# Darren Cave

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# Farewell
'It was a really special occasion for me to have my family there'
Rory Best played his final game for Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium yesterday.
# depth chart
Retiring Cave captains Ulster against Leinster as both provinces hold stars back for big games ahead
Ulster have a Pro14 quarter-final against Connacht to come next weekend, while Leinster are resting up for Saracens.
# Stalwart
Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster
The 31-year-old will bow out at the end of this season.
# future plans
'I'm really not too sure what the future holds': Ulster's Cave considers next move
The 31-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season.
# starting XV
Ireland players named in Ulster side to face Munster
The province are currently in fifth place in the Pro12 table.
# last but not least
Options options everywhere, but who should play alongside Robbie Henshaw?
A bruised foot for Jared Payne may force Joe Schmidt to look to a new partner for the Connacht star this weekend.
# The lads are lifting
That's just showing off! Cian Healy deadlifted 220kg+ for the cameras in training today
The Irish squad were at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford today.
Payne criticism 'not based on fact, I thought it was one of Jared's best games' -- Cave
Darren Cave won’t be joining the chorus of criticism for his team-mate and centre rival.
# Face Fits
Specialist centre Darren Cave covers Ireland's 'manufactured midfield'
Joe Schmidt says the Ulsterman has earned his World Cup spot in training and in Cardiff.
# rwc squads
Darren Cave looks like the world's happiest centre in Ireland's squad mugshots
Some of the squad looked more prepared for class photo day than others.
# big calls
Trimble to miss out on World Cup as Schmidt includes Furlong and Cave
The42 understands that Ireland have opted for three tighthead props and only two scrum-halves.
# Centre of Excellence
You've decided on the back three, now pick your centres travel to the Rugby World Cup
Gordon D’Arcy, Noel Reid and Darren Cave will likely fight over one place.
# big win
McCloskey sees red but 13-man Ulster cling on for a big win in Edinburgh
Tries from Pienaar and Cave see Ulster join Glasgow at the top of the Pro12 table.
# New Deal
His face fits at Ulster anyway - Darren Cave is sticking around Ravenhill for a few more years
The centre has put his signature on a new deal.
# surprise inclusion
Ireland centre Cave out to 'stop complaining and start playing well'
The 27-year-old will play for Ireland on home soil for the first time against Georgia on Sunday.
# changes aplenty
5 talking points from Joe Schmidt's Ireland selection to face Georgia
Foley’s debut, Madigan back at 10, Cave in from the cold, Ross’ importance and chances to shine.
# 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.
# 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.
# position
Opinion: Ireland's need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster's attack
Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.
# 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.
# uphill slog
Ulster's Nick Williams facing battle to be fit for new season
The New Zealander will be eager to get himself physically right ahead of his third season at Ulster.
# audition
McFadden handed Ireland's 13 shirt as Schmidt makes eight changes
Noel Reid, Rob Herring and James Cronin could make their debuts from the bench against Argentina.
# central issue
Analysis: Ireland's new-look midfield shows promise in Argentina
The trio of Jonny Sexton, Luke Marshall and Darren Cave provided a strong attacking performance.
# Match Report
Cave and Sexton star as Ireland survive early scare in Argentina
Joe Schmidt’s men looked in trouble after Manuel Montero’s first-half try but they battled back with fine tries before and after the break.
# summer tour
Seven things we want to see from Ireland in the Tests against Argentina
From options at centre to a prayer on the wing. We don’t ask for much.
# 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.
# chance to impress
5 players Joe Schmidt should include on Ireland's summer tour to Argentina
Established players like Cian Healy, Jonathan Sexton and Mike Ross may be left at home to rest.
# Match Report
Munster-bound Robin Copeland gives Ulster the blues in Cardiff
Mark Anscombe’s men have been guilty of conceding sloppy penalties at regular intervals.
# life after bod
Jared Payne 'definitely another guy in the frame' to replace BOD
The Ulster back is expected to sign up for the Irish cause ahead of the Autumn internationals.
# Match Report
Ulster squeeze past Treviso in Pro12 thanks to Cave and Diack tries
Mark Anscombe’s side eked out a valuable win in Italy despite Matt Berquist’s strong kicking.
# Match Report
Darren Cave the hero as Ulster edge gritty Ospreys clash
The centre stepped up to deliver a crucial score for Mark Anscombe’s men.
# Midfield
Potential BOD successors partnered together for Wolfhounds
Robbie Henshaw and Darren Cave have been paired up for the clash with the England Saxons.
# Culture
Muller, Munster and Matt Williams: How Ulster transformed from Heineken Cup also-rans to elite
Players with the nothern province won’t be happy with the progress they’ve made until they ‘actually win something.’
# outsider
'Schmidt knows my game better than me': Darren Cave wants to play for Ireland more than anything
“It’s great to have a coach whose detail is so good,” says the centre in search of a sixth international cap in five years.
# Motivation
Cave: Home quarter-final the driving force for Ulster
Darren Cave was around during the bad days at Ravenhill, now he wants to bring the redeveloped ground a knockout European game.
# Support
Cave hoping for more tries in front of 'special' Ravenhill crowd
The Ulster centre got on the end of a superb counter-attack against Munster on Friday night.
# County Highlights
10 of Down's best sporting moments in 2013
The Christy Ring Cup is having a cosy Christmas with the Mournemen while Rory McIlroy got back to winning ways.
# Selection headache
Joe Schmidt plays down Darren Cave’s ‘my face doesn’t fit’ comments
The Ireland coach says the Ulster player insists his words were taken “out of context”.
# Jacko
VIDEO: Paddy Jackson creates classy try for Darren Cave
The Ulster out-half took the ball to the line wonderfully against Zebre in the Pro12.
# Team news
Ruddock named in Leinster squad, Trimble and Cave set to feature for Ulster
Meanwhile, Luke Marshall will start tomorrow.