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#Gordon D'Arcy

# gordon-darcy - Monday 25 November, 2013

'Broken' D'Arcy laments last chance to take down All Blacks

The centre was heartbroken in the wake of yesterday’s loss at the Aviva Stadium.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 11 November, 2013

'Out of sorts' D'Arcy may lose out to Marshall for Australia Test

The Leinster man’s famed defensive talents may yet give him the edge against the young pretender from Ulster.

# gordon-darcy - Friday 1 November, 2013

Injury delays O'Connell captaincy call as alternatives stand ready

Leinster centre Gordon D’Arcy believes any one of five senior teammates would be suitable for the role.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 31 October, 2013

D'Arcy: Ireland need to win all three November matches to restore fan faith

The inside centre revealed his teammates are quickly getting up to speed with Joe Schmidt’s demand for high standards.

# gordon-darcy - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Schmidt-O’Connor transition has been seamless for Leinster — Gordon D’Arcy

The veteran centre will hope the same goes for a turnaround in fortunes against the Ospreys.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Gordon D'Arcy: We hope to send Joe Schmidt on his way with a couple of trophies

There was a further boost for Leinster as Dave Kearney should be fit for the Amlin Challenge Cup Final.

# gordon-darcy - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

'Leinster can take French lessons from Connacht' - D'Arcy

The Irish centre believes Saturday’s Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final meeting with Biarritz will be a hugely physical game.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 25 March, 2013

D'Arcy: Stade final would be the perfect farewell for Dr Phil

Leinster’s Gordon D’Arcy paid tribute to the retiring Felipe Contepomi — but he’s hoping for one more meeting on the field.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 18 March, 2013

Counting the cost: Luke Fitzgerald to undergo surgery and will miss rest of season

The luckless back ruptured his ACL in Italy, but there is better news for Gordon D’Arcy.

# gordon-darcy - Friday 15 March, 2013

Dan Carter's not the only rugby player with hurling skills

Rugby players seem to love the clash of the ash.

# gordon-darcy - Friday 15 February, 2013

Crisis point: Gordon D'Arcy ruled out of 6 Nations remainder

The veteran centre has suffered a stress fracture in his foot.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 7 February, 2013

All Blacks win makes England the team to beat in 6 Nations - Gordon D'Arcy

The Ireland centre and teammate Donncha O’Callaghan were awestruck by the English display against New Zealand.

O’Driscoll and D’Arcy pay tribute to each other before England match

The Leinster pair have the longest-running centre partnership in world rugby.

# gordon-darcy - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Poll: Who should play 12 for Ireland on Sunday? Inside Men This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should play 12 for Ireland on Sunday?

Gordon D’Arcy and Keith Earls both received a ‘guarded prognosis’ over their fitness.

Ireland v England: Stuart Lancaster ready for Dublin onslaught

“Playing the Irish in Dublin is a unique challenge,” he says.

D'Arcy and Earls the biggest injury worries for battle-scarred Irish

Not exactly a clean bill of health for Declan Kidney but encouraging news on Brian O’Driscoll.

# gordon-darcy - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

'We should let them walk onto the pitch holding hands' - Heaslip lauds record-breakers

Gordon D’Arcy and Brian O’Driscoll will start together as Ireland centres for the 48th time.

# gordon-darcy - Friday 4 January, 2013

As it happened: Edinburgh v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

O’Driscoll, Fitzgerald and Kearney returned for Leinster as they looked to break into the top four.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 3 January, 2013

O'Driscoll, Kearney and Fitzgerald all return to Leinster team

The trio are back ahead of the side’s RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Edinburgh.

# gordon-darcy - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Inside out: D’Arcy hoping to relive glory days against Clermont

It will be Rougerie and Fofana up against the untested Goodman-D’Arcy axis.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 3 December, 2012

PRO12 Team of the week

It was another excellent week for three of the four Irish provinces, and here are some of the players that made it happen.

'It's weeks like this you play rugby for' - Sexton on Clermont challenge

The French side are 50 games unbeaten at the Stade Marcel Michelin.

# gordon-darcy - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Rejigs and highlight reels for depleted Leinster backline

Joe Schmidt, though, reserved much of his praise for Kevin McLaughlin and Isaac Boss.

# gordon-darcy - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Schmidt dismisses injury worries over O'Brien and Sexton after Zebre win

The Leinster coach was delighted with the bonus point victory and the lack of post-match casulaties.

As it happened: Leinster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12

Leinster were hoping for a confidence-boosting romp ahead of a gigantically difficult Heineken Cup double-header against Clermont.

# gordon-darcy - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

I have my sights set on playing for Ireland in 3 years - Danie Poolman

The South African is making his first strides as a Connacht player but wants to follow Richardt Strauss’ footsteps.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 26 November, 2012

Opinion: Club mentality and ref management made Ireland a different beast

Declan Kidney’s squad rediscovered what makes them hungry to win, but the game-plan was made to suit more than just the players.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 19 November, 2012

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms

‘It certainly makes going to work easier on Monday when you’ve got a win,’ remarked the Irish coach.

# gordon-darcy - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Waiting on the wings: McFadden happy to take his Irish chances where they come

The Kildare native wants a spot in the Irish centre but will settle for a starring role out right against Fiji.

# gordon-darcy - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars go a few rounds with our high-performance boxers Gloves Off This post contains images

# gordon-darcy - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Jackman loving life at Grenoble but cursing his old friend Contepomi

The former Leinster hooker has targeted Top 14 survival, and taking some big scalps, this season.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 22 October, 2012

Gibbes in the dark on Rob's return

Leinster coach Jono Gibbes says it’s unlikely that Rob Kearney will be fit in time to face the Cardiff Blues in the RDS this Saturday.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Prolonged: Rob Kearney set to remain sidelined as D'Arcy returns for Leinster

Meanwhile, there is better news for the younger of the Kearney brothers.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 11 October, 2012

VIDEO: George Hook calls for end of D'Arcy, O'Driscoll partnership Curtain Call This post contains videos

VIDEO: George Hook calls for end of D'Arcy, O'Driscoll partnership

The broadcaster was in a typically abrasive mood this week.

# gordon-darcy - Friday 28 September, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12 Minute-by-Minute This post contains videos

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12

Joe Schmidt’s men could have gone top of the table with a win at the Sportsground tonight but reality often bites.

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Leinster and Connacht go head-to-head and away dates for Ulster and Munster

Here is the run-down on the three league matches involving the Irish provinces this weekend.

# gordon-darcy - Monday 24 September, 2012

Leinster expect international stars to be fit

Meanwhile, uncapped Munster centre James Downey is one of six players added to the Ireland training squad which meets in Carton House this week.

# gordon-darcy - Saturday 22 September, 2012

As it happened: Leinster v Edinburgh, RaboDirect PRO12

We went minute-by-minute, as Joe Schmidt’s men took on the Scottish side.

# gordon-darcy - Thursday 30 August, 2012

The big rugby season preview… Leinster

Can they make it three-in-a-row?

# gordon-darcy - Friday 6 July, 2012

In pictures: Gordon D'Arcy ties the knot Get Me To The Church This post contains images

In pictures: Gordon D'Arcy ties the knot

A raft of the Ireland centre’s team-mates turned out for his wedding day.