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#Prospect

# prospect - Sunday 8 July, 2018

One year after joining from UCC, highly-rated defender signs new deal with Cork City
# Prospect
# Prospect

One year after joining from UCC, highly-rated defender signs new deal with Cork City

Jul 8th 2018, 4:35 PM 6,535 Views 3 Comments

Seán McLoughlin has signed a new contract with the Premier Division champions until the end of 2019.

# prospect - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'He likes the badge and I've no doubt the fans will love him - he plays right from the heart'
# Prospect
# Prospect

'He likes the badge and I've no doubt the fans will love him - he plays right from the heart'

May 16th 2018, 4:07 PM 5,991 Views 4 Comments

Ireland U19 internatonal Thomas Byrne scored his first goal for St Pat’s against Sligo yesterday.

# prospect - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Why is John Stones not playing for Man City at the moment?
# Prospect
# Prospect

Why is John Stones not playing for Man City at the moment?

Mar 7th 2018, 1:09 PM 11,936 Views 8 Comments

The England man was one of the league leaders’ best performers before his injury but he has been out of form since January and faces stiff competition

# prospect - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Zimbabwe to the Ireland U20s - Angus Curtis following in family footsteps
# In The Blood
# In The Blood

Zimbabwe to the Ireland U20s - Angus Curtis following in family footsteps

Mar 1st 2018, 7:44 AM 9,236 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old Ulster midfielder has now been joined by his younger brother, Graham, in Ireland.

# prospect - Friday 23 February, 2018

From Queensland Schoolboys to the Ireland U20s: Tom O'Toole's tale
# Prospect
# Prospect

From Queensland Schoolboys to the Ireland U20s: Tom O'Toole's tale

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 11,370 Views 15 Comments

The Ulster tighthead prop is an exciting player for the future.

# prospect - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Munster centre Sam Arnold itching for chance to get Irish opportunity
# Prospect
# Prospect

Munster centre Sam Arnold itching for chance to get Irish opportunity

Feb 14th 2018, 7:58 AM 8,625 Views 13 Comments

Arnold gave a superb display and scored two tries for the province last weekend.

# prospect - Thursday 1 February, 2018

James Ryan is 'an unbelievable player' says Ireland lock Devin Toner
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

James Ryan is 'an unbelievable player' says Ireland lock Devin Toner

Feb 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 9,175 Views 7 Comments

The 21-year-old is expected to be part of Ireland’s team to face France this weekend.

# prospect - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'I got a phone call two days before the World Cup saying I was due to travel'
# Second Chance
# Second Chance

'I got a phone call two days before the World Cup saying I was due to travel'

Jan 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 13,407 Views 4 Comments

Ireland U20s hooker Diarmuid Barron is enjoying working with Paul O’Connell.

# prospect - Monday 29 January, 2018

Leicester City youngster makes loan move to Bohemians
# Prospect
# Prospect

Leicester City youngster makes loan move to Bohemians

Jan 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,214 Views 5 Comments

20-year-old Dylan Watts has joined the Premier Division side until July.

# prospect - Friday 19 January, 2018

A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy
# Convert
# Convert

A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy

Jan 19th 2018, 7:04 PM 22,271 Views 70 Comments

Old Belvedere tighthead prop Roman Salanoa played for the USA U20 team in 2016.

# prospect - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

A second South African prospect joins up with Munster's academy
# Potential
# Potential

A second South African prospect joins up with Munster's academy

Jan 10th 2018, 6:23 PM 21,639 Views 99 Comments

Outside centre Matt More broke a try-scoring record for his school last year.

# prospect - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

118kg South African teenage tighthead links with Munster's academy
# Young Gun
# Young Gun

118kg South African teenage tighthead links with Munster's academy

Jan 9th 2018, 5:56 PM 26,180 Views 68 Comments

The 18-year-old starred for the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks side at last year’s Craven Week.

# prospect - Monday 6 March, 2017

Leeds snap up young Limerick defender O'Connor
# Prospect
# Prospect

Leeds snap up young Limerick defender O'Connor

Mar 6th 2017, 5:22 PM 11,889 Views 5 Comments

The 19-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Championship side.

# prospect - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team

Nov 20th 2016, 2:41 PM 18,855 Views 15 Comments

The 20-year-old scrum-half has joined the famous French club for the season.

# prospect - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Ireland U21 international Olamide Shodipo shows he's one to watch with this inch-perfect assist
# Prospect
# Prospect

Ireland U21 international Olamide Shodipo shows he's one to watch with this inch-perfect assist

Oct 16th 2016, 5:50 PM 9,682 Views 10 Comments

The winger produced another fine performance for QPR yesterday.

# prospect - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Gareth Southgate picks experimental England side in first game as manager
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Gareth Southgate picks experimental England side in first game as manager

Oct 8th 2016, 4:38 PM 7,835 Views 2 Comments

Wayne Rooney starts as does his Man United teammate Jesse Lingard.

# prospect - Saturday 9 July, 2016

One of the Championship's most promising defenders hints he could declare for Ireland
# Prospect
# Prospect

One of the Championship's most promising defenders hints he could declare for Ireland

Jul 9th 2016, 9:26 PM 14,990 Views 14 Comments

The Boys in Green could do with another option at the back amid talk of John O’Shea retiring.

# prospect - Friday 1 July, 2016

Jack Byrne turned down offers from abroad in bid to impress Martin O'Neill
# Prospect
# Prospect

Jack Byrne turned down offers from abroad in bid to impress Martin O'Neill

Jul 1st 2016, 4:09 PM 8,842 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland U21 international also spoke of his “lonely” lifestyle in Holland.

# prospect - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Chelsea set to make their first major signing under Antonio Conte
# Prospect
# Prospect

Chelsea set to make their first major signing under Antonio Conte

Jun 29th 2016, 2:43 PM 10,541 Views 3 Comments

€40 million-rated Michy Batshuayi has caught the eye for Belgium at Euro 2016.

# prospect - Saturday 4 June, 2016

96-year-old man becomes world's oldest college graduate
# Japan
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# Japan

96-year-old man becomes world's oldest college graduate

Jun 4th 2016, 7:30 PM 5,988 Views 6 Comments

Shigemi Hirata took 11 years to complete his ceramic arts course after taking up pottery as a pensioner.

# prospect - Thursday 7 April, 2016

19-year-old Irish fighter signed by top US-based MMA promotion Bellator
# Prospect
# Prospect

19-year-old Irish fighter signed by top US-based MMA promotion Bellator

Apr 7th 2016, 4:35 PM 8,531 Views 8 Comments

The SBG youngster is heading to the home of Benson Henderson, Will Brooks and Phil Davis.

# prospect - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

One of Ireland's most promising players made a big impact in the Dutch league at the weekend
# Prospect
# Prospect

One of Ireland's most promising players made a big impact in the Dutch league at the weekend

Mar 1st 2016, 9:35 AM 9,616 Views 6 Comments

The Dublin-born Ireland U21 international scored a crucial late goal.

# prospect - Friday 12 February, 2016

West Ham's Irish U21 starlet makes Bradford loan move
# Prospect
# Prospect

West Ham's Irish U21 starlet makes Bradford loan move

Feb 12th 2016, 10:18 AM 5,109 Views 8 Comments

The youngster has already featured in the Premier League for the Hammers.

# prospect - Monday 1 February, 2016

Leinster's promising Ryan the latest Ireland U20s captain from Michael's
# Prospect
# Prospect

Leinster's promising Ryan the latest Ireland U20s captain from Michael's

Feb 1st 2016, 5:40 PM 14,373 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old has shown rich promise in his burgeoning career.

# prospect - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ireland U17 player's switch of allegiance to England confirmed
# Prospect
# Prospect

Ireland U17 player's switch of allegiance to England confirmed

Nov 20th 2015, 11:37 AM 14,074 Views 30 Comments

It is the latest blow to the FAI, with Jack Grealish, Daniel Crowley and Patrick Bamford other players to perform a u-turn.

# prospect - Sunday 27 September, 2015

One of Ireland's brightest prospects scored his first goal in English football on Saturday
# Promise
# Promise

One of Ireland's brightest prospects scored his first goal in English football on Saturday

Sep 27th 2015, 12:26 AM 13,585 Views 4 Comments

The former St Pat’s player has got off the mark in League One.

# prospect - Thursday 10 September, 2015

21-year-old academy man Parata at 13 again as Connacht visit champions Glasgow
# Prospect
# Prospect

21-year-old academy man Parata at 13 again as Connacht visit champions Glasgow

Sep 10th 2015, 12:22 PM 7,862 Views 8 Comments

John Cooney comes into Pat Lam’s starting XV in place of Kieran Marmion.

# prospect - Monday 24 August, 2015

'The players are raving about him, that's a good sign for an 18-year-old'
# Prospect
# Prospect

'The players are raving about him, that's a good sign for an 18-year-old'

Aug 24th 2015, 4:49 PM 22,498 Views 18 Comments

Munster have been impressed by ex-Rockwell College star Bill Johnston in pre-season.

# prospect - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Leinster underage product Timoney heads north to join Ulster
# Prospect
# Prospect

Leinster underage product Timoney heads north to join Ulster

Jul 28th 2015, 12:22 PM 8,989 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland U20 international back row has signed an academy contract with the northern province.

# prospect - Friday 29 May, 2015

Trevor Brennan's son has won a place in France's prestigious academy
# Sign Him Up
# Sign Him Up

Trevor Brennan's son has won a place in France's prestigious academy

May 29th 2015, 11:22 AM 9,531 Views 9 Comments

The young Toulouse forward is highly rated and has already starred for les Blues at U17 level.

# prospect - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy
# Talent
# Talent

Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy

May 20th 2015, 10:53 AM 18,699 Views 11 Comments

The Young Munster wing was named in Anthony Eddy’s Ireland Sevens squad yesterday.

# prospect - Sunday 26 April, 2015

One of the World Cup favourites are looking to add Super Rugby's most explosive side-stepper
# Prospect
# Prospect

One of the World Cup favourites are looking to add Super Rugby's most explosive side-stepper

Apr 26th 2015, 3:42 PM 11,102 Views 4 Comments

Nobody bamboozles defenders like Cheslin Kolbe.

# prospect - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Toulon have a 21-year-old Fijian prodigy on the wing and he looks devastating
# Prospect
# Prospect

Toulon have a 21-year-old Fijian prodigy on the wing and he looks devastating

Mar 29th 2015, 9:16 AM 10,847 Views 3 Comments

But even two tries from Josua Tuisova couldn’t prevent a Toulouse victory yesterday.

# prospect - Monday 16 February, 2015

Tim Sherwood impressed by Jack Grealish, happy to disregard Twitter controversy
# Prospect
# Prospect

Tim Sherwood impressed by Jack Grealish, happy to disregard Twitter controversy

Feb 16th 2015, 2:33 PM 6,484 Views 4 Comments

The Aston Villa boss says that the Ireland under-21 international is one of the best young players in the Premier League.

# prospect - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

'We want to keep him' - Munster keen to secure Hanrahan's future
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

'We want to keep him' - Munster keen to secure Hanrahan's future

Dec 10th 2014, 4:50 PM 9,912 Views 33 Comments

Head coach Anthony Foley says ‘everybody who’s seen JJ play understands the quality of player he is’.

# prospect - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Kiss impressed with 19-year-old Ringrose's training stint in Ireland camp
# Prospect
# Prospect

Kiss impressed with 19-year-old Ringrose's training stint in Ireland camp

Nov 4th 2014, 2:29 PM 10,193 Views 6 Comments

The UCD centre provided injury cover at Carton House last week, where he underlined his potential.

# prospect - Monday 20 October, 2014

United to tie Antrim's Paddy McNair to contract worth 10 times current wage
# Prospect
# Prospect

United to tie Antrim's Paddy McNair to contract worth 10 times current wage

Oct 20th 2014, 9:59 AM 7,549 Views 6 Comments

Fellow United youngster Tyler Blackett is also poised to sign a new deal.

# prospect - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Footballing talent Carty committed to furthering Connacht cause
# Skills
# Skills

Footballing talent Carty committed to furthering Connacht cause

Oct 1st 2014, 1:09 PM 6,596 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old has pedigree in soccer and GAA, but the westerners have benefited from his choice to focus on rugby.

# prospect - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Ulsterman Chris Farrell enjoying fresh start in Top 14 with Grenoble
# Prospect
# Prospect

Ulsterman Chris Farrell enjoying fresh start in Top 14 with Grenoble

Sep 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,095 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old left Ulster during the summer to join the growing Irish community in France.

# prospect - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Steve Bruce confirms Hull's signing of Brian Lenihan from Cork City
# Prospect
# Prospect

Steve Bruce confirms Hull's signing of Brian Lenihan from Cork City

Aug 31st 2014, 7:09 PM 8,154 Views 22 Comments

The young Irish defender is reported to have also attracted interest from Arsenal, Brighton and Celtic.