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#Jono Gibbes

# jono-gibbes - Monday 13 May, 2019

La Rochelle announce departure of backs coach amid O'Gara links

The former Ireland out-half could be set for a position on Jono Gibbes’ coaching ticket.

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Connacht signing Sevu Reece scores hat-trick in win for Gibbes' Waikato

The 21-year-old Fijian helped Waikato to a win over Wellington.

# jono-gibbes - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ex-Ulster boss Gibbes to join French side La Rochelle in November

Gibbes previously worked in France with Clermont Auvergne as forwards coach.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 21 May, 2018

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth

The Kiwi traveled to speak with the Top14 club on Thursday and insists his absence didn’t impact preparations for the 35-17 Champions Cup play-off win.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 27 April, 2018

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster

‘We had no margin of error and we managed to fight and scratch our way through and get ourselves in a position to put pressure on Edinburgh.’

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'

The Ireland legend said that Ulster are a “basket case” of a province.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 9 April, 2018

Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh

Jono Gibbes’ men scored three first-half tries from lineout platforms against Edinburgh.

# jono-gibbes - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'It felt a lot worse than the scoreboard suggested' - Gibbes disgruntled with Cardiff defeat

Ulster suffered a bruising 35-17 away defeat to Cardiff at the Arms Park last night.

# jono-gibbes - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes believes the All Blacks will be looking anxiously over their shoulders.

# jono-gibbes - Monday 5 March, 2018

Jono Gibbes to take up new head coach role with New Zealand club at the end of the season

Gibbes will take charge of Waikato for the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup.

# jono-gibbes - Friday 2 March, 2018

Jono Gibbes will return to southern hemisphere after one season with Ulster

The New Zealander has spent a decade in Europe since moving to work under Michael Cheika in Leinster.

# 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

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.

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