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#Joe Schmidt

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 23 October, 2014

‘Nobody owns the jersey’ – Ireland’s injuries present opportunities

Joe Schmidt is frustrated not to have key men available, but points to chances for the ‘next tier.’

Schmidt alert to Connacht’s resurgance as five make Ireland group

Robbie Henshaw, Kieran Marmion, Rodney Ah You, Nathan White and Darragh Leader have made the November squad.

Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland’s next outside centre? 13

Henshaw or Payne: Who is Ireland’s next outside centre?

Joe Schmidt had positive words about the two players who will battle it out for a midfield spot in November.


# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Schmidt: In-form Keatley won out over ‘tough young man’ Jackson 10s

Schmidt: In-form Keatley won out over ‘tough young man’ Jackson

The Ireland head coach outlines his decision to leave the Ulster out-half out of his squad for November.

We’ll Leave It There So: Keane lashes United, Schmidt on Irish squad and all of today’s sport

Dessie Farrell, John Caulfield, Chris Ashton, Ched Evans and Steven Gerrard are all in the news as well.

It’s ‘absolutely untrue’ that I influence provincial selection – Schmidt

The Ireland head coach refuted the notion that he has told Ulster to pick Jared Payne at outside centre.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Open thread: Who would you pick as Ireland’s starting XV

A back row of Diack, Ryan and O’Donnell? If you say so.

O’Driscoll thinks ‘Lunster’ fans showed a ‘lack of loyalty’

O’Driscoll also spoke to RTE about Michael Cheika’s influence and ROG vs Sexton.

The autumn five: Here are the new faces in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad

Schmidt wasn’t afraid to reward form ahead of the November tests.

Five uncapped players in Ireland squad for autumn tests but no Paddy Jackson

Joe Schmidt named his 37-man squad a week earlier than previously announced.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 20 October, 2014

Fire and Ice: Cheika vs Schmidt at the Aviva would remind us of the differences between them

Cheika got Leinster to realise their potential but Schmidt helped them exceed it.

Opinion: Ireland’s need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster’s attack

Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.

# 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.

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