# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
With the champions’ squad already stocked with in-form players, Joe Schmidt has some tough calls to name a 31-man squad.
Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 23 March, 2015
Put down that ice-pack and get your tux on for our big end-of-Championship bash.
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
Captain Paul O’Connell said it was ‘incredible’ to win the Six Nations in front of a big Irish crowd.
Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 21 March, 2015
Ireland’s head coach pushed the credit for back-to-back Six Nations on the players and his coaching staff.
Disruptions could have played havoc on Ireland’s campaign, but they held it together throughout.
Joe Schmidt’s men scored four tries in a hugely entertaining game at Murrayfield.
The Kiwi pair won a Top 14 title together at Clermont back in 2010.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 19 March, 2015
‘Wales will fancy their chances’: Schmidt looks forward to ‘a heck of a Saturday’ to close 6 Nations
We can’t wait either, Joe.
Head coach Joe Schmidt indicated a degree of unhappiness with the Englishman’s performances in the Six Nations.
Jim Telfer believes the Ireland boss is over-rated.
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has made two changes for a clash with the ‘hugely motivated’ Irish.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 18 March, 2015
Two Kiwi head coaches go up against each other at Murrayfield this weekend.
The 23-year-old hasn’t played under Joe Schmidt since last year’s Six Nations.
We’ve broken down what Ireland are attempting to do and where they can improve.
The nature of the Wales defeat has led to disproportionate levels of gloom, writes Simon Hick.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 17 March, 2015
Warren Gatland’s men dominated the early aerial exchanges at the Millennium Stadium.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 16 March, 2015
There is also an update on the International Rule series and sad news about an Australian boxer.
Ireland have reported a clean bill of health following their disappointing defeat in Cardiff.
The right wing was halted within a metre of the Wales line in the second half.
Eoin Reddan says the Ireland head coach told his players ‘not to dwell on’ their loss.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 15 March, 2015
The Ireland captain says ‘it’s up to individuals to lift themselves’ after defeat in Wales.
The Kiwi faces a sleepless week as he reflects on the what ifs and the maybes of the Cardiff loss.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 14 March, 2015
Joe Schmidt said his side have to take responsibility for ‘what happens in our ruck’.
The centurion and captain bemoaned the early glut of penalties conceded as a crucial part of Ireland’s loss.
The Kiwi lamented the loss of the aerial battle as Wales shaded all the fine margins in Cardiff.
Could Ireland continue their bid for back-to-back titles? We had live updates of all the action at the Millennium Stadium.
Outrageous stuff from the prop.
For entertainment alone, we’ll miss him when he retires.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 13 March, 2015
The Leinster out-half explains what goes into being a replacement in Joe Schmidt’s match day 23.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 12 March, 2015
Joe Schmidt also explained why Ian Madigan was not released back to Leinster last weekend.
Joe Schmidt says he hasn’t discussed any retirement plans with the legendary second row.
“They have some very clear and obvious strengths,” says Schmidt. And he doesn’t expect Gatland to change tack.
There’s just a single change to the Irish team searching for a fourth Six Nations win in Cardiff.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 5 March, 2015
Tommy O’Donnell and Simon Zebo recall watching the famous 2009 Grand Slam-winning game in Cardiff.