# joe-schmidt - Yesterday’s News
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.
Simon Zebo is at fullback with Rob Kearney missing through injury.
Joe Schmidt was impressed by Chris Henry long before he became Ireland coach, but the Ulster openside is still scared to put a foot wrong.
Parisse, Furno and Ghiraldini are key players, says Munster flanker
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 1 October, 2015
Lynne Cantwell explains how Ireland’s women’s team improved their effectiveness on the pitch.
Fitzgerald has played three different positions in his last three games for Ireland.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 28 September, 2015
The 31-year-old scored twice in Ireland’s big win over Romania at Wembley.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 27 September, 2015
Schmidt was pleased with the performance of his midfield pairing at Wembley.
The winger says ‘ Zeebs and Redzer’ made him look good.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 26 September, 2015
The 22-year-old Connacht centre has been held back this weekend.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 25 September, 2015
Murray Kinsella has landed in the English capital after a week at St. George’s Park.
The Leinster man starts at out-half, but may move inside for the closing stages at Wembley.
The 22-year-old is left out for this weekend’s clash with Romania.
Ireland’s head coach has opted to give all of his squad players a starting chance.
Here’s the Ireland team to face Romania on Sunday.
Mike Ross will be suped up and ready to prove Heaslip wrong.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 24 September, 2015
The 27-year-old loosehead hasn’t started for Joe Schmidt’s side since March.
Skills coach Richie Murphy says Ireland’s coaching staff are judging players on their training performances.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 23 September, 2015
The fullback was evidently fired up for his return from a knee injury.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 22 September, 2015
The Ulsterman says there is a nice bit of depth in his position within Ireland’s World Cup squad.
We break down one of Ireland’s seven tries against the Canadians in their World Cup opener.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 21 September, 2015
The loosehead prop played for the first time since April against Canada last weekend.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 20 September, 2015
Ireland’s head coach has mixed feelings about the greater influence that video officals are having at the World Cup.
The Kiwi pointed out a misplaced pass that the out-half might want to work on.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 19 September, 2015
It was like Frost/Nixon, but more important.
We’ve taken a look at Ireland’s try-scoring under the Kiwi head coach.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 18 September, 2015
The Kiwi head coach is eager for the show to start for real.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 17 September, 2015
Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.
The 22-year-old was ruled out of Saturday’s clash with Canada.
Luke Fitzgerald is at 12 for Ireland, while the bench options are interesting.
Formerly a development officer with Leinster, the Skerries man is now head coach of Nova Scotia.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 16 September, 2015
Do you want Ireland at full strength or in cotton wool?
The 34-year-old prop takes great pride in representing Connacht at the World Cup.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 14 September, 2015
Simon Zebo and Rob Kearney are also back in full training to complete Joe Schmidt’s full compliment of 31.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 12 September, 2015
Simon Hick details how Dave Kearney is a Joe Schmidt player.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 11 September, 2015
Court tells The42 why the utility prop is becoming extinct.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 10 September, 2015
‘You don’t have to look back too far to 2007 and see that assumptions can undo teams very quickly.’