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From The42 John Egan to captain Ireland in tonight's Aviva Stadium friendly Skipper

John Egan to captain Ireland in tonight's Aviva Stadium friendly

Mick McCarthy’s side face Bulgaria and the Sheffield United defender will lead the Boys in Green out.

From The42 'There is a little bit of undue criticism': Best keen to re-establish his benchmark Skipper

'There is a little bit of undue criticism': Best keen to re-establish his benchmark

The Ireland captain is on the bench for Saturday’s game in Cardiff.

From The42 Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt Leader

Decision on Ireland's World Cup captaincy not finalised, says Schmidt

Rory Best remains the favourite to lead Ireland in Japan.

From The42 'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better' Final Chapter

'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better'

Ireland captain Rory Best believes his team can overcome this year’s Six Nations disappointment.

From The42 Henderson 'proud and excited' to succeed Best as Ulster's new club captain Skipper

Henderson 'proud and excited' to succeed Best as Ulster's new club captain

Dan McFarland said it wasn’t a difficult decision to appoint Henderson as skipper for the 2019/20 season.

From The42 'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward' Ireland Women

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'

Ireland Women have no games this summer, while the five top nations play each other in July

From The42 Sexton ignores increasing levels of scrutiny as he returns to lead Leinster into battle Skipper

Sexton ignores increasing levels of scrutiny as he returns to lead Leinster into battle

‘I have been used to it since I have been in school. It’s not something I pay too much attention to.’

From The42 Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup Final Chapter

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

From The42 Ajax skipper shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juve Joy

Ajax skipper shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juve

Matthijs de Ligt said he was lost for words after his wonderful header earned a surprise win.

From The42 Klopp hails 'on fire' Liverpool captain Henderson Skipper

Klopp hails 'on fire' Liverpool captain Henderson

The midfielder helped the Reds to a crucial Premier League win over Chelsea yesterday.

From The42 'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best Leader

'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best

The 36-year-old made his final appearance in the Six Nations in Cardiff.

From The42 Rory Best: 'It’s exactly how you would plan your last home game here' Skipper

Rory Best: 'It’s exactly how you would plan your last home game here'

The captain was thrilled with how Ireland ‘attacked’ the contest.

From The42 'I'm the least concerned' - Pádraig Harrington confident Rory McIlroy will play Ryder Cup Skipper

'I'm the least concerned' - Pádraig Harrington confident Rory McIlroy will play Ryder Cup

Team Europe’s new captain is already down to work.

From The42 Noel Connors named Waterford hurling captain Skipper

Noel Connors named Waterford hurling captain

Pauric Mahony and Tadhg de Burca have been appointed vice-skippers, meanwhile.

From The42 'It's great to be back involved because I love pulling on the green jersey' Skipper

'It's great to be back involved because I love pulling on the green jersey'

Derby County’s Richard Keogh captained Ireland to their first Uefa Nations League point last night.

From The42 Bale backed for Wales captaincy by Giggs Skipper

Bale backed for Wales captaincy by Giggs

Ashley Williams is expected to resume his captaincy duties against Spain but Ryan Giggs backed Gareth Bale as a future skipper.

From The42 'It's a big honour to captain this club - I'm very proud to do it in the Premier League' Skipper Seamus

'It's a big honour to captain this club - I'm very proud to do it in the Premier League'

Seamus Coleman captained Everton to a 2-1 win yesterday.

From The42 Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe Skipper

Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe

The Argentine is proud to pull on the armband and hopes he can fill the big shoes left by the departing Andres Iniesta.

From The42 Back row Jarrad Butler succeeds Muldoon as Connacht captain Skipper

Back row Jarrad Butler succeeds Muldoon as Connacht captain

The former Brumbies man earned respect with a big first season for the province.

From The42 O'Mahony comfortable at openside on occasion of his 50th Ireland cap Pom

O'Mahony comfortable at openside on occasion of his 50th Ireland cap

The 28-year-old makes up the Ireland back row with CJ Stander and Jack Conan.

From The42 O'Mahony leads by example in outstanding performance in Melbourne Skipper

O'Mahony leads by example in outstanding performance in Melbourne

The Munster man had a superb game for Joe Schmidt’s side.

From The42 'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies Skipper

'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies

The Ireland captain has belief in Joey Carbery’s ability to guide the team at out-half.

From The42 Grand Slam momentum with O'Mahony as Munster captain returns Skipper

Grand Slam momentum with O'Mahony as Munster captain returns

The 28-year-old says it hasn’t been difficult to focus back in on provincial matters.

From The42 Donegal's Carl McHugh captains 10-man Motherwell to stalemate against Celtic Skipper

Donegal's Carl McHugh captains 10-man Motherwell to stalemate against Celtic

Celtic dropped two points as they inch closer towards a seventh consecutive Scottish Premiership title.

From The42 Irish captaincy a fitting honour for Aidan O'Shea after a whirlwind year under the spotlight Skipper

Irish captaincy a fitting honour for Aidan O'Shea after a whirlwind year under the spotlight

O’Shea will captain the Irish International Rules side in Australia next month.

From The42 Henderson handed the captaincy for Ulster's Champions Cup opener Skipper

Henderson handed the captaincy for Ulster's Champions Cup opener

Les Kiss has made three changes for tomorrow night’s visit of Wasps to Kingspan Stadium.

From The42 'It’s a huge honour for me and my family' - Ever-reliable Meyler steps up to take captain's armband Skipper

'It’s a huge honour for me and my family' - Ever-reliable Meyler steps up to take captain's armband

The Hull City midfielder filled the role in the absence of Seamus Coleman and Jon Walters last night.

From The42 Jamie Redknapp calls for Harry Kane to keep England armband Skipper

Jamie Redknapp calls for Harry Kane to keep England armband

The Tottenham star is the ideal candidate to captain England, according to former Spurs midfielder Redknapp.

From The42 Spurs striker named England captain for tomorrow's crunch World Cup qualifier Skipper

Spurs striker named England captain for tomorrow's crunch World Cup qualifier

England will be captained by in-form striker Harry Kane when they play Slovenia in World Cup qualifying at Wembley.

From The42 Best foot forward: Ireland captain to lead Ulster into battle this season Skipper

Best foot forward: Ireland captain to lead Ulster into battle this season

“It’s a huge honour to captain my home province again,” Best said.

From The42 Ospreys boosted by return of Alun Wyn Jones for semi-final showdown with Munster Skipper

Ospreys boosted by return of Alun Wyn Jones for semi-final showdown with Munster

The Wales captain has been out of action since March.

From The42 'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland Second String

'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.

From The42 Jamie Heaslip: 'The boys get on with the job' despite skipper's absence Oh Captain

Jamie Heaslip: 'The boys get on with the job' despite skipper's absence

An ill Rory Best missed the captain’s run.

From The42 Wayne Rooney has returned to Man United training Skipper

Wayne Rooney has returned to Man United training

The United captain is back in first-team training ahead of the FA Cup tie with Reading after a thigh problem.

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 Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster Pom

Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster

It’s been a long road back for the blindside flanker, who is positive about the new regime.

From The42 John Muldoon retains captaincy role at Pat Lam's Connacht Leader

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.

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 Tommy O'Donnell restored to number 7 jersey in Ireland team to face Scotland Notorious Tod

Tommy O'Donnell restored to number 7 jersey in Ireland team to face Scotland

Rory Best has been able to shake off a calf problem and will lead Ireland out against Vern Cotter’s in-form side.

From The42 Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy Captain

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.’

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