# joe-schmidt - Today’s News
The Kiwi explained that implementing a Connacht-esque game plan would be difficult.
# joe-schmidt - Yesterday’s News
Ireland’s head coach explains why he called on Connacht’s Quinn Roux and omitted Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell for the tour to South Africa.
Schmidt says Tiernan O’Halloran is also in contention for a call, but Healy’s position makes him a natural fit to replace Fitzgerald.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
Will the surprise inclusions mean a change of tactic, or will we just see new faces in familiar circumstances?
Schmidt has named a 32-man squad, with Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell also missing the cut.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 19 May, 2016
The Ireland head coach is set to announce his squad next week before the Pro12 final.
The Tullow Tank suffered a massive setback in his rehab in the last weekend of the regular season and will miss Ireland’s tour to South Africa.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 18 May, 2016
There’s free entry for the clash in Thomond Park tomorrow.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
World Rugby confirmed the draw will take place in Japan next year.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
Joe Schmidt’s new defence coach took his first session with the squad on Monday.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 14 April, 2016
'I love my country but I'll see where my life takes me': Conor O'Shea on seeking opportunities outside of Ireland
The former Ireland fullback on taking over as Azzurri boss and the prospect of facing his homeland in Rome next year.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
Connacht’s Matt Healy has been called up while Peter O’Mahony also returns.
The 26-year-old is unlikely to play for Munster again this season.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 12 April, 2016
The 27-year-old Dubliner trained with Joe Schmidt’s squad last month.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 4 April, 2016
The 22-year-old reflects on his journey to Ireland honours in the Six Nations.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 22 March, 2016
Ireland’s last tour to South Africa in 2004 saw them beaten twice, while they were hammered in 1998.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 21 March, 2016
The Leinster winger says it would be a huge blow if the Kiwi was to move on next summer.
The Englishman will join as an assistant coach early next month.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 20 March, 2016
The likes of Peter O’Mahony and Iain Henderson are likely to return.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 19 March, 2016
Joe Schmidt says five new caps in the championship was one major positive.
Ireland took on Scotland, as both sides looked to end their Six Nations campaign on a high.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 18 March, 2016
Joe Schmidt reflects on what he learned from Vern Cotter in their years together.
The Ireland head coach must make a call on whether to extend his contract until 2019.
Lynne Cantwell looks at what makes Stuart Hogg effective and Simon Zebo in Ireland’s 15 shirt.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 17 March, 2016
The head coach made an early incision in the post-mortem of Ireland’s failed title defence.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 16 March, 2016
Ireland’s meeting with Scotland renews the friendly rivalry between the head coaches.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 12 March, 2016
Joe Schmidt is already looking towards next weekend’s clash with Scotland.
The Leinster man made his presence felt in four positions today.
Joe Schmidt says other players put their hands up in the win over Italy.
Jamie Heaslip scored two tries as Ireland claimed their first win in five months.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 11 March, 2016
The hooker says Ireland’s players have not yet hit the standards they demand of themselves.
Joe Schmidt needs time… and he deserves it too, writes Tommy Martin.
The Ireland head coach has faced some criticism with his team selection for the Italy clash.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 10 March, 2016
Josh van der Flier gets another chance to show his ability at openside.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 7 March, 2016
With pressure from all sides to perform against Italy, Ireland want to show they can tilt fine margins in their favour.
The Waterford native has been called into the senior set-up for the first time.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 3 March, 2016
The Lansdowne man has been in exceptional form for Nigel Carolan’s side.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 1 March, 2016
We take an in-depth look at the attacking effort from Joe Schmidt’s men last weekend.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 29 February, 2016
‘We can’t afford to be passive’: Schmidt enthused by debut performances, but bemoans Irish defence in London
With the dust settled on Twickenham, Joe Schmidt spoke about the defeat and the latest injury news in his camp.