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 Ireland’s Josh van der Flier is expected to be named at openside for the Six Nations opener against England. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Josh van der Flier is set to start against England on Saturday at the Aviva stadium despite Seàn O’Brien’s return to fitness. Van der Flier is the in(...)

Ireland’s Luke McGrath running in to score his side’s second try at Solider Field, Chicago. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

IRELAND 54 ITALY 7 As befitted a half-empty stadium, this could be considered as either a glass half-full or half-empty performance. A slightly curi(...)

Ireland’s coach Joe Schmidt. The aspect of the job he clearly relishes the most is being on the training ground with the players, Photograph:  Getty Images

In contrast to previously renewing contracts as head coach with Ireland, Joe Schmidt has set a deadline for the end of this month before deciding whet(...)

IIreland’s Joey Carbery and Luke McGrath during training ahead of the match against Italy at Soldier Field, Chicago. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Former Leinster partnership Luke McGrath and Joey Carbery will direct matters against Italy in Chicago on Saturday as this great Joe Schmidt project p(...)

Ireland outhalf Jonathan Sexton and head coach Joe Schmidt enter the press room after the victory over Scotland. Photograph:  Oisin Keniry/Inpho

In 2009 Declan Kidney told Johnny Sexton that the Grand Slam belongs to him as much as the rest. Sexton will never swallow such a line: “Declan said (...)