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#Talent

# talent - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'My dad gave me a good piece of advice at Christmas. He said, 'Just play like a kid.''
# Be Yourself
# Be Yourself

'My dad gave me a good piece of advice at Christmas. He said, 'Just play like a kid.''

Thu 9:10 AM 10,189 Views 0 Comments

Beibhinn Parsons has been named Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Women’s Player of The Year.

# talent - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'We’ve all been jealous of Leinster for that' - Ulster aim to keep closing gap
# Academy
# Academy

'We’ve all been jealous of Leinster for that' - Ulster aim to keep closing gap

Tue 5:50 PM 7,984 Views 13 Comments

The northern province’s young guns showed their quality again last Friday night.

# talent - Friday 15 January, 2021

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster
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# Talent

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster

Jan 15th 2021, 4:49 PM 16,126 Views 19 Comments

Aaron Sexton scored two tries from fullback, while captain David McCann was superb for Ulster.

# talent - Thursday 14 January, 2021

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

Jan 14th 2021, 8:08 PM 19,638 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

# talent - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series
# Prospect
# Prospect

20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series

Jan 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 9,536 Views 10 Comments

The Ulster wing has shown his promise in three starts over recent weekends.

# talent - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Message from Ireland camp clear: prove your point in European games first
# Talent
# Talent

Message from Ireland camp clear: prove your point in European games first

Nov 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 42,380 Views 50 Comments

Many supporters were hoping to see 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne called up.

# talent - Sunday 15 November, 2020

20-year-old wing Ethan McIlroy gets first Ulster start for visit to Zebre
# Talent
# Talent

20-year-old wing Ethan McIlroy gets first Ulster start for visit to Zebre

Nov 15th 2020, 12:26 PM 7,885 Views 14 Comments

The academy back has impressed off the bench in recent weeks.

# talent - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Exciting 21-year-old Ulster centre Stewart Moore continues upward trajectory
# Talent
# Talent

Exciting 21-year-old Ulster centre Stewart Moore continues upward trajectory

Oct 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,094 Views 1 Comment

The Ballymoney man starts at 12 again as Dan McFarland’s men take on the Ospreys.

# talent - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'

Oct 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 19,152 Views 9 Comments

Ulster’s Dan Soper was instrumental in David McCann making the move from centre to the back row.

# talent - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'
# Talent
# Talent

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'

Sep 30th 2020, 3:14 PM 33,688 Views 35 Comments

Munster’s Johann van Graan expects the likes of Craig Casey, John Hodnett, and Ben Healy to push for European starts.

# talent - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster
# Talent
# Talent

22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:00 PM 21,526 Views 7 Comments

The talented playmaker showed his promise after moving to out-half against Toulouse.

# talent - Thursday 27 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 13,690 Views 15 Comments

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

# talent - Thursday 20 August, 2020

21-year-old Ryan Baird set to start for Leinster in big clash with Munster
# Talent
# Talent

21-year-old Ryan Baird set to start for Leinster in big clash with Munster

Aug 20th 2020, 5:14 PM 15,971 Views 39 Comments

The second row trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland earlier this year.

Andy Cole worried new Man Utd signing could block Mason Greenwood
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# Talent

Andy Cole worried new Man Utd signing could block Mason Greenwood

Aug 20th 2020, 8:40 AM 15,463 Views 8 Comments

The former striker described the 18-year-old as “scary” but is concerned about his progress.

# talent - 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 8,086 Views 4 Comments

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

# talent - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments

Jul 9th 2020, 5:17 PM 5,414 Views 0 Comments

The provinces’ A teams will also compete in a series of fixtures starting in September.

# talent - Sunday 19 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Harry Byrne
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Harry Byrne

Apr 19th 2020, 1:02 PM 9,640 Views 23 Comments

The 20-year-old Leinster out-half trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad before the Six Nations.

# talent - Monday 30 March, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall

Mar 30th 2020, 5:18 PM 3,422 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary woman made an impressive impact for Ireland during the Six Nations.

# talent - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Jack O'Sullivan
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Jack O'Sullivan

Mar 25th 2020, 7:30 PM 10,129 Views 8 Comments

The 21-year-old number eight returned from a long-term knee injury at the start of this season.

# talent - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'

Mar 5th 2020, 7:17 PM 10,258 Views 21 Comments

As he reflects on his career, Rory Best takes pride from squeezing every drop out of the potential he had.

# talent - Monday 2 March, 2020

20-year-old Ryan Baird links up with Ireland's Six Nations squad
# Talent
# Talent

20-year-old Ryan Baird links up with Ireland's Six Nations squad

Mar 2nd 2020, 11:11 AM 15,282 Views 35 Comments

Andy Farrell has named a 35-man training squad, with Will Addison missing.

# talent - Sunday 1 March, 2020

‘Fernandes even looks good when he loses the ball’ – Solskjaer
# Talent
# Talent

‘Fernandes even looks good when he loses the ball’ – Solskjaer

Mar 1st 2020, 12:59 AM 8,134 Views 4 Comments

The Red Devils boss is pleased with a Portuguese midfielder and Odion Ighalo.

# talent - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'He's the real deal' - Brogan backs clubmate to make his mark with Dublin
# Talent
# Talent

'He's the real deal' - Brogan backs clubmate to make his mark with Dublin

Feb 19th 2020, 6:35 AM 11,457 Views 0 Comments

Sean Bugler impressed off the bench against Monaghan in the previous round.

# talent - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Introducing the latest Sean O'Brien on the Irish rugby scene
# Talent
# Talent

Introducing the latest Sean O'Brien on the Irish rugby scene

Jan 29th 2020, 3:00 PM 37,310 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland U20 flanker has made huge progress this season and is set to play against Scotland this Friday.

# talent - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA'
# Talent
# Talent

'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA'

Dec 15th 2019, 9:00 AM 11,426 Views 1 Comment

Journalist and author Emmet Ryan on touring Europe for his new book, Irish basketball’s great hope Aidan Harris Igiehon and more.

# talent - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'People are noticing me as opposed to the boys, there's a long way to go but we are a bit more on a par with them'
# Talent
# Talent

'People are noticing me as opposed to the boys, there's a long way to go but we are a bit more on a par with them'

Dec 5th 2019, 6:01 PM 7,378 Views 1 Comment

Vanessa Maye speaks to The42 as she reaches the verge of her major breakthrough.

# talent - Sunday 27 October, 2019

With Hansen and Read departing, what next for the All Blacks?
# Future
# Future

With Hansen and Read departing, what next for the All Blacks?

Oct 27th 2019, 5:07 AM 13,230 Views 4 Comments

New Zealand must appoint a new head coach and captain as the next era begins.

# talent - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Bohemians 'a little bit shocked by the negative reaction' to senior debut for 14-year-old Evan Ferguson
# Talent
# Talent

Bohemians 'a little bit shocked by the negative reaction' to senior debut for 14-year-old Evan Ferguson

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 13,703 Views 6 Comments

The precocious striker will be involved in tonight’s Uefa Youth League tie with PAOK Salonika.

# talent - Friday 20 September, 2019

Connacht excited by 21-year-old Fitzgerald in Carty's absence
# Potential
# Potential

Connacht excited by 21-year-old Fitzgerald in Carty's absence

Sep 20th 2019, 3:46 PM 10,015 Views 32 Comments

The young out-half gets another chance to impress against Munster tomorrow.

# talent - Friday 13 September, 2019

'He is a potential Ballon d’Or winner over the next four or five years'
# Talent
# Talent

'He is a potential Ballon d’Or winner over the next four or five years'

Sep 13th 2019, 6:16 PM 10,863 Views 7 Comments

Raheem Sterling’s rapid development has left Jamie Carragher very impressed.

# talent - Thursday 4 July, 2019

How talent could be a 'critical constraining factor' for Ireland's fintech aspirations
# Startups And Tech
From TheJournal.ie
# Startups And Tech

How talent could be a 'critical constraining factor' for Ireland's fintech aspirations

Jul 4th 2019, 9:50 AM 298 Views 0 Comments

Dublin may appear to be a safe bet for a post-Brexit hedge but firms still need access to skills.

# talent - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Former St Pat's defender signs first pro contract with Birmingham City
# Talent
# Talent

Former St Pat's defender signs first pro contract with Birmingham City

Jun 25th 2019, 6:26 PM 7,766 Views 4 Comments

18-year-old Ryan Burke signed a two-year deal with the club today.

# talent - Monday 24 June, 2019

Celtic legend Bonner claims Tierney would be worth £50 million in England
# Talent
# Talent

Celtic legend Bonner claims Tierney would be worth £50 million in England

Jun 24th 2019, 3:52 PM 7,621 Views 10 Comments

The defender has been linked with a big-money move to Arsenal.

# talent - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'When he is ready to go, he will' - Praise for Irish prospect Farrugia as UK clubs hover
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# Talent

'When he is ready to go, he will' - Praise for Irish prospect Farrugia as UK clubs hover

May 29th 2019, 2:52 PM 8,706 Views 3 Comments

Irish U21s assistant manager Keith Andrews believes UCD winger Neil Farrugia is ready to make an immediate impact in English football.

# talent - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition
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From TheJournal.ie
# Talent

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition

Apr 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 42,992 Views 28 Comments

There were 126 winners over seven categories.

# talent - Friday 15 March, 2019

'He's the nearest to Hoolahan that can play in the middle of the pitch'
# Talent
# Talent

'He's the nearest to Hoolahan that can play in the middle of the pitch'

Mar 15th 2019, 12:01 AM 15,706 Views 10 Comments

Mick McCarthy hopes a rejuvenated Alan Judge can offer something different for Ireland.

# talent - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Crosshaven's Wren making most of chances with Munster and Ireland U20s
# Rebel
# Rebel

Crosshaven's Wren making most of chances with Munster and Ireland U20s

Feb 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 6,348 Views 1 Comment

The 19-year-old flyer scored a brilliant try against Scotland a fortnight ago.

# talent - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'I called the manager and told him that if he signed him, he could make a lot of money'
# Talent
# Talent

'I called the manager and told him that if he signed him, he could make a lot of money'

Feb 12th 2019, 12:28 AM 14,899 Views 8 Comments

Lothar Matthaus says buying Jadon Sancho has proved an incredible bargain that will only look better with time.

# talent - Saturday 9 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 9th 2019, 1:57 PM 13,393 Views 3 Comments

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

# talent - Friday 8 February, 2019

UCD prospect Farrugia picks Ireland ahead of Malta, France and Spain
# Talent
# Talent

UCD prospect Farrugia picks Ireland ahead of Malta, France and Spain

Feb 8th 2019, 10:48 AM 7,021 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Kenny also clarified Michael O’Connor’s allegiances.

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