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#Midfield

# midfield - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Munster set to sign Irish centre Chris Farrell for next season
# Addition
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# Addition

Munster set to sign Irish centre Chris Farrell for next season

Oct 12th 2016, 9:25 AM 18,607 Views 36 Comments

The 23-year-old centre is returning home to Ireland next summer.

# midfield - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland's Jackson confident with Ulster centres Olding and Marshall alongside
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Ireland's Jackson confident with Ulster centres Olding and Marshall alongside

Jun 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 4,768 Views 6 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s midfield triumvirate lacks experience but has huge potential.

# midfield - Friday 20 May, 2016

'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'
# Collision Course
From The42
# Collision Course

'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'

May 20th 2016, 1:00 AM 13,222 Views 41 Comments

There’s plenty of evidence to convince Stephen Ferris either side can win tonight’s big Pro12 semi-final.

# midfield - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Scannell hopes to build on Saili pairing in Munster's new Erasmus era
# Breakout Star
From The42
# Breakout Star

Scannell hopes to build on Saili pairing in Munster's new Erasmus era

May 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,936 Views 8 Comments

The 22-year-old has been one of the standout players for the southern province this season.

# midfield - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Veteran Kiwis Smith and Nonu set for tussle with Boks' midfield upstarts
# Centre Collision
From The42
# Centre Collision

Veteran Kiwis Smith and Nonu set for tussle with Boks' midfield upstarts

Oct 21st 2015, 6:45 AM 4,676 Views 3 Comments

Saturday’s World Cup semi-final in Twickenham sees youth pitted against experience in the midfield.

# midfield - Friday 9 October, 2015

Schmidt: Payne's foot injury was a risk and Earls brings form to 13 shirt
# 13 Call
From The42
# 13 Call

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

Oct 9th 2015, 3:21 PM 10,519 Views 34 Comments

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

# midfield - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Analysis: What does Jared Payne do for Ireland?
# Defensive Maestro
From The42
# Defensive Maestro

Analysis: What does Jared Payne do for Ireland?

Sep 30th 2015, 1:12 PM 12,117 Views 21 Comments

The 29-year-old centre is a superb defender and underrated attacker.

# midfield - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'I'm not the biggest bosher' - Payne adding subtle touches to Ireland midfield
# Centres
From The42
# Centres

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 3:53 PM 9,005 Views 10 Comments

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

# midfield - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Poll: Would Joe Brolly's rule change to 'rescue Gaelic football' actually work?
# Blanket Blast
From The42
# Blanket Blast

Poll: Would Joe Brolly's rule change to 'rescue Gaelic football' actually work?

May 10th 2015, 1:43 PM 8,663 Views 14 Comments

The pundit wants an exclusion zone for non-midfielders between the 45s during kick-outs.

# midfield - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan From The42

Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan

Feb 10th 2015, 1:06 PM 11,348 Views 7 Comments

33-year-old James Downey has been struggling for first-team games at Glasgow this season.

# midfield - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Earls excited for midfield challenge against England's Slammin' Sam
# Centre Showdown
From The42
# Centre Showdown

Earls excited for midfield challenge against England's Slammin' Sam

Jan 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 8,124 Views 18 Comments

The Munster man wears 13 for the Wolfhounds in tomorrow evening’s clash with the England Saxons.

# midfield - Friday 14 November, 2014

Georgian centre Sharikadze learning his trade from two ex-Ireland internationals
# Danger Man
From The42
# Danger Man

Georgian centre Sharikadze learning his trade from two ex-Ireland internationals

Nov 14th 2014, 6:15 AM 7,073 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old is already a key player for Georgia and will pose a threat to Ireland’s backline this weekend.

# midfield - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Wales bump George North in to the centre for Australia Test
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

Wales bump George North in to the centre for Australia Test

Nov 4th 2014, 1:04 PM 4,198 Views 5 Comments

With Jonathan Davies injured, North will run from 13 outside of Jamie Roberts.

# midfield - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Is it a Lee Chin-Conor Fogarty battle to join Richie Hogan in the Allstars midfield?
# Cats Duo
From The42
# Cats Duo

Is it a Lee Chin-Conor Fogarty battle to join Richie Hogan in the Allstars midfield?

Oct 21st 2014, 6:45 PM 4,411 Views 17 Comments

Hogan is nailed on for the award but will his Kilkenny team-mate or Wexford’s star man join him?

Can anyone stop David Moran and Neil Gallagher from collecting Allstars at midfield?
# Middle Men
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# Middle Men

Can anyone stop David Moran and Neil Gallagher from collecting Allstars at midfield?

Oct 21st 2014, 6:15 PM 3,332 Views 2 Comments

Both players were outstanding in 2014.

# midfield - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: Ireland's need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster's attack
# Position
From The42
# Position

Opinion: Ireland's need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster's attack

Oct 20th 2014, 1:58 PM 6,273 Views 39 Comments

Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.

# midfield - Monday 29 September, 2014

Return of 'quality' Gordon D'Arcy important for O'Connor's Leinster
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

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

Sep 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,284 Views 9 Comments

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

# midfield - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Te'o signing fits perfectly with Matt O'Connor's vision for Leinster
# Convert
From The42
# Convert

Te'o signing fits perfectly with Matt O'Connor's vision for Leinster

Aug 12th 2014, 3:00 PM 10,793 Views 22 Comments

The rugby league player will offer physicality and directness in the province’s midfield.

# midfield - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

World Cup not in D'Arcy's thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term
# Knowledge
From The42
# Knowledge

World Cup not in D'Arcy's thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term

Aug 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,068 Views 5 Comments

The 34-year-old has learned to concentrate on six-month blocks.

# midfield - Monday 4 August, 2014

'I don't think I grabbed the shirt' - Darren Cave's Ireland concerns
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

'I don't think I grabbed the shirt' - Darren Cave's Ireland concerns

Aug 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,664 Views 9 Comments

The 27-year-old Ulster centre feels he could have done more to impress in Argentina in June.

# midfield - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Seven things we want to see from Ireland in the Tests against Argentina
# Summer Tour
From The42
# Summer Tour

Seven things we want to see from Ireland in the Tests against Argentina

Jun 5th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,080 Views 19 Comments

From options at centre to a prayer on the wing. We don’t ask for much.

# midfield - Thursday 29 May, 2014

5 players Schmidt could bring to Argentina in place of Robbie Henshaw
# Options
From The42
# Options

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

May 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 20,240 Views 31 Comments

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

# midfield - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Tommy Bowe to start at 13 for Ulster's inter-pro clash with Connacht
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

Tommy Bowe to start at 13 for Ulster's inter-pro clash with Connacht

Apr 10th 2014, 12:36 PM 4,222 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile, Pat Lam has named an unchanged side for the fourth week in-a-row ahead of the visit to Ravenhill.

# midfield - Monday 3 March, 2014

Tuilagi back in England squad for big bash against Wales
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

Tuilagi back in England squad for big bash against Wales

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:47 PM 2,467 Views 2 Comments

Marland Yarde has also been handed a recall as the Championship enters its decisive final weeks.

# midfield - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Analysis: Is Ireland’s midfield combination working?
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: Is Ireland’s midfield combination working?

Feb 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 19,270 Views 52 Comments

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

# midfield - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Potential BOD successors partnered together for Wolfhounds
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

Potential BOD successors partnered together for Wolfhounds

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:07 PM 9,027 Views 19 Comments

Robbie Henshaw and Darren Cave have been paired up for the clash with the England Saxons.

# midfield - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Analysis: Midfield momentum shift guides Leinster home against Castres
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: Midfield momentum shift guides Leinster home against Castres

Jan 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 3,579 Views 6 Comments

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

# midfield - Friday 18 October, 2013

Macauley eyes 'Footballer of the Year' award after rapid Dublin progress
# Nominee
From The42
# Nominee

Macauley eyes 'Footballer of the Year' award after rapid Dublin progress

Oct 18th 2013, 10:34 AM 2,106 Views 5 Comments

The Ballyboden St Enda’s club man is nominated for the award that will be announced on November 8th.

# midfield - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Kearney ready to stand tall for Cork on the biggest stage
# In The Middle
From The42
# In The Middle

Kearney ready to stand tall for Cork on the biggest stage

Sep 7th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,215 Views 0 Comments

The 5ft 9″ midfielder has been one of the newcomers that has revived the Rebels challenge this summer.

# midfield - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Mexican league player embarrasses 'keeper with beautiful chip from halfway line
# Midfield Maestro
From The42
# Midfield Maestro

Mexican league player embarrasses 'keeper with beautiful chip from halfway line

Jul 31st 2013, 3:15 PM 3,902 Views 5 Comments

Better than Beckham.

# midfield - Monday 29 July, 2013

Darragh Ó Sé lines out in the green and gold...of Meath
# Kingdom Or Royals
From The42
# Kingdom Or Royals

Darragh Ó Sé lines out in the green and gold...of Meath

Jul 29th 2013, 3:56 PM 5,588 Views 4 Comments

Could this man do a job at midfield for Meath?

# midfield - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Lions still have more in their arsenal, says on-fire Davies
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

Lions still have more in their arsenal, says on-fire Davies

Jun 15th 2013, 2:54 PM 2,316 Views 0 Comments

The Welshman insists the tourists could have scored more tries against the Waratahs today.

# midfield - Monday 29 April, 2013

Open Thread: Who do you want as your Lions centre partnership?
# Midfield
From The42
# Midfield

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

Apr 29th 2013, 10:38 AM 2,991 Views 24 Comments

Young, fresh and new, or same again?

# midfield - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Torres and Mata combine to send Chelsea into Club World Cup final
# Mata Fact
From The42
# Mata Fact

Torres and Mata combine to send Chelsea into Club World Cup final

Dec 13th 2012, 1:00 PM 1,556 Views 0 Comments

In a refreshing change, David Luiz did some damage to the opposition.

# midfield - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Nicholas Murphy announces retirement
# Walking Away
From The42
# Walking Away

Nicholas Murphy announces retirement

Nov 8th 2012, 11:45 AM 1,746 Views 1 Comment

After 16 years with the Cork senior football panel, the Carrigaline player has called it a day.

# midfield - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Barry Moran (Mayo) on...
# All-Ireland SFC
From The42
# All-Ireland SFC

Barry Moran (Mayo) on...

Sep 19th 2012, 3:47 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

The Castlebar Mitchels midfielder looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland final with TheScore.ie

# midfield - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...

Sep 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,395 Views 0 Comments

The Connacht champions midfielder talks to TheScore.ie on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.

# midfield - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Daithi Regan’s Key Duel: The midfield battle of Galway and Kilkenny
# In Focus
From The42
# In Focus

Daithi Regan’s Key Duel: The midfield battle of Galway and Kilkenny

Sep 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,097 Views 14 Comments

Ahead of today’s All-Ireland final, TheScore.ie’s hurling analyst looks at one of the key match-up’s that could decide the meeting of Galway and Kilkenny.

# midfield - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Premier League Sunday: Three things we learned today
# East Of Eden
From The42
# East Of Eden

Premier League Sunday: Three things we learned today

Aug 19th 2012, 8:59 PM 1,673 Views 0 Comments

He gave us all a David Dunn impression last week but Eden Hazard announced his arrival as a real talent against Wigan.

# midfield - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Hannigan relishing Tipperary football success
# Premier
From The42
# Premier

Hannigan relishing Tipperary football success

Jul 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,063 Views 1 Comment

The Tipperary midfield has had to bide his time for a run of championship victories but is savouring every moment of the 2012 campaign.