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#Captain

# captain - Monday 3 June, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll named Lions captain for Western Force match
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

Brian O'Driscoll named Lions captain for Western Force match

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:36 AM 15,520 Views 20 Comments

The centre is one of eight Irishmen named in the British & Irish Lions starting XV for Wednesday’s match.

# captain - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Normally I'm quiet on the pitch, but tomorrow will be different - Long
# Pride
# Pride

Normally I'm quiet on the pitch, but tomorrow will be different - Long

Jun 1st 2013, 5:08 PM 2,291 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Giovanni Trapattoni suggested Wes Hoolahan could play himself into contention to start against the Faroes with a good display.

Hoolahan and Delaney included in new-look Ireland side to face Georgia
# Team News
# Team News

Hoolahan and Delaney included in new-look Ireland side to face Georgia

Jun 1st 2013, 2:43 PM 10,305 Views 21 Comments

Shane Long has been named as captain in an experimental Irish team.

# captain - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony eager to ‘shut up, get out and do it’
# Silent But Deadly
# Silent But Deadly

Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony eager to ‘shut up, get out and do it’

May 29th 2013, 8:01 AM 7,528 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old Munster forward will let his rugby do the talking against the USA and Canada this summer.

# captain - Monday 29 April, 2013

Lions legend 'Geech' wants Paul O'Connell to travel to Oz
# Almost Time
# Almost Time

Lions legend 'Geech' wants Paul O'Connell to travel to Oz

Apr 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 3,854 Views 2 Comments

The former Scotland player and coach has been involved on seven Lions tours.

# captain - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Aussies want 1 of these 3 men to captain them against the Lions
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

Aussies want 1 of these 3 men to captain them against the Lions

Apr 18th 2013, 8:20 AM 3,590 Views 1 Comment

We’ll give you a hint, it is not Radike Samo.

# captain - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Aussie fans flood in votes for O'Driscoll as Lions captain-elect
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

Aussie fans flood in votes for O'Driscoll as Lions captain-elect

Apr 9th 2013, 11:15 AM 7,376 Views 23 Comments

Current Irish captain Jamie Heaslip, meanwhile, polled at just 1%.

# captain - Monday 18 March, 2013

POLL: Who is the bigger Ireland legend - Roy Keane or Brian O'Driscoll?
# Brian O'Driscoll
# Brian O'Driscoll

POLL: Who is the bigger Ireland legend - Roy Keane or Brian O'Driscoll?

Mar 18th 2013, 4:30 PM 7,225 Views 24 Comments

Both men have done wonders in the green jersey.

# captain - Sunday 17 March, 2013

‘Bit of a mixed bag’ – Captain Heaslip reflects on Irish capitulation
# Italian Lessons
# Italian Lessons

‘Bit of a mixed bag’ – Captain Heaslip reflects on Irish capitulation

Mar 17th 2013, 8:10 AM 11,438 Views 33 Comments

Ireland finished the Six Nations campaign with just one win from five matches.

# captain - Thursday 14 March, 2013

'The whole squad is 100% behind the management' - Jamie Heaslip
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

'The whole squad is 100% behind the management' - Jamie Heaslip

Mar 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,902 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland captain has highlighted Alessandro Zanni as the Italian danger man.

# captain - Thursday 28 February, 2013

VIDEO: Connacht want your help locating a World Cup winning captain
# High Hopes
# High Hopes

VIDEO: Connacht want your help locating a World Cup winning captain

Feb 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 2,393 Views 7 Comments

With the help of their supporters, the westerners want to groom future Henshaws and Marmions for Test success.

Kidney 100% standing by his decision to appoint Heaslip as captain
# 8 Is Enough
# 8 Is Enough

Kidney 100% standing by his decision to appoint Heaslip as captain

Feb 28th 2013, 4:07 PM 2,554 Views 17 Comments

The Irish coach and lock Donnacha Ryan spoke in defence of the under fire Irish skipper.

# captain - Friday 22 February, 2013

Ireland recharged and ready for dangerous Scots - Heaslip
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Ireland recharged and ready for dangerous Scots - Heaslip

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:50 AM 2,554 Views 1 Comment

The captain has warned that Scott Johnson’s new-look side are far from wooden-spoon contenders this time around.

# captain - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Shane McGrath selected as new Tipperary captain
# Leading The Way
# Leading The Way

Shane McGrath selected as new Tipperary captain

Feb 16th 2013, 7:09 PM 2,105 Views 1 Comment

The Ballinahinch club man will skipper the Premier hurlers for the coming year.

# captain - Friday 8 February, 2013

No hidden DVD of St Patrick's Day hammering in freezer insists Heaslip
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

No hidden DVD of St Patrick's Day hammering in freezer insists Heaslip

Feb 8th 2013, 3:43 PM 1,495 Views 0 Comments

Wait until he reads Little Women.

Conor O'Shea: Outstanding Robshaw focused on delivering 6 Nations title
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Conor O'Shea: Outstanding Robshaw focused on delivering 6 Nations title

Feb 8th 2013, 12:04 PM 1,483 Views 0 Comments

The openside flanker is one of the favourites to captain the Bristish & Irish Lions this summer.

# captain - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

'We're over moral victories' - Fiona Coghlan plots feisty reception for English
# Women's Rugby
# Women's Rugby

'We're over moral victories' - Fiona Coghlan plots feisty reception for English

Feb 6th 2013, 5:16 PM 3,661 Views 3 Comments

The captain of the Ireland Women’s side swapped leadership tips with Jamie Heaslip at the official 6 Nations launch.

# captain - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

'We should let them walk onto the pitch holding hands' - Heaslip lauds record-breakers
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

'We should let them walk onto the pitch holding hands' - Heaslip lauds record-breakers

Jan 30th 2013, 10:15 AM 9,895 Views 16 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy and Brian O’Driscoll will start together as Ireland centres for the 48th time.

# captain - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

5 crazy facts about Wales captain Sam Warburton
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

5 crazy facts about Wales captain Sam Warburton

Jan 29th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,399 Views 1 Comment

Get to know the man that could be breaking Irish hearts all over again.

# captain - Thursday 24 January, 2013

'Massive honour' for Coughlan as he crashes the Irish scene late
# Late Bloomer
# Late Bloomer

'Massive honour' for Coughlan as he crashes the Irish scene late

Jan 24th 2013, 2:54 PM 11,818 Views 10 Comments

The Munster forward’s industry and dynamism has been rewarded by Declan Kidney.

Denis Hickie: 'Very good chance of O'Driscoll making Lions tour and outside bet for captain'
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

Denis Hickie: 'Very good chance of O'Driscoll making Lions tour and outside bet for captain'

Jan 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 9,050 Views 23 Comments

The former Leinster and Ireland winger feels the inspirational centre may make it to Australia.

# captain - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

‘I still outrank you, son’: Heaslip born for leadership role
# Captain And Colonel
# Captain And Colonel

‘I still outrank you, son’: Heaslip born for leadership role

Jan 23rd 2013, 9:00 AM 17,058 Views 28 Comments

The new Ireland captain has been groomed for a job like this for longer than he could hold an oval ball.

# captain - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Opinion: Kidney plays it safe whilst taking 1 massive gamble
# Risky Kidney
# Risky Kidney

Opinion: Kidney plays it safe whilst taking 1 massive gamble

Jan 17th 2013, 3:57 PM 11,718 Views 15 Comments

The extended squad announcement avoided tough selection queries but the coach made a bold captaincy call.

# captain - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

POLL: Should Jamie Heaslip or Brian O'Driscoll captain Ireland for the 6 Nations
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

POLL: Should Jamie Heaslip or Brian O'Driscoll captain Ireland for the 6 Nations

Jan 16th 2013, 1:41 PM 10,999 Views 60 Comments

Irish coach Declan Kidney will reveal all tomorrow.

# captain - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

6 Nations: 4 French-based players and 5 new caps in Welsh squad
# Champions
# Champions

6 Nations: 4 French-based players and 5 new caps in Welsh squad

Jan 15th 2013, 11:55 AM 1,354 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are first up for Wales at the Millennium Stadium.

# captain - Saturday 12 January, 2013

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster
# Costa Concordia
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# Costa Concordia

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster

Jan 12th 2013, 3:23 PM 20,090 Views 26 Comments

Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.

# captain - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Leitrim appoint Mulligan as new captain
# Leading The Way
# Leading The Way

Leitrim appoint Mulligan as new captain

Jan 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,088 Views 1 Comment

The star attacker will lead the Connacht county for the 2013 season.

# captain - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid
# Slump
# Slump

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:20 PM 937 Views 0 Comments

The Scottish international’s kicking stats have dropped to 50% during a run of three successive defeats.

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris
# Blindside
# Blindside

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:32 AM 1,088 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster flanker is hopeful of a return in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.

Luis Suarez gets 784 points in Fantasy Football after technical glitch
# Delirium
# Delirium

Luis Suarez gets 784 points in Fantasy Football after technical glitch

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:44 AM 3,428 Views 2 Comments

The error was later rectified and the Uruguayan was awarded a meagre but respectable total.

# captain - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Brown backs Celtic to get back to winning ways
# Hoop Dreams
# Hoop Dreams

Brown backs Celtic to get back to winning ways

Jan 1st 2013, 6:47 PM 939 Views 0 Comments

The league leaders were beaten 1-0 by Hibernian on Saturday and next face in-form Ross County.

# captain - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Eoin Morgan rescues England win with last-ball bludgeon for 6
# Big Bash
# Big Bash

Eoin Morgan rescues England win with last-ball bludgeon for 6

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:44 PM 1,451 Views 2 Comments

The former Irish international cricketer was captaining the tourists in India.

# captain - Friday 21 December, 2012

NBA All-Star game gets spicy with $500k on the line for charity
# Ballin'
# Ballin'

NBA All-Star game gets spicy with $500k on the line for charity

Dec 21st 2012, 2:08 PM 685 Views 0 Comments

East meets West in Texas next year with 500,000 clams up for grabs.

# captain - Monday 10 December, 2012

Back surgery looms for O'Connell as Schmidt misses the Lions boat
# Crocked Lock
# Crocked Lock

Back surgery looms for O'Connell as Schmidt misses the Lions boat

Dec 10th 2012, 9:39 AM 9,284 Views 17 Comments

The Munster second-row is not likely to return to action until mid January at the earliest.

# captain - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Bonus point for Saracens could prove very important says Borthwick
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Bonus point for Saracens could prove very important says Borthwick

Dec 9th 2012, 7:43 PM 1,287 Views 1 Comment

Munster were clearly the better side against their English opponents but conceded a late penalty.

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France

Dec 9th 2012, 5:36 PM 15,133 Views 11 Comments

‘We let it slip’ admitted Jamie Heaslip as the Heineken Cup champions were edged out by Clermont.

# captain - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'

Dec 8th 2012, 9:35 PM 17,103 Views 49 Comments

Rob Penney brought out some old-school superlatives to praise his victorious side.

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup
# Red Or Dead
# Red Or Dead

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup

Dec 8th 2012, 5:33 PM 21,775 Views 24 Comments

Rob Penney’s men welcomed a Sarries team to Thomond Park that were previously unbeaten in Pool 1.

# captain - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Former Wallaby legend Campese slammed for rant about female sportswriters
# Campo
# Campo

Former Wallaby legend Campese slammed for rant about female sportswriters

Nov 28th 2012, 9:05 AM 1,443 Views 9 Comments

The goose-stepping rugby star has been putting out fires (with tweets) ever since.

# captain - Saturday 24 November, 2012

November tests: McCaw stars as All Blacks edge closer to unbeaten 2012
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

November tests: McCaw stars as All Blacks edge closer to unbeaten 2012

Nov 24th 2012, 8:01 PM 1,361 Views 0 Comments

Wales’ losing run continues thanks to an 18-point haul from Aaron Cruden and a super effort from his captain.