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#Joe Schmidt

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Positive progress for IRFU in re-contracting top players as Schmidt focuses on November

‘We have opened negotiations with all the players who are coming off national contracts.’

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

‘Joe doesn’t sleep at night thinking about how we can get better’ – Bowe

The Ulster wing outlines what work Ireland carried out during their two-day camp at Carton House.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Think you could be Joe Schmidt? Give it a try when Pro Rugby Manager 2015 comes out Friday

Here’s hoping it is just as addictive as football manager.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow, here’s what you need to know

Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth

The return of the Ireland out-half follows up on last season’s new deals for Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 1 September, 2014

Jonny Sexton fractures jaw and is ruled out for four to six weeks

The Irish international suffered the injury while playing for Racing Metro on Saturday night.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 29 August, 2014

‘The problem with rugby players in Ireland is that they’re comparing every coach to Joe Schmidt’

We caught up with London Irish’s new prop Tom Court to talk about the turmoil in Ulster and the end of his international career.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Celtic Manor, St George’s Park confirmed as two of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bases

Ireland open their campaign against Canada at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 19 September.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 25 August, 2014

Leinster quiet over reports of Jonny Sexton’s imminent return

A spokesperson told they were “unable to confirm” any deal at this current point.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 4 August, 2014

‘I don’t think I grabbed the shirt’ – Darren Cave’s Ireland concerns

The 27-year-old Ulster centre feels he could have done more to impress in Argentina in June.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 2 August, 2014

‘The World Cup for me is a long way away’ – Ireland captain O’Connell

The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

O’Connell urges patience as Munster’s all-Irish coaches look for balance

The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Joe Schmidt and Katie Taylor look on as Ireland Women win final World Cup warm-up

Philip Doyle’s side had too much class for Wales in Malahide this afternoon.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Easterby confirmed as forwards coach in Schmidt’s Ireland set up

The former international back row replaces John Plumtree in charge of the pack.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 4 July, 2014

Lack of speculation suggests Simon Easterby is odds-on to join Ireland coaching team

Former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin suggests Dan McFarland may be another option to replace John Plumtree.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up?

The Scarlets head coach has been linked with a move to join Joe Schmidt’s backroom staff.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 16 June, 2014

Game by game, Ireland building for ‘something special’ at World Cup – O’Connell

The Irish captain believes his team but ultimately benefit from a less than stellar Argentina tour.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Schmidt: ‘That’s not going to be good enough when it comes to South Africa in November’

The Ireland coach says some fringe players acquitted themselves well while others have some work to do.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Argentina series win for Ireland as Madigan and Zebo add garnish

Joe Schmidt’s men trailed 10-9 at the break but their superior set-piece was crucial in a second-half comeback.

As it happened: Argentina v Ireland, summer tour 2nd Test Winning Habit This post contains videos

As it happened: Argentina v Ireland, summer tour 2nd Test

We went minute-by-minute as the Six Nations champions sought a rare, southern hemisphere series win.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 12 June, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup kick-off, Schmidt’s eight changes and all today’s sports

There was also football success for the Dubs, fines for Cavan and Clare, as well as all the news from Brazil.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

‘I just try to have fun and enjoy it’ – Zebo on his Ireland comeback

The 24-year-old returned to the green jersey against Argentina after an absence of almost a year.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 9 June, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s new-look midfield shows promise in Argentina

The trio of Jonny Sexton, Luke Marshall and Darren Cave provided a strong attacking performance.

Henderson and Diack make strong case for Second Test inclusion

The Ulster forwards both did their chances of featuring in Tucuman next weekend no harm.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 8 June, 2014

They already have a trophy but Paul O’Connell eager to wrap up Argentinean series win

The Ireland captain was happy with his team’s victory at Estadio Centenario but admitted his team’s performance was lacking.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Cave and Sexton star as Ireland survive early scare in Argentina

Joe Schmidt’s men looked in trouble after Manuel Montero’s first-half try but they battled back with fine tries before and after the break.

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Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture

The Munster fullback is hoping to grasp his chance in the Irish 15 jersey.

Humble beginnings for new Irish era as Schmidt takes show on the road less travelled

The Six Nations champions look to build momentum against Argentina this evening.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 6 June, 2014

Snapshot: Armed soldier doesn’t fancy tangling with Big Devin Toner

It’s kinda like the scene with the water in Jurassic Park.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Simon Zebo recalled to Ireland starting line-up as Diack handed debut against Argentina

Darren Cave will be partnered by Luke Marshall in midfield while there is no place in the squad for Rob Kearney.

Seven things we want to see from Ireland in the Tests against Argentina

From options at centre to a prayer on the wing. We don’t ask for much.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Now or never for Darren Cave as he looks to nail down Ireland’s 13 slot

The 27-year-old has a shot at proving to Joe Schmidt that he is a centre of international quality.

Murray, Zebo and Ah You have been hurling at Ireland training in Argentina

Check out the best pics as Joe Schmidt’s men trained at Hurling Club in Buenos Aires yesterday.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 2 June, 2014

Plumtree confident Irish pack is in good shape as he prepares for last tour Breaking Up The Band This post contains videos

Plumtree confident Irish pack is in good shape as he prepares for last tour

The departing forwards coach is returning to live in New Zealand after eight years away from home.

Watch out Argentina, Paul O’Connell is here

The Ireland captain and his teammates have touched down after their long-haul flight from Dublin.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 1 June, 2014

IRFU confirm forwards coach John Plumtree to take up NZ coaching role

The New Zealander has been linked with the Hurricanes.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Schmidt gives thumbs up for new Connacht backs coach Andre Bell

The Six Nations-winning coach sat in on the interview with his fellow Kiwi who is currently in a coaching position with the Fiji national team.

5 players Schmidt could bring to Argentina in place of Robbie Henshaw

With the Connacht man unfortunately ruled out, Ireland have a free spot in their touring squad.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Argentina missing big-name European-based stars for visit of Ireland

Los Pumas’ head coach Daniel Hourcade has named a squad of mainly domestic-based players to face Joe Schmidt’s side.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 22 May, 2014

‘Joe doesn’t rest on his laurels’ – McFadden and Ireland improving

The Leinster wing discusses Schmidt’s demands, his growing skillset and place-kicking.

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