turn heads in the world of GAA.

18 for 18: It's three and easy for Norwich City's Irish striker Adam Idah

So far, so good for the young Corkman.