# outhalf

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# Ready to go
Irish-qualified outhalf to join Ulster from Gloucester
Billy Burns will join the province this summer on a two-year contract.
# next chapter
Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after '11 great years as a pro'
“You get to a point,” the Australian told, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”
# Sniper
21-year-old Bath prodigy George Ford races in great try to stun Saints
Owen Farrell has some serious competition for the England 10 jersey.
# Legend
Jonny Wilkinson set to retire but he has plans to beat Leinster first
The English out-half will head down the coaching path after seeing out his playing career in May.
# Grudge match
'We're ready to have the kitchen sink thrown at us' - Rhys Priestland
The Welsh out-half has a winning record over Ireland during his four-year Test career.
# Table Toppers
Sexton: 'We started like this last year but fell apart the week after'
The Irish out-half was the voice of reason after steering his team to a comfortable win over Scotland.
# Interview
Dan Parks has no intentions of retiring any time soon
The out-half feels Connacht are close to greater success and wants to play his part.
# vindicated
Gopperth targets home quarter final after inspiring Leinster comeback
The Kiwi scored 21 points for the three-time European Cup champions as they fought back to beat Castres.
# next gen
JJ Hanrahan and Paddy Jackson set for Ravenhill showdown
The pair of 21-year-old outhalves are in line for interpro starts for Munster and Ulster respectively.
# jonny squared
Sexton gets chance of Top 14 revenge against Wilkinson
Racing Métro and Toulon have both named their starting line-ups for Sunday’s league clash.
# insatiable
Madigan eyes Saints double after repaying O'Connor's 'massive vote of confidence'
The out-half edged Jimmy Gopperth out of the 10 jersey in Northampton and is eager for another start this weekend.
# Kingdom Come
JJ Hanrahan serves notice he wants Heineken Cup role for Munster
The Kerry native starred in his province’s emphatic win over Cardiff last night.
# Plan B
Jackson favourite to start against All Blacks after Sexton's hamstring blow
Ian Madigan came on for his former Leinster teammate last night but may have to settle for a bench role again.
# Analysis
Attacking spark Pisi looking to push Samoa to victory
However, the Hurricanes man has weaknesses in his kicking game that Ireland can target.
# daycent
Which Irish rugby legend has the Fota cheetah cub been named after?
He has big (rugby) boots to fill.
# Super Sub
Racing rescue mission as Sexton try snatches win
The Irishman made a telling impact after he came off the bench in the second half.
Former Leinster outhalf looking to check Munster’s momentum in Italy
Mat Berquist lasted two games at Leinster and is rebuilding his career with Benetton Treviso.
# Analysis
Keatley v Hanrahan: Munster's outhalf battle heats up
Both players have both impressed at 10 for Munster early in the season.
# Analysis
Jimmy Gopperth ready to take up Isa Nacewa's playmaking mantle
The Leinster outhalf has demonstrated he is not willing to play second fiddle to Ian Madigan.
# playmaker
Sexton pulls the strings again as Racing Metro beat Bayonne
The Irish outhalf has well and truly found his feet in France now.
# top prospect
Meet the other Irish outhalf taking French rugby by storm
Peter Lydon was playing for Seapoint last season but is now doing battle with Morne Steyn for the 10 jersey.
# Kicking Machine
Sexton kicks Racing Metro to second league win of the season
The outhalf was encouraged at the kicking tee by former Ireland teammate Ronan O’Gara.
# shaky start
Jonny Sexton hauled off as Racing Metro start season with a win
There was late drama with a TMO decision going against the Irishman’s side to deny them a bonus point.
League debut awaits as Jonathan Sexton named outhalf for Racing Metro
The former Leinster man is joined by Dan Lydiate in the starting XV.
# New Role
Dan Parks begins his coaching career with Connacht
The Australian-born outhalf has been named as Under-18 backs coach as part of the shake-up under new boss Pat Lam.
# fresh kit
This is the Racing Metro jersey Jonny Sexton will be sporting next season
The Irish outhalf will be joined by Welsh Lions Jamie Roberts and Dan Lydiate in Paris.
Big 6 Nations game against Wales for Irish lads dropped on Lions Tour - Jonny Sexton
The Ireland outhalf has also targeted another Lions series win, against New Zealand, in 2017.
# I'm on a boat
This is how you party it up after winning your first Heineken Cup
Careful Jonny, you’re supposed to be Warren’s emergency outhalf!
# Positive thinking
Aussie legend Michael Lynagh fears 3-0 series win for Lions
The former outhalf is awestruck by the sheer size of the touring squad.
# Lions 2013
Sexton gets place-kicking duties against Force but Halfpenny a willing reserve
The Ireland outhalf has earned praise from Aussie legend Matt Burke.
# Lions 2013
View from Down Under: Time for Australia to embrace James O'Connor era
Jack Howes from Green and Gold Rugby predicts a huge series ahead for the Aussie flyhalf.
# Lions 2013
'Sexton has been outstanding all year' - Farrell expects fight for Lions jersey
Having proved himself a matchwinner time and time again, the young outhalf is starting from scratch with a new team.
# red ink
The best bits from Ronan O'Gara's debut as a rugby columnist
The retiring Munster, Ireland and Lions star paid tribute to the teenager Donal Walsh, who recently lost his battle with cancer.
# Lions 2013
Lions worry for Australia’s James O’Connor after shoulder injury
The 22-year-old will be out of action until the end of the month after receiving a blow against Auckland Blues.
# Your Say
Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions out-half?
Warren Gatland has two excellent options to start at 10 but there is room for one more.
# Challenge Cup
'It is unfair for people to criticise Sexton for moving to France'
The last time Biarritz prop Ben Broster was at the RDS his side beat Leinster 52-23.
# 2 times 10
Sexton set for Leinster return but Madigan may start against Munster
Brian O’Driscoll is set to start at outside centre as his three-week stamping ban is set to expire.
# Jacko vs madge
Madigan v Jackson: Battle of the outhalves at the RDS
A starting spot as Ireland outhalf on the summer tour could well be at stake.
# fan favourite
Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season
The Argentine outhalf played 116 times for the Blues and kicked 1225 points.
# jackson drive
Troubles mount for Irish rugby as Jackson and Gilroy need jump-start
“You’ve got to be starting something”