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#Potential

# potential - Friday 16 April, 2021

Ulster young gun Izuchukwu signs new contract
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# Huge Potential

Ulster young gun Izuchukwu signs new contract

Fri 11:06 AM 6,479 Views 3 Comments

The Tullamore 21-year-old is staying put until 2023, with Brad Roberts also penning an extension.

# potential - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

'To play without mistakes is not easy' - Irish teen continues to impress for Premier League hopefuls
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# Potential

'To play without mistakes is not easy' - Irish teen continues to impress for Premier League hopefuls

Apr 7th 2021, 3:14 PM 5,254 Views 2 Comments

Andrew Omobamidele made his second start for Norwich last night.

# potential - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'I'd love to see him play Test rugby' - Michael Lowry continues to shine
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'I'd love to see him play Test rugby' - Michael Lowry continues to shine

Apr 6th 2021, 3:49 PM 11,799 Views 33 Comments

The 22-year-old Ulster playmaker scored a cracking try against Harlequins on Sunday.

# potential - Friday 26 March, 2021

'He was at the crest of a wave... Then he went to Celtic and had a couple of injuries'
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'He was at the crest of a wave... Then he went to Celtic and had a couple of injuries'

Mar 26th 2021, 6:15 AM 8,189 Views 0 Comments

Jim Crawford has backed Luca Connell to come good after a frustrating few months.

# potential - Monday 22 March, 2021

Liverpool loanee praised after impressing on League of Ireland debut
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Liverpool loanee praised after impressing on League of Ireland debut

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:02 AM 12,073 Views 2 Comments

Vítezslav Jaros pulled off some good saves, as St Pat’s drew with Shamrock Rovers.

# potential - Friday 19 March, 2021

'He's such a talented goalkeeper... I'm delighted for him'
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# Promotion

'He's such a talented goalkeeper... I'm delighted for him'

Mar 19th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,255 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford has backed Gavin Bazunu to shine after his call-up to the senior side.

# potential - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Ireland underage international makes full debut in Championship
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Ireland underage international makes full debut in Championship

Mar 16th 2021, 9:48 PM 10,856 Views 0 Comments

Louie Watson featured in the starting XI for Wayne Rooney’s Derby against Brentford.

# potential - Saturday 6 March, 2021

'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'
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# Potential

'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 91,051 Views 18 Comments

21-year-old Ryan Baird made his Ireland debut last weekend and looks set for further Six Nations involvement.

# potential - Saturday 20 February, 2021

'A wonderful talent' - Praise for Man United's €21 million January signing
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'A wonderful talent' - Praise for Man United's €21 million January signing

Feb 20th 2021, 4:58 PM 15,029 Views 1 Comment

Luke Shaw has been impressed by Amad Diallo.

# potential - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender
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'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender

Jan 28th 2021, 6:52 PM 31,491 Views 5 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford believes Nathan Collins has all the attributes required to succeed in the game.

# potential - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Arteta determined to keep hold of 19-year-old after impressive cameo at the Aviva
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Arteta determined to keep hold of 19-year-old after impressive cameo at the Aviva

Dec 10th 2020, 10:43 PM 9,634 Views 1 Comment

Folarin Balogun’s scored in the Europa League win over Dundalk.

# potential - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

16-year-old becomes youngest player in Champions League history
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16-year-old becomes youngest player in Champions League history

Dec 9th 2020, 7:52 AM 10,144 Views 2 Comments

Dortmund equalised within minutes of Youssoufa Moukoko’s introduction.

# potential - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

'Caoimhin was always a talent and now he has the chance to show that on the big stage' - Klopp
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'Caoimhin was always a talent and now he has the chance to show that on the big stage' - Klopp

Dec 8th 2020, 3:19 PM 6,800 Views 4 Comments

Liverpool have had 10 senior players out injured, and the Irishman has been one of the youngsters to step up.

# potential - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Too early for Gazza comparisons, says Grealish
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Too early for Gazza comparisons, says Grealish

Nov 19th 2020, 2:02 PM 8,468 Views 9 Comments

The England winger produced another virtuoso performance in Wednesday’s 4-0 win against Iceland.

# potential - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'I spoke to Darren Ferguson at length and he said he was going to be a key player'
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'I spoke to Darren Ferguson at length and he said he was going to be a key player'

Nov 17th 2020, 1:11 PM 10,698 Views 0 Comments

Jim Crawford is tipping Jack Taylor for a bright future, after the midfielder’s call up to the senior side.

# potential - Friday 6 November, 2020

Farrell wants Ireland prospects to keep learning with provinces before call-ups
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# Potential

Farrell wants Ireland prospects to keep learning with provinces before call-ups

Nov 6th 2020, 1:01 AM 6,603 Views 10 Comments

There had been clamour for 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne to be included.

# potential - Friday 23 October, 2020

'He's big and very powerful' - Highly-rated Sheehan set for Leinster debut tonight
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'He's big and very powerful' - Highly-rated Sheehan set for Leinster debut tonight

Oct 23rd 2020, 6:15 AM 16,283 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Liam Turner gets a starting debut, while David Hawkshaw and Ciaran Parker are on the bench.

# potential - Monday 5 October, 2020

Italy international Chiesa joins Juventus in deal worth up to €60 million
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Italy international Chiesa joins Juventus in deal worth up to €60 million

Oct 5th 2020, 7:48 PM 7,447 Views 5 Comments

The Turin-based club added that the fee could rise.

# potential - Saturday 12 September, 2020

6 young Irish players to watch in England this season
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6 young Irish players to watch in England this season

Sep 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 38,571 Views 17 Comments

We take a look at six young Irish players who might make the breakthrough at club level this season.

# potential - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Kenny: Much more to come from 'really exceptional' James McCarthy
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Kenny: Much more to come from 'really exceptional' James McCarthy

Sep 5th 2020, 4:27 PM 8,216 Views 6 Comments

David McGoldrick, meanwhile, is unlikely to start against Finland tomorrow evening.

# potential - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'He has all the attributes' - Munster scrum-half Casey tipped for the top
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'He has all the attributes' - Munster scrum-half Casey tipped for the top

Aug 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 13,712 Views 15 Comments

The 21-year-old made a short cameo off the bench against Leinster last weekend.

# potential - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures
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Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures

Aug 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,282 Views 5 Comments

Many of Noel McNamara’s young squad are already making progress with their provinces.

# potential - Friday 31 July, 2020

Ireland U19 midfielder Joe Hodge named Man City's Scholar of the Year
# Talent
# Talent

Ireland U19 midfielder Joe Hodge named Man City's Scholar of the Year

Jul 31st 2020, 2:34 PM 8,569 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old scored a superb goal on his Republic of Ireland U19 debut last summer.

# potential - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'
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Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'

Jul 30th 2020, 5:00 AM 15,391 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the ‘eye-opening’ Stephen Larkham is making a big impact on the squad.

# potential - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

5 young players who have impressed in Super Rugby Aotearoa
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# Standouts

5 young players who have impressed in Super Rugby Aotearoa

Jun 23rd 2020, 1:02 PM 5,529 Views 4 Comments

Hoskins Sotutu, Caleb Clarke, Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Will Jordan and Cullen Grace have looked good.

# potential - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Crowley among three recruits to Munster academy as Barron gets senior deal
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Crowley among three recruits to Munster academy as Barron gets senior deal

Jun 7th 2020, 11:17 AM 13,406 Views 46 Comments

Scott Buckley and Alex Kendellen have also been signed up.

# potential - Monday 13 April, 2020

'He’s really developing into a fine player... He’s now dictating games'
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'He’s really developing into a fine player... He’s now dictating games'

Apr 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,385 Views 6 Comments

New Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford thinks highly of Jayson Molumby.

# potential - Friday 27 March, 2020

'I dream of Real Madrid move,' says Lyon wonderkid
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# Potential

'I dream of Real Madrid move,' says Lyon wonderkid

Mar 27th 2020, 9:15 PM 10,210 Views 6 Comments

Rayan Cherki has been watched by Europe’s biggest clubs but dreams of moving only to one.

# potential - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Barcelona spend over €40 million on young duo
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Barcelona spend over €40 million on young duo

Feb 1st 2020, 9:03 AM 11,870 Views 7 Comments

The club have bought Francisco Trincao from Braga and Matheus Fernandes from Palmeiras.

# potential - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Meet the Irish underage star who turned down England
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Meet the Irish underage star who turned down England

Jan 28th 2020, 7:17 AM 17,148 Views 12 Comments

Hayden Hyde is now lighting it up with the U20s after rejecting the RFU’s approach to switch allegiance.

# potential - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut
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Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:49 AM 6,897 Views 5 Comments

The number one overall draft pick, Zion Williamson, belatedly made his regular-season bow following knee surgery.

# potential - Monday 20 January, 2020

The son of Olympians Rob and Marian Heffernan on choosing soccer over athletics
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The son of Olympians Rob and Marian Heffernan on choosing soccer over athletics

Jan 20th 2020, 6:20 AM 13,476 Views 1 Comment

The young defender was made captain of Ireland U15s at the weekend.

# potential - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Irish teen Obafemi scores brilliant goal as Southampton stun Chelsea
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Irish teen Obafemi scores brilliant goal as Southampton stun Chelsea

Dec 26th 2019, 5:41 PM 42,193 Views 25 Comments

The 19-year-old Dublin-born striker put the visitors ahead with a fine finish.

# potential - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Pep Guardiola hails 21-year-old Dinamo Zagreb star
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Pep Guardiola hails 21-year-old Dinamo Zagreb star

Dec 11th 2019, 11:50 PM 7,045 Views 2 Comments

Dani Olmo has a bright future, according to the Manchester City boss.

# potential - Monday 9 December, 2019

Lithuanian-born Kerry goalkeeper shines brightest at AFL Combine in Dublin
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# Stars On Show

Lithuanian-born Kerry goalkeeper shines brightest at AFL Combine in Dublin

Dec 9th 2019, 11:37 AM 17,329 Views 8 Comments

20 hopefuls participated in the two-day testing event in UCD.

# potential - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Mourinho hands 17-year-old Ireland striker Parrott a spot on Spurs bench
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Mourinho hands 17-year-old Ireland striker Parrott a spot on Spurs bench

Dec 7th 2019, 2:14 PM 8,971 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner is considered one of Irish football’s brightest prospects.

# potential - Monday 2 December, 2019

Ireland U19 international signs first professional contract with Norwich
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Ireland U19 international signs first professional contract with Norwich

Dec 2nd 2019, 6:31 PM 12,302 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Omobamidele is considered one of Irish football’s brightest prospects

# potential - Monday 11 November, 2019

Missing Ireland U21 stars open the door for in-form West Ham striker
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Missing Ireland U21 stars open the door for in-form West Ham striker

Nov 11th 2019, 1:21 PM 8,898 Views 2 Comments

Anthony Scully has been impressing for the Hammers’ U23 side of late.

# potential - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'He has a really exquisite range of passing for a left-back. He has a terrific left foot'
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'He has a really exquisite range of passing for a left-back. He has a terrific left foot'

Nov 6th 2019, 8:04 PM 11,334 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny has handed Thomas O’Connor a first call-up for Ireland U21s.

# potential - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Ireland underage international goes on trial with Hibs
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Ireland underage international goes on trial with Hibs

Nov 5th 2019, 2:27 PM 8,342 Views 2 Comments

Michael O’Connor is currently on the books at Linfield.

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