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# outside-centre - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire 13

Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire

The Leinster man has been excellent in recent weeks and will be key against Saracens.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example 13

Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example

The Trinity outside centre has impressed in the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.

# outside-centre - Friday 16 February, 2018

Chris Farrell has 'his nose in front' for Ireland's 13 shirt - Schmidt

The Munster centre is expected to replace Robbie Henshaw for the clash with Wales.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

A second South African prospect joins up with Munster's academy

Outside centre Matt More broke a try-scoring record for his school last year.

# outside-centre - Monday 20 June, 2016

Schmidt looks to other options at 13 with Henshaw sidelined through injury

The Connacht man suffered knee cartilage damage in the closing minutes of Saturday’s defeat.

# outside-centre - Friday 9 October, 2015

Schmidt: Payne's foot injury was a risk and Earls brings form to 13 shirt

The Ireland head coach says they felt it wasn’t prudent to risk Payne against the French.

# outside-centre - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

The latest injury update on Ireland's foot Payne is a promising one

The outside centre is set to take part in Ireland’s training session on the pitch in Newport tomorrow.

# outside-centre - Friday 2 October, 2015

'Defensively he's been very, very sound for us' - Schmidt on Keith Earls

The Munster man takes over in the 13 shirt for Sunday’s game against Italy.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Schmidt set to hand Fitzgerald 13 shirt for Ireland's clash with Wales

Nathan White is set for his first start at tighthead, while Dave Kearney is likely to get his chance.

# outside-centre - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales

The Munster man made his return to the international game after a break of more than two years.

# outside-centre - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Analysis: Joseph's X-factor for England a major threat to Ireland 13

Analysis: Joseph's X-factor for England a major threat to Ireland

We identify what makes England’s outside centre such a dangerous attacker.

# outside-centre - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Jared Payne increasingly comfortable in Ireland's famous 13 shirt

The New Zealand native tells us about working with Joe Schmidt and playing alongside Robbie Henshaw.

# outside-centre - Thursday 12 February, 2015

U20 star Ringrose keeping his head down amidst hype 13

U20 star Ringrose keeping his head down amidst hype

The 20-year-old Leinster centre is back for his second year of international rugby at this level.

# outside-centre - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland's next outside centre? 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.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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.

# outside-centre - Monday 29 September, 2014

Return of 'quality' Gordon D'Arcy important for O'Connor's Leinster

The 34-year-old played in both centre positions against the Cardiff Blues on Friday night.

# outside-centre - Monday 22 September, 2014

'I enjoy playing 13' - Tommy Bowe raring to get back in Ireland colours

The 30-year-old has prioritised first-team selection in November, but would be happy to start at outside centre.

# outside-centre - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Ireland's Ringrose among nominees for IRB Junior Player of the Year 13

Ireland's Ringrose among nominees for IRB Junior Player of the Year

The 19-year-old centre has impressed at the Junior World Championships in New Zealand.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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.

# outside-centre - Friday 9 May, 2014

Robbie Henshaw happy to remain at Connacht after Ireland assurances from Joe Schmidt

The Connacht fullback looks set to continue his education, in the 13 jersey, at The Sportsground next season.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Brumbies centre Smith among Munster's options for midfield role

The 29-year-old is understood to have spoken to the province over a transfer later this year.

# outside-centre - Monday 14 April, 2014

New Connacht signing Bundee Aki is forthright in targeting Irish caps

‘Hopefully when the time is right and if I’m playing good footy, I can play for the Ireland international team.’

# outside-centre - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Irish rugby fans say goodbye to another legendary 13... Lynne Cantwell

The outside centre made her Ireland debut in 2001.

# outside-centre - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Luke Fitzgerald: ‘I felt very unfulfilled with how my career had gone’

The Leinster wing has worked hard to stop overrunning passes, but he still wants to play outside centre.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

'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.

# outside-centre - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Did Ireland overreact to Brian O’Driscoll’s Lions dropping? BOD

Did Ireland overreact to Brian O’Driscoll’s Lions dropping?

The legendary centre was unforgettably axed from the starting team for the third Test against Australia in June.

# outside-centre - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Keith Earls lining up another run as Munster's outside centre

The Moyross man seems best suited on either wing but has long-held ambitions of starting in midfield.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Leinster manager backs Fitzgerald to replace BOD

A 30-minute cameo against the All Blacks showed what the 26-year-old can do.

# outside-centre - Monday 23 September, 2013

Kiss: Robbie Henshaw has every chance of becoming Ireland’s future 13

The Australian believes the 20-year-old’s versatility could ensure him a spot on the bench for the November Series.

# outside-centre - Monday 29 April, 2013

Open Thread: Who do you want as your Lions centre partnership?

Young, fresh and new, or same again?

# outside-centre - Friday 28 December, 2012

'I had to stop the president from pulling a Biarritz t-shirt over my head' - O'Driscoll

The rugby legend recalls a visit to the south of France that almost led to his Leinster departure.

# outside-centre - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Six jerseys up for Guinness Series grabs after Ireland's injury crisis

The current selection headache for Declan Kidney opens the door for some November heroics.

# outside-centre - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination

Howlett starts for the second time in two weeks as James Downey and Casey Laulala get their chance to shine against Bristol.

# outside-centre - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Cave hoping to cap 'best couple months of my life' with New Zealand win

The Ulster and Ireland centre is seeking to add to his two caps and challenge Brian O’Driscoll for the number 13 jersey.