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# bright-future - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'This is just the start for him' - Irish midfielder Kilkenny rewarded with new deal at Bournemouth

The teenager has put pen to paper with the Premier League club.

# bright-future - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

JVG excited by O'Sullivan's potential after long-awaited Munster debut

The number eight is hoping to make a big impression this season after a serious knee injury.

# bright-future - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Irish U19s finish successful Euro qualifiers with impressive win against Russia

Tom Mohan’s side head to this summer’s tournament in Armenia with a perfect record.

# bright-future - Friday 8 March, 2019

Senior Cup star Healy ready to seize his opportunities en route to the top

Having guided Glenstal Abbey to their first-ever Munster Senior Schools Cup success, the out-half wants to make his mark for Ireland U20s.

# bright-future - Monday 4 February, 2019

Irish teenager celebrates birthday by signing first pro contract with Spurs

Troy Parrott is highly-rated by the Premier League club after starring for their underage sides.

# bright-future - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Arsenal open to calling back 18-year-old loanee who’s tearing it up in the Bundesliga

English teenager Reiss Nelson has scored five goals in 10 appearances for Hoffenheim.

# bright-future - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects Bright Future This post contains videos

Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects

Ireland secured a much-needed win against Kosovo on Saturday to keep alive their chances of reaching the Uefa U19 Championships in Finland.

# bright-future - Thursday 28 December, 2017

5 Irish rugby players to watch out for in 2018

There are some seriously talented players at each of the four provinces.

# bright-future - Sunday 24 December, 2017

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.

# bright-future - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Celtic star Tierney happy to keep Premier League big guns waiting after penning new deal

The highly-rated defender been linked with a big-money move to the Premier League, but he is in no rush after committing to a new six-year contract.

# bright-future - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Liverpool striker's second consecutive hat-trick sends England into the U17 World Cup final Bright Future This post contains videos

Liverpool striker's second consecutive hat-trick sends England into the U17 World Cup final

A 3-1 win over Brazil means they will now face Spain or Mali in Saturday’s showcase.

# bright-future - Monday 16 October, 2017

Excitement builds over Stockdale as Ulster's young star continues flying form

The winger hopes to continue in a similar vain ahead of next month’s Autumn internationals.

# bright-future - Monday 21 August, 2017

Celtic teenage prodigy Dembele shines in Dublin to claim Player of the Tournament Bright Future This post contains videos

Celtic teenage prodigy Dembele shines in Dublin to claim Player of the Tournament

The 14-year-old winger caught the attention at the Hibernia Trophy over the weekend.

# bright-future - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Delaney wins Player of the Month after establishing himself as one of the LOI's finest defenders

Cork City’s on-loan centre-half has been recognised for his displays in John Caulfield’s side.

# bright-future - Monday 15 May, 2017

Kim becomes youngest-ever Players champion as McIlroy heads for MRI scan

The 21-year-old South Korean saw off Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen in Florida.

# bright-future - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ulster confirm new deals for promising trio of Stockdale, Lyttle and Kane

The exciting trio have impressed in their breakthrough seasons at senior level.

# bright-future - Thursday 23 February, 2017

All Blacks teen sensation Rieko Ioane racks up a hat-trick in thrilling Super Rugby opener Bright Future This post contains videos

All Blacks teen sensation Rieko Ioane racks up a hat-trick in thrilling Super Rugby opener

The 19-year-old centre ran riot as the Blues thrashed the Rebels in Melbourne.

# bright-future - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Dual-international Larmour looks to make a name for himself in a green shirt

Big things are expected of the Ireland U20 winger after impressive performances at schoolboy and provincial level.

# bright-future - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'I had to pick between soccer and Gaelic football but this is the dream' - Chiedozie Ogbene

We caught up with the 19-year-old Cork City winger to discuss his breakout season.

# bright-future - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Irish teenager signs new contract with Ipswich after making Championship debut last year

Adam McDonnell is hoping to break into the first-team this season.

# bright-future - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ireland's Deegan nominated for U20 Player of the Tournament award

The Lansdowne man needs your vote.

# bright-future - Friday 3 June, 2016

Trevor Brennan's son, Daniel, signs two-year contract with Toulouse

The prop is already an underage international for France.

# bright-future - Monday 4 January, 2016

Two more of Connacht's exciting academy players promoted to senior deals

Sean O’Brien and Peter Robb have both impressed under Pat Lam this season.

# bright-future - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Munster's halfback woes, Ringrose, and more Thomond Park talking points

The 20-year-old Leinster centre set up the eastern province’s first try.

# bright-future - Thursday 5 November, 2015

The Irish company set to make a fortune from selling bike lights

Irish bike technology firm lights up Kickstarter by smashing funding target.

# bright-future - Thursday 24 September, 2015

'The Galway Sportsground is a place teams don't like coming to'

Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion was speaking at the launch of the province’s new European jersey.

# bright-future - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

'Dream come true' for Grealish as Villa reward him with four-year deal

The Ireland U21 winger is over the moon after committing his future to his boyhood club.

# bright-future - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

'You need to get that move before you get recognised in the international squad' - Caulfield

The Cork City boss is delighted his former player has been called up as a late addition to Martin O’Neill’s squad six weeks after leaving Turner’s Cross.

# bright-future - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow Bright Future

Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow

Over 81 per cent of companies said they were more confident about their business than they were three months ago.

# bright-future - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

'Januzaj is as good as Giggs at that age'

Manchester United coach Nicky Butt believes the Belgian youngster is set for great things.

# bright-future - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

"I have learnt so much from being involved" - Robbie Henshaw

19 months ago, Robbie Henshaw sat his Leaving Certificate.

# bright-future - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Oxlade-Chamberlain double sends Gunners back to the top

The 20-year-old scored twice in the second half as Arsenal claimed victory over Crystal Palace.

# bright-future - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

RG3 rested for remainder of NFL season

Time for Kirk Cousins to step up again.

# bright-future - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Madigan extends his stay at Leinster with new contract

The province have tied down their talented out-half until the end of the 2015/16 campaign.

# bright-future - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

'A Bright Future for a Changed Sport' - McQuaid launches re-election manifesto

The current president maintains he is the right man to lead cycling forward.

# bright-future - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

VIDEO: Spectacular goal from u15 striker Bright Future This post contains videos

VIDEO: Spectacular goal from u15 striker

Who cares if he meant the first touch or not. The second is sensational.