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# out-half - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'He's a deep thinker on the game. Mentally he's very strong'

JJ Hanrahan is set to resume the season as Munster’s starting out-half.

# out-half - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'

Ben Healy, Jack Crowley, and Jake Flannery will all be hoping for senior team action next season.

# out-half - Sunday 19 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Harry Byrne

The 20-year-old Leinster out-half trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad before the Six Nations.

# out-half - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Spate of previous injuries means Carbery can benefit from lay-off

The out-half will hope to hit the ground running in pre-season and make up for lost time.

# out-half - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Hanrahan in line to make return for Munster for massive Racing clash

The Kerry man’s fitness is vital with Joey Carbery and Tyler Bleyendaal out injured.

# out-half - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'My biggest issue is that I probably put too much pressure on myself as an individual'

JJ Hanrahan is having a strong season for Munster as the influence of Stephen Larkham shines through.

# out-half - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'We've got things in our own hands' - Sexton ready to rally against Russia

The 34-year-old found it very difficult to watch on from the sidelines as Ireland were beaten by Japan.

# out-half - Friday 27 September, 2019

'I’m not going to try to be Johnny or Joey' - Carty set for biggest test yet

The 27-year-old Connacht man has improved many aspects of his game in the past two seasons.

# out-half - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Ireland confident that 'calm' Jack Carty will step up against Japan

The 27-year-old has been handed a huge starting opportunity at the World Cup.

# out-half - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Ireland have 'utmost faith' in Carbery and Carty if Sexton sits out Japan game

The 34-year-old out-half sustained what Ireland called a ‘bang to the quad’ against Scotland.

# out-half - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ireland's shortcomings limit Byrne's chance to show his qualities

The 24-year-old Leinster man started well but struggled more as Ireland crumbled.

# out-half - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'We can’t go into a World Cup with a situation where we’ve only got Johnny'

Jack Carty and Ross Byrne now have opportunities with Joey Carbery sidelined through injury.

# out-half - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'The dream is to get a professional contract, whether it be here or at home'

Irish out-half Seán Kearns has been in excellent form in the Shute Shield in Australia.

# out-half - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'I love it down here' - Carbery happily settled in Munster ahead of RDS trip

The 23-year-old out-half was wearing Leinster’s 15 shirt in this fixture a year ago.

# out-half - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

'He's incredibly intelligent' - Bleyendaal primed to guide Munster from 10

The 28-year-old New Zealand native has been through a torrid time with injuries.

# out-half - Monday 1 April, 2019

'Tyler did brilliantly' - Bleyendaal steps up after Carbery injury in Edinburgh

The 28-year-old slotted a crucial conversion after Keith Earls’ second try.

# out-half - Monday 14 January, 2019

'He's a special player. He's a special footballer' - Carbery shines for Munster

Johann van Graan was pleased with how his out-half has settled with the province.

# out-half - Monday 7 January, 2019

Munster's Keatley ponders Italian switch as Leicester close in on Taute

Johann van Graan’s squad is likely to see some change ahead of next season.

# out-half - Monday 5 November, 2018

Precious opportunity for Carbery and McGrath shows they're still learning

Joe Schmidt felt his halfbacks played ‘a little bit conservatively’ in the first half in Chicago.

# out-half - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Carbery set to steer the Ireland ship from 10 after settling in at Munster

The out-half turns 23 today in Chicago as Joe Schmidt’s side prepare to face Italy.

# out-half - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'His skill-set was always above his age-grade': Test rugby always a matter of 'when' not 'if' for Ross Byrne

Rory O’Loughlin has watched the uncapped out-half grow up and has continually seen him impress.

# out-half - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'Ross, Joey and Johnny were established and I couldn't really see things changing'

Cathal Marsh will be playing rugby in the US after signing for Rugby United New York.

# out-half - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'In Munster, there's always going to be competition' - JJ impresses at 10

The 26-year-old will be battling with Joey Carbery for the out-half slot at Munster.

# out-half - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'The Elton Jantjies thing didn't make sense. We still hope there's an Irish option'

The IRFU expect Dan McFarland to be in charge at Ulster ahead of the new season.

# out-half - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Sexton set to call the shots after Carbery gets crucial experience in Oz

The Munster-bound out-half did well in the biggest start of his career so far.

# out-half - Friday 8 June, 2018

'Mate, you'd be a brave man telling Johnny Sexton he wasn't playing'

Michael Cheika suggested that Sexton should be worried about Joey Carbery’s starting chance.

# out-half - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Schmidt: 'We really wanted to get Joey out there at 10 at some stage'

The 22-year-old is set for the biggest start of his career as he guides Ireland against the Wallabies.

# out-half - Monday 4 June, 2018

Leinster's Ross Byrne has earned his shot with Ireland in Australia

Joe Schmidt said the out-half was happy to stay at home when offered the chance to move to Ulster.

# out-half - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'One thing's for sure - we are desperately keen for Ulster to be strong'

Joe Schmidt and the IRFU understand that Ulster need an out-half

# out-half - Friday 1 June, 2018

'It's still quite raw at the moment but I'm happy that I made the right decision'

Joey Carbery explains why he has decided to move to Munster ahead of next season.

# out-half - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The sooner a decision is made the better for everyone involved'

Leinster man Joey Carbery’s future looks set to be decided in the coming days.

# out-half - Monday 30 April, 2018

Ulster still looking to secure experienced out-half ahead of next season

Joey Carbery and Ross Byrne aren’t currently interested in moving to the northern province.

Munster expect Tyler Bleyendaal to 'make a full recovery' for next season

There have been suggestions that Munster should look to lure Joey Carbery south.

# out-half - Thursday 1 June, 2017

'Johnny Sexton said, 'Don't worry about him, he's a midfielder!''

Owen Farrell and the Ireland out-half are set to battle for the Lions’ 10 shirt.

# out-half - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

10 or 15? Leinster just happy to see Carbery continuing to improve

The Ireland international is learning with every game as he manages two positions.

# out-half - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Sexton no foregone conclusion at 10 as Gatland keeps options open

The Lions boss believes Owen Farrell and Dan Biggar will push the Irishman all the way.

# out-half - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Ian Madigan set to join Pat Lam at Bristol as Bordeaux agree release

The 31-times capped Ireland international is understood to be on the move this summer.

# out-half - Monday 27 February, 2017

Munster's Johnston comes through 'dark place' to show promise again

The 20-year-old playmaker was in impressive form on his return for the Ireland U20s.

# out-half - Friday 24 February, 2017

Schmidt backs 'great orchestrator' Sexton to lift Ireland for France

The 31-year-old is back at out-half in place of Paddy Jackson ahead of tomorrow’s Six Nations clash.

# out-half - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Pressure on Sexton to get fit as Gatland shares concern over out-half's durability

The Ireland out-half is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury.

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