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# talent - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

Andy Cole worried new Man Utd signing could block Mason Greenwood

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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?

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

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

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'

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

# talent - Thursday 4 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

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

# talent - 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.

# talent - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

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Why Ada Hegerberg, the first-ever female Ballon d'Or winner, could be set to boycott the 2019 World Cup

Last night was just the latest accolade for an individual who seemed destined for greatness from the outset.

# talent - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'He has more ability than Alli or Lingard'

Jamie Carragher has backed Ross Barkley to nail down an England spot.

# talent - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'He's a small bloke in stature but he's got a big heart. He's been awesome'

Michael Lowry has impressed his new Ulster team-mate, Billy Burns.

# talent - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Kerry's Walsh and Galway's O'Shea named Electric Ireland Minor Footballer and Hurler of the Year for 2018

Kerry’s Paul Walsh and Galway’s Donal O’Shea have been named Electric Ireland Footballer and Hurler of the Year.

# talent - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Iniesta is on a different planet': 18-year-old Man City star rejects comparison to Barcelona icon

Phil Foden feels it is premature for anyone to compare him with the great Andres Iniesta.

# talent - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'He's definitely got a big future ahead of him' - Leinster excited about Doris

The 20-year-old made his first start for the province in last weekend’s win over Cardiff Blues.

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