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Bundee Aki To Return For Christmas Showdown With Leinster

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Connacht will travel to Perpignan this weekend in search of a win that will keep their challenge cup dreams very much alive.  Irish international Bundee Aki played on Saturday as Connacht overcame Perpignan 22-10 in horrible conditions at the Sportsground, but the talisman will miss this weekend’s return encounter as he has travelled back to his native New Zealand to get …

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Damian McKenzie Remains Coy On All-Blacks Haka Target Bundee Aki

New Zealand full-back Damian McKenzie refused to stoke the much-discussed Bundee Aki fire on Thursday with the All Blacks just days out from their huge clash with Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. The Connacht centre has been the subject of much All-Black attention throughout the week as he prepares to take on the country of his birth. All Blacks assistant coach …

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Joe Schmidt Launches Defence Of Bundee Aki After NZ Attention

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Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has defended Bundee Aki amidst the extra attention being put on him from the New Zealand media and the All Blacks camp. Last weekend, much was made of the All Blacks facing off against England’s Brad Shields as up until the summer, he would have played all of his rugby in New Zealand with the …

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Bundee Aki Out Injured For The Barbarians

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Five days out from England’s clash with the Barbarians, captain Bundee Aki has been ruled out of the contest due to an undisclosed injury. The Barbarians side who will be coached by Pat Lam in their eagerly anticipated showdown with England on May 27 will now be without their chosen captain, Bundee Aki, who was revealed today to have withdrawn due …

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Bundee Aki Feeling Right At Home As Ireland Look To Take One Step Closer To Grand Slam Dream

Bundee Aki wouldn’t have expected to become such an important cog in the Ireland machine so soon into his international career. Since making his international bow last November, the Connacht centre is about to win his sixth cap for Ireland when he lines out at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday for the eagerly-anticipated clash with Scotland. The 27-year-old will be …

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Assessing Ireland’s Midfield Options For Scotland Showdown

Relatively speaking, injuries have been kind to Ireland thus far in the Six Nations Championship. That is of course if you’re not counting the midfield. Joe Schmidt prepares for the Scotland showdown short on centres, with Robbie Henshaw and Chris Farrell ruled out. Therefore, Ireland will be forced to shake things up in the midfield as they aim to take …

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