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#Jono Gibbes

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'We put a hell of a lot of effort into that game - the sheer amount of defence we did cost us'

Ulster fell to a late 17-16 Pro14 defeat to Edinburgh on Friday night at Kingspan Stadium.

# jono-gibbes - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Concern for Ulster as Cheika's Wallabies look to lure Gibbes away

The former All Blacks back row could link up with his old boss in Australia.

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 10 February, 2018

'The scoreboard looks good but there was a hell of a lot of effort that went into getting that'

Interim Ulster boss Jono Gibbes got off to a winning start with a comprehensive defeat of the Southern Kings on Friday night.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 9 February, 2018

Gilroy hat-trick crowns Ulster demolition job on Kings to begin Gibbes reign

The bonus point win was tempered for Gibbes as Charles Piutau, Sean Reidy and Rob Lyttle all picked up injuries.

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over

The former Ireland defence coach is leaving his position as director of rugby.

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'The game was 80 minutes wasn’t it?' Gibbes focusing on positives after Ulster's unconvincing win

Ulster snatched a victory from the death against Benetton Treviso on Friday night.

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

October brings fresh start for Ulster but focus set on derby clash rather than Europe

Jono Gibbes’ side face Connacht on Friday night.

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre

A late intercept try sealed the northern province’s fate, but the writing was on the wall long before that.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 22 September, 2017

Ulster score eight tries on way to victory over Bernard Jackman's Dragons

Nick Timoney was man-of-the-match with two tries to his name.

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

"I'm not sure it was about selling it': Why Jono Gibbes left the French champions for Ulster

Jono Gibbes is ready to mould Ulster into a force to be reckoned with.

# jono-gibbes - Sunday 23 April, 2017

France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again

Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Ulster flanker Coetzee scheduled to return for start of next season

The worst was feared for the Springbok, but exploratory surgery yesterday showed only cartilage damage and he faces a four-month recovery.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 13 February, 2017

Ex-Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes to take charge at Ulster

The 40-year-old also guided Clermont to the Top 14 and Champions Cup finals in his debut season.

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Two fancied ex-All Blacks out of the running for Connacht job

Tony Brown has ruled himself out, while Jono Gibbes will be staying in France.

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Ex-Leinster coach Gibbes emerges as contender to succeed Lam at Connacht

The New Zealander is currently working as an assistant coach at Top 14 club Clermont.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 21 October, 2016

Classy Clermont fans to pay tribute to Anthony Foley tomorrow

Clermont forwards coach Jono Gibbes said people in France were shocked by Foley’s death.

# jono-gibbes - Sunday 3 January, 2016

The right-hand men: 5 of the best rugby assistant coaches who deserve a top job

The right-hand men: 5 of the best rugby assistant coaches who deserve a top job

Which club will take a punt on one of these guys?

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Leinster surprised by lack of high-profile interest in head coaching position

It’s looking increasingly likely that Leo Cullen will lead the province into the 2015/16 season.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 15 June, 2015

Clermont announce signing of All Blacks wing Gear after Top 14 failure

The Auvergne club lost finals in the Top 14 and Champions Cup during the season just ended.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 12 June, 2015

Clermont 'sick of losing finals' as they size up Stade for Top14 decider

Stade meanwhile, are summoning the spirit of 2007 in their bid to paint their home town pink.

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Gibbes extends Clermont contract to end Leinster head coach speculation

The former Leinster forwards coach has signed a new deal that runs until 2018.

# jono-gibbes - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Leinster make indirect contact but Robbie Deans says 'it won't be me'

Leinster job is very attractive, admitted Deans, but he claims to be happy in Japan.

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Former All Black Deans emerges as early front-runner for Leinster job

The ex-Australia coach is understood to be interested in relocating to Europe.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 27 April, 2015

A three-time European Cup winner with Leinster could join a very exclusive club this weekend

Only two men have won four European Cups. There could be a third soon enough.

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Gibbes lies in wait for former club Leinster in Champions Cup final

The ex-Leinster forwards coach has guided Clermont into their second European final.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 12 December, 2014

Gibbes keen for titles with Clermont after earning legend status in Leinster

Having won three Heineken Cups in Ireland, the Kiwi is now forwards coach at the Top 14 club.

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Trinh-Duc holds nerve to condemn Clermont to another home defeat

Suddenly, the Auvergne-based club don’t look so dangerous at the Stade Marcel-Michelin.

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Gibbes confident that 'hungry, motivated and self-driven' Leinster will improve

The Kiwi forwards coach believes in Leo Cullen’s ability to replace him at the province next season.

# jono-gibbes - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Munster's meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster's problem

Blues forwards coach Jono Gibbes is not buying attempts to ramp up Saturday’s interpro as a grudge match for overlooked players.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ross on Munster rivalry: 'You fight more in a family than you do with strangers'

The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

O'Driscoll 'excited' about facing Munster, possibly for the final time

Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes says the outside centre is happy to get back to provincial basics.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 13 January, 2014

Rob Kearney: 'I've kicked some ugly drop goals and that's certainly up there'

The fullback’s three-pointer from 42 metres out was a vital spur in a comeback win over Castres.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 30 December, 2013

'Jamie hasn't signed for anyone' - Gibbes scotches Heaslip to Toulon rumours

Another stray tweet caused an online stir at the weekend but Leinster are determined to keep their No.8.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 23 December, 2013

Top man, top player Cullen the perfect choice to sustain Leinster culture -- Easterby

The Leinster manager praised Leinster’s next forwards coach who ‘has been around in the bad times as well’.

# jono-gibbes - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

'Ladyboys' to legends: Gibbes deserves more credit for Leinster success

The forwards coach has presided over a spell of prolific success, yet many fans seem nonplussed by his departure for Clermont.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 30 September, 2013

Time wasn't right for Jono Gibbes to 'put his hand up' for top role at Leinster

In team news, the province expect Sean O’Brien to make his first appearance of the season at Thomond Park this weekend.

# jono-gibbes - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes

The Kiwi forwards coach had his pack primed and ready to control last night’s encounter with Cardiff.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 27 September, 2013

VIDEO: Matt O'Connor confirms Gibbes' departure to Clermont

The Australian will need to bring in a new forwards coach at the end of the season.

Leinster coach Jono Gibbes to join Clermont - reports

The forwards coach is rumoured to be joining the French club as Vern Cotter’s replacement.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 24 May, 2013

Cramming for summer exams can wait as O'Driscoll lines up Ulster

The Leinster centre has highlighted Nick Williams, Jared Payne and Tommy Bowe as the main threats to his team.

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