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# robbie henshaw

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# Complete
Analysis: Robbie Henshaw dominates midfield to lead for Ireland
The 22-year-old’s exceptional performance last weekend bodes well before the Argentina clash.
# holding out for a hero
'I feel I can step it up as a leader' - Henshaw ready to lead from the front
Robbie Henshaw is ready to take on more responsibility.
# we take care of our own
'Johnny is a big guy and he can make his own tackles' Henshaw relishing the physical French
Henshaw says Johnny Sexton is big and bold enough to take care of himself.
# roomies
'Blue movies? It's not 1987!' POC, Sexton and Henshaw chat Rala, snoring and the vicious slagging that goes on in camp
Bagsy the room with Mike Ross!
# Key Man
Henshaw looking forward to the physical aspect of facing France
The 22-year-old centre was impressive on his tournament debut.
# a star unleashed
Schmidt: Henshaw will take a little time to find his feet at the World Cup
Schmidt says it’s not ideal that Jared Payne is injured this weekend.
# Team news
Schmidt pairs Henshaw and Earls in midfield for World Cup clash with Italy
Simon Zebo is at fullback with Rob Kearney missing through injury.
# last but not least
Options options everywhere, but who should play alongside Robbie Henshaw?
A bruised foot for Jared Payne may force Joe Schmidt to look to a new partner for the Connacht star this weekend.
# Back
Scan brings good news for Kearney as Earls is cleared to face Italy
Last night’s MRI showed only a minor strain so he will join Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls in contention for this weekend’s squad.
# Injury Update
Ireland's Kearney in doubt for Italy clash as he gets set for glute scan
Robbie Henshaw will be back in full training this week and is available for the weekend.
# Joe Knows Best
Schmidt backs Toner to perform as Henshaw gets keen to start
The 22-year-old Connacht centre has been held back this weekend.
# Fit to Play
Schmidt taking 'no risks' with Henshaw's hamstring at World Cup
The 22-year-old is left out for this weekend’s clash with Romania.
# centres
'I'm not the biggest bosher' - Payne adding subtle touches to Ireland midfield
The Ulsterman says there is a nice bit of depth in his position within Ireland’s World Cup squad.
# Pitch perfect
In pics: Ireland - and Robbie Henshaw - trained at the home of English football today
Ireland took advantage of St George’s Park’s stunning facilities.
# inside centre
'We know Darren can do it' - Schmidt on Fitzgerald's start at 12
Robbie Henshaw’s injury seemed to have opened a space for Darren Cave.
# Northsiders
This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?
Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.
# strain
Schmidt hopeful Henshaw's hamstring injury will heal before Romania
The 22-year-old was ruled out of Saturday’s clash with Canada.
# Youth or experience?
Youth or experience? Who would come out on top in our old vs young World Cup match
A hypothetical game between the tournament’s oldies and babies.
# Concern
Robbie Henshaw set to miss Ireland's World Cup opener with injury
Joe Schmidt will name his team at 2pm this afternoon.
# BONG
Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw's carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect
Also featuring what can only be a further sneak peak at George Hook’s erotic novel.
# nkotb
The breakout stars set to take the Rugby World Cup by storm
Here are the fresh faces you’ll be seeing a whole lot more of in September.
# Heart
How many calories does Robbie Henshaw need to consume when in training?
New video shows a day in the life for the Ireland star.
# cheat meal
'Chicken curry, fried rice and a can of coke' - Coleman and Henshaw discuss post-match meals
The Everton dietician won’t be too happy with this.
# honoured
Robbie Henshaw can't stop winning Player of the Year awards
The 21-year-old collected two more prizes at Connacht’s awards ball last night.
# toulon talk
O'Connell ready to make summer decision after claiming Player of the Year double
Will he stay or will he go? Or will he retire after a big World Cup?
# growing force
Henshaw takes on Connacht leadership role after breakthrough Ireland season
The 21-year-old won the young player of the year and try of the years awards at last night’s IRUPA dinner.
# heads in the clouds
Robbie Henshaw now has his face on a plane - he'll be doing in-flight safety notices next
No, seriously. He will.
# Beautiful Game
Pick your favourite Try of the Year from IRUPA's shortlist
Two Connacht stars and an Ulster wing have been shortlisted by the players union. Who would get your vote?
# Homegrown
Connacht's 'grassroots to green shirts' mantra driving improvement
Experienced forward Andrew Browne explains the motivational power of playing for his home province
# Teamsheet
Pat Lam has recalled the big guns for Connacht's Challenge Cup quarter tomorrow
Think the Western province are taking the competition lightly? Think again.
# STANDOUT
Analysis: Robbie Henshaw shows rich promise as Six Nations star
The 21-year-old was remarkably effective in his first campaign as Ireland’s inside centre.
# Opinion
'Henshaw was a contender for Ireland’s player of the tournament'
Whiff of Cordite assess the incredible events of last Saturday and reflect on the Six Nations in general.
# trust
'He studies the game unbelievably hard' - Ireland's players laud Schmidt
Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.
# hen party
'I’ll just have to pinch myself and let it sink in' - Robbie Henshaw
The centre has gone form winning Connacht Senior Cups to Six Nations championships in just three years.
# deft
Here's Conor Murray's view on the 'pressure-off' kick that put Sunday's game beyond England
Ireland’s play-making number nine is almost completely satisfied with a job well done against England and is ready to get back to work tomorrow.
# Breakdown
Analysis: Robbie Henshaw's try built on foundation of Irish work rate
We’ve picked apart the build-up to the Connacht man’s wonderful score against England.
# superb
Man-of-the-match Robbie Henshaw with a brilliant try in the corner
What a way to score your first international try.
# Local Hero
Henshaw the pride of Connacht after dominant pair of Six Nations starts
The province’s head coach, Pat Lam, shared his joy at seeing the centre shine for Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.
# Star Centre
Robbie Henshaw will see out his contract with Connacht next season
The 21-year-old’s immediate future has been resolved, but Munster, Ulster and Leinster are hovering.
# All it takes
'From Schools Cup to World Cup in a couple of years' - the rise and rise of Robbie Henshaw
A new short documentary looks at just what it takes to make it as a professional rugby player.