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# promise - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year

There’s a strong Connacht contingent included in Peter Smyth’s 26-man group.

# promise - Saturday 9 February, 2019

3 players who stood out in the Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win in Scotland

Liam Turner, Dylan Tierney-Martin and Jonathan Wren impressed on a good night in Galashiels.

# promise - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

21-year-old academy wing Baloucoune taking his chances with Ulster

The Enniskillen man has shone for Ulster in the Heineken Cup over the past fortnight.

# promise - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Four academy players start as Ludik returns for Ulster against Scarlets

Head coach Dan McFarland has included new signing Ian Nagle on the bench.

# promise - Monday 10 September, 2018

The Giants’ rookie running back scores a 68-yard TD in the first game of his career Promise This post contains videos

The Giants’ rookie running back scores a 68-yard TD in the first game of his career

It was a day to remember for Saquon Barkley.

# promise - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Alisson won't be 'stupid' and repeat Liverpool error

The Brazilian gifted Leicester a goal in a 2-1 win at the King Power Stadium.

# promise - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'She's just turned 16, but needs to be in this environment'

Ireland manager Colin Bell has high hopes for teenage starlet Jessica Ziu.

# promise - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ulster include 17-year-old sprinter Sexton in squad to face Gloucester

The northern province have named an exciting squad for Saturday’s game.

# promise - Thursday 7 June, 2018

PSG youngster eclipses Ronaldo on star's 150th outing Promise This post contains videos

PSG youngster eclipses Ronaldo on star's 150th outing

Goncalo Guedes was the star of the show as Portugal eased past Algeria.

# promise - 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.

# promise - Monday 22 January, 2018

Southampton boss Pellegrino praises Irish teenager after Premier League debut Promise This post contains videos

Southampton boss Pellegrino praises Irish teenager after Premier League debut

“He’s a really fast player and his speed is his most important quality,” the manager said of Michael Obafemi.

# promise - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Porto starlet makes €18million move to the Championship Promise This post contains videos

Porto starlet makes €18million move to the Championship

Ruben Neves has signed a five-year contract with Wolves.

# promise - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Chelsea sign 16-year-old Welsh prodigy

Ethan Ampadu has already played 13 times for English fourth-tier side Exeter.

# promise - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Czech starlet set for €25 million move to Juventus

The Bianconeri have activated the release clause in Patrik Schick’s Sampdoria contract, beating Serie A rivals Inter to his signature.

# promise - Friday 9 June, 2017

Argentina overcome Brazil to get Sampaoli's reign off to winning start

The new boss fielded an attacking XI in his first game, including Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain

# promise - Friday 19 May, 2017

Ryan, Porter and O'Loughlin the latest Ireland call-ups off Leinster conveyor belt

Joe Schmidt will bring the uncapped trio on Ireland’s tour of the US and Japan.

# promise - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Munster facilitate Ryan request as Schmidt gets set to name Ireland squad

The squad to travel to the US and Japan will be named today.

# promise - Thursday 4 May, 2017

No Carbery, but Cork Con and Clontarf can show UBL has lots more talent

This Sunday sees a repeat of last season’s Division 1A final at the Aviva Stadium.

# promise - Monday 17 April, 2017

Davy Fitz on Nowlan Park pitch invasion: 'I won't do it again, if that's any consolation'

The Wexford manager is facing an eight-week suspension, and may not be free to patrol the touchline in a potential Leinster semi-final with Kilkenny on 10 June.

# promise - 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.

# promise - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Larmour's outstanding U20 Six Nations shows why Joe Schmidt is a fan

‘You could put Jordan at nine or 10 and he’d probably do as well, he’s just an outstanding player.’

# promise - Monday 20 February, 2017

23 of the best League of Ireland players aged 23 or under

Cork’s Sean Maguire and other promising youngsters likely to make an impact in the upcoming campaign.

# promise - Friday 17 February, 2017

'No matter what happens I will manage next season'

Arsene Wenger confirms he does not intend to retire even if he leaves Arsenal at the end of the current campaign.

# promise - Monday 14 November, 2016

Analysis: Debutant Ringrose gives Ireland a bright glimpse of the future

The 21-year-old had many excellent moments as he won his first Test cap.

# promise - Thursday 20 October, 2016

'Until the last day I am a coach I will try to play from the goalkeeper'

Man City’s Claudio Bravo endured another bad night at the office at the Camp Nou.

# promise - Monday 5 September, 2016

Netherlands coach Blind adamant he will not resign

The 55-year-old is under pressure following an unconvincing stint in charge so far.

# promise - Thursday 11 August, 2016

5 young Premier League talents to watch ahead of the new season Promise This post contains videos

5 young Premier League talents to watch ahead of the new season

Marcus Rashford and others who could impress in the new campaign.

# promise - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

The stats that show why Man City paid €58 million Stones

With Opta’s help, a look at some of the stats that show why Manchester City have made the youngster England’s most expensive defender.

# promise - Monday 11 July, 2016

Promising Irish teenager thrilled to sign professional contract with Southampton

Shane Long won’t be the only Irishman at the Saints in the coming season.

# promise - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'You don't beat Germany by the grace of God' - Italy coach talks up Ireland

Antonio Conte also spoke of his memories of being an unused sub in the famous 1994 clash between the sides.

# promise - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Carolan and his U20s mark out their rich potential in landmark win

The likes of James Ryan and Andrew Porter look built for professional rugby.

# promise - Monday 2 May, 2016

Tyson Fury: Klitschko rematch 100% my last fight

The star is adamant he will not be seen in a boxing ring again after his bout in Manchester.

All you need to know about the Irish teenager who's just made his full PL debut

The youngster started in Aston Villa’s game with Watford on Saturday.

# promise - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Klopp wants to field 'outstanding talent' Allan sooner rather than later

The Liverpool boss is a huge admirer of the 19-year-old Brazilian starlet.

One of Europe's most sought-after strikers claims he'll play at Real Madrid 'one day'

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also says that he will not sign for PSG as he has no reason to go back to France.

# promise - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The next Chris Forrester? 23 young players to watch out for in the League of Ireland this season

Sean Hoare, Roberto Lopes, Patrick McEleney and other hot prospects to keep an eye on.

# promise - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'Liverpool won't follow Dimitri Payet to the toilet'

The two sides meet in an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Upton Park tonight.

# promise - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Lionel Messi insists he'll never play in the Premier League or anywhere else in Europe

“I have always said that Barcelona is my home and that I want to retire at this club.”

# promise - Friday 8 January, 2016

An Irish teenager was on the bench for Liverpool tonight

Jurgen Klopp opted to give a number of young players a chance this evening.

# promise - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Liverpool are reportedly close to signing one of English football's hottest prospects

The Reds are understood to be closing in on a 22-year-old midfielder.

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