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#Talent

# talent - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,048 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

# talent - Friday 2 April, 2021

Ireland U18 international Karl Martin signs for Top 14 club Montpellier
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ireland U18 international Karl Martin signs for Top 14 club Montpellier

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:43 PM 11,420 Views 4 Comments

The Drogheda man will pursue a professional career in France.

# talent - Friday 19 March, 2021

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future
# Talent
# Talent

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future

Mar 19th 2021, 10:30 AM 12,589 Views 19 Comments

Dan McFarland has picked a promising young side for tonight’s clash with Zebre.

# talent - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales

Feb 4th 2021, 2:45 PM 18,158 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old captained the Leinster at U19s and has played for the province’s A team.

# 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.''

Jan 21st 2021, 9:10 AM 10,335 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

Jan 19th 2021, 5:50 PM 8,101 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 16,171 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 19,700 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 9,782 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 42,401 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 7,887 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 8,117 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 19,194 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 33,701 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 21,643 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 13,712 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 15,986 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
# Talent
# Talent

Andy Cole worried new Man Utd signing could block Mason Greenwood

Aug 20th 2020, 8:40 AM 15,472 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 8,572 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 5,422 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 9,710 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 3,553 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 10,269 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 10,269 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 15,331 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 11,529 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 37,707 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 11,621 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 7,433 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 13,231 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 13,707 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 10,016 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 304 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 7,773 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 8,708 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
# Talent
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 43,095 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 15,712 Views 10 Comments

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

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