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#Talent

# 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

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

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.

# talent - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

# talent - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Consolation for Luka Modric as he wins World Cup Golden Ball

The Real Madrid star could not guide his side to victory in this afternoon’s World Cup final.

# talent - Saturday 14 July, 2018

France star Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d’Or – Drogba

The teenage sensation has risen to the occasion in Russia with standout performances as his country aim for their first World Cup title since 1998.

# talent - Sunday 8 July, 2018

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# talent - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Can Ronaldo drag workmanlike Portugal to World Cup glory?

With four goals in two games, the 33-year-old has started the tournament in formidable form.

# talent - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.

# talent - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'David Silva is a mixture of Iniesta and Xavi'

Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on a key creative influence at the Etihad Stadium.

# talent - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The best goalkeeper in the world and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Jose Mourinho’s tactics were no surprise.

# talent - Monday 19 February, 2018

'These are players we'd love to see playing in Wales and playing in the red jersey'

Shane Williams is hopeful Wales can hang onto more players like James McCarthy in the future.

# talent - Friday 26 January, 2018

Olympian Joyce and three fellow unbeaten Irish prospects added to stacked Frampton bill

David Oliver Joyce, Lewis Crocker, Steven Ward and Tyrone McCullagh join a host of Irish fighters on the undercard to Frampton-Donaire.

# talent - Monday 8 January, 2018

Coutinho 'had everything' at just 18 years old

Rafael Benitez has recalled how impressed the coaches were at Inter.

# talent - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Super Asensio spares Ronaldo's blushes as Madrid beat struggling Eibar

Marco Asensio was in fine form for Real Madrid as they overcame Eibar 3-0.

# talent - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Megan Campbell's insanely long throws can help take Ireland's footballers to greater heights Talent This post contains videos

Megan Campbell's insanely long throws can help take Ireland's footballers to greater heights

The Man City defender played a key role in her side’s win over Northern Ireland.

# talent - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish writers have been longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize Congrats Are In Order

Two Irish writers have been longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize

Mike McCormack and Sebastian Barry are two of the 13 writers who made the longlist.

# talent - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Getting his Na Fianna debut from Pillar Caffrey, training with Jonny Cooper and Dublin senior prospects

Dublin’s All-Ireland U21 winner Aaron Byrne was recently crowned EirGrid U21 Football Player of the Year.

# talent - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today Talent

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

# talent - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Garry Ringrose was very close to making the 41-man Lions squad

The 22-year-old Ireland and Leinster centre was ‘very unlucky,’ according to Warren Gatland.

# talent - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

# talent - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan

Head coach Kieran Campbell has included some highly-promising players.

# talent - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists Talent This post contains videos

Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists

Meanwhile, Robbie Brady got his name on the scoresheet for Norwich City.

# talent - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team

The 20-year-old scrum-half has joined the famous French club for the season.

# talent - Saturday 5 November, 2016

5 players to watch in Sunday's WFAI Cup final

The latest chapter of Shelbourne v Wexford Youths promises to be an exciting affair.

# talent - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'

Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.

# talent - Saturday 23 July, 2016

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever' Talent This post contains videos

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'

The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.

# talent - Thursday 2 June, 2016

IRFU looking to ID best talent from age of 15 as Nucifora plans for future

The IRFU performance director feels earlier intervention can produce better professionals.

# talent - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League

The 20-year-old is hoping for further playing opportunities under Leo Cullen next season.

# talent - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations Flying The Flag

"It's beyond all our wildest dreams": Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

# talent - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From the Bangor Bulldozer to Baby BOD: 5 Irish young guns who broke out in 2015

The future of the back row – and the backline – looks bright in Ireland.

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