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The next Wes Hoolahan? Gavin Kilkenny is the quiet man with a fire burning inside
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The next Wes Hoolahan? Gavin Kilkenny is the quiet man with a fire burning inside

Aug 18th 2021, 5:00 PM 31,462 Views 15 Comments

After a couple of years on the fringes of Bournemouth’s first team, the 21-year-old Dubliner has emerged under Scott Parker with those closest tipping him for an Ireland call.

Bohs' teen sensation Dawson Devoy recognised after a string of outstanding performances
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Bohs' teen sensation Dawson Devoy recognised after a string of outstanding performances

Aug 10th 2021, 11:52 AM 3,598 Views 5 Comments

The 19-year-old midfielder, who is SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers Ireland Player of the Month for July, has impressed both domestically and in Europe this season.

'Alex Kendellen is an incredible player - his will to win is second to none'
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'Alex Kendellen is an incredible player - his will to win is second to none'

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 11,315 Views 8 Comments

Irish Under 20 captain, Alex Kendellen, excelled on Saturday as Ireland began their Six Nations campaign with a big win over Scotland.

Irish teenager plays again as Norwich batter Huddersfield to close in on Premier League return
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Irish teenager plays again as Norwich batter Huddersfield to close in on Premier League return

Apr 6th 2021, 9:58 PM 8,036 Views 3 Comments

Andrew Omobamidele played all 90 minutes of a 7-0 hammering of Huddersfield.

Pep stands firm on transfer policy despite praise for Haaland and Sancho out of City game
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Pep stands firm on transfer policy despite praise for Haaland and Sancho out of City game

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,717 Views 3 Comments

The Manchester City manager continues to play down the chances of a £100million-plus signing this summer.

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist
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18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist

Jan 17th 2021, 10:47 PM 15,059 Views 16 Comments

Have a watch…

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
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Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,482 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential
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22-year-old Hume shining for Ulster as he knuckles down to show potential

Sep 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,153 Views 21 Comments

The outside centre scored an excellent try in last weekend’s Pro14 final against Leinster.

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted
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Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 7,487 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Mayo man made his Ireland debut earlier this year against Scotland.

'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'
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'It opened up my eyes and made me think that I deserve to be here... it's a dream since I was a kid'

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 6,339 Views 2 Comments

Irish middle distance star Nadia Power has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and feels the only way is up from here.

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage
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'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Feb 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,402 Views 3 Comments

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga
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England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga

Aug 17th 2019, 6:04 PM 3,750 Views 5 Comments

Borussia Dortmund ran riot against Augsburg on Saturday to go top of Bundesliga.

Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament
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Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament

Jun 17th 2019, 12:51 AM 8,353 Views 3 Comments

Georgia Drummy had an excellent week in Portugal.

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
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'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

May 23rd 2019, 9:46 AM 4,492 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'
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'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'

Apr 3rd 2019, 5:00 PM 34,797 Views 12 Comments

Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe
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'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:52 PM 4,908 Views 16 Comments

Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise
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‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise

Mar 24th 2019, 12:00 PM 27,224 Views 13 Comments

Colin O’Brien reflects on the rapid progression of Ireland U16 Player of the Year Troy Parrott.

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'
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'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

Mar 21st 2019, 6:50 PM 10,762 Views 1 Comment

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'
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'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 19,645 Views 2 Comments

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians
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Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

Feb 5th 2019, 3:09 PM 9,082 Views 0 Comments

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''
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'My Dad has always said, 'this is the land my children are going to prosper in''

Jan 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 43,916 Views 23 Comments

After a stunning breakthrough year in 2018, Patience Jumbo-Gula is one of Ireland’s most exciting young track and field athletes.

Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot
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Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot

Jan 25th 2019, 8:53 AM 12,153 Views 15 Comments

‘It’s a remarkable achievement,’ says Ulster young gun Michael Lowry.

Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal
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Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold tied down as he signs new long-term deal

Jan 19th 2019, 10:19 AM 4,280 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old has pledged his future to his boyhood club.

Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award
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Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award

Jan 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 18,223 Views 23 Comments

The pair are joined by three other actors in the nominations: Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield and Letita Wright.

England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear
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England's 18-year-old star Sancho scores derby winner as Dortmund go nine points clear

Dec 8th 2018, 8:29 PM 9,776 Views 5 Comments

Jadon Sancho scored his sixth Bundesliga goal of the season as Borussia Dortmund saw off Schalke.

Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'
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Gillane: 'If you're playing within your shell, you're not going to get the best out of yourself'

Sep 27th 2018, 12:08 PM 5,370 Views 0 Comments

After being dropped from the Limerick panel in 2017, Aaron Gillane has enjoyed a remarkable rise to the top of the game.

Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential
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Shopping for an All-Stars tuxedo, 'down to earth' JP McManus and Limerick's huge potential

Sep 26th 2018, 3:24 PM 13,120 Views 4 Comments

Limerick forward Kyle Hayes says life hasn’t changed too much in the wake of their All-Ireland victory.

Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City
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Watch: 16-year-old Hoops keeper draws praise for stunning penalty save against Cork City

Jul 10th 2018, 12:43 PM 9,671 Views 8 Comments

Gavin Bazunu kept a clean sheet at Turner’s Cross last week including a penalty save from Kieran Sadlier.

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school
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'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Apr 8th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,831 Views 4 Comments

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour
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'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour

Jan 12th 2018, 3:28 PM 6,353 Views 12 Comments

The veteran Leinster skipper says team-mates feed off the 20-year-old’s positive approach.

'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'
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'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'

Jan 11th 2018, 5:00 PM 54,432 Views 29 Comments

Offaly boss Stephen Wallace is keen to protect promising 18-year-old Cian Johnson.

'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow
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'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow

Jan 6th 2018, 9:11 PM 20,589 Views 29 Comments

The Leinster fullback scored two tries against Ulster at the RDS.

18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line
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18 for 18: Ross McGarry is the latest talented footballer to roll off the Dublin production line

Dec 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,287 Views 0 Comments

He scored 5-15 in six championship games for Dublin minors this summer.

Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July
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Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July

Jul 24th 2017, 7:02 PM 9,611 Views 1 Comment

Teenager Rory O’Connor caught the eye yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford
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Leinster U21 hurling final star added to Kilkenny senior panel to face Waterford

Jul 7th 2017, 9:13 PM 10,775 Views 9 Comments

Richie Leahy brought into the squad by Brian Cody.

Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall
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Looking up to Joe Canning, going to college with Luke Meade and being coached by Jamie Wall

May 25th 2017, 5:17 PM 9,994 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a quick rise for young Galway hurler Thomas Monaghan but he’s loving every minute.

America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points
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America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points

Feb 8th 2017, 11:28 AM 15,942 Views 13 Comments

Remember the name LaMelo Ball.

Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run
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Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run

Jan 20th 2017, 6:46 PM 7,074 Views 3 Comments

The deal keeps him at Loftus Road until the summer of 2019.

Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016
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Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016

Dec 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 2,591 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old sensation has had a year to remember.

Carbery's former coach on what the rising star brings to Leinster
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Carbery's former coach on what the rising star brings to Leinster

Sep 8th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,341 Views 9 Comments

Clontarf’s Andy Wood wasn’t at all surprised by how well the fly-half started the Pro12 season.

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