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Captain

# captain - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

‘It was a complete lack of performance from our side’ – Ireland coach Doyle

Ireland’s passive defence was of particular annoyance to players and coaches alike.

# captain - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Not looking good for Cork’s captain to be fit for All-Ireland semi-final

Patrick Cronin may be unavailable for Cork against Tipperary.

# captain - Friday 1 August, 2014

Rory Best named new Ulster captain

The 30-year-old hooker says he is honoured to take over from the retired Johann Muller.

# captain - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Limerick hopeful captain O’Grady will recover from injury for All-Ireland semi-final

The Munster title-winning captain was unavailable for today’s win over Wexford in Thurles.

# captain - Monday 14 July, 2014

Wales captain Warburton could be clubless as civil war continues

The 25-year-old is facing the possibility of having no club side for the start of the season.

# captain - Saturday 5 July, 2014

‘I don’t walk away from things’ – Dubs’ camogie captain Louise O’Hara

The 35-year-old is back for another All-Ireland with Dublin, despite her busy life in charge of two crèches.

# captain - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Dominic Ryan made captain of Emerging Ireland as McCarthy withdraws through injury

With late call-ups to the senior squad, Stuart McCloskey, Ricky Lutton and Billy Holland are packing their bags for Romania.

# captain - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

‘The letters were just full of crazy stuff’ – hate mail sent to Limerick captain disappoints chief

Donal O’Grady had to deal with irate supporters after Limerick’s All-Ireland semi-final loss to Clare last year.

# captain - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fractured metatarsal rules captain Conroy out of Galway team to face London

The teams meet next Sunday in Ruislip in their opening Connacht championship clash.

O’Connell determined to maximise time in ‘exciting’ Ireland setup

Life is good with the Six Nations champions, and the captain wants to keep it that way leading up to next year’s World Cup.

# captain - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ulster captain Johann Muller: ‘I was so, so grateful for this day’

‘The reception from the crowd at the back end of the game was something to treasure for the rest of my life.’

# captain - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody Ferry Disaster

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

He’s Clare captain and a Munster interpro star but today is Gary Brennan’s Croke Park debut

The 25 year-old is getting set to line out for his county for the first time at GAA headquarters.

# captain - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Captain of capsized ferry appeared in safety video South Korea

Captain of capsized ferry appeared in safety video

The South Korean president has called the incident “tantamount to murder”. Four others have been arrested.

# captain - Sunday 13 April, 2014

VIDEO: Emotional Steven Gerrard gathers Liverpool in for post-match team-talk as title comes within reach

The Liverpool captain says Norwich away is now the biggest game of the season.

# captain - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Munster’s O’Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby

The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.

Ex-Laois star Quigley named New York captain ahead of clash against Mayo

Kerry’s Gary O’Driscoll will be New York’s vice-captain.

# captain - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Veteran Portumna captain Ollie Canning has no intentions of retiring yet

The 37-year-old led his club to their fourth All-Ireland success in eight years.

# captain - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Two changes for Ireland U20s as captain Dan Leavy’s Six Nations ends

The Leinster flanker is struggling with a shoulder injury and will miss the remaining two games.

Confirmed: Nemanja Vidic will be an Inter Milan player next season

The Serbian defender had already confirmed that he would be leaving Manchester United at the end of the season.

# captain - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Here’s the man who will be the new Kilkenny senior hurling captain

26 year-old Lester Ryan has been nominated by county champions Clara.

# captain - Friday 7 February, 2014

Vidic departure the right decision for Manchester United insists Moyes

The Manchester United boss insisted the decision for his captain to move on in the summer was mutual.

It’s official: Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic to leave club

The Serbian international central defender has spent eight years at Old Trafford.

# captain - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Muller will be ‘massively missed’ at Ulster says Andrew Trimble

The Ireland wing has paid tribute to the South African’s outstanding leadership at the province.

# captain - Saturday 25 January, 2014

‘You have to go out to win the Championship’: Captain Leavy setting standards for Ireland U20s

Few argue that this is the man for the job of Ireland captain, and that doesn’t faze Dan Leavy in the slightest.

Ruddock – Wolfhounds ‘very much feel part of the Six Nations campaign’

The 23-year-old Leinster flanker is captain for the clash with the England Saxons this evening.

# captain - Thursday 23 January, 2014

O’Donnell, Madigan and Copeland start in exciting Wolfhounds team

Anthony Foley and Neil Doak have named their XV to take on the England Saxons this weekend.

# captain - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Snapshot – Cork footballers claim the first GAA inter-county silverware of 2014

Cork got the better of Kerry in today’s decider in Mallow.

# captain - Friday 17 January, 2014

Ospreys coming to RDS to dominate warns Leinster captain Leo Cullen

The second-row is delighted that his side have their Pool 1 destiny in their hands going into the final round of fixtures.

# captain - Sunday 12 January, 2014

7 changes to Mayo football side as Moran, Cafferkey and McLoughlin return to action

Mayo take on IT Sligo in Charlestown this afternoon.

# captain - Monday 16 December, 2013

Captain Dusautoir eager to add another cup-winning star to Toulouse crest

The four-time Heineken Cup champions got their campaign back on track in blustery Galway at the weekend.

# captain - Friday 13 December, 2013

O’Mahony: Munster have been winning in France for years

The southern province’s captain feels his team will thrive in the Stade Aimé Giral’s overbearing atmosphere.

# captain - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Joe Canning will captain the Galway hurlers in 2014

David Burke will be the vice-captain for the Tribesmen’s hurling side.

# captain - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Painful defeats parked as O’Mahony gears up for make or break week

The Munster captain underwent some ‘fine-tuning’ today before Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash with Perpignan.

# captain - Sunday 24 November, 2013

POC: ‘If there was ever an Irish team capable of beating New Zealand, this is it’

The Irish captain feels his team are one decent performance away from becoming a team that can achieve great feats.

# captain - Friday 15 November, 2013

‘I want to play as long as I can but I’m not daft’ – Robbie Keane

While he has still got his fitness, the Ireland captain intends to make himself available for selection.

# captain - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Ireland captain O’Connell eager to put ‘frustrating couple of years’ behind him

The Munster lock last started for Ireland in France in the 2012 Six Nations.

# captain - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Brogan wants ‘peculiar fish’ Cluxton to stay involved for 2014

The Dublin captain is massively important, according to teammate Bernard Brogan.

# captain - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Heaslip lauds the breakdown efforts of O’Mahony and Best

The acting Ireland captain was a happy man after the forward pack generate two tries.

# captain - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Paul O’Connell named as Ireland captain by Joe Schmidt

However, the Munster man is on the bench against Samoa so Jamie Heaslip will skipper the side on Saturday.

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