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Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa
# Centres
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# Centres

Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa

Oct 27th 2020, 12:00 PM 29,810 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster man was sharp off the bench against Italy last weekend.

Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire
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Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire

Sep 16th 2020, 7:30 PM 8,979 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster man has been excellent in recent weeks and will be key against Saracens.

Kerry boss Keane allays fears over Clifford's back injury
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Kerry boss Keane allays fears over Clifford's back injury

Aug 5th 2019, 9:29 PM 15,367 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 12th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,226 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Mar 8th 2019, 7:34 PM 7,356 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Feb 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 11,447 Views 59 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 7th 2019, 2:59 PM 9,002 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2018, 9:43 PM 8,144 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 14,374 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Feb 22nd 2018, 3:51 PM 14,498 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 16th 2018, 6:45 AM 9,984 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 13,733 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 17th 2016, 10:03 AM 8,115 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

May 1st 2016, 5:21 PM 11,008 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 3:11 PM 7,612 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Fitzgerald at 13 as Schmidt brings back Ireland frontliners for Wales

Aug 27th 2015, 1:50 PM 20,726 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 15,222 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 9th 2015, 9:18 PM 18,009 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2015, 4:28 PM 53,571 Views 151 Comments

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

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

Feb 26th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,259 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jared Payne increasingly comfortable in Ireland's famous 13 shirt

Feb 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 7,176 Views 13 Comments

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

U20 star Ringrose keeping his head down amidst hype
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U20 star Ringrose keeping his head down amidst hype

Feb 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,850 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 3,522 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Nov 28th 2014, 12:39 PM 4,638 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Nov 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 20,771 Views 14 Comments

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

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself
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Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:54 PM 12,826 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 21st 2014, 9:17 AM 9,887 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2014, 9:00 PM 18,665 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 28th 2014, 5:00 PM 24,271 Views 65 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 3,864 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:43 PM 5,030 Views 15 Comments

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

Bowe setting new PBs, but won't be turned into a centre any time soon
# Next In Line?
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# Next In Line?

Bowe setting new PBs, but won't be turned into a centre any time soon

Oct 16th 2014, 8:50 AM 4,980 Views 4 Comments

The wing stay the wing.

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

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

Sep 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,283 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 22nd 2014, 3:50 PM 6,281 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 14th 2014, 2:51 PM 6,665 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,662 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jun 17th 2014, 9:34 AM 6,052 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2014, 2:03 PM 6,327 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

May 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 8,382 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,386 Views 38 Comments

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

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