# ian-madigan - Sunday 13 July, 2014
Head coach Matt O’Connor is feeling positive about avoiding second season syndrome.
# ian-madigan - Sunday 15 June, 2014
The Ireland coach says some fringe players acquitted themselves well while others have some work to do.
# ian-madigan - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Joe Schmidt’s men trailed 10-9 at the break but their superior set-piece was crucial in a second-half comeback.
# ian-madigan - Thursday 12 June, 2014
Ahead of Saturday’s second Test, the players were given a chance to chill out.
# ian-madigan - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The versatile back may benefit from a run in the 12 jersey rather than playing back-up to Jonny Sexton in Argentina.
# ian-madigan - Monday 2 June, 2014
The Leinster out-half believes Noel Reid and Brendan Macken have given fans a glimpse of the midfield future.
# ian-madigan - Saturday 31 May, 2014
Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend, meanwhile, insists Stuart Hogg will be at the Scottish club next season.
# ian-madigan - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Mike McCarthy may return from a calf injury, as the head coach gets set for tough calls in the back row, front row and halfbacks.
# ian-madigan - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Ulster out-half Paddy Jackson limped out of his team’s Pro12 semi-final loss to Leinster at the weekend.
# ian-madigan - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Ireland coach has opted to rest four key players while aiming to increase competition for places.
Joe Schmidt names a squad this afternoon for his first overseas tour as Irish boss.
# ian-madigan - Sunday 18 May, 2014
The number eight says Leinster regrouped and focused on their ruck technique before the end of the first half.
# ian-madigan - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Leinster fans, Matt O’Connor and Joe Schmidt will be hoping to see a strong performance from the out-half on Saturday.
# ian-madigan - Saturday 3 May, 2014
The Australian head coach also underlined his belief that ‘the Pro 12 is getting stronger and stronger.’
# ian-madigan - Friday 2 May, 2014
We’re going minute by minute from Ravenhill for tonight’s mouthwatering clash between last season’s finalists.
# ian-madigan - Thursday 1 May, 2014
Here are the teams for tomorrow’s big inter-provincial clash in Ravenhill.
# ian-madigan - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
‘If you don’t put the work in, you don’t get the rewards.’
# ian-madigan - Friday 4 April, 2014
Meanwhile, Cian Healy, Rhys Ruddock and Dave Kearney are all fit to start at Stade Mayol.
# ian-madigan - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
“If we kick badly to these guys they will really hurt you,” says Leinster and Ireland coach Richie Murphy.
# ian-madigan - Monday 31 March, 2014
The out-half played from start to finish in the Blues’ top-of-the-table triumph over Munster.
# ian-madigan - Saturday 29 March, 2014
The veteran centre scored a crucial try and Ian Madigan was impressive from the kicking tee.
# ian-madigan - Friday 21 March, 2014
The league leaders are huffing and puffing against Zebre at a chilly RDS.
# ian-madigan - Thursday 20 March, 2014
Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Ian Madigan and Jordi Murphy were in attendance at the Unite 4 Jack fundraiser at Donnybrook.
Matt O’Connor has included five of Ireland’s Six Nations winners for the encounter with the Italians at the RDS.
# ian-madigan - Sunday 16 March, 2014
With the Leinster Senior Cup final between Blackrock and Clongowes taking place today, we pay tribute to the hardcore fans of schools rugby.
# ian-madigan - Thursday 13 March, 2014
This is the Ireland team to take on France in Saturday’s Six Nations decider.
# ian-madigan - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Who knew Conor Murray was so good with his feet?
# ian-madigan - Sunday 2 March, 2014
The out-half could yet start against Italy in the Six Nations following the thumb injury to Jonny Sexton.
# ian-madigan - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Matt O’Connor’s men have several players seeking to play themselves into Six Nations contention.
# ian-madigan - Friday 28 February, 2014
These are the men who will be hoping to force Joe Schmidt’s hand with excellent performances for their provinces.
Meanwhile, the all-international front row trio of Jack McGrath, Sean Cronin and Martin Moore get the nod.
# ian-madigan - Monday 24 February, 2014
Leinster’s squad look well-rested after their long weekend.
# ian-madigan - Sunday 9 February, 2014
Tries from John Cooney, Noel Reid, Zane Kircher and Darren Hudson enabled the Irish side to earn a bonus point.
# ian-madigan - Friday 7 February, 2014
The out-half will play back-up to Jimmy Gopperth in Italy on Sunday.
# ian-madigan - Saturday 25 January, 2014
Poor conditions prevented many of the Six Nations hopefuls catching the eye.
Could the Irish Wolfhounds’ players stake a claim for a place in the main squad today?
# ian-madigan - Thursday 23 January, 2014
Meanwhile, the head coach says he is excited to see Robin Copeland with ball in hand against the Saxons.
Anthony Foley and Neil Doak have named their XV to take on the England Saxons this weekend.
# ian-madigan - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Leinster’s out-half insists he’s happy to be kept guessing in his out-half battle with Ian Madigan.
# ian-madigan - Thursday 26 December, 2013
Youth is not wasted on Ulster’s out-half.