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#stepping up

# stepping-up - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal
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Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal

Apr 8th 2021, 10:49 AM 3,574 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old opened the scoring against Porto with a memorable strike.

# stepping-up - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Every time I go out I have something to prove' - Van der Flier making most of latest opportunity
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'Every time I go out I have something to prove' - Van der Flier making most of latest opportunity

Feb 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,522 Views 2 Comments

The flanker also discussed the need for accuracy at the breakdown following Peter O’Mahony’s red card against Wales.

# stepping-up - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Wayne Rooney to prepare Derby’s next match after Phillip Cocu departure
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Wayne Rooney to prepare Derby’s next match after Phillip Cocu departure

Nov 14th 2020, 7:39 PM 8,694 Views 6 Comments

Derby have managed just six points this season and sit bottom of the table.

# stepping-up - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Dubliner O'Shea makes Premier League debut but West Brom easily beaten by Leicester
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Dubliner O'Shea makes Premier League debut but West Brom easily beaten by Leicester

Sep 13th 2020, 4:15 PM 5,532 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Vardy scored a brace of penalties in a 3-0 win for the Foxes.

# stepping-up - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form
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Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 8,228 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen said Devin Toner was back in the starting XV for his lineout nous.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad
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Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad

Jun 9th 2020, 1:33 PM 8,402 Views 16 Comments

The Cashel native has signed a one-year deal with the province.

# stepping-up - Thursday 7 May, 2020

All-time record World Cup goalscorer Klose named Bayern Munich's assistant coach
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All-time record World Cup goalscorer Klose named Bayern Munich's assistant coach

May 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 5,460 Views 7 Comments

The former striker spent four years at the Bavarian giants during his playing days, and has most recently worked with their U17s.

# stepping-up - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Shanahan hopes to step out of Cooney's shadow
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Shanahan hopes to step out of Cooney's shadow

Feb 15th 2020, 8:27 AM 8,704 Views 7 Comments

Reserve scrum-half finally gets his shot after patiently waiting for his chance all season.

# stepping-up - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Van Graan hands first start to Academy out-half Healy
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Van Graan hands first start to Academy out-half Healy

Nov 28th 2019, 12:15 PM 14,022 Views 13 Comments

Munster have made a number of changes for the meeting with Edinburgh ahead of their Champions Cup games against Saracens.

# stepping-up - Friday 27 September, 2019

'I’m not going to try to be Johnny or Joey' - Carty set for biggest test yet
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'I’m not going to try to be Johnny or Joey' - Carty set for biggest test yet

Sep 27th 2019, 1:00 AM 6,452 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old Connacht man has improved many aspects of his game in the past two seasons.

# stepping-up - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Larmour set for aerial test from Scotland in Ireland's World Cup opener
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Larmour set for aerial test from Scotland in Ireland's World Cup opener

Sep 21st 2019, 3:00 AM 5,335 Views 11 Comments

The 22-year-old starts at fullback in the absence of Rob Kearney.

# stepping-up - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'If it's a case that Rob's not there, we'd be very happy with the guys'
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'If it's a case that Rob's not there, we'd be very happy with the guys'

Sep 19th 2019, 7:56 AM 8,422 Views 25 Comments

Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour could have important roles against Scotland.

# stepping-up - Monday 9 September, 2019

'I have got a bit of a lashing from people outside' - CJ Stander steps up
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'I have got a bit of a lashing from people outside' - CJ Stander steps up

Sep 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,653 Views 41 Comments

The Ireland back row was busy after moving to blindside flanker against Wales.

# stepping-up - Sunday 1 September, 2019

'Everyone wrote us off' - Lennon defiant after Old Firm win
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'Everyone wrote us off' - Lennon defiant after Old Firm win

Sep 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 10,151 Views 7 Comments

The Scottish champions produced a faultless performance to move three points clear of their Glasgow rivals.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Ex-Leinster and Munster back row Coghlan earns Tigers move
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Ex-Leinster and Munster back row Coghlan earns Tigers move

Jul 2nd 2019, 3:56 PM 14,604 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old becomes the third Irish player to sign for Leicester this summer.

# stepping-up - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback
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Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback

Mar 10th 2019, 8:15 PM 27,878 Views 46 Comments

The 21-year-old was excellent against France after being drafted in to replace the injured Rob Kearney.

# stepping-up - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Vunipola backs Farrell to 'lead by example' in solo leadership role after Hartley absence
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Vunipola backs Farrell to 'lead by example' in solo leadership role after Hartley absence

Jan 17th 2019, 8:14 PM 4,073 Views 5 Comments

Billy Vunipola believes Owen Farrell can thrive as captain in the absence of Dylan Hartley during the Six Nations.

# stepping-up - Monday 26 November, 2018

IRFU back Andy Farrell for daunting task of succeeding Joe Schmidt
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IRFU back Andy Farrell for daunting task of succeeding Joe Schmidt

Nov 26th 2018, 12:10 PM 24,025 Views 54 Comments

Ireland’s current defence coach will step up to the top job next year.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities
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Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities

Oct 31st 2018, 3:12 PM 29,727 Views 8 Comments

The halfback positions are one of the most interesting areas ahead of the clash against Italy.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Gundogan ready to step up in absence of injured De Bruyne
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Gundogan ready to step up in absence of injured De Bruyne

Aug 15th 2018, 10:28 PM 6,338 Views 2 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne is reportedly in danger of a three-month injury lay-off, but Ilkay Gundogan is hoping to kick on and step up in his absence.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday
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Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday

Apr 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 8,230 Views 4 Comments

‘The Silencer’ returns to Fantasy Springs on Thursday night for his third professional bout.

# stepping-up - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'Chris's temperament tells me that he won't get spooked by all of that'
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'Chris's temperament tells me that he won't get spooked by all of that'

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 8,946 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman knows Ireland centre Chris Farrell better than most, having worked with him in Grenoble.

# stepping-up - Monday 22 January, 2018

Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018
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Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:08 PM 3,980 Views 2 Comments

John Heslin will captain the footballers while Tommy Doyle is set to lead the hurlers.

# stepping-up - Thursday 7 December, 2017

2017 Dublin minor boss takes charge of talented Sky Blues U20s side for next season
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2017 Dublin minor boss takes charge of talented Sky Blues U20s side for next season

Dec 7th 2017, 11:03 AM 4,827 Views 3 Comments

Tom Gray led Dublin to the Leinster minor football title earlier this summer.

# stepping-up - Monday 26 June, 2017

9 All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry squad for Munster junior football final against Cork
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9 All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry squad for Munster junior football final against Cork

Jun 26th 2017, 12:30 PM 8,652 Views 1 Comment

Páirc Uí Rinn hosts tomorrow’s game.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

All-Ireland club and Dr Harty Cup wins the springboard for the start of a Limerick senior career
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All-Ireland club and Dr Harty Cup wins the springboard for the start of a Limerick senior career

May 30th 2017, 5:32 PM 5,431 Views 1 Comment

Peter Casey enjoyed a memorable 2016 and is now focused on Limerick’s senior campaign.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Leinster and Saracens players link with Lions to take NZ prep to next level
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Leinster and Saracens players link with Lions to take NZ prep to next level

May 23rd 2017, 9:23 AM 8,686 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland has been keeping a close eye on New Zealand’s Super Rugby teams.

# stepping-up - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Cork selector to take over as coach of county senior hurling squad for 2017
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Cork selector to take over as coach of county senior hurling squad for 2017

Sep 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 9,849 Views 6 Comments

Sarsfields’ Pat Ryan is to fill the position.

# stepping-up - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Irish defender O'Connell ready to nail down place at Celtic after 'special' night against Barcelona
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Irish defender O'Connell ready to nail down place at Celtic after 'special' night against Barcelona

Jul 30th 2016, 9:51 PM 12,252 Views 18 Comments

The Cork-born centre-half insists he is focused on his club career right now amid talk of a call-up to Ireland’s senior squad.

# stepping-up - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland ready for penalties but at least three players banned as they 'haven't hit the target too often'
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Ireland ready for penalties but at least three players banned as they 'haven't hit the target too often'

Jun 25th 2016, 6:21 PM 8,387 Views 7 Comments

Sunday’s Euro 2016 knockout tie with France could potentially go to a shootout and Martin O’Neill has been discussing such a situation.

# stepping-up - Thursday 9 June, 2016

4 players from Cork's All-Ireland U21 final team to start in Munster junior semi-final
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4 players from Cork's All-Ireland U21 final team to start in Munster junior semi-final

Jun 9th 2016, 10:45 PM 7,026 Views 4 Comments

Cork face Tipperary in Sunday’s curtain-raiser in Thurles.

# stepping-up - Friday 6 May, 2016

Conway hopes a Munster revival can lead to Ireland honours
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Conway hopes a Munster revival can lead to Ireland honours

May 6th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,695 Views 12 Comments

The Dubliner has made a return to the wing recently after spending much of the season at 15.

# stepping-up - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I couldn't put myself through that again, I found it difficult' - O'Connor
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'I couldn't put myself through that again, I found it difficult' - O'Connor

Oct 30th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,028 Views 6 Comments

Jack O’Connor was tempted to take up a third year with the Kerry minor footballers but is making the step-up to the U21 ranks.

# stepping-up - Monday 31 August, 2015

Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency
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Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency

Aug 31st 2015, 7:40 AM 22,958 Views 82 Comments

Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency.

# stepping-up - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Girvan Dempsey out to prove coaching credentials during short-term stint
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Girvan Dempsey out to prove coaching credentials during short-term stint

Aug 20th 2015, 9:09 PM 6,715 Views 5 Comments

The interim backs coach tells us what to expect from the province under his watch at the start of the upcoming season.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Four goals help Mayo win in Connacht U21FC as Leitrim player suffers serious neck injury
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Four goals help Mayo win in Connacht U21FC as Leitrim player suffers serious neck injury

Mar 11th 2015, 9:52 PM 9,678 Views 0 Comments

The home side won out in Castlebar tonight while Derry beat Down in Ulster.

# stepping-up - Monday 9 February, 2015

Analysis: Munster's O'Donnell announces Ireland arrival with superb try
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Analysis: Munster's O'Donnell announces Ireland arrival with superb try

Feb 9th 2015, 2:40 PM 8,937 Views 40 Comments

The openside flanker was on the end of a sweeping Ireland attack to seal victory for Joe Schmidt’s side in Rome.

# stepping-up - Sunday 21 September, 2014

How Paul Geaney has overcome struggles to make his mark for Kerry
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How Paul Geaney has overcome struggles to make his mark for Kerry

Sep 21st 2014, 10:00 AM 5,149 Views 2 Comments

The Dingle club man has emerged as a key asset in the Kingdom forward line.

# stepping-up - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Zebo invites the pressure ahead of new senior role with Munster
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Zebo invites the pressure ahead of new senior role with Munster

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,877 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old is hopeful that his brittle feet won’t stunt his season for the third time in-a-row.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Pollard goes straight from U20s into Springboks' number 10 shirt
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Pollard goes straight from U20s into Springboks' number 10 shirt

Jun 25th 2014, 4:49 PM 6,010 Views 11 Comments

The 20-year-old recently helped South Africa into the final of the Junior World Championship.

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