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#Joe Schmidt

# joe-schmidt - Today’s News

Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians

Cian Kelleher, Jack Conan and Stuart McCloskey are among the men who could wear a green jersey for the first time at senior level.

# joe-schmidt - Yesterday’s News

The Barbarians have a hugely strong squad to face Joe Schmidt’s Ireland

Brad Thorn and Ruan Pienaar are in the finalised squad to face Joe Schmidt’s side.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland’s club rugby stars UBL

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland’s club rugby stars

Clontarf centre Matt D’Arcy was named Ulster Bank Player of the year in Division 1A.

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

Henshaw takes on Connacht leadership role after breakthrough Ireland season

The 21-year-old won the young player of the year and try of the years awards at last night’s IRUPA dinner.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 11 May, 2015

Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer

The powerful back row was man of the match for the sixth time in the league this season.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A Leinster cult hero is joining Scotland’s World Cup coaching team

Nathan Hines will link up with his former Clermont boss Vern Cotter after he retires from playing.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 1 May, 2015

Gordon D’Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland

When he broke on the scene he provided Ireland with a touch of magic, but he became even more important than that.

Clermont look for first title against Toulon with Irish support behind them

Jono Gibbes, the Yellow Army and their near misses make Clermont hard to dislike.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 30 April, 2015

O’Connell confident in Ireland’s ‘outside chance’ of World Cup glory

Joe Schmidt’s policy of short-term focus is the right approach for the Ireland captain.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Joe enjoys the show as Cossack gets the job Don to claim Punchestown Gold Cup

After disappointment at Cheltenham, the Gordon Elliott trained horse bounced back today.

Bad news for Leinster and Ireland as Sean Cronin’s season is over

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt won’t be too pleased with this news either.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Here’s why Johnny Sexton missed Racing Métro’s game last weekend

The Ireland out-half was absent due to a thigh problem.

The Barbarians have announced three exciting names to face Ireland

Rene Ranger, David Smith and Joe Rokocoko will all visit Limerick next month.

Schmidt may use Barbarians clash to ‘broaden’ Ireland’s playing base

The Kiwi head coach explains the difficulty of picking a squad for the clash in Limerick.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 24 April, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Rugby rubbish criticisms, Pep’s going home & all today’s sport

Also, AP McCoy prepares to say farewell and one Irish pundit wants Jack Grealish to feature against Scotland.

Schmidt and IRFU answer ‘grossly inaccurate’ O’Connor criticisms of player management

David Nucifora and Joe Schmidt have underlined the value of Ireland’s player management system.

‘We will try to influence him’ – Joe Schmidt on Paul O’Connell’s future

Ireland’s head coach ‘would be delighted’ if O’Connell extends his career beyond the World Cup.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Paul O’Connell will melt your phone – it’s Comments of the Week

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# joe-schmidt - Thursday 16 April, 2015

IRFU confirm new contract talks with Joe Schmidt

The organisation is keen to get the Kiwi signed on before the World Cup.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 11 April, 2015

5 players Joe Schmidt will be keeping a close eye on in the Pro12

We’ve picked out two Leinster players and one each from Munster, Ulster and Connacht.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Joe Schmidt gets his hands on more silverware

The mantelpiece at Chez Schmidt is starting to fill up.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 6 April, 2015

Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days?

We break down the Manawatu left wing’s contributions to a near miss against France in 1989.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Returning SOB and Six Nations champions boost O’Connor’s Leinster

The Australian head coach says the likes of Jamie Heaslip have brought a ‘very positive vibe’ back with them.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

After another 6 Nations success, who would you like to see in Ireland’s World Cup squad?

With the champions’ squad already stocked with in-form players, Joe Schmidt has some tough calls to name a 31-man squad.

‘He studies the game unbelievably hard’ – Ireland’s players laud Schmidt

Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 23 March, 2015

The42′s big 6 Nations awards extravaganza

Put down that ice-pack and get your tux on for our big end-of-Championship bash.

Analysis: Ireland’s attacking belief flows to fire them to Six Nations title

In the first part of a study of Ireland’s attack against Scotland, we look at captain Paul O’Connell’s early try.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Letter from Edinburgh: Ireland’s travelling support play a blinder

Captain Paul O’Connell said it was ‘incredible’ to win the Six Nations in front of a big Irish crowd.

‘I felt strong again’ – The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best Sob

‘I felt strong again’ – The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best

Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Schmidt: ‘I’ve got a sick son, the reality for me is a long way from rugby’

Ireland’s head coach pushed the credit for back-to-back Six Nations on the players and his coaching staff.

The greatest 6 Nations day ends with the sweetest of all Ireland’s titles

Disruptions could have played havoc on Ireland’s campaign, but they held it together throughout.

Four-try Ireland move into strong Six Nations position before England face France

Joe Schmidt’s men scored four tries in a hugely entertaining game at Murrayfield.

‘I owe him a fair bit’ – Joe Schmidt and Vern Cotter ready for chess match

The Kiwi pair won a Top 14 title together at Clermont back in 2010.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Ireland still without clarity over Wayne Barnes’ final scrum penalty call

Head coach Joe Schmidt indicated a degree of unhappiness with the Englishman’s performances in the Six Nations.

Ex-Scotland coach says ‘pretty ordinary’ Joe Schmidt is not a messiah

Jim Telfer believes the Ireland boss is over-rated.

Here’s the team that will attempt to deny Ireland a Six Nations title

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has made two changes for a clash with the ‘hugely motivated’ Irish.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Lessons learned in Cardiff might save Ireland in the World Cup – Mike Ross

Two Kiwi head coaches go up against each other at Murrayfield this weekend.

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