# joe-schmidt - Yesterday’s News
Schmidt feels for those left behind, but has Ireland focused on the challenges ahead.
Ireland will travel to the World Cup with three tightheads and only two looseheads.
Joe Schmidt sounded the utility back out about the possibility of covering an extra position last season.
Andrew Trimble is the big name to miss out after a tough selection process.
You can’t argue with these.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 31 August, 2015
The42 understands that Ireland have opted for three tighthead props and only two scrum-halves.
Put yourself into Joe Schmidt’s shoes
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 30 August, 2015
Warren Gatland’s side conceded far fewer penalties and won the contest in Dublin.
The Ireland head coach was impressed with the right wing and tighthead Nathan White.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 29 August, 2015
The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.
Ireland were beaten by a physical, ferocious Welsh defence as Luke Fitzgerald was also injured.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 28 August, 2015
Ireland’s players will know their World Cup fate by Monday morning at the latest.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 27 August, 2015
Joe Schmidt says players who have returned to Ulster and Leinster are very much in the World Cup mix.
Meanwhile, Ireland’s coach pointed to several versatile options in the front row.
The 26-year-old comes into the team after an excellent summer of training.
Paul O’Connell, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Rob Kearney all return.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 26 August, 2015
Nathan White is set for his first start at tighthead, while Dave Kearney is likely to get his chance.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 25 August, 2015
Okay, maybe that would be a bit creepy.
The prop showed some promising signs in today’s training session, according to Les Kiss.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 21 August, 2015
Ireland’s head coach watched a seven-try friendly with both sides using more than 30 players during the 80 minutes.
The tighthead prop has experienced some foot pain and Joe Schmidt is being cautious.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 20 August, 2015
The Leinster second row has been working hard to improve his rucking in recent years.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
The fullback is adamant the world’s second-ranked side cannot afford to rest on their laurels.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 17 August, 2015
Joe Schmidt has watched his men beat Wales and Scotland in the past fortnight.
Ireland’s out-half provided some moments of brilliance during Saturday’s win in Dublin.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 16 August, 2015
Joe Schmidt’s men may well face the Pumas in the quarter-finals.
Connacht tighthead Nathan White made his Ireland debut against Scotland yesterday.
Ireland’s head coach is happy with where his squad is after two World Cup warm-ups.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 15 August, 2015
Head coach Joe Schmidt backed debutant Jack Conan to build on his ‘mixed bag’ of a display.
The Ireland head coach was similarly pleased with Ian Madigan’s display at out-half.
The Ireland head coach reflected on a hard-fought World Cup warm-up win against Scotland today.
Sean O’Brien, Jack Conan, Jared Payne and Simon Zebo were the pick of the Irish.
‘The further you’re to travel in the tournament, the greater the proportion.’
Opportunity knocks for Ian Madigan at out-half, while Gordon D’Arcy is at 12.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 14 August, 2015
Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 13 August, 2015
Meanwhile, Tiernan McCann will contest his ban and they’re underway at the PGA Championship.
Meanwhile, Connacht have named their side for the pre-season friendly in Castres.
Jack Conan makes his debut, Madigan steers the ship and D’Arcy returns.
The Leinster man starts at blindside in Dublin against the Scots.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 11 August, 2015
Skills coach Richie Murphy says those who weren’t used last weekend in Wales are raring to go.