# france-rugby - Sunday 23 March, 2014
The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker believes Joe Schmidt will tour with a strong squad this summer.
# france-rugby - Saturday 22 March, 2014
Joe Schmidt took over a side that had fallen to their lowest world ranking spot and turned them into Europe-beaters.
# france-rugby - Friday 21 March, 2014
The Leinster and Ireland flanker gave young Stephen Murphy his hoodie but forgot to remove its precious, medal-shaped cargo.
# france-rugby - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
‘Serious touch from the Frenchies’, tweeted O’Driscoll.
Trevor Hogan, speaking on Off The Ball last night, gave an insight into a training ground technique that directly led to two Irish tries.
The Whiff of Cordite gang pay tribute to the squad players that saw Ireland over the line in Paris.
# france-rugby - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The Irish fullback was convinced Damien Chouly’s late score would be allowed.
The lads were so ecstatic, they even lapsed into passionate slow-mo.
The Ireland coach feels an imminent return for the out-half is unlikely, however.
# france-rugby - Monday 17 March, 2014
New Zealand out-half Dan Carter also had kind words for the outside centre.
# france-rugby - Sunday 16 March, 2014
Joe Schmidt’s side fly back into Dublin after their Six Nations triumph.
# france-rugby - Saturday 15 March, 2014
The New Zealander already has one eye on the future after claiming silverware in his first season at the international helm.
The Irish users on the site were united in joy after Joe Schmidt’s men won the Six Nations Championship.
Joe Schmidt’s men are top dogs after a stirring performance at Stade de France.
The toughest of them all.
We went minute-by-minute as Ireland went in search of silverware in France.
The out-half put Joe Schmidt’s men on the board before the Ulster winger ghosted over by the posts.
Brian O’Driscoll and Gordon D’Arcy will line out for the final time together at Stade de France.
Keith Wood captained Ireland to a memorable win at Stade de France.
Former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin recounts his early encounters with Brian O’Driscoll.
The US President will have his eyes peeled on the Six Nations decider in Paris, we’re sure.
# france-rugby - Friday 14 March, 2014
The outpouring of love for Ireland’s outgoing rugby hero has been impressive in its creativity.
The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker is confident of Joe Schmidt’s Plan A, B and C.
On the eve of the Irish rugby star’s final Test match, he took time out to re-live his 2000 hat-trick in Paris.
The Toulouse teen will be partnered by Mathieu Bastareaud at Stade de France tomorrow.
Adidas rolled out the big guns for this tribute to Brian O’Driscoll.
# france-rugby - Thursday 13 March, 2014
‘Any other sane coach would have Morgan Parra back in’ says the former Leinster and Ireland hooker on Philippe Saint-Andre’s team selection.
We look at the obvious strengths of Les Bleus’ back row powerhouse and some defensive options Ireland may take.
Joe Schmidt was able to run two Irish XVs against each other as he perfects a game-plan to take France down.
“We’re still dreaming about winning, about scoring 15 tries and that everyone’s in a dream,” says the France boss.
# france-rugby - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
This group of players can set the record straight this weekend, writes Simon Hick.
Joe Schmidt’s side are the best team in the tournament, according to the Les Bleus back .
The versatile back feels Ireland must focus on their set-piece strengths while shutting down France’s go-forward ball.
The Toulon centre has just two tries in 22 Tests yet remains pivotal in the French attack.
# france-rugby - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Ireland’s assistant coach has dismissed the notion that Ireland will be able to easily box in France’s main attacking threats.
The tight-head prop recalled a European Cup at Stade de France that featured can-can girls and a jousting tournament.
Brian O’Driscoll enjoyed his third last Irish training run while Rhys Ruddock posed for a snap with Coach Joe.
The Leinster prop and Munster flanker have successfully shaken off injury niggles.
The Irish born Grenoble scrum-half said farewell to one sporting legend and met another.