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From The42 Kerry boss Keane allays fears over Clifford's back injury 13

Kerry boss Keane allays fears over Clifford's back injury

David Clifford will be fit to line-out against Tyrone, Peter Keane confirmed.

From The42 Turner not distracted by comparisons as Ireland bid for Grand Slam glory 13

Turner not distracted by comparisons as Ireland bid for Grand Slam glory

The outside centre is focused on improving his own game, rather than try and be someone else.

From The42 Fit-again Ringrose relishing midfield match-up with 'freakish' Fickou 13

Fit-again Ringrose relishing midfield match-up with 'freakish' Fickou

The Leinster centre is back in the Ireland team after injuring his hamstring against England.

From The42 Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example 13

Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example

The Trinity outside centre has impressed in the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.

From The42 'He maybe could have played': Henshaw not risked due to Farrell form Spoilt For Choice

'He maybe could have played': Henshaw not risked due to Farrell form

Joe Schmidt wasn’t ready to chance Henshaw with ‘Chris Farrell sitting in the wings, massively motivated’.

From The42 Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line 13

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line

The 23-year-old is fully aware of the challenge that awaits as he steps back into the Test arena on Saturday.

From The42 'When Ringer was being compared to Drico, I remember saying ‘oh God, that poor young fella’' Centre Of Attention

'When Ringer was being compared to Drico, I remember saying ‘oh God, that poor young fella’'

Keith Earls knows the weight that comes with a 13 jersey for Ireland, but it has become easier to slip new talents into the outside centre channel.

From The42 'I've been talking to Chris for three or four years, he's been a long-term project' 13

'I've been talking to Chris for three or four years, he's been a long-term project'

The Munster centre will win his third cap against Wales this weekend.

From The42 Chris Farrell has 'his nose in front' for Ireland's 13 shirt - Schmidt Midfield

Chris Farrell has 'his nose in front' for Ireland's 13 shirt - Schmidt

The Munster centre is expected to replace Robbie Henshaw for the clash with Wales.

From The42 'He just appeared in front of me and I kind of smirked as I knew I was a goner' MOTM

'He just appeared in front of me and I kind of smirked as I knew I was a goner'

Robbie Henshaw’s take-down of Montpellier’s 130kg winger Nadolo was just one example of Leinster winning ‘the little victories’ on Saturday.

From The42 Munster may plunge into transfer market as Erasmus looks for 13 cover Injuries

Munster may plunge into transfer market as Erasmus looks for 13 cover

Rassie Erasmus will be without outside centre Francis Saili for up to four months.

From The42 Shane Long scored his 100th goal in English football against City today Landmark

Shane Long scored his 100th goal in English football against City today

The 29-year-old now has four goals in his last five games and 13 in total this season.

From The42 'Defensively he's been very, very sound for us' - Schmidt on Keith Earls Outside Centre

'Defensively he's been very, very sound for us' - Schmidt on Keith Earls

The Munster man takes over in the 13 shirt for Sunday’s game against Italy.

From The42 Fitzgerald at 13 as Schmidt brings back Ireland frontliners for Wales Team News

Fitzgerald at 13 as Schmidt brings back Ireland frontliners for Wales

Paul O’Connell, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Rob Kearney all return.

From The42 Schmidt set to hand Fitzgerald 13 shirt for Ireland's clash with Wales Starting XV

Schmidt set to hand Fitzgerald 13 shirt for Ireland's clash with Wales

Nathan White is set for his first start at tighthead, while Dave Kearney is likely to get his chance.

From The42 Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales Pace Merchant

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales

The Munster man made his return to the international game after a break of more than two years.

From TheJournal.ie A Dublin bus has turned away a wheelchair-user... Dublin Bus

A Dublin bus has turned away a wheelchair-user...

Caroline O’Leary was turned away from a number 13 bus as a child’s buggy was occupying the wheelchair space on board.

From The42 Analysis: Joseph's X-factor for England a major threat to Ireland 13

Analysis: Joseph's X-factor for England a major threat to Ireland

We identify what makes England’s outside centre such a dangerous attacker.

From The42 Jared Payne increasingly comfortable in Ireland's famous 13 shirt Touch Of Class

Jared Payne increasingly comfortable in Ireland's famous 13 shirt

The New Zealand native tells us about working with Joe Schmidt and playing alongside Robbie Henshaw.

From The42 U20 star Ringrose keeping his head down amidst hype 13

U20 star Ringrose keeping his head down amidst hype

The 20-year-old Leinster centre is back for his second year of international rugby at this level.

From The42 Keano, Rio and Pirlo - 13 of the best football books to read this Christmas Recommended

Keano, Rio and Pirlo - 13 of the best football books to read this Christmas

In case you’re in need of a last-minute Christmas gift, one of these fine reads should do the trick.

From The42 Robbie Henshaw ruled out - Here's the Connacht team to face Scarlets 13

Robbie Henshaw ruled out - Here's the Connacht team to face Scarlets

Kieran Marmion and Rodney Ah You both return for Saturday evening’s game in the Sportsground.

From The42 'No doubt that he's going to be world class': Muliaina impressed by level-headed Henshaw 13

'No doubt that he's going to be world class': Muliaina impressed by level-headed Henshaw

Connacht and Ireland back wouldn’t look out of place in Super Rugby, says a man who knows a thing or two.

From The42 Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself 13

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself

The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.

From The42 'There'll be a lot of traffic': Schmidt outlines the challenges facing Henshaw at 13 Triskaidekaphobia

'There'll be a lot of traffic': Schmidt outlines the challenges facing Henshaw at 13

The new 13 faces a real test at the Aviva on Saturday.

From The42 Henshaw taking centre stage as Kearney feels his way back to fitness 13

Henshaw taking centre stage as Kearney feels his way back to fitness

The Connacht man partnered Gordon D’Arcy in the centre at today’s open training session at the Aviva.

From The42 5 questions for Joe Schmidt's Ireland as the November Tests loom Pressing Matters

5 questions for Joe Schmidt's Ireland as the November Tests loom

Outside centres, the line-out, new caps, being clinical and the Georgia encounter.

From The42 Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland's next outside centre? 13

Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland's next outside centre?

Joe Schmidt had positive words about the two players who will battle it out for a midfield spot in November.

From The42 It's 'absolutely untrue' that I influence provincial selection - Schmidt Head Man

It's 'absolutely untrue' that I influence provincial selection - Schmidt

The Ireland head coach refuted the notion that he has told Ulster to pick Jared Payne at outside centre.

From The42 Bowe setting new PBs, but won't be turned into a centre any time soon Next In Line?
From The42 Return of 'quality' Gordon D'Arcy important for O'Connor's Leinster Influence

Return of 'quality' Gordon D'Arcy important for O'Connor's Leinster

The 34-year-old played in both centre positions against the Cardiff Blues on Friday night.

From The42 'I enjoy playing 13' - Tommy Bowe raring to get back in Ireland colours T-Bowe

'I enjoy playing 13' - Tommy Bowe raring to get back in Ireland colours

The 30-year-old has prioritised first-team selection in November, but would be happy to start at outside centre.

From The42 Dublin holds its breath as UEFA to confirm 13 Euro 2020 hosts in September Anticipation

Dublin holds its breath as UEFA to confirm 13 Euro 2020 hosts in September

19 countries have put forward one city each to host the new Europe-wide format.

From The42 'I don't think I grabbed the shirt' - Darren Cave's Ireland concerns Midfield

'I don't think I grabbed the shirt' - Darren Cave's Ireland concerns

The 27-year-old Ulster centre feels he could have done more to impress in Argentina in June.

From The42 Ireland's Ringrose among nominees for IRB Junior Player of the Year 13

Ireland's Ringrose among nominees for IRB Junior Player of the Year

The 19-year-old centre has impressed at the Junior World Championships in New Zealand.

From The42 Now or never for Darren Cave as he looks to nail down Ireland's 13 slot Vacancy

Now or never for Darren Cave as he looks to nail down Ireland's 13 slot

The 27-year-old has a shot at proving to Joe Schmidt that he is a centre of international quality.

From The42 Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant BYE BYE BOD This post contains videos

Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant

There’s enough BOD magic in here to make even the stoniest of hearts turn to mush.

From The42 Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again? 13

Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again?

We spoke with the outside centre’s Leinster and Ireland teammate Fergus McFadden, and old rival Paul Warwick, on rugby post-BOD.

From The42 Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll BYE BYE BOD

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll

The centre is ready for the challenges that come with not being a rugby player any more.

From The42 Brumbies centre Smith among Munster's options for midfield role Target

Brumbies centre Smith among Munster's options for midfield role

The 29-year-old is understood to have spoken to the province over a transfer later this year.

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