Saturday 23 February 2019

More unlucky Number 13s alongside Aki

Bundee Aki. Photo: Sportsfile
Bundee Aki. Photo: Sportsfile

Since he qualified to play for Ireland ahead of the November internationals in 2017, Bundee Aki has been fit and available for every Test.

He's started 13, winning 11, but since pairing up with Robbie Henshaw on debut he has played with the same player twice in a row only on two occasions due to his partners getting injured.

Tomorrow, due to injuries to Garry Ringrose and Robbie Henshaw, he is reunited with Chris Farrell for their third international together after a year apart.

Bundee's partners v South Africa, Nov 2017: Robbie Henshaw v Argentina, Nov 2017: Chris Farrell v France, Feb 2018: Robbie Henshaw v Italy, Feb 2018: Robbie Henshaw v Wales, Mar 2018: Chris Farrell v Scotland, Mar 2018: Garry Ringrose v England, Mar 2018: Garry Ringrose v Australia, June 2018: Robbie Henshaw v Australia, June 2018: Garry Ringrose v Australia, June 2018: Robbie Henshaw v Italy, Nov 2018: Garry Ringrose v Argentina, Nov 2018: v Will Addison v New Zealand, Nov 2018: Garry Ringrose v England, Feb 2019: Garry Ringrose v Scotland, Feb 2019: Chris Farrell

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