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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Bundee

This year
Bundee has become a brilliant game-changer for Farrell's Ireland
The 33-year-old Connacht man made two momentum-shifting plays in the first half in Paris.
Aki was Ireland's standout player. He is locking down the 12 shirt
The 33-year-old was excellent as Ireland hammered Romania.
Ford's focus drives 14-man England to victory against Argentina
Sexton's return helps Ireland's attack find its rhythm again
All time
'He met a couple of the Samoan boys yesterday for a bit of grub'
Bundee Aki is coming into his own on and off the field of play.
Blow for Connacht as Aki doubtful for clash with Munster
A combination of minutes clocked up and a knock sustained against Ulster could see the Irish centre miss out.
Boost for Connacht as Aki to return for Leinster showdown after wedding
The focus is on Perpignan first though, a trip the Ireland international misses as he’s home in New Zealand.
'People have their own opinions. You can't hide from it... I have thick skin'
Bundee Aki made his debut for Ireland last November and has become a vital cog in Joe Schmidt’s machine since.
Aki expected back in Connacht training after visit to New Zealand
The Ireland international midfielder was given some time off last week.
'Whenever I put on that shirt I try and do the country proud, do my family proud'
The Ireland centre will have plenty of his extended family supporting him in Australia.
'I didn't think it was very impressive from a media point of view, to be honest'
Today’s media briefing at Carton House was again dominated by questions about Bundee Aki’s inclusion.
How Bundee Aki are you?
Are you fit to fill the boots of Connacht’s midfield general?
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.’