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#Young gun

# young-gun - Friday 30 August, 2019

'I’ve never played a league game. I've never played Dublin' - Kerry's young skipper

Gavin White will become the latest Dr Crokes player to captain the Kingdom in an All-Ireland final.

# young-gun - Thursday 1 August, 2019

St Pat's confirm signing of former Birmingham and Derry City striker Hale

The Ireland U21 international has cut short his stay with Crusaders up north.

# young-gun - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'Best race ever': Bottas upstages Hamilton at Australian Grand Prix

The Mercedes driver also took home the new bonus point for the fastest lap.

# young-gun - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

18-year-old Cavan defender impresses and fires home on Newcastle U23 debut

Oisin McEntee was at the heart of that controversial Ireland U17 Euros penalty shootout last May.

# young-gun - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Confusion and drama as Zverev stuns Federer at ATP World Tour finals

The young German advances through to the end-of-season final for the first time.

# young-gun - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Arsenal open to calling back 18-year-old loanee who’s tearing it up in the Bundesliga

English teenager Reiss Nelson has scored five goals in 10 appearances for Hoffenheim.

# young-gun - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Galway United sign former Bristol City midfielder on eve of First Division opener

Harrison Reeves comes as the final addition to Shane Keegan’s 2018 squad.

# young-gun - Monday 12 February, 2018

Monaghan wonderkid McKenna to face Mexican in second pro fight next month

Aaron McKenna will face Adolfo Caro in OC next month.

# young-gun - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations

There are also deserved recalls for Sean Cronin and Rory Scannell as Joe Schmidt plots the opening rounds of the Six Nations.

# young-gun - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

118kg South African teenage tighthead links with Munster's academy

The 18-year-old starred for the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks side at last year’s Craven Week.

# young-gun - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Bohs midfielder Fuad Sule the latest LOI star to make the move across the water

The 20-year-old has joined Barnet for an undisclosed fee.

# young-gun - Friday 10 February, 2017

This startling stat shows why Hoffenheim's 29-year-old boss is so special

Ever since taking over, Julian Nagelsmann has shown a remarkable astuteness in spite of the relentless pressure of the Bundesliga.

# young-gun - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Too much too young: Celtic starlet Dembele must be treated right

He might be years away from playing for the senior side, but there’s already a weight of expectation on his young shoulders.

# young-gun - Friday 7 October, 2016

Cullen backs academy winger O'Loughlin to hold his own among galaxy of interpro stars

The 22-year-old starts for Leinster tomorrow.

# young-gun - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Marcus Rashford's stunning rise continues as he makes Manchester derby history

Louis van Gaal’s side were victorious in the derby.

# young-gun - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Lam says Dillane was bundle of nerves before Irish debut

Lam is confident the Connacht lock has a bright international career ahead of him.

# young-gun - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Manchester United stay in touch at the top of the Premier League thanks to Lingard's first goal

The youngster scored the opener at Old Trafford.

# young-gun - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Martial continues magnificent United start by getting them out of jail in Moscow

The French attacker gave away a penalty in the first-half that led to CSKA taking the lead but came up with the equaliser later on.

# young-gun - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

This tough-tackling scrum-half is set to become the Rugby World Cup's youngest ever player Pocket Rocket This post contains videos

This tough-tackling scrum-half is set to become the Rugby World Cup's youngest ever player

Vasil Lobzhanidze may be only 18, but he can handle himself.

# young-gun - Friday 31 July, 2015

16-year-old Dingle jockey steals the show on day 5 of the Galway Races

Jack Kennedy claimed a win on his first ride for Willie Mullins.

# young-gun - Friday 24 July, 2015

Galway spring a surprise by handing senior debut to 18-year-old star for Cork clash

Conor Whelan has been drafted into the half-forward line.

# young-gun - Thursday 26 February, 2015

LeBron James' 10-year-old son is already being recruited by colleges

And dad isn’t too happy about it all.

# young-gun - Friday 13 February, 2015

'I have a lot to learn' - Jack Conan knows what's required for World Cup contention

A lot done, more to do for the Leinster star.

# young-gun - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Liverpool's first goal against Middlesbrough was scored by a kid born in 1997

You feel really good about yourself now, don’t you?

# young-gun - Monday 28 July, 2014

Arsenal sign £16m Chambers as yet another player departs Southampton

The England teenager has completed his move to the North Londoners, it was confirmed this afternoon.

# young-gun - Saturday 7 June, 2014

23-year-old Irish golfer in the hunt for maiden European Tour win

Ruaidhri McGee (the lad on the right) shot a 69 at the Lyoness Open and is in the Top 10 going into the final day.

# young-gun - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Ultimately he’ll go down the Ken McGrath route' - high hopes for Waterford's teenage star

Waterford manager Derek McGrath can see Austin Gleeson developing in to a centre-half back.

# young-gun - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Ambitious for Ireland caps, Munster's James Cronin wants a Pro12 medal

The 23-year-old loosehead prop has enjoyed a breakout season with his home province.

# young-gun - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

McKeon the hero as Longford see off Westmeath in Leinster U21 replay

The O’Farrell County will meet Laois in the next round after beating their hosts in Mullingar.

# young-gun - Thursday 28 November, 2013

‘Ciarán Kilkenny has all the attributes to be one of Dublin’s best’ – Alan Brogan

The Dublin forward believes his inter-county teammate will be a Blues star for years to come.

# young-gun - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish amateur Kevin Phelan 4 shots off Mickelson and US Open lead

The Waterford golfer has kept his wits about him on a stormy day in Philadelphia.

# young-gun - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Khan can't as Manassero wins PGA and makes Rory 'feel like an old man'

A dramatic play-off ensued after three golfers finished on -10 at Wentworth.

# young-gun - Monday 1 October, 2012

New boy Walsh shines for Kilkenny on the biggest stage

The Tullogher-Rosbercon youngster was handed his senior debut for Kilkenny yesterday in the All-Ireland final. And he delivered in style.

# young-gun - Thursday 17 May, 2012

More bad news as Jack Wilshere faces knee surgery

Wilshere missed the entirety of the 2011/12 season due to an injury to his right ankle.

# young-gun - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

You're kidding: Arsenal move for RVP's 5-year-old son Young Gun This post contains videos

You're kidding: Arsenal move for RVP's 5-year-old son

Shaqeel van Persie, 5, has been offered a training place in the Arsenal youth academy.

# young-gun - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Chart of the day: Wee Mc is still dominating

Despite his poor showing at Sandwich, the 22-year-old is still on top.