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Debut v Canada 2009
A powerfully built centre, Darren has been one of the shining lights in the Ulster squad in the 2011 season. A Six Nations and Grand Slam winner with the Under-20s in 2007, the same year saw him star at ’A’ level and the following season he represented the Ireland Sevens side. Darren impressed in last years Churchill cup where he scored three trys.
An exciting runner and strong-tackling centre and one of a crop of young players at Ravenhill who have progressed through the Academy structure.
He has also made rapid progression at international level, from winning the Grand Slam with the Ireland Under-20s in 2007 to starring in Ireland's Rugby World Cup Sevens qualification and scoring a handful of tries for Ireland 'A' at the last two Churchill Cup tournaments.
The former Sullivan Upper pupil, who is attached to Belfast Harlequins, was included in Ireland's extended 2009 RBS 6 Nations squad.
Darren made his test debut against Canada in 2009 winning the competition for Ireland