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#Captain

# captain - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'Challenge it' - Kiwi rugby getting to grips with new captain's referral system
# Challenge
# Challenge

'Challenge it' - Kiwi rugby getting to grips with new captain's referral system

Mar 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,684 Views 7 Comments

There were referrals in both Super Rugby Aotearoa games last weekend.

# captain - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
# Skipper
# Skipper

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,572 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

# captain - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training
# Good To Go
# Good To Go

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:13 PM 4,646 Views 18 Comments

The 35-year-old has recovered from a hamstring issue.

# captain - Sunday 31 January, 2021

'You couldn't pick two better people as captains' - The club producing Kerry's new football leaders
# Rathmore
# Rathmore

'You couldn't pick two better people as captains' - The club producing Kerry's new football leaders

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 35,135 Views 1 Comment

It was a momentous week for the Rathmore club with Paul Murphy and Aislinn Desmond chosen as Kerry captains.

# captain - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Sexton spots 'good omens' for Ireland as captain closes in on 100 caps
# Wrongs To Right
# Wrongs To Right

Sexton spots 'good omens' for Ireland as captain closes in on 100 caps

Jan 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,678 Views 6 Comments

The 35-year-old believes Ireland are in good condition to make a dent in 2021.

# captain - Monday 25 January, 2021

Murphy named new captain of Kerry senior footballers for 2021 season
# Kingdom Leader
# Kingdom Leader

Murphy named new captain of Kerry senior footballers for 2021 season

Jan 25th 2021, 8:33 PM 10,319 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy takes over a position filled last year by David Clifford, while Daniel Collins will skipper The Kingdom’s hurlers for a second time.

# captain - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
# Skipper
# Skipper

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,914 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

# captain - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks
# Captain
# Captain

IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks

Dec 1st 2020, 8:01 AM 21,450 Views 70 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is one of those out of contract in June 2021.

# captain - Monday 30 November, 2020

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
# Boost
# Boost

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland

Nov 30th 2020, 1:01 AM 7,693 Views 15 Comments

The 35-year-old out-half has been missed by Andy Farrell’s side.

# captain - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan
# Skipper
# Skipper

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan

Nov 25th 2020, 3:07 PM 6,778 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old will captain Ireland again this weekend versus Georgia.

Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham
# Ireland
# Ireland

Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham

Nov 25th 2020, 7:05 AM 7,576 Views 24 Comments

‘He’ll be very reflective but he’ll move on very quickly. He’s very level-headed’

# captain - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy
# Leader
# Leader

O'Connell and Sexton provide role models as Ryan takes on Ireland captaincy

Nov 18th 2020, 7:15 AM 7,274 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old has lots of underage experience as a captain but this is an obvious step up.

# captain - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton
# Frustrations
# Frustrations

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton

Nov 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,131 Views 16 Comments

The captain hopes to be fit for the trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.

# captain - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'

Nov 6th 2020, 3:31 PM 28,757 Views 38 Comments

Johnny Sexton had a few regrets in the leadership department after Ireland’s defeat in Paris.

Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster
# Leader
# Leader

Ruddock not back in Ireland plans but still 'driving everyone else' in Leinster

Nov 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,412 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old back row is in excellent form early on in the new season.

# captain - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton
# Captain
# Captain

'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton

Nov 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 57,116 Views 61 Comments

The Ireland skipper bemoaned his side’s inability to be clinical with their chances at Stade de France.

# captain - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'
# Captain
# Captain

'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'

Oct 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 7,416 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton has been reflecting on his captaincy of Ireland as the Six Nations gets underway again.

# captain - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'I've spent a third of my life in Ireland, we're so happy having a place to call home'
# Family Man
# Family Man

'I've spent a third of my life in Ireland, we're so happy having a place to call home'

Sep 27th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,736 Views 8 Comments

These are exciting times on and off the pitch for Connacht and Ireland lock Quinn Roux.

# captain - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip
# Captain
# Captain

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 5,982 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish club are aiming to reach their first-ever Pro14 final.

# captain - Sunday 23 August, 2020

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
# Dreams
# Dreams

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:00 AM 25,274 Views 10 Comments

Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.

# captain - Friday 7 August, 2020

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations
# Leader
# Leader

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations

Aug 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,162 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.

# captain - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars

Jul 29th 2020, 11:59 PM 2,941 Views 0 Comments

The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.

# captain - Friday 10 July, 2020

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season
# Skipper
# Skipper

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ruled out for remainder of season

Jul 10th 2020, 1:23 PM 6,121 Views 6 Comments

Jurgen Klopp said the 30-year-old will be sidelined with a knee injury.

# captain - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision
# Pushed Back
# Pushed Back

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision

Jul 8th 2020, 4:50 PM 2,021 Views 2 Comments

The European captain vowed ‘that the European players and I will be ready’ next year.

# captain - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy
# Finishing Up
# Finishing Up

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:16 AM 5,786 Views 4 Comments

The 65-year-old won 27 caps for Ireland during his playing days.

# captain - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster
# Leader
# Leader

Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster

May 5th 2020, 9:58 AM 8,173 Views 17 Comments

The 28-year-old flanker succeeds Kieran Read.

# captain - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'
# Suftum
# Suftum

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'

May 3rd 2020, 9:30 PM 49,621 Views 5 Comments

Johann Muller says David Humphreys played a huge role in making his time in Ulster such a happy one.

# captain - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'

Apr 2nd 2020, 8:30 PM 14,642 Views 1 Comment

Former Ulster and Ireland U20s hooker Niall Annett is now well settled with Worcester Warriors.

# captain - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'
# Leader
# Leader

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'

Mar 4th 2020, 8:53 PM 9,912 Views 26 Comments

Former Ireland captain Rory Best is confident his successor, Johnny Sexton, will bounce back.

# captain - Friday 28 February, 2020

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'
# Gutted
# Gutted

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Feb 28th 2020, 2:08 PM 20,271 Views 38 Comments

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

# captain - Sunday 23 February, 2020

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland
# Captain
# Captain

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland

Feb 23rd 2020, 8:26 PM 15,067 Views 57 Comments

The 34-year-old missed his two kicks at goal and made an error for England’s opening try.

# captain - Monday 10 February, 2020

'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'
# Captain
# Captain

'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'

Feb 10th 2020, 1:00 AM 13,390 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland out-half is getting to grips with his new role as the team’s permanent leader.

# captain - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

James Ryan doesn't need to be captain to go to next level with Ireland
# Leader
# Leader

James Ryan doesn't need to be captain to go to next level with Ireland

Jan 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 6,982 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old second row still has plenty of room for improvement.

# captain - Thursday 23 January, 2020

'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton
# Captain
# Captain

'I want to play for as long as I can because I love what I do' - Sexton

Jan 23rd 2020, 1:00 AM 5,242 Views 20 Comments

34-year-old Johnny Sexton is excited to have taken on the Ireland captaincy for the Six Nations.

# captain - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Star forward Sutcliffe named Dublin hurling captain for 2020 season
# Oh Danny Boy
# Oh Danny Boy

Star forward Sutcliffe named Dublin hurling captain for 2020 season

Jan 21st 2020, 10:02 PM 5,881 Views 12 Comments

The St Jude’s man will lead Mattie Kenny’s side.

# captain - Monday 20 January, 2020

Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers
# Leading By Example
# Leading By Example

Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers

Jan 20th 2020, 5:34 PM 25,249 Views 86 Comments

The Fossa clubman, who turns 21 on Wednesday, will lead the Kingdom out for 2020.

# captain - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony
# Silent Leader
# Silent Leader

'If he gets selected as Ireland captain, he’ll do a great job' - Van Graan backs O'Mahony

Dec 11th 2019, 8:00 AM 19,886 Views 99 Comments

The 30-year-old Munster skipper is among the candidates to succeed Rory Best.

# captain - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs
# Totemic
# Totemic

Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs

Dec 7th 2019, 1:30 AM 5,679 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster second row had to brush off the calls for him to captain Ireland. He is aware he still has plenty to learn.

# captain - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Star forward retains Cork captaincy after back-to-back club All-Ireland wins
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

Star forward retains Cork captaincy after back-to-back club All-Ireland wins

Dec 5th 2019, 8:22 PM 5,993 Views 1 Comment

Doireann O’Sullivan leads Ephie Fitzgerald’s Rebels again in 2020.

# captain - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain
# Mature
# Mature

Schmidt expresses caution as 'impressive' James Ryan is touted as Ireland captain

Dec 4th 2019, 12:00 PM 32,044 Views 57 Comments

The 23-year-old second row is many people’s choice to succeed Rory Best.

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