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#andy farrell

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Feek joins Japanese club as Farrell, Easterby and Murphy extend Ireland deals
# ASSISTANTS
# ASSISTANTS

Feek joins Japanese club as Farrell, Easterby and Murphy extend Ireland deals

May 9th 2018, 11:23 AM 10,024 Views 16 Comments

The scrum coach will, however, continue his role with Ireland until after the 2019 World Cup.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Schmidt: 'We can't afford to keep conceding three tries a game'
# Defence Wins Championships
# Defence Wins Championships

Schmidt: 'We can't afford to keep conceding three tries a game'

Feb 27th 2018, 4:09 PM 7,637 Views 14 Comments

Scotland’s success in attacking Ireland out wide last year will give Joe Schmidt and Andy Farrell plenty of headaches.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'Average is not acceptable' - Farrell left fuming by conceded tries against Italy
# Standards
# Standards

'Average is not acceptable' - Farrell left fuming by conceded tries against Italy

Feb 20th 2018, 2:53 PM 11,665 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland defence coach was not a happy man as Ireland switched off against Italy.

James Ryan fully fit while Furlong and Henderson are 'hitting their markers'
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

James Ryan fully fit while Furlong and Henderson are 'hitting their markers'

Feb 20th 2018, 2:24 PM 7,440 Views 15 Comments

Andy Farrell says Ireland won’t take any risks with their tighthead and second row.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Andy Farrell provides 'training support' to Munster as Van Graan settles in
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Andy Farrell provides 'training support' to Munster as Van Graan settles in

Nov 28th 2017, 5:55 PM 13,813 Views 21 Comments

With Jacques Nienaber having left for South Africa with Rassie Erasmus, Munster are still a tad short on the coaching front.

# andy-farrell - Friday 1 September, 2017

With Andy Farrell watching, Munster rack up six tries and brush aside Benetton challenge
# Rampant Reds
# Rampant Reds

With Andy Farrell watching, Munster rack up six tries and brush aside Benetton challenge

Sep 1st 2017, 10:40 PM 14,157 Views 15 Comments

Jean Kleyn scored a brace as Rassie Erasmus’ side had a bonus-point wrapped up by the 31st minute.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'The underdog always has his day. I certainly wouldn't back against us'
# Lions
# Lions

'The underdog always has his day. I certainly wouldn't back against us'

Jul 1st 2017, 5:40 AM 9,439 Views 1 Comment

Lions defence coach Andy Farrell has seen confidence in the tourists this week.

# andy-farrell - Monday 12 June, 2017

'No bitching or moaning' - No-nonsense Farrell looks for defensive leaders
# Call To Arms
# Call To Arms

'No bitching or moaning' - No-nonsense Farrell looks for defensive leaders

Jun 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 9,722 Views 6 Comments

The Lions’ defence was superb against the Crusaders but there is more to come.

Anxious wait for Hogg but Lions have no plan to call up replacement
# Concern
# Concern

Anxious wait for Hogg but Lions have no plan to call up replacement

Jun 12th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,241 Views 11 Comments

The Scotland fullback has visited a specialist to have his cheek injury examined.

# andy-farrell - Friday 26 May, 2017

‘All the Lions have been watching Super Rugby with one eye’
# Due South
# Due South

‘All the Lions have been watching Super Rugby with one eye’

May 26th 2017, 1:55 PM 7,214 Views 2 Comments

Andy Farrell has taken plenty of encouragement from seeing Kiwi teams cancel each other out this season.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'The intensity has been through the roof' with fast-learning Lions - Andy Farrell
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

'The intensity has been through the roof' with fast-learning Lions - Andy Farrell

May 25th 2017, 5:55 PM 6,612 Views 1 Comment

Coach and players alike were keen to stress the gradual progress they intend to make throughout the tour.

# andy-farrell - Friday 21 April, 2017

'I'm sure they're aware of the army of red that's going to come to the Aviva'
# Faz's View
# Faz's View

'I'm sure they're aware of the army of red that's going to come to the Aviva'

Apr 21st 2017, 7:52 AM 28,078 Views 20 Comments

Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell will be a keen spectator at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Gatland adds Jenkins and Rowntree to Lions coaching ticket for New Zealand tour
# Taking Shape
# Taking Shape

Gatland adds Jenkins and Rowntree to Lions coaching ticket for New Zealand tour

Mar 16th 2017, 7:58 PM 4,878 Views 3 Comments

It will be a fifth tour for both men.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'Andy will do his job and Owen will do his' - Father and son meet in Dublin
# Faz V Faz
# Faz V Faz

'Andy will do his job and Owen will do his' - Father and son meet in Dublin

Mar 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 20,109 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland defence coach will have to negate the threat of England’s centre this weekend.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Farrell wants Ireland's defence to be a try-scoring weapon against France
# Aggression
# Aggression

Farrell wants Ireland's defence to be a try-scoring weapon against France

Feb 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 3,434 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland defence coach is pleased to have Johnny Sexton back in the team.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'We should love defending', says Farrell as he vows to fix Irish inaccuracies
# Destroy And Enjoy
# Destroy And Enjoy

'We should love defending', says Farrell as he vows to fix Irish inaccuracies

Feb 7th 2017, 1:00 PM 6,502 Views 6 Comments

The defence coach was irked by the absence of Ireland’s appetite without the ball.

Half-time defensive fix gives Ireland confidence they can bounce back
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Half-time defensive fix gives Ireland confidence they can bounce back

Feb 7th 2017, 6:00 AM 3,589 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s defensive review looms for the squad today after a nightmare first half.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'Joe is the boss' - Farrell has no say in Ireland's defence coach plans for Japan
# Lions
# Lions

'Joe is the boss' - Farrell has no say in Ireland's defence coach plans for Japan

Dec 7th 2016, 5:44 PM 10,730 Views 6 Comments

The Englishman has been appointed as Lions defence coach for the 2017 tour of New Zealand.

Ireland's Andy Farrell confirmed as Lions assistant coach
# Faz
# Faz

Ireland's Andy Farrell confirmed as Lions assistant coach

Dec 7th 2016, 12:05 PM 15,503 Views 26 Comments

Steve Borthwick is forwards coach and Rob Howley will oversee the attack.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks
# Defence
# Defence

Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks

Nov 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 9,887 Views 4 Comments

Ireland are eager to improve their defensive performance against the All Blacks.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Farrell impressed by Ringrose and Carbery's comfort in Ireland set-up
# Debutants
# Debutants

Farrell impressed by Ringrose and Carbery's comfort in Ireland set-up

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:10 AM 8,385 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old Leinster duo are set to make their Test debuts against the All Blacks.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Ireland happy that SOB and POM understand omission from Chicago trip
# Left At Home
# Left At Home

Ireland happy that SOB and POM understand omission from Chicago trip

Nov 1st 2016, 9:00 PM 12,906 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s uncapped players are adapting to the squad environment with ease.

'We'll get on with our own business' - Ireland refuse to comment on Jackson situation
# Closed Ranks
# Closed Ranks

'We'll get on with our own business' - Ireland refuse to comment on Jackson situation

Nov 1st 2016, 7:16 PM 9,546 Views 0 Comments

Assistant coach Andy Farrell fronted up to the media in Chicago.

# andy-farrell - Friday 16 September, 2016

'It’s priceless for growing' - Ireland's Farrell on learning from the Lions
# Assistant
# Assistant

'It’s priceless for growing' - Ireland's Farrell on learning from the Lions

Sep 16th 2016, 6:00 AM 3,925 Views 2 Comments

The Englishman was part of Warren Gatland’s staff on the 2013 tour.

# andy-farrell - Friday 24 June, 2016

'I don’t think we’ve set the bar anywhere yet' - Farrell wants Ireland benchmark
# Faz
# Faz

'I don’t think we’ve set the bar anywhere yet' - Farrell wants Ireland benchmark

Jun 24th 2016, 4:28 PM 5,236 Views 14 Comments

The defence coach believes there is more to come from Ireland in the final game of the season.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 11 June, 2016

History makers, Schmidt's greatest win, and more Ireland talking points
# Joy In Cape Town
# Joy In Cape Town

History makers, Schmidt's greatest win, and more Ireland talking points

Jun 11th 2016, 7:06 PM 23,165 Views 38 Comments

Andy Farrell’s impact on Ireland has been impressive and immediate.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

IRFU want to keep Schmidt until 2019 but have back-up plan in place
# CONTINGENCY
# CONTINGENCY

IRFU want to keep Schmidt until 2019 but have back-up plan in place

Jun 1st 2016, 1:00 AM 10,646 Views 25 Comments

The likes of Pat Lam and Andy Farrell would be among the favourites to succeed Schmidt.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

'You get one opportunity in your career to create history that's so special'
# Mentality
# Mentality

'You get one opportunity in your career to create history that's so special'

May 31st 2016, 6:00 AM 9,271 Views 10 Comments

Andy Farrell made an impressive media debut at the Aviva Stadium yesterday.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor drama rumbles on, UCC runner goes viral and all today's sport
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor drama rumbles on, UCC runner goes viral and all today's sport

Apr 20th 2016, 8:44 PM 31,097 Views 12 Comments

Also, early praise for Ireland’s new defence coach Andy Farrell while Roy Keane linked to Celtic job after Ronny Deila announces he’ll be stepping down.

'The man is still an animal' - Heaslip impressed by Farrell's Ireland intro
# Faz
# Faz

'The man is still an animal' - Heaslip impressed by Farrell's Ireland intro

Apr 20th 2016, 5:35 PM 30,861 Views 33 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s new defence coach took his first session with the squad on Monday.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Top NFL coach joins Irish Rugby, Roddy's in trouble and all today's sport
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Top NFL coach joins Irish Rugby, Roddy's in trouble and all today's sport

Mar 23rd 2016, 8:15 PM 22,448 Views 1 Comment

Also, Dan Martin tastes success in Spain while Ben Affleck reveals how Conor McGregor helped influence his latest incarnation of Batman.

'A wonderful learning process from both sides' - Andy Farrell says goodbye to Munster
# Moving On
# Moving On

'A wonderful learning process from both sides' - Andy Farrell says goodbye to Munster

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:29 PM 16,283 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s new defence coach liked what he saw in Munster.

# andy-farrell - Monday 21 March, 2016

Farrell factor looms for Ireland as Schmidt looks to build for South Africa
# Growth
# Growth

Farrell factor looms for Ireland as Schmidt looks to build for South Africa

Mar 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 8,338 Views 4 Comments

The Englishman will join as an assistant coach early next month.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

'My kids probably see it and feel it, my wife will feel it and see it, rather than me'
# Rallying Cry
# Rallying Cry

'My kids probably see it and feel it, my wife will feel it and see it, rather than me'

Jan 13th 2016, 12:29 PM 26,454 Views 19 Comments

Munster head coach Anthony Foley hopes a win in Thomond Park this weekend will lift the pressure.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Farrell to help Munster, doping in Irish motorsport and all today's sport
# Tuesday
# Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Farrell to help Munster, doping in Irish motorsport and all today's sport

Jan 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 10,692 Views 4 Comments

We’ll also have all today’s transfer headlines and Steph Curry’s latest basketball trick.

Andy Farrell will initially work with Munster two training days each week
# Fresh Voice
# Fresh Voice

Andy Farrell will initially work with Munster two training days each week

Jan 12th 2016, 7:17 PM 9,106 Views 16 Comments

Garrett Fitzgerald doesn’t think the appointment undermines the position of head coach Anthony Foley.

That was quick! Andy Farrell is already at his first Munster training session
# Meet And Greet
# Meet And Greet

That was quick! Andy Farrell is already at his first Munster training session

Jan 12th 2016, 1:03 PM 15,891 Views 29 Comments

Munster’s new advisor met the players in Limerick earlier today.

Munster and IRFU make swift Farrell move in hope of sparking revival
# Consultant
# Consultant

Munster and IRFU make swift Farrell move in hope of sparking revival

Jan 12th 2016, 12:07 PM 9,170 Views 14 Comments

The Englishman is a fascinating addition to the backroom team at the southern province.

Former England coach Andy Farrell to take up role with Munster
# Drafted In
# Drafted In

Former England coach Andy Farrell to take up role with Munster

Jan 12th 2016, 10:22 AM 25,265 Views 62 Comments

The Englishman is set to link up with Anthony Foley’s side for the remainder of the season.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Earls backs 'incredible' appointment of Farrell as Ireland defence coach
# Shock Signing
# Shock Signing

Earls backs 'incredible' appointment of Farrell as Ireland defence coach

Jan 7th 2016, 6:00 AM 9,063 Views 8 Comments

Anthony Foley believes the former England coach is the right man for the job.