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#bundee aki

# bundee-aki - Monday 13 November, 2017

'I couldn't get my head around it: 'Why are we having this debate now? What did Aki do differently?''

Eddie O’Sullivan believes the fawning reaction to Aki’s debut was an overcompensation, but was impressed nonetheless.

# bundee-aki - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'It's five years since I played in Croke Park, both are incredible'

The former inter-county hurler gave a glimpse of his international quality on his Test debut against South Africa.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'It has been a hell of a journey and a hell of a night. I'm lost for words'

Bundee Aki shared a special moment with his family and friends after a fine Ireland debut.

Ireland 'flattered' by record win against South Africa -- Schmidt

The Kiwi stresses that Ireland would be naive to think themselves 35 points better than the Springboks.

Conway and Stockdale on the mark as Ireland cruise to win over sorry Springboks

Joe Schmidt’s side opened their November campaign with a comfortable four-try win over the ‘Boks.

'Bundee runs the show in Connacht, he has to bring a little bit of that to us' -- Rory Best

The uncapped Aki has been at the centre of all this week’s debate and he will have ample opportunity to change the conversation tonight.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'I didn't think it was very impressive from a media point of view, to be honest'

Today’s media briefing at Carton House was again dominated by questions about Bundee Aki’s inclusion.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'Bundee hasn't done anything wrong': Murray says selection criticism is unfair

The Kiwi native is in line to make his Ireland debut against the Springboks on Saturday.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'He's in great nick': KK backs Aki to shine at 12 for Ireland

The Kiwi also had words of consolation for Tiernan O’Halloran after his omission.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Blunt first half paves way for late suffering as Cardiff win in Galway

Darragh Leader’s try and brilliant conversion in the second half looked set to give Connacht a hard-fought win until Willis Halaholo popped up.

# bundee-aki - Friday 22 September, 2017

Henshaw relishes prospect of Ireland reunion with 'world class' Bundee Aki

The Leinster centre has described his former team-mate as a ‘world class’ player.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

First taste of life in the Ireland squad for Bleyendaal and Aki

The Kiwi pair, who’ll soon be eligible to represent Ireland, were at Carton House yesterday.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'He's a very impressive man': New Connacht coach blown away by Bundee Aki

Kieran Keane held his first press conference in Galway on Tuesday.

# bundee-aki - Monday 22 May, 2017

Bundee Aki to miss Barbarians games as he prepares for surgery

The 27-year-old will miss the Barbarians’ upcoming games against England and Ulster this summer.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki will definitely miss Champions Cup play-off semi-final

The powerful midfielder’s appeal fails to reduce his punishment.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Connacht appeal Bundee Aki's suspension ahead of Champions Cup play-off

The centre’s appeal will be considered in Glasgow tomorrow.

Pienaar set to play for and against Barbarians before Belfast farewell

Pienaar and Piutau have joined Bundee Aki and Thierry Dusautoir in Vern Cotter’s squad.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Bundee Aki banned for three games, ruled out of Connacht's Champions Cup play-off

The centre faced a Pro12 disciplinary panel today over comments made to referee Ian Davies.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Bundee Aki could face suspension after misconduct charge

The Connacht star is set to attend a Disciplinary Hearing in Cardiff via video link tomorrow.

# bundee-aki - Monday 17 April, 2017

Bundee Aki in 'no doubt' Robbie Henshaw will be a Lions starter this summer

The Kiwi native expects his former team-mate to be central to Warren Gatland’s plans.

# bundee-aki - Friday 14 April, 2017

'We've heard a lot of good stories': Aki looking forward to working under new Connacht coach

The Kiwi centre says the positivity remains in Galway despite a mixed season.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'When the time arises it arises': Bundee Aki remains tight-lipped on Ireland prospects

The Connacht centre qualifies for Ireland in October, but also has the option of representing his native New Zealand and Samoa through his parentage.

Bundee Aki called up to Barbarians squad to face England and Ulster

The New Zealand native is expected to be capped by Ireland when he qualifies later this year.

# bundee-aki - Friday 24 February, 2017

Bundee Aki returns while Healy sits out Connacht's clash with Treviso

Matt Healy picked up a minor hip issue this week.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

A welcome sight for Connacht fans as Bundee Aki returns to training ahead of Treviso trip He's Back This post contains images

A welcome sight for Connacht fans as Bundee Aki returns to training ahead of Treviso trip

The Kiwi centre could make his injury comeback against the Italians this weekend.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Blow for Connacht as Aki suffers setback in return from ankle injury

The 26-year-old may not be available for another two weeks.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Aki remains coy on international future despite Connacht commitment

The brilliant centre will be eligible to play for Ireland next year, but he is also available to New Zealand and Samoa.

# bundee-aki - Friday 30 December, 2016

Bundee Aki wanted to postpone ankle surgery and play through the pain for Connacht

Pat Lam must plan without his talismanic centre for the visit of Munster this weekend.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Aki admits he over-reacted to news of Pat Lam's Connacht departure

The Connacht centre made his feelings clear on Twitter after hearing the news.

# bundee-aki - Sunday 18 December, 2016

How Bundee Aki are you?

Are you fit to fill the boots of Connacht’s midfield general?

From The Daily Edge One of the Connacht players swore on live TV and immediately apologised to his mam Bundee Aki

# bundee-aki - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Bundee in the beer tent, Toni meets Robbie and of sporting Tweets of the Week

Plus, mad late rushes and Katie Taylor’s ‘stunt double’.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Is Bundee Aki missing Robbie Henshaw? As a friend but not a partner, says Lam

The talismanic centre has been struggling with a calf injury recently.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Contact with Joe Schmidt helped Aki reach Connacht contract decision

The 26-year-old qualifies to play for Ireland next year.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'I felt like I was at home here' - Aki and Dillane saw Connacht as best option

The centre and lock explain why they signed new contracts with the western province.

Double boost for Connacht as Bundee Aki and Ultan Dillane sign new contracts

The pair have played an integral part in the province’s recent success.

# bundee-aki - Monday 24 October, 2016

Bundee Aki set to sign new contract to stay with Connacht

The 26-year-old has been attracting major interest but is set to stay in Galway.

# bundee-aki - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller

Ulster went to Galway with five wins from five this season, but came well and truly unstuck.

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