# joe-schmidt - Friday 24 July, 2015
New Zealand, Argentina, South Africa and Australia are all potential World Cup opponents.
Mike Ross says Ireland are measured in their World Cup confidence but are focused only on the warm-up fixtures.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 23 July, 2015
Zebo says he’s ready to meet Schmidt’s high standards.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
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But there are higher-profile and higher-paying jobs that could tempt the Kiwi in 2017.
The IRFU have made a habit of handing out rewards before the big show, but The Joe Show is a different beast.
The New Zealand native will stay on as Ireland head coach until 2017.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 15 July, 2015
O’Connell says fitness is the biggest priority at the moment.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 9 July, 2015
The Ulster wing is heading back towards full fitness after enduring a frustrating 2014/15 season.
The 2014 Six Nations winner is back in the mix for Joe Schmidt’s final 31-man squad.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 27 June, 2015
Madigan says he has to give it “absolutely everything” this pre-season.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
Joe Schmidt will have to whittle this group down to 31 before the World Cup comes around.
# joe-schmidt - Saturday 13 June, 2015
Allen Clarke’s squad are in Tbilisi Cup action this weekend and, because it’s World Cup year, we have a list of demands for him.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
Can we just fast forward there right now?
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
Leinster say they’re in ‘no immediate rush’ to replace Matt O’Connor.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 29 May, 2015
‘I think he’s a really good character to have in the group,’ says the Ireland coach of the Ulsterman.
Ian Madigan has also escaped any sanctions for his use of the boot on Konstantin Mikautadze.
While Ireland’s team performance was sloppy, there were some solid displays at Thomond Park.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 28 May, 2015
‘We got a little bit of an opportunity to look at guys at a level they haven’t played at before.’
The invitational side were deserved winners at Thomond Park.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Schmidt has been monitoring the player’s comeback.
The Kiwi’s current deal extends until after the 2016 Six Nations.
The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.
Colm O’Shea gets a shot at the 13 shirt, while Ian Madigan is given the nod at out-half.
Nathan Hines has been called in at the last minute.
The man being linked to Leinster reckons Joe Schmidt’s side have the quality to compete.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 25 May, 2015
Cian Kelleher, Jack Conan and Stuart McCloskey are among the men who could wear a green jersey for the first time at senior level.
# joe-schmidt - Sunday 24 May, 2015
Brad Thorn and Ruan Pienaar are in the finalised squad to face Joe Schmidt’s side.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 14 May, 2015
Clontarf centre Matt D’Arcy was named Ulster Bank Player of the year in Division 1A.
Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.
The 21-year-old won the young player of the year and try of the years awards at last night’s IRUPA dinner.
# joe-schmidt - Monday 11 May, 2015
The powerful back row was man of the match for the sixth time in the league this season.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 6 May, 2015
Nathan Hines will link up with his former Clermont boss Vern Cotter after he retires from playing.
# joe-schmidt - Friday 1 May, 2015
When he broke on the scene he provided Ireland with a touch of magic, but he became even more important than that.
Jono Gibbes, the Yellow Army and their near misses make Clermont hard to dislike.
# joe-schmidt - Thursday 30 April, 2015
Joe Schmidt’s policy of short-term focus is the right approach for the Ireland captain.
# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
After disappointment at Cheltenham, the Gordon Elliott trained horse bounced back today.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt won’t be too pleased with this news either.
# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 28 April, 2015
The Ireland out-half was absent due to a thigh problem.
Rene Ranger, David Smith and Joe Rokocoko will all visit Limerick next month.