# ireland - Monday 5 November, 2018
The 21-year-old says no one in the Ireland squad fears the All Blacks.
Joe Schmidt felt his halfbacks played ‘a little bit conservatively’ in the first half in Chicago.
# ireland - Sunday 4 November, 2018
This year’s visit to the Windy City was very different to the clash with the All Blacks in 2016.
The 26-year-old is pleased his move to Ulster is paying off.
Conor O’Shea was deeply frustrated by how his Italy team started the second half against Ireland.
The Leinster out-half came off the bench to help Joe Schmidt’s team beat Italy.
# ireland - Saturday 3 November, 2018
Jordan Larmour was the star of the show in Ireland’s eight-try win over Italy in Chicago.
Second row Tadhg Beirne also impressed on his first start at Test level.
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It’s Saturday night and Joe Schmidt’s boys are in Chicago to open the new season. Keep track of it all here.
Andrew Porter starts for Ireland against Italy today in Chicago.
Joe Schmidt’s Ireland begin their November Tests campaign against Italy in Chicago today.
The scrum-half remains unlikely to feature for Ireland against the All Blacks.
# ireland - Friday 2 November, 2018
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has some movement is still needed from the UK side in order for a deal this month.
The Ireland out-half could be named World Rugby Player of the Year later this month.
Joe Schmidt is keen to see his halfbacks and others stand up against Italy tomorrow.
The 26-year-old will make his first start under Joe Schmidt against Italy tomorrow.
Jacob Stockdale is looking to keep up his scintillating try-scoring form for Ireland.
# ireland - Thursday 1 November, 2018
Joe Schmidt is set to hand Will Addison and Ross Byrne their debuts off the bench in Chicago.
With Joe Schmidt naming an experimental team, opportunity knocks at Soldier Field.
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The out-half turns 23 today in Chicago as Joe Schmidt’s side prepare to face Italy.
Italy out-half Ian McKinley goes up against some very familiar faces on Saturday in Chicago.
# ireland - Wednesday 31 October, 2018
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The halfback positions are one of the most interesting areas ahead of the clash against Italy.
It looks like the tug of war could be over.
Conor O’Shea’s Italy have named an understrength side but come into the Chicago clash in a positive place.
The Munster scrum-half has been in Ireland camp at Carton House this week.
Bundee Aki made his debut for Ireland last November and has become a vital cog in Joe Schmidt’s machine since.
# ireland - Tuesday 30 October, 2018
The Ireland head coach has remained in Ireland to work with his senior players in the early part of this week.
Joe Schmidt’s side are back where they famously beat the All Blacks in 2016.
# ireland - Monday 29 October, 2018
The uncapped Ross Byrne and Will Addison are part of the travelling party for the clash with Italy.
The Irish athletes travelled to Sydney for the competition earlier this year.
# ireland - Saturday 27 October, 2018
Ballynanty man Ed O’Keeffe has switched from rugby union to league.
# ireland - Friday 26 October, 2018
The Ireland international is one of three in the running to win Breakthrough Player of the Year.
There’s no Joey Carbery as Alby Mathewson and JJ Hanrahan team up in the half-backs.
The Ireland head coach is in demand and has just over a year remaining on his contract.
# ireland - Thursday 25 October, 2018
The 31-year-old has three years ahead to chase more records at provincial and Test level.
The Boys in Green drop down 33rd following a stalemate with Denmark and a home defeat to Wales in Dublin.
Ross Byrne, Will Addison and Sammy Arnold are already familiar with Schmidt’s demands.