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#Mark Tainton

# mark-tainton - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Ireland wary of the long-distance threat posed by South Africa's Pienaar

Coach Mark Tainton feels the Irish players need to keep their defensive discipline or face the kicking consequences.

O'Connell set to assume Irish captaincy as he clears another fitness hurdle

Declan Fitzpatrick is back in Belfast, meaning Michael Bent is in line for matchday 23 inclusion.

# mark-tainton - Monday 18 June, 2012

Dan Tuohy: Ireland will go out with all guns blazing against the All Blacks

The Ulster lock believes Chris Henry, his provincial colleague, would ‘do the job’ if he is selected to replace Jamie Heaslip in the back row.

# mark-tainton - Friday 22 July, 2011

Kidney to stay on until 2013

Head coach and three of his backroom staff have agreed contract extensions with the IRFU.