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# future-stars - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship

Noel McNamara’s latest crop of promising young players will also face Argentina and Japan.

# future-stars - Sunday 28 July, 2019

O'Shea and O'Connor play starring roles as Kerry see off Tyrone to keep six in-a-row on track

The pair combined to score 10 of the Kingdom’s 15 points, booking an All-Ireland semi-final berth in the process.

# future-stars - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'

Bohemians and Ireland U21 defender Darragh Leahy is hoping to maintain his side’s fast start to the Toulon Tournament.

# future-stars - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

4 for Kerry, 3 for Galway - Minor Football Team of the Year announced

Players from Kildare, Monaghan, Derry, Dublin, Meath and Wicklow also make up the selection.

# future-stars - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival

The IRFU’s Eoin Hogan explains what has been involved in the inaugural festival at UL.

# future-stars - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster

Meanwhile, Leinster had a big win against Ulster at the U18s festival in UL.

# future-stars - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL

All the action from the first game day in the Schools inter-pros at UL.

# future-stars - Friday 17 August, 2018

New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent

The IRFU has brought in a new format to expose young players to a professional environment.

# future-stars - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy

The northern province have brought six youngsters into Year 1 of their academy programme.

# future-stars - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

The next big thing: 6 young players to watch out for at the 2018 World Cup

All of these young stars can potentially make a name for themselves on the world stage in Russia this summer.

# future-stars - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'

We spoke to former Ireland scrum-half Kieran Campbell about his role as the head of Ulster academy.

# future-stars - Friday 9 March, 2018

Three promising homegrown players sign pro contracts with Connacht

Conan O’Donnell, Cillian Gallagher and Peter Claffey have all penned new deals.

# future-stars - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales

There were 11 tries in a frenetic game in Dublin.

# future-stars - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations

Noel McNamara’s squad includes 11 players previously capped at this level.

# future-stars - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

# future-stars - Friday 17 March, 2017

Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat

Gavin Coombes and Charlie Connolly showed up well against the English pack.

# future-stars - Monday 6 February, 2017

'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'

Ireland U20s head coach Nigel Carolan took plenty of positives from a heartening win in Scotland.

# future-stars - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Three returning players as Leinster's Kelly named Ireland U20 captain

Cillian Gallagher, Johnny McPhillips and John Foley are back from last year.

# future-stars - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster

The province welcome the tourists to Thomond Park on 11 November.

# future-stars - Monday 23 May, 2016

Munster playmaker Johnston back as Ireland U20 name World Champs squad

Nigel Carolan is missing some key players through injury.

# future-stars - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

3 Galway seniors in U21 team for repeat of last year's Connacht final

Enda Tierney, Eamonn Brannigan and Paul Mannion will all feature against Roscommon.

# future-stars - Thursday 4 June, 2015

'Chat' and consistent focus key for Ireland U20s after great start at World Cup

The foot won’t be coming off the pedal against Scotland on Saturday.

# future-stars - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Catch up on Ireland's thrilling last-gasp win in the World U20 Championship

Nigel Carolan’s men needed a late, late penalty to clinch victory against Argentina.

# future-stars - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

4 players who stood out during the Ireland U20s' win over Argentina

Sam Arnold, Alex Thompson, Joey Carbery and Jacob Stockdale all looked good.

# future-stars - Sunday 12 April, 2015

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How to be the next Hozier

A layperson might be surprised at just how good a system Ireland has in place for its aspiring musicians.

# future-stars - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final

There were a host of excellent performances at the RDS as Roscrea beat Belvedere.

# future-stars - Friday 13 March, 2015

Carolan's talented U20s need clinical edge to get Six Nations bid back on track

Ross Byrne is happy to be linking up well with centres Sam Arnold and Garry Ringrose again in Wales.

# future-stars - Thursday 5 February, 2015

6 exciting prospects to watch out for in the U20 Six Nations

We’ve picked out a player from each of the six teams ahead of this weekend’s first round.

# future-stars - Saturday 6 September, 2014

6 Limerick and Kilkenny players to watch out for in the All-Ireland minor final

The teams meet in the curtain-raiser in Croker.

# future-stars - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

5 world rugby talents to watch out for in 2014

This quintet of young players look set for breakout years in the world of rugby.

# future-stars - Saturday 14 September, 2013

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John Joe Brennan is back and he doesn't want to be a horologist anymore

It seems auctioneering is now his chosen career path.