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# outhalf - Monday 9 July, 2018

Irish-qualified outhalf to join Ulster from Gloucester

Billy Burns will join the province this summer on a two-year contract.

# outhalf - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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.”

# outhalf - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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.

# outhalf - Monday 24 March, 2014

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.

# outhalf - Thursday 6 February, 2014

'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.

# outhalf - Sunday 2 February, 2014

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.

# outhalf - Saturday 1 February, 2014

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.

# outhalf - Sunday 12 January, 2014

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.

# outhalf - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

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.

# outhalf - Saturday 28 December, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Monday 9 December, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Sunday 24 November, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Sunday 17 November, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Attacking spark Pisi looking to push Samoa to victory

However, the Hurricanes man has weaknesses in his kicking game that Ireland can target.

# outhalf - Friday 1 November, 2013

Which Irish rugby legend has the Fota cheetah cub been named after?

He has big (rugby) boots to fill.

# outhalf - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Racing rescue mission as Sexton try snatches win

The Irishman made a telling impact after he came off the bench in the second half.

# outhalf - Thursday 19 September, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Keatley v Hanrahan: Munster's outhalf battle heats up

Both players have both impressed at 10 for Munster early in the season.

# outhalf - Monday 16 September, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Sexton pulls the strings again as Racing Metro beat Bayonne

The Irish outhalf has well and truly found his feet in France now.

# outhalf - Friday 6 September, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Saturday 31 August, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Saturday 17 August, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Friday 16 August, 2013

League debut awaits as Jonathan Sexton named outhalf for Racing Metro

The former Leinster man is joined by Dan Lydiate in the starting XV.

# outhalf - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Thursday 11 July, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

This is how you party it up after winning your first Heineken Cup

Careful Jonny, you’re supposed to be Warren’s emergency outhalf!

Aussie legend Michael Lynagh fears 3-0 series win for Lions

The former outhalf is awestruck by the sheer size of the touring squad.

Sexton gets place-kicking duties against Force but Halfpenny a willing reserve

The Ireland outhalf has earned praise from Aussie legend Matt Burke.

# outhalf - Sunday 2 June, 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.

# outhalf - Friday 24 May, 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.

# outhalf - Saturday 18 May, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Sunday 12 May, 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.

# outhalf - Sunday 28 April, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Friday 26 April, 2013

'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.

# outhalf - Monday 8 April, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Saturday 30 March, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

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.

# outhalf - Monday 18 March, 2013

Troubles mount for Irish rugby as Jackson and Gilroy need jump-start

“You’ve got to be starting something”

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