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#centres

# centres - Friday 25 February, 2022

'It's hard to look away from Gordon for a better centre partner' - Brian O'Driscoll
# Partnership
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# Partnership

'It's hard to look away from Gordon for a better centre partner' - Brian O'Driscoll

Feb 25th 2022, 7:55 AM 11,254 Views 7 Comments

The ex-Ireland centre discusses what makes a good centre combination.

# centres - Monday 31 January, 2022

Aki, Henshaw, Ringrose and Hume - Farrell spoiled for choice in midfield
# Centres
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# Centres

Aki, Henshaw, Ringrose and Hume - Farrell spoiled for choice in midfield

Jan 31st 2022, 8:04 PM 11,062 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland head coach has a big selection call to confirm in the centres for the Wales clash.

# centres - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Ulster's thrilling centre combination is an increasingly key weapon
# Midfield
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# Midfield

Ulster's thrilling centre combination is an increasingly key weapon

Jan 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,366 Views 18 Comments

Stuart McCloskey and James Hume have built a strong understanding.

# centres - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa
# Centres
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# Centres

Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa

Oct 27th 2020, 12:00 PM 29,847 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster man was sharp off the bench against Italy last weekend.

# centres - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations
# Options
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# Options

Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 AM 16,153 Views 39 Comments

Chris Farrell and Stuart McCoskey are also vying for centre places under Andy Farrell.

# centres - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Henshaw and Ringrose the more tested midfield combo against All Blacks
# Cohesion
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# Cohesion

Henshaw and Ringrose the more tested midfield combo against All Blacks

Oct 17th 2019, 1:04 PM 8,868 Views 20 Comments

The All Blacks have plenty of experience but some relatively new combinations.

# centres - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'We're fortunate to have quality in that position' - Ireland confident in midfield options
# Centres
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# Centres

'We're fortunate to have quality in that position' - Ireland confident in midfield options

Sep 15th 2019, 7:00 PM 12,822 Views 17 Comments

Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, and Chris Farrell are in contention for the Scotland game.

# centres - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Aki and Henshaw make impact as Ireland's midfield competition heats up
# Centres
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# Centres

Aki and Henshaw make impact as Ireland's midfield competition heats up

Sep 7th 2019, 7:00 PM 14,471 Views 46 Comments

Joe Schmidt has strong options, with Garry Ringrose and Chris Farrell also in his World Cup squad.

# centres - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'People have their own opinions. You can't hide from it... I have thick skin'
# One Year On
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# One Year On

'People have their own opinions. You can't hide from it... I have thick skin'

Oct 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 8,153 Views 11 Comments

Bundee Aki made his debut for Ireland last November and has become a vital cog in Joe Schmidt’s machine since.

# centres - Monday 15 October, 2018

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030

Oct 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,251 Views 40 Comments

Applus, the company which currently operates the test, made €6.5 million in profit last year, down 20% from 2016.

# centres - Friday 3 March, 2017

Man arrested over making bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend's name
# USA
# USA

Man arrested over making bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend's name

Mar 3rd 2017, 5:58 PM 5,662 Views 6 Comments

The calls were made to Jewish community centres and schools around the US.

# centres - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Big call for Ireland in midfield as Wallabies look to spoil November series
# Moving Parts
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# Moving Parts

Big call for Ireland in midfield as Wallabies look to spoil November series

Nov 23rd 2016, 1:01 AM 12,308 Views 27 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side felt their attack wasn’t far away against the All Blacks last weekend.

# centres - Friday 2 October, 2015

Another shot for Bowe and more talking points from Ireland's XV for Italy
# Centre Duo
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# Centre Duo

Another shot for Bowe and more talking points from Ireland's XV for Italy

Oct 2nd 2015, 1:25 PM 14,581 Views 29 Comments

Keith Earls and Robbie Henshaw partner up in the midfield, while Simon Zebo is retained at fullback.

# centres - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'I'm not the biggest bosher' - Payne adding subtle touches to Ireland midfield
# Centres
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# Centres

'I'm not the biggest bosher' - Payne adding subtle touches to Ireland midfield

Sep 22nd 2015, 3:53 PM 9,026 Views 10 Comments

The Ulsterman says there is a nice bit of depth in his position within Ireland’s World Cup squad.

# centres - Friday 7 August, 2015

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues
# State Care
# State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

Aug 7th 2015, 11:52 AM 8,263 Views 8 Comments

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

# centres - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Schmidt set to pair Henshaw and Payne together again in Ireland's midfield
# Centres
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# Centres

Schmidt set to pair Henshaw and Payne together again in Ireland's midfield

Feb 4th 2015, 5:45 AM 8,936 Views 34 Comments

Meanwhile, Jordi Murphy is likely to be included in the back row for the trip to Italy.

# centres - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Schmidt confident that Payne and Henshaw can impress for Ireland
# Partnership
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# Partnership

Schmidt confident that Payne and Henshaw can impress for Ireland

Nov 6th 2014, 2:30 PM 5,347 Views 8 Comments

‘Unless you give opportunity, you’re not going to know,’ says the Kiwi head coach of his midfield pairing.

# centres - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

Aug 31st 2014, 10:18 AM 10,295 Views 85 Comments

The call has been made by people involved in providing services for drug users.

# centres - Thursday 29 May, 2014

5 players Schmidt could bring to Argentina in place of Robbie Henshaw
# Options
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# Options

5 players Schmidt could bring to Argentina in place of Robbie Henshaw

May 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 20,259 Views 31 Comments

With the Connacht man unfortunately ruled out, Ireland have a free spot in their touring squad.

# centres - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Analysis: Is Ireland’s midfield combination working?
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Analysis: Is Ireland’s midfield combination working?

Feb 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 19,285 Views 52 Comments

Joe Schmidt has an important selection call to make at inside centre; physical power or familiarity?

# centres - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Analysis: Midfield momentum shift guides Leinster home against Castres
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Analysis: Midfield momentum shift guides Leinster home against Castres

Jan 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 3,598 Views 6 Comments

O’Driscoll and D’Arcy were second best in the opening half against Castres, but turned things around thereafter.

# centres - Friday 19 July, 2013

HSE spend on new primary care centres falls
# Medical Care
# Medical Care

HSE spend on new primary care centres falls

Jul 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,043 Views 3 Comments

Documents show that the spend went from €17.5m in 2011 to less than €1m so far this year.

# centres - Saturday 16 June, 2012

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers
# Asylum
# Asylum

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers

Jun 16th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,336 Views 90 Comments

Over 5,100 people are currently being housed in 37 accommodation centres around Ireland.

# centres - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"
# GAA Blacks
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# GAA Blacks

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

Jun 6th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,549 Views 0 Comments

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.