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#Captain Fantastic

From The42 'We'll go there on the front foot and this team and this nation is always capable of a big result' Captain Fantastic

'We'll go there on the front foot and this team and this nation is always capable of a big result'

Seamus Coleman is promising a positive return performance in Geneva next month.

From The42 From Rush to Lord's: Eoin Morgan on top of the world Captain Fantastic

From Rush to Lord's: Eoin Morgan on top of the world

The Dubliner was never scared to chase his sporting dreams even if it meant swimming against the tide. On Sunday, he achieved all of those and more.

From The42 'The whole idea of being a footballer for me is to play in the Premier League. It’s not to have a nice car' Captain Fantastic

'The whole idea of being a footballer for me is to play in the Premier League. It’s not to have a nice car'

Seamus Coleman talks about what it means to captain Ireland, the next generation of players and recovering from setback at Everton.

From The42 'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will' Captain Fantastic

'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will'

After making her 100th Cork City appearance, Ciara McNamara hopes to pave the way for others to follow suit.

From The42 Vincent Kompany thunderbolt sees Man City take massive step towards Premier League glory Captain Fantastic

Vincent Kompany thunderbolt sees Man City take massive step towards Premier League glory

The veteran skipper scored a phenomenal effort from range to beat Leicester City on Monday night.

From The42 Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination Leading By Example

Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination

Robbie Keane is the last Irishman to claim the prize back in 2007.

From The42 2017 and 2018 All-Ireland winning captain and Player of the Year to lead Dublin again Captain Fantastic
From The42 The Alchemist: Why Pádraig Harrington is an ideal fit for the Ryder Cup captaincy Captain Fantastic

The Alchemist: Why Pádraig Harrington is an ideal fit for the Ryder Cup captaincy

The Dubliner has been announced as Europe’s captain for the 43rd instalment of the Ryder Cup.

From The42 Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now Captain Fantastic

Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now

The experienced winger is tearing it up for the League One side.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know Roy Keane and his history with Ireland? Captain Fantastic

Quiz: How well do you know Roy Keane and his history with Ireland?

Ireland’s former captain and assistant manager is now a free agent.

From The42 'Peter is in some of the best fitness form of his life' Captain Fantastic

'Peter is in some of the best fitness form of his life'

There was no sign of early-season rust as Peter O’Mahony hit the ground running against Ospreys on Friday.

From The42 'It would be wonderful for my family, especially my Mam and Dad. That's why you do it' Captain Fantastic

'It would be wonderful for my family, especially my Mam and Dad. That's why you do it'

Aoife Murray is chasing her ninth All-Ireland senior camogie medal on Sunday but the captaincy role makes it a more special occasion.

From The42 'There's no reason why he can't feel some part English and also be very proud to play for Ireland' Captain Fantastic

'There's no reason why he can't feel some part English and also be very proud to play for Ireland'

Seamus Coleman has his say on Declan Rice’s situation.

'Sinead any day could score 2-4, 2-6, 2-8 - she’s one of the game’s top players'

Dublin captain Sinead Aherne produced a scintillating first-half performance before the posts yesterday.

From The42 'Hendo is so important to us' - Klopp says Henderson still key despite Fabinho and Keita signings Captain Fantastic

'Hendo is so important to us' - Klopp says Henderson still key despite Fabinho and Keita signings

Two key signings mean that the fight for midfield places is fiercer than ever at Anfield, but the England star will continue to play a big role.

From The42 Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile Captain Fantastic

Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile

A thundering run from Pedro Verschae threatened to derail Ireland’s World Cup campaign.

From The42 Watch: Eoin Donnelly's stoppage time goal earns Fermanagh first Ulster final spot in 10 years Captain Fantastic This post contains videos

Watch: Eoin Donnelly's stoppage time goal earns Fermanagh first Ulster final spot in 10 years

Rory Gallagher’s side defeated Monaghan in dramatic circumstances on Sunday to book their place in the 2018 Ulster final.

From The42 'It's massive' - Cavan captain Greene aiming to overwrite past disappointments Redemption

'It's massive' - Cavan captain Greene aiming to overwrite past disappointments

Tipperary stand in their way of the Division 2 league title and promotion to the top flight.

From The42 'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment' Today's The Day

'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'

Ireland captain Katie McCabe will live her childhood dream this evening.

From The42 Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract Captain Fantastic

Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract

The hooker has extended his deal until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

From The42 'The biggest highlight of my career': Best joins O'Driscoll and Mullen in Ireland's elite club Captain Fantastic

'The biggest highlight of my career': Best joins O'Driscoll and Mullen in Ireland's elite club

Ireland captain says this team are ‘greedy’ and want to build on the Grand Slam win.

From The42 Sam Allardyce delivers glowing praise for 'superhuman' Seamus Coleman Captain Fantastic

Sam Allardyce delivers glowing praise for 'superhuman' Seamus Coleman

“When you sprint 80 yards with the ball in the 92nd minute and the opposition players, who have been playing every week, can’t catch up, it shows the tremendous capacity for the game that he has.”

From The42 'A world-class performance from a world-class player': O'Mahony at the heart of Munster's rise Captain Fantastic
From The42 Ireland's Ciaran Clark scores as Newcastle stage second-half comeback Captain Fantastic

Ireland's Ciaran Clark scores as Newcastle stage second-half comeback

West Brom looked headed for victory until the Magpies snatched a 2-2 draw at The Hawthorns.

From The42 'I've believed for a long time that we'll go to Russia... Bring them on' Captain Fantastic

'I've believed for a long time that we'll go to Russia... Bring them on'

David Meyler is confident that Ireland can progress through the play-offs to reach next year’s World Cup.

From The42 Coleman joins up with Ireland squad ahead of top-of-the-table clash as Hendrick is ruled out Captain Fantastic

Coleman joins up with Ireland squad ahead of top-of-the-table clash as Hendrick is ruled out

The team captain was present at today’s training session, while Burnley midfielder Hendrick won’t be available.

From The42 'I've no fear I won't be coming back the same player, there's none of that nonsense' Captain Fantastic

'I've no fear I won't be coming back the same player, there's none of that nonsense'

Staying patient about his return from a broken leg is the biggest challenge facing Seamus Coleman.

From The42 Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes Captain Fantastic

Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes

The Irish defender’s 78th minute header handed the Royals a victory that consolidated fifth spot in the table.

From The42 Captain, leader, legend: John Muldoon signs on for a 15th season with Connacht King Of The West

Captain, leader, legend: John Muldoon signs on for a 15th season with Connacht

“I have always said that I would like to continue playing if I had the physical fitness and mental hunger to do so.”

From The42 Hourihane hoping for 2017 Ireland debut despite previous disappointment Captain Fantastic

Hourihane hoping for 2017 Ireland debut despite previous disappointment

The Corkman has been earning rave reviews for his displays while captaining Barnsley in the Championship.

From The42 Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal Captain Fantastic

Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal

Despite rumoured interest from elsewhere, Stephen O’Donnell has committed to the Lilywhites for the 2017 and 2018 campaigns.

From The42 Coleman can possibly become an Irish captain to rival Roy Keane in his influence Column

Coleman can possibly become an Irish captain to rival Roy Keane in his influence

He may not have been the obvious choice to skipper the national team, but it looks a perfect fit for the man from Killybegs.

From The42 Tipp skipper Brendan Maher left one important man out of his All-Ireland acceptance speech Captain Fantastic

Tipp skipper Brendan Maher left one important man out of his All-Ireland acceptance speech

Maher forgot to thank his manager Michael Ryan, despite having his words prepared.

From The42 After a superb debut season in England, there's more good news for Chris Forrester Captain Fantastic

After a superb debut season in England, there's more good news for Chris Forrester

The 23-year-old Dubliner has been named as Peterborough’s new skipper.

From The42 Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy Leader

Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy

The Everton full-back staked a claim for the armband in the absence of Robbie Keane and John O’Shea last night.

From The42 'It's fantastic but we've won nothing yet and that's the big thing' - Muldoon Leading By Example

'It's fantastic but we've won nothing yet and that's the big thing' - Muldoon

Connacht’s captain says they will have their work cut out in the Pro12 final against Leinster.

From The42 Chelsea offer John Terry new one-year deal Captain Fantastic

Chelsea offer John Terry new one-year deal

The club legend’s future has been the source of much speculation in recent months.

From The42 Paul McShane scores his first FA Cup goal in 9 years as Reading cause an upset Captain Fantastic This post contains videos

Paul McShane scores his first FA Cup goal in 9 years as Reading cause an upset

The Reading skipper headed home an equaliser against West Brom in a 3-1 win at the Madejski Stadium.

From The42 'Fingers crossed I'm here next year' - Nacewa hoping to extend his stay with Leinster Captain Fantastic

'Fingers crossed I'm here next year' - Nacewa hoping to extend his stay with Leinster

The fullback is one of a number of players out of contract at the end of the season.

From The42 A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain Captain Fantastic

A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain

The hooker has been inspirational throughout his 89 caps for his country.

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