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Dublin: 3°C Thursday 26 November 2020

#Rising Star

# rising-star - Friday 18 September, 2020

22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential

The outside centre scored an excellent try in last weekend’s Pro14 final against Leinster.

# rising-star - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted

The 22-year-old Mayo man made his Ireland debut earlier this year against Scotland.

# rising-star - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'

Irish middle distance star Nadia Power has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and feels the only way is up from here.

# rising-star - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# rising-star - Saturday 17 August, 2019

England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund ran riot against Augsburg on Saturday to go top of Bundesliga.

# rising-star - Monday 17 June, 2019

Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament

Georgia Drummy had an excellent week in Portugal.

# rising-star - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

# rising-star - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'

Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.

# rising-star - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe

Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.

# rising-star - Sunday 24 March, 2019

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise

Colin O’Brien reflects on the rapid progression of Ireland U16 Player of the Year Troy Parrott.

# rising-star - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

# rising-star - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again' Ireland Scott Talent This post contains videos

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

# rising-star - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians Rising Star

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

# rising-star - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''

After a stunning breakthrough year in 2018, Patience Jumbo-Gula is one of Ireland’s most exciting young track and field athletes.

# rising-star - Friday 25 January, 2019

Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot

‘It’s a remarkable achievement,’ says Ulster young gun Michael Lowry.

# rising-star - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal

The 20-year-old has pledged his future to his boyhood club.

# rising-star - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award Movies

Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award

The pair are joined by three other actors in the nominations: Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield and Letita Wright.

# rising-star - Saturday 8 December, 2018

England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear

Jadon Sancho scored his sixth Bundesliga goal of the season as Borussia Dortmund saw off Schalke.

# rising-star - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'

After being dropped from the Limerick panel in 2017, Aaron Gillane has enjoyed a remarkable rise to the top of the game.

# rising-star - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential

Limerick forward Kyle Hayes says life hasn’t changed too much in the wake of their All-Ireland victory.

# rising-star - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City Rising Star This post contains videos

Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City

Gavin Bazunu kept a clean sheet at Turner’s Cross last week including a penalty save from Kieran Sadlier.

# rising-star - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

# rising-star - Friday 12 January, 2018

'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour

The veteran Leinster skipper says team-mates feed off the 20-year-old’s positive approach.

# rising-star - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'

Offaly boss Stephen Wallace is keen to protect promising 18-year-old Cian Johnson.

# rising-star - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow

The Leinster fullback scored two tries against Ulster at the RDS.

# rising-star - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line

He scored 5-15 in six championship games for Dublin minors this summer.

# rising-star - Monday 24 July, 2017

Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July

Teenager Rory O’Connor caught the eye yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# rising-star - Friday 7 July, 2017

Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford

Richie Leahy brought into the squad by Brian Cody.

# rising-star - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall

It’s been a quick rise for young Galway hurler Thomas Monaghan but he’s loving every minute.

# rising-star - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points Rising Star This post contains videos

America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points

Remember the name LaMelo Ball.

# rising-star - Friday 20 January, 2017

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run

The deal keeps him at Loftus Road until the summer of 2019.

# rising-star - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016

The 17-year-old sensation has had a year to remember.

# rising-star - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Carbery's former coach on what the rising star brings to Leinster

Clontarf’s Andy Wood wasn’t at all surprised by how well the fly-half started the Pro12 season.

# rising-star - Friday 27 May, 2016

'She's over the moon but she's not stopping there': Kellie Harrington has her sights set on gold

Jimmy Halpin is confident that Irish boxing’s newest star can bring home the world title.

# rising-star - Saturday 7 May, 2016

The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold

Nhat Nguyen talks to The42 about his remarkable success, moving from Vietnam to Ireland at the age of four and his goals for the future.

# rising-star - Thursday 5 May, 2016

After shooting 3-24 at U21 football level, Dublin senior breakthrough is the next goal

Con O’Callaghan has caught fire at U21 level this spring.

# rising-star - Monday 18 April, 2016

'I hadn't really much of an interest in the GAA' - Cork star on his recent rise to fame

Peter Kelleher admits that he didn’t have much of an interest when Cork last won an EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football title.

# rising-star - Monday 4 April, 2016

St Brendan's boss draws comparisons between Maurice Fitzgerald and 16 year-old Hogan Cup winner

David Clifford was the star for the Killarney outfit on Saturday.

# rising-star - Monday 5 October, 2015

'Unbelievable!' - Here's why everyone's going nuts for the UFC's new 19-year-old wonderkid

Sage Northcutt looks like the real deal.

# rising-star - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Lynch the sole senior panellist in Limerick U21 side for Munster semi-final

Limerick have home advanrtage tomorrow night.

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