# joe-schmidt - Today’s News
The Ireland head coach was frustrated with suggestions his side play an attritional game.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has defended the nature of his team’s attacking tactics.
The 31-year-old is back at out-half in place of Paddy Jackson ahead of tomorrow’s Six Nations clash.
Joe Schmidt’s men will look to build on the big win over Italy last time out.
# joe-schmidt - Yesterday’s News
Lock Oisin Dowling is confident Nigel Carolan’s side can produce a much-improved performance tomorrow night.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 21 February, 2017
The 21-year-old will feature for the province in the Pro12 this weekend as he continues his comeback from injury.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 20 February, 2017
The Leinster flanker was superb on Friday, and last night was included in Joe Schmidt’s squad for France.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 18 February, 2017
Joe Schmidt is pleased to see his forwards looking more comfortable when passing the ball.
The 33-year-olds remain important players for Ireland.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 17 February, 2017
Joe Schmidt provided an injury update after Ireland’s training session in Monaghan today.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 13 February, 2017
The injured Leinster man joined Murray Kinsella to talk about the facile win in Rome.
The 22-year-old showed promising signs in defence against Italy last weekend.
The Ireland head coach won’t be getting over the round-one defeat in Scotland just yet though.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 12 February, 2017
A nine-try victory in Rome brings Ireland back into contention for the Six Nations title.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 11 February, 2017
The Munster man got a late call to face Italy as Rory Best was unable to play.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 10 February, 2017
The 33-year-old was left out last weekend in Edinburgh but is back for the Italy clash.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
We'll Leave it There So: Schmidt set to show faith, Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview and all today's sport
Plus, it was another busy day of Sigerson Cup action.
There was lots of intent from Ireland but their execution was extremely inconsistent.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 7 February, 2017
Simon Easterby’s pack missed some big opportunities at key points in the game.
Johne Murphy joins Murray Kinsella to dissect the opening weekend action.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 6 February, 2017
The Ireland head coach believes his team can fix the defensive problems they suffered against Scotland.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 4 February, 2017
Joe Schmidt doesn’t think Ireland were complacent before their awful start in Edinburgh.
Joe Schmidt left to ponder what might have been after disappointing defeat to Scotland.
Joe Schmidt and his side begin their campaign at Murrayfield this afternoon.
Joe Schmidt’s side are heavily reliant on their lineout as a source for their scores.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 3 February, 2017
Joe Schmidt welcomed Warren Gatland into Ireland camp earlier this week.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 2 February, 2017
Elsewhere, another big night ahead for Katie Taylor and Gavan Hennigan completes incredible solo row across the Atlantic.
Peter O’Mahony is now also set to miss the first two weekends of the Six Nations.
Ireland’s Six Nations campaign gets underway at Murrayfield on Saturday.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 31 January, 2017
The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella on Ireland's chances, tactical trends and more
The former Ireland head coach joined us for a live preview of the tournament today.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 27 January, 2017
Open thread: Give us your questions for our live Six Nations preview and win a signed Ireland jersey
Eddie O’Sullivan will join Murray Kinsella for a Facebook Live conversation on Monday.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 26 January, 2017
Joe Schmidt is hopeful his key players can stay injury-free in the 2017 championship.
The Ireland scrum-half was deeply unhappy at what he perceived as Glasgow targeting his standing leg.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
The out-half was forced off in the first half of Leinster’s draw with Castres last weekend.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 23 January, 2017
The head coach named a 40-man panel this morning.
Munster and Leinster can look forward to knockout ties in April.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 22 January, 2017
Joe Schmidt’s son is having a fine season with the French club’s espoirs team.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 5 January, 2017
The brilliant centre will be eligible to play for Ireland next year, but he is also available to New Zealand and Samoa.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 3 January, 2017
The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 20 December, 2016
Meanwhile, Dai Young will do his best to keep Irish centre Brendan Macken happy.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 19 December, 2016
The 24-year-old out-half was rewarded for his hard work in training.