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#Captain

# captain - Thursday 5 May, 2016

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters'
# Cj
# Cj

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters'

May 5th 2016, 6:00 AM 5,514 Views 21 Comments

CJ Stander won’t be looking for the limelight in what may be his final game as Munster captain.

# captain - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Stander calls on POC for leadership chats before Munster's Edinburgh clash
# Captaincy
# Captaincy

Stander calls on POC for leadership chats before Munster's Edinburgh clash

Apr 27th 2016, 6:00 AM 9,590 Views 3 Comments

The back row believes his side need to respond to mistakes more maturely.

# captain - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy
# Captain
# Captain

Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy

Mar 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,287 Views 26 Comments

‘It’s nice to be in a changing room where boys are enjoying themselves.’

# captain - Sunday 14 February, 2016

'This was a massive opportunity' - Ireland rue missed chance in Paris
# Downbeat
# Downbeat

'This was a massive opportunity' - Ireland rue missed chance in Paris

Feb 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,273 Views 45 Comments

Captain Rory Best says Ireland struggled when France changed their props and scrum tactics.

# captain - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby
# Legend
# Legend

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

Feb 9th 2016, 3:23 PM 24,675 Views 12 Comments

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

# captain - Monday 18 January, 2016

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on
# Mag 7
# Mag 7

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on

Jan 18th 2016, 4:28 PM 9,036 Views 28 Comments

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

# captain - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'Talk is cheap, you need to show actions' - Munster captain Stander
# Lost Pride
# Lost Pride

'Talk is cheap, you need to show actions' - Munster captain Stander

Jan 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,885 Views 41 Comments

The number eight hopes his team can win supporters back over in the coming weeks.

# captain - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O'Mahony almost ready
# Leader
# Leader

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O'Mahony almost ready

Jan 5th 2016, 6:27 PM 14,448 Views 57 Comments

Joe Schmidt has a number of contenders to select from ahead of the Six Nations.

# captain - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders
# Captain
# Captain

Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders

Dec 10th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,850 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland-qualified back row isn’t a fan of doing too much talking.

# captain - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Huge boost for Munster as CJ Stander signs on for two more years
# Powerhouse
# Powerhouse

Huge boost for Munster as CJ Stander signs on for two more years

Dec 1st 2015, 5:09 PM 8,877 Views 28 Comments

The powerful back row is now qualified to play for Ireland.

# captain - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Drogba: I thought Terry was a Chelsea reserve!
# Oversight
# Oversight

Drogba: I thought Terry was a Chelsea reserve!

Nov 19th 2015, 9:32 AM 13,981 Views 11 Comments

The Ivorian reveals the info in his soon-to-be-released autobiography.

# captain - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander
# Roots
# Roots

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander

Nov 12th 2015, 6:05 PM 19,988 Views 73 Comments

The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.

# captain - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw
# King Of NZ
# King Of NZ

'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw

Oct 30th 2015, 12:05 AM 5,202 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is expected to retire after New Zealand’s World Cup final against Australia tomorrow.

# captain - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Watching the All Blacks struggle last night made POC feel better about 2007
# Paulie's Word
# Paulie's Word

Watching the All Blacks struggle last night made POC feel better about 2007

Oct 3rd 2015, 12:48 PM 17,438 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland squad have been watching more rugby than ever in what is a superb World Cup.

# captain - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Aug 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 7,911 Views 5 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin will lead Leo Cullen’s side in the opening months of the season.

# captain - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Leinster confirm Leo Cullen as permanent head coach on two-year deal
# Top Man
# Top Man

Leinster confirm Leo Cullen as permanent head coach on two-year deal

Aug 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 14,278 Views 57 Comments

Defence coach Kurt McQuilkin has also extended his contract to two years.

# captain - Friday 14 August, 2015

Birds Eye introduced chicken dipper canapes and everyone cried notions
# What Fresh Hell Is This
From The Daily Edge
# What Fresh Hell Is This

Birds Eye introduced chicken dipper canapes and everyone cried notions

Aug 14th 2015, 7:07 PM 4,885 Views 2 Comments

We are through the looking glass now.

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time
# Sob
# Sob

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time

Aug 14th 2015, 2:45 PM 7,562 Views 19 Comments

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'
# Captain O'Brien
# Captain O'Brien

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'

Aug 14th 2015, 1:21 PM 7,133 Views 3 Comments

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.

# captain - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Heaslip not getting carried away with Ireland's comprehensive win over Wales
# Level Head
# Level Head

Heaslip not getting carried away with Ireland's comprehensive win over Wales

Aug 8th 2015, 7:21 PM 10,144 Views 10 Comments

The Irish captain was content with a ‘good, solid’ performance in Cardiff.

# captain - Friday 10 July, 2015

Jordan Henderson appointed Liverpool captain as Skrtel signs new Anfield contract
# Skipper
# Skipper

Jordan Henderson appointed Liverpool captain as Skrtel signs new Anfield contract

Jul 10th 2015, 5:25 PM 6,505 Views 19 Comments

It’s been a busy day for the Reds.

# captain - Friday 3 July, 2015

McCaw: 'I was actually in a bit of a dark space. I didn't want to talk about it'
# Legend
# Legend

McCaw: 'I was actually in a bit of a dark space. I didn't want to talk about it'

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:33 AM 10,606 Views 1 Comment

The All Blacks captain says coming back from a concussion in 2004 was a difficult time.

# captain - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

'I feel I have something to prove for Kerry because I'm a basketballer slash footballer'
# Kingdom Fire
# Kingdom Fire

'I feel I have something to prove for Kerry because I'm a basketballer slash footballer'

Jun 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 4,332 Views 2 Comments

What motivates Kerry captain Kieran Donaghy?

# captain - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396
# Yangtze River
From TheJournal.ie
# Yangtze River

Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396

Jun 6th 2015, 8:55 AM 12,208 Views 13 Comments

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

# captain - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Clontarf aiming for 'massive feat' with back-to-back AIL titles
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

Clontarf aiming for 'massive feat' with back-to-back AIL titles

May 7th 2015, 8:05 PM 5,627 Views 1 Comment

Andy Wood’s men take on Lansdowne in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A final this weekend.

# captain - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat
# Disaster
From TheJournal.ie
# Disaster

This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:18 AM 11,411 Views 6 Comments

The captain has been arrested.

# captain - Friday 10 April, 2015

'I knew I was never going to miss it' - Tipp U21 captain's determination to play after injury
# Through The Pain Barrier
# Through The Pain Barrier

'I knew I was never going to miss it' - Tipp U21 captain's determination to play after injury

Apr 10th 2015, 9:10 AM 7,645 Views 4 Comments

Colin O’Riordan helped the Premier team to glory in last night’s final against Cork.

# captain - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers
# Captain
From TheJournal.ie
# Captain

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

Mar 28th 2015, 7:59 AM 64,058 Views 50 Comments

The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.

# captain - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter
# Schettino
From TheJournal.ie
# Schettino

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Feb 11th 2015, 7:52 PM 13,227 Views 22 Comments

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# captain - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain
# Skipper
# Skipper

Niamh Briggs has been named the new Ireland Women captain

Jan 27th 2015, 7:11 PM 3,533 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford native was an obvious choice given her experience at the highest level.

# captain - Monday 19 January, 2015

'We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down' - Peter O'Mahony
# Out Of Europe
# Out Of Europe

'We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down' - Peter O'Mahony

Jan 19th 2015, 6:15 AM 7,149 Views 16 Comments

The Munster captain was understandably gutted after his side’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday.

# captain - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Donal O'Grady - 'My gut instinct said I have to bring him down or else the match is over'
# Whatever It Takes
# Whatever It Takes

Donal O'Grady - 'My gut instinct said I have to bring him down or else the match is over'

Jan 15th 2015, 6:30 AM 6,417 Views 11 Comments

Limerick’s captain on THAT foul on Richie Power.

# captain - Monday 12 January, 2015

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres
# 50/50
# 50/50

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres

Jan 12th 2015, 2:09 PM 4,140 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland number eight suffered a shoulder injury two weekends ago against Ulster.

# captain - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Cork have named a new senior hurling captain for the 2015 season
# New Skipper
# New Skipper

Cork have named a new senior hurling captain for the 2015 season

Jan 8th 2015, 7:05 PM 11,037 Views 23 Comments

And they’ve turned to their goalkeeper to lead them.

# captain - Monday 5 January, 2015

Heaslip injury relief for Leinster as Marty Moore gets set for comeback
# Unbreakable
# Unbreakable

Heaslip injury relief for Leinster as Marty Moore gets set for comeback

Jan 5th 2015, 2:01 PM 8,278 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster captain was forced off in the first half against Ulster last weekend.

# captain - Friday 12 December, 2014

Matt O'Connor has 'opened up' Leinster's game - Jamie Heaslip
# Mindset
# Mindset

Matt O'Connor has 'opened up' Leinster's game - Jamie Heaslip

Dec 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,571 Views 24 Comments

The eastern province’s captain says his side are being pushed to be less ‘robotic’ by their Australian coach.

# captain - Monday 8 December, 2014

Leinster captain Heaslip: 'I don't think there's a lot between the sides'
# Captain's Verdict
# Captain's Verdict

Leinster captain Heaslip: 'I don't think there's a lot between the sides'

Dec 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,724 Views 19 Comments

The number eight is confident that his side can turn things around before the return leg against Harlequins.

# captain - Monday 1 December, 2014

2010 All-Ireland winning captain Kelly announces his Tipperary retirement
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

2010 All-Ireland winning captain Kelly announces his Tipperary retirement

Dec 1st 2014, 6:15 PM 13,681 Views 26 Comments

Kelly captained Tipperary to glory in 2010.

# captain - Friday 21 November, 2014

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland
# Skipper
# Skipper

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland

Nov 21st 2014, 4:21 PM 3,677 Views 1 Comment

‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.

# captain - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Declan O'Sullivan retires as part of a special group of 8 GAA greats
# Captain Of The Kingdom
# Captain Of The Kingdom

Declan O'Sullivan retires as part of a special group of 8 GAA greats

Nov 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 5,682 Views 2 Comments

O’Sullivan joins men from Kerry, Roscommon, Cavan, Mayo, Galway, Dublin and Tyrone as a player who has lifted Sam Maguire more than once.