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#Debut

# debut - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Neymar makes Barcelona debut… but it’s Messi who scores
# Blaugrana
# Blaugrana

Neymar makes Barcelona debut… but it’s Messi who scores

Jul 31st 2013, 9:54 AM 2,797 Views 1 Comment

The Brazilian came on for a 12-minute cameo against Lechia Gdansk last night.

# debut - Sunday 16 June, 2013

McFadden ends season on hat-trick high as Ireland chisel out win in Canada
# Summer Tour
# Summer Tour

McFadden ends season on hat-trick high as Ireland chisel out win in Canada

Jun 16th 2013, 8:32 AM 12,015 Views 9 Comments

Ireland finished strong, with four tries in the final 25 minutes of the season.

# debut - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mayo hand Cathal Carolan and Darren Coen senior championship debuts
# GAA 2013
# GAA 2013

Mayo hand Cathal Carolan and Darren Coen senior championship debuts

May 15th 2013, 2:31 PM 2,635 Views 1 Comment

James Horan has revealed his starting fifteen for the provincial tie in Pearse Stadium.

# debut - Monday 13 May, 2013

Groom-to-be Pilkington aiming to make it third time lucky at Wembley
# Wedding Bells
# Wedding Bells

Groom-to-be Pilkington aiming to make it third time lucky at Wembley

May 13th 2013, 1:04 PM 1,747 Views 0 Comments

The Norwich City winger could be handed his senior Ireland debut against the country of his birth on May 29.

# debut - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Tearful All Black winger Julian Savea admits domestic assault charge
# Charged
# Charged

Tearful All Black winger Julian Savea admits domestic assault charge

Apr 21st 2013, 10:10 AM 5,590 Views 1 Comment

The New Zealander, who tormented Ireland last summer, will appear in court next Monday.

# debut - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Ireland's Conor McGregor takes just 67 seconds to win his first UFC fight
# Debut
# Debut

Ireland's Conor McGregor takes just 67 seconds to win his first UFC fight

Apr 6th 2013, 5:38 PM 29,676 Views 36 Comments

The featherweight fighter was the coolest man in the stadium as he knocked out Marcus Brimage in the first round.

# debut - Thursday 28 March, 2013

VIDEO: Bernie Slaven blasted in this debut goal for Ireland 23 years ago today
# One For The Future
# One For The Future

VIDEO: Bernie Slaven blasted in this debut goal for Ireland 23 years ago today

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,905 Views 2 Comments

Welsh goalkeeper Neville Southall didn’t reckon on the Middlesbro’ poacher when he parried a Kevin Sheedy shot.

# debut - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Snapshot: Check out this fantastic graphic created in tribute to Ryan Giggs
# Remember When
# Remember When

Snapshot: Check out this fantastic graphic created in tribute to Ryan Giggs

Mar 5th 2013, 9:09 PM 6,214 Views 4 Comments

N.B. This might make you feel very old.

# debut - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Marks out of 10: How Ireland's players rated against Scotland
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Marks out of 10: How Ireland's players rated against Scotland

Feb 24th 2013, 3:55 PM 15,999 Views 94 Comments

After a disappointing second half in Edinburgh, we ran the rule over our 23.

# debut - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Confirmed: Kidney hands debut to Jackson and Marshall
# Baptism Of Fire
# Baptism Of Fire

Confirmed: Kidney hands debut to Jackson and Marshall

Feb 20th 2013, 1:34 PM 10,401 Views 85 Comments

The Ulster duo will play in tandem this Sunday when Ireland take on Scotland.

# debut - Saturday 16 February, 2013

How long did it take Didier Drogba to score on his Galatasaray debut? All of 5 minutes
# Feed The Drog...
# Feed The Drog...

How long did it take Didier Drogba to score on his Galatasaray debut? All of 5 minutes

Feb 16th 2013, 10:21 AM 2,996 Views 0 Comments

The former Chelsea hitman got his career in Turkey off to a winning start.

# debut - Friday 8 February, 2013

Wallabies star Quade Cooper delivers 1st round K.O on boxing debut
# Knockout
# Knockout

Wallabies star Quade Cooper delivers 1st round K.O on boxing debut

Feb 8th 2013, 10:50 AM 4,079 Views 3 Comments

Watch out Jonny Sexton.

# debut - Thursday 7 February, 2013

VIDEO: Dubliner Conor McGregor has signed with the UFC, so here are some of his career highlights so far
# Big Move
# Big Move

VIDEO: Dubliner Conor McGregor has signed with the UFC, so here are some of his career highlights so far

Feb 7th 2013, 12:46 PM 3,957 Views 4 Comments

It is understood that he’ll make his debut in April.

# debut - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Ashes to bashes: Kiwi cricketer pursues Freddie Flintoff bout
# Boxing
# Boxing

Ashes to bashes: Kiwi cricketer pursues Freddie Flintoff bout

Dec 19th 2012, 2:22 PM 1,851 Views 0 Comments

Looks like there will be no peaceful retirement for the affable boxing novice.

# debut - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

I have my sights set on playing for Ireland in 3 years - Danie Poolman
# Centre Stage
# Centre Stage

I have my sights set on playing for Ireland in 3 years - Danie Poolman

Nov 28th 2012, 5:16 PM 3,122 Views 5 Comments

The South African is making his first strides as a Connacht player but wants to follow Richardt Strauss’ footsteps.

It's impossible for Kidney to ignore young Ulster stars - Ian Humphreys
# Next Generation
# Next Generation

It's impossible for Kidney to ignore young Ulster stars - Ian Humphreys

Nov 28th 2012, 3:24 PM 1,178 Views 2 Comments

The London Irish out-half has predicted bright international futures for his former teammates.

# debut - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Back to the day job: Craig Gilroy digs in for Ravenhill revamp
# Craig The Builder
# Craig The Builder

Back to the day job: Craig Gilroy digs in for Ravenhill revamp

Nov 27th 2012, 3:21 PM 1,716 Views 0 Comments

And there’s *fully qualified digger operator Rory Best in the background. (*Double-check with Ulster)

# debut - Saturday 24 November, 2012

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests

Nov 24th 2012, 1:20 PM 14,865 Views 29 Comments

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Ireland hoped to kick-start the international season as the Pumas ended theirs.

# debut - Friday 23 November, 2012

Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost
# IreArg
# IreArg

Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:45 AM 3,751 Views 16 Comments

The two sides have identical results over their past 10 games and are separated by a solitary ranking point.

# debut - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss
# November Tests
# November Tests

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Nov 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 10,319 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

# debut - Monday 5 November, 2012

Irish Eye: Another former LOI star makes his Premier League bow
# Debut
# Debut

Irish Eye: Another former LOI star makes his Premier League bow

Nov 5th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,045 Views 0 Comments

Aston Villa’s Enda Stevens followed a long list of ex-Airtricity League players over the weekend.

# debut - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Kearney brothers eager to finish the job their Leinster teammates have started
# Blues Brothers
# Blues Brothers

Kearney brothers eager to finish the job their Leinster teammates have started

Oct 27th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,500 Views 0 Comments

The last time the brothers were on the field together, Leinster won their third Heineken Cup.

# debut - Friday 12 October, 2012

Heineken Cup build-up: Elwood determined to haze the new boys
# HCup
# HCup

Heineken Cup build-up: Elwood determined to haze the new boys

Oct 12th 2012, 10:30 AM 467 Views 0 Comments

Connacht will soon be two-year veterans in Europe’s top-tier and winning just once is no longer an option.

# debut - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

JJ Hanrahan hungry for more action with Munster after senior debut
# Pro12
# Pro12

JJ Hanrahan hungry for more action with Munster after senior debut

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:14 PM 1,108 Views 1 Comment

The promising out-half replaced Ronan O’Gara in his side’s home win over Dragons at Thomond Park.

# debut - Monday 1 October, 2012

New boy Walsh shines for Kilkenny on the biggest stage
# Young Gun
# Young Gun

New boy Walsh shines for Kilkenny on the biggest stage

Oct 1st 2012, 9:30 AM 1,534 Views 1 Comment

The Tullogher-Rosbercon youngster was handed his senior debut for Kilkenny yesterday in the All-Ireland final. And he delivered in style.

# debut - Monday 24 September, 2012

Lock steady: New boy Denton warming to life with European champions Leinster
# Pro12
# Pro12

Lock steady: New boy Denton warming to life with European champions Leinster

Sep 24th 2012, 6:39 PM 1,458 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-qualified second-row played his first full game for Joe Schmidt’s side at the weekend and now has Connacht in his sights.

# debut - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Premier League kick-off: Six Irish players to keep track of this season
# Six Pack
# Six Pack

Premier League kick-off: Six Irish players to keep track of this season

Aug 18th 2012, 9:58 AM 2,876 Views 4 Comments

The talent cup is hardly overflowing but if most of these men can fulfil their potential then Brazil in 2014 may not be a distant dream.

# debut - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given
# There Goes My Hero
# There Goes My Hero

Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given

Aug 14th 2012, 1:21 PM 985 Views 0 Comments

Sean St Ledger was gutted to hear of the Donegal man’s retirement and called him ‘an unbelievable goalkeeper’.

# debut - Monday 16 July, 2012

After 16 months in office Taoiseach to address Seanad for the first time
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After 16 months in office Taoiseach to address Seanad for the first time

Jul 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,159 Views 17 Comments

Enda Kenny has not got around to addressing the upper house in the 16 months since he took office. That all changes on Wednesday.

# debut - Monday 2 July, 2012

Kelly set to make Banner senior breakthrough
# Debut
# Debut

Kelly set to make Banner senior breakthrough

Jul 2nd 2012, 4:05 PM 1,116 Views 1 Comment

Clare are poised to unleash the highly-rated teenager in next Saturday’s hurling showdown with Dublin.

# debut - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Opinion: Predictions and brave words fall by the wayside after merciless mauling
# Carnage
# Carnage

Opinion: Predictions and brave words fall by the wayside after merciless mauling

Jun 24th 2012, 10:33 AM 4,707 Views 14 Comments

The Grand Slam team of 2009 are well and truly a distant memory after Ireland’s record defeat.

# debut - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Pro12: Leinster bolstered by star quartet
# Back In Harness
# Back In Harness

Pro12: Leinster bolstered by star quartet

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:52 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

Leinster have named their team to face the Ospreys at the RDS tomorrow and it includes some big, big names.

# debut - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Thorn to make Leinster bow against Connacht
# Debut
# Debut

Thorn to make Leinster bow against Connacht

Mar 13th 2012, 4:29 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

The World Cup-winning All Black will get his first taste of interprovincial action at Old Belvedere RFC tomorrow.

# debut - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

As it happened: Sunderland v Norwich
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Sunderland v Norwich

Feb 1st 2012, 7:37 PM 3,122 Views 1 Comment

We went minute-by-minute as Sunderland attempted to overtake Norwich in the top half of the Premier League. Here’s how it went down on a busy night of Premier League football.

# debut - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Elwood changes three for Connacht's Cup debut
# Team-sheets
# Team-sheets

Elwood changes three for Connacht's Cup debut

Nov 10th 2011, 1:41 PM 185 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Griffin, John Muldoon and Ray Ofisa all return to the Connacht line-up for tomorrow evening’s game against Harlequins.

# debut - Monday 12 September, 2011

WATCH: Cam Newton lands a 77-yard bomb on his NFL debut
# What Pressure?
# What Pressure?

WATCH: Cam Newton lands a 77-yard bomb on his NFL debut

Sep 12th 2011, 10:06 AM 348 Views 0 Comments

It seems that the number one draft pick is settling in nicely.

# debut - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Lakafia set to make French bow against Ireland in Bordeaux
# Debut
# Debut

Lakafia set to make French bow against Ireland in Bordeaux

Aug 10th 2011, 6:58 PM 101 Views 0 Comments

Marc Lievremont has named the French team to play Ireland in a World Cup warm-up on Saturday.

# debut - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Action Replay: when Joltin’ Joe stepped up to bat
# Retrospective
# Retrospective

Action Replay: when Joltin’ Joe stepped up to bat

May 3rd 2011, 5:34 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

This week’s retrospective looks back to 3 May 1936 and Joe DiMaggio’s debut for the New York Yankees.

# debut - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Mixed fortunes: St. Kilda's debut for Walsh while Kennelly sits out pre-season tournament
# Debut
# Debut

Mixed fortunes: St. Kilda's debut for Walsh while Kennelly sits out pre-season tournament

Feb 8th 2011, 2:36 PM 488 Views 0 Comments

Former Kerry footballer named in St. Kilda’s squad ahead of next week’s NAB Cup while Kennelly is yet to return from injury.