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# andy-farrell - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation

Fixtures against Italy and Georgia look like chances to test the depth

# andy-farrell - Friday 7 August, 2020

'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell

The Ireland boss is embracing the challenge of an uncertain season ahead.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 6 August, 2020

'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot

The national team head coach is excited about the new ‘Eight Nations’ tournament this autumn.

James Lowe 'a great tonic for Irish rugby' as November qualification looms

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has been impressed with many elements of the Leinster wing’s game.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 2 August, 2020

'That will be one of the big aims this year - to try and get back in with Ireland'

Connacht hooker Dave Heffernan is determined to add to his one Ireland cap.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Busy autumn schedule is an exciting chance for Farrell's Ireland to progress

A new eight-team competition is set to see Ireland face Wales, England and Fiji.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 4 July, 2020

What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season?

Ireland were due to face Australia in Brisbane today.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'We talked about it being a one campaign thing' - Sexton says captaincy may be reviewed due to disrupted season

Johnny Sexton discussed his Ireland captaincy, dealing with critisicm, and how he is staying fit during the lockdown.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Farrell wary of over-loading Test schedule around November

There are many unknowable variables as Covid-19 spreads, but Farrell hopes that player welfare concerns are maintained and Ireland avoid playing five Tests in five weeks.

# andy-farrell - Monday 2 March, 2020

20-year-old Ryan Baird links up with Ireland's Six Nations squad

Andy Farrell has named a 35-man training squad, with Will Addison missing.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Farrell plans to use weekend off to cram for French exam

Ireland coach also revisited last weekend’s disaster in Twickenham and said players ‘did not look after one another well enough’.

# andy-farrell - Friday 28 February, 2020

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility

Andy Farrell’s squad will train next week even without a game to play.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 27 February, 2020

5 players we would love to see get their chance for Ireland

There is a growing appetite for Andy Farrell to give opportunities to some of the less-experienced members of his Guinness Six Nations squad.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Ireland confirm Healy's Six Nations is over as Farrell names 28-man squad

The loosehead prop was injured in Sunday’s defeat to England at Twickenham.

We can still win this year's Six Nations, says Andy Farrell

Ireland coach was hurt by Sunday’s defeat to England but still thinks his side can have a say in this year’s championship.

# andy-farrell - Monday 24 February, 2020

It’s time for Farrell to give youth its fling

While there is no need for panic, the Ireland coach does need to make changes and be brave.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Farrell laments lack of first-half grit as Ireland are left 'feeling sorry for ourselves'

The head coach’s first defeat was a painful one.

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men Bad

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men

Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Having turned Eddie Jones down in 2018, Andy Farrell now goes head-to-head with him

The England head coach attempted to lure Farrell back after Ireland’s Grand Slam.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to England

Caelan Doris is fit again but it seems likely that the Ireland boss will be slow to break up a winning team.

# andy-farrell - Monday 17 February, 2020

Farrell confirms 36-man Ireland squad ahead of England clash on Sunday

21-year-old Caelan Doris is fit again and back in contention.

# andy-farrell - Friday 14 February, 2020

‘I was back to being a parent, that's tougher than being a coach against your son’

It’s not long since Andy Farrell felt the emotion that’s tied up with watching his son play, but he easily shelves it once on coaching duty.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Farrell's Ireland forced to cancel open training session in Cork

Heavy overnight rain in the city means the IRFU had to move training to Musgrave Park.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'

Andy Farrell’s former coaching companion Stuart Lancaster assesses his opening two games in charge of Ireland.

# andy-farrell - Monday 10 February, 2020

Analysis: Henshaw shines as Ireland's attack shows exciting signs of progress

Attack coach Mike Catt will have been pleased with Ireland’s width, decision-making, and passing.

Twickenham visit looms for Farrell's Ireland after strong Six Nations start

‘We want to keep the pressure on,’ said the Ireland boss after the win over Wales.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales

The 28-year-old impressed as he won his 20th Test cap.

'Today was good but there is more in us,' says Andy Farrell

The Ireland head coach was thrilled with today’s win but believes bigger tests lie up ahead.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as both Andy Farrell and Wayne Pivac enter their second match as head coach.

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin

Conditions could be testing at the Aviva Stadium today.

# andy-farrell - Friday 7 February, 2020

'I've been taken massively outside of my comfort zone,’ says Tadhg Furlong

The Ireland prop didn’t anticipate becoming part of the team’s leadership group but is beginning to find his voice.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Analysis: Wales and Ireland on similar journeys with 1-3-2-2 attack shape

Both teams are looking to provide greater threat with increased width.

Ajax, total football, Joe Schmidt, Mr Miyagi and Andy Farrell

Ireland’s new head coach believes it is time to take the stabilisers off and trust the players to cycle their own path.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Farrell: 'What a position to be in. We've won our first game at home'

The Ireland head coach says Scotland aren’t getting the credit they deserve for last weekend’s display.

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'

Max Deegan is set for his Ireland debut against Wales on Saturday.

Out with the dreaded Monday review, Andy Farrell's are 'fun'

Ireland’s new training base in Abbottstown has allowed for tweaks too.

# andy-farrell - Monday 3 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland

Elsewhere, Dylan Hartley impresses as Matt Williams sticks the boot into Eddie Jones.

'A classic CJ game really... it's great to see him out there smashing things'

The Munster man was a relentless presence for Ireland as they got over the line against Scotland.

Cooney impresses in Ireland cameo but Murray 'will be happy enough'

Both Ireland scrum-halves contributed impressive moments against Scotland.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 2 February, 2020

It's all about building momentum and Ireland are up and hobbling

A superb defensive display from Ireland yesterday was key to the victory. But injuries may take their toll ahead of this Saturday’s game against Wales.

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