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#Paul O'Connell

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 24 May, 2018

World Rugby adopts 12 global trials into law book with immediate effect

No kicking the ball out of rucks, the feed into the scrum and much more.

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Tierney no longer involved in U20s set-up as O'Connell remains in assistant coach role

The former Ireland women’s head coach won’t travel with the squad to France next week.

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'I would have talked to Paul and those kind of guys about what a leader should be'

Tommy O’Brien has learned that he has to trust his team-mates to do their jobs.

# paul-oconnell - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'For the first time ever, Ireland has really good depth in the squad'

Paul O’Connell says there’s no need to pretend a Grand Slam isn’t on ahead of Saturday’s clash with Scotland.

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions

The Ireland assistant coach says there is so much detail in the modern game that it can often muddle a young player’s thinking.

# paul-oconnell - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'It’s not even just that he’s a great athlete, but he adores training, he loves the gym'

21-year-old James Ryan has been earmarked for success since an early age.

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'I got a phone call two days before the World Cup saying I was due to travel'

Ireland U20s hooker Diarmuid Barron is enjoying working with Paul O’Connell.

# paul-oconnell - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations

Noel McNamara’s squad includes 11 players previously capped at this level.

# paul-oconnell - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell

It’s about more than manic aggression.

# paul-oconnell - Friday 22 December, 2017

'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell

Van Graan and Paulie sat down last week to discuss the Ireland legend’s coaching ambitions.

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell set for new coaching role

The former player will work as an assistant with the Ireland U20s.

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 15 June, 2017

O'Mahony follows in mentor O'Connell's footsteps to captain the Lions

‘It’s a way maybe of paying them back for the hard work they put into me.’

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

BOD, Paulie, Brogan and Matthews will convince you that Ireland is ready for the Rugby World Cup RWC 2023 This post contains videos

BOD, Paulie, Brogan and Matthews will convince you that Ireland is ready for the Rugby World Cup

Party in our gaff in 2023 – and the world is invited.

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park Next Generation This post contains images

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park

The former Ireland captain watched on as a Munster Development XV ran in five tries this afternoon.

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 3 November, 2016

'We have to play close to our perfect game' - O'Connell believes All Blacks are 'beatable' Facing History This post contains videos

'We have to play close to our perfect game' - O'Connell believes All Blacks are 'beatable'

Ireland have yet to get the better of New Zealand in 28 attempts.

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Paul O'Connell's legendary guess on A Question of Sport is going so viral A Question Of Sport
We'll Leave it There So: Katie turns pro, Paulie the quizmaster and all today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: Katie turns pro, Paulie the quizmaster and all today's sport

Meanwhile, Ireland’s 2023 World Cup rivals South Africa are confident racial targets will be met for their bid to proceed.

Paul O'Connell absolutely bossed A Question of Sport last night Quiz Master This post contains videos

Paul O'Connell absolutely bossed A Question of Sport last night

The man’s talent knows no bounds.

# paul-oconnell - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Here are the 6 nominees for Irish sports book of the year

Books on Paul O’Connell, Jason McAteer and John Kavanagh have made the cut.

# paul-oconnell - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony

“It wasn’t a bad way to go out,” says the legendary lock now that his hamstring injury has healed.

# paul-oconnell - Monday 10 October, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor hit with huge fine, O'Connell drops by and today's sport

There’s some welcome news for Sean O’Brien, while James McClean isn’t happy with the Irish media.

# paul-oconnell - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'No one called me Psycho - except Alan Quinlan' Legend This post contains videos

'No one called me Psycho - except Alan Quinlan'

Paul O’Connell appeared on The Late Late Show last night.

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 29 September, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Dubs reject Keegan campaign claims, Paulie's speech and today's sport

Elsewhere, Munster’s Peter O’Mahony could finally make his return to action this weekend while Roy Keane is having none of Theo Walcott.

'You could have heard a pin drop' - Paul O'Connell inspires Europe's Ryder Cup side

Team Europe will have plenty of go-forward ball at Hazeltine this weekend.

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Horan, O'Connell, Phelps and Shevchenko take to the fairways for Ryder Cup celebrity scramble Mashed Potato This post contains images

# paul-oconnell - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

# paul-oconnell - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'

Paul O’Connell feels a top-four finish would be a fine season for the province.

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs TBC

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs

The former Ireland captain believes Schmidt can stay ahead of the game.

# paul-oconnell - Monday 11 July, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: O'Connell's Munster return, GAA qualifiers confirmed and today's sport

Elsewhere, Jordan Spieth has pulled out of the Olympics, Gareth Bale didn’t make Uefa’s team of Euro 2016 and the UFC has reportedly been sold for more than €3bn.

O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role

The former Irish captain joins the province in a part-time role.

# paul-oconnell - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge A Dublin man has come up with a frankly genius solution to all our Brexit woes The Celtic Isles

A Dublin man has come up with a frankly genius solution to all our Brexit woes

All we need is a giant pair of scissors and Paul O’Connell.

# paul-oconnell - Friday 3 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

# paul-oconnell - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Angry Roy Keane, Paul O'Connell's future and all today's sport

Also, Tipperary’s 2006 All-Ireland minor hurling final hero, Timmy Dalton, has lifted the lid on his gambling nightmare.

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# paul-oconnell - Thursday 14 April, 2016

O'Gara and O'Connell want to team up in dream coaching duo

The Racing 92 coach said he is not yet ready for a return to Munster.

# paul-oconnell - Saturday 9 April, 2016

As it happened: Grenoble v Connacht, Challenge Cup quarter-final

We stepped on our seatbelts and went minute-by-minute for the battle between province and adopted province in the Challenge Cup knock-out stages.

# paul-oconnell - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Injury blow for Ireland, Munster's recruits and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Paul O’Connell presided over his first Grenoble training session and could Mario Goetze be headed for Liverpool?

Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon

He wasted little time in getting down to business on the training paddock.

# paul-oconnell - Sunday 27 March, 2016

No coaching role for O'Connell at Grenoble, insists Jackman

The Grenoble head coach says O’Connell’s stay in the Alpine city is “not anything long-term or formal”.

# paul-oconnell - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Paul O'Connell cutting his coaching chops with Grenoble for 'a few days' (or weeks)

This is not good news for Connacht.

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