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#Captain

# captain - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract

Mar 20th 2018, 10:21 AM 11,472 Views 53 Comments

The hooker has extended his deal until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

# captain - Friday 16 March, 2018

'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'

Mar 16th 2018, 2:47 PM 12,870 Views 3 Comments

Rory Best and the senior players have an important role to play with Ireland’s young guns.

# captain - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'I would have talked to Paul and those kind of guys about what a leader should be'
# Captain
# Captain

'I would have talked to Paul and those kind of guys about what a leader should be'

Mar 14th 2018, 12:44 PM 8,674 Views 0 Comments

Tommy O’Brien has learned that he has to trust his team-mates to do their jobs.

# captain - Friday 9 March, 2018

'John Terry has been a big loss' - Conte highlights absence of former Chelsea skipper
# Captain
# Captain

'John Terry has been a big loss' - Conte highlights absence of former Chelsea skipper

Mar 9th 2018, 3:48 PM 4,141 Views 2 Comments

Terry was back at the Chelsea training ground this week to provide moral support to under-fire boss Antonio Conte.

# captain - Friday 26 January, 2018

'We've got warning on that and we know the procedure, we know the protocol'
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

'We've got warning on that and we know the procedure, we know the protocol'

Jan 26th 2018, 11:28 AM 4,496 Views 2 Comments

Ireland Women captain Ciara Griffin says movement between the 7s and 15s squads has been flagged in advance.

# captain - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Best's new contract close to finalised ahead of Six Nations campaign
# Leader
# Leader

Best's new contract close to finalised ahead of Six Nations campaign

Jan 25th 2018, 9:13 AM 14,410 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is close to finalising a contract extension.

# captain - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I'd never expected to be captain of Ireland at 21. It's what you've always dreamed of'
# Rise To The Top
# Rise To The Top

'I'd never expected to be captain of Ireland at 21. It's what you've always dreamed of'

Dec 25th 2017, 10:00 AM 15,515 Views 3 Comments

2017 has been one to remember for Katie McCabe. She brings The42 through her rise to where she is today.

# captain - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Former All-Ireland winning captain Fitzgerald will lead Kerry again in 2018
# The Kingdom
# The Kingdom

Former All-Ireland winning captain Fitzgerald will lead Kerry again in 2018

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:32 PM 5,107 Views 2 Comments

Fionn Fitzgerald will lead the Kingdom next year having co-captained Kerry to All-Ireland success in 2014.

Jack McGrath to captain Leinster for first time in Stephen's Day Munster clash
# Team News
# Team News

Jack McGrath to captain Leinster for first time in Stephen's Day Munster clash

Dec 23rd 2017, 12:57 PM 10,514 Views 32 Comments

The 28-year-old St Mary’s man will captain Leinster for the very first time as they make the trip to Thomond Park on Tuesday.

# captain - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I have to calm down a bit, but I'd rather be that than need a kick up the ass every morning'
# Leader By Example
# Leader By Example

'I have to calm down a bit, but I'd rather be that than need a kick up the ass every morning'

Oct 25th 2017, 7:27 AM 19,601 Views 8 Comments

Jonathan Sexton isn’t campaigning for a captaincy role with club or country, but he is fine-tuning his leadership methods.

# captain - Friday 20 October, 2017

Best and Stockdale on the bench for Ulster's tough trip to La Rochelle
# The Cavalry
# The Cavalry

Best and Stockdale on the bench for Ulster's tough trip to La Rochelle

Oct 20th 2017, 1:05 PM 7,401 Views 15 Comments

Les Kiss has kept some of his big talents in reserve for Sunday’s meeting with a very heavy-duty La Rochelle side.

# captain - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'It’s a huge honour for me and my family' - Ever-reliable Meyler steps up to take captain's armband
# Skipper
# Skipper

'It’s a huge honour for me and my family' - Ever-reliable Meyler steps up to take captain's armband

Oct 7th 2017, 4:41 PM 3,479 Views 5 Comments

The Hull City midfielder filled the role in the absence of Seamus Coleman and Jon Walters last night.

# captain - Friday 29 September, 2017

'Disrespecting pilots will not help solve our shared problems': Ryanair captains speak out
# Flight Cancellations
From TheJournal.ie
# Flight Cancellations

'Disrespecting pilots will not help solve our shared problems': Ryanair captains speak out

Sep 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 39,425 Views 62 Comments

An experienced Ryanair captain based in Europe describes to TheJournal.ie what it is like working for the company.

# captain - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Two Tipp captains in Croker as Derry's adopted daughter relishes All-Ireland battle
# Captain's Call
# Captain's Call

Two Tipp captains in Croker as Derry's adopted daughter relishes All-Ireland battle

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:00 PM 5,210 Views 0 Comments

‘Where else would you see it? Go somewhere else out of your home county and they let you take on that honour, and back you.’

# captain - Thursday 24 August, 2017

‘What I remember most is Ronaldo running across and Patrick Flynn creaming him out of it’
# Bermo
# Bermo

‘What I remember most is Ronaldo running across and Patrick Flynn creaming him out of it’

Aug 24th 2017, 9:03 PM 27,943 Views 6 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic defender Ian Bermingham chats to The 42 about his time in Inchicore and taking the captain’s armband this season.

# captain - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain
# Leader
# Leader

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,049 Views 5 Comments

The 29-year-old will replace Niamh Briggs who was forced to pull out of the tournament last week.

# captain - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'We've got to make sure we have no excuses tomorrow and that we get the job done'
# Finnish Him
# Finnish Him

'We've got to make sure we have no excuses tomorrow and that we get the job done'

Jul 5th 2017, 6:22 PM 4,761 Views 4 Comments

Club captain Finn says Rovers will not be taking to the field looking for a draw in Tallaght tomorrow night.

# captain - Friday 30 June, 2017

Family man Warburton teams up with O'Brien after taking over from POM
# Captain
# Captain

Family man Warburton teams up with O'Brien after taking over from POM

Jun 30th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,216 Views 27 Comments

The 28-year-old Lions captain has taken over from Peter O’Mahony for this weekend.

# captain - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us'
# Candystripes
# Candystripes

‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us'

Jun 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,133 Views 2 Comments

Ger Doherty discusses Derry City’s aspirations in Europe and his role as club captain since the tragic passing of Ryan McBride.

# captain - Saturday 24 June, 2017

O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine
# Dejected
# Dejected

O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine

Jun 24th 2017, 3:30 PM 10,725 Views 16 Comments

The Munster man was on the losing side as he captained the Lions in the first Test.

# captain - Friday 23 June, 2017

'Bohemians is a big club. It deserves to be at the right end of the table'
# O Captain My Captain
# O Captain My Captain

'Bohemians is a big club. It deserves to be at the right end of the table'

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:00 AM 2,810 Views 10 Comments

Derek Pender reflects on three seasons captaining Bohemians and what is proving to be a promising campaign for the club in 2017.

# captain - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony
# Pom
# Pom

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 18,591 Views 16 Comments

Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.

# captain - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain
# Leader
# Leader

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

Jun 20th 2017, 5:07 PM 41,912 Views 48 Comments

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.

# captain - Monday 19 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend
# Respected
# Respected

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend

Jun 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 12,495 Views 18 Comments

The Munster flanker is in with a good chance of leading the Lions in Auckland.

# captain - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions
# Captain
# Captain

'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions

Jun 17th 2017, 11:20 AM 8,392 Views 3 Comments

The Munster captain was superb in Rotorua.

# captain - Monday 12 June, 2017

O'Brien's performance puts pressure on returning captain Warburton
# Tullow Trial
# Tullow Trial

O'Brien's performance puts pressure on returning captain Warburton

Jun 12th 2017, 1:30 AM 12,441 Views 8 Comments

‘I know there’s every chance that I might not even get involved in that first Test.’

# captain - Saturday 20 May, 2017

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’
# Interview
# Interview

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’

May 20th 2017, 12:30 PM 19,049 Views 2 Comments

Athlone’s captain Niall Scullion chats to The42 about a difficult few weeks for the club ahead of tonight’s game with Cabinteely.

# captain - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'
# No Regrets
# No Regrets

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'

May 4th 2017, 6:45 AM 11,515 Views 14 Comments

Gerard McCartan is hoping to lead his side to a historic victory against Sligo on Sunday.

# captain - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Ryan set for final home game as 22-year-old Molony makes 'natural step'
# Farewell
# Farewell

Ryan set for final home game as 22-year-old Molony makes 'natural step'

Apr 27th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,439 Views 17 Comments

The 27-year-old flanker is set to leave the province this summer.

# captain - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland
# Second String
# Second String

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,144 Views 21 Comments

The Boys in Green welcome one of Euro 2016′s surprise packages to Dublin for a friendly tonight.

# captain - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Best points to 'silly mental errors' from Ireland but insists they are consistent
# Leader
# Leader

Best points to 'silly mental errors' from Ireland but insists they are consistent

Mar 11th 2017, 12:24 PM 7,498 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland captain and hooker was disappointed with some costly lineout failings.

# captain - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Hectic weekend - Cork captaincy and coaching Munster schools semi-finalists
# Juggling Act
# Juggling Act

Hectic weekend - Cork captaincy and coaching Munster schools semi-finalists

Feb 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 4,222 Views 0 Comments

Paul Kerrigan is combining Gaelic football roles.

# captain - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From inter-county uncertainty to captaincy: James Ryan to lead Limerick hurlers
# Limerick Leader
# Limerick Leader

From inter-county uncertainty to captaincy: James Ryan to lead Limerick hurlers

Jan 28th 2017, 2:19 PM 5,307 Views 2 Comments

Two members of the All-Ireland U21 winning side have been named as vice-captains.

# captain - Monday 23 January, 2017

'I've never played there' - Dusautoir excited about Thomond Park trip
# Leader
# Leader

'I've never played there' - Dusautoir excited about Thomond Park trip

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 10,891 Views 5 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ men will welcome Top 14 side Toulouse to Limerick in April.

# captain - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Emotional day for Best as 100-cap captain claims another big scalp
# Centurion
# Centurion

Emotional day for Best as 100-cap captain claims another big scalp

Nov 27th 2016, 12:05 AM 9,993 Views 9 Comments

The 34-year-old was proud of Ireland’s performance on a special day for him.

# captain - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe
# Mr Motivator
# Mr Motivator

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

Sep 27th 2016, 5:00 PM 33,842 Views 19 Comments

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

# captain - Thursday 18 August, 2016

John Muldoon retains captaincy role at Pat Lam's Connacht
# Leader
# Leader

John Muldoon retains captaincy role at Pat Lam's Connacht

Aug 18th 2016, 1:00 AM 3,383 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old will lead the western province into the Champions Cup this season.

# captain - Friday 12 August, 2016

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash
# Experimental
# Experimental

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash

Aug 12th 2016, 12:22 PM 7,942 Views 16 Comments

Barry Daly, Rory O’Loughlin and Niall Morris all start in an exciting backline.

# captain - Monday 8 August, 2016

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain
# Leader
# Leader

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain

Aug 8th 2016, 10:45 AM 7,822 Views 20 Comments

The new South Africa director of rugby has backed O’Mahony to lead again.

# captain - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard
# Let's Get Physical
# Let's Get Physical

Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard

Jun 16th 2016, 12:49 PM 7,903 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s number two was speaking about the Chelsea attacker in the run-up to Saturday’s Euro 2016 game.