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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019


# mindset - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Conway striking mental balance to mount intense push for World Cup place

‘You’re thinking of the performance you want to put in. If you put in the performance you want, then it won’t be my last shot.’

# mindset - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Brainwave giving Connacht's Carty added edge in magnificent season

The out-half says he has exceeded his own expectations in the last 12 months.

# mindset - Friday 22 February, 2019

Cooney proud of overcoming struggles and potholes to make international mark

The scrum-half had a nightmare journey to meet with Ulster before his switch from Connacht.

# mindset - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

# mindset - Sunday 6 May, 2018

‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’

We spoke to Dan Leavy about his mindset, physicality and breakdown skills.

# mindset - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Hopefully, it's a bit of blueprint for other teams because it's an attractive style'

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac wants to see more teams adopting an attacking approach.

# mindset - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'We can be too critical of ourselves, overly humble': Munster take confidence from their journey

Niall Scannell looks back to the ‘worst weeks of the year’ when he and his team-mates had nothing to train for.

# mindset - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Munster man Conway's mindset shift brings long-awaited Ireland honours

The 25-year-old won his first Ireland cap this year and will tour under Joe Schmidt next month.

# mindset - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'It's part of our DNA' - Cullen excited to see Leinster take on Kiwi spirit

The eastern province have been thrilling to watch in attack at times this season.

# mindset - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Lions tour and the All Blacks will bring out the best in Conor Murray

The Limerick man can call on recent experience of beating the Kiwis.

# mindset - Friday 4 November, 2016

'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus'

Donnacha Ryan will be looking to lead from the front for Ireland tomorrow.

# mindset - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Leinster's ambitious van der Flier aiming to match Armitage and the world's best opensides

The 22-year-old is not content merely to win Leinster caps; he wants to dominate games.

# mindset - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

'Are you willing to do everything, knowing you may not play a minute of the World Cup?'

Ireland legend Lynne Cantwell says Joe Schmidt will have his side completely focused on ‘the controllables’.

# mindset - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'

The Ireland and Leinster back row says his professionalism has totally changed since the 2011 World Cup.

# mindset - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights ROG

Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights

The former Munster and Ireland out-half is excelling in his duties at Racing Métro.

# mindset - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'Winning is not our primary focus' - Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s

The Connacht academy manager outlines the philosophy that will shape his Ireland U20s team.

# mindset - Friday 12 December, 2014

Matt O'Connor has 'opened up' Leinster's game - Jamie Heaslip

The eastern province’s captain says his side are being pushed to be less ‘robotic’ by their Australian coach.

# mindset - Thursday 4 December, 2014

'A few times in my career there was no light at the end of the tunnel'

Munster lock Dave Foley won his first Ireland caps last month and has just signed a new IRFU contract.

# mindset - Sunday 26 October, 2014

'People have everything they need already inside them'

Dr. Mike Gervais has worked with the Seattle Seahawks, Felix Baumgartner and a host of other world-class athletes.

# mindset - Thursday 19 June, 2014

What can rugby learn from the World Cup success of Chile?’s rugby department has been viewing the action from Brazil with an open mind.

# mindset - Thursday 15 May, 2014

'I'd always looked at Leinster as being the role model' - Gregor Townsend

The Glasgow Warriors coach tells about his coaching journey ahead of his side’s clash with Munster.

# mindset - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

'Louth are unique... they don’t expect to do well' -- Wee County boss on managing expectations

Aidan O’Rourke says his players ‘don’t quite realise how talented they are.’

# mindset - Monday 17 March, 2014

Chris Henry: 'I think there's a lot more to come from this group of players'

Ireland’s openside flanker had an outstanding championship as he thrived under Joe Schmidt’s coaching.

# mindset - Sunday 1 December, 2013

'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'

World Cup winner Will Greenwood explains the philosophy that drove England to success.

# mindset - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Australia won the battle of the body language - Ronan O'Gara

The RTÉ analyst had an interesting view on why Ireland lost this evening in Dublin.