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#Captain

# captain - Today’s News

Two Tipp captains in Croker as Derry's adopted daughter relishes All-Ireland battle

‘Where else would you see it? Go somewhere else out of your home county and they let you take on that honour, and back you.’

# captain - Thursday 24 August, 2017

‘What I remember most is Ronaldo running across and Patrick Flynn creaming him out of it’

St Patrick’s Athletic defender Ian Bermingham chats to The 42 about his time in Inchicore and taking the captain’s armband this season.

# captain - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain

The 29-year-old will replace Niamh Briggs who was forced to pull out of the tournament last week.

# captain - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'We've got to make sure we have no excuses tomorrow and that we get the job done'

Club captain Finn says Rovers will not be taking to the field looking for a draw in Tallaght tomorrow night.

# captain - Friday 30 June, 2017

Family man Warburton teams up with O'Brien after taking over from POM

The 28-year-old Lions captain has taken over from Peter O’Mahony for this weekend.

# captain - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us'

Ger Doherty discusses Derry City’s aspirations in Europe and his role as club captain since the tragic passing of Ryan McBride.

# captain - Saturday 24 June, 2017

O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine

The Munster man was on the losing side as he captained the Lions in the first Test.

# captain - Friday 23 June, 2017

'Bohemians is a big club. It deserves to be at the right end of the table'

Derek Pender reflects on three seasons captaining Bohemians and what is proving to be a promising campaign for the club in 2017.

# captain - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony Pom

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony

Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.

# captain - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.

# captain - Monday 19 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend

The Munster flanker is in with a good chance of leading the Lions in Auckland.

# captain - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions

The Munster captain was superb in Rotorua.

# captain - Monday 12 June, 2017

O'Brien's performance puts pressure on returning captain Warburton

‘I know there’s every chance that I might not even get involved in that first Test.’

# captain - Saturday 20 May, 2017

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’

Athlone’s captain Niall Scullion chats to The42 about a difficult few weeks for the club ahead of tonight’s game with Cabinteely.

# captain - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'

Gerard McCartan is hoping to lead his side to a historic victory against Sligo on Sunday.

# captain - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Ryan set for final home game as 22-year-old Molony makes 'natural step'

The 27-year-old flanker is set to leave the province this summer.

# captain - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland

The Boys in Green welcome one of Euro 2016’s surprise packages to Dublin for a friendly tonight.

# captain - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Best points to 'silly mental errors' from Ireland but insists they are consistent

The Ireland captain and hooker was disappointed with some costly lineout failings.

# captain - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Hectic weekend - Cork captaincy and coaching Munster schools semi-finalists

Paul Kerrigan is combining Gaelic football roles.

# captain - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From inter-county uncertainty to captaincy: James Ryan to lead Limerick hurlers

Two members of the All-Ireland U21 winning side have been named as vice-captains.

# captain - Monday 23 January, 2017

'I've never played there' - Dusautoir excited about Thomond Park trip

Rassie Erasmus’ men will welcome Top 14 side Toulouse to Limerick in April.

# captain - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Emotional day for Best as 100-cap captain claims another big scalp

The 34-year-old was proud of Ireland’s performance on a special day for him.

# captain - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

# captain - Thursday 18 August, 2016

John Muldoon retains captaincy role at Pat Lam's Connacht

The 33-year-old will lead the western province into the Champions Cup this season.

# captain - Friday 12 August, 2016

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash

Barry Daly, Rory O’Loughlin and Niall Morris all start in an exciting backline.

# captain - Monday 8 August, 2016

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain

The new South Africa director of rugby has backed O’Mahony to lead again.

# captain - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Keane would kick the poor attitude out of Belgium captain Hazard

Ireland’s number two was speaking about the Chelsea attacker in the run-up to Saturday’s Euro 2016 game.

# captain - Thursday 5 May, 2016

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters' Cj

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters'

CJ Stander won’t be looking for the limelight in what may be his final game as Munster captain.

# captain - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Stander calls on POC for leadership chats before Munster's Edinburgh clash

The back row believes his side need to respond to mistakes more maturely.

# captain - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy

‘It’s nice to be in a changing room where boys are enjoying themselves.’

# captain - Sunday 14 February, 2016

‘This was a massive opportunity’ – Ireland rue missed chance in Paris

Captain Rory Best says Ireland struggled when France changed their props and scrum tactics.

# captain - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'I consider myself very lucky' -- O'Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

# captain - Monday 18 January, 2016

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

# captain - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'Talk is cheap, you need to show actions' - Munster captain Stander

The number eight hopes his team can win supporters back over in the coming weeks.

# captain - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O’Mahony almost ready Leader This post contains a poll

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O’Mahony almost ready

Joe Schmidt has a number of contenders to select from ahead of the Six Nations.

# captain - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders

The Ireland-qualified back row isn’t a fan of doing too much talking.

# captain - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Huge boost for Munster as CJ Stander signs on for two more years

The powerful back row is now qualified to play for Ireland.

# captain - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Drogba: I thought Terry was a Chelsea reserve!

The Ivorian reveals the info in his soon-to-be-released autobiography.

# captain - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander

The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.

# captain - Friday 30 October, 2015

‘I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am’ – McCaw

The 34-year-old is expected to retire after New Zealand’s World Cup final against Australia tomorrow.

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