# joe-schmidt - Thursday 19 November, 2015
The Dublin native has stepped up as an important player in the 15 shirt for Munster.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 21 October, 2015
Joe Schmidt will look to learn from any mistakes he made in this failed campaign.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 19 October, 2015
Joe Schmidt’s side are back in the country following yesterday’s disappointing result.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 18 October, 2015
Over and out as Pumas pummel their way into the Rugby World Cup semis.
Joe Schmidt’s best-laid plans were torn asunder in 10 crazy opening minutes.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 17 October, 2015
The 26-year-old will feel this moment has always been coming.
Paul O’Connell and the Irish rugby team have been big in the news over the past seven days, and they feature prominently here.
The Ireland head coach says the fear of failure drives him on at this World Cup.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 16 October, 2015
No point in taking a demotion anyway.
The Kiwi also explains why he didn’t want to put the “incredibly strong” Iain Henderson at blindside.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 13 October, 2015
Simon Hick unravels the genius of Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt.
Schmidt speaks about the loss of O’Connell, O’Mahony and Payne.
McGrath says O’Connell’s injury will galvanise the squad.
There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 12 October, 2015
The 24-year-old back row brings some power into Joe Schmidt’s squad.
The Ireland head coach has been impressed by Argentina’s exciting backs.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 11 October, 2015
The Ireland head coach says Peter O’Mahony was walking in the changing room after the game.
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After a tense start to the week, Joe Schmidt’s men looked to lift the mood before facing France.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 10 October, 2015
Schmidt says Earls has shown just how physical he can be.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 9 October, 2015
Attention was divided between the international football in Belfast and Dublin last night, but the all-Ireland team are still pulling in the one direction.
Fergus McFadden says he’s got no problems with Sexton’s on-pitch demeanour.
Keith Earls has a man mountain of a task ahead of him.
Here’s the Ireland side to face the French.
Philippe Saint-André’s men are utterly firm in their belief they will beat Ireland on Sunday.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 8 October, 2015
The Ireland head coach looks likely to back Dave Kearney and Tommy Bowe as his wings.
Henry says he’s learning how to make a big impression from the bench.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 7 October, 2015
Eoin Reddan realises the significance of Sunday’s game with France.
Elsewhere, Johnny Sexton is compared to Zlatan, and Bryan Habana matches Lomu’s record.
Assistant coach Simon Easterby said Jared Payne trained fully this morning.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 6 October, 2015
Sunday’s unimpressive win over Italy was among the worst days under the Kiwi coach, but the four points are in the bag and destiny is in Ireland’s hands.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 5 October, 2015
Speak softly and carry a big stick.
The out-half recognises that Ireland won ugly against Italy in London yesterday.
Our columnist Peter Stringer says despite the performance, it’s job done so far.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 4 October, 2015
The Ireland head coach felt his side lacked the same intensity that Italy brought.
A group of familiar faces stand between Ireland and a place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals. Come and get it.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 3 October, 2015
After a quiet week of hard work in Guildford, Ireland headed back into the English capital yesterday afternoon.
Schmidt says it’s not ideal that Jared Payne is injured this weekend.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 2 October, 2015
Meanwhile, Paul Dunne continues to impress at Carnoustie and Fergie and Becks are set to be reunited.
The Munster man takes over in the 13 shirt for Sunday’s game against Italy.